Friday, October 23, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #26 - Color Challenge

This month's challenge is a Color Challenge! 
Create a project inspired by the colors below:

#inkypaws Challenge 26 - Color Challenge | 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 6th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, 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 FlickrPinterest, or splitcoaststampers (on splitcoast please use keywords newtonsnook and IPC26).
  • 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 - check out all the awesome birthday cards they created! Read the description below each card to see who made it.

Pink Christmas Flamingo Card by Yukari Yoshioka | Festive Flamingos stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook #flamingo
Yukari used the color combo to create this sweet flamingo card! She used our brand new Festive Flamingos stamp set! I lvo ethe pink sky! Such a fun Christmas Card! 

 Snowflake Card for Inky Paws Challenge by Lydia Evans | Beautiful Blizzard stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook #snow
Lydia was inspired by the color combo to create this soft, snowy card using the Beautiful Blizzard stamp set! I love the ink colors over the white snowflakes and the pop of teal twine! 

Pink Christmas Flamingo Card by Samantha Mann | Festive Flamingos stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook #flamingo
This gorgeous flamingo card is by Samantha! She used our Festive Flamingos stamp set to stamp the Flamingos and the "from our flock to yours" Sentiment and added on the "cheers" sentiment from the Years of Cheers stamp set! Such a fun combo and I LOVE the pink watercolored vellum too! 

Coffee Cat Inky Paws Challenge Card by Larissa Heskett | Newton Loves Coffee stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook #coffee
Larissa used our Newton Loves Coffee stamp set to create her challenge card! I love the teal and pink coffee mug and the sequins that match the color palette! Such an adorable layout too! 

Pink Christmas Flamingo Card by Jennifer Jackson | Festive Flamingos stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook #flamingo
And here's a card by me (Jen)! I used the Festive Flamingos stamp set to create this sweet pink and mint card. I colored the flamingos with the challenge colors and then found some coordinating papers to put behind them! I love this fun and unique color palette for Christmas!!

Now it's your turn! What will you create with this sketch? Link up below:

Monday, October 5, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #25 Winners!

Inky Paws Challenge #25 Winners! 

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

We loved seeing all scary and silly Halloween projects for this challenge! THANK YOU to everyone who entered! All the awesome entries always make it difficult to choose the winners! 

Inky Paws Challenge #25  Halloween Theme | Newton's Nook Designs

Top picks for Inky Paws Challenge #25

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!!

Inky Paws Challenge Top Picks - Newton's Nook Designs

 Halloween Card by Jennifer Moyer | Stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
This spooky trio by Jennifer Moyer is our first top pick! We love how she used our favorite Halloween friends from the Boo Crew set in the foreground and created a fun distressed background for them with the haunted house and bats from our Spooky Street stamp set! 
Trick of Treat pumpkin Halloween Card by Tracy Marie Lewis | Stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
This fun creation by Tracy Marie Lewis is our second top pick! We love the fun vibrant coloring on she did on the pumpkin freebie image and the addition of the kitty face peeking around the side! 
Congrats to Jennifer and Tracy! 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 #25 Favorites

Since there were so many great cards with this sketch 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
Shaker Halloween Card by Tammy | Boo Crew Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
This shaker card by Tammy is so fun! We love how she added the characters from our Boo Crew  stamp set onto the orange balloons! 

Paris Cat Halloween Card by Tonya | Newton Dreams of Paris Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
We loved how Tonya used a non-Halloween set to create a Halloween scene! She used the kitty from the Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set and added on a fun witch hat to make it Halloween themed! Such a fun idea! 

Hula Bunny Halloween Card by Diane Jaquay | Beach Party Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Here's another fun Halloween card using a non-Halloween set! Diane used the hula bunny from the Beach Party stamp set put her with orange and black colors to make it into a Halloween card! 
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 play along again next time! Save the date: the next challenge will begin on October 23rd.