How to Use a Gelli Printing Plate for Card Making

Gelli Arts Printing Plates work hand in hand with rubber stamps. Please visit Sin City Stamps at www.sincitystamps.com for more information about this and other card projects.

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How to Use a Gelli Printing Plate for Card Making
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Remove gelli print plate from package and lay onto your surface.  It can be an acrylic block, or just onto a piece of paper.

Remove gelli print plate from package and lay onto your surface. It can be an acrylic block, or just onto a piece of paper.

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Lay stencil over plate, add white pigment ink through stencil, leaving edges uneven.  This will prevent straight lines on your paper.

Lay stencil over plate, add white pigment ink through stencil, leaving edges uneven. This will prevent straight lines on your paper.

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First print onto 3" x 5"  orchid card.

First print onto 3" x 5" orchid card.

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Second, or ghost print, onto pre-printed Halloween kraft paper.

Second, or ghost print, onto pre-printed Halloween kraft paper.

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Spray Olive and Bittersweet glimmer mists randomly over Halloween kraft paper.  White stenciled print is faint but adds depth.

Spray Olive and Bittersweet glimmer mists randomly over Halloween kraft paper. White stenciled print is faint but adds depth.

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Clean print plate and lay two honeycomb die cuts over it.

Clean print plate and lay two honeycomb die cuts over it.

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Brayer Titan Buff acrylic paint over the plate and die cuts.

Brayer Titan Buff acrylic paint over the plate and die cuts.

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Pick up design onto Halloween kraft paper.  When dry, apply Peeled Paint distress ink over the paper, concentrating on the painted honeycombs.

Pick up design onto Halloween kraft paper. When dry, apply Peeled Paint distress ink over the paper, concentrating on the painted honeycombs.

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Brayer Titan Buff acrylic paint over plate and die cuts again.  Remove die cuts this time.

Brayer Titan Buff acrylic paint over plate and die cuts again. Remove die cuts this time.

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Now pick up print from plate onto orchid card stock.

Now pick up print from plate onto orchid card stock.

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Spray Dewberry glimmer mist over orchid card stock.  When dry, stamp background from Sin City Stamps Metal Madness set with Dark Brown chalk ink (not shown).

Spray Dewberry glimmer mist over orchid card stock. When dry, stamp background from Sin City Stamps Metal Madness set with Dark Brown chalk ink (not shown).

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Clean plate and brayer violet acrylic paint over print plate.

Clean plate and brayer violet acrylic paint over print plate.

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Randomly ink edges of a 5" x 7" folded  kraft card, allowing for a grungy look.  What is left on the plate (above) can be picked up by the next Halloween print paper layer.

Randomly ink edges of a 5" x 7" folded kraft card, allowing for a grungy look. What is left on the plate (above) can be picked up by the next Halloween print paper layer.

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Trim Halloween spiders print paper to 4-½" x 6-½".  Ink edge with Dusty Concord distress ink.  Wrap black lace ribbon around paper.and adhere onto front of pre-folded kraft card.

Trim Halloween spiders print paper to 4-½" x 6-½". Ink edge with Dusty Concord distress ink. Wrap black lace ribbon around paper.and adhere onto front of pre-folded kraft card.

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Stamp three images from the Sin City Stamps Urban Grunge stamp plate onto white paper with black StazOn ink.  Color each with Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed, and Peeled Paint distsress stains.

Stamp three images from the Sin City Stamps Urban Grunge stamp plate onto white paper with black StazOn ink. Color each with Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed, and Peeled Paint distsress stains.

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Adhere clear square 1" epoxy stickers (4 over the largest image) (1 over the middle image) and ½" square over the smallest image.

Adhere clear square 1" epoxy stickers (4 over the largest image) (1 over the middle image) and ½" square over the smallest image.

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Stamp and heat emboss "One Way" from Sin City Stamps Urban Grunge stamp set with Versamark Ink and white embossing powder onto Momenta wooden ticket embellishment.  Hand write "31" with white gel pen.

Stamp and heat emboss "One Way" from Sin City Stamps Urban Grunge stamp set with Versamark Ink and white embossing powder onto Momenta wooden ticket embellishment. Hand write "31" with white gel pen.

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Adhere all elements to card front, as shown.  Add black glitter around edge of Halloween print paper.  Color skull charm with Antique Linen distress paint and adhere above ticket.

Adhere all elements to card front, as shown. Add black glitter around edge of Halloween print paper. Color skull charm with Antique Linen distress paint and adhere above ticket.

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Stamp pocket watch from Sin City Stamps Metal Madness stamp set onto white card stock with black StazOn ink.  Dab Spiced Marmalade and Mustard Seed distress stains over image.  Fussy cut image.

Stamp pocket watch from Sin City Stamps Metal Madness stamp set onto white card stock with black StazOn ink. Dab Spiced Marmalade and Mustard Seed distress stains over image. Fussy cut image.

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Stamp "STOP" from the SCS Urban Grunge set, and the clock hand from SCS Clockworks Inspired by Terri Sproul, first with white paint, then with black Stazon.  Outline each with white gel pen.

Stamp "STOP" from the SCS Urban Grunge set, and the clock hand from SCS Clockworks Inspired by Terri Sproul, first with white paint, then with black Stazon. Outline each with white gel pen.

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