Hi there! I have a confession: I own a lot of crafty stuff. Papers, cardstock, stamps (oh, the stamps!), ribbon, etc., etc., etc. I also have a lot of tools and color mediums that I purchased on a whim because someone did something cool with it, and I just had to have it. But here's the thing... I'm really bad about using those tools. I forget I have them and they sit in a box, unused. For months. Or years
I am trying to change that.
Gelatos are one of those "had to have" items that I haven't done much with. I have tried a few different techniques but haven't been wild about the results. I'm a "clean" cardmaker and the messiness of gelatos make them hard for me to use... but I own 10 or 12 of them, and I was determined to use them on a card. Then I spotted this card (the first one) and I love how the feather turned out. It looks like watercolor, bu the white embossing powder make it look crisp and clean. I pulled out Feather Finery from PTI and replicated the look. I love the results! I used three blue/teal gelatos over white embossing powder. After it dried, I stamped the dots with gold pigment ink.
(Supplies - Stamps: (PTI) Feather Finery. (Paper Smooches) Scripty Sayings. Ink: (Heidi Swapp) Teal. Versamark. Color Medium: Gelatos. Dies: (PTI) Feather Finery. (Paper Smooches) Frame 1 Die. Patterned Paper: Studio Calico. Sequins: Lawn Fawn. Enamel Dots: My Mind's Eye.)
I am entering my card in this week's CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge.
And now I love gelatos. :)
I hope my card inspires you to pull out a neglected supply or try or a new technique. I had a lot of fun playing around with gelatos for this challenge.
Thanks for stopping by!