Well hello there! Welcome to my stop along the Pretty Pink Posh March release blog hop! If you have been hopping along already with us, then you should have arrived from the awesome Joy Taylor’s blog.
So how about some Pretty Pink Posh inspiration?!?! I’ve chosen to work with the cute little Birdie Friends stamp set, coordinating dies, as well as the Scallop Circles dies and Easter sequin mix… lots of new stuff being featured in today’s card!
I used the adorable three little chicks from the Birdie Friends stamp set for my card and colored them with Copics. The colors used are listed out below:
- chicks: Y000, Y00, Y11, Rv00, R21
- grass: YG01, YG03, YG25 (the grass was die cut using a My Favorite Things grass border die)
I created the shaker by die cutting the largest scallop circle from white cardstock; I layered a piece of transparency behind it and then added a layer of foam tape all the way around the backside of the frame and transparency. I filled the shaker well with the sequins from the Easter mix and also a few Sparkling Clear 8mm sequins, before attaching my blue sky background onto the foam tape.
To create the double frame effect, I used a second scallop circle (this time from the smaller die in the Scallop Circle set), and adhered it onto the shaker with foam tape.
My sentiment is from the Rainy Days stamp set, also by Pretty Pink Posh, and is heat embossed in silver onto vellum. I attached that onto my card using clear Kool-Tak dimensional tape, which I love using for all my translucent papers because it is practically invisible, especially when compared to regular foam tape.
And of course, I needed to add a bit more embellishing to the card, so I used the Pretty Pink Posh Twine and Bow die set and cut some Cotton Candy cardstock to create a cute little bow for my frame; I even added a little mini gem to the center to add to the sparkle and shine that I have going on inside the shaker.
GIVEAWAYS & KEEP HOPPING
Looking for more shaker card inspiration? Check out my YouTube playlist featuring lots of fun shaker card ideas and techniques!
There are TWO $25 gift certificates up for grabs today! Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop, so be sure to leave a comment along each blog stop! Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on March 14th. Winners will be announced on the Pretty Pink Posh blog after the 14th.
There are many more stops along today’s release hop for Pretty Pink Posh (and remember, commenting on every stop increases your chances of winning a prize)! Your next stop is the sweet and talented Gayatri Murali! And if you get lost, you can always start back at the Pretty Pink Posh blog. :)
Pretty Pink Posh blog
Nichol Spohr Magouirk
Nina-Marie Trapani… that’s me! :)
If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.
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