Polka Dot Projects: 20 Easy Ideas!

polka dot DIY's

I can’t get enough of polka dots these days! I am so glad we’ve graduated from the large and loud dots to sweet tiny dots and fun confetti dots. Take a look at some of my favorite projects from around the web that use a polka dot motif. Add dots to your jeans, to your table, to your parties, and more!

  • Dotted Envelopes 1 of 20
    Dotted Envelopes
    Brighten up plain white envelopes with these stamped liners.
    Photo and idea Tokketok for Oh Happy Day!.
  • Dotted Tray 2 of 20
    Dotted Tray
    Make this darling dotted tray for a kitchen or bathroom using simple office supplies.
    Photo and idea Shop Sweet Things.
  • Covered Chocolate Bar Favors 3 of 20
    Covered Chocolate Bar Favors
    Cover chocolate bars in kraft paper and brighten up with these neon dots from the office supply store. These make great party favors for a child's birthday party.
    Photo and idea by Chelsea Fuss for Project Wedding.
  • Book Covers 4 of 20
    Book Covers
    This is a great one for kids! Make school more fun with these polka dot book covers!
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.
  • Office Tags with Confetti 5 of 20
    Office Tags with Confetti
    Plain old office tags get dressed up in this fun confetti dot DIY from Tokketok.
    Photo and idea Tokketok.
  • Dotted Tea Towel 6 of 20
    Dotted Tea Towel
    Brighten up a plain white tea towel with these hand-painted dots. This would be darling in a hostess gift basket.
    Photo and idea Make and Takes.
  • Polka Dot Wallpaper 7 of 20
    Polka Dot Wallpaper
    Brighten up a wall in a boring bedroom or for a party using metallic contact paper.
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.
  • Dotted Cups 8 of 20
    Dotted Cups
    Brighten up boring white cups for a child's birthday party with these stamps!
    Photo and idea Tokketok for Oh Happy Day!.
  • Flower Wrap 9 of 20
    Flower Wrap
    Next time you bring flowers to someone, try this DIY first! Stamp plain white tissue paper with bingo markers!
    Flowers by Chelsea Fuss with concept and crafting by Tokketok and photo by Lisa Warninger.
  • Dotted Umbrella 10 of 20
    Dotted Umbrella
    Cheer up rainy days with this dotted umbrella DIY. Kids and adults alike will love this.
    Photo and idea Delia Creates.
  • Modern Stationery 11 of 20
    Modern Stationery
    Make your own modern, dotted stationery with this DIY from Tokketok.
    Photo and idea Tokketok.
  • Dotted Cereal Bowl 12 of 20
    Dotted Cereal Bowl
    Add a fun spin to breakfast with these dotted cereal bowl. Kids will love to get in on this DIY. All you need are some white bowls and some Sharpies!
    Photo and idea The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Dot Garlands 13 of 20
    Dot Garlands
    Add these paper strands of confetti dots to gifts and table settings for a modern and bright look.
    Photo and idea Tokketok.
  • Dotted Pillars 14 of 20
    Dotted Pillars
    Clear class vases and candle holders are given an air of sophistication with metallic painted dots. Try this for your next dinner party!
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.
  • Dotted Jeans 15 of 20
    Dotted Jeans
    Can't afford this season's trendy designer jeans with pretty dots? Try making your own! Grab an inexpensive pair of bright jeans and add dots with fabric paint.
    Photo and idea Made in Pretoria.
  • Polka Dot Artwork 16 of 20
    Polka Dot Artwork
    Covering walls with art can get expensive. Try making your own and let the kids help too! These modern paintings were made with the potato print method from elementary school!
    Photo and idea Oh Happy Day!.
  • Dotted Gift Box 17 of 20
    Dotted Gift Box
    Add some sweet little dots to a gift box using paint markers.
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.
  • Dotted Heels 18 of 20
    Dotted Heels
    These heels are so darling (and right on trend!). The best part? The cute pattern was made using Sharpies!
    Photo and idea Life's a Journal.
  • Dotted Party Favors 19 of 20
    Dotted Party Favors
    The clever girls over at Martha Stewart made these darling party favors with hole punches and stickers.
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.
  • Dotted Favor Bags 20 of 20
    Dotted Favor Bags
    Stamp up these bags for party favors and fill them with candy. Kids will love them!
    Photo and idea Martha Stewart.

Top photos: Made in PretoriaMartha Stewart Life’s a Journal. All other photos from respective sources. 

Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!

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