The Ton Anniversary 2019 Mini Hop – Day 3

Hello and welcome back to Day 3 of our 4th Anniversary Release Blog Hops! Today, we have a special guest for our blog, Heba Alsibai from My Little Journal. We’re very excited to have her joining us on our blog today! Her talent is truly amazing. She has really inspired me to begin scrapbooking in a traveler’s notebook.

We have giveaways on all 5 days of our release. Head over to our 4th Anniversary debut post here. Day 1 of our blog hops can be found here. Day 2 can be found here.  

For our 4th Anniversary, we released 9 new stamp designs with coordinating dies. 

All of our new products are available for purchase now and new release orders will begin to ship on the 11th!

Our new Gifted, 6×8 Set is our promotional free gift with purchase GWP set for this release. This set is a free gift with $175* purchase.

This promotion does not apply to prior purchases*. The threshold amount is calculated BEFORE taxes and shipping and AFTER any gifts codes/giveaway codes are applied. This promotion cannot be combined with other specials, promotions or giveaway codes. This promotion will continue until January 8, 2019 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 Anniversary 2019 Release product in your order to qualify for our GWP promotion.** These GWP products are available for immediate purchase.

**We’re also issuing DOUBLE REWARDS POINTS for all purchases made from January 4 to January 7, 2019 at 7pm EST. 

Let’s move onto to today’s hop!! For today’s lineup we have some very talented guests who specialize in scrapbooking! Let’s start hopping to check out these projects!

  1. The Ton (Heba Alsibai)<— You are here
  2. Tazhiana Gordon
  3. Marsha Farris
  4. Kira Ness
  5. Susan B.
  6. Olga Matyushevskaya
  7. Ilda Dias

For today’s project, Heba used our Hustle and Grind sentiment set to create this awesome traveler’s notebook spread.



I love Heba’s layouts! I’m always so inspired after watching her videos 🙂

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 only have one day left to celebrate! Join us tomorrow for the last day of our blog hops to celebrate Year 4. So head on over to the next stop of today’s hop – the awesome Tazhi!

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.

Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more inspiration! I update our channel on a weekly basis!

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.

The Ton Anniversary 2019 Mini Hop – Day 1

Hello and welcome back to The Season! Today is the first day of four blog hops. We’ll continue to celebrate our 4th Anniversary with our team and special guests everyday until January 8th.

For our 4th Anniversary, we released 9 new stamp designs with coordinating dies. All products are available for purchase now and will be ready to ship beginning 1/11/19. Head over here to our Anniversary Release debut blog post if you missed it yesterday!

All of our new products are available for purchase now and will begin to ship on January 11. Be sure to scroll down for promotion and giveaway details!

For our mini hop today, we have some super talented guests joining us!

  1. The Ton <—– You are here!
  2. Amy Tsuruta
  3. Renee Day
  4. Lea Lawson
  5. Janette Kausen
  6. Vera Yates
  7. Jana Millen
  8. Laurel Beard

Now that you’ve seen the fabulous lineup, let’s move on to my projects for today!

Photo taken against our White Paint Backdrop Board

For my first pair of projects, I used our GWP Promotion stamp: Gifted. This set features three different gift box clusters (in addition to individual gift boxes). I really love this set for it’s ability to customize the different tones for each of the different gift boxes in the clusters since they are spaced out. You can just ink up different portions of each stamp creating a multi toned stamped image.

Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more inspiration! I update our channel on a weekly basis!

This is our promotional free gift with purchase GWP set for this release. This set is a free gift with $175* purchase.This promotion does not apply to prior purchases*. The threshold amount is calculated BEFORE taxes and shipping and AFTER any gifts codes/giveaway codes are applied. This promotion cannot be combined with other specials, promotions or giveaway codes. This promotion will continue until January 8, 2019 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 Anniversary 2019 Release product in your order to qualify for our GWP promotion.** These GWP products are available for immediate purchase.

