FREE Printable Summer Watercolour Papers with Ice-Cream Gift Bag Inspiration!

We’ve got an especially sweet treat for you this month in the form of our Summer Watercolour Free Papers!


These delicious designs were created by hand using our NEW Nova Dual-Tipped Watercolour markers and turned into the perfect patterns to enhance your summer creations. With fun geometric shapes, sentiments and ice-lollies galore, what are you waiting for? Download your free papers now and get crafty!

Download Your FREE Summer Watercolour Papers Here

You Will Need:

- Free Summer Watercolour Paper Download

- Dovecraft POMPOMS in Green, Pink, Blue, Orange and Yellow

- Dovecraft Extra Large Lollipop Sticks

- Dovecraft Gift Bag

- First Edition Textured Cardstock in Blue, Black and Grey

How To Make:

Let’s Prep!

1. Download and print the free summer papers. Take the paper with the stripped design and cut out an 18cm x 12cm rectangle.


2. Take the blue paper from the textured cardstock and cut out a 10cm x 7cm rectangle.


3. Fussy cut 4 of your favourite ice-creams from the ice-cream patterned paper.


4. Using 3 of the Dovecraft Extra Large Lollipop Sticks, mark 1 cm up from the curved ends and cut a straight line across to create little semi-circle shapes. This will create your bunting.


5. Use one of the remaining sticks to create the serving bar at the bottom of the window.


TRMCRAFT TIP: If the edges of you wooden elements are frayed, use a nail file or emery board to smooth the edges.

6. Cut out the “I Like You More Than Ice-Cream” sentiment.


Let’s Make!

8. Attach the stripped rectangle to the front of the small Dovecraft Gift Bag.


9. Adhere the smaller blue rectangle to the upper third of the gift bag allowing room below it to later attach the sentiment.

10. Glue the wooden shapes onto the bag surrounding the blue rectangle as shown below.


11. Attach the ice-creams and sentiment as show below.


12. Decorate with a rainbow of small pom poms at the top of the bag to hide any rough edges. We’ve also chosen to add two small wheels made from First Edition Textured Card to really complete the look!


Now you have a super fun and easy to create Ice-Cream Van themed gift bag, perfect for gifting birthday presents or even as a summer party bag!


What will you be making with our Free Summer Watercolour papers? We would love to see what you create, so don’t forget to upload your makes to the Inspiration area and to #Trimcraft when uploading to social media!

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Love these papers!!!! Bright and cheery! I shall definitely be downloading these! Gorgeous!



Thanks sooo much for these adorable papers and what an amazing and fun card here too, I just love it.