Peony Blooms

Hi peeps! How’s it going? Vera here today to bring you some Friday inspirations.

I am still gaga over the latest release from The Ton. So much beauty in one release. Let’s get on with the 1st card, shall we?

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I love, love, loovvveee the Peony Laurel. It such a beautiful set. So, for my card I first stamp the the Peony Laurel with The Ton Caviar Hybrid ink pad, die cut it and colored with Copic. Next, I work on the background and stamped the Toned Squares with Blue Diamond and Ballet Slippers.

Trim and adhere the stamped panel to the card base. Then I adhere the Peony Laurel with pop dots. Stamped the sentiment (also from Toned Squares). Then, just when I thought I am done, I saw one chickadee from Nesting Peonies floating between the messy pile on my desk (left over from previous project) and I decided it needed a home. Hah… so, it went on my card and it’s the perfect finishing touches that this card need.

Next, is another floral card. For my 2nd card, I played with Blooming Peony Garden cling background stamp.

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I inked the stamp with Miami Cool ink pad. This is such a pretty blue, isn’t it? Then I die cut the birthday word using Bold General Greeting Word Plate dies directly on the panel. I want the word to pop up a bit, so I die cut and layer the birthday word from 3 layer of cardstock. When I adhere the stamped part,  I offset it slightly so a white  border will show to make the word more visible.

The word happy is from Beer set, which I stamped and heat embossed with Rose Gold embossing powder.

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There you go. Two peony bloom cards that I hope you enjoy as much a I enjoy making them. 🙂 That’s all from me today and may your Friday be a fabulous one. Cheers…

Vera New

Two cards with big flowers

Hello Everyone! It’s Anna here with two floral cards.
I made the first card using Large Florals: Heritage Rose.

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At first, I stamped the beautiful flowers using Couture Color – Vanilla Frosted Cupcake , Couture Color – Beach Blondie Dye, Couture Color – Peach Blossom Dye and Coralline Hybrid. The leaves were stamped with Couture Color – Minted Collection. The buds were stamped with Couture Color – Peach Blossom Dye and Coralline Hybrid. Then, I fussy cut all images.

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To create the background, I used Buildable Woodgrain and Crystal Pewter Dye and Smoky Quartz Dye. The sentiment from The Most Interesting Cardmaker 2.0 was stamped on the stripe of grey cardstock and heat embossed in white. Next, I adhered all images onto my card and added some sequins from Summer Soiree Couture Mix.

My second card features Daisy (Full View) Close Up Cling Background stamp.

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I started with a piece of watercolor paper and stamped the big daisy image on that using Versamark Ink. Then I embossed it with Rose Gold embossing powder. I colored this beautiful background with Holbein Watercolors. The ‘Happy’ from Beer was stamped onto the stripe of black cardstock and heat embossed in white. I made ‘Birthday’ using Birthday Word Dies out of white glitter paper and grey cardstock.

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I adhered all parts of the sentiment onto my card. Lastly, I embellished the card using Pink Diamond Couture Mix.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

Anna

 

Motorcycle Boss

Hello crafty friends! Hope you’re having a great week so far!  It’s TaeEun here today with a card featuring Motorcycle Boss from our March flash release. It is a great stamp set for masculine projects or for Father’s day!

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I combined the cool motorcycle with the beautiful Always Cherry Blossoms image to create a scene of a motorcycle ride in a Spring day :). It’s already Mid-April but I’m still waiting for Spring to come here where I live.

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I started off by watercoloring the cherry blossom tree cluster and a single flower falling down from Always Cherry Blossoms set. For no line watercoloring I stamped the image in Ballet Slippers (flowers) and Vanilla Frosted Cupcake (branch and leaves). I colored the dark background first in payne’s gray and gold and then watercolored the flowers and leaves.  I colored the bottom part of the panel in payne’s gray to represent the ground.

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I splattered black and gold onto the panel. After the panel was dry I cut it using a Double Stitched Rectangle dieMotorcycle Boss set contains some unique sentiments. I picked one of them and stamped it on the bottom of the panel in Noir.

