9 DIY Ways To Get Some Ombre In Your Life Without Dying Your Hair

I am not rich and I don't take too many chances, so that means that a) I am boring and b) I live vicariously through celebrities. Specifically through their daring hair colors and pretty dresses.

Speaking as someone who is a big fan of ombre but too scared to color my hair, I thought to myself recently "There has to be a way to get my ombre fix without going to a salon." And I was right! There is a way! Behold, nine DIYs and recipes that'll provide you with a fix of the trendy color-fade fad.

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ombre ricotta pancakes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and pancakes are the most important meal in the world which means these ombre ricotta pancakes from A Beautiful Mess are the most important things you’ll see today.

Image: A Beautiful Mess

blackberry thyme sparklers

I don’t make a lot of mixed drinks but these blackberry thyme sparklers from The Effortless Chic are too pretty to pass up.

Image: The Effortless Chic

key lime cake

Not everyone loves a key lime pie but you can’t say no to this key lime cake from Alaska From Scratch. And even if you don’t like it, just make it — it’s too pretty not to.

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DIY pinata

Making a piñata is a commitment, but the result is awesome. If you think you’re ready to take your party planning to the next level then try this craft project from StudioDIY.

Image: StudioDIY

birthday banner

I already said I am a huge fan of ombre but did I mention that I am also a huge fan of banners? Therefore this birthday sign is perfect.

Ombre birthday banner, AudrianaPaper, $39, etsy.com

paint chip cookies

Make these paint chip cookies from Bake at 350 for the artist in your life, or you know, yourself.

Image: Bake at 350

DIY frame

You can show off your favorite memories with this DIY ombre frame from Vitamini Handmade.

Image: Vitamini Handmade

macrame planter

With spring around the corner, show off some greens with this macrame ombre planter from Vintage Revivals.

Image: Vintage Revivals

wall clock

If you don’t feel like making any ombre goodies yourself, you can always order some online. This wall clock looks like the coolest combination of the moon and the night sky. Awesome, right?

Ombre clock, Shannybeebo, $43, etsy.com