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Make Your Own Hibiscus-Dyed Drop Cloth

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Above: Let the flowers and water sit in the sun for a while, then place the drop cloth in the tub and fully immerse in the water. Leave for at least one day. Sarah let hers soak for three days, swirling it daily to get a little more pink color. Then line dry.

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11:20AM PDT on Aug 27, 2014

Thanks! Hibiscus flowers also makes a great hair mask.. here are instructions on how to make it: http://www.honeydustblog.com/hair-care/hibiscus-hair-mask-for-silky-hair

10:11AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

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9:01AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

nice!

6:35AM PST on Dec 19, 2012

Thanks

6:51AM PDT on Jul 8, 2012

Uh huh....and leave it in the sun for 3 days and it's right back to the color it started as.

12:02AM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

What a lovely shade of pink!

10:38PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

I get a similar effect when a stray red sock ends up in the load of white clothes.

9:54PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

Fun! Thanks.

5:08PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

Thanks for the article!

1:30PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

not sure why I need a drop cloth that's colored, but looks decorative.

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