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How To Make Beautiful Dip Dyed Doily Bowls [Video]

dip dyed doily bowls

I have loved doilies since I was a child, my mom and grandmothers homes were adorned with them and I have saved an assortment of them through the years to use in craft projects. In a recent post I shared how to make Doily Mason Jar Luminaries and even a Doily Lantern. Today we are going to learn how to make Dip Dyed Doily Bowls. If you’ve never seen a dip dyed doily bowl, you are in for a treat!

This is an easy craft project with a few extra steps from the usual doily bowl tutorials you will find on the net. You will be dying the edged of your doily before creating the bowl for a dramatic and beautiful effect not normally seen on regular doily projects. On page two you will find the instructions and also watch a quick little video of the process being done live.

What you will need:

  • doily
  • 3 or more bowls – you will need 1 bowl for the glue and 1 bowl for each color dye you’ll want and 1 bowl to form your doily bowl.
  • food coloring
  • salt
  • spoon
  • glue (Regular mod podge is not recommended for this project. Use this glue and water recipe > Homemade Mod Podge
  • saran wrap
  • wax paper – or other surface protectant

color tipped doily bowl


Go To PAGE TWO – For Dip Dye Instructions



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