Monday, April 12, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #145 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 #145 Winner!

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

A good friend knows all your stories by Kristi H. features A Cozy Day by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #friendshipcard, #cardmaking
Kristi H. creates this sweet friendship card. What could be better than reading a favorite book with a couple of felines?  This fabulous image is from the A Cozy Day In stamp set.  She adds a shadow under the chair to ground it.  She adds the sentiment a trio of hearts.  A delightful card!

Congrats to Kristi H. !  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 #145 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!

Claire's FAVE
Chocolate and friends is a wonderful combination!  Karen Guettler Carlson scrumptious card has chocolate truffles stamped on her kraft card base.  She then adds a tag filled with more truffles in pinks and browns.These yummy treats are from the Love & Chocolate stamp and cut using the coordinating die set. She adds the sentiment, a twine bow, and a sprinkling of gems.  A wonderful combination!

Debbie's FAVE
Friends in any weather by Joyce features Newton's Rainy Day Trio by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #friendshipcard, #cardmaking
Joyce M. crates this sweet CAS card using the Newton's Rainy Day Trio stamp set. She paper pieces the raincoats, boots, and umbrellas in fun pattern papers. She pops the sentiment with foam tape. The pretty colors and patterns make for a darling friendship card!

Diane's FAVE
Wonderful friend by Donna features Monarchs by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #friendshipcard, #cardmaking
Donna Hardcastle gives us a fresh retake of these beautiful butterflies from the Monarchs stamp and coordinating die set. Her beautifully colored butterflies look amazing on the buttercup card base. The striped washi tape and bit of twine are fabulous embellishments!  Wow!

Sue's FAVE
Hey, gull friend by Mary-Anne V. features Gull Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #cardmaking, #friendshipcard
Mary-Anne V. designs this amazing CAS card featuring the Gull Friends stamp and die set. Mary-Anne creates a stitched window opening for the seagulls. Behind them she has water colored a pastel backdrop.  She stamps the sentiment between the scored lines.  A wonderful way to say hi to a good friend!  

Amy's FAVE
I'm here for you through rain and shine by Rahmat showcases Newton's Rainy Day and Raindrops by Newton's Nook Designs; #newtonsnook, #inkypaws, #friendshipcard, #cardmaking, #catcard
Rahmat showcases the Newton's Rainy Day stamp with her fabulous CAS card. From her die cut clouds, she adds raindrops using the Raindrops stencil to half of her card. She then showcases the friends from the Newton's Rainy Day stamp and shades them with colored pencils. . Don't you love how Rahmat has the raindrops touching the umbrella? A spectacular way to let a friend know that you care!

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. Happy Dance to all the winners listed here! Yeah - fabulous work and always grand to win a GC to get ya some Newton Nooks - congratulation!

  2. Oh, my goodness! Super-excited to have won, and extra-happy to get a few more Newton's Nook goodies! Thank you! You guys also picked some of my favorites, but I'm always inspired by everyone's work. Keep creating, people!

  3. Congrats to winner and for top picks!
    Awesome projects!

  4. Thanks Sue for your encouragement! Congrats to the winner and top picks.

  5. Thank you for the shout out, congratulations to everyone!