5 Things a Day for 5 Days (Day 5 and Things to Make from Bridesmaid Dresses)


It’s the last day of this week’s 5 things a day for 5 days! After today you will have purged 25 items from your closet.  Today let’s go through formal wear and jackets. There probably aren’t 27 bridesmaids dresses lingering at the back of your closet, but maybe you have a few that are time to clear out.  Are there any jackets that you can donate? It’s almost time for cold weather and there are a lot of needy families out there that would be so appreciative.

5 Things a Day: Day 5 (Bridesmaids Dresses) via Hey Look At Me

Check out how to recycle your old bridesmaids dresses in the gallery after the jump below!


How to Recycle your Old Bridesmaid Dress via Hey Look At Me

  • Turn It Into a Quilt 1 of 5
    Turn It Into a Quilt
    Turn your dresses into a quilt. Or better yet have someone else do it!
    Custom Bridesmaid Dress Quilt from Uncommon Goods. Price: $295
  • Donate it to Someone that Can Use It! 2 of 5
    Donate it to Someone that Can Use It!
    Donate it to someone who needs a dress!
    Find out where to donate via Donate My Dress.
  • Make a Pocket Skirt 3 of 5
    Make a Pocket Skirt
    Can you sew? Make this fabulous circle pocket skirt!
    Tutorial from Of Dreams and Seams.
  • Make a Pillow 4 of 5
    Make a Pillow
    Make pillows.
    Tutorial via The Examiner.
  • Make a Satin Fabric Flower 5 of 5
    Make a Satin Fabric Flower
    Make this amazing flower!
    Tutorial via Ode to Inspiration.



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