everybody and welcome to my first post of 2018!
Birgit! Today, I am going to share a fun way of
creating repeat patterns and textures on your Gelli Arts® gel printing plate. This is a great activity to do with kids!
you have to find a paint roller that fits inside your paper tube, collect some
tubes and you are ready to go!
Self-adhesive craft foam. Cut simple shapes from the foam and add texture to
them with a skewer if you like.
Sequin waste, also known as punchinella. Apply some double-sided tape at both ends to adhere the sequin
waste to the tube.
Thread and fibers. Cut a little notch on both sides of the tube to hold the thread.
Randomly wrap around the tube.
Tin foil. Randomly wrap tin foil around the tube.
Bubble wrap. Apply some double-sided tape at both ends to adhere the bubble
wrap to the tube.
Cut shapes. Fold the tube to make it flat, then use scissors to cut out shapes.
Painters tape. Randomly apply around the tube.
Shaped edges. Use shaped scissors to cut the tubes into smaller parts.
with combining several patterns. And don’t forget, the left over paint on
your tool will also create wonderful patterns when you roll them off on some
I’m pretty sure you will
find many more ways to create repeating pattern and texture with paper tubes. We
would love it if you share with us!
you so much for stopping by today!
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