Photo courtesy Irishman Acres.……

I will always say yes to a good DIY project. Chances are at some point in your life you’ll need to replace an old water trough for your animals – why not try one of these projects instead?

Kim Bailey knows how to decorate and turn old into fabulous. This old water trough is now a statement piece of furniture in the living room.

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These water troughs are shiny and new, but they make beautiful containers for a raised garden. You’ll want to check out the rest of this stunning property on Cynthia’s site.

Turn a trough into a wood stacker with the addition of a metal base.

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You absolutely cannot have any holes in your trough for this project – hello mini outdoor pool. It’s the perfect size for your back porch.


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Make a statement flower bed with an old trough and enhance your landscape.

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