DIY // How To Tint Sprinkles (and a celebration)

happy birthday sugar & cloth is one year oldGrab a cupcake and party hat, because Sugar & Cloth is officially one year old today! It wouldn’t be right to celebrate without a DIY, and when I think celebration, two things come to mind: sprinkles & confetti. Honestly, when are sprinkles and confetti not making the world a happier place? So let’s get to partying with DIY colored sprinkles–

how to color sprinkles

Things you’ll need:

  • colorless sprinkles
  • gel food coloring
  • something to shake your sprinkles in
  • stirrer

custom sprinkles tutorial DIY

how to color your own sprinklesAdd a tiny dab of gel color to your sprinkles to start and give it a good shake until blended. and Continue adding more color until you get the shade you want. Tip: The lighter the color, the more evenly it blends.

how to tint your own sprinkles via sugar and clothJust store your sprinkles in an air tight container, and you’re finished! I packaged mine in food-safe corked jars, and decided to turn them into a gift set. So if you don’t feel like making your own, you can have mine!hand-tinted sprinkles gift set by sugar and cloth

Last, but not least, I wanted to thank you for continuing to read this little creative space of mine over the last year, it means more to me than you know! Cheers to many more DIY’s and bad jokes, let’s have a cupcake. – xo Ash

DIY // How To Tint Sprinkles (and a celebration)

happy birthday sugar & cloth is one year oldGrab a cupcake and party hat, because Sugar & Cloth is officially one year old today! It wouldn’t be right to celebrate without a DIY, and when I think celebration, two things come to mind: sprinkles & confetti. Honestly, when are sprinkles and confetti not making the world a happier place? So let’s get to partying with DIY colored sprinkles–

how to color sprinkles

Things you’ll need:

  • colorless sprinkles
  • gel food coloring
  • something to shake your sprinkles in
  • stirrer

custom sprinkles tutorial DIY

how to color your own sprinklesAdd a tiny dab of gel color to your sprinkles to start and give it a good shake until blended. and Continue adding more color until you get the shade you want. Tip: The lighter the color, the more evenly it blends.

how to tint your own sprinkles via sugar and clothJust store your sprinkles in an air tight container, and you’re finished! I packaged mine in food-safe corked jars, and decided to turn them into a gift set. So if you don’t feel like making your own, you can have mine!hand-tinted sprinkles gift set by sugar and cloth

Last, but not least, I wanted to thank you for continuing to read this little creative space of mine over the last year, it means more to me than you know! Cheers to many more DIY’s and bad jokes, let’s have a cupcake. – xo Ash

Comments

  • Pink Ronnie

    08.31.12

    Gorgeous DIY! A lovely, cute idea.
    Ronnie xo
    p.s. Delightful blog you have here!

    • Ashley said:

      Thanks, Ronnie!

  • jewel7013

    08.31.12

    Cheers to you Ashley! Has it been a year already? Congratulations and yes, lets celebrate with such a adorable DIY…lets throw the confetti and eat cupcakes all day :)

  • Sandra

    08.31.12

    Congrats on your blogaversary!!

  • Happy Blogiversary! I’ve been dying to dye sprinkles (ha), love these so much!!

  • happy happy sweet like ”sugar” blogiversay!!!
    so cute diy!!!!
    i wish you the best!

  • Annie

    09.01.12

    Lovely result!! Happy anniversary!!

  • Katie

    09.01.12

    Congratulations on an awesome first year! Your blog is one of my absolute faves! I look forward to coming to read it every day. =D Happy 1.

  • Kelly

    09.05.12

    NO WAY!!!! I’ve been wondering how to do something like this…..but I was starting to think it was borderline impossible. I have both gel colors and colorless sugar pearls in my pantry right now. I have to try this today!

    XOXO
    Kelly at Smart! School {House}
    http://www.facebook.com/SmartSchoolHouse

    • Ashley said:

      Share what you do with them!