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8 Creative Ways to Use Brick Pavers

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Have leftover brick pavers you aren’t sure what to do with? Discover 8 creative ways to use brick pavers around your home.

When we bought the French Country Cottage fixer-upper a couple of years ago, one of the design elements that I wanted to try my hand at was a reclaimed mortar-washed brick floor.

Have leftover brick pavers you aren't sure what to do with?  Discover 8 creative ways to use brick pavers around your home.

So I started scouring FB marketplace for brick and found 2 skids of reclaimed brick that had been the walkway at a local greenhouse.

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It was delivered to us (more like dumped) in the middle of winter, and we stacked them brick by brick back onto the skids.

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brick paver ideas

Not only did we finish the mortar-washed brick floor (in 2 rooms), but we have been able to do tons of other projects with the leftover brick.

If you have leftover brick sitting around that you’re not sure what to do with, then use these 8 creative ways to use leftover brick pavers.

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    1. Brick Flooring

    reclaimed brick floor

    This was the first reclaimed brick floor that we finished.

    You would not believe what this foyer looked like before.

    Check out the before and after renovation of our French Country Cottage foyer.

    Reclaimed brick floor

    The second floor we finished with the brick was the sunroom.

    Check out what the sunroom looked like before we renovated it!

    reclaimed brick floor

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    2. Brick Landscape Edging

    brick landscape edging

    We used the leftover brick to edge all of the flower beds in the landscaping.

    You can see what the exterior of our French Country Cottage looked like HERE.

    3. Brick Lined Raised Garden Beds

    brick raised garden beds

    I built these raised garden beds with cedar plank and lined them with the brick that was leftover after we cut off the thin brick that we used for the backsplash and accent wall.

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    4. Brick Planters

    brick planter

    Brick planters are an easy way to use leftover brick pavers. You can see the before and after transformation of this backyard space here.

    5. Brick Backsplash

    Easily one of my very favorite projects was the reclaimed brick backsplash in our kitchen.

    The French Country Cottage kitchen renovation was possibly the biggest before and after transformation in our home.

    brick back splash

    2 years later, and it has held up beautifully.

    I will definitely do this again when we build our forever home.

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    6. Backyard Brick Fire Pit

    diy brick fire pit

    Making a brick fire pit for your backyard is a super-easy way of repurposing brick.

    diy brick fire pit

    Our fireside retreat is one of my favorite spots each fall thanks to the brick fire pit and the solar string lights.

    diy brick fire pit

    It is such a cozy space!

    diy brick fire pit

    Learn how to build your own fireside retreat with solar string lights with this cheap hack.

    7. Brick Accent Wall

    DIY reclaimed brick wall

    My favorite view in our entire home – the breakfast nook.

    We chose to extend the kitchen backsplash into the breakfast nook area as a brick accent wall.

    Want to create your own breakfast nook? Start by learning how to build these easy breakfast nook benches.

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    8. Brick Fireplace Surround

    brick fireplace surround

    It is not a secret how much I love fireplaces, and this is my favorite fireplace to date.

    You should see how drastically this fireplace renovation has totally transformed our living room!

    Shop Our Living Room:

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    I hope you found some inspiration to use that leftover brick you have laying around. How have you used leftover brick?

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      Have leftover brick pavers you aren't sure what to do with? Discover 8 creative ways to use brick pavers around your home.
      Have leftover brick pavers you aren't sure what to do with? Discover 8 creative ways to use brick pavers around your home.
      Have leftover brick pavers you aren't sure what to do with? Discover 8 creative ways to use brick pavers around your home.

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