Third Anniversary Release – Day 1

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Hello and welcome back to The Season to kick off Day 1 of our Third Anniversary Release!! On January 19, it will be three years since The Ton was born. THREE! Time really flies when you’re having fun because it seems just like yesterday that I was designing shoe wardrobe stamps. For this release, I included a bit of everything and a ton of florals.  Over the next three days, our team and I will be showcasing 23 new stamps, coordinating dies and 9 new Couture Mixes. Then we’ll have mini blog hops for an entire week starting January 19 until January 26th featuring our talented team and special guests who will provide some truly amazing inspiration. We’ll have giveaways everyday starting today. Be sure to scroll down for more giveaway details.

For this special release, we have two free gifts with qualifying purchases: Daisy Duet and Peony Notes Bundle A+B+C). This promotion does not apply to prior purchases***. The threshold amount is calculated before taxes and shipping. This promotion will continue until January 28, 2018 at 11:59pm EST or until supplies last. Limit one incentive package per order. No coupon code needed. All incentive products will automatically be added to qualified orders (they will not show up in your cart but will be added to orders as we pack them).

Spend $125 or more: Receive a 4×6 Daisy Duet set;
Spend $250 or more: Receive our Peony Notes Bundle (A+B+C) (and a Daisy Duet set).
**There must be a new release stamp in your order to qualify for a GWP.**
***If you placed an order for our Smooched or XOXO set in the last few weeks, we will combine that order amount to your new order for a total qualifying threshold amount. Please include your original order number (the order that included Smooched or XOXO Mini in the notes of your new order).

**All links will go live on Thursday morning!**

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Daisy Duet, 4×6 Photopolymer Set: $16 Value

This 4×6 set features a large duet of beautiful daisies that are so fun to color. Daisy Cluster measures approximately 5 3/8 inches at its widest points.

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Photo taken against our Peach Marble Backdrop Board

Jenny created a beautifully colored two toned card using our new Daisy Duet and layered Buildable Woodgrain set (for more details on our Buildable Woodgrain set, scroll down).

Our new Peony Notes sets feature an array of stamps that enable you to stamp layered floral clusters effortlessly because each layer of the florals are combined into a single easy to stamp cluster. Peony Notes A + B are two 6×8 stamp sets that feature the actual floral clusters and foliage stamps. Peony Notes C is also a 6×8 set which features a large solid background stamp allowing you to stamp the negative areas around the floral cluster.

We have several purchase options available for our Peony Notes bundles:

  1. Peony Notes Bundle A+B+C ($55): Purchase the complete bundle for $55 or receive this set for free with a new release order over $250* (Restrictions apply, see details above).
  2. Peony Notes Bundle A+B ($42): These two sets allow you to stamp the florals and foliage clusters.
  3. Peony Notes C ($21): This lone 6×8 set is available for purchase separately.

All of our incentive stamps will be available for purchase separately on Thursday.*

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Photo taken against our Soft Gray Wood and Bokeh White Backdrop Boards

I created an effortlessly layered floral card using our Peony Notes and Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies (for more details on our new word plate dies, scroll down).

Let’s move on to the rest of the release! Today, we’re debuting 3 new Couture Mixes and 8 stamps and coordinating dies.

For our mixes today, we have our new Lilac Blossoms, Mint Sugar and Pink Blossoms. Click on each photo for a closer view.

I have a confession to make! I’m a lazy crafter! That is one of the reasons why I LOVE word dies. While I love the look of the bold font greetings created with alpha dies, I found that I do not have the patience to line up individual letters to create die cut greetings nor do I have patience to die cut multiple letters should I need more than one for a particular sentiment. So I decided to take create simple word plate dies using a bold font for all occasion sentiments and took the muscle work out for you with these new die collections! *You’re Welcome* (just kidding… but seriously, these have a permanent home on my craft desk)

Approximate measurements:

  1. happy: 3 5/16 inches
  2. birthday: 4 10/16 inches
  3. you: 2 inches
  4. thank: 3 1/8 inches
  5. wishes: 3 7/8 inches
  6. hello: 2 3/4 inches
  7. to: 1 1/16 inches
  8. best: 2 3/8 inches

Approximate measurements:

  1. you’re: 2 5/16 inches
  2. wonderful: 5 1/8 inches
  3. gorgeous: 5 1/16 inches
  4. fabulous: 4 11/16 inches
  5. amazing: 4 7/16 inches
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Seriously Amazing Sentiment Set, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

I had to include some bold sentiment stamps to compliment our new fabulous dies. We also added some sassy sentiments in this set.

