DIY Skirt Makeover

27 Nov

In high school, I loved both art and creative writing.  This means I pretty much sketched and wrote alllllll the time. Sometimes my doodling and writing ended up on my clothes.  I had a closet full of DIY customized clothing.  (Didn’t every creative high school outcast?)

The other day I made myself a few quick skirts.  I had enough of this dusty teal fabric to make two skirts, but who really wants two of the same exact garment?  Borrrrrring!  I decided to go all high-school-DIY on one of them and write all over it.  I always have a hard time deciding just what to write on my garments, though. I’m usually too self-critical to wear my my own words as an outfit, so I narrowed it down to two others’ words.  And, just like in high school, I couldn’t decide between a miniskirt of Bible quotes or Nirvana lyrics.

I ended up choosing Nirvana lyrics.

My new skirt covered in Nirvana lyrics.

“i think i’m dumb.”

I used Marvy markers for the script.  I haven’t washed it a million times yet, so I don’t know how well the markers hold up.  I’ve heard good things about Marvy markers, though.  I’m not too worried…..if the repeating “i think i’m dumb” words wash off eventually, I shouldn’t be too heartbroken.


Posted by on 11.27.12 in Audio's Life


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3 responses to “DIY Skirt Makeover

  1. hils

    11.27.12 at 6:16 pm

    wow really creative. seems like i have something to do this weekend now:) check out my diy?:)


    • audiohelkuik

      11.27.12 at 8:45 pm

      I need to read & memorize your DIY stamps posts. I’m really into stamps right now.


      • hils

        11.30.12 at 5:52 pm

        i love stamps! they’re so expensive at the store though…hence the need to carve them out of erasers haha. thanks for stopping by!



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