In the picture below you can see the shine of the golden elements!

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I then mounted the background panel on a dark gray cardbase. At that time I took a picture of the panel as I thought it could be a beautiful floral card as it is :)! What do you think?

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I gold heat embossed the motorcycle, colored it in opera pink, cut it using coordinating die and foam mounted it onto the card. For more contrast I added on the flower center and stamen dots using black and white glaze pens. To finish off I added some Glass Slippers sequins.

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Hope you enjoyed looking my card! Thank you so much for stopping by!

Wishing you all a beautiful Spring/Autumn day!

Hugs,

TaeEun

GIVEAWAY WINNERS

Hello, everyone! I’m popping in to announce the winners for our Spring 2018 Release Giveaways!

Daily Release Giveaways:

  1. Day 1: Bertha P.
  2. Day 2: Linda Knox

Blog Hop Giveaways:

  1. Lea Lawson
  2. Cheryl Rigney
  3. Laura Casselman

Congratulations, everyone! Please email us at HELLO@THETONSTAMPS.COM within 48 hours to claim your giveaway. Please include “SPRING 2018 RELEASE GIVEAWAY” in the subject line. Also, please include a stamp of choice from our new release with a shipping address in the email.

Thank you everyone for leaving such amazing comments during our Release Week!

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GUEST DESIGNER: SVETA FOTINIA

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Hello everyone! I’m so happy to show you my second card as a guest designer. This time I want to highlight the Haute Gala Dress stamp set. 
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The stamp itself  is pretty large so this card is also made folding pale grey standard size cardstock in a half and making a cut it by the longer side. I stamped outline image with black ink and the inner part of gorgeous lady in a dress heat embossed with gold glitter embossing powder. I decided to stay on a clean and simple side, so added a sentiment in black and few sparkles in gold. Combination of grey, black and gold I completed with touch of white making white borders around the card with white gel pen.
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Do you like to know to whom this card was presented? If yes – leave a comment below and I will tell you the story in my next guest post.
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Thanks for your kindness and comments!
 
Sveta

Three more Masculine cards

Hello everyone! Anna here with three cards I made using motorcycle stamps and golf stamps.

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At first, I stamped two motorcycles from Motorcycle Boss with Caviar, colored with Copic markers and die cut them with Motorcycle Boss Coordinating Die. To create the background, I ink blended Miami Cool Dye, True Navy Dye and Smoky Quartz. Next, I stamped “city” from the City Buildings Cling Background with Versamark Ink and heat embossed it in white.

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I adhered the motorcycle images to the card. The sentiment from Motorcycle Boss was stamped with Noir onto the stripe of grey cardstock.

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For the second card I started off by stamping a motorcycle image from Motorcycle Layering Set using these inks: Crystal Pewter, Smoky Quartz, Caviar and Parisian Blue. I die cut the motorcycle with Motorcycle (Layered) Coordinating Die.
Using the sentiment stamps from Motorcycle Boss, Crystal Pewter and A2 sized Kraft cardstock I created a background of my card. Next, I made the panel using Crystal Pewter dye and Masking paper (masking technique). I stamped “Best Wishes” from the Motorcycle Boss in Everglade Moss.

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I affixed the background to the card base, adhered white panel onto the background and mounted the motorcycle image on that panel.

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For my third card I stamped a golf field and clouds from Golf Course Layering Stamps using Soft Garden Dye, Bright Fern, Deep Emerald, Everglade Moss Dye, Warm Hazelnut Dye, Found Topaz, Arctic Sky Dye and Crystal Pewter. Then, I fussy cut them out. Next, I stamped the sentiment from Golf Therapy in Smoky Quartz onto the card base.

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The ball image was stamped with Crystal Pewter Dye. Lastly, I adhered the golf field and three clouds to the card.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful weekend!

