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Good morning and welcome everyone to the fifth destination on the Gecko Galz 5th Annual Blog Hop. There are 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 a different FREE Gecko Galz Collage sheet for you to grab. You can also collect all the “secret” words, one from each blog on the hop, send in the phrase that they make and you will be entered into the draw to win a wonderful treat! Keep reading to find the details of how to do that, as well as my secret word.If you started here you might want to go back and start at the beginning, at the Gecko Galz blog, so you don’t miss anything!
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 is 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!
So, sit back, relax, take your time and enjoy the hop!
My FREE collage sheet is “ENFANTS,” check out the samples I created using these adorable images and don’t forget to grab the sheet for yourself.
Here are a few projects I made using some of the images. If I haven’t provided enough detail please do ask
One of the challenges Leanne set was to create a Christmas themed project. I created a little hanging ornament. I hope you can see that it is a little snowglobe!
Plastic shaker bubble, red tinsel pipe-cleaner/chenille stem, white glitter, red crayon (I coloured the hat and the flowers), faux snow, red gingham ribbon, velvet holly leaves, red rosebuds, wire, red bead
Lacy Pink Card
Pink satin ribbon, lace, pink paper roses, Spun Sugar distress ink (swooshed on around the edges)
Artist’s Trading Block
Selection of patterned papers (Wild Roses paper pack), paper roses, laces, gesso (smeared on and partly removed with wet wipe), Walnut Stain and Spun Sugar Distress Ink, Wooden Block
Wild roses paper, clear crystal glitter glue, lace, chipboard heart (inked and glittered), aqua seam binding, platinum ric-rac, Walnut Stain distress ink
Flower Girl Card
Papers from Words & Music and Flower Power paper packs, brass corner, lace scrap, assorted paper blossoms, pearls
Gesso (brushed on and partially wiped off with wet wipe), wooden butterflies (painted with Blue Lagoon distress paint), paper rosebuds, blue gem, Chit Chat stickers
Paper from Wild Roses Paper pack, butterfly image, organza rose trim, pink ribbon
Before you buzz off, here’s all you need to know about how to win one of those amazing prizes:
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 draw the 4 winners at random and contact them by email. The winning names will be posted 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 will be entered into the draw again for a better chance of winning (each purchase you make that weekend gives you another chance to win).
Your Secret Word from me is:
Now that you have it, please visit the next blog on the list below
Thank you for buzzing by and for joining the hop and enjoy your free collage sheet and my samples.