CHICAGO WEEKEND FUN + BLEACH TIE-DYING

This past weekend was packed with so much … a wedding on Saturday, Division Street Fest, a family photo shoot Sunday morning … cleaning, grilling and spending much needed quality time with Phil (I am SO excited he is finally home!). But … before my non-stop go, go weekend, I snuck in some bleach tie-dying late on Friday afternoon.

I have been wanting to do this for a couple weeks now especially with all of the bleached clothes that are out in the stores. So I pulled out the bleach and a couple old t-shirts and leggings, and got to bleaching. Make sure you do this outside and wear those rubber gloves (the bleach totally dried out my hands … )

Here’s what you need >>>

BLEACH TIE DYE TSHIRT + LEGGINGS DIY

// Bleach

// Cotton clothing (I used leggings and a couple old t-shirts)

// Rubber bands

// Squirt bottle

// Rubber gloves

// Garbage bag

 

Gather your t-shirt into small little bunches and rubber band each section like the photo below. Pour a little bleach into your squirt bottle and put on those gloves to protect your hands!

BLEACH TIE DYE TSHIRT + LEGGINGS DIY

Take the squirt bottle and drizzle it on different sections of your garment over a garbage bag. It helps to let the bleach drizzle over the item to give it that random messy look. Let the bleach soak into the item for a few minutes, and then rinse the garment in cold water.

BLEACH TIE DYE TSHIRT + LEGGINGS DIY

Pull off all the rubber bands and check out your creation. If you need a little more bleach in some places … drizzle it on the areas. Then rinse again.

BLEACH TIE DYE TSHIRT + LEGGINGS DIY

Make sure you wash your bleach tie-dyed garment in the washing machine alone once you have it how you want. Then … enjoy!

I am obsessed with my leggings … they already made appearance at Division Fest … so don’t be surprised if you see a lot of these this summer.

BLEACH TIE DYE TSHIRT + LEGGINGS DIY

Happy Monday!

Brittany XO Signature 2


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