Video: Peony Duo + Stripe Addict Hello Card

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Hello and welcome back to our blog! For today’s post, I have this gorgeously watercolored Peony Duo and our Stripe Addict card project.

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I started off by heat embossing the larger peony and leaves from our Peony Duo stamp set in our Rose Gold embossing powder. Then I watercolored these images using Indigo and Black color burst powders. Once dried, I die cut all the images using their coordinating dies. Next I used the smallest die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Small die collection to create the panel for my sentiment. The sentiment that I used is from our The Most Interesting Cardmaker 2.0 stamp set. This was stamped in our crisp black Noir Dye Ink.

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Next I white heat embossed our Stripe Addict cling background stamp onto gray cardstock. Then I trimmed that panel about a 1/4 inch on the top and right edges. Then I adhered that trimmed panel onto a top folding horizontal A2 cardbase.

Next, I assembled everything onto my base. I mounted the peony first using foam tape. Then I popped up the rest of the leaves and sentiment panel using additional dimension tape. Lastly, I added some of our Smoked Sapphire Sparkling Clear Sequins.

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Photo taken against our White Brick Backdrop Photoboard

That’s all from me today! Be sure to stop by our blog on Friday because I’ll be announcing all the giveaway winners from our Summer Kick Off Hop and Coloring Challenge hop. Thanks for stopping by!





Butterfly and Violet Shaker Card

Hello everyone! Today I’m going to show you a couple of cards with new butterflies stamps.


I used Butterfly Wings – Swallowtail for my first card. I stamped the wings with Watermark ink and applied hot embossing to it with White Powder. Than I cut the wings with Coordinating Dies.


I shaked pigment powders on the wings and spritz it with water.


I toned the cardstock with Iris Blooms Dye and Violet Fringe Dye. Then I cut few rectangles with Double Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I glued it along with and maked construction of shaker. I used lilac Blossoms Couture Mix for filling.


I stamped the title with Noir Dye and decorated it with sequins.


There is the Pop Up Butterfly inside of my cards.


Thank you for watching, have a nice day!







Butterflies Hello

Hi there. Vera here on this lovely Sunday to bring you The Ton inspiration.

For today, I play with the lovely Butterfly Swirl Dies and came up with this card below.

I started by die-cutting the butterflies from a panel of cardstock. Then I traced some of the butterflies on my card base, just so I know where to add the colors. I used various of ink color including The Ton Arctic Sky, Soft Amethyst, and Peach Blossom.

My original plan is just to lay the die-cut panel on top of the rainbow colored background and that’s it. Well, that’d din’t quite go as I planned. When I laid the die-cut panel on top of the card base, I felt like it’s too plain, so am reaching to one of my all time favorite from The Ton, the Nesting Peonies set and stamped it on the panel to add more interest to the card.

Stamped the “Hello” sentiment from Peony Laurel set with Caviar ink and colored the letters with Copic (psst, this another great way to get different look from the same sentiment, by coloring the open space on the letter). Afterward I adhere the panel with pop up double side tape and ink up some of the die cut butterflies and adhered it to the card with pop-dots.  Add some glossy liquid for texture.

Honestly, when I am done I wasn’t quite sure how I feel about the card. I am a CAS girl at  heart, so this card is a bit outside my comfort zone. What I notice though, sometime that cards I really love only get so-so reaction and then the ones that I am not too crazy about get lots of likes. I almost ditch the card, but decided to ask a friend’s opinion who I know can be blunt & give me honest answer. When she said she loves it, I decided to go ahead and share this card after all.

Sometimes we can be our harshest critiques and I have to remind myself that part of creating is just enjoying the process. I did enjoy myself and had fun coloring and making this card and that’s just as important as the result. And, there’s nothing wrong to go ahead and share that result even if you yourself not so sure about it. 🙂

Well, I hope you like this card. That’s all from me today and may you have a fabulous Sunday. Cheers…..


The Daily Marker’s 30 Day Coloring Challenge Blog Hop + Video + Giveaway


Hello, everyone and welcome back to our blog! We are so excited to participate in Kathy Racoosin’s fantastic coloring challenge blog hop. You should have arrived here from Trinity Stamps.

Hello!This is Day 2 of a two day hop to celebrate the tenth 30 Day Coloring Challenge. Have you heard of “The Daily Marker’s 30 Day Coloring Challenge” hosted by Kathy Racoosin? Right now it’s in the middle of the challenge and it’s a great time to take a leap, jump in and get your feet wet!  Don’t feel like you are jumping into the middle of the challenge I hope you will think of it as a new beginning.

The premise of “The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge” is to color something everyday even if it’s for five minutes. However feel free to  jump in or out as time permits.

Any coloring medium is welcomed. Click here for DAY 1. TO UPLOAD YOUR COLORING  or here on Instagramor here on Facebook (FB is a closed group). Please remember to use the hashtag #thedailymarker30day  and tag @kathyrac . For kids & young adults #thedailymarker30daykids

If you have any questions about “The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge” you can refer to this post.

