Monday, April 22, 2019

Inky Paws Challenge #96

This biweekly challenge is a:

Theme Challenge

Create a project using colored pencils. 

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, May 3, 2019 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!  

Thanks a bunch by Debbie features Garden Mice, Floral Fringe, and Frames Squared by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens cuts an olive green scalloped-edge frame using the Frames Squared die set which provides a nice background to the Floral Fringe stamp.  She colors the flowers in an assortment of spring colors. She then adds one of the darling mice from the Garden Mice stamp set. She adds a vertical stripe of black and white houndtooths washi tape for her final touch.

Reach for the stars by Diane features Cosmic Newton, Cloudy Sky, and Sky Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Diane Morales pulled out her brand new water color pencils and created this amazing sky using the Cloudy Sky stencil.  She then creates some big fluffy white clouds using the Sky Borders die set which she stamps with the sentiment before layering the clouds up.  For her "star" attraction, she has Newton blasting off in his spaceship from the Cosmic Newton stamp and die set.

Sue T. presents this stunning card in these rich, dark hues! She creates her square base using the newly released Frames Squared die set. She then stamps the floral image from Floral Fringe stamp set on black card stock and heat embosses in white. Then she colors the blooms in these beautiful hues using Caran d’Ache pencils. She completes her card by heating embossing the sentiment on black and die cutting.  Magnificent!

Happy Birthday by Becky features Uplifting Wishes, Bokeh, and Fancy Edges Tag by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Becky Noelle bubbly card is so delightful!  She creates her bubbly background by coloring the dots using the Bokeh stencil set. She uses a little Gamsol to blend out some of the pencil strokes. She then stamps the sentiment from Uplifting Wishes stamp set on vellum and cuts out two tags using the Fancy Edges Tag die set. She stitches them together and adds chunky glitter and sequins to make a festive shaker pocket. Super fun and festive!

Happy Birthday by Bobbi features Uplifting Wishes and Bokeh by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Bobbi Lemanski brings us this out-of-this-world card!  On her dark card base, Bobbi uses the Bokeh stencil set to create a galaxy of planets!  She then adds a birthday wish using the Uplifting Wishes stamp set in the center of the card!  She also adds some silver glimmer in her outer space card!


  1. Beautiful work by DT - thanks for sharing!

  2. gorgeous cards from team!
    thank you for another great challenge!


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