Thursday, January 20, 2022

Newton's Nook Designs January Release - Love Bots + coordinating Die

**this is my 2nd post of the day! to see my card for the newest Get Cracking on Christmas card, scroll down or click here! **

wow! we made it to the last day of the January release for Newton's Nook Designs!


oh how I love all of these new stamps, dies and a brand new paper pad!! just wait until you see it all! I'm swooning!
but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Love Bots + coordinating Dies!

you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on January 21st, right here

these little Love Bots are the cuuuuuutest! I'm so in love!

I Like You a Bot Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, stencil, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Robots, Love Card, Love, Card Making, Handmade Cards, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #distressinks #inkblending #stencil #robots #lovecard #handmadecards #cardmaking

I stamped the image and then colored the cute little images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. then I used the coordinating dies to die cut them out!
love those little rainbow pops of color! ha!

I Like You a Bot Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, stencil, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Robots, Love Card, Love, Card Making, Handmade Cards, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #distressinks #inkblending #stencil #robots #lovecard #handmadecards #cardmaking

for the background, I used the Serene Stripes stencil and ink blended with a nod to rainbows, too!! i love the serene stripes there - reminded me of a graph or something else 'roboty'! lol! then I splattered some water and white acrylic paint on top!

I Like You a Bot Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, stencil, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Robots, Love Card, Love, Card Making, Handmade Cards, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #distressinks #inkblending #stencil #robots #lovecard #handmadecards #cardmaking

I also used the Speech Bubbles dies to and used some ink blending in blues for the 'barking' of the robot pup!! ha!

lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment onto some vellum! then I die cut it out with the new A7 Frames & Banners die set! 


Would you like to win the “Love Bots” 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 January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Get Cracking on Christmas - Slapsquatch

hello!!!

today I'm joining Jenn Shurkus as she continues to Get Cracking on those Christmas cards!! I'm sooooooooo excited to be joining her since I'm still in the Christmas card-making mode! ha!!

be sure to join in the Christmas fun!!
if you create a project, share it on social media with the tag: #getcrackingonchristmas and comment on Jenn's blog!
as an added bonus...Jenn will be doing a live event on her YouTube!
www.youtube.com/jennshurkus

ok, let's get onto my card!
I used these amazing and CUTE and fun images from Lawn Fawn's Lovable Legends! 


Slapsquatch Card by Samantha Mann for Get Cracking on Christmas, Lawn Fawn, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Christmas, Christmas Card, Cards, Card Making, handmade cards, Sasquatch #lawnfawn #christmas #christmascard #getcrackingonchristmas #sasquatch #slapsquatch #cardmaking

so cute!

I colored all of the images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, and then fussy cut them out!
I die cut out the frozen lake with the Stitched Pond Dies and then used Distress Oxide Inks in Salvaged Patina and Tumbled Glass to add color. then I splattered some color and white acrylic ink on top.

Slapsquatch Card by Samantha Mann for Get Cracking on Christmas, Lawn Fawn, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Christmas, Christmas Card, Cards, Card Making, handmade cards, Sasquatch #lawnfawn #christmas #christmascard #getcrackingonchristmas #sasquatch #slapsquatch #cardmaking

I die cut out the Stitched Mountains Die Set from Fog Cardstock and then used white for the mountain tops.
I used white embossing paste on the black cardstock with the Snowflake Stencils from Lawn Fawn.

Slapsquatch Card by Samantha Mann for Get Cracking on Christmas, Lawn Fawn, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Christmas, Christmas Card, Cards, Card Making, handmade cards, Sasquatch #lawnfawn #christmas #christmascard #getcrackingonchristmas #sasquatch #slapsquatch #cardmaking

the sentiment is a mix of Harold's ABCs and Beary Happy Holidays! the banner was die cut with the Fancy Wavy Banners.

don't forget to comment on Jenn's blog post and play along, too! 
enjoy!

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Newton's Nook Designs January Release - Heartfelt Meows & Heartfelt Woofs

we're powering through this January release for Newton's Nook Designs!

oh how I love all of these new stamps, dies and a brand new paper pad!! just wait until you see it all! I'm swooning!
but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Heartfelt Meows & Heartfelt Woofs (works with Heart Frames Dies and Banner Trio Dies)!

you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on January 21st, right here

my first card uses the new Heartfelt Meows card...in an unexpected way!

XOXO Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Circle Shaped, Shaped Card, Valentine's Day, stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #circleshapedcard #shapedcard #xoxo

I stamped the image and then colored the cute little kitties with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. then I fussy cut out the images!
I used a paper from the new Love & Meows paper pad for the base of the circle shaped card!

XOXO Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Circle Shaped, Shaped Card, Valentine's Day, stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #circleshapedcard #shapedcard #xoxo

I die cut out the X's and O's also from the new paper pad, with the Essential Alphabet dies many times, and stacked them together.  the card shape was created with the Circle Frames Die Set! then I used the Pawprints Stencil and some Picked Raspberry Distress Ink to ad the subtle tone on tone for the background!

