The First Cherry Blossom

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Lets celebrate the First Cherry Blossom which begins in January when the first cherry trees in Okinawa, Japan, start to flower.

What you need:

Watercolor paper, blue and black watercolor, a fine and large paint brush, pink tissue paper,glue.

How to do it:

First wet your watercolor paper, with your large paint brush paint all paper with blue watercolor leaving some white patches to give an impression of clouds. Let dry.

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Draw the shape of the tree with your black watercolor using your fine paint brush and let dry.

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Now you cut some little square shape from your pink tissue paper folded it and attach with glue on the tips of the tree branches making the Cherry Blossom picture.

 

8 thoughts on “The First Cherry Blossom

  1. Lili & Mum's says:

    Oh! I love cherry blossoms! They were part of the theme of our wedding. I will definitely be doing this with my little ones someday, or maybe sooner…

  2. petit4chocolatier says:

    Gorgeous!! Such a fabulous and creative idea for children and adults!!

    I hope you don’t mind if I reblog your link on my reblog page?

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