Strike up a colorful correspondence using dip-dyed papers.
Photography: Dana Gallagher
Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2010
Don't worry about creating precise lines when dipping in paint; irregularities are part of the appeal. If you still have paint left over after dipping, pour it back into its can to use for future projects.
Try our Dip-Dyed Stationary and Cards craft.
Water-based latex paint
HB Pencils, $1.75 for 6, muji.us/store
Stir paint thoroughly, and pour into plastic container. Carefully dip pencil into paint. Once you've reached the desired line, slowly pull pencil out of paint.