Friday, October 24, 2014

Inky Paws Challenge #15 - Add a little Sparkle!

Happy Friday and the the first day of #15 Inky Paws Challenge!  
This month's challenge is to a Add a little Sparkle to your project
Get out that glitter and bling and show us what you can create!

Inky Paws Challenge #15 - Add a Little Sparkle - Newton's Nook Designs

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, November 7th, 2014 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Sunday, November 9th.

Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky? 

  • Create a NEW project (card or other paper craft item).
  • Your project MUST use at least one Newton's Nook Designs stamped image (or free digital stamp - check out our Freebies page).
  • Post your project to your blog or to an online photo gallery such as Flickr Pinterest, or splitcoaststampers (on splitcoast please use keywords newtonsnook and IPC14).
  • Link back to this challenge (if posting in an online gallery copy the link into the photo description). 
  • Submit your project to this challenge using the InLinkz widget below. You must submit a DIRECT link to your post page.
  • Have more than one great idea? You can enter more than once! Just link up each card separately. 
  • TIP: Please make sure your photo in focus  - We can't pick you as a winner if we can't see your card clearly because your photo is blurry! 

Here's some inspiration!

Several of our Design Team Members decided to play along -  I just LOVE the assortment of Holiday, Fall and Halloween sparkle they created! Read the description below each card to see who made it!

Doxie Christmas card by Heather Hoffman for Newton's Nook Designs - Holiday Hounds Stamp Set
Our guest designer for October, Heather Hoffman decided to play along with this adorable doxie card- check out the sparkles on the hat and lights! She used our new Holiday Hounds set.

Cat Christmas card by Lydia Brooke for Newton's Nook Designs - Newton's Curious Christmas Stamp Set
This pretty card by Lydia has a beautiful sparkly moon - She used the cute kitty image from our new Newton's Curious Christmas set. 

Doxie Christmas card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs - Holiday Hounds Stamp Set
Samantha added some bling to her card with those pretty foil snowflakes! She also used our that cute pup in the sweater from our new Holiday Hounds set.
Glittery Kitty Halloween Card by Crafty Math-Chick for Newton's Nook Designs - Boo Crew Stamp Set
Crafty Math-Chick created this super sparkly Halloween Card! That sparkly orange paper goes perfectly with our little ghost kitty from the Boo Crew Stamp set! 
Cat Christmas card by Jess Moyer for Newton's Nook Designs - Newton's Curious Christmas Stamp Set
Jess created this cutie with the sparkly ornaments on the Christmas tree from our Newton's Curious Christmas set! Love the little row of snowflakes with a sparkle in the center too!
Thanks Glittery Leaf card by Larissa Heskett for Newton's Nook Designs - Falling Into Autumn Stamp Set
Larissa stamped this beautiful row of glittery leaves using the Falling into Autumn Set! So pretty!

Doxie Christmas card by Stephanie Muzzulin for Newton's Nook Designs - Holiday Hounds Stamp Set
Another cute doxie card using our Holiday Hounds stamp set - this one is by Stephanie! She added sparkle to with some pretty tinsel behind the button!

Sweater Weather card by Tessa Wise for Newton's Nook Designs - Basket of Wishes Stamp Set
Tessa combined our new "sweater weather" sentiment from the Holiday Hounds set with the "hello" from the Winged Wishes set and the cute basket of yarn from the Basket of Wishes set. Love this combo of fun images and sentiments and the little glittery paper strip!

Doxie Christmas Treat bag by Danielle Pandeline for Newton's Nook Designs - Holiday Hounds Stamp Set
Danielle created this adorable little treat bag using the the doxie from our Holiday Hounds set - he has such a pretty sparkly teal scarf! 

Snowman card by Jennifer Jackson for Newton's Nook Designs - Frozen Friends Stamp Set
Here's one by me - I used our sweet snowman from our Frozen Friends set- and gave him a glittery hat. I also added some fun thick glittery ribbon (from the floral section of the craft store) and a bit of sparkly brown twine through the button! 

Now it's your turn - we can't wait to see how everyone blings up their cards with sparkles!!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Inky Paws #14 - Challenge Winners

Inky Paws Fall Color Challenge Winners! 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last 
Inky Paws Challenge at here at the Newton's Nook Designs blog! This months theme was a fun Fall Color Challenge! We had so much fun checking out all the entries! Everyone did such a AMAZING job - it's always so hard to narrow it down to the winners! Great job & thanks to everyone who played along! 

Inky Paws Challenge #14 - Fall Color - Newton's Nook Designs

Top picks for Inky Paws Challenge #14

Announcing.... 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!!

Thankful Fall Card for Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge - Newton's Perfect Pumpkin Stamp set
This cutie by Joyce really caught our eye! We loved the fall plaid paper with the sparkly leaves behind the kitty from our Newtons Perfect Pumpkin set! 

Fall Card for Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge - Newton's daydream Stamp set
This card by Emily was our other top pick! We love how she took the summer kitty from our Newton's Daydream set and made this fun fall card! It has beautiful coloring too!

Congrats to Emily and Joyce!! Don't forget to send us an e-mail at to claim your $10 store credit and get your winner badge for your blog! 

Inky Paws Favorites
Since there were so many beautiful cards, we chose THREE 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

Halloween Card for by Indy for  Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge -Boo Crew Stamp set
We just loved seeing all our pals from the Boo Crew Set on this card by Indy - looks like they're ready to go trick-or-treating! 

Fall Birthday Cat Card for by Tatiana for  Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge -  Newton's Holiday Mischief Stamp set
We loved the fall wreath made of sequins on this card by Tatiana! Plus the coloring on that kitty from our Newton's Holiday Mischief set is so pretty! 

Fall Cat Card for by Zoey and the Furballs for  Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge -  Newton's Perfect Pumpkin Stamp set
One more Fav - this cutie is by Zoey and the Furballs! We loved the Fall scene and the great use of Fall papers too! She also used our Newtons Perfect Pumpkin set! 

Thanks so much!
Thanks again to everyone who entered - It's really so much fun to look through all the entries and see everyones ideas! If you didn't win this time we hope you'll try again next month. The new challenge will be posted on Friday, October 24.