Monday, 20 January 2020

* Gecko Galz: Follow Your Heart


Today is my DT day for Gecko Galz.

The customer challenge at the Gecko Galz blog is Captured Hearts and my samples are along that theme.  I have a couple of vintage makes and some colourful retro cards.

Here is a vintage style card, Follow Your Heart: 

Image: Valentine Lovers collage sheet
Sentiment: Heart Strings ATC set
Own Stash: kraft card, corrugated cardboard, white acrylic paint, lace, pearl trim, border dies.
Next is a set of four Romantic Retro Cards:

Images: Retro Love Story collage set, Isn't It Romantic collage set, 
Papers: Heart Strings ATC set (ATCs enlarged)
Sentiments: Heart Strings ATC set, Charming Words collage set
Own Stash: red texture card, dark blue pearl paper, Distress Ink, Stickles Glitter, Tim Holtz Small Talk stickers
Next is a retro card, Love Birds, that I featured on the 1st January here:

Image: Retro Love Story collage set
Papers: Heart Strings ATC set (ATCs enlarged)
Sentiment: Charming Words (colour altered)
Own Stash; red texture card, dark blue pearl paper, Distress Ink, Stickles Glitter
And finally, a hanging vintage heart, also featured on the 1st January here:

Image: Hugs and Kisses 
Sentiment:  Charming Words
Own Stash: Corrugated cardboard, white acrylic paint, heart die, pearl, Nuvo Crystal Drops, lace, sari flower, cheesecloth, gems.
That's all for now!
I hope you'll join our Captured Hearts Challenge where the Winner will get a 
$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 weekly $1 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
Do come and join us!

I'll be back on the 1st February with more Gecko Galz projects.

Here's all the info you need:
Thanks for stopping by today.

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

Vintage Lace Card
Allsorts #555 More Than a Single Word Sentiment 24/01
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends (#1/3) #123 AG  26/01
A Bit More Time To Craft #108 AG 29/01
The Library Craft Challenge #51 Romeo and Juliet 08/02

Retro Cards
Creative Fingers #177 AG 24/01
Cardz TV #106 (1/3)AG 30/01
Crafty Friends #127 AG 31/01

I'd really love some feedback :)      
I read and appreciate all your comments. 


  1. Hi Carole your cards are stunning. I love them all. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. What a beautiful collection of romantic vintage inspired creation, so pleased you shared with us at Allsorts 'More than a Word' them, many thanks.

    B x

  3. So many wonderful creations! Loving these vintage-y images and the lace on the first card adds to the romantic feel. So pretty!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge!
    Ellibelle's Corner

  4. I love these vintage creations! Very unique! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

  5. Fabulous selection of cards and love the heart
    Carol x

  6. Fabulous romantic retro and vintage cards. Thanks for joining The Library.

  7. Awesome creations, love your vintage images and decorations!

    Thanks for sharing your creations with us at Creative Fingers & Welcome back!
    DT Tindaloo

  8. Lovely cards, Carole! I love both the vintage one and the brightly colored ones.
    Hugs Monica

  9. Hello... Thanks for entering your lovely card into our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back again soon.
    Diane Louise [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]


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