How to Dip-Dye Flatware

Whether you update new vintage finds or an old flatware set, these white color-blocked beauties will enhance your holiday table design.

Materials Needed:

  • vintage flatware
  • Plasti-Dip in white
  • painter's tape
  • chopsticks or small wooden dowel
  • newspaper 

Attach Tape

Using painter's tape, wrap utensils on the lower third of the handles firmly to avoid any bleeding.

Wrap With Painter's Tape

Wrap With Painter's Tape

Wrap utensils on the lower third of the handles firmly to avoid any bleeding.

Paint Utensils

In a well ventilated area, either spray or dip (depending on the type of Plasti-Dip you purchase) each piece of flatware. For a more dramatic look, apply two coats and allow any excess to drip off before setting down to dry.

Spray Paint Flatware

Spray Paint Flatware

Spray paint flatware using Plasti-Dip paint.

Let Dry

Allow each piece to dry by placing over a chopstick or small dowel to prevent bottom of utensil from sticking to any surfaces. Once completely dry, remove tape and hand wash before using.

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