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Pretty Pink Posh | Birthday Blog Hop + GIVEAWAYS

February 10, 2022

Pretty Pink Posh | Birthday Blog Hop + GIVEAWAYS

February 10, 2022

Hello friends! Pretty Pink Posh is turning 8 and I am so honored to be hopping along with them to help celebrate and showcase some amazing new products with their gorgeous release that just dropped! I have two projects to share with you today. The first is a box card that features the new Balloon Alphabet Stamp Set along with the previously released Elephant Friends Stamp Set.

** Affiliated links to these products are listed at the bottom of this post with no extra cost to you. **

I made the box portion of the card by hand using a piece of 100lb white card stock, a paper trimmer, scoring board, scissors, and glue. I layered each piece with some Lagoon Color Essentials Card Stock from Spellbinders as well as some pieces of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock that I had lightly blended with some Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide Ink.

All of my images were stamped onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock and colored with Copic Sketch Markers. I used all coordinating die sets to cut my images out. For the grass in my card, I die cut some light green card stock using the Lawn Fawn Grassy Hillside Borders Lawn Cuts and blending the tips of the grass with some Mowed Lawn Distress Ink. My sentiment came from the previously released Birthday Friends Stamp Set.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Elephants: W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Blues: B12, B16, B18
  • Pinks: RV02, RV14, RV17
  • Oranges: YR02, YR07, YR18
  • Yellows: Y13, Y15, V12
  • Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67
  • Reds: R14, R46, R59

For my second project, I made some fun birthday tags that feature the new Build A Cupcake Stamp & Die Set. I combined this set with the Stitched Banner Duo Set 1 as well as the Valentines Circles Coordinating Dies. I cut out each tag from some Waterfall Card Stock and then blended them with a mix of MFT Caribbean Sea and Summer Splash Premium Dye Inks.

Once again, all of my images were colored with Copic Markers and cut out using their coordinating dies. I die cut a scalloped circle from white card stock to showcase each cupcake. All of my sentiments were heat embossed with Fine Detail Embossing Powder.


There will be 3 $50 Pretty Pink Gift Cards up for grabs! This is day 1 of 3 blog hops and there will be one lucky winner for each day. Simply hop along and leave comments along the way for more chances to win! All comments must be posted by 11:59 PM PST on 2/16/22 in order to be eligible to win. Winners will be chosen at random.

Thank you for taking the time to drop by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!


Balloon Alphabet Stamp Set – Pretty…
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Build A Cupcake Stamp Set – Pretty…
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Elephant Friends – Pretty Pink Posh LLC
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Stitched Banner Duo – Pretty Pink…
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Balloon Alphabet Coordinating Dies –…
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Build A Cupcake Coordinating Dies –…
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Elephant Friends Coordinating Dies –…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Grassy…
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Waterfall Color Essentials Cardstock…
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Lagoon Color Essentials Cardstock…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Sakura – Gelly Roll Stardust Bold…
[ SBC ] – Ink Blending Tool…
[ SBC ] – (3) Domed Foam…
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  • Meghan Kennihan February 10, 2022 at 8:52 AM

    DARLING box and cupcakes! I LOVE your coloring!

  • Susan Thomas February 10, 2022 at 9:09 AM

    Super SWEET box and card! Thank you for sharing!

  • Tami L Priebe February 10, 2022 at 9:36 AM

    Super cute!!s Thank you for sharing

  • Jeanne Beam February 10, 2022 at 10:08 AM

    Adorable card and tags! Love them…
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Cindy G. February 10, 2022 at 10:39 AM

    Very creative cards! Love the little elephants! Great job.

  • Kathy J in Ellicott City February 10, 2022 at 11:17 AM

    Adorable cards!

  • Cindy Drevs February 10, 2022 at 11:59 AM

    Love the box card!

  • BECCA YAHRLING February 10, 2022 at 12:26 PM

    Your beautiful box card and tags both scream ‘let’s party & have some fun!!’ Love them.

  • Gayle C. February 10, 2022 at 12:43 PM

    Absolutely adorable box card and tags. So much fun.

  • Von Marie February 10, 2022 at 1:05 PM

    I love your projects so much!! So much cuteness!!!!

  • kathleen dumpert February 10, 2022 at 1:56 PM

    Your coloring is amazing, thanks for the inspiration!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:44 AM

      Thank you, Kathleen! I appreciate your sweet comments. 🥰

  • Donna Walls February 10, 2022 at 2:03 PM

    These are fantastic inspirational projects and the coloring is WOW!

  • Alexandra Y February 10, 2022 at 2:14 PM

    Oh my gosh! I am in love with those cute elephants!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:45 AM

      Thank you, Alexandra! Aren’t they the cutest? I love that set too. 🥰

  • Carrie Triner February 10, 2022 at 2:30 PM

    Beautiful card.

  • Kristen February 10, 2022 at 2:42 PM

    I love the way you add depth with the coptic markers and highlights with the white pen.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:46 AM

      I appreciate your sweet comments, Kristen; thank you!

