The Ton’s February 2018 Challenge – Cue Word (Heart)

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Hello, everyone! Hope you are all having a fabulous day! The new The Ton’s Challenge is now live and for this month, we we have a cue word – Heart! I think it’s perfect, as the Valentines Day is right around the corner! Hope you get your Valentine’s Day spirit up and join our challenge this month!

Hope you’d join for a chance to win a $50 spree to The Ton’s shop!

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton Stamps, Dies, Ink, Gilding, and Embossing Powder.

Here is how to play:

To participate in our challenge, create a paper crafting project based on the monthly theme.

  1. You must use a Ton product as the main focal point of your card or tag.
  2. Display the cue word/inspiration photo on your blog post and include a link to this challenge in the body of your post.
  3. There is no limit to the number of projects you wish to enter into the challenge.
  4. The winning project will be chosen based upon detail, composition and aesthetics.
  5. Enter your card by February 28, 2018 by 12:55pm EST.
  6.  There is a $50 Gift card that will go to the winning entry!

Please visit The Ton’s CHALLENGE BLOG for more info.


 

I have 2 projects to share today, I mix matched our newest 3rd Anniversary Release products and previously released products.

Here’s my 1st project, using our new City Buildings Cling Background Stamp, Love And a Cat stamp set, and Mini Heart Print Cling Background Stamp!

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I started of stamping our new City Buildings Cling Background stamp on a Bristol Smooth Cardstock in Versamark ink. I heat embossed the panel in white and ink blended our Soft Garnet Dye and Rose Quartz Dye Couture Inks. Then I cut a little opening on the bottom right corner using the 3rd largest die from our Large Double Stitched Circle Dies and set it aside. Next, I stamped the Mini Heart Print Cling Background Stamp on a smooth white cardstock and heat embossed in silver to create the background panel.

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I stamped one of the kitty image from our Love and a Cat stamp set in our Copic-friendly Caviar Hybrid ink, colored it with Copic markers, and fussy cut it out. Colors I used are C3, C2, C1, C00, and R20. I also stamped the sentiment from the same set on a black cardstock, heat embossed in white, and cut it to a little banner. Next, I assembled all the elements on to a top folding A2 white card base and finished the card off by adding some Clear Rhinestones and sequins from our new Pink Blossoms Couture Mix.

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Moving on to my 2nd project! For this project, I used our new Smooched Stamp set and the Mini Heart Print Cling stamp.

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I started off by stamping the biggest lips image from our new Smooched stamp set on white cardstock in our Red Sangria Hybrid ink and fussy cut it out. Then I stamped the Mini Heart Print Cling stamp on a black cardstock and heat embossed in white. I also vertically stamped the sentiment (which I think it’s hilarious! lol!) on a smooth white cardstock in our Noir Dye ink. I put those 2 panels together, worked out to the proportion I was happy with, and die cut it out with our biggest layer from our Large Double Stitched Rectangle Dies.

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I adhered the panels on a A2 sized black card base and dressed up the card with Clear Rhinestones, Glass Slippers Sequins, and sequins from our new Pink Blossoms Couture Mix.

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Hope you enjoyed today’s projects and thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

hugs,

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2 thoughts on “The Ton’s February 2018 Challenge – Cue Word (Heart)

  1. What fabulous cards!! I LOVE the little kitty and your background on the first card. The shading is so cool. The second card with the black/white color scheme with the POP of red is very striking. Great design!

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