Friday, March 27, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #19 - Use Watercolor

This month's challenge is to a Create a project using WATERCOLOR
Get your your watercolor pencils, paints or inks and play along!
Inky Paws Challenge #19 - Watercolor
Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? The Challenge winner will receive a $10 store credit to our online store and a Inky Paws Challenge Top Pick Badge to add to your blog! If we get more than 15 participants, we will choose two winners so be sure to tell your friends to play along! 

You have two weeks to play along. Deadline to enter is Friday, April 10th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, March 9th.

Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky?
  • Create a NEW project (card or other paper craft item).
  • Your project MUST use at least one Newton's Nook Designs stamped image (or free digital stamp - check out our Freebies page).
  • Post your project to your blog or to an online photo gallery such as Flickr Pinterest, or splitcoaststampers (on splitcoast please use keywords newtonsnook and IPC19).
  • Link back to this challenge (if posting in an online gallery copy the link into the photo description). 
  • Submit your project to this challenge using the InLinkz widget below. You must submit a DIRECT link to your post page.
  • Have more than one great idea? You can enter more than once! Just link up each card separately. 
  • TIP: Please make sure your photo in focus  - We can't pick you as a winner if we can't see your card clearly because your photo is blurry! 

Here's some inspiration!

Several of our Design Team Members decided to play along - Scroll down to see how they added hearts into their projects and then enter your project at the bottom of the post! Read the description below each card to see who made it!

Layered flower card by Larissa Heskett | Beautiful Blossoms stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Larissa created this gorgeous floral card using our new Beautiful Blossoms Stamp set. I love the layers she cut with the watercolored flowers! 

Watercolor Kitty card by Yukari Yoshioka | Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Yukari tried the "no line" stamping technique with watercolors on the kitty from Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set! So beautiful!

heartfelt watercolor card by Jess Moyer | stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Jess tried some fun watercolor techniques on her card - head over to her blog to see a video too! She used our Simply Sentimental and Wild about Zoo stamp sets. Love the water splatter!

Thank you Flower card by Stephanie Muzzulin  | Beautiful Blossoms stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Stephanie created this charming card with our Beautiful Blossoms stamp set! I love the watercolored blooms and the bits of watercolor splatter! She also used the words from our Simply Sentimental stamp set. 

Kitty Birthday Card card by Samantha Mann | Newton's Birthday Flutter stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Here is a sweet card by Samantha using watercolor as a background. It's so beautiful how she watercolored the kitty from our new Newton's Birthday Flutter too! 

Bonjour Eiffel Tower Kitty Card by Jennifer Jackson | Newton Dreams of Paris stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Here's one by me - I watercolored a fun background for the Eiffel Tower from our Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set!


  1. Beautiful projects everyone. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

  2. Oh yay, i love this challenge theme!!! Beautiful projects from the design team!

  3. Great job teamies! Everyone's watercolor projects are gorgeous! :)

  4. Can't wait to join! Love the DT inspiration!

  5. Enjoyed your challenge! Lovely cards from the DT. :)

  6. Wonderful cards!! :) I heart watercolour!

  7. Lovely inspiration and creativity from the design team! Thanks so much!

  8. Well I rushed home to finish my watercolor card so I could beat the midnight deadline, but it says it's closed. I'm confused as it's only 8:07 p.m. CST. In case you're interested, my card is here:


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