Monday, June 20, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #176

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a

Colors Challenge



Use the colors Crimson Red, Cobalt Blue, Turquoise Blue, and white with your Newton's Nook Designs products.

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, July 1, 2022 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! 

Celebrate by Debbie features Newton's 4th of July, Slimline Frames & Windows, and A7 & Banners by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #4thofjuly, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens starts the celebration with this delightful slimline card created using the Slimline Frames & Windows die set. She uses patriotic papers in each window and places a celebratory kitty in each window using images from the Newton's 4th of July stamp set. She stamps the sentiment on the little banner from the A7 Frames & Banners die set.



Mermaid for each other by Diane features Purr-maid Newton, Sea Borders, and Waves by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales takes us under the sea with this a-meow-zing card!  She creates the watery background using the Waves stencil and adds a big white wave using the Sea Borders die set.  In shades of red and shades of blue are the two darling purr-maids from the Purr-Maid Newton stamp and die set. Such a creative use of the challenge colors!



Happy 4th of July by Sue features Fireworks, Newton's 4th of July, and Speech Bubbles by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #4thofjuly, #catcards, #cardmaking
Sue T. brings more 4th of July fireworks with this festive CAS card!  Using the Fireworks stencil, she adds red and blue firework blooms. Zooming past is Newton from the Newton's 4th of July stamp and die set on his very own rocket! She adds the sentiment in a speech bubble using the Speech Bubbles die set.  Ka-boom!



May all your dreams come true by Amy features Newton's Naptime, Cascading Stars, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #4thofjuly, #cardmaking, #catcards
Amy Tollner creatively uses the Newton's Naptime stamp set for her red, white, and blue card!  Newton is snuggled atop a pile of patriotic blankets fast asleep with sparkling stars (Cascading Stars stencil) shining in the background. She uses the Frames & Flags die set to create her sentiment banner.  Fabulous!



4th of July by Claire features Newton's 4th of July, A7 Frames & Banners by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #4thofjuly, #cardmaking, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb celebrates the 4th of July with lots of shimmer with her amazing card using the A7 Frames & Banners die set. In the windows, she uses black shimmery papers with firework blooms just purr-fect for the patriotic critters from the Newton's 4th of July stamp and die set.  Let the celebrations begin!

Use the colors-Crimson Red, Cobalt Blue, Turquoise Blue, and white

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #175 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 #175 Prize Winner!

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



Melanie's card features Newton's Blooms by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #catcards, #floralcards
Melanie creates a super CAS one-layer card featuring the two kittens from the Newton's Blooms stamp set.  The texture edging and shadow beneath the pot add depth to this super cute card!  

Congrats to Melanie!  Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $20 store credit! 

Inky Paws Challenge #175 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
Meow are you? by Lori features Caffeinated Cats by Newton's Nook Designs;  #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards, #cardmaking
Lori paints an a-meow-zing card with all those coffee mugs in beautiful shades of blue. She uses the ever fun image from the Caffeinated Cats stamp set.  Aren't those kittens the cutest?


Debbie's FAVE
Beep! Boop! by Jennifer features Argyle and Love Bots by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #CAScards
Jennifer combines the Argyle stencil set with a little robot from the Love Bots stamp set. I can just imagine the robot rolling around making those "scuff" marks on the floor!  So fun!



Diane's FAVE
Hap-pig day by Debbie features Oink and Clouds by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #farmcards, #cardmaking, #pigcards
Debbie does some amazing masking to create all seven, yes seven, piglets from the Oink stamp set on her slimline card!  Plus she adds all those puffy clouds using the Clouds Stencil.  Just love how those little pigs are "hamming" it!



Sue's FAVE
Coffee is always a good idea by Sandie features Newton Loves Coffee by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeelovers, #catcards, #coffeecards, #cardmaking
Sandi's splatters of blue, pink, and gray make a darling setting for our beloved Newton from the Newton Loves Coffee stamp set to enjoy his latte!  A super fun one-layer card!



Amy's FAVE
You are unbe-leaf-able by Amy features Toucan Party by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #birdcards
Amy creates layers of branches for all her darling toucans from the Toucan Party (retiring) stamp set to perch on.  Her bold colors and added shimmer makes for an adorable one layer card!  

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.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #175 Reminder

 

Don't forget - 
There's still time to play along with our 

latest Inky Paws Challenge!

  
Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge

Here'a a refresher.


Use the theme One Layer Card with your NND products.


Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our current challenge! 

Our story is my favorite by Claire features Newton's Book Club and All Booked Up by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #catcards, #bookcards
Claire Lamb combines the 
Newton's Book Club and the All Booked Up stamp sets to create this cat and  book filled card!  Don't you just love all those colorful books, and those sweetly colored kittens!!  Cuteness times three!!



Find your paradise by Debbie features Paradise Palms by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #paradisecards
 Debbie Owens creates a slice of paradise inside a scalloped oval using the Oval Frames die set to create her mask. She uses some pretty distress inks to create the water and sky colors before stamping the palm trees from the Paradise Palms stamp set. Simple, but beautiful!



