It is my ultimate pleasure to be part of the annual Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop organised by Newton’s Nook Designs. It is a fun hop with a lot of talented designers and prizes too.
For my card I used older products which were released in 2019 and 2020.
I started with stamping the Holiday Fringe image and a cute dog from Christmas Puppies on alcohol friendly white cardstock and coloured them with Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers. I used the following colours: dog: EB4, RB2, RB1,BG2, BG1, AG4, AG2, DR3, DR1, CT3, CT1; fringe: DR5, DR3, DR1, RB2, RB1, CT3, CT1, AG5, AG4, AG2, DG4, DG2, BT9, BT7, BT5. I used the coordinating die to cut the puppy out. I also trimmed the fringe a bit, leaving a little white frame around the coloured image.
While I was die cutting I cut a few layers: a kraft scalloped square with the Frames Square die set, a scalloped white circle and a smaller stitched kraft one with the Circle frames die set. I also used a simple circle die from Pink and Main to cut a red circle as an in-between layer.
After assembling the layers and popping up the puppy with 3D foam squares I used a Sakura sparkle pen on the lights, some clear shimmer on the packages and emphasized the eyes and nose of the puppy with a black glaze pen. As a final touch I added glossy accents to the bulbs and ribbons. In real life it looks so beautiful with the different textures and raised, shiny look!
For the sentiment I die cut the word Ho Ho Ho from rec cardstock using the Ornament Shaker die set and stamped Merry Woofmas under it from the Christmas Puppies stamp set.
Enter to Win! Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Hop Prizes!
We will be choosing two lucky winners to win a $25 store credit for Newton’s Nook Designs online shop! To enter, just leave comments on the Design Team Member and Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the blog hop. 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 Sunday, December 5th at 9 pm EST to comment — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 6th.
Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop List:
Newton’s Nook Designs
Zsofia Molnar – you are here!
Samantha Van Arnhem
In honour of this event, Newton’s Nook Designs are having a sale in their online shop.
I hope you enjoyed today’s holiday inspiration and will pop in again soon. I have a lot of fun Christmas cards planned to share with you in the next weeks, so if you don’t want to miss any, please subscribe to my blog and follow me on Instagram, where I also share my creations. Thank you so much, your kind support means a lot to me!
20 thoughts on “Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop”
Oh my goodness, this is absolutely adorable!!!!
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This is so doggone adorable!
Too cute! I LOVE that puppy and the way you did the lights!
It’s so adorable card.
HO HO HO I love love this layering— it is dog gone cute for sure – TFS
I had to smile when I saw that little puppy.
Got himself into a mess. fun card.
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That little dog is so cute!
he is too cute all wrapped up in the lights, love the background with him
Ohmygoodness, that is super cute! What a great design, too.
Adorable card! I love the layering and your awesome coloring! Such a cute pup!
Adorable card! love the image colors that coordinate with the paper colors
One of the cutest cards ever!
That puppy is just too cute! Love it!
Fun and colorful card design with this puppy.