You Make Life a Picnic with Newton’s Nook Designs

Hello my crafty peeps! I hope you are having a great week so far! I am back today with a summer-themed card showcasing the Woodland Picnic stamp set and coordinating dies, just released last week.  The stamp set and dies are now available for purchase at Newton’s Nook Designs .

Here’s my card:

I started with an A2 size Bristol smooth white card stock and used a die from my stash to die-cut the window.  I took the middle negative piece and the Sunscape Stencil to ink-blend the background with distress oxide inks.

 

I stamped the images on some Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium white card stock and colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir TriBlend markers.  I used the coordinating dies to die-cut the images.

The grass panels were die-cut using the Land Borders die set and some patterned paper.  The clouds were die-cut using some dies from my stash.

To finish my design, I stamped the tiny ants from the Newton’s Picnic stamp set on the grass panel and also stamped the sentiment with Versafine Onyx Black ink.  Here’s a closer look:

I absolutely ADORE the images on this stamp set, I can’t even pick a favorite.  This stamp set is so versatile you can use it for any season.

I hope you like my card today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.   Have a wonderful day and happy crafting!

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You Make Me Jump For Joy and I Love ‘Roo cards with Kat scrappiness

Hello Kat Scrappiness fans!  I have some fun projects for you today showcasing A LOT of products available at the shop.

 

Before I start with the post, I just want you guys to know that there is a 20% site-wide sale going on and you can use the coupon code mentioned below.  Take advantage of this sale and get your favorite products while you can:

 

 

For my project today, I am showcasing the Hoppy For you stamp set, along with the Yellow Star Sprinkles, Pink Flower Sprinkles, Wood Grain Frame Die, Stitched Cloud Backdrop die and the Mandala Frame die.

 

I started out by stamping the images on Spectrum Noir Ulta Smooth Premium White card stock using Spectrum Noir Finesse Alcohol-Proof Black ink.  I colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir TriBlend alcohol markers.  I die-cut the images using my Scan N Cut machine.

 

 

I adhered some Pink Flower Sprinkles on the mommy Kangaroo and layered the baby kangaroo inside the mommy’s pouch with liquid and foam adhesive.

 

 

 

 

The A2 size panel was die-cut using the Stitched Cloud Backdrop die and ink blended with Bubblegum, Soft Lilac and Butter Ink using some blending brushes and my Clouds stencil die.  I know you can hardly see the clouds because of the shaker elements but It’s important to me to have all those details in creating my card.  I also die-cut the frame using the Wood Grain Frame Die.

 

 

I adhered some acetate sheet and foam adhesive on the Wood Gran Frame Die and added the Yellow Star Sprinkles with Fairy Dust confetti mix for my shaker element.

 

 

I die-cut some black card stock using the Stitched Flag die and stamped the sentiment with Versamark ink.  I sprinkled white embossing powder and heat-set this with my heating tool.  I finished my design by adhering the kangaroo on the front panel.  Here’s my card:

 

 

I always LOVE making shaker cards and with the new sprinkles and sequin mixes available at the shop, it’s hard not to make them all the time.  They are super fun to make!  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

For my next card, I also used the Mandala Frame die and created a very simple, white-on white card.  The “wreath” was die-cut using a die from Hero Arts that I bought from Kat Scrappiness years ago.  I layered the flowers I colored earlier with liquid and foam adhesive.

 

 

To finish my design, I used my white gel pen to add some interest and texture on the flowers.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

I hope you got inspired today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Have an amazing day and happy crafting!

 

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release – Day 4 – Woodland Picnic

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I am always a bit bummed when it’s the last day of the month’s reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   Were you able to check out the first three days of the reveal?   Which one is your favorite so far?  You 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 our projects today, the design team is showcasing the Woodland Picnic stamp set and coordinating dies.

 

 

Here’s my card:

 

 

The card front was ink blended with some distress oxide ink.  I adhered this piece on an A2 size, side-folding card base.

 

I stamped the critters on some Neenah solar white card stock and used the coordinating die to cut them out.  I also used some dies from my stash to cut the little bridge, the sun and the grass panels.  I adhered these pieces on the card front with some liquid and foam adhesives.

 

I finished my design by stamping the little ants and added black dots using my black gel pen for some added texture and interest.  I also added the 6 mm Pink Heart Droplets in the middle of the sun.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

That’s it for this week.  I hope you like my projects for the June release.

