Monday, 12 February 2018

* Gecko Galz: February Samples

Hello everyone!

Today is my feature day for Gecko Galz.
I made some cards:

This month at Gecko Galz our customer challenge theme is 'Putting on the Green'
There is still plenty time to play along and we would love to see your projects. You can see my other Putting on the Green cards here.

 I must admit, green is one of my favourite colours. I made this green card using paper from the Gatsby paper pack, an image from the Visions in Green collage sheet, and the word 'celebrate' from the Charming Words collage set. I used black card to mat the image and paper and green card for my base mat and side banner. The gorgeous stick pin embellishment was part of a prize that I won at the MAWTT challenge blog, and it was made by the very talented Wendy Townsend - thank you!

Gatsby                    Visions in Green                    Charming Words

For my second project, I made an easel card:

This easel card is made from kraft card using Gypsy Market papers as the background with another image from the Visions in Green collage sheet. The sentiments on the front and inside are from the Charming Words collage sheet. The papers, image and sentiments all have their edges inked with Vintage Photo. Some ribbons and pearls add the finishing touches to this card. The 'stopper' on the inside of the card is a die cut banner that I altered to make into a rectangle - it is popped on foam, so that the easel sits behind it.

Gypsy Market            Visions in Green           Charming Words


Next, as it is so close to February 14th, I have a trio of 'love' cards. 
The sentiments are generic, so that the cards can be used as Valentine cards, anniversary cards or even engagement cards:

The cards were very easy to make - just simple matting and layering with the addition of some lace. I let the beautiful papers and the images do all the work. The image and sentiment on each card is popped on foam pads.
Here is a closer look at each one:

Paper - Parade of Flowers
Image - Retro Love Story
Sentiment - Charming Words


Paper - Gypsy Market 
Image - Isn't It Romantic
Sentiment - Charming Words


Paper - Czarina digital kit
Image  -  Retro Love Story
Sentiment - Charming Words

That's all from me for now!

I hope you'll join our 'Putting on the Green' challenge. 
The winner and DT Favourite get a whopping $25 shopping spree at the Gecko Galz shop.

The only rule is that you must use at least one Gecko Galz product ...
(this can be one of the freebies or, of course, you can buy at the Etsy store!) 
Also if you sign up for the Gecko Galz newsletter, you'll be able to claim a free collage sheet each month and get first claim on the $1 Wednesday deals!

Please pop over to the Gecko Galz blog to see the fabulous designs by the very talented DT.

We also have a Private Facebook Group where there are 4 monthly challenges, each with a collage sheet prize. Come and join us!

I'll be back on the 1st March with more Gecko Galz projects.
Thanks for stopping by today.

I'd like to play along in the following challenges: 

Retro Green
Creatalicious Challenges #132 AG 14/02
Crafting With Friends #60 AG 15/02 (#2)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #75 AG 17/02
Crazy Challenge #268 Girl Power 19/02 (#1)
Crafting From The Heart #194 AG 19/02
Emerald City Crafts #8 AG 24/02
Crafting with an Attitude #36 AG (#1) Top 3

Crafty Calendar Two or More Layers 28/02 (#1)
Create and Inspire  AG 09/03 (#1)

Easel Card
Crafty Catz #403 AG 15/02 (#1)
PIP Challenges #1806 AG  19/02
Simply Papercrafts #54 AG 28/02 (#1)
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Feb 28/02
Your Scrapbook Place Feb AG 28/02 (#1) 
Not Just Cards Feb AG 10/03

Trio of Love Cards
Cute Card Thursday #516 Love 15/03 Card 2
Moving Along with the Times #64 Love 15/02
Crafting With Dragonflies #97 Valentine/Romantic 16/02
Allsorts Challenge #454 Love is in the air 16/02
Cards in Envy Love You So Much 18/02
My Time to Craft #364 Love is all you Need 23/02
Craft Rocket #45 Love 27/02
Dragonfly Journeys #111 Love 28/02 Card 1
631 Avenue Create #206 Love 02/03

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