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Buildable Woodgrain, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

I am so excited to introduce this new layering set! Our new Buildable Woodgrain stamp set is comprised of 9 stamps so you can completely customize the look of your stamped woodgrain pattern.

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Fresh Cut Daisies, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

Our new layered florals for this release are daisies! This set features three, three layer daisies with coordinating foliage.

Approximate measurements:

  1. Round daisy: 2 inches
  2. 3/4 view daisy: 2.25 inches at its widest points
  3. Side view daisy: 2.5 inches at its widest points

 

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Fresh Cut Daisies (Coord. Outlines), 4×6 Photopolymer Set

I had to include a coordinating outline version of our Fresh Cut Daisies.

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Large Florals: Daisy, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

The newest addition to our Large Florals collection is a three layered, easy to stamp large daisy!

Approximate measurements:

  1. Daisy: 3.5 inches at its widest points
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Coming Up Daisies, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

Our newest cluster is our Coming Up Daisies! It’s a gorgeous image of several daisies… coming up!

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Winter Cardinal, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

Christmas may be over but we are still in the heart of winter. So I designed this sweet Winter Cardinal for those cozy projects and winter birthday cards! This is actually a design that I came up with while I was in my stamp carving mood. For more photos and possible sneak peeks of future designs, follow me on my crafty IG page. I have taken a lot of my stamp carving designs and turned them into clear stamps.

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Riotous Wildflowers, 6×6 Photopolymer Background Stamp

Our new Riotous Wildflowers background stamp is one of my absolute favorites from this release! This 6×6 clear background stamp features a beautiful floral pattern that really comes to life when colored with your favorite medium. Coordinating dies will be available on Thursday for the two bloom clusters on the bottom portion of the image making this a very versatile stamp! Use it as a background stamp or feature the die cut blooms as a standalone focus for your next project.

Coordinating dies for the following sets will also be available on Thursday, January 18 at 7am EST: Fresh Cut Daisies, Large Florals: Daisy, Coming Up Daisies, Riotous Wildflowers, Winter Cardinal.

Now that you’ve seen all the stamps for today, please enjoy the gallery of inspirational cards by our team. You can visit each team member’s blog for more details on their beautiful projects.

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Created by Laura Jane using our layered Buildable Woodgrain and Seriously Amazing Sentiment sets. 26841327_1793941883984186_9143879286683134376_o

Created by Brenda using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp. 26841060_951985801625371_3048157202087711943_o

Created by Olga using our Riotous Wildflowers stamp, Basic Banners set and Double Stitched Circle Dies. 26951987_1903912783255798_2600388978197665446_o

Created by Mayline using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp and Seriously Amazing Sentiment set. 26757806_1786991098039640_8791021464975163522_o

Created by Tae Eun  using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp and Bold Amazing Word Plate Dies26678046_1786991378039612_2958601262631686626_o

Created by Tae Eun using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp. 26756771_10156130159149216_2425665092282015502_o

Created by Vera using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp. 26685592_10104059341893119_4947001376283550601_o

Created by Effie using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp, coordinating dies, Buildable Woodgrain set and Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies.

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Created by Effie using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp, coordinating dies, Buildable Woodgrain set and Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies. 26173048_1461096073988106_31645264509239522_o

Created by Vera using our Riotous Wildflowers photopolymer background stamp. 26841540_10104059341908089_2007592496282548254_o

Created by Effie using our Fresh Cut Daisies, Large Florals: Daisy and Buildable Woodgrain sets. Inks used: Coral Collection, Orchid Collection, Amethyst Collection, Ruby Collection, Cocoa Collection and Peony Collection.  26685118_10156123210809954_1369550265291977633_o

Created by Jenny using our Large Florals: Daisy and Seriously Amazing Sentiment sets.