Would you like to win the “Woodland Picnic” 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 June 13th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 14th.

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 (you are here)

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release – Day 3 – Newton Hangs Out & Newton’s Picnic

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It is the third day of the June reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   I hope you were able to check out Monday and Tuesday’s reveals.  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 our projects today, the design team is showcasing the Newton Hangs Out stamp set and coordinating dies and the Newton’s Picnic stamp set and coordinating dies.

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Here’s my first card:

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I started with an A2 size watercolor patterned paper and used the small cloud image from the Newton Hangs Out stamp set and stamped it all over the paper.  I adhered this piece onto an A2 size side-fold card base.

I stamped the image on some Neenah solar white card stock and used the coordinating die to cut it out.  I also used some dies from my stash to cut the scalloped border and the sun.  I adhered these pieces on the card front with some liquid and foam adhesives.

To finish my design, I added the heart sequin in the middle of the sun and used one of my favorite sentiments from the Cat-itude stamp set (revealed on Monday).  Here’s a closer look:

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I created a fun shaker card for my next project, using the Newton’s Picnic stamp set.  To begin, I stamped the image on Neenah solar white and colored him in with my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.  I die-cut the image using the coordinating die.

The front panel was ink blended with distress oxide ink and I used the clouds border die to create my own stencil.  I adhered this piece on an A2 size card base.

The white border frame was die-cut using a die from my stash.  I add

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Here’s a closer look:

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Would you like to win the “Newton Hangs Out” or the “Newton’s Picnic” Stamp Set? We will choose ONE lucky winner for each stamp set!

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 June 13th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 14th.

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 (you are here)

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release – Day 2 – Say Woof Stamp Set & Woof Stencil

It is the second day of the June 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 our projects today, the design team is showcasing the Say Woof stamp set and the Woof Stencil:

Here’s my card:

I started with an A2-size Bristol smooth panel and ink blended this using my blending tools and distress oxide inks.  I sprayed the panel with some water and dabbed it with some paper towel to get the distress look.  I used the speech bubble die to die-cut the panel and stamped this piece with some Versamark ink and sprinkled white embossing powder, then heat-set with my heating tool.  To add more texture and interest, I used the Woof stencil and Moonstone glimmer paste.

The film strip was die-cut 3 times and I adhered them together to add some dimension.  I stamped and colored the dogs from the Fabulous Frenchies stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

To assemble the card, I adhered the front panel to a side-fold card base, then added the film strip with some liquid adhesive.  The dogs were adhered using foam adhesive.  Lastly, I added the speech bubble with some foam tape to make it stand out.

Here’s a closer look:

I made another card using the Say Woof stamp set and the Woof stencil.  Here’s what it looks like:

Don’t you just love the sentiment on this card?!  I know all dog-lovers will agree that “dog hair” is our glitter, haha!  This stamp set is another must-have!

Would you like to win the “Say Woof” 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 June 13th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 14th.

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 (you are here)

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release – Day 1 – Cat-itude, Paw Print Shaker Die and Meow Stencil

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 a stamp set for each reveal 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 Cat-itude Stamp Set, Paw Print Shaker Dies and the MEOW Stencil:

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Here is my card:

I started out with an A2 size panel of Bristol smooth white card stock and ink blended some distress oxide inks.  I used the MEOW stencil and white embossing paste to add some texture to the card.

 

I used the Paw Print Shaker Die to die-cut some card stock, patterned paper and acetate sheet.  I assembled the shaker by adding some foam adhesive and used some pink sequins as my shaker element.  I adhered this piece onto my ink-blended panel.  To finish my design, I die-cut the word “meow” using the die from the Paw Print Shaker set on some glittered card stock and adhered this piece on top of the Paw Print shaker piece.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

For my second card, I did most of the steps mentioned above but used Moonstone glimmer paste to add some texture.  I die-cut the Paw Print shaker with some colored card stock and stamped the sentiment using the Cat-itude stamp set.  This stamp set is a must-have for any cat-lovers!

 

 

To finish my design, I added some 6 mm Pink Heart Droplets by Kat Scrappiness.  Don’t  you just love the sentiments on this stamp set?  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

Would you like to win the “Cat-itude” 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 June 13th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 14th.

