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Newton’s Nook Designs February Release – Woof Pack

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Well, it is the last day of the February Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  It has been a great week and I’m super excited to share our final set, Woof Pack.

You had to know that Newton’s Nook would not leave out all you dog people out there.  After yesterday’s Company of Cats it is so awesome to have a companion set for dogs.  I thought it would be fun to make a few little “windows” for the dogs.  I stamped the big background a couple of times and then chose a few of the sweet faces to highlight (other than the German Shepard, I chose pretty randomly….no slights intended, lol…I have a soft spot for Shepards after having one for 12 years).  I colored using my Zig Clean Color Markers and then added some frames that were cut with stitched circle dies.  The Pawprints stencil was a wonderful “go with” product for the dogs and I added that with embossing paste on Fog Gray card stock.

I thought you might like to see a list of all the breeds that are in the stamp image.  Jennifer Jackson was kind enough to provide this and it was super helpful in my coloring.

Left to Right:
Top row: Bulldog, Chihuahua, Boxer, Jack Russell Terrier
Second row: Poodle, Dachshund, Beagle, Basset Hound
Third row: Cocker Spaniel, Yorkshire Terrier, Boston Terrier
Corgi squeezed in between the rows
Bottom row: German Shepherd, Saint Bernard, Pug, Labrador Retriever

This week has been wonderful and I’m always so humbled by the kind comments left for me.  Thank you all for your encouragement and kindness.  And now, one more chance to win!

Would you like to win the “Woof Pack” Stamp Set?

Each 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, February 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 16th.

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Company of Cats (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Coastal Cabana (SU – retired); Accessories:  Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Dies (SU)

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Newton’s Nook Designs February Release – Company of Cats

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Happy day 3 of the February Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  I have such a treat for you today.  A new stamp set called Company of Cats that you are sure to adore! (If you are looking for my Freshly Made Sketches post for today, just scroll down a bit)

Cats Are Like Potato Chips by Jen Timko | Company of Cats Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Copic ColoringI have to admit that I actually did laugh out loud when I read this sentiment for my card.  So many cat people already know how true this is!!  I could not help but think that it would be fun to create a card starting with just one kitty and then revealing the rest.  So a pop-up card was born.  I masked, stamped and colored this cutie with Copics and then added the yellow with Distress Ink.

Cats Are Like Potato Chips - Open by Jen Timko | Company of Cats Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Copic ColoringI stamped the whole image again and then colored kitties of every kind.  I fussy cut them out and made a pop up feature.  And then I added the rest of the sentiment.  Isn’t it just perfect??!!!  I love it!

Cats Are Like Potato Chips Closeup by Jen Timko | Company of Cats Stamp Set by Newton's Nook DesignsWould you like to win the “Company of Cats” Stamp Set?

Each 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, February 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 16th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Back tomorrow for the last day of our February Release.Supplies:

Stamps: Company of Cats (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Coastal Cabana (SU – retired); Accessories:  Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Dies (SU)

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Newton’s Nook Designs February Release – Bitty Bunnies

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Welcome back for day 2 of the February Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  Today I have a little cuteness overload for you.  I mean really, who can resist Bitty Bunnies?!

Ear-resistable by Jen Timko | Bitty Bunnies Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Frames and Flags Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Basket Weave Embossing Folder by Stampin' UpI really wanted to put the focus on this sweet little bunny but still have some neutral details to add to the card.  I started by coloring the bunny with my Copics and knew he would be super cute against this notecard (from SU’s Sale-a-bration).  I liked how the envelope had the light brown with speckles so I colored the bunny to coordinate, including the speckles.  I used a new embossing folder with the basket weave which is a nod to an Easter basket but I like that this doesn’t have to be an Easter card.  The Flags and Frames Dies were used for the stitched details and for the banner.  The bunnies, butterflies and flowers in this set all work to give you lovely little scene choices and you are sure to love coloring them.

Make sure you hop over to see all the bunny cards from our amazing DT at NND!  Such inspiration!  Now on to everyone’s favorite part of release week.  A chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Bitty Bunnies” Stamp Set?

