Hey everyone! For this DIY, we’re going to be making some adorable customized Tribal shorts! Once you learn the technique, you don’t necessarily have to do a tribal pattern. Let’s get started 🙂

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.19.40 PMSupplies Needed:
♥ Jean shorts
♥ Bleach pen
♥ Thick paper/cardboard

Step 1: Grab your jean shorts and place something thick in between the shorts (cardboard, thick construction paper, etc) so the bleach pen doesn’t bleed through

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.21.34 PMStep 2: Begin drawing your design on your jean shorts with your bleach pen. I’m doing this freehand but you can draw the actual design with a light pencil or fabric chalk onto your jeans if you choose so

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.22.58 PMStep 3: Let it sit for a couple of hours until the bleach cracks

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.25.00 PMStep 4: Rinse with warm water and hang dry or wash/dry with their respective machines

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.25.59 PMAnd we’re finished! The shorts came out absolutely adorable!

Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 7.28.06 PMThanks for watching! Here’s the full video tutorial as well if you prefer that! :)

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