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Welcome to the North Coast Creations October New Releases!  
 
On my first card, I stamped the wonderful beach scene and colored w/ Copics, then used the fluorescent gel pens for the little Christmas lights and Copic white opaque paint for the surf. I die cut the white frame using the ODBD Recipe Card die but shortened it a bit before cutting the rectangle in the center. The turquoise/lime zigzag frame was from a leftover background I made w/ pigment inks and I used a zigzag border punch to create the colored border. A chevron embossing folder was used on the right side. The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25 and these are the Copics I used.

Supplies:

Stamps: North Coast Creations – Warmest Wishes
Paper: Neenah white, dp (Basic Grey – Lauderdale collection)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine onyx, pigment ink in lime, teal, turquoise (for background on zigzag pieces)
Accessories: ODBD Recipe & Tag dies,  Copic markers, Spellbinders rectangle die, zig zag border punch (EK Success), Chevron embossing folder (Quickutz zigzag set), fluorescent gel pens, Copic opaque white paint

Julie Warner – https://thewritestuff.justwritedesigns.com

Weekly-Favorite
For my second card, I stamped the wonderful Joy image, again coloring it with Copics. I used one of the grand circle dies to cut it out, but cut it off below the image. I used the next size up to cut the red layer and the red piece at the bottom was a left over piece from die cutting the bracket border. The two kraft strips were cut using the bracket border dies and embossed w/ an embossing border folder. I added a few strips of red onto the plaid dp down the center.

The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25 and these are the Copics I used to color it.
 
 
Supplies:
Stamps: North Coast Creations – Joy
Paper: Neenah white, kraft, rich red, dp (DCWV Naturals matstack)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders Grand circles & bracket border dies,  Cuttlebug embossing folder (Christmas stitches set)
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14 Responses to “North Coast Creations October Release!”

  • Your cards are beautiful! I love your colors and design. I really appreciate the detailed info that you give on your projects.

  • Fabulous coloring Julie, love the way you framed the Warmest Wishes card!

  • Julie, I LOVE how you colored the Christmas lights to really make that palm tree pop highlighting the fine details. Great sketch too. Your Joy card is just as fabulous with the great embossing and how you went out of the box with using a circle and cutting it. Love it all.

  • Beautiful projects Julie! Your coloring always takes my breath away! I love, love, love the bright colors and vivid scenes you create! Thanks for challenging me! {[hugs}}

  • nanamouse:

    Julie:

    I really like the embossing in the background and the framing of the artwork. These are really beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

  • Perfect combo of retiree/southern Christmas with northern green, berry red color Christmas!

  • Kelley:

    Your palm tree card is so beautiful, as well as the JOY card too! Such awesome coloring!!

  • DawnL:

    Love, love, love the clever use of the recipe card die! Beautiful samples, Julie!!! just beautiful!

  • CherylQuilts:

    Absolutely gorgeous, Julie! I LOVE your coloring and the beautiful images! Hugs, sweet friend!

  • Oh my your colouring is so beautiful! The sunset is to die for.

  • Pam D:

    Both cards are awesome! Super coloring and what an great idea of the half circle with the bracket border at the bottom – TFS!

  • Shona:

    Love both cards, though the lighted palm tree is my fav! Great coloring as always. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Sandee:

    Julie the way you are using this recipe die lately is blowing me away! And the design on your second card is so cool! Of course as usual I am in awe of your coloring!

  • Julie, your cards are always so crisp and clean. I can tell one of your cards without knowing its you. Love your coloring and design details.

Your comments are so appreciated!

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