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Jenine’s Mindful Art Guest Project: Gratitude

Hi everyone, today I would like to share another Guest Design Project for the Jenine’s Mindful Art collection by Studio Light with you all!

Step 1:

I started my project by die cutting the mandala die from the Time to Relax line (STENCILJMA11) three times from creme coloured card stock. I adhered all three layers together using liquid glue. This creates a nice thick mandala shape that I adhere on my square creme coloured linen textured card base.

Step 2:

Next I stamped the sentiment from the STAMPJMA07 stamp set onto the same creme coloured card stock that I created the mandala shapes from, using black ink, and cut the sentiment out.

I also stamped the hydrangea flower image from the same stamp set onto Strathmore Bristol Smooth Surface paper using black ink and I heat embossed directly afterwards using clear embossing powder. This way my stamped lines stay black and crisp no matter how much water I add. I fussy cut the image leaving a small border.

Now I can colour the flower image and for this I use my Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers in combination with a water brush. I used the following Aqua Marker colours: Magenta, Orchid, Navy, Sea Green and Ocean Green. After the colouring is done and dry I add back in some highlights using a white gel pen.

Step 3:

To create a bit more interest in the background of the card I created splatters using a Coliro Pearl Colour in “Blue Silver” in combination with a brush and let that dry.

And to finish the card I now only have to adhere the hydrangea flower image and the sentiment on top of the mandala using liquid glue and one millimetre thick foam tape.

Detail picture:

And that is it for today’s fun flowery card project! I wish you a creative day!

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