We've become a bit obsessed with ombre - the shading and fading of colors and tones. While we've looked at various ombre rugs from West Elm
, the May issue of Martha Stewart Living features an entire section of do-it-yourself ombre crafts. Definitely ambitious (all the projects involve progressive dyeing of natural textiles like linen and cotton), there is a scale of difficulty: the projects range from dyeing napkins and paper lanterns to dyeing bed linens and curtains...
This feature made us chuckle — the projects are so ambitious. Will any ATers try DIY ombre? For the online article and full instructions for each project, see Ombre Craft Projects. This is also a great resource for a basic lesson in using fabric dyes.