Gel Pens + Photos = Fun Borders Parkville MD

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.

Your Online Brokers
203 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD
 
Michaels
(410) 933-8443
5212 Campbell Blvd Nottingham Sq
Baltimore, MD
 
Better Waverly Community Arts Building LLC
(410) 366-2252
901 Montpelier St
Baltimore, MD
 
2910 On The Square
(410) 675-8505
2910 Odonnell St
Baltimore, MD
 
Richard Sindler Fine Art & Antiques
(410) 225-2727
833 N Howard St
Baltimore, MD
 
AuctionsForU.com
(410) 526-7648
Reisterstown, MD
 
Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing
(410) 823-6406
519 York Road
Towson, MD
 
Adornment Craft Center & Gallery
(410) 662-6623
3600 Clipper Mill Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
Johns Art & Antiques Liquidation Inc
(410) 675-4339
1733 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
 
Amazing Glaze
(410) 532-3144
1340 Smith Ave
Mt. Washington, MD
Prices and/or Promotions
$7.00 to $100.00

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.