Saturday, July 27, 2013

Vintage Floral Thank You Cards

Hello Peeps!!
I am back from Alaska!!  Alaska???  That is right, my DH's parents paid for us (the two of them and my family) to go and visit my DH's brother in Alaska.  How could we say no??  So I had a fabulous time, enjoyed beautiful scenery for 10 days!  I will write a post up all about it once I get all my photos together.  By the way this was not a "Cruise" my BIL and SIL are VERY we hiked everywhere!  Meaning...sometimes I was closing my eyes and praying I was not eaten by a

Gecko Galz for a Cause Post

Leanne the owner of Gecko Galz asked each of the Design Team members to create a project for a cause this month.  What does that mean??  We were to use any images we wanted from Gecko Galz, and at the end of the month, everyone will get to vote for their favorite.  The winning Design Team Member will get a donation to the Cause of their choice.  So my cause is 
Some of you may know...those that don't will...I work as a Registered Nurse, specifically Rehab.  I have worked many years with individuals that have suffered from Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) and other diseases that leave them needing some assistance.  The CIL helps individuals with finding some independence.  Wonderful people that work there, a few that I know personally.

So here are my creations.

I used the "Blue Willow" (Secret Garden set) and "Fleur De Lis" (Ooh la la set) Digital papers for my card layers.  I used the "Wild about Flowers" and "Ephemera Days" collage sheets as my focal images.

I used some of my favorites Ribbons and Trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon, and glitters from Art Glitter.  I will list them under each card.
 In a nutshell, I used GIMP to size my images on three pages, printed them out, cut them out, used my Perfect Layers ruler to create my paper layers, adhered them with scor tape, added some glue, glitter and ribbons.
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Card Two
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Card Three
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Maybe you are wondering, how did she do all her paper layers?  I am happy to say that I am a new Brand Ambassador for 
 I used the Perfect Layers Rulers to create all my layers (you can create 1/8" up to 1" mats around your images with this ruler) in my cards.  The rulers work great and my images were not a standard size.  You can get yours here, and receive 5% off using my code Heather5%.  
I will do a video soon, showing you how to use the rulers...easy peasy!!

Now don't forget to go to Gecko Galz and Vote for me by August 30th.
Thank you for visiting!!


  1. These are all gorgeous, Heather! LOVE all the glitter - really makes the cards pop with excitement! Can't wait to see pics of your "wild and woolly" vacation! :)

  2. I love all three!! You can never have enough sparkle.....I just love all your glitter!!!

    Happy Crafting

  3. I would love to see Alaska! Can't wait for you to post photos. Beautiful cards, Heather, and a wonderful cause!

  4. Gorgeous cards Heather and I love your Perfect layering, it looks stunning with all the beautiful Gecko Galz images! I am looking forward to seeing your Alaska photos too. Welcome back, ~Diane

  5. Love all three! Great sparkle!
    Bring on the pic's! Can't wait to see Alaska through your may be the only way I ever get to see Alaska! :)
    BOLB Hugs!

  6. such pretty cards Heather just loving all that glitter and bling

  7. Your Vintage card is beautiful Heather. I love your layering and the glitter.


Thanks for Visiting my blog today! Hope you found some inspiration...Have a great day! Hugs....Heather