Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Gecko Galz Valentine

My turn for today's Gecko Galz Valentine from the Design Team.
I call my card Unexpected Valentine
The unexpected:
1) the color combo for a Valentine--light green and pink with vintage black and beige
2) a pocket for a little surprise--treat,trinkets, love note, tickets, gift card, etc. 
3) the unexpected kiss

Print Gecko Galz images:
couple from Love Me Do collage sheet (January release)
sentiment from Heather Hudson Collection February tag set
banners from B is for Banners collage sheet

Cut black card stock 6"x12' and fold to make 6"x6" card base.  Cut pale green linen card stock 5.75" x 5.75" .  Cut strip of vintage music paper, distress top edge by tearing and inking. Adhere to bottom half of green card along bottom and sides, leaving top open to create pocket (for Sugar Creek Hollow layers challenge).  Fussy cut image (leave white around image as you cut), sentiment and banners.  Edge banners with black. Layer white doily onto pink paper for contrast.  Edge doily with pink ink.  Place image on round doily.  Fold bottom portion to create straight line.  Adhere image to doily. Add trims to front and back of doily: pink baker's twine on top and organza flower ribbon trim behind (for RRR challenge).  Adhere doily to music.  (more layers for SCH) Adhere black foil trim to bottom edge of music.  Cut wire bow trim (for RRR challenge) and use a bead of tacky glue across top back of each banner and attach to wire in between the bows.  Adhere black bow wire trim to top of green card by bending wire to back of card on each side.  Adhere green card to black card base.  Place dimensional pop dots under banners. Decorate banners.

Additional Supplies: 
generic black card stock
pink paper
music sheet from Vintage Page Designs etsy shop
white round Wilton doily
green card stock from DCWV Linen Closet stack
Ranger distress inks in old paper and vintage photo.
Ranger distress markers:  vintage photo and worn lipstick
pink and white baker's twine (from stash)
black bow wire trim (from stash)
trim from Walmart
Black dresden foil trim
Bride's paper rose from Michaels
Misc. items from stash

In addition to my card being featured along with the instructions on how to make it, you'll find a Gecko Galz product special price for something I used to make my card.

Please go to the Gecko Galz site to see today's the product promotion.  You also can click on the words Valentine Cards which takes you to the file where you'll see all the design team cards posted to date along with the instructions.  

Entering this here:

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #64 Valentine Love and Ribbon

Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge #46 Lots of Layers 
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