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Dyed Paper Garland Tree Decoration

This fun fabric dye craft is suitable for beginners. In minutes you can match the dye to any tree colour theme. See how white or light paper decorations change into something much more colourful. This is a great Christmas tree decoration DIY project, but you can easily change the colours for different holidays, events or parties...Read more

Dyed paper tree garland decoration

Holiday Crafts and Decorations

How would you like to add a pop of bold red to holiday gift tags & more?  Sure, green & red is the most traditional Christmas combination, but any other colours will work.  

You can always match your home decor to your holiday decor.  We will use red an an example but use the colour that appeals to you the most...It's easy to dye paper with Tintex that you already have on hand.  Let's take a look at some festive example of crafts that you can do with the family:

Cardinal Red Cards - start with plain or textured paper and use a brush to paint, splash or even dip into the dye solution...Read more


Dyeing Gloves

Change the colour of your gloves with fabric dye to match any coat in your closet. With the cold weather here, now is the time to shop your closet and dye winter accessories any colour you please...after the jump

Red gloves   Blue gloves   

Halloween Candy Corn Tank Top

One of the easiest Halloween projects is a simple candy corn coloured tie dye.  

You only need to use yellow & orange dye and the result is cute wearable candy corn! Make your own orange by mixing Scarlet or Cardinal Red with Brilliant Yellow.

This project is made even spookier with a crocheted skull.n...Read more

Candy Corn Tie Dye Tank Top

Pumpkin Coaster

Transform cotton cord into a pumpkin; after dyeing you can add felt accents for the face to make a Jack-O-lantern. Swirl the cord to make a circle (or weave into more complex shapes) and...Read more

Dyed Pumpkin Coaster 

Thanksgiving Tablescape Dyeing Project

Fall colours are warm and rich or bright and cheery, they look festive used in a holiday table setting. There are so many ways to customize the perfect tablescape using: napkins, placemats, tablecloths, fabric runners or even dyed-cord coasters.  Thanksgiving is always the start of the holiday season, so use these easy home decor dyeing & styling ideas to create a festive atmosphere for family and friends.

The easiest DIY ever is to do a single colour dyeing project; just choose the colour you want to dye and put all of your material in the dye bath.  You can simply add a pop of colour to regular white linen, cotton or hemp napkins (try Tangerine Orange, Cardinal Red or Brilliant Yellow fabric dyes).  More adventurous dyers can mix a 2-3 colours together or try tie dye, ombre techniques.  It's also fun to stamp, spray or paint designs on the fabric too...for a personal touch your guests will love.

Add a touch of country chic to you holiday tablescape with custom burlap flowered napkin rings; use them to add more colour to your dyed napkins.  Layer with placemats, tablecloths and runners for a colourful thanksgiving holiday table...Read more

Dyed fabric napkins  Thanksgiving Tablescape

DIY Tie-Dye Pillow

Add character to a plain white pillow slip with with tie-dye. This easy DIY project is suitable for beginners or advanced dyers. After dyeing you can either sew together the...Read more

Tie Dyed Pillow

Think Tangerine

Tangerine Orange is versatile especially in the fall. It can be bright and bold or a softer pastel. To create a custom colour adjust the amount of dye used to get a soft peach or....Read more

Tangerine Orange Dyed Fabric

Striped Tie-Dye Napkin Project

Try this easy tie-dye napkin project, the royal blue abad white stripes will look great with your white plates. Use the napkin as an accent for a bright table setting anytime of year...Read more

Blue & White Tie Dye Striped Napkin

5 Classic Tie Dye Techniques

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy tie dyeing. There are many tried and true techniques to try! Beginners can rest assured that the you don't need to be a master dyer to try the bullseye, spiral, stripe, heart or fold tie dye techniques...Read more

Spiral Tie Dye

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