The Ton’s Fourth Release: Day 1

Good morning, friends. I know you’ve been anticipating the fourth release by The Ton and the day is finally here!

**GIVEAWAY DETAILS: Make sure you join us everyday this week because we’re having a lot of giveaway opportunities!  Monday through Thursday, leave a comment on the The Ton Blog to qualify to win and the Design Team (Jessica, Mayline, and me) blogs for additional daily chances to win a stamp set of choice from the new release. Commenting deadline will be Saturday, Sept. 5 11:59 pm for those giveaways.

Then join us for our blog hop on Friday for our mega giveaway! Leave a comment on every hop stop to qualify for a prize, and a random winner will be selected from each blog! The Blog Hop prizes for the DT and guest blogs will be one stamp set of choice from our new release. The winning commenter on The Ton’s Blog will win 3 sets of choice from our new release. Commenting deadline for Friday’s giveaways will be Sunday, Sept. 6 11:59 pm. We will have a total of 12 giveaways for this new release and we’re so excited for you to win! All winners will be announced on Tuesday, Sept. 8 on The Ton’s Blog!**

Today’s posts from the Design Team highlight six stamp sets: Fresh Cut Dahlias and our text background cling stamps: Tiny Birthday, Tiny Congratulations, Tiny Thank You, Tiny Hello, and Marvelous. We also have a stand-alone die set called Petal Cut Peonies and are introducing two couture mixes! (All new products will be linked Friday). Preorders start Friday, with shipping estimated on Sept. 14.

For the first card, I wanted to use Tiny Birthday background stamp and thought a balloon shaker would be perfect for it! The background was heat embossed in white and the color was created with ink smooshing technique (colors listed below). I used blue foam sheet instead of foam tape. You can see the color inside the shaker, and I think it looks great since it matches with the background and shaker mix. The sentiment is from an earlier stamp set, It’s Cray Cray.


My other two cards use Fresh Cut Dahlias. I wanted to create some clean and simple ones using basic stamping. The florals and foliage were stamped with Altenew layering inks. For the first one, I used masking so I could place two dahlias in the vase. I added some shading to the vase with a cool gray Copic Marker and fussy cut the florals and vase. The sentiments for these two cards are from stamps we’ll reveal tomorrow. They were both stamped with VersaFine ink.

For the last card, I also used masking and blended the background with Scattered Straw and Tumbled Glass. The dahlia was shaded with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pen in Lemon Yellow.

Make sure to visit The Ton, Jessica, and Mayline for more looks at this release!  And don’t forget to leave a comment here and on the other three blogs for chances to win a stamp set of your choice! Come back every day this week for continued reveals! Thanks for visiting! ♥ ♥ ♥

If you like what you see, you can find me on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, and Twitter. I’m planning two huge giveaways next month! Also, check out my Etsy shop or start your own! 🙂 There’s a sequins giveaway on my Instagram running until Monday, Sept. 7!

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  1. Patty E

    September 5, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    Beautiful shaker card!! Love the awesome Dahlia’s you colored also!!

  2. Elise

    September 5, 2015 at 10:54 am

    So pretty! I love the colors in your cards! Fantastic job

  3. Janet K

    September 5, 2015 at 9:08 am

    Wow!!! Such beautiful work and I think my wallet will not be happy for very long. lol. Thanks for sharing! And for the giveaway.

  4. Amante del Papel

    September 5, 2015 at 8:15 am

    your cards are stunning, super beautiful!

  5. Shaughn Woodruff

    September 5, 2015 at 12:20 am

    That dahlia card is gorgeous! My fav for sure!

  6. Charity Chamberlain

    September 4, 2015 at 11:34 pm

    Gorgeous cards! The flowers are so pretty and who doesn’t love a shaker! Fabulous creations!

  7. Teresa Doyle

    September 4, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Ruby your cards are stunning!

  8. Heather Mills

    September 4, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    Beautiful cards! That shaker is so fun!!

  9. Imaan Ramjan

    September 4, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Man you totally killed it with these cards. Can’t decide which card I’m more obsessed with.

  10. Sandy N.

    September 4, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    Beautiful cards – I absolutely love your shaker card. Wow!

  11. Christine Smith

    September 4, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    Awesome cards! Especially the balloon shaker, xxx

  12. Cindy Hehmann

    September 4, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Can’t wait to get some of these new background stamps. GREAT cards.

  13. Glorie

    September 4, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    The dahlias are lovely. Thanks for the inspiration.

  14. NatQuebec

    September 4, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Love th card with the balloon !!

  15. Carla Hundley

    September 4, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Great design with your balloon
    shaker card! The flower
    cards are so pretty!
    Carla from Utah

  16. Deb V

    September 4, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Your dahlia cards are way over the moon!
    Just sayin’!

  17. milagros

    September 4, 2015 at 10:01 am

    How great are these cards, love them.

  18. Carolyn Burch

    September 4, 2015 at 9:42 am

    oh my, the two step dahlia’s are just stunning……and at first glance I wouldn’t have thought I “needed” those tiny background stamps but…..

  19. Sabrina Radican

    September 4, 2015 at 9:26 am

    Gorgeous gorgeous cards!!!

  20. Kimberly Rendino

    September 4, 2015 at 8:22 am

    Oh those dahlias!!!! You did SUCH a nice job with them!!!

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