Quick 4th of July t-shirt using wax paper

Happy July!

Hard to believe the year is half over! Time is flying and the 4th of July is just a few days away and what my kiddo’s will be sporting all day recently popped into my mind.  Panic mode set in as I now live in a teeny town in northern Arizona, at least an hour away from the nearest shopping center.  A two hour drive roundtrip with a toddler and 2 month old is just not in my plans- I want to enjoy my 4th, right? 😉 LOL

I decided to applique a white onesie/t-shirt for my boys instead.  After a quick search on Pinterest for a wax paper transfer tutorial, {having wax paper on hand,} I came across this post by Unexpected Elegance.  She said it took around 10 minutes and that, my friends, was way more appealing to this busy momma than a quick roadtrip!  I quickly designed a patriotic image in Photoshop and followed her tutorial.  I ended up with this:

Pretty cute for less than an hours worth of work and no out of pocket cost!

If you would like to print one off and use it as your own applique on a onesie or t-shirt, feel free to use ours:

{Click HERE to download the image for free and yes, you DO have to print it in reverse.}

Hope you all have a happy 4th!

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  1. How cute is he …lol Oh yeah and of course the transfer also ….THANK YOU ;~} for sharing this GREAT idea I see M~A~N~Y M~A~N~Y uses for this ….

  2. How did I miss this post?! Too cute kris! And love the pic with Dutcharoo waving the American flag 😉

    I want to make a shirt now!!!!

  3. Wow! I just can’t even imagine whipping something up like that. That would take me forever just to work up the courage to attempt it. 🙂 I love it though!! And your baby is so stinkin’ cute!! Love his expression in that picture. Haha!

  4. LOVE THIS! Thanks so much for sharing! Love your new blog makeover, too! And I’m so happy to know that I’m not the only person who lives in a teeny tiny town with no shopping! Oh, Target…how I miss thee.

    1. Gah! I miss Target, too, Nat! MAJOR withdrawals the 1st month I moved here that I drove TWICE to savor it! Ha! lol Thanks for stopping by, friend! XO

  5. I love, LOVE this! What an awesome idea. Must make one for next year–would be a super cute baby gift as well. And how adorable is that sweet boy?? Oh how I miss having a newborn.

    1. It was super duper easy, Linds! I am trying to enjoy each moment as he is growing too quick 😉

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