DIY Plastic Bottle Ottoman :: downloadable tutorial is available but i think this is pretty straight-forward. circles are the strongest forms to build with. great outdoor seating idea with waterproof fabric and i'd fill the bottles with something weighty. or, i could just make it as an indoor ottoman. i have many ottoman how-to's pinned but never find the time to gather up the old tables or the foam cushion can be expensive. great alternative, so creative!
You don't have to spend a fortune when furnishing your home. There are a lot of furniture pieces you can make yourself or by re-purposing used furniture. This will not only save you tons of money, but you also can customize you furniture as much as you like to have a stunning home as you've always imagined.
Wash Tub Ottoman. I would use plastic like material (such as a cheap tablecloth), making it waterproof and leave it outside!! Home Depot also has paint that you can make the tin look like stone for further protection.