Pretty Pink Posh August Release Blog Hop

Hello friends! It’s release day at Pretty Pink Posh and oh man, is it ever a spooktastic one! This release is full of the cutest Halloween products ever! I am not usually big on Halloween, but these little spooks have stolen my heart! Make sure to read on after my card for information on a special new release giveaway!

For my card, I couldn’t help but use the new Halloween Wreath with a few of the other new goodies. It’s no secret that I love all the Pretty Pink Posh wreaths and this one is no exception!

I started by blending some Distress Oxide inks in Wilted Violet and Chipped Sapphire onto a 4″ x 5.25″ piece of Heffy Doodle Wildberry cardstock. I placed the new Trellis stencil on top and added more Wilted Violet and Chipped Sapphire to create the pattern. Once I removed the stencil, I blended a bit of Black Soot Distress Ink around the edges for the stenciling to fade into. I then attached the whole piece to a base of Lawn Fawn Autumn Black Sparkle cardstock.

I stamped the Halloween Wreath onto Neenah Solar White cardstock in Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and colored with Copics. I added a few white gel pen accents, then used the matching die to cut the wreath out. I grabbed some black cardstock and cut the wreath die three more times from it. I stacked the three black die cuts together and added the colored one on top to create a dimensional piece. I added the wreath to my card along with one of the black middle pieces to create the dark center.

I cut the new Boo Shaker die three times from black cardstock and once from the Black Sparkle cardstock and cut the word out of the frame. I glued the layers together, trimming some of the black away where needed to fit the wreath. I added the word to my card, then finished the sentiment by stamping the phrase from the new Monster Hugs stamp set in VersaMark ink and embossed with white. I added a few Amethyst jewels from the Party Jewels Mix pack to my wreath, then finished with a big googly eye in the center. Now it looks like something is peeking through the wreath to say hi!

Thank you so much for hopping along and stopping at my blog! Make sure to leave a comment by 11:59 PM PST on August 16, 2021 for the chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the Pretty Pink Posh shop! Winners will be announced on the Pretty Pink Posh blog, and there will be three gift cards given – one for each day of the hop! That’s right – this is only day one of a three day hop! So make sure to check the Pretty Pink Posh blog the next two days for more hopping and inspiration!

If you are just starting the hop, here is the lineup for today!:

Pretty Pink Posh blog
Caly Person
Ashley Ebben (you are here!)
Mona Toth
Leica Palma
Elaine Wakeling
Channin Pelletier

Have a wonderful day everyone and happy hopping!

41 thoughts on “Pretty Pink Posh August Release Blog Hop”

  1. One thing I love about Pretty Pink Posh is the wreaths. I own several and this one is going in my stash. Your card is phenomenal!! I love the purple, it’s spooky and beautiful at the same time. I love how you colored the wreath and that googly eye is the perfect touch!! Awesome card!!

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  2. What a fun shaker! I love PPP’s wreaths (I use the Spring Wreath for cards year-round) and that googly eye is perfect!

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  3. What a wonderfully fun card Ashley!! I love your stunning inked background and the addition of the big google eye is so clever!! Sure to bring a smile! Thanks for the great inspiration! Stay safe! 🙂

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  4. I already love this new wreath and you really topped it off! I love that big ol’ googly eye right in the middle. Great purple background also…TFS

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  5. Ashley, I am a sucker for a pun… and I make unintentional puns all the time. Many times I don’t even hear them until someone says “Nice” or something to alert me that I have just done it again. I love the “I” = eye and the big googly eye is a scream! Love the color scheme as well.
    Lori S in PA

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