We're putting the collection to good use. One will be framed and several others made into pillows. One of my favorite scarves is a sweet blue Liberty of London floral that will go on a chair in the nursery. It looks just like this one, available here:
Both Martha and Eddie Ross have featured this same idea for turning scarves into pillows and shared their instructions here and here.
image via Eddie Ross
image via Martha Stewart Living
Framing vintage scarves is another great idea.
House and Garden by way of Style Court
World of Interiors via
This framed Vera scarf hung in the Rockefeller Center Anthropologie.
image via the Vera Co blog
If you're not lucky enough to inherit dozens of vintage scarves, check out eBay for an incredible and very inexpensive selection. Here are some of my favorites up for auction right now:
Orange, teal and yellow Vera
Pink and yellow
For my color-loving Canadian readers!
Red and gray Vera
Blue and orange stylized floral
Make two boudior sized pillows out of this long Vera floral
Red and white stripey
Kick start your collection of LofL scarves!
Emerald green (the color du jour for me)
Any other great ideas for repurposing vintage scarves?