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With this tutorial, you will learn to create a DIY greetings card with a twist
If your handmade card endeavours are dying out of ideas , this is just the post to revive them! In it, you will learn to create this appealing DIY greetings card for your beloved. Whether your preference is simple lettering, watercolor illustration or craft, this post has it all for you.

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  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Draw the outline of the jar as shown with a pencil.Next trace the outline with a pen. You can feel free to use dip pens or regular micron pens.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 2
    Step 2

    To fill color onto the fabric cover of the jar go over with a wet flat brush with lots of color on the topmost section of your object. This is where you want the color to appear the darkest. The idea is to thin out the paint as you go downwards. You can add a little more water with each horizontal stroke as you go downwards until you get the lightest shade. The finished ombre effect will look like this.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use a new watercolor cardstock paper create the same ombre effect this time with two colors. Start using both the colors from opposite direction and spread it towards each other until you reach the center and can see both the colors blend in at their lightest shades creating a lovely ombre effect.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use a heart puncher to punch out ombre colored hearts for your jar and paste them using a glue stick on the body of the jar.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Create a realistic touch your card further by adding a baker’s twine around the fabric cover section and tie a tiny knot. Glue it to paper by folding it once as shown.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out a section from red cardstock of dimensions 8X3 cm to write your personalised note using White ink pen with faux calligraphy. Glue the tag onto the jar.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Jar Of Hearts Handmade Card Tutorial  - Step 7
    Step 7

    And voila! An easy DIY handmade card is ready that is sure to delight.

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