Fabric Dying 101: Indigo Dye and Shibori Folding Patterns

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If you went online in the summer of 2016, you’ve inevitably seen Shibori dye and the indigo everything as a result. Shibori is essentially tie-dye but using only indigo instead of the rainbow of colors. Which makes it pretty much foolproof since there is no risk of accidentally using too many colors and dying your shirt poop brown (we’ve all been there). The kits are easy to find online and the real fun comes in with trying all the different Shibori folding patterns to get one of a kind results.

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Easily and Inexpensively Frame Odd-sized Art

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After purchasing two amazing prints from the talented Amy Blackwell and her shop Audrey and Illya, I’ve been at a loss as to how to frame them. To those of us who don’t use international paper sizes, the A4 prints are roughly an 8.5″ x 11″ but not exactly. Because of that, I had the hardest time finding a frame to use. I know they must make A4 frames but alas I could not find one I liked. While there is always the option for custom frames (expensive) or having a mat cut (slightly less expensive), I needed another alternative.

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Easy DIY Pennants

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After stumbling on these adorable mini pennants from Three Potato Four, I was stoked about the possibility to give my plants a boost of personality. But as with all our other DIY projects—wood bead candle holder, Michelle’s reclaimed pallet cow, etc—I knew I could easily make these myself. Follow along for this super simple DIY that anyone—even kids—can do in …

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DIY Wood Bead Candle Holder

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If you’ve seen this beautiful candle stick holder floating around the internet lately—hello, it just made Emily Henderson’s round up of California casual accessories—but wondered how on earth it costs $129, then you’re not alone. I was just wondering THE EXACT SAME THING. So being the DIY doers that we are here, I was convinced I could make this for …

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