Monday, December 20, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #163 Winners


Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

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

This Biweekly Challenge was a Theme Challenge!

Inky Paws Challenge #163 Prize Winner!

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

Have a cup of cheer by Dandi93 features Newton's Mug, Snow Much Cheer, and Cup of Cocoa by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #coffeelovers, #holidaycards
Dandi93 designs this festive CAS tag filled filled with coffee fun. She partially stamps a snowman from the Snow Much Cheer stamp set onto the coffee mug from the Newton's Mug stamp set. Her soft coloring is just lovely. She pulls a sentiment from the Cup of Cocoa stamp set and adds a scattering of coffee beans. Congrats, Dandi!

Congrats to Dandi93! 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 #163  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!

Sue's FAVE
Holiday tags by Bad Kitty features stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs: Top Row includes Christmas Puppies , A Kitten Christmas, Dear Santa, and Destination Christmas. For the middle Row, she uses A Kitten Christmas, Cup of Cocoa, Sending Hugs with a hat from Newton's Holiday Mischief, and Cup of Cocoa. The bottom row includes sets from Newton's Holiday Mischief, Ornamental Newton (retired), Dear Santa, and Purr-fect Present.: #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #holidaycards, #tags
Bad Kitty doesn't stop at one tag. She makes a plethora of tags that are individually unique. To hold all her tags, she even makes a holder for them. Here are the stamp sets she uses starting from top left: Christmas Puppies A Kitten ChristmasDear Santa, and Destination Christmas. For the middle Row, she uses A Kitten ChristmasCup of CocoaSending Hugs with a hat from Newton's Holiday Mischief, and Cup of Cocoa. The bottom row includes sets from Newton's Holiday MischiefOrnamental Newton (retired)Dear Santa, and Purr-fect Present!  

Amy's FAVE
Here comes Santa Paws by Melissa showcases Christmas Puppies by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #dogcards, #holidaycards, #cardmaking
Melissa creates a darling tag featuring a darling puppy from the 
Christmas Puppies stamp set and coordinating die set.  She places this sweet puppy on a snowy pattern paper with a textured blue tag base.  Just so cute!

Claire's FAVE
All is calm, all is bright by Donna features Deer Friend by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #tagmaking, #cardmaking, #holidaycards, #wintercards
Donna Perisic keeps her scene very CAS allowing her sweetly colored fawn to take center stage.  This fawn is from the Deer Friend stamp and coordinating die set. The crisp blue sky with the scattered snow flurries is bright and fresh, and Donna's red hearts add a nice contrast. The sentiment is perfect for this scene. 

Debbie's FAVE
Meghan's tag features Dairy Christmas by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #holidaycards, #cardmaking
Meghan Kennihan has a talent for finding just the perfect paper to go with her NND images. For her tag, she selects the image from the Dairy Christmas stamp and die set and colors all the critters wonderfully. She then adds the red, white, green zigzag paper that goes so well with the cow's holiday blanket. Just darling!  

Diane's FAVE
Becky's tags showcase Music and Purr-fect Present as well as Confetti and Newton's New Year by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #holidaycards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Becky makes a duo of long tags filled with cuteness. For her first tag, she uses the Confetti stencil for her background. Then she adds the champagne lovin' kitty from the Newton's New Year stamp and coordinating die set. Her second tag showcases the Music stencil paired with the kitty from the Purr-fect Present stamp and coordinating die set. Just so cute!

Thank you for playing and making 2021 brighter!

The Inky Paws Challenge team will be taking some time off to enjoy with our families and friends.  We will return January 3, 2022 with a wonderful color challenge!  We wish everyone a safe and wonderful holiday season! Again thank you for an amazing 2021 year! We love seeing your NND projects!

You can always find our moscurrent challenge here.


  1. So excited, Thank you....So many cute tags for the challenge

  2. Happy Dance to the winner and top picks - Merry Christmas

  3. Thank you sooo much for a top pick and CONGRATS to the winner!

  4. Congrats to winner & fav picks. TY for choosing my Puppy tag.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Congrats to winner & favorite picks.
    Im so happy my tags where Chosen as favorite ones.
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!🎅🎄