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Coloring Cork with Gelatos AND Freebie Friday!


Hello Blogosphere! It's Tiffany here today with a photo tutorial for ya! Lately, I've been all about adhesive cork from DCWV & decided to try my hand at creating a card with it!


  • Gelatos® (bubblegum, mango, metallic mint, gold champagne, black licorice)
  • Glaze
  • Die-cuts/dies/stencils (Sizzix Chevron Alterations Die by Tim Holtz, Lawn Fawn Thanks Scripty Die, Studio Calico Sunbrust Mask)
  • Paint Brush/Foam Brush
  • Collapsible Water Cup
  • Stamper's Artist Pen in White
  • DCWV Adhesive Cork Sheets
  • 12" x 12" Cork Tile
  • White Cardstock
  • Washi Tape


1. Die-cut cork.


2. Color cork pieces with Gelatos of choice.


3. Blend with Glaze. This will also help seal the color into the cork without adding water while adding a nice shine to the finished piece!


4. Color a large piece of cork with Gelatos using an ombre/gradient effect. Blend with damp foam brush! There's no need to add Glaze to this as the water will set the Gelatos color into the cork.


5. You can apply the same ideas to a large piece of cork tile! Use the Stamper's Artist Pen in White to trace a design, then color with Gelatos of choice!


6. Just like with the smaller die-cut pieces, blend the Gelatos color with Glaze to seal the color in! 


Once dry, you can hang it on your office wall using some double-sided tape & you're ready to hang small reminders & mementos!


Thanks so much for stopping by today!




It's also Freebie Friday today!  Our giveaway this week is 5 sticks of our Double Scoop® Gelatos®, the Glass Bead Glitter Gell, Glaze and Gel Medium (total MSRP $50).  

Use the giveaway widget to enter!  This giveaway will close on Sunday, August 3rd at 11PM ESt.  

*This giveaway is open to US and international residents.




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Michele Workman

OMG this is awesome!

TracyM #6773

Colored cork is COOL!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your tutorial Tiffany - I feel the need to CREATE :)

Ann-Marie O'Rourke Lafrenaye

great give away! I love working with gellatos

Robyn C.

Looks yummy!

Miriam Prantner

Great video/giveaway! Somehow Punch Tab isn't working for me...:(

Jennifer Hansen

that is awesome, love what you can do with the gellatos!


Love it!

TracyM #6773

I have watched Jill's video several times (it's a RAINBOW OF SPARKLY AWESOMENESS) but for some reason I can't get the entries on PunchTab to register or allow me to progress, I even went back and expanded who it could post to via Facebook and it is still asking me to keep watching the video to the end again and again.
It is a TOTALLY AWESOME prize and I would LOVE to have the chance to try the different mediums as well as some new-to-me Gelatos colors - THANK YOU :)

Ann Bacin

Wow, very cool, another thing to keep me busy. :-)

Robin Horasanian

I love Tiffany's Gelato project. Well, to be fair I love most Gelato projects but hers are always really fun!!

Linda Dykstra

Lovely oh so lovely

Pam Lindaman

Looks like an interesting thing to try!!! Would love to win this!

Elaine Allen

What an awesome idea! Never thought of coloring cork, it looks fabulous!!

Elaine Allen

Leslie Fisher

I have wanted to make cool stuff with my gelatos but I couldn't remember how to use them from my class. Thanks for all the tutorials and videos.

Linda Richards

I totally did everything & the widget only registered me for 1 entry. Disappointing. :(

Kellie Murton

Hi, looks like Punch Tab is it not logging entries. It stops at step 2 and doesn't show any entries even though I shared Facebook and Twitter. Fyi. I would live to be entered into the Free Friday deal. Thank you for offering up the freebie :)

Katie B.

Awesome card! I love how the gelatos mixed with the glaze turned out on the cork!! Great ideas. Love the cork board idea too. :) Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Di Wong

Great cards and idea to use Gelatos on cork. Great giveaway. Thanks!

Linsey R

Super neato!!! Tiffany, you da girlie!!! TFS your wonderful and fabulous cork card~ Love it!

Mary Jelniker

Always wanted to try Gelatos. Thank you.

Dorina (Crafty Aunt Dee)  D

how cool. Never used Gelatos as I haven't been brave enough to play. Might have to now. Great work.

Shelley Lange

This would be a new idea for me to try cuz I really don't know how to usd ot...but awesome!wou'd love to win!

Shari Williams

Love the look.


LOVE , LOVE , LOVEEEEEEE. did i mention i love this !


Wow ! The colors bring out texture on cork board beautifully !

Percilla G

I love this tutorial and fabulous giveaway

Kimberly N

I love the video.... Way cool however I wasn't able to go any further after I watched it it wouldn't let me click next :( bummer deal I'll try again today! Maybe it's because I'm on a iPad I don't know .. THANKS FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN SOME AWESOME FUN PRODUCTS, my fingers are crossed!

Carol Mc

Love how you colored the cork.

Gloria Bryant

Gorgeous colors and great use of gelatos!


What an awesome idea! I think I might try something similar with some cork boards the kids have over their desks!

Terresa Wood

Pure awesomeness!
Would love a chance to win but am also having problems with entering. :(

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