Each 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, February 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 16th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for Day 2 of the release.Supplies:

Stamps: Bitty Bunnies (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Tutti-Frutti Cards and Envelopes (SU – Saleabration); Accessories:  Big Shot, Bitty Bunnies Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Frames and Flags Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Basket Weave Dynamic Embossing Folder (SU – Saleabration), Mini Dimensionals (SU), White Gel Pen

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Sticking By Me

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Thanks by Jen Timko | Cuppa Cactus Stamps and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Cultivated Cactus Stamp by Newton's Nook Designs, Wood Textures DSP by Stampin' UpToday is my day to share a project on the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog.  I had not pulled out these fun little cacti to color in a while and I thought they might be perfect for a post today.  So Cuppa Cactus it is!

I colored the image using Copics and tried to use colors that had a bit of a southwest feel to them.  I decided that the “sticking by me” sentiment was perfect (from the Cultivated Cacti set).  I took a piece of the Wood Textures DSP (SU) and added some splatters of white craft ink then used a doily to ground the cactus.  I found this ribbon in my stash that matched the blue perfectly that I thought was a fun extra detail.  Finally, I added this sentiment and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.

I hope you like this fun card today.  Thanks so much for stopping in and I’ll see you soon!

Stamp: Cuppa Cactus (Newton’s Nook Designs), Cultivated Cacti (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers, Versamark; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Wood Textures DSP (SU); Accessories:  Big Shot, Cuppa Cactus Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Misti, Doily (SU), Ribbon (SU retired), Heat Tool, WOW White Embossing Powder

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Newton’s Nook Designs – Sweet Treats Blog Hop

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Newton’s Nook Designs 4th Annual Sweet Treats Blog Hop!  

The Newton’s Nook Designs Team is hopping along today to share some great Sweet Treats – just in time for Valentine’s Day! Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the whole list and hop along and comment for a chance to win!

I am thrilled to be a part of this Sweet Treats Blog Hop today courtesy of Newton’s Nook Designs!  I love little treat ideas (and always seem to need one at the last minute!) so this is perfectly timed.

Sweet Treats Hop by Jen Timko for NND | Woodland Duos Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Darling Hearts Dies by Newton's Nook DesignsI have created little peat pot containers before but something about using them for Valentine’s Day seemed perfect for me this year.  They are super economical so I just get a package and have them on hand.  I used some floral wire to create a handle but you could totally go without one too.

Sweet Treats Hop Tag by Jen Timko | Woodland Duos Stamp and Darling Hearts Dies by Newton's Nook DesignsTo create this cute little tag, I stamped the heart woodgrain heart from the Woodland Duos Stamp Set with Berry Burst ink (SU) and then cut it out with the coordinating Darling Hearts Dies.  The “love” comes from the same die set and is so pretty in this berry pink.  To keep it from being too “girly”, I used corrugated kraft paper for the tag.  I like how it works with the peat pot too.  I tied the tag onto the handle with some Berry Burst ribbon.  The joy of this….easy to do in an assembly line for a class or for friends and family!

Sweet Treats Hop Top View by Jen Timko To fill, all I did was find some candy in a coordinating colors (yeah, I know, shopping with a paper swatch…I’m sure people thought I was a little off).  These happen to be chocolate and peanut butter.  I barely kept enough for my pictures before my boys were devouring them!!  I added some of the berry shredded paper as a final touch.

Sweet Treats Blog Hop Giveaway!
Would you like to win a $20 store credit to Newton’s Nook Designs online shop?
We are giving them out to TWO lucky winners!

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 Monday, February 5th at 9pm EST to comment — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Tuesday, February 6th.

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
Naki Rager
Maria Russell
Jennifer Timko (you are here)
Tatiana Trafimovich

 

Stamp: Woodland Duos (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Berry Burst (SU); Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Corrugated Kraft (SU ret); Accessories:  Big Shot, Darling Hearts Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Misti, Berry Burst Ribbon (SU), Peat Pot, Floral Wire, Sweet Soirée Ready Shreddie (SU)

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Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Deer Friend

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Welcome back for day 3 of the January  Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  It is also Freshly Made Sketches day so I created a card featuring the sketch with today’s stamp set, Deer Friend.

