Monday, February 20, 2017

Inky Paws Challenge #41 Color Challenge

Create a project using mint, pink, yellow, and white!

Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? The Challenge winner will receive a $10 store credit to our online store and a Inky Paws Challenge Top Pick Badge to add to your blog! If we get more than 15 participants, we will choose two winners so be sure to tell your friends to play along! 

You have TWO WEEKS to play along - Deadline to enter is Friday, March 3rd, 2017 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?

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!

Several of our Design Team Members decided to play along - check out all the awesome cards they created, inspired by this fun color palette ! Read the description below each card to see who made it.


Birthday Card by Jess Gerstner featuring Newton Dreams of Paris by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Jess Gerstner created a birthday card with a soft pink sky for the flying Newton from Newton Dreams of Paris and the sentiment is from Simply Seasonal.

Coffee Card by Ellen Haxelmans featuring Newton Loves Coffee, Newton's Book Club, Love and Chocolate by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Ellen Haxelmans made an sweet card featuring a whole bunch of adorable sets including Newton Loves Coffee, Newton's Book Club, and Love & Chocolate stamp sets. 

Dragon Card by Debbie Owens featuring Magical Dreams and Darling Hearts die set by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Debbie has created a fun pastel heart background with this cute dragon from Magical Dreams stamp set sitting on the heart from the Darling Hearts die set.  

Fox Love Card by Amanda Bodine featuring Darling Duos stamp set and Darling Hearts die set by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Amanda Bodine made an adorable love themed card using the Darling Duos stamp set and Darling Hearts die set.

Rabbit Card by Samantha Mann featuring Hoppy Days by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
This sweet card from Samantha Mann features the bunny from the Hoppy Days stamp set. 

Love Card by Maria Russell featuring Sweater Weather by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Maria Russell created this soft beautiful card with the Sweater Weather stamp set.

Bonjour Cat Card by Tatiana Trafimovich featuring Newton Dreams of Paris by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This gorgeous clever card from Tatiana Trafimovich features a 3D heart balloon using the Darling Hearts die set and Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set.



Inky Paws Challenge #40 Winners

Inky Paws Challenge #40 Winners!


Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last Inky Paws Challenge at here at the Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws blog! This past challenge was a sketch!



Top Picks for Inky Paws Challenge #40

Here are our top picks! Read the description below each card to see who created it - and make sure to visit their blogs and tell them congrats!!

 
Macaroon Card featuring Love and Chocolate by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Zsofi created this adorable card using the Love and Chocolate stamp set.

Pink and Black Card featuring Sweater Weather by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Kevin Bray made this great card using Sweater Weather.

Congrats to Zsofi and Kevin! Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $10 store credit! (It's easiest if you already have an account set up in our shop)


Inky Paws #40 Favorites

We also wanted to share a couple more entries that we really loved! We chose TWO more as our favorite picks! If you see your card below, contact us if you'd like to get a "favorite" badge for your blog!


Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge - Favorite
French Cat Card featuring Newton Dreams of Paris by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Amy Lim created this sweet card using Newton Dreams of Paris. Love that embossed background.

Coffee Card featuring Newton Loves Coffee by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Andrea Snell created a great card with another fun embossed background using Newton Loves Coffee.  

Thanks so much!
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! Our next challenge starts today Feb 20th! 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Inky Paws Reminder #40-Sketch

Don't forget - There's still one week to play along with our latest inky paws Challenge!

Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge? Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our Sketch Challenge!
Here'a a refresher of the challenge -Use this Sketch!

Today I have some more inspiration for this Challenge!

Do What You Love by Debbie, Campfire Tails
Debbie's mini-bag  features Winston from Campfire Tails. The browns and plaid add a nice masculine touch. A fun gift for your fishing-lovin' man!

I hope this project has inspired you to play along! Deadline to enter is Friday, February 17, 2017 at Midnight CST.  There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - view all the entries and see more inspiration on our inky paws Challenge here!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Inky Paws Challenge #40 - Sketch

This month's first challenge is a Sketch challenge!
Create a project using this sketch.

Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? The Challenge winner will receive a $10 store credit to our online store and a Inky Paws Challenge Top Pick Badge to add to your blog! If we get more than 15 participants, we will choose two winners so be sure to tell your friends to play along! 

You have TWO WEEKS to play along - Deadline to enter is Friday, February 17, 2017 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!

Several of our Design Team Members decided to play along - check out all the awesome cards they created, inspired by this fun sketch! Read the description below each card to see who made it.

Wanna Grab Lunch by Debbie Owens, Raccoon Rascals by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Debbie has created a fun watercolored background to showcase this cute raccoon from the Raccoon Rascals stamp set. How could anyone turn down a lunch invitation from this cute, whimsical critter?

You Spin Me Right Round by Maria Russell, Made from Scratch by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Maria whipped up a delightful card using the Made From Scratch stamp set. Pairing this set up with shades of pink makes for a fun Valentine's card. (Oh, if only we could sample a bit of that batter!)

A Little Birdie Told Me by Jennifer Timko, Newton's Birthday Flutter by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Jennifer has brought us a ray of spring with this darling red bird from Newton's Birthday Flutter. Looks like Newton might be enjoying the red bird a bit too much though!
You Are Simply Wonderful by Jess Gerstner, Beauitful Wings by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Jess created a simple card using polka dot papers and the Beautiful Wings stamp set. 

