Rit Dye and Buttons oh my!

Create colorful back to school projects with Rit Dye and Buttons Galore and More. We are co-hosting a blog hop with Rit Dye featuring back to school items for students of all ages. Below you will find directions to this project, links to the other projects and a Rafflecopter entry form to win a GREAT prize package valued at over $100.

Create a wooden gift box for the teacher and add a gift card to their favorite school supply store.   The box can be reused on the teacher’s desk to hold miscellaneous items.

It is easier than you would thing to dye wood.  Rit has a page dedicated to tips on dying wood and wicker.

Back to School Rit Dye Project with Buttons

Materials to create a Rit dyed wooden gift box:

  • Wooden box available at local craft stores.
  • Rit Dye in Aqua
  • Glue Gun and glue sticks
  • Back to School Buttons, Tutti Fruity
  • Misc.  Paper towels, plastic grocery bag, sand paper, disposable container for dye.

Directions to make the wooden gift box:

  1. If the box has rough edges you can sand them smooth with sandpaper.  Wipe off dust with a damp paper towel.
  2. Dip the box in heated dye.  Tap to remove excess.
  3. Place a paper towel on a plastic bag.  The paper towel is used to gather excess dye.
  4. Once the wood is dry you can add the button embellishments.

If you would like to order any buttons from the site click this link to the Buttons Galore and More store and enter the discount code of RIT20 for 20% off your order.  Use all caps or the code will not work.

Don’t forget to enter our Rit Dye and Buttons Galore and More Giveaway

Rafflecopter giveaway

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6 Responses to Rit Dye and Buttons oh my!

  1. Kirsten @ One Tough Mother August 13, 2013 at 8:25 AM #

    That box is too cute! I have been wanting to get into dyes – it’s one craft item I haven’t tried yet. Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Allie Gower August 13, 2013 at 9:06 AM #

    Gorgeous little box! I really must DYE some wood next. It may even happen today!

  3. Tracy McLennon August 13, 2013 at 10:01 AM #

    Love the little button legs!

  4. Admin August 13, 2013 at 1:03 PM #

    I think you are a great crafter Niki, I love the color combinations you use.

  5. Mommy2jam(Adrianne) August 14, 2013 at 1:54 AM #

    I entered and I really hope I win! I would love to be crafty, you make it look so easy, is it? It looks like so much fun I want to start being creative today.

  6. Laura Bray August 20, 2013 at 1:53 PM #

    I’m so in love with this box! Love the colors and the apple is darling.

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