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  • Wraylee Flodin

    vintage handkerchiefs, would be cute hanging in the stairway to the craft room

  • Lydia Kiseleva

    Poppytalk: Weekend Project: Handkerchief Art - vintage handkerchiefs framed as wall art.

  • Rachel Xavier

    DIY Charming Framed Handkerchiefs (have a couple of grandma's I'd like to frame) Display vintage hankies as art pieces. Materials •Vintage handkerchiefs •Album art frames •Picture-hanging kit Step 1: Narrow down your collection Handkerchiefs recall a more genteel era, when people politely offered them up to friends and strangers in need. Today, vintage versions are sold in an array of patterns and make a colourful art alternative that can inject patina and history into your decorating scheme. Sort through your collection and select a few prints: I chose blue and red versions. Step 2: Place hankies into frames Picture frames with a slim profile, like these album art frames from Urban Outfitters, won’t overpower small-scale prints. Don’t worry if the hankies don’t fit the frames exactly; seeing the finished edges adds extra texture and dimension. Use a blank piece of white paper to create a backdrop for any hankies that don’t reach the perimeter of the frame. Step 3: Hang frames in a grid A simple grid helps bring order to a mix-and-match collection. Place each frame about 2" apart. Since they’re all the same size, it’s easy to change up the order of the prints as desired later. Pair them with a no-frills industrial task lamp and simple furniture like a rustic table to keep the look from feeling old-fashioned.

  • Danielle Jones

    easy wall art- framed handkerchiefs //smart. framing fabrics in general

  • Mary VanNoord

    framed vintage hankies - cute idea!

  • Barbara Balser

    DIY Framed Vintage Handkerchiefs into Wall Art Decor Weekend DIY Projects | House & Home

  • Jeanetta Gonzales

    vintage scarves as wall art #wallart #decorate

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