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Easy Fabric Paint Thankful Shirt

Wear your gratitude as a fashion statement with this easy to make Thankful T-shirt! Thanksgiving isn't the only time of year that being grateful is in style; make a year-round statement with Tulip® ColorShot® Instant Fabric Color and a custom T-shirt you can DIY in an afternoon. But why stop at a T-shirt? You can totally add this design to tote bags and other fabric items for a great giftable this holiday season.

DIY Halloween Glow Ghost T-shirt

Can Halloween just get here already?! We are so in the mood for scary movies, tricked-out costumes, creepy candies and more! Even if you're not a fan of getting dressed up in a full-on costume, you can still get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with this easy DIY glow-in-the-dark ghost T-shirt with the fun phrase LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME BOO. (Ghosts can have a sense of humor too. How do we know? Just trust us on this one.) All you need is a can of ColorShot® Instant Fabric Color in Natural Glow, some freezer paper and a black T-shirt and you'll be ready to rock a scary good glow-in-the-dark ghost T-shirt this Halloween.

Watercolor Flower Tote

Capture the whimsical effects of watercolor on fabric with Tulip Watercolor Fabric Markers. This watercolor flower tote is perfect for keeping your spirit blooming year round, whether you're stocking up on produce at the farmer's market or catching a flick with friends. You can make it yourself easily with a set of Fabric Markers and supplies you already have around the house!

American Flag Dog Bandana

Fourth of July always calls for fireworks and fun celebrations with family and friends ... but don't forget to include your furry family members in on the festivities this year! They'll love showing off their own patriotic spirit in stars & stripes style with this pawsitively adorable DIY American Flag Dog Bandana made with Tulip® ColorShot Instant Fabric Color. It's so easy to DIY, you might just want to make one for everyone in the fam - furry and non-furry alike! 

Easy Painted Summer Sun Hat

Sunny days are here again! It's finally that time of year for taking activities outdoors and soaking up some sunshine (but not TOO MUCH - don't forget your sunscreen!). A sun hat is an outdoor essential and can also make a fashionable statement, whether you're beach side or brunching on the patio with friends. Make yours stand out with bright colors and summer vibes with Tulip Soft Fabric Paints ... read on to see how easy it is!

Painted Flowerpot Fabric Wrap

Since we're on an end of the school year kick, let's talk about teachers. (Wait, don't leave!) Most of us have had a favorite teacher or two, whether it's in the same school year or at different times growing up. Celebrate a teacher who's inspired you (or your child) throughout the school year with a customized gift. Rather than the typical teacher mug present (although those are nice too), why not try something a little different and a lot more fun - especially because you get to make it?! This hand-painted flowerpot fabric wrap is the perfect complement to a plant - what better way to say "thank you" for helping you/your child grow throughout the year?! Grab some Tulip Soft Fabric Paint and a fabric swatch and you can have this teacher gift ready in less time than it takes to finish a homework assignment.

Custom Graduation Caps with Tulip

Whether your grad is completing high school or college, this major milestone calls for major celebration! But first things first - the graduation ceremony! Wearing a cap and gown is tradition, but that doesn't mean you can't customize the grad cap so your grad stands out in the crowd. Creating something fun and memorable doesn't have to be complicated; DIYing a grad cap that looks fab is super easy with Tulip color products! Read on for the deets on two different customized caps using Tulip Fabric Markers and Paints.

Dip Dye Ombre Dress

Graduation season is upon us, and that begs the question ... what is everyone going to wear?! Whether you're the super star grad or the proud parent, relative or friend, dressing up to celebrate is a MUST. Even if you don't have any graduations to attend this year, surely you have a reason to dress up (if not, just make up a reason)! Here's one: An ombre dip-dye dress is reason enough to head out and about ... who doesn't want to be seen looking this fab?! And luckily, this is one tie-dye look you can totally DIY whether you've tie dyed before or not (no folding or binding required). All you need is a natural-fiber dress (like cotton, rayon or silk) and a few bottles of your favorite Tulip Tie Dye color. Check out the video to see how easy it is to make your own high-fashion ombre dip-dye dress for any and every occasion.

Tulip Color Story Craft Room Makeover

Well, we've finally done it ... our craft room makeover is complete and we couldn't be happier (because that also means we're done organizing)! Woo hoo! Not only do we have a beautifully revamped space, it's also much more organized and functional. It's a place we actually want to spend time in and be creative! If you're looking for ideas to give your own craft room a face lift/organizational overhaul, here's a roundup of easy, affordable DIYs using Tulip color products that we did for our space to help get you inspired.