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Natural Woven Basket with Blended Color Ombre

Make a vibrant statement with your home decor with a woven basket and FolkArt Ultra Dye colors.

At a Glance:

#6406 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Ultra Dye Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Colors - Solar Power, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Colors - Lady Marmalade, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Colors - Raspberry Beret, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Brush Pack

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Satin Varnish, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Unfinished natural woven basket, Brush basin, Paper towels, Foam bowls and plates, Cotton cloth, Craft knife, Plastic gloves, Medium- to fine-grit sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Pour each dye: Raspberry Beret, Solar Power and Lady Marmalade into a foam bowl.
  2. From start to finish working with all three colors, work one side of the natural woven basket at a time. Begin by loading the FolkArt Ultra Dye Brush with Raspberry Beret.
  3. Brushing the dye horizontally onto the basket, apply Raspberry Beret approximately one third the height of the basket.
  4. Clean the brush then load it with Lady Marmalade. Working upwards on the next third of the basket, apply Lady Marmalade allowing it to blend with the wet Raspberry Beret. Clean the brush and load it with Solar Power.
  5. Lastly add a couple additional rows of Solar Power allowing it to blend with Lady Marmalade where they meet horizontally. Leave a few woven rows of basket natural along the top edge of the basket.
  6. Repeat for each of the three remaining basket sides. Allow to dry.
  7. If desired, the woven basket can be sealed for protection by applying a coat of FolkArt Ultra Dye Satin Varnish to the surface. Allow to dry and completely cure.

TIPS

  • Blended dye applications always look best when working in similar color families such as blue/green, or pink/red, or yellow/orange, etc.

Woven surfaces can also be sealed with a spray clear acrylic.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.