Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 4- Witchy Newton, Happy Howl-oween & Ghost Stencil

 

 

It is the last day of the August reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs and I always get a little bummed.  Were you able to check out the three of the reveals?  Which one is your favorite so far?   You also have a chance to win each stamp set during release week so check out the details I have indicated at the end of this blog post.  [Just a little important note:  I know some of you had difficulties finding the comments section.  If you would like to leave a comment to participate in the giveaway, the “comments section” will only be ever visible when a single post on Word Press is being viewed. Please click on this particular blog post and you will be able to leave a comment below.  Thank you!]  

 

Today’s reveal will get you in the mood for Halloween and we are showcasing a lot of products –> the Witchy Newton stamp set and coordinating dies, Happy Howl-oween stamp set and coordinating dies and the Ghosts stencil.

 

 

For my first card, I also used the Spooky Halloween stamp set and the Land Border die set.

 

 

I ink-blended my background with some distress oxide inks and die-cut the other elements that I needed to create my scene.   I stamped and colored my images with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and used the dies to die-cut the images.  I foam-mounted the image on my card and finished my design by stamping my sentiment with Versamark ink and heat-set this with my heating tool.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

For my second card, I masked my Bristol smooth white card stock with masking paper and ink-blended this piece with some distress oxide inks.  I adhered this piece on some A2 size black card base.

 

I used the Picket Fence die for the picket fence and the Land Border die set for the grass with some black card stock.  I assembled the card by adhering all of the pieces that I needed for my Halloween scene.

 

 

I added the ghosts using the Ghosts stencil on my card by slightly tracing the images with my Versamark pen.  I sprinkled some white embossing powder and heat-set this with my heating tool.  I did the same thing for my sentiment.  I finished the design by stamping the bats.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

Are you now in the mood for Halloween?  I love all of the stamps, dies and stencil that we revealed this week!  Jennifer is truly an AMAZING artist!

 

Would you like to win the “Witchy Newton”or the “Happy Howl-Oween” 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 August 22nd at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, August 23rd.

 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs

Amanda Bodine

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 3 – Autumn Mice

 

 

It is the third day of the August reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   Were you able to check out the first two days of the reveals?  Which one is your favorite so far?  There’s more to come and you are going to LOVE today’s stamp set.  You also have a chance to win each stamp set during release week so check out the details I have indicated at the end of this blog post.  [Just a little important note:  I know some of you had difficulties finding the comments section.  If you would like to leave a comment to participate in the giveaway, the “comments section” will only be ever visible when a single post on Word Press is being viewed. Please click on this particular blog post and you will be able to leave a comment below.  Thank you!]  

 

For today’s release, the design team is showcasing the Autumn Mice stamp set and Autumn Mice coordinating dies:

 

 

To begin, I stamped my images on some Neenah solar white card stock.  I colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol markers and used the coordinating dies to die-cut the images.

 

I couldn’t pick a favorite image because they’re all so cute and AMAZING!  I decided to feature all of them in one card.  I used a storybook die from my stash to die-cut the white frame.   I adhered a gingham patterned paper onto an A2-size card base.  I foam-mounted the frame on my card and also adhered the mice with foam adhesives.

 

To give the card more texture but not overwhelm the whole design, I die-cut the same gingham patterned paper using the circle from the Frames squared stamp set and banner dies from my stamp.  I adhered these pieces on my card with liquid adhesive.

 

 

To finish the design, I stamped my sentiment with Versafine Onyx black ink.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

 

Would you like to win the “Autumn Mice”  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 August 22nd at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, August 23rd.

 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs

Amanda Bodine

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 2 – Fall Fringe

 

 

It is the second day of the August reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   I hope you were able to check out yesterday’s reveal.  You also have a chance to win each stamp set during release week so check out the details I have indicated at the end of this blog post.  [Just a little important note:  I know some of you had difficulties finding the comments section.  If you would like to leave a comment to participate in the giveaway, the “comments section” will only be ever visible when a single post on Word Press is being viewed. Please click on this particular blog post and you will be able to leave a comment below.  Thank you!]  

