The gel-a-tinas!

Meet our fabulous Design Team, The gel-a-tinas!

Jessica - Design Team Coordinator
Hi! My name is Jessica Barnett and I'm the DT coordinator here at gel-a-tins! I live in Arizona with my husband Glen, sons Brenden (14), Carter and Parker (identical twins that just turned 8) and Tucker (4). I'm a stay at home mom, but I love learning and plan on taking some college classes this year. I started scrapbooking in elementary school when I taped my class photos to black construction paper and put them in a binder. I picked it back up when I was pregnant with the twins after going to a stamp party. I've been a member of the team at Xyron for years now and I was part of the team at Glue Arts for over three years as well. You can see my work in magazines, ads, and even above the Xyron machines at Joann's! I'm a bit of a craft addict and in addition to scrapping I also sew, quilt, bake, decorate cakes, knit, embroider and cross stitch.
I am so happy to be a part of the gel-a-tins team!
I'm in my late twenties, I live in Indiana and I've been a registered nurse for 5 1/2 years. I work at a prison, which is something I never thought I would say. It's an interesting job for sure. My boyfriend & I adopted a black Lab, Bentley, who is almost three years old now. He is still a big puppy & keeps us on our toes. I started scrapbooking when I was 16 & have been blessed to have been published online & in print over the years. I'm grateful for the opportunity to work with these girls & I can't wait to share some projects using these stamps!
Dawn Mercedes here... for the new Gelatins Roll Call! I'm blessed to be a stay at home mom to three middle sized children. When the family is home, I'm busy with real life: coaching, scouts, church, volunteering, etc. When they are at school, work, or asleep, I can create to my heart's content! Keep up with my creative adventures (along with a few family anecdotes) on my blog: Sunnyside Up! My favorite crafting occurs when I am making a gift for a particular person in mind. I enjoy using colors, sayings, and images that relates to the recipient. Aka...the personal touch!
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My name is Jessica Pascarella. I have been living in Texas for 10 years. I am a SAHM of 3 wonderful kids. My wonderful husband, is my biggest supporter. I credit my grandmother for introducing me to cardmaking. She has been creating her own cards for years. Due to her inspiration, I jumped in the papercrafting world around 8-9 years ago. My main love is cards, but have started to expand into scrapbooking and altered items. My biggest "addiction" is stamps. I love the number of ways you can use stamps, the techniques seem to be endless! My style is usually clean and simple. However, I am trying to "force" myself to try different styles. I am truly excited to be a part of the Gel-a-tins Design Team! I hope to inspire you as much as I know I will be inspired by you.



Hi! I am Kate Nolan-Denham. I live in southern Maine with my loving family and two dogs. I have loved crafting since I was a young girl. About 12 years ago my girlfriend introduced me to scrapbooking. She said and I quote "It is so YOU!" She was right. Throughout the last several years I have developed a style that is simple, yet colorful. The faces of the people who surround me with love inspire me to create every day. Their faces, their expressions, they tell a story. I want to share that story with you. During the last couple of years I have also started cardmaking.Nothing is better than the look of happiness on someone's face when you give them a card made just for them. I love that!

My other hobbies include cooking and running. I also enjoy reading, entertaining, decorating, and amateur photography. You can find out more about me and my crafting at