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The Forge: {she made it} jersey weave sweatshirt. DIY Sharpie Tie Die. I love this Sharpie tie die DIY from The Art Girl Jackie blog!

DIY Sharpie Tie Die

She did it with her adorable daughter and I think it’s a fun inspiration for this Spring and upcoming music festival season. Use this technique to spruce up your ratty t-shirts or maybe a pair of of cut off shorts. For another idea, check out how to spruce up your clothes with DIY leopard print here! What You Need: Pre-washed white or light colored t-shirtRubbing AlcoholLiquid dropper or medicine dropperSmall plastic cup(s)Rubber bandsVariety of colored Sharpies Do It! Choose a spot to start and put your cup in right side up and secure a rubber band around the cup rim holding the shirt tightly in place.Pick your colors and create a small design in the center of the stretched circle. Photos and DIY via The Art Girl Jackie. Knitting, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting Yarn, Knitting Instructions, Knitting Book, Knitting Stores. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic….

This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. Single hole, hole punch (like this one here). 2. DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt. You still have until tomorrow, July 22 to enter my first blogiversary giveaway!

DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt

Get your entries in! Have you guys heard of Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual “pinboard” that allows you to visually bookmark images from all over the internet. You can sort your images onto separate pinboards to share them with friends and other pinners. It’s really fun and has been a great way for me to organize photos for fashion and home inspiration, as well as links to all the fabulous DIY tutorials I find and want to file away for a rainy day. Easily Dunn. So I got this shirt in the 6th grade. And I keep on keeping it because I like the stripes or something…and maybe the colors. But I can’t wear it because a) it’s too short and b) it’s too thick to layer with anything. And in the middle of last week’s closet-purging, in a blinding stroke of genius, I decided to make it a cardigan. But the fastest, kind of laziest way possible. use a ruler and cut a line down the center of the front of the shirt. ok. you’re almost done. hem the edges with your hem tape, using the instructions that came with it. pick a button. then sew it on one of the sides where a normal button should theoretically go. it’s just for show so it looks like a legit cardigan. you’re not going to dilly-dally with making a button hole or anything because that’s just out of the realm of my patience.

I know you probably found this on pinterest or some craft blog somewhere…or something to that effect. Wanna make a dress?? I am PUMPED today!

wanna make a dress??

Wanna know why? Cause i’m gonna show you how to make quick, easy, and inexpensive dresses just like these! Make Your Own Glitter Flats. In case you haven’t noticed in the past almost 3 years (!!) WANM has been in existence, I am not a crafty person. Nope, I leave the crafts to Chels and I stick to the kitchen (where disasters can easily be shoved down the garbage disposal!). It’s not that I don’t want to get into crafts; I’ve just never been good at them. I like following recipes. I don’t like open-ended assignments where I have to choose colors and designs.

But still. It started with these: The Kate Spade Nell Glitter Flats. The Gap Glitter Ballet Flats. And then, the other day, I was watching the Today Show and they had a whole segment on DIY glittering. I was immediately super excited, but Chris was a bit skeptical when I told him. So, I did a little research and found quite a few bloggers who had the same idea for DIY glitter shoes. DIY Glitter Flats: • Mod Podge (about 2 ounces)• Glitter (any color, about 2 ounces)• Foam Brush • Clear Glaze Spray ( a few sprays)• Pair of plain flats (and color will do) Large T-Shirt to Fitted Tee Tutorial. I have these two t-shirts that I love.

Large T-Shirt to Fitted Tee Tutorial

They're soft, comfortable, and have good worn (and sentimental) designs on them. But, I never wear them for anything other than around the house because they are large men's t-shirts and look completely shapeless on me. Stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)... - StumbleUpon.

Yes, I am a nerd.

stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)... - StumbleUpon

I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum! " However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. (Although it would be awesome if it was.) I learned about the joys of freezer paper back in my early college days. Basically, freezer paper is backed with a plastic coating that will stick to soft surfaces when ironed, but it peels off cleanly and easily.