**We’re also issuing DOUBLE REWARDS POINTS for all purchases made from January 4 to January 7, 2019 at 7pm EST. 

For my first card, I stamped my gift cluster using a variety of our Couture Color Inks (Hot Tourmaline, Bright Emerald, Cosmopolitan Pink, Azurite, Cali Blue and Hollywood Star).

Once stamped, I fussy cut my stamped image (dies are available). Next, I rose gold heat embossed our Delicate Grid background stamp onto white cardstock. Then I created a border using the two largest dies of our Double Stitched Rectangles (large) die collection. Then I assembled my card by mounting the border onto the rose gold embossed background. I additionally popped up my gift cluster.

For my sentiment, I used our Hugs word die (die cut from black cardstock). I adhered this directly onto my background. The Happy Birthday portion of the sentiment is from our Basic Banners (white heat embossed onto black cardstock and popped up). Lastly, I embellished my project using our Gold Medallion Sequins.

For my second card, the process was almost identical with a different background stamp. First, I stamped our Bare Tones background in Cali Blue ink. Then I die cut a white stitched panel using the second die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Large Die Collection. Then I assembled the background panel, white stitched panel and Gifted stamped cluster image together. I added our Gold Medallion sequins to complete my card.

For my next pair of cards, I used our layered Power Pumps set which I am currently obsessed with!

Photo taken against our White Paint Backdrop Board

My first card was very simple (left)! I stamped the three step layered heels stamps in our Caviar Hybrid Ink, Smoky Quartz (highlight) and Red Sangria Hybrid). The sentiment was also stamped in our Caviar. Lastly, I trimmed my panel which I popped up onto a side folding A2 base.

The second card was created in a similar fashion. I just changed up my ink colors (Azurite, Cobalt Breeze and Vanilla Frosted Cupcake) and added more panels to layer my mats for more contrast. I also added the jeweled element to my shoes (stamped in our Caviar Hybrid Ink and Crystal Pewter).

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. 

That is all from me today. Thank you for making The Ton a part of your day today! Your next stop on today’s hop is the talented and awesome Amy!

Hugs,

The Ton’s 4th Anniversary 2019 Release

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Hello and welcome back, everyone! January 19th marks The Ton’s fourth anniversary. Fourth! It seems just like yesterday that I was dreaming up a few designs for our very first release. Now with our new 9 designs, we have over 300 stamp designs. I thank you all for making this a reality!! 

To celebrate this milestone, we have 9 new stamp designs and coordinating dies to debut today. All of our new products are available for purchase today and new release orders will begin shipping on January 11.  

We have one free gift with purchase promotion for this release! See below.

In addition to all of the wonderful inspiration by the team today, we’ll have mini blog hops from January 5 to January 8th with over 20 special guests. We’ll have giveaways everyday so be sure to tune back into our blog each day for the festivities. 

We have giveaways on each day of festivities! Scroll all the way to the bottom  for more details. 

Now without further ado, here are our new 9 designs. Head over to each of our design team members’ blogs for more details on each gorgeous project. 

#1: Gifted, 6×8 Photopolymer Set (Free GWP Promo Set)

For our first design, we have our Gifted stamp set. This is our promotional free gift with purchase GWP set for this release. This set is a free gift with $175* purchase.

This promotion does not apply to prior purchases*. The threshold amount is calculated BEFORE taxes and shipping and AFTER any gifts codes/giveaway codes are applied. This promotion cannot be combined with other specials, promotions or giveaway codes. This promotion will continue until January 8, 2019 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 Anniversary 2019 Release product in your order to qualify for our GWP promotion.** These GWP products are available for immediate purchase.

**We’re also issuing DOUBLE REWARDS POINTS for all purchases made from January 4 to January 7, 2019 at 7pm EST. 

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Gifted, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

Our new Gifted set allows you to stamp a multi toned stack of gifts easily with the included cluster stamps. Coordinating dies are available. 

