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Make Gelli plate tools®

If you are interested in my reviews/comparison of the Stampendous Creative Palette vs. the Gelli plate, read them here.

Epic FAIL (paint on the Palette)

Not so bad (Pigment ink on the Palette)

Making Gelli Plate Tools

Some of the images tell you all you need to know – some you can click to go to the post. Hover over the image and see.

The coolest texture plates, which (if your shop allows tear-off samples) could be FREE. Anaglypa textured wallpaper:

Making Paper and Fun Foam Tools:

This post has many paper and fun foam tools, including:

Things to stamp with

Things to stamp with

Things to drag

Things to drag

This post has more!

Emboss card to make a texture plate

Emboss card to make a texture plate

Emboss and use flat or wrap around a block to make a roller!

Emboss and use flat or wrap around a block to make a roller!

Check your kitchen for tools - a basting brush and silicone spatula are great finds!!

Check your kitchen for tools – a basting brush and silicone spatula are great finds!!

Cover big index cards with contact paper to make wipeable texture sheets. Stick 2 together or use cereal box card for a deep emboss.

Cover big index cards with contact paper to make wipeable texture sheets. Stick 2 together or use cereal box card for a deep emboss.

Not a Gelli plate post, but the stamps will work for it.

Not a Gelli plate post, but the stamps will work for it.

gellistamps

Make stamps with sticky-backed fun foam – these are on foam core but if you want to wash them, use thick plastic packaging!

Make roller stamps from Fun Foam and old blocks.

Other tools to make:

Cut your own stencils with your Cricut and report cover plastic

Cut your own masks from paper or plastic

Cut your own masks from paper or plastic

7 thoughts on “Make Gelli plate tools®

  1. thank you for sharing your wonderful creative ideas..:)

  2. Saw this page and thought I would add another great tool — toilet paper rolls! Attach them with paper clips to make any shape!
    Here is a pic of what I made for my gelli plate printing: http://www.flickr.com/photos/51050313@N05/9420860003/
    Blogged here: http://rhoz.blogspot.com/2013/08/back-to-mail-art.html

    • Interesting! I have used paper towel core tubes and wrapping paper tubes, singly, to make circles but never thought to join them in that way. Nifty!

      Thanks for sharing 🙂

      MA

  3. Coucou,
    C’est GENIAL. J’aime beaucoup ces idées. Merci pour le partage.
    Bonne journée.

  4. You are so creative! Thank you so much for sharing these tutorials for making Gelli plate tools. I must give these a try!

  5. Those are all so very creative! love it!

  6. Wow, great ideas … new to this and helped when you mentioned less paint, thinking that’s my issue and these foam ideas … love them! Thanks for sharing,

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