Such a Deer, FMS320 by Jen Timko | Deer Friend Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Copic Coloring These little deer images are darling and I love the coordinating sentiments, don’t you?!  I colored my deer with Copic markers and then went a little crazy coloring leaves and flowers to go with it.  I loved the layered shape option in the sketch so I chose stitched circles…one in white and one with vellum.  To add a little more detail but still keep focus on the images, I embossed my white base with a woodgrain texture.  I consider this time of year thank you note season so this sentiment was a natural.

On a Freshly Made Sketches note, I want to make sure you saw that the incredible Teresa Kline is joining us as a guest designer so make sure you stop in to welcome her.  The whole team has done beautiful work with the lovely Kim Singdahlsen‘s sketch.

Now back to this Newton’s day…   I hope you are enjoying this week of reveals as much as I am.  Tomorrow is our last day and you know who will be coming!!  Until then, here is your chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Deer Friend” Stamp Set?

Each 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, January 18th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for the last of the release.
Supplies:

Stamp: Deer Friend (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Vellum (SU); Accessories:  Big Shot, Deer Friend Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Stitched Shapes Dies (SU), Woodgrain Embossing Folder (SU)

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Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Sending Hugs

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Welcome back for day 2 of the January  Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  You are going to fall head over heels with today’s set called Sending Hugs.  All of the options are perfect for pretty much anyone you could want to create a card for and wait until you see how the dies work.

Sending Love by Jen Timko | Sending Hugs Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Tumbling Hearts Stencil by Newton's Nook Designs, Shimmery White Embossing Paste by Stampin' Up, Chameleon Pens and Color TopsI chose this cute owl and decided to color him in bright, happy and decidedly “not real owl” colors.  I used my Chameleon Pens and Color Tops to create this fun shading.  After much debate, I thought this envelope worked well for my sentiment choice.  And now, you really need to take note…just look at how the owl is holding the letter.  Yep, the dies do that!  They cut the “hands” (feathers, paws) out so your little animal can hold the treat!  Oh…brilliant!!!  Just admit it, you want me to go stamp and cut more out right now, don’t you??  Thank goodness the team has done that and can show you more options!!  As a way to accent my owl, I used the Tumbling Hearts stencil and some new Shimmery White Embossing Paste.  The sparkle is awesome!

Sending Love Closeup by Jen Timko | Sending Hugs Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Shimmery White Embossing Paste by Stampin' Up, Tumbling Hearts Stencil by Newton's Nook DesignsI tried to capture some of the glittery look here but there is so much more wow in person.  To match, I added a little strip of shimmer washi tape down the side too.  I hope you enjoy this card and now time to get to everyone’s favorite part of release week.  A chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Sending Hugs” Stamp Set?

Each 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, January 18th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for Day 2 of the release.



Supplies:

Stamp: Sending Hugs (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Chameleon Pens and Color Tops; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Doll Pink (SSS); Accessories:  Big Shot, Sending Hugs Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Tumbling Hearts Stencil (Newton’s Nook Designs), Shimmery White Embossing Paste (SU – Occasions), Shimmery White Washi Tape (SU SAB ret)

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Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Love Bites + Tumbling Hearts

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Welcome to day 1 of the January  Release from Newton’s Nook Designs.  Love is definitely in the air and you are going to enjoy this week’s fun and whimsical offerings!  We are starting off today with a new stamp set called Love Bites and a stencil called Tumbling Hearts.

Totally My Jam by Jen Timko | Love Bites Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Tim Holtz Distress Ink ColoringThis adorable set features some creative pairings that you are sure to love!  I’ll admit that the “totally my jam” sentiment called out to be used first.  My youngest will often say that the radio is playing his jam when a favorite song comes on so this will be a perfect card for him.  I stamped the images onto Bristol Smooth paper and colored using Tim Holtz Distress Inks.  I thought this print (retired paper) was the perfect complement to the toast and allowed the jam to pop.  When a set is this cute, I think that is all you need to created a fun clean and special (CAS) card.  I can’t wait to play with the other images in this set…good for Valentine’s but also for all year long.

The new stencil is another must have for your repertoire.  I will be showing it off later in the week but I’m sure the team has some examples to show you today.  You can see it and all the images in the stamp set in the graphic below.  Now on to everyone’s favorite part of release week.  A chance to win!!

