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DIY T-Shirt Upcycle You Can Actually Wear in Public

DIY T-Shirt Upcycle You Can Actually Wear in Public
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DIY: Corseted White T-Shirt or What to Do with the BF’s old T-shirts #2 My hubby has a ton of white shirts that have seen better days…and sometimes I steal one or two of them to makeover for myself. But men’s shirts are so shapeless and boxy, and I want something that isn’t as boring as it looks straight out of the package! With a few strategically-placed hooks and some elastic cord, this is a quick DIY makeover that will turn any boxy and shapeless top into a form-fitting gathered tunic or dress. Minimalist sex-appeal at its best! *white tunic-length t-shirt (mine is XXL) *8 hooks from sew-on hook-and-eye sets *white thread & hand-sewing needle *white elastic cord *marking chalk (not shown) *measuring tape or ruler How To: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Continue to lace the corset-front in this manner, and rearrange the extra fabric of the tee as you go to look neater and more tucked-in to the corset area. 6. Wear with something not overtly sexy – this shirt has all the sex appeal you need! (I’ll be re-posting all of them here on my blog soon.) Happy DIY’ing! Carly

ReStyle a comfy sweatshirt! I am so in love with this restyled sweatshirt. When Amanda sent it my way I think I gasped aload! It's so beautiful, simple and cozy. Who doesn't want to look pretty in something so comfy! Supplies needed: sweatshirt, crochet doilies, scissors, pins, thread, bias tape, crochet or embroidery thread, sewing machine, crochet/lace trim (optional). Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Your sweater can be washed on gentle cycle and either hung to dry or dried with low heat. Thanks so much, Amanda, for sharing this beautiful idea!

Lengthening a Dress with Lace I have been off of work the past two days and I got to enjoy a quick little road trip up to Indianapolis with my parents. It was short, but still very fun and it was great to see them again. It was sad to see them go! Finally, you guys get to look at a new face! This is my friend Lauren; isn't she beautiful? So here's the story: Lauren had a dress that she loved, but after shrinking in the laundry a few too many times, it became too short. We headed out to Hobby Lobby and found this really pretty lace trim that would make the dress a better length. There are tons of pictures for this tutorial since I had a helper! Here's what you'll need: -Dress or skirt to be lengthened (you could also do shorts!) -Lace trim (many different kinds available at various crafting stores - ours was from Hobby Lobby) -sewing machine/thread/pins/tailor's chalk, etc. Here's what you do: *I'll be referring to the bottom half of the dress that we'll be working on as the skirt of the dress. 1. 2. 3. 4. Like my ring? 5.

DIY: V-neck into Gathered Cowl Collar Supplies: 1/2 yard of fabric or scarf. This is an easy DIY to turn a plain v-neck into an interesting cowl collar. You can use a scarf, fabric, anything that will fit around the neckline. Before: Mine was a crew neck so I made it a vneck by cutting a v... I made a tube by folding a rectangle of fabric that measured 36 by 30 inches. Gather folds with one end of the neck panel starting at the point of the vneck. Pin the rest of the neck piece along the vneck and back...Top stitch around or sew right sides together. Gather the rest on the collar overlapping with the front gathers. Add buttons...or not.

And You Thought a Light Bulb was Just for Light ~ BulbAmerica Official Blog And You Thought a Light Bulb was Just for Light By: Gabby Hassan Sounds like a pretty simple question…Most people would answer: They’re for creating light. While that is true, they also have tons of other uses. 1) Did you run out of vases? 2) Want to liven up your backyard or garden? 3) Just because your light bulb burns out doesn’t mean it can’t be used to make light! 4) Did you spend all your Christmas money buying present for the family and forget to buy ornaments for your tree? 5) Want to add some fun to your dinner set? 6) Who doesn’t love to play the maraca? 7) I get complimented on my bulbs everywhere I go. These little ingenious ways of using light bulbs are not only practical and fun, but they’ll have everyone who sees them turning green with envy and admiration.

