The Ton Anniversary 2019 Mini Hop – Day 2

Hello and welcome back to Day 2 of our Anniversary Blog Hops! We’re continuing to celebrate our 4th Anniversary! If you missed Day 1 of our hop, head over here (Our Day 1 hop post contains all the details on our free gift with purchase promo and double points promo going on right now). If you missed our Anniversary Release debut blog post, head over here. All of our new products are available for purchase now and new release orders will begin to ship on the 11th.

Today’s lineup of talented team members and guests are:

  1. The Ton<— You are here
  2. Tae Eun Yoo
  3. Svitlana Shayevich
  4. Laura Jane
  5. Chris Dayton
  6. Amy Kolling
  7. Dana Gong
Photo taken against our White Marble Backdrop Board

For my project today, I used our beautiful Smiling Cosmos set. This is our new 4×6 floral cluster stamp. The actual stamp is large! It almost covers an entire 4×6 panel.

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I started off by heat embossing the floral image onto watercolor paper with our Rose Gold Embossing Powder. Then I did some loose watercoloring with Ken Oliver Color Bursts. For my cosmos petals, I added three different colors: Cerulean Blue, Indigo and Orchid. I love the three toned look to the petals once the paint finally dried.

Once the petals were painted, I painted the leaves with Olive Green color bursts. There are other smaller foliage and sprig elements in the cluster which I painted with Turquoise color bursts. The painting process went very quickly for this card since the design is more stylized.

Once my panel was dried, I die cut the watercolor panel into a stitched A2 panel using the largest die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Large Die Collection. I stamped (Caviar Hybrid Ink) my sentiment from the same set, trimmed it out and then popped it up onto my panel. Next, I mounted the painted panel onto a top folding A2 base and added some Gold Medallion sequins to embellish my card.

That’s all from me today! Your next stop on this hop is our super talented DT member Tae Eun!

GIVEAWAYS – We have giveaways everyday on these mini hops! Win a stamp of choice from our 4th Anniversary Release. To enter, leave a comment on each blog each day. We’ll choose one winner per day (4 winners total) and announce the winners on our blog by January 12. The comment period for all release giveaways will close on January 11 at 7pm EST. 

We still have two more days of hops left! Join us tomorrow and Tuesday to continue celebrating our 4th Anniversary.

94 thoughts on “The Ton Anniversary 2019 Mini Hop – Day 2

  1. Melanie Holthaus says:

    The rose gold with those blue and purple hues are so stunning! I never thought to use sequins to embellish a card either, I’ll have to keep that in mind for the future!

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  2. Susana says:

    A very beautiful card made with a stunning stamp…I love your color choices, but I need to ask you, where to find the palette for these Ken Oliver water color burst… and when u dip into these powders is your brunch then wet?
    Susana

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  3. Jennifer Williams says:

    This is a beautiful card. I love that it can be done with just one large cluster stamp. I love the use of embossing as that really helps make using watercolors easier. I hope to get this stamp in my stash.

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  4. BrendaLea Abbott says:

    Beautiful card. I love how you used the Rose Gold Embossing powder, it really shines with the Colour Burst colors you used.

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  5. Wendy Lambert says:

    OMG! I love, love, love the blue flowers with the gold embossing! I am definitely going to have to try this color combination. Thank you for sharing.

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  6. Monika Reeck says:

    Oh wooow blue and Gold embossing Looks so elegant on your Card woooww
    Always love your thin line stamp and the Flowers set
    Great Card
    hugs
    Monika

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  7. TracyM #6773 says:

    ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card!
    STUNNING detail and design … so many memories of growing up with these flowers filling our garden too => LOVE LOVE LOVE

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  8. Kathleen Darnell says:

    Congratulations on your 4th anniversary, Effie. The new release is outrageous as usual. All the best in the year ahead. Kate

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