Friday, July 25, 2014

Inky Paws Challenge #12 - Beach Theme Challenge

Happy Friday and the the first day of #12 Inky Paws Challenge!  
This month's challenge is a Beach - Theme Challenge!

Newton's Nook Designs | Inky Paws Challenge #12 - Beach Theme

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,  August 8th,  2014 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, August 11th.

Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky? 

  • Create a NEW project (card or other paper craft item) based on the beach theme.
  • 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 IPC12).
  • 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 - Read the description below each card to see who made it!

Cat Beach Card by Lydia Brooke for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Don't you just love this fun bright yellow card by Lydia? It reminds me of sunshine! I love how she colored the kitty and sandcastle image from our Newton's Summer Vacation set! Adorable! 

Kitty Beach Card by Stephanie Muzzulin for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Here's a great beach card by Stephanie! I love her color combo and cut clouds! And its cute how she gave the kitty from our  Newton's Summer Vacation set rosy cheeks! Makes me smile!
Kitty Beach Card by Tessa Wise for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Here's a great sweet little beach treat by Tessa! She colored the cute kitty from our Newton's Summer Vacation set and added him to this cute little container of gummy sharks! YUM!
Framed Beach Card by Larissa Heskett for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
 Larissa created a fun "framed" beach scene using the frame from the Around the House set, the water from the Beach Party set and the Pail of sand from  Newton's Summer Vacation. Love this idea!

Kitty Beach Card by Jess Moyer for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
More Sunshine from Jess - this time in the form of rays - Super Fun! She used our Kitty on in inner tube from Newton's Summer Vacation and the waves from the Beach Party set. 

Kitty Beach Card by Diane Jaquay for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Diane created this super fun triple image card  - Newton is on an Island Vacation tour - using stamps from  Newton's Summer Vacation 
Watercolor Kitty  Beach Card by Danielle Pandeline for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Danielle created this pretty watercolor beach scene with the kitty on the innertube as the focus! Love how bright those watercolors are! She used stamps from  Newton's Summer Vacation. 
Hula Bunny Beach Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Samantha used the super cute hula bunny from our Beach Party set and the Wish you were here sentiment from Newton's Summer Vacation. I love how she colored those waves!

Kitty and Sandcastle Beach Card by Jennifer Jackson for Newton's Nook Designs - Inky Paws Beach Challenge
Here's one from me (Jen) - I also used the kitty from from the  Newton's Summer Vacation set and I used sandpaper to create the beach along the bottom- Doesn't it look fun? 

Now it's your turn!

Use the widget below to add a link to your project! Don't forget to tell your friends to play along too - If we get more than 15 participants we will pick TWO winners!


  1. All of these projects are great! I really love Diane's card with the three shots of Newton!!

  2. OMG OMG OMG!! LOVING ALL of the AMAMZING Creations!! =) I can't wait to see ALL of the other creations that are going to be shared!! Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

  3. Love everyone's projects! Can't wait to play along :)!

  4. WOW, so many awesome cards, great job everyone!!!

  5. Oh these are the cutest beach cards. LOVE them!

  6. Such wonderful sunny cards! Love them ALL!

  7. OMGosh your cards are AMAZING! Thanks for sharing everyone.
    Crafty hugs,

  8. I am not a beach first that all, but this challenge is so inspiring! I'm really feeling it. Thanks for all the crafting mojo!

  9. I am just loving all these Newton beach cards! So, so fun!!!

  10. A gallery of delightful inspiration here for the beach theme! Soooo sweet!


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