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Repurposed Jewelry boxes by Gelli Arts® Artist Mollie Weston

Hi everyone, Mollie here! So far all of my blogs have been quite complex and have needed a large commitment time-wise. So with this blog I wanted to create something much simpler and easier, but with a very beautiful result all the same. I have accumulated a lot of jewelry gift boxes over the last …

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From Trash to…Tissue Paper Flowers with Gelli Arts® by Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here! For appreciation month I created a bunch of lovely paper flowers out of….trash: I used old book pages and tissue paper that I found in a boot box. I love upcycling and the result I got here is so colourful and stunning. Making these flowers is very easy: a lovely gift …

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Beautiful Gelli Arts® Papier-Mâché Bowl by Mollie Weston

Hi everyone, Mollie here, excited to be back with my second blog. Once again, my inspiration has come from an item destined for the recycling bin. After a supermarket chocolate trifle (my son’s favourite!) I decided that the plastic bowl was too good to throw away. As I love papier-mâché, I have used this process …

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How to Make a Multipurpose Tin with Gelli Arts® Gel Plates and Bleeding Tissue Paper

Hi everyone! Mollie here. This project is a great way to upcycle old coffee tins, or any other metal tin that you may have at home. If you are anything like me, and hate to throw these kinds of things away, you might have quite a collection. For this project I have used a Nescafe …

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Making Tissue Paper Window Hearts with Julie Anderson

Here’s a great way to make a sweet valentine to hang in the window using your gel pad, tissue paper, wire and beeswax. You can make several for an installation piece, or give them away to friends and family one at a time. Please post anything you make on Instagram and tag me at @juliejulieart! …

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Handmade Holiday Gifts with Gelli Arts®

It’s the season of giving, and what better year than 2020 to get crafting and send some beautiful handmade art to our loved ones. Over the years, the Gelli Arts® Blog has shared some really fabulous projects that would make great gifts. In this post, we’ll link some of our favorite perfect-gift-projects so you can take …

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Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Paper Bag Stars by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today!  December is here, and I’m in the mood for creating some DIY holiday decorations.    Paper bag stars are fun, quick and easy to create, they make a big impact, however, do not break the bank.    They can easily be adapted to fit your personal holiday colour scheme …

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Monotyping With The Gelli Arts® Printing Plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! The terms monotype and monoprint are often used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between the two. When it comes to gel printing, I always like to think of it like this:  Monotypes are a type of monoprints made by painting or drawing directly onto the printing plate in …

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Storage Box with Ink Sprays and Gelli Arts® By Giovanna

Hello everyone, Giovanna here with an upcycling project inspired by my love for cats. Beside having two ‘almost’ sweet cat residents in my home, I‘m fond of two stray cats that visit my backyard often, so it is easy to collect cat food boxes of any size and kind. And since I’m becoming a handmade …

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