From fashion accessory to curtain tie back

21 Nov

belt curtain tie back

This past weekend my husband and I were doing one of our favorite weekend activities – hanging out at Barnes and Noble. As I was flipping through a home decor magazine and drinking a salted caramel hot chocolate (seriously is there anything better than that!), I stumbled upon the below picture.

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I can’t believe I’ve never thought of this idea! The use of a belt as a curtain tie back is so chic. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always felt that traditional curtain tie backs, especially those with tassels, were always so stuffy and boring. Luckily I had a bright orange belt that would be perfect as a tie back. This cute belt has seen little play as a fashion accessory since I bought it a few years ago at H&M. Now it’s the perfect accent piece for the curtain hanging in my entryway, replacing the boring black ribbon I had been using as a tie back.

curtain tie back belt
So what do you think? Do you like this unconventional use of a belt?

xoxo, Andi

8 Responses to “From fashion accessory to curtain tie back”

  1. Beverley jenkins November 22, 2013 at 5:38 am #

    The orange against the black is great it really pops out! It’s certainly different :) I might even give it a go!

    • allputtogether November 22, 2013 at 10:07 am #

      Thanks Beverley – I thought the orange popped really great too!

  2. Audrey November 22, 2013 at 9:37 am #

    I LOVE this. Definitely gonna give this a whirl in my home!

  3. Kate November 23, 2013 at 11:19 am #

    That is such a cute idea! I love the contrast in color too!!

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