gold fish freezer paper shirt

My generous friend, Kathy, has given all of her son's clothes to us as our kids grow and man, does that boy have a lot of clothes. Thank you, Kathy! Add to that what our son already has and you have a wardrobe that rivals mama's! In one of the recent donation bags, was a little fishy shirt. It had a slight stain on it and was from Puerto Vallarta. Since we did not go to PV (or at least have not been there with our son) it would be weird for him to wear a shirt proclaiming that location. So, I used this as an opportunity to freezer paper stencil some more.
I free handed some little fishies on the freezer paper and used an x-acto knife to cut them out. The fishes were modeled after the fish on the shirt, but they turned out a little more like goldfish crackers!) . I positioned them strategically over the stains and the PV decal.

As you can see, it took many many coats of paint to cover the "Puerto Vallarta, Mexico" letters, so it took a few days to finish with all the drying time.

It turned out pretty good , I think. Can't go wrong with a free shirt, right? It's a little big now, but pretty soon, it will be just right!
I think he likes his fishy shirt!

1 comment:

  1. GREAT idea! I once got a hand-me-down shirt that said, "My 1st Israeli T-shirt." :)


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