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!

Newton’s Nook Designs October Release – Day 3

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It is the third day of the October reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   Were you able to check out the first two 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 the third day, the design team is showcasing the Holiday Stockings stamp set (NOTE: you can cut these images using the Stylish Stockings Die Set), and the Ornamental Wishes with the Ornament Shaker Die.  Here’s what they look like:

 

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For my first project, I stamped the images on some smooth white card stock and colored them in with my alcohol markers.  I die-cut the images using the Stylish Stockings die set.   I die-cut another piece of white card stock using a square die from my stash to create the windows for my card.  I embellished the stocking with Stardust Stickles and set them aside to dry.

 

I die-cut the Merry and Bright sentiment using the Holiday Greetings Die set, featured on the first day of the reveals.  Here’s my card:

 

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I absolutely ADORE the images on the stockings!  I can’t even pick a favorite because they are all so cute!  This stamp set is a must-have for your holiday cards.  Here’s another look:

 

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For my second project I used the Ornament Shaker Die with some silver glittered card stock.  I used the double-sided adhesive foam to create my shaker well and used some sequins from my stash.  I die-cut the top piece of the ornament with gold glittered card stock and used a bow punch from my stash.  I also die-cut some pine boughs with white card stock to decorate my ornament.

 

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To finish my card design, I die-cut the “Happy Holidays” sentiment using the Holiday Greetings die set and adhered these pieces on my card.

 

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This Ornament shaker die is another must-have for sure!   Wouldn’t you just love receiving a holiday card with this shaker ornament?

 

Which one is your favorite from today’s reveals?  I would love to know.

 

Would you like to win the “Holiday Stockings” or the “Ornamental Wishes” 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 October 18th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, October 19th.

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

 

STAMPtember Collaboration with Simon Says Stamp and Newton’s Nook Designs

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Today Newton’s Nook Designs is featured on the Simon Says Stamp site with an EXCLUSIVE stamp set that was designed just for the 2018 STAMPtember celebration! You can purchase the new Hello Beautiful Stamp Set and coordinating die sets today at Simon Says Stamp.  Remember, these items are ONLY available through Simon Says Stamp while supplies last!
Today I am sharing two projects I created using this stamp set.  Here’s what they look like
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I started out by stamping my images on some smooth white card stock and I colored them in with my Copic markers.  I fussy-cut the image with my precision scissors.  For my first card below, I also used the Everglade Collage Wafer Dies by Simon Says Stamp and an older stamp set by Newton’s Nook called Newton’s Autumn.  I stamped the leaves on some white card stock, colored them in with my Copic markers and die cut the leaves using the coordinating dies.  I adhered the leaves on my collage frame.
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I cut an A2 size piece of some Bristol Smooth white card stock and inked it up with Tumbled Glass distress oxide ink.  I used my Darice Cats embossing folder to add some cute texture to this colored background.  I die-cut some white card stock with the Everglade Collage Wafer Dies and adhered this piece onto my colored and embossed background.
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I assembled my card by adhering my foreground to my card base.  Here’s my first card:
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I couldn’t help but add that cute bow from my all-time favorite Pines & Holly die set by Newton’s Nook Designs.  Here’s a little close-up:
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Also added some blue enamel dots from my stash and used my white gel pen to add more details to the card to finish the design.  Here’s another look:
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For my second card, I created a simple one-layer birthday card using the cute images from the stamp set.
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I added the balloons from the Fabulous Frenchie stamp set by Newton’s Nook.  Here’s a little close-up:
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Also used my white gel pen to add more details to the little pups and to the balloons to give it a whimsical touch.  To finish my design, I used glossy accents to make the balloons shine!
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I hope you like my projects today.  Please visit Simon Says Stamp to purchase this exclusive stamp set.  Thank you for stopping by and happy crafting!
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Happy Thanksgiving with Newton’s Nook

Hello again Newton’s Nook fans!  Did you manage to hop along with the team last week for the September product release?  They are available at the shop now.  Which one was your favorite?  To be honest, I can’t really pick one!

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For my project today, I am showcasing the Newton’s Thanksgiving stamp set and coordinating dies.

Since this card is all about Thanksgiving, I wanted to create a fall scene today.  I started by stamping the image on some smooth white card stock and colored it in with my Copic markers.   I will also be inking up my Bristol smooth white card stock with some distress oxide inks.

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I inked up my background with Tumbled Glass and Tattered Rose distress oxide inks.  I have been LOVING this color-combo lately  for a fall sky.  I used vintage photo distress oxide to splatter some dots on my background, and blotted it dry with my paper towel.  I used a scallop die from my stash to cut a position of this card stock to create a little window.

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I adhered my colored background onto my card base and inlaid the frame.  I added some fun elements to create my fall scene.

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To finish my design, I added the “happy” sentiment from a die that I have from my stash with some foam adhesive.  Also used my white gel pen to add some interest to the card.  Here’s a close-up:

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I completely ADORE this stamp set.  If you haven’t picked it up yet, please visit the shop before they sell out.

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I hope you like my card and got inspired.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Happy crafting!

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Forever Friends with Kindred Stamps

Maria here on the blog today with this cute fall card featuring the Forest Friends stamp set.  I absolutely adore the images on this set.  They are perfectly sized for an A2 size card.

To start, I stamped my images on some Neenah solar white card stock with Memento Rich Cocoa ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I fuzzy-cut the images with my precision scissors.

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I cut another A2 size piece of some Bristol smooth white card stock and inked it up with my distress oxide inks using my mini ink blending tools.  I used Tumbled Glass and Tattered Rose.  I smooshed my Vintage photo distress oxide ink onto an acrylic block, sprayed it with water and used my watercolor brush to spritz the color on my background.

