12 creative and unusual design ideas may inspire to upcycle and recycle vintage leather belts. A long piece of leather is an excellent material which can create surprisingly useful, practical, and amazing things for home decorating. Lushome shares the creative design ideas to turn old belts from a closet or a thrift store into unique furniture, home decorating accessories, floor mats, and stylish bags. Leather flooring is another fantastic idea for recycling leather pieces.
To make a floor mat or colorful designs for floor decoration you need old belts and natural rope. A leather hole puncher makes small holes along the edges of the leather straps to connect them with hemp strings or cables. The leather recycling projects below incorporate the belts into original designs and use cables, twine, and ropes made with natural fibers to hold things together.
It is not easy to make a hole in the thick leather. It takes a certain amount of strength to make a clean cut, but the fantastic look of belt bags, chair seats, and floor mats are worth the effort. Vintage leather looks charming. This natural material gives a luxurious look to any item. Leather accents are versatile, suitable for any style, gender, and decorating style. Handmade leather accents are timelessly elegant and modern.
Recycling old belts for creative home decorating
Here is a collection of unusual, innovative and smart design ideas for recycling leather belts. Crafts and small DIY projects quickly turn colorful leather strips into beautiful and original furniture and decor accessories.
Leather belts come in wonderful colors. Black, dark and light brown colors and attractive pastels of red, blue and green hues work well together in various combinations. Colorful hanging shelves and weaved seats make spectacular home decorations while improving the functionality of unique furniture pieces and decluttering modern homes.
Leather belts work as original curtain holders and give an artistic touch to window decoration. Leather strips are strong enough to hold magazines piles and create convenient seats for informal, playful and eco-friendly interior decorating.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 11.05.2016
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