Monday, October 18, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge Reminder #159

  

Don't forget - 
There's still time to play along with our 

latest Inky Paws Challenge!


Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge


Here'a a refresher.

Create a project using your NND products and these fabulous sketch.




Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our current challenge! 

Amy Tollner showcases the cute kitties from the Autumn Newton stamp and die set.  She places them on a stitched rounded-corner square (Frames Square die set) with falling leaves backdrop (Falling Leaves stencil). Hidden behind are gorgeous pumpkins (Pumpkin Patch stencil). 


Let it snow by Claire features Whispering Pines by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook
Claire Lamb showcases the sketch with her one-layer card and the Whispering Pines stamp set. Her layers of trees in shades of green are just beautiful!



Happy fall by Debbie features Framework, Autumn Newton, Slimline Frames & Windows, and Frames Squared by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #autumncards, #cardmaking, #catcards, #fallcards
 Debbie Owens showcases the  Autumn Newton stamp set on a pretty pattern paper.  She adds a glitter gold frame die cut using the Framework die set. She adds a brown mesh lace for a nice country touch. The sentiment is from the Roundabout stamp set and was cut between words to fit on the stitched circle (Frames Squared die set).  Additional die sets used:  Slimline Frames & Windows (stitched square) and  Frames & Flags (scallop-edged background). 

 

Trick or treat by Diane features Candy Corn, Batty Newton, and Framework by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook
Diane Morales showcases the Batty Newton stamp and die set.  She places him on a scallop-edged frame (Framework die set) with a candy corn backdrop (Candy Corn stencil set). She pulls the sentiment from the Newton's Costume Party stamp set placed on black award ribbon.  



Savior the small moments by Sue features Falling Leaves, Autumn Mice, Frames Squared, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs: #inkypaws, #newtonsnook
Sue T. showcases one of the sweet mice from the Autumn Mice stamp and die set. She places him on a Kraft decorative square (Frames Squared die set) with a falling leaves backdrop (Falling Leaves stencil) die cut using the rounded-rectangle die from Frames & Flags die set. The sentiment was stamped on a stitched circle using the Frames Squared die set. 




I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, October 22, 2021 to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - see more inspiration on our Inky Paws Challenge here!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, October 11, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #159

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a:

Sketch Challenge


 



Use the sketch to create your NND project!


Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? We will chose a RANDOM entry to win a $20 store credit to our Newton's Nook Design online shop! We will also highlight our favorites from each challenge the following Monday so all entries have a chance to be featured on this blog! 


You have TWO WEEKS to play along - Deadline to enter is Friday, October 22, 2021 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog the following Monday. 

Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky? Make sure you check the challenge rules page before you link up your project. 

Here's some inspiration!

Need to get inspired? See what our Inspiration Team created with this challenge! 

Happy Howl-oween by Amy features Happy Howl-oween, Spooky Roundabout, Brooms & Boos, Frames Squared, and Hills & Grass by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #halloweencards, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #cardmaking, #dogcards
Amy Tollner showcases the Happy Howl-oween stamp and die set in this bright, fun card!  For her vertical element, she white heat embosses the Spooky Roundabout stamp set on a black card base. She creates a a starry backdrop on a rounded-square using the Frames Squared die set complete with black grass (Hills & Grass stencil) and crescent moon (Brooms & Boos stamp and die set). She places this atop a purple layer which makes the colors just pop! Those puppies are ready for a night of trick-or-treating!  Super cute, Amy!



I love fall most of all by Claire features Winter Birds, Forest Scene Build, and Fall Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #fallcards, #autumncards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb showcases one of the beautiful birds from the Winter Birds stamp and coordinating die set. Her vertical element is a trio of trees die cut using the Forest Scene Builder die set. She then uses the leaf dies from this same set and the stitched leaf die from the Fall Friends die set to create layers of leaves in bold, autumn colors for her sweet bird to sit among.  Claire's unique take on the sketch and CAS style makes for a stunning fall card!



