I saw this Valentine’s Day Shirt DIY in the Disney Family Fun magazine and didn’t realize how easy it would be to make. But it really was easy! This is all you need to make it:
- A Glue Stick
- Fabric Paint – You can buy this at your local craft store, or Amazon has a great priced set here.
- Foam Paint Brush
- A piece of newspaper
- And of course a shirt. I’d check Target or Walmart or shop for pink shirts on Amazon!
So first take the newspaper and put it inside your shirt so the paint won’t bleed through. Second, take the glue stick and just put glue on the big center piece so it will stick to the shirt and not move around.
Then place the doily where ever you want it on your shirt
Next you get to paint! I found that it was easiest to tap it with the paint brush. When I tried to brush in strokes the doily moved and the paint didn’t go on very easily. So just try tapping up and down.
When you are done painting you can do a second coat. I should have done even a third coat but it still looks good.
And last remove the doily from the shirt. This part was pretty tricky. The doily was kind of stuck on because of the glue stick and it was also really flimsy because it had paint all over it. So just carefully pull it off. I would suggest pulling it off right away so it doesn’t get too stuck on as the paint dries. Then just let it lay flat to dry. My paint bottle said to dry for 4 hours and then wait at least 72 hours before washing. So just check your paint bottle and see what they suggest.
Ta-Da! Final project! It was seriously so easy I couldn’t believe it! And my daughter is in love with it! She keeps talking about how she can’t wait to wear it on Valentines Day! I think I need to find a smaller doily and make a onesie for our little Valentine Baby that will be arriving any day!
If you liked this Valentines Day Shirt DIY, make sure to check out these other great Valentine’s Day Crafts: