Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Ton’s 3rd Anniversary Release - Day 1

Hello everyone and welcome to my post showcasing a few new items from The Ton Stamps 3rd Anniversary Release! This is DAY 1, where we are debuting 8 new stamp sets. I had the pleasure of creating with the RIOTOUS WILDFLOWERS Clear background stamp and the WINTER CARDINAL. All new stamps and Dies will be in the shop on January 18!

First up is RIOTOUS WILDFLOWERS Clear background 
The name says it all...Glorious wildflowers to color here!!
I heat embossed the background onto watercolor paper and colored with Shimmering watercolors. The sentiment banner is Pretty Mail Word Plate Die, embellished with BELLE'S DRESS couture mix


LOVE the folksy detailing on the body of the cardinal!
I inked up the layers of the cardinal with Coral Cavern and Lipstick Red. Beak with Amber Citrine and mask with Noir Couture inks.  The pine branches in the set can easily be stamped into a wreath shape. inked with Soft Garden, Bright Fern, and Crystal Pewter. I heat embossed the "berries" with GOLD EP. Trimmed two layers for my card front with the Double Stitched Rectangle Dies.

And my last card for today features BUILDABLE WOODGRAIN and SERIOUSLY AMAZING:
Buildable Woodgrain

Seriously Amazing
So I think this BUILDABLE WOODGRAIN set is my FAVORITE  in this release! HELLO!! Think of all the colored wood panels that can be created, I LOVE the weathered broken board lines that are included in the set as well as perfectly straight lines. It is SO VERY EASY to use too:))
I inked with Crystal Pewter, Arctic Sky and Blue Diamond..Light Onyx for the "board lines." For the word WONDERFUL, I created sort of a skyline of trees with the same inks as listed above and added NOIR for the "trees" the MISTI was very useful in inking and reinking for this effect.

Hope you enjoyed my cards today! See you again tomorrow!!

All new stamps and Dies will be in the shop on January 18!
Incentive Products 
Daisy Duet (4x6 Photopolymer Set)

Peony Notes Bundle (A+B+C)

Fresh Cut Daisies

Fresh Cut Daisies Outlines

Large Florals: Daisy

Seriously Amazing

Coming Up Daisies

Buildable Woodgrain

Riotous Wildflowers

Winter Cardinal

Bold General Word Plate Dies

Bold Amazing Word Plate Dies

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.
Spend $125 or more: Receive a 4x6 Daisy Duet Photopolymer set
Spend $250 or more: Receive our three set 6x8 inch Peony Notes Bundle [Sets A+B+C] (and a Daisy Duet Photopolymer set).
**Incentive products are available for purchase separately**
Laura Jane <<<you are here

For each Release Day (1 through 4), The Ton is giving away a stamp set of choice from the new release! So there are four 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 Monday, January 22 at 11:59pm. Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog

Friday, January 12, 2018

Over at The Ton

Join me at THE TON Blog for a Scrappy card with GOLD:)))
Have a SUPER weekend:)))

Scrappy Crafty HUGS,

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Inspired By All the Little Things #77

Hello! and welcome to the first Inspired By All the Little Things card challenge of 2018:)
With the New Year comes a few changes to the challenge:
First, the challenges will be a two week challenge, which means you have two whole weeks to work on your projects for each inspiration photo. The challenge and winners posts will publish on the first and third Saturdays of every month.  (There will be no challenge if there is a fifth Saturday in a month.)
And Second, we would like to read in you post what "Little Thing" inspired you.

Now for the INSPIRATION:))

Inspired by the sweet woodland graphics.
I used three, new to me, Wplus9 sets mailed out from Butterfly Reflections Ink. Merry Wishes,Happy Mail, and Happy Wishes Word dies.  Inked with Altenew Crisp inks and Colored with Ziggys:) I like to layer the Lattice Frame Die to create a garden feel to the card.

Linda Snodgrass of Lin's Craft Corner is our featured designer for the month of January.

The linky will close on Friday, January 19, 2018, at 11:55 a.m. (PST)

Some simple rules to keep things organized and enjoyable:
  • Please use the graphic for your post and link back to this post.
  • Any posts that are offensive will be removed.
  • Please comment on the submissions of others...we all love the support!
  • Yes, you can combine with other challenges but NOT other inspiration challenges, please.
  • Have fun and challenge yourself!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, January 5, 2018

Theme and Sketch Challenge at STAMPlorations

Hello and HAPPY New Year! Welcome to the first Theme and Sketch challenge of 2018 at STAMPlorations:))
I chose to go with the THEME: Stamps and Curves for my card today.

