Monday, February 10, 2020

Inky Paws Challenge #116 Reminder

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

Here'a a refresher.
Color Challenge--Use the colors: 
Red, Teal, Green, and White!

Today I have some more inspiration for this Challenge:

Grateful by Debbie features Woodland Spring, Thankful Thoughts, and Hibiscus by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens frames the sweet fawn in Woodland Spring stamp set with flowers from the Hibiscus Stencil set that she distressed on top of a blue blended oval. She adds the 'grateful' sentiment from the Thankful Thoughts stamp set. (Visit her blog to see 3 other version of this card.)

You make me a happy camper by Diane features Cozy Campers and Land Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales is back with another darling tag!  Starting with the red paper with the white hearts, she continues with a white base on which she stamps the Happy Camper sentiment from the Cozy Campers stamp. She adds a nice green hill made from the Land Borders die set. She then adds her travel trailer from the Cozy Campers and die set in retro colors!  Love the pink hearts!

May your days be filled with beauty by Sue features Floral Fringe by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
With an embossed white background, Sue T. adds a large red, stitched heart. she then stamps and colors the Floral Fringe stamp set in the challenge colors. She then cuts it out in a smaller heart which a fabulous way to stretch the Floral Fringe image. She stamps the sentiment in the middle and adds some pearl accents. Beautiful!

Hello by Becky features Peony Blooms and Tree Rings by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
 Becky Noelle wows us with this pretty card!  She begins by using blue textured paste and the Tree Rings Stencil to create the background. She then adds red peonies from the Peony Blooms stamp and die set. She white embosses her sentiment on vellum and adds a stitched vellum border to the bottom.  Wowza!

Winter and warm wishes by Crystal features Frosty Friends and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Crystal Komera delights with her snow family in their festive attire!  With a pale blue gingham base, she adds the red scalloped frame (Frames & Flags die set). She stamps and colors the snow people from the Frosty Folks stamp and die set.  She stamps the sentiment in light blue and adds a lime-green twine bow!  

I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, February 14, 2020 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, February 3, 2020

Inky Paws Challenge #116

This biweekly challenge is a:

Color Challenge

Create a project using the colors--Red, Teal, Green, and White!

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, February 14, 2020, 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!   

Will you be my meow-entine by Debbie features Newton's Crafty Cardio, Bokeh Hearts, and Darling Hearts by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens's card showcases the newly released Bokeh Hearts stencil set and the Newton's Crafty Cardio stamp set. Using the Frames & Flags die set, she makes a red frame and adds a second layer with teal colored hearts made from the Bokeh Hearts stencil set. Adding a red heart from the Darling Hearts die set, she then layers the kitty from the Newton's Crafty Cardio stamp set. She draws in a red heart on the kitty's paper to pull in the Valentine theme!  What a wonderful new stamp set that is sure to become a favorite!

Hope your day is as special as you are by Diane features Dainty Daisies, Plaid, and Framework by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales  uses one of the stencils from the Plaid stencil set to create the green, red, and blue pattern for her background. She uses the Framework die set to give it the postage-stamp edge. From the same die set, she cuts a white frame and places her flowers from the Dainty Daisies stamp and die set.  Such a bright, fresh way to use the challenge colors!

Cheers, it's your birthday by Sue features Cup of Cocoa and Cocktail Mixer by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Sue T. mixes mugs from the Cup of Cocoa stamp and die set with bold black sentiments form the Cocktail Mixer stamp set. She adds fun papers in the challenge colors to get a perfect concoction of birthday cheer!  

You're moo-velous! by Becky features Moo, Land Borders, Frames & Flags, and Cloudy Sky by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
 Becky Noelle creates a sweet, serene setting for her black and white cow from the Moo stamp and die set. On a scallop-edged base using the Frames & Flags die set, Becky adds green grass and rolling hills using the Land Borders die set. She adds puffy white clouds using the Cloudy Sky stencil on top of her clear, blue sky. The pop of red on the barn (Moo stamp and die set) provides the perfect final touch!  Moo-velous, indeed!

Hope you're feline better soon by Crystal features Newton's Sick Day and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Feeling a little under the weather?  Then Crystal Komera's card is just what the doctor ordered!  On the light blue background die cut with the scallop-edged frame from Frames & Flags die set, she adds a green and blue plaid background. She adheres two shelves on the wall to hold medicine and a tissue box from the Newton's Sick Day stamp and die set. She also adds a darling feline nurse and patient from the same set. Don't you love the pop of red elements throughout the card?

Create a project using the colors--Red, Teal, Green, and White!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
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Inky Paws Challenge #115 Winners

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

Inky Paws Challenge #115 Winner!
We've chosen one RANDOM winner using to receive a $20 Store Credit to Newton's Nook Designs!

I'd be muffin without you by Miss Boo features Love Bites by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Miss Boo uses the very punny stamp set, Love Bites, to create her darling Valentine's Day card. She places the two muffins on a white base with the sentiment then adheres to her dark pink card base. The big heart and pink heart paper are wonderful additions!

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

Inky Paws Challenge #115 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!

Crystal's FAVE
Priscilla Joseph showcases the Newton's Movie Night stamp set with a Valentine's twist!  On her black card base she adds buttery-colored hearts as well as a few red ones falling down on the movie goers from the Newton's Movie Night stamp set!  She embosses the sentiment in white!  Vibrant and fun!

Debbie's FAVE
Love  you deerly by Billie features Deer Friend, Land Borders, Newton's Birdhouse, and Newton's Hangs Out by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Billie blends a soft peach background on which she adds snowy white hills using the Land Borders die set. Using the tree from the Newton Hangs Out  stamp set and adds the birdhouse from the Newton's Birdhouse stamp set.  The deer from the Deer Friend stamp set are surrounded with red birds and a splattering of hearts!  Such a romantic, winter scene!

Diane's FAVE
Hey, Gull Friends by Vicki features Gull Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Vicki creates a flip card that is just too cute!  She selects fun Valentine papers and partially cuts a heart on red card stock. She then adds a white heart and adds the birds from the Gull Friends stamp and die set.  Don't you love the little heart added to one of the gulls?  

Sue's FAVE
Vicki's card features Sending Hugs and Plaid by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Vicki uses the Plaid stencil set to create a red and pink plaid background. She then die cuts it with a heart and adds a scallop-edged red heart.  She places her gray tabby cat from the Sending Hugs stamp and die set and adds a scrumptious-looking cupcake!  She adds several small hearts for her added touches!  Such a darling CAS card!

Becky's FAVE

Amy T.'s caffeinated card is just filled with fun!  She selects a pattern paper with rows and rows of coffee cups and dies cut using the Framework die set. This makes the perfect background for her tag from the Fancy Edges Tag die set with it's latte-loving kitty from the Newton Loves Coffee stamp and die set. The red bow and enameled hearts are perfect touches to complete this fabulous card!

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.