Newton’s Nook Designs 7 Year Celebration Blog Hop


Hello and welcome!

I’m so excited to be part of the Newton’s Nook Designs 7 Year Celebration blog hop! You might come here from the talented Andrea Shell!

Giveaway alert!! NND is giving $20 store credits to spend in their online shop to 7 lucky winners so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this post to see how to win!

Time To Purr-ty #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - stamps by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

In case you don’t know, Newton’s Nook Designs is made up of a husband and wife, Jeff and Jennifer, team located in Southern Wisconsin. Newton was their adorable sweet orange tabby cat and the inspiration for the name and logo. He became the namesake of the company since one of the first stamp designs that Jen sketched was a kitty just like Newton. You can find more about NND and Newton on their website.
Since NND is celebrating their 7 year anniversary this year (Woooo-Hooooo!!!!! Congrats!!!!), the idea behind my card was to pick up 7 different kitty stamps and gather together the cutest purr-ty! To start, I die cut using the coordinating die sets and then stamped with my MISTI tool all the adorable cats. I used Strathmore Bristol paper and VersaFine Onyx Black ink since both work great with water based markers. And here’re all the stamp and die sets used on this project starting from left to right:

Time To Purr-ty #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - stamps by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I colored all the stamps with Tombow markers and let them air dry. Meanwhile, I prepared a slimline card base using NND Slimline Frames And Portholes Die Set from Neenah Solar White paper where I inked a fun background through Pawprint Stencil. I used Simon Hurley’s Clear Skies ink paired with the blending brush. Then I flicked a few tiny shimmer droplets and colorful splotches just for something little extra. The sentiment from Newton’s Birthday Balloons Stamp Set was simply stamped on the background and the colored kitties were popped on foam tape for a fun dimensional look.
As always, here’s the complete list of all the colors used on this project: TOMBOW MARKERS N75, N79, 055, 133, 452, 491, 703, 899, 985, 990, 991, 993.

Time To Purr-ty #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - stamps by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Celebrate with us and enter to win!

To celebrate 7 years, Newton’s Nook Designs is giving away a $20 store credit to spend in their online shop to 7 lucky winners!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective blog hop 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 Monday, July 20 at 9pm EST to comment. Winners will be announced on NND blog post on Tuesday, July 21 and will need to contact us to claim their prize so make sure you check back to see if you’ve won!

Thank sooooo much for stopping by and hopping along with us! Have a great week-end!!!
Tatiana

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47 thoughts on “Newton’s Nook Designs 7 Year Celebration Blog Hop

  1. What a great card to celebrate seven years of kitty creations!! You used so many sets and yet they are so well coordinated into a fun and well deserved celebratory party theme!! Great job as always and worth every moment of that fussy cutting!! 😉

  2. Love these long cards. You can have
    so many pieces of them. Wonderful
    party – everybody is having so much fun.
    thanks for sharing
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  3. So many different kitties and all with a job to do, whether it is guarding the cake (huh) or bringing the gifts. Lovely. CarolG

  4. I love the way you combined the kitties from different Newton stamp sets over the years! It’s a celebration of NND’s last 7 years & all of the cats came ready to paw-ty! Really clever concept!

  5. I love the way you used all the different Newtons! They look great together! Your coloring is great. I love the paw background!

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