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 (you are here)

Andrea Shell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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By The Shore with The Rabbit Hole Designs

Hello The Rabbit Hole Designs fans!  I forgot to add these projects to my blog post on release day so I thought I’d share them with you.  For today’s post, I am showcasing the By The Shore stamp set.

 

 

 

Here’s my card using the stamp set:

Here’s how I made the card:

  • stamp the image on Neenah solar white card stock and color the images in with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers (or any medium of your choice.
  • die-cut this colored piece using a polaroid die from my stash.
  • on another piece of A2 110 lb white card stock, use the Sunburst embossing folder.
  • Assemble the card.

 

Here’s a closer look:

And here’s another card that I made using the set:

I stamped the image on an A2 size Neenah solar white card stock and colored the images in with Spectrum Noir markers.  I used my alcohol markers to create the sand.  Also used a clouds stencil to add the clouds on the background.

I stamped the sentiment on some piece of black card stock with Versamark ink and heat-set with my heating tool and adhered this piece on the card.

Here’s a closer look:

 

I hope you like my cards and got inspired.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below if you are interested.  Have an amazing day and happy crafting!

 

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.

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The Rabbit Hole Designs June Release- Day 3 – Pretty In Peony

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Hello and welcome to the release hop.  We are so excited for you to join us as we present to you our June release. The whole design team will be sharing projects featuring the Pretty In Peony 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.

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Here’s is my first card:

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Card recipe:

  • stamp the images on some Neenah classic crest solar white card stock and color the images in with Spectrum Noir TriBlend markers (or any medium of your choice).
  • die-cut the image using Brother Scan N Cut 2
  • smoosh distress oxide inks onto an acrylic block and spray with water. Use watercolor brush to add color to the background. Let it dry.
  • smoosh aged mahogany distress oxide ink onto an acrylic block again and add water.  Use watercolor brush to add splatters on the background. Dab it with paper towel.
  • adhere this piece on card base.
  • use die from my stash to die-cut the distress edge panel. add foam adhesive and adhere to the colored background.
  • adhere the stamped images on the card.
  • finish the design by adding sparkling clear jewels and use white gel pen to add more dot details to the card.

Here’s a closer look:

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Purchase this stamp set here: Pretty in Peony

Here’s another simple card that I made using the stamp set:

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This is pretty much self-explanatory and super easy to make.  Not sure if I love this design but I used Fog ink to add the “watermark look” on the other side.

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GIVEAWAYS:
To celebrate day 3 of the release The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Pretty in Peony 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 May 30, 2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog May 31, 2019.
Here’s the order of the hop:

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.

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The Rabbit Hole Designs June Release- Day 2 – By The Shore & Mermaid Hair

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Hello and welcome to the release hop.  We are so excited for you to join us as we present to you our June release. The whole design team will be sharing projects featuring the By the Shore and Mermaid Hair 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.

Here’s is my first card:

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Card recipe:

  • stamp the images on some Neenah classic crest solar white card stock and color the images in with alcohol markers (or any medium of your choice).
  • die-cut the image using Brother Scan N Cut 2
  • use a die from my stash to die-cut the Coral and seaweeds from colored card stock.
  • use distress oxide inks to ink up the die-cut.
  • spray the colored panel with some water using the distress sprayer and dab it dry with paper towel.
  • use the waves stencil on the colored background.
  • die-cut the two white panel using the fancy scalloped border dies.
  • adhere the colored background on an A2 size card base, and adhere the rest of the die-cut elements.
  • adhere the fancy scalloped die-cut white panel using foam adhesive.
  • adhere the mermaid image using foam adhesive.
  • use stardust stickles to add some glitter on the mermaid’s hair and the bubbles to finish the design.

Here’s a closer look:

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I think this mermaid is one of the cutest images I have ever seen!  So many possibilities using this set.  This will also be perfect to use on a mermaid-themed birthday card!

Here’s another simple card that I made using the stamp set:

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I masked my card stock using painter’s tape and used a Waves stencil with the make-up brushes to create the waves on the background.  I also used some stitched border dies to create the arrows and wonky stitched lines.

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GIVEAWAYS:
To celebrate day 2 of the release The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away winners choice of either Mermaid Hair or By the Shore 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 May 30, 2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog May 31, 2019.
Here’s the order of the hop:

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.

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