Monday, 13 May 2013

Gelli plate print


I received my gelli plate a couple of weeks ago, but this morning is the first time that I've had it out of the package and had a play with it. I've already discovered what not to do as well as, I hope, what to do in future. Like everything else, it's a learning curve - or rather a 'playing' curve, because that's what you need to do - play!

So this is my first attempt at creating a background using various acrylic paints, sequin waste, masks and Tim Holtz stampers anonymous ultimate grunge stamps.

I added a piece of Papermania sparkly ric rac, a Kanban sentiment and stamped a Clarity stamp called 'leafy column' inked with memento tuxedo black.


I'm entering this into the following challenges:

Facebook A card a day
Inky linky 14
Challenges 4 everybody 20: anything goes
The cheerful stamp pad 60: it's natural
Pink by design: thank you
Simon says stamp and show: a little paper (bit less than 6 x 6)
Sweet stamps monthly technique challenge: stamp your own background paper
Crafty ribbons 45: no designer paper
Fashionable stamping 47: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps 51: anything goes

11 comments:

  1. Wow, your background is so cool and I love the look on a card. Fantastic job! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

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  2. Fabulous background, love the colours! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  3. Hi Hazel,
    Beautiful background and a lovely card!
    Thanks for playing along with The Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge.

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  4. Awesome background, beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with The Cheerful Stamp Pad for the Natural challenge

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  5. Hi Hazel! Kudos to you for pulling out the Gelli Plate and experiment! Mine is still in the package! haha I like your background. It's full of texture, pattern and color! Way to go! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  6. This is really interesting and unique background. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

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  7. I would not have guessed you were new to Gelli Printing. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with us at FSC!

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  8. What a gorgeous background!! Thanks so much for playing along with the Pink by Design weekly challenge!

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  9. A really beautiful creation.
    Thanks for joining in with our FSC Anything Goes challenge.
    Fliss x

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  10. This is gorgeous. You really do lovely work. Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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