Using your Gemini Mandala Patchwork cover gift from issue 197

Thomas Poad, Senior Production Editor

Make this amazing mandala design using the Gemini Mandala Patchwork die set and patterned papers from your cover gift in issue 197 of Cardmaking & Papercraft.

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You’ll need:

  • Your cover gift
  • White card
  • Pink mirri card
  • Die-cutting machine
  • Pearls
On your special day
1. Layer a 135mm square of purple paisley-patterned paper onto a 145mm square of metallic card. Attach to a 148mm square base. Attach a 145x60mm rectangle of purple patterned paper onto a larger rectangle of pink mirri card and attach to the base. 
2. Fussy cut two mandalas from the paper. Trim the petals away from one of the mandalas and attach the inside piece to the other mandala with a foam pad. Attach to the base. Die cut the circular mandala from pink mirri card and attach to the layered mandala. Top with a pearl.
3. Trim a paisley petal and two leaves and attach to the right-hand side of the layered mandala. Trim the ‘On your special day’ topper and layer onto a larger circle of pink mirri card. Attach to the left-hand side of the base with foam pads, as shown, to finish. 
See more inspiring projects in issue 197 of Cardmaking & Papercraft here
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