Newtons Nook Designs 5 Year Anniversary Blog Hop

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It’s Newton’s Nook Designs 5-year anniversary and we are celebrating with a HUGE bog hop.  Five (5) winners will be selected to win a $25 Store Credit so please read through til the end 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!]  

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For my one-layer card, I am showcasing the Purr-maid Newton stamp set.  There’s nothing cuter than these cat merman and mermaid so I wanted to use them again.  I also combined my project with the Tranquil Tides stamp set.

 

I started out by inking up some Bristol smooth white card stock with distress oxide inks and my mini ink blending tools.  For the sand, I used a combination of Antique Linen and Vintage Photo.  For the sea, I used Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers and Shaded Lilac.  I sprayed water on my colored background and dabbed it with a paper towel.

 

I stamped the coral images with Faded Jeans distress oxide.  I love this effect because it made it look more realistic!

 

I stamped the images on some Neenah solar white card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers.  I have coordinating dies for these images but I chose to fuzzy-cut them this time.

 

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I adhered my images onto the foreground and stamped little bubbles here and there.  I also stamped other images to complete my scene and finished my design by adding glossy accents to the bubbles, and stamped my sentiment.   Here’s my card:

 

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I love this sentiment so much and those mermaid/merman images are so cute!  Here’s a little close-up:

 

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Oh, I also added some stardust stickles to the mermaid seashell bra to give it a whimsical look.

 

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I hope you like my card today and got inspired.  Celebrate with us and enter to win!


To celebrate 5 years, Newton’s Nook Designs is giving away a $25 store credit to spend in their online shop to 5 lucky winners!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND Design Team and Special Guest blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective blog hop 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, July 22 at 9pm EST to comment. Winners will be announced on NND blog post on Monday, July 23 and will need to contact us to claim their prize so make sure you check back to see if you’ve won!

Special Guests:

Jess Gerstner

Stephanie Muzzulin

Kimberly Rendino

Jenn Shurkus

Newton’s Nook Design Team:

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Amanda Bodine

Holly Endress

Ellen Haxelmans

Larissa Heskett

Samantha Mann

Juliana Michaels

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell

Tatiana Trafimovich

Newton’s Nook Designs 5 Year Celebration – Day 4

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It is the last day of the July reveals and we are featuring 5 new mini stamp sets and 4 coordinating dies.  They are so ADORABLE!  Remember we are also doing a fun blog hop tomorrow with the design team and special guests!

You have chance to win a $20 Store Credit for each reveal day so please read through til the end 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 our last reveal day, the design team is showcasing 5 new mini stamp sets and 4 coordinating dies.  They are called Pina Koala, Cat Treats, Flip-Flop Life, Vitamin Sea and Floaty Goat.   Here’s what they look like:

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Since we are featuring a ton of products this week, I will not have a step-by-step tutorial on how I made the cards.  However, be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel because I will posting video tutorials for most of the cards that you see today in the next few weeks.

Here’s my card showcasing the Pina Koala stamp set and coordinating dies.  I also combined some images from the Aloha Newton stamp set.

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Isn’t this card so adorable?  I love that the Koala peeks through the window and the flowers and the pina-colada images I added gave it a whimsical look!

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When I was designing this card, I was thinking about Jennifer and Jeff Jackson sipping through their drinks while they were on a cruise last month.  I don’t have the courage to go on a cruise just yet but one of these days, I probably will.

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For my second card, I used the adorable Cat Treats stamp set.  A simple design but I’m happy how this turned out.

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These images are so cute!   Here’s a little close-up:

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I hope you guys enjoyed all of the products we featured this week.  Don’t forget to check out tomorrow’s blog hop to see more projects by the whole design team plus SPECIAL GUESTS!

Would you like to win a $20 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 has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday, July 19th, at 9pm EST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, July 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

Zsofia Molnar

Naki Rager

Maria Russell (you are here)

Tatiana Trafimovich

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