DIY T-Shirt scarves for Christmas

DIY T-Shirt scarves for Christmas
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I’m on this big Up-Cycle trip where I just want to take every piece of junk I find and make something cool out of it….most of the time it turns out great (I said most of the time).

This Christmas I really wanted to handmake a lot of my Christmas gifts. There’s something about handmade gifts that just make my heart smile 🙂

The fact that someone put forth so much thought and effort really makes me feel special. So, I put on my little thinking elf hat and started knitting, sewing, glueing, cutting, ripping, knotting, and stuffing….everything from little stuffed monsters to these cute t-shirt scarves which are so easy to make!

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I’m not going to get into the details because the instructions are very easy and all over the internet. Instead I wanted to showcase a few to inspire you to make some. All you need is an old cotton t-shirt, a pair of scissors, and your im-a-gi-na-tion!

They can be scarves OR in my case, necklaces for those loved ones who are lucky enough to reside in tropical environments all year round.

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Be sure to add different colors, embelish them with flowers/beads/buttons. I added some little gift tags I printed out on brown paper bags to stay with the Up-cycled/Re-cycled theme 🙂

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HAVE FUN AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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