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I die-cut the white frame, trees and the label die to start assembling my card.  I adhered the frame first with some foam adhesive.  I added the rest of the elements to decorate the card.  To finish my design, I stamped the sentiment onto my card.

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This Forest Friends stamp set is so versatile.  I think you can also use these images to create a cute Christmas card.  Here’s another look:

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I hope you like my card today.  Please visit Kindred Stamps to purchase the Forest Friends stamp set that I used today.  If you are also into pop-culture stamps, Kindred has a ton of them available at the shop.  Thanks for stopping by and have a nice day!

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Newton’s Nook Designs September Release – Day 4

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It is the last day of the September 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 the last day of the reveal the design team is showcasing one 4 x 6 stamp set and TWO mini stamps and dies – the Thankful Thoughts stamp set, Tea-Rex stamp set and coordinating die and the Slothy Coffee stamp set and coordinating die.  The “slothy” cracks me up!  What a perfect name for this stamp set!

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This is going to be a long blog post since we are featuring three stamp sets today so please be patient 🙂

I cut an A2 size piece of Bristol Smooth white card stock and inked up my background using some sponge daubers and the new Pumpkin Patch stencil.  I used Wild Honey and Mowed Lawn distress oxide inks.

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This stencil is so cute and a definite must-have for fall projects!  This stencil will also be perfect to use on a scrapbook layout!

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I used an oval die to die-cut the window on my card base.  I also used the same oval dies to die-cut an oval frame for my card.  I covered my inked up background with some vellum and adhered the frame with some foam adhesive.   I die-cut the leaves and acorn using the Autumn leaves die set to adorn my card.

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To finish my design, I stamped the sentiment using the Thankful Thoughts stamp set with Versafine Vintage Sepia ink.  Here’s a little close-up:

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I love the details on the Autumn Leaves.  I colored the leaves with distress oxide inks and the acorn with my Copic markers.

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For my other projects I colored the images once again with my Copics.  For the tags, I used the Fancy Edges Tag die set.

I stamped the background with Fog ink.  The coffee cup is from Newton Loves Coffee stamp set and Spooky Street stamp set.

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This tag will go with a gift set that I am sending to a friend of mine who loves drinking tea.  I think it is so adorable!

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Here’s my Slothy coffee card:

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Here’s a cute tag with the Slothy Coffee again.

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Whew!  I am now going to make myself a cup of coffee!  That’s it for today!  I hope you like my projects.  Would you like to win the “Thankful Thoughts”  Stamp Set?  We will choose ONE lucky winner to WIN this 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 September 13th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, September 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

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs September Release – Day 3

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It is the third day of the September reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   Were you able to check out the first two 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 the third day, the design team is showcasing the Harvest Tails stamp set and Harvest Tails Coordinating dies.  This stamp set is one of my TOP 5 favorite stamp sets of all time! Just look at all the adorable images on this set?  My favorite is the deer and the squirrel!  Ahhh! Can it get any cuter?  I don’t know how Jennifer keeps coming up with AMAZING designs!  It’s like Christmas for the design team, every month!

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I know this sounds redundant but I stamped the images again using Memento Rich Cocoa ink and colored them in with Copic markers.  I die cut the images using the coordinating dies.

I inked up my background using Tumbled Glass and Tattered Rose distress oxide inks!  I wanted to create a soft-colored background to make my images pop!  I splattered some Vintage photo onto my colored background and blotted it dry with my paper towel.   I die-cut the rest of the elements to create my scene.

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To create a little bit of contrast to the white pumpkins and soft colored background, I added an orange pumpkin and also adorned the birch trees with orange leaves from the Autumn Newton stamp set.   I finished my design by stamping the sentiment using Memento Rich Cocoa Ink.  Here’s a little close-up:

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Don’t you just love that adorable squirrel holding a pile of acorns?  The deer image is sooo cute with the white pumpkins!   This stamp set is so versatile, you can also use it for Christmas by masking the pumpkins and replace it with some presents.  The possibilities are endless with this stamp set.  Here’s another look:

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For my second project, I wanted to create a tag that will go with a gift that I am sending to a friend of mine.  I used the Fancy Edges Tag die set  and the bow is from the Pines & Holly die set.

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I colored the tag with some spiced marmalade distress oxide inks and stamped the sentiment with Versafine Onyx black ink.

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I hope you like my card today.  Would you like to win the “Harvest Tails”  Stamp Set?  We will choose ONE lucky winner to WIN this 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 September 13th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, September 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

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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Newton’s Nook Designs September Release – Day 2

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It is the second day of the September reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   I hope you were able to check out yesterday’s reveal.  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 Newton’s Pumpkin Patch stamp set.  Is there anything cuter than a stack of pumpkins with cats?  I love this one as well!

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I stamped the image on some Neenah solar white card stock and Memento Rich Cocoa ink.  I colored the images in with my Copic markers.  I chose to color the pumpkins with some warm gray markers because I LOVE white pumpkins!  I buy white pumpkins to decorate my house during the fall season.  I only really use orange pumpkins for Halloween.

I created the scallop frame around the images with the Frames and Flag die set and cut the middle piece with my stitched rectangle die.  I stamped the sentiment on some black card stock and heat-set it with white embossing powder.

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I love the simplicity of this card.  I also added the leaves from the Autumn Newton stamp set.  Here’s a little close-up:

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I used my white gel pen to add some details to the pumpkins.   Here’s another look:

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I hope you like my card today.  Would you like to win the “Newton’s Pumpkin Patch”  Stamp Set?  We will choose ONE lucky winner to WIN this 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 September 13th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, September 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

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

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