Easy & Beautiful: 9 DIY Projects to DYE For

published May 31, 2016
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See what I did there?? Dye, while a little scary (it’s permanent! it stains things!) can also be a great way to get big results from your DIY projects with a minimum of effort. Here are nine DIYs perfect for transforming your favorite textiles with a little color.

Above: From Livet Hemma, instructions for adding a little color to a plain old white IKEA duvet. (Use Google Translate to get directions in English.)

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These DIY Shibori dip cushions from Blackbird are the perfect hue against white bedding and decor.

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This Shibori DIY, from Honestly WTF, shows how to use different techniques to create unique patterns.

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Get your table ready with DIY dip dyed napkins from Erika Rax.

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DIY ombre dyed string from Scissor Variations. You’ll definitely want to use it for all your future weaving projects.

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DIY ombre duvet and pillowcases from HGTV. This could be totally beautiful in muted tones, too!

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From Paper & Stitch, instructions for dying synthetic materials, like this IKEA sheepskin. (Because a pink sheepskin is so much more fun than just a plain old white one.)

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DIY ombre dyed pillows from Style Me Pretty. Bring a touch of blue to your bedding in just s few simple steps.

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Make this overdyed rug DIY from Sweet Paul and instantly add a pop of color to any room.

Re-edited from a post originally published on 5.31.16 – AL