Recycled Materials

Gelli Arts® Gel Printed Envelopes by Martice Smith

Hello there! It’s Martice here sharing how to create gel printed envelopes packed with visual texture. Let’s get started!  I enjoy the process of creating wonderful backgrounds. Sometimes, I use them for collage fodder in my mixed-media paintings or, like in my last project, I created file folders from my gel printed scrap papers. You …

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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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Printing Focal Images with Gelli Arts® by Alexa Doebler

Hey hey Gelli Arts®️ Printers! Alexa here today to dive into using our Gel Plate for creating a main focal image!   Often when we are printing with our Gelli Arts ®️ printing plate, we are thinking of backgrounds & collage pages, things we can use to start our art journal pages or cards. But …

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Printing with GelliArts® and Grafix Dura-Lar® by Tania

Hello! Tania here. I discovered the Grafix line of products over 2 years ago when I was introduced to the company and had the privilege to be able to work for them as well. The range of synthetic films and substrates are quite diverse and there is something for everyone to try out. I love …

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Gelli Arts® and Grafix® : Abstract Art by Kirsten Varga

Hello fellow creatives! Today’s post features products by Gelli Arts®and Grafix®  The polyester films by Grafix®are fun to work with and challenged me creatively because of their translucent and transparent properties. I started out with the mindset to just experiment with these new-to-me products and at the end I had plenty options to mix and …

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