Monday, January 31, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #165 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 #165 Prize Winner!

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

Gail's card features Sending Hugs by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycard, #coffeeloverscards, #coffeecards
Gail uses the puppy from the Sending Hugs stamp and die set and places a grande latte in his hands. Her big snowflakes make for a wonderful backdrop.  Nicely done, Gail!

Congrats to Gail! Don't forget to send us an e-mail at
 to claim your $20 store credit! 

Inky Paws Challenge #165  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
Sweet heart by Kristi features Candy Hearts by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #valentinescards, #cardmaking
Kristi H. creates two delightful Valentine's cards using the 
Candy Heart stamp and die set. Her choice of plaid papers in pastel colors work perfectly with the trio of conversation hearts. Such a sweet mix for Valentine's Day!

Debbie's FAVE
Love by Irene features Flirty Flamingos by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #flamingocards, #valentinecards
Irene features these fabulous flamingos from the 
Flirty Flamingos  (Retired) stamp set. Her hand drawn background with the heart on the horizon makes for a romantic backdrop for these love birds!  Fabulous idea!

Diane's FAVE
Amy's card features Newton's Birthday Balloons by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards
Amy's polka dotted backdrop works wonderfully for Newton (Newton's Birthday Balloons stamp set) as he floats up into the sky.  A simply, adorable card!

Sue's FAVE
Thanks so much by Macimbalo features Snow Angel Newton and Snow Angel Puppy by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #dogcards, #cardmaking, #wintercards, #thankyoucards
Macimbalo showcases some snow-lovin' critters on a cold, wintry day. These critters come form the Snow Angel Newton and Snow Angel Puppy stamp sets. Her coloring is amazing and the wavy border adds a wonderful touch!  So, so cute!

Amy's FAVE
Amy's card showcases Newton Rides West by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #westerncards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Amy S. takes us to the wild west with this fabulous card. She showcases Newton in his ten-gallon hat from the Newton Rides West (Retired) stamp set. She stamps western images on her brown, leathery layer and adds some jute for a rugged look.  So, darn cute!

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. What a delightful surprise! I am so excited to be the winner at Newton Nooks - thank you so much - congratulations to the favorites - have a happy day - I am off to email! Blessings, Gail

  2. Congrats to Gail and the Faves! Wonderful new theme. My order arrived with Heart stamps, dies & stencil.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee "

  3. Thank you and Congrats to the winner