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Fabulous Ways to Reuse Old Scarves

If you have silk scarves balled up in your underwear drawer, winter scarves spilling out of your closet and summer scarves hanging on just about every hook, doorknob and doohickey in your bedroom, congratulations: You’re a class five scarf hoarder. According to TheFashoinSpot.com there are at least 15 fabulous uses for your old scarf stash. To make space for your new stash without getting rid of your old ones, there’s only one remedy — to DIY morning, noon and night. So round up your scarves, roll up your sleeves and get cracking. You’ve got work to do. Here are just some of the awesome ideas that The Fashion Spot came up with to get the ball rolling or the ‘scarf tying’ as it were.

framed-scarvesDecorate an empty wall by framing your old scarves and bandannas. Choose one large statement scarf as the focal point or select a group of color-coordinated scarves to make a wall collage.

 

 

 

 

 

scarf-vestVest -Blanket scarves and thicker, winter scarves make the best layering pieces. Jessamity will give you the complete tutorial on how to turn your scarf into a vest in no time.

Create a body pillow with your favorite scarf patterns. Grab a handful of scarves and patch them together with the help of Country Living U.K.

Another fun way to reuse a scarf in a pattern you still love is to turn it into a Hobo Bag. One of the reasons Hermes scarves are so popular is their versatility. One minute you can wear it as a turban, the next minute you’re toting it around like a handbag.

If you’re really crafty you can easily take a great scarf and turn it into a cute new pair of sandals! One pair of flip flops, one pair of scissors and two scarves are all you need to give your summer sandals a major facelift.

Headscarves are still super popular and an easy way to reuse a scarf you haven’t worn much. One of the easiest ways to upcycle your scarves are by wearing them as turbans. To learn how to tie a scarf 15 ways, click here.

henley cuff ring rasha split ring crossing leaves split ringNow that you’re armed with all these fabulous and simple ways to reuse your old scarves it’s time to add some NEW accessories to the mix as well! Brand new rings are in and priced to sell – all are under $15 each!

 

Slimming Summer Outfits Anyone Can Copy

If you’re not feeling fit and fabulous then wearing less for summer can be a bummer. But don’t fret! There are ways to dress any figure for slim success and still feel cool and confident. These are simple outfits to put together that will look stylish and best of all – help you feel slim and trim.

  1. purple statement earringsFind a great pair of high wasted jeans or capris with a vertically striped button-down blouse tied at the waist. It gives the illusion of a smaller waste and takes the focus away from your bottom half. Pair this look with these Purple Statement earrings for the full effect.
  2. A boxy top paired with a great fitting pair of shorts is always a simple and flattering look. Just make sure the shorts fit well and are not too tight or too short.
  3. Black and white combinations are still A-OK for summer and always give the illusion of being thinner than maybe you really are right now. Don’t shy away from the colors that makes you look and feel your best just because it’s summer.
  4. Shorts and pants with vertical stripes always look flattering. Pair with a fluttery top or tank and you’re good to go!
  5. Fill your closet with comfortable sundresses with frilly details to draw the eye away from the lines and into the pattern. It’s a great, comfortable way to go any day!
  6. strands of black gold necklaceThrow on a great sleeveless vest to mask any problem areas. It lengthens your figure and takes the focus away from your mid-section. Pair this look with a statement necklace like this Strands of Black Gold piece for that extra pizazz!

Enjoy these simple, elegant looks this summer and remember no matter what you’re wearing… your smile is the best thing about it!