Tuesday, February 18, 2014

NND February Release Day 1 - Winston's Birthday!

February Release from Newton's Nook Designs

Today is our first full reveal day for February and we are featuring the set Winston's Birthday! We are giving this set away to two lucky winners so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this posting to see how to win! 

Winston's Birthday Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs

Don't you just love this cute little 3 x 4 size? We are so excited to offer this new size to our stamp collection! Winston the bear is ready for birthdays - you can put the fish, cupcake or present between his paws, or have him hold a balloon! 

Ready to be inspired? 
Check out all the amazing cards below from our design team and special February release guests! Then, make sure to click through to all their blogs for details on their cards  - Some of the designers have extra cards on the blogs and you might even find a fun video or two along the way! Make sure to comment for a chance to win! Details on the giveaway are at the bottom of today's post. 

First up - some inspiration from our guest designers! 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Chrissie Tobas for Newton's Nook Designs
Guest Designer Chrissie Tobas created this cute watercolored card using the bear! I love how she used white to stamp him - what a fun idea! You go to her blog Harvest Moon Papiere and watch a video of how she did that awesome watercolor!  

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Debbie Owens for Newton's Nook Designs
Guest Designer Debbie Owens created this fold out tag booklet with the bear! What a fun little rainbow piece! Debbie has more cards on her blog Indy's Designs.

And now from our Design Team! 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs
Samantha turned Winston's arm and added a whole bouquet of balloons! So cute! 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Tessa Wise for Newton's Nook Designs
This birthday card by Tessa is so fun and bright! Wouldn't this be great for a kids birthday card? 
Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Valerie Ward for Newton's Nook Designs
What!!!? Get out! A Panda Bear? So cool, Valerie! I love how she colored this guy! 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Larissa Heskett for Newton's Nook Designs
Larissa's card cracks me up! I love the mustache and hat! He looks so dapper!!

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Crafty Math Chick for Newton's Nook Designs
Crafty Math-Chick went for clean and simple on this birthday card - what a cute row of balloons!  

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Taheerah Atchia for Newton's Nook Designs
Taheerah  gave Winston a BIG cupcake from the Love à la Carte set! Doesn't he look happy? 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Christine Drogt for Newton's Nook Designs
 Christine gave her bear a whole bunch of balloons! Don't you just love the fun corner of clouds too? 

Winston's Birthday Bear Card by Danielle Pandeline for Newton's Nook Designs
I love all the fun patterns on this card by Danielle! Wouldn't you love to get this card in the mail? 

Would you like to win Winston's Birthday?

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 February 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, February 20th at 9 pm Central Standard Time to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, February 21st.

Debbie Owens (Indy)  - Guest Designer
Chrissie Tobas - Guest Designer


  1. Loving this stamp set, can't wait for it to be released!

  2. As I mentioned on your last post, Winston is the perfect name for this little "ursine" pal!
    LOVE the fish, as well as the other elements to help him get in the party spirit...

  3. Too cute! Love how Valerie turned him into a Panda. Great job ladies!

  4. Love the perplexed expression on the bear--like how could I be having another birthday. All cute cards from the DT

  5. This is so adorable. Love "Winston", very cute bear. All the Design Team has done fabulous work, great cards. :-)

  6. Love all the cards from the DT... Love Winston!!!

  7. The DT did an amazing job creating with Winston, love this cute image!!

  8. What a darling set, and the DT samples are absolutely delightful! Winston certainly has been showcased with much flair and style! Such a sweet bear!!

  9. AMAZING Inspiration Ladies!! LOVE them ALL!! Thanks for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

  10. What a cute set! Love all of the samples! That panda rocks!

  11. I saw a cutie card on facebook, so glad I popped over just in time for release! Wonderful job by the DT with this collection!

  12. Awesome job teamies & guesties! Your talents continue to amaze me!

  13. Awww, Winston is so cute! This set is a lot of fun!

  14. Such a darling stamp set! :) And love all of the art work by the design team!

  15. Winston is so adorable, and the cards are cute!

  16. I love how each card uses the stamps in a slightly different way. Definitely inspiring and makes me want them!

  17. Oh my gosh...that panda version is SO darn cute! Love the DT cards!

  18. So cute!! Super excited for birthday stamps :)

  19. Well I can't resist a cute bear so can't wait to start the hop!

  20. Winston is such a cutie! He will be perfect for so many different birthday cards. I can't wait to play with him.

  21. So glad you named him Winston...he is adorable. Ready to hop.

  22. All of these cards are just amazing!! I am floored! Love that Winston has his own named set! Ha ha! Can't wait to hop!

  23. Great job everyone! Love all the different ideas!
    Hugs, Debbie!

  24. what a fantastic team you have! these cards are so fun!
    Sandra ltb

  25. love the one stamped with white!! and the mustache one! what an incredible DT

  26. Love this new stamp set! The bear is so cute, and I need a "just bearly missed your birthday" set! Thanks for providing one...

  27. Such a cute stamp set! Love all of the fabulous cards!

  28. Winston is so cute. Both of the new sets are great. Enjoyed the hop. Got lots of great ideas.

  29. That is an adorable little bear...and I do not have nearly enough cute birthday sets. Thanks so much for the opportunity to win!

  30. This little guy is ADORABLE.
    Wonderful cards everyone.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,

  31. Winston is so cute!!! The DT cards are amazing!

  32. I would LOVE Winston! He's so cute :)

  33. Such gorgeous projects and cute stamp set
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  34. Lovely new stamp set and great cards from the DT and guests! I just adore Larissa's card, it's so creative and fun!


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