DIY 4th of July Shorts with DecoArt {tutorial} & a DecoArt Giveaway

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Just popping in to share a quick last minute DIY 4th of July shorts tutorial, AND I have a fun giveaway from DecoArt so you could make these & lots more. Yay! So keep reading! πŸ™‚

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A few weeks ago I was out shopping with my girls for some summer clothes, and my 6 year old spotted these shorts:

shorts at store

Of course, she wanted them right then! Buuuut I told her I bet we could make a pair! πŸ™‚ We had just gone through their school clothes, & I had a huge bag of jeans that were too short or had holes in their knees in our garage. So when we got home I pulled out an old pair, cut them into shorts & then we got to work! πŸ™‚


I used DecoArt SoSoft fabric paint, a stencil we already had & a foam brush to make ours.

decoart paint

I love the DecoArt SoSoft Fabric paint! It dries nice & flexible, not stiff like some paints can be!

decoart sosoft paint

I used the foam brush to make the stripes. This was a super fast project. I bet it only took us about 10 minutes to finish our shorts. This would be a great project for the kiddos to work on. πŸ™‚

fabric painting

All done! πŸ™‚

stars & stripes shorts

My daughter LOVES her β€œnew” shorts! πŸ™‚

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Now it is time for one of YOU to have the
chance to win some fabulous DecoArt products! πŸ™‚


Enter in the form below! Good luck!
Giveaway ends Friday. So hurry! πŸ™‚

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Check out another fun 4th of July post with DecoArt’s People Paint.

People Paint by DecoArt

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I am a member of the DecoArt Core Blogger program. The DecoArt products used in this post were given to me by DecoArt. All opinions are my own. Thanks!
This project & post were created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.

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