Category Archives: Denim

How To Make A Unique Denim And Vintage Map Lampshade

Denim Upcycled Floor Lamp with A Road Map Lampshade

When I first started this upcycle I had no intention of combining my two favourite materials to repurpose; old jeans and maps. I was just going to make a scallop map lampshade for an old floor lamp of mine.   It was when I couldn't find enough ribbon...
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How To Make A Repurposed Felt Succulent Garden

Using Sweater Felt Scraps To Make A Gorgeous Felt Succulent Garden

Making this repurposed felt succulent garden was so much fun. It really got my creative juices going, trying to work out how to make different succulents out of sweater felt scraps.   Working out how to mount my succulent garden and upcycling a container to show...
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How to Make Upcycled Denim Bunting

How to Make Patriotic Upcycled Bunting Two Different Ways

Nothing makes a garden or patio look ready for a party than a bit of bunting. I always associate bunting with summer fairs and garden parties. This denim bunting I originally made a few years ago for the Queens Jubilee, we had a street party.   The...
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How To Make A Fun Repurposed Denim Fish Pillow

Fun Fish Pillow DIY From Upcycled Jeans

Every summer when I visit my parents in Portugal, I love to spend an afternoon strolling around the local gift stores. Fish is the predominant theme when it comes to Portuguese gifts, that's probably because they eat more fish than anyone else in the world. That is...
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How To Make A Blue Jean Rug, 9 Unique Ways

9 Clever And Unique Ways To Make a Blue Jean Rug

One of the best things about denim besides the wonderful shades of indigo is that it is hard wearing. This makes it a great fabric to repurpose into a blue jean rug.   There is more than one way to make a blue jean rug. ...
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