Gelatos® For Card Makers Series-Glowing Christmas Lights




Aloha Guys!

Today I’m sharing this card using Gerda Steiner Designs Deck the Halls stamp along with some Neenah Classic Linen card stocks to do some watercoloring with Gelatos®.  I’ll be starting a New Gelatos® For Card Makers Series, sharing different ways you can incorporate Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Mix & Match line of products in our card making.  I’m starting this series because I’ve heard many people mention, Gelatos® as a Mixed media medium. Gelatos® are such versatile medium that can be used for both mixed media and card making.  It’s a fantastic medium and it’s very easy to work with.  Hopefully I can share some techniques with different products, to showcase the versatility of them.  I’m starting out with my very first Christmas card for 2015.  Yeah, I’m a little behind so I better get started, lol.

I’m using this super adorable stamp set from Gerda Steiner Designs and I’ll share some tips and techniques on how we can watercolor using a various colors from the Gelatos® line.  I’m using these Neenah Classic linen card stocks to do some blending with or without water.  These classic linen card stocks are fantastic with watercolors.  They are not a watercolor card stocks but they work fabulous with watercoloring and I highly recommend trying them out.  I am definitely in Love.  They have these great textures to these card stocks and the texture really shows through, even with a coloring medium on top.  You’ll definitely see the texture through it as we start the application of colors.  i’m using a very traditional Christmas colors and I’ll share some tips on how you can get the Glowing Christmas light look, with watercoloring.  I’ll put all the links to the supplies I used below, if you want to try out any of these products.  Tupelo Designs LLC has various Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Mix & Match line of products so you can easily find them there as well as  I hope you guys enjoy this series and please leave me a comment, if you like to see a particular products in use.  I thank you guys so much for stopping by and please Subscribe, Like and Comment.  I’d love to hear your Feedbacks 🙂  Thanks again.

2 thoughts on “Gelatos® For Card Makers Series-Glowing Christmas Lights

  1. Saw your CUTE kittie cards on Gerda’s blog. Darling! Great coloring and I like the “glow.” I don’t use my gelatos because I had trouble blending them and I always ended up with a “messy” look. Thanks for the video and upcoming videos showing how to use and blend them. I appreciate that! 🙂

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