Unfortunately, I have been faced with some new health concerns, which are also the primary reason I am not returning, and they prevented me from creating something new using Jen's adorable and beautiful designs today I am afraid. SO I figured instead I would get nostalgic and take you an a trip down memory lane revisiting some of my favorite creations with Newton's Nook Designs stamps and dies.
The first time I ever saw little Newton kitty he drew me into his heart and I made this card for the very first Inky Paw Challenges before I was even a member of the Design Team using one of the first two sets I purchased, Newton's Antics:
And then this one for the same sketch challenge using the other set in my first NND order, Just Say Cheese:
I had so much fun creating my first waterfall card when Jen released NND's Love a la Carte:
I had so much fun creating this little three-dimensional birdhouse using NND's Tweet Talk:
I had fun using Just Say Cheese again to make this fun cheese-slice-shaped card:
I had fun playing with color when Jen released NND's Simply Sentimental with this CAS card ('I'm happy 'around you' - get it?):
did love how this card came out using NND's Spooky Street and lots of fun punches by Martha Stewart and EK Success, doesn't the background just glow?
I was SO excited when Jen illustrated Flaky Family and included a SNOW PUPPY and a SNOW KITTY in it - THANK YOU JEN!!
Canine Christmas continues to be one of my most favorite holiday sets (hel-LO - Jen included SO many breeds of cute DOGS - and you all know how much I LOVE dogs by now):
As does Newton's Holiday Mischief (my neighbors absolutely LOVED this card - I colored the kitty to look like theirs and had fun designed the front door):
NND's Sweet Summer set still continues to be my 'go-to' set for punny thank you cards like this one:
I have fun thinking out-of-the-box, sometimes my mind goes in unpredictable ways, as it did in this fun card I made when Jen introduced Mermaid Crossing (maybe because I am kind of thinking about Christmas ll year long, even though I am Jewish, LOL!). The tree was created using a coral image from Tranquil Tides and the crab and fish were from SEAsonal Greetings:
There was just something about this CAS card made with NND's Fox Hollow set that I have always loved (maybe it was because it took me SO many tries to manually cut out the green continents so they looked authentic:
AS my little furbaby Ty is the sun of my solar system you KNOW I am going to LOVE any supplies that allow me to show him off, like this card using NND's Garden Starter Stamp Set and Garden Window die set (I SO wanted to order a ton of photos of Ty using Shutterfly and use holiday patterned papers and make THIS my holiday card this year! Maybe next year, if I am lucky.
Even my husband admits that this card using Newton's Boo-tiful Night was one of his favorites (and he is a tough critic of my work!) It worked with the DP so perfectly:
A recent favorite used the newly released Serene Silhouettes Stamp and die sets - I love birch trees and all the ADORABLE woodland critters you can incorporate, and the fact that it coordinates with Whispering Pines is a bonus!)
Most recently, I created my birdseed bell ornament tag using NND's Holiday Tweets - this ranks with my most recent favorite as I just love our feathered friends and this beautiful set:
(Okay, so I had planned on sharing my top ten favorites... oops... guess I love Newton's Nook Designs WAAAAY too much to only stop at ten... sorry for the lengthy post! But I want Jen to know how much I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of NND, what an honor and pleasure it was to represent NND, to thank ALL Of my Teamies over the terms for all of their inspiration & friendship, and to thank you ALL for all of your kind comments. I enjoyed reading every single one! I would LOVE to know which of my cards (here or others I have posted in the past) were YOUR favorites! It would really warm my heart this holiday season. :) PS - it irks me that none of the doxie sets that I love deeply were represented here, sniff sniff!!
I wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a very happy & healthy 2017 with lots of crafty goodness to enjoy!
Crafty Math Chick
I'm sorry to hear of your health issues. I hope 2017 will be a better year for you. I enjoyed your cards and will miss your posts. My favorites have to be your doggie cards as I also love dogs. They are the best pals and always faithful. Happy Hanukkah and Best of a Happy New Year.
Really beautiful cards!!! Missed you! Hope you are doing better now. :D
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