Hello everyone! I am so thrilled to be joining the Pinkfresh Studio Holiday Release Blog Hop! If you are hopping along, you should have just come from the blog of the super talented, Nicky Meek. (You can find the full blog hop list at bottom of this post.) Thanks for stopping by my blog today! I have a couple of cards to share with you today using the new items from this amazing release. (Affiliated links used.)
For my first card, I used the new Skiing By Stamp Set to create a fun 3D Shadow Box Card. The images in this set are just too cute and so easy to color. I stamped all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them quickly with Copic Sketch Markers, and used the coordinating Skiing By Die Set to cut them out.
I love the slope and mountain dies that come with this set! It made it so easy to create my fun little scene. For my snowy background, I blended some Salty Ocean Distress Oxide Ink onto a sheet of smooth white card stock and then splattered it first with water and then with some diluted Opaque White Paint to create my snowy sky. When folded, my card measures at 4.5″ x 6.25″ and fits perfectly into a standard A6 sized envelope.
I created a pair of sparkly Christmas/Holiday cards for my second set of projects. For both cards, I used Distress Ink Blending for my background and then heat embossing in Fine Detail White Embossing Powder for the design.
For my first card, I used the gorgeous Cozy Christmas Wishes Stamp Set on a background blend of red Distress Inks.
Once blended, I masked off the center portion of my background and splattered the rest with both diluted Opaque White Paint and Gold Watercolor Paint.
For my second card, I used the same process but used a blend of green Distress Inks for my background.
For my sentiment and design on my card, I heat embossed the images from the new Sparkle With Magic Stamp Set. I love how festive this design is!
Once again, I used a blend of Distress Inks to create my bold and vivid background. Colors are listed in the photo above.
There are a lot of amazing GIVEAWAYS to be won in this fun hop! Pinkfresh Studio will be giving away this ENTIRE amazing release to one lucky winner from their blog post (HERE). Plus, Pinkfresh Studio will also be giving away a $25 Pinkfresh Studio Gift Voucher to one lucky winner on each of the participant’s Pinkfresh Holiday Blog Hop post! Simply leave a comment on each post to enter! (Winners are drawn randomly.)
Winners will be posted on Monday, October 7th on the Pinkfresh Studio GIVEAWAY PAGE. You must check that page and claim your prize within 2 weeks from that date!
Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by my blog today! If you are continuing on the hop, your next stop is the blog of Rebecca Luminarias.
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how fun, all the cards are beautiful, but that shadow box is fabulous
You have outdone yourself on the backgrounds.
The backgrounds are fabulous. And those skiing critters. So fun
I love the ski slopes backdrop.
Ooh what a fun shadow box!! Love the scene and awesome colors! The other cards are bright and beautiful too! 🙂
Fun splatters, Rachel =)
Great Release! Awesome cards! I especially love your rich red and green cards!
Such beautiful backgrounds – thanks for sharing your ink colors – I can never decide which colors to use together when blending.
These are all so very lovely. The critters skiing are simply adorable and fun.
Love the intense sky of the skiing card.
Saving these blends! I LOVE those backgrounds and such a cute ski scene!
I like the nighttime skiing scene and the beautiful background with the large sentiment.
wow your cards are stunning – love them all but so impressed with the amazing sponged backgrounds!!!!
The skiing critters are fun and cute. Love your beautiful red and green cards – thanks for sharing the background colors.
Beautiful cards; your blended backgrounds are stunning!
The skiing animals are so darned cute. I love how you highlighted certain areas. SO ADORABLE!!!
Such a cute shadow box card. Those backgrounds on the other two cards really have the Wow factor. Dazzling.
I agree with all the ladies, backgrounds are fabulous! will be using those color combinations. Well done and tyfs
Wonderful cards! Love the skiing box card and the others are so gorgeous…
Thanks so much for sharing.
Your cards outshine every time, each card in their own right…I’m loving it! TFS. Cheers and blessings from Oz, Adam.
These are so beautiful! I love the skiing scene and the background of the cards are so pretty!
I esp love the blended backgrounds with the sentiment stamps. So gorgeous and festive!!
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Cuteness overload on the skiers!
OMG, the red and green backgrounds you created look absolutely amazing. Thanks for sharing the colors you used. Th heat embossing on these cards is so pretty. Love all your cards. You are a magic worker!
Fabulous cards! I really love that adorable shadow box card! Awesome coloring and details! And your green and red cards are absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful backgrounds for those big sentiments!
Lovely cards, Rachel! I love the cute little skiing critters. However, your ink blending is stunning! Perfect for showcasing the white heat embossing! Thanks so much for sharing and listing all the colours and the inspiration!
The skier stamp set is so cute, love the shadowbox card you made.
Love the 3d shadow box – so cute. And the backgrounds on the other cards are gorgeous!!
The shadow box card is amazing and fun. I love the colorful backgrounds you created for the other cards and they are perfect with the sentiment stamp. 🙂
Oh what fabulous cards! Amazing box card scene and gorgeous blending – every detail is perfect.
such pretty and colorful cards. so lovely.
Stunning backgrounds! Fantastic cards!
Wow I love them all, the red background is my favorite great job
Wonderful cards! Those oxide backgrounds are amazing!
Your blends are wonderful, thanks for sharing.
.. I adore the skiers and really like the shadow box. This release has so many wonderful things.
Your 3D shadow box card is so amazing! I really love that sky! I also love all of your other cards too! You aye so very talented!
Beautiful cards. Love the shading on the
cards. The first gives the impression that
they are skiing at night – fun idea.
thanks for sharing
Beautiful cards! Love the red and green backgrounds you created and that you have skiers skiing at night.
Love your shadow box card, so cute! And the drama in the background panels of those last two cards is fantastic!
Super fun card
Love the amazing scene building
Wow love your cards but that shadow box is to die for. I am going to have to get this stamp and die set just to do this.
I am such a fan of ink blended backgrounds and yours are so vibrant and beautiful! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talents.
I love them ink blended backgrounds you created for the two cards that were stamped with the sentiments. Such rich colors – love them!! Thanks a bunch for the inspiration.
Fantastic cards! Your blending is absolutely gorgeous. Your shadow box card is super cute.
I love the ink blending!
A shadow box is a darling idea to use with the Skiing By set! And I love the simplicity of your other two cards, but Wow! they have impact!
Wonderful ink blending, the colours are beautiful. Fantastic cards, loving this Holiday release.
I love your backgrounds. I especially like how you have a block showing what colors to use for each background, extremely helpful. I love helpful tips like that!! New subscriber!!
Your ink blending is gorgeous! I really like that you list all the colors used to make the background. I’m still learning how to blend.
Love all the backgrounds, stunning cards. Thanks for sharing.
Gorgeous cards! Love the red one!
Beautiful cards! I love the backgrounds.
Love your cards!
Wonderful cards. I really like the skiing shadow box card.
I love the 3D Shadow Box Card. So adorable!
Beautiful cards! Awesome dimension on your shadow box card! And, I love the ink blending that you did on your other cards!
Love these cards! They are so gorgeous! The new release is just fantastic!
Your ink blending is fabulous. Beautiful cards.
I love that you have a little ink blending guide in your post! The snowy effect is beautiful as are all the cards!