With denim a hot trend in summer fashion, make it stars and stripes appropriate for this Fourth of July celebration. Simple steps, easy materials and a pair of fabulous thrifted cut-offs help make the style fireworks boom for a funky yet functional themed wardrobe.
- White and red acrylic paint
- Star Stencil
- Foam brush
- Masking tape
- Thrifted shorts
How To Make Them:
Step 1: Place star stencil on left side of denim. Using the foam brush and white acrylic paint, paint shapes. Feel free to make them the same size, different sizes, in a straight line or in a random pattern, get creative with it.
Step 2: Tear off four to five strips of masking tape, the length of your denim shorts.
Step 3: Apply strips of masking take about 1” apart and paint over with red acrylic paint. Depending on preference, you can paint the stripes horizontally or vertically.
Step 4: When dry, carefully peel the masking tape, revealing the red stripes.
Step 5: Be sure to let paint fully dry before wearing.
Simple, stylish and the perfect amount of patriotic flair for any festivity, these shorts of the perfect Fourth of July DIY.