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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…

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….

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…

Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners
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Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners

Are you thinking about trying your hand at Watercolor?  I’m excited for you!  Watercolor is one of my favorite mediums both for the ease of use and for the look of the finished product.  You may have noticed that there are thousands of products out there to use and buy.  It can be pretty overwhelming!…

Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started
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Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started

    This is one of those subjects that makes me want to find a rooftop and a megaphone. 🙂  Nature journaling is something I fell into when researching the Charlotte Mason method for our homeschool.  We are at the end of our fourth year of homeschooling (phew!), and I can say in all honesty that nature…