Hope your weekend was great! After a crazy few days... I started Monday with the slows. Well, Monday dragged into Tuesday and I decided to turn it around by making various lists of to do's to get ahead of the rest of the week. I am planning a trip to the beach soon and so added a packing list as well.
At the top of my list are bathing suits (yes plural) and beach cover-ups. I have a personalized cover-up! Which brings me back to one of my favorite posts from last year. I had planned to re-share this fun post for anyone that missed it last time. So here you go...
I found this pretty white Ralph Lauren over-sized shirt last year at Belk on the sale rack and paid under $10 for it. I felt it would make the best beach cover-up due to the light-weight cotton fabric. I love the long sleeves, that can be rolled up or down depending on the weather or the sun. After I got home with it, I decided it needed something. Being that I like personalization, I took it to my local embroidery boutique but due to the weight of the fabric, they talked me out of that idea. Darn! But they had another... they suggested I use screen printing to put my name on the back. I had not thought of that, but they assured me it would work great! We went ahead with the plan and I can tell you I love the result! In fact, I had three people ask me about the cover-up that very day on the beach. Of course, I suggested they read about it on the blog!!
Complimenting my cover-up is a cute fringe beach hat; a fun find at the local Hilton Head TJ Maxx, and under $13. Whenever I'm at the beach, I always check their racks and usually find a thing or two for the wardrobe. I am sure you can find a similar white shirt that could be used as cover-ups. TJ Maxx never disappoints.
Would you wear a personalized beach cover-up? It sure makes it easy to find someone, especially over a busy holiday week!! :) No Silver Alerts when looking for me.
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