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How to paint a breast cancer awareness bra

Paint a Breast Cancer Awareness Bra

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I started with a lovely Victoria's Secret bra (lol).  I spread it across my Art Anthology Craft Mat.

I started with a lovely Victoria's Secret bra (lol). I spread it across my Art Anthology Craft Mat.

Then, I covered every part of the bra that I intended on painting with gesso.

Then, I covered every part of the bra that I intended on painting with gesso.

From the inside going out, I painted the bra with Cotton Candy Velvet, Persimmon and Fiesta, going light to dark.

From the inside going out, I painted the bra with Cotton Candy Velvet, Persimmon and Fiesta, going light to dark.

I sprayed some white flowers I had on hand with Plush, Valentine and Barbie Coloration sprays.

I sprayed some white flowers I had on hand with Plush, Valentine and Barbie Coloration sprays.

I put them in a small plastic container so I could soak up all the over spray with the flowers.

I put them in a small plastic container so I could soak up all the over spray with the flowers.

Once the flowers were dry, I stacked the smaller flowers onto the larger flowers and connected them all with a pink brad.

Once the flowers were dry, I stacked the smaller flowers onto the larger flowers and connected them all with a pink brad.

Then, I glued them onto the shoulder straps of the bra.

Then, I glued them onto the shoulder straps of the bra.

I sprayed this pretty butterfly with Plush to turn it pink.

I sprayed this pretty butterfly with Plush to turn it pink.

I soaked it up with all the overspray.

I soaked it up with all the overspray.

I added a pink stripe ribbon in shape of the 'cause' with a pink gem in the center.

I added a pink stripe ribbon in shape of the 'cause' with a pink gem in the center.

I spelled out 'hope' with pink rhinestones onto the upper part of the left cup.

I spelled out 'hope' with pink rhinestones onto the upper part of the left cup.

And, here's the finished project! Ta-Da!

And, here's the finished project! Ta-Da!

Close-up of the bra straps.

Close-up of the bra straps.

Close-up of the butterfly.

  • Cotton Candy Velvet
  • Persimmon Velvet
  • Fiesta Velvet
  • Plush Colorations Spray
  • Barbie Colorations Spray
  • Valentine Colorations Spray
  • Art Anthology Gesso