Friday, December 19, 2014

DIY not so Ugly Christmas Sweater!

So for this holiday season, I want to round up a list of my christmas DIY's that I finished! Most of these posts will show presents i made for other people, but this one was just for me!

DIY OLAF sweater

Love Frozen? me too! Lately I can't stop singing "Do you want to build a Snowman" so when my work ugly christmas sweater day was approaching I knew what I wanted to make

-Hanes Sweatshirt in blue but any color will work other than white ($5.98)
-3 pieces of white felt ($.29/each)
-brown pipe cleaner, orange pipecleaner, and black pipecleaner ($.99 a pack)
- fun styrofoam glittery balls from Michaels ( $3.99 before my 40% coupon)
-black fabric paint, white fabric paint ($.99 each)
-Fabric Glue (Tacky Glue, $1.99)

1. First I did the back of the sweatshirt, I wrote " Do you want to build a snowman?" with white fabric paint. Let this dry completely before moving on to the front
2. Then cut the white felt into olaf like shapes, I googled olaf to find an image to base it off of.
then I glued the pieces down, layering them on top of each other.
3 Next I drew his face in with black fabric paint, and I glued the pipe cleaners down for his arms, nose and "hair"
4. I drew in the lumps of coal with black fabric paint

Next I glued styrofoam balls and drew a few snowflakes in with white fabric paint. You can add as many embellishments as you want!

Let everything dry, it may take a while depending on how thick your paint is.

Done! Cheap, cute and fun sweatshirt to wear this holiday season!


Front completed:

Merry Christmas!!! Check out my other Christmas DIY's that I will be posting soon!