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Created by Tae Eun using our Large Florals: Daisy and Peony Notes (sentiment) sets.

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Created by Mayline using our Coming Up Daisies set.26850652_1786991548039595_6202929595775243126_o

Created by Tae Eun using our Coming Up Daisies and Buildable Woodgrain sets.26758555_1799307466780961_3369194118386567557_o

Created by Brenda using our Coming Up Daisies and Peony Notes (sentiment) sets.26756539_10156123210834954_1682687802172205187_o

Created by Jenny using our Coming Up Daisies and Minor Stripes stamps.26910272_952016828288935_5074632110903198586_o

Created by Olga using our Winter Cardinal set.26758146_1986142584957067_7562561436687013515_o

Created by Anna using our Winter Cardinal set.26685139_10210753523298491_5785932164331095479_o

Created by Lisa using our Winter Cardinal and Coming Up Daisies (sentiment) sets.26757235_1590273684404356_3723085194335448599_o

Created by Eunji using our Winter Cardinal set.26678507_1903912776589132_7763222789420707320_o

Created by Mayline using our Winter Cardinal set.26240037_10156122279804216_7046823449065695858_o

Created by Vera using our Winter Cardinal and Occasion Confetti (sentiment) sets.26170411_1461096070654773_4836497233779975987_o

Created by Laura Jane using our Winter Cardinal set.26757830_10156123210934954_6381410765890569671_o

Created by Jenny using our Winter Cardinal set.26685822_1786991214706295_5529258189646437396_o

Created by Tae Eun using our Winter Cardinal set.

So that’s it for our new products for Day 1 of our Third Anniversary Release. We hope you enjoyed today’s lineup! Tomorrow will be our second day of sneak peeks where we’ll debut 6 new stamps, coordinating dies and Couture Mixes. All new release products will be available for purchase on Thursday, January 18 at 7am EST.

GIVEAWAYS

For each Release Day (1 through 3), we are giving away a stamp set of choice from the new release! So there are three stamps up for grabs for now! To qualify, you must leave a comment on our Daily Release posts (Days 1-3) – let us know which of our new stamps are your favorite for each day! Leave a comment on each Design Team member’s blogs to increase your chances of winning. The comment period for all giveaways closes on January 28, 5pm EST.  Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog.

Head over to our team member blogs for more details on their projects and be sure to leave a little love for each of them to up your chances of winning our giveaways.

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Vera
Anna
Mayline
Laura Jane
Jenny
Tae Eun
Eunji
Olga
Lisa

Make sure to join us tomorrow and after tomorrow for Days 2 and 3 of our Release Week. After the 18th, we’re continuing our Anniversary Party with 8 days of mini hops! We’ll have some amazing inspiration by our team members and special guests. From January 19th to the 26th, stop by our blog first to start hopping. We’ll have a giveaway on each day so stay tuned!

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Remember the challenge for the month of January! Cue Word: CHEERS

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A touch of GOLD

Hello all, it’s LauraJane! I have a scrappy card for you today with GOLD embossing as a touch of interest. Here it is:TT-CeleRoseHugs-LauraJaneTo make the card:

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I hope you like this card and give GOLD embossing a try! It adds so much with very little effort:))

See you next week with our New Release!

HUGS,

LauraJane:)

Remember the challenge for the month of January! Cue Word: CHEERS

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You

Hello friends:)Eunji here today I am making a mono tone floral card for you.Using our Loose RosesBeautiful Butterflies3, Floral WorldBrushed You Coordinating Die sets.Let’s take look at my card.

