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.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #173 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 Color Challenge!

Bubble Gum Pink, Lemon Yellow, Lime Green, and Orange



Inky Paws Challenge #173 Prize Winner!

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





Dayna's trio of cards feature Newton Loves Tacos by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #tacocards, #catcards, #cardmaking
 Dayna uses pastel papers to create her stripes that make for a fun, feisty background fitting for the taco and margarita lovin' kittens from the Newton Loves Taco stamp and die set.  Love them!

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

Inky Paws Challenge #173  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
Here's to you by Helen features Cocktail Mixer and Bokeh by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cocktailcards, #cardmaking
Helen F. creates this delightful card with several fruity cocktails from the Cocktail Mixer stamp set. She sets them amidst colorful bubbles using the Bokeh stencil set.  Cheers!



Amy's FAVE
Happy Purr-thday by Karen features Newton's Cupcake, Oval Frames, Frames & Flags,  and Serene Stripes by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards
Karen G. creates the cutest background using the Serene Stripes stencil for her darling kitty!  Then look at that scrumptious cupcake and sweet kitty from the Newton's Cupcake stamp and die set! Anyone else want to take just a nibble?  Karen also uses an oval die frame (Oval Frames die set) for her vellum and stamps the sentiment on a banner from the Frames & Flags die set.  Delightful!



Claire's FAVE
Congratulations on your new dog by Danielle features Welcome New Dog,  Petite Clouds,  Land Border, Fence by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #dogcard, #cardmaking
Danielle creates a fabulous scene using the Petite Clouds stencil set and the Land Border die set for her playful puppy from the Welcome New Dog  stamp and die set.  She adds a fence using the Fence die set. The overall effect is total cuteness!


Debbie's FAVE
Feline Meow-tivated by Meghan features Newton's Crafty Cardio and Frames Squared by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking,
Meghan creates bright bold layers using the Frames Squared die set for her crafty cat to play in.  Her sweet orange tabby cat from the Newton's Crafty Cardio stamp and die set looks like she is having a grand time with all her crafting supplies. So fun!


Diane's FAVE
Life is better with a friend like you by Donna features Peony Blooms and Porch Swing Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #friendshipcards, #cardmaking, #floralcards
Donna uses the challenge colors beautifully using the Peony Blooms stamp set. Donna then layers her flowers on a pretty pink card base with a green patterned paper.  She places the sentiment from the Porch Swing Friends stamp set on a black background that really pops against the bright colors. So pretty!

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 moscurrent challenge here.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #173 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 challenge colors--Bubble Gum Pink, Lemon Yellow, Lime Green, and Orange


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

Cheers! It's your day by Sue features Cocktail Mixer and Fireworks by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking
It's happy hour on Sue T.'s card!  Four colorful cocktails from the 
Cocktail Mixer stamp and coordinating die set await someone special!  Sue's addition of the yellow fireworks (Fireworks stencil) adds a festive touch as does all those jewels!  Cheers!



Caution: I'm prickly before my coffee by Amy features Cuppa Cactus, Slimline Frames & Portholes, and Slimline Masking Circles and Squares by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner sets her cups of cacti (Cuppa Cactus stamp and coordinating die set) against a beautiful sunset background. She uses the Slimline Frames & Portholes die set to create a scalloped frame. She uses the Slimline Masking Circles & Squares stencil set for those beautiful windows!



Have a purr-fect day by Claire features Newton Unwinds, Kitten Beach, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #catcards
Claire Lamb colors a vibrant, variegated skein of yarn just purr-fect for the playful feline from the Newton Unwinds stamp and coordinating die set! Her distressed background on the stitched layer (Frames & Flags die set) looks wonderful with the sentiment from the Kitten Beach stamp set.  So cute!



Have a llama fun on your birthday by Debbie features Loveable Llamas, Speech Bubbles, Mountains, Clouds,Hills & Grass, and Cycling Friends by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking
 Debbie Owens adds a duo of party-lovin' llamas (Loveable Llamas stamp set) atop a pretty landscape created using the Mountains stencil, the Clouds stencil, and the Hills & Grass stencil sets. She adds some shiny balloons from the Cycling Friends stamp set. The sentiment is added to a speech bubble using the Speech Bubbles die set.  Time to party!



Thank you for being amazing by Diane featiures Best Mom Oval and Oval Frames by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #friendshipcards
Diane Morales creates this amazing oval-shaped card (Oval Frames die set) with the gorgeous flowers from the Best Mom Oval stamp set. The bright colors and multi-layers make for an amazing card!  



I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, May 20, 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 9, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #173

 

   Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This challenge is a

Color Challenge


Use the colors--Bubble Gum Pink, Lemon Yellow, Lime Green, and Orange

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, May 20, 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! 

Wishing you a purr-fect day by Sue features Newton's Blooms and Petite Flowers by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking, #springcards
Sue T.'s kitten duo from the Newton's Blooms stamp & die set are just darling in their green pot and bright flowers!  She then uses the Petite Flower stencil for her background.  Don't you love how Sue used the stencil two ways?  Distressed and dry embossed?  Fabulous idea! 



Happy Mother's Day by Amy features Best Mom Oval, Oval Frames, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #mothersdaycards, #cardmaking, #springcards
Amy Tollner uses the challenge colors for a spectacular Mother's Day card!  She showcases the floral image from the Best Mom Oval stamp set and add's the sentiment in the center.  She frames it with the scallop-oval from the Oval Frames die set.  She adds a yellow-scallop frame using the Frames & Flags die set. Elegant & pretty!