Happy Fall by Debbie features Fall Roundabout, Autumn Newton, Slimline Frames & Windows, and Circle Frames by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking, #fallcards
Debbie Owens showcases Newton playing in a leaf pile from the Autumn Newton stamp set. Set behind him is the challenge's vertical strip with falling leaves stamped using the Fall Roundabout stamp set. Also used were the Slimline Frames & Windows die set (square panel) and the Circle Frames die set on which the sentiment was stamped.  A fun, playful card!



You're my favorite treat by Diane features Argyle, Frameworks, Circle Frames, Slimline Frames & Windows, and Trick or Treat Kittens by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking, #halloweencards
Diane Morales showcases the Trick or Treat Kittens stamp and die set for another spook-tacularly cute Halloween card!  Using one stencil from the Argyle stencil set in bright orange and yellows provides a playful backdrop on which she adds the black open frame (Frameworks die set). Diane uses the
Circle Frames die set for her sentiment and the Slimline Frames & Windows die set for her square on which she places the kitten.  So cute!



Your fang-tastic by Sue features Count Newton, Flying Bats, and  Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #halloweencards, #catcards
Sue T. treats us with another fun Halloween card. Her card features the spooky, but totally adorable, Newton from the Count Newton stamp and die set. Sue uses the Flying Bats stencil on a rounded-edge rectangle using the Frames & Flags die set. Those bats look wonderful with the horizontal striped paper behind it.  She surrounds her Count Newton with tombstones for an added touch of spookiness!  Eeek!


Use the Challenge Sketch above.


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #158 Winners

 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

Inky Paws Challenge  at the Newton's Nook Designs blog!


This Biweekly Challenge was a Color Challenge!






Inky Paws Challenge #158 Prize Winner!

We've chosen one RANDOM winner using random.org to receive 
a $20 Store Credit to Newton's Nook Designs!





I need more coffee right meow by Vanessa features Newton Loves Coffee by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards 
Vanessa uses the small coffee cup images on her Kraft card base to make a custom pattern.  She then adds the coffee-lovin' Newton from the Newton Loves Coffee stamp set to her center panel and adds a teal border for an added pop of color!  A fun coffee card!

Congrats to  Vanessa!  Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $20 store credit! (It's easiest if you already have an account set up in our shop)

Inky Paws Challenge #158  Favorites

Our Inky Paws Challenge Inspiration team has chosen a few of their favorite challenge entries from this challenge! If you see your card below, contact us if you'd like to get a "favorite" badge for your blog!


Sue's FAVE
Thank you for sticking by you by Karen features Captivated Cacti by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cactuscards, #cardmaking
Karen Guettler Carlson showcases the cacti from the Cultivated Cacti stamp and die set for her beautiful card.  The different colored cacti look wonderful in their bright clay pots.  Her arrangement of the pots on a windowsill is a fabulous way to display them!



Amy's FAVE
Hello fall by Connie features Fall Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #autumncards, #fallcards, #cardmaking
Connie Crafter showcases the feline and canine from the Fall Friends stamp set. Her wonderful coloring and clean, simple design keeps all the focus on those two dozing critters!  A beautiful way to showcase the challenge colors! 


Claire's FAVE
Chase your dreams by Annette features Captivated Kittens and Heartfelt Butterflies by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking
Annette uses the challenge colors for a playful summer card featuring one of the kittens from the Captivated Kittens stamp set.  Behind him is a kaleidoscope of orange butterflies from the Heartfelt Butterflies stamp set. So cute!



Debbie's FAVE
Talk turkey to me by Priscilla features Talk Turkey by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #simonsaysstamp, #thanksgivingcards, #autumncards, #fallcards, #cardmaking
Priscilla Joseph showcases the turkey lovin' puppy from the Talk Turkey stamp set, an exclusive Newton's Nook Designs & Simon Says Stamps stamp set for STAMPtember 2021. Priscilla adds the challenge colors using the Falling Leaves stencil for her background and coloring the side dishes in them.  Her spotted dog looks like he is having the time of his life!  



Diane's FAVE
Espresso your love by Kristi features Tree Rings and Love Cafe by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards, #cardmaking
Kristi H. combines elegance with a rustic twist!  She uses the Tree Rings stencil for her backdrop and layers it with an elegant doily just perfect to sit those steaming mugs of coffee from the Love Cafe' stamp and die set. A fabulous way to espresso one's love!

