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Hello and welcome to The Ton Spring 2018 Release Day1!!!

Effie has designed 14 new stamps, coordinating dies and 5 standalone dies for our new Spring 2018 Release which includes up to two free gifts with purchases (GWP – s.below).  

8 new stamps inclusive two GWP products and two standalone die sets are debuting today. 

As you know from The Ton we have many unique designs like Beautiful Bettas with which you can create lifelike Betta fishes in three sizes. Large Florals: Heritage Rose is a layering stamp and a new addition to our Large Florals series. There are many dahlia stamps this time. Today we will introduce Large Dahlias 1,2,3 and Dahlia Garden cling stamp. 

Two standalone dies which are debuting today are Build a Motorcycle dies and Pop Up Peony dies! Both are so unique! You will love them! 

And of course there are coordinating dies for each stamp set except for the Dahlia Garden and Toned Squares set! 






We have two free gifts with *qualifying* purchases for this release – 
Toned Squares and Nesting Peonies (These GWP products are available for immediate purchase).

This promotion does not apply to prior purchases***. The threshold amount is calculated before taxes and shipping. This promotion will continue until April 10, 2018 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).

  • Spend $200 or more: Receive a 4×6 Nesting Peonies set;
  • Spend $250 or more: Receive a 6×8 Toned Squares set (and a Nesting Peonies set).

**There must be a new Spring 2018 Release stamp in your order to qualify for our GWP promotion.** 


All new release orders will begin to ship on Monday, April. 9th.

I’ve made three cards for today’s reveal. 
My first card is featuring Beautiful Bettas set. 


I started by making the blue background panel using alcohol inks. I used Indigo, Turquoise, Aqua and added silver splatters on photo paper. I then stamped the fishes. The orange fishes are stamped in Beach Blondie, Peach Blossom and Coraline Hybrid ink. For the pink fish I used Rose Quartz instead of Beach Blondie. The seaweeds were silver heat embossed. I fussy cut them all and set them aside.  (Of course you can use coordinating dies)

I cut a white panel in two pieces with curvy cut lines and foam mounted them onto the cardbase on which I adhered the blue alcohol ink panel. I then added the fishes and seaweeds, some on foam adhesives and some flat. To finish off I added some Clear and Seaglass Blue Dew Drops.

I kept the second card in a clean look.

I stamped the biggest flower from Large Dahlia1 on some Bristol smooth paper in Rose Quartz and the leaves from Large Dahlia sets in Soft Garden. I then colored the image with Zig brush markers. For the flower I used Purple and the leaves were colored using three green shades and Olive Green.

I dry embossed the panel using a Double Stitched Rectangle die to give it some more interest and mounted it onto the cardbase. The sentiment in Noir is from Perfect Fit sentiments set and the gold heat embossed hello is from The Most Interesting Cardmaker set. My finishing touch was some sequins from Pink Bokeh Couture Mix.

My last card for today is showing one of the standalone dies: Pop Up Peony dies.
*As the dies were not delivered when I made this card, I used cutting files and my cutting machine to cut the petals. The dies will be available when orders ship out!*

I started off by making the front panel. I white heat embossed the bold sentiment from Seriously Amazing sentiments set on some mixed media paper and added loosely watercolors in purple, aqua, magenta and blue on it. After the panel was dry I cut it using Double Stitched Rectangle die and glued it flat on a hot pink cardbase. 

I then made the background for the inside. I added watercolor wash in magenta and aqua on some mixed media paper panel, splattered the same colors and opaque white ink on it and let it dry, before I adhered it on the inside of my card.
Pop Up Peony petals and leaves were cut from some vellum. I colored them using Tombow brush markers. I used light pink for the base layer and made it darker towards the center. The leaves were colored in light blue to match to the background. I colored the stamen in yellow and started assembling the Pop Up Peony. It was quite easy to make this pretty 3D peony to pop up. And as I used thin vellum the folded card wasn’t that thick.

For each Release Day (1 and 2), we are giving away a stamp set of choice from the new release! To qualify, you must leave a comment on our Daily Release posts – let us know which of our new stamps are your favorite for each day! Leave a comment on each Design Team member’s blogs to increase your chances of winning. The comment period for all giveaways closes on April 6, 5pm EST. Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog.

That’s it from me today! Hope you enjoyed today’s reveal of The Ton Spring 2018 Release!
Don’t forget to check out the gorgeous inspirations on my fellow DT members blogs!!!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Hope to see you tomorrow!!! 

Post Author: TaeEun Yoo

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