Author: Hannah Stevenson

How to Trace or Transfer to Watercolor Paper – Four Ways!
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How to Trace or Transfer to Watercolor Paper – Four Ways!

Here at Lily and Thistle, we have so many fun projects designed to help you gain confidence in watercolor and have a fun and relaxing experience in the process.  Today I thought I’d show you four ways you can transfer (or trace) the templates we have made available to you onto your choice of watercolor…

How to Watercolor Paint Mushrooms – Easy Tutorial for Beginners and Kids
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How to Watercolor Paint Mushrooms – Easy Tutorial for Beginners and Kids

How to Paint Watercolor Mushrooms for Beginners Has learning to paint what you see in nature been on your list for a while? Today I’m going to show you how to watercolor paint some cute little watercolor mushrooms even if you are the newest beginner.  This is one of those projects that looks complicated but…

How to Watercolor Paint Easy Fall Leaves – For Beginners and Kids
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How to Watercolor Paint Easy Fall Leaves – For Beginners and Kids

How to Watercolor Paint Easy Fall Leaves Has learning to paint what you see in nature been on your list for a while? Today I’m going to show you how to watercolor paint some beautiful and easy Fall leaves even if you are the newest beginner.  This is really fun and easy!  You might also…

Free Watercolor Color Mixing Guide
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Free Watercolor Color Mixing Guide

Do you get stumped trying to put together color combinations in your Watercolor Art? I made this little guide for myself a while ago just to have handy for watercolor projects. I thought you might find it helpful too. It’s just a bunch of my favorite color combinations with mixing recipe notes to the side….

How to Paint Watercolor – Easy Fall Trees – For Beginners and Kids
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How to Paint Watercolor – Easy Fall Trees – For Beginners and Kids

How to Paint Watercolor Fall Trees for Beginners Are you loving all of the beauty of Autumn? Today I’m going to show you how to watercolor paint some simple fall trees. This is a really fun and easy tutorial even if you are the newest beginner.  And you can have so much fun experimenting with…

How to Watercolor Paint a Butterfly For Beginners and Kids
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How to Watercolor Paint a Butterfly For Beginners and Kids

How to Paint a Watercolor Butterfly Has learning to paint what you see in nature been on your list for a while? Today I’m going to show you how to paint watercolor butterfly and moths even if you are the newest beginner.  This is one of those projects that looks so hard but is really…

Prime Day Deals Art Supplies for Creative Moms and Kids
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Prime Day Deals Art Supplies for Creative Moms and Kids

It’s summertime and now is the best time to stock up on some essential supplies for nature journaling, homeschooling, and art supplies.  It’s also the time of year when Amazon has their huge 2-day sale for Prime Day!  I have scored some great deals on art supplies, homeschooling supplies, crafting supplies and more in the…

Nature Journaling for Beginners Supply List
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Nature Journaling for Beginners Supply List

You don’t really need much as a nature journaling beginner, but sometimes it’s fun to invest in a few supplies that can make the experience more memorable and enjoyable.  Here is a list of some of my favorite nature journaling tools. There are so many benefits to getting out in nature.  Read about them here,…

How to Paint a Watercolor Peony Flower Tutorial for Beginners
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How to Paint a Watercolor Peony Flower Tutorial for Beginners

How to Watercolor a Peony Flower for Beginners Has learning to paint watercolor flowers been on your list for a while?  Today I’m going to show you how to watercolor a peony flower even if you are the newest beginner.  This is one of those projects that looks so hard but is really easy!  Seriously. …

Watercolor Flower Heart Tutorial for Beginners
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Watercolor Flower Heart Tutorial for Beginners

This is one of those projects that looks so hard but is really easy!  Seriously.  Easy. Watercolor is such a great medium because it’s so versatile and dries quickly making it easy to get a whole stack of gifts done in less than an hour.  You will love this easy watercolor flower tutorial for beginners. …

DIY Hand Painted Valentine Watercolor Donut Card
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DIY Hand Painted Valentine Watercolor Donut Card

Oh my goodness! I’m so excited about this one. You can’t believe how fun and easy it is to paint a doughnut! Nothing says “I love you” like a hand-painted card. And it is so easy to make something special that can be ready in just a few minutes. Seriously.  Watercolor is such a great…