Yesterday’s post on terrific South African designer tea towels just made me realise that some tea towels are just too beautiful to dry dishes with. It would be an utter design sin to subject these lovelies to the wear-and-tear associated with household cleaning and entertaining… and I’m sure the same is true for pretty napkins! So today’s Décor Quick Tip aims to illustrate how you can preserve those handsome tea towels…
#17 Turn too-beautiful-to-use tea towels into quirky yet affordable works of art by having them framed. If you have basic needle-and-thread skills, you can also sew pretty tea towels together to transform them into playful, one-of-a-kind tablecloths or runners.[Image sources: 1, 2 & 3] You might also like…
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FYI – Roger Banks-Pye of Colefax & Fowler made the Kitchen curtains for his place from a collection of blue and white teatowels many years ago. It is featured in the Colefax & Fowler book.
Oh – I love, love, love these ideas Marica. Very inspirational.
Loving all the ways to use tea towels. I’m inspired!
O Rose, I love all these ideas. Some tea towels are really just too gorgeous for washing, wiping and drying., And this way you get unique, one of a kind art and tablecloths. I am definitely trying some of these ideas.