Gel Pens + Photos = Fun Borders Medford OR

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.

Lightgarden Glass Art Studio
(541) 779-0272
1024 Court St Ste B
Medford, OR
 
M W M Counter Top
(541) 608-6145
532 Parsons Dr Ste 101
Medford, OR
 
Splinter Center
(541) 772-6547
2191 Kings Hwy
Medford, OR
 
Neoglassic Studio
(541) 772-3732
313 Middleford Aly
Medford, OR
 
Craft Warehouse
(541) 779-1940
2340 Poplar Dr
Medford, OR
 
Scrapbook King & Stampstruck
(541) 857-4998
41 N Ivy St
Medford, OR
 
Central Art Supply
(541) 773-1444
101 N Central Ave
Medford, OR
 
Michaels -Arts & Crafts
(541) 779-5495
3475 Crater Lake Hwy
Medford, OR
 
Allman Design Group
(541) 772-9296
29 S Grape St
Medford, OR
 
Sugar & Spice Paper Co
(541) 665-7131
236 E Pine St
Medford, OR
 

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

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