Posts Tagged ‘denim’

Just Jeans? Upcycle that Denim!

The great thing about blue jeans is that they last for years. Alas, though, sometimes they’re outgrown, or they get ripped or stained or simply go out of style. Usually, they’ve still got lots of great denim fabric that crafty folks like us can use in several ways, like some of these:  djonesgirl made several [...]

Keepin' It Green: The Week in DIY: 15 Easy Ways to Save Water, 10 Foods that Fight Cancer, and More

The Week in DIY: 15 Easy Ways to Save Water, 10 Foods that Fight Cancer, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Your Idle Computer Can Solve Global Water Problems IBM’s World Community Grid takes advantage of [...]

Keepin' It Green: The Week in DIY: 31 Simple Recipes for August, 6 Surprising Ways to Save Water in Your Garden, and More

The Week in DIY: 31 Simple Recipes for August, 6 Surprising Ways to Save Water in Your Garden, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon You already know how delicious, refreshing, [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Reconstructed Denim Vest

This vest is adorable! My_butterfly made this cute vest from the pant legs of a pair of jeans, and she was nice enough to share a tutorial! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=250504.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Denim and Pearls Junk Jewelry Tutorial

Junk jewelry always catches my eye! This fun and funky little necklace is made from a pair of old jeans and lots of found jewelry bits and pieces. This piece would make a great little gift. You could even make a matching bracelet with a mini heart of the same style. Maybe the tutorial is [...]