5 Holiday Decorations Recycled from Your Closet

Want to add some holiday cheer to your household? Look no further than your closet. "˜Tis the season to repurpose old clothes from your wardrobe into festive decorations.


Denim Stars

Give your favorite old pair of jeans the star treatment. These denim decorations are an easy first project for those new to upcycling.

Baby Clothes Ornaments

Kids grow quickly, so why not save a memento from their pint-sized days? The embellishments on baby clothes lend themselves to bright, homemade ornaments that can be assembled in just a few steps.

Click here for directions at mesewcrazy.com


Fabric Wreath

An alternative to the pine-needle variety, this fabric wreath can be made to match any room's color scheme and décor.

Click here for directions at indulgy.com

Homemade Stockings

No need to go out and buy stockings—DIY them yourself! Some fabric from an old t-shirt and upholstery webbing will do the trick.

Click here for directions from bhg.com



Fabric Wrapping Paper

Did you know that Americans generate 4 million tons of gift-wrap and shopping bag waste each year? Try wrapping your gifts with fabric instead to minimize trash. (Fabric wrapping is already a common tradition in countries like Korea and Japan.)


Can't find a use for your unwanted clothes? Make sure you drop them in a yellow Planet Aid bin instead of the trash. Click here to find one.