Yesterday, I was cleaning out my cabinet and saw the shadow boxes picture frames that I use to put our family pictures. I got a flash of inspiration! Wouldn’t it be great to repurpose some old Christmas cards and put them in the shadow boxes to decorate for the Christmas season?
Here is another upcycled/repurposing idea for everyone: sweater pillows. Since I really needed some couch pillows, this makes for a fabulously frugal and really cool recycled clothing idea. I gave the argyle one to my sister-in-law.
My friend gave me an entire pile of clothing, yes, this is in addition to my already full closet full of my mother’s clothes! I can’t say no to a good clothing deal though, and free is the best deal of all. Out of that pile came a really cool men’s argyle sweater which was way too big for my husband but also way too cute to let go. Then, I came across this blog post about turning a sweater into a pillow and I had to try it out.
First, I cut up a regular bed pillow. We had a ton of extra down pillows in the house because my husband didn’t really like sleeping on them. I cut it in half, with lots of extra feathers left over to make a small pillow with some extra cloth from other clothing projects.