Sentimental items of clothing or other fabrics often get stuffed in a box or a drawer. Honor them instead. You’ll have the ability to enjoy the memories they hold each single time you watch them. Such items can include baby clothes, christening gowns, a wedding veil or an exotic object in your travels, like a kuba cloth, a kimono or perhaps that wild Hawaiian shirt from your honeymoon which makes you both smile.
Maybe the item is an heirloom. “Many individuals have special clothes or fabrics handed down from their family,” says interior designer Charmean Neithart. “Framing them is an elegant way to pay tribute to the heritage or custom that garment symbolizes.”
Listed below are a few ways which consumers are displaying their special items.
These cheerful vintage bathing suits are an interesting conversation starter in the dining area of an Australian beach cottage. The motif is added to by their colour palettes.
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Kate Jackson Design
Similarly, having a framed vintage bathing suit adds a fun and unconventional beachy signature to this elegant yet relaxed seaside home. It is interesting to note that the other framed thing on the wall is a massive part of coral; equally are three-dimensional objects, which ties them together.
Kim Nichols of Saavy Southern Style found a vintage 1940s wool swimsuit on eBay and set it in a shadowbox she found at Hobby Lobby. She attached it with velcro on the back of the suit, then wrapped the bit in her guest room.
Charmean Neithart Interiors
“A client of mine came to me a couple of years ago and showed me a dress which her mother gave her. She wanted the room we had been decorating to feel like that dress,” says Neithart. The designer had the heirloom professionally positioned between two pieces of glass and framed in gold. “It looks beautiful in this living area and represents a part of family history,” she says.
Nunley Custom Homes
If you can’t part with a few of your child’s very first tiny outfits, think about framing them in a group. Identical frames and mats tie these three bits together.
Tracy Murdock Allied ASID
Kimonos and other intricate Asian silk fabrics are worthy of an expert framing job. These remind the homeowners of a visit to Bali. Framing, rather than hanging, protects the things from wear and dust, and museum-quality glass protects from fading.
Kuba cloth is an cloth from Africa. It is meticulously woven from raffia dyed and leaves along with other all-natural substances, then embroidered. Framing Kuba cloth preserves it, allows you to enjoy it and treats it like the gorgeous art that it’s.
This gorgeous styled cloth adds exotic style to this complex tropical living room and plays the patterned carpet.
Loren Julia St. Andre’
A dressing area is a fun place to exhibit a framed piece of clothing.
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