I'm frugal. Real frugal. Which means I hardly ever, ever, EVER buy a brand new piece of clothing for my kids. Thankfully, we are blessed to get lots of hand-me-downs from friends. This old black sweatshirt was one such hand-me-down. I have blogged about stenciling on clothes before HERE if you are interested in seeing more. But today I'm going to show you how a boy's black sweatshirt became a cute girly sweatshirt for my little four year old girl with the big brothers.
Since the background was black, I used white paint first. I always squirt a little of Martha Stewart's Fabric Medium into my acrylic paint so it won't wash out in the laundry. Then when the white dried, I did the same thing with aqua blue, pink, and green, mixing the fabric medium in with each color. I let it set for a day. It has now been laundered several times and hasn't lost any of it's color.
I'm still trying to figure out a way to "girl-ify" navy blue baseball footie jammies. But until then, she doesn't mind wearing them a bit, so we'll just leave it at that. :)
To get her heat-less wavy hair look, click HERE.