Flowers for friend

Hello, everyone! Olga is here again! And today I will share you the card for the friend. I`ve used Fresh Cut Carnations Stamps and Dies and Haute Stripes Cling Background for it.

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At first, I`ve stamped the stripes on a cardstock with Haute Stripes Cling Background Stamps and Noir Dye. Then I`ve stamped the flowers layer by layer.

I`ve used Soft Amethyst, Grape Crush, Iris Blooms Dye for the first flower and Coral Cavern Dye, Amber Citrine, Lemon Drop and Beach Blondie Dyes for the other flowers.

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I`ve stamped the flower stalk with Bright Fern Dye and Deep Emerald Dye.

I`ve applied Banners Basic Stamps and dies for the sentiment. I`ve arranged all the elements in the card and attached them with scotch tape. Then I `ve added Dew Drops to complete.

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Thank you for watching! Have a nice day!

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Video: Watercolored Rose Close Up Eclipse Card

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Hi everyone! I’m back with another card and video! Today, I’m watercoloring our Rose Close Up and creating an eclipse card using our Brushed Hugs die.

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I started off by rose gold heat embossing our Rose Close Up cling stamp onto an A2 watercolor panel (Canson XL 140lb watercolor paper). Next I watercolored the large rose using the wet on wet technique. For my paints, I used Peony Color Bursts on the petals and turquoise on the edge to give it a glow. After I finished painting, I set the panel aside to dry. Once it was completely dried, I die cut the Brushed Hugs onto the panel. I also die cut the Brushed Hugs on a separate piece of black cardstock.

I adhered the watercolored panel (minus the hugs die cut) onto a side folding A2 base first. Then I adhered the black die cut in the negative space. I made sure to include all the bits as well. Next I adhered the watercolored hugs but I made sure to offset it just a bit so that the black would peek through. Lastly I added some Clear Rhinestones to add a bit of dimension.

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We are also proud to be one of the many sponsors for the Caring Hearts Card Drive. Our very own Vera is the brainchild of this truly amazing drive. The purpose of this card drive is to collect holiday cards for the elderly that live in nursing homes. Head over to Vera’s blog for more information on how to participate!

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THE TON CHALLENGE

Be sure to check out our challenge blog for this month! We have a fun Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

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October Caffeine Mood Board

Video: Watercolored Sunflower Garden

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Hey everyone, Effie here! I’m popping in with another card and video today using a project created from our Sunflower Garden and Fresh Cut Sunflowers sets.

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I started off by white heat embossing the large 6×6 cling stamp onto an A2 watercolor panel (Canson XL 140lb watercolor paper). Next I watercolored the petals of my sunflowers using a combination of Gamboge and Tangerine color bursts. For my sunflower centers, I used a combination of Sepia and Burnt Umber color bursts. Next, I created a mixture of Terre Vert and Burnt Umber for a deep olive green which I used to watercolor the rest of my background.

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While this panel dried, I stamped some beautifully layered Fresh Cut Sunflowers and then used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Inks used on sunflowers: Citrine Collection, Crystal Garden Collection, Found Topaz Dye Ink, Aspen Cocoa Dye Ink

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Next I adhered my layered sunflowers onto the right edge of my watercolored panel. I trimmed off the excess florals and adhered the panel onto a top folding A2 110lb base. Next I created my sentiment banner from our Basic Banners set and coordinating dies (the thanksgiving sentiment is from our Holiday Add On set).  Lastly, I popped up the sentiment banner and added Clear Dew Drops to finish my card.

We are also proud to be one of the many sponsors for the Caring Hearts Card Drive. Our very own Vera is the brainchild of this truly amazing drive. The purpose of this card drive is to collect holiday cards for the elderly that live in nursing homes. Head over to Vera’s blog for more information on how to participate!

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Thanks for stopping by today and making The Ton a part of your fabulous day! I’ll be back tomorrow with another post and video!

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THE TON CHALLENGE

Be sure to check out our challenge blog for this month! We have a fun Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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October Caffeine Mood Board

 

 

Pretty Plumeria

Hello, everyone! It’s Jenny here taking over the blog today! Have you seen our gorgeous October 2017 products? Oh my! I am so in love with the most beautiful floral images and super excited to showcase one of them on my project today! I chose Pretty Plumeria stamp set, because plumeria is very special flower to me. My husband and I had a small but beautiful wedding on the sands of Maui, so my bouquet was nothing but all Plumeria and my hair was decorated with tons of Plumeria as well. It truly brought back the happy memories while I was creating this project. 🙂

Let me show you the card!

