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These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

This project is so simple, it’s almost comical. By jazzing up some watercolor paper with watercolor paints, you can make simple personalized note cards for everyday use. Give the cards as a small gift, or keep them for yourself. Use them to leave a quick note for the sitter, or jot down your to-do list for the day.

I love simple watercolor crafts, especially when I use cool hues like blues and greens. There is something so relaxing about the stroke of a brush on watercolor paper. If you love watercolor crafts as much as I do, come hang out with me on Pinterest. I’ve curated a board with only my absolute favorite watercolor projects!

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Supplies needed to make Watercolor Note Cards

watercolor paper

paper trimmer

watercolor paints in assorted colors

paint brush

water and bowl

How to make Personalized Note Cards

First, cut your larger sheet of watercolor paper into 4 rectangles.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

Then outline each note card with paint. You can do a full border, or just the top and bottom edges.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

Be sure not to get the note card too wet though, as the edges of the paper will start to warp and curl. No fun!

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

Lay the note cards flat to fully dry.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

Then stack them and tie simply with ribbon or twine.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

Want to make a notepad instead of having loose note cards? No problem! Give this tutorial a try and make a custom DIY notepad.

These watercolor personalized note cards are SO easy to make, and they make the perfect little handmade gift. Paint simple note cards with watercolor for a sweet custom homemade gift.

 

One Comment

  1. Hi Aimee
    Great idea and just what I was looking for to easily jazz up some gifts over at savvyhomemade. Thanks for sharing, love your blog 😉
    Angela

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