Pretty Pink Posh Birthday Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Today I am hopping with some other lovely designers to celebrate Pretty Pink Posh’s 8th birthday! Yay! Paulina is such a sweetheart and her products are just lovely so she deserves every bit of this success! Of course, what better way to celebrate a birthday than with a new release chock-full of new birthday products?!

By now, you all probably know about my deep love for Pretty Pink Posh wreath sets, so naturally I chose to use the Birthday Wreath set for my first card using this release. But instead of using the main wreath image, I grabbed a bunch of the smaller accent images for this card! I stamped the accent images in VersaMark ink all around the border of a piece of pinkish lavender cardstock. I embossed the images with white so they would make a nice resist for my ink blending. I used Distress Oxides ink Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade, and Salty Ocean to create a rainbow around the outside of the card. I then wiped the extra ink off of my embossed images and trimmed the panel down a bit before adding it to a dark grey card base.

I used the new Birthday Wishes Script die to make a dimension sentiment. I cut the die once from glittery white cardstock and twice from plain white cardstock. I glued the layers together then added the sentiment to the center of the card. I used a white gel pen to add some dots and accents around the border. It really is amazing how much this one simple step can make such a big impact on the finished card! Finally, I had to add some extra sparkle so I grabbed Sparkling Clear jewels and scattered a few around the card front.

Thank you so much for hopping along and stopping at my blog! Make sure to leave a comment by 11:59 PM PST on February 16, 2022 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 $50 gift cards given – one for each day of the hop! This is day 3, so make sure to go back and check out the last two days of hops for more inspiration!

Plus, for a bit of extra celebration, Pretty Pink Posh has a special discount code and gift with purchase for a limited time!

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

Pretty Pink Posh blog
Caly Person
Wanda Guess
Carly Minner
Channin Pelletier
Ashley Ebben (you are here!)
Lisa Mears
Dana Kirby
Yoonsun Hur

Have a wonderful day and happy hopping!

50 thoughts on “Pretty Pink Posh Birthday Blog Hop”

  1. Great card, Ashley! I love the colors you chose for your ink blending. AND as a side note, I cracked up when I saw your profile picture on the home page of your blog. LOVE the curlers! LOLOL


    1. Your ink blending is very pretty. I always enjoy seeing other people’s blending. I have a hard time getting smooth transitions between colors. The script die is lovely and looks great with all the small images. Wonderful card.


  2. Beautiful! I’m turning green with envy over your wonderful ink blending skills! Maybe with a lot more practice I will come close to your skills (I can hope!)


  3. I love the beautiful background on this wonderful card. The die cut sentiment is just the perfect addition. Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Stay safe! 🙂


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