Friday, December 6, 2013

Newton's Nook Designs "Deck the Halls w/Inky Paws Blog Hop" {2nd Post}

~if you are looking for the 3GJ Holiday Hop please click HERE~

Good morning and welcome to the....
I am very excited to be joining the Newton's Nook Designs DT as well as some guest designers for this fun holiday hop! I hope you were able to check out my Guest Designer projects that I showcased HERE. If not, please take a look....

Now onto the hop......
You should be coming from 
if not and you just happened to pop in, you will want to head on back to 
there will be 2 winners from the hop and all the details and the entire line-up can be found at the end of my post.

I have several cards to share with you today....the first one is using the adorable 
I started with a black card base and added some designer paper from the DCWV~Home for Christmas paper pack. I added some zig zag machine stitching to the border and then tied some Totally Black Trendy Twine to a cute heart button. 
For the main image, I stamped the cute snowman, added some color with my copic markers and then cut a frame around the snowman using my cameo. He was then popped up on my die cut Stitched XL Label Die from My Creative Time. Since the frame was black, I stamped the sentiment in white using some Colorbox Frost White Pigment ink.
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For my next project, I made a set of  5 cards, all the same design but with different sentiments/pattern paper using the Holiday Wishes Stamp Set and a sketch from an older Retro Sketch design. You can click on the pics to bring them up larger if you want.
I used designer paper from My Mind's Eye~Lost & Found Christmas for all the cards. Each one is on a Kraft cardstock base, layered with a Bazzill card stock mat and the matching designer paper. For the embellishments, I used the matching enamel dots. 
These cards are CAS, easy to replicate and make a great holiday card to mail to friends and family.


So there are my projects....I hope you have enjoyed them!!!!
You are now heading over to 
Thanks so much for stopping and hopping with us!
A special thank you to Jennifer for asking me to be a Guest Designer! I really LOVED playing with your adorable Newton's Nook Designs stamps!!!

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Would you like to win a $10 coupon for Newton's Nook Designs online shop?
We will be choosing Two lucky winners! 
Here's how to win: 
Comment on the Design Team Member and Guest blogs (see list below)! One winner will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the blog hop. 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 Sunday, December 8th at 9 pm CST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Monday, December 9th.
Make sure you check out all the blogs below to enter:


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Entering this into the following Challenges:
Paper Issues~ Christmas



54 comments:

  1. Love the snowman card and sentiment! I love the CAS cards...I think I might have to make a few of these!!

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  2. now that snowman is just too cute and i love your stitching..

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  3. OMG, the snowman card is SO, SO CUTE! And I just LOVE the black background shape for Mr. Snowman! And that set of 5 cards is lovely!

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  4. These are great cards! Wonderful ideas!

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  5. That snowman really pops off that that card with the black/red/white color combo. Loving it! And your series of simple Christmas cards is amazing - what a great idea to use up some patterned paper and make a great stack of simple cards! Thanks so much for joining us today! Love what you did!

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  6. Your snowman just warms my heart. You are so talented.

    Rebecca
    brrck@yahoo.com

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  7. I love the red, white and black for a snowman card. I must try that!

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  8. fun non-traditional colors and great designs!

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  9. Each card is absolutely gorgeous, Jess!! I love that snowman!! He's so cute!! The sentiment makes me smile!! And of course your stitching - fabulous!! And I love the design and papers of the other cards!! They are beautiful!! I hope you have fun plans for the weekend my friend!! Happy Friday :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  10. A wonderful set of cards, Jessica! You and NN images = perfect recipe for magic! Your snowman is darling and the gallery of sentiment-focused cards simply beautiful! Fabulous inspiration!
    c

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  11. great set of cards! i love the top card, he just looks like a nice cozy fleece sweater! very sweet :)

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  12. I just love all of these. Your stitching always adds such an amazing touch. Fantastic job!!!!