  • Hanh February 10, 2022 at 2:56 PM

    Oh what an adorable boxcard and set of tags, Rachel! I love how you’ve colored those fun balloons! Beautiful projects!

  • KEvenson February 10, 2022 at 2:57 PM

    Your use of the coptic markers is wonderful!

  • Julie B February 10, 2022 at 3:16 PM

    I love those birthday tags! And your coloring is amazing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:46 AM

      Thank you for your kind comments, Julie! I’m so happy you like them!

  • tammy February 10, 2022 at 3:17 PM

    These new releases are among the best I have ever seen…as is your coloring! Wow. I am also impressed that you did the box by hand! You are truly gifted!

  • Connie February 10, 2022 at 3:35 PM

    So, so cute. I love the little box card. The alphabet stamps are definitely on my wish list.

  • Isabel Z February 10, 2022 at 3:36 PM

    SO much cuteness in one post!

  • Kelly B February 10, 2022 at 4:36 PM

    Adorable! Love your colors~

  • Amy Cooley February 10, 2022 at 5:17 PM

    I just love your pop-up card and tags! This is such a wonderful release from PPP.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:47 AM

      Thank you, Amy! I think it’s an amazing release too! 💖

  • Anne Sturgeon February 10, 2022 at 5:23 PM

    Hooray! My favorite box card lady is here! 🤗 What fun these balloons add to this, love it! Cupcakes are birthday party appropriate… Yours look yummy. TFS in PPP’s 8 year celebration! Always love seeing you 😍

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:47 AM

      I always appreciate your lovely comments, my friend! Thank you so much for you sweet words! ❤️

  • ann Ito February 10, 2022 at 5:51 PM

    Love the box card and especially how you colored the balloons! Just gorgeous!

  • Mary-Anne V February 10, 2022 at 10:15 PM

    Wow fantastic cards and tags. Love your colouring.

  • Patti Bailey February 10, 2022 at 10:16 PM

    Rachel, I love your cupcakes but I am over the moon for your Party card!!! Your coloring is great!!! So lively! I have the Elephant Friends stamp set and you’ve definitely given me some wonderful inspiration for another way to use that set. That Balloon Alphabet set is so versatile!!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:55 AM

      You are so sweet, Patti, thank you! ❤️ I absolutely LOVE the elephant stamp set and they go so perfectly with the new balloons sets.
      And I agree! The balloon alphabet is super versatile! 🙌🏻

  • Farhana S February 10, 2022 at 10:51 PM

    LOVE LOVE LOVE what you created along with the the detailed coloring! Thanks for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:54 AM

      I appreciate your lovely comments, Farhana; thank you! 💕

  • Sue D February 10, 2022 at 10:52 PM

    So cute with the elephants and colorful balloons and I like the sweet cupcakes.

  • Marisela Delgado February 10, 2022 at 11:14 PM

    Those baby elephants are so cute! Gorgeous colors!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:53 AM

      I love the elephants too! Thank you for your sweet comments, Marisela!

  • Denise Bryant February 11, 2022 at 12:28 AM

    Adorable card and tags! Love the darling elephants and the balloon letters! Really cute cupcakes too!

  • Amanda Wilcox February 11, 2022 at 12:36 AM

    Rachel, these tags are card are just darling! I love everything about them!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:52 AM

      Thanks so much, my friend! I’m so glad you like them! 🥰

  • Kristina Gentle February 11, 2022 at 2:35 AM

    Oh, you used MY MOST FAVORITE critters from PPP, the elephants. Mi adore that set sooooo much

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:52 AM

      Yay! They’re my favorite PPP critter set too! 🙌🏻

  • Lounon February 11, 2022 at 4:26 AM

    Love them all ! Beautiful projects as always !

  • Helen F February 11, 2022 at 6:29 AM

    What gorgeous projects Rachel. I love that sweet little pop up box card with those fun little elephants and the wonderful Tags too!!! Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Take Care! 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:51 AM

      Thank you so much, dear Helen! I appreciate your sweet comments! ❤️🤗

  • Jeanne February 11, 2022 at 7:55 AM

    Fantastic box card, Rachel! I love how realistic your balloons look! So bright and vibrant. The box card makes me smile in delight. The tags are so sweet, too. I so appreciate all that you do and share and thank you for it!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:51 AM

      Thank you so very much, my sweet friend! I appreciate you too! ❤️

  • Debbie Doctorian February 11, 2022 at 8:04 AM

    Box cards are so fun and add such a WOW factor. Enjoyed your inspiration.

  • Kari Boatner February 11, 2022 at 8:09 AM


  • Jane February 11, 2022 at 8:16 AM

    Adorable cards!

  • Dolly/scrapthat February 11, 2022 at 8:50 AM

    Love your card and your tags Rachel! TFS!

  • Linda Stenzel February 11, 2022 at 9:00 AM

    Those sweet little elephants really made me smile! Fabulous coloring and such cute cards!

  • Michelle