Newton’s Nook Designs Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop!


I’m sooooooo excited joining today the Design Team and the featured guests for the Newton’s Nook Designs Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop!!

Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the whole link list – there are many awesome blogs for you to visit today! Plus you can comment for your chance to win a prize too! Details at the end of this post!
Deck The Halls #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton's Candy Cane stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
Today, just to stay on topic, I decided to hang up some holiday ornaments along with the cutest mischievous kitty on my card front. To start, I made the die cutting to achieve all the shapes I needed, using the coordinating Newton’s Candy Cane Die and Holiday Lights Die sets plus my Big Shot Die Cutting Machine. I worked on Copic X-Press paper and made the stamping with Memento Tuxedo Black ink, using the outline illustrations from Newton’s Candy Cane stamp and Holiday Lights stamp sets. Next I colored all the stamps with copic markers.
Deck The Halls #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton's Candy Cane stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
An extended A2 size card base (5 1/2″ X 4 1/4″) was trimmed and scored from Neenah Solar White paper. I stamped the matching sentiment from Christmas Trimmings stamp set in the top right conner and then added a couple of tone on tone snowflakes through Snowfall stencil with a plain white embossing paste. I let the embossing paste air dry and then hand draw the stitched lines with a black marker. Finally I popped all the colored stamps on a foam tape. A generous coat of a clear shimmer pen and a few sparkling sequins gave a finished touch to this project.
Deck The Halls #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton's Candy Cane stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook
In case you’re interested, I’m leaving you the complete list of all the colors used on this card: COPIC cat C00-C1-3-C5 plus R000-R30; R30-R32-R35-R37-R39; YG0000-YG00-YG01-YG03-YG67; T0-T1-T3.
Deck the Halls with Inky Paws SALE!
$5 off every $30 You Spend!
That means $5 off $30, $10 off $60…up to $25 off $150!*
No Coupon Needed
Now through Sunday, December 6th!
*Maximum $25 discount per order.
Enter to Win! Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Hop Prizes! 

We will be choosing two lucky winners to win a $25 store credit for Newton’s Nook Designs online shop! To enter, just leave comments on the Design Team Member and Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners 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 6th at 9 pm EST to comment — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 7th.

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop List:
As always thank so much for stopping by and have a fabulous week-end!
Tatiana

Newton’s Nook Designs Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop!


I’m sooooooo excited joining today the Design Team and the featured guests for the Newton’s Nook Designs Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop!!

Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the whole link list – there are many awesome blogs for you to visit today! Plus you can comment for your chance to win a prize too! Details at the end of this post!

Light Up The Holiday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Holiday Lights stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Today just to stay on topic I decided to put up some happy holidays lights on my card and play more with small, but super cute Holiday Lights stamp set. To start, I die cut a bunch of small lights using the coordinating Holiday Lights Die Set on Neenah Solar White paper. When you have to make multiple images the coordinating dies comes so handy and saves a lot of time! Since the light bulbs are such a simple shape, I decided to make no-line coloring with copic markers because it’s fun and allows you also to practice and try different color combos.

Light Up The Holiday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Holiday Lights stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I stamped the light bulbs from Holiday Lights set with a light dye ink using my MISTI tool and the negative part of the die and finally colored all the lights with copic markers. Working on the background, I inked Gingham pattern with a very light gray ink and stamped in the center the matching sentiment from the same Holiday Lights stamp set. I traced two curved lines with a black marker to use as the light strings. Assembling the card, I popped all the colored elements on a foam tape for a fun dimensional look and added a generous coat of a clear shimmer pen.
As always I’m leaving you the complete list of all the colors used on this project: COPIC T1- T3; V0000-V01-V04; RV00-RV10-RV02; RV21-RV23-RV25; R02-R05; Y00-Y11-Y15; G00-G02-G03; B0000-B00-B01-B02; YG00-YG01-YG13; YR00-YR02-YR04; BG10-BG11-BG13; BG0000-BG000-BG10-BG23; B21-B24-BG70.

Light Up The Holiday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Holiday Lights stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws SALE!
$5 off every $30 You Spend!
That means $5 of $30, $10 of $60…up to $25 off $150!*
No Coupon Needed
Now through Sunday, December 8th!
*Maximum $25 discount per order.
Enter to Win! Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Hop Prizes! 

We will be choosing two lucky winners to win a $25 store credit for Newton’s Nook Designs online shop! To enter, just leave comments on the Design Team Member and Guest blogs (see list below)! Two winners 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 EST to comment — winners will be announced on the NND blog on Monday, December 9th.

Deck the Halls with Inky Paws Blog Hop List:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Tenia Nelson
Tina Smith
Chari Moss
Barbara Anders
Ellen Haxelmans
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Naki Rager
Maria Russell
Andrea Shell
Tatiana Trafimovich  <— you’re here

As always thank so much for stopping by and have a fabulous week-end!
Tatiana

25 Days Of Christmas Tags (ft. Newton’s Nook Designs)


Hello and welcome!

Today I’m taking part at the 25 Days of Christmas Tags event hosted by the talented Tracy McNeely. We are on day 3 of this awesome feature so make sure you visit her blog each day to see all 25 days! And today it is also Newton’s Nook Designs feature day and that means you’ll see a lot of inspiration and tags made using the NND brand products!

