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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

GECKO GALZ 2015 BLOG HOP......Leanne Seed

Hello Everyone!

I want to welcome everyone to the Fourteenth and final destination of
Gecko Galz 5th Annual Blog Hop

If you started here you might want to go back and start at the beginning at the Gecko Galz blog so you won’t miss anything!  
We have 14 AMAZING blogs for you to visit this weekend, each with some gorgeous projects created using the Gecko Galz exclusive blog hop collage sheets, that we are giving you for FREE! Each blog you visit will have another free Gecko Galz Collage sheet for you to grab, the one here is
"STEAM POWER".
Also make sure you collect all the “secret” words on each blog so at the end of the hop you can send in the phrase to enter our drawing for a wonderful treat. 
So sit back, relax, take your time and enjoy the hop!

We have FOUR amazing prizes up for grabs:
·        First is a Gecko Galz shopping spree for $100!
·        Second prize is a $50 Shopping spree with Gecko Galz.
·        Third 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, a new paper pack each quarter and a kit club pack each quarter!
 This is a $150 value! Plus you get a prize pack from some of our favorite sponsors worth $150!
 Read on to learn how you can win!

First of all, you will need to visit all 14 blogs and leave a comment on each blog :) **This is important so we know you have been to all the blogs **. Collect all 14 words (one on each blog site except the home site) and at the end of the blog on the Fripperies and Butterflies site there will be a link to email the phrase to Gecko Galz.
This enters you in the contest. On November 2nd we will randomly draw the 4 winners and email each of you, then we will post the winning names on the Gecko Galz blog site.

For an extra chance to win make a purchase from the GECKO GALZ ETSY STORE between the 29 of October and the 1st of November and your name goes in again for a better chance of winning (each purchase you make that weekend gives you another chance to win) 




Your Secret Word is;
COLORFUL
Now that you have visited all the blogs send your phrase that all the secret words made to


Thank you for joining the hop and enjoy your free collage sheet and my samples



MY SAMPLES



GENUINE STEAMPUNK CARD



TO THE MOON AND BACK SHRINE



HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARD




BLACK BIRD CARD



INDUSTRIAL ANGEL CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT




STEAMPUNK NECKLACE


Friday, October 23, 2015

FREEBY FRIDAY.......Ode to Frank Cadogan Cowper

As most of you know I am a HUGE art fan and one of my favorite artist is Frank Cadogan Cowper. I love the colors he used in his paintings and wanted to share some of my favorite designs.







Happy Crafting to you
Leanne

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

AUTUMN COLORS WITH GECKO GALZ

This month I worked with all the new products from Gecko Galz to create some fun amazing cards. I fell in love with the collage set "Fall into Nature". Below are some of the cards I made this month.


FALLS LITTLE BIRD CARD

To create this card I used the following products
Gecko Galz Fall into Nature collage set
EK Success alphabet stamps
Corigated paper by Canvas Corp
Gold Paint
Pre made burlap bows by Paper Studio
Burlap square
print paper by Paper Studio
Antique pearl button from my stash


BON VOYAGE CARD

Products used for this card are
Gecko Galz Vintage Treasures Stamp Set
Print paper by Paper Studio
news print flowers by Spare Parts
Viva pearl pen in ivory
Vintage Photo & Raspberry ink by ranger
Scallop card by Yours Truly
Tag by 7 gypsies
Miss you stamp by
Bow from my stash


SO GRATEFUL CARD

Products used for this card
Gecko Galz Fall Into Nature
print paper by Paper Syudios
print strip by Canvas Corp
Stamp by Stampin' Up
mini leaves by Joanne's
Photo Overlay by Vintologie
Distress ink by Ranger in Gathered Twig
Burlap Bow by spare parts

Thank you for checking out my samples please join me on October 29th for the Gecko Galz Blog Hop!


Thursday, October 15, 2015

OCTOBER COLOR CHALLENGE.....This is Halloween


OCTOBER COLOR CHALLENGE

So for this month I chose some colors that are inspired by Halloween! I cannot wait to see what everyone does with these colors.
The rules are anything goes but you must use at least 2 of the colors shown below in your design.





Then go to the Fripperies and butterflies facebook page by November 14th and post your design and on November 15th we will announce the winner right here!
The winner not only wins a $25 shopping spree from Gecko Galz but also an amazing prize pack from one of my favorite companies!
Have fun everyone and good luck!
just remember to post your sample at:




For my design I used the  amazing green and orange color to create this card, but went on to add the back and the light copper color as well.


WINNER*WINNER*WINNER*WINNER*WINNER*WINNER*WINNER*WINNER

The winner of our September Color Challenge is KIM who created this amazing altered art warrior


Kim you have won a $25 shopping spree with Gecko Galz just go to their Etsy shop pick out what you would like and email your list to geckogalz2014@gmail.com and for the second part of your prize pack a gift from one of my favorite shops just email me at fripperiesandbutterflies@gmail.com and I will send it right over!
Congrats for your win and thank you to everyone who joined our challenge.






Friday, October 9, 2015

THE MUSIC IN ME....Gecko Galz challenge

This month Gecko Galz is having another amazing challenge entitled "MUSIC IN ME" and they asked all the design team members to create something musically inspired. For me I love the Beautiful Music collage set they came out with this month and I combined that and some beautiful paper by 7 Gypsies as well as music note vellum from Paper Studio, Bliss stamp by Stampin Up, Musical note paper flowers by Paper Sudios (that I sprayed with English Ivy Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels) and some beautiful lavender bias ribbon that I also distressed with my Glimmer mist.
If you would like to take part n the challenge head over to the Gecko Galz Blog to see all the rules at


The winner will win a $25 shopping spree with Gecko Galz and a wonderful prize picked out by Gecko Galz from one of their favorite shops.
Have fun and Happy Crafting4
Leanne