If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed my recent obsession with watercolors. I just love their vibrant colors, and I think that there are so many beautiful things that even people who wouldn’t consider themselves artists at all can make with them.
This project was a little bit of an experiment for me. I wasn’t quite sure how these DIY magnets would turn out, and played around with a few different versions of the same idea before figuring out which one looked best.
I actually ended up using my nicer set of watercolors (the rectangular ones) to make these magnets because they have the most vibrant colors. (Check out this post on basic watercolors supplies for more info). You could use really any watercolors for this post, like the round ones in some of the pictures, which you can find at JoAnn’s for about $8. The colors are just slightly less vibrant, but they are still really beautiful.
- Podgeable shapes (Sold in the Mod Podge aisle. I used a bunch of plain rectangular ones, but there are also a lot of other fun shapes and some that are charms.)
- Paper Mod Podge
- White cardstock
- A flat paintbrush (See this post for a description of different kinds of brushes)