Old Fur Coat: What to Do with Old Fur Coats?

What to Do with Old Fur Coats? Choose Your Keepsake!

Memory Bear from Old Fur Coat

See the transformation from an old fur coat to a beautiful, furry memory bear! Transform and repurpose your old furs into wonderful keepsakes too.

Wondering “what to do with old fur coats” — then you’ve come to the right place. We offer several answers to that question. We transform old fur coats into custom decor and beautiful keepsakes. Options include: Memory Bears, Fur Throws, Fur Pillows and more.

What to Do with Old Fur Coats: Discover Your Options

If you’re wondering “what to do with old fur coats” — you have a variety of wonderful options. Learn more about your options below. In addition, we accept special requests for custom decor and keepsakes. Please click on any images to enlarge.

Memory Bears

Memory Bear and Custom Pillow

Bolster Pillow made from Old Fur Coat

Let us transform your old furs into memory bears. Memory bears make adorable, huggable and comforting keepsakes. We make the highest quality memory bears from old furs. We also make memory bears from old clothing and neckties. This is an excellent way to recycle old clothing as well as honor the memory of a loved one who passed away. Our teddy bears come with muslin lining, moveable joints, child-safe noses, and exquisite stitching and details. We offer monogramming, personalized clothing, and more for your memory bears.

Fur Throws

Fur Throws / Custom BlanketsFur throws are a wonderful solution for recycling old fur coats. With fur throws, we transform old furs into stunning and functional decor. Fur throws can come in a variety of sizes, depending on the amount of fur you send to us. No need to leave old fur coats hanging uselessly in the closet. Instead, snuggle up with a beautiful, cozy and custom-designed fur throw.

Fur Pillows

Custom Pillows / Fur Pillows

Custom Pillows from Old Fur Coat

Fur pillows make gorgeous accents and keepsakes from old fur coats. Fur pillows are perfect adornments for your bedroom or living room.

You no longer need to wonder “what to do with old fur coats”! As you can see, you have plenty of options at ReMinkie. Recycle old fur coats into custom decor for your home. Many customers ask us to transform a loved one’s old fur coats into a keepsake and family heirloom to treasure for a lifetime.

What to Do with Old Fur Coats: Special Requests

Please let us know if you have any special requests for “what to do with old fur coats”. At one customer’s request, we made soft, warm mittens from her mother’s old furs.

Don’t hesitate to call me with any questions. I am always excited to help customers figure out what to do with old fur coats.

For current pricing, please visit our pricing page.

Bella Casa Article Featuring ReMinkie Memory Bears

Bella Casa Recommends ReMinkie Memory Bears!

We’re pleased to announce that ReMinkie Memory Bears and Custom Keepsakes has been recommended by Marla Ottenstein of Bella Casa Magazine. Read an except of the article online — or view the image below.

Downsizing with ReMinkie Memory Bears

In the Bella Casa article, Marla Ottenstein discusses the importance of downsizing and simplifying in our lives. At the same time, downsizing can be a difficult and emotional process for many people.

When it comes to family heirlooms, downsizing and simplifying can be even more daunting. How do we bear to part with a sentimental fur coat, even though no one will ever wear it again? Ms. Ottenstein offers practical solutions — including calling Rita Glosser of ReMinkie!

What to Do with Old Fur Coats and Family Heirlooms

When a person dies, family members are often at a loss over what to do with old fur coats and family heirlooms. Even worse, trying to decide who gets what can cause rifts among family members.

At ReMinkie, we have transformed mother’s old fur coats into a beautiful collection of memory bears. This can be the perfect way for each family member to receive a sentimental and nostalgic piece of their beloved mother’s fur coat. We also create custom pillows and throws from fur coats, fur hats, mink stoles, etc.

When suffering the loss of a loved one, memory bears make a comforting remembrance. Ready to hug and to hold, personalized teddy bears can be an excellent way to repurpose and upcycle the belongings of loved ones.


Bella Casa Article Featuring ReMinkie Memory Bears