Hop List
The Daily Marker
Pretty Pink Posh
Purple Onion Designs
Reverse Confetti
Right at Home
Studio Katia
Sunny Studio
Technique Tuesday
The Ton  <— You are here
Winnie & Walter

Your Next Stamp

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For my post, I made two cards and videos using our Watercolor Bouquet and Watercolor Wreath Stamps! I stamped and colored one panel and sliced it diagonally to create two cards.

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I started off by stamping a background pattern using our Watercolor Bouquet stamp set in our Miami Cool Dye Ink. Then I colored in the background using color pencils. I added blue, dark pink and green accents for a bright and beautiful background panel. I sliced it in half and used the larger panel for my first card.

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I stamped a rustic wood background using our Buildable Woodgrain layering stamp using our Crystal Pewter and Smoky Quartz Dye Inks. I only stamped about 2/3 of my panel since the bottom half would be covered by my bouquet panel.

Next I created a silver glitter and navy strip to adhere behind my bouquet panel. Next I mounted that onto my woodgrain panel. Then I heat embossed the beautiful wreath from our Watercolor Wreath onto navy cardstock using silver glitter embossing powder. I embossed my sentiment at the same time and then die cut the wreath using the coordinating die. Then I mounted the wreath and sentiment using foam tape.

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For my second card, I used my remaining stamped bouquet piece.

I started off by white heat embossing our Peony Terrace stamp onto a top folding A2 horizontal cardbase. Then I adhered the bouquet sliced panel onto the left side of my base. I added a silver accent strip for some bling. Then I stamped a gorgeous frame from our Modern Labels set in our Ocean Teal Dye Ink. Next I stamped the sentiment from our Large Peony 4 set in our Miami Cool Dye Ink. Lastly, I die cut the label/frame using the coordinating die and then mounted it onto my base to complete my card.


To help celebrate this wonderful blog hop and challenge, we’re giving away three stamp sets of choice from our collection. To enter our giveaway, head over to our shop and let us know in the comments which stamp set you would like to win! We’ll pick three winners and announce them on our blog by the end of next week.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Your next stop is Whimsy Stamps.



Bright Butterflies

Hello everyone!! Happy Friday!!! Brenda, here with you this morning!!! I have three cards to share…all butterflies!!

The first one uses the new Butterfly Wings: Monarch


The stunning Butterfly Wings: Monarch was stamped with Noir Ink onto Bristol paper and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. I used Tombow markers and a waterbrush to color the butterfly and background. The sentiment, from Peony Notes, was also stamped with Noir Ink and clear heat embossed. A healthy coat of Clear Wink of Stella provides a ton of sparkle on the butterfly. A few Glass Slippers Round Confetti finish off the card.


The next one uses the Butterfly Wings: Morpho


I love how bright and vivid this one turned out!! This one was created the same way as the monarch butterfly above, only with the Butterfly Wings: Morpho.


Lastly, this one uses the Butterfly Swirl Die


I began by swiping alcohol inks in a rainbow order onto Yupo paper. Once it was dry, I used the Butterly Swirl Die to cut the butterflies from the Yupo paper. ( I made sure to save the butterflies that were cut out, for use on future projects.) The panel was adhered with foam adhesive to a background panel of silver glitter paper. The sentiment, from Flutter Mini, was white heat embossed onto a strip of black cardstock, before popping up with foam tape.


Thanks for spending a little of your time with me today!! Have a great weekend!!!


Hello craft friends:)Eunji here.Today I am making a floral card using our new Peony Laurel, Peony Duo stamp set.Let’s look at my card.


I started stamping the peony floral stamp on watercolor paper with Vanilla Frosted Cupcake ink.Using Canson 300g paper and colored with a watercolor paint.Dried it all, added more details with acrylic paint then fussy cut leaving thin border.And cut a watercolor paper with Double Stitched Square Dies (Large) making a frame and colored with a watercolor paint.Then splash a black color paint on A6 size card stock.A frame paper piece adhered to the card panel and adhered to the peony paper with foam tape.Added heat embossing sentiment paper with foam tape.Lastly added a sequins from Medallion Gold Sequins, Yellow Belly Sequins and more drew a leave image on all around.


Thank you for stopping by and see you soon:)

Deep Blue Sea

Hello! Olga with you today! I want to show you one card with Beautiful Bettas Stamps.


I toned one sheet of cardstock with Deep Sapphire Dye and another sheet with Cobalt Breeze. Than I applied Double Stitched Rectangle Dies.


I stamped the bettas and seaweed with watercolor markers – I colored the stamp with marker and made an impression. I stamped the last layer of the bettas with watermark ink and heat embossed it with Gold Powder. Than I applied Coordinating Dies.




I also applied hot embossing for the title. The final step was placing all the elements on base of my card and decorating it with Dew Drops to finish.


