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DIY Faux Cross Stitch Heart Socks

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be thinking about what to wear for the occasion. No matter your plans, a handmade pair of cross stitch heart socks are a great way to show your spirit, and you can wear them with tennis shoes, heels or sandals – that’s right, this is back in style! Rather than actual cross stitching, use Tulip paints for easy writing and finish your socks in less than 30 minutes.

Motivational Puffy Clings

If you’re a determined, hard-working, hustling, making those dreams come true kind of girl, then you’re a GIRL BOSS! There’s no denying it! You’re pretty much a force to be reckoned with. So how about a daily reminder of what you’re all about. These motivational clings say it all! Grab some Tulip Dimensional Paint, print these patterns and let’s get started. 

Punny Cactus Notebook

Since a notebook tends to remind you of all the work you have to do, why not give it a fun upgrade?! This simple punny cactus notebook is easy to make with Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint and cactus stencils, so you can smile every time you pull out your notebook. After all, don’t we all need a funny reminder to “not be a prick” once in a while? 

DIY Christmas Light Towels

The one area of my home that always seems to lack Christmas decorations is the kitchen, so these simple-to-make Christmas light towels were the perfect way to add a little cheer. With Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paints, the design is not only easy to draw but stands up against heavy use and washes. Package them up for a thoughtful Christmas gift, or use them all season-long! 

DIY Puffy Paint Non-Slip Socks

If you’re a parent you know how valuable non-slip socks are for the little ones. Especially if you have hardwood in your home; those little gummy dots on the bottom are pretty much life savers. Unfortunately, not all socks are made like that, but that’s okay because you can make them yourself! Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint makes it easy to create one-of-a-kind socks that’ll keep you from slipping up.

DIY 80's Inspired Gift Wrap

This time of year, it seems to feel like gift wrap costs as much as the gift. Rather than spending too much money on pretty gift wrap from the store, make your own! Holly Wade of Club Crafted, uses Tulip Dimensional Paint to transform plain gift bags into colorful gift wrap with fun 80s-inspired prints that will take you back to the days of Saved by the Bell with colorful, abstract patterns. Make them for Christmastime and reuse them all year! 

DIY Glitter Dough Ornament for Christmas

Is there anything quite so memorable as making your own dough ornaments during Christmas? I don't believe so! This DIY Glitter Dough Ornament is really easy to make for your own enjoyment or as an activity with kids. Just mix one part Aleene's Tacky Glue with two parts baking soda, roll out on a hard surface, and create shapes with cookie cutters. Once dry, you can assemble, paint, and/or add glitter to the ornament. There are so many ways to customize this tutorial to make all your own!