Friday, May 27, 2011

D.I.Y| Two Tone Dyed & Ripped Denim Shorts



Yesterday I tried a DIY project that came out great! I got the idea from The Fashion Citizens on YouTube. It's purple and turquoise dyed denim, a great look for spring and summer. Later, I will try to do pretty pastel colors and cropped tye dye t-shirts. Cute looks that I've seen floating around.

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What I did:

  • I bought a pair of denim shorts from the thrift store.
  • I cut and ripped them to my liking.
  • Bought some clothing dye from Wal-mart for $2.
  • Got a bucket, salt, scissors, and boiled some water.
  • Mixed the salt and dye in the hot water.
  • Placed the bottom half of the shorts in the purple dye. Let sit for 3 minutes.
  • Placed the top half of the shorts in the turquoise dye and let that sit for 3 minutes.
  • Rinsed the shorts off with cold water and placed them in the dryer to dry and so that my rips can fray.
That's it!



The bottom half dyed(wet)




The top half dyed(wet)




The materials used


The finished results:






 The video tutorial




9 comments:

  1. oh wooow , im going to try this out , amazing xoxo

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  2. Oh wow, such a good idea! It looks great girl!

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  3. Youre amazing for posting this!!! I WILL be trying this out!

    Editor & Chic

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  4. Those are so cute! Im going to have to try that! How do I pick a color? oh geez so many to chose from.

    Sophia
    http://lasophialasophia.blogspot.com

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  5. Girl, U rock
    Good ideaaaaa the new color is so cool!

    http://dablacksjp.blogspot.com

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  6. I have to try this...thanks for sharing!

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  7. It turned out great! I love your blog, I hope you check out mine too :)


    http://funandoblivious.blogspot.com/

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