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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Round and Round… Motivation Wheel with Gelli Arts®

Hello everyone, Giovanna here with a fun and colourful craft project that you can make also with your children. You can download, resize and print at home the template I designed for you to create  this spinning wheel following the video tutorial. Enjoy! ☺ Enjoy this video tutorial: TUTORIAL: 1. Roll out small blobs of acrylic …

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Creating Woodgrain Effects with Pigment Inks

Hi Friends! Today I am sharing a fun way to use tools from the home décor section with gel printing: more specifically wood grain tools! I love using pigment inks on a gel plate and I love the soft effects that you can get with them. I am using inks by Altenew but you can …

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Gel Printing Cards with the Gelli Arts® Mini Placement Tool by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today with a fun and easy way to create gel printed cards with the help of the Gelli Arts® Mini Placement Tool and a 3″x5″ gel printing plate. The Mini Placement Tool makes aligning your paper a breeze, and that means that you can gel print layer after layer after …

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Hand-made patterned papers for Origami with Gelli® Artist Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here today! Since I was a child I was always fascinated by Origami. I used to have a beautiful book with lovely projects that I read now and then until my adult life. Recently, some Origami projects popped-up in my Instagram feed, so I thought, what better way to make colorful and …

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Gel Printing on Fabric: Create Custom Fabric for Your Spring Crafts

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! Have you ever tried Gelli Arts® gel printing on fabric? It’s very similar to printing on paper, and it’s super fun because you can create custom fabric to fit any craft, quilting or sewing project! Before you start gel printing on fabric, it’s good to wash and iron your …

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Creating Exquisite Collages with Alcohol Ink & Metallic Paint

We will begin by creating background prints. These prints will have a beautiful, etheric feel to them, and resemble landscapes and atmospheric moods. In this technique a slurry is created that allows for interesting and unique patterns to be pulled from the gel plate.  Process Overview: In this 3 part process, we will first create …

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3 Ways to Decorate Tags + How to Achieve a Grunge Look

Hello everyone, today is all about how to get a grunge and worn look with your Gelli® plate. In this video I show you three different techniques involving felt, talc powder and a bit of corrugated cardstock to create a bunch of grunge tags and a matching tag holder. I definitely love this look! Enjoy …

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Gel Printing Valentine’s with the NEW Mini Placement Tool

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today, with a layered print tutorial using the brand new Gelli Arts® Mini Placement Tool! Like the original Perfect Placement Tool, the Mini Placement Tool helps you align your layered prints perfectly. The Mini Tool works with any size plate and creates a 1″ border around your prints. Watch this video …

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Gel Printing on Dark Backgrounds with Gelli® Artist Tania

Hi Friends,  Today I am sharing one of my favourite ways to use up gel prints: making a very easy mini art journal!  The binding on this journal is a pamphlet stitch which is an easy one to learn. Just note that the knot will sit on the side where you begin you first stitch. …

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Image Transfer Printed Journal Cover by Gelli® Artist Marsha Valk

Hi there! Happy new year! It’s Marsha here today, and for me, a new year means a new notebook! This time I accidentally ordered the new one in a colour that I’ve had before. So I wanted to change the look with the help of my Gelli Arts® printing plate! Watch how I transform my …

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