Kirsten Varga

Jumbo Matchboxes with Gelli Arts® Artist Kirsten Varga

Hello! Kirsten here with a little twist on an everyday object: Matchboxes! Usually when you think of matchboxes you think of a very small box. Well, let’s think BIG instead and make Jumbo Matchboxes! These versatile containers are perfect to hold handmade cards, small artworks, handmade books, lightweight treasures and more. I had a lot …

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Paper Weaving Heart Cards by Kirsten Varga

Welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I have a simple project that delivers lots of impact perfect for giving to the special people in your life. Paper Weaving Heart Cards! Weaving colorful printed papers together will be visually appealing and also have a cool texture. You’ll have …

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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® and Hahnemühle Week featuring Kirsten Varga

Welcome to Hahnemühle and Gelli Arts Week! A blank page can be intimidating…especially when you have a new sketchbook and the possibilities are endless! When I was brainstorming how to approach the beautiful Hahnemühle Sketchbook I was given I decided I would take it apart to monoprint the pages because it was bound with a …

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Spooky Books with GelliArts® Artist Kirsten Varga

Welcome to The Gelli Arts® blog! The spooky season is here and I wanted to make a little something to celebrate that spooky vibe. You know I love making books (and if you’re new here, well, I love making books!) and this was a perfect time to make some mini books that could be both decorative and useful.  …

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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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GelliArts® + Spellbinders® : Handmade Book by Kirsten Varga

Hello! Kirsten Varga here. I am excited to share with you my project made with Gelli Arts® and Spellbinders® products- specifically the Jane Davenport line filled with luscious art making tools.    One of my favorite things to make are handmade books. I like the structure and the endless possibilities they have. The handmade art …

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Gelli Arts® and Liquitex® – Wooden Houses by Kirsten Varga

I am excited about this project I did for the collaboration between Gelli Arts® and Liquitex®. It is a sculptural work titled “an Ode to HOME”. Read to the end of the blog to enter for a chance to win a prize from Liquitex® + Gelli Arts®! Plus- we have a coupon code for everyone …

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