Take Your Denim Game to the Next Level! šŸ‘–

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
6 Materials
10 Minutes

Get ready to take your denim game to the next level!

In this DIY, Iā€™m going to show you how to turn a plain pair of jeans into jeans that shine by using some iron-on foil.

Follow along as I take you through step by step.

Tools and materials:

  • Transfer gel
  • Brush
  • Denim jeans
  • Foil
  • Iron
  • Protective paper
Applying transfer gel

1. Apply transfer gel

First, paint the transfer gel onto the jeans.

Adding foil

2. Add foil

Next, lay the foil on top of the gel.

Ironing foil on

3. Iron foil on

Place the protective paper on top of the foil and iron it on.

Peeling off top layer

4. Peel off top layer

Peel off the top layer from the foil.

Repeat this process wherever else on the jeans you would like the foil to be.

DIY foil jeans

DIY foil jeans

Here are the finished jeans. I only put foil down one of the legs as I really like the contrast between the plain denim on one side and the shiny rose-gold foil on the other.

This is a super stylish look, and this technique is a great way to elevate a pair of plain denim jeans.

Share your thoughts in the comments section down below! What would you like to see next here on Upstyle?

For another fun DIY, check out Step Into the 2000s With These Lizzie McGuire-inspired Shoes.

Suggested materials:
  • Transfer gel
  • Brush
  • Denim jeans
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