Thursday, October 25, 2012

Gecko Galz Tricks and Treats Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Gecko Galz Tricks and Treats Blog Hop!

My samples use the lovely ladies from Pretty Little Portraits, along with Gecko Galz papers and items from my stash.

The woman on the witch card was cropped & sized in Photoshop. Her purple witch hat is from Witching Hour ephemera (cropped and sized) and the background paper is "Beetlejuice" from the Hocus Pocus paper set. I added silver stickles to the buckle on her hat and also used orange mulberry paper & a Gimme Candy sticker from my stash.
The lady on this card is so lovely, I didn't need to add much to it. I cut the oval dies in "Harvest Moon" from Hocus Pocus & "Pirates Lagoon" from Neverland (both are Gecko Galz papers). The woman was printed and cut from the sheet - no resizing.
The gift bag's papers are: Good China, Du Jour and Papillon. The image was resized and cut out.
I also made a scrapbook page, featuring my daughter. I punched flower shapes from a scallop punch I had and then punched the ladies faces with a circle punch for the centers. Papers used are: p2 & Papillon (from Paris papers), Fairyland (from Neverland) and assorted papers for the flowers.
The last card I made uses Du Jour paper for the background and p2 paper for the strip.

59 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhh these are GORGEOUS!! I love love love love the vintage feel on all of them!!!

CherryTat said...

Lovely projects! Love the vintage portraits!!

Pam said...

love that gift bag!

MsMad said...

great projects.
Barbara

Lee Anne Seed said...

How stunning I adore the witch reading the book...as always you did some amazing work!

Yvonne said...

Stunning pieces!

CherryTat said...

Beautiful work!! Love the collage sheet, thank you!

hazel said...

I love what you've done with your collage sheet - fabulous work.
xxx Hazel.

Heather said...

All your projects are fabby Joan!! My faves are the gift bag..and your layout...wonderful work girlie!!
Hugs
Heather

sheanv said...

Truly beautiful. Thank you for the collage

Maggie said...

Wow, so pretty.

Wendy said...

Joan your creations are stunning. I love them all and the collage sheet is fantastic. I love how you used the images in your projects. Thank you for sharing and participating in the hop!

Sandi McLean said...

Lovely projects!

lynne said...

Hi
That gift bag is a lovely idea and also your final card is full of glamour.
Wishes
Lynne

Debbie_in_NM said...

I love these. The silhouettes and what you have done with them are wonderful

Lynn Stevens said...

Really enjoying the blog hop. Your Gimmie candy cracks me up!!!
Love how you used the images in your daughters layout.
Lynn

Maggie said...

Love it. Thanks.

Just me said...

Great projects! Love that bag and your layout is wonderful!!!

LyndaKay said...

Love that gift bag! Great projects!

trisha too said...

Fabulous faces, Joan, and you have made such lovely pieces with all of them!

:-)

1CardCreator said...

These are all stunning! I love the first card with the hat reaching out of the page, awesome! Thanks for a fun hop.

ViliMarika said...

Wonderful blog and all your things here! Thank you also that free gift!

Debi said...

I love these :-) Debi x

Daniele said...

so pretty thanks for the inspiration
hugs and best wishes

Julie Forest said...

Wow!! Amazing creations from the collage sheet!! <3 them all!! Thanks for the freebie. :)

Maryann said...

Awesome work here too.

Meggymay said...

Loving your projects, thank you for the the collage sheet

Maryann said...

Sooo awesome creationes here too.

Sheila Murray said...

Lovely work. Job well done.

Pendra said...

Beautiful projects and daughter! Thanks for the inspiration and great collage sheet!
Crafty Hugs,
Pendra

Sharon said...

Love your samples Joan - so different & inspiring!

2amscrapper said...

these are wonderful images and your creations show so well how to incorporate them into any type of paper crafting. It's great to see a gift bag and a scrapbook page.

lori ventimiglia said...

I just love your protrait projects. Thanks for the collage. Have a beautiful weekend.

BarbaraW said...

Love how you used these images. Beautiful.

Ava Gavloski said...

great cameo collection of cards.
ava g

Jess said...

beautiful samples!

Creations by Tee said...

Love the gift bag & your other creations you made from the sheet! Nice! Hugs,Tee

loverslanelodge said...

This collage sheet is Stunning I love the vintage look of them! we went thrift shopping today and I found the perfect frame I am going to use with one of these free collage sheet pics! I am so excited to get these tonight! Thank you so much! I adore all the projects you make using the collage sheet! Again thank so much I just cannot tell you how excited I am that you have give me the perfect pic for my project!

srpprcrftr said...

All your images are so pretty, love the colors you use, so vibrant. I love lively colors. Thx for the collage sheet.

Pat Moore said...

Great use of these images.

Diana said...

These are very nice. Thank you for the collage sheet.

Electra said...

Gogeous projects! I think the "Gimme Candy" one is my favorite. It shows how versatile these images are. Thank you so much!

livinglifenc said...

Gorgeous pictures and wonderful ideas!

butterfly said...

Stunning collage sheet - thank you so much for sharing it... and I love your projects! The layout with your daughter is so cool...
Alison x

stampgram said...

Love your projects. That witch is so cute! Thanks for the great collage sheet. Lovely images to play with...yummy!

Linda M. said...

Hello Joan, Thanks for the beautiful image sheet. I enjoyed seeing all your examples of inspiration. Thanks to for the secret word and fun. I'm one of your new followers. Joyous Wishes, Linda

May said...

O my word... These are fabulous creations... Thank you so much for the beautiful sheet!! Hugs May x x x

Joan said...

love your samples,especially the scrapbook page and the witch,thanks for the collage sheet its lovely.

Judy in OKC said...

Lovely designs! Thanks!

Gerri Herbst said...

Oh it's the witch piece that put a spell on me today.

Beverly Sager said...

Your "Gimme Candy" card made me chuckle! Fabulous collage sheet :)

Nita said...

The portraits are beautiful,thank you.

Brenda Brown said...

What wonderful samples you have created with this fabulous Pretty Little Portraits give-away Joan. I love the transformation to Halloween, such a good idea. Thanks so much for the chance to win more great Gecko Galz goodies too.
hugs {brenda} xx

Georgie Horn said...

I love what you've done with the collage sheets

Miranda said...

adorable creations with this collagesheet very pretty
hugs
Miranda

grandmabell said...

I liked the paper bag idea

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

Gorgeous desings with the images! Love the witch card!

Tanya said...

Love your creations!

Annette J. said...

Gorgeous work! You 'happen' to be very talented!