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So many women spend tons and tons of money on their wedding dresses. Some spend hundreds or even thousands on the dress they will wear for that one special day in their life.

Instead of spending all that money just to seal it up in plastic forever, there are lots of cool ways you can repurpose that special garment so that you get more use out of it.

Here are 15 ways to repurpose your wedding dress:

1) Baby Basinet
Use your wedding dress to create to decorate the outside of a baby bassinet.

2) Quilt
If you’re handy with a sewing machine you can turn your bedding dress into a quilt.



3) Pillow
A wedding dress can also be transformed into a special pillow that you can use forever.

4) Teddy Bear
A teddy bear made from your old dress is something that you can always have out on display.

5) Clutch/Pocketbook
Pick out your favorite pieces of your wedding dress and use it to create a clutch or pocketbook.


6) Lingerie
Use pieces of your wedding dress to make a bra, panties, or some cute lingerie.

6) Christmas Ornament
Create a special keepsake by using embellishments from your dress to make Christmas ornaments.



7) Baby Shoes
Your babies can wear a special piece of your wedding dress if turn them into baby shoes.

8) Make a New Dress
You can wear your wedding dress over again and again by turning it into a brand new dress, shirt or pants. You can find some ideas here.

9) Christening Outfit
You can make a Christening outfit for all of your kids out of your old wedding dress.


10) Jewelry
Create a piece of jewelry that you can wear over and over again with the embellishments on your dress.

11) Daughter’s Rehearsal Dinner Dress
Modify the dress so that it looks more casual and your daughter can wear it for her engagement party or rehearsal dinner.


12) Barrette
Appliques from your wedding dress can be used to make a hair barrette.
13) Wreath
Dress up your room with a pretty craft wreath.


14) Christmas Stocking
Make it a tradition to bust out your wedding dress every year by turning it into Christmas stocking for the whole family.

15) Donate

Donate your old wedding dress to another bride who may need it or an organization that makes baby burial gowns. Get some ideas on where to donate here.

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