Hey 鈥90s bathing suits 鈥 welcome back! I鈥檓 not sure about you guys, but I go back and forth between loving and hating one-piece swimsuits. They are great for the summer days when I don鈥檛 want to show my stomach but also can ride up and give uncomfortable wedgies! Even though I have mixed feelings, I am falling in love with all the witty one-pieces filling the shelves of boutiques. You鈥檒l be surprised at how easy it is to make your own 鈥 all you need is an iron and iron-on vinyl. Get ready to make yourself and all your besties custom printed swimsuits. I think we can all agree that this is the perfect idea for a beachside bachelorette party or a 30th birthday ;)

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Materials + Tools:

鈥 one piece bathing suit (We bought ours from American Apparel)

text printout

iron-on vinyl

鈥 scissors and X-ACTO

鈥 iron

鈥 tape

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Instructions:

1. Print out your desired text and tape onto the shiny side of the vinyl.

2. Use scissors and/or an X-ACTO to cut out your words and letters.

3. Peel the plastic off of the vinyl and place onto your swimsuit.

4. Place a cloth napkin on top of the letters and iron on the highest setting for 2 minutes.

5. Flip your bathing suit inside out and iron over your vinyl letters from the inside.

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Print out your favorite quirky beach saying and tape it onto the front of the vinyl. Use scissors and an X-ACTO to cut out your letters.

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Peel off the plastic covering and place the vinyl letters onto the bathing suit.

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Cover the letters with a cloth and iron for about two minutes. The cloth could cause your letters to move around so we suggest ironing a few letters at a time.

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Custom suits for the summer?! YASSS, we can鈥檛 wait.

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Welcome back 鈥90s bathing suits :)

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I鈥檓 seriously in love with iron-on vinyl. It is so easy to use to customize any material. This is a great hack to create personalized suits for the summer.

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Let鈥檚 be real 鈥 we really went to the beach to watch boys and get a tan, so comfortable lounging towels were a must. We picked these up from Boll聽&聽Branch and are obsessed with them. Not only do they have great colors and patterns but they are extremely soft.

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Kisses!

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DIY Production and Styling: Kelly Bryden
Photography: Kurt Andre

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