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#2: Power Pumps, 6×8 Photopolymer Set 

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Power Pumps, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

We’re going back to our roots with our new Power Pumps set! One of the reasons why I started The Ton was because I couldn’t find any fashion themed stamps that I liked so I decided to design my own. Our past shoe designs featured solid or outline image shoe stamps. This is our first layered shoe stamp and I’m in love! 

This set features two types of shoe images: a pair of rear facing pumps and then one 3/4 view high heeled pump. Coordinating dies are available here

This set includes the following sentiments:

  • Life is short. Your heels shouldn’t have to be. – Brian Atwood
  • Good shoes. Good friends. Good life. 
  • Hey, gorgeous. 
  • Put on your power pumps and get it, girl. 
  • Thank you
  • Happy birthday
  • Hello, fabulous
  • Congratulations

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Card by Tae Eun created with our Power Pumps, Today’s Cosmos (see below for stamp) and our Couture Color Inks (Grand Fuchsia, Plum Wine, Grape Crush, Vanilla Frosted Cupcake, Warm Hazelnut, Noir) and our Rose Gold Embossing Powder.49180883_2205008253070498_8823826996132839424_o

Created by Anna using our Power Pumps and Couture Color Inks.

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Created by Mayline using our Power Pumps and Couture Color Inks.

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Created by Tae Eun with our Power Pumps, Hustle and Grind Sentiments, Modern Plaid and Rose Gold Embossing Powder49156267_1202067576617191_8311394757284724736_o

Created by Olga using our Power Pumps, Haute Stripes and Couture Color Inks.

#3: Hustle and Grind Sentiments, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

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Hustle and Grind Sentiments, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

Our newest sentiment set features encouraging and empowering sentiments. Know any girl bosses in your life that could use a pick me up? This set is perfect for your stash! Our Hustle and Grind set is also versatile with individual triangular elements that you can use to add some color and texture to your projects. 

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Created by Olga using our Hustle and Grind Sentiments and Blizzard Hugs. Check out that DIY pattern she created in the background using the triangle cluster!!

Our team members use this set in many of their cards. Keep scrolling for more inspiration on how they used these sentiments. 

#4: Peony Close Up, 6×6 Red Rubber Cling Background Stamp

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The newest addition to our Close Up collection is our Peony Close Up! This is another design motif that’s going back to our basics. PEONIES! I don’t think I’ll ever stop designing peony stamps. I hope you guys like this one!!

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Created by Effie using our Peony Close Up, Double Stitched Rectangles Small Die Collection, Caviar Hybrid Ink and Double Sided Adhesive

#5: Coming Up Peonies, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

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Next up is our Coming Up Peonies! This set features a large bouquet of peony blooms and buds that are amazing to color. The bouquet stamp itself measures approximately 3.5 x 5.5 inches! Coordinating die is available here

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Card by Brenda created with our Coming Up Peonies

#6: Happy Place, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

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Next up is our Happy Place stamp set! This set features book stamps. You might be wondering why I keep releasing these types of designs…? I was raised by an asian tiger mom so the importance of studying was hammered into my brain since I was able to hold a book. So now I create book stamps so that we can all send reading encouragement cards! Coordinating dies are available here

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Created by Tae Eun using our Happy Place set. 

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Created by Anna using our Happy Place set and Geo Mountain Coverplate C Die

#7: Smiling Cosmos, 4×6 Photopolymer Set

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Next up is our Smiling Cosmos which features another large floral cluster stamp! The last time that I designed sets with Cosmos were our Wishful Wildflowers and Wildflower Banner stamps. I wanted to design this floral again but I wanted larger, more stylistic blooms. So I came up with our Smiling Cosmos. 

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Created by Anna using our Smiling Cosmos and Bare Tones Background stamp. 

#8: Today’s Cosmos, 6×6 Photopolymer Set

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Our new Today’s Cosmos features BIG blooms that are perfect for coloring! Coordinating dies are available here

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Created by Brenda using our Today’s Cosmos

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Created by Mayline using our Today’s Cosmos

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Created by Vera using our Today’s Cosmos

#9: Special Day Lanterns, 6×8 Photopolymer Set

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Next up is our Special Day Lanterns! Vera asked me to do a lantern set a while back and so I finally got around to designing one. This is a multi step layering set for you to create these chic and sophisticated floral lantern scenes. 

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Created by Mayline using our Special Day Lanterns

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Created by Olga using our Special Day Lanterns and Fireplace Holiday Accessories sets. 

I had so much going back to basics for our 4th Anniversary! Did you enjoy the gallery by our talented team? 

GIVEAWAY For our debut day, win a stamp of choice from our new release. To enter, leave a comment here and on each design team member blog. We’ll announce the winner on this blog by January 12. The comment period for all giveaways will close on January 11 at 7pm EST.

  1. Mayline  
  2. Vera
  3. Anna
  4. Brenda
  5. Olga
  6. Tae Eun

The festivities don’t end here! Join us tomorrow, January 5th until January 8th for mini blog hops with our team and special guests for more inspiration and giveaways!

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Thank you, everyone, for all of your support the last four years. 

Hugs,

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Happy New Year’s Eve

Hello everyone!!! Hope you’re enjoying the last day of the year of 2018 with your family and friends! It’s TaeEun here today with a New Year’s card and the last floral card of this year 🙂 .

I’ve made a tunnel card decorated with beautiful floral border from Certificate of Awesomeness stamp set.

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I started by making three panels. First I blended Cobalt Breeze and Blue Diamond on the first panel and Grape Crush and Cobalt Breeze on the second panel. I applied the colors on about two thirds of the upper part of the two panels. To apply the colors on the base panel I masked the border using masking tape and blended Italian Denim, Grape Crush and Plum Wine. I splattered white opaque ink on all of the panels and let them dry.

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The first two panels were cut using Double Stitched Rectangle dies making a window while the window of the second panel is smaller than the one of the first panel.

I gold heat embossed the floral border image and small floral cluster from Certificate of Awesomeness set two times. I colored the images using Zig brush markers and a clear glitter pen and cut them with coordinating dies.

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The happy die cut was cut with Bold General Greeting Word Plate Dies from some white cardstock, which was adhered on the first panel. I stamped Happy New Year sentiment from Banner Holiday Add On set in Cobalt Breeze.

I arranged the floral clusters and foam mounted them on every panel as shown in the picture.

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Now I started assembling the card into a tunnel card. I cut two thin strips of light weight cardstock and folded them in accordion shape. I attached the sides of each panel to the accordion strips to connect them together.

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I finished off the card by adding some clear Dew Drops.

As I love coloring floral images, I have one more card featuring Amazing Gardenia to share with you. I watercolored the big gorgeous gardenia image a while back. And Now I’m glad I could turn it into a card before the year ends 🙂 .

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I did some no-line coloring on Amazing Gardenia and cut it using the coordinating die. I then blended Peach blossom and Crystal Pewter dye ink on a white cardstock. After the panel was dry I heat embossed our new Modern Plaid background stamp in Rose Gold Embossing powder on it. I love this background stamp! It gives every background panel a unique look!

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I cut the background panel using two Double Stitched Rectangle dies to make the frame. The frame was then foam mounted on a gray cardbase and the center panel was adhered flat. I then added the gardenia and the gray sentiment strip. The sentiment is from Most Interesting Cardmaker set.

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I finished off the card by scattering some sequins from Cinderella’s Ride and Deck the Halls Couture Mix.

 

Thank you so much everyone for your love and support throughout this year!

Wishing you all a happy and crafty New Year !!!

