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I don’t know about you, but I tend to wear my jeans until they fall apart. Even then though, I hate to throw away the fabric on them that is still good. You’d be surprised at what you can do with an old pair of jeans! Upcycled denim projects are actually one of my favorite ways to upcycle (Six Dollar Family). Granted, I say that but I also adore upcycling old towels, upcycling old sheets and I love how many upcycled milk jug projects there are. Anyhow, just because something can’t be worn anymore doesn’t mean that it isn’t useful. These 25 upcycled denim projects prove it!
What’s great about these upcycled denim projects is that most of them don’t take a huge amount of fabric. That means that you can use just about any old pair of jeans and give the fabric one last shot at being useful. Waste is a huge issue when you’re trying to live frugally and can cause you major issues in your budget if you’re not careful. By reusing what you can, you buy less. It should be common sense but a lot of the time, it simply isn’t.
25 Upcycled Denim Projects
Upcycling was something that I learned the joy of last year when we stopped buying so much and started making as much as we could ourselves. It’s one of those skills that I think every frugal (Six Dollar Family) person should have but unfortunately it often gets relegated to the ranks of those “crunchy” people. Well call me crunchy but these ypcycled denim projects? Simply amazing!
Need a new set of pot holders? These upcycled denim pot holders from OWL Haven are just the ticket!
Those old jeans can also make an awesome upcycled denim rag rug too! You’ll love this one from The Green Sewing Machine!
Be sure your camera is protected from falls or other damage with this upcycled denim camera cozy from Evil Mad Scientist.
Get your cute on in the kitchen with this easy upcycled denim apron from Girl and a Glue Gun. Why buy them when they’re so easy to make?
We use so many baskets around our home so I adore these upcycled denim woven baskets from Oh Oh Blog! They’re super cute and functional!
Packing your kids lunch is a great way to save money but those brown paper bags can get expensive. These upcycled denim lunch bags from Purl Soho are a great way to cut that cost!
Add some flair to your front door with this awesome upcycled denim wreath from A Fish who Likes Flowers.
Looking for more?
Upcycled Denim Poof by Michele Made Me
Upcycled Denim Car Cup Liners by Curly Made
Upcycled Denim Pocket Garland by Dukes and Duchesses
Upcycled Denim Cell Phone Charger Station by Love, Joy, Glitter
Upcycled Denim Toy Storage by Handmade by Meg K
Upcycled Denim Bulletin Board by Crafts ‘n Coffee
Upcycled Denim Coasters by Northern Cheapskate
Upcycled Denim Coffee Cozy by Crafty Staci
Upcycled Denim Arm Rest Project Bag by Just Crafty Enough
Upcycled Denim Tablet Stand by Sewn Up
Upcycled Denim E-Reader Cover by Hello Glow
Upcycled Denim Toy Road by lol’ Mop Top
Upcycled Denim Outdoor Quilt by Awaiting Ada
Upcycled Denim Baby Shoes by Prudent Baby
Upcycled Denim Studio Box by Janeville