New in thee Shop: Upcycled Denim Canteen Circle Bags



Newest collection of upcycled denim canteen bags is all done and ready! Each is listed in the shop.

There are so many shades of denim, it's continuously inspiring. I particularly like the denim with thick orange/yellow stitching and fraying bits like these:


For the undersides or depths of the bags I like to patch them up with coordinating denim or other materials.


The backs of the bags end up being all different too. I try to make sure there's at least one functioning pocket.


I also try to give each zipper a longer zipper pull to make it easier since it is a curve. I usually reuse necklace chains and charms.


You can check out these upcycled denim canteen circle bags in the shop: here

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18 Upcycled Bed & Pillow Inspirations

Because it's World Sleep Day! The slogan for the year 2016 is: "Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream" It most certainly can be with the help from these lovely Eco-friendly creations.

World Sleep Day® is designed to raise awareness of sleep as a human privilege that is often compromised by the habits of modern life.

Sleep peacefully knowing you're helping the planet.

1. Upcycled Pallet Bed

2. Upcycled Jeans Patchwork Pillow
3. Upcycled Tshirt Pillows

4. Upcycled Leather Patchwork Pillow
5.  Upcycled Books Bed Frame

6. DIY Sequined Pillow from Dress

7. Eco-friendly Scrap Leather Throw Pillows

8. Upcycled Boat Bed

9. The Well Dressed Upcycled Overalls Pillow

10. Upcycled Classic Truck Bed

11. Upcycled Bed Frame Bench

12. Upcycled Suit Jacket Letter Pillows

13. Upcycled Sweater Pillow

14. Upcycled Dress Shirt Pillows

15. Vintage Handkerchief Rag Quilted Pillow Cover

16. Upcycled Beanie and Doily Owl Softie Pillows

17. Upcycled Suitcase Pet Beds

18. Upcycled Fabric Bolster, stuff your pillows with fabric scraps! Yarns scarps also work.

New in thee shop: Upcycled Denim and Leather Basketweave Patchwork Purse


This big tote bag was made with leftover scraps of different materials. Upcycled denim, of course, a dark red leather from a jacket and thrifted cotton fabric and clothing. I went for a basketweave type of design for the patchwork since a lot of the remnants were small.





There was still some red leather leftover so I made a matching tassel to go with the bag.


There are two pockets inside and a zippered pocket on the outer back. There is also a magnetic snap to keep the bag shut. This is a very spacious bag and quite the statement piece with all its colors.


You check out the bag in the shop, here.

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