Thursday, September 18, 2014

Newton's Nook Designs September Release - Apple Delights

*sniff sniff*
it's the last day of newton's nook's release for september!

the good news is: all of the new sets will be available for purchase on September 19th, here!

today we're sharing the 
Apple Delights mini set! it's super sweet and totally makes me think of fall, and apple cider, and mmm, warm donuts! lol! 

i decided it would be fun to ppaer piece! i LOVE my copics and watercoloring, but sometimes it's nice to paper piece too, right?

i used white embossing paste onto the white background for the crisp and clean feel, which i thought would go perfectly with the apples!

the sentiment was stamped onto some vellum and that's it! LOVE those caramel colored apples! i want to take take a bite! lol!

my next card is more fall, and warm and makes me wish i could put a sweater on! (it's still in the 90's here, and SUPER humid! so making these cards was a nice escape!)

i created the backtround with hero arts pale tomato and soft sand onto some khaki paper and the smallest of the apple stamps! :) my favorite is that some of the red apples were stamped upside down! 
then i used some distress inks on the edges and popped up the apple for extra dimension! 

the dark woodgrain banner was added and then i stitched along the edges!

Would you like to win “Apple Delights”? This set will be given away to TWO lucky winners
Here's how to win: 
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team and Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs release 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, Sept 18 at 9pm CDT to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, September 19th. 
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:


  1. Your cards are super-cute! These caramel apples are my favorite!

  2. Love how you used all the different colored apples and added so much depth.

  3. I've been dreaming about getting a candy apple but haven't done it yet.
    this set is making me want to rush off to the orchard and get some apples.
    thanks for sharing some darling cards.

  4. I love all the patterned papers you used to paper piece Samantha! That woodgrain banner behind that bright red apple (that looks like it has a woodgrain texture too) makes me DROOL! Awesome projects! ~Meredith

  5. Super fun card. Love the stitching.

  6. The red apple on the 'wood' is amazing! Really love it! Thanks for such a great Hop, so fun and great projects!~kim

  7. Wonderful projects to highlight this fun set.

  8. Your cards are adorable! Love it!

  9. Two yummy cards! Beautiful design! Love your stencilling!

  10. Fabulous cards. I like the paper piecing and the background of apples.

  11. Absolutely love both of your cards! And I totally feel you about the heat... Southern California has been experiencing quite the heat wave... I just yearn for some cozy sweater weather!

  12. Great cards! Love this stamp set!

  13. Lovely card and
    great work on
    the paper piercing.
    Carla from Utah

  14. I'd absolutely love to have the Apple Delights - in fact, I'd be delighted!!
    =] Michele

  15. The apples are so fun. Love the texture you added to them. TFS

  16. Both these apple cards are AWESOME! Love the stamped background and toffee-covered apples!

  17. Love the backgrounds--texture and then stamped! Both are yummily cute!

  18. Wow, you are so industrious! Love your attention to detail in the glossy accent heart, and the perfect chevron background and choices of pattern papers! You really did a fabulous job!

  19. Great cards! Love that fun caramel apple!

  20. Yummy!
    Love the paper pieced apples!


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