Clever Ways to Reuse Vintage Bed Sheets

Clever Ways to Reuse Vintage Bed Sheets

Dabney Frake
Jul 22, 2015
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Run to the local thrift store and pick up some great patterned sheets, or raid your linen closet for unused linens. Now the big question remains: are you brave enough to cut up your stash of vintage goodies? These projects might be just the nudge you need to repurpose all those fantastic sheets you've been hoarding for years.

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Vintage sheets form the basis for this vibrant duvet cover from My Poppet Makes. The lime green tassle is a nice touch.

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Make a set of placemats and napkins from old sheets. I love Smile and Wave's combo of stripes and florals, and her vintage plates.

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This crocheted rag rug from Making Things Is Awesome took about six queen-size sheets from a thrift store.

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Stuck with a flat sheet when you really need a fitted? Cintia of My Poppet Makes has a tutorial for that.

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An old floral sheet becomes a fantastic A-frame tent for fun and play. My Cakies shows you how to make one.

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This pretty cute bag holder is from Heart Handmade and just needs a little bit of elastic cord.

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The graphic pattern on these vintage sheets is everything, so it's no wonder Quynh Vora bought them and made some curtains.

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Mod Podge some sheets over regular wooden shelving and you get cute and custom storage. From Emmmy Lizzzy.

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