July 03, 2014

DIY: 4th of July Shorts

Holidays are the perfect excuse to get a little creative with your clothing. So in honor of the 4th of July, here's a little last minute (easy peasy) DIY for the creative procrastinator ;) flag

DIY: 4th of July Shorts

Supplies: 

1. An old pair of denim cutoffs 2. Red & white fabric paint 3. A star stamp 4. Paint brushes 5. Small bowl for paint (optional)

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Step 1: Put white paint onto a star shaped stamp. You can either dip the stamp into a bowl of paint, or (for more precise results) you can paint the stamp with a paint brush.

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Step 2: Firmly press the stamp onto the jean.

stampjeanStep 3: Place strips of tape in rows to create a vertical stripe pattern (I used washi tape because it's what I had, but any ol' tape will do)!

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Step 4: Fill in the stripes with red fabric paint and let dry.

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Step 5: Tear off tape (feel free to touch up the stripes with paint as needed) and that's it!

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Super easy & fun! Have a happy and safe 4th of July!


Amber Kierig
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