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Make a pretty flower T-shirt for May Day

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

May Day is May 1 and it is a celebration of the arrival of spring. Celebrate the arrival of warm weather and fun time spent outdoors with a cute DIY flower T-shirt that can be worn all summer long.

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

Supplies:

  • Plain T-shirt
  • Adhesive vinyl or contact paper
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Fabric paint
  • Pencil

Directions:

1. Draw the flowers

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

Use your marker to draw the flower shapes on the adhesive vinyl.

2. Apply the flowers

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

Cut out the flower shapes, then peel off the backing and stick them to the front of the shirt.

3. Paint the shirt

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

Dip the pencil eraser into some fabric paint, then use it like a stamp to dab small dots all around the flower stickers. Tip: Before you start painting, slide a piece of cardboard between the two layers of the shirt so that the paint doesn't bleed.

4. Let it dry

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

After you have painted around all of the flowers with different colors of fabric paint, let the paint dry completely.

5. Remove the stickers

These easy flower T-shirts make springtime more fun

Once the paint is dry, peel away the vinyl stickers and your new flower T-shirt is ready to wear.

More spring craft ideas

DIY flower crowns
May Day crafts for kids
Fun spring and summer crafts for kids

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