Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868– 1928) was a Scottish artist, designer and architect whose designs became a big influence in the art nouveau movement that took hold at the end of the 18th Century.
Lavish and bold, these Mackintosh art nouveau papers and toppers feature classic Mackintosh design traits such as the Glasgow rose and latticework. Layer them on sticky foam pads to create a striking card your Valentine’s sweetheart can’t ignore. Featuring bold repeating motifs, rich lip-stain shades and the iconic Mackintosh rose, this grandiose art nouveau design set is ideal for romantic Valentine’s cards or Mother’s Day message. Download your free Mackintosh art nouveau papers to get started!
In addition to these Mackintosh art nouveau papers and sentiments, there is a page of beautiful art nouveau design borders to beautifully finish your art nouveau creations. Layer the borders, toppers and panels onto black card to give your finished designs a more dramatic look.
Try this layered Mackintosh rose card
First, download your free Mackintosh art nouveau patterned paper collection. Cover an A6 tent-fold card with some border paper layered onto black card. Cut the black card slightly larger than the border paper to create a contrasting border. Add a thick band on the left. Cut some Mackintosh rose paper to 6x11cm, layer onto black card, and attach with sticky pads.
Print the rose panel three times. Trim away portions of the top two panels to découpage. Arrange on the card in the centre of the rose paper panel.
Add the greeting and a dragonfly as shown. Complete the design with a trio of black gems beside the découpage, plus two smaller ones as the dragonfly’s eyes.
Download your free art nouveau patterned papers:
To download the free Mackintosh art nouveau patterned paper collection, click on the link and it will open in a new window. You can then save/download the collection. There is one PDF to download, which contains all the patterned papers.