Friday, January 31, 2014


It's February!

I don't know about you but we have had a very interesting 
winter. Torrents of rain, freezing temps and now snow
and ice and I live in the deep South! We can't get out 
of the house so what better way to spend  time....making
paper goodies with Gecko Galz new February designs!

Below are a few cards that I've made to show you a few of the
 beautiful images.  Anything from adorable little girls
St. Patrick's day products are here. 
Visit Gecko Galz for a look!

Friendship Card

Gecko Galz Image from the "Little Darlings" collection
6x6 card base                                                                   
card stock for mat

patterned paper
Frame die cut
corner piece

Cover front  of the card base with mat leaving 1/8 inch around the edges. Cover mat with printed paper leaving a 1/8 inch around the edges, distress the edges I used Fairy Bella Papers from Jodie Lee. Tape a ribbon around the left vertical edge of the patterned paper. I copied the patterned paper just to get another set of butterflies. I
cut them out and placed them on top of the other. Make them a tiny bit smaller so you get a better 3-D look.
Cut a frame from a decorative die and place the distressed image on it. For the sentiment I cut a journaling circle from the Jodie Lee papers and stamped it.
I placed flowers on the upper left and a decorative corner piece on the upper right. On the inside of the card I placed another Jodie Lee page and a journaling card in the center of the page.

Happy Christmas Card

Image from Gecko Galz "Little Darling" Collection
Lace/ ribbon
matching patterned paper

Cut out 3 different sized coordinating papers and distress the edges.
Cut out a card stock mat and distress the edges. Adhere the mat then
place the patterned papers onto the mat. Tape or glue the lace/ribbon around the
card and under the image. Place a trio of flowers on the lower right of the card.

St Patrick's Day Card

Gecko Galz image -" Blarney"
Gecko Galz Paper Pack - "It's not easy being green"

Green Card Stock
green flower
white card base

Place Green Card stock on white card base. Print Gecko Galz paper (I chose two designs) and mat one on the green card stock and the other under the Gecko Galz after using a decorative corner punch.
Print the hat from Gecko Galz paper pack, cut out and attach using pop up tape, add the rick-rak across the bottom and adhere the little flower.

 Asian Card

Gecko Galz Asian Stamp
Blue Card stock

Gecko Galz Paper Pack
White Card base

Distress blue cardstock and place onto white card base. Cut two coordinating papers for matting and go around

the edges with a gold ink pad , place on blue mat. Place a gold ribbon around the top mat.
Color the image, cut out and place on card stock, then cut the cardstock around the image with about a 1/8 border. Color the border with a gold pen and place on 3-D adhesive. Place on mat. Add a matching jewel element and butterfly die cut.

Have a fabulous week and stay safe and warm!


1 comment:

  1. Hi Starr! Just stopped by to see some of your beautiful creations. Love these cards and thank you so much for the instructions. You know me...very intimidated when it comes to card making. Hugs!


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