Wedding dresses are super expensive, so it seems like a waste to only wear yours once.

That’s why these clever brides have all repurposed their dresses in all sorts of different ways – colour us impressed!

Which one’s your favourite?

Christina turned her dress into a skirt and paired it with a denim shirt for her adorable wedding anniversary photos.

Artemis lopped off the bottom of her dress and turned it into an everyday daytime piece.

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Christina hired a seamstress to cut her dress and separate the lining from the lace, then dyed the lace and lining separately – and put them back together to create this little number.

Starla’s trash-the-dress shoot saw her white gown splattered with colourful paint, and she then cut out the front for this edgy look.

Sherry’s white dress is now a stunning shiny number, and she dyed it all by herself at home.

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A mother’s dress is modernised for her daughter’s wedding – wonder what it’ll be like when it’s passed down another generation?

Ellen’s long gown gets a cocktail makeover.

With just a pair of scissors and some dye, Jillian gave her vintage wedding dress a whole new life.

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You’d hardly even be able to tell that these are the same dress, that’s how good a job Erin’s done on her dress makeover!

The addition of hot pink to Karyn’s dress takes the look from formal wedding to flirty cocktail party.

Tash hasn’t wasted a bit of her dress, fashioning a new dress, belt and clutch out of the baby blue material – with some help from her mum, of course!

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Images from Cosmopolitan