Friday, February 19, 2016

Inky Paws Challenge #29 - Color Challenge

This month's challenge is a Color Challenge! 
use the colors Red, Light Blue, Lime Green and White

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, March 4th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, February 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 IPC29).
  • 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.

Whisking you a Happy Birthday card by Yukari Yoshioka | Made from Scratch Stamp set  & Dies by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Yuki created a fun kitchen window scene using our new Made from Scratch Stamp set and Made from Scratch Die Set! What an adorable birthday card!

Snuggling kitties card by Danielle Pandeline | Stamp sets & Dies by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Danielle created this adorable scene using sever NND sets. The kitties are from our Newton's Antics stamp set and the trees are from the Whispering Pines stamp set. She also used the fun "meow" die cut shape from our new Newton Unwinds Die set!

What a beautiful shaker card by Larissa! I love how she used our new Made from Scratch stamp set and Made from Scratch Die Set to create this awesome kitchen themed card!

Best Buds flower vase card by Ka Slagoski | Versatile Vases Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Our February Guest Designer, Ka Slagoski played along with our Versatile Vases Stamp Set! I love the pop of red on the flowers in the center! So pretty!

Kitchen/Baking card by Jennifer Jackson | Made from Scratch Stamp set & Die Set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Here's one by me (Jen) - I also used the new Made from Scratch Stamp set and Made from Scratch Die Set! I added some images to a watercolored background and added the red gingham bow to add to the kitchen feel!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Inky Paws #28 Challenge Winners

Inky Paws Challenge #28 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 LOVE THEME! 

There were so MANY amazing LOVE cards this month!  THANK YOU to everyone who entered! All the awesome entries always make it difficult to choose the winners! 

Top picks for Inky Paws Challenge #28

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

Shaker Card with Tulle by Janette Kausen | Darling Duos Cat stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Our first top pick is this adorable card is by Janette Kausen! We love how she created a shaker card using tulle over a watercolor background! It's the perfect backdrop for those snuggly kitties from our  Darling Duos stamp set! 
Flamingo Love Valentine card by Peggy | Flirty Flamingos stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Our second top pick is this pretty pink card by Peggy Gottschau! We loved how the sweet flamingo pair is nestled under that big pink stenciled heart! She use the flamingos from our our Flirty Flamingos stamp set! So adorable!  
Congrats to Janette and Peggy! 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 #28 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

Alligator Love Valentine card by Diane Jaquay | Beach Party stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
This Valentine by Diane made us smile! We love how she used the alligator from the Beach Party stamp set and created a cluster of balloons using the "love" sentiment from the Winged Wishes stamp set! 

Foxy Valentine card by Tara Sell | Sweetheart Tails stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
We loved all the layers and fun colors on this card by Tara.  That distress background is super fun. Check out her site for a fun video on how she did this. She used our Sweetheart Tails Stamp Set for the fox image and sentiment. 

Flamingo Paris Love card by Dawn | Flirty Flamingos stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
And one more favorite - We loved the way Dawn combined  the flamingos from our Flirty Flamingos Stamp Set with the Eiffel Tower from the Newton Dreams of Paris Stamp Set! The way she colored the grass is so pretty too! 
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! Our next Inky Paws challenge will begin in a couple weeks - on Friday, February 19th!

Sweet Treats Blog Hop Winners

Thank you to everyone for participating in our blog hop. We really enjoy reading all of your comments! Check out below to see if you won! The the blogs and the comments were chosen using

For the first $10 Store Credit the winner was randomly chosen from Yukari Yoshioka's blog

For the second $10 Store Credit the winner was randomly chosen from the Newton's Nook blog

Congrats to the Winners! Don't forget - you have 7 days from today to to e-mail us at with your full name and email address to claim your prize.