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To start off, cut a ‘you’ shape using Brushed You Coordinating Die  with black card stock.I cut 3 card stock piece and Adhesive Ribbed Glitter Paper – Mixed 2 black paper piece.And adhered to 4 black paper.Next the word paper piece adhered to the A6 size black card stock.Colored a word die cutting edge with white pigment pen.And stamped a rose image stamp from Loose Roses with Hampton White Pigment ink and stamped butterfly, tiny flower, leave image stamp with same ink.I colored with white color pencil and pigment white pen.Added more dot image all around.Then added card stock a Adhesive Ribbed Glitter Paper – Mixed 1 silver paper and added balk card panel.Lastly added some gilding using Clear Rhinestones.

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Thank you for stopping by and see you soon.

Please join our monthly challenge.

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No-Line Watercolor cards

 

Hello Everyone! Mayline here to share two floral cards using Tulip Bouquet stamp set, Loose Roses stamp set and Celebration Rose Cluster stamp set.

Here is my first floral card.

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Instructions:

  1. Create an A2 sized panel from watercolor paper.
  2. Stamp outlined flowers from the Tulip Bouquet stamp set on the watercolor paper with Distress ink “Scattered Straw”.
  3. Use watercolor paints for coloring using a no-line watercolor technique.
  4. Stamp the word “love” and a sentiment from the Brushed love stamp set with Noir Dye ink on the bottom of the panel.

Supplies:

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Here is my second card.

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Instructions:

  1. Create an A2 sized panel from watercolor paper.
  2. Stamp outlined roses images from the Celebration Rose Cluster stamp set and Loose Roses stamp set on the watercolor paper with Distress ink “Scattered Straw”.
  3. Use watercolor paints for coloring using a no-line watercolor technique.
  4. Stamp a sentiment from the Happiest of Peonies stamp set with Noir Dye ink on the panel.

Supplies:

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Join us for The Ton Challenge blog! You have through Jan 31st to stop by and enter your cards for a chance to win!  One winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton’s Shop!*

Thank you for stopping by!

Make a Wish

Hello Everyone! Anna here to share a Birthday card using Celebration Rose Cluster stamp set.

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At first I stamped beautiful flowers onto a watercolor paper panel in Caviar. I colored them using Holbein watercolors. Once the panel was completely dry, I stamped sentiment with Versamark Ink and embossed it in Metallic Platinum Sparkle. I stamped the second part of the sentiment on a strip of a black cardstock with Versamark Ink as well, heat embossed in white and adhered it onto the watercolor panel.

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Then I stamped two butterflies from Beautiful Butterflies 3, colored, fussy cut and added them to that panel. Next I mounted card panel on a white card base. Lastly, I embellished the card using Queen Anne’s Lace Couture Mix.

The Ton’s January Challenge is now live!

One winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton’s shop! *Gift certificate only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.

This month’s theme is CHEERS.

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Thank you for stopping by today! Have a wonderful weekend!

Anna

Two Holiday Cards

Hello!

Olga is here! Today I want to show you two cards. The first one is about the lovestory of a ballerina and a nutcracker. I really like it and the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky written for this tale is so special for me.

I wanted to create something fabulous and I took the alcoholic ink for the background.

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Then I stamped the branches from Holly Branch Stamps Set on the cardstock with Smoky Quartz Dye. I colored it and applied cutting with Coordinating Die.

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I continued with Holiday Ballet Stamps Set. I stamped the ballerina and the nutcracker on the cardstock with Caviar Hybrid and painted  it. Then I applied a Coordinating Die  to it.

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Finally, I added the title and decorated the card with sequins.

And for another one I used Christmas Mini Cluster. This card is based on two cardstocks of different colors. I stamped the flowers on white cardstock with Caviar Dye and colored it.

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Then I cutting it with Coordinating Die. I used an inscription from Cozy Poinsettias Stamps Set with Caviar Dye.

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I hope  you are enjoyed your Holidays!

Don’t forget to take part in January Challendge and win a $50 gift certificate to The Ton shop!
Follow The Ton Challenge blog for information and detailed rules!

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Happy New Year 2018!

Hello everyone!  Lisa here and  I’m popping in today to say Happy New Year!  This is the last day of 2017 and tonight we’ll all be welcoming 2018.  It’s out with the old and in with the new!  Are you planning anything special?  Leave me a comment down below and let me know what you’ll be doing when the clock strikes midnight.

