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DIY Custom Ombre Shoes

Maybe you can't seem to find the perfect pair of running shoes to match your style, or maybe the pair you just got not all that long ago is already getting dingy ... Either way, it's easy to give a pair of kicks a colorful makeover with Tulip® ColorShot® Instant Fabric Color! Read on to see how simple it is to achieve this pretty ombre spray look in your favorite color palette.

5 Easy Valentine's Day Decor Ideas

Valentine's Day ... you either love it or hate it ... but hopefully you love it since you're reading this post! Since we have a heart for it here at Tulip, we pulled together 5 Valentine's Day decor ideas using Tulip color products that'll add a little extra love to your space whether you're single and fabulous or happily attached. Read on to get inspired!

Motivational Quote Art

The New Year is the perfect time to celebrate a whole new you! A lot of us use this time of year to kick off big projects, set goals for life or our careers, or embark on completely different adventures. Sometimes we need a little help staying motivated, but that's the easy part. Here are a few ideas using motivational quote art and Tulip color products to create pieces that are inspiring AND fun to see everyday on your way to a new you!

"Believe" Pennant Banner

Add a charming touch to your holiday décor with a simple statement and added color. Use “Believe” or create your own saying. Tulip® ColorShot makes it super easy and with vibrant results!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      With the letter stencils create your desired phrase.
  2.      Tape each letter onto the banner.
  3.      Use tape to mask off anything you do not want paint.
  4.      Spray each letter with ColorShot. Let dry and apply a second coat.
  5.      Once dry remove the stencil and tape.

Christmas Lights Sneakers for Handmade Gifts

Show your holiday spirit all the way down to your toes with these adorable Christmas light sneakers. Or, make them as a fun handmade gift for a friend or relative who just can't seem to get enough Christmas! They are so easy to make using Puffy® 3D Paints for a fun dimensional effect. Then, add candy cane stripes to the bottoms as a sweet added touch!


  1.      Use Black paint to create the string light cord. Let dry.
  2.      With desired paint colors, create small colored lights by forming a small almond shape. Let dry. 
  3.      Once dry, tape off shoe to spray the soles. 
  4.      Spray the entire sole of the shoe white. Let dry.
  5.      Tape the bottom of the shoe and spray it with red. Let dry. 

Dressed Up Holiday Ornaments

Start with plain ornaments and add squiggles, swirls and whatever your heart desires with Tulip® dimensional paints. Personalize with names or monograms and watch your creativity light up your holiday tree!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      Remove caps from ornament tops.
  2.      Place skewers in opening under cap.
  3.      Stick skewer with ornament into foam brick for easy painting.
  4.      Apply dimensional paints in desired design on ornaments.
  5.      Let dry. 
  6.      Replace cap on ornament.



Elf Movie-Inspired Holiday Gift Bags

This year, give everyone on your nice list a gift wrapped in paper or a gift bag that's just as awesome as the gift! This "Elf" movie-inspired gift wrap will make the countdown to opening presents a lot more fun, especially when you include silly quotes from one of pop culture's favorite Christmas characters. Christmas is just around the corner, so grab your Puffy Paint® and get crafty!

Fabric Paint Christmas Tree Wall Canvas

Whether you don't have enough space for a real Christmas tree or you're just looking to deck the halls with cool holiday wall art, this canvas Christmas tree will definitely put you in the holiday spirit! Made with Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint and a simple wall tapestry, you can keep it traditional or get creative with bold colors, vintage vibes and more.

Marble Painted Ornaments

Creating Christmas ornaments never gets old whether you're 5 or 50, and DIY ornaments are the perfect way to make sure your tree is always one of a kind! These marble painted ornaments are super easy to make with Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint; use metallic colors like we did for elegant effects or get creative with your color palette and try some non-traditional combos - there's no wrong way to do it!