Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Pin Prick

Today I'm sharing with you a great, inexpensive way to spice up a boring tank top. 

One of my all time favorite bloggers has shared this genius idea with the world. Erica Domesek is the author of the P.S. I Made This blog, as well as the P.S. I Made This book. GB's wonderful sister KC gifted me with her book over Christmas and I've been so inspired to try many of her inspirations. 

I decided to give Erica's Safety Pin Tank a try. Check out her wonderful idea! 


I bought a cheap tank from Target and some gold safety pins from Joanns (my favorite store.) 



Check out that clearance tag!


I used the large pins and clustered the smaller pins. I will add that I spent a good 15 minutes on hands and knees searching for a lost pin. So if you give this project a try - DON'T DROP YOUR PINS. I never found that little guy...


WARNING: It really hurts when you stab your finger with one of those big daddy safety pins.






When I completed combining and clustering the pins I attached the pins to the tank. 



I then began attaching the pin clusters to one another.



When I was finished I held the top up and adjusted some of the placement of the pins.


All done! I really think it looks edgy and cool.


Then I tried it on. The placement was all wrong! I should have placed the pins at least 2 inches higher.


Safety Pin boobies is not where it's at.


Good thing safety pins are removable.


I love this look - but when I'm ready to rock this look - I'll be sure to put on the tank - then adjust the pins.


2 comments:

  1. Hey Ash!
    Love the blog! Especially the DIY projects. It's like you're my own person mistake maker before I cause the mess, love it!

    I just created my first blog too, would love for you to check it out and give any feedback!

    Ashley Clark
    www.beckdblog.com

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    1. THanks for reading!!! Your blog is great! So creative! It looks like you found your perfect niche!

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