Newton’s Nook Reveal Day #3 – Newton’s Christmas Cuddles

Hello, and welcome to day three of the Newton’s Nook Designs October reveal week! This week is full of fabulous inspiration to help get you in the holiday spirit!

 

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Today we are showcasing the adorable Newton’s Christmas Cuddles stamp and die set. If you have missed day one and two, you can check out those posts here:

Newton’s Nook Reveal Day #1 – Holiday Smooches
Newton’s Nook Reveal Day #2 – Festive Flamingos

 

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For my card, I wanted to create a night scene; I thought it would be fun to make a large moon to be backlighting the kittens holding tails. I did some Copic coloring for the cats, making sure I used my grays along the darkest areas of the cats to create the shadows from where the moon’s light would not be shining.

The background is created by doing some ink smooshing with distress inks (Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch and Dusty Concord). Often times when creating with different mediums, you run into times when something just isn’t working out right. This background I almost got rid of; but with a bit of effort and mixing of colors, I was able to turn  it into a background that I truly loved! So do not get discouraged when something isn’t working out right away… keep working with it and you may find it turns out better than you had hoped.

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Some of the other elements in my scene include a picket fence die cut My Favorite Things, made from wood grain patterned paper, a snowy die cut from white cardstock using the Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders die set, as well as a moon die cut from watercolor paper and using ink smooshing with distress inks to create a textured effect (the die is from Simon Says Stamp’s Stitched Circles die set).

I hope you have been enjoying my creations for this month’s Newton’s Nook Designs release! Be sure to stop back again tomorrow for the final day of this month’s reveal!

 

GIVEAWAY & MORE INSPIRATION!

Would you like to win the new “Newton’s Christmas Cuddles” stamp set?  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, October 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, October 16th.

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

 

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By | 2016-01-07T14:46:53+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Cardmaking, Christmas, Holiday, Newton's Nook Designs, Seasons, Winter|30 Comments

30 Comments

  1. Teresa Doyle October 15, 2015 at 8:29 pm - Reply

    Aw, this is so sweet. Just precious!

  2. Yuki October 15, 2015 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    Absolutely love the cute nighttime scene you created! Happy to hear you were able to save the background because it turned out gorgeous!

  3. Indy October 15, 2015 at 7:48 pm - Reply

    Oh what a romantic scene! Darling!

  4. Sally October 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    Love the kitty couple sitting on the fence and the beautiful background coloring.

  5. Emily Lauritzen October 15, 2015 at 4:50 pm - Reply

    Eeek!!! I adore this little card! Those kitties are so stinkin cute!!!

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