A quick scroll through Ace & Jig designers Jenna Wilson and Cary Vaughan's Instagram feeds proves that not only do they have incredible vintage textile collections and insanely adorable kids (not to mention closets jam-packed with their signature colorful pieces), but these ladies can get seriously creative with crafts, too.
Recently, a snap of Wilson's kids and some friends tie-dye painting in their sunny Portland dining room inspired us to find out how we could do that at home with our kids, too. Luckily she was more than happy to oblige with tips and tricks for creating colorful, one-of-a kind pieces with the hippie allure of tie-dye mashed up with a dreamy, watercolor effect. Read on for all you need to get started, and click through the slideshow for step-by-step instructions.
-Containers of tap water for rinsing brushes
-An assortment of fabric dyes--liquid or powder (dharma trading has fabric dyes from natural sources)