DIY: Orange Sheets!

I have a set of (high thread count) (Ralph Lauren) sheets I love that were getting a little … off in color. In keeping with my beach house theme for the new digs, I decided to dye them bright orange—Tangerine, to be exact—to complement my pale blue-and-tan plaid bedspread.
orange sheets

I’m not going to lie, the process wasn’t easy. But this was more the fault of my shared washing machine (didn’t want to dye it orange), a non-working sink stopper (dye went down the drain, twice!), and me than the actual dyeing process.

orange sheets

I do really like the marbling effect that was a result of sink-dyeing as opposed to the all-over color the washing machine would have given it.

All in all, dyeing is pretty easy and pretty cheap! RIT dye is available everywhere and at just $2.99/box, you really can’t go wrong updating your sheets with a lil color.

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