Friday, November 20, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #27 - Kraft & Sparkle

This month's challenge is a Photo Challenge! 
create a project using Kraft + Sparkle!
Inky Paws Challenge #27 - Kraft & 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, December 4th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 7th.

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 IPC27).
  • 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.

Happy Christmas Gold ornament card by Tataiana | Jolly Tags and Simply Seasonal stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's a gorgeous card by our guest Designer, Tatiana! I love those gorgeous gold tags and  and the gold embossed words. She used our new Jolly Tags stamp set and Tags Times Two die and the sentiment is from our new Simply Seasonal stamp set.

Merry Christmas pillow box by Larissa Heskett | Jolly Tags stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's a sweet little pillow box by Larissa! I love the red sparkle she added on the snowflake tag from the Jolly Tags stamp set! She also used red sparkle on the word merry from the Holiday Wishes stamp set. 
Happy Holidays penguin card by Danielle Pandeline | Wild Child & Simply Seasonal stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Danielle created this adorable penguin Holiday card! she used our new our new Simply Seasonal stamp set for the big "happy Holidays" and added the sweet penguins from the Wild Child stamp set - so cute!! I love that gold background too!

Snowflake embossed card by Jess Gerstner | Beautiful Blizzard stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's a beautiful snowflake card by Jess! I love the embossed white on the Kraft paper - it makes the white really pop off! What a fun way to showcase our Beautiful Blizzard stamp set!
Happy Holidays ornament card by Samantha Mann | Jolly Tags stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
I love those sparkly snowflake tags on this card by Samantha. She used our new Jolly Tags stamp set and Tags Times Two die set!
Happy New Year countdown card by Kimberly Rendino | Years of cheers and Simply Seasonal stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here is an awesome Happy New Year Card by Kimberly! I love the gold countdown on the side of the card!! She used our Years of Cheers stamp set for the numbers and champagne glasses and added the sentiments from the new Simply Seasonal stamp set.

Holiday scene with Kitty and snowman by Nina-Marie Trapani | Cat stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Nina-Marie created this awesome winter scene using our Newton's Curious Christmas stamp set for the main images. She also used the sentiments from the Newton's Christmas Cuddles stamp set. If you look close you can find some snowflakes from the Fox Hollow stamp set and gifts from the Holiday Wishes stamp set! I love that gold striped background too!

Snowflake Holiday card by Jennifer Jackson | Beautiful Blizzard & Simply Seasonal stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's what I created! I used the Beautiful Blizzard stamp set to create gold and white snowflakes over a Kraft background and then added the "Happy Holidays" sentiment from our new Simply Seasonal Stamp set. 

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

Monday, November 9, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #26 Winners

Inky Paws Challenge #26 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 Color Challenge

We loved seeing all fun creations using our colors for this challenge! THANK YOU to everyone who entered! All the awesome entries always make it difficult to choose the winners! 

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

Kissing Kitties Holiday card by Kate | Newton's Christmas Cuddles stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Our first Top Pick is this gorgeous card by Kate! We loved how she stamped snowflakes and added sequins in all the colors used in the challenge! We also love the way she colored those kitties from our new Newton's Christmas Cuddles stamp set with the no-line coloring technique! They look so soft! 

Our Second Top Pick is this fun flamingo card by Dawn E! We love how she stamped the flamingos from our Festive Flamingos stamp set a bunch of times and created a fun background with them! Such a fun card! 

Congrats to Kate and Dawn! 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 #26 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

Kitty Birthday card by Tracy Lewis | Newton's Birthday Bash stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here is an adorable birthday card by Tracy Marie Lewis! We love how she used the color combo to color the gifts! She used our Newton's Birthday Bash stamp set. 
Kitty Christmas Tree card by Tonaya | Newton's Curious Christmas Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This card by Tonya is so fun! We love the simple layout with the added texture lines and the mind colored Christmas tree! So pretty! 

Snowman card by Donna Idlet | Frozen Friends Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
We love how Donna created this adorable snowy scene with the images from our Frozen Friends stamp set.  Those pink trees in the background are so cute!!

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 November 20th.