Anna

Guest Designer: Sveta Fotinia

I’m so excited to join The Ton blog as a guest today! I will show you today a big monochrome card with City Buildings Cling Background stamp. I fell in love with this stamp from the first sight and wanted to highlight this image. Background stamps usually serve as a background only (hehe, pretty right) but this time I want it to become the main focal point.
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I folded standard cardstock in a half and cut it a bit by the longer side. Then I adhered washi tape around the borders to create a frame and stamped the image with black ink. I added a stylish sentiment using Haute Gala Dress stamp set.
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To add an interest to the one layer card I filled most of windows on the image with gold glitter and put a tiny heart along with one of the houses.
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Card turned out very stylish and simple and can be added to your masculine cards ideas as well, cause I presented it to my boss 😉
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Thanks for your attention and see you soon 😉
Hugs,
Sveta

Couple of men’s cards

Hello! Olga is here and I want to show you a couple of cards with shades of grey-blue. It’s my grandfather’s birthday soon and I think one of this cards will complete my gift perfectly.

SAM_1484I used Motorcycle Layering Set for this card. At first I stamped the layers of the motorcycle step by step using Crystal Pewter Dye, Smoky Quartz, Light Onyx Dye, Hot Tourmaline and Ocean Teal Dye. Than I applied Coordination Die to it.

SAM_1479I using City Buildings Cling Background and Crystal Pewter Dye for background of my card. Than I stamped the title using Noir Dye.

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SAM_1471Second card is created with using of Beautiful Bettas. I stamped all the layers of fish with Bright Emerald, Ocean Teal Dye, Hot Tourmaline at first and next with Cali Blue Dye, Cobalt Breeze, Azurite Dye. I also stamped the water plant using Deep Emerald Dye and Basil Mojito Dye. Than I cutted it.

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I applied heat embossing with silver powder to the last layers of fish. Than I colored the background with watercolor and stamped the title using Noir Dye. I sticked the water plant and added some drops with enamel accents for the finish.

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Daisy Close-ups, Hello and Farewell

Hello The Ton Stamp fans! It’s LauraJane today with cards featuring the DAISY Close-up Background stamps. I adore the Huge floral images in all the Close-up stamps:)) And when Effie introduced the two Daisy views, I was smitten once again!

 

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Daisy (3/4 View) Close Up

For each Daisy Close up stamp:

  • I heat embossed with white EP,  onto watercolor cardstock cut to 6×6 inch size
  • Then I added color with the Color Burst 6 Pack – Fresh Floralsand clean water from a spritz bottle
  • After letting the colors dry I added more color with the Ziggy markers:)) until I was pleased with the depth of color and shadows
  • Now was the difficult part..choosing what area of the bloom to use for my cards…next time I will only stamp an A2 size so no decisions need to be made!

Here is the first one:  Daisy (Full View)

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Now for the Daisy (3/4 View) Close Up colored panel:

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Now I HAD to use the pretty HELLO cut from the colored Daisy (Full View) panel! This one was a BREEZE to complete! TT-Diasycuthello-LauraJane

And now the Farwell:

Due to family matters, this is my last post as Team member for The Ton Stamps. I’m sad  to say,  that ‘creative therapy’ and blogging for the Team has had to become less of a priority. Creating for The Ton and with the other TD ladies has been a blessing! I thank Effie for having me on her team and entrusting her designs to this girl in a Yellow hat!

Be sure that I will continue to enjoy #TheTonStamps creations made by YOU; the fans, Effie, and the Design Team, here and on social media! Every once in awhile I will create something too:)) hoping to guest design when time allows.

Until then, Big Papercrafting HUGS!

LauraJane:)

 

 

 

Design Team Update

Hello, everyone, Effie here.

I’m popping in today to announce an update on our design team. Laura Jane has decided to step down from our team. Her last blog post will be on the 9th of this month. We are sad to see her go but we wish her the absolute best in all her endeavors. She has brought our designs to life so beautifully for almost two years and will miss having her sunny personality around.  However, she’ll always be a part of The Ton family and we hope to see her around here again soon. Good luck, Laura Jane!!