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March 5, 2014

Fabulous Florals - A Look Back at North Coast Creations February Release

I don't know about you, but I'm certainly looking forward to some warmer weather and Spring flowers!  The North Coast Creations February Release contains some beautiful floral images with sentiments that are perfect for your card making!

To create my card, I used the Hydrangea image from the NCC Floral Sentiments 6 stamp set, along with a sentiment from Floral Sentiments 3 and paired the image up with Our Daily Bread Designs Custom Daisy Chain Background Die/Beautiful Borders Die, Blooming Garden Paper Collection and butterflies from the Faith stamp set.

Before inking the flower, I placed Eclipse Tape over the largest leaf, then inked the stamp with Ranger Black Archival Ink.  I removed the tape and stamped onto White card stock, then used the Out of the Box Technique with Spellbinders Dies to die cut and emboss my image.  To add color, I used STAEDTLER Karat Watercolor Markers, adding additional color using a Waterbrush, then layered the stamped panel onto a Black circle.  I die cut the ODBD Daisy Chain Background Die from White card stock, then cut it to size so that it would fit my Rectangle Window.  I adhered the die cut panel using Scor-Tape, then adhered to a White panel with dimensionals, then to a Black panel and finally onto the card as shown.  To embellish, I added a Black die cut border using the ODBD Custom Beautiful Borders Dies, butterflies from the Faith stamp set were stamped in Black on scraps of the ODBD Blooming Garden Paper Collection, cut out and adhered to the card with Glue Dots.  To further embellish, I added Zva Creative Black Crystal Gems and a Black Grosgrain Ribbon.

Stamps - North Coast Creations Floral Sentiments 6/Floral Sentiments 3, Our Daily Bread Designs Faith
Card Stock - Black, White
Ink - Ranger Black Archival
Other - Big Shot, Zva Creative Black Crystal Gems, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, ODBD Custom Daisy Chain Background Die/ODBD Custom Beautiful Borders Die, Spellbinders Circle Dies/Rectangle Dies, Black Grosgrain, ODBD Blooming Garden Paper Collection, Waterbrush, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Markers

Products available from North Coast Creations:
Products available from Our Daily Bread Designs:
The other NCC Designers are also sharing projects today using the NCC February Release. For more inspiration you can see their projects on the North Coast Creations Blog or visit their blog links below:

Julie * Lori * Dawn * Sabrina * Amber * Lisa (you are here) 

Thanks for stopping by!
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Sandee Shanabrough said...

Wow! Lisa how pretty this is!!! I love the addition of the butterflies! So beautiful!

Dawn said...

a beauty, Lis! love the butterflies and trails too!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

So pretty, Lisa! The pale blue w/ the black borders is lovely. The butterflies are perfect!

Ina Good said...

lovely Lisa as always love northcoast stamps and also our daily bread Thanks for all the inspiration!

Sabrina Jackson said...

Lisa, love, love, love this card! I like the softness of it with just that perfect pop of color of the image....awesome card! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Stacy Morgan said...

Gasp!!! First my favorite color blue. Second a favorite color combo, black and blue with touches of white. Thirdly the butterflies with the jewel trail... AWESOME! This is gorgeous!

Amber (bambi64) said...

Beautiful shade of blue! And clever adding in the butterflies. Beautiful card, Lisa.

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