Newton’s Nook Designs Mini Release – Sunflower Days & Gingham Stencil

 

Today, Newton’s Nook Designs is having a September mini release.  We also have a GIVEAWAY so please read through ’til the end of the blog post to find out how you can WIN.  [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 mini release, we are showcasing the Sunflower Days stamp set and coordinating die with the Gingham stencil.  These products are available for purchase immediately.  Here’s what they look like:

 

 

 

 

I started by inking up some Bristol smooth white card stock with Salty Ocean distress oxide ink.  I smooshed some Aged Mahogany onto an acrylic block and added some water, then used my watercolor brush to splatter some dots on my colored background.  I dabbed this piece using my paper towel to dry.

 

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

 

I die-cut another piece of some 110 lb. Neenah solar white card stock using a watercolor stripe background die from my stash.  I die-cut the word “sunshine” using a die from my stash and slightly inked it up with distress oxide inks.

 

I foam-mounted the watercolor stripe background die-cut onto my colored background and adhered my sunflower images.  I also adhered the “sunshine” sentiment then stamped the sentiment “hello” on my card using Aged Mahogany distress oxide ink.

 

 

To finish my design, I adhered some iridescent sequins to add more texture and dimension.  I also used my white gel pen to add some dots on the center of each flower.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

I hope you like my card today.  Would you like to win this whole new Mini Release?  We are giving a prize pack that includes the “Sunflower Days” Stamp and Die Set and the “Gingham” Stencil 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 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 Sunday, September 15th at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Monday, September 16th.

 

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

 

 

Pumpkin Spice & You with Newton’s Nook Designs

Today, I’m sharing another fall/coffee-theme card with one of my favorite stamp sets released last month called Pumpkin Latte.  I don’t know about you, but I am just so ready for sweater weather!  It is still extremely HOT and humid over here and I am dreaming of some cooler weather, or even rain!   Who else is getting antsy and waiting for fall to come?

 

To begin, I stamped my images using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Proof Dye Ink in Rustic Brown on some Neenah solar white card stock.  I colored my images in with my Copic and Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.  I used the coordinating dies, to die-cut the images.

 

On another piece of Neenah solar white card stock, I die-cut a frame and used the negative piece to mask-off some Bristol smooth white card stock.  I used the new Hills & Grass Stencil to add my grassy hill with Mowed Lawn distress oxide ink.  I flipped the stencil so that I can create another grassy hill for added depth and dimension.  I also used the Clouds Stencil with Carved Pumpkin and Worn Lipstick distress oxide inks to create my fall sky.

 

 

Before I adhered my frame on my colored background, I used my Fog ink to stamp small images all over the card.  I wanted to add more details to the background but without overwhelming the whole design.  I foam-mounted the frame on the card and adhered the leaves along the side with some liquid adhesive.

 

Lastly, I foam-mounted the focal image on my card.  I stamped the sentiment from the Fall-ing For You stamp set using my Misti stamping tool for more precision.  Here’s my card:

 

 

The Fall-ing For You stamp set is one of my all-time favorite stamps by Newton’s Nook Designs.   This card is really simple but I love the bold sentiment and also love the colors I used on this card.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

That is all for today.  I hope you like my card and got inspired.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below in case you would like to purchase them.  Some affiliate links may have been used for some of the products linked, without an additional cost to you.  Thank you for stopping by my blog today and happy stamping!

 

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She Believed She Could So She Did with the Hedgehog Hollow

Hello everyone! It’s Maria Russell here with you and I am super excited to be guest-designing for the Hedgehog Hollow. For my project today, I am showcasing the Feather Background and Peacock stamp set, that is part of the September HH box.

 

To start, I stamped my image on Bristol smooth white card stock with versa mark ink. I sprinkled this with some gold embossing powder by Wow and heat-set with my heating tool.

 

I used my Spectrum Noir Glitter brush pens (colors Blue Topaz and Soft Jade) to color my image. Since this stamp set didn’t come with a coordinating die, I used my cutter-bee scissors to fussy-cut the image.

