Gel Pens + Photos = Fun Borders Central Falls RI

It's amazing what you can do with a gel pen. One of my current favorite looks is actually one that's extremely easy to create: Use a gel pen to create a border around photos. It's easy, but very effective. You can use a white gel pen or opaque marker to create a border around photos in many different patterns.

Beadworks
(401) 861-4540
290 Thayer St
Providence, RI
 
Old Fashion Robotic Store
(401) 276-4216
14 Cedar St
Providence, RI
 
Picture This A Framing and Art Gallery
(401) 273-7263
158 Wickenden St
Providence, RI
 
Art Supply Warehouse of Providence
(401) 331-4530
14 Imperial Pl
Providence, RI
 
Antiques & Artifacts
(401) 421-8334
436 Wickenden St
Providence, RI
 
Enterprise Printing And Products
(401) 438-3838
150 Newport Ave
East Providence, RI
 
Art Realty
(401) 421-5151
943 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
 
Art Gallery At 17 Peck
(401) 331-2561
17 Peck St
Providence, RI
 
Decor Craft Inc
(401) 621-5320
275 Westminster St
Providence, RI
 
Eastern Supply Company
(508) 222-1557
40 N Main St
Attleboro, MA
 

Gel Pens + Photos = Fun Borders

It's amazing what you can do with a gel pen. One of my current favorite looks is actually one that's extremely easy to create: Use a gel pen to create a border around photos. It's easy, but very effective.

gel pens how-to

Pen shown: Ultimate Gel Pens by American Crafts

gel pens how-to

You can use a white gel pen or opaque marker to create a border around photos in many different patterns. On the photos above, I experimented with heart and swirl patterns. On the layout below, Suzy Plantamura used a dot-dot-dot-line pattern to highlight all her photos. Try using multiple designs to create the look you want.

Zion National Park layout by Suzy Plantamura

Zion National Park by Suzy Plantamura. Supplies Cardstock: WorldWin; Patterned paper: me & my BIG ideas (brown), My Mind's Eye (green) and October Afternoon (stripe, plaid and cloud); Rubber accents: October Afternoon; Felt letter stickers: KI Memories; Ledger stickers: Making Memories; Journaling cards: Making Memories (red and blue) and October Afternoon (green and cream); Calendar: Jenni Bowlin Studio; Ink: Clearsnap; Markers: EK Success (brown) and Sakura (white): Other: Thread.

Appeared in: May 2009

Click here to read the rest of the article from Creating Keepsakes

 
© Creative Crafts Group, LLC. All rights reserved.