April 26, 2012

bluejean blossom

Last night I was doing laundry and came across an old pair of jeans that had holes in them. I remembered seeing a blog post about making denim flowers - so that is what I did!

Heather at Me Making Do inspired me to not throw away my jeans, 
but to rework them into something lovely!!

Her denim flower was super easy to recreate and it only took me 25min!

I cut out a petal shape from a piece of cardboard and then used it to make 3 single petals...

Then I folded the denim and cut out a bunch of these double petals...

By following Miss Heather's tutorial on her blog Me Making Do, I made this!!...

I love the way it turned out!
Thank you Heather for the inspiration!!!
Blessings,
Janiene

8 comments:

  1. New follower from todays blog hop!

    Stop by and visit me blog when you get a chance. I love your tabs! Very creative!

    http://naptimeshopper.blogspot.com/

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  2. I'm so flattered! Your flower turned out beautiful! I'm so glad that you tried my tutorial. I will be featuring your pretty flower soon!

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  3. How cute! These would be fun on a burlap wreath. I'm already on the lookout for some jeans with holes. :)

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  4. Oh! I love the burlap wreath idea Rachel, thank you!! :)

    Julie, I am so glad you stopped by :)

    Heather, I love your blog!!!! I want to make the denim/fabric shoes too...I am excited to be following you.

    Blessings!!!
    Janiene

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  5. Oh how fun! What a great way to recycle old denim!! I would love for you to link it up at Fantabulous Friday#10 going on now! Linking up enters you for a chance to win free ad space on my blog for the month of May! Hope you'll swing by for a visit!

    http://www.littlebeckyhomecky.com/2012/04/fantabulous-friday10/

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  6. Ah thank you so much, you are too sweet!

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  7. I found you at the blog hop, I'm your newest follower!

    I have tons of denim scraps lying around, I need to try this project!

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  8. I wanted to let you know I featured your flower over on my blog today!
    http://www.memakingdo.com/2012/05/you-made-do-denim-flower.html

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Thanks for the comment!! :)