Monday, 20 August 2012

Statement Tees- DIY and Best Picks :)


Hey Everyone!
Hope the week has started off well! Wow, it is so hot! Just as summer seemed to be deserting us and I was getting ready for some autumn trends, summer is back again- yay! Because I definitely feel that my dresses have not had enough wear this summer!

This is our first ever DIY on the blog, but we are definitely planning to do some more (haha hopeing that my GCSE textiles might come in handy!) and we would love some feedback on it :)

Statement Tees, they never go out of fashion and can be a perfect way to express a mood or favourite band/ lyrics! So we decided to make some of our own, fpr under £5, way chesper that any avaible on the highstreet, and with your own personalised message :)


1) Buy some fabric pens- we recommend these from Tiger- only £2, bargain!
2) Buy a plain top of any colour, Primark is always good, you can grab one for £2-£4


3) To make it easier, put your t-shirt around a tray, so that the material is easy to write on- with no folds 
4) Once you have an idea, get drawing! I decided to chose lyrics from Fill my Little World, by my favorite band, The Feeling


5) I did mine freestyle, but you can mark it out using a pencil first


6) Add any finishing touches, Jess's t-shirt with a bee, 'Cos its the Bees Knees' :)
7) Jess's finished T-shirt 'Surf, jam, live in a Van'

 
Hope you enjoying our first DIY, its a really simple one but effective and really fun to do!!  :)


Our finished T-shirts :)




and to finish off.. some of our favourites on the highstreet :)

 1) Love London Top- Topshop- £40
2) MTV top- River Island- £20
3) Maccabees Top-The Maccabees store- £18
4) Bellissimo Top- River Island- £25
5) Free T-shirt- Republic- £15 

Lots of love, Paloma xxx


30 comments:

  1. I love this!!

    http://golddustk.blogspot.co.uk/

    xx

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  2. Great idea! Nothing like adding you own personal touch to something and knowing it's unique to you :) xx

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  3. This is such a cute idea! They look great x

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  4. Nice post!
    Your blog is so amazing ♥
    Would you like to follow eachother?
    Love,
    Anne

    movieanne.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks so much! please follow, we will follow back :) xx

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  5. aww..! you girls are so adorable :) thanks so much for sharing your talent with us!

    ♥, Jo
    http://www.StyleAt30.com
    {style + travel blog}

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  6. This is ardorable. the only problem I have is finding quality blank t-shirts.. they're all pretty cheap cotton, and I feel like the felts would bleed through.. :/ and who wants to wear a cheap shirt? ah well, I'll keep looking..

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    1. Thanks! yh, its really hard, but the one I bought in Primark was cotton, and cool for summer, there are some good shops on the highstreet for basics ie.UNIQLO so you could take a look there :) xxx

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  7. wow! nice, crazy t-shirts! :) love it!

    Vera

    visit me on:
    www.veraspop-upworld.blogspot.com

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  8. Sure we can follow each other!
    Following you now on GFC and Bloglovin.
    I hope you'll do the same!
    kisses)

    http://tiebow-tie.blogspot.com

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  9. You girls are so creative :)
    Love Primark by the way.
    www.ubetterwork.blogspot.com

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  10. ohmygoodness we love your blog! AWESOME!
    And we are soooooo doing this, I just need to have a word with my hands and get them all steady to do the writing neatly!
    Thanks for sharing this idea, and also thanks for your lovely comment.
    we're following you now (:
    Ammie and Sharrie xx

    www.ammieandsharrie.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Awwr thanks so much! We love your blog too, Ahaha yh, takes a lot of concentration :) xx

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  11. That's so cool! The tees look super neat :) Thanks for checking out my blog, following you guys now :) xx
    ~ Mannie

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  12. Wow, amazing, thhanks for sharing! i like your blog, followed you on bloglovin, maybe follow me back?
    kisses,

    http://mesmemosphotoblog.blogspot.com/

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  13. I like it!!Great blog. What about following each other?

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  14. Great idea, im definatly going to do that.
    http://thestyleshedblog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. How did you guys do it so neatly?! I would never be able to do that!!
    XO

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    1. thanks! Haha yh it was pretty scary, but we just went for :) xx

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