Monday, February 19, 2018

Inky Paws Challenge #66

This biweekly challenge is a:
Theme challenge
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Create a project using the theme: Baby

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, March 2, 2018 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! 


Congratulations by Emily features Loveable Laundry by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Emily Lauritzen's cloudy sky, grass, and clothesline are the perfect touches to coordinate with the Loveable Laundry stamp set. Such a delightful way to welcome a new baby!

Zsofia Molnar's card just makes me smile with her creative use of stamp sets to create a nontraditional, but delightful, baby card. Zsofia uses Loveable Laundry stamp set, Love Bites stamp and die set, and Sending Hugs stamp and die set. Seriously darling!

Congrats on your new baby by Andrea features Sending Hugs, Simply Sentimental, and Fancy Edges Tag Die by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Andrea Shell's soft pastel colors are perfect to welcome a new baby. She uses Sending Hugs stamp and die set, Simply Sentimental stamp set, and Fancy Edges Tag Die set. So sweet!

Welcome Baby by Debbie features Wild Child by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens makes a fun star-shaped card featuring Wild Child  stamp set. Love the soft pastel colors and the star-themed pattern paper. The added button and twine are great embellishments.


Diane Morales creates this darling shape card combining Wild Child stamp set and Toucan Party stamp set. Those leaves are a wonderful way to showcase the mommy and baby giraffes!  So cute!


Inky Paws Challenge #65 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 COLOR challenge!
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Inky Paws Challenge #65 Winner!

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

Birthday by Jen features Newton's Birthday Bash by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Jen's bright, fun embossed background is purrfect for her fun party kitty from Newton's Birthday Bash stamp and die set. 


Congrats to Jen! 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 #65 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 Birthday by Angie features Newton Dreams of Italy, Happy Little Thoughts, and Newton's Birthday Flutter by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Angie uses the colors so creatively by combining Newton Dreams of Italy, Happy Little Thoughts, and Newton's Birthday Flutter. I just love having the wreath frame this sweet Newton image! 

Emily's FAVE
Happy Valentine's Day by Sue T. features Holiday Smooches by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Sue T. creates this fun design with those sweet bears from Holiday Smooches stamp set.
Love her design with the die cut heart on the edge.  

Zsofia's FAVE
Arlene adds such fabulous texture. Her shimmering pawprints are purrfect with her fabulously colored kitten from Newton's Birthday Bash stamp set. 

Andrea's FAVE
Coffee makes you sharper by Sandi features Cuppa Cactus by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Sandi wows with this fun card!  Love the coloring of her cacti from Cuppa Cactus stamp set and the white paint splatters!  Seriously cute!

Debbie's FAVE
Have a purr-fect day by Irene features Newton's Antics by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Irene's CAS design really showcases Newton's Antics stamp set. Love how she colors in the ground beneath the cardboard box. 

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, February 12, 2018

Inky Paws Challenge #65 Reminder

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 Color Challenge! 

Here'a a refresher.  It's a Color Challenge:  Use the colors pink, green, brown, and white.

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Today I have some more inspiration for this Challenge! 

Thanks for owl you do by Diane features What a Hoot and Tumbling Hearts by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales' shimmering hearts were created using Tumbling Hearts stencil and make for a romantic backdrop to her sweet owls from What a Hoot stamp set.

Amazing You by Emily features Frames and Flags and Happy Little Thoughts by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Emily Lauritzen brings us a beautiful spring design using Happy Little Thoughts stamp and coordinating die set. Her pink backdrop looks beautiful against the dark brown scallop frame (Frames and Flags die set.)

You & Me by Zsofia features Tumbling Hearts, Newton's Sweetheart, and Darling Duos by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Zsofia Molnar also uses the Tumbling Hearts stencil to create a subtle background. She then repeatedly stamps a sentiment from Darling Duos stamp set to set the stage for those sweet kitties from Newton's Sweetheart stamp set. What a fabulous combination of products!

Have a beautiful day by Andrea features Newton Dreams of Paris and Snow Globe Scenes by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Andrea Shell creates a darling scene by combining two stamp sets:
Newton Dreams of Paris and Snow Globe Scenes. I love her pink cloudy sky and how she demonstrates how a holiday stamp set can be used for any occasion! 

I'd spend all nine lives with you by Debbie features Newton's Sweetheart and Pawprints by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens creates a sweet CAS card using this week's colors and Newton's Sweetheart stamp set and Pawprints stencil. The layered hearts and pawprint background are wonderful way to showcase those darling kitties!

I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, February 16, 2018 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 5, 2018

Inky Paws Challenge #65

This biweekly's challenge is a:
Color challenge
Image may contain: stripes and text
Create a project using the colors: Pink, green, brown, 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 16, 2018 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! 

Smitten as a kitten by Diane features Newton's Sweetheart by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
 Diane Morales showcases the new Newton's Sweetheart stamp and die set.  Her soft coloring and the added heart accents make this a card anyone could be smitten with!

