Monday, April 15, 2024

Inky Paws Challenge #221

 

  Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This is a color challenge.
Use the challenge colors--Dusty Blue, Moss Green, Golden Yellow, and White.


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, April 26, 2024 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! 


Feeling under the weather by Crystal features Newton's Umbrella, A Cat's Life, Sky Borders, Sky Scene Borders, and Land Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcards, #catcards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Crystal Minkler's card shows the craziness of spring weather! She creates her cloudy sky using the Sky Scene Builder and Sky Borders die sets. She pulls paper from the A Cat's Life paper pad to create the sky and grass using Land Borders die set. Enjoying those spring winds is a little kitty from the Newton's Umbrella stamp and coordinating die set. Super cute!


You make me smile by Danni features Spring Blooms, Newton's Flower Garden, and A2 Card Layout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcards, #catcards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Danni Bindel utilizes the A2 Card Layout die to create the outline on her card. She continues by adding the yellow floral and the green gingham papers from the Spring Blooms paper pad with a cloudy sky in the center. She showcases the playful kitty from the Newton's Flower Garden stamp set and Coordinating die set.  So sweet!


I Be-LEAF in you by Debbie features Newton's Hanging Basket, Basic Frames, and Pastel Basics by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Debbie Owens utilizes papers from the Pastel Basics paper pad to create her background for the adventurous feline from the Newton's Hanging Basket stamp set.  She used the Basic Frames die set for the blue striped banner. The contrast of stripes and polka dots make for a fun, playful card!


Amy Tollner uses the Clouds and the Hills and Grass stencils to create her peaceful background scene which she die cuts using the zigzag frame die from the Frames and Tags die set. Enjoying this serene scene are little blue birds from the Birdhouse Greetings and coordinating die set.


You are always on my mind by Claire features Basic Frames, and Newton's Birdhouse by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #cardchallenge, #cardmaking
Claire Lamb distresses a soft, pretty background for her playful feline.  She uses the Basic Frames die set to add a unique take on her background, and that little feline "terrorizing" the birds is from the Newton's Birdbath stamp and coordinating die set.

Use the challenge colors with your Newton's Nook Designs products.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #220 Winners

 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

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



Inky Paws Challenge #220 Prize Winner!


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

Happy purrth-day by Kristi H. features Newton's Hanging Basket and Newton's Birthday Balloons by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards, #cardchallenge
Kristi H. uses coordinating polka dotted papers that work purr-fectly with the Newton's Hanging Basket stamp set. What a fabulous way to send birthday wishes!

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

Inky Paws Challenge #220 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
Just a little note by Anita features Garden Mice by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #mousecards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Anita Madden's use of the red polka dotted paper with the little mouse from the Garden Mice stamp set caught the eye of Claire. In addition, Anita colored the mushroom and mouse amazingly! Wonderfully done!

Crystal's FAVE
Celebrating you by Just Jingle features Time for Coffee and Quatrefoil by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards, #cardmaking, #cardchallnegeJust Jingle uses Quatrefoil stencil to create a fabulous setting for her coffee elements from the Time for Coffee stamp and coordinating die set. The mug adds a splash of polka dots. A super cute CAS card!


Danni's FAVE
Happy purrth-day by Kristi H. features Newton's Hanging Basket and Newton's Birthday Balloons by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #catcards, #cardchallenge
Kristi H. is not only our random winner, she is also Danni's FAVE card! Again the contrast of her polka dotted papers and her sweet kitty from the Newton's Hanging Basket make for a darling card. Kristi adds in a sentiment from the Newton's Birthday Balloons stamp set to make a purr-fect birthday card!

Debbie's FAVE
Happy Birthday by Becca features Hedgehog Hollow by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #birthdaycards, #cardchallenge, #hedgehogcards
Becca Yahrling white polka dotted paper looks amazing with the retired Hedgehog Hollow stamp set. The sentiment stamped background and the black edging adds the right amount of contrast to showcase this sweet critter!

Amy's FAVE
April 8, 2024 by Melissa features Cosmic Newton by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #eclipsecards, #catcards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Melissa celebrates the solar eclipse with this amazing card using the retired Cosmic Newton stamp and coordinating die set. Look closely and you'll see the cutest littlle polka dotted clouds. A wonderful way to capture a memory!

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, April 8, 2024

Inky Paws Challenge #220 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's a refresher.

Use the challenge theme with your NND products


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

Claire's birthday card features Pastel Basics, Basic Frames, and Newton's Birthday Trio by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #felinecards, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Claire Lamb uses the newly released Basic Frames die set to design her darling birthday card. She uses the blue and purple polka dotted papers from the Pastel Basics paper pad to create her background layers to showcase the trio of sweet kitties from the Newton's Birthday Trio stamp set and coordinating die set. Super cute!


Crystal's birthday card features Frames & Tags, Newton's Bright Birthday,  Bright Basics, and Circle Frames by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #felinecards, #cardmaking, #catcards, #birthdaycards, #cardchallenge
Crystal Minkler was also inspired to create a birthday card!  She uses the newly released Frames and Tags die set and the Circle Frames die set with the primary and secondary colored polka dotted papers from the Bright Basics paper pad. Her trio of felilnes is from the Newton's Bright Birthday stamp and coordinating die set. So much cuteness!


Danni's coffee-themed card features Pastel Basics, Basic Frames, Thankful Thoughts, Frames & Flags, and Coffee Silhouettes by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #coffeelovers, #coffeecards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Danni Bindel selects the Pastel Basics paper pad to create her mugs of coffee from the Coffee Silhouettes die set. She uses the Basic Frames die set and the Frames & Flags die set to create her background layers. She pulls the sentiment from the Thankful Thoughts stamp set. A fun way to send a hug to a loved one!

