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I LOVE Helmar adhesives!  I was so excited to be able to create with these products so I made a fun little banner using Donna Downey's Canvas ATCs from Prima.  I started by added some background color with the Design Memory Craft Gelato colors:  Mango, Tangerine, Lemon, Bubble Gum, Blueberry, Lime, Licorice, Green Tea, and Metallic Blueberry.  These became the base of all the pieces. 

Then, I used the Stamper's Big Brush Pens in Nougat 178 and Black 199 to stamp using Prima's new stamps from their Romance Novel line and Craftsman line.

Next, I used some spray inks and Design Memory Craft Gelato sprays(I mixed up a few in mini misters) through some of Donna Downey's new stencils.  I also mixed the licorice with Gesso to create a paint that I could pounce through the stencils. 

The Gelatos were perfect to water down on a craft mat to create a color wash for the paintable Canvas pieces from Prima. They have resist already printed on them so when the color is applied, it shows the design.

Once I got them all colored, I started to glue the banner pieces together on a piece of seam binding using Helmar's 450 Quick Dry Adhesive.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE this glue!  It's perfect on fabrics and paper alike.  I glued all the pieces down with it and added it to some bling for a finishing touch! 

To see more tips and techniques with Helmar, visit their blog!

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Jen Matott  A self-proclaimed Mom, Wife, Artist, Scrapper and Teacher, Jennifer has a funky & trendy style. She also serves on the design teams for Nikki Sivils, Scrap Mojo and XOXO Girls.

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sharon gullikson

This banner looks great. I just started a banner using Gelatos, so I'm going to re-read your post to get some tips.

Template Design

This is so beautiful, love the great design and the colors.

Lillian Child

I don't do banners, but these ATC's are just TOO colorful and creative ... I would definitely be proud to display something like this. Great job!!

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