Hugs,

TaeEun

You Are Amazing

Hi peeps! How’s it going? For those of you that celebrate Christmas, I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating with your loved ones. Hubby and I just had a quiet one with just us and the the puppies. This is literally our first Christmas being home and not going anywhere and it’s actually pretty nice & relaxing to stay in our pjs all day long. 🙂

Anyway, with long weekend, that means time in the craft room. I love The Ton large flower sets, and this Gardenia Wishes is no exception. As usual, I decided to try out unusual color combo. I want to combine soft coloring with bold sentiment.

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To start, I stamped the flower with Caviar ink, die cut it and then color it with Copic markers.

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Then put it aside and I work on the card base. For the sentiment I used the Seriously Amazing Sentiments set and stamped it with Italian Denim ink. I love, love the modern look of this set.
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Once I am done with the sentiment, I arranged the flowers on the card and adhere it with adhesive foam. If you look at this flower on the set, you might notice that it looked slightly different on my card. I trimmed the leaves on the right side and tuck them in on the top left and right of the leaf cluster.

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Finished by adding some mixed size dew drops. And, that’s it. I think this card would be great encouragement card for anyone who could use a cheer or a lifting up message. I for one, love reminding my friends that they’re amazing just the way they are. I think it’s important for us to lift each other up, be kind to one another, don’t you agree?

Well peeps, thank you for all your support for The Ton throughout 2018. We’re looking forward to sharing more awesome sets with you in 2019!! I wish you all a great New Year and may 2019 be a year filled with blessings and good health for all. Cheers….

Vera

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas everyone!! I hope Santa left you some goodies under the tree this morning!!

Brenda here with a couple of cards to share with you today!! The first is a holiday card (I look at it as getting a jump-start on next year…lol!!) and the second would make a great thank you card for after the holidays.

Let’s start with the holiday card…

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I started by stamping the Wonderland Print stamp set with Soft Garden, Bright Fern, and Valentine Red Inks, then cutting the image out with the Wonderland Print Coordinating Dies. Next, I stamped the Diagonal Stripes Cling Background stamp with Valentine Red Ink onto pale pink cardstock. The largest of the Double Stitched Rectangle Dies was used to die-cut the background panel. I had good intentions of making this into a shaker card. I wanted to stamp the sentiment onto the acetate, but there was just too much static and the embossing powder stuck all over the acetate sheet. (Even after using an anti-static powder tool.) So, I white heat embossed the sentiment, also from the Wonderland Print set, directly onto the background panel. A red marker ws used to create a shadow, so the letters stood out more. I popped up the die-cut image with foam adhesive. The Sugar Cookie Couture Mix was sprinkled inside the die-cut. Lastly, Ruby Slippers Glitter Nuvo Drops add some bling to the berries and centers of the flowers.

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The next card could be a thank you card or just thinking of you…

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Holy sparkles, Batman!! I used so much glitter paper for this card!! It is very eye-catching though! I die-cut the Snowflake Layering Coverplate Dies from white & blue glitter paper and adhered them directly onto a panel of silver glitter paper. I popped the white snowflakes back onto the panel with foam adhesive, rotating them slightly. The sentiment, from Blizzard Hugs, was white heat embossed onto blue cardstock and trimmed into a rectangle. It was then adhered with foam tape.

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That’s it for me today!!

Wishing you a very merry holiday season and a Happy New Year!!!

I’ll see you soon!!!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Hi friends, it’s Mayline here with you today. Today is Christmas Eve and it’s the most wonderful time of the year! I thought you have already done to make Christmas cards. So, today I am sharing New Year greeting card using Delicate Grid Cling Background stamp, Holiday Chic Tags Stamp Set, Holiday Chic Tag Coordinating Dies, Vogue Skies Coordinating Dies, Star Trails stamp set, Vogue Alpha Lower stamp set and Vintage Christmas Block stamp. If you haven’t prepared it yet today’s card will help you have new year greeting card ideas.

Here is my New Year card for you. Ta-da! It’s not a traditional look greeting card but I love this modern style? or cute? card.

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Instructions:

Today is my last posting for 2018. Wishing you a magical and blissful holiday! Have a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year! See you next year 🙂

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Thank you so much for stopping by!

