Monday, March 1, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #142 Winners

  Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

Inky Paws Challenge at here at the Newton's Nook Designs blog! 

This Biweekly Challenge was a Theme Challenge.

Inky Paws Challenge #142 Winner!

We've chosen one RANDOM winner using to receive a $20 Store Credit to Newton's Nook Designs!

I'm a little prickly before my coffee by Bad Kitty features Cuppa Cactus by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #coffeecards, #watercolors, #cardmaking
Bad Kitty watercolors her background in soft pastels colors.  She then adds a trio of cacti from the Cuppa Cactus stamp set. Don't they look wonderful against the backdrop? Wonderfully done!

Congrats to Bad Kitty!  Don't forget to send us an e-mail at to claim your $20 store credit! (It's easiest if you already have an account set up in our shop)

Inky Paws Challenge #142 Favorites

Our Inky Paws Challenge Inspiration team has chosen a few of their favorite challenge entries from this challenge! If you see your card below, contact us if you'd like to get a "favorite" badge for your blog!

Diane's FAVE
Chillin' with my peeps by A. Rose features Newton's Peeps by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #eastercards, #catcards, #cardmaking, #watercoloring
A. Rose creates a unique design by using a third of her vertical space.  She watercolors a soft background for her playful kitty and chicks from the Newton's Peeps stamp set. The CAS style allows all the attention to focus on her furry and feathery critters.  Nicely done!

Sue's FAVE
Thank you by Ildi features Peony Blooms by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #cardmaking, #flowercards, #watercolor, #springcards
Ildi uses a no-line technique and watercolors to create this gorgeous card.  Using the Peony Blooms stamp set, she colors the peonies in shades of purples and leaves in green.  She adds some paint speckles for added interest.  Amazingly done!

Amy's FAVE
Happy Easter by Christine Miller features Spring Pile Up by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #watercolor, #cardmaking, #eastercards
 Fun paper, fun colors, and fun image makes Christine Miller's card a top pick!  She uses the Spring Pile Up stamp set and coordinating die set to create the main attraction. Her soft water coloring of each image is superb as is her overall design!  A darling way to send Easter greetings!

Claire's FAVE
Thank you by Jennifer Becker features Penguin Pile by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #watercolor, #cardmaking
Jennifer Becker greats a simple watercolor background that is striking with the penguins from the Penguin Pile and die set. She coordinates the colors of the watercolor stripes with each penguin's winter gear. Such a fun, playful card!

Debbie's FAVE
Get wellie soon by Joyce M. features Newton's Rain Boots by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #watercolor, #catcards, #cardmaking
Joyce M. used watercolor pencils for her clean and simple card. She uses the Newton's Rain Boots stamp set and colors the image in soft colors. Just love the simplicity of the design that keeps the focus solely on this adorable image! Delightful!

Thank you for playing!

Thanks again to everyone who entered - It's really so much fun to look through all the entries and see everyone's ideas! If you didn't win this time, we hope you'll play along again next time! You can always find our most current challenge here.


  1. I'm so very happy my card won!
    Thank you!
    congrats to top picks!
    Great cards!

  2. Congratulations, Fikreta!
    Thank you, Amy, for the shout out! Your kind words are an encouragement. Thanks for a fun and inspiring challenge!

  3. Thanks Diane for choosing my card!