there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog!
Birgit here today and I am sharing with you how you can create a little pocket
art journal from a piece of accordion folded cardstock in a few steps.
with folding a piece of cardstock into an accordion. Any size you like will
one side of the cardstock accordion with gel prints. I started with a ghost
some acrylic paint to the Gelli Arts® gel printing plate and place a stencil on
top. Use a sheet of printer paper to remove most of the paint around the
brayer to apply acrylic paint to a stamp and stamp on top of the stenciled
the paint dry well.
apply a new, thin layer of paint and pull the print on the accordion folded
a thin layer of acrylic paint to the plate and layer a magazine print on top.
firmly until enough paint has been removed from the plate and you like the
left over image.
the paint dry well. Then apply a new, thin layer of acrylic paint and pull the
print, next to the previous print on the accordion folded cardstock.
to this print I did another ghost print and then another magazine print.
create the book apply double sided tape next to every other fold on the reverse
side of the accordion and also at the bottom. Then fold the book together.
printed some tags and slipped them into the pockets.
cover the spine I applied a strip of washi tape and finally I added some string
to the tags.
my little gel printed pocket art journal is ready and I can start journaling on
these fun colorful pages!
hope you enjoyed this tutorial!
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