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Mom Finds Wedding Dress When Cleaning, Transforms It Into A Functional Piece For The Home

January 25th, 2018

So many women spend tons and tons of money on their wedding dresses. Some spend hundreds or even thousands on the dress they will wear for that one special day in their life.

Instead of spending all that money just to seal it up in plastic forever, there are lots of cool ways you can repurpose that special garment so that you get more use out of it.

Here are 15 ways to repurpose your wedding dress:

1) Baby Basinet

Use your wedding dress to create to decorate the outside of a baby bassinet.

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2) Quilt

If you’re handy with a sewing machine you can turn your bedding dress into a quilt.

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3) Pillow

A wedding dress can also be transformed into a special pillow that you can use forever.

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4) Teddy Bear

A teddy bear made from your old dress is something that you can always have out on display.

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5) Clutch/Pocketbook

Pick out your favorite pieces of your wedding dress and use it to create a clutch or pocketbook.

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6) Lingerie

Use pieces of your wedding dress to make a bra, panties, or some cute lingerie.

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6) Christmas Ornament

Create a special keepsake by using embellishments from your dress to make Christmas ornaments.

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7) Baby Shoes

Your babies can wear a special piece of your wedding dress if turn them into baby shoes.

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8) Make a New Dress

You can wear your wedding dress over again and again by turning it into a brand new dress, shirt or pants. You can find some ideas here.

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9) Christening Outfit

You can make a Christening outfit for all of your kids out of your old wedding dress.

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10) Jewelry

Create a piece of jewelry that you can wear over and over again with the embellishments on your dress.

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11) Daughter’s Rehearsal Dinner Dress

Modify the dress so that it looks more casual and your daughter can wear it for her engagement party or rehearsal dinner.

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12) Barrette

Appliques from your wedding dress can be used to make a hair barrette.

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13) Wreath

Dress up your room with a pretty craft wreath.

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14) Christmas Stocking

Make it a tradition to bust out your wedding dress every year by turning it into Christmas stocking for the whole family.

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15) Donate

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Donate your old wedding dress to another bride who may need it or an organization that makes baby burial gowns. Get some ideas on where to donate here.

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