Would you like to win the “Love Bites” Stamp Set?

Each 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, January 18th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.

Thanks for stopping in today and during this whole week.  Make sure you stop back in tomorrow for Day 2 of the release.



Supplies:

Stamp: Love Bites (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Antique Linen, Vintage Photo, Mustard Seed, Scattered Straw, Picked Raspberry); Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU), Sweater Weather DSP (SU ret), Strathmore Bristol Smooth; Accessories:  Big Shot, Love Bites Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Stitched Rectangles Dies (SSS)

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Simply Lovely

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For my Mother by Jen Timko | Lovely Blooms Stamp and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Simply Relative Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, BrushoToday is my day to share a project on the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog.  With all the cold we have been having, something about flowers is calling my name.  So Lovely Blooms was a fun choice that I hadn’t used in a while.

I recently got some Brusho Crystal Colours and this was a great time to give them a go.  I played with all the colors in my 5 color pack (available from Stampin’ Up).  On Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper, I stamped the jar with Versafine Onyx Black Ink.  I filled the jar with water using my paint brush and then sprinkled on the Prussian Blue Brusho.  It is super cool to watch the color spread and move.  I did the same with the flower and the leaves.  The flower uses Gamboge, Brilliant Red and Yellow and the leaves use Moss Green and Yellow.  Just put on the water and sprinkle…it is that easy.  I had my 11 yo help on the leaves because he thought it was so interesting.  Once everything was dry, I cut the flowers and the leaves with the coordinating dies.  For the background wash, I sprinkled a little bit of powder into a palette and added water to create the paler version of the colors.  I love that you can use this in multiple ways too.  I pulled a sentiment from Simply Relative…such a must have set!  You can’t see it from this picture but I actually attached the watercolor panel to a pale yellow card base for a sweet surprise when you open the card.

I hope you enjoy this floral burst of color today!  Make sure to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs blog for daily inspiration.  Thanks so much for stopping in and I’ll see you soon!

Stamp: Lovely Blooms (Newton’s Nook Designs), Simply Relative (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black; Paper:  Arches Cold Press Watercolor; Accessories:  Big Shot, Lovely Blooms Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Misti, Silver Paint Brush, Brusho Crystal Colour (SU 5-pack)

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You Make Life Sweeter

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Did you know that yesterday was National Cocoa Day??  I mean seriously, who can NOT be excited about a day devoted to cocoa?!  So of course I needed to have some hot cocoa and today I get to share a card that is all about sharing it with those you love.  I created this for my December post over at the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog.

You Make Life Sweeter by Jen Timko | Cup of Cocoa Stamp Set and Dies by Newton's Nook Designs, Love & Chocolate Stamp Set by Newton's Nook Designs, Softly Falling Embossing Folder by Stampin' Up, Stitched Shapes Dies by Stampin' Up

The little cups from the Cup of Cocoa stamp set are just so cute and I love all the variations.  I chose two that seemed to work well together and colored them to match.  Then I chose the little heart from the same set.  All of them were colored with Copic markers and then cut using the coordinating dies.  While a number of the sentiments from Cup of Cocoa would work nicely here, I thought this one from Love & Chocolate was just perfect for my sweet little pairing.  I stamped it in Versafine Onyx Black and then cut out the oval with stitched dies.  The cups and heart are popped up using Dimensionals and Mini Dimensionals (those minis are really the BEST).  I added a little extra texture in the background with my Softly Falling embossing folder (and it helps keep it wintery).  Because hey, there is still time to enter the 2017 Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Newton’s Nook Designs is one of the Super Sponsors for the Coffee Lovers Hop so make sure you go check out all the inspiration and enter for a chance to win!!  I’m also linking this in to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge:  Stitch It.

I hope you like this card!  Don’t forget to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs blog for daily inspiration!!  Thanks so much for visiting today.  Hope you have a great day….and it isn’t too late to get that cocoa!

Stamp: Cup of Cocoa (Newton’s Nook Designs), Love & Chocolate (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Copic Markers; Paper:  Thick Whisper White (SU); Accessories:  Big Shot, Cup of Cocoa Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Stitched Shaped Dies (SU), Softly Falling Embossing Folder (SU), Dimensionals, Mini Dimensionals, Misti

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