Let’s Go for a Color Dip

By Amy Ehmann of  Design Lotus

Dip Baby Dip… I can’t seem to get that 90s song out of my mind – looking at all these fun color dipped projects. I don’t think there can be a more fun and easy way to add a pop of color to just about anything you own. Boring keychain? Drop it in some neon pink paint and you’re suddenly on trend. Ugly plain wood utensils? No problem. Let them go for a dip in your favorite shades and voila! Instant style.

Clockwise from top left // Oil on canvas dipped in enamel by Oliver Jeffers // Mini Planters by Wind and Willow Home // Dipped Wooden Utensils by House of Earnest // Walnut Place Cards by Kelly Lanza via eHow // Animal keychains by Ginger Snaps

Let’s take the pastel plunge! I wish I would have thought of this 10 years ago when I was getting married! The groom and groomsmen would have most definitely had that tie on.

I’m also a big fan of color dipping’s close cousins – ombré and color blocking. But I love the carefree organic edges to color dipping. It feels a bit wild, like coloring outside the lines. The possibilities are endless and honesty, ANYONE can do this. Yes, ANYONE! I predict there will be a lot of color dipping in my near future.

Clockwise from top left // Candy melts and sugar cones by Sugar & Charm // Color dipped stools by Middle of Nowhere // Handsomely dipped tie photographed by Katherine Stinnett via Ruffled // Colour dipped marshmallows by idlewife

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  2. kelli

    Love it amy!! looks beautiful!

  3. @kelli Thanks Kelli! You know that I swoon every time I see your styling work. So dreamy!

    • @Minted When i dip, you dip, we dip! 😉

  4. Renee

    Well done Amy!

    • Thanks so much @Renee!

  5. So fun! I’ve had a couple color dipping projects in mind too so this is great inspiration! XO, Amy!

    • @Sara Moore Ooo I can’t wait to see!