NND April Release – Little Lilies & April Showers


It’s the last day of the April reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   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 cards, the design team is showcasing the Little Lilies stamp set and coordinating dies as well as the April Showers stamp set.



For my first card, I wanted to create a simple border around the image to make it pop.  I first stamped and colored my Little Lilies using the stamp and die-cut the same with the coordinating dies.  I die-cut the white border using a die from my stash.  I also die-cut another piece of white card stock and colored it green to make it look like a grass hill.

To finish my design, I added some glossy accents to the tiny lilies to make it look more realistic and added the pink bow on the frame using the Pines and Holly die set.  Here’s my first card:


I just love the simplicity of this stamp set!


For my second card, I die-cut a rectangle mask using my Inkadinkado masking paper and place it onto my card.  I stamped the little images around the masked area, and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I also added tiny blue dots to fill out the space.  I removed the mask and stamped the sentiment in the middle.  Here’s my second card:


I love the sentiment on this stamp set and this is definitely another must-have to add to your collection.


Would you like to win the “Little Lilies” Stamp Set or the “April Showers” stamp set?  Each 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 April 19th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, April 20th.

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

Juliana Michaels

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Jennifer Timko

Tatiana Trafimovich


27 thoughts on “NND April Release – Little Lilies & April Showers

  1. These are both gorgeous! I love how you framed up the lily and added extra blooms too! And the framed edge of stamping on the second card is genius! So pretty!
    -Jen {Newton’s Nook Designs}


  2. Beautiful coloring on both cards! I especially like the flower border of the second card framing in the sentiment.


  3. I absolutely love how you colored the Lillies and added those accents in white…coupled with the glossy accents, it really makes your card POP! Thank you so much for sharing! And also for the opportunity to win!


  4. Love both of your beautiful cards. The first one is so
    elegant. And I love a stamped all over design like the
    2nd card. All the images are so lovely. Both sets today
    are just awesome.


  5. I know everyone has mentioned it, but your framing on these cards is stunning. I love the pale pink clouds subtly hanging out behind the lilies, and I also like the glossy accents on the flowers themselves. And your use of the small elements in the second card is just perfect. Thanks for the great ideas!


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