Welcome to the Marine Birthday Bash!
Day 1's winner was Jen and Her Marine! I will contact all winners at the end of the week.
This is a week long celebration in honor of the Marine Corps' 236th birthday. I invite you to link up your relevant blog post each day for a chance to win some great prizes, get blog exposure, and have fun!!! You do NOT have to be affiliated with the Marines or military to participate. Everyone is welcome to link up!
For Day 2, share a post about a Marine Corps/military/patriotic project/craft you've made/put together/photographed (ie. craft, birthday cake, recipe, outfit, poem, essay, etc.)! Just link up any post, old or new. Your link up enters you to win a set of note cards from the Semper Wifey Shop! Remember, to be eligible to win, you must have a Marine Birthday Bash button (you can find them on my sidebar) in your post or on your sidebar. And don't forget to visit the other blogs that link up and give them some love, too!
Here is my post for the day...Fab Hand Painted Shirt!
My supplies for this short project included a tank (clearance from Old Navy, plus the military discount), contact paper (finding this proved to be the hardest part of this project), fabric paint ($.50 with a Michael's coupon), X-acto knife, paint brush, and an EGA picture printed from the internet. All together, this project cost me about $10 and 30 minutes (plus drying time).
I traced the EGA picture onto the contact paper, then used the knife to cut it out. Then I placed the cutout outline on the shirt.
A coat of gold metallic fabric paint and...
If you're trying to link up after the link has closed, just leave a comment with your post and it will be entered into the contest! :)