XOXO Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Circle Shaped, Shaped Card, Valentine's Day, stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #circleshapedcard #shapedcard #xoxo

lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment onto some vellum! then I die cut it out with the Banner Trio Die Set!  
 
my second card today uses the new Heartfelt Woofs card!

I Woof You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, a7 card, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Die cuts, Stencil, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #a7card #cardmaking #woofs #puppies
 
so FUN!
these puppy images are just too cute!
I die cut out the image with the coordinating Heart Frames dies

I Woof You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, a7 card, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Die cuts, Stencil, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #a7card #cardmaking #woofs #puppies

I also die cut out the striped paper from the new paper pad using the new A7 Frames & Banners dies! underneath the panels, I used some light kraft paper and the Woofs stencil with some white embossing paste to add texture!

I Woof You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, a7 card, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Die cuts, Stencil, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #a7card #cardmaking #woofs #puppies

I stamped the sentiment onto some yellow cardstock and die cut it out with the Banner Trio Die Set!


Would you like to win the “Heartfelt Meows” or the “Heartfelt Woofs” 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 January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Newton's Nook Designs January Release - Orchids + coordinating Dies

it's all about beauty with today's January release for Newton's Nook Designs!


oh how I love all of these new stamps, dies and a brand new paper pad!! just wait until you see it all! I'm swooning!
but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Orchids + coordinating Dies!

you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on January 21st, right here

today's card features the new Orchids stamp set!
Orchids are my favorite flowers EVER!!! they were my wedding flowers and both my grandpa and my mom are literal expert orchid growers!
anyway, on to the card!

Orchids Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Handmade Cards, Card Making, Stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #cards #cardmaking #orchid

I stamped the image 3 times, and colored in the images with some purple...I KNOW! me?! but I want to send this card to my mom, and that's her favorite color! we all make sacrifices! ha!!

Orchids Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Handmade Cards, Card Making, Stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #cards #cardmaking #orchid

I used a light grey cardbase with some white embossing paste to add texture with the Tree Ring Stencil!
 
Orchids Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Handmade Cards, Card Making, Stencil #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #cards #cardmaking #orchid

lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment onto some black cardstock! then I die cut it out with the Banner Trio Die Set

Would you like to win the “Orchids” 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 January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Monday, January 17, 2022

Newton's Nook Designs January Release - Knead Kittens + coordinating Dies, Petite Hearts Stencil, A7 Frames & Banners Die Set, Love & Meows Paper Pad

**this is the 2nd post for me today! to see my card for the new Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog, scroll down or click here!**

love is in the air as we kick of the January release for Newton's Nook Designs!


oh how I love all of these new stamps, dies and a brand new paper pad!! just wait until you see it all! I'm swooning!
but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Knead Kittens + coordinating Dies, Petite Hearts Stencil, A7 Frames & Banners Die Set, Love & Meows Paper Pad!
that's right...a new PAPER PAD!!!!

you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on January 21st, right here

my first project features the beautiful new Love & Meows paper pad!

Cat Nap Layout by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Scrapook, Scrapbooking, Die Cuts, Patterned Paper, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #scrapbook #scrapbooking #layout #diecuts #diecutting

I die cut out the hearts in two different sizes with the Circle Frames and Heart Frames die sets! then I stapled two layers together!
it was lots of die cutting, but I really LOVED how they looked together!

Cat Nap Layout by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Scrapook, Scrapbooking, Die Cuts, Patterned Paper, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #scrapbook #scrapbooking #layout #diecuts #diecutting

I used the Pawprints Stencil with white embossing paste to add some texture under the photo! I love the clean and simple look an the pops of pinks!
 
Cat Nap Layout by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Scrapook, Scrapbooking, Die Cuts, Patterned Paper, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #scrapbook #scrapbooking #layout #diecuts #diecutting
 
those two sweet kittens of mine were sleeping all snug together! 
 
my second project today, features the adorable new Knead Kittens stamp set!

I Loaf You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Kittens, Stencil, Ink Blending, Distress Inks, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Loaf, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #love #handmadecards #cardmaking #kitten

I also used the new Petite Hearts Stencil on the card!! I ink blended the background with Picked Raspberry, Abandoned Coral and Dried Marigold. then I used the same colors, but with more pressure, and ink blended through the stencil! love that subtle detail! 
 
I Loaf You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Kittens, Stencil, Ink Blending, Distress Inks, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Loaf, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #love #handmadecards #cardmaking #kitten
 
I also used the sweet toast images from Love Bites to combine with the new image! I colored all of the images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and then used the coordinating dies to die cut them out!

I Loaf You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Kittens, Stencil, Ink Blending, Distress Inks, Cards, Card Making, Handmade Cards, Loaf, #newtonsnook #newtonsnookdesigns #love #handmadecards #cardmaking #kitten

I heat embossed the sentiment onto some black cardstock that was die cut using one of a wavy banner from the new A& Frames & Banners die set! 

Would you like to win the “Knead Kitten” 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 January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter: