Addicted to Coloring ?

Hello and welcome to The Ton blog today!

It’s TaeEun hosting the first Post as the newest DT member! I can’t say how much excited I am to be here with you!!! I’m looking forward to having fun and inspiring crafty experience with all of you and amazingly talented The Ton DT members! 

For whom doesn’t know about me and my card making style, I decided to show my love to color (mainly pretty floral images :)) in my first post.

I’ve chosen Nr.3 of the Large Peony collection as the main image and used a leaf from the Large Peony 1 to create my composition. I colored the image using 3 different coloring media. The Large Peony Collection with big and bold flower images is great to color with any coloring medium.

Let’s get started with the first card colored using Alcohol inks.

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To start off I stamped the image with an embossing ink on a glossy cardstock and heat embossed it using our Rose Gold Embossing Powder. This gorgeous embossing powder gives lovely light peach shade and I chose the color scheme for my flower consistant to it. The coloring of a heat embossed image using alcohol inks is possible, as the raised outlines keep the ink inside of the image. After dripping the ink onto the image, I carefully tilted the paper to move the ink to the desired direction. I used Sunshineyellow, Lemonade, Pink Sherbet and Shell Pink for the flower, Citrus and Botanical for the leaves.

For the background I stamped the Haute Stripes Stamp using Rose Quartz Dye ink on my card base. After stamping the sentiment from the Thanks a Bunch set in Noir Dye ink, I foam mounted the fussy cut flower image on the lower right corner.  My choice to embellish this card was  Cinderella’s Ride Couture Mix and of course I Dream in Peach Couture Mix.

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The second card for today has the same layout like the first one, but this time I’ve water colored the flower using Glitter brush pens.

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The peony was heat embossed in Rose Gold and the leaves in green. I wanted some yellow shade in the flower, so I used yellow Glitter brush pen beside Solar red and Pink Champagne to color it. For the Haute Stripes I used this time Lemon Drop Dye ink.  The red and yellow sequins I added are from the Flamenco Sunset Couture Mix. And this card features also one of the must-have-sequins: Glass Slippers.

Here is the close-up! I wish I could have caught the shimmer in the picture.

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The last card I have for today shows the same image colored with Prismacolor pencils on kraft. Blue pencils on a kraft cardstock is one of my favorite combinations.

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For this one layer card I stamped the peony in our Azurits Dye ink and the leaves in Soft Garden Dye ink. I then colored the flower petal by petal in blue shades with some purple accents. After I’ve finished coloring, I added beige border to pop up the image. The sentiment ‘grateful’ in Grape Crush Dye ink and ‘for you’ in Hampton White Pigment ink are from the Thanks a Bunch stamp set. To finish off I scattered some sequins from Midnight Frost Couture Mix and Glass Slippers sequins.

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Thank you so much for taking a walk along with me through this long post today!!!

I hope you enjoyed my cards and I could inspire you to have some coloring time!!!

Happy Crafting!

TaeEun

 

 

 

Clear Flora Shaker

Hi! It’s LauraJane:).

My card for today began as a simple coloring panel that ended up as a shaker using Clear Flora Couture Mix.

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I do believe I could use the Clear Flora Couture Mix on every card I make..the many clear bloom shapes enhance with a subtle touch of flowers. Got to LOVE that!

Have a Great Day!

LauraJane:)

 

 

You’re Amazing and Fabulous!

Good morning and happy Wednesday! Keeway here today 🙂 .. I’m finally here to share with you my debut post! It was definitely tough to follow the talented Eunji, Vera, and Emily, but as last on board I hope not to dissapoint!

Today I have two cards to share with you –each with a little different flavor. The first card I have for you is one featuring one of The Ton’s beautiful flower stamps, Mini Wild Florals. These flowers are so fun to stamp, and absolutely perfect for layering and arranging into beautiful shapes.

I chose to stamp leaves with turquoise green and grass green colors, arranging them around the card in random fashion. I then heat embossed the outline of the flowers with silver embossing powder on a separate piece of watercolor paper, and colored them in with zig clean color brushes. I fussy cut them out so that I can layer them on top of the leaves in a circular fashion.

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I then die cut 2 circles, a larger circle on vellum, and a smaller circle on a light grey cardstock, and embossed the “You’re amazing” sentiment from Friggin Fablous stamp set. I added a few more flowers around the sentiment and lastly glued on some 6mm Fairy Pink Sparkling Clear Sequins, to add a bit of light sparkle without overpowering the beautiful flowers.

I added the finished piece to a light pink card stock and intentionally allowed for a small pink border to complete the card. The bright colored flowers just makes me happy!

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The next card I have for you is one featuring the Panda Can’t Even. When I saw this stamp set I knew I just had to do something cute!

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I used the stars in the Friggin Fabulous set to create the red star sunglasses for the panda, which is embossed in red glitter embossing powder. I used the same powder for the ‘fabulous’ sentiment from the Friggin Fabulous set and used a label maker for the ‘you’re’ to add a little balance to the card. I also used the remaining pandas and stars from the Panda Can’t Even set to create my own background on the red cardstock.

I die cut a star out of the red background I made to create the shaker portion of the card. I used the Flamenco Sunset Couture Mix for the sequins, with its gorgeous gold, red, yellow, and little black stars. I absolutely love the colors! Putting it all together, you have a fun and fabulous shaker card!

I hope you enjoyed today’s cards and thank you for dropping by!

-Keeway

News and Stock Updates

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Hello, everyone! We have some amazing news that we wanted to share with you.

If you live in South Korea, you will be able to find The Ton Stamps and Couture Mixes in one of its major retailers – Roi Stationery and Scrapbooking!  We’re so excited about this opportunity and the fact that it will now be easier to get our products in the hands of people abroad.  If you live in Korea, you may want to check out Mayline’s post on her Korean blog where she’s also made an announcement. In her post, she also picked some of her favorite cards and stamp sets.

The Ton will also be debuting in another international retailer – the country and shop will be revealed when the launch occurs which will be happening in the near future.  However, just know that big things are happening over here at The Ton 🙂

Laura's Dreamy Blues (created by Laura Sterckx)

Laura’s Dreamy Blues (created by Laura Sterckx)

Also if you’ve been following us on social media, we’re launching five new shaker ready Couture Mixes containing beads, sequins and confetti.  These mixes have been carefully curated for a beautiful balance in color and texture.  They are ready to be shown off in your next shaker creations!  Our first mix is called Laura’s Dreamy Blues.  This beautiful mix was created by the fabulous Laura Sterckx.  There is a back story to this mix which you can find in this post here.  You can also see this mix in all it’s glory in this post.

We have four additional mixes being released on Monday:

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Rose Gold Rush

pink champagne

Pink Champagne

Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

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Private Island

These new Couture Mixes will be available on Monday, August 10.

STOCK UPDATE: We’ll be receiving a  shipment of our Fresh Cut Peonies, Pyrotechnics and Get It Girl sets this week. All backorders from last week will be shipped on TUESDAY, AUGUST 11.   

Thank you for stopping by everyone!

-Effie

New Couture Mix: Spotlight

Hey everyone, Effie here. I just wanted to introduce our new Couture Mix: Spotlight, which contains a chic mix of confetti and sequins!

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This glamorous mix contains the following:

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I based this couture mix off of the mix I used in one of my prior shaker cards, however I added the Shotgun Gray sequins to our new mix!

This mix is totally different from our Watermelon Twist couture mix which we released last week which is much more a bright, springy mix!

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Thanks for stopping by everyone. Make sure you stop by our blog tomorrow for some fabulous news!

-Effie