Michelle from Brisbane loves to share her DIY/CRAFT/ HACK ideas and we have spotted just a couple that we fell instantly in love with.

Michelle recently shared this clever idea with old jeans on her Bargain Hacker page.

Michelle wrote, “The other day I had a major wardrobe cull and discovered I had way too many pairs of old jeans.
So I decided to cut them up and repurpose them !

“The pot was super easy to make so I’ve included some photos but the purse was a little more detailed and required sewing skills so I’ve done my best to try to explain!!”  (Find all the details for the purse HERE!)

jean pot jean purse

“The pot was super easy – just cut and traced around some old fabric to get the shapes and then pinned and cut out the jeans to fit the pot! A great fabric / craft glue will secure the jean fabric to the pot!!”


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DON’T THROW OUT THOSE OLD JEANS!!!???? Just recently I had a massive wardrobe cull and ended up with a pile of old jeans!! The fabric was just too good to pass up – so I put it to good use! I’m still working on other Jean Projects but these were the first two I came up with!! The pot was super easy – just cut and traced around some old fabric to get the shapes and then pinned and cut out the jeans to fit the pot! A great fabric / craft glue will secure the jean fabric to the pot!! The purse was a little tricky to make as you do need some sewing skills!! So many fun ideas to repurpose old jeans. #hack #hacks #repurposing #decorhacks #homehacks #decorate #creativemum #creative #bargain #bargainshopper #lookwhat_i_found #homemade #homedecor #decor #lookwhatimade

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She also shared this fab idea for the Target placemats.

Michelle explained, “All I did to make these was to use some cotton twine, jute twine and a large wool needle and hand stitch around the edge.”

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