We’re knee-deep into swim and dive season, and with three kids who participate in our neighborhood swim team and dive team, we’re crazy busy.
Two or three meets each week and practice every day.
It’ll all come to a screeching halt in just a few weeks, though, and the kids will be twiddling their thumbs and pestering each other between tabletop surprises and Fun Sticks.
This past week our spirit theme was red, white, and blue, with tie-dying t-shirts being a huge part of the patriotic attire. The night before the spirit pep rally, when all the tie-dying was to be done, we realized that we didn’t have plain t-shirts for the kids to dye.
It was late. I was tired. And I was not going to run out to the store. No way, Jose.
So we scoured our dressers, closets, and under the bed boxes for a few white shirts that Maddy, Owen, and Cora could use.
And to our excitement, we found a few too-small t-shirts that we bought for Owen so he had something to wear under his First Communion suit.
I sent the shirts to the pool with the kids, knowing they’d come back dyed and ready for some TLC.
And it worked. We turned a few t-shirts into cool tanks in a matter of minutes. Ten minutes to be exact.
Here’s the skinny. . .
- How to Turn an Old T-Shirt into a Cool Tank–10 Minutes or Less:
Really. Ten minutes max.
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What do you think? Will you bling out your t-shirts with a few beads and cuts? Let us know!
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