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Jenine’s Mindful Art Guest Project: Happy

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing another Guest Design project for the Studio Light Jenine’s Mindful Art Collection with you all!

Step 1:

I started my project by stamping the flower image from the Jenine’s Mindful Art Essentials Collection (JMA-ES-STAMP65), from a while ago, onto Strathmore Toned Tan paper using black ink. I also die cut a rectangle panel two sizes smaller than my card base from the same paper. Onto this paper I stamped the corner image from the new Warm & Cozy stamp set “Flower Collages” (JMA-WAC-STAMP109) using Spectrum Noir “Rustic Brown” alcohol proof ink (just because I like this colour of brown). On parts of this rectangle panel I next stamp the large music notes stamp (JMA-NA-STAMP18) from the New Awakening line using the same brown ink, making sure I lightly clean of the stamp where I know the flower corner images are. I doesn’t matter too much if you slightly overstamp the flowers.

Now I’m using a white drawing pencil and colour in the flower images from the corner images lightly, this will push them to the front. I also use this pencil to at my highlights to the larger flower image.

Step 2:

Now I can colour in the large flower image using my Spectrum Noir Colourblend coloured pencils in combination with the previously mentioned white drawing pencil. From the SN Colourblend pencils I’m using: Grape, Cranberry, Sage, Fern Green, Avocado and Bark.

After the colouring is done I can add back in some of the black stamped lines with a 01 black fine liner pen and I fussy cut the image leaving a small border.

To create a bit more interest in the background I die cut the small mandala shape from the Time to Relax die set STENCILJMA12 from vellum. This I adhere behind the larger flower image.

From the Time to Relax sticker book (STICKERJMA05) I picked a quote, cut it in half, adhered it to green mirror card stock and fussy cut it.

Step 3:

Now I can put my card together: on my brown music notes background I stamped a few ink splotches from the same stamp set the flower image comes from (JMA-ES-STAMP65) using black ink.

I die cut a slightly larger rectangle panel from matching deep red card stock and I adhered both rectangle panels together using liquid glue. This combination I adhered onto my creme coloured linen textured card base using one millimetre thick foam tape.

And to finish the project I now only have to adhere the flower image with the mini vellum mandala and the text stickers on top using one millimetre thick foam tape and liquid glue.

Detail picture:

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

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