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Make a Snazzy Frame with the Mandala Art Set

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Hi everyone, Mou here with a tutorial for creating a snazzy paper frame using the Mandala Art set from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft!

Let's start by looking at the supplies.

SUPPLIES

Faber Castell Design Memory Craft PITT Artist Pens®: Mandala Art

Faber Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT Artist Pens BLACK

White cardstock

Ruler

Pencil

Adhesive

Craft knife

Self healing craft mat

1" Circle punch/ die/ scissors

 

Now, let me walk you through the steps.


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Trim cardstock to 8.5 x 5.5 inches. You can also choose your favorite size. You'll need three pieces.

Start by tracing the outlines of the mini mandala stencil from the set using the S tip pens, altering the colors as shown. You'll need twelve of the mandalas for the given dimensions.


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Fill colors in the traced mandalas with the B tip pens as shown.


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If you have 1" circle punch or dies, you can place them framing the colored mandalas and punch or diecut them. You can also cut around the mandalas with scissors.


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Attach the mandalas along the outer edges of the second piece of cardstock on all four sides.


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With ruler and pencil, mark an opening in the page. Placing the page on a self healing craft mat, carefully cut the opening with craft knife.

Use a ruler to draw lines along the edges with Black XS tip PITT pen from the Essential set.

You can place a photo behind the frame. I decided to add a quote hand-lettered with the Black B tip PITT pen on the third piece of cardstock.

Use the frame to jazz up a scrapbook layout or a card. Or give it as a gift.

I hope you enjoyed the tutorial and will try this lovely Mandala Art set!

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