Monday, 19 February 2018

Leftovers with Reindeer

The latest Merry Christmas Challenge has an optional theme of reindeer.  I decided that was a perfect way to use up some pieces I made after making the gelli print background for my previous post.  Here it is so that you can see the first print:


The print comes out really nice and sharp the first time.  But there is still lots of paint on the gelli plate so I like to make a couple more backgrounds to use up that paint.  Here's the card I made with the second print:


Because you have to spritz again with water between each print, it gets less crisp and sharp each time.

Here's the card using the third print:


But they are still nice backgrounds.  For both of these cards, I used the same reindeer die, one out of silver glitter cs and one just out of white cs.

I love getting extra backgrounds made when I've got all the supplies out!




Supplies:
Paper - mixed media cs, white cs, silver glitter cs
Size - 5" square, A2
Accessories - Rebecca Baer snow flurries stencil, Ali Express reindeer and tree die, fun foam, various blue acrylic paints



6 comments:

  1. These backgrounds get better and better! I love the "loose" backgrounds with this die!

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  2. Wonderful work with your gelli plate Susan. Love all three backgrounds. I am gelli-plate challenged and never like anything I make. Maybe I need to stick to shades of one colour and I'd be happier. These are all so beautiful and the backgrounds are all so unique from each other. xx

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  3. I love how each background is slightly different and softer each time. So pretty with your deer die cuts.
    It reminds me we should have gelli plate day again

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  4. LOVE and LOVE!! Fantastic cards with that fab bkgs....
    xx Karen

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  5. Such beautiful gelli plate backgrounds, Susan. How wonderful to get 3 creative and wonderful Christmas cards too. Loved all 3 of your die cuts. TFS my friend. Hugs..

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  6. Still not tried the gelli printing yet. Love the effect you've achieved and they are all so unique and so pretty x

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