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28 Different Things To Dip In Paint

We’ve seen a host of “dipping” projects. From vases to curtains, there are so many ways to use this easy method and create something magical for yourself, a friend or for your home. And we’ve compiled a great list of some of the best ideas around. Check out all 28 different things to dip in paint. Get your hands dirty with one of these tonight!

1. Wooden Candlesticks

DIY Dip Dyed Candlesticks

Almost Most Perfect created these gorgeous dip-dyed candlesticks and we’re totally in love with their natural beauty and complete ease. They’ll also work great year-round when it comes to home decor.

2. Succulent Pots

DIY Dip Dyed Pots

Make your mini plants and succulents shine even brighter with this dipping project from I Spy DIY. We are loving the sweeping, ombre effect.

3. Glass Milk Bottle

Dip Dye Glass Milk Bottles

Bondville uses some glass milk bottles to spruce up their nooks and crannies. Use them as vases or just a collection of fun on the mantle or side tables.

4. Macrame

Dip Dye Macrame DIY

If you want to do something even more outside-the-box, in terms of dip painting, try out some macrame! It’ll add a spunky edge to the more boho look – check it out at The Glitter Guide.

5. Pillows

DIY Dip Dye Pillows

Learn how to dip dye some pillows over at Nimi Design. We love how chic these pillows are and how they looked as if they were plucked right off a designer shelf.

6. Lampshade

DIY Dip Dye Lampshade

Yes you can even dip your lampshade! I Love To Create will give you all the steps on how to create something this funky and unique inside your own home.

7. Escort Cards

DIY Dip Dyed Escort Cards

Almost Makes Perfect showcased some beautiful details to a gorgeous wedding. And those details included these DIY, dip-dyed escort cards making for a unique spin on tradition.

11. Clothespins

DIY Stained Clothespins

Clothespins can be used for so many different projects and decor around the house – so why not jazz them up a bit? Give them some personality as you follow along with this great idea from Hello Bee.

12. Tote Bag

DIY Dip Dye Tote bag

Hi Sugarplum dipped a tote bag and made a gorgeous, offbeat look that can make going grocery shopping or going to class a bit dreamier and more style. Take a peek at the instructions after the jump!

13. Tassels

DIY Kool Aid Dipped Tassels

One Sheepish Girl took tassels and dipped them in … Kool-Aid! Not only are these a creative item to use when dip-dying but the “paint” used is quite clever too. Then, think of all the possibilities when it comes to creating something with the adorable bits!

14. Napkins

DIY Dip Dye Napkins

With the help of Momtastic, you can take some of your older, drab cloth napkins and give them a makeover before your next dinner party! We’re in love with this sky blue shade but for added spunk why not try a mango or banana shade?

15. T-Shirt

DIY Dip Dye T-Shirt

Wit & Whistle took a designer tee from J. Crew and decided to DIY their very own version. And this is the finished product! You’d be surprised how beautiful your projects can become with a bit of practice.

16. Skirt

DIY Dip Dye Skirt

I Heart Naptime gives a great tutorial on how to dip a skirt! There’s a couple tricks we’re sure you’ll find to be useful and again, we love the blue, but also think these looks would be stellar in a hot pink or even a lavender.

17. Candles

DIY Dip Dye Candles

Personally, I never knew you could dye candles this way. And if you run over to Free People, you’ll learn how and fall in love – as these would make a special DIY gift, don’t you think?

 18. Gift Tags

DIY Dip Dye Gift Tags

Whether it be for gifts or labeling anything else of the sort, these dip dye tags from Aunt Peaches are quite pretty! They’re an easy project too – taking something bland and making it have far more personality.

19. Feathers


Here’s a personal favorite of the bunch. If you visit Into Mind you’ll see how to make some feathers a bit more colorful with some dip dying. We love how it could make a dreamcatcher really pop in a bedroom!

20. Stools

DIY Dip Dye Stools

Are these stools from Brit + Co not stunning? We know they’re a bit simple but that bit of painted accents really make a difference in terms of style and vision.

21. Sneakers

DIY Dip Dye Shoes

I Love To Create took some simple, canvas sneakers and punched them up a notch. Perfect for springtime in these shades – or jewel tones for the winter, your teens would love to dive into this project!

22. Cupcake Liners

DIY Dip Dye Cupcake Liners

Jazz up those classic, white cupcake wrappers with a bit of dip dying for projects that may not include baked goods. There are so many things liners can be used to create and Hello Little Wren shows us how to give them a bit of color first.

23. Baskets

DIY Dip Dye Baskets

Decor8 added a bit more style to baskets – one that we may never had the idea to do in the first place. The texture of these woven pieces always make for extra interest in a room and the color just expands the whimsy.

24.  Stationery

DIY Dip Dye Stationary

We’re kind of in love with this stationary from Poppytalk. Learn how to create some personalized

25. Curtains

DIY Dip Dyed Curtains

Take a peek at these gorgeous curtains from 4 Men 1 Lady. Taken from drab to wow in a matter of an afternoon, we’re loving the trendy spirit they add to this home office.

26. Kitchen Utensils

DIY Dip Dye Kitchen Utensil

Add some color to your kitchen by dipping your utensils in some pretty paints. I’ve done this DIY myself and have had spunkier tools ever since! Check it out at Cleverly Simple.

27. Tablecloth

DIY Dip Dye Tablecloth

I would love to have this tablecloth in my mix of kitchen linens and all I have to do is follow the DIY on Green Wedding Shoes and create one of my own!

28. Dress

DIY Dip Dye Dress

Want That Wedding gives us some key details in how to create a spectacular dress like the one you see here. For weddings or any other special event, this look would not only be a hit but provide a story to tell!

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