Of course today I’d like to share a New Years card with you.    Get ready, because we’re going to toss the 7 and hang that beautiful 8 in it’s rightful place.

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For this card I used the following supplies from The Ton Shop:

 

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I stamped the 2018 above the fireplace using the Sparklers Alpha stamp set and The Ton’s Caviar ink, then embossed with clear embossing powder.  I added some depth with a slight shadow around each number using a cool gray Copic Marker.   Then a few  elegant gold touches in the chandeliers from the Fireplace Accessories stamps and coordinating die sets.  I also matted the card front using The Ton’s Gold Adhesive Glitter Paper.

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To set the scene I made sure to toss the 7 aside!  Adios 2017!   I colored this young lady’s beautiful party dress with a bright red Copic marker so she would be a great supporting focal point to draw attention to the 2018.

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Just a quick reminder;  The Ton’s monthly challenge for December is winding down tonight.  To have a chance at winning  $50 to The Ton shop, you must upload your card entry before the stroke of midnight (est.).   Please stop over and check out the December mood board and enter your cards today!

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That’s all I have for you today my friends.  Thank you so much for stopping by and thank you for another great year of crafting fun here at The Ton!  Have a wonderful and safe New Years Eve.   See you next year!

XOXO!

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Thank You!

Hello everyone! it’s LauraJane today. Hope your week has been Splendid! Mine has been filled with creating THANK YOU cards for all the many lovely gifts received this Christmas.

I’m sharing two cards that came together quickly by stamping images in a light Crystal Pewter ink and adding a few pops of color to create a presentation that is sure to cheer the recipient:))

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For this first one, I stamped Tulip Bouquet several times onto a panel trimmed with the largest of Double Stitched Rectangle die. Then I stamped and cut out 6 bows from the set and colored them with alcohol markers. Stamped the sentiment with Lipstick red, Coraline, and Peach Blossom Couture inks., to coordinate with the rainbow of BOWS:))

To finish the card, I added Nuvo Drops to match the happy hues of the bows.

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TT-Dec29c-LauraJaneUsing the same technique on the second card I stamped several images from Thankful Chrysanthemum.

For the smallest blooms, cut out with the coordinating dies, I stamped first with Couture inks: Cali Blue, Bright Emerald, and Soft Garden and Bright Fern. To quickly add color, I gave each a spritz with some inks sprays from my stash. Embellishment,.. I added a bit of embroidery floss tied in a bow and a few dots of Nuvo Drops.

The sentiment is inked with Cali Blue:))

I hope you are inspired to try this easy technique to create some thank you cards too!

LAURAJANE:)

****Just a few days left to join the Challenge happening over at The TON CHallenge Blog: 

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Turquoise & Black Florals

Hello, crafty friends! It’s Jenny here taking over the blog today and I have 4 floral cards to share all in Turquoise & Black color scheme. I thought this color combination would be so elegant for our gorgeous florals and I am super excited how they turned out!

Here’s the 1st card!

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To start off, I stamped our Country Rose stamp set on Bristol Smooth cardstock in Noir Dye ink multiple times, and I quickly heat embossed the image with clear powder. Then, I colored in the image with Dark Gray, Black, Persian Green, and Turquoise Green Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, blending out the colors with Aquash Brush. I let it dry completely and die cut it out with the Coordinating Die. I also heat embossed the sentiment (from Basic Banner stamp set) on a black cardstock, turned it into a thin banner and put it aside.

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I ink blended our Caribbean Turquoise Dye ink on a white A2 top folding card base from bottom up to created a gorgeous Turquoise background. Next I popped up the Country Rose die cut and the sentiment banner strip on the card and finished the card off by adding some Glass Slippers Sequins.


 

Here’s the 2nd card!

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I heat embossed our Celebration Rose Cluster stamp set and colored exactly the same as the first card. I die cut the image out using the Coordinating dies. I also stamped the sentiment banner from our Basic Banner stamp set on a white smooth cardstock in Noir Dye ink and die cut it out using the Coordinating Dies.

