Tag Archives: Watercolor

Watercolor Inspiration

I love watercolor painting because it’s so versatile and so beautiful. You can have fun experimenting, or try to paint a scene. You can blend it, add resist to it, and so many other fun ideas. This is a great way to release some stress. There’s no wrong way to watercolor!

Watercolor and Glitter Painting

Watercolor and Glitter Painting

A little glitter can take a simple watercolor design to the next level. You can use it as an accent, or highlight certain areas of your creation.

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Watercolor Easter Egg Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Spring has finally arrived and just right around the corner is Easter.  Now is the time to start working on the cards that you’d like to give this time of year.  This beautiful egg shaped card is perfect for sharing the season.

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Watercolor Canvas: Tutorial & Tips

By Home Decor Contributor Alyssa

How to Paint Watercolor on Canvas

One of my favorite artistic mediums to play with is watercolor. I love how unpredictable it is, and how easily you can fake a masterpiece when you use it. It’s a little intimidating at first, but honestly, it’s pretty easy to master.

What’s the key to mastering watercolor? Start simple and don’t be afraid to use water. I think where most people go wrong is either using colors on opposite ends of the color wheel and having them blend into a muddy mess, or not using enough water and ending up with a dry, brushed on look rather than the common fluidity and water-stained look that watercolor is known for. In this DIY, I hope you can take a look at my piece and some of the techniques I used, and pull away some inspiration.

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Color Yourself Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Color Yourself Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Card

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so it’s time to get yourself checked out.  Create and send this watercolor notecard to your friends and family to remind them to get checked, too.  Color your month in pink to help fight breast cancer.

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Creating A Watercolor Background For Halloween

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Watercolor Halloween Background

Make your paper and stamps stand out more by giving the background a mottled look using watercolor paints and salt.  This technique is fun to do for any theme or card style, but using it with your favorite Halloween stamps gives them an extra scary look.  It’s easy to create so if you have a lot of party invitations to send it won’t take you long and the time will fly by as you’re having fun.

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