Denim Art: Make A Circle Tree From Jeans

DIY Denim Art Work

Amanda Formaro, the super talented blogger behind the blog, Crafts By Amanda, always amazes me with all the wonderful projects she creates with recycled denim. She can draw inspiration from the simplest things and turn them into something wonderful! Amanda's inspiration for this darling denim circle tree came from a business card she came across … [Read more...]

Halloween & Fall Pumpkins Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

Make Denim Pumpkins From Recyled Jeans

My brain is still completely in summer mode...it's August and still plenty hot and muggy here in the sunny south. But I know from all the fall images I see being pinned at Pinterest, a lot of folks are already thinking ahead to autumn. Here's the perfect recycled denim project for your Halloween or Autumn decorating...denim pumpkins! Aren't these … [Read more...]

Make An Adorable Skirt From Old Jeans

Recycled Denim to Make a Skirt

Have a pair of jeans that are stained or damaged? Maybe they have even have tears in the knees. Or, perhaps your children have outgrown their favorite pair of jeans? Don't toss them! Turn those old jeans into a one-a-kind design! Choose a fabric you love and following this fabulous tutorial from U Create, turn those old jeans into a cute summer … [Read more...]

Denim & Pearl Flower Necklace Made From Jeans

Necklace with Pearls Made From Repurposed Jeans

I never ceased to be amazed by all the  wonderful and clever creations talented crafters come up with to recycle denim, especially denim jeans.  I've featured several jewelry projects in the past here at Denim Do Over and today's denim project, a denim and pearl flower necklace crafted by Rachel at Bubbly Nature Creations has to be one of my … [Read more...]

Denim Apron Made From Recycled Jeans

Denim Apron Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

Denim aprons are definitely one of the more popular projects made from old jeans. I just took a count and I've featured 14 different recycled denim aprons here at Denim Do Over! This will be the 15th!  Today's apron project was a make-it-up-as-you-go project for Heather who blogs at Inventive Denim. She dubbed this project the "All-Leg Denim … [Read more...]

Denim Rag Quilt Made From Thrift Store Jeans

Frayed Denim Quilt Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

I've featured several great recycled denim quilts here at Denim Do Over. I'm excited to share another that has personality to spare! Laura who blogs at Housewife in Town purchased a few pairs of thrift store jeans and turned them into the coziest, softest blue-jean denim quilt that you can imagine. And as if the lovingly worn denim wasn't soft … [Read more...]

Denim Toy Storage Bag Made From Jeans

Jeans Recycled Into Toy Storage Bag

Do you have children or grandchildren? If you do, you're going to love this recycled denim project! Meg who blogs at Handmade By Meg K was eager to try her hand at using vinyl in a sewing project. She came up with an absolutely brilliant design, creating the cutest see-through storage bag, perfect for stowing about toys. Don't you love it! It's … [Read more...]

Denim Ampersand Pillow Made From Recycled Jeans

Chevron Denim Pillow

A while back I was shopping in a local department store and came across some huge block-style letters and symbols. One that caught my eye and I just loved was a huge ampersand. I've always loved that symbol and was so tempted to buy it for my bookshelves here in my office. Per Wikipedia, an ampersand is a logogram "&" and it represents the … [Read more...]

Make A Denim Pocket Pillow, Perfect For Hiding A Special Treasure

Denim Pocket Pillow Made From Recycled Jeans

So excited to share a denim project today that makes use of all those small scraps we so often have left over when we're working on a denim project. Pam, the talented and creative genius behind the fabulous blog, Threading My Way, makes some of the cutest pillows you've ever seen, only in the land of down under where Pam lives, they call them … [Read more...]

Denim Pockets Made From Recycled Jeans

Recycled Jean Pockets

Don't have enough jean pockets for a denim project you have in mind? Make your own like Morgan did when she created these adorable custom aprons! I'm so used to seeing the pockets recycled from jeans, I'm not sure I would have thought to just make my own from the denim fabric. Brilliant idea and so simple! I especially love the one filled with … [Read more...]