The Guilty Crafter's Dye-I-Y studio
By Angela Daniels
October 7, 2016
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This wreath is super quick to make and super low cost. You can dye the dried corn husks you find in the grocery store and quickly soak the husks in Rit dye to match any decor. I was inspired by a rustic, no-color version I saw on the Martha Stewart website but love my color version.
Rit Products Used
You'll Also Need
4 gallon pot
Step By Step
A wreath form will help you shape your wreath easily. I used a straw wreath form from Jo-Ann stores. The first step is to soak the corn husks in warm water so they are pliable and will form around the wreath. I completely covered the wreath by wrapping it in plain, un-dyed corn husks. I pinned each corn husk to the wreath using straight pins.
To add color to my wreath, I created a small dye bath of the 2 colors I used (Aquamarine and Camel) and soaked a few accent pieces of corn husks in each bath and then rinsed in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel.