Newton’s Nook – You Can Count On Me

Hello friends! Today I have a super festive and adorable Newton’s Nook card to share with you in celebration of them sponsoring the Cat Lovers Hop!

For this card, I had an idea that I wanted to try so I didn’t waste any time adhering the Ghosts stencil to a dark gray panel and spreading Thermoweb transfer gel blanco through it. I set it aside while I stamped and colored images from Count Newton with my copic markers. Then I used the coordinating dies to cut them all out.

I actually did this card in two stages. So the next morning I turned my laminator on to heat up while I decided on background colors and sentiment details. I landed on wilted violet distress oxide on a white panel, spritzed with water and adhered to a card base. Then I stamped my sentiment on a yellow circle from the Circle Frames die set. I inked up the edges with mustard seed distress oxide for a little depth. Finally, I cut a scrap of black cardstock with the scalloped rectangle in Frames & Flags and trimmed the top with the grass die in Land Borders.

With my laminator heated up I ran the stenciled panel through with opal decofoil and it LOOKS SO COOL!!! After foiling I die cut the panel with the same scalloped rectangle in Frames & Flags. For assembly, I added foam tape or squares to everything with the exception of the headstones which were adhered with liquid glue.

Then, for finishing touches I added glossy accents to parts of the gravestones, Newton’s nose and the clasp on his cloak. The black grass looked stark so I used a blending brush and white pigment ink to give it a little ghostly dimension. Just the perfect touch!

Products used today:
Count Newton stamps and dies
Frames & Flags dies
Circle Frames dies
Ghosts stencil
Land Borders dies
Thermoweb Pixie Spray
Thermoweb DecoFoil – opal
Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco
Thermoweb Stencil Pal

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

23 thoughts on “Newton’s Nook – You Can Count On Me

  1. WOW!! I thought you used patterned paper for the ghosts but finding out you used a stencil makes it even more impressive. Love cute little Newton , trying to be spooky for Halloween.

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  2. Such a fun card and awesome background idea!! Count Newton is just the right combination of cute and spooky. Tons of great details on your fab creation. Thanks so much for participating in the 2021 Cat Lovers Hop!!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  3. Thanks just plain adorable! Love the pop of red on kitty’s cape and that sweet cute expression on its face – oooh and those little fangs!! This is such a fun card! Hop hop hop… loving visiting from Cat Lovers Hop!

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  4. An absolutely adorable kitty card! I love Newton as a cute Count Dracula and love the crowd of ghosts in the background. Fabulous punny sentiment 🙂 xx

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