Saturday, December 19, 2020

Using Vellum for Christmas

 I have made a number of Christmas cards this  year which use vellum in various ways.  Here are a couple of examples.

The card above gives a 3D perspective.  Here is the link showing how I made this card.


Thursday, October 29, 2020

Gecko Galzl Blog Hop


Hello Everyone!

We want to welcome everyone to the
Gecko Galz 10th Annual Blog Hop

This is our Tricks and Treats Blog Hop
We have 15 AMAZING blogs for you to visit this weekend, each with some gorgeous projects created using the Gecko Galz collage sheets that we are giving you for FREE! Each blog you visit will have another free Gecko Galz Collage sheet for you to download, the one here is
(Click Right the image below to save)

Also make sure you leave a message on each blog site you visit, and follow that design team member if you do not already and on the last blog there will be a phrase that you will email to us to be entered in our drawing for a wonderful treat pack.  So sit back, relax, take your time and enjoy the hop!
We have FIVE amazing prizes up for grabs:
·        First is a Gecko Galz shopping spree for $100!
·        Second prize is a $75 Shopping spree with Gecko Galz.
·        Third prize is a $50 shopping spree!
Fourth prize is a $25 shopping Spree!
·        And our Grand Prize ONE FULL YEAR of Gecko Galz PRODUCTS!!! This includes the 6 new collage sheets each quarter, a new stamp set each quarter, 3 new Craft Kits each quarter, 3 ATC collections, A Sentiment pack each quarter, and one jewel it collection!
 This is a $264 value!

First of all, you will need to visit all 15 blogs and leave a comment on each blog :) **This is important so we know you have been to all the blogs **. Collect the phrase at the end of the hop on the Fripperies and Butterflies site there will be a link to email the phrase to Gecko Galz at
This enters you in the contest. On October 31st we will randomly draw the 4 winners and email each of you, then we will post the winning names  in our Newsletter on November 1st.

For an extra chance to win make a purchase from the GECKO GALZ ETSY STORE between the 29th of October and the 31st of October and your name goes in again for a better chance of winning (each purchase you make that weekend gives you another chance to win) 

Zowie Dixon


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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Halloween Fun

I am ust having a little Halloween  fun on the Gecko Galzl Design Team.  This is the theme for this month.  On the front of this card I put a piece of door screening to give the card a spooky feelin g since I just really don't do  Halloween.


Thursday, September 10, 2020

It's Autumn Time

 Gecko Galz is loaded with all sorts of  digitals for Autumn.  I took one of their ATC backgrounds and made it into a tag.  Afterward I added a small fold over pocket on the front with other small images from GG.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

July Customer Challenge

The July Customer Challenge is Wonderland so I made a  couple of Alice in Wonderland cards and have a video showing how they were made.  These were all made with the same design, but the placement of the designer paper on each make them have a different look.

The video below shows how they were made and suggestions how this design can be used.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

June Customer Challenge

The customer challenge for Gecko Galz in June is Summer Color.
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Below is a link to a tutorial on  how I made these seed packets using Gecko Galz images.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Ghecko Galz Customer Challenge

The May Gecko Galz Challenge for May has the theme Vintage Botanicals which is one of my favorite themes.  Here is a pocket for a junk journal using a  Gecko Galz image.

 I made a double pocket out of some book pages.   After making the basic pocket I distressed the edges and the GG image itself before attaching.  A dragonfly sticker was added,

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Gecko Galz March Challenge

The  customer challenge this month is Springtime.  My sample this month uses a delightful springtime background digital paper.  This a collage card.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Age of Aquarius

My samples for this month's Gecko Galz challenge Age of Aquarius are below.  I used images that had a double view.  It was fun trying to find other digitals that would layer with them.

Monday, January 13, 2020

My February GG Challnge Samples

This month I am showcasing my February Gecko Galz challenge samples in a video.  This tutorial shows how I made the vintage flip tags and/or bookmarks.  Many of the images used were from Gecko Galz.