Sparkly holiday wishes – Newton's Nook Designs

Hello Everyone,

I am on the Newton’s Nook Designs blog today with this sweet and sparkly Christmas card. I love glitter paper and I am on a die cutting wave nowadays as the year is ending and the days are busier than usual.

I have the Peppermint die for a while but I have not had the chance to use it. So I die cut the full circle and the candy “wings” from white glitter cardstock, and the topper from pink and blue glitter cardstocks and adhered them together.

I cut a 2 inch wide strip of Fog cardstock, matted it with a slightly wider white on and adhered the candies leaving space for the sentiment, which is from the Sentiments of the season stamp set, stamped in green.

For the background I chose a matching candy paper from Doodlebug Designs. By the way, this design can easily be adapted to birthdays too, just swap the sentiment!

I hope you enjoyed today’s quick holiday card and will pop in again tomorrow for more fun!

See you,

Zsofi

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop

Hello Everyone,

I am super excited to be joining the 7th Annual Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop organised by Newton’s Nook Designs! For this very special event I created this cute Christmas card using one of my favourite holiday stamp sets.

I started with stamping and colouring the cute bear in the car from the Winston’s home for Christmas set with Copic markers and fussy cut it out.

To set the scene I die cut a stitched rouded rectangle with the Frames and Flags die set from blue cardstock and used white texture paste over the Petite Snow stencil.

While it was drying I cut a piece of light grey cardstock with the same die to be the road, and a white scalloped rectangle from the same die set to be in the background. I decided to add a silver metallic layer in between the two just because I love layered cards.

The sentiment I white heat embossed on silver metallic cardstock and die cut it with the rounded tag die from the Tag times two die set. I also die cut some pine from dark green cardstock and a red bow using the Pines and holly die set. I layered these on top of each other and assembled the scene.

I added a red and white striped patterned paper to a white top folding card base before adhering the scene in place. I used a clear shimmer pen on the bow and the presents, added glossy accents on some parts of the car and ribbons and my card was all done!

GIVEAWAY

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 8th at 9 pm EST to comment — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 9th.

SALE

There is a sale going on right now at the Newton’s Nook Designs online store as part of the celebration!

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop List:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Tenia Nelson

Tina Smith

Chari Moss

Barbara Anders

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed today’s project and will pop in again soon for more holiday inspiration.

See you,

Zsofi

Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – DAY 4

Hello Everyone,

It is the last day of the November release reveals at Newton’s Nook Designs and we have some frosty fun for you today. Frosty Folks  will have coordinating dies too. All new products will be available on Friday, 15/11!

For the background I added some Tonic Shimmer powder on Ranger Distress Watercolor paper. I spritzed it with water and let the colours move and mix. I dried it with my heat tool and cut the panel down with the postage stamp die from Frameworks.

I stamped and coloured the snowmen with Copic markers and cut them out with the coordinating die.

I also cut a white postage stamp panel and used the Land border die to cut a snowbank.

On a small white ticket shaped piece I heat embossed the sentiment with WOW Metalline Dark Blue Embossing powder. Before assembling the card I heat embossed some snowflakes in white on the background.

I popped up the sentiment and snowmen with 3D foam squares and added some clear shimmer to the accessories.

I used glossy accents on the noses an buttons and a black glaze pen on the eyes.

GIVEAWAY

Would you like to win the “Frosty Folks” 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 November 14th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 15th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed today’s reveals and you will come back tomorrow to see more winter fun!

See you,

Zsofi

Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – DAY 3

Hello Everyone,

We are halfway through the November Release reveals at Newton’s Nook Designs but look at the cuties for today! Penguin Pile is a cute small set which will have coordinating dies too. And Let it snow is a beautiful mini set perfect for clean and simple designs! All new designs will be available on Friday, 15/11!

CARD 1

I stamped and coloured the penguins and the ice from Penguin Pile first using Copic markers and cut them out with the coordinating dies.

I added Ranger Crackle Accents to the ice piece and set it aside to dry.

I adhered them to a thin strip of white cardstock with 3D foam squares and matted it peacock cardstock. For the background I chose a colourful patterned paper from Doodlebug Designs.

The sentiment I white heat embossed on a pink banner which I cut with the Frames and flags die set. Under it I adhered a thinner flag cut with the same die set from patterned paper.

