Monday, August 1, 2022

Inky Paws Challenge #178 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 #178 Prize Winner!

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

Hi Gull Friend by Erin features Gull Friends, Sea Borders, and Flirty Flamingos by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #beachcards, #cardmaking
#15 Erin Carpenter designs this fun beach scene with watery waves using the Sea Borders die set. She uses two water fowls--sea gulls from the Gull Friends stamp and die set and flamingos from the Flirty Flamingos stamp and die set (Retired).  Such a lovely, peaceful scene!

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

Inky Paws Challenge #178 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
Congrats by Mary-Anne V. features Retro Sun & Palms by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #beachcards, #cardmaking
Mary-Anne V. uses one of Sue's favorite stencil sets (Retro Sun & Palm Trees stencil set) in a very unique and amazing way. The beautiful colors in the background paired with the copper embossing makes for a gorgeous summer card.  You can almost feel the heat coming off this beach scene!

Amy's FAVE
Sanding you sunny smiles by Papierelle by Kitten Beach and Newton's Summer Vacation by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #beachcards, #catcards, #summercards, #cardmaking
Papierelle makes a card that is filled with kitten playfulness!  Combining cats from the Kitten Beach and the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp sets, this is a purr-fect beach scene. Plus look at how she colors her water to make it feel like it is moving!  

Claire's FAVE
Rise with the tide and go with the flow by Fikreta features Newton's Perfect Wave and Corgi Beach by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #dogcards, #catcards, #beachcards, #summercards, #cardmaking
Fikreta creates such a tranquil beach scene. Then she pairs the lovable Corgi from the Corgi Beach stamp set and Newton with his surfboard from the Newton's Perfect Wave stamp set.  These two look so good together!  Wonderfully done, Fikreta!

Debbie's FAVE
Squeal! It's your birthday by Debbie F. features Oink and Summertime by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summertimecards, #summercards, #pigcards, #beachcards, #cardmaking
Debbie Frank uses a trio of piglets from the Oink stamp set and sets them in a fabulous beach scene.  Squeal! Who knew these pigs would look so darn cute enjoying a day at the beach!  Such a creative idea!  She also adds interest by pulling papers from the Summertime paper pad.  

Diane's FAVE
Enjoy every moment by Helen F. features Sips & Stories, Delightful Doxies, and Beach Bum Thongs by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeecards, #coffeelovers, #beachcards, #summercards, #cardmaking
Helen F. shows amazing creativity with limited summer-themed NND products.  She creates a beach scene in which her lady from the Sips & Stories stamp set can enjoy looking out while sipping a cup of coffee.  She adds amazing details to make this an amazing beach bungalow including a kite from the Delightful Doxies stamp set and flip-flops using the Beach Bum Thongs freebie.  Such a relaxing scene!

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. Thank you for choosing my card and congratulations to all the other winners as well. So many beautiful card. You get longing for the sea!!

  2. Congrats to Erin for a fun summer seaside card! Thank you for featuring my card. I love the stencil I used on this card. I hope to see more like this from NND.

  3. congrats to all!
    Im so happy my card is one of the favorite ones!
    thank you!


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