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Creative Mondays: Up Cycled!

Happy Bank holiday Monday everyone.

Hope you are all having a lovely long weekend?


Welcome to Creative Mondays, my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas 🙂

Link up, have fun blog hopping and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post and leave a comment if you like the blog hop.

Over the last few weeks, I have been Spring cleaning. Sorting out old clothes that are never going to be worn again and saving the odd pieces of denim for some up-cycling projects I have in mind.

First up I have a simple ” old jeans new shorts” upcycle to share.

I took some of my Husband’s old jeans and cut them down and made them into new to him shorts! 

I think he wears them more now than he ever did at full length.

I love to upcycle and repurpose old things if I can.

Do you like to recycle old things too? 

I have got a few more pair of jeans to change up a bit now.

These took a matter of minutes to complete.

So a nice and easy one to start with.

What is not to love about recycling?

What you need:



What to do:


What do you think of this idea?

Fancy trying it?

Now over to you.

Want has got you being all creative this week?

Sewing? Recycling? Upcycling? Crafty? Stylish? Come and share with us here: The latest Creative Mondays Link Up .

The Creative Mondays linkup has now closed. We have a new link up every Monday.

Hope to see you at one of our blog hops very soon.

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14 responses to “Creative Mondays: Up Cycled!”

  1. Winnie says:

    Hi Claire :)Thank you for the party 🙂 Hope you had a good weekend

  2. Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas says:

    Claire, Thanks so much for the party and for your visits!Hugs,Debbie

  3. FABBY'S LIVING says:

    Hello sweet Clairejustine!Have a great week and thanks for hosting.FABBY

  4. Divine Aleligay-Tan says:

    I am going to enjoy this blog hop! Thanks for hosting!DIVINE

  5. Julia Nyanyo says:

    This turn up idea is just a bit smarter than the hippy frayed edges we normally leave – I'll have to try this next time – thanks.

  6. Tamar SB says:

    So smart!

  7. Elegance and Mommyhood says:

    Great job with your DIY.

  8. indah nuria Savitri says:

    I haven't done much in the DIY department but I really enjoy this bloghopping…thanks for hosting and cheers..

  9. Rebecca says:

    Upcycling recycling – always a good idea!!!Best!Rebeccawww.redtagchiclosangeles.com

  10. Mary says:

    Great idea to up cycle the jeans….maybe I should think about that!! Summer is here already and I won't be wearing my jeans again any time soon! Have a great holiday!

  11. Jill Shepherd says:

    Thanks for hosting Claire. Love that jeans are just so versatile! And now you have some extra denim pieces to upcycle too!!

  12. Elizabeth Roy says:

    I just found some fun new blogs via this blog hop. Thank you for hosting, Claire!

  13. Annie says:

    Thank you for the party! I should really do the spring cleaning too…but it is more like summer cleaning for us 😉

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