The frugal side of me cringes every time I watch my daughter outgrow an item of clothing that she’s worn once or twice. Come on! Can the children just stop growing? We plan to have more kids down the road, so I hang on to everything, but for those parents who are done having kids, here are a few great upcycling projects to help you make those clothes really go the extra mile. Check out these super-smart hacks for old clothes in the slideshow.
Lexy Ward is the founder and editor of Proper, a DIY & lifestyle site that promotes creative living in a properly improper fashion. From recipes, to DIY home decor projects, to fashion & beauty, there's an abundance of inspiration! Her work has been featured in print and online by brands including Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Country Living Magazine, Style Me Pretty, Daily Candy, Buzzfeed, Apartment Therapy, Fox News, and more. She is also the founder of the creative event series #EATDRINKCREATE, a series of workshops for anyone interested in channeling their creative side. Usually found with a Diet Coke in hand, Lexy currently lives in Arizona with her husband, Logan, and their two-year-old daughter, Vita.