DIY Fashion: The Fun Way to Look Cute for Summerby Gina Oursler on Jul 12, 2012 • 9:21 pm 2 Comments
Are you in need of something to wear, but you don’t have any extra cash to spare? Pinterest has become a recent obsession of many college-aged twenty-somethings in 2012 (myself included). Thankfully, the global website offers users with many DIY options for clothing, accessories, hair, and beauty to “re-pin.” I’ve found myself re-pinning so many crafty ideas that are sure to save me some money when I need something cute to wear in a hurry. Sure, it takes more time and effort to make your own style, but think about in a different way. If you take the time to make something on your own, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind piece with a story behind it.
Here are some cute finds that would be perfect for any summer getaway:
Tie-dying shorts and shirts will never go out of style during the summer time! To do this with your favorite shirts or shorts, purchase a tie-dying kit from your local craft store. Follow all directions on the kit’s label. If you’re looking to make it unique, there are many tricks to obtaining a cool pattern or design. Make it as unique as you!
Take your old, long-sleeved (but still cute) shirts and make them into something new for summertime! I saw an example of this on Pinterest and fell in love with the idea. A great shirt to use is an old flannel or plaid top that you love, but not enough to wear during the cold seasons. Cut the sleeves off into a tank top and voila! You have a new, stylish and unique top!
Making your own accessories, such as with beads, string or rhinestones, can finish off your outfit with even more unique style! This is such a fun way to spend a lazy afternoon. It’s a fun activity to do with your friends, too!
Have any DIY ideas for summer? Share them below!
Gina is a 22 year old college student in Maryland, majoring in Journalism and Psychology. She has a complete obsession with all things animal print and Taylor Swift. After graduation in 2013, she plans to pursue a career in writing about health, entertainment or psychology.
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