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Add some dots…

…or anything you like really!

This is honestly the easiest project I’ve done so far!

Find a shirt (black gives the best effect) that you want to spice up a bit!
Get some chlorine (the type you use for cleaning) and pour a little in a cup or on a plate (don’t use too much at a time or your brain cells will start committing suicide because of the fumes).
Put a magazine or a piece of cardboard inside your shirt to prevent the chlorine to bleed through.
Dip the end of a pencil in the chlorine, start dripping dots on your shirt and watch things happen!
Voilá, wonderful polka dot madness!

You could also try to draw or write on your shirt with a thin paintbrush dipped in chlorine, the possibilities are endless!

Just note that the color you get will be different from shirt to shirt. You might get white, yellow, blue, bright red, orange… find out for yourself! 😉

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DIY: Last minute Valentine’s Hearts

I’ve had this pretty project on my diy to-do list for a while, ever since I found a link to this tutorial. The original plan was to take down the froebel stars that have been looking pretty in my window since December. But then I thought these translucent crayon hearts would look even prettier back-lit in one of my light boxes. Hanging them in your window is a great option too though. Just check out the pictures here.

All you need:

Crayons in the colors you like. I used 4 redish colors.
A pencil sharpener or small knife.
Waxed paper (I used white (florist) wrapping paper, but you can use the kitchen kind as well).
A hot iron.
Newspaper or old cloth to prevent the greasy colors to bleed through.

Follow the tutorial, enjoy!

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