After assembling the card I used glossy accents on the feet and beaks, a black glaze pen on the eyes of the penguins and added some clear shimmer to the scarves and caps.

CARD 2

I white heat embossed the Let it snow sentiment on Bristol Smooth cardtsock 3 times under each other. I used a blending brush to add a soft layer of colour: Blueprint Sketch, Peacock feathers and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide inks.

I cut it down to be 2 and 3/4 inches wide and matted it with Blue Violet cardstock. I added clear shimmer to the snow part to make it more festive. I love how the oxide inks react with water!

On a white card base I used the Snowfall stencil with Gina K Designs Glitz Glitter gel in white. I love the pretty sparkle and tone on tone effect! It gave the perfect background for my ink blended sentiments panel, don’t you think?

GIVEAWAY

Would you like to win the “Penguin Pile” 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 November 14th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 15th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration and you will come back tomorrow for the last reveals. It is gonna be so cool!

See you,

Zsofi

Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – DAY 2

Hello Everyone,

It is Day 2 of the November release reveals at Newton’s Nook Designs and we continue the winter fun with sledging kitties. Newton’s Toboggan will have coordinating dies too and there is also a gorgeous new stencil coming which makes mountain scene making a breeze. All new products will be available on Friday, 15/11!

I started with stamping and colouring the kitties with Copic markers and cut them out with the coordinating dies.

The scene I created directly on a white card base made of Neenah Solar White 110 pounds cardstock. I used a Life Changing brush from Picket Fence Studios to add Salty ocean and Blueprint sketch distress oxide inks on the top and then laid the Mountains stencil on the card base I added a light layer of Black Sooth Distress Oxide ink.

The snowy hills I created with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink and spritzed it with Avery Elle Shimmer Spritz for a subtle sparkle.

I heat embossed some snowflakes from the stamp set on the sky in white and added the snowcaps with the help of the Mountains stencil and white texture paste.

The sentiments I stamped on white Speech Bubbles which I cut down to size with the partial die cutting technique. The kitties I popped up with 3D foam squares and added a bit of clear shimmer to their caps and scarves.

GIVEAWAY

Would you like to win the “Newton’s Toboggan” 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 November 14th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 15th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed today’s reveals and you will come back tomorrow to see more winter fun!

See you,

Zsofi

Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – DAY 1

Hello Everyone,

I am super excited to share with you my inspiration for the first day of Newton’s Nook Designs November Release! It is full of winter fun, today our team showcases the Snowmen Party stamp set which perfectly coordinates with the previously released Frames Squared die set. All new products will be available on Friday, 15/11!

For my card I stamped the image with Versamark ink and heat embossed it with silver embossing powder. I used Tombow markers to add colour.

I trimmed around the coloured image with my paper trimmer leaving a bit of white frame. I matted it with a light blue scalloped stitched square which I cut with the Frames Squared die set.

The background is a snowflake patterned paper from Doodlebug Designs, I popped up the focal panel on this with 3D foam squares.

As a finishing touch I added pink twine on the top of the card and used glossy accents on the buttons and carrot noses.

GIVEAWAY

Would you like to win the “Snowman Party” 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 November 14th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 15th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

I hope you enjoyed today’s reveals and you will come back tomorrow to see what Newton is up to this month! 😉

See you,

Zsofi

25 Days of Christmas Tags – Newton’s Nook Designs

Hello Everyone,

I am so excited to join the sweet Tracey McNeely this year again in her 25 Days of Christmas tags event! Today we are all featuring stamps and dies from Newton’s Nook Designs. Here is what I created with the cutest deer from Festive Fawns:

I stamped and coloured the critter with Copic markers and cut it out with its coordinating die.

For the tag itself I used the Fancy Edges Tag die set. I cut the base from white cardstock and from patterned paper (Doodlebug). I cut the topper from green cardstock and a snowbank plus the reinforcer from white glitter cardstock. For the snowbank I used the Sea border die set.

After assembling the tags, I white heat embossed the sentiment above the deer.

A couple of white gel pen dots and a bit of glossy accents on the nose and bow made it even cuter. For the berries I used Nuvo drops. The eyes are shining because of the black glaze pen. I finished them with thick green twine from Tonic.

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration. If you want to play along, please read the guidelines on Tracey’s blog. There are amazing sponsors!

See you soon with more fun projects!

Zsofi