7 cute ways to DIY your denim shorts

We all own a pair of shorts that we've worn almost every day for the past few summers, but now they are a thing of the past. They don't have to be! There are so many things you can do with your denim besides ripping new holes and distressing them. Try a few of these DIYs to upcycle your shorts and show your true personality.

Adding sequins to your old pair of shorts will give it the exact amount of bedazzle they've been missing. After this DIY, you will be the star of the show no matter where you are. Sequins can brighten up an old piece of clothing. All you need for this DIY is some fabric glue and some pizazz.  

Join in on the most popular trend this summer: tie-dye. Everywhere you look, tie-dye is look for this summer. Do this DIY with a couple girlfriends and add some magic to your old shorts. 

Lace details
Why buy shorts with lace detail when you can make your own. Not only will you save *tons* of money with this DIY, you can also add your own flair to an old pair of shorts with this cute look. Your shorts will look brand new.  

Denim cutout
Everyone will be begging to know your secret after you try this DIY. The best part about this trick is that you can choose any pattern or fabric you want to add a new twist to your shorts. 

Scallop shorts
For this look, you can grab an old pair of shorts or jeans and start snipping away. Shorts like these are overpriced at most stores so try recycling your old denim to give it an updated look. All you need is pair of scissors and you're good to go. 

Polka dots
Take your vintage denim and add a classic look. Polka dots add life to any outfit so why not put them on your pants? It is another simple yet effective way to give your old short a new look and repurpose them into something unique. 

Necklace shorts 
Before you swap out your old wardrobe for some new, imagine the possibilities of what you can do with an old pair of shorts and a necklace. The possibilities are endless. Try giving your shorts a new life with an updated color and some bedazzle.  

 Which DIY are you going to try? Let us know in the comments below!

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by Leah V. | 7/28/2017