Live every day like it's taco Tuesday by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #tacocards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb distresses the card layers (Frames Squared die set) in orange, yellow, and pink that make for a very fiesta-like feel just purr-fect for the cats from the Newton Loves Tacos stamp & die set. The margarita adds a nice pop of green!  Loving this stamp set!


Find you paradise by Debbie features Newton Loves Tacos, Retro Sun & Palms, and Paradise Palms by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #tropicalcards, #cardmaking
Looks like Debbie Owens's kitten (Newton Loves Tacos stamp set) has found her paradise at Margaritaville with the palm trees swaying (Retro Sun & Palms stencil set) as the sun sets! She pulls a sentiment from the Paradise Palms stamp set to complete her slice of paradise!

Thank you for being so kind by Diane features Lilac, Frames & Flags, Springtime by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcards, #floralcards, #cardmaking
Diane Morales' mini slimline card is so pretty with the variegated lilac sprig in the challenge colors. This beautiful design is from the Lilac stamp & die set. She stamps the sentiment on the large banner from the Frames & Flags die set, and sets everything atop the pretty green striped paper from the Springtime paper pad. The duo of butterflies compliment this design wonderfully!

Use the challenge colors: Bubble Gum Pink, Lemon Yellow, 

Lime Green, and Orange

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #172 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 #172 Prize Winner!

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


Spec-TACO-lar birthday wishes by Kristi features Newton Loves Tacos by Newton's Nook Designs;#inkypaws, #birthdaycards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Kristi showcases the newly released Newton Love Tacos stamp with this darling card. Set against the subtly patterned yellow paper, Newton in his hard taco shell and festive birthday hat is looking fine!  

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

Inky Paws Challenge #172  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
Happy Purr-thday by Tracie C. features Newton's Birthday Balloons and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards
Tracie C.'s fun, pink papers creates a celebratory background for Newton (Newton's Birthday Balloons stamp and die set) to float upon. She uses the Frames & Flags die set to create the many layers. 



Sue's FAVE
Happy Birthday by Becca features Garden Mice by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #micecards, #birthdaycards
Sue loves a great CAS card, and Becca's card doesn't disappoint. With the little mouse image (Garden Mice stamp and die set) on top of the birthday paper!  Love it!



Amy's FAVE
Papierelle's card features Let's Pawty, Puppy Friends, and Love & Chocolate by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #puppycards, #birthdaycards
Papierelle won over Amy's heart with her combination of puppies and chocolate!  Seriously, who can resist?  Her pastel confetti-edging creates a festive setting for her trio of puppies (Let's Pawty stamp set (2019 STAMPember Exclusive and Puppy Friends stamp set) to party! She adds in a platter of chocolate goodies (Love & Chocolate stamp set) that look divine!



Claire's FAVE
Happy birthday by Karen G. features Cupcakes by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #stencilcards, #cardmaking
Who can resist rainbow cupcakes and lots of sprinkles?  Karen G. uses the Cupcakes stencil set to create those colorful cupcakes and then adds colorful sprinkles as her shaker element!  Wowza!



Debbie's FAVE
Celebrate by Dandi93 features Newton's Birthday Trio and Birthday Essentials by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards
Dandi93 goes the extra mile by making this adorable interactive card combining the Birthday Essentials and the Newton's Birthday Trio stamp and die set. Can you imagine the recipient's surprise
when those sweet kitties pop up? Fun!

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 2, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #172 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 challenge theme--Birthday


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


Spec-TACO-lar birthday wishes by Diane features Cycling Friends and Newton Loves Taco by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking, #tacocards,
Diane Morales' birthday card is showcasing the newly released Newton from the 
Newton Loves Taco stamp and die set and balloons from the Cycling Friends stamp and die set. Set atop a striped background in shades of greens and yellow, Newton is ready for a big fiesta!


Time to celebrate by Sue features Confetti, Speech Bubbles, and Birthday Bash by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #catcards, #cardmaking
Sue T.'s birthday card sports a very big speech bubble (Speech Bubbles die set) with textured confetti  (Confetti stencil). Making all that noise is a darling kitten from the Newton's Birthday Bash stamp and die set in a colorful gift bag!  A few embellishments to balance out the design makes for a delightful birthday card.



Birthday wishes and puppy kisses by Amy features Slimline Frames & Portholes, Slimline Masking Circles & Squares, Puppy Playtime, Hills & Grass, Bleat, Newton's Birthday Bash, and Christmas Puppies by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #dogcards, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking
Amy Tollner's birthday card is featuring not one, not two, but all three of the puppies from the 
Puppy Playtime stamp and die set!  She place them on a scallop-edged frame (Slimline Frames & Portholes die set) with three mini settings created using the Slimline Masking Circles & Squaress and Hills & Grass stencil sets. Amy adds several extra birthday elements using the cupcake & flower image from the Bleat stamp and die set, birthday hat on center puppy from the Newton's Birthday Bash stamp and die set, and, lastly, the bone with bow from the Christmas Puppies stamp and die set. Cuteness times 3!



Big wishes for your birthday wishes by Claire features Holding Happiness by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb uses all three of the pretty ladies from the Holding Happiness stamp set.  These ladies are sure to usher in holiday wishes with their birthday gifts!  Don't you love how Claire shades her bouquet of balloons?  Wow!



Spec-TACO-lar birthday wishes by Debbie features Cycling Friends, Newton Loves Taco, and Confetti by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardmaking, #tacocards,
Debbie Owens was also inspired to use the cats from the newly released 
Newton Loves Taco stamp set. She places two of them atop her colorful confetti background (Confetti stencil). For more birthday blitz, she adds balloons from the Cycling Friends stamp set and a sprinkling of sequins!  Anyone else ready to party with these felines?  

I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, May 6 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