How To Make a Colorblock Dress from T-Shirts by Kristina

Sometimes a favorite piece is just too comfortable to throw away. I didn’t want to get rid of my perfect fit tee from the GAP so I decided to up-cycle three extra large men’s polo shirts from Goodwill to create a dress inspired by this colorblock dress.
Chic Girl’s Tip: Anytime you plan to up-cycle jersey knit pieces, wash and dry the clothes before cutting them for your projects. For this project, I used the largest shirt as the bottom layer and smallest for the top to make sure the shape of the skirt portion was a-line.

 

Can you guess whose tablet this really is??

Staples sent me the Samsung Galaxy Note 8″ tablet. And you bet I was allllllll over that. Chase bought a tablet a couple years ago but ended up selling it last year. I never used it much – just to read the Hunger Games like five times. But lately I’ve been seeing how babies have been interacting with technology these days like it’s another appendage. That could be a good or bad thing, but mamas.. let’s face it… It’s usually a good thing to get more than a minute to yourself, amirite? So I kindasorta regretted getting rid of ours too soon..
And then this happened.

He tooooootally loves it…especially the piano app. I mean, he is my son after all. He can play that for a whole five minutes until he clicks on an ad and almost buys a car.
But I’d say this is probably my favorite.. The pre-naptime movie. Netflix FTW! Soooo much better than hearing him crying it out for an hour. Although, he will cry to let me know the tablet fell over. And I’m like HELLO YOU HAVE HANDS.

Baby + electronics = messy and messier electronics. So I was so glad when Staples also sent me a Nordstrom gift card to spend on a tablet case! I was going to get a HOT! PINK! one, but I did my boys a favor and settled for this grey and hot! pink! Marc Jacobs one instead. SeewhatIdidthere? 🙂
Someone’s chubby little digits.. Mine. They’re my chubby little digits.

Thank you Staples!!