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - All Aboard For Christmas stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

My today’s project is definitely not for mass producing, but I LOOOVE coloring so much and, trust me, I spent some happy hours playing with the adorable critters from All Aboard For Christmas stamp set. To start, I die cut all the elements using the coordinating All Aboard For Christmas Die Set on Neenah Solar White paper and then stamped the open images with MFT Black Hybrid ink. The tag shape along with a sparkling metallic die cut sentiment were made using Snow Globe Shaker Die Set.  Finally all the backgrounds were embellished with a few matching silver snowflakes heat embossed from Sweater Weather stamp set.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - All Aboard For Christmas stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

The first cutie is a fabulous reindeer put onto a traditional blue background. I tried to use a limited color combo here and colored the image with different shapes of pink.

As always I’m leaving you all the exact colors used on every tag: COPIC MARKERS RV02-RV04-RV09; R20-R22-R24-R30-R32; E53-E55-E99; Y00-Y21-YR23; C00-C1-C2-C3-C5-C7.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - All Aboard For Christmas stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

The sweet little fox turned out on a yellow background. These are all the COPIC MARKERS used on the tag: YG00-YG05-YG09; R000-R20-R32; Y13-Y17-YR04-YR07; BG11-BG23; B21-B24;

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - All Aboard For Christmas stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

The cute doggie was colored with some complementary colors: COPIC MARKERS YR23-YR24-E99; V04-V05-V06; BG11-BG23; YG01-YG05; Y13-Y17-YR04; R20.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - All Aboard For Christmas stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Finally we have the purr-fect little kitty that turned out more colorful and bright. COPIC MARKERS used on this tag are Y11-Y13-Y15-Y17-Y26; YR15-YR24-YR27-YR31-YR68; BG000-BG01-BG02; G0000-YG00-G02; R000-R02-R20; RV04; E99; R05-R29.

That’s all for today! Hope this project will inspire you!!! Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fantastic day!

Tatiana

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Holiday Card Series 2019 – Noel (ft. Newton’s Nook Designs)

NOEL #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Festive Fawns stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Hello and welcome!!!
I’m so happy you’ve joined me today and even more excited to be on the Newton’s Nook Designs blog sharing a sweet Christmas card made with a such an adorable fawn from new just released Festive Fawns stamp set.

NOEL #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Festive Fawns stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I LOOOOVE so much the cute critters from Festive Fawns stamp set and just don’t have enough time to use the sweetest fawn with a holiday wreath yet. I decided to play around the image and build my own wreath on the card. To start, I die cut the fawn and the cute little bird shapes on Strathmore Bristol paper using the coordinating Festive Fawns Die Set. Then I stamped the open images from Festive Fawns stamp set with VersaFine Onyx Black ink. Finally I colored the stamps with watercolor markers adding a bit of water with a small water brush from Pentel.

As always, here’s the complete list of all the colors used on this project: TOMBOW N15, 133, 723, 845, 847, 873, 885, 899, 905, 977; ZIG CLEAN COLOUR RELA BRUSH MARKERS n.61 Light Brown.

NOEL #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Festive Fawns stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I prepared a regular A2 size kraft card base where heat embossed a few tiny snowflakes from the same Festive Fawns stamp set and flicked some white splotches using a white gouache. Next I die cut a few tree branches from two different shades of green cardstock using Pine & Holly Die Set. I adhered the pine branches in a circle shape on the card front and added “Noel” sentiment that comes from Main Street Christmas Die Set. Finally I popped the colored stamps on a foam tape and finishes with a few red berries coated with a red glitter.

That’s all for today! Hope you like this sweet holiday project!

As always thanks so much for stopping by!
Tatiana

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DIY Christmas Tags Plus Video (ft. SugarPea Designs)

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Christmas Characters die set by SugarPea Designs #sugarpeadesigns

Hello and welcome!

I’m super excited to be featured on SugarPea Designs blog today and showcase you a super fun and cute Christmas Characters SugarCut. I gathered together a lot of ideas plus some tips and tricks for you useful for the beginner carmakers and expert ones! So please watch the video tutorial below!

As a base for all the characters from Christmas Characters SugarCut I used Floral Pocket Tag SugarCut assembled with a gift holder element and as a simple tag.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Christmas Characters die set by SugarPea Designs #sugarpeadesigns

I played with colorful cardstocks on the snowman tag to create some shading and dimension. The cute elf was assembled with patterned paper die cut from SugarPea Designs’ Spots & Stripes Brights paper pad. The Santa tag was assembled using mostly the same red color on many elements.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Christmas Characters die set by SugarPea Designs #sugarpeadesigns

The cutie penguin turned out super soft due to a velvety texture from the Flock Sheets. Finally the adorable reindeer was customized with a brown shade from Vintage Photo Distress Oxide ink.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Christmas Characters die set by SugarPea Designs #sugarpeadesigns

You can obviously mix and match all the ideas on any tag and add your own finish touches with Christmas red glitter or a coat of a festive shimmer pen. It’s also so easy to create your own patterns on the accessories by using a black marker or a white gel pen. Googly eyes or liquid black accents can add to the critters an extra fun finish touch.

DIY Christmas Tags #handmade by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Christmas Characters die set by SugarPea Designs #sugarpeadesigns

That’s all for today! Hope all the ideas that I shared today will inspire you to give a try to your own customized Christmas tags!  As always thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!!!

Tatiana

SPD PRODUCTS USED:

Floral Pocket Tag SugarCut

Christmas Characters SugarCut


Spots & Stripes Brights paper pad