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Little Girls DIY Summer Style Must-Haves

Today it’s all about your little girl! It’s not too late to look good at the pool or the beach this summer. We have found a couple of websites that show you how to make your own swimsuit cover-ups for your little girl! You could make one to match every swimsuit she owns!

Here is a cover up that you could make for a boy or girl of any age, using old bath towels! The materials you will need for your new Hooded Towel Cover-Up are :

1- hand towel
1- large bath towel
1- strip of fabric ( 4″ X 25″)
ric- rac trim ( 2 pieces – 25″ long)
thread
scissors
iron

Check out the link to learn how to make these awesome cover ups! http://thecottagehome.blogspot.com/2010/10/embellished-hooded-towel-tutorial.html

We also found one that would great for your little girl! Its the perfect dress cover up. The materials you need are:

  • 2 different towel fabrics from your local fabric store OR you can use an old beach towel
  • large piece of Velcro

This step-by-step tutorial tells you how to make this cute little dress cover-up!

 

Love the maxi dresses that you are seeing everywhere, but they just cost too much? Well we have a solution for you! You can make one yourself by using an old T-shirt or using a new one that you can get from Rock Bottom T-Shirts  and some fun colorful fabric from your local fabric store. This is a super cute dress for the first week of school!

What do you think?  Will you be trying any of these adorable outfits? If you do, post pictures of your crafts on our Facebook page. If you have any tips or other projects that you’d like to share with us, please let us know by commenting below.

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Store Sale – Everything 12-25% Off

Everything 12-25% Off

We just wanted to let everyone know that our t-shirt store is having its annual Christmas in July sale.  This year everything is 12-25% off, and the sale runs through July 22.  If you’re not familiar with Rock Bottom T-Shirts, our store carries over 150 items including T-Shirts, Sweatshirts and Tank Tops for all ages, baby bodysuits, cute tees for toddler and young girls, doggie t-shirts and more!  We specialize in high quality items at near wholesale prices, and we pride ourselves on color selection.  For instance, our Toddler T-Shirt comes in 43 colors, and our Baby Bodysuit comes in 26 colors.

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The Difference Between Using Online Vs. Printed Coupons – Two Valuable Options

Saving Money with Print vs Online Coupons

Print vs Online Coupons

Saving money matters more than ever and there are plenty of people out there who are doing all they can to save cash.

By far, the most popular option is coupons.   Before you begin using coupons you should know that there are two main types-online and printed. Continue reading

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How to Stockpile Groceries without Going Overboard – Bulk Buying on a Budget

How to Stockpile Your Groceries

How to Stockpile Your Groceries

When you’re saving money there are several steps you can take to help cut your expenses.  Many people have found big box stores that sell bulk items or the clever use of coupons can help them save a bundle in the long run. Continue reading

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Top Five Ways to Get Free Deals – Save Now

Free Deals

Five Ways to Find Free Deals

When you decide you are going to make an effort to start saving money, one of the best things to do is take advantage of free deals. You can find free deals almost anywhere, for anything you can imagine.

All it takes to begin reaping the savings is you becoming a vigilant deal shopper.  Continue reading as we show you five ways to spot free deals. Continue reading

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Frugal Travel – Three Ways to Travel Lighter

Save Money - Travel Lighter

Save Money – Travel Lighter

When you’re in the midst of saving money by adopting a more frugal lifestyle, taking a vacation is probably one of the last things on your mind.  However, we all need a break from time to time.

The good news is that it is possible to travel without jeopardizing your budget in the process, and travelling lighter is a big part of it.

Travelling light can have a bigger impact on how much you save during travel than you might think.   Continue reading

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Pinterest – Three Ways Frugalistas Shop and Save on Pinterest

Frugalista's Shop Pinterest

Frugalistas Shop Pinterest

Until recently, it was rare that you heard the words “designer wardrobe” and “less” in the same sentence. However, owing to the current economic climate, this is simply no longer the case. As a matter of fact, the situation has completely reversed to the extent that today we rarely make any purchases unless there’s some opportunity to save money.

That’s where Pinterest comes in handy. Continue reading as we show you three ways the social media sensation, known as Pinterest, helps frugalistas build wardrobes for less. Continue reading

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