life outside the lines by Beckynoelle

Monday, February 18, 2019

inky paws challenge 91 part 2!

Hello and happy Monday! Happy President's Day!

I have my second card for Inky Paws Challenge 91 today :)

This challenge is a color challenge with black, gray, white, and pink and you have until Friday night to link up a card for a chance to win a $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs Online Store!





I started off with the Tree Rings Stencil on some Rustic White cardstock, I mixed a smidge of black watercolor paint with my texture paste to get that pretty gray color. I stamped my images from the Newton's Nook Peony Blooms stamp set with Memento Ink on Neenah cardstock and colored them with copics and fussy cut them out. I stamped my sentiment from the Newton's Nook Simply Sentimental stamp set on black cardstock with Versamark ink and embossed it with white embossing powder before fussy cutting that out. I splattered a little bit of watered down Distress oxide over my background and then glued all of my pieces down on top of the tree rings!

We're in the middle of an extra holiday weekend, Bree's school was out for parent teacher conferences on Friday (which we didn't have to go to since we just had an IEP meeting) and then today school is closed for President's Day so we got to head out of town this weekend and see some friends down in North Carolina!

Have a lovely day!

supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Peony Blooms stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Simply Sentimental stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Tree Rings Stencil, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink Rustic White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink Black Cardstock, Ranger Texture Paste, Black Mission Gold Watercolor Paint, Black Memento Ink, Versamark Ink, Hero Arts White Embossing Powder, Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide, Copic Markers
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Monday, February 11, 2019

inky paws challenge #91 le meow!

Hello!

There's a brand new Inky Paws Challenge starting today, and this challenge is full of some super fun colors: white, gray, black, and coral! Link up your card to the challenge for a chance to win a $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs Online Store!

I know I say this a lot but I kind of love this card 😍






I started off by doing some ink blending on the background with the Tumbling Hearts Stencil and Tattered Rose Distress Oxide Ink. Then I mixed some Abandoned Coral Distress Oxide with water to splatter it over my background. I stamped the Eiffel Tower and the kitty in the balloon directly on the background and then added my gray rolling hills that I die cut with the Newton's Nook Land Borders die. I stamped my sentiment in Coral Ink and then stamped, colored, and cut out my images on Neenah Solar White cardstock with Memento Ink and Copic Markers.

I'm hard at work on my daughter's valentines for her class exchange on Thursday, we went with a rainbow unicorn theme and they are so stinkin' cute! I'm waiting on one more candy to be delivered today before I can tie off all of the bags and then I'll photograph them and share them ♥

Have a lovely day!

supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Newton Dreams of Paris stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Uplifting Wishes stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Land Borders Die, Newton's Nook Designs Tumbling Hearts Stencil, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink Rustic White Cardstock, My Favorite Things Cement Gray Cardstock, Black Memento Ink, Black Versafine Ink, Altenew Coral Bliss Ink, Tattered Rose Distress Oxide, Abandoned Coral Distress Oxide, & Copic Markers
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Monday, February 4, 2019

inky paws challenge 90 part 2

Hi!

I have another sweet lovey card for you today for the second inspiration post for Ink Paws Chalenge #90! The challenge is to make a love/valentine themed card for a chance to win a $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs online store. I used the Newton's Nook Tumbling Hearts stencil for the background and the Cozy Campers stamp set for the images ♥




I did my stenciling for the background with Ranger Texture Paste and then after it had dried I added color to a few of the hearts with a Copic marker. For the panel with the stamping I did a bunch of masking and ink blending. I used a Simon Says Stamp mini heart die set for the little heart banner on the camper

You have until Friday night to link up a card for this challenge, I hope you join us and I can't wait to see what everyone makes! Happy Monday!

supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Cozy Campers stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Frames & Flag die set, Newton's Nook Designs Tumbling Hearts stencil, Simon Says Stamp Mini Hearts die set, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Masking Paper Texture Paste, Black Memento Ink, Black Versafine Ink, Distress Ink in: Twisted Citron, Tumbled Glass, Shaded Lilac, and Peacock Feathers, Copic Markers, Foam Adhesive, Wink of Stella shimmer pen, and Crystal Nuvo Drops
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Monday, January 28, 2019

inky paws challenge 90

hi!

It's time for a new Inky Paws Challenge! This week we have a love/valentines theme challenge and I decided to use the Toucan Party Stamp set with some stenciling on a clear card.






The tags are adhered to the front and back of both sides of the card so there isn't any ugly adhesive visible, and there's a place to write in the card that won't show when the card is closed! I stenciled the Tropical Leaves on the clear card base with Ranger Texture Paste and then inked it up with Distress Oxides when it was dry. I stamped my Toucans on a tag die cut with the Newton's Nook Designs Fancy Edges Tag Die and colored them with Copics. I added some sentiments and baker's twine and it was done!

