Masking with Newton's Nook

Hi everyone! I'm here today to share a card I created for Inky Paws Challenge #57 from Newton's Nook. 

A little warning, if you see typos I'm truly sorry. I got a new computer yesterday and I am having the hardest time getting used to the keyboard for some reason. I'm trying to catch the typing errors but some may slip through. 

Onward to the card! Like I said, I have a new computer, and Apple Air. I worked on setting it up all day and needed to immerse myself in a card. So I did some masking and if you follow my blog you know I don't like to fussy cut haha. But it took my mind off of things.

The Inky Paws challenge is creating a card that is Fall Themed and when I think of Fall, pumpkins and leaves come to mind. I used a couple images from the Bootiful Night stamp set. I created a mask for both images and then stamped onto my card. Before I did anything else, I stamped my sentiment in Versamark and heat embossed with black embossing powder from Simon Says Stamp.

I applied my masks and then distressed the background with Faded Denim and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink for the sky. I used Peeled Paint distress ink for the bottom.

I noticed as I was writing up my blog post that I didn't shade UNDER my pumpkins on the grass. I actually should have added shading there because they are sitting on the ground but completely spaced it.

Then I colored my images in copic markers. I finished off the card by layering it onto some white and orange cardstock. For a finishing touch, I added Dandelion Yellow Nuvo drops to the pumpkin faces and a couple Nuvo Morning Dew drops around the card.

Copics Used
Grey Cat - C4-3-2-1
Black Cat - N8-6-5-4
Ears - R85-81
Pumpkins - YR09-07-15
Stems - YG09-05
Pumpkin Faces - Y04


  1. Beautiful card, Mindy ! And very handy with the used products list! Creative regards, Gina

  2. Super pretty and neat, as always. Love your cards Mindy, always. Bright colours, totally my style :) Thanks for playing with us at the Inky Paws Challenge this time, hope to see your creations on the next one too.
    Zsofi (safsafdesign)

  3. Oh what a delightful pumpkin patch! Love your great coloring and bright colors! So glad you shared with us at Inky Paws Challenge!

  4. That's such a great fall card ! I never have enough of Newton's!


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