So, here's my entry for the new life for old jeans craft challenge. Right after I saw the challenge I decided I wanted to do it, but at first I couldn't think of something fun and original that I would actually like to make. Then, suddenly, an idea just ocurred to me.
Feel free to click any of the pictures to view a larger version.http://userpages.umbc.edu/~mrich1/img/craft/pillcasefront.jpghttp://userpages.umbc.edu/~mrich1/img/craft/pillcaseside1.jpghttp://userpages.umbc.edu/~mrich1/img/craft/pillcaseside2.jpg
So in case you haven't figured out what this little bit of my old pair of jeans is, it's...
An embellished birth control pill case!http://userpages.umbc.edu/~mrich1/img/craft/pillcaseopen.jpg
I had about a billion of the cases laying around since I get a new one every time I fill my prescription. Along with it, I get the little pamphlet about how you should buy one of their special cases that has some lame picture printed on it. I decided it would be way more fun to make my own.
To make it, I first glued the denim down to the case. For embellishments I glued on a few oblong pearl beads, a scrap of ribbon, and a beautiful handmade ceramic button (I just pulled out the wire toggle loop in the back so it would lay flat). I then painted around the edge of the case to keep the denim and ribbon from fraying.
Cute and functional!