21 Amazingly Simple Watercolor Crafts for Your Wedding

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Watercolor wedding details offer soft, romantic and unstructured designs to your mountain wedding while still staying fresh and modern. Watercolors are also surprisingly forgiving and easy to work with. I’ve gathered 21 of the best and most creative watercolor tutorials from around the Web for your wedding.

1. DIY Watercolor Will You Be Your Bridesmaid Cards

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Dip your feet in the crafty waters with these adorable “Will You Be My Bridesmaid” cards are a simple and beautiful way to practice your technique and determine if you want to do a larger watercolor project for your wedding. Get the full tutorial on Glamour & Grace 

2 DIY Watercolor votives

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These watercolor-inspired votives will add a fresh, modern look to any table and they’re super easy to make. Just scribble water-diluted paints inside your votives and your done. Get the full tutorial on Once Wed

3 Basic Watercolor Leaf shapes


I love fresh organic shapes for mountain wedding details. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make watercolor leaf shapes. Once you get the hang of it, you can apply these lovely leaves to escort cards, place cards, favor bags, or any other detail that inspires you. Get the full tutorial on eHow

4. Watercolor calligraphy card


Make a quick heart-shaped stencil and write a message in white pen and you have a simple way to create a pretty card, whether it’s Save the Date, thank you, will you be my bridesmaid, or a note note to your spouse. Get the full tutorial on Oh So Very Pretty

5. Lettering with Watercolors


Sometimes hand lettering a quick note in watercolor is just enough. This requires absolutely no previous experience or skill, just write in your own hand and voila! Get the full tutorial on Melissa Esplin.com

6. Watercolor streamers


Pretty up your venue with these easy to make watercolor inspired party streamers. Just dip an entire roll of crepe paper streamers in water mixed with food coloring. This DIY project will take less than 30 minutes to complete. Get the full tutorial on Dandee Designs

7 State Watercolor tutorial


While this projects takes a bit more time and skill to create the stencil, the actual water color part is as easy as pie. You can use this project for table numbers, to dress up your seating cart or menu, or on your dessert table. Add a heartfelt message in calligraphy or hand lettering for added personalization. Get the full tutorial on The Postmans Knock

8. DIY watercolor tags


Another insanely easy project that requires only a craft punch, stamps and an inexpensive watercolor kit. You can easily complete favor tags for a couple of hundred guests in an afternoon. Get the full tutorial on Eat Drink Chic

9. DIY Watercolor Deer Stencil


Like the state watercolor project, this project will take a bit of time to make a stencil. Alternately you can buy a stencil of your choice, rendering this project as easy as anything. Like the state tutorial, you can further personalize adding your names or words such as menu, find your seat, cocktails, desserts or anything else and putting it in a frame to direct guests. Get the full tutorial on PS Heart

10. Watercolor inspired dip-dyed napkins

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Customizing your napkins is a surprisingly easy and inexpensive way to up the wow factor on your reception tables. Get the full tutorial on Ruffled Blog

11. Watercolor escort cards


Take a card, swipe color on with a nice big brush and write in your guests’ names and table numbers. Another easy afternoon project. Get the full tutorial on Once Wed.com

12. Watercolor-Inspired Dip-dyed place mats


While these placemats don;t formally use watercolors, the dip-dyed ombre design resembles watercolors and will complement any watercolor-inspired wedding. Get the full tutorial on Design Love Fest

13. Watercolor cakes


This is a bit more involved, and I rarely recommend making your own wedding cake. This tutorial is best passed on to your baker, who will find it very easy! Get the full tutorial on Style Sweet Ca

14. Watercolor Place cards


This simple place  card project will take one day and only cost around $65 for 75 cards. And like the other DIY projects, this one is easy and highly customizable with your wedding colors, fonts and style. Get the full tutorial on Green Wedding Shoes

15. Crepe paper watercolor flowers


Paper flowers can be just as pretty as real ones, but that paper flowers can last forever. I love the idea of using paper flower buds as escort cards or attached to a place card and set on a napkin. Get the full tutorial on English Wedding

16. DIY Pink Polka Dot Watercolor Save the Date Cards


This is a super fun and easy way to make adorable DIY Sate the Date cards. All you need is a stamp and card stock. You aren’t even really painting, just dotting your cards with some watercolor and a brush! Get the full tutorial on Oh So Beautiful Paper

17. DIY watercolor Marshmallows


All you need for this DIY is food coloring and water. Dip the marshmallows in the colored water to make geometric shapes or, for a variation, fill colored water in a spray bottle and spray a bit of color on. Get the full tutorial on Idle Wife

18. DIY Lavender Ombre Favor Bags


Lovely stamped and dip dyed favor bags will perfectly complement any watercolor-inspired wedding. Get the full tutorial on 100 Layer Cake

19. DIY Watercolor Stationery

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OK, this project will take some time and patience, but if you’re having a small intimate wedding, these fabric watercolor stationery sets are to “dye” for (hehe). Get the full tutorial on Wedding Sparrow

20. Watercolor Place Cards


Another totally gorgeous and super simple place card tutorial. Get the full tutorial on A Practical Wedding

21. DIY Water Bottle Table Numbers


Like dip-dye projects, these water bottle table numbers don’t exactly use watercolors, but they will go perfectly with any watercolor-inspired wedding! Get the full tutorial on Almost Makes Perfect.com

Bonus: Printable table numbers


Not that into paints, dyes and crafty DIYs? No problem, use this downloadable printable to create watercolor-inspired table numbers with out any fuss or mess. Get the full tutorial on Ever Mine

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