 

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I started off by stamping few images from the Pretty Plumeria stamp set on a watercolor cardstock in Versamark. I sprinkled Silver Pearl embossing powder and heat set with the heat tool. I stamped the main center Plumeria cluster first, heat set, and masked the image and added on the other smaller images. Masking was very minor, I just used small pieces of Post-it notes and didn’t even have to fussy cut. Then, I colored the image with Stabilo 68 pens. I blended out the pigments with Clear Sparkle pen instead of clear water for shimmer effect. When the coloring of the image was done, I added tiny bit of shadow on the flowers with Light Gray Zig marker. Also, I added blue background with Turquoise Green Zig maker. I let it dry completely.

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Next, I die cut the panel down with the largest die from our Small Double Stitched Rectangle Dies and stamped the sentiment (borrowed from Summer Blooms stamp set) in Noir Dye ink. Then I added some natural color twine on the panel and popped it up on a mint color A2 sized top folding card base. I dressed up the card with some Dew Drops and my project was complete!

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Be sure to check out our challenge blog for this month! We have a fun Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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That all from me today! Hope you enjoyed today’s project and that I was able to inspire you to go create something beautiful. Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Fall Colors

Hello Everyone! Anna here and today I have two fall colors cards to share with you.

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For the first card I started with a piece of watercolor paper and stamped the Magnolia Fields Cling Background on that using Versamark Ink . Then I embossed it with the Gold embossing powder. I colored that background with Holbein Watercolors (Permanent Yellow Lemon, Jaune Brillant, Light Red, Burnt Amber and Compose Blue).

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Then I stamped sentiment from Tulip Bouquet and cut it out using Double Stitched Rectangle Dies (Small). I cut out the same rectangle of vellum. Then I affixed these to the watercolor panel using 3D foam pads. Lastly, I covered the card front with the beautiful watercolor panel.

I created the second card using Autumn Wishes stamp set.

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At first I stamped images from Autumn Wishes, colored  using Copic markers and fussy cut them. To create background I blended Peach Blossom Dye and Soft Amethyst onto a card. Then I adhered all images onto the card with foam tape.

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I stamped sentiment in Noir and birds in Dark Roast Dye. Lastly, I added Amethyst Quartz Couture Mix to finish off the card.

The Ton’s October Challenge is now live! For this month, we have a fun Caffeine Mood Board Challenge so head over there now for a chance to win a $50 spree 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 so much for stopping by!

Hugs,

Anna

 Thankful Chrysanthemum

Hello everyone!! Mayline here with you today!! For today’s card I used one of our October release stamp set which is  Thankful Chrysanthemum . It’s a beautiful outlined  Chrysanthemum image and without professional coloring skill and effort you can color the image easily with watercoloer paints, color pencils and any markers. Let take a look at how to make this card.

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Instructions:

  1. Create an A2 sized panel from 300g watercolor paper
  2. Stamp a flower image from Thankful Chrysanthemum stamp set in Noir ink on the watercolor panel and stamp it again on another watercolor paper.
  3. Color the images using the Color Bursts. 
  4. Fussy cut a image which is stamped on watercolor paper. (Not stamped on the watercolor panel)
  5. Adhere the images on the panel with 3D form tape as a picture shown below.
  6. Stamp a sentiment from Occasion Confetti stamp set. ( I cut Thank You stamp in two pieces and then stamp each word “thank” & “you” on the panel.)

Supplies:

 

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The Ton Challenge 

For The Ton October Challenge Effie has created a Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer atThe Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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Video: Cornucopia and Sunflowers + Giveaway Winner Announcement

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Hi everyone! I’m popping in again with another card and video. I am backtracking from Christmas cards to show you a fall themed Thanksgiving card for today’s post. Be sure to scroll down to the end of the post to see if you’re the winner of our WCMD giveaway.

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I started off by rose gold heat embossing my Thankful Cornucopia image onto watercolor paper. Then I painted in the images using a fall themed color palette (I used my Holbein watercolor paints). After I painted the image, I set the panel aside to dry while I stamped my layered sunflowers. For the petals, I used our Citrine Collection Inks (Vanilla Frosted Cupcake, Beach Blondie and Amber Citrine). For the two step center of my sunflower, I used our Found Topaz and Aspen Cocoa Dye Inks. For the my leaves, I used our Crystal Garden Collection Inks.

