Monday, January 6, 2020

Inky Paws Challenge #114

This biweekly challenge is a:

Sketch Challenge

Create a project using the sketch above. 

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, January 17, 2020, 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!   

Cheers by Becky features Newton's New Year, Bubbly, and Confetti by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Time to bring in a New Year or maybe a birthday!  Becky Noelle creates this spectacular card by using a combination of stencil sets. For her black background, she uses the Confetti stencil with a glossy paste. She then embosses on vellum using the Bubbly stencil. Love how those bubbles look like champagne popping from the bottle that Newton from the Newton's New Year stamp is holding. 

I'd spend all nine lives with you by Crystal features Newton's Sweetheart and Framework by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Ready for some romance?  Then Crystal Komera's red & white card will fit the bill!  She creates a shaker card filled with red and tan hearts. She frames it with a red, scalloped frame using the Framework die set.  She adds the purr-fect feline couple from the Newton's Sweetheart stamp and die set. Don't you just love those little golden brown stripes?  She places her shaker element on a red & white plaid backdrop and finishes it off with a bow of twine. {sigh} So romantic!

Furr-ever in our hearts by Debbie features Furr-ever Friends, Sky Borders, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Debbie Owens designs a beautiful condolence card for the loss of a fur baby. Her water colored  rainbow provides a soothing background on which she places the vellum clouds using the Sky Borders die set. She heat embosses the cat from the Furr-ever Friends stamp set in black. Using the Frames & Flags die set, she creates the center panel and adds ribbon, twine, and a splattering of sequins. She balances the card with black and white washi tape. A beautiful card to provide some comfort for those who've lost a pet. 

Hello Sunshine by Diane features Lemon Twist and Plaid stencil by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Is anyone else missing the sun?  If so, you will definitely enjoy Diane Morales' bright, cheerful card!  With its bright yellow card base, Diane adds a lime green plaid background created using one one of the stencils from the Plaid Stencil set.  She adds a white center panel and stamps the 'Hello Sunshine' sentiment from the Lemon Twist stamp set.  She also adds the lemon and lemon slices from the Lemon Twist stamp set and die set.  A perfect card for a gloomy day!

Your sparkle has not gone unnoticed by Sue features Believe in Unicorns, Sky Borders, Frames & Flags, and Frames Squared by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook
Sue T. gives us a beautiful card of whimsy and fantasy. Using dies from the Frames Squared and Frames & Flags die sets, she creates layers of white for her cloud scene.  She fabricates a beautiful rainbow using the Sunscape stencil and layers on the clouds using the Sky Borders die set. She then adds the fantastical unicorn from the Believe in Unicorns stamp and die set.  Don't you just love how the mane and tail mimic the colors of the rainbow background?  Sue adds dimensional tape throughout the card to give the card a "puffy" cloud feel!

Create a project using the Challenge Sketch. 

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  1. Thank you to the DT for giving us their inspiration for the Sketch challenge - this always helps me when creating for the challenge - each one is a delight - thank you and Happy New Year!

  2. great challenge and wonderful DT inspirations!


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