I'm starting to feel better! The only times I left the house last week was for a trip to the doctor's office, a quick grocery store visit, and one night of takeout, other than that I was stuck at home for 11 days with this plague 😳


I've got my meal planning done and I'm going out for a big grocery trip today, so wish me luck!
supplies:
Newton's Nook Toucan Party stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Love Bites stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Tropical Leaves Stencil, Newton's Nook Designs Fancy Edges Tag Die, Neenah Solar White Cardstock. My Favorite Things Ripe Raspberry Cardstock, Clear Cardstock, Black Memento Ink, Black Versafine Ink, Ranger Texture Paste, Distress Oxides in Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, and Picked Raspberry, Copic Markers, Baker's Twine
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Monday, January 21, 2019

Inky Paws Challenge 89 part two

hello!

I have another card for the sketch challenge for Inky Paws Challenge 89 today! There are only a few entries for this challenge so far so your odds to win the $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs online store are pretty good! Go make a card and link it up to the challenge :)







I stamped my wreath from the Happy Little Thoughts stamp set 3 times on kraft paper and colored them with colored pencils and I used some gamsol for blending. I fussy cut out the wreaths, one with the inside still intact, one with the wreath cut completely out, inside and out, and another with just the big flowers cut out. I stamped the sentiment inside the wreath and embossed it with white embossing powder and then used foam tape to assemble all of the layers of the wreath. I added some Nuvo Crystal drops around the wreath and in the flower centers. I die cut a tag out of wood veneer paper using the frames and flag die set, I used the stitched rectangle and some creative die cutting to make my vellum rectangle (I made it a little smaller than the die is so it would fit on my card the way i wanted it to!)

I caught whatever crud my daughter has (not surprising since she sneezes in my face from just a few inches away!) so I feel like death this weekend. fevers, stuffy nose, body aches, ick.

hope you have a lovely week!

supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Happy Little Thoughts stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Frames &; Flag Die set, Rustic Cream Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, Wood Veneer paper, Patterned Vellum, Versamark Ink, White Embossing Powder, Abandoned Coral Distress Oxide, Altenew Moon Rock Ink, Prisma Color Pencils, Nuvo Crystal Drops, Foam Adhesive, Button Twine
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Monday, January 14, 2019

Inky Paws Challenge 89

Hi!

We have a new Inky Paws Challenge sketch starting today :)

Join us and link up your card for a chance to win a $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs online store!





I love the textures on this one! I made the argyle strip by masking off a row of the diamonds on the Argyle Stencil set and inking the diamonds with some Distress Oxide and then adding the dotted lines with some texture paste. The hearts are a Simon Says Stamp die cut. The kitty is stamped on a stitched circle die cut and then fussy cut out after I colored him with Copics!

I could use a hit of that coffee today, I'm a pretty tidy and organized person, but every once in awhile I get the urge to purge and can find some chaos to go through, I have two towers of drawers in the closet in my studio that got attacked last night. (I watched the first episode of the Marie Kondo show on Netflix last night. I read the book a few years ago, but after watching the show I went searching through my house for some stuff to go through!) Long story short, my studio is now a bit of a disaster and I didn't make it to bed until around 2 AM 😳

supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Newton Loves Coffee stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Argyle Stencil Set, My Favorite Things Stitched Circle Stax Die-namics, Simon Says Stamp Stacked Hearts die, Kraft cardstock, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink Berry Sorbet cardstock, Black Memento Ink, Black Versafine Ink, Abandoned Coral Distress Oxide, Ranger Texture Paste, Copic Markers, Button Twine, and Foam Adhesive
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Monday, January 7, 2019

Inky Paws Challenge 88

Hello and happy Monday!

I've got another card for Inky Paws Challenge 88 today! There's still the rest of this week left to play along and link up a card to the challenge for a chance to win a $20 store credit to the Newton's Nook Designs Online Store!





shocker, I know. I used the plaid stencil again 😳 (sorry not sorry)

I didn't actually intend for the lighter plaid color to look like that, I used Aged Mahogany ink, but pigment-y ink on a dark cardstock can be weird and I decided to stick with it!

I stamped the bird, colored it with copics, and masked it for some ink blending and then stenciling. Then I trimmed as much of the panel as I could so I'd still be able to show off the yummy plaid underneath! I traced a circle and fussy cut it. (circles are my fussy cutting kryptonite)


Come join us for this challenge! Life is back to normal around here today, Jeff went back to work after a two week Christmas break, Bree's back in school and dance, and I'm getting some work done in the studio today! 💕

Have a lovely day!
supplies:
Newton's Nook Designs Winter Birds stamp set, Newton's Nook Designs Plaid Stencil Set, Newton's Nook Designs Petite Snow Stencil, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, My Favorite Things Cherry Crisp Cardstock, Black Memento Ink, Black Versafine Ink, Ranger Texture Paste, Microfine Glitter, Distress Oxides in Aged Mahogany, Black Soot, and Tumbled Glass
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