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Red White & Blue American Denim Flag Wreath

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Want to make a unique one of a kind wreath for Independence Day? My Denim flag wreath made from thrift store jeans is just the thing to grab attention. For more projects like these see my Wreaths + Plants page. 

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Don’t’ you just love my Denim Flag Wreath? I love making wreaths and finding unique items to make into them. So I started thinking about what materials to use…when I think of red white & blue, my thoughts automatically went to denim. 

What could be more American than Blue Jeans? I went to my fav thrift spot and bought up some red, white and blue denim jeans to make this fun wreath project. All you do is cut the jeans into strips and wrap around a foam wreath form. Add some flowers and a cute banner and your door is going to glean this holiday season! Let’s get started! 

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Using your rotary cutter and cut all three jeans up into 3 inch wide strips. I cut the shorts across the pockets so I could use them for added texture and design. The jeans I just cut up one leg of each.

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Start wrapping your red and white stripes around the Styrofoam wreath, make sure you make the stripes equal distance apart and hot glue.

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Wrap the blue denim shorts around using the pockets and belt loops for the blue design area.

For the flowers, I pulled apart the silk flowers and added a fabric wrapped rosette flowers made from the denim to the center for a more handmade look. Hot glue them back together and add them to the wreath.

For the tutorial on how to make fabric flowers check out my Spring Wreath Tutorial. I took twine and hot glued it in a spiral pattern and added it to the center of the blue flower. Add a cute little red white & blue paper banner and some single glittered stars to the blue denim and that’s it!! Soo cute & easy!

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  1. Kim this is so creative and adorable! What a great idea to use denim for the wreath. It’s perfect for the 4th of July! #MerryMonday

  2. This is such a clever upcycle! I actually have a white and a red pair of jeans that don’t fit me anymore. I could totally use them on this instead letting them continue to take up space in my dresser. Lol. Thanks for the awesome idea!

  3. WOW 52 comments! This was one popular post, Kim!

    Congrats! Your post was one of the top picks selected from our Bowdabra Designers in the Crafty Showcase! We appreciate you sharing your wreath! We loved it!

    We will give you a shout out on our Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts today. Have a super weekend and we hope that you will stop back in and share with us starting Saturday morning!


  4. Hi Kim, I love anything made with denim, and your wreath is super cute! I just linked over to your tutorial from Crafts ‘n Coffee. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Usually I’m not a wreath girl, but I love the idea of using denim. You’re right, it just seems perfect for 4th of July!

  6. Thank you for sharing your beautiful wreath with us (this is definitely an addition for my Wreath board on Pinterest!) Congratulations – you’ve been featured at Inspire Me Monday at

    Create With Joy

  7. I finally got around to making an ‘I’ve Been Featured’ button if you would like to use it on your blog; however there is no obligation to do so. Thanks for linking up with me on Wow Us Wednesday!

  8. Thanks for linking up at DIY Thrifty Thursday! I’m featuring you project on July 3rd in a special Independence Day spotlight! Stop by and check it out!

  9. Thanks so much for linking this project up on Tuesday’s Tidbits! I’m featuring on this week’s party! Hop on over and share something on this week’s party!


  10. I love wreaths. This is so creative. Love the use of colors & texture from jeans!! Very cool!!

  11. This is fabulous, & what’s more patriotic & all-American than “jeans!” I may have to copy….lol!

  12. That is stunning! Thanks so much for sharing your talents at my weekly Say G’Day Saturday Linky Party. Hope you can join in again this weekend!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  13. KIM!! This is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thank you for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality! Can’t wait to see what you link up this evening!

  14. This is one of the best 4th of July Wreath Projects I have seen. I hope you will link up to my Patriotic Project Parade!

  15. I just adore everything about this! I am featuring it on this week’s Pink Hippo Party!
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

  16. Very cute and creative! I never would have thought to use denim! You may have sparked some new ideas for me now!
    I’m having a Patriotic Link-up Party running now through July 4th, I’d love to have you come on over and link up some of your patriotic projects!

  17. How nice! Love the use of denim.. Thanks for linking up at friday fun party.. I am pinning this!

  18. Alisha @ Crafty Brooklyn Army Wife says:

    Very cute wreath!! I love how you used red, white and blue denim jeans. Stopping by from delicateConstruction linky party.

    Here is what I shared:

  19. How cute! I love the denim addidtion to the wreath it’s very creative! I love it

  20. Thanks for linking with me on Wow us Wednesday! Love this so much!

  21. LifeCreated says:

    adorable wreath…found you through the linky party at diy dreamer ;)

  22. This is so clever & “patriotically” cute! Thanks for sharing!

  23. Really gorgeous, I love the jeans on there, it looks great! Thanks for sharing!

  24. Wow! Love this, please share it! Link it up with me on my Wow Us Wednesday, ok?

  25. Navy Wifey Peters says:

    OMG! I LOVE this wreath! Using denim was a genius idea!

  26. Ive seen the felt version of this wreath and yours is SO much cuter! I love it!

  27. Ok, that is sooo cute! Perfect for the 4th of July. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  28. Home Decor DIY Craft says:

    Oh beautiful, as per always from you! Thank you for joining our party, Kim. Tomorrow, Wednesday, we’ll pick a few features and open a new party. We look forward to you coming to join in again at

  29. Cute! I’m always looking for ways to use up denim scraps (I turn a lot of jeans into skirts!)

  30. Kaysi @ Keeping It Simple says:

    I love this and how you used demin!! I wish I would have seen this earlier, I was wanting to do a flag wreath but couldn’t decide on what to do it with.

  31. That is adorable!!! I recently got into making wreaths myself. This is a great idea. I found your cute blog via Creative Mondays hop :)

  32. Very clever!! I love all the different textures. Making wreaths is one of my favorite things to do also. I’m following…

  33. Hi, Kim

    This is a great wreath. I love the color and great use of upcycling. Have a great day.


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