Welcome Spring Slimline Card with Newton’s Nook

Spring has sprung and I have a beautiful slimline card to share with you today, showcasing the Easter Lily stamp set and coordinating dies, along with the Slimline Frames & Portholes die set, Basket Weave stencil, Spring Roundabout stamp set, Banner Trio die set and Flower Trio die set by Newton’s Nook Designs.

To make the card, I started by stamping my images three times on some Neenah solar white card stock using Memento Rich Cocoa ink.  I colored the images in with my alcohol markers and die-cut using the coordinating dies.

Next, the scallop background was made by die-cutting the scallop card stock using the Slimline Frames & Portholes die set.  I used the Basket Weave stencil with Speckled Egg Distress Oxide ink to create a subtle pattern for my flowers for added texture.  I adhered this piece onto some pink card stock, then added to a slimline card base.

I layered the flowers and adhered them onto the card with foam and liquid adhesive for added dimension.  I also die-cut a few leaves from the Flower Trio die set and sponged some Mowed Lawn Distress Ink for added texture and detail.

I die-cut some black card stock using the Banner Trio die set.   I stamped the sentiment from the Spring Roundabout stamp set with some Versamark ink.  I sprinkled some white embossing powder then heat-set with my heating tool.  I finished my design by adding a few Clear Enamel dots for added texture.   Here’s another look:

I hope I have given you some great inspiration today to create something beautiful.  The supplies I use are listed and linked below.  Thanks for stopping by and Happy Spring!


Newton’s Nook February Release Day 4 – Easter Lily & Hello Spring





I always get a bit bummed because it is the last day of the reveals.  Were you able to hop along with us for the first three days?  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 reveal, we are showcasing two mini stamp sets –> the Easter Lily with its coordinating die and the Hello Spring stamp set.




For my first card, I stamped the images twice on some Neenah solar white card stock and colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir TriBlend markers.  I die-cut the images with the coordinating dies.


To create my background panel, I die-cut the scallop from the Frames & Flags die set.   I temporarily lined up the lilies on this piece and stamped the leaves and dots from the Happy Little Thoughts stamp set.  I really LOVE mixing and matching some old and new stamp sets to create my cards.  I adhered this panel on an A2 size card base.


The lilies on the card were adhered with some liquid and foam adhesive.  This creates more depth and dimension on layered images.



I die-cut the banner from the Frames & Flags die set and the “hello” sentiment is using a die from my stash.  I adhered these pieces on my card.  I also added some crystal clear gem stones to finish my design.  Here’s a closer look:



For my second card, I cut some Bristol smooth white crd stock.  I used Dried Marigold, Picked Raspberry and Seedless preserves to ink up this panel.  I used the new Petite Flowers stencil (revealed on Monday) with some white textured paste to add more texture to the colored panel.  I love the white flowers agains the colorful background.  I set this piece aside to dry.


I stamped and colored my image using the Hello Spring stamp set.  Since this stamp set did not come with a coordinating die, I used my Honey Bee scissors to fussy cut them out.


I cut some Neenah solar white card stock and used the fourth die from the Frames Squared die set to create my window.  I adhered some acetate sheet to this piece and foam adhesive to create my shaker well.   I added some iridescent flower sequins as my shaker element and adhered the shaker panel to my colored background.  The image was then adhered with some liquid glue.




To finish my design, I added the pink bow from the new Baby Bibs die set.   Here’s a closer look:




Have you enjoyed looking at all of the projects this week?  To be honest I can’t even pick a favorite because I love them all!



Would you like to win the “Easter Lily” or the “Hello Spring” 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 February 20th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 21st.


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

Tina Smith

Tatiana Trafimovich

Amanda Wilcox