Monday, April 4, 2016

Gecko Galz April Samples

So many great collage sheets for the next three months, hard to choose which to create with first. I picked one of my favorite subjects " Fairies " Here is my first sample:

I used one of the images from the Fairyland Stamps Set and used my copics to do alittle coloring. Love the fairies sitting on the dandylions with a sliver of moon behind them. 

My second sample:

Thought this image from the Fairyland Stamp Set would be great to make a belated birthday card.....what else is as slow as the mail - SNAIL MAIL !!!!! The inside reads  "Sorry I am late to say Happy Birthday" 

Here is the free stamp for this month:
Have fun and create !!!

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Gecko Galz April Customer Challenge

Seems like we are flying thru the first part of this year, well to me it does but I guess that is because of the big change in our lives. We are moving (and this is the last time for me) - I am trying to get my samples for a few months ready to post since alot of my scrappy stuff will be packed away !!!!!!!!1

Our theme for April is "Roses Lace and Butterflies" and here is my sample:

Paper used for card front is from the Linen Closet Paper Pack. I used a strip of lace in the middle behind my image which is from the  In My Garden collage sheet - I copied a few of the image so I could fussy cut the roses and layer them. The watering can also came from the same collage sheet - there is a bird on the handle but I cut it off and replaced it with a butterfly. All the butterflies are cut from the Butterfly kisses collage sheets. Everything was inked around the edges with brown ink.

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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). Things have changed, now that hubby retired......we moved to Colorado and have said goodbye to cats ( they are gone now ) No more racoons but we did adopt two rescue kitten from Hurricane Harvey.