 

On another piece of Bristol smooth white card stock, I used my Newton’s Nook Clouds stencil and Peacock Feathers distress ink to create my clouds. I die-cut two branches from a die that I have in my stash so that the peacock has something to perch on. I adhered the first branch onto my colored background with liquid adhesive. To add more dimension, I foam-mounted the other brach onto my card and also added foam adhesive to the peacock.

 

I die-cut some leaves using an older Lawn Fawn die-set and adhered them with foam adhesive.

 

Since this card is mostly blues and greens, I decided to adhere some flower sprinkles onto my card for added texture and color. I also added the scallop frame from an older Lawn Fawn die set to ground my images.

 

To finish my design, I stamped my sentiment using my Spectrum Noir Quick Dry Dye ink in Lagoon and added some crystal jewels all over my background. Here’s my card:

 

 

I really love the simplicity of this card. I think the stamp sets that are included in the September box are so pretty, you can use it for any occasion. I can’t wait to create more cards using the stamp sets. Here’s a closer look at my card:

 

 

 

I also have a video tutorial for you below in case you’re interested.

 

 

Thank you so much for stopping by! I’d love to see your projects using the September stamp sets; please tag me on instagram @rprmlr77. I will be back in a few days for more projects and inspiration. Happy stamping!

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

Today Newton’s Nook Designs is featured on the Simon Says Stamp site with an EXCLUSIVE stamp set that was designed just for the 2019 STAMPtember celebration!  You can purchase the new Let’s Party stamps and coordinating die set today at Simon Says Stamp.  Remember, these items are ONLY available through Simon Says Stamp while supplies last!
Today, I am sharing a birthday card showcasing the Let’s Party stamp set.  I started by stamping my images on some Neenah solar white 110 lb. card stock and colored my images in using some Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.  I die-cut the images using the coordinating dies.
I inked up an A-2 size piece of Bristol smooth white card stock with Peacock Feathers distress oxide ink.  To add more texture, I added some gold splatters on the colored background using my Sakura watercolor and my watercolor brush.  I waited for about half an hour for this to dry, and adhered this piece on an A2 size card base.
I die-cut the words “Happy Birthday” a few times on white card stock using a die from Mama Elephant.  I inked up the top piece with some Dusty Concord distress oxide ink.
I foam-mounted the die-cut panel on my colored background.  This frame piece was die-cut using the Gift Box cover up die-namics from My Favorite things.  I adhered the Happy Birthday die-cut on the foreground and added my cute critters.  Here’s my card:
To finish my design, I added some glossy accents to the balloon for added texture and dimension and also adhered the little gift boxes between the two dogs.  Here’s a little close-up:
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 stamping!
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Make a Wish Upon a Star with Spectrum Noir

It’s been awhile since I actually sat down and enjoyed just coloring images.  Today’s card features a lot of my favorite Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, with my new favorite ink pads, the Spectrum Noir Harmony Quick Dry Dye in Oasis, Parakeet and Lagoon.  For my images, I am showcasing the Mama Elephant Wish Upon A Star stamp set and coordinating dies.

 

To begin, I started by stamping my images on SN Ultra Smooth Premium White card stock using my SN Harmony Quick Dry Dye ink in Rustic Brown.  I colored my images in combining my original SN coloring system markers and my love, the TriBlend markers. I used IG1, IG2, CT1, CT2, DP1 and SN TriBlend Marker in Pale Pink and True Blue blends.  I also used my blender pen to lighten up the shadows on the clouds.  I used the coordinating dies to die-cut the images.

 

 

On another piece of Bristol smooth white card stock, I used a clouds stencil from my stash and my SN Harmony Quick Dry Dye ink in Oasis to create the clouds.

