So I am really into this idea of blogging about super simple projects that I do. I think last time I called it a mini project. But today I’m trying something new for you Harry Potter fans out there! I decided to call this segment The Daily Project…you know like The Daily Prophet (I know, if you are a Potter fan then that required no explanation and you might even be offended that I spelled it out for you…LOL!). Well let me know what you think! Do you approve? Anywho, this week The Daily Project brings you; how to frame a t-shirt. Enjoy!
1. Find a cute graphic tee
I got this one on sale at Forever 21 for $1.50!
2. Grab a frame
I got this one at Acts Thrift Store for under $2.00 I think…I can’t remember, it’s been a while.
3. Find a piece of cardboard to trace the frame
First I traced the inside of the frame, then took a ruler and added a quarter of an inch boarder around the original trace so I could place the cardboard in the frame properly.
3. Get to cutting!
An exacto knife would have made this so much easier, but my little hands suffered through it with scissors.
4. Lay the t-shirt on top of the cardboard
Origionally I stuck the cardboard inside the shirt but the I discovered something magical…
5. Flip it upside down
I realized that I could probably save the whole shirt, in case I ever want to wear it! I mean the likelihood of that happening is slim, but you never know! I mean what if you did this with your favorite t-shirt? Wouldn’t you want that option?
6. Place the shirt/cardboard in the frame
This might feel a little tricky at first, but don’t worry, it will all work out.
7. Pull the edges of the shirt taut
Make sure to peak at the other side when doing this, to make sure that the shirt is smoothed out. When it looks right, grab some packing tape and tape down the residual shirt (super ghetto style but it worked for me!).
7. Hang that puppy up
For now I just hung it up in my closet, but I plan to put it on some shelves that I am going to hang in my bedroom soon. This pic of my closet is kinda sad…lol! I think it’s time to show it some TLC.