    Be blessed, Beckie

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  13. You never see black when making xmas/winter cards, I really love the colors you used! Great cards

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  14. Love your cards they are all so pretty especially the stitching on the 1st one super cool. Hope you have a wonderful weekend my friend.

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  15. Jessica, these are all absolutely wonderful! You've done such an awesome job guest designing for Newtons Nook! Your sweet snowman card just melts my heart! And the set you made with 5 cards are simply fabulous! Super neat! Thanks for all the great stuff today and have a great weekend!!! xoxo

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  16. I love the envelope cards. It's fun when you can make the same card (more or less) but you're not stuck on doing the same thing over and over. Change it up with different paper or embellishments. Great idea. the snowman is so cute.

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  17. Super cute!!! As are all your projects :)

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  18. These are lovely - I especially like your coloring of his hat & scarf, that pretty plaid paper and heart shaped button - what a nice accent!

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  19. I love your black, red and gray card - very unique and just perfect with it's plaid and big red heart! And I love your angled panels - they really show off the scripty font of that set.

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  20. Adorable snowman card, love the added heart button! Love the design of the others as well!!

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  21. Your cards are absolutely AMAZING!!!
    As for the snowman card...My favorite!!! Do I have to tell you why?....you know the stitching..
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog ♥

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  22. Love them all but the snowman one is my fav. The sentiment is perfect.

    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
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  23. What fun projects thanks for sharing with us.

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  24. Each of your cards look great with the different patterns and sentiments. I want them all !! Thanks for the fun hop
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  25. Cute cards. Happy to be hopping with you.

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  26. Your snowman card is so cute! Love the stripes and colors! As for your many CAS cards! Love the design!

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  27. Loving all your fun and festive cards!

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  28. Wow, what simple and festive cards! Love them!!

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  29. OMG!! I LOVE your AWESOME Cards!! Such GREAT Ideas!! THANKS so much for sharing and have a Fabulous Weekend!! ;)

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  30. Eek, Your first card is too adorable and so Jessica! Your set of cards are perfectly fabulous! I love the design and paper too! Have a fabulous weekend!

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  31. These are lovely! Loved the way the designer paper of your first card complimented the image perfectly.

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  32. Love your project! That snowman stamp is ADORABLE!

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  33. Wow!!!! Great cards!!! Love that set with the different setiments!!!!! And your frozen friends card is so cuuuute!! Love te stitching on the sides!!

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  34. I love the different looks you can achieve just by changing the patterned paper.

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  35. Super sweet projects. Love that snowman!

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  36. Jessica ~ BEAUTIFUL cards! I LOVE them all and of course those papers! OMG! BEAUTIFULL done as always! I think I may have this paper.. going to try and dig it out now! I need a shovel in my room to even move! LOL! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  37. Holy Smokes girl, you have been a busy girl! Your cards are adorable and love the fun papers!!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  38. Cute cards - love the snowman, the heart, and the plaid background paper.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  39. Great cards--loved the snowman...he's so cute! :)

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  40. All your cards are lovely but I particularly like the snowman on the black die cut and the heart button detail.

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  41. Very sweet cards...love the use of the back mat for the first card.

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  42. Love your wonderfully cute cards. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly

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  43. Great cards--I really love the snowman card, the colors and red heart button are perfect!

    Chris L.

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  44. I just love them all!! Great Job, as usual!! karen♥

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  45. SUPER cute snowman card, and fantastic card set, Jessica! Love that adorable heart button!

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  46. LOVE the snowman card. Looks like chalkboard paper...is it? Nice set using that sketch.

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  47. Oh Jessica I don't know how you do it!! You are so awesome!! All of these are fantastic!!!
    Shelly

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  48. WOW!! You have been so busy! Your cards are fabulous! I love the little snowman card with the sweet little twigs sentiment. And your set looks amazing!

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  49. BEAUTIFUL job with all your cards Jessica!!! :)

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  50. You are truly awesome you know that?! All beautifully done but i wouldnt expect anything else my friend!
    Deb C

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