20 Creative Ideas for Reusing Leftover Ceramic Tiles


Many people have leftover ceramic tiles from various home renovation projects. Ceramic tiles are so expensive, so reusing the spare tiles after home makeovers is advisable and necessary.

We know the typical use for ceramic tiles is to pave floors and walls. But ceramic tiles are rigid and have a smooth surface. They are also versatile both in sizes and patterns. The patterns on ceramic tiles range from solid colors to printed pictures, such as fruits, animals and popular characters for children. All of these makes them ideal for many crafty and decorative projects.

Ceramic tiles can easily be used to make several different home crafts such as a coaster, a chalkboard, mosaic art work or picture display. They can also be reused in your garden as the tiled planters or flowerpots. Either whole tiles or bits of tile can be used to add interesting color and designs to garden areas. They work well in gardens because it is water-resistant and adds stability and durability. In this post, I have rounded up some creative ideas for reusing leftover ceramic tiles to inspire you.

DIY Tile Coasters

DIY Tile Coasters. These tile coasters are cute, cheap and easy to make. All you need is some decorative paper napkins or scrapbook paper, some square ceramic tiles. They will be very practical as the table centerpieces in the dinning room. Get the tutorial here.

These tile coasters are cute, cheap and easy to make. All you need is some decorative paper napkins or scrapbook paper, some square ceramic tiles. They will be very practical as the table centerpieces in the dinning room. Get the tutorial here.

DIY Photo Tile Crafts

DIY Photo Tile Crafts. These cute photo tiles can be used as coasters, or to decorate your shelf. You can also decorate your walls with these cute wall hangings. They are easy to make and are much affordable too. More importantly your pictures are displayed in a beautiful way, that can be cherished forever. See how to do it here.

These cute photo tiles can be used as coasters, or to decorate your shelf. You can also decorate your walls with these cute wall hangings. They are easy to make and are much affordable too. More importantly your pictures are displayed in a beautiful way, that can be cherished forever. See how to do it here.

Gorgeous Tiled Wooden Planter for Garden Decor

Gorgeous Tiled Wooden Planter for Garden Decor. The wooden planter for the garden decor is more durable by adding some gorgeous tiles. See more here.

The wooden planter for the garden decor is more durable by adding some gorgeous tiles. See more here.

Creative Planter made from Old Bath Tub and Ceramic Tiles

Creative planter made from the old bath tub and leftover ceramic tiles.

DIY Bookends with Ceramic Tiles

DIY Bookends with Ceramic Tiles.

Ceramic Tile Napkin Holder

Ceramic Tile Napkin Holder.

DIY Planters with Ceramic Tiles

DIY Planters with Ceramic Tiles.

Unique Tiled Pencil Holder

Unique Tiled Pencil Holder.

Pave the Road in Your Backyard

Pave the road in your backyard.

Charming Chair with Tile Ceramics

Charming Chair with Tile Ceramics.

Using Glass Tile Mosaics to Make a Garden Planter

Using Glass Tile Mosaics to Make a Garden Planter.

Mosaic Birdhouse with Ceramic Tiles

Mosaic birdhouse with Ceramic Tiles.

Making Cheeseboard Using Ceramic Tiles

Making Cheeseboard Using Ceramic Tiles.

Create a Custom Lamp with Mosaic Tiles and PVC pipe

Create a custom lamp with mosaic tile and PVC pipe.

Decorative Mosaic Mirrors in the Garden

Decorative Mosaic Mirrors in the Garden Created from Ceramic Tiles, Glass and Hand made Concrete Leaves.

They are created from Ceramic Tiles, Glass and Hand-made Concrete Leaves.source

Making Kitchen Island with Ceramic Tiles

Making Kitchen Island with Ceramic Tiles.

Transform leftover Tiles into Chalkboard

Transform leftover Tiles into Chalkboard.

DIY Glass Tile Coasters

DIY Glass Tile Coasters.

Amazing Mosaic Art Work with Leftover Tiles

Amazing Mosaic Art Work with Leftover Tiles.

Personalized Gifts Made from Tiles

Personalized Gifts Made from Tiles.

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