Thursday, 1 December 2016

Secret Revealed...and a Fun Customer Challenge Begins

Hello, my lovely friends!

I've been keeping a secret for months!
Actually, I don't think I've ever kept a secret this long! lol
I'm beyond thrilled to have been invited to the 
Gecko Galz Design Team! 


Those of you that are regulars to my blog 
know that I love to work with printable bits and pieces. 
Gecko Galz has an incredible selection of goodies!
I find them totally inspiring and I'm excited to share them with you! :o)

Also, Gecko Galz holds a Customer Challenge beginning the first of every month. 
The December Challenge is "Tag You're It" and it's a very special one.
The design team will be sharing tags, made with products from Gecko Galz, throughout the entire month! 
I have quite a few to share with you that I had the best time making! :o)

All the details and rules are listed over on the blog.
There are some great prizes to be won too! :o)

Today I have my first tag to share with you.
I began by creating my card base out of a teal cardstock.
On top of the tag I adhered the Snow Much Fun paper
I left the bottom right-hand corner free 
to show off the lovely snowflake feature on the paper.
When I cut the paper out I left white edges on the top and bottom.
I punched those edges with a snowflake border punch.


The lovely Silent Night image came from the
I inked the edges and added some Diamond Stickles.
The image of the beautiful girl on the right is from the
Under my watermark is a snowflake corner punched,
with a teal cardstock snowflake adhered into it,
and a white snowflake on top.


The sweet angel image came from one of the icon sheets 
I added more Diamond Stickles to her wings.
I added a pretty sheer bow to a Christmas sprig,
and adhered it beside the angel. 


At the top of the tag, I adhered a punched snowflake, and punched a whole through it. 
I added a white eyelet and threaded more sheer ribbon through it. 
I added a drop of Diamond Stickles to the center of each snowflake.
Finally, I attached a fun light bulb embellishment using a garment pin. 


So that is how I put my tag together! I hope you like it!


Other Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Cardstock;
Ink: Distress Ink - Iced Spruce;
Ribbon: Celebrate It;
Punches: Martha Stewart - Aspen Snowflake Border and Corner;
Bling: Diamond Stickles;
Making Memories Garment Pin;
Unknown Christmas Sprig, Light Bulb;
Cricut Explore Air Machine.

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Thanks so much for coming by today!
Make sure you head over to the Gecko Galz Blog
and take part in this special December event!

Did I mention there are some great prizes to be won? ;o)

 Here are all the links you'll need:






8 comments:

  1. Congrats Nancy! Your job is so so beautiful! I love it
    Hugs

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  2. WOW! Congratulations! This creation is AMAZING (no surprise there) and since vintage is my first love this gorgeous blue tag really speaks to me!! Love all the wintry/Christmas elements! BEAUTIFUL work Nancy!! Good luck on this new adventure!

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  3. Your tag is beautiful Nancy ! The patterned paper is gorgeous and love the images and carol sheet. Your light bulb embellishment is such a great idea ! Looks like you'll have lots of fun with these kits !

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  4. Congratulations on the DT post, well deserved too. This tag is amazing, so much beautiful details and images. LOVE it.
    Faith
    x

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  5. welcome welcome welcome to the design team! you have made a stunning first tag! xo

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  6. This is a stunning tag Nancy and many congrats on your new DT post - they're lucky to have you :-)

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  7. great tag, so soft looking. I love the little sheet music sticking out. I love to use sheet music on my projects also.

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  8. Such pretty images Nancy. The embellies are really cute. I haven't seen one of those pins the light bulb is hanging on in ages. Ahhh the good old scrapbook days. LOL Beautiful work my sweet friend.

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