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Next I went ahead and die cut a black cardstock with our beautiful Geometric Lattice Coverplate Die and adhered it on a black A2 top folding card base. Then I placed some Silver Thread in the middle, popped up the floral die cut at the sentiment banner. I finished the card off by adding some Glass Slippers Sequins.


 

Here’s the 3rd card!

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I stamped the smaller floral images from our Pretty Plumeria Stamp set on a Bristol Smooth Cardstock in Noir Dye. I stamped it multiple times using the Mini MISTI tool and quickly heat embossed with Clear powder. I colored the image using the Dark Gray Zig marker and cut it out with the Coordinating Dies.

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Next, ink blended a white cardstock in our Caribbean Turquoise Dye ink and die cut it out with the Geometric Lattice Coverplate Die. I adhered it on a black A2 card base and wrapped and tied some Black Thread around the card. Then I adhered the plumeria die cut images on the card, some popped up with foam tape. I also adhered the sentiment from Basic Labels Stamp set and dressed up the card with some Glass Slippers Sequins to complete the card!


 

Last but not least, here’s the 4th card!

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I started off by working on the florals exactly the same was as the 3rd card using our Thankful Chrysanthemum and the Coordinating Dies. I also stamped and die cut the sentiment banner using the Basic Banner stamp set and the Coordinating Dies. I put them aside for later.

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Next I ink blended Caribbean Turquoise Dye ink on a Bristol Smooth cardstock and die cut it out using the largest layer from our  Large Double Stitched Rectangle Dies. I also splattered some Black ink, let it dry, and I adhered the background panel on a white A2 card base. I adhered rest of the elements on the card and finished the card off by adding some Glass Slippers Sequins.


 

The Ton’s December Challenge is now live!  You have through Dec 31st to stop by and enter your cards for a chance to win!  One winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton’s Shop!* *Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.

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Thank you for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed today’s cards! Happy Crafting!

hugs,

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Background Stamping on CAS cards

Hello everyone! Hope you had a wonderful time with yours this holiday! It’s TaeEun here today with a couple of CAS floral cards. I used two background stamps to add some interest to my clean and simple designs.

As the main floral element I used the bouquets from our Rose Bouquet stamp set. And my two cards are featuring Freestyle Stripes and Mini Heart Print Cling background stamp.

To start off I gold heat embossed the two bouquets from Rose Bouquet on watercolor paper and colored them using Color Burst powders. After done with coloring I cut them with coordinating dies. I splattered opaque white ink on the bouquet and let them dry.

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For my first card I gold heat embossed Freestyle Stripes background on my cardbase and rounded the corners. I cut a rounded rectangle panel with my cutting machine from a white woodgrain cardstock and stamped the sentiment from Rose Bouquet in Noir on it. To add more golden element I tied some golden thread on this panel and foam mounted it on the cardbase. The bigger bouquet was then adhered onto the card, tucked underneath the thread. I used some foam adhesives to add more dimension on the upper part of the bouquet. To finish off I added a golden bow and some sequins from Medallion Gold.

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To create the second card I gold heat embossed Mini Heart Print cling background stamp on the cardbase.

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The front panel was cut with a Double Stitched Rectangle die from a white woodgrain cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from Wishful Rose in Noir on it.  I assembled my card by foam mounting the front panel and the small rose bouquet on it. For me it’s always hard to choose the best embellishment for my cards. For this one I was thinking a lot but decided to leave it so clean as it is :).

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The Ton Challenge

There is still time to enter your project into our Mood Board Challenge ! Don’t forget to stop by The Ton Challenge blog for inspiration projects from our DT members and our guest designer Gloria. You could be a guest designer too, if you win at the challenge! And as always there is a $50 *gift certificate to The Ton Shop to win!!!

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*Gift certificates are only valid on The Ton Stamps, Dies, Ink and Gilding Section in our shop.

Thank you so much for looking my cards today! Hope you like them :)! 

Wishing you all a great start into a happy New Year!!!

Hugs,

TaeEun