May 01, 2021 0 Comments
Hey there! Today I’ll be sharing step-by-step exactly how I “stain/spill-proof” my in-home tie-dye studio! In hopes that this may provide ideas for others interested in protecting their own creative space from accidental catastrophe. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a handmade product business — This is an easy, effective and affordable method!
The reason for specifying the use of this method in a rental house, in particular, is because I’ve got to admit...I was pretty damn impressed with myself when at the end of the lease, the room I used as my tie-dye studio was spotless, not a stain in sight on the carpets, walls, or otherwise!
Anyway, the point of elaborating on that tidbit is to reassure anyone who may be hesitant or uncomfortable with the idea of bringing tie-dye (or any form of potentially permanently messy arts and crafts, for that matter) into your home, rental or not — This simple, preventative set-up is well worth considering!
And the best part is — you may very likely have some (or most) of the supplies you’ll need to do this around the house already!
Tarp(s) large enough to cover the floor space of the area you plan to tie-dye-proof (you may need multiple if you plan to cover a large or multiple areas)
Multi-purpose plastic sheeting (I use 10’ x 100’, 2mil)
An area rug (or few) large enough to fit the area(s) where you’ll be placing a tarp.
1. First, lay the tarp out flat, covering the entire floor space of your arts n crafts space. Fold it to fit your space if it’s too big, like mine.
3. Measure out the amount of plastic you’ll need to cover the walls and cut accordingly. Next, use thumbtacks to adhere the top of your clear sheeting to the walls.
5. Use your painter's tape (or duct tape, this part is ultimately personal preference) to attach and secure the plastic sheeting on the walls to the tarp that’s already been placed on the floor.
Safety is not the rug's only purpose, it also serves as a necessary layer of protection when it comes to the entire purpose of stain-proofin’ your space! Because now, any dye spills, splashes, or surprise squirts won’t simply roll or smear off the tarp onto the floor. But possibly most importantly, any spills severe enough to penetrate the rug still won’t stain the flooring beneath, thanks to the failsafe layer of protection the tarp is providing.
7. (Optional) Also, if you prefer to hang a tapestry or similar over top of the plastic on the walls, it’s probably easiest to use tacks to place the tapestry on top of the plastic sheeting (pictured below). I also cut holes out for the 3M Command Hooks (pictured above) to hang tapestries with grommets (aka curtain panels) from!
January 18, 2022 0 Comments
Revealing my first impressions, initial thoughts and overall opinion on the brand NEW Dharma Trading Co. Fiber Reactive Dye color thats available now: Magenta Galactica!
Exclusively in this blog post is: a detailed, in-depth review accompanied by an abundance of demonstrative images, true-to-color swatches of Magenta Galactica sampled on 100% cotton — featuring both tie-dyed and ice-dyed examples + much, much more!
January 11, 2022 0 Comments
December 30, 2021 0 Comments
Welcome to the digital destination of your dreams! Paradisiac Psychedelic Handmade Goods is the online, one of a kind oasis of tie dye design. This 'lil solopreneurship all began as shop beachbumtiedye (which later changed to detroittiedyeco) on Etsy. Then, shortly after migrating to Shopify in late 2017, evolved to become the present day and here to stay: #PARADISIACDYES
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