Saturday, 16 March 2013

Unrepeatable!

One of the characteristics of the Gelli Plate is that it is highly unlikely you will ever get identical prints. This can be a good thing, because half the fun is not knowing what the print will come out like until you see it. However, it can be annoying when you get a really good print and know you'll never be able to repeat it!

I was playing with some Crafter's Workshop masks, one of which was the Mini Roman Letters (by Dina Wakley). This is the first print I made with it. Possibly my best Gelli print yet!























I didn't want to cover up too much of it, so all I added was some stamped clocks (Crafty Individuals), a column top (Non Sequitur) (I think it's actually Greek but I'm pretending it's Roman) a couple of gods (part of an Aspects Of Design stamp) and a printed picture (Crafty Individuals).


















Think I might have to keep this card. I'll never be able to make another like it!

7 comments:

Sally H said...

Wow, Lynne! That is just stunning! I know what you mean about needing to keep some. The sunflower papers I made were very hard to part with, and that was only one page from about 20!

Jean Straw said...

This is great, I love how the colour picture stands out against your fab background. I have never used a Gelli
Plate but I like the prints you have been making.
Jean x

MaxineD said...

I don't blame you wanting to keep this card - it is a stunner Lynne! Love the pop of colour in the centre.
Blessings
Maxine

craftimamma said...

This is brilliant Lynne! All the elements you have chosen compliment your fabulous background perfectly and like Jean and Maxine I love the small pop of colour from the picture. I think it's a wonderful male card so you will have to give it to Hubby and that way you've 'used' it but also kept it, if you know what I mean, lol!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

lisa said...

This is stunning, Lynne. No wonder you don't want to part with it. I bet it's addictive, this gelli plate printing. You are certainly getting some gorgeous results.
I hope you have escaped the snow this time.
hugs Lisax

die amelie said...

Yes, I would have kept the card too! :)

die amelie x

Anna said...

Beautiful gelli print!!
When you pull a print you really like, scan it so that you can print it out. You can then print it on paper or canvas and have to use over and over again!

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