Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

watercolor ombre "love" pillow

Step 1
Click here to download and print the template. Set aside.  
Step 2
Insert cardboard scrap inside the pillow cover and lay flat on a hard surface. 
Step 3
Pour a small amount of each watercolor paint onto separate paper plates. 
Step 4
Add an equal amount of water to Habañero watercolor paint. Starting at the top of the pillow cover, apply paint with horizontal brush strokes. Add more water as you apply paint to approximately one-third of the pillow cover. 
Step 5
Repeat Step 4 with Pink Dahlia watercolor paint, working from the bottom up. 
Step 6
Apply Wine watercolor paint to the middle part of pillow cover, blending into Habañero and Pink Dahlia. Allow to dry thoroughly. 
Step 7
Place the ‘love’ pattern in the center of the pillow cover. Place transfer paper under the pattern and trace the design with a pencil. Remove transfer paper. 
Step 8
Paint the transferred pattern with Wedding Cake acrylic paint, using the basic brush set.
 
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels 
Materials

Product Actions

Product Actions

Materials
 
 
Tools

Product Actions

Tools
 
 

Product Actions

You’ll Also Need
  • Pencil
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Cardboard Scrap
  • Paper Plates
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Basin
  • Fabric Pillow Cover – White Linen
+ View More