Cherry Blossom Chic
Something I’ve always admired about spring is the way that color seem to seep back into the landscape during the season. While we love exploring the stark loveliness of winter, something about the return of more delicate hues really gets our creative juices flowing. For instance, we’ve featured the beautiful cherry blossom in a few projects over the years. Still, we love how this Layered Watercolor Cherry Blossom Artwork showcases their sweet and simple silhouette. Much like our Layered Watercolor Hellebore, Acorn and Oak, and Mirabelle Plum projects, this craft is a great way to update your wall decor to align with the upcoming season.
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Though chic and elegant, this Layered Watercolor Cherry Blossom Artwork is very beginner-friendly. Join Emily live here on February 9th at 12pm PT to make along. You’re free to cut your pieces out by hand using our template, but if you’d like to speed things along – a cutting machine is a great idea for this project. The nature of watercolor is very forgiving, so no worries if painting isn’t your forte. Check out our full list of tools and materials when you’re ready to begin.
Cherry Blossoms are such fascinating flowers. Their beauty captivates and draws admirers from all over the world. Native to Japan, cherry blossoms, or “sakura,” carry rich cultural significance. In Japan, because they bloom so briefly before retreating, cherry blossoms symbolize the fleeting nature of life and the impermanence of beauty.
Watercolor is the perfect medium to capture the soft, translucent petals of the cherry blossom and all their delicate beauty. With every brush stroke, you’re not only celebrating but participating in the historical link between nature and artistic expression! This Layered Watercolor Cherry Blossom Artwork is a lovely way to capture the essence of spring and fully engage with the joy of creation.
Once complete, hang it on your wall or lean it casually on your bookshelf for effortless spring decor. No matter how you choose to display your work, we can’t wait to see your Layered Watercolor Cherry Blossom Art pieces burst into bloom! Share your creations in our crafters’ community, or flood Instagram with your stunning artwork using the hashtag #MadeWithLia.
- Favani Art Paper Pack, Cloud Watercolor Paper
- Foam Square Risers- White – 0.25″ X 0.25″
- Bearly Art Glue
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