Easter With Newton

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Happy Sunday! I’m so happy you’ve stopped by my little crafty corner, as I am sharing a new Easter card I’ve created, featuring the adorable Newton from Newton’s Nook! :)

I thought it would be a lot of fun to put Newton amongst a few Easter eggs for this card, so I paired the “Newton’s Antics” stamp set with the “Bunny Hop” set, to accomplish my idea.

I began by masking all but the head of one of the Newton stamps from the “Newton’s Antics” set, and inking it with StazOn ink. Because I wanted his tail closer to his body than in the original image, I masked off the head and then stamped the tail. Keeping the mask in place, I then stamped the eggs from the “Bunny Hop” stamp set with the same StazOn ink. I colored my image with my Derwent watercolor pencils, and then fussy cut the image out.

 

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For the background, I die cut a circle from watercolor paper using a Spellbinders nested circle die set. I created some grass using my Derwent pencils and the sky with some Peacock Feathers distress ink and an ink blending tool. I also stamped a sentiment using stamps from the Newton’s Nook “Just Say Cheese” and “Bunny Hop” sets.

On some separate watercolor paper, I stamped some clouds from the Lawn Fawn “Blue Skies” stamp set, and fussy cut them out. I then layered the clouds and my Newton image onto the circle and adhered this onto a green scalloped circle.

My card base is created from some white cardstock, which is embossed using a polka dot stencil and my Big Shot machine. I’ve layered on some patterned paper, a white scalloped strip, and some purple ribbon, before adhering my little Newton scene overtop.

I love how bright and happy this card turned out, and I hope you too have enjoyed this as much I did creating it! Thanks again for stopping by! :)

 

Challenges

This card is submitted into the Newton’s Nook Inky Paws “Watercolor” challenge, the Cupcake Inspirations challenge #303 “Stripes and Dots”, and the ColourQ color challenge #284

 

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10 Responses

  1. Avatar Jen says:

    This is so beautiful! I love how you combined Newton with the Easter Eggs – plus the watercoloring is lovely! Thanks so much for linking up to our Inky Paws Challenge!!

  2. Avatar Nina Dee says:

    Such an adorable card! I love the embossed polka dots! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations this week! :)

  3. Avatar Sandi Lee says:

    I love your style! Newton looks so sweet in the scene you created! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations this week! xx Sandi Lee, DT Sweetie!

  4. Avatar Indy says:

    Newton looks great amongst all those amazing Easter eggs! So glad you were inspired by Cupcake Inspirations’ Stripes and Dots Challenge!
    Hugs, Debbie, DT Sweetie!

  5. What a pretty card! Love the contrast of the embossed with the diagonal stripes on the DP!

  6. Avatar kimheggins says:

    This is just too darn cute!!! I love the sweet scene you created, so perfect for Easter! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ColourQ, hope to see you again next week!

  7. Avatar Jen Mitchell says:

    Such an adorable Easter card! I love this little scene you’ve created! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

  8. Avatar Amy O says:

    So cute, love that kitty!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT Sweetie

  9. Avatar Tina says:

    adorable card, such a sweet image…thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

  10. Avatar Claire A says:

    Such a cute image and the colouring is so beautifully soft on the watercolour paper. Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

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