Newton’s Nook – April Release Day 1

Welcome everyone! Today is the first day of release reveals for the Newton’s Nook April Release! This is such a varied release and everything is just so much fun! Today we’re sharing a stamp and die set along with a new stencil too! Let’s take a look.

Cycling Friends stamps and dies

Tree Line Stencil

I have a few cards to share with you today. First let’s look at two clean and simple mini slimline cards I made using the new tree line stencil.

I inked up the stencil on teal cardstock with distress oxide inks to make the layering stand out instead of soaking into the cardstock. Then I added Thermoweb Glitz Glitter Gel for the detail layer on both cards. Isn’t that glitter detail so much fun!?!

I trimmed the panels down to 2.75×5.75 and popped them up on white card bases, cut some grass and adhered it down. Then cut a banner from the Banner Trio set and stamped sentiments from Floral Roundabout on them before popping them up with foam squares.

Won’t this new stencil be gorgeous year round! I can’t wait for all the fall colors!!! Now, I have a card using this stencil again but paired with the new Cycling Friends cuties in a mini scene.

For this card, I inked up the background panel with light peach and pink dye ink for a setting sun type of sky. Then I layered the trees over top with distress oxide inks. I also used distress oxide ink on a scrap of white cardstock to create a ground for my critters. Then I cut the panels out with the largest Frames & Flags die and adhered the layers together.

I stamped and colored the images from Cycling Friends, and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I used liquid glue to adhere the goodies in the bike basket and popped the whole thing up with foam squares.

Next, I die cut the small banners in the new A7 Frames die set and heat embossed my sentiment in two parts on each banner. I trimmed them down and added them to the scene with foam squares.

I popped the whole panel up on a kraft card base with foam tape and added glossy accents to the images for finishing touches. Then I decided to all some white gel pen detail to the scarves on the critters for added fun.

Would you like to win the “Cycling Friends” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! Thewinner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal 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 April 21st at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday April 22nd. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Donna Idlet
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Herbeck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker
Tatiana Trafimovich
Amanda Wilcox

18 thoughts on “Newton’s Nook – April Release Day 1

  1. Love the glitter trees!! And the scene card is adorable and fun.
    What a great set this is with so many things to fill the basket with.


  2. Wow what a great trio of cards! The glitter on the trees is such a pretty touch! I love that it looks like the cycling friends are doing some off road biking in your fabulous scene!


  3. Your cards are so cleverly designed! I love the impact those fun stencilled trees make on these slimline cards – so different and the little bicycle scene is super cute and so much fun!!! Thanks so much for the inspiration! 🙂


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