Keeping it Simple: 4th of July fireworks shirt

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

4th of July fireworks shirt

4th of July is one holiday that I actually like to make (or buy) shirts for. I like to be able to have them all in red, white and blue when we go to the parade and do fireworks.
Well with the craziness of this summer, I was debating if I really wanted to make my kids some 4th of July shirts, because the last thing I need right now is more stress or something else to do.  But then someone on my facebook page shared this link with me and I had to make them!  They are so much fun and super easy to make!
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I used a white shirt, paint, glitter and pipe cleaners to make the fireworks.
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I took 4 pipe cleaners and twisted them together.  Then I opened up the ends to make this shape.
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I put some glitter in the paint and then dipped the pipe cleaner into the paint.  Then I painted the shirt.  I did moved the pipe cleaners a circle was I stamped the shirt.  Make sure you put something in the middle of the shirt so it doesn’t go through.
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I did the same thing for the blue color.  I made another “stamp” out of pipe cleaners for the blue paint.fireworks shirt (10)
And now for the words, I used my heat transfer vinyl and CAMEO to make the flags and the saying.
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I ironed on the heat transfer.
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And that’s it!!  Super fun, huh?
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I liked it so much that I made a shirt for each of my boys.
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1 comments:

Kelly @ Here Comes the Sun said...

Such a cute shirt! I have awarded you the Sunshine Award.

http://www.herecomesthesun-kelly.blogspot.com/2012/06/sunshine-award.html