Friday, June 6, 2014

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Handprint Tie

Father's Day is next Sunday, are you ready??  If you're not, this is a SUPER EASY gift idea and you can get it done in about 30 minutes!  I saw the idea here, sadly it was a bad pin that didn't go to the website (I hate it when that happens...).  But it's a great idea.  I always make a shirt for my husband but he can't wear it to church on Father's Day, so the thought of having a tie is great!  Oh and I made him a shirt this year too, it's coming soon and I really like how it turned out, so you'd better come back and check it out too :)


This is how I made this:
I traced all of my kids' hands on some vinyl.
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Then I cut it out with scissors.
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I placed the vinyl onto a white satin tie.  I pressed it down good so the paint wouldn't leak through. 
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Then using a sponge brush, I put the paint onto the tie.  I used fabric paint and did a dabbing motion.  I didn't swipe it because it would get under the vinyl.  
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Before the paint dried, I took off the vinyl.  
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Doesn't it look so cool?  I love it!
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Here is a close up, the lines look really clean and crisp.
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And that's it!  I told you it was super easy!!  I can't wait for my husband to get it and wear it to church on Sunday.
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  1. I love this! Scott would actually wear it and I know my girls will have a great time making it! Thanks!!

  2. LOVE this! Darling idea and so easy!

  3. Totally pinning! I've been looking for a father's day talk my husband would love. I know he'll wear this! Thank you!!!

  4. we made this and it turned out so cute! But the fabric paint says to heat set with an iron - did you do that?


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