Vintage Hankies Handkerchiefs Display Ideas - What Can You Do With Them?

by Luanne Oda - Date: 2007-04-16 - Word Count: 254 Share This!

Vintage ladies handkerchiefs make a wonderful collectible, and they are still quite affordable. People often ask me though...

What do you do with them? How can you display them?

Here are a few ideas for you.

You can display them framed in clear acrylic clip frames Use them as doilies on tables & nightstandsShow then off under glass on a coffee tableSew into quilts, pillows, sachets, tablecloths, or potholders Make a valance by clipping them onto top of curtain with clothespinsDisplay them in a vase or hang them from a towel bar Wrap small gifts with themSew a monogrammed hankie onto the front of a little girls bib overallsUse them to line your Longerberger baskets (or others)Trim the edges with beads & make a "cozy" for your teacups Tie them onto your ponytail, belt loop, or purseTuck them into birthday, get well or any holiday cardUse monogrammed handkerchiefs for the "something old or something blue" for a bride to beGive as gift to bridesmaids, flower girls, mother of bride or groom Display them hung by little wooden clothespins on a vintage indoor clothesline, or satin ribbon A customer gave me this idea to pass along. She is giving a monogrammed hankie to her son's girlfriend as a small gift for her prom night. A nice tradition to start! Another customer idea! They look lovely draped over a nitelight for soft romantic lightingUse any type of vintage rack for display ENJOY - I HOPE THIS GIVES YOU A GOOD START ON SOME DECORATING IDEAS FOR YOUR VINTAGE HANKIES! HAVE FUN DECORATING

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Luanne R Oda aka NANALULU

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