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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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® 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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Congrats Tag With Gel Press ®

Hi everyone! It’s Elena here and today  I want to share some ideas for creating soft and cute background using 5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Plate. 5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Supplies   5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Plate Silks Acrylic Glaze White Gesso Brayer Stencil Embellishments as you like Tutorial Cover your tag with white gesso using a palette knife. You can use dried flowers to create more interesting background Brayer Vintage…

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Flowers in the Field with Gel Press®

I, finally, decided to try letting the paint dry on my Gel Press® plate.  I’ve seen others do it with beautiful results.  I used the Gel Press® Petite Set…the perfect size for cards.   Supplies Gel Press® Petites – Round, Rectangle, Square, and Oval Americana Acrylic Paint – Bahama Blue, Peacock Blue, Titanium White, Dragon Fruit, Neon Orange, Neon Pink   Step One Remembering that the first thing on the…

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Quick & Colorful Flower Cards with Gel Press®

  Designed by Cindi McGee – Behind These Eyes™ www.CindiMcGeeBehindTheseEyes.blogspot.com Gel Press® printing is a great way to make beautiful backgrounds for greeting cards, and also to make unique one of a kind focal images for your cards.  No two are ever exactly alike!  These colorful flower cards feature prints made with positive and negative images, and I love the result of both techniques! Materials:  Gel Press® 8×10” Printing Plate…

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Butterfly Die Cut Cards with Gel Press ®

  A fantastic way to draw the eye to something is to have lots of white space around it. With these cards, I draw the eye toward the very brightly coloured butterflies that I have cut from some mono-printed cardstock. This is a great project for using up prints you’ve made that may not have worked out the way you wanted – as long as the colors are bright it…

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More Cards With Gel Press ®

As promised, more cards using stencils and stamps and Gel Press ® of course! Step 1: Apply paint to Gel Press ® Step 2: Brayer Paint to blend. Step 3: Do first pull. Step 4: Pull a second print. Step 5: Apply paint to Gel Press ® Step 6: Place stencil over paint and then press card stock into the surface and pull. Step 7: Lift stencil and do a second pull for…

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Gel Press ® Greeting Card

It has been an exciting few days.  I had an opportunity to demonstrate the Gel Press ® and it’s many functions at the Collinsville Rubber Stamp Show! So when I was done with the demo I decided cards needed to be made! Step 5: Once the first pull was dry, different colors were applied to the Gel Press ® and a stencil laid over the paint.  The print is then placed on…

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