Denim storage baskets

I upcycled old jeans legs into baskets.

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This was super easy.  I got the general idea from Buttons and Paint. 

Just cut off a pant leg and sew 3 seams.

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I did learn that if they are taller than 10 inches, they do not stand up well. Also the size of the corner should be 2" from the point. 

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For now I am using the basket as a type of baby speed bump.  My daughter is now on the move, but she also really likes unpacking bags. By strategically placing baskets of fun stuff around the house, it slows her down. 

 

  I think this style of fabric basket will make a good drawer organizer. 

I think this style of fabric basket will make a good drawer organizer. 

 Clearly I need something to organize this drawer.

Clearly I need something to organize this drawer.

I intended on this being an Easter basket, but I seem to have bought too much to fit into this basket.  There are just so many cute things at our local baby store, JuJu Monkey.  The egg shakers are new to the store and not up on the website yet.  They are adorable, and baby girl loves to shake maracas!  She doesn't have teeth yet, but I am excited about their natural toothpaste.  The storage cup is made from rice husks and bamboo and has a  cute bunny face. 

Of course she will have no idea the the Easter basket is for her and I could just use these things now.  But I'm excited to design a basket as I think this kind of thing is one of the fun parts of Mommyhood. 

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