Thank you for playing!

Thanks again to everyone who entered - It's really so much fun to look through all the entries and see everyone's ideas! If you didn't win this time, we hope you'll play along again next time! You can always find our most current challenge here.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #158 Reminer

 

Don't forget - 
There's still time to play along with our 

latest Inky Paws Challenge!


Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge


Here'a a refresher.

Create a project using your NND products and these fabulous colors-Orange, Brown, Teal, Kraft.





Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our current challenge! 

Candy corn is a vegetable, right? by Sue features Candy Corn (stamp and stencil) and Speech Bubbles by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #cardmaking
Sue T. creates a card filled with candy corn fun!  Set atop a Kraft card base, Sue adds a big speech bubble using the Speech Bubble die set.  She uses the Candy Corn stencil set to fill her speech bubble with candy corn in orange, teal and brown!  She adds little faces on some of the corn using the smiley face stamp from the Candy Corn stamp set. She stamps the fun sentiment, also from the Candy Corn stamp set, in the corner.  A colorful, playful card!



Happy Haunting by Amy features Banner Trio, Frames & Flags, Spooky Street, Witchy Newton, Spiderweb,  and Spooky Roundabout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #cardmaking, #catcards
Amy Tollner creates a shimmery and colorful web using the Spiderweb stencil complete with two scary spiders from the Spooky Street stamp set!  Yikes! She uses the scallop-edged die from the Frames & Flags die set for a nice finished look. She then adds a teal banner die cut using one of the dies from Banner Trio die set and stamps the sentiment pulled from the Spooky Roundabout stamps. And caught in that pretty web is her sweet feline from the \Witchy Newton stamp set and die set.  Oh so pretty!



Fall leaves and pumpkins please by Claire features Banner Trio and Signs of Fall by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #autumncards, #fallcards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb creates a lovely CAS autumn card starting with her partial teal distressed backdrop.  she adds then adds her beautifully colored image from the Signs of Fall stamp and cut using the coordinating die set. She grounds her image by adding a white banner die cut using the Banner Trio die set.  Her falling leaves are the perfect touch for this spectacular card!



Be Thankful by Debbie features Neigh, Autumn Mice, Pumpkin Latte, Clouds, Frames & Flags, and Land Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #autumncards, #fallcards, #cardmaking, #coffeecards
 Debbie Owens is back with a pretty horse from the Neigh stamp set. This time she adds the pumpkin-laden lady from the Pumpkin Latte stamp set. She uses the Clouds stencil to create her pretty sunset and the Land Border die set for her Kraft hill.  She adds the sentiment and extra leaves using elements from the Autumn Mice stamp set.  Her pretty scene has been die cut using the scallop-edged die from the Frames & Flags die set.  A delightful way to spend an autumn day!



Happy Halloween by Diane features Cascading Stars, Circle Frames, Banner Trio, Spooky Roundabout, Newton's Costume Party, Witchy Newton, and Knight Owl by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales uses the Circle Frames die set to create a circle card filled with all kinds of Halloween cuteness!  She uses the Cascading Star stencil for her starry backdrop, and then adds critters from the following sets: Newton's Costume Party stamp set and die set, Witchy Newton stamp set and die set, and 
 the Knight Owl stamp set and die set.  Don't you just love how you can mix and match Newton's Nook Designs images?  She finishes her card by embossing a sentiment from the Spooky Roundabout stamps on a banner die cut using the Banner Trio die set.  So cute!





I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, October 8, 2021 to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - see more inspiration on our Inky Paws Challenge here!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, September 27, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #158

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a:

Color Challenge



Use the colors--Orange, Brown, Teal, Kraft.


Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? We will chose a RANDOM entry to win a $20 store credit to our Newton's Nook Design online shop! We will also highlight our favorites from each challenge the following Monday so all entries have a chance to be featured on this blog! 


You have TWO WEEKS to play along - Deadline to enter is Friday, October 8, 2021 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog the following Monday. 

Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky? Make sure you check the challenge rules page before you link up your project. 

Here's some inspiration!

Need to get inspired? See what our Inspiration Team created with this challenge! 

