Pretty Pink Posh

Butterfly Box Card | Pretty Pink Posh

Y’all I finally made a box card! I shared it on Instagram a while back, but I didn’t get a chance to share it here! I’ve been hoarding this box card die from Lawn Fawn for YEARS!! Finally unclipped the dies and made this card along with some Pretty Pink Posh products.

Making a box card wasn’t too difficult, but it takes a little planning as there are multiple components. I’m going to break it down into steps, in hopes to keep it clear!

  1. Inked up two 6 x 6 sheets of white card stock on both sides. I used the Butterfly Background Stencil along with distress oxides in Picked RaspberryFestive BerriesRipe PersimmonSqueezed LemonadeTwisted CitronSalty Ocean, and Wilted Violet. Then I die cut it using the Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up.
  2. Stamped, colored (with copics) and die cut the smaller butterfly from Beautiful Butterflies stamp set.
  3. Stamped, colored and fussy cut the floral border from the Spring Borders stamp set.
  4. To assemble the box, I started by assembling the box using double sided tape. Next I added the floral border, three times. Lastly I used thin strips of acetate to adhere the butterflies.
  5. Lastly, I added a sentiment. 

I hope this encourages you to create something out of your comfort zone!

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs April Release – Day 4 – Heartfelt Butterflies, Heartfelt Blooms, Mom & Dad (works with Heart Frames & Banner Trio Dies)

Happy Thursday! It’s reveal week over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Heartfelt Butterflies, Heartfelt Blooms, Mom and Dad stamp set (works with Heart Frames and Banner Trio Dies). Here’s how I was inspired!

Yes, more CAS cards!

https://www.newtonsnookdesigns.com/heart-frames-die-set/For my first card, I heat embossed the image from the Heartfelt Butterflies stamp set on to vellum and die cut it using the Heart Frames Die Set. Then I copic colored an image from the Gnome Garden stamp set and cut it out using the coordinating die.

To assemble the card, I used a top folded A2 card base, adhere the vellum heart, slightly offset and place the gnome on it using foam tape. Lastly, I stamped a sentiment from the same Heartfelt Butterflies stamp set.

For my second card, I used the Heartfelt Blooms stamp set, I love the image so much I didn’t want to take away from it, so I stamped, copic colored and then embossed it in gold, before cutting out with the largest scallop heart from the Heart Frames Die Set. To assemble the card I dry embossed the new Petite Cloud Stencil on to an A2 top folding note card and heat embossed a sentiment from the new Mom and Dad stamp set onto a banner cut from the Banner Trio Die Set.

Would you like to win the “Heartfelt Butterflies” or the “Heartfelt Blooms” Stamp Set? We will choose ONE lucky winner for each stamp set!

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 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 22nd at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, April 23rd. 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Herbeck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker (me!)
Tatiana Trafimovich
Samantha VanArnhem
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs April Release – Day 3 – Puppy Friends + coordinating Dies

Happy Wednesday! It’s reveal week over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Puppy Friends stamp set and coordinating die. Here’s how I was inspired!

As you can see I have been sticking to CAS cards for this release! For this card, I started by stamping, coloring and die cutting one of the puppies from the Puppy Friends stamp set and cutting it with the coordinating die.

To create the background, I started by dry embossing the new Petite Cloud Stencil on the card based. Then I heat embossed the Floral Roundabout stamp offset on to a stitched rectangle die cut from the Frames and Flags die set. Then I inked it up a little to add some depth and added a sentiment in the corner. And as always added some jewels to finish up the card.

Would you like to win the “Puppy 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)! The winner 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 22nd at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, April 23rd. 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Herbeck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker (me!)
Tatiana Trafimovich
Samantha VanArnhem
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs April Release – Day 2 – Captivated Kittens + coordinating Dies

Happy Tuesday! It’s reveal week over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Captivated Kittens stamp set and coordinating die. Here’s how I was inspired!

To create this card I started by stamping, coloring (with copics and added accents with a white gel pen) die cutting one of the images from the Captivated Kitten stamp set. To create the background, I used the solid stencil from the Butterflies Stencil Set and inked it up with yellow, orange and pink ink.

When assembling the card I felt I made the background too bold, so I die cut a vellum circle using the Circle Frames Die Set and embossed a sentiment from the Captivated Kittens stamp set onto it. Lastly as always I added a few jewels to finish off the card.

Would you like to win the “Captivated Kittens” 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)! The winner 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 22nd at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, April 23rd. 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Herbeck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker (me!)
Tatiana Trafimovich
Samantha VanArnhem
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs April Release – Day 1 – Gnome Garden and Bleeding Heart + coordinating Dies, Petite Clouds Stencil

Happy Monday! It’s reveal week over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Gnome Garden and Bleeding Heart stamp sets and coordinating dies & Petite Cloud Stencil. Here’s how I was inspired!

I’ve recently been trying to make more CAS cards and ’embrace the white space’.

For my first card, I used the Gnome holding the flower image from the Gnome Garden stamp set, colored (with copics) and die cut using the coordinating die. I masked, stamped and embossed part of the Blooming Botanicals stamp set. I inn blended one the embossing before removing the masking, to achieve the straight edges.

Lastly I added a sentiment from the same Gnome Garden stamp set, along with some jewels to match the ink blending.

Using the Bleeding Heart stamp set, I made a pair of ‘mini cards’. I die cut the scalloped rectangle from the Slimline Frame & Portholes Die Set and folded it in half to make the card base.

I stamped and colored (with copics) the large image from the Bleeding Heart stamp set, and die cut it using the coordinating die. I adhered it to my card base using liquid glue and stamped a sentiment from the same stamp set. Lastly I added some matching jewels.