Using the Hidden Hearts Stencil I sponged shades of pink Distress ink to create the curves:))
 Just Breathe stamp set inked with Jet black really pops on the background. The Flutter Zen2 die, outlined with black sharpie, is a sweet addition to the cardfront. Then I trimmed the panel with CRAZY DOUBLE RUNNING STITCH RECTANGLES outlined some quick marker stitches and layered it onto a white cardbase. As a finishing touch I used black Nuvo Drops to add a flutter pattern for the butterfly.

Looking forward to seeing your projects using STAMPlorations products in the gallery. You have all month to play along.
Thanks for stopping by!

Here's a discount coder for you:))

Monday, January 1, 2018

The Ton Challenge Cue Word: CHEERS

There is a NEW Cue Word for The Ton Challenge for January. 

Ringing in 2018 with glorious shades of Violet.
Here is the card I created with CHEERS as inspiration:))
FLOWERS are always a part of a celebrations in my mind, so I reached for the Magnificent Magnolia stamp set and coordinating dies

To make the card:

Hope to see you join the fun at The Ton Challenge! You have all month to play:))

How to Play

  1. You must use a Ton product as the main focal point of your card or tag.
  2. Display the cue word and mood board on your post and include a link to the challenge in the body of your post.
  3. Link your card to the new link up tool each month. 
  4. There is no limit on the number of cards/tags you wish to enter into the challenge.
  5. The winning project will be chosen based upon detail, composition and aesthetics.
  6. Challenge winners and Honorable Mentions will be announced during the introduction of the subsequent challenge.
  7. Winners will be invited to be a guest designer for the next challenge.
YOU could win a $50 spree to The Ton’s shop!”
*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, December 29, 2017

Over at The Ton

I have two THANK YOU cards over at The Ton blog today.
here's a peak:

Hope to see you over there!
Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, December 22, 2017

Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop

Thanks for joining me today for a PARADE...Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop:)) Have you enjoyed the hope so far? I get giddy with all the inspiration! If you are hopping from the beginning you should be arriving from Emily's blog. a full bloghop list is at the end of this post.
 OH! how I adore playing with Altenew products!!  I think I can safely say YELLOW and BLUE were my favorite colors to work with this year. And what a Glorious year of creating it has been:))
 ALTENEW products I've used are listed under each photo for your convenience; with affiliate links at no extra cost to you.
Here we go!
Simple masking on this one layer card sent out for the Facebook Fan Group cardswap.  Linking to the Year In Review Inspiration Challenge.

Colored a cluster of blooms draped over a "tray" with the new Artistic Markers.
Stamps: Charmed, Framed 

So excited that STENCILS are available at Altenew:))
Stamps:Floral Fantasy, sentiment Dahlia Blossoms  

Loving the look of the new creative 3D dies!
Dies: Floral Fantasy 3D,  Leafy Garland, Shutters Cover die used as a stencil 

Click here for the Original post on this sweet number.
Stamps: Layered LaurelPattern Play-CircleLittle OneFramed  
Other: Crisp Inks

Colored the sweet friend frame with Ziggy's and markers.

This card was created for the Celebrating Parents Card Drive.

Stamps: Sentiment from Build-a Flower: Ranunculus 

A marble background can be made with the lightening images from Rain or Shine stamp set. 
Other: Crisp Inks

A bit of Mixed media fun on this card:))

Playing with fussy cut blooms and adding dimension by curling each petal with a pencil.
Stamps: Hibiscus Bouquet

One lone Tulip is lovely in a flurry of dots!
Stamps: Tulip

Well, you made it to the end of this photo heavy post:))  Your next stop is Kelly Latevola.
 If you have any question about my creations here please ask in the comment section and I will do my best to answer. 

And wishing all of you who celebrate, a very Merry ChristmasWishing you all a very Blessed end of year with family and Friends.  LOOKING forward to seeing you in 2018!
Happy crafting:)

Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to FIVE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 01/03/2018 for a chance to win. Five winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on 01/06/2018.

And a PRIZE from Comments left here on my blog:)
I will draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate at Altenew. I will announce the winner on 01/05/2018.
What a positively fantastic way to end this blog hop. I love blue and your soft hues are so lovely - thank you and Happy Holidays.
CarolPlease contact Altenew at winner@altenew.com with the subject line Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop Winner from LauraJane's Blog.
Thank you Altenew for providing this Shopping Spree:))

Bloghop Order:

A FABULOUS coupon for YOU:))

Thanks for stopping by!

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