Chances are you have some old jeans which you no longer want. Most likely they will be in good condition, so instead of throwing them away why not upcycle them into something new! We have found 12 upcycled denim jeans ideas which we hope will inspire you to create something special and new.
1. Chevron Cushion
I love the use of the different colors of denim in this cushion. The chevron pattern is on trend and will look great in any house. click here to find out more.
2. Child’s Pocket Bag
Any little girl is going to love this pocket bag. Turn it into a fun craft activity by getting your child to decorate it, you can use buttons, glitter, puff paint or glue on sequins, the possibilities are endless. Follow this link to find out more.
3. Denim Patchwork Quilt/ Picnic Blanket
Denim is hard-wearing making it the ideal material to make a picnic blanket. I love this patchwork as it doesn’t use the traditional patchwork squares which give it a modern twist. Click here for the full tutorial.
4. Denim Bibs
Denim bibs are long lasting and very practical bibs. They look great and wont get soaked through at the first food splash. Head over to Happy Hooligans to find out how these bibs are made.
5. Denim Flowers
Such a fun and easy craft to do. Turn this beautiful flower into a broach or add onto a headband, clothing, bags, the possibilities are endless. Get the instructions here.
6. Denim Pouf
Wow this pouf is so cool it is sure to make any space a whole lot better! Head over to Michele Made Me to read the tutorial.
7. Upcycled Denim Journal
Personalize a journal with denim like this adorable upcycled denim jean idea. This is another craft that can be modified to be child friendly by letting them help with the decorating. Click here to find the instructions.
8. Denim Do It All Bins
Everyone has a need for a do-it-all bin! They look great and are useful for storing all sorts of different things. Follow this link for the tutorial.
9. Denim Whale
This denim whale couldn’t possibly be any more adorable. All children will certainly love it, lets be honest even I want one for myself! See how it was done here.
10. Upcycled Denim Basket
This upcycled denim jeans idea uses up the part of denim jeans which is often left over. A great looking basket which is simple to make. Follow this link for the tutorial.
11. Denim Crown
Bring a smile to your prince or princesses face with this fun denim crown. Click here for the full tutorial.
12. Denim Wreath
Looking for something completely different to make out of your old denim? Then this upcycled denim jeans idea might be the one for you. The perfect wreath for your house, it looks great and is fun to make. Learn how to make a denim wreath here.
Looking for more inspiration? Check out the child’s denim apron on our 10 diy arpons page, and our upcycled jean backpack on our 10 diy bags that you need page.