Would you like to win the “Gnome Garden” or the “Bleeding Heart” Stamp Set? We will choose ONE lucky winner for each stamp set!

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 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 22nd at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, April 23rd. 

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

Newton’s Nook Designs
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Herbeck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker (me!)
Tatiana Trafimovich
Samantha VanArnhem
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

honey bee stamps

Farmhouse Florals | Honey Bee Stamps

Hey there! Welcome to the blog for some fun with Honey Bee Stamps! They are celebrating their 6th Birthday and there’s a ton of giveaways and freebies with purchase! Make sure to head over to my Instagram for a giveaway!

Today I’m sharing a floral card (you know me!) using a stamp set from an older release, Farm Fresh Flowers stamp set.

I started by stamping, coloring using copies and die cutting the images using the coordinating dies. Then I heat embossed the a thin sentiment from the same Farm Fresh Flowers stamp set on to the jug.

To create the background, I embossed a sheet of paper from the Playful Pastels Paper Pad using the Whimsical Hearts A2 Cover Plate.

Thanks for stopping by, don’t forget to check out the Honeybee Facebook group and Instagram for more details and fun giveaways! And head on over to my Instagram for a flash giveaway!

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Pretty Pink Posh

DIY Butterfly Background | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Monday! I hope y’all had a crafty weekend, I didn’t do my usual paper crafts, but I tried ceramic painting for the first time! I can’t wait to see what I finished product looks like!

Today’s card is a ‘stretch your supplies’ type of card. I used the Spring Borders Stamp Set from Pretty Pink Posh, stamping the strip of butterflies multiple times and embossed it with white embossing powder to cover the entire A2 piece of heavy weight card stock.

After heat setting the embossing powder, I ink blended over it using distress oxides (in Kitsch FlamingoFestive BerriesDried MarigoldScattered StrawTwisted CitronTumbled Glass, and Shaded Lilac). Once I was done with all the colors, I buffed the card stock to make the white show up brighter!

For the sentiment I used Mother’s Day Script Die cut multiple times from white card stock and stacked using liquid glue. Lastly I added jewels to match the background.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today, I hope that you are inspired to create something and make sure to check out the Pretty Pink Posh Blog as they are having a Mother’s Day inspiration week!

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

inky paws challenge, Newtons Nook Designs

Peony Friendship Card | Newton’s Nook Designs

Happy Thursday! For the first time in FOREVER I have weekend plans, A LOT of them! So keeping this short so I can go and tackle my LONG to do list and getting straight to the card!

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I love embossing and florals! Meaning I’m super excited about spring and creating with ALL the florals stamps!! For this card, I used the Peony Blooms Stamp Set from Newton’s Nook Designs. I stamped the images with a light brown ink, colored with copic markers (RV14-13-10, YG23-13-03) and then stamped with watermark ink and embossed in gold. Since I don’t have the Peony Blooms Die Set I fussy cut the images.

So create the background I used the Bold Blooms Stencil to dry emboss an white A2 card base. Lastly, I stamped a sentiment from the Blooming Botanicals Stamp Set on to a banner die cut from the Frames & Flags Die Set. And of course I finished off with some jewels!

I hope this card inspires you to create something for spring! Please make sure to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog for more inspiration and don’t forget to tag #NewtonsNook or #NewtonsNookDesign on Instagram to share what you created!

Happy crafting!
Farhana

Pretty Pink Posh

Spring Tulips Card| Pretty Pink Posh

Happy April! How are we already in the second quarter of 2021?!? I feel like March 2020 was literally yesterday, which is basically when I colored these tulips stamps! It took me a year to make and share a card, any one else have a stash of colored images that you will use, ‘one day’.

I stamped and colored (using zig real brush markers) the images from Pretty Pink Posh‘s Tulip stamp set. Then I die cut it using the Stitched Notes Dies. For the sentiment I used the Thankful For You Script Die, cutting it from golden card stock. I added the colored panel it an ombre ink blended card front, matching the tulips. Lastly, I added some jewels to finish off the card.

Hope y’all have a crafty weekend ahead and spring is starting to pop up where ever you live! If you are inspired by this card, please tag me on Instagram, as I would love to see it!

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Florals and Butterflies | Newton’s Nook Designs

Do you love spring? I love literally EVERYTHING about it besides the allergies! Ughhh the allergies! It’s a good thing craft rooms are safe from pollen resulting in pollen free cards! No sneezes here!

I recently organized my stencils, so of course I discovered a bunch of new ones including the Petite Flowers Stencil from Newton’s Nook Designs. And used it as the starting point for this fun slimline card!

Distress oxides : abandoned coral, spice marmalade, scattered straw

I started by die cutting the large scalloped edge die from the Slimline Frames & Portholes Die Set. Then I used the Slimline Masking Circles & Squares Stencil Set along with the Petite Flowers Stencil to create an ombre background. I heat embossed a sentiment from the Monarchs Stamp Set in the center. To create the shaker element I die cut the trio of windows using the Slimline Frames & Windows Die Set, and layered it with foam tape and acetate, filling it with jewels to match the inked backgrounds.

Lastly, I heat embossed (in gold) the butterflies from Monarchs Stamp Set and inked them up using the same colors as the background. I fussy cut then as I don’t have the coordinating Monarchs Die Set. And finished off the card by adhering them on to the shaker.

I hope this card inspires you to create something for spring! Please make sure to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog for more inspiration and don’t forget to tag #NewtonsNook or #NewtonsNookDesign on Instagram to share what you created!

Happy crafting!
Farhana