Superhero card by Samantha Mann | Dress Up Doxies & Newton Dreams of New York Stamps sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This fun superhero card by Samantha uses the Dress Up Doxies stamp set and the buildings from the Newton Dreams of New York Stamp set. Isn't it cool how she turned the sketch on the side?

Hello Spring Violet card by Tatiana Trafimovich | Flower Garden Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This lovely card by Tatiana uses the pretty violets from our Flower Garden stamp set. The black and white background contrasts so great with those vibrant colors!

Pug Hug Card by Juliana Michaels | Pug Hugs Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Juliana created this adorable card using the sketch and the Pug Hugs stamp set and coordinating Pug Hugs Die Set.



Inky Paws Challenge #39 - Winners

Inky Paws Challenge #39 Winners!


Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last Inky Paws Challenge at here at the Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws blog! This past challenge was our heart theme challenge!


Top Picks for Inky Paws Challenge #39

Here are our top picks! Read the description below each card to see who created it - and make sure to visit their blogs and tell them congrats!!

 
Cream in my coffee by Becky Noelle, Newton Loves Coffee by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Our first top pick is from Becky Noelle.  Her card featuring Newton Loves Coffee 
has the perfect blend of elegance and CAS. We love how the little pink hearts float above Newton's head and how the pretty pink ribbon ties it all together. 


Our second top pick is this bright, colorful card by Zsofi at Safsafdesign. We love how she repurposed the kitties from Newton's Christmas Cuddles to make this darling Valentine's card. The added glossy accents to the scarves and the mini pom-pom placed on the hat are the perfect touches to this delightful card!


Congrats to Becky and Zsofi! Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $10 store credit! (It's easiest if you already have an account set up in our shop)


Inky Paws #39 Favorites

We also wanted to share a couple more entries that we really loved! We chose TWO more as our favorite picks! If you see your card below, contact us if you'd like to get a "favorite" badge for your blog!


Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge - Favorite

We Make a Purr-fect Blend by Sherry Carrigan, Newton Loves Coffee by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
 Sherry Carrigan's darling card stands out with the bold red heart set against the black & white striped background. Her card features the caffeine-loving kitty from  Newton Loves Coffee

Celebrate Today by Macimbalo, Happy Little Thoughts by Newton's Nook Designs, #newtonsnook
Our second fave comes from Macimbalo at cimbacreativefun. We love how she cleverly shapes a heart using Happy Little Thoughts. This is a delightful CAS card with the polka dotted edges.

Thanks so much!
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! Our next challenge starts today, February 6!   

Monday, January 23, 2017

Inky Paws Challenge #39 Reminder--Use a Heart!

Don't forget - There's still one week to play along with our latest inky paws Challenge!

Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge? Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our Theme Challenge!
Here'a a refresher of the challenge -Use a Heart!

Today I have some more inspiration for this Challenge! 

Debbie Owens made a heart-themed card using the sweet Dachshunds from Darling Duos and the coordinating die Darling Hearts Die Set. What a delightful card for a dog-loving friend!

Valentine using Newton's Nook Designs Party Pops by Jess Gerstner
Jess Gerstner made a simple set valentines using Party Pops. Some selective stamping allows the little heart to pop.

I hope these projects have inspired you to play along! Remember, you have until this Friday, January 27, 2017 at midnight CST to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - view all the entries and see more inspiration on our inky paws Challenge here!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Inky Paws Challenge #39 - Use a Heart!

This month's challenge is a:

Heart Theme Challenge
Inky Paws Challenge #39 - Use a Heart! Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Create a project using a Heart somewhere on it!

Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? The Challenge winner will receive a $10 store credit to our online store and a Inky Paws Challenge Top Pick Badge to add to your blog! If we get more than 15 participants, we will choose two winners so be sure to tell your friends to play along! 

You have 
TWO WEEKS to play along - Deadline to enter is Friday, January 27th, 2017 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!

Several of our Design Team Members decided to play along - check out all the awesome cards they created, inspired by this fun, festive theme! Read the description below each card to see who made it.

Nuts about you card by Debbie Owens | Sweetheart Tails stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens made a card that incorporates the theme and the colors from the photo. She used the squirrel and nut from the Sweetheart Tails stamp set to create this super cute love card.

Lemur card by Samantha Mann | Wild About Zoo stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This card is by Samantha Mann! This fun lemur is from the Wild About Zoo stamp set and the die is from the Darling Hearts Die Set. Such a pretty love themed card.

Tatiana Trafimovich created this beautiful winter scene! She used the adorable snowmen from the Frozen Friends stamp set to create this sweet winter card.

Sweetie Pie card by Jess Gerstner | Love a la Carte stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This card is by Jess Gerstner! The pie and sentiments are from the Love à La Carte stamp set and the solid hearts are from other NND sets. This is a clean and simple Valentine that would be easy to mass produce. 

Dog Valentine Card by Jennifer Jackson | Darling Duos Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's a card by Jennifer Jackson! She used the image of the two dogs Darling Duos stamp set and the coordinating Darling Hearts Die Set to create this adorable Valentine.