Monday, July 8, 2024

Inky Paws Challenge #227

  

  Welcome to a new Inky Paws Challenge!

This is a color challenge.
Use the colors Amethyst Purple, Fuchsia Pink, Sky Blue, and Sand Brown.

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 19, 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! 

Danni's birthday card features Newton Loves Boxes, Birthday Meows, Frames & Flags, and Heart Frames by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #birthdaycards, #catcards
Danni Bindel uses papers to depict the colors in the challenge. Those celebratory papers are from the Birthday Meows paper pad arranged on a blue card base.  She is featuring some playful kitties from the Newton Loves Boxes stamp and coordinating die set. She places them atop a scalloped heart Heart Frames die set to compliment the scallop-edging on her main panel (Frames & Flags die set). A super fun way to send birthday wishes!

Debbie's chocolate card features Love & Chocolate stamp and paper pad and Frames & Tags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #chocolatecards, #candycards
Debbie Owens creates a card filled with yummy chocolate treats. She uses the Frames & Tags Die Set to create her overall design and adds sweet papers from the Love & Chocolate Paper Pad. She adds a teal serving tray to display those delectable treats from the Love & Chocolate stamp set. Scrumptious!

Amy's birthday card features Newton's Birthday Delights, Confetti, and Frames & Flags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #birthdaycards, #catcards
Amy Tollner is also featuring a scrumptious treat--a 6-tier cake from the Newton's Birthday Delights stamp and coordinating die set!  She adds to the festivities by using the Confetti Stencil to distress some confetti in the background.  She uses the scallop-edged frame die from the Frames & Flags die set for added fun! Those sweet kitties are just too cute!

Claire's beach card features Summer Moments, Sea Borders, and Land Borders by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #summercards, #beachcards
Claire Lamb takes us to a beautiful beach scene!  She creates her spectacular setting using distress inks with the Sea Borders and the Land Borders die sets.  She adds two of the lovely ladies from the Summer Moments stamp and cordinating die set who look like they are enjoying themselves.  The bold challenge colors look amazing!


Crystal's birthday card features Newton's Birthday Balloons and Bokeh stencil by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #birthdaycards, #catcards
Newton looks like he is having a fabulous time in Crystal Minkler's birthday card!  Newton from the Newton's Birthday Balloons stamp and coordinating die set is enjoying himself amidst the bubbly backdrop. Those beautiful bubbles were created using the Bokeh Stencil set. A fun, festive way to send birthday wishes!

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

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Inky Paws Challenge #226 Winners

 

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our last

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


Inky Paws Challenge #226 Prize Winner!


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

Hey gull friend by Arleen features Waves & Splashes, Gull Friends, Newton's Summer Treats, and Newton's Summer Vacation by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Arleen R. creates a beautiful ocean scene using the Waves & Splashes stencil for her cool waves. She features a duo of gulls from the retired Gull Friends stamp and coordinating die set.  She adds several sentiments in her misty sky including sentiments from the Newton's Summer Treats and the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp sets.  A beautiful way to spend a summer day!

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

Inky Paws Challenge #226 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

Amy creates this delicious card with the beautifully distressed background with white embossed ice cream treats from the Summer Scoops stamp set. She features one scrumptious treat on a heart (Heart Frames die set). Anyone else ready to head to a local ice cream parlor? 😋

Crystal's FAVE
Kathy's Seashell card features Seashell Roundabout by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards, #seashellcards
Kathy K. creates a CAS card filled with brightly colored seashells. These beautiful shells are from the Seashell Roundabout stamp set as is the sentiment. All those pretty shells may have you booking a retreat at a beach!


Danni's FAVE
Enigma Artist's card features Newton's Summer Vacation by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards, #catcards
Enigma Artist creates a bright, bold summer card with lots of fun layers! She showcases a sunbathing feline from the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp and coordinating die set. Her uses of primary colored plaid and striped papers make for a fun, happy summer card!

Debbie's FAVE
Meghan's beach scene card features Summer Moments by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards, #oceancards
Meghan K. creates a very beautiful ocean scene using the Summer Moments stamp and coordinating die set. The different shades of blue and different textures creates a relaxing and gorgeous setting to go seashell collecting!

Amy's FAVE
Helen's beach card features Summer Moments and Newton's Seashell by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards, #oceancards, #catcards
Helen F.'s vibrant shaker element is just gorgeous and is the purr-fect element for our little seashell collecting feline from the Newton's Seashell retired stamp set. She adds some additional ocean elements from the Summer Moments stamp set for added 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.

Monday, July 1, 2024

Inky Paws Challenge #226 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-summer!


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


Crystal's swell card features Beach Bound, A2 Card Layout, and Summertime by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards
Crystal Minkler is beach bound in her red VW Bug! She showcases this cute card from the Beach Bound stamp and coordinating die set and creates a tropical scene with fun papers from the Summertime paper pad. She uses the A2 Card Layout Die Set to create the frame. So much summer cuteness!


Danni's summer card features Newton's Summer Vacation, Summertime, Framework, Sea Borders, and Sky Scene Builder by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #catcards, #beachcards, #poolcards
Danni Bindel showcases a very lazy Newton from the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp and coordinating die set who is languorously enjoying a summer day on his floatie! Danni uses papers from the Summertime paper pad with dies from the Sea Borders and the Sky Scene Builder die sets to create the sky and layers of waves. She adds postage-edging from the Framework die set. Anyone else want to join Newton on his lazy river adventure?

Deb's beach card features Seashells, Tides of Love, Frames & Tags, and Summer Moments by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge
Debbie Owens showcases the tiny crab from the Tides of Love stamp set who is enjoying a day of collecting seashells. Deb uses the Frames & Tags Die Set to create her layout, and she uses the Seashells Stencil to create those pretty seashells. She pulls a sentiment from the Summer Moments stamp set. Such a fun way to showcase this little guy!

Surf's up by Amy features Beach Bound, Summertime, and Frames & Tags by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #beachcards
Amy Tollner showcases a trio of beach-bound vehicles from the Beach Bound stamp and coordinating die set. She showcases them on palm tree paper from the Summertime paper pad. She uses dies from the Frames & Tags Die Set to create her layout. Which vehicle would you choose to go to the beach?

Hang in there by Claire features Newton's Hanging Basket and Basic Frames by Newton's Nook Designs; #inkypaws, #newtonsnook, #summercards, #cardmaking, #cardchallenge, #catcards
Claire Lamb showcases Newton's pretty hanging basket filled with summer leaves. Her beautiful distressing compliments Newton and his basket from the Newton's Hanging Basket stamp and coordinating die set. She uses the Basic Frames die set to create the stitching on her panel. Hope your hanging baskets looks as good as Claire's!


I hope these projects have inspired you to play along!  Remember, you have until this Friday, July 5,  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