Marsala is Pantone's color of the year. Like or love it, it is here to stay and one way to stay on trend is to incorporate Marsala into your craft projects. But how? If you don't already have a deep love of 1980's maroon and wine colors, you might not have any marsala colored products in your stash. Now worries – I've collected 15 of the best Marsala crafts supplies you MUST HAVE to be in the super extra cool craft kids club: 15 Marsala Crafts Supplies You Need Now - hydrangeahippo

1. ColorBox Inkpad in MERLOT

ColorBox Merlot Inkpad is a perfect match for 2015 Pantone Color of the Year MARSALA
Because Clearsnap knows what's up in the world of color. I mean, the lid says COLORBox. Just do it.

It makes sense that a wine-colored ink would have a wine-themed name. This Merlot inkpad by ColorBox is a perfect match for Marsala! ColorBox Classic Pigment Ink Pad, Full Size, Merlot

2. Colored Tissue Paper

Marsala tissue paper
This isn't only for Christmas and 1986 weddings any more!

Decoupage, gift wrap, and make paper flowers with this gorgeous marsala colored tissue paper. DARK BURGUNDY Bulk Tissue Paper 15″ x 20″ – 100 Sheets

3. Deep Red Marsala Paper Flowers

Marsala Paper Peony Flowers
This flower makes me kinda like Marsala. And it makes me want to drink red wine.

  The flowers give a rich look to any project. I think they're very “Downton Abbey”! Pair of Blooming Peony Paper Flowers in Burgandy

4. Marsala Scrapbooking Paper

Graphic45 paper pad with marsala color paper
Who doesn't love Graphic45? Okay, don't answer that. I don't wanna know.

This collection from Graphic45 has some marsala tones and some complimentary colors too: Graphic 45 Couture Patterns and Solids Pad, 6 by 6-Inch

5.  Craft Paint in Marsala

Burgundy Wine craft paint looks like Marsala
Marsala is wine. Burgundy is wine. Same difference. Wine is good.

Everybody needs a good bottle of craft paint! Check out this marsala colored craft paint: DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint, 2-Ounce, Burgundy Wine

 6. Marsala Vinyl

marsala vinyl
Sure, they're calling this “burgundy” but we know that in 2015, this color name has been official changed to “marsala”. We forgive them.

Because making your own vinyl diecuts with an electronic craft machine  just makes sense. Like, all the time. Vinyl in Marsala

7. Craft Sand in Marsala

Marsala colored craft sand - gets the kids crafting in trendy colors.
Marsala colored craft sand – gets the kids crafting in trendy colors.

Who uses craft sand? Kids, probably. School those kidlets in style by having them craft with Marsala colored craft sand! It does pair well with natural sand to0. Marsala Colored Craft Sand

8. Marsala Craft Duct Tape

marsala duct tape
Cover everything in this duct tape and you'll be stylin' all year. Change it out to another color of duct tape when they release the 2016 Pantone Color of the Year!

Duct Tape that is marsala colored? Um, yeah. Cover your couch with duct tape like Tanner Bell did to his old couch, and you'll be in style for the whole year long! Marsala Duct Tape If you like brand names, there is also Duck Brand Marsala Duct Tape!

9. Brass Jewelry Blanks

marsala brass blanks by vintaj
Did you know there actually is a thing called “red brass”? We'll call it Marsala this year…

Some brass can have a red hue as do these gorgeous blanks from Vintaj! These would look great with marsala beads or you can pair the finished piece with a marsala colored top or sweater. Marsala Brass Jewelry Blanks

10. 100 Yards of Jute Twine in Marsala

Use this time for everything - gift tags, making pom poms, wrapping gifts, and even in the garden!
Use this time for everything – gift tags, making pom poms, wrapping gifts, and even in the garden!

Imagine all of the things you can make stylin' with this twine and 100 yards will last all year. I'm gonna use some in my garden to tie my berry plants to the trellis. Stylin' garden, what what?! Marsala Jute Twine

11. Icing Color

Crafts and sweets that are marsala colored! Quick, pass me a glass of wine to make the perfect trifecta!
Crafts and sweets that are marsala colored! Quick, pass me a glass of wine to make the perfect trifecta!

If you like to make cakes and sweets, this Marsala tinted icing color is for you!!! Marsala Icing Color by Wilton

12. Doll Clothes in Marsala

Make one for yourself too! Okay, maybe not, But hey, this is cute, no?
Make one for yourself too! Okay, maybe not, But hey, this is cute, no?

Girl, why should you be the only styling in Marsala this year? Dress your American Girl doll to impress by creating this “marsala” and grey outfit with this handy dandy American Girl doll clothes pattern!

13.   Marsala Moleskine Journal

Write your next crafty best seller in this handsome journal!
Write your next crafty best seller in this handsome journal!

If you love journaling, check out this rad moleskine journal with The Hobbit motif! Perfect for keeping notes or art journaling. The Hobbit Moleskine Journal in Marsala

14. Marsala Feathers

Move over Edith! We all can rock a cloche with a Marsala feather in it!
Move over Edith! We all can rock a cloche with a Marsala feather in it!

These feather picks scream Downton Abbey to me! I'm thinking they'd be great for a costume or a cloche hat to wear to your next tea party. Marsala Feather Picks

15. Marsala Yarn

And Vanna White uses it? BONUS! Gotta get this Marsala colored yarn now!
And Vanna White uses it? BONUS! Gotta get this Marsala colored yarn now!

When you get that American Doll pattern, you'll need this yarn to make it. Use the leftovers to make yourself a scarf! Marsala Yarn Who knew there were so many cool crafty things available in Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala? I hope this helps you keep your crafts on trend. I know I didn't have ANYTHING Marsala colored in my craft room before this… now it's all 1987 up in here!

 

 

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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