How to Frame Vintage Handkerchiefs DIY

Framed Vintage Handkerchiefs

Framed Vintage Handkerchiefs

 

 

How to Frame Vintage Handkerchiefs DIY

This is a simple wall art project for my collection of my late mother-in-law’s vintage handkerchiefs. I found this rectangular frame at Ikea and the square ones I got a deal online. You just need some acid free scotch magic tape (it will say good for photos on the label) and maybe some acid free white paper if your handkerchiefs are very fine, see-through white. I first arranged them how I wanted them and ironed them out. I started with the bottom handkerchief, wrapped the edges around the back and taped to the back and did this with each layer. If you really want the handkerchiefs to pop you can try taping a white paper backing but I was lazy and kind like of like how you can see though them. The tricky part is to get it in the frame without wrinkles, I found if you lean the frame against the wall and keep the handkerchiefs upright it should go into place just fine!

 

vintage handkerchief collection

 

 

DIY vintage wall art

 

 

vintage handkerchief wall art DIY

 

 

Vintage wall art DIY

Vintage handkerchief wall art DIY

 

Like the idea of fabric wall art? See this post:

DIY Simple Upcycled Wall Art With Fabric Scraps

 

See more fun wall art projects here:

5 DIY Easy Wall Art Projects

 

What do your think? Is this  a better idea than just keeping them in a box? Comments welcome.

 

 

How To Wear Upcycled Vintage Jewelry For A Modern Look

vintage flower statement necklace fashion

How To Wear Upcycled Vintage Jewelry For A Modern Look

by BluKatDesign on Etsy

Do you love vintage jewelry but don’t know what to wear with it? BluKatDesign is known for upcycled jewelry. Some of the first upcycles I did were repurposed vintage jewelry that were remade into one-of-a-kind statement necklaces. The necklaces in the first four photos are sold but this will give you an idea of what to wear with your jewelry from BluKatDesign.  For a modern, everyday look,  I like clean classic lines and solids to accent the necklace; nothing too fancy because I like to be comfortable!  Of course, these pieces would look great dressed up with any vintage or modern style fashion! These sets were created on the fashion site, Polyvore but sadly this site was bought out by a clothing line so I wanted to share these sets here with you.

repurposed vintage jewelry

Vintage flower and frog necklace

upcycled jewelry vintage flower necklace

Shimmery vintage flower necklace

vintage modern fashion

Repurposed vintage flower necklace

 

 

These next repurposed vintage pieces are available now at BluKatDesign on Etsy, click on photos to take your to my online jewelry store!

 

Rpurposed mint green necklacemade with vintage buttons and earrings

Rpurposed mint green necklace made with vintage buttons and earrings

 

 

Upcycled antique key necklace with vintage charms

Upcycled antique key necklace with vintage charms, beads and buttons

 

 

Upcycled vintage rose necklace

Upcycled vintage rose necklace

 

Like what you see? Check out more articles on repurposed vintage jewelry:

Repurposed Vintage Key Charm Necklaces, Upcycled Jewelry

Handmade Repurposed Vintage Button Necklace Pendants

Upcycled Jewelry: Making Something New Out of Vintage

 

Be sure to check out my store for more vintage statement necklaces, vintage button pendants and earrings!  As far as Polyvore goes, check out ShopLook, you can upload your fashion sets and soon they will have a clipper! If you are on ShopLook, feel free to add your link below so we can follow each other! You can find me here: BluKatDesign ShopLook.  Do you accessorize with vintage jewelry? What do you wear with your vintage accessories? Comments welcome!