I am thrilled to announce that today is the first day of Newton’s Nook Designs February Release reveals! We have a lot of cute Spring themed stamps, dies and stencils for you, so stick with me for the whole week. Today our team is showcasing the Spring Roundabout stamp set which coordinated perfectly with the previously launched Circle Frames and Banner Trio dies. We also have a layering stencil set called Bunny Tails and a versatile classic Basketweave stencil too.
All products will be available on Friday, 19/02.
I love the circle cardfront stamps and I am so happy for the Spring Roundabout edition! I simply stamped it on alcohol frienly white cardstock and coloured the small images with Copic markers. It is totally relaxing! I used the scalloped circle from Circle Frames to cut it out and popped it up with 3D foam squares on a pretty patterned paper which I cut down to be slightly smaller than an A2 sized card front.
The sentiment I stamped in black on a rounded pink banner which I cut with a die from the Banner Trio die set. I backed it with a green banner slightly off, so it looks like a green shadow. It adds a bit of interest to this simple but cheerful card.
As a finishing touch I added glossy accents to some of the details and covered the clouds and Easter eggs with a clear shimmer pen. I added some pink twine to the top and my card is all finished!
When I first saw the Bunny Tails layering stencils I immediately imagined these bunnies in pastel rainbow colours. It is very easy with a bit of purple tape masking: I laid the Bunny stencil on Bristol Smooth cardstock and masked around the first bunny using the tape, then applied Distress Oxide ink with a blending brush. Then I moved on to the next bunny, masked around it and added the second colour. I use a different brush for each colour family so the colours do not blend and I dont have to clean them all the time. The colours used are: Squeezed Lemonade, Spun Sugar, Shaded Lilac, Tumbled Glass and Peeled Paint.
When it was all done I dried the ink with my heat tool so I can heat emboos the next layer. I used the Tail stencils with a small Versamark ink cube directly over it. After removing the stencil I poured Lawn Fawn Textured White embossing powder over it and heated it with my heat tool. I love the raised fluffy look I got!
I cut the panel down with the postage stamp die from Frameworks and white heat embossed 2 sentiments from the Spring Roundabout stamp set on blue stitched banners. I used the Banner Trio dies to cut the banners. I popped them up with 3D foam squares and mounted the whole panel on a kraft card base.
Would you like to win the “Spring Roundabout” Stamp Set?This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner! Here’s how to win: comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday February 18th at 9pm EST to comment — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 19th.
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
Zsofia Molnar – you are here
I hope you enjoyed the first day of the reveals and you will check back tomorrow again.