12 Aug '11, 7pm

Time to clear out the closet for back to school shopping? Here are some ideas on how you can repurpose old clothing

Time to clear out the closet for back to school shopping? Here are some ideas on how you can repurpose old clothing

Here are some ideas of what to do with sentimental pieces: Hang It Up : You can display it . Old kimonos or vintage bathing suits are items of clothing that are often displayed. We're partial to displaying clothing we wore as a kid. There's something about small clothes that takes display clothing from kinda creepy to cute. Box it : Displayed in a shadow box display clothing is elevated from "Oops, I forgot to put this away" to "I actually thought about this" status. This is especially effective if it's a well-edited collection of old clothing . It's all in your headboard : Looking for a headboard? Try this or this . Tag, you're IT : Collect your tags to make a pillow . We have a friend who rips all the labels out of her clothes the minute she gets them home. "Too itchy," she complains. Accessories find new life : Weave belts into a chair seat, attach old watches to a draw...

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