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Make It : Dyed Cups

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For the May issue of Living I dyed paper cups, bowls and bamboo place mats using RIT Dye. I got the cups and bowls from Branch Home (they are compostable!).

Simply fill a bucket or bin with four quarts of hot water and add 3-4 teaspoons of the dye. I tinted just the outside of the bowls and cups by submerging them in the dye bath for a minute or two (longer for darker colors). I used the colors Evening Blue, Denim Blue, Lemon Yellow and Purple. Allow them to dry for a few hours before filling with flowers or sweets!

All in all, they are a sweet and easy project - perfect for Mother's Day!

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