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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TEMPLATE TUESDAY! Nothing Like A Little Take Out

So this month I was perusing Pintrest one of the happiest places on earth and I came across some adorable ideas on using take out box templates and thought this would be fun items to feature on my template Tuesday for July. so grab the template and have fun creating your own gift boxes.

Happy Scrapping
Leanne

Some Amazing Ideas







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Friday, July 18, 2014

ALL THINGS PRETTY AND PINK

So this month Gecko Galz  has teamed up with the company with Wild Abandon and if you have never seen their amazing digital stamps you are sooooo missing out on some lovely works. For my samples I loved their background papers and Flights of fancy stamps and came up with these two amazing cards.



FLIGHTS OF FANCY CARD

for this card I used one of Gecko Galz beautiful Ever After papers as my card base then added the Fleur des Les strip from With Wild Abandon as well as their winged dress form digital stamp. I inked the stamped image using yellow, pink and orange inks from Distress inks. I tied a piece of hand dyed silk ribbon around the waist and layered a strip of pink chiffon rose trim down one side of the Fleur paper strip and down the other side I used my Viva pearl pen in cream to add pearl accents. Using pop dots I layered on my mannequin.



TAKE FLIGHT CARD

For  this card I layered on a piece of paper from With Wild Abandon as well as their winged Marie Antoinette digital stamp. I also printed out the shabby chic frame from Gecko Galz fab frames collection and in photo shop I printed my sentiment "Take Flight". Using distress inks I inked Marie and the center of the frame and well as the outer edge of the card.
Then I added some amazing vintage fringe  along the edge to give it that girly girl flair!

ITEMS USED
Gecko Galz Ever After Paper Pack
Gecko Galz Fab Frames Collage sheet
With Wild Abandon Winged dress Forms Stamps Set
With Wild Abandon Black and Pink Paris Papers
With Wild Abandon Brave Girl Digital Stamps
Vintage Trims
Cream Pearl Pen by Viva
Distress Inks in Vintage Photo, Dried Marigold, Squeezed Lemonade, picked raspberry

So if you want to create your own amazing pretty in pink cards check out all the products from Gecko Galz and 

Happy Crafting
Leanne

Friday, July 11, 2014

FREEBY FRIDAY.......AT THE BALLET

When I was a little girl I dreamed of being a prima ballerina, I mean what little girl didnt dream of wearing those fluffy white tutus and flying across the stage with the greatest of ease. But alas and alak I did not have the ankles to do toe shoes so I stuck with modern dance and jazz for 15 years. But I still have a soft spot in my heart every time I see a picture of a ballerina. I thought it would be nice to share some vintage ballerina images with all of you to use in your crafting. Have fun with them!
Happy Crafting
Leanne










Tuesday, July 1, 2014

JULY FAIRY MERRY CHALLENGE

First let me start by saying WOW! The entries into the summer cheesecake challenge were AMAZING! But as with all good challenges there can be only one winner and the June challenge winner has been crowned!
Congrats to DONNA MUNDINGER




She created this adorable tag and won a erray of goodies. Now Donna to claim your prize just email me at geckogalz2014@gmail.com and I will send over your prizes


Now on to the NEW CHALLENGE
this month I  thought it would be fun to do something whimsical and ethereal so Gecko Galz came up with an exclusive collage sheet for me to use. This month I ask that you use one or more of the images from the FAIRY FROCK collage sheet to create a paper crafted project then go to the Gecko Galz Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gecko-Galz/173142716052920?ref=hl
and upload your image. Then on July 29th we will have a guest judge come in and judge all the entries and one lucky winner will get a $25 shopping spree with Gecko Galz plus a digital gift pack from WEBSTER PAGES!
So grab your image if you want a copy sent to you email me and in the subject area please put "Fripperies and butterflies challenge images" and I will email you the sheet.
Have fun and good luck!
Happy Crafting
Lee Anne




Sunday, June 22, 2014

ARTIST SHOUT OUT Sveta Dorosheva

So one of my favorite things to do on Sunday morning is to lounge around in bed and travel the undiscoverd paths of Pinterest fining amazing new artist that I may have never seen before. Where some people like to read the Sunday paper, some like to curl up with a book...I find nothing more laid back and relaxing than perusing the many pages of Pintesreat.
So I thought it might be fun to share with you this amazing artist I discovered Sveta Dorosheva. She does amazing black and white (as well as color) works that make amazing digi stamp images to use on cards so I thought I would share some of her work and if you get a moment in your day go take a peek at her amazing works on Pinterest!







Happy Crafting
Leanne


Thursday, June 19, 2014

POPPIN' TEMPLATE!



So this months Template is a popcorn box template, this template is so versatile and fun and is a great way to make party favors, house warming gifts, birthday surprises and wedding favors.
I hope you have fun with the templates below and the samples I discovered on Pinterest







Versatile for any occasion




Awesome kids party decorations




Super cute party favors




Great Birthday gift box




Amazing shower favors




Great template from HEDGE HOG STUDIO




Friday, June 13, 2014

FREEBY FRIDAY........VINTAGE LADIES

Hi Everyone!

Well I am finally over my upper respitory infection....and I hate being ill in the summer time! But I wanted to share some wonderful new images with all my friends and followers!
This month I am celebrating all things feminine with some lovely little vintage photos of ladies. This month Gecko Galz is having an amazing customer challenge "THE WOMEN OF LONG AGO" where you use one product from them and feature a lady of long ago and you could win a Gecko Galz prize pack as well as a prize pack from Opticillusions. For more info on this challenge just pop over to their blog site at 
http://geckogalzscrapbooking.blogspot.com/

Also if you enjoy using Gecko Galz products dont forget they are searching for new design team members and the cut off is this Sunday so hurry and enter and you can work with amazing products like I do!

Here is a sample I made using one of Gecko Galz vintage ladies it was inspired by the challenge this month.




for this little wall plaque I used Gecko Galz "Her beautiful Colors" & "Frames" collage sheets.


Here are some images for you to play with







Happy Crafting
Leanne