Love, hello, smiles by Zsofia features Sending Hugs by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Zsofia Molnar showcases Sending Hugs stamp and die set.  This trio of critters with the words above their heads is just delightful. The little spot around the puppy's eye is a fabulous touch!

You are such a deer by Andrea features Deer Friend, Holiday Foliage, and Tumbling Hearts by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Andrea Shell creates the sweetest, soft scene showcasing this darling deer from Deer Friend stamp set. She uses Tumbling Hearts stencil to create her pink sky. She uses the Holiday Foliage stencil to create her grass.  So creative!

I baked you a cake from scratch by Debbie features Newton Loves Cake and Made from Scratch by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens bakes up this sweet card combining Newton Loves Cake stamp set and
Made from Scratch stamp set. The little paw print edging and bit of twine are sweet finishing touches!


Inky Paws Challenge #64 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 SKETCH Challenge!

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Inky Paws Challenge #64 Winner!

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

Valentine's Day by Gail features Snow Day (retired) by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Gail charms us with this playful card featuring the snow bunny from Snow Day (retired) stamp set. 

Congrats to Gail ! 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 #64 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!

Debbie's FAVE

Toucan do it by Sue features Toucan Party by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Sue's CAS style and fun take on the sketch make this such a darling card! I love that she made this card with the Toucan Party stamp set with all the green to cheer on her hometown Eagles!

Diane's FAVE
Thinking of Mew by Anita features Newton's Sick Day by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Anita uses such beautiful colors and papers with Newton's Sick Day stamp set. Her coloring of Newton is superb!  Purr-fectly done!

Emily's FAVE
Just fur you by April features Newton's Happy Mail by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
April wows with this darling card! We just love how she incorporates the shaker with the sketch. Her use of Newton's Happy Mail stamp set with the soft colors definitely makes this a special card! 

Zsofia's FAVE
Marge's card features Newton's Rainy Day by Newton's Nook Designs: #newtonsnook
Marge creates a fabulous rainy card with the sequins falling in the background. Her little stripped kitten from Newton's Rainy Day stamp set looks so cute sharing his bright umbrella with his duck friend!

Andrea's FAVE
I like all of you by Lisa features Cuppa Cactus by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Lisa delights with this fun, festive card!  Her his and her cacti from Cuppa Cactus stamp set combined with the colorful papers and many layers make this eye stopper!

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, January 29, 2018

Inky Paws Challenge #64 Reminder

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.  It's a Sketch Challenge. Use the sketch below.
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Today I have some more inspiration for this Challenge! 

Love by Debbie features Darling Duos by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
The plaid background on Debbie Owens's sweet card provides a fun color scheme to use with the sweet love birds from Darling Duos stamp set. She uses the heart and love sentiment from  Darling Hearts Die set and finishes it off with the bow from Pines & Holly Die set.


You stole my heart by Diane features Sweetheart Tails by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales gets us ready for Valentine's day with this sweet card featuring  Sweetheart Tails stamp set. Her little strip of hearts adds a perfect touch!

Hello Here's to you by Emily features Cocktail Mixer by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
 Emily Lauritzen tropical card featuring the Cocktail Mixer stamp set is a welcome break from all the crazy winter weather!  Those fruity drinks and swirly ocean-colored background may inspire all of us to book that tropical vacation!

Happy Birthday Princess by Zsofia features Once Upon a Princess by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Zsofia Molnar combines Once Upon a Princess stamp and die set with the heart and castle background paper making this such a lovely card!  This is going to make a little girl very happy with all the pink and purples!

Andrea Shell's coffee and Valentine's themed card featuring Newton Loves Coffee stamp set is a perfect combination. The pastel colors and little hearts...sweet!

I hope these projects have inspired you to play along! Remember, you have until this Friday, February 2, 2018 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 22, 2018

Inky Paws Challenge #64

This biweekly's challenge is a:
Sketch challenge
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Create a project using the above sketch.

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 2, 2018 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! 

Go Vikings by Debbie features Touchdown Tails by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
 Debbie Owens gets us ready for the upcoming Super Bowl using Touchdown Tails stamp set. Love the referee stripes and embossed banner.  No matter which team you are rooting for, you can cheer them on with this fun set!

You're Tiki-riffic by Diane features Tiki Time and Tropical Leaves by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales beautiful card has such a tropical flair and may have you yearning for a Pacific Island vacation! She uses two adorable tiki mug faces and flowers from the Tiki Time stamp and die set. She adds some subtle tropical leaves using the  Tropical Leaves stencil.

Toucan party better than one by Emily features Toucan Party by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Emily Lauritzen creates a wonderful layered card using Toucan Party stamp set. I love the colors she used on the toucans. They look striking!

Zsofia Molnar created this adorable flamingo love card using those cute love birds from the Flirty Flamingos Stamp Set. So cute!

Oh what fun by Andrea features Winter Woofs by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Andrea Shell  combines these festive papers with Winter Woofs stamp set to create a fun, wintery scene! That corgi puppy looks like he is having a splendid time sledding!