 

For today’s release, the design team is showcasing the Fall Fringe stamp set which goes perfectly with the previously released Frames Squared die set:

 

 

To begin, I stamped my image on some Neenah solar white card stock.  I colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol markers.  I used the scallop frame from the Squared Frames die set to die-cut this piece.  I used a square frame die set from my stash to die-cut a square rectangle to ground my images.  I die-cut another square frame to layer the pieces together.

 

I created a square card base and adhered the colored image on the card.

 

 

I finished my design by drawing a shadow on the images with my B000 Copic marker to make the images pop and used my white gel pen for added texture.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

 

Would you like to win the “Fall Fringe”  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 August 22nd at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, August 23rd.

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

Newton’s Nook Designs

Amanda Bodine

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook August Release Day 1 – Pumpkin Latte

 

It is that time of the month where the entire design team get so excited to show off the new stamps, dies and stencils by Newton’s Nook Designs.  You also have a chance to win the stamp set being revealed each day so please read through til the end of the blog post to find out more info.  [Just a little important note:  I know some of you had difficulties finding the comments section.  If you would like to leave a comment to participate in the giveaway, the “comments section” will only be ever visible when a single post on Word Press is being viewed. Please click on this particular blog post and you will be able to leave a comment below.  Thank you!]  

 

For the first day of the reveals, we are showcasing the Pumpkin Latte stamp set and Pumpkin Latte coordinating dies:

 

 

I started out with an A2 size panel of Bristol smooth white card stock and ink-blended this piece with some distress oxide inks.  I inked up another piece of Bristol smooth white card stock and used the Land Borders die to die-cut the hills.

 

I die-cut the birch trees using the Forest Scene Builder die set with some gray card stock.  I also die-cut the pumpkin leaves and vines using an old die from my stash.

 

I stamped and colored my images on some Neenah solar white card stock with Spectrum Noir Alcohol Proof Ink in Rustic Brown.  I colored my images in Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. I die-cut the images using the Pumpkin Latte coordinating dies.

 

I adhered the birch trees on my colored background with some liquid adhesive and foam-mounted the hills.  I layered the rest of the colored images with either liquid or foam adhesive.

 

To finish my design I used my white gel pen and added some line and dots to the images to give it more dimension.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

 

For my second card, I used the Tree Rings stencil to color my Bristol smooth white card stock with my mini ink blending tool and Vintage Photo distress ink.  I smooshed my Aged Mahogany distress oxide ink on an acrylic block and added some water.  I used my watercolor brush to sprinkle some of the color to my colored background.  I let this dry for about 20 minutes and used my frame border die to die-cut the piece.  I foam-mounted the frame and adhered these pieces onto an A2-size kraft card base.

 

I die-cut the leaves using the Autumn Leaves die set with different patterned papers.  I also die-cut another banner strip from some coffee card stock and stamped the sentiment with versamark ink.  I sprinkled white embossing powder and heat-set this with my Wagner Heating tool.  I adhered the banner with some foam adhesive and started layering the autumn leaves on the card.

 

Lastly, I adhered my colored image on the card with foam adhesive and added Caribbean Ocean crystal drops for added texture.

 

 

I don’t know about you but making these cards made me crave some pumpkin spice latte.  I am not sure if they’re already available at Starbuck’s but I’m definitely craving one.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

What do you think?  Which one is your favorite today?  I hope you like my cards today.

 

Would you like to win the “Pumpkin Latte”  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 August 22nd at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, August 23rd.

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

Newton’s Nook Designs

Amanda Bodine

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Halloween Card with Newton’s Perfect Pumpkin

Hello Newton’s Nook fans! It’s been super HOT here at home and I have been dreaming about sweater weather, and anything pumpkin related.  This is my inspiration for today’s card.  Although when this post actually goes live, hubby and I will be in South Africa enjoying their winter weather; at least for about a week or so!  If you follow me on instagram, you might be able to see some photos of my trip.

