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Hanging Around With Newton

Happy Monday!
It's mid-month and time to share the August New Releases at

Here is my card with the first new release, "Hanging Around"

I've used patterned papers by Simple Stories and a bit
of shading with watercolor pencils to the belly/face areas.

Would you like to win “Hanging Around”?This set will be given away to 
 TWO lucky winners
Here's how to win: 
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team and Guest blogs (see list below)! 
Two winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs release 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 Tuesday, August 19th at 9pm CDT to comment 
  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Wednesday, August 20th. 
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:


  1. Cute idea to put him inside the frame. this is a wonderful stamp set.
    Great card.

  2. Very cute idea on your
    card. The buttons do
    add to it.
    Carla from Utah

  3. Adorable! Fantastic piecing love the papers!

  4. OMG!! That card!! It's so cute!!! I love the colors!!!! The oranges and yellow pop so much! And I LOVE the shading on the monkey! So cute!!!

  5. This card is so cute! I just love that little monkey! The color-scheme and buttons all go perfect together!

  6. Very cute with the polka dot papers and buttons.

  7. Cute monkey. Love the patterns and textures.

  8. I love the paper choices you used for this adorable little monkey card!!

  9. Nice. Love all the color in your card

  10. Very the 2 polka dot papers.

  11. Such a fun card, Shellye! Love the different sized polka dots!

  12. Adorable card! I love the cute little monkey and the shading on him! Love the bow and buttons too! Thank you for the inspiration.

  13. Love all the dots with the monkey :)

  14. How sweet is this little guy! I just love the papers and colors!

  15. Thanks for sharing your SWEET card. Love the buttons.
    Crafty hugs,

  16. Great colors, and layers. Sweet card.

  17. So cute!


  18. Darling card! Love your mix of patterns!

  19. Your paper choices are so excellent fr this card and those buttons below the monkey - AWESOME!! Adds so much fun and character to the card!! Love the cute monkey - what a fun set!!


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