It’s the 10th of the month and we are excited to have our group back together for another blog hop. This month the theme is STRIPES and we just know you are going to love each and every one of these projects.
We’d love for you to pin our collage below, check out my Dirty Diet Coke Kit + Printable and then go see all the other fabulous projects by some of our friends!
To see each fantastic Striped Project up close, join the Blog Hop!
1 • Eighteen25 sharing a Be Amazing Striped Print
2 • Landee See Landee Do sharing DIY Striped Towel Hooks
3 • Lolly Jane sharing a Distressed Striped Wall Letter
4 • Little Miss Momma sharing a DIY Striped Baby Gift
5 • Or So She Says sharing a Stripes & Dot Birthday Banner Printable
6 • Six Sisters Stuff sharing a No Bake Éclair Cake
7 • Simply Kierste sharing her Library Books Crate
8 • Thirty Handmade Days sharing a Dirty Diet Coke Kit
9 • Your Homebased Mom sharing a DIY Anthro Inspired Red & White Striped Tablecloth
10 • Capturing Joy sharing a French Mille Feuille Recipe
Diet Coke drinkers of the world- this one’s for you! I’m sure you’ve heard of “Dirty Diet Coke” right? My friends Becky at U Create and Kami from No Biggie recently posted about them. For this month’s “stripe” theme, I decided to make a Dirty Diet Coke Kit with a cute little stripey painted box for the base. Someone I visit from church loooooooves Diet Coke and I thought she might enjoy a kit so I made this with her in mind. I delivered the kit to her and I’m happy to report — she loved it!
Ok- ready to get started? Here are the supplies you need:
- Diet Coke
- Sugar Free Coconut Syrup
- Cute mason jar plastic cup (I found mine at Walmart but I know Target & Costco has them too)
- CD crate from Michael’s
- Frog tape
- Hole punch
- Diet Coke Kit Printable
That list might look long, but you probably have quite a few of those items on hand. First up, I painted my cd crate. I purchased it at Michael’s and used a 40% off coupon so it was only a few dollars. I painted it a base coat of white. I then painted over it with this fun aqua/teal/turquoise color and let it dry. I was excited to take the tape off to see if worked. And voila- amazingly crisp lines! So there you have a fun, basic crate for the Dirty Diet Coke Kit. This could obviously be used for annnnnything… but I thought it was a fun pop of color for this gift.
(animated GIF below- it loops, so watch through the pictures to see the painted box)
Next I printed off the Dirty Diet Coke printable:
I cut out along the lines and folded where it needed to be folded. If you have a 1 1/2 inch circle punch, that hole on the “Make your own Dirty Diet Coke” fits perfectly. If not, just use your scissors. I compiled everything into the crate like so: I mean- it’s cuter with a printable, right? Isn’t everything?
Wrap it up in some cellophane and attach the tag with twine, ribbon or whatever you have on hand:
UPDATE! After I decided to do a kit, my friends at Our Best Bites posted another version of Dirty Diet Coke where you add some half and half! If you’re feeling so inclined and wild and crazy, you might want to add that to your DDC.
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I linked this post up to some of these parties!