 

For my project today, I am showcasing Newton’s Perfect Pumpkin stamp set, and I paired it with a lot of images from Pick-A-Pumpkin with Newton’s Boo-tiful night, and my sentiment is from the Creepy Cameos stamp set.  The birch tree is from the Forest scene Builder die set and the grass is from the Land Border die set.

 

To begin, I stamped and colored my images on some Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium white card stock.  This card stock is perfect for coloring with alcohol markers. I fussy-cut the images with my precision-cut scissors.

 

The background is ink-blended with different distress oxide inks.  I spritzed this with water using my distress sprayer and dabbed it with my paper towel to dry to get more texture.  I also die-cut the birch trees and the grass a couple of times with some black card stock.

 

I stamped the moon and stars from Newton’s Boo-tiful Night stamp set on my colored background with Versamark ink.  I sprinkled this with some white embossing powder, and heat-set using my Wagner heating tool.  I did the same thing for my sentiment.  I assembled the card by adhering the birch trees first, followed by the grass.  I foam-mounted some of the trees and Newton to create more dimension on my scene.

 

 

To finish my design, I stamped the black bats and added the white dots using my Sakura white gel pen.  I also adhered the spider web using liquid glue.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

I know it’s too early to create Halloween projects since it’s only August but I love Halloween and creating Halloween cards is one of my favorite thing to do!

 

I hope you like my card today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Thank you for stopping by and have an amazing day!  Happy stamping!

Hope Shaker Card with Cas-ual Fridays Stamp

Hello everyone! It’s Maria back on the blog with you today with another card, showcasing the Tin Roof Cover Die and the Big Hope Fri-Die.

 

This type of card is never easy to make.  A friend of mine was diagnosed with breast cancer a few months ago and she is currently going through some chemo treatment.  She’s doing really well (thank the Lord above)!  I will be sending her a gift and so I created this card to go along with it.

This card is really simple to make and I didn’t even do any stamping.  I started by die-cutting the Tin Roof Cover Die with a 110 lb. white card stock.  I also die-cut the word “hope” and set both aside as I worked on my background.

I ink-blended an A2 size Bristol Smooth white card stock with Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick using a sunburst stencil.  I know you can hardly see the inside but it is a sun-ray.  I figured the significance of this would have a huge impact since there’s always light at the end of the tunnel, and she is almost there!

I die-cut a frame die and adhered my Tin Roof die-cut behind the frame.  I wanted to create a shaker card and needed the frame to cover the foam tape.  I also adhered the acetate sheet to keep the shaker elements intact.

I used some light pink and crystal sequins mix with sparkling stars for my shaker element.  This card is so pretty in real life.

To finish my design, I ink-blended the “hope” die-cut with the same distress oxide ink that I used for the background and layered it with some dark gray card stock to add some texture and dimension.  Here’s a closer look:

I hope you like my project today.  Please visit CAS-ual Fridays Stamps  to purchase the stamp and dies that I featured today.  Don’t forget to use my coupon code “MARIASENTME” for 15% off your order.  Happy stamping!

Born to be a Unicorn with The Rabbit Hole Designs

Hello The Rabbit Hole Designs fans! It’s Maria back on the blog with you today sharing yet another unicorn card, showcasing the Sassy stamp set.

Here’s my card:

To begin, I stamped the image on some Neenah solar white card stock and colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir and Copic alcohol markers.  I also used some Stardust stickles to cover the unicorn and set it aside to dry.

I used a rainbow die from my stash to die-cut different colors of card stock and put these pieces together with some adhesive.   I also die-cut a huge cloud from the same die set with some glittered card stock.

I used the same rainbow die to die-cut a window on my white card stock.  I foam-mounted this piece and adhered it onto an A2 size card base to create some dimension. I added my rainbow die-cut with liquid adhesive.

