Journal Page Border Ideas

Borders can add so much to a watercolor illustration, journal page or card.I have been experimenting and trying to find some new journal page borders I can do in watercolor. Here are my favorite ones with a few tips and instructions on how I created them.

Learn how to do a variety of watercolor borders to use for journal pages, cards and other art projects. from myflowerjournal

When you purchase through links on this site we may earn a commission at no extra cost to you. This helps us provide free content for you to enjoy.


Supplies: Watercolor Paper, **Watercolors, watercolor brush or waterbrush, pencil, black pen

I like to use the Daniel Smith Watercolor Essential Set-myflowerjournal
The Koi Watercolor Set
This site has some great tips and tutorials. I love the watercolor border ideas. They will look great in my art journal.

**Watercolors: After taking a watercolor class I now use the Daniel Smith Essentials Set (a limited palette) plus a few favorite colors for most of my watercolor projects, but there are times when its nice to use premixed colors like the ones found in the Koi Watercolor set.

Remember if you add splatters to cover up any areas of you page where you don’t want splattered paint. This vine border is similar to my watercolor flower wreaths. You can get more ideas visiting that page.

Tulip Watercolor Painting with a simple border-myflowerjournal

This is a very simple border around these watercolor tulips, but one I use often.

Fall Watercolor Journal Page With Decorative Border-myflowerjournal.com

Sometimes it adds interest to have your watercolor sketch escape outside the border. The sunflower leaves just couldn’t be confined to the center of the page in this watercolor.

read-aloud grandma banner insert

Take a look at my new website!

In August 2020 I started reading online to my grandchildren, who live hundreds of miles away. A few years and over a thousand books later we are still reading together on FaceTime. I created readaloudgrandma.com to help other grandparents that want to have a rewarding experience reading aloud to children they love!

Learn How To Become A Read-Aloud Grandparent

www.readaloudgrandma.com

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.