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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

September Gecko Galz

Summer is over and we are now getting into the fun part of the year........holidays !!! coming up first is one of my favorites ! " HALLOWEEN " I just love when we get to do holiday projects and this months products have a lot of Halloween images. I went a little crazy but just love making cards for Halloween.
Here is  card #1  "Witches Cauldron" 

   
This is a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card (A2 size) using a cream color cardstock.
Paper for the front is from Gecko Galz September products Freak Show paper pack FS012
The witch image is from Halloween Nights 2 collage sheet.
The Chalkboard words is from the Wicked Words collage sheet which is in the club kit.
Both images are matted in orange.
Ribbon is a orange metallic that I had in my vast ribbon bins.
Everything is inked in Slate ink which is from Close To My Heart.
Card #2: A child's card "Happy Halloween" 


This is a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card (A2 size) using a cream color cardstock.
The card front is orange cardstock and the printed paper for the front
is from Gecko Galz September products Freak Show paper pack FS06.
The image is  from the collage sheet Halloween for kids 2.
Sheer black ribbon is from my ribbon stash and the bottom is stamped
with happy Halloween. Everything is inked with Slate ink from Close To My Heart
Card # 3 


Card Front



Card Inside

This is a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card (A2 size) using a cream color cardstock.
Paper for the front is a white washed gray from my paper stash.
The image is from Halloween Nights 2 collage sheet and I matted it in orange cardstock.
I cut a strip out of the Gecko Galz September products Freak Show paper pack FS012
to fit the side of the card - adding a bow of the metallic orange ribbon and orange rhinestones.
The inside words are from the Wicked Words collage sheet from the Club Kit.
Everything is inked with Slate ink from Close To My Heart.

Card #4 This is one of my favorite style of cards...can't remember where
I got it but I call it a Double Flap card. 



Card Front


Card Inside

This is a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card (A2 size) using a cream color cardstock. Which is
also used on the small 3x3 card which is the first flap of the card and the inside of the 2nd flap.
The second color cardstock is orange cardstock.
The printed paper for all of the card is from Gecko Galz September products
Freak Show paper pack FS06.
The image on front 1st flap of card is from Halloween Night 2
The words on second flap is from Wicked Word from the Club Kit
(this is on printed paper which I matted in black cardstock)
Everything is inked with Slate ink from Close To My Heart.
What I love about this card design is you can always use one of the inside flaps for a picture.

Card # This is a Tri-Fold Card "Halloween Night"


Card Front


First Opening


                                                                  Open all the way !

This is a 5 1/2 x 4 card (using a 12x 5 1/2 orange cardstock).
The printed paper is some Halloween paper that I had in my stash.
The image on front is from Halloween is for Kids 1 collage sheet.
Word image is from Wicked Words from the Clug Kit. Both were
matted in orange cardstock. Inside middle is stamped with BOO!
from a stamp set I had. Everything is inked with Slate ink from
Close To My Heart. Bow is from 1/4 inch orange ribbon from
my stash.

Here is my September Stamp Giveaway:
Enjoy and create !









Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Gecko Galz September Customer Challange

Trick or Treat.....smell my feet !!!!! Love this time of the year and wanted to make some d├ęcor for Halloween and I really love making the lil spool decorations. Here are the two that I made for the customer challenge.






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Born in Illinois, moved to California when I was nine. Finished high school and some college. Got married and moved to Nebraska with hubby because he joined the Air Force. Then spent some time in Alaska before moving back to California. I lived in Californa until 2004 when my husband decided to move us to Texas. I still have a husband (yes-I still have him even though he moved me to Texas), two daughters, three cats (and two outside cats that adopted us along with two racoons that we feed).