Life is better in the garden by Diane features Dainty Daisies, Gnome Garden, and Hills & Grass by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #gnomecards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales creates a beautiful garden using the Dainty Daisies stamp set and the Hills & Grass stencil. Hidden in all those pretty lavender daisies is an adorable gnome from the Gnome Garden stamp set. Darling!



Thinking of you by Sue features Floral Roundabout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkyPaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #floralcards
Sue T. showcases the Floral Roundabout stamp set in beautiful shades of blues and purples. She adds some vertical scoring lines to add texture.  She curves the sentiment and adds some jewels for added bling!  So pretty!



Have a lovely day by Amy features Lilac, Tulips, and Framework by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #floralcards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner uses the Framework die set as a mask to create her pretty lavender edging. She adds a sprig of beautiful lilacs from the Lilac stamp set and a sentiment from the Tulips stamp set. The little butterfly and paint splatters add a nice texture!


I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, June 17, 2022 to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - see more inspiration on our Inky Paws Challenge here!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, June 6, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #175

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a

Theme Challenge


Use the theme One Layer Card with your Newton's Nook Designs products.

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, June 17, 2022 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! 

You lift me up by Claire features Delightful Doxies, Holding Happiness, and Clouds by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #puppycards
Claire Lamb creates this darling mini-slimline card using lots of masking to keep it one layer. 
For all those amazing balloons, she uses the balloons from the Holding Happiness stamp set and ties them to the tail of the cute dachshund from the Delightful Doxies stamp set. Doesn't he look so cute floating among the fluffy clouds (Clouds stencil)?



Life is better at the beach by Debbie features Sunscape, Summer Moments, and Hills & Grass by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens creates a beautiful beach scene inside an oval which she created using the Oval Frame die set. She combines the Sunscape stencil and the Hills & Grass stencil for her background and adds the beautiful lady from the Summer Moments stamp set wading into the ocean.  Lovely!



Squeeze the day by Diane features Circle Frames, Lemon Twist, and Basketweave by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales adds so much texture to her one layer card using some texture paste and the Basketweave stencil. She leaves the center open by using the Circle Frames die set to create a mask.
Inside is a bright, yellow lemon from the Lemon Twist stamp set. Doesn't this look so refreshing?



Celebrate by Sue features Blooming Botanicals and Birthday Essentials by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking
Sue T. uses scoring lines to give her beautiful card more depth. She stamps the floral image from the Blooming Botanicals stamp set on the top and bottom of her card, and shades them in beautiful cool colors.  She pulls a sentiment from the \Birthday Essentials stamp set inside her scored lines. The added jewels add a bit of glam to this amazing card!



Amy Tollner creates this stunning slimline card by inking around the scallop-edged frame die from the Slimline Frames & Portholes die set. She then uses the Slimline Masking Circles & Squares stencil set to distress the trio of boxes with pretty pastel colors. She adds the delicate butterflies from the Beautiful Wings stamp set. What an amazing way to create the illusion of layers!  


Use the theme-One Layer Card

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #174 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 Sketch Challenge!



Inky Paws Challenge #174 Prize Winner!

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



Shell-ebrate by Melissa features Summer Moments, Circle Frames, and Seashell Roundabout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking
Melissa water colors some beautiful stripes perfect for her shell from the Summer Moments stamp set. She places it on a pretty circle (Circle Frames die set) and embosses a sentiment from the Seashell Roundabout stamp set.  Pretty!


Congrats to Melissa!  Don't forget to send us an e-mail at info@newtonsnookdesigns.com to claim your $20 store credit!

Inky Paws Challenge #174 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!

Amy's FAVE
It's a good day to have a good day by Gail features Woodland Picnic and Framework by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking
Gail's little bear from the Woodland Picnic stamp set looks darling against the patriotic stars of her pattern paper. She die cuts using the stamp-edged die from the Framework die set. Super cute!


Claire's FAVE
You set my heart on fire by Dayna features Love Emergency by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #lovecards, #cardmaking
Using the heart with the flames in it is a wonderful way to use the sketch!  Dayna then adds the little fire engine from the Love Emergency stamp and the coordinating die set.  She coordinates everything with some fab pattern papers!  On fire is right!


Debbie's FAVE
A birthday brew just for you by Meghan features Coffee House Stories, Newton Loves Coffee, and Frames Squared by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeeloverscards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Meghan serves up a darling caffeinated scene using some of NND's amazing coffee products!  She pulls several papers from the Coffee House Stories paper pad and adds a scallop-square die cut (Frames Squared die set).  She adds not one, but two, darling kittens from the Newton Loves Coffee and coordinating die set. Brew-tastic!



Diane's FAVE 
Congratulations by Maria features Newton's Graduation by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #graduationcards, #catcards
Maria's card is just in time to celebrate all the graduates!  The calico cat from Newton's Graduation stamp set is looking quite proud with his diploma. Maria uses some fabulous papers and adds the little tassel that is just purrfect for the occasion!  Congrats!


