Kaleidoscope Christmas Tree Skirt made from mens' vintage ties. Saw where this was a fundraiser for Chicago Lost and Found. They were selling for $1200 apiece! How meaningful, to use old ties from the men in your family and diy! (Haven't found a Kaleidoscope Tree Skirt pattern that looks the same, however.)
12 Ways to Upcycle Old Neckties: This simple but elegant obi belt made by Rose Riley (elsiemontreal at Etsy.com) is a visually compelling way to use two complementary mens neckties. The belt wraps around the back and ties in the front, and includes a small pocket for cash or keys. From DIYnetwork.com
Another brilliant 'Upcycled' flower from Calamity Kim. Hubby has been threatening for ages to sort through his old ties and get rid of some, and now this has given me a thought................don't tell him though!!!