Dahlias and Butterfly

Hello! Olga is with you. And my first card are made with Wild Dahlias stamp set.

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I sуtamped the flowers with Noir Dye and applied Coordination dies. Than I colored it with Zig markers.

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I used Geometric Circles Coverplate Die for the background.

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I used Banners – Basic for the sentiment. I stamped “Let`s celebrate” with Noir Dye on the cream cardstock (I used the same cardstock for the base). Than I applied Coordinating Die.

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I put together all details of my card and decorated it with sequins.

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I made my next card with using of Pop-Up Butterfly Dies.

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I cut the Swallowtail using metallic papers. I stamped the Butterfly Wings on white cardstock using smooshing effect. Than I glued it and the metallic buterfly on the base.

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I used “Hello”of Peony Laurel for the title. I decorated it with Wedding Dress sequins for the finish.

Thank you for stopping by, have a nice day!

 

 

Fabulous

Hello Everyone! It’s Anna here with a card I made using layered stamps Painted Peonies.

I started by stamping a beautiful bouquet using Couture Color – Ballet Slippers Dye, Couture Color – Hollywood Star Dye, Couture Color – Red Sangria Hybrid (for flowers) and Couture Color – Bright Emerald Dye and Couture Color – Deep Emerald Dye (for leaves). I then fussy cut this image.

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To create the background, I stamped (repeatedly) “FABULOUS” from Seriously Amazing Sentiments with Couture Color – Miami Cool Dye. Next, I ink blended the Miami Cool Dye on the edge of the background panel.

 

The sentiments from Sunnies were stamped on the stripe of kraft cardstock with Noir. Lastly, I embellished the card using Just a Dream Couture Mix.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a nice day!

Anna

 

Video : Celebration Rose Cluster Birthday Card

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Photo taken against our Peach Marble (12x12in) Backdrop Board

Hello and welcome back, everyone! I have a watercolored birthday card using our Celebration Rose Cluster stamp set.

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I started off by partially stamping this beautiful cluster image onto the two corners of my A2 sized watercolor panel (Canson XL 140lb paper). Since I’m doing some partial stamping, I spoon on our Rose Gold embossing powder each time I stamp to ensure that I don’t overlap my images. After I heat embossed my florals and foliage, I went ahead and embossed the sentiment from the same set onto the card.

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Once all of my embossing was complete, I started doing some wet in wet watercoloring using my Dr. Ph Martins Radiant Concentrated liquid watercolors. I used Scarlet for the roses and Grass Green and Lemon Yellow for my background. Once my painting was complete and the panel dried, I added stitching to the edges using the largest die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Large Die Collection.

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For the final touch, I added some of our Clear Rhinestones to add a dew drop like effect to my project.

That’s all from me today! I hope you enjoyed my card and video!

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Happy, Happy Birthday

Good morning!! Brenda, here with you on this Thursday with a card that goes way back…I think the Dahlia Close Up Cling Background Stamp was the first stamp that I purchased from The Ton!!

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I stamped the Dahlia Close Up Cling Background Stamp onto heavyweight white cardstock with Caviar Ink and colored it with Copic markers. (I seem to be on a purple kick lately!!) I trimmed the image to be the same width as an A2 card base, but the length was trimmed slightly shorter. I placed some Silver Glitter Tape on the top & bottom of the card base, so it would peek out from under the colored panel. Happy, using the Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies, was cut directly from the dahlia panel. I also cut the word happy from black fun foam and adhered the colored letters to the top. After adhering the panel to the card base, the letters were popped back into the negative die-cut areas. Happy Birthday, from Basic Banners, was stamped with Versamark and heat embossed in silver onto a black cardstock strip that was trimmed into a banner. The banner was adhered over the die-cut letters, placing a narrow strip of Silver Glitter Tape underneath. A few Silver Metallic Sequins were used to draw a little more attention to the sentiment. Finally, a Spectrum Noir Clear Pen adds some sparkle to the highlights of the dahlia.

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That’s it from me today!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Sending Love & Healing

Hi there lovely peeps. How’s it going? Vera here today for a mid week inspiration from The Ton.

As I have mention previously, I am currently watercolor obsessed. Granted, I am no where close to the amazing watercolor artist out there, but for I sure am having fun practicing.

For today, I am playing with the beautiful Coming Up Dahlias set.

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I started by stamping the flower with very light color ink. Then I watercolor the image with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor. What I notice is I tend to do watercolor using wet on dry technique. The color doesn’t bleed as much and you can see the color transition more. I am only recently really getting into watercolor & still on my way to really find my style.

Once I am happy with the coloring, I then enhance the flowers outline with just slightly damp watercolor brush. Adhere the panel to the card base. For the sentiment, I used Brushed Hugs set and stamp & heat embossed the sentiment on a piece of black cardstock.

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I can’t resist adding a little butterfly from Beautiful Butterflies 1 to complete the card and of course, my favorite embellishment, some Mixed Dew Drops.

So, which way is your preferred way to color flowers? Copic, watercolor or colored pencil? I love using both, Copic & watercolor. But, for now I am leaning toward watercolor. All I can say is that I am so glad that The Ton has so many gorgeous flower sets for me to practice on.

Well peeps, I hope you enjoy today’s inspiration and may your week be a fabulous one. Cheers…..

