Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Newton's Nook Designs July Release 3 Year Celebration ~ Party Pops, Pineapple Delight, & Tiki Time!! =)

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Today's the SECOND Day of the Newton's Nook Designs July Release and also happens to be the 3rd Anniversary Celebration too!! YIPPEE!! It's going to be an AMAZING Celebration this Week!! FULL of AWESOME New Products and a FUN Blog Hop on Friday with LOTS of chances to WIN!! Who doesn't LOVE LOVE LOVE to WIN!!??  =) I KNOW I DO!! So let's take a look at the Sets we are Showcasing today!! "Party Pops", "Pineapple Delight" and "Tiki Time" Plus the Coordinating Dies for each of these Sets!! SQUEAL!! Let's take a Look at Each of these Sets!!
Okay are these FUN or WHAT!!?? I CAN'T WAIT to share what I've made with these Sets!!
First up, the Party Pops Stamp Set!! I wanted to make a Shaker Card and I used the Coordinating Die Set to create my Shaker Window!! Then I Stamped and Embossed the Popsicle Image on the Backing to my Shaker Window using some YUMMY Pink Twinkle Embossing Powder from JudiKins!! (one of those Jennifer McGuire Splurge Purchases that I haven't regretted!! LOL!!  =)  I've linked to a Video that she shared to show how FUN and BEAUTIFUL this stuff is in real life!! Then I added my Acetate and some Pretty Pink Posh Mini Heart Confetti and some Sparkling Clear Seed Beads for my Shaker Filler!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE how it turned out and on the inside of my Card I've Die Cut a Spot to hold a Gift Card!! Someone is going to ENJOY getting this SWEET TREAT in the Mail!! =)
My Next Card showcases the Pineapple Delight Stamp Set!! There are SO MANY things you can do with these Sets!! I just LOVE LOVE LOVE the Sentiments and the AWESOME Fonts that Jennifer Jackson did while creating these Sets!! I thought it would be FUN to Create a Drink out of the Pineapple Image!! So I Stamped and Embossed it on top of a Gold Foiled Die Cut using the Coordinating Pineapple Delight Die Set!! I used Tim Holtz Distress Embossing Powders in a Mixture of Tea Dye and Walnut Stain!! If you haven't used these Embossing Powders before they have an AMAZING Texture to them almost like a Fine Sand!! It's AWESOME and in Real Life makes the Pineapple look SO REAL!! =) Then I Inked around the Edges of the Pineapple Die Cut with some Gathered Twigs Distress Ink to make it POP!! I Stamped the Umbrella, and the Hibiscus Flower using my Distress Markers and Coloring right on the Stamps and Stamping onto some Distress Watercolor Paper!! Then I used the Coordinating Dies to Die Cut them all out!! I added them onto an Avery Elle Die Cut Base and then Backed the Circle with the same Gold Foil that I Stamped my Pineapple Image onto!! For my Sentiment I Die Cut the Flag Banner from the NND Garden Window Die Set from some Kraft Cardstock and Stamped and Embossed the Thank You!!  I Inked around the Edges with the same Gathered Twigs Distress Ink to make it POP!! Some Twine was added to the Top of the Card and Tied it in a Bow!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way it turned out!!

For my Last Card I wanted to Create a FUN Tropical Drink Scene!! So I Stamped and Embossed the Tiki Face Images 3 Times using the Walnut Stain Distress Embossing Powder along with some Chestnut American Crafts Embossing Powder!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Texture and in Real Life they look like the Real Carved Wood Tiki Glasses!! SQUEAL!! =) Then I used my Distress Markers to Stamp ALL of the other Images!! I just Colored Directly onto the Images and used my Misti Stamping Tool and Stamped them ALL onto Distress Watercolor Paper!! Then I used the Coordinating Dies to Die Cut them ALL Out!! I used another Fag Banner from the NND Garden Window Die Set to Stamp and Emboss my Sentiment!! I wanted a FUN Sunset Background so I used some Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Dies to Create a Sun Set and a Stitched Base Panel and then used my Distress Inks to Watercolor the Background!! I Layered EVERYTHING together and I have to say, I WANT one of those Drinks!! LOL!! =)

Would you like to WIN a $20 Store Credit to Newton’s Nook Designs?
ONE LUCKY Comment will be chosen from each Reveal Day to WIN!! 
Here's how to win: 
Comment on the NND Blog and Design Team Blogs (see list below)!! The Winner will be chosen at random from the collective blog release 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 Thursday, July 14th at 9pm CST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, July 15th. 
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
I hope you're as EXCITED as I am about the New Release and I CAN'T WAIT to share the rest of the New Products with you!! So I hope you'll come back tomorrow a we Showcase the New "Paradise Palms" Stamp Set!! SQUEAL!! You're going to LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! =)
I'm also Linking up to the FUN Kathy Racoosin's
Join the Coloring Challenge! 
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by and I hope you have a FABULOUS WEEK!!


  1. Great cards, Larissa! I love your tiki glasses!!

  2. Another great shaker card today and I love all the texture and colors on your tiki-riffic card!

  3. Beautiful cards Larissa...each card has so much detail....love the hearts on the popsicle

  4. Fabulous cards. I really like that the first one is a shaker.

  5. I love these new sets. Your cards are fabulous and I just adore that shaker!!

  6. Oh my Gosh !! Where can I buy those darling ice cream cycles ? Love them and the Hawaii cards are fabulous. Super job.

  7. Your 3rd card is worth big bucks.. I pinned it! Awesome!! I think I need to get this set!

  8. That 3rd card of yours is genius! these are the perfect sets for combining. Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. Wow such fun inspirational cards. Love the coloring and designs:)

  10. Fabulous cards featuring these fun sets! Love your cute shaker card and the awesome pineapple drink! And the tiki card is fab with great textures and colors!

  11. Your cards are very "yummy" !

  12. Such cute and fun cards.
    Love the pineapple drink,
    the ice cream stick is so
    thanks for sharing.

  13. Great cards. I really love the shaker. This could be a valentine card so easy. TFS

  14. What fab ideas! Especially love the negative space shaker and the cut off pineapple drink!!

  15. The popsicle is super sweet, love your tropical drink and the tiki dudes are too much fun!! Marvelous work as always Larissa!!

  16. Oh my gosh!!! Your popsicle shaker card is insanely adorable!!! And your pineapple drink!? What!!? How clever is that!!? The tiki drink card is just awesome!!! I need to check out the emboss powder you used for them!

  17. Very clever designs...love the colors you used, too!

  18. Oh wow! Really adorable cards!!! Your tiki drink card is stunning!

  19. I love your cards! They are so fun! That popsicle shaker is the cutest!

  20. Loving your happy popsicle!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  21. Oh you made so many gorgeous cards! I love these new stamps! I think the pineapple is my favourite! And the popsicles! Oh, who am I kidding, they are all awesome!

  22. WOW
    ALL 3 of your cards are FABULOUS Larissa!!!
    Your popsicle shaker SO SWEET, your tikis & hibiscus SO PRETTY and your pineapple drink card SERIOUSLY AWESOME!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

  23. Love your inspiration for the new release. Especially the hibiscus die.

  24. OH wow! Three amazing cards! Your popsicle looks so refreshing!!