Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery ~ Copic Markers ~ Distress Ink Background ~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

I have been falling a little bit behind my Christmas card making since I had a week off of work (preschool teacher) and my kiddos were home for the Thanksgiving break. But I was able to make one adorable card using a Newton’s Nook Designs’ stamp inspired by the Inky Paws challenge #60

Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

First, I stamped all of the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar white 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo black dye ink. Next, I used my ScanNCut 2 to cut out all of the images. I am still learning how to properly calibrate my machine so that it cuts an either even white border around the image or right on the stamped line of the image. And last, I used my Copic Markers to color all of the images with the following combinations:

Sled: Y35, Y38 and E55 and E44, E47, and E79
Newton (Cat): C3, C5 and R20
Dog: 0, C1, C3
Christmas Hat: 0, C1, R29 and R59
Presents: R29 and R39, YG13 and YG6, B2 and B5
Trees: G05 and G28

Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

To create the background, I used a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and did some ink blending using Distress inks in chipped sapphire and peacock feathers, which are my favorite color combination to create a nighttime sky. Using MFT’s Snowfall stencil and Nuvo glimmer paste, I added some glittered snow to mimic the falling snow on the background panel.
To complete this card, I added the black frame around the edge of the card, the sentiment embossed with a silver embossing powder and a silver bottom layer for a little sparkle. As a final touch I took a Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter brush pen and bedazzled all of the components of my card. It’s a Christmas card and it HAS to sparkle. And that will complete another Christmas card for this year, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes~Fall Inspired~Copic Colored~Challenge entry

Hey everyone,

My kids and I have this little thing between us where every Friday afternoon (after I pick them up from school), we dance to “Hands up for the Weekend” by Eden xo and today is definitely a day to dance it up.

For my end of the week project, I made a fall inspired card using Newton’s Nook Designs stamps and am adding this card into the Newton’s Nook Inky Paws Challenge # 57.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

To start, I stamped the pumpkins from Fall-ing for you and Newton in his wagon from Wagon of Wishes onto some Spectrum Noir Ultra smooth cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Dye ink.  I Copic colored the images and fussy cut them out.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

Colors I used:
Pumpkins: YR65, YR68 and YR09
Wagon: R24, R27, R29 and R39
Wheels/handle: C5, C7 and C9
Newton: E55, E57 and E59

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

Next, I took a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and ink blended the background using my favorite combination for the sky and the grass. I also die cut the panel using Gina Marie Designs’ stitched scalloped rectangle die for a more polished look.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

To put this card together, I cut a piece of bright orange cardstock and adhered it to an A2 sized card base, next I added a piece of patterned paper and added my panel with the scene background using fun foam for added dimension. I then arranged my image components and added a sentiment from Fall-ing for you stamp set to complete my card.

I really like the end result of this card and I especially love the contrast between the colors of the patterned paper and the scene panel. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information 

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