Vera

Bloom cards

Hello! Olga with you today. I created a couple of floral cards and I want to show it to you.

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I used Loose Tulips for my first card. I took the base of card and glued Gilding Flakes for the background.

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Than I stamped the tulips on the cardstock with Noir Dye and cut it. I also stamped the tulips on another list of the cardstock and cut it on the upper contour. The next step was coloring the flowers. I blended it with Soft Garnet, Peach Blossom, Lemon Drop, Bright Emerald, Cali Blue, Parisian Blue, Soft Amethyst Dyes.

I stamped the sentiment with Watermark Ink and heat embossed it with Gold Powder.

I put together all elements of my card and decorated it with Misty Mint Couture Mix.

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I used Coming Up Daisies for my next card. I stamped the flowers on the cardstock with Noir Dye. Than I colored it with watercolor.

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I took kraft paper for the background. I stamped the sentiment on it and glued the daisies.

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I decorated my card with sequins for the finish.

I hope you like my cards. Thanks for stopping!

 

 

Flower Hello

Hello everyone! It’s Anna here and I have a summer flowers card to share with you.

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I started by stamping a beautiful bouquet from Dahlia Bouquet stamp set with Versamark ink onto a piece of kraft paper and heat embossed it in Rose Gold. I colored it using Holbein watercolors and Faber Castell Polychromos pencils.

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Next, I stamped “Just saying Hello” with Versamark Ink and heat embossed it in white. I foam mounted the kraft panel onto a white card base.

I finished off the card with some sequins from Pink Diamond Couture Mix.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a great Monday, friends!

Anna

Hot Summer

Happy Friday everyone!!! It’s Mayline here with you today. You guys already know that we have Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies and Bold Amazing Greeting Word Plate Dies. I love to play with these two dies to make a new word like word puzzles. So far, I made the words kisses, coffee, rock, and mom. Yes, today I made another word which is…..

Ta-da! the word is “hot summer”

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  1. Create an A2 sized panel from white cardstock
  2. Stamp an image from Ice Cream Party Cling Background using Couture Color – Plum Wine Dye ink on the panel and set aside.
  3. Stamp building view images from Vogue Skies stamp set using two times with Grape Crush Dye on another white cardstock and cut it using coordinating die.
  4. Stamp flower image from Summer Blooms stamp set with Versamark Ink on the 300g watercolour paper.
  5. Heat embossed using The Ton’s  Rose Gold Embossing Powder.
  6. Color the image and cut it.
  7. Place all image pieces on the bottom of the panel.
  8. Use the  Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies and Bold Amazing Greeting Word Plate Dies to cut a black cardstock and make the word “hot summer”
  9. Adhere letters to the stamped panel.

 

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Thank you so much for stopping by!

Birthday Poppies & Chickadees

Hi peeps! Vera here to bring you mid week inspiration from The Ton. I’ve been enjoying playing with watercolor, so needless to say for my card today, I want to create something using watercolor technique.

The good thing is there are plenty of beautiful sets from The Ton to choose from. I decided to use Thoughtful Poppies since I feel like I need to show this set some love.

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I notice that when I do no line watercoloring, I tend to feel overwhelmed & think I completely mess thing up. It was until I watched someone’s video, I can’t remember who, but she said the first layer always look like a mess. Just keep going. Only after that I realized that I need to take it easy with myself.

Anyway, I start by stamping the image twice with Distress Ink in Antique Linen. Then I watercolor the image with Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolor set. Add the line detail as you add more layers. Let it dry.

Once it dry, I die cut the birthday sentiment directly on the watercolor panel using Bold General Greeting Word. Adhere the panel to the card base. Then I die cut the word again 3 more times from a white cardstock & layer it to create depth.

Then I stamp the word Happy from Peony Laurel set just above the birthday.

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Since I super love the Chickadees from Nesting Peonies set, I just had to add a couple of them on the card. I think they completed the card perfectly. Finish by adding some liquid enamel drop.

I am very happy with the way this card turned out. And, I hope you love this inspiration as much as I enjoy making it. Thank you all for stopping by here and letting me share my creation. Have a fabulous day, peeps!

Vera

Video: Color Burst Poppy Border Card

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Photo taken against our White Sheepskin Backdrop Board

Hey, everyone! I am back with a quick card using out Poppy Border cling stamp and Ken Oliver Color Bursts.

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I had several pre-embossed panels left over from a previous make and take that I taught (Junkie Fest – head over to the Stamp Junkies facebook group for more details on this wonderful event). This panel was embossed using our Rose Gold embossing powder.

I started off by spraying clean water onto my panel. Then I squeezed some Tangerine, Alizarin Crimson and Zest Color Bursts. I blended the powders together while spritzing additional water in between colors. I also dabbed excess water intermittently. Once I was satisfied with the color blend and coverage, I set the panel aside to dry.

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Once the panel was completely dried, I double stamped the sentiment (from our The New Pretty set) in our Aspen Cocoa Dye Ink. Then I added die cut stitching to the edges of the panel using the largest die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Large die collection. After I mounted the watercolored panel onto an A2 cardbase using our Double Sided Adhesive, I embellished the card with our beautiful Clear Rhinestones.

That’s all from me today! Thanks for stopping by!!

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