Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – Day 2

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It is the second day of the November 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  Poinsettia Blooms and Winter Birds stamp set plus the coordinating dies.  Here’s what they look like:

 

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Just like I said yesterday since we are featuring a couple of products each day,  I will not have any tutorials.  If you have any questions or would like to see how I made it, please leave me a message below.

 

POINSETTIA BLOOMS:

 

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At first, I colored the poinsettia images in pink but I didn’t like how it turned out so I used my red Copic markers to layer on top of the pink.  For this card, I also used my all-time favorite Pines & Holly die set and added the berries from the Winter Birds stamp set.  For my sentiment I used the Ornamental Wishes stamp set, released last month.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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WINTER BIRDS:

 

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Jennifer was just so kind because she sent us this PDF document that identifies the birds and what they look like in real life.

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Here’s how I colored mine:

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I just LOVE cardinals!  They are so pretty and in my opinion, they are a symbol of the holidays!  For my card, I used the Pines & Holly die set once again to decorate my branch and the Festive Forest stamp set for the trees.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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Would you like to win a $25 store credit to Newton’s Nook Designs?  ONE lucky comment will be chosen from each reveal day to win!

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 will be randomly chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Wednesday November 21st at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 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

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 Days of Christmas Tags with CAS-ual Fridays

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Today the CAS-ual Fridays Ink Squad is joining Tracey McNeely of  www.inmycreativeopinion.blogspot.ca for the 25 Days of Christmas Tags.  

 

For my tag below, I am showcasing the Somebunny stamp set, the Naughty-isms stamp set and the Scallop Tags Fri-Dies.   

 

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I stamped my image on Neenah solar white card stock and colored him in with my Copic marker.  I fussy-cut the image and adhered it on my tag.  

 

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To finish my design I stamped the sentiment from the Naughtyisms stamp set and added the pine boughs with the red jewel.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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I hope you like my Christmas tag!  Before I end this post, I just wanted to let you all know that CAS-ual Friday is having a Black Friday sale.   We are also launching this mini-stamp set called “Most wonderful”.  If you placed an order of $50, you will get this stamp set for FREE.  In addition, all of the Retiring sets are marked 40% off and all of the Christmas and Hanukkah sets will be marked 15% off from today, November 20 to November 26th.  

 

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Thanks so much for joining me.  Don’t forget to use my coupon code below when you place an order at the shop.  Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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Newton’s Nook Designs November Release – Day 1

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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 the Christmas Haul and Moose Mountain with their coordinating dies, with the Snowman Advice stamp set and two new layering stencils called Plaid stencil set and Argyle stencil set.   Heres what they look like:

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Since we are featuring a lot of products today, I will keep this blog post short and will jump right in showing you what I made.  If you have any questions or would like to see a step-by-step tutorial, please leave me a comment below and I will either post a YouTube video tutorial or a step-by-step blog post.

 

CHRISTMAS HAUL:

 

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My sassy girl is shopping in the big city and she is definitely looking fabulous, don’t you agree?  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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MOOSE MOUNTAIN:

My little guy is enjoying skiing in the mountains and is excited for the holidays!

 

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I also used the Forest Scene Builder dies and the Snow Globe Scenes stamp set and Snow Globe Scenes die set with the Holiday Greetings die set.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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SNOWMAN ADVICE:

 

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I also used the “snowman” from the Sun-Soaked Christmas stamp set and the Festive Forest stamp set.   To finish my design, I added the Black AB (Rainbow) Jewels by Kat Scrappiness for the buttons.  I think it turned out so cute.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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Would you like to win a $25 store credit to Newton’s Nook Designs?  ONE lucky comment will be chosen from each reveal day to win!

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 will be randomly chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Wednesday November 21st at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, November 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

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

November Release Christmas Cards with Kat Scrappiness

Hello there!  Have you checked out the new dies and jewels available now from the November release by Kat Scrappiness?  They are to die for!  I can’t even pick a favorite.  Wait til you see the dies next month, hint, hint!  They are fabulous!!  You really need to save up your Christmas money for those.  Or ask Santa to check out your Christmas wish list at the shop then maybe he will be good to you this year!

Since my design team package got a little delayed getting to me, I am on catch up mode.  I created two projects for you guys because I really wanted to show them off!  For my projects today, I am featuring the Holly Leaves and Berries die set, Fancy Floral Coverplate die, Merry Critters stamp set, Avery Elle Starry Scene stamp set, 6mm Sparkling clear solid confetti, Metallic Silver Solid Star Confetti, Stitched Scalloped Border Dies and a bunch of other products available at the shop.

For my first card, I stamped the Merry Critters stamp set and the mountains from the Starry Scene stamp set with a Copic friendly ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I fussy-cut the images with my scissors.  On another piece of Neenah solar white card stock, I stamped the mountains from the Avery Elle Starry Scene stamp set.  I adhered this piece onto my A2 size card base.  I used the coordinating die to die-cut both pieces to create the window.  I adhered this piece inside my card.  I also adhered the mountains inside the window.