 

 

Video: Last Minute Embossed Christmas Cards + Discount Code

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Hi, everyone!! I’m back with a quick pair of embossed holiday cards using our Blizzard Hugs stamp set! Christmas is literally around the corner and you guys are probably running around with last minute prep and errands (I’m totally projecting here). So I made this quick holiday card for those who are a bit pressed for time but need a design with impact.

I basically white heat embossed the smallest and mid sized snowflakes from our Blizzard Hugs all over an A2 red card panel. Before I started stamping, I made sure to position the mid sized snowflake somewhere a bit off center on my panel. This will serve as my focal point later on since I die cut the inner negative space with the coordinating die. Before I started die cutting, I added some smaller snowflakes in the empty/negative areas.

Once everything was white embossed, I die cut that mid sized snowflake using the coordinating die. I also die cut the entire panel with the largest die from our Double Stitched Rectangles Small die collection. This die cut my panel into a smaller than A2 sized panel with stitching around the four edges.

Next, I popped up the embossed panel onto a side folding A2 cardbase. Then I stamped my sentiment with our Caviar Hybrid ink onto white cardstock which I trimmed into a banner. Lastly, I popped it up onto my base and added some Gold Medallion sequins to embellish my card.

Here’s a 30% discount code for some last minute shopping needs “BYE2018“. You can use this code on our stamps, dies, ink and gilding products with a minimum purchase of $75 (before taxes and shipping). This code will expire on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 11:30pm EST. This code cannot be used on prior purchases or combined with other offers.

Please do not post this code in any facebook groups or Instagram or make it public anywhere. Thank you so much for your cooperation!!

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Easy Holiday Cards using Alcohol Ink Background

Hello and Happy Friday everyone!!! It’s TaeEun here today with a couple of Holiday cards made with alcohol inked background and simply colored poinsettia cluster from Coming Up Poinsettias set.

They are easy to make if you have some alcohol inks or even Copic refills and glossy cardstock. I added interesting texture on the background using our new Background stamps.

I started by making two alcohol inked background panel using glossy cardtock and alcohol inks. Further below is a picture of them, if you want to take a look :).

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The first card was created on a background panel made using Purple Twilight, Flamingo, Raspberry and Turquoise alcohol ink. I blended the alcohol ink drops with lots of rubbing alcohol to make the colors brighter. After the panel was dry I partially white heat embossed the Bare Tones background on it.

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The poinsettia cluster from Coming Up Poinsettias was stamped in Plum Wine and clear heat embossed on a white cardstock. I cut it using the coordinating die and added simple shade on the image using Polychromos colored pencils.

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The white frame was cut using two Double Stitched Rectangle dies and foam mounted on the background panel. I then added the poinsettia cluster. The sentiment is also from Coming Up Poinsettias set. I stamped it in Noir on a strip of clear acetate, adhered scotch tape on it to protect the ink and added it onto the card. I finished off the card by adding some Glass Slippers Round Confetti sequins.

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Here are the background panels I’ve made.

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To create the red background panel I used Watermelon, Poppyfield, Valencia and Sunset Orange alcohol ink. I then gold heat embossed Diagonal Stripes background stamp on it. I did it on purpose before the panel was completely dry so that some embossing powder could stick on the wet alcohol ink splatters.

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I narrowed down the background panel in a smaller size than A2 and adhered it flat on a red cardbasae.

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I heat embossed the Coming Up Poinsettias in Rose Gold this time, colored it a little bit with Polychromos colored pencils and added it on a white frame which was foam mounted on the card.

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The sentiment from Coming Up Poinsettias was stamped in Noir on a strip of clear acetate like the first card. I finished off the card by embellishing the center of poinsettias with some sequins from Garden at Dusk Couture Mix.

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That’s it from me today! Hope you liked looking and reading my post 🙂 .

Thank you so much for stopping by! Wishing you all a blessed holiday season!

Hugs,

TaeEun