5 Things You Can Dye With Unsweetened Kool-Aid

by DIY Maven

5 Things You Can Dye With Unsweetened Kool-Aid

1. Fibers such as silk and wool. Here’s a couple of tutorials for dyeing fibers yet spun as well as yarns.

2. Fabrics of the silk and wool variety. Here’s a fun kid-friendly project for tie-dyeing.



3. Water. Yeah, I know, 'duh', but not for drinking; for DIY water colors!

And speaking of paint....

4. Add unsweetened Kool-Aid to latex paint for a colorful surprise.

5. Hair. Kool-Aid will add a hint of color to dark hair and a lot of color to light...

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How to “Tie-Dye” Paper

by DIY Maven

How to “Tie-Dye” Paper

“Tie-dying” paper is a fun and easy project. And, chances are, you already have everything on hand you need to do it.

The Props

Food coloring

Foaming shaving cream

Cookie sheet, or any large shallow pan

Something to stir with

Paper (For this project, I used plain laser printer paper)

Paper towels

The Procedure

Squirt the bottom of the pan with shaving cream as shown.

Spread the foam around evenly. I’d suggest using your hand for this step because it...

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