Hopping with joy

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Hello Everyone!

I want to welcome you to the 14th destination of Gecko Galz 4th 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 21 AMAZING blogs for you to visit this weekend, each with some gorgeous projects created using the Gecko Galz collage images, 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


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 draw 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 the Kit Club for each month for an entire year. This is exclusive sets for club members which include a paper set, stamp set, and collage images in each set! That is 12 different sets! This is a $144 value!
  • Second prize is the monthly collage sets for an entire year! Each month you will receive all 4 sets absolutely FREE! This is a $96 value.
  • Third prize is all of the individual collage sheets each month for a year, this includes the jewel it sheets! This is a $90 value!
  • And our Grand Prize ONE FULL YEAR of Gecko Galz PRODUCTS!!! That will Kit Club Set, 4 individual collage sheets, Jewel it set and 4 collage sets each month for the entire year! This is a prize worth $330!

Read on to learn how you can win!

First of all, you will need to visit all 21 blogs and leave a comment on each blog 🙂 **This is important so we know you have been to all the blogs **. Collect all 20 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 3rd 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 site 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:


Please enjoy this free Gecko Galz Collage sheet “Christmas Joy,” as well as the samples I have made using the images!

(Just click on the picture for link to full size sheet)

 Blog Hop 2014

Christmas Notebook

Hop pad 1

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(Extra Supplies used: Paper and tag from Grandmother’s House paper pack, red card, ivory crochet lace, crimson buttons, crimson bow, mulberry paper holly leaves, gold, red and green glitter glues)

Holiday Triptych

Hop shrine 2


(Extra supplies used: Chipboard, Alterations die, paper from Grandmother’s House paper pack, bingo image from Alter Me collage sheet, gold Dresden trim, paper rose, gold glitter glue, Modpodge sparkle, chunky clear glitter)

Silent Night Card

Silent night 2


(Extra supplies used: Silent Night image from Altered Christmas collage set, silver glitter card, scrap designer paper, scrap white crochet lace, white lace flower)

Star ornament



(Extra supplies used: Paper from Grandmother’s House paper collection, gold glitter card, gold glitter, scraps lace and ribbon

Vintage Tags

Hop tags


(Extra supplies used: Paper from Words and Music pack, ivory crochet lace, red seam binding, gold stars. Sentiment printed from the computer)

Gnome Snow Globe

Snow globe

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(Extra supplies used: Plastic wine glass, chipboard circle, beads, red baker’s twine, Snowtex, faux snow, crystal clear glitter, toadstool, synthetic pine branches, pinecone, white paint, berry sprig pick)

Candy Cane card

Candy cane 3


(Extra supplies used: Paper from Grandmother’s House paper pack, image from Altered Christmas collage set, deep red cardstock, ivory cardstock, deep red seam binding, punched green fronds, ivory sweetheart blossoms)

Pink roses Christmas decoration

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(Extra Supplies used: Image from Altered Christmas collage set, pink paper roses, pink seam binding, gold, pink and blue glitter)

If You missed checking out one of the blogs or want to go through them again here is the rotation

Sharon Rogers

Joan Liddle

Vicki Romain

Jules Eickmeier

Patti Fisher

Heather Hudson

Diane Bove

Yvonne Garner

Michele Storm

Jessica Moore

Helene Huber

Terri Burnette

Lisette Baker   YOU ARE HERE 🙂

Barbara Bird

Gerri Herbst

Amanda Phillips

Carol Salisbury

Wendy Waldorf

Leanne Seed 

Thanks for buzzing by.


Hopping with joy — 110 Comments

  1. Wow your samples are amazing and inspiring I love love love the gnome snow globe that just made me smile! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent with us!

  2. Lisette, what a fabulous Christmas collection, I don’t know which one I love the most, the card, or the tags, or maybe the second card… I can’t get enough of them, wow!

  3. My goodness, you have been so busy, so many fabulous projects and all of that glitter, you and Mrs Beez must be tinkling away like fairy lights.

    Great blog hop prizes, I hope it goes well.

    Dionne xxx

  4. Wow! Love the Christmas Collage Sheet!
    I’m thinking ATC’s & Tags for Christmas, using it!
    Looks like you have a good head start with all your wonderful creations!
    Happy creating! Tee

    • Thank you Heather, loved my sheet and as usual found it hard to stop (even though I was, as usual, making right up to the wire!!) x

  5. WOW. I am going to say you really enjoyed this collage sheet just as much as we enjoy looking at what you have created. Love all of these wonderful vintage inspired Christmas Projects.

  6. Goodness you’ve been busy!! Beautiful projects here. (I visit your blog regularly but don’t often leave a comment!) . Thank you for your continued inspiration, Jan

  7. This is a wonderful collage sheet, and I love the different ways you used it. All your work is lovely, as usual; my 3 favorites are the Christmas notebook, star ornament, and gnome snow globe. I like the long rectangular design of the notebook, the composition and design of the ornament, and the originality of the snow globe. Fantastic work!!!

    • Thanks Roberta and if you like this collage sheet then you will love the new one coming out in November! The snow globe was really easy and such fun to do, just need to find an easy way to cut the stem off the glass 🙂

    • Thank you, the star seems to be the favourite which is funny as it caused me a few problems – glad I persisted with it now. Enjoy the hop 🙂

  8. Wow- loving the sheet you used and all of your work- so many cool ways to create- loving the tags and the ornament and the pad holder- so many ideas : ) Wonderful inspiration!

  9. WoW! You certainly gave us all a variety of beauty and inspiration!! I thought I had picked a favorite, then another and another and, well, you get the idea! Well done!!

  10. Lisette your gecko galz blog hop projects are stunning. You really showcased the images on your collage sheet. Wonderful ideas and inspirations!

  11. Wow! All of your samples look amazing! So many different styles here – love the gold! Love the CAS! Love all of them! Well done! Thank you for the collage sheet! Fun blog hop!

I really appreciate it when people take time to leave a comment, thank you so much for doing so :)