I love recycled denim projects. There's a natural charm about them. Face it, jeans have been around since the 1800's and we have developed our favorites. We find ourselves hesitating to toss them out when they are worn beyond repair.
One way to keep them is to re-use them.
You may remember my denim skirt into a bag post. It was very easy to do.
Since then, I've discovered more amazing ideas to utilize those beloved denim pieces. There are quite a few on my "to do" list.
Okay, maybe housing the wildlife is not what we had in mind. So let's check out these inspirations:
by Life Made Creations
A clever way to keep pens with a journal.
by Today's Nest
Great for picnics. Just set the place-mat with napkins and flatware, roll it up and carry.
by Threading My Way
Cute storage idea!
By Housewife in Town
Love the fringed squares.
by Michele Made Me
While you're there, check out Michele's denim bowls:
Great for organizing.
by My Soulful Home
Nice gift giving wrap for bubble bath, maple syrup, infused oils, etc.
by Paging Fun Mums
Very smart way to keep desk tops clear and supplies organized.
photo by Mari G at The Little Corner on Tumblr
by Eclectic Me
by Ashbee Design
Different designs can be applied to pillow covers.
by Alabama Chanin
Such a stunning quilt.
by Legend Blues
Pulled taut, the denim looks very sleek.
by My Recycled Bag
Impressive use of the side seams.
by Better Homes & Gardens
Cute and clever!
by Ohoh Blog
Entirely woven, it's a true basket.
by Crafts and Coffee
Pockets make this a great desk organizer.
at vtwonen styled by Marianne Luning
This patchwork of pockets makes nice storage.
by Pen and Paper Flowers
This denim banner can be used for any occasion.
When you buy a new pair of jeans, what are you doing with your old worn out pair? Hmm?