Florals are my weakness. I am such a sucker for them. Every. Single. Time. The Ton Stamps has a release my credit card sizzles, regardless of my spending status at the given moment. I need all the florals in my life. Badly. The Spring 2018 Release is no exception. There is even a Pop-Up Peony die! OMGosh, I have to have it!
Let the spending commence! All new release items are available now!
The Ton has 14 new stamps, coordinating dies and 5 standalone dies for their new Spring 2018 Release which includes up to two free gifts with purchases (GWP). For more information on The Ton’s incentive gifts, head over to The Ton’s blog. New release products can be purchased now and all new release orders will begin to ship on Monday, April 9.
New Release Stamps
To view the complete list of products, including companion dies, head to The Ton Stamps!
I created just one card today, but because I need all the flowers, I chose one image with several. I have a tendency to lean toward the same, predictable, bright color palettes. With this design I went with a more peachy/apricot…. turned out almost fall feel. It is important to me to stretch myself beyond the colors I reach for so often in an effort to grow my abilities. Brights would have been beautiful too, but I am sure enjoying the softness of this color scheme.
I’ve ramped up the contrast in this image to emphasize how I blend. Each petal’s color is built with a light hand, layers and with 3-4 shades of color.
Full supply list linked below.
I began by stamping Dahlia Bouquet in The Ton’s Caviar Hybrid ink with my Misti on Canson Mi-Teintes white paper. I left the stamp mounted in the Misti. I went on to color with Prismacolor Pencils using the darkest shades in the shadowed areas and blending out to lighter and whiter shades. Once finished, I restamped the image in the Misti to crisp up the black lines adding definition. I then Copic colored around the image with BG0000, a very light ink. Mi-Teintes is not the best for blending with Copics so I dribbled drops of Colorless Blender in the open spaces to add texture and blend further. I matted the image on Faded Brick cardstock and Rose Gold heat embossed a sentiment. Lastly, I tossed on a few Glass Slipper sequins for the requisite sparkle.
Giveaway: Three new release stamps will be given away to random commenters from the hop participant blogs. To qualify, you must leave a comment on The Ton Blog Hop post. The comment period will close on Friday, April 6 at 5pm. Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog.
Thank you so much for hopping along today. Carry on!
23. Janette Kausen <— You Are Here!
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