How to Transfer a Photo Image onto a Rock How to Transfer a Photo Image onto a Rock How to Transfer a Photo Image onto a Rock by julia.letts from Different Solutions in House & Home If you've found yourself falling in love with the gorgeous rock paperweights printed with lovely romantic images that are popular in boutiques, we have a cost-friendly alternative for you. This tutorial will show you how to create your own paperweight or decorative rock. Materials: Rock with a smooth side"Splendid Blender" pen by ChartpakLaser printer and paperWhite paint (optional) via so crafty Instructions: Note: Make sure you have plenty of ventilation during this process. Clean your rock with soap and water to ensure the rock is free from dirt.If you are painting your rock, you can paint after the rock has dried from cleaning. via Garden Momma There are plenty of ways to transfer images, but this one is one of the easiest. Have you made your own paperweight? Source: Villabarnes Twitter: @villabarnes Princess Duvet Cover Never miss a post! Join Diply Today

Cute as a Button - Amazing Button Crafts from Around the Web Lately I keep coming across the most adorable button crafts. I seriously want to do them all. The Freckled Nest has two fantastic button crafts that are so cute I had to share them both. First, Spring Button Flowers - This is adorable and I love the simplicity of it. Second, a Framed Cork Display Case for a Button Collection - This reminds me of butterfly specimens and would be perfect to hang in a craft room. The Factory Direct Craft Blog has a wonderful tutorial on how to make fun button stamps using wine corks and interesting buttons. Ellen's Creative Passage shows how to make a few different beautiful button bracelets. I saw this button color palette at Creating While Waiting. I love this button explosion t-shirt from iCandy Handmade. At there is a great simple tutorial on how to turn your favorite buttons into cute little fridge magnets. I love love love scanner art and I think it can be such a fun activity to do with kids (or all on your own).

A Splendid Assemblage: Favorite T-shirt DIY Tutorials T-shirt One of the simplest pieces of clothing that can so easily be transformed into a whole different style. We all have t-shirts and lots of them don't we? Summer is the perfect time to spice some plain ones up and get a few new outfits along the way. Here are some of my favorite t-shirt makeover DIYs if you want to make something really fashionable and cute out of a plain tee : I hope you like them and that you will get to upcycle some of your t-shirts with these amazing tutorials. Do you have any favorite T-shirt DIYs? Feel free to share them in the comments, I'd love to discover some new ones! xoxo

Tutorial ~ Sweater Refashion I shared this sweater refashion at Me Sew Crazy last week. I am posting this here today just in case you missed it! {You will need} SweaterFabric Laces, Ribbons and buttonsMatching thread {How to} 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. I made some yo-yo's, leaves, and flowers out of lace. * Sizing for the embellishments * Yo-yo's: (S) cut 1 1/2"circles, (L) 2 1/2" circles (here is the link to how to make yo-yo's) * Leaves: use 3/8" wide velvet ribbon. * Lace flowers: (I used 5/8" wide lace.) 15. It is all done. LOOVE it! See you at next post!

Project Re-Style#36 No Sew Vest I was searching for a way to use this scrap piece of T-Shirt I had left over from another project and I came up with this cute no sew vest. Welcome Everyone, to My Project Re-Style day. Can you believe, that after today, I will only have 15 more Re-Style projects left to do, for my year of Re-Styling..? It went by so very quick and... I am thinking about keeping my Re-Style Monday as a permanent fixture on my blog. Do any of you have shirts or pieces of shirts you just can't throw away. I did a quick search on the internet and found this cute no sew vest on Cut out and Keep. I did do mine slightly different. I think, with all the layering that is in style right now, this would make a great piece, and it cost me nothing.. I just love quick, no sew projects, that anyone can do.. Tutorial Things you need 1. 2.Scissors The grey part ( in the picture above) is the scrap of T- shirt I had. Then you put your arms through the hole. Now you have a super cute vest. See... Project ReStyle#54 Anne

IKEA Lamp Hack: Illuminated Photo Negatives IKEA Lamp Hack: Illuminated Photo Negatives IKEA Lamp Hack: Illuminated Photo Negatives by rozin.abbas from Different Solutions in DIY With photography heading in the digital direction, negatives have become some what obsolete. What you'll need: Ikea's Grönö LampnegativesMod Podgefoam brushscissorsInstructions: First, make sure you do NOT attach the lampshade to the hardware. Source: Poopscape ProjectsCheck out her Flickr here and her Etsy store here.Collage Source: Lizzy Ford and Poopscape Projects Skip the Syrup! Never miss a post! Join Diply Today Connect with a social network Sign In to Diply Sign into your Diply account with your social network Report Post Select the option(s) that best described why this should be removed from Diply.