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princess beach cover up

i might have accidently scheduled this last friday…then i realized my mistake…and took it off.
then i got a bunch of emails mad at me cause they wanted to see it…..so sorry about that….without further ado…

 the cutest thing ever…compiled with the lamest non-tutorial ever….

I saw THIS Pinterest pin with a cinderella  cover up.
it was a link to an etsy shop.
that was on vacation
but my nieces birthday was coming up..
and she has a hot tub…and yearly trips to lake powell..so i knew i HAD to make it…
so i took the matter into my own hands.
but didn’t feel right about doing a tutorial…i don’t want to knock off her idea (i’ve never seen these like this anywhere before)
and to top that off.
it was hard to make.
but i thought i would give you the jist in case you wanted to attempt it…
first…i asked my sister in law what was my nieces fav princess…
she texted back.
jasmine.
shiz.
that is definitely a bit more complicated…luckily she said belle was a close second.
this sweet little belle beach cover up is made out  of two towels
purchased from walmart…for 3 bucks each.
and i only used half of one of the towels….
so if you buy 3 towels you could get 2 cover-ups out of it..
(and these were only $3 each)
my camera can do this..don’t know how..but fun.

 the back has a velcro opening..cause i wanted to make sure it was easy to slip on and off….

the scallops are just strips of towel that are sewed up every 6 inches or so….(these were hard to turn right side out…)

The towel fabric makes a huge mess–it frays a lot! so i tried to use as many as the finished edges of the towel that i could…(like on the sleeves.) I also finished the edges with my sewing machine to stop the fraying!

the top is the hard part…it was a big square mess with the top folded down to fit elastic in it. luckily i had a four year old that i can bribe with iced oatmeal cookies to try on so i could make sure it fit perfect…

I included some fun bathtub paint (walmart for about 4 bucks) and one of those fun washcloths from the dollar store!

so fun! i might have to attempt another one in my future….

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Kimbo

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Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.