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30 Hella Easy Ways To Seriously Transform Your Old Jeans

Style is in your ~jeans~.

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1. Reinvent your white jeans with a sharpie and some lace.

For dark colors, try using a bleach pen instead. You can find step-by-step instructions here.

2. Apply no-sew studs to add some edge to your old jeans.

Totally edgy and totally easy to DIY. Get the how-to here.

You can also give long jeans a cuff and then add studs to complete the look.

Short people of the world, take note. Here are some instructions.
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Short people of the world, take note. Here are some instructions.

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3. Actually, you can sprinkle studs just about anywhere.

From dud to ~stud~. Here is a tutorial for the shorts on the left and here is a tutorial for the black pants on the right.

4. You can also cuff 'em with some beads and pearls.

Here is a tutorial. (Or you can pay Nasty Gal $128 for the SAME THING.)
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Here is a tutorial. (Or you can pay Nasty Gal $128 for the SAME THING.)

5. Why stop at the cuffs? Try a scattering of pearls down the leg too.

Here is the awesome tutorial. It was inspired by these $359 (*gulp*) designer jeans.
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Here is the awesome tutorial. It was inspired by these $359 (*gulp*) designer jeans.

6. Combine two old pairs into one totally awesome pair.

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Joined in holy mismatchramony. Here are some instructions.

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7. Get a little ~wild~ with some faded animal print.

Bleach is your new BFF for this look. Here is how you can make your own.
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Bleach is your new BFF for this look. Here is how you can make your own.

8. Spread some love with these lip-print pants.

Get yourself a kisses stamps set (like this one — $6.99) and a fabric ink pad. Check out a how-to guide here.
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Get yourself a kisses stamps set (like this one — $6.99) and a fabric ink pad. Check out a how-to guide here.

9. Use fabric paint and masking tape for geometric ~vibes~.

It's super simple. Learn how to get the look here.

10. Add a handkerchief to the inside of your jeans for a pop of patriotism.

You can always roll them down to turn them back into your original style. Here's how you can do it.
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You can always roll them down to turn them back into your original style. Here's how you can do it.

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11. You can also use fabric paint for a cool color-blocked look.

Try this trick on chinos or boyfriend jeans. Here are some instructions.
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Try this trick on chinos or boyfriend jeans. Here are some instructions.

12. Add some fringe to the hem and you'll be looking for excuses to walk around.

Here's how to make it happen.
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Here's how to make it happen.

13. Or shake things up by adding some pom-pom ribbon.

You can get a 3-yard spool here ($6.31). And here's an awesome guide and fun inspiration.

14. Pick a fun fabric and turn any pair of shorts into an asymetrical statement piece.

It's cheap and easy. Here's how.
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It's cheap and easy. Here's how.

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15. Or concentrate the fabric on just a pocket for some ~spunk in the trunk~.

Make those old jeans look luxe. Learn how here.
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Make those old jeans look luxe. Learn how here.

16. Spruce up any pair of blue jeans with a simple polka-dot pattern.

Find out how to make your own here.
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Find out how to make your own here.

You can also use a pencil eraser to create little polka dots.

So mini and cute. Learn more about it here.
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So mini and cute. Learn more about it here.

17. To add some color to your wardrobe, tie-dye your jeans.

Inspired by style queen Olivia Palermo. Learn how to replicate the look here.
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Inspired by style queen Olivia Palermo. Learn how to replicate the look here.

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18. You can also tie-dye them with bleach for an awesome print.

It is the same idea as tie-dyeing, just use bleach instead. Get more info here.
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It is the same idea as tie-dyeing, just use bleach instead. Get more info here.

19. Paint your own pretty cherry blossom jeans.

Blake Lively has a pair that costs $500. Um, no thanks. Here are instructions for the rest of us.
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Blake Lively has a pair that costs $500. Um, no thanks. Here are instructions for the rest of us.

20. If your jeans are a little too tight, a little too boring, or both, simple cuts at the knee can make them feel like new.

Ripped jeans are classic for a reason. Here are some guidelines to make sure you get yours just right.
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Ripped jeans are classic for a reason. Here are some guidelines to make sure you get yours just right.

21. Bleach the bottom of your jeans and use a sharpie to create a tribal pattern.

You definitely have the supplies in your house already. Learn how to make your own here.
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You definitely have the supplies in your house already. Learn how to make your own here.

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22. You can also use a bleach pen to create a custom design.

Totally adorable and still matches everything. Check out the tutorial here.

23. Add some ombré to shake things up a little.

Perfect for spring and summer. Check out a tutorial here.

24. Take your jeans to an intergalactic level with DIY galaxy pants.

You can learn how to make them here.

25. Add some simple stitches over the pocket for an extra touch.

Here's a little how-to guide for getting your pattern just right.
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Here's a little how-to guide for getting your pattern just right.

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26. Try cutting your jeans into shorts and adding lace.

A unique little detail can totally transform regular shorts. Check out the instructions here.

27. You can also stencil some hearts with fabric paint.

Easy to make and so fun to wear. Check out the instructions here.
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Easy to make and so fun to wear. Check out the instructions here.

28. Or make your own stencil.

Here is a guide that will show you how to make any shape you want.
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Here is a guide that will show you how to make any shape you want.

29. Seriously upgrade your old pair with puffy paint.

So fancy. Here are some instructions.
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So fancy. Here are some instructions.

30. If all else fails, make this whale because why the hell not.

Nope, not kidding. Instructions are here.
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Nope, not kidding. Instructions are here.

*Denim 4-evs*

SNL