Love, Laugh, Friends Plaque with Gel Press®

Hello, my Creative peeps….Kitti here with a super quick, fun project that anyone can do … including pre-teens. Working with and decorating unfinished wood is easy and I think it would make a special gift for a BFF! SUPPLIES USED: 8″ Round Gel Press® plate Acrylic paints Unfinished circular wood plaque (no bigger than 8″) Your choice of stencil ( I used a 12″x12″ flower stencil) Brayer Word cut-outs made…

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Watercolor Markers with Gel Press™

  Last year I did an article for a stamping magazine creating my own palette to stamp with watercolor markers.  The surface was hard, and while it was good, the Gel Press ™ makes it GREAT!!!  The flexible surface has give and so many more details show up easily. Supplies: Gel Press ™ 3×5 Mono Printing Plate Watercolor Markers Paper Stamps A “Mister” bottle with water Other prints Scissors and glue…

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Gel Press™ Printing and Fabric Fun

Did you know that I have a fun job?  Yes, I get to play with all sorts of materials to try on Gel Press Plates™!  This month I played with some craft fabrics and printing with brilliant acrylic paints.  The result is a whole bunch of flowers which I am making into jewelry and accessories. Supplies used: Gel Press™ plate 6″ x 6″ Crafting Fabrics cut to 6″ x 6″ squares Acrylic…

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Gel Press™ Keys To Life Cork Board

Welcome to the Gel Press™ blog.  Today I’m sharing an altered cork board with inspirational words.  It is wonderful to start the day with positive thoughts! Gather your supplies: Cork Board, Petite Gel Press™ Plates, 3 X 5 Gel Press™ Plate, Paint, Acrylic Handle, Small Brayer, Stamps by Ann Butler, Black Ink, Tags, White Gel Pen, Crystal Sheet. Gel Press™ Petite Plate Hexigon   There are so many different variations you can…

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Gilded Gift Box with Gel Press™

I’m a little bit infatuated with peacock colours and gold at the moment. I created this little gift box for a friend using this colour scheme and my 8 x 10 Gel Press™ plate. Here’s how I created that gorgeous background using my Gel Press™ 8 x 10 plate: Step 1 Gather supplies: Gel Press™ 8 X 10 plate, acrylic paint (DecoArt True Blue, Bluegrass Green, Desert Turquoise and Splendid…

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Gel Press™ Prints Are Bellissimo!

Hi everyone, Sandee  here today to say that using glazes on your Gel Press™  plate is an awesome thing of beauty. I just love how the gel plate grabs the glaze and gives you such a clean and bright print from it. Every single print will be bellisimo! supplies used: Gel Press™ 6×6 plate Silks Acrylic Glaze spatula stencil markers The first step is laying a stencil on top of your Gel Press™ plate and…

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Gel Press™: Recycle Your Music

  Take old CD’s or DVD’s and recycle them into ART!  Gel Press™ makes it Easy! Supplies: Gel Press™ 6″ Round Gel plate Acrylic Paint Stencil Brayer Graphic images printed or stamped on clear plastic Double sided adhesive sheet Gel pen, or Alcohol marker Decorative fibers and glue   1.  Prepare your Gel Press™ plate with acrylic paint.  Turn CD face down on plate and press.  Lift straight up and let…

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Continued Zen with Gel Press®

Hello Creatives! As the Gel Press™ Creative team and I have been talking about Zentangles this month, I got to thinking about what the root word of Zentangles-ZEN-means. So I looked it up and although it is usually associated with Buddahism, I love the last part of the definition that I found. It says it emphasizes “the value of mediation and intuition.” I love that is says to value intuition….

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Zentangle And Gel Press™

  Welcome to the Gel Press™ Blog Hop featuring Zentangle inspired projects by all of our great creative team.  Hop through all of the posts then come back here and comment on how you were inspired.  One person 18 or over will win a Petite Set!  Go to the Gel Press™ Junkie page on Facebook page and share your Gel Press™ creations! “LIKE” our product page for the latest news on All Things Gel…

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A Bird For Every Season With Gel Press™

Hi Gel Press™ Junkies! I recently purchased a bird stamp set designed by artist Natalie Kalbach that includes a large foam stamp with a bird design on one side and flat on the other, plus a rubber stamp (same size) with a different bird design on it.  I used this set to play with the idea of flipping the images and creating mirror images using the Gel Press™.  In doing…

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