Gesso Stamped Dryer Sheet Card Set - Faber-Castell + Penny Black Giveaway!


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Specialty Paper and Gelatos Color Floral Card Set by Dana Tatar

Hello! I'm sharing a project for the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Guest Design Team today. Penny Black has graciously supplied the team with stamps and we are sharing projects this week featuring the fabulous stamps paired with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products. I found a pretty piece of specialty paper in my scrap room that was just begging for some color. The paper was similar in texture to a dryer sheet and sported a painted white floral pattern. I had a lot of fun coloring it with the new Gelatos® Designer Colors sets and created a fun card set.

Coloring Specialty Paper with Gelatos by Dana Tatar

To start, I randomly scribbled the new Tropical Gelatos® Designer Colors onto my craft mat, spritzed with water, blended with my finger and then carefully pressed the specialty paper into the color.

Gelatos Colored Specialty Paper by Dana Tatar

I love the resulting rainbow of color! The Gelatos® blend fabulously and I was able to mix up some nice shades of green and orange. Once my paper was dry, I mounted it on a piece of cardstock and attached it to a card base.

Stamping with Faber-Castell Stamper's Big Brush Pens by Dana Tatar

I used a Warm Grey IV (#273) Stamper's Big Brush Pen with a set of Life's Messages stamps to create the sentiments for my card set.

Gelatos Colored Specialty Paper Stamped Card Set by Dana Tatar

I used the new 50's Diner Gelatos® Designer Colors set on this pair of cards.

Gesso Stamped Dryer Sheet by Dana Tatar

Sadly, I only had one piece of the specialty paper and I wasn't ready for the fun to end. I experimented and was able to create a similar patterned paper by stamping a leaf pattern onto a dryer sheet using Gesso and the Penny Black Verdent Stamp. Note: Be sure to rinse the Gesso from the stamp as soon as you finish stamping.

Using Gelatos to Color Dryer Sheets by Dana Tatar

I selected several green Gealtos®, Green Tea, Lime, Pistachio and Spearmint, and a Gold Champagne Gelato® and added color to my dryer sheet using the same process as shown above.

Gesso Stamped Dryer Sheet Card by Dana Tatar

Once my paper was dry, I mounted it on a piece of cardstock and attached it to a card base. I used the Green Stamper's Big Brush Pen Set for the message on this card.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope I have inspired you.

Supplies:
Gelatos® Designer Colors Tropical Series (#770162)
Gelatos® Designer Colors 50's Diner Series (#770163)
Gelatos® Color 4ct - GREEN (#770158)
Gelatos® Colors Gift Set (#770161)
Stamper's Big Brush Pens: GREEN (#770052)
Stamper's Big Brush Pens 3ct: NEUTRAL (#770054)
Gesso (#770302)

Penny Black Stamps: Life's Messages (40-237) and Verdant (4310K)

Stamping with Gesso and Gelatos on Dryer Sheets by Dana Tatar

Comments

  1. Very cool....definitely going to try this! I have a stack of dryer sheets waiting for a project :)

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  2. Fantastic and clever idea! Both cards are so pretty!

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  3. Wow Dana that dryer sheet idea looks really cool, I've got to try it. How do you come up with all these ideas?!!!

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  4. What a great idea, all for using everyday household items!! Looks fabulous too.

    Hugs Ali x

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  5. Fabulous technique!! TFS.
    <3 J

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  6. I love your experiments! Your special paper is beautiful as the original ones.

    I got that Tropical set of Gelatos, these are amazing, love them! Thanks for sharing this tecnique!

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  7. Dana, I prefer your self designed paper even more, much more graceful !!
    http://www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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  8. great cards- love the idea of smearing the gelatos on to the craft mat then the paper!

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  9. The effects you achieve are you really beautiful... need to play more with these lovely products!! Gorgeous cards too.

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  10. WOW!!! So gorgeous!!! I would have never known you used a dryer sheet if you didn't tell us!!! Genius idea!!!!

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