Monday 13 April 2020

Leaf Print

Hello and Welcome
Meet today's card.
I just love how this turned out and it was so fun to try something new using my Gel Plate.
As I have mentioned before, I have been playing with my Gel Plate.  
I found this video by Lydia Fiedler and I just had to try it out.  It is simple and fun.

So here is what I did to create my card.
I began by squeezing out some grey and black acrylic paint onto my glass mat and then rolled my brayer into the paint till my brayer was covered.  
Next, I rolled the brayer over the Big Leaves stencil from A Colourful Life Designs.  It transferred the image design onto my brayer.  Be sure to just roll in one direction.  I took the brayer and rolled it onto my Gelli Plate to transfer the image over it.  I rubbed my paper over the plate to lift the print.
You just never know what you will get when using the Gelli Plate.  

When the print was dry, I mounted it onto a heavy white card base.
I stamped the sentiment with some black Versafine then mounted it to one side over my front panel with some foam dots.

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Here is the stencil I used:

Stamps- Everyday Sentiments (You Next Stamp)
Inks- Versafine, Acrylic paint 
Paper- heavy white (Scribes Nook)
Accessories and Tools- Gelli Plate; Big Leaf stencil (A Colorful Life Designs); brayer; pop dots


Christine Alexander said...

wow, wow, wow Karen, such an amazing print. Can't wait to try :)

Susan said...

I am so impressed with how well that worked - good for you! Love the black and white, and the very simple sentiment.

cuilliesocks said...

What a stunning card Karen, beautifully created with your gelli plate and I so love the mono shades, Kate x

marilyn said...

SOOOOOO different and just stunning!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Beautiful stencil work. I love the simple black and white too. I have so many stencils and so many things that have not seen love so I have to try and concentrate on using more of them. Take care and stay well.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

SO dramatic and beautiful Karen.
Keep well and safe
Faith x

Bonnie said...

What a fantastic image, Karen! Love how realistic these leaves look and the classy black and white color scheme!

Pat said...

This is really exciting Karen, and you got such a clear image with the black and grey. x

nancy littrell said...

OMG..Gorgeous gelli print stenciled leaves, Karen. TFS the video and your written description. I definitely want to try. You are amazing with all your cool techniques. Wow!!! Stay safe and Creative my friend. Hugs...Nancy

kiwimeskreations said...

Wow - what a dramatic card Karen - loving what you are achieving with the gelli plate
Stay safe

Bunny said...

This is really pretty. I'm not sure what this says about me but does anyone see what I see in the card? It looks just like a bikini top and bottom. Anyone else see it?

Nora Noll said...

This is so striking!! I LOVE the print itself and think it would be amazing hanging on a wall in a frame!!

Mac Mable said...

Wow this is stunning. I enjoyed watching the video link, thank you for that x. It's now on my 'to do' list and I am looking forward to giving it a try. So very striking and unique x.

Annick said...

Nice, I very much like this graphic look !

Cath Wilson said...

Stunning result on this one. Thanks for posting the video link, too - I'll have to watch that one!
Cath x