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Learn how to dip dye with this easy tutorial!
Love the look of dip dye? It's easy to learn, especially if you use a solution of acrylic paint and water. Dye some vintage mini-doilies to create new craft materials - once dyed, they can be used for garlands (wedding decor, anyone?), mobiles, coasters, or appliques!

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  • How to make a doily. Easy Dip Dyed Doilies - Step 1
    Step 1

    Squirt about a 2" blob of paint in your container or bowl.

  • How to make a doily. Easy Dip Dyed Doilies - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pour in about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of water and mix well (you want super watery, but still very saturated with color).

  • How to make a doily. Easy Dip Dyed Doilies - Step 3
    Step 3

    Dip your doilies!

  • How to make a doily. Easy Dip Dyed Doilies - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tip: Dip your doilies LESS than halfway in the mixture - the 'dye' will soak up farther than you anticipate, so if you only want half your doily dyed, undercompensate for how much you dip.

  • How to make a doily. Easy Dip Dyed Doilies - Step 5
    Step 5

    Lay 'em out and let 'em dry!

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