Alright girls, summer is here, which means that it's SHORT SEASON! But instead of emptying your wallet on brand new jeans, why not just make your own? And of course, there's nothing better than looking cute AND comfortable in a pair of worn denim shorts!

What you'll need:
*A pair of old form fitting (skinny maybe?) jeans
*Marker/Chalk/Colored pencil
*Scissors
*Heavy duty thread (found at craft stores) (optional)
*Needle (optional)

Step One =
Put on your jeans and mark them at the length that you want them to be with the marker/chalk/pencil. (Keep in mind if you don't mark them so they're a little longer in the back, they will most likely be too short and your butt will hang out. And nobody likes that. ;) Also, remember that the shorts will ravel and shrink in the wash, so you want to keep them long enough to cover what they need to)
Step Two =
Remove the jeans and cut them on the mark that you drew earlier.
Step Three =
Pick at the cut edge so a few loose strings extend from the bottom and they look worn/rugged.
Step Four =
(This is the optional part.) With shorts like these, they look cute rolled up at the bottom or just down. If you'd rather have them rolled up, roll them once from the bottom. Use the needle and heavy duty thread to sew a few stitches (about 3 or 4) on the sides, right on the seams.

And viola! Your cut-off jeans are ready to be worn! This is a really easy project to do by yourself or even with friends. You could decorate them with fabric or puffy paint, or even bandanas and patches. They look super cute with cowboy boots in the summer time!

Well that's it for my first tip! Hope you enjoyed it and will try it for yourself!

Much love!
♥xoxo
~ Cookie
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