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Pretty Pink Posh June Release Blog Hop

Surfboards, hibiscus flowers, tropical birds…… are you ready for a new PPP Release?? Today is Day 1 of a two-day Pretty Pink Posh blog hop. If you’re arriving from the talented Adelle Emery’s blog, you’re in the right spot. You can see the entire release HERE. A full list of the hop lineup is listed below, as well as details for giveaways on this two-day hop!

I made three cards for today’s hop using the same layout. Each card has a glittery stenciled background, and a stitched frame made with the rectangle from the Stitched Notes die set.

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My first card features the new Hibiscus Flowers stamp set. I colored the images with Copic Markers, then die-cut them with the coordinating dies. I blended Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink over the new Tropical Background Stencil before adding a thin layer of Brutus Monroe Fallen Snow Glitter Glaze. Once the panel was dry,  I trimmed it down and attached it to the card front. I backed the panel with craft foam, and attached it to an A2 size card base. I stamped and white heat-embossed Aloha from the new Tropical Birds stamp set, and then used thin foam squares to add the sentiment and flowers to the card.

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I used the same Tropical Background stencil for my second card.

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I used the bright Twisted Citron Distress Oxide to blend over the stencil before adding the glitter glaze. I Copic-colored a bird from the Tropical Birds stamp set, and used the coordinating die to cut it out. The branch is from the Tropical Toucans stamp set, and the coordinating die was used to cut it out. I stamped a sentiment from the Summer Surfboards stamp set before assembling the card.

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For my last card, I used the new Triangles Stencil to make my background.

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I masked off rows of triangles, and blended Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry, Salty Ocean, and Twisted Citron Distress Oxides before adding the glitter glaze.  I die-cut Happy Summer twice from white card stock, and once from raspberry card stock, then stacked and glued them together. I brushed the words with a Nuvo shimmer pen, and added a coat of Nuvo Crystal Glaze for shine.

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That’s all I have for today – thanks so much for stopping by. I hope I have inspired you with some ideas to get your creativity flowering. Your next stop on the hop is the talented Gemma C.

Now onto the GIVEAWAY!

There are four $25 gift certificates up for grabs (two winners each day). Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop. Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on June 17, 2019. Winners will be announced on the PPP blog.

Here is a list of today’s line up:

 

Thanks for stopping by…enjoy the hop!

92 Replies to “Pretty Pink Posh June Release Blog Hop”

  1. I love the CAS look of your cards! The backgrounds look so beautiful- I have to give this technique a try!

  2. Ooo, I love this use of the glitter glaze. When it’s over an entire card background, sometimes that’s a bit much for me, but having an accent panel like you did looks amazing. And your hibiscus coloring is incredible. I could just stare at the DT’s hibiscuses all day. Thanks for all the time and effort you put into this release!

  3. Thanks for the beautiful cards. Love the colors you used and that tropical background makes me want to go to the islands.

  4. Really appreciate using the same background in two different colors! More great coloring & effective use of glitter glaze!

  5. Thanks for all the tropical inspiration. I especially liked your use of the BM snow glitter glaze. I’ll have to get some to try it for my cards.

  6. I love all that glitters and yours are exceptional. Just the right amount and not overpowering. So nice!

  7. You TOTALLY inspired me today!! I couldn’t even pick a favorite card of yours; they’re all perfect! You’re just amazing. Thanks so much!!

  8. Wow Angelica 🙂 I always said that I could be a beach bum in another life!!! This new release is attracting me like a moth to the flame! Your cards are sooooo crisp, clear and fresh…amazing! Thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  9. Love the card Design’s, very inspiring for person new to card making. Keep up the good work. Can’t wait for the next cards.

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