4 Ways to Embellish Spring Home Decor Part Four: Ombre Frame

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We’re not hopping off the ombre train just yet! For our final 4 Ways to Embellish Spring Home Decor segment, we’re using Rit Dye to create a fun ombre wash¬†on a simple frame. That’s right ladies and gents, Rit Dye isn’t JUST for creating cool tie-dye t-shirts. You can use it to dye buttons, wood, and much more! With this DIY you’ll learn how to use it as paint! The¬†finished product makes a perfect housewarming gift.

Materials for Ombre Frame

What You’ll Need:
White wooden frame
Rit Dye
Sponge brush

DSC_01621. Lay your frame down and starting from the bottom, paint on the dye with a sponge brush. Stop when you’ve painted half of the frame, and let the dye dry.

DSC_01662. Add another coat of dye starting from the bottom, but only paint a quarter of the way up the frame this time. Let it dry.

DSC_0077Now you have the perfect pastel frame to highlight your spring adventures! Try this DIY on an unfinished wooden frame too to get a more natural look. To find other inspiring materials, visit our 4 Ways to Embellish Spring Decor shop!

Top 5 DIY Frames

There’s no better way to add a personal touch to your home than by framing a favorite photo. In our opinion, it’s always best to DIY, so we searched for the best DIY picture frames around the web. With everything from chevron to clothespins, we’re really loving all of these frames, so check out our picks and let us know what you like best!

DIY Chevron Frame by Lolly Jane

DIY Chalkboard Frame by Glitter N Glue

DIY Button Frame by Sew Many Ways

DIY Clothespin Photo Frame by Talia Christine

DIY Rosette Frame by Shanty 2 Chic