Use Your Pastes and Gels! + Giveaway + FREEBIES

Hello! In this new year, I am trying to use products I have had for awhile along with new products. Today I show fun ways to use gels and pastes!

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[If the video isn’t showing up, click HERE to watch it. All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. As always, I appreciate your support of my videos!]

I have quite a few different gels and pastes in my collection, and I feel like I don’t use them enough. Today I show how to use them with dies for fun backgrounds. Watch the video to learn more!

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


CELEBRATE GLITTER CARD
Featuring:
Pretty Pink Posh Birthday Cake Die (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Let’s Party Stamps (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Celebrate Shaker Die (SHP | SSS)
Tonic Moonstone Glimmer Paste (SSS | ELH)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HELLO LOVED CARD
Featuring:
Pretty Pink Posh Heart Vines Die (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh All My Love Stamp Set (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Hello Friend Die (PRT | SSS)
Ranger Stickles Moon Dust Glitter Gel (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HELLO LOVED CARD
Featuring:
Pretty Pink Posh Heart Vines Die (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh All My Love Stamp Set (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Hello Friend Die (PRT | SSS)
Ranger Stickles Nebula Glitter Gel (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


FRIEND SILK CARD
Featuring:
Pretty Pink Posh Peonies Stencil (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Hello Friend Die (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh All My Love Stamp Set (PRT | SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh Slimline Scallop Frame Dies (PRT | SSS)
Decofoil Metallix White Pearl Gel (ELH) – other alternative products are in thumbnails below.
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Use Up Your Gels and Pastes Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


FREE GIFT

Pretty Pink Posh is offering FREE gifts! Spend $100 and get THREE free gifts – a stamp set, die, and embellishment! Offer ends 1/31/21. Use code “CELEBRATE7”. Head HERE for details.

BLOG HOP

I am participating in a blog hop with my friends over at Pretty Pink Posh. Happy 7th birthday! This is a 3-day hop… and today is the first day. They have a fun new release… much more then I showed in the video! You can find it all HERE.

The next stop on the hop is the blog of Caly Person. You can also start at the hop’s beginning over at the Pretty Pink Posh Blog.

Thanks for visiting!

GIVEAWAY

Pretty Pink Posh is giving away SIX $25 gift certificates total during the three day blog hop celebration. Comments must be left by 11:50pm January 15, 2021 and the winners will be announced on the Pretty Pink Posh blog.

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the PPP products which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Pretty Pink Posh Birthday Cake Die
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Heart Vines Die
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh All My Love Stamp Set
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Lets Party Stamps
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Peonies Stencil
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Hello Friend Die
[ PRT | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Celebrate Shaker Die
[ SHP | SSS ]
Pretty Pink Posh Slimline Scallop…
[ PRT | SSS ]
Altenew Double Sided Adhesive Sheets
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Sketch Copic Markers
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110lb Cardstock
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
Hero Arts Pitch Black Cardstock
[ SSS ]
Tonic Moonstone Glimmer Paste
[ SSS | ELH ]
Ranger Stickles Moon Dust Glitter Gel
[ SSS ]
Ranger Stickles Nebula Glitter Gel
[ SSS ]
Decofoil Metallix White Pearl Gel
[ ELH ]
Tonic Snow Storm Nuvo Mousse
[ SSS ]
Picket Fence Snowdrop White Paper Glaze
[ SSS ]
Palette Knife Set
[ SSS ]
Therm O Web Stencil Pal
[ SSS | THR ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool 2.0
[ SSS ]
Gina K Dye Ink
[ SSS ]
Altenew Mini Ink Blending Tool
[ SSS ]
Pink and Main Mini Blending Brush
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Assorted Holographic…
[ SSS ]


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143 thoughts on “Use Your Pastes and Gels! + Giveaway + FREEBIES”

  1. Jennifer, thanks so much for sharing this awesome idea. I have nuvo mousse that I haven’t touched yet. I’m definitely going to try this technique out.

  2. ABSOLUTELY LOVE the new release!! All three of your cards are Gorgeous & Sparkle! I love what you did with the Hello Friend die! God Bless & the Love of Christ to you all!

  3. This is so clever!! I never thought of doing this! I can’t wait to try it out! I love that birthday die also!

  4. I like the cake done in the black. It reminds me of stained glass. The stenciled flowers are lovely. The vine card is great; I think it could work as a Valentines card. I so enjoy your videos! I have Pinterest your techniques to easily go to them. Yo do a fine job of teaching.

  5. All of your cards are always so gorgeous! You are so inspiring and motivating me to make beautiful cards!

  6. Always love the way you give ideas on not only new products but ways we can use the products we already have!!! Thank you!

  7. Just love those cards you created, I’m always excited about making cards using these kinds of products, so sparkly and fun!

  8. I love watching your videos, lots of info in them, thank you for sharing all those tips and techniques.
    I really like this glitter paste over the die cut technique, it is so beautiful!

  9. As always your videos and blog post helped me with a crafty dilemma, I recently inherited some glitter gels and pastes and had no idea what to do with them. Now I can’t stop thinking of ways to use them! Thank You.

  10. I love watching your videos…they give me so many ideas and inspire me to go try my stuff. I tend to collect more than I use at this point.

  11. I love the “silk” card! It’s always fun to use items from your stash and discover new looks for your cards. Thanks for sharing!

  12. That peony stencil and the colors you used make that card my fave of the three, but you are one amazing designer! Every card a masterpiece!

  13. I have some glitter gels and now I have some great ideas on ways to use them-thank you!. The new Pretty Pink Posh release is wonderful. I love the new heart and Birthday sets.

  14. Such beautiful cards! I bought the Thermoweb Stencil Pal after watching another one of your videos and I love it!

  15. Thank you for all the videos that you post, Jennifer! You really inspire me to try new techniques and products. I’m thankful that you feel called to spread kindness, and i want to do the same!

  16. I don’t own anything at all like that birthday cake die. I love it! I have lots of pastes and gels that I can put to good use, too! Love your blog and your cards!

  17. Jennifer, thank you for sharing your incredible talent and skill with all of us. You and Kristina Werner literally taught me everything I know about card making…and you gave me hope. You do so much more than craft, you really make a difference.

  18. Awesome! I love all the cards, when I saw the post come in to my mailbox I thought by looking at the cards that you had used for every area from the first cards different coloured glitterpaste. Glad you didn’t LOL. This is a simple technique with a huge effect.
    Thank you so much Jennifer for the time and effort you always take to make great videos and awesome examples.
    Stay safe and have a wonderful Sunday.

  19. I really enjoyed your video with these cards. I have a whole new bunch of paste colors that I was gathering over time. I am encouraged to get these out and use them.. I love the sparkle in your card and new ideas with using what we have.. Thanks…

  20. Where do you get your envelopes from? I never see them listed in your supplies links.

    Thank you, Jennifer for this video! I have wanted to use pastes and gels, but didn’t know how. Always love your tips! God Bless!

  21. I ordered the PPP Birthday Cake die after seeing your cards and watching the tutorial. It is addicting! I now have nine cards in various stages of completion. Hopefully you share more ideas using large dies and lots of imagination.

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