As I’m a half Irish lassie St. Patrick’s Day has always meant having a wee bit of a celebration regardless of where I am in the world. The easiest way to show my Irish pride (& avoid being pinched) is to wear a bit o’ green or sport a shamrock so this year I thought I’d combine the two and whip up something new to wear this year!
Grab a cotton t-shirt, chalk, cotton buds, a small glass bowl, bleach and a plastic wrapped piece of cardboard and let’s make an easy DIY shamrock shirt to celebrate St. Patrick’s day!
Pop the plastic covered cardboard inside the t-shirt to prevent bleach leakage.
Sketch your design or text onto the shirt with the chalk.
Pour a bit of bleach into the glass bowl.
Dip a cotton bud into the bleach and dot it along your chalk outline.
Continue dipping and dotting until your design is covered with bleach, set it aside and let the bleach do the rest of the work. Once the bleach has completely dried launder as usual and enjoy your fancy new shirt!
A perfect shamrock shirt to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
And an Irish kiss for good luck! (Legend holds that kissing the Blarney Stone in Ireland brings good luck and an eloquent tongue. If you can’t make it to Ireland to kiss the actual stone the next-best option is to kiss a someone Irish.)
For loads of fabulous upcycling DIYs take a peek at my tutorial index and always remember to keep up your Passion for Refashion!
Written by Sheri Pavlović - Visit Website