Can you ever deny the allure of watercolors? It doesn’t matter what shade or hue – we’re obsessed with this artistic medium!
Today we’ve rounded-up 45 stunning DIY watercolor projects that are sure to delight every reader. So whether you’re into watercolor homewares, accessories, party decor, or more – there’s certainly a crafty tutorial here for you!
It’s time to dust-off your watercolor paints and uncover some brushes. Let’s get started!
Fancy creating your own watercolor inspired tableware? Alice and Lois created these watercolor napkins and they’re the perfect thing for dinner parties!
Speaking of napkins, Almost Makes Perfect has also created some DIY watercolor versions, this time featuring different colors and patterns. We love these!
Jazz-up your boring white canvas sneakers thanks to this clever tutorial from Brit + Co! It’ll teach you how to add a watercolor effect that will turn heads.
Brit + Co will also teach you how to create your very own watercolor notebook, just like the one featured above! We love the rainbow effect too.
Here’s another DIY watercolor notebook idea from Brit + Co which you’re sure to love! Which one is your favorite?
If you’re heading back to school, why not embrace all things cool and create your own DIY watercolor backpack? Brit + Co will show you everything you need to know!
It just wouldn’t be a watercolor round-up without some fancy DIY watercolor parry décor! Brit + Co has created these watercolor lanterns – gorgeous!
How can you create your own watercolor stamps? Thankfully, By Dawn Nicole will answer this question with her crafty DIY tutorial!
Monograms are (still) all the rage, so why not create your very own watercolor version? Craftaholics Anonymous is here to show you how!
Here’s another cool watercolor letter tutorial, but this one features wooden letters with a slight ombre twist. Thanks Darice for this awesome tutorial!
These watercolor tags are incredibly beautiful, wouldn’t you agree? Eat, Drink, Chic is the talented crafter behind this DIY tutorial, so be sure to check it out!
Watercolor effect plates? Count us in! Fall For DIY’s tutorial is perfect for jazzing-up an otherwise plain table setting.
Here’s an eggsellent DIY idea that also uses vibrant watercolors! Grow Creative Blog is incredibly talented to create this one.
Want to add the watercolor effect to your mugs too? Thankfully, Her Campus has a wonderful tutorial to teach you how!
Loved the previous watercolor egg idea? Well we have another one for you, courtesy of Ink Struck! These dainty watercolor flowers are stunning.
Ink Struck sure does love her watercolors, so she’s created another gorgeous tutorial celebrating the medium. This time, she’ll teach you how to make your own watercolor paper collage for decorating gifts!
Want to embrace watercolors and create your own cacti artwork? We sure do! Ink Struck will show you how with this informative DIY.
Here are some more watercolor napkins to get you super excited about the watercolor trend! I Spy DIY sure is onto a winner with this one.
Here’s something fun that even the children can get involved in! Jones Design Company will show you how to turn wooden blocks from blah into ta-da – you just need watercolor paints.
We knew you could create a marble nail art effect like this, but marbled watercolor glassware too? We love the idea! Keys to Inspiration will show you everything you need to know to recreate your own.
Add that DIY watercolor effect to any mug quite easily, just as Kittsona Blog has done! This fun but simple tutorial might actually surprise you!
You don’t have to be an artist to appreciate the beauty of watercolors, so Delineate Your Dwelling has even figured out a way to embrace all things watercolor on her fridge! These DIY magnets are so beautiful.
Now that fall is well and truly upon us, it’s the perfect time to paint some pumpkins, don’t you think? We love these DIY watercolor versions from Lines Across!
Lolly Jane’s DIY watercolor gift tags might look fancy, but they’re actually quite simple to create! Follow along with her step-by-step tutorial to find out more.
Is there a better combination than watercolors, flowers, and stickers? We think not! Maritza Lisa will teach you how to create all three in this one, lovely design.
Maritza Lisa has also created these watercolor floral gift boxes and she’ll show you how to do the same! The color combination is stunning.
Wow, we’re loving these watercolor ombre napkins from Minted! The color combinations are very on-trend too.
Got a fancy event coming up soon? Get your watercolor on by creating these DIY watercolor invitations from Minted!
Washi tape and watercolors sound like a match made in heaven, so imagine our delight at discovering this DIY tutorial from Momtastic! Watercolor stationary will always look amazing.
Speaking of Momtastic, how cool is this DIY watercolor backpack from the blogger? This crafty carry-all would also serve as the perfect gift for a loved one.
This DIY watercolor party backdrop is super unique – we’d love to make on this weekend, in fact! Trust Oh Happy Day to come up with this wonderful tutorial.
Here’s another fantastic watercolor DIY, this time featuring watercolor escort cards from Once Wed. What a brilliant idea!
How great does this DIY watercolor tattoo look? Persia Lou created this herself and she’s going to show you how you can too!
Plaid Online has added a watercolor twist to the traditional dream catcher – we think it’s a wonderful idea! You won’t want to miss this DIY tutorial.
You can even add a watercolor touch to your favorite sweater, just as PS I Made This has done! The color combination is gorgeous.
Do you have someone in your life that you want to say a heartfelt ‘thanks’ to? Recess with Ashley has created these DIY watercolor versions of the traditional ‘thank you’ card – who wouldn’t love receiving one of these?
This DIY watercolor paint chart is such a fabulous idea! It’d be the perfect addition to an art studio, or anywhere else that your heart desires! Check out the full tutorial from Shrimp Salad Circus.
This watercolor album from Stephanie Makes is eye-catching, but super simple to make! It’ll certainly add some color and craftiness to an otherwise plain album.
We adore these DIY watercolor dishes from Sugar and Charm, especially how they combine metallic gold with ocean blue. Stunning!
You can also create your very own watercolor picnic blanket / tablecloth, just like this one from Sugar and Cloth! It also has a beautiful ombre effect going on.
Coasters don’t just keep your table safe from scratches – they also look pretty darn good too, especially when they’re like these versions from The Proper Blog! Watercolors and fruit are a match made in heaven.
Here’s a watercolor treat of the edible kind! The Sweet Escape has created these DIY watercolor heart cookies and they contain some vibrant, eye-catching designs.
Tidbits will teach you how you can add a watercolor effect to fabric in order to make cushion covers, table cloths, fabric napkins – the options are endless! Check out the full tutorial for more.
Here’s some more stationary with a watercolor twist! Wandeleur has created these DIY cards to serve as the perfect accompaniments to any occasion.
If you’ve ever wanted to recreate Anthropologie’s incredible watercolor wallpaper, then now is your chance! We Lived Happily Ever After has done just that – but for a fraction of the price.
There you have it – 45 DIY watercolor projects that are simple yet stunning! Which projects will you be making yourself? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!