Friday, July 24, 2015

Inky Paws Challenge #23 - SUMMER lovin'!

This month's challenge is  SUMMER LOVIN' 
- create a project with a SUMMER 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 7th, 2015 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, August 10th.

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 FlickrPinterest, or splitcoaststampers (on splitcoast please use keywords newtonsnook and IPC23).
  • 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 - check out all the awesome birthday cards they created! Read the description below each card to see who made it.
Summer Cat on Beach Card by Stephanie Muzzulin | Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Stephanie this colorful beach scene using the cat on the beach towel from the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set! I love all the fun colored patterned papers too! 
Ice Ice Cream Card by Crafty Math-Chick | Summer Scoops stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Crafty Math-Chick created this fun ice cream card using our new Summer Scoops stamp set!  I love that she added on sunglasses for the orange creamsicle from the  Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set!
Summer Cat on Beach Card by Yukari Yoshioka | Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Ready to hang out out the beach like this cute kitty? Yukari created this fun beach scene - I love how she colored the sand and water with distress inks! She used our Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set! 
Rainbow flower Card by Jess Gerstner | Beautiful Blossoms stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Jess was inspired to create a rainbow of summer blooms using the Beautiful Blossoms stamp set!
Summer Cat on Beach Card by Kimberly Rendino | Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Kimberly created a fun rainbow beach towel and umbrella for the cute kitty from the Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set! Perfect for summer!
Kitty at sea in Box | Card by Nina-Marie Trapani | Newton's Antics stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Nina-Marie created this adorable scene with the cat from the Newton's Antics stamp set sailing off in his little box! She created the "sail" using the fin from the Shark Bites stamp set! 

Ice Cream Birthday Card by Samantha Mann | Summer Scoops stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
 Samantha created this yummy rainbow of popsicles using our new Summer Scoops stamp set! What flavor would you choose?  
Birthday cat on Beach Card by Jennifer Jackson | Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs
Here's a Summer card by me - I used Newton's Summer Vacation stamp set to create a fun summer  birthday card! I added some paint splatter and watercolor around the kitty to add more of a beachy feel! 


  1. Great summer projects, I can't wait to play!

  2. Everyone's cards are so adorable! Perfect for summer! :)

  3. LOVING these FUN SUMMER Designs!! SQUEAL!! Looking forward to ALL of the AMAZING Entries!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =) I shared my card on my Blog and on FB!! =)

  4. Love this challenge! Great DT projects!!!


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