Thursday, July 7, 2011

shiny silver

I saw several tees in stores with some silver decor on it, 
but if you know me a bit by now, 
I had to find a way to make it on my own.



... Have on hand...

* a white t-shirt
* silver Pebeo fabric paint
* brush
* my computer to browse through images...

picture in the center: koziol flower cut out coaster

mmmmhhhh.... 

* Downloaded the image of the Koziol flower coasters.
* Enlarge the picture until it fit the page and print it twice
* put my t-shirt onto a cardboard
* cut the printouts and placed them overlapping between the cardboard and the t-shirt and pinned
* painted the flowers and let dry
* iron on reverse the day after
* easy J Crew-ish effect with none of the price !

p.s. ... have you noticed how the silver fabric paint shines? ... and it is not stiff.
I can't stop loving painting on fabric :)


xox, d.

20 comments:

  1. this turned out really cute!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  2. Another beautiful shirt - I love it! Thanks for following me again. Do you remember what week I featured you at Mel Dreams Often? I'm want to rebuild all of my posts.

    http://www.meldreamsoften2.blogspot.om

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  3. What a fun idea! It looks beautiful! :)
    xo,
    Vanessa

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  4. I love that you see it, figure out a less costly way, and then do it. I rend to save the photo, think about it, plan it out, make a list of supplies to get, and then forget to do it.

    You are the realization of inspiration!

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  5. Love the pattern and the sparkly paint!

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  6. That is awesome! Might have to try this one myself!

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  7. love it! i'm your newest follower! gonna stick around and snoop a bit!!

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  8. Cute! I like the sparkles!:)

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  9. So cute! Love the silver too!

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  10. That is a great idea to trace over your image onto your shirt. I thought maybe you took lots of time to cut out a stencil then painted over the whole thing. you are so innovative. Thanks for a great idea!

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  11. Love your shimmery glimmery t-shirt! Great work!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  12. this is fun! i have been getting into upcycling t-shirts too! i love the money saved (and the compliments from people)

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  13. Amazing! I wonder where I could get such paints - living in Poland sometimes sucks bad.

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  14. Love it, and going to try now :)

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  15. Hi! I've discovered your blog few days ago and I love it! I wonder where is the button to become a follower by blogger..I can't find it!
    Btw, this post was totally inspirational for me..I had a white tshirt and I was looking for the RIGHT project..glitter are always the answer! :)
    so,thank you for this idea!
    I have a question..when the paint will dry (12hours) I have to wash and iron or only iron? and when you wash this tshirt do you use delicate soaps? ...I don't wanna make my glitters go away :)
    ops,this comment became very long..I hope you'll answer me! Kisses!!
    ps. sorry for my english..while u're 1/4 italian, i'm 100% :P

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  16. Grazie della risposta :) ..non so neanche cosa sia una no-reply email,andrò a documentarmi! :)
    Quando la maglietta sarà pronta ti linkerò nel mio post e potrai vedere il risultato finale!
    Nel frattempo, continua così perchè vai alla grande! un bacione!
    ps. ora sono tua follower :)

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  17. I love this....can you use acrylic silver paint instead of just fabric paint? Would it still work well?

    I know when I get acrylic paint on my clothes it doesn't wash out!

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