I used a patterned paper from Lawn Fawn and die-cut a piece with the Stitched Scalloped Border Dies to create my grass hill.  I adhered this piece onto my foreground and added my little critters.

To finish my design, I die-cut some gold stars and stamped the little snowflakes with some light gray ink.  Here’s a little close-up:

I really love how this card turned out.  The critters are so cute.  That little bird reminds me of tweety so much.  The little starry background is just the perfect size to create a beautiful scene to your cards.

For my second project, I die-cut a piece of some heavy weight white card stock using the Fancy Floral Coverplate die.  I know this die is not really meant for Christmas but I always want to share ideas on how to stretch your dies by using it for any occasion.  I covered this piece with some acetate sheet and added foam adhesive to create my well.  I used the 6 mm sparkling clear solid confetti with the metallic silver solid star confetti for my shaker element.   I know you can barely see them in the photo but trust me, this is so pretty in real life!

To finish my design, I die-cut the Merry Christmas sentiment with red foil card stock.  I also die-cut the holly leaves and berries with some Lawn Fawn patterned paper and red foil card stock.  I adhered the pieces using my Nuvo liquid adhesive.  Here’s a little close-up:

The holly leaves are so pretty!  As I mentioned earlier, I can’t pick and choose my favorite from the November release.  They are all AMAZING!!!!!

I hope you like my projects today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  I would be grateful if you can click on the links provided.  By doing so, I will be getting a little commission at no cost to you!  Please don’t forget to use my coupon code “MARIA10” for 10% off your order at the shop.   Happy crafting!

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Newton’s Nook and Therm-O-Web Inspiration Week

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This week Newton’s Nook Designs and Therm O Web are partnering for a fabulous inspiration week!  All week long both design teams will be sharing ways to add fun foils and more to your cards using Therm O Web products with Newton’s Nook Designs stamps! There are prizes too!  Read all the way to the end of this post to find out how you can win!  I would like to take this opportunity to thank Therm O Web for sending us some amazing products!

For my project below, I am showcasing the Deco Foil Rose Gold Transfer Sheet, the Wilderness Clear Designer Toner Sheet, the Hedgehog Hollow Stamp Set and Hedgehog Hollow die set, with some Merry-Go-Round sequin mix by Kat Scrappiness.  The supplies I used will be listed and linked below.

I started by stamping my hedgehog with some Memento Tuxedo black ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I die-cut the images with the coordinating dies.  I cut another piece of Bristol Smooth white card stock and inked up my background with distress oxide inks.

I used my Deco Foil Rose Gold Transfer Sheet and my laminator to foil the Wilderness Clear Designer Toner Sheet.

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Here’s what it looks like when it’s completely foiled.  They are amazing!

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Since the background is already busy, I wanted to create a more “clean” look so I die-cut my inked background with some dies and adhered the foiled sheet to create my window panel.

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I added the Merry-Go-Round sequin mix by Kat Scrappiness.  They kind of look like fall leaves, don’t they?

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I used the Land Border dies for my grass and inked it up with distress oxide inks.

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Here’s my shaker card:

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To finish my design, I added some white lines to the hedgehogs and die-cut the orange bow from the Pines & Holly die set.   Here’s a little close-up:

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I just absolutely LOVE the Thermo O Web products I got to play with.   The foil is so pretty and I couldn’t throw it away so I created another card with the negative piece.

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Here’s a little close-up:

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There are more amazing projects today over on the Therm O Web blog so pop over there for more inspiration!

Would you like to win a prize pack including a $25 store credit to Therm O Web AND a $25 store credit to Newton’s Nook Designs?

Here’s how to win: Leave comments on the NND & Design Team blog posts using Therm O Web products all week (November 5-9) to enter. One winner will be randomly chosen from blog posts throughout the week so the more posts you leave comments on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Friday November 9th at midnight CST to comment. The winner will be announced on the NND blog post on Monday, November 12th.
Want another chance to win?  Therm O Web will also be giving away a prize pack! Visit the Therm O Web blog each day this week for more inspiration and leave comments there for another chance to win!  Today is the last day of the collaboration so make sure you leave a comment.

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There’s Snow One Like You with Kat Scrappiness

Hello my crafty peeps! Maria here with you today and I’m back with a Christmas card, showcasing the Merry Critters stamp set.  I LOVE this stamp set so much and I just couldn’t wait to play with it.

I started by stamping my images on Neenah solar white card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers.  The little yellow bird reminds me so much of tweety!   Here’s what the stamp set look like:

Since this stamp set didn’t come with coordinating dies, I die-cut the images using my Brother Scan N Cut 2.

I inked up my background with some distress oxide inks.  I ahve been loving the Tumbled Glass and Spun Sugar color combination lately!  It gives the perfect wintery-sky!  Here’s my card:

I used some white glittered card stock as well to create my snow hill.  I think this card turned out so cute.  Here’s a little close-up:

I hope you like my project today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked blow.  Please consider supporting me by clicking on those links.  Don’t forget to use my coupon code “MARIA10” for 10% off your order.  Have an amazing day!

