Sending Smiles with Newton’s Nook


Hi friends! Happy Wednesday, and happy Spring to you! Today I have a pair of cards to share that I made with the adorable Sending Hugs stamp set by Newton’s Nook and paper from Photoplay Paper’s Gypsy Rose collection.


This past weekend, I got together for crafting and dinner with some old stamping buddies of mine. Each of us designed and brought a project for the group to do, and this was mine. My friends are Stampin’Up peeps, so I knew they’d enjoy playing with something new. And it doesn’t get much cuter than the playful critters in this set, and all their cute accessories, too.


I made one card to bring with the pup and his stack of love letters, and a second there with the bear and his coffee. I know I’d smile if someone brought me all those cups! The images were stamped onto Bristol smooth cardstock and die cut with the matching dies. My friends really enjoyed trying out watercoloring with the Zig clean color markers. The design is based off a sketch from PageMaps. I printed out the January CardMaps, and am hoping to work my way through them.

Here is the fun sketch I used. How did I do?

Thanks so much for stopping by today! It’s actually snowing right now in my neck of the woods, so it certainly doesn’t feel very springlike on this second day of the season. Hope there’s sunny skies ahead for you.

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The supplies I’ve used are linked below:

Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12 Paper Pad 365096Dina Wakley Ranger KRAFT PAPER PACK mdj59653Photo Play Paper - Gypsy Rose Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Be InspiringPhoto Play Paper - Gypsy Rose Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Be HumbleNewton's Nook Designs SENDING HUGS Clear Stamp Set NN1801S04Newton's Nook Designs SENDING HUGS Die Set NN1801D04Fiskars - Border Punch - Scallop SentimentZig CLEAN COLOR 48 SET Real Brush RB6000AT48VRanger Archival Ink Pad JET BLACK AIP314683M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE Permanent 7504

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10 thoughts on “Sending Smiles with Newton’s Nook

  1. Oh, how sweet are those cards with the bear and dog!! Love how one is holding the coffee cups and the other with the letter! Not that I need more stamp sets, but I do want this one, lol! Such a cute owl in the set, too! Happy to hear you had fun crafting with your friends, how fun! Thanks so much for the inspiration, Audrey!!

  2. I always love seeing what clever creation you come up with. What an unexpected pairing of patterns and colors – which you always do so well!

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