Belts, like shoes, can make or break an outfit. In the right context, worn leather belts can look rugged and cool. And in the wrong context? Downright shabby. But did you know you can turn shabby old belts into something shabby chic for your home? Take a peek at these leather belt crafts, then get ready to buckle down and make a few for yourself.
This next idea is so easy, you could finish it in the time it takes you to read this sentence! Make like Laura of Finding Home and give a throw pillow a makeover by putting a belt on it. Done and done.
Give old snapshots or postcards a rustic touch by embellishing the frame with bits of belt, as seen on Design*Sponge. (Perfect for pics of your dad or grandpappy.)
This belt-wrapped vase for blooms that I spotted on Garden & Gun is a compelling mix of masculine and feminine elements. I’m getting a bit of an equestrian vibe from this, you?
Which leather belt craft made you want to raid your closet? And is there a household item you’d like to see featured in this column? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!