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Naughty’isms with CAS-ual Fridays

Hello everyone! Maria here with you today!  Are you guys ready to see more inspiration from me after the release week?  I didn’t get a chance to join the hop last week because I didn’t receive the products on time.  Somehow the post office thought my package should go around the United States twice, haha! Anyhoo, I received them today and I immediately made some projects to show off how wonderful they are!

I am showcasing the Naughty’isms Stamp SetNaughty Fri-DiesSnow Fri-Dies and the Bushy Tailed stamp set.

Here’s what they look like:

For my first card, I stamped the images on some Neenah Solar White 110 lb. card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I die-cut the sentiment using the Naughty Fri-Dies.  Here’s my first card:

The Naughty Fri-Dies cuts like butter!  I also added some black dots to fill in the space between the stamped images and finished my design by stamping the snow flakes in light blue ink. Here’s a little close-up:

These Naughty’isms stamp set and Naughty Fri-Dies are must-haves for sure!

For my second card, I inked up my Bristol smooth white card stock with Blueprint Sketch and Shaded Lilac distress oxide inks.  I stamped, colored and die-cut my little Racoon from the Bushy Tailed stamp set.  I also die-cut the sentiment “Snow” on some glittered card stock.

To finish my design, I added some snowflakes and crystal clear jewels.

Here’s a little close-up:

The little present is from the Naughty’isms stamp set.

I hope you like my projects today.  Don’t forget to use my coupon code below to order the products.  Have a great day and happy crafting!

25 Days of Christmas Tags Featuring Newton’s Nook Designs

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Today the Newton’s Nook Design Team is joining Tracey McNeely of  www.inmycreativeopinion.blogspot.ca for the 25 Days of Christmas Tags.

 

For my tags below, I am showcasing the Canine Christmas stamp set, the Festive Forest stamp set and Festive Forest Dies with the Fancy Edges Tag die set.  This tag set is a must-have for us paper crafters.  You can get as fancy as you want decorating the tags with the die shapes.  However, I wanted the focal point to be the images though so I kept the tags really simple.

 

I die-cut my tags on some Bristol Smooth white card stock and used a little bit of Shaded Lila distress oxide inks to add some color at the bottom of the tags.  I stamped the Christmas trees from the Festive Forest stamp set onto my tags.  On a separate piece of Neenah solar white, i stamped the stars and die-cut them using the Festive Forest die set.

 

I also stamped my images on Neenah solar white card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I fussy-cut the images with my scissors.  I adhered my cute dogs onto the tag with some foam adhesive.  To finish my design, I stamped the stars with some light blue ink.  Here are my tags:

 

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I think this Canine Christmas stamp set is perfect to use for your tags and gift it to any dog lovers.  Those images are just absolutely adorable!  I used my red copic marker to add color to a pearl embellishment so I can add it to my dog with the reindeer antlers.  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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That little Chihuahua is also one of my faves!

 

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I hope you like my tags today.  Don’t forget to visit Tracey McNeely’s blog post –www.inmycreativeopinion.blogspot.ca to find out more about the giveaway and to check out the other tags created by the design team.

 

Merry Christmas Cards with Slothy Christmas by Newton’s Nook Designs

Howdy?!  I hope everyone’s having a great week so far.  Did you check out last week’s holiday reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs?  Which one was your favorite?  It’s really hard to pick but the Slothy Christmas stamp set definitely captured my crafty heart!  I am back today to share with you more inspiration from last week’s reveal.  I am featuring the Slothy Christmas stamp set and coordinating dies, with the Forest Scene Builder Die Set, the Ornament Shaker Die Set, Holiday Greetings Die Set and the Ornamental Wishes stamp set.

For my first project, I wanted to create a fun shaker card.  I colored the image on some smooth white card stock and used the coordinating die to die-cut the image.  I used a fun die from my stash to create my winter scene.  I also die-cut the little stockings using the Ornament Shaker die set and colored them red with my Copic marker.

I wanted my Sloth to look like it’s hanging from the stringy snowflake so I covered my frame with a piece of acetate sheet then tucked in my image, and covered it again with another piece of acetate so that it is safe and sandwiched between the two acetate sheets.  This will prevent it from moving and this will also prevent the shaker element to get stuck in the snowflake background.  I created my well by adding foam adhesive and used the White Hearts sequin mix by Kat Scrappiness as my shaker element.

I die-cut the little stockings from the Ornament Shaker Die set and the pine trees from the Forest Scene Builder die set.  Here’s my first card:

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To finish my design, I die-cut the “merry” from the Holiday Greetings Die set and stamped the sentiment Christmas from the  Snow globe stamp set.

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Isn’t he a cutie-patootie?  I absolutely adore the Holiday release by Newton’s Nook!  Here’s another look:

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I wasn’t planning on creating another card but a friend of mine requested that she needed a gift card holder and she absolutely LOVED the Sloth so I made another project.  Here’s the card when it’s closed:

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The pine needles are from the Pines and Holly die set.  I also covered the white portion of the hat with some stardust sitckles.  Here’s what it look like when it’s open:

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Here’s a little close-up:

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I hope you guys enjoyed my projects today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Have an amazing day and happy crafting!

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