One of my favorite art projects ever when I was young was with watercolor. In fact, my mom still has the tulip painting I did framed and in her hallway. I found watercolor painting so soothing and the finished result was pretty, even if it wasn’t perfect. I love that watercolors have made their way into crafting, so I’ve put together a collection of watercolor inspired projects for your viewing pleasure. I was immediately drawn to this watercolor keyboard at The First Lime (you might want to remove the keys for this one). I also found 12 more projects that I liked and I know you will, too. Click through the jump to see them!
Painted Votives 1 of 12Use leftover watercolor paint and scribble on the inside of votives for an interesting effect.
Learn more at Once Wed
Fashionable Necklace 2 of 12This necklace was inspired by a designer one, and uses a painted fake flower to achieve the watercolor look.
Find out how at Studs and Pearls
Pretty Portraits 3 of 12This tutorial teaches an easy method for creating a watercolor portrait using a photo and an online photo editor.
Get the how-to at Grow Creative
Daily Calendar 4 of 12This beautiful calendar was created by painting watercolor into circles drawn onto watercolor paper.
Get the how-to at Momfluential
Personalized Cards 5 of 12Add a beautiful and interesting touch to save-the-date cards with bright watercolors.
Find the how-to at Oh So Beautiful Paper
Party Lanterns 6 of 12Add watercolor paints to a spray bottle and have fun decorating your paper lanterns.
Get the how-to at Four Flights of Fancy
Yummy Cookies 7 of 12Use food coloring dabbed onto cookies to create a beautiful watercolor effect.
Learn more at One Charming Party
Wall Art 8 of 12Kids will have fun blowing bubbles while at the same time painting on a canvas.
Find out how it was done at My Cakies
Bright Dress 9 of 12A white dress gets a watercolor makeover with fabric paint.
Get the how-to at Freckles in April
Watercolor Mirrors 10 of 12Add a little watercolor flair to mirrors using glass stains.
Find the step-by-step at Ardor
Painting Resist 11 of 12Use regular office supply stickers on paper to create a design; paint over with watercolor then remove for unique art.
Learn more at Tinkerlab
Storage Container 12 of 12Want a handy way to store your watercolors? Consider a plastic container with dividers.
Learn more at A Cup of Creativi-Tea
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