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8.14.2015

Newton's Nook Designs: It's Your Birthday! + IG Giveaway

Hello there!

It's finally Friday and that means we're almost officially done with the work week! 8 more hours to go! Woo-hoo! One thing I love most about my job is having the weekend off to do whatever I want! I plan to craft, hang out with a few friends and try my hands again at baking some macaroons. Last time, the macaroons didn't go so well, so hopefully (and fingers crossed) that this time it'll turn out better!


Today, I have yet another birthday card to share. This time I used Newton's Nook Designs Newton's Birthday Bash set to create the cute card above. This set is so much fun! I love coloring the fun images!

I started by stamping and coloring the image with Copic Markers. I wanted it to be a one layer panel, but I messed up when I stamped the sentiments. So I had to fussy cut the image out and adhered it to another white cardstock. I stamped the sentiment the second time and it came out perfectly. I added some shadows underneath the kraft bag. My husband thinks its pee stain. Lol! Whether it looks like pee stain or not, I am keeping it the way it is! Too much work and love goes into this card already. :)


The focal panel was die-cut using Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Rectangles Stackable and then die-cut again using Mama Elephant Landscape Trio dies. This creates the wavy border. I layered the focal panel on top of another stitched rectangle and adhered that to a larger stitched chevron rectangle die-cut. I thought it be fun to add a scallop rectangle in with the layers and so I die-cut a piece of vellum using Mama Elephant Femme Frames dies and adhered both pieces onto the white card base. I then finished the card by scattering some sparkling clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.


Before I signed off, I wanted to let you know that I am hosting a giveaway over on instagram. If you have an account, make sure you pop over there to enter my giveaway. You girls have been so supportive and kind, leaving me encouraging comments and tips, so I wanted to give my bloggie friends the chance to win too.

That is all for me today! Thanks so much for swinging by! Have a wonderful weekend!

16 comments:

  1. Ka, your card is absolutely adorable! Love that sweet image and all the stitched layers! (The wavy one adds such a unique element!) Oh, and there are no accidents, just opportunities to be more awesome! Also, that does NOT look like pee! LOL! Have a great day!

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  2. This is just plain fabulous Ka and I love every little design detail! Tell your husband I love his idea about the pee stain lol!
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  3. Your card is super cute. Your coloring looks fabulous.

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  4. What a darling card! Love the curvy lines on the mats! I hope you have a wonderful weekend and that those macaroons turn out excellent! :)

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  5. It just doesn't get any cuter than this! PRECIOUS and love the chevron again that focal panel. Fantastic!
    Lynn

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  6. Ka, forgot to mention it..........no, that's NOT a pee stain! LOL! I finally learned not to even show my husband my cards since he thought a cow was a pig on one I'd done!
    Lynn

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  7. Adorable card, Ka--& your hubby is so funny! I love the wavy edge!

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  8. Oh this is pretty. I love the colour palette too x

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  9. Your card is darling...I wanna see pics of your macaroons!

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  10. Such a cute card! Great piecing and I love the chevron paper and vellum mat!

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  11. Oh this is SO sweet Ka! I love all your stitched layering!! And you colored that little Newton just beautifully!! I also want to see pics of your macaroons!! They intimidate me but I so want to try. Good luck;) Hope you have an awesome weekend!!

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  12. This design is the sweetest, makes me smile :) :) :) love your creation! :) !!!!

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  13. This is sooo sweet!!! I love your chevron pattern paper and your coloring is amazing!! :) Thanks for sharing!!

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  14. The image of the cat in the bag is so Sweet!! Beautiful coloring!
    Adorable card!!
    Have a blessed day,
    Millie
    Crafting With Creative M

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  15. I hope those macaroons turned out well for ya! And love the colors of this card - that patterned paper is so fun and playful with the image!

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  16. Ka this cute cat Image I love much
    and love the color combo you gave on this card
    you are great at fussy cutting Ka
    and this card is a CUTIE PIE..
    I am sorry I have no instagram Ka
    wish I can win this set
    do you put the name also from Blog comment *pleaseeee* hehehe
    if not is ok it is your blog candy and you can do what you like sweet friend
    and you are so generous to give these lovely set as you know I am crazy at making shoe card :)
    hugs, Monika

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