Hey there pumpkin by Sue features Newton's Boo-tiful Night, Circle Frames, Wood, and Speech Bubbles by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Sue T. uses the Wood stencil to give her card a nice backdrop for her row of colorful pumpkins. She uses the Circle Frames die set to create her layers on which she places her teal and orange pumpkins from the Newton's Boo-tiful Night stamp and die set. Don't you just love her calico kitten peeking out of the Jack-o-lantern?  For her sentiment, she stamps on a speech bubble using the Speech Bubbles die set.  Total cuteness!




Be thankful for the little things by Amy features Autumn Mice, Slimline Frames & Portholes, Slimeline Frames & Windows, and Falling Leaves by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #autumncards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner creates a wonderful slimline autumn card!  She begins by combining dies from the Slimline Frames & Portholes and the Slimline Frames & Windows die sets to create her layers. She uses the Falling Leaves stencil to create her colorful leaves floating in the background. The two mice from the Autumn Mice stamp and die set are looking darling playing among the leaves and pumpkins!  A brilliant way to use the challenge colors!





Happy pumpkin spice season by Claire features Signs of Fall and Pumpkin Latte by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #coffeeloverscards, #autumncards
Claire Lamb will have you heading to your local coffee shop for a pumpkin spice latte!  Her teal-colored sky is beautifully done as are all her pumpkins from the Signs of Fall stamp set.  Our fashionable lady from the Pumpkin Latte stamp set is all set for the pumpkin-spice season!  Wonderfully done, Claire!



Autumn Greetings by Debbie features Neigh, Fence, Signs of Fall
Debbie Owens combines elements of several stamp sets to create an autumn setting just perfect for the sweet horse from the Neigh stamp set.  She uses the Fence die to create the brown fence and places pumpkins shaded in oranges and teals from the Signs of Fall stamp set. The colorful leaves floating down are from the Harvest Tails stamp set and the sentiment is from the Autumn Newton stamp set. She places all of her elements on the scallop-edged frame die cut using the Frames & Flags die set.  Such a fun way to combine stamp sets!



Out for a coffin break by Diane features Count Newton, Circle Frames, and Pumpkin Latte by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeeloverscards, #halloweencards, #cardmaking
Eeek!  Diane Morales adds a latte cup from the Pumpkin Latte stamp and die set to Count Newton from the Count Newton stamp set and die set!  How cute and clever is this?  She places her elements on a circle die cut using the Circle Frames die set.  The punny sentiment works so well with both the coffin and the coffee!  Amazing, Diane!

Use the colors--Orange, Brown, Teal, Kraft.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #157 Winners

 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

Inky Paws Challenge  at the Newton's Nook Designs blog!


This Biweekly Challenge was a Theme Challenge!




Inky Paws Challenge #157 Prize Winner!

We've chosen one RANDOM winner using random.org to receive 
a $20 Store Credit to Newton's Nook Designs!





Happy Halloween & Pumpkin Spice Season by Melissa features Pumpkin Latte and Hoppy Greetings by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #Halloweencards, #pumpkinspicecards, #cardmaking
Melissa shows her creativity using the Pumpkin Latte stamp and die set and the Hoppy Greetings stamp and die set to design a Halloween card!  She adds the Halloween sentiment in her beautiful handwriting and places her elements on a fun orange/black plaid background.  So fun!

Congrats to Melissa!  Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $20 store credit! (It's easiest if you already have an account set up in our shop)

Inky Paws Challenge #157  Favorites

Our Inky Paws Challenge Inspiration team has chosen a few of their favorite challenge entries from this challenge! If you see your card below, contact us if you'd like to get a "favorite" badge for your blog!


Diane's FAVE
Happy Meow-oween by Fikreta features Newton's Perfect Pumpkin by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Fikreta's Halloween tag is just filled with fun Halloween elements!  The spider-web paper, bats, and pumpkins work wonderfully with Newton from the 
Newton's Perfect Pumpkin stamp set.  To top it all off, Fikreta turns her tag into a shaker!  So fun!



Sue's FAVE
Candy corn counts as a vegetable, right? by Sentsue features Candy Corn by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #cardmaking
Sentsue creates a fabulous CAS card with tons of white space!  This is a fabulous way to showcase a single piece of candy corn from the Candy Corn stamp set. She embosses a few score lines and orange twine for some texture. Fabulous!



