Roundup: 10 Stunning DIY Watercolor Projects

by on Oct 24, 2013

A January calendar page net to a pen in an ink jar.For The Makers

There’s a major trend happening right now, and it’s a user-friendly one… watercolors! They’re popping up everywhere; and I’m about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C’mon, get on board before it becomes the next ombré!    

Children are engaging in paint drawing.

1. Make one of these colorful garlands to dress up your next party. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: The Handmade Home]

2. This watercolor “pixel” painting would be a great conversation piece for your living room wall. Find out how to make your own here. [Photo: Wit & Whistle

Packages and gifts are shown as DIY projects.

3. Watercolor wrapping paper? Yes please. Find directions here. [Photo: Minted]

4. Okay, so maybe these pumpkins aren’t actually made with watercolors… but they sure look like it, don’t they? Here’s the tutorial. [Photo: View Along The Way]

5. These votives are just gorgeous too… find out how to make a few of your own here. [Photo: Once Wed]

Addressed and stamped envelopes are in a stack while party streamers cross a ceiling.

6. Envelopes deserve some color too. Read more about making your own washed envelopes here. [Photo: Oh Happy Day

7. Watercolor streamers are a great way to add subtle color to your next bash. Read more here. [Photo: Dandee]

"Stunning DIY Watercolor Projects with available things at home"

8. There’s something about these wooden watercolor vases that I just love. Find out how to make your own here. [Photo: Design*Sponge]

9. You could make a watercolor garland with any shape you want… the possibilities are endless! Find the tutorial here. [Photo: Garden Mama]

10. This color wash calendar would make an elegant addition to your desk. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: For The Makers]

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