Re-purposed tire into a swing planter.
Supplies: Old tire, hammer, chisel, knife, band saw, heavy wood block, potting soil, plants, rope.
1. Cut around bead of tire tread 1/2 the tire radius. A detailed How-To on tire cutting can be found on eHow http://www.ehow.com/how_5821535_cut-rubber-tires.html.
2. Spray paint outside the tire your color of choice.
3. Let dry a few hours, then fill with potting soil and plants.
4. Hang your masterpiece up on a tree or porch with a rope or chain.
This would be really pretty at an outdoor country wedding with white tires.