I love you clothes pins: Write a message with a FINE POINT sharpie so it doesn't smear. Write "I love you" on a paper. Cut it out, and hot glue it to the clothes pin end. Would be cute for a care package!
An great idea for recycling redundant denim - a patchwork rug made of old jeans. How many jeans are thrown away each year globally - we don't know the answer, but every pair that are reused are not ending up in a landfill!