watercolor tea towels

I’ve always had a soft spot for watercolor anything,¬†mostly because when I was an art major in college, I was terrible with watercolors. The things I can’t do well always intrigue me the most, so whenever I see a beautiful, well-executed watercolor detail, I catch myself “ooohh”-ing out loud. These beautiful tea towels at Terrain ($28) were inspired by original paintings by Betsy Olmstead. Each is printed with eco-friendly dyes onto cotton towels that measure roughly 21″ x 14″ and are machine washable. After years of super bold graphic towels, I’m ready to embrace something a little softer, so this might go on my holiday wishlist. Until then, I’ll continue drooling over them here and here. xo, grace

  1. Amina says:

    MAN, I wish I had the funds for these.

  2. Wow, those are really beautiful. But I would be afraid to use them!

  3. marissa says:

    These are really beautiful! AND- if you’re making some light sauce or something, your wiped up spills can look like part of the towel’s design (maybe??).
    Also did you see Terrain’s styled pumpkins and gourds? There are some good DIYs in there!

  4. These have house warming gift written all over them!

  5. These are gorgeous– I’m bookmarking this for holiday gift shopping.

  6. These are so beautiful! I love them. How sweet and delicate.

  7. Tania says:

    I love these, thank you for sharing. I’ve been on the hunt for sweet white tea towels with color. I’ve found some lovely pieces on etsy so far. My goal is to reduce my paper towel usage so I’ve filled a drawer in my kitchen with pretty cloth napkins and towels. Although everyone warned me against white, I haven’t had any issues with a white background. I’m even sticking one in my home lunch bag to the office now too.

  8. Janet says:

    I believe I saw her stuff at the philly Art Star Craft Bazaar. So pretty.

  9. These are gorgeous! My goal is to bring watercolors into every aspect of my life! I’m definitely putting these on my Christmas List as well!


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