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Learn how to paint watercolor flowers!
Handmade stationary is the best! Learn how to create a flower-decorated birthday card using watercolors and ink pen!

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  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather up your supplies: watercolors, ink pen (alternatively, you can use a sharpie), pencil and a blank white card.

  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sketch out your floral design in pencil first. Start with a circle and add little flower doodles. The beauty of watercolors is that it's all about the impression- the flowers don't need to be realistic!

  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 3
    Step 3

    Once you are done with the sketch, go over it with watercolors. Start with a light wash and add more color later.

  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once you are done with the painting, outline the flowers using an ink pen.

  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 5
    Step 5

    I love how the black outline gives it a little punch!

  • How to paint a watercolor card. Watercolor Birthday Card With A Floral Motif - Step 6
    Step 6

    Personalize it with your own script!

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