Hello everyone!! I have been working on some exciting things lately, and finally get to share them this week!! The Ton is celebrating its Three Year Anniversary with an amazing release and a huge blog hop that lasts for several days!! Congratulations to Effie on this wonderful achievement!!!

Make sure you join us for the next several days!! The new release contains beautiful floral stamps & dies that The Ton is known for, some innovative layering stamps, as well as awesome word dies. All products will be available for purchase on Thursday, January 18th!!!

For the first project I have to share with you today, I used the stunning Riotous Wildflowers 6X6 Clear Stamp:

This image is so much fun to color!! On to my project…I don’t know about you, but every time a get one of these beautiful 6X6 stamps, I can’t bear to cut any of it away!! So, I made a square card, so I didn’t have to!! I stamped the Riotous Wildflowers stamp with Versamark Ink, then embossed with white embossing powder. I colored the image with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a waterbrush. I trimmed each side down a bit and adhered the panel onto a pink cardstock panel that was slightly larger. Silver Glitter Tape was placed down each side of the cardbase before adhering the watercolored panel on top. The sentiment, from Summer Blooms, was stamped with Hampton White Pigment Ink and also heat embossed in white. The sentiment was cut into a thin banner and adhered with foam adhesive over another strip of Silver Glitter Tape. A sprinkling of Glass Slippers Round Confetti Mix framed the sentiment perfectly!!

The second card I have to share was really difficult to photograph. I used one of my favorite stamps from this release…Coming Up Daisies.

I stamped the floral image from Coming Up Daisies onto a panel of black cardstock with Hampton White Pigment Ink, then colored with Polychromos colored pencils. The largest of the Double Stitched Rectangle Die (Small) was used to create a frame around the panel. The sentiment, from Peony Notes C (a free gift with purchase), was also stamped with Hampton White Pigment Ink, before embossing with white embossing powder. The outer frame was adhered flat to the card base, while the center was popped onto some yellow fun foam for an unexpected pop of color from the side. Sequins from two new mixes, Lilac Blossom & Mint Sugar, complete the card.

Make sure to visit each of the design team members listed below for some fantastic inspiration. Leave them some love for a chance to win a stamp set of your choice.

The Ton
Brenda <<<YOU ARE HERE>>>
Laura Jane
Tae Eun
For each day of The Ton’s blog hop festivities (1/19 to 1/26), Effie is giving away a stamp set of choice to a lucky commenter. To qualify, you must leave a comment on each blog stop for the respective giveaway day for which you are entering. The comment period for all giveaways closes on January 28, 5pm EST.

For each Release Day (1 through 3), The Ton is giving away a stamp set of choice from the new release! So there are three stamps up for grabs! To qualify, you must leave a comment on The Ton’s Daily Release posts. Leave a comment on each Design Team member’s blogs to increase your chances of winning. The comment period will close on January 28, 5pm EST. Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog

Here is more info on the release:

For The Ton’s 3rd Anniversary Release, Effie has released 23 new stamp designs, coordinating dies and 9 new couture mixes! There are two new gifts with purchases that you can obtain with this new release. *This promotion does not apply to prior purchases. The threshold amount is calculated before taxes and shipping. This promotion will continue until February 1 at 11:59pm EST or until supplies last. Limit one incentive package per order. No coupon code needed. All incentive products will be added to qualified orders automatically (but will not be shown in your cart at checkout). There must be at least one new release stamp in your order to qualify for these GWPs. For orders previously placed containing our new Smooched or XOXO Mini sets: These previous qualifying orders can be added to your new order to qualify for incentive products. Please include original order number in the notes of your second order.

Spend $125 or more: Receive a 4×6 Daisy Duet Photopolymer set
Spend $250 or more: Receive our three set 6×8 inch Peony Notes Bundle [Sets A+B+C] (and a Daisy Duet Photopolymer set).
**Incentive products are available for purchase separately**

50 thoughts on “The Ton’s 3rd Anniversary Release – Day 1

  1. Love both the stamps and you have done a wonderful job to showcase both. I particularly like the Coming up Daisies on the black cardstock

  2. These are beautiful. You have mad colouring skills. Love the bright Zig colouring with my favourite Riotus Wildflower Background stamp from tiday’s reveal. Your pencil colouring is amazing on black cardstock. Very inspiring.

  3. Stunning projects. I love the Riotous Wildflowers stamp. The white embossing is prefect for your coloring. TFS

  4. I love the card with the black base ! It gives a lot of depth and intensity to your work.

  5. Oh my goodness!!! Gorgeous cards!!! I’m totally in love for your colouring, in particular way for your first one!!! <3

  6. When I first saw your Riotous Wildflowers card on The Ton’s Instagram feed I loved it, but thought ‘I really don’t want to do all that masking.’ Hooray! It’s a background stamp where it’s all done! : ) I also love the striking gorgeousness of your daisies on black!

  7. Brenda, the for sharing the technique of stamping on black cardstock with white pigment ink. The image really “pop!” Your work is BEAUTIFUL!!!

  8. Beautiful job on both cards! Love the fun colors used on your first card, and the Coming up Daisies card is so eye-catching with the layers, the black cardstock, and gorgeous coloring with the Polychromos. I think I need to get some!

  9. Love the flowers on the black background – makes them pop. The daisies are my favourite stamp set, although it’s a really close race between it & two others. 🙂

  10. My goodness. Both of these cards are just stunning. I love both of these stamp sets too… I need to get some The Ton Stamps!

  11. The background stamp on the card you made is gorgeous. The colors, the shading. I can picture so many uses. Just beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

  12. Love the daisies on the black.
    the colors are so pretty and delicate.
    Fantastic cards.
    thanks for sharing.

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