Giovanna Zara

PanPastel® + Gelli Arts®: Gel Printed Mini Purses by Giovanna Zara

Giovanna here! This week, we are teaming up with PanPastel® to share some fun projects and techniques with you. Today on the blog, I’m sharing with you how I created a set of colourfulmini paper purses to use as gift holders, tree decorations or to create a unique Advent calendar. Plus- read to the end to …

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Passport Holders Using Alcohol Inks with Gelli Arts® By Giovanna Zara

Hello, Giovanna here! Today, I will show you how to make a set of colourful gel prints using alcohol inks. With these prints I created a couple of passport/card holders. Alcohol inks are vibrant and transparent colours and they dry even faster than acrylic paint- so less waiting for drying! Note: Please wear gloves when …

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Gel Printed Cacti Placeholders with Gelli Arts® by Giovanna Zara

Hey everyone! In this video, I show you how to create a bunch of fun and colourful mini cacti to use as placeholders. Everything you need is in the Gelli Arts® Cacti Garden Kit (buy here). Happy Cacti to everyone! Watch my video and create along with me: Thanks for joining me! Be sure to …

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Enameled Faux Crackle Boxes with GelliArts® By Giovanna Zara

Hello, Giovanna here!  Today I show you how to create a set of gel prints with a stunning crackle effect. With these prints, I embellished some plain wood boxes with an enamel effect. It is really simple and a rewarding process– so let’s start! Watch my video and create along with me! Here are some of …

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Gelli Arts® & DecoArt Summer of Fun Collaboration

We are excited to partner with DecoArt paint company this month!  Our design teams joined creative forces to come up with some fun projects using Gelli Arts® gel printing plates and DecoArt® Americana Premium! Our first project is from Marsha Valk who created this summer fun collage art piece that made her think of summer days in the yard …

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Gel printing with Acrylic Inks and Re-Inkers with GelliArts® By Giovanna Zara

Hello, Giovanna here! Today I will show you how to use acrylic inks and re-inkers for gel printing- and with these prints, I up-cycled some cereal and pasta boxes in a set of magazine (OK, gel prints in my case) holders. I had these bottles of acrylic inks and Distress Re-inkers for ages in my stash, …

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Handmade Mandala Printing with Gelli Arts® Artist Giovanna Zara

Hello, Giovanna here! Today I am sharing with you my latest obsession with hand drawn mandalas. You can transform them into stencils on card stock and use them to make beautiful gel prints. These mandalas can be used as stencils but also as embellishments in your craft projects. At the end of the video I …

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Jungle Style Prints with Gelli Arts® by Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here! Today, I hope to cheer you up a bit from this gloomy weather with a super colorful post. These prints will feature luscious leaves, bright greens and yellows, flamingos, and giraffes all together to create a jungle style theme. In this video, I apply the technique to heavy cardstock, plain envelopes, and …

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