Let's get crafty!! How to paint Lilly Pulitzer First Impressions: 1. Paint canvas blue 2. Paint white circles where the flowers will go. These can be big or small, close together or far apart. 3. Use light pink, hot pink, dark pink, and white to paint flowers by using little strokes of each. 4. Use different shades of green to paint as many leaves as you would like. This is great for dorm rooms!