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make beautiful creations with this ENCHANTED technique
My boyfriend found a wedding dress in the thrift store dumpster. He gave it to me and I decided to make some serious alterations...

Note: This tutorial uses images from the video game Enchanted, which is based on the Disney movie.

Posted by Ariel Greenwood from Lake Elsinore, California, United States • Published See Ariel Greenwood's 107 projects »
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  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, Get your cauldron out and fill it with hot, almost boiling water. Add a cup of salt, then add the black dye into the mix. Stir clockwise to blend all the ingredients.

  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    Submerge the dress in the dye and continue to stir clockwise.

  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 3
    Step 3

    After an hour or few, the dress turns a pale grey color with black accents.
    Hang it up to dry in the sun...

  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 4
    Step 4

    Empty the bucket and make a new batch of purple dye, and stir it up.

  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put the dry dress in the purple dye. Stir clockwise and make sure to get the entire dress covered. Leave in for a long time.....

  • How to make a dress. Forest Princess Dress - Step 6
    Step 6

    The end result is amazing! The trim and tulle got turned black, and the rest of the dress a light violet. I used scissors to cut the outer part of the dress shorter.

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Leah
Leah · Greensboro, North Carolina, US · 8 projects
Adorable.
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HorrorGuru
HorrorGuru · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
I wanna try this right away!
I only have a plastic bucket instead of a cauldron......
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Alyssa B.
Alyssa B.
Wow the end result is amazing, and I love haw it almost looks like suede! Awesome idea!!!
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Ariel Greenwood
Ariel Greenwood · Lake Elsinore, California, US · 108 projects
clockwise because I'm witchy and believe it turns the energy towards good in the cauldron...
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Yumi N.
Yumi N. · 12 projects
Just out of curiosity, why clockwise?
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xALTER--EGO
xALTER--EGO · Victoria, British Columbia, CA · 4 projects
That's awesome! I love the fact that you used a wooden bucket in the real photos, too. XD!
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Lucifer A.
Lucifer A. · Boca Raton, Florida, US · 7 projects
What game is that from? =O
It looks like fun x3

Awesome tutorial!
<3
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Katia Ruby
Katia Ruby · Portland, Oregon, US · 4 projects
cute!!
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
its sweet
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