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Get Your Sparkle On with Gel-a-Peel - Outside The Box

Get Your Sparkle On with Gel-a-Peel

Get Your Sparkle On with Gel-a-Peel

Molly and I first featured Gel-a-Peel on the blog last fall. Since then we’ve had a lot of fun making bracelets, necklaces and even an iPhone case! One of the things we really love about Gel-a-Peel is that, even though it comes with some fun templates, you really can let your creative side run wild and make whatever creation you can think of. How does it work? The idea is really pretty simple – trace designs (or just wing it) with colorful tubes of gel, let them dry and then peel them off and show them off!

gel a peel

gel a peel

gel a peel

I mentioned in our first post about Gel-a-Peel that at first glance I thought it was going to be another messy craft kit, but in reality it’s actually not very messy at all, and clean up is a breeze.


This is the Pearly Pastel Kit. It comes with 16 design templates, a gel tray, 3 pretty pastel gels, a drawing sheet, 5 designer tips, cleaning tool and accessories to make earrings.


The Glow in the Dark Kit is similar to the Pastel Kit except that this kits comes with three glow in the dark gel tubes.



And finally we have the Sparkle Bead Station. This kit is really cool! It comes with three sparkle gel colours and a bead station so you can make actually beads to string (it comes with 3 metres of string).

One of the things we love about Gel-a-Peel is that you can mix and match the templates, gel colours and accessories between the kits. If you want glow in the dark beads simply use the glow in the dark gels from that kit and use them on the bead station. And if you run out of ideas you can just visit the Gel-a-Peel website for more templates! They also have a section for tips and tricks and video tutorials to get your started.

You can find Gel-a-Peel at Toys ‘R Us , Amazon, Chapters, and Mastermind Toys. And keep your eye on the blog because I’m going to be having a fabulous giveaway soon with Gel-a-Peel and some other awesome MGA Entertainment toys and activities!


Disclaimer: We received product in order to bring you this review but all opinions are completely our own.


This article has 7 comments

  1. This is so cool! I would have loved this as a kid and I know that my daughter will as she’s really crafty. Thanks for sharing.

  2. This is so awesome , my niece would so love every minute of this , great for crafts and making homemade cards etc 🙂

  3. This is so fun for the tweens, they love making their own makeup and jewelry, I love this!!

  4. This is such a neat kit!

  5. It looks like such fun to make. Could you trim of the thin bits with a scissors?

  6. not sure who’d really enjoy this more, my kiddo or myself lol!

  7. The Gel appeared to be more tricky to work with than I expected, but it’s still very fun and hours of entertainment.

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