Friday, December 9, 2016

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws 2016 Blog Hop!

hello hello!
i'm so excited for the FOURTH annual Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop!



be sure to hop around to all the stops for the BEST chances to win! there are some AMAZING special guests, and it's going to be FUN!

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Sale! 
Newton's Nook Designs is also having a sale starting today! Spend $25 and get a mini tree tag stamp for free along with FREE shipping on US orders ($3.50 off international) Use code TREETAG to redeem this special! Free/Discounted Shipping is valid through Friday, December16th. Free stamp is also valid through Friday, December 16th or while supplies last. 

now on to my card!
I combined a few different sets to create my colorful card!


i started by coloring the adorable birds from Holiday Tweets with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and then die cut out that scene with the dies for the Beautiful Blizzard stamp set! 


I also heat embossed the snowflakes from Beautiful Blizzard in white, and then did some Distress Ink blending to create the warm, contrasting background! 

Enter to Win! Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Hop Prizes! 
We will be choosing two lucky winners to win a $20 store credit for Newton's Nook Designs online shop! To enter, just leave comments on the Design Team Member and Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the blog hop. 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, December 11th at 9 pm CST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 12th.

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop

35 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty card Samantha! What you can so with ink astounds me Teamie! Love you! <3 Meredith

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  2. Gorgeous background to your adorable image! TFS and Happy Holidays!

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  3. SQUEAL!! Such a BEAUTIFUL Card Sam!! I LOVE the Design and the BEAUTIFUL Colors!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  4. wow, this is absolutly gorgeous!

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  5. What a darling creation! So creative to use the snowflake die with this image!! I love it! :) HUGS

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  6. What a cool and clever focal point on your awesome card!

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  7. LOVE your beautiful background and I love that you die-cut your image into a snowflake shape!

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  8. I am so totally in love with this! How lovely!!

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  9. Your background shading is really cool with the snowflakes!

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  10. So pretty, I really love your coloring and background is amazing!!

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  11. It was a great idea to use a snowflake die to cut out this image! Very clever and perfect for Christmas- especially love birds at Christmas!

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  12. Oh my!!! Your card is very sweet and cute!!!

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  13. Amazing water coloring skills on this sweet, sweet card! I love the image stamped onto the die cut!!

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  14. Love your coloring and that snowflake shape! Sweet birds!

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  15. I love your idea of cutting the motif as a snowflake, it's really great !

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  16. Wow, what a cool die cutting idea! So creative!

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  17. Gorgeous background and great way of using the snowflake. Just beautiful!

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  18. Love the splashes of color in the background.
    the little birds on the snowflake are great.
    thanks for sharing.

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  19. This is darling, I love those sweet colors on the background too!

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  20. Love how you diecut the birds on the snowflake and used it on that beautiful background!!

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  21. Gorgeous! I love the cute cut out layered with the snowflakes in the background!!
    -Jen {Newton's Nook Designs}

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  22. You have such amazing skills at watercoloring! Love this!

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  23. Beautiful background and I like the snowflake shape.

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  24. Wonderful use of color on a lovely card!

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  25. the color scheme, the diecuts! love everything about this card!

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  26. Amazing card, Samantha! So clever, cute and absolutely adorable!

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  27. Beautiful card, such a pretty background, I just love the contrast between it and the bird die cut!

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