Thank you for your attention, hope you enjoyed my card. Have a nice day!

You are so delightful

Hello Everyone! It’s Mayline here with a card I created using our new products Butterfly Wings – Monarch stamp set and Coordinating dies.

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  • Create a background using a blending technique with the oxide inks on the A2 sized water-colour paper.
  • Add water splashes to the blended panel for creating a fun texture
  • Stamp flower image from Nesting Peonies stamp set using  Hampton White Pigment ink on the blended panel.
  • Stamp a butterfly wing from Butterfly Wings – Monarch stamp set on the panel using  Noir ink.
  • Use  Coordinating dies to cut black paper.
  • Adhere the die-cut butterfly wing over the stamped wing.
  • Apply glitter on the wings.
  • Stamp a sentiment from Graceful Rose stamp set using Noir ink.


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Thank you so much for stopping by!

Monarch Butterfly

Hello Everyone! It’s Anna here with a card I created using Butterfly Wings – Monarch stamp set.


I started off by stamping butterfly wings with Caviar. Then I stamped the wings one more time (with Misti tool) using Versamark Ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. Next, I colored them with my Copic markers and white pen and cut them out with using Pop-Up Butterfly Dies – Monarch.
To create the background, I ink blended Couture Color – Ballet Slippers Dye on the edge of the card panel and cut it out with 2 Piece Foliage Coverplate Die.


To make a sentiment I ink blended Couture Color – Ballet Slippers Dye on the stripe of white cardstock, stamped “Hello” onto it with Versamark Ink and heat embossed it in white.
I adhered beautiful butterfly and the sentiment onto the card panel and added some sequins from Pink Diamond Couture Mix.

Thank you so much for stopping by!


The Ton Summer Kick Off Blog Hop + Video and Giveaway

Hello and welcome to our Summer Kick Off Blog Hop!! While this hop is not specific to any theme, we wanted to host a special blog hop with our design team to show off some projects made with our products released in the last few months. We’ve had so many flash releases in the last few months that I wanted to finally organize a property blog hop with our team to show off some of our stamps and dies.

We have some giveaways for this hop! Be sure to scroll through this post for more details.

The Ton Blog —> You are here
Tae Eun

Let’s move on to my project!

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Photo taken against our Champagne Backdrop Board, 16in x 16in

For my card, I used our Nesting Peonies stamp set. This is the sweetest set ever! It features a beautiful peony tree cluster with a trio of adorable chickadees.

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Nesting Peonies, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

I started off by stamping this beautiful cluster onto a piece of watercolor paper (Canson XL 140lb Paper) using our archival Noir Dye Ink. I stamped this image around the outer edges of my panel to create a border.

Next, I prepared my panel to do some wet in wet watercoloring. For this technique, you are merely adding wet watercolor paint to a wet portion of your watercolor paper. To prepare my panel, I used a #16 Filbert Brush (Blick Scholastic Wonder White) to apply a wash of clean water to my panel. Then I started dropping in my watercolor paint (Dr. Ph Martin’s Radiant Liquid Watercolor) using a Pentel Aqua Brush. I started off by dropping in bits/dots of Alpine Rose to one half of the panel. Then I took a second, clean waterbrush to loosely blend the color out.

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Photo taken against our White Paint Backdrop Board, 16in x 16in

Once I was satisfied with the amount of blending, I continued to add a wash of clean water to the unpainted portion of my panel. Then I repeated the process to add color to the other half of the panel. Once I finished adding my Alpine Rose hue, I added additional dots of Persimmon color to create two tone peonies. I blended this color out in the same manner as the Rose.  I made sure to confine most of the warm colors to the peony areas of my stamped panel however, this project consisted of loose watercoloring so I did not take much care to stay within the lines!

Next, I applied Sap Green and Juniper Green in the same manner to the leaves of my panel. *All watercolors are from Set A of the Radiant Collection.

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Once I finished painting, I used my heat gun to dry the panel. Then I die cut the panel using the largest dies from our Double Stitched Rectangle Dies (large) collection to add stitching to the edges of my panel. Next, I white heat embossed our sentiment onto black cardstock. After I cut the sentiment into a strip, I created a corresponding Ribbed Soft Gold Glitter Adhesive Paper strip that I used behind my original sentiment strip. Then I stamped my chickadees onto some more watercolor paper, painted them and then die cut them using coordinating dies. I adhered everything onto a top folding A2 base. Lastly, I used our Medallion Gold sequins to brighten up the card even more.


We’re giving away a stamp set for each stop on the hop! Participants must leave a comment on each blog to qualify. *Does not include bundles.* Comment period will close on Sunday, June 10 at 11:59 pm and the winners will be announced here on The Ton blog sometime after.

I hope you all enjoyed today’s card! Your next stop is the talented Vera. Don’t forget to leave a comment here and on each stop on the hop for a chance to win a stamp set of choice to our shop!