Once everything was stamped and painted and dried, I used the coordinating dies (Cornucopia, Sunflowers) to cut everything out. Before I did any assembling, I created a blended panel of Lemon Yellow Dye Ink and Coralline Hybrid Ink. Then I splattered some gold acrylic paint (mixed with a bit of water) onto my panel. Next, I adhered my sunflowers directly onto my blended panel and then popped up my cornucopia onto the bed of sunny florals.

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Before I popped up the cornucopia, I made sure to trim the panel at the top and bottom so that the base would peek out from under the panel. For my A2 top folding base, I used a bright orange cardbase. Lastly, I rose gold heat embossed my sentiment banner and embellished my card with Clear Rhinestones.

WCMD Giveaway Winner

The winner from our WCMD giveaway is Lisa Ainscough! Congratulations, Lisa! Please email me at THETONSTAMPS@GMAIL.COM with your stamp set of choice and a shipping address.

CURRENT PROMOTION

Daffodil Greetings 3x4

This stamp will not be available for purchase until November 2017.

PROMOTION: Our GWP (Gift with Purchase) for our October release is our new 3×4 Daffodil Greetings set (die not included in promo). This promotion does not apply to prior purchases. The threshold amount of $100 (one hundred dollars) is calculated before taxes and shipping. This promotion will continue until October 9 at 11:59pm EST or until supplies last. Limit one incentive package per customer. 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). **There must be a new October release stamp in your order to qualify for our GWP.**

THE TON CHALLENGE

If you’re getting your craft on today, be sure to check out our challenge blog for this month! We have a fun Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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October Caffeine Mood Board

Thanks for stopping by and making The Ton a part of your day!

Thank you all for stopping by today! I’ll be popping in later this week with more videos.

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Video: No Line Magnolias + Giveaway Announcement

Hello and welcome back to our blog! I wanted to pop in today to share this card and video that I made for World Cardmaking Day.  I am also announcing a new giveaway to celebrate today and also announcing the winner of our October Release Giveaway. Be sure to scroll down for all giveaway information.

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This card was a huge experiment for me. I have never done no line watercoloring with such a bold background. I’ve seen so many watercolor artists on Instagram painting this way so I decided to try it out. The artists on Instagram usually draw their images in pencil and then watercolor over their drawing. However, for my project, I stamped our Magnificent Magnolia cluster a light ink (Vanilla Frosted Cupcake or Ballet Slippers will work) and applied watercolor around it and obtained a similar result! I am using Ken Oliver Color Bursts to paint today.

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After I stamped my floral image, I wet the paper surrounding my image with clean water. I wanted to create a blended background first. After I dropped in bits of green (I mixed a bit of lime green, naples yellow and burnt umber) I added a little bit of turquoise for brightness. Then I blended it all together.

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Next I added a bit of shading to my magnolias using diluted black watercolor paint. It’s better to build up your layers of color when you watercolor so you get a richer and better quality result. This does take patience but the result is worth it. For my branches, I used Sepia Color Bursts. Next I added a deeper green to my background for a bold contrast for my magnolias. I used Terre Vert Color bursts.

After I finished painting, I dried the panel completely and added opaque white splatters using Liquitex Acrylic Paint. Then I dried the panel again and stamped my sentiment in our Noir Dye Ink. Next, I trimmed my panel to A2 size and adhered it onto a side folding cardbase. Lastly, I embellished my card using our Clear Rhinestones.

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Hope you all liked my card for today!

October Release Giveaway Winner

The winner of our October Release giveaway is Sharon Clark! Congratulations, Sharon! Please email me at THETONSTAMPS@GMAIL.COM with the stamp of choice from our October Release and a shipping address.

WCMD Giveaway

In honor of this day, we’re giving away one stamp set of choice. Just leave a comment here and let us know which stamp set in our entire collection is your absolute favorite. We’ll pick a winner in a new blog post tomorrow.

CURRENT PROMOTION

Daffodil Greetings 3x4

Daffodil Greetings, 3×4 Photopolymer Clear Set (Designed by Eunji)

This stamp will not be available for purchase until November 2017.

PROMOTION: Our GWP (Gift with Purchase) for our October release is our new 3×4 Daffodil Greetings set (die not included in promo). This promotion does not apply to prior purchases. The threshold amount of $100 (one hundred dollars) is calculated before taxes and shipping. This promotion will continue until October 9 at 11:59pm EST or until supplies last. Limit one incentive package per customer. 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). **There must be a new October release stamp in your order to qualify for our GWP.**

The Ton Challenge

If you’re getting your craft on today, be sure to check out our challenge blog for this month! We have a fun Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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October Caffeine Mood Board

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Coloring using Layering Stamps

Hello everyone! And happy Friday!!!  🙂 It’s TaeEun here today with two carnation cards to share with you.

