Another great mandala project. This was a really fun project, I really enjoyed making this.
To make this project I used:
* Cricut Maker
* Cricut design space
* Mandala Letter SVG (link below)
This free SVG is again from the same designer as the heart mandala I did earlier.
* 6 different coloured card/paper.
I used all 5 colours from the A4 Premium Card Pack – Turquoise Shades from hobbycraft, they have loads of lovely colours in this range. Link to the card I used: https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/turquoise-premium-card-a4-50-pack/626609-1008 (I am not affiliated with hobbycraft, I just love their stuff lol)
* Foam pads
I used adhesive foam pads for this project. All layers except the very top one I have used the foam pads to give a bit of depth to the project (NOTE: try to hide the foam pads under each layer by cutting them to size so you can’t see them). Link to adhesive foam pads: https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/white-adhesive-foam-pads-25mm-x-12mm-x-2mm-40-pieces/606180-1000
* Self Adhesive Vinyl for very top layer
I used the light blue out of this pack from Amazon : https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07WGVPC1L/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I find that the very top layer has very small intricate cuts and the foam pads just wont work to adhere. So either cut out of card and glue the top layer on to the layer below or use self adhesive vinyl.
* Blue Light Grip Cricut Mat
I used the blue light grip mat for all the layers.
* Cricut settings
I made the SVG smaller to fit the paper I had – 20cm wide x 19cm length.
Material setting for the self adhesive vinyl – PREMIUM VINYL
Material setting for the other layers – LIGHT CARDSTOCK – 60lb (163gsm)
NOTE: there may be better settings but these are the ones that worked for me.
Here is the link for this gorgeous mandala letter: