Friday, July 24, 2015

The Scoop... It's Release Day at North Coast Creations!

Welcome to North Coast Creations' July Blog Hop!  I bet most of  you know that July is National Ice Cream month and as the daughter of a dairy farmer...  Let's just say, I certainly keep demand up for the delicious treat.  So might I suggest, you scoop you up a big bowl of your favorite flavor and settle in for a delightful blog hop.  I know my fellow teamies have some amazing projects to share!  

But the best part?  You too can have the opportunity to treat yourself to some of these calorie free ice cream themed treats!  Just for commenting on the Design Team Blog Posts, you have a chance to win a $10 NCC Gift Certificate, good towards the purchase of NCC Stamps. You have until July 26, 2015 at 10:00 PM EDT to leave a comments on the participating designers blogs for a chance to win! Two random winners will be selected from the comments left on the designers blogs, the winners will be announced on the NCC Blog on July 27, 2015, be sure to check back there to see if you have won!
 
So now on to my first project using the new Ice Cream Shoppe set...
 
 I started with my favorite size card base, 5.5 x 4.25 inches and added a patriotic mat of white and blue.  I used some fun designer papers from our sister company, Our Daily Bread DesignsPatriotic Paper Collection.  I stamped my image (Ice Cream Shoppe) on Copic compatible paper, colored and fussy cut it.  I stamped my sentiment in a rich blue ink on white cardstock before using ODBD's Antique Labels and Borders Die to cut and emboss my sentiment panel.  I added the fussy cut shake (with dimensional foam) and found a few die cut posies (ODBD's Asters and Leaves Die).  I thought they looked like fireworks sparklers so I added a couple randomly to my card.  You might detect a bit of shine on the cherry.  A dab of glossy accents added a bit of depth.  
 
So here is the new set...
 

 


And now on to my next project....
 
 This time I started with an ecru base and added a Kraft mat before pulling out another paper collection from ODBD called Vintage Ephemera.  I stamped my image directly on ecru card stock with Memento's Espresso Truffle and colored the cherry with a colored pencil.  I added a bit of glaze to this one also because I like the look.  I stamped my sentiment on ecru with Memento's Love Letters ink and used a round paper punch to create the sentiment panel.  

And the new set used here...  Ice Cream Shoppe...




Don't forget to hop along with the rest of the "Coasters" to see what other calorie free creations they have for you!  And make sure to comment as you hop along!  Thanks for stopping by!

Some of the other items you saw today...





 
NCC Blog  (If you get turned around along the way...)

And the COASTERS....
 
 Lori Julie * Dawn 
Sandee * Angie * Amy

9 comments:

Angella D. Crockett said...

Super fun cards, Lori!!! Love the "fireworks" to match the patriotic papers on the 1st and the chocolate/vanilla combo on the 2nd is yummy!! HUGS!!

Patty said...

Great cards!! Love the colors used on both!

Patty said...

Great cards!! Love the colors used on both!

Patty said...

Great cards!! Love the colors used on both!

Creative M said...

Super fun cards!!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Sheila said...

Yummy! Mouth watering, especially for someone who is trying not to think about sweet food, especially ice cream!

Sherry said...

pretty!! love the red, blue and white one!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Your cards are so cute Lori!!! Love the patriotic one so much!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

So tasty, Lori! Love the colors and layouts.