Everything is starting to Gel!

Hi Everyone!  I am back again with yet another glimpse of all the fun I have been having on my Gelli Plate.

My very first print I made upon opening the box and with my Splash Inks was the one used for the Background on this card.  It was done using the large bubble wrap that my Gelli Plate arrived from Altered Pages packaged in.  So its very fitting that this is what project I am featuring over on the AP Blog today for my DT Post.


The butterfly was a fussy cut stamped image I had sitting on my desk from the last time I had played with some shaving foam and dye re-inkers.  To this shape I added a smaller die/cut embossed butterfly, some gold foiling and Gold Metallic Dew Drops from the Robin's Nest.  A little gold foiling was also added to the background.  I stamped my sentiment on white cardstock and then took my watercolor pencils to shade this in to tone in with the background also.  A tulle ribbon bow adds a little more interest and lift to the butterfly.

I can relate using your Gelli Plate to the quote by Forest Gump -'Life is like a box of Chocolates!'   As you never know what you are going to get!

For more Gelli Print Inspiration you can also view the other Altered Pages Design Team members in action over on the Altered Pages Blog, where Becky has used it to cover her mailing boxes and Leslie has created her own Tape.  

I played some more last night with mine, layering color upon color wanting some more manly looking and grungy looking prints, so I will share the end results/projects with you soon.  

22 comments:

Julie Short said...

Dani I too have a BIG box of chocolates heading my way! Your card is super duper Danie. One of the aspects of this type of art is that it truly is a unique piece making it "a small treasure" for the recipient.
Keep having fun.
Julie

Janice Ayers said...

Wow, very visually stimulating full of detail and texture, great card :)

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card, love the wonderful colors! The lavender butterfly is a perfect embellishment!

Jan Ltc said...

This is gorgeous xx Jan

JayBe said...

What a fantastic card, Danielle - love all the different textures and colours.
Hugz, Jan xx

Kate M said...

This is fantastic - great colours and textures - beautiful butterfly.
xx

Sylvia Anderson said...

This is beautiful, i've never used shaving foam, i might give it a try x
I adore the butterfly x

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Zoe said...

Wow fabulous, the colours the textures the butterfly, very inspirational, isn't it great playing with different techniques xx

Lizzyc said...

This looks amazing! and I guess if you dont know what you are going to get, each one is unique!!

Chris said...

Beautiful card love the colours and butterfly. Chris xx

Laurie LaRiviere said...

wow, very pretty! love the touches of gold, gives it a nice shimmer :)

Emkay said...

Wow! Gorgeous card. That background is so pretty!

Dawn Mercedes said...

Now, how purple are your fingers?? haha...great job!

Kathryn said...

Just Ab fabby x I so need one of these plates it looks brilliant fun xx

jane stillman said...

fabulous card, love the colours and the beautiful butterfly x

Lynn McAuley said...

I love this mixed-media beauty, Dani! What a gorgeous card!!

Becky said...

What snazzy colors and snazzy design..Fabulous!

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

What a brilliant card and that background is amazing. It's like a kelidascope as in you want to be able to turn it and look at it and see all the pretty shapes and colours!

Thank you for always leaving such lovely comments on my blog. You are a truely lovely lady and a great crafter :-)

Hugs Lisa xxxxxxx

Karen said...

Beautiful and a colourful card Danie. Sounds like you are having so much fun with your Gellie Plate. And your projects are like a box of chocolates...and all unique.

Nancy said...

Gorgeous! Great colors and I really like the butterfly.

Zella said...

Very cool!!! Looks so retro with the Gelli Plate backround. Great effect!