Sue's FAVE
Seas the day by Inkami features Seashell Roundabout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #oceancards
Inkami vibrant seashells from the Seashell Roundabout stamp set look fabulous with waves in the background and the bubbly paper. Darling!


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.

Monday, May 30, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #174 Reminder

 

Don't forget - 
There's still time to play along with our 

latest Inky Paws Challenge!

  
Have you had a chance to make a card for our latest Inky Paws Challenge

Here'a a refresher.

Use the above sketch with your NND products.


Today I'm sharing some more inspiration for our current challenge! 

Bark & Woof by Amy features Dog Silhouette and A Dog's Life by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #dogcards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner is showcasing papers and dies from the recent mini-release with this sweet card! Layering several papers from the  A Dog's Life paper pad, she die cuts a pink, scalloped heart (Heart Frames die cut) and adds a black Scottie silhouette using the newly released Dog Silhouette die set. A darling way to combine papers and dies!



Enjoy the pitter patter of puppy feet and You're the cutest cat of all by Claire features Circle Frames, A Cat's Life, A Dog's Life, Cat Silhouettes, Dog Silhouettes, and Sky Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #petcards, #dogcards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb also uses papers and dies from the recent mini release. For her puppy card, she uses papers from the A Dog's Life paper pad and creates some scalloped layers using the Sky Borders die set.  She creates a circle (Circle Frames die set) for her sentiment (Welcome New Dog stamp set). She adds a black silhouette of a puppy using a die from the Dog Silhouette die set.  She makes a feline companion card using papers from the A Cat' Life paper pad, a kitty from the Cat Silhouettes die set. Both are so bright and colorful!



Special Delivery by Debbie features Newton's Happy Mail, Fence, Tree Line, Land Borders, and Sky Scene Builder by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens uses the sketch to make a little happy mail scene. For her scene, she adds some fluffy clouds (Sky Scene Builder die set), inks on some trees using the Tree Line stencil, adds some rolling hills and grass (Land Borders die set), and adds a wood-grain fence (Fence die). She adds the ever cute Newton from the Newton's Happy Mail stamp set peeking out of the mailbox with some happy mail!



You make ruff days better by Diane features A Dog's Life, Oval Frames, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales is also showcasing the papers from the A Dog's Life paper pad. She showcases the black puppy silhouette (Dog Silhouette die set) on a vellum oval die cut using the Oval Frames die set.  Diane makes a scalloped frame card base using the Frames & Flags die set.  So cute!


I'd spend all nine lives with you by Sue features Newton's Sweetheart, Heartfelt Love, and Tumbling Hearts by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #catcards, #lovecards
Sue T. showcases the Newton's Sweetheart stamp and die set on this romantic card. It is so romantic with the pale pink hearts (Tumbling Hearts stencil).  She uses a speech bubble (Speech Bubbles die set) to add her sentiment. She all pulls sentiments from the Heartfelt Love stamp. So cute!


I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, June 3, 2022 to enter. There's a prize involved too, so don't delay - see more inspiration on our Inky Paws Challenge here!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, May 23, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #174

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a

Sketch Challenge


Use the above sketch with your NND products.

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, June 3, 2022 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! 

Yay!  A new fur baby by Amy features Circle Frames, Welcome New Cat, and A Cat's Life by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner showcases a kitten and the wee mouse from the Welcome New Cat stamp and die sets them on layers from the newly released A Cat's Life paper pad. She uses the circle die from the Circle Frames die set to cut the green circle which adds a nice pop of color against the teals.  So much cuteness!




Sandy paws and salty kisses by Claire features Land Borders, Sea Borders, and Beach Barks by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #dogcards, #summercards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb takes us to the beach with her darling card.  Her distressed sunset looks spectacular with the speckled beach (Land Borders die set) and splattered waves (Sea Borders die set).  Her puppy duo from the Beach Barks stamp and die set are colored amazingly and look like they are having a ton of fun.



Thinking of Mew by Debbie features Circle Frames and Newton's Sick Day by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #getwellcards, #catcards, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens uses the Newton's Sick Day stamp set to make this darling Get Well card.  She repeatedly stamps the little elements for the background. She scores some horizontal lines and adds some checkered Washi tape. She adds her little nurse kitten on a black circle using the Circle Frames die set.  Oh so cute!!



Thinking of Mew by Diane features Heart Frames, A Cat's Life, Cat Silhouettes, Sky Borders, Argyle, and Heartfelt Meows by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales creates this sweet card using papers from the A Cat' Life paper pad.  She adds hearts (Heart Frames die set) with distressed stripes using the Argyle stencil set. She places white silhouette cats atop her heart using the newly released Cat Silhouettes die set. She pulls a sentiment from the Heartfelt Meows Stamp Set for an aMEOWzing card!



May your days be filled with beauty by Sue features Loads of Blooms and Springtime by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcards, #cardmaking
Sue T. brings us some spring wishes using the umbrella lady from the Loads of Blooms stamp and die set. She places her atop some rain shower paper from the Springtime paper pad.  On her card base, she has some embossed sun rays peaking through.  Such a lovely card!

Use the challenge sketch.

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Click here to enter