Newton’s Nook Reveal Day #2

Hello everyone! Thanks so much for stopping back for the second day of the Newton’s Nook May release week! Today we are revealing the brand new Adventure Awaits stamp set, as well as the Points & Plumes and Splendid Stags die sets!

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For my card, I used the Adventure Awaits stamp set and the Points and Plumes dies. The die set is not a coordinating set, but is designed to match with the style of the Adventure Awaits stamp set.

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I wanted to create a watercolor background for my card and decided to use the feathers from the Adventure Awaits stamp set to resist the watercoloring (done with Distress Inks). I used multiple layers of Tattered Rose, Dusty Concord, Milled Lavender, Worn Lipstick and Brushed Corduroy. To do this I would apply one color in an area on the paper and then dry it completely before adding a new color. This kept wet colors from bleeding into each other more than I wanted them to, giving me more control over this freestyle background. I love how layering the watercolors creates new colors in between each overlapping layer!

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Putting my card together, I clustered the sentiment with some cream circle loops (from Simon Says Stamp), and two arrows  from Point and Plumes (Newton’s Nook). I also scattered a bunch of sequins and beads from 28 Lilac Lane onto the card panel to tell finish things off.

 

 

GIVEAWAY & KEEP HOPPING

Would you like to win the “Adventure Awaits” Stamp Set? This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the Newton’s Nook Designs blog and Design Team 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, May 19th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, May 20th. 

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
Kimberly Rendino
Yukari Yoshioka
Naki Rager – Guest Designer

 

MORE INSPIRATION

If you enjoyed today’s card, be sure to check out some of my other most recent posts! Click on the photos to be taken to the corresponding blog posts.

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PRODUCTS

If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.

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26 Responses

  1. Avatar Denise Bryant says:

    Amazing card! Love the feathers and arrows along with the beautiful background and embellishments! Beautifully done!

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