Newton’s Nook Reveal Day #1 – Mermaid Crossing

Hello Everyone, and welcome to the August Newton’s Nook release week! This release is a really fun one, and has some great and unique images to add to your stamp collection!



Today’s reveal features the beautiful Mermaid Crossing stamp set, which includes some really cute accent images that can be stamped in a variety of ways. For my card, I wanted to create a background for my little mermaid using the smaller images included in the set. I stamped them in Memento ink and colored them with my Copic markers.


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On a separate piece of cardstock, I stamped one of the mermaid images and colored this with Copics as well. For the tail of the mermaid, I wanted to color in such a way so as  to reflect a more “magical” and “dream-like” feel; to do this, I blended some teals, pinks and purples together and I love the result!  I fussy cut the mermaid out, and covered her tail and starfish with Wink of Stella glitter and Glossy Accents.


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I really love the sentiment in this set… it includes some really great sayings to pair with your mermaids. For this card I chose to use the “we’re mermaid for each other”, and heat embossed it with silver embossing powder.

I hope my card has given you some inspiration in creating some lovely mermaid cards of your own… Thanks so much for stopping by today!




Would you like to win “Mermaid Crossing”? This prize will be given away to ONE lucky winner!


Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team and Guest blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective blog 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, August 13th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, August 14th.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Lydia Evans
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Crafty Math-Chick
Jess Gerstner
Stephanie Muzzulin
Danielle Pandeline
Nina-Marie Trapani — that’s me! :)
Kimberly Rendino
Yukari Yoshioka
Liz Munoz – Guest Designer


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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 25 Sheets
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE SILVER Detail EPJ37415
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ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker 025320
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01


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Copic SKETCH 72 PC SET A Markers AAAS72A
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Copic SKETCH 72 PC SET B Markers BBBS72B
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Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full Size me-900
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Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001
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This card is submitted into the CASology week 159 Aquatic challenge.


29 Responses

  1. Hannelie says:

    Love your take on our cue this week !
    Thanks for joining Casology this week!

  2. I love the “magical” feel of your mermaid tail. Nice job.

  3. KariLynn L says:

    I love how you used the little stamps from the set to create such a beautiful background. Love how you coloured the mermaid. Her hair looks awesome!

  4. ardythpr1 says:

    Your ‘ocean’ looks magical! Love all the white space, too! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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