Chica and Jo
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Chica and Jo
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Chica and Jo

Blue jean pocket place cards

by: Jo

I really loved Chica’s idea of using the pockets from old jeans to create bean bags. I loved the idea so much that I kept trying to think of another cute use for them. This past weekend, I came up with a cute and functional way to use blue jean pockets. I made place cards / utensil holders out of them!

To do this, simply cut around the pocket on the back of a pair of old jeans. For the top of the pocket, just cut straight across the top edge leaving a nice opening.  Slide your napkin and utensils inside and voila… instant cutlery pouches great for stacking on a buffet table. I only needed eight for my cookout so I decided to also personalize them with each guest’s name. I used red puffy paint to write the name across the pocket. So cute!

Jean Pocket Place Card

4 comments so far:

  • 1
    Rachel 08/04/2009 at 3:44 pm

    Fun idea-and easy, I love that! I’ll be linking.

  • 2
    Jo 08/04/2009 at 5:51 pm

    Thanks Rachel!

  • 3
    Sewmarm 08/10/2009 at 9:36 am

    This is a really cute and simple idea. I did something similiar for a more elegant table setting, but I like your idea for casual family meals.

  • 4
    Kiersten 08/12/2009 at 6:00 pm

    I love that idea.

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