10 Creative Ways to reuse the ‘6-yard wonder’ to decorate your home!

January 4, 2017 creative ways to repurpose sarees @TheRoyaleIndia 3240 0 0

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Fashion Trends don’t last forever. They are constantly changing and evolving. Over time, new fashion fads replace old ones. The same goes for the bright and vibrant sarees every woman has in her wardrobe.

While saree is the one attire that never goes out of style, some designs and fabrics are not in vogue now. But we completely understand that you cannot part with your prized sarees because you have a lot of memories attached to them.

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You can use old sarees for making new fashion outfits and accessories. While Kanjeevaram sarees make gorgeous Anarkalis and Lehengas, cotton sarees are perfect for making daily wear Kurtis. Another easy way to reuse old sarees is to make lovely, long skirts from them. Silk sarees can also be used to make jazzy Potli bags and pouches that will compliment your party look perfectly and you can also check various saree offers on Amazon to buy party wear sarees.

Apart from all this, you can reuse the sarees to decorate your home too. Here are some creative ways to put this six-yard wonder to good use:

1. Curtains

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Old sarees make great curtains especially if you want to add that ethnic touch to your room. You can even mix and match two different colours to make the room more bright and vibrant.

2. Bed Canopies

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You can use sarees to make decorative bed canopies. They add a touch of colour to the room and also give a cosy, romantic and luxurious feel to it.

3. Bed cover

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Old sarees also make colourful bed covers. Whenever you have guests coming over, show them your creative side with beautiful bed covers made from silk sarees.

4. Table Cover

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This is one of the simplest uses of a saree. Whenever you have a party at home, just spread an old, embroidered saree on the dinner table to give it an elegant makeover. Just stand back and listen to the compliments that come your way.

5. Cushion Covers

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Cushion covers are the ideal way to freshen up your room and inject pops of personality into your home. Have fun with colours and jazz up your room with this creative DIY.

6. Placemats

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Placemats not only brighten up the dining table, but they also protect it from spills. You can also use them in your bedroom, living room, or on the corner table tops. Spend a weekend at home turning your old sarees into some lovely placemats.

7. Sofa Covers

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Sofa covers are the easiest way to protect your delicate furniture especially if you have small children or pets at home. However, you don’t need to spend a lot on them. You can turn old sarees into sofa covers to beautify your living room.

8. Wall Hanging

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Got an empty wall at home that you want to decorate but don’t want to spend a lot on a painting or wall hanging? Just take out a fancy saree that you no longer wear, pin it tightly on a canvas and hang it on the wall to make a tasteful wall art.

9. Quilts

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With some time and a lot of hard work, you can turn your cotton and brocade sarees into patchwork quilts to keep you warm in winter. You can also gift them to your loved ones.

10. Window Valance

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A valance injects personality and colour into your windows. An old saree can double up as a beautiful window valance, giving it an instant pop of colour and elegance.

With some creativity, you can make some stunning home décor pieces with your treasured sarees. This way, you will not only be able to repurpose your old sarees but revamp your abode as well.

Categories: Home Decor