Deb's birthday card features Newton's Bright Birthday, A2 Card Layout, and Bright Basics by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge

Deb's birthday card features Newton's Birthday Trio, A2 Card Layout, and Bright Basics by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #catcards, #birthdaycards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Like some of her teammates, Debbie Owens was inspired to create birthday cards using the newly released Bright Basics paper pad. She creates vertical strips using the A2 Card Layout die set. Each card features a trio of kittens celebrating in style!  Her first card features the Newton's Bright Birthday stamp set while the second card features the Newton's Birthday Trio stamp set.  Not sure with trio is having the most fun!


Amy's mouse card features Garden Mice, Newton's Birthday, Autumn, Frames & Tags, Basic Frames, A7 Frames & Banners by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #micecards, #friendshipcards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Amy Tollner pulls papers from the Autumn paper pad to create a beautiful palette of colors for her playful mouse from the Garden Mice stamp and coordinating die set. Amy then adds butterflies using the Newton's Birdbath stamp and coordinating die set. To create her many layers including the sentiment banner, Amy uses the Frames and Tags die set, the Basic Frames Die Set, and theA7 Frames and Banners die set. Too cute!


I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, April l2,  2024 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, April 1, 2024

Inky Paws Challenge #220

 

  Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This is a theme challenge.
Use the challenge theme--Polka Dots!

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, April 12, 2024 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! 


Claire's beach card features Pastel Basics, Sea Borders, Land Borders, and Beach Barks by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #beachcards, #dogcards, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Claire Lamb's polka-dotted waves look fabulous on her beach-themed card. Those waves were created using paper from the Pastel Basics paper pad and die cut using the Sea Borders Die Set. She continues by using the Land Borders Die Set for her beach and the Palm Tree Line stencil set for those gorgeous trees. The puppy duo from the Beach Barks stamps and coordinating die set are soaking up all that tropical atmosphere!


Crystal Minkler designs this fun-filled Easter card using papers from the Pastel Basics paper pad. She uses the Frames & Tags Die Set to create her different layuers. The trio of Easter critters are from the Spring Pile Up stamp and coordinating die set, and they are look darling with the pastel polka-dotted papers!


Danni Bindel's use of bright polka-dotted papers from the Bright Basics paper pad makes for a very bright and cheery card! She uses the newly released Frames & Tags die set to create the different layers. She showcases those yellow boots and kitten from the Newton's Rain Boots stamp and coordinating die set. The punny sentiment is sure to bring a smile to the recipent's face.


Debbie Owens opts for a slimline card using dies from the Slimline Frames & Portholes and the Slimline Frames & Windows die set. She creates her cloudy sky using dies from the Sky Builder die set. She adds the floating feline from the Newton's Umbrella stamp set as well as the grounded puppy from the Rainy Day Doxie stamp set for her star attractions. For her polka dotted elements ,she paper pieces the umbrellas and puddle using the newly released Pastel Basics and the Bright Basics paper pads!


Amy Tollner was also inspired to use an umbrella element in her card. She features the umbrella lady from the Loads of Blooms Stamp and Die Set. She places her lady on a polka dotted layout combining the Pastel Basics paper pad and the newly released A2 Card Layout die set. Her sentiment from the Spring Roundabout stamp set is stamped on a banner using the Banner Trio Die Set.


Use the challenge theme, Polka Dots, with your Newton's Nook Designs products.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Inky Paws Challenge #219 Winners

 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

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



Inky Paws Challenge #219 Prize Winner!


We've chosen one RANDOM winner using random.org to receive 
a $20 Store Credit to Newton's Nook Designs!
Hello Spring by Lori features Woodland Spring by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcard, #cardchallenge, #cardmaking
Lori Kobular uses such soft, beautiful colors and papers with her fawn from the
 Woodland Spring retired stamp set. A beautiful way to celebrate the spring season!


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

Inky Paws Challenge #219 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
Tracy's puppy card features Puppy's Reading List and Coffee House Stories by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #puppycards, #dogcards, #cardchallenge, #cardmaking
Tracy Grauer's darling card features the puppy from the Puppy's Reading List stamp and coordinating die set. She showcases him on a pawprint embossed card base and papers from the Coffee House Stories paper pad. The overall effect is total cuteness!

Claire's FAVE
Hello Spring by Fikreta features Woodland Spring by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcard, #cardchallenge, #cardmaking
Fikreta uses such bright, cheery colors for her spring card!  She uses the cute, little lamb from the \Woodland Spring retired stamp set as her focal element.  A perfect card to brighten one's day!

Crystal's FAVE
Hello Spring by Jennifer K. features Hello Spring by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #springcard, #cardchallenge, #cardmaking
Jennifer K. uses such soft, sweet colors and papers for her amazing spring card. She features the Hello Spring retired stamp set and does a beautiful job of coloring the image!  Fabulously done!

Danni's FAVE
Katrina's card features Hedgehog Hollow by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #hedgehogcards, #cardmaking, #cardcahllenge
Katrina Trapani uses a wonderful seletion of papers that make her card so bright and cheerful.  She uses the Hedgehog Hollow retired stamp set who is looking quite content in his blue coffee mug!  Nicely done, Katrina!

Debbie's FAVE
Meghan K.'s card features Love Quarry by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #lovecards, #valentinescard, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Meghan K. uses teal and red for a wonderful "love card!"  She features two of the construction vehicles from the Love Quarry stamp and coordinating die set. Her fun selection of papers adds to the overall 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 moscurrent challenge here.