Friday, January 23, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #17 - Use a Heart Shape

Happy Friday and the the first day of #17 Inky Paws Challenge!  
This month's challenge is to a Create a project using a Heart Shape!
Inky Paws Challenge #17 - Use a Heart Shape | Newton's Nook Designs
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, February 6th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, February 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 IPC17).
  • 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!

Je T'aime cat in Paris card by Yukari Yoshioka | Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
First up is this sweet Je T'aime Card by Yukari using Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set. Love the big silver hearts she added and the gorgeous coloring on that kitty! 

Make a wish Valentine card with puppy by Samantha Mann | Stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Samantha added hearts to her background and to the thought bubble! So Cute! She used the puppy in the tutu from the Boo Crew Stamp set and the words are from Magical Dreams, Love à la Carte and Flirty Flamingos

Zebra Valentine by Tracy Gruber | Wild About Zoo Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Our Guest Designer, Tracy Gruber added fun hearts to the background of this card using the zebra heart stamp from the Wild about Zoo stamp set! Adorable! 

Fox Valentine Card by Stephanie Muzzulin | Sweetheart Tails Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Stephanie created this adorable little heart shaped card! I just LOVE the way she colored the fox from the Sweetheart Tails stamp set! The tiny little wooden tag adds the perfect finishing touch too! 

Oh la la Eiffel Tower card by Kimberly Rendino | Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Kimberly added sequin hearts to her cute card using the eiffel tower stamp from our Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set! I love the multicolor embossing too - so pretty! 

Heartfelt Valentine card by Jess Moyer | Stamps by Newton's Nook Designs
Jess created a heart by stamped a ton of little images from Winged Wishes and Sweetheart Tails. She also used words from Simply Sentimental

Zebra Valentine by Danielle Pandeline | Wild About Zoo Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Danielle created this fun card using the Wild about Zoo stamp set! Check out that awesome ombré pink background and heart washi tape too! 

Heart Shaped Valentine card by Crafty Math-Chick  | Flirty Flamingos Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Crafty Math-Chick created this cute heart shaped card! The heart in the middle creates the perfect spot for the flamingo couple from the Flirty Flamingos stamp set. 

Animal Valentine cards by Larissa Heskett  | Wild about Zoo and Swettheart Tails Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Larissa created this cute trio of cards with hearts! Adorable! She used Wild about Zoo and Sweetheart Tails stamp sets. 

Lemur Valentine Card by Jennifer Jackson | Wild About Zoo Stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Here's one by me - I added some wooden hearts along with the animal print hearts on the yellow background for this card. The animal print hearts and the cute lemur are from the Wild about Zoo stamp set! 


  1. Thanks to the design team members for great inspiration cards!!! But I just can’t resist to a wonderful yummy inspiration photo!!! These biscuits look exactly like the ones I use to bake.

  2. Beautiful card Jen! I like the embossed hearts and the wooden heart accents as well - you even used a pretty woodbrain backdrop for your photo - AWESOME!

  3. BEAUTIFUL Projects Girls!! =) My Projects are posted on my Blog!! =) Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

  4. I have just bought my first Newton's Nook DesignsStamps!!!!!!!! I am soooo happy!! If they arrive to Spain soon I will play with you in this challenge!!! If not... next time!! :) I love the Dt´s designs!!! They are so inspiring!

  5. Everyone's cards are gorgeous, great job ladies!! Can't wait to see what everyone makes :)!

  6. Adorable inspiration! I just discovered this stamps and received my first order,so I am ready to play!

  7. Fun challenge! Love the DT inspiration samples!

  8. Awesome cards great inspiration and I love the challenge.

  9. All the design teams card are stunning!!1 What beautiful inspiration!!


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