Dip-Dye Macrame Planter
Give your hanging botanicals a boost! Simply dip-dye their macrame ropes to create an ombré effect and done! So long, boring—and hello, beauty! Find hanging flower pots and planters with macrame ropes in our Floral & Wedding Department.
Supplies: hanging planter with macrame rope, craft gloves, all-purpose liquid dye, sea salt, dowel, measuring spoon, clothespin, metal pail, twine
Fill pail with warm water according to dye instructions. Add 1 tablespoon sea salt.
Shake dye bottle and add amount of desired color according to package directions (for turquoise color, we mixed Neon Green and Evening Blue dyes).
Stir mixture for 1 minute.
Submerge about 3/4 of rope into pail. Leave for 2 minutes. Pull rope out about 3 inches and add 1 tablespoon dye. Leave for 4 minutes.
To create ombré effect: Repeat previous step and leave for 8 minutes. Repeat previous step again and leave for 16 minutes. Rinse in warm water until water runs clear. Hang on outdoor clothesline and let dry for 10-24 hours.
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