Believe it or not, scarves can come in handy around the house. Because of their various sizes, color, shapes, prints and the fact that they’re usually quite inexpensive, a scarf here or there can easily become a go-to move for home decorating and updating. There are plenty of DIY projects to try your hand at and crafts to keep you occupied. Take out some of your older, unused scarves or go thrifting for some fun printed ones! Then, take one of these projects and get creative! Which one of these 6 ways to use scarves around the house has you wanting to redo?
1. Party banners or banister garland.
Gather round your cutest vintage pieces and create a banner! Use it at your next house party, dinner get-together or just to spruce up the kitchen or dining area. Or, better yet, create this piece and use it as garland to jazz up your stair banister and make it a more stylish part of your home!
2. Light headboards.
For a lighter, flirtier feel .. use your favorite scarf as a headboard. All you need to do is tack it to the wall (evenly of course) and show it off. Use fun colors and patterns to really make it a focal point and tie the room together. You may even want to frame several of your favorites and create a collage of scarves instead.
3. Funky throw pillows.
Use funky scarves to add personality to your throw pillows. All you need in a needle and thread (or a sewing machine of course) to make it happen.
4. Dress up your chairs.
Add a little extra pizazz to some of your chairs by simple adorning it with a light scarf. Tie it like a sash, throw it over one shoulder or make a pretty bow .. it’s all up to you!
5. Scarves into quilts.
Okay, if you’re really great with the sewing machine or you have a lot of scarves to use …. create a colorful and playful quilt! It’ll be a beautiful centerpiece to any bedroom and definitely cozy enough to cuddle with at night.
6. Beautiful drapes.
Whether you want an eclectic room partition or fun, tied-up curtains … sew or knot your scarves together to create some type of beautiful drapery. It’ll be whimsical and light …. and perfect for any room.