How To: Turn an Old Leather Belt into DIY Drawer Pulls!

created at: 06/12/2012

Well... THIS is cool! Before you think to toss an ill-fitting belt into the trash (or donation bin), check out this awesome DIY idea!   

Inspired by those leather cabinet pulls we featured before, Rikkianne Van Kirk decided to give her own creative interpretation a whirl by upcycling old belts. Check out how she did it over on Apartment Therapy!

This DIY idea has got me thinking... what other clever DIY projects could you use old leather belts for? Any ideas?

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BungaloBaby on Sep 26, 2013:

I love making things out of leather! It makes me feel like Robin Hood. This is a great idea. 

CapreeK on Jun 12, 2012:

Oh, awesome idea Carson!

Carson on Jun 12, 2012:

I used some leather suitcase handles on my desk (bought in a Paris hardware store) and got a similar effect.  Looks very Hermès.  

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