MY DIY | Tie-Dyed Watercolor Napkins

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I am feeling a bit better and wanted to sneak in one more project before Easter (turns out the flu does not care about one’s posting schedule.) The good news is, this project is super quick and easy, the results are so pretty, and these napkin can be used for all your Spring dinner parties. I was inspired by the tablecloth in my post earlier this week, by the artist Margrethe Odgaard, because I loved how beautifully the colors blended together. So I dug deep into my middle school days and my obsession for tie-dyeing to create a similar look for my dinner napkins. Kinda loving this more grown up version of tie-dye! Steps and supplies after the break…

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What you need: 
Cotton dinner Napkins
Tumble Dye (My favorite dye, bright colors and you set it by just throwing in the dryer)
A dryer or iron

What to do:
First, fold the napkin accordion-style the long way.
Then, fold the napkin accordion-style again to create a rectangle shape.
Pour your dye into separate containers, no need to add water.
Dip each side into a different color. If you want less white space, dip your napkin in further.
Unfold you napkin, and let dry on a flat surface.
Heat set the dye in the dryer or with an iron.

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  1. Ari says:

    Love this! Perfect colors for spring!

    http://live-in-bliss.blogspot.com

  2. Princessej says:

    This is beautiful ! I definitely need to do it !

  3. Vanna says:

    The napkins look lovely. Perfect for a casual lunch with friends. I like how you can dye the napkins any colour to match a theme.

  4. Gina says:

    Wow, so pretty! Happy easter weekend <3

  5. Sherry says:

    So pretty!!!

  6. Odessa says:

    Love these!! So colorful and creative for spring 🙂

    http://odessadarling.co

  7. Rowan says:

    I can honestly say that I’m probably the only 20 year old I know who gets excited about table settings.. But the combination of your DIY tie dye napkins and gold cutlery practically made me squeal! So fun and colourful. I love it!
    xo, Rowan | rowanmorrissy.com

  8. Emily says:

    Super cute – and simple, too! I love dyeing crafts. Thanks for sharing!

    http://www.enchantinglyemily.com

  9. brigid says:

    They are just perfect for spring. I’m defiantly going to try this. X
    http://brigidbblog.blogspot.com/

  10. Michelle says:

    I like the tie-dye method very much, maybe I’ll do that with a dress sometime in the future! I love those napkins by the way!
    https://www.makeandmess.com/

  11. Lillian says:

    LOVE IT! Definitely want to try! Perfect for Spring! Thanks for sharing! Great photos by the way! I always appreciate that! ^_~

    http://www.theoccupiedoptimist.blogspot.com

  12. Candace says:

    Ok it’s official. I HAVE to host a dinner party now lol

    http://thequirklife.com/

  13. sherry says:

    Beautiful colors. I am loving it.

  14. Pamela says:

    I love it! So pretty.

  15. Beckie says:

    Where is the gold cutlery from? I’m for dishwasher safe gold cutlery.

    Thanks!

    1. Jenni says:

      It’s from Target!

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