New This Month


Dip-Dyed Pencils

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.


  • Stir stick

  • Water-based latex paint

  • Plastic container


  1. 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.


Be the first to comment!