I hope you are enjoying your day. We have had cloudy and damp days lately, so I have been inside playing with my new purchase -- the gelli plate. I have used a lot of different inks and paints and my favorite to use with the gelli plate is Mica Gloss inks from Judikins. They are just the right consistency and stay wet longer, so this makes them easier to use. This is a background I made with them using a Kite stencil called Nouveau Damask. I was so tempted to add more designs and colors to this, but I really liked it as it was so I left it this way. You can see some of the shimmer of the ink on the bottom right.
I started off by dotting 2 colors of ink side by side on the plate and brayering them on smoothly.
I then laid my stencil on top of the ink.
I found that using a paper towel removes the ink a little better than paper, so I laid a paper towel over the stencil and brayered over it to remove the ink.
I lifted off the paper towel and stencil and then laid my card stock over the ink that was left and this was the result!
Here is the card I made with this background. I did not want to cover too much of the background because it was so pretty.
A little closer look. The dies I used are Memory Box Fresh Foliage and Quickutz Scallop Circles. The bird is a digital image from Sparkle N Sprinkle.
Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you have a great day!
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