Make Your Own Watercolor Paint

Make Your Own Watercolor Paint

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Tara Bellucci
May 30, 2013

Did you know you could make watercolor paints from pantry items? Ashley over at Design*Sponge has a recipe that is non-toxic and made from stuff you probably have on hand. 

With a few basic ingredients—baking soda, corn syrup, cornstarch, vinegar, and food coloring — whipping up homemade watercolors takes just a few minutes. They will dry and set in a couple of days, but can be used in their liquid state immediately. 

For more photos and full instructions, check out Design*Sponge.

Have you made your own paints before?

(Image: Jen Altman)

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