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Monday, July 22, 2013

DIY Hello Shirt {and Baby A version}

I like Facebook.

Don't we all?

I don't like Facebook ads.

Those annoying ads that stream on the right hand side of my timeline.

But the other day, the ads were actually useful.

I saw a shirt that I kind of knew I needed to own.

It looked like this:

And it belongs to Hello Apparel.

It also costs $28. Plus shipping.

Which is basically a giant NO.

But oh how I wanted the shirt to be a giant YES.

So, what did I do?

I Put a Bird on It.

And I made it myself.

With my Silhouette Cameo and some fabric paint.

I used a shirt I already had.

So the project cost me NOTHING. click me

If the Hello Apparel people come after me, because I copied their shirt, that'd be pretty darn cool.

Because that means I'm cool enough for the Hello Apparel people to come after me, because I copied their shirt.
Although it looks like a "period" the punctuation is in fact a HEART.

And I couldn't resist making a pint size variation for Baby A.

And then you can take the $30+ you saved and go to Buffalo Wild Wings. Twice.

Click below for links to download files to make your own Hello shirt
 {{so you too can look really, really ridiculously good looking}}

{{For a tutorial on making your own and using fabric paint with your stencil, click the link below}}

If you make a shirt inspired by me, please comment and link it up. I'd love to see!


  1. I love how your version turned out! Yay for saving money. Totally love the name of your blog too :)

  2. Good for you! It looks fabulous! Just stopping by from the My Favorite Posts Weekend Blog Party. I am so not a DIY person, I am so jealous :)

  3. Hi there! I am co-hosting this week on the Wondering Brain Show Off Weekend Blog Party. Thanks for sharing your creations with us! I hope you found inspiration in all of the terrific posts.

    I host a (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop and a TGIF Link Party at my place -- A Peek Into My Paradise... I would love for you to link up and follow (if you don't already) if you like what you see. =) I follow back - I love making new friends!

    I can't wait to see what you link up next week!

    Hugs, Cathy

  4. OOoooooo! I want a hello tee. I saw Elsie of A Beautiful Mess wearing one and thought it was too cute! I hate FB ads as well. Love your bloggy.

  5. I'm glad you were able to make it for so cheap! Some places charge so much for such simple designs.

  6. Oh this look awesome:) We would love for you to share at our fun Super Summer Saturday link up here:

  7. Super cute shirts! We love them! Have a great day. -The Six Sisters

  8. Thanks everyone for the sweet comments! I hope you were inspired to save some money and try making your own shirts. I'm excited to post more! Happy crafting!! :)

  9. Just wanted to let you know that we featured you as one of our favorites this week at Super Summer Saturday: and have pinned your post as well! We would love to have you join the fun again:)


  10. Totally adorable! Stopping by to pin this and let you know I featured it on my blog today!

  11. Thanks Jessi! I love your link party. That is so sweet of you to pick my project to feature! Headed there now. :) xo


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