7 clever DIYs you can make using an old necktie

It's easy for your husband, father, or even your sons to build up a massive tie collection. It's even easier to purge through those ties and get rid of outdated or outgrown accessories. However, there are much better things to do with old ties that can prove even more beneficial than simply tossing them to the curb!
Neckties come in many colors and patterns that make them stand out. Their cool designs make them fun craft supplies, and their durability ensures they'll stand the test of time. Turn those extra neckties into something you'll never believe with these easy DIYs.
1. Coffee cozy (h/t lime & aqua)
Get a look at this absolutely adorable coffee cozy made from a men's tie! This would make a fun gift for Father's Day or a simply fun addition to your everyday arsenal of useful and quirky accessories!
2. Headband (h/t Craft Envy)
Crate a cute and fun headband with a simple necktie. A beautiful silk tie will make an precious headband for a little girl.
3. Skirt (h/t Rick Rack Ruby)
Have a handful of old ties? Transform them into a super cute vintage-style skirt that will definitely garner lots of attention and compliments!
4. Wreath (h/t Good Housekeeping)
Festive, fun, and simple to put together, a necktie wreath fits the bill any time of year. Use pastel neckties for a spring-themed wreath that looks almost like flower petals!
5. Photo album (h/t Better Homes & Gardens)
Perfect for your dad or grandfather's birthday as well as Father's Day, this inspired idea lets you customize a photo album with old ties. So cute! Fill it with some favorite photographs for a sentimental gift.
6. Scarf (h/t Craftstylish)
Put ties to good use and enjoy the silky aspect of the fabrics by crafting a beautiful, lightweight scarf that adds an accent to any outfit.
7. Bow tie (h/t By The Stand)
Make a tiny tie for a little guy with a larger necktie. This is a fun and cute way to recycle Grandpa's old ties for a grandson.
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