 

 

I used a clouds border die to partially die-cut the clouds so I can tuck one of the mini clouds in the card.  I also adhered this colored background on an A2 size card base.   I added the images and adhered them on my card front.  Here’s what it looks like:

 

 

 

To add more texture and dimension, I stamped the stars randomly all over the card using the SN Harmony Quick Dry Dye Ink in Parakeet.  This card is really simple but I love how it turned out.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

To finish my design, I stamped the sentiment using the SN Harmony Quick Dry Dye Ink in Lagoon.  Aren’t the bunny images super adorable?   This is also perfect for a “welcome baby” card.  Here’s another look:

 

 

I hope you like my project today and got inspired.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below if you are interested.  Please visit Spectrum Noir for more information about the new Illustrators that have just recently launched in the market.  They are absolutely AMAZING!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.  Happy stamping!

 

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Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 4- Witchy Newton, Happy Howl-oween & Ghost Stencil

 

 

It is the last day of the August reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs and I always get a little bummed.  Were you able to check out the three of the reveals?  Which one is your favorite so far?   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!]  

 

Today’s reveal will get you in the mood for Halloween and we are showcasing a lot of products –> the Witchy Newton stamp set and coordinating dies, Happy Howl-oween stamp set and coordinating dies and the Ghosts stencil.

 

 

For my first card, I also used the Spooky Halloween stamp set and the Land Border die set.

 

 

I ink-blended my background with some distress oxide inks and die-cut the other elements that I needed to create my scene.   I stamped and colored my images with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and used the dies to die-cut the images.  I foam-mounted the image on my card and finished my design by stamping my sentiment with Versamark ink and heat-set this with my heating tool.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

For my second card, I masked my Bristol smooth white card stock with masking paper and ink-blended this piece with some distress oxide inks.  I adhered this piece on some A2 size black card base.

 

I used the Picket Fence die for the picket fence and the Land Border die set for the grass with some black card stock.  I assembled the card by adhering all of the pieces that I needed for my Halloween scene.

 

 

I added the ghosts using the Ghosts stencil on my card by slightly tracing the images with my Versamark pen.  I sprinkled some white embossing powder and heat-set this with my heating tool.  I did the same thing for my sentiment.  I finished the design by stamping the bats.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

Are you now in the mood for Halloween?  I love all of the stamps, dies and stencil that we revealed this week!  Jennifer is truly an AMAZING artist!

 

Would you like to win the “Witchy Newton”or the “Happy Howl-Oween” 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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Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 3 – Autumn Mice

 

 

It is the third day of the August reveals by Newton’s Nook Designs.   Were you able to check out the first two days of the reveals?  Which one is your favorite so far?  There’s more to come and you are going to LOVE today’s stamp set.  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 release, the design team is showcasing the Autumn Mice stamp set and Autumn Mice coordinating dies:

 

 

To begin, I stamped my images on some Neenah solar white card stock.  I colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol markers and used the coordinating dies to die-cut the images.

 

I couldn’t pick a favorite image because they’re all so cute and AMAZING!  I decided to feature all of them in one card.  I used a storybook die from my stash to die-cut the white frame.   I adhered a gingham patterned paper onto an A2-size card base.  I foam-mounted the frame on my card and also adhered the mice with foam adhesives.

 

To give the card more texture but not overwhelm the whole design, I die-cut the same gingham patterned paper using the circle from the Frames squared stamp set and banner dies from my stamp.  I adhered these pieces on my card with liquid adhesive.

 

 

To finish the design, I stamped my sentiment with Versafine Onyx black ink.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

 

Would you like to win the “Autumn Mice”  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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Newton’s Nook Designs August Release Day 2 – Fall Fringe

 

 

It is the second day of the August 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 today’s release, the design team is showcasing the Fall Fringe stamp set which goes perfectly with the previously released Frames Squared die set:

 

 

To begin, I stamped my image on some Neenah solar white card stock.  I colored the images in with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol markers.  I used the scallop frame from the Squared Frames die set to die-cut this piece.  I used a square frame die set from my stash to die-cut a square rectangle to ground my images.  I die-cut another square frame to layer the pieces together.

 

I created a square card base and adhered the colored image on the card.

 

 

I finished my design by drawing a shadow on the images with my B000 Copic marker to make the images pop and used my white gel pen for added texture.  Here’s a closer look:

 

 

 

Would you like to win the “Fall Fringe”  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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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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