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Gel Press® Tile Holiday Ornaments

  This year I’m creating lots and lots of holiday decorations with my Gel Press® plate.  This project was inspired by something that I saw created by another artist, Michelle Liptak, using another medium. But I, immediately, thought….I can do that with my Gel Press® plate. It’s an easy project and a great one to try with your kids!! Here’s a, very, quick video………. Supplies 6″ X 6″ Gel Press®…

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Thanksgiving Card with Gel Press®

Several techniques are shared for this seasonal Thanksgiving greeting card.  Mono printing with fabric, dry brushing the plate, and ghosting and stamping from the plate.  This could also be easily changed to an autumn themed birthday card, get well card, etc. Materials:  Gel Press® 6” x 6” plate DecoArt® Americana Decor™ Chalky Finish Paints – Restore, Cameo, Inheritence, Rustic, Timeless Burlap fabric Large unleafed tree rubber stamp Happy Thanksgiving rubber stamp…

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Gel Press® Thanks Tag by Teresa Abajo

  Howdy arty people! I’m popping in to show you this tag I made using my Gel Press® 5 x 7 plate. I think it will end up accompanying a bottle of wine I want to give a friend:   Here’s how I made it: Step 1 Gather supplies – Gel Press® gel printing plate, acrylic paint, brayer, stencil, patterned paper.   Step 2 Apply yellow, orange and red paint…

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Thankful Card

Thanksgiving has come and gone for us here in Canada, but all my American friends will be celebrating and enjoying the holiday in just a few weeks.  In that spirit here is a card I made using two different sizes of Gel Press® reusable gel printing plates.  I used the 6-inch square, and the petite round 3 inch. Supplies: Gel Press® Reusable Gel Printing Plate  Square 6 x 6 inch…

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Gel Press® Holiday Cards

It’s that time of year again.  All of my friends and relatives know that they are getting art from me, and I can’t give them art with a “store-bought” card.  The Gel Press® plate makes cardmaking very easy!   Here’s a short video showing the process. Supplies 6″ X 6″ Gel Press® plate Acrylic paint Blank cards White copy paper Red paper Bookpages Alphabet stamps Martha Stewart Durable Course Glitter…

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Gel Press® Pink Ribbon Cards

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  I used my Gel Press® Plate to make some Pink Ribbon cards. Here’s a quick video Supplies 6″X 6″ Gel Press® Plate StencilGirl Stencils – by Traci Bautista Circles Circles  and Floral 1 and Optical Large by Michelle Ward Handmade pink ribbon mask Various acrylic paint Black Charcoal Pencil Matte Gel Medium     Check out other great projects on the Gel Press Blog,…

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HeART in Hand Card with Gel Press®

This StencilGirl hand stencil was perfect for creating this “HeART in Hand” card – I mixed up the colors on my Gel Press® plate for a more “Artsy” feel to the traditional “Heart in Hand” imagery. Materials:  Gel Press® 6 x 6” Plate DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic – Turf Green, True Blue, Red Hot, School Bus, Pumkin Patch DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic – Grape Juice, Oyster Beige, Peaches & Cream…

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Think Outside The Box

Hi, it’s Ann here today with a “Think Outside The Box” idea using the Gel Press® to create Art Journal pages that are both beautiful and fun. Supplies: An art journal of your choosing Black cardstock ( mine is 8 1/2″ x 11″) Gel Press® Petite plate in the Square. Acrylic paints ( Neon and Metallic colours by DecoArt®) Stencil (StencilGirl Products) S315 Stegmiller, and L171 Carriker Markers and some  mat…

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Silk Autumn Wall Hanging with Gel Press®

Welcome back! If you haven’t figured it out yet, Autumn is my favorite season! This is the only time of year I play with Autumn colors in my Art. A while back I tried to print both my Jacquard cotton and silk sheets through my Inkjet printer. It just wouldn’t work … SO! Why not use them on my Gel Press ® plates??! I LOVE the way the silk and…

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Art That Inspires for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hello! I’m excited to share this project, as it has a lot of personal meaning. My mom and aunt are breast cancer survivors, and so Breast Cancer Awareness Month is important to me. I was motivated by the idea of making a gift for someone dealing with a diagnosis, or even just a friend who could use an inspirational gift. There’s a lot going on in this piece, in my usual Plus One…

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