I love gorgeous layering stamps by The Ton. But I’m a coloring addict, as you may already know, and have to color even images from layering stamps 🙂 . For today’s cards I used the third layer of Large Florals: Carnation stamp set as my guide to color the carnations. The carnation on the first card was watercolored using Inktense pencils and the second carnation was colored using Prismacolor colored pencils.

Let’s take a look at my first card!

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To start off I stamped the third layer of the Large Florals: Carnation in Picked Raspberry DI on some Bristol smooth paper. To define the outline of the flower I made a mask of the solid image, masked the flower and blended Crystal Pewter very light around the carnation flower. I then colored the flower using Inktense pencils. They are water soluble colored pencils, which are famous for their vibrant colors. First I drew the outlines of the petals in dark pink and added the darkest shade in the same color. I then blended the color out towards the tip of the petals using a wet brush. I added a little bit of red on some area. For the leaves I stamped the detail layer in green after masking the flower and colored them in blue and green. After the panel was dry, I fussy cut the carnation. The background panel was created by smooshing some green and blue Distress inks on mixed media paper. I added thin strips of Adhesive glitter paper-glossy fine silver on both sides of the panel and glued it flat on the soft pink cardbase.

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I then foam mounted a square frame, cut with Double Stitched Square dies from a silver glitter panel made using  Adhesive glitter paper-glossy fine silver and added the flower using foam adhesives. The sentiment is from Penned Sentiments set. I white heat embossed it on a strip of black cardstock and added it onto the card. I used clear and Seaglass blue Dew Drops to embellish my card.

On my next card I used Black magic coloring technique (here gray magic? 🙂 ).

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I chose a gray cardstock for my next carnation. To color on a gray panel I first stamped the solid image in Hampton white pigment ink. After the white pigment ink was dry I stamped the third layer in Soft Garnet on the solid image. With the third layer as my guide I sketched the outlines of the petals using dark pink Prismacolor pencil and then started to color the carnation. I colored the leaves in various cool gray pencils and added shades around the carnation in gray too. I then created a bokeh background using Hampton white pigment ink and circle stencils. I narrowed down the gray panel while leaving the leaves , adhered thin strips of Adhesive glitter paper-glossy fine silver on both sides and mounted the panel flat on the soft pink cardbase.

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The sentiment from Penned Sentiments was white heat embossed on a strip of black cardstock. The other part of the sentiment was stamped in Hampton white pigment underneath the black sentiment strip. To finish off I scattered some sequins from New Year and Spotlight Couture Mix.

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The Ton Challenge 

For The Ton October Challenge Effie has created a Caffeine Mood Board. Pretty pictures of floral arrangement and a cup of coffee along with some fun and clean elements are filling the mood board. Head on over to The Ton Challenge blog  for more details and inspiration! As always one winner will get $50 gift certificate to The Ton Shop and get the chance to be a guest designer at The Ton Challenge blog!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.*

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October Caffeine Mood Board

Thank you so much for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed my cards today!

Have a wonderful day!

TaeEun

Merry

Hello friends:)Eunji here. Today I am making a Christmas card for you using our new Fireplace Holiday Accessories stamp set and City Girls: Retail Therapy stamp set. Let’s take a look at my card.

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To start off, I stamped my Retail Therapy image stamp onto watercolor paper with our Noir ink. Then I colored the image with watercolor and then cut out (dies are available). Next I stamped the connected pine image from the holiday accessories set onto an A6 size watercolor panel with Basil Mojito ink. Then I stamped the poinsettia stamp onto the same card panel with Valentine Red ink. I also stamped additional ornaments in our Cali Blue, Lemon Drop ink. After I completed my background, I added additional color with watercolor paint. Next I drew line above my ornaments so that they appear to be hanging from the pine. Then I adhered my retail therapy lady to the card panel with foam tape. I also added some Adhesive Glitter Paper – Gold as a base for my girl.  Lastly I stamped my sentiment from our Holiday Accessories set with Noir ink and added some shading with grey color watercolor paint.

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Thank you for stopping by and see you soon.

Also, please join us for our Monthly challenge! We have a fun mood board for this month.

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