Monday, January 5, 2015

A Look Back at North Coast Creations' December Release

Today we are taking a look back at North Coast Creations' December Release.  I created two cards using both of the new sets, I Dig You and Dump Truck Birthday.  For more inspiration using the December Release be sure to visit the NCC Blog .  So let's jump right in and check out a couple of "boy friendly" cards!

 

I chose to use a simple buffalo check DP from my stash along with black card stock matting.  I stamped the image on Copic compatible paper and colored my tractor red.  I fussy cut the entire image including the back tire.  ( I popped it out with dimensional foam for interest.)  I cut a small white CS panel and used a scallop punch piece of paper and inked a summer sky ink around the edges.  It resembles clouds!  I used a sponge and green inks to create the grass bottom.  A few torn sticky notes strategically placed, helped give it a realistic look.  After placing the tractor and "wheel" I stamped the sentiment in black.  :-)
And here's the set I used to create this super fun card!

So what if tractors don't inspire your little guy?  What about dump trucks?  This project has a birthday vibe as well.

This card measures 5.25 x 5.25 inches and features a triple mat.  I chose green, white and a steel gray to mimic the colors in my truck.  For the focal panel, I pulled out a nice green and white polka dot DP for interest.  I fussy cut the truck and sponged my main panel again using the scallop with sponged ink technique.  I also used sticky notes for the sand/dirt but decided to create a more uniform look.  I stamped the sign on white paper and used a yellow Copic to color it.  I fussy cut it and added the sentiment panel (with dimensional foam) in a matching ink.  I can't decide which one I like best!  :-)
So here's the set you see here...
As always, I enjoy sharing a few moments of your day!  I hope you were "ink"spired!  :-)  Don't forget to visit my fellow Design Team members (AKA the Coasters) for more inspiration!  Thanks again!
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Julie * Lisa * Dawn * Sandee * Lori (ME) * Amber * Angie

4 comments:

Pam Sparks said...

great boy cards! Gonna check this co. out! TFS!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

These are both so adorable Lori!!! I especially love the green one!!! LOVE!!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Awesome cards, Lori!!! Super fun and I love the colors on both!! HUGS!!

Tam said...

fun cards