Saturday, September 26, 2020

Happy Haunting Gecko Galz Oct 2020

 HAPPY HAUNTING!

This months theme for my gig as a DT for Gecko Galz

Who doesnt love Halloween!!

I have made 3 projects.

WITCH HOUSE



A haunted house with a yard that the witches have claimed as their own.

What are they brewing up in there...

The witches are from this sheet

Witching Hour Digital Collage Set

The roof of the house opens up to store your potion recipes + spells


PUMPKIN GAME BOOK


I have made a fun Pumpkin Game book using wood pumpkins, chipboard pumpkins I cut by hand, colorful sari ribbons, + these fun board game images from Gecko Galz!

Altered Halloween

Game Time

Spinners, a magic slate, candy corn bingo, scrabble, a ouija board + more!






VAMPIRE BRIDES DWELLING


My favorite movie to watch at halloween is Bram Stokers Dracula

This house is my ode to the Vampire Brides

You can find these wicked designs here

Hello Darkness my old Friend






 

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Not All Who Wander Are Lost


 I made this shadowbox using the wonderful background image from 

https://nevermoredesigns.blogspot.com/

A haunting portrait of a woman...a ghost

Is she searching for a lost love...

I printed the image on velum + glued it to the back of an open back wood shadowbox. I had already decorated the shadowbox using dye sprays in speckled egg blue, frayed burlap + white.

Dried moss on the roof


Moss inside on the bottom, with tombstones I sprayed in frayed burlap + white

A single rose rests at one tombstone.

Another ghost in the background.

A chipboard word

NOT ALL WHO WANDER ARE LOST

I used a color changing tea light in the back.



Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Happy Fall Pumpkin Aug GG Design Team Challenge


Fall
My fav time of the year!
Apple cider, red + orange leaves,pumpkins + all the beauty that Fall brings

I created this fabulous pumpkin wall art for Gecko Galz!

I created a Finnabair inspired project using a 12.5" wood pumpkin shape.
I started by laying down textures using modeling paste and stencils.
When dry,I glued on wood shapes, paperclay decorations, art stones + strands of plastic beads

Gessoed over top and left to dry

Next I sprayed with different shades of Lindys art sprays.

I added die cut sunflowers using a brown plaid and bee scrapbooking papers.The center has vintage pearl centers from some old jewelry

The leaves are also diecuts

The bright sunflowers are from Gecko Galz new Fall Icon line
Aren't they FABULOUS!!

I layered them with a large and smaller one to give them more depth.

Wax pastes were used to highlight the textures on the background

I also added mini glass beads in a rust shades.

The letters saying HAPPY FALL are wood. I quick spray + my pumpkin is finished, ready to hang on  a door or wall.




 

Sept DT Gecko Galz Challenge Autumn Calling Pixie Tag


I have made a layered burlap tag, for the Gecko Galz DT Sept Challenge.

Autumn  Calling

A sweet wee pixie with a balloon brocade of autumn leaves

I cut her out and she was layered on a orange burlap tag, then a slightly larger purple burlap tag

A diecut bush and some diecut tree twigs over top

I then die cut 2 sunflowers out of a fall color pattern paper, and put them together using an eyelet

Put it on the top of the tag with some beautiful colored silk suri ribbon. 

Sept Gecko Galz DT Challenge Autum Calling -Braided Edge Celtic Card


This card features a gorgeous Autumn Celtic Circle 

I did a Braided Edge technique on the card.

Its easier then it looks. lol

I found a free pattern on Pinterest. There are also tutorials on youtube

A snip here, a fold there...and voila! You have a really classy edge on your card.

The cardstock I used is a pearl salmon color.

I glued 2 silk autumn leaves to the center of the card, then added the celtic circle

On the top and bottom of the card, I used designer scrapbook paper to add a pretty edging.

Tiny light green sparkle gems were then added on the braided edge

Sept 1 Arty Divas Challenge

 


This is my card as a DT for Arty Divas. Our challenge for Set 1 is from 

My Besties

I chose this beautiful dandelion design.

I colored it in shades of yellow using my Prisma Premier markers, with green leaves

A background of yellow flowers with blue accents, highlight the yellow dandelion

I edged the floral image in yellow

In the center of the flower is a dazzling green gem

Enjoy Life!

Arty Divas July Challenge-Sponsor Lilli Rain Designs

  Our sponsor this month is lilli Rain Designs. https://lilliraindesigns.blogspot.com/?m=1 The winner will receive this wonderful Nautical D...