I used different sequins and star confetti to adhere on top of the rainbow.

I stamped some cloud images on my card front with some fog ink.   Lastly, I stamped the sentiment on my card with some Worn Lipstick distress oxide.  Here’s a closer look:

Isn’t she a cutie??  I hope you like my card and got inspired. The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.  Happy stamping!

 

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The Rabbit Hole Designs August Release Hop – Stencils

Hello and welcome to the release hop.  We are so excited for you to join us as we present to you our August release. The whole design team will be sharing projects featuring the new Stencils.  For my project today, I also used the Caffeinated Rabbit and the Sassy Sentiment stamp set.  We also have a GIVEAWAY so please be sure to scroll at the end of this blog post to find out how you can WIN.  Don’t forget to visit the participating blogs (links are indicated below) and leave us some crafty love.  The new stamp sets and stencils are now available for purchase at the Rabbit Hole Designs as well as Simon Says Stamp.  Here’s what it looks like:

 

 

 

Every order placed will be eligible for a 10% discount. Discount Code TRHD2019 this code will only be accepted until Friday 08-02-2019. EXCLUDES Dies and Crafters Essentials. Not applicable to previous orders. May be used more than once. Does not apply to shipping and tax.

 

To start, I ink-blended an A2 size card stock panel using the Puzzle Box stencil and distress oxide ink.  I also stamped the Caffeinated Rabbit and colored him in with my Copic markers.  I die-cut the image using my Brother Scan N Cut 2.  I adhered the Rabbit and added balloons on the card.

 

 

I stamped the sentiment with Versamark ink on a banner strip using the Sassy Sentiments stamp set and heat-set this with my heating tool.  I foam-mounted this piece onto my card and added sparkling clear jewels for more texture.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

 

I hope you like my project today.  Here’s the info about the GIVEAWAY:

To celebrate day 3 inspiration, The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Sassy to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST 08-01-2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog 08-02-2019

Lisa

Katie

Shanna

Niccole

Maria (you are here)

Amanda S

Amanda W

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The Rabbit Hole Designs August Release Hop – Inky

Hello and welcome to the release hop.  We are so excited for you to join us as we present to you our August release. The whole design team will be sharing projects featuring the Inky stamp set.  We also have a GIVEAWAY so please be sure to scroll at the end of this blog post to find out how you can WIN.  Don’t forget to visit the participating blogs (links are indicated below) and leave us some crafty love.  The new stamp sets are now available for purchase at the Rabbit Hole Designs as well as Simon Says Stamp.  Here’s what it looks like:

 

 

I also used a new stencil from The Rabbit Hole Designs that will be featured tomorrow.  The Stencil I used is called Candy Twist.

 

 

Every order placed will be eligible for a 10% discount. Discount Code TRHD2019 this code will only be accepted until Friday 08-02-2019. EXCLUDES Dies and Crafters Essentials. Not applicable to previous orders. May be used more than once. Does not apply to shipping and tax.

 

Here’s my first card:

 

 

I used a die from my stash to die-cut my under-water scene.  I opted to not ink up the background because I wanted the Octopus image to stand out.  I foam-mounted the die-cut on an A2 size card base and adhered the rest of the elements I needed for my card.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

For my second card, I wanted to create a simple card that you can mass-produce.  I ink-blended the background using the new Candy Twist 6×6 stencil with some Evergreen Bough distress oxide ink.  I die-cut this piece using a die from my stash and adhered the background on an A2 size card base.  I added the Octopi on the card.

 

 

To finish my design, I added the die-cut sentiment using a Thinking of You wafer Die by Simon Says Stamp.  I hope you like my projects today.  Here’s the info about the GIVEAWAY:

To celebrate day 2 inspiration, The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Sassy to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST 08-01-2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog 08-02-2019

Lisa G
Katie
Shanna
Niccole
Maria (you are here)
Amanda S
Amanda W 

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