Amy's FAVE
Gail's card features Camping Tails and Pumpkin Latte by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #halloweencards
Gail  creates a super fun Halloween scene!  Her haunted house filled with spooky spiders and ghosts is a fabulous backdrop for the coffee-lovin' lady from the Pumpkin Latte stamp and die set.  She also adds the sweet raccoon from the Camping Tails (retired) stamp set.  A super fun Halloween card!



Claire's FAVE
Gail's card features Camping Tails and Pumpkin Latte by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #halloweencards
Kristi H. distresses a colorful sunset filled with black bats from the Flying Bats stencil. She adds a full moon with Newton from the Batty Newton stamp and die set flying in front of.  The white embossed sentiment on black and black grass add a bit of drama to this amazing card!



Debbie's FAVE
Treats for boo by Karen features Love & Chocolate by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #chocolatecards, #halloweencards
Karen Guettler Carlson creates a scrumptious Halloween card using a unique stamp set.  She colors the chocolate treats from the Love & Chocolate stamp set in orange and brown with purple paper liners.  She places her circular sentiment in the middle and has the chocolates arranged in a circle around it.  Love seeing how stamp sets can be stretched!  Fabulous!


Thank you for playing!

Thanks again to everyone who entered - It's really so much fun to look through all the entries and see everyone's ideas! If you didn't win this time, we hope you'll play along again next time! You can always find our most current challenge here.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #157 Reminder

  

Don't forget - 
There's still time to play along with our 

latest Inky Paws Challenge!


Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge


Here'a a refresher.

Create a Halloween project using your NND products!






Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our current challenge! 
You say Witch like it's a bad thing by Diane features Frames & Flags, Serene Stripes, and Brooms & Boos by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #halloweencards
Diane Morales uses a teal palette to design a darling Halloween card. She uses the Frames & Flags die set to create her card base. Then she uses the Serene Stripes stencil to partially distress a pretty teal ground for her sweet witch.  She pulls the witch with her broom from the Brooms & Boos stamp and coordinating die set and adds the sentiment and a couple of spooky bats!  Eerily cute!  



Cheers Witches by Sue features Spider Web, Spooky Roundabout, and Brooms and Boos by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #cardmaking
Sue T. begins by using the Spiderweb stencil on a black card base. She then uses the  Spooky Roundabout stamp set. She embosses it in white on a black circular die cut using the Circle Frames die set. The black on black adds a spooky setting for the martini-totin' witch from the Brooms and Boos stamp and die set.  Don't you love how the skull is offering up the toast on a speech bubble using the Speech Bubbles die set?  



Witch Tags by Amy features Brooms & Boos and Fancy Edges by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #tagmaking, #halloweencards
Amy Tollner uses all three witch images from the Brooms and Boos stamp and coordinating die set.  She uses the Fancy Edges die set to cut a trio of tags on which she distresses and paint splatters her backgrounds.  She uses the zig-zag die from the Fancy Edges die set to create the "ragged" edge in black on which she white heat embosses the sentiment.  Spookily cute tags!



Feline Batty by Claire features Batty Newton and Newton's Boo-tiful Night by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #halloweencards
Claire Lamb is back with her amazing purple distressed background!  This time she adds bats (Newton's Boo-tiful Night stamp and die set) and stars in a circular pattern with Newton from the Batty Newton stamp and die set taking center stage!  She continues the touch of gold by heat embossing the sentiment!  Bat-acularly done, Claire!

You can count on me by Debbie features Count Newton, Batty Newton, Slimline Frames & Portholes, and Slimline Frames & Windows by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #halloweencards, #catcards, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens brings us this colorful card filled with Count Newton fun! Using the Slimline Frames & Portholes and the Slimline Frames & Windows die sets, Deb makes the background. On each window panel she adds black grass to the spooky paper using the Land Borders die set. She places a Newton image in each panel by combining the Batty Newton and the Count Newton stamp sets.  Don't you love how these sets go together!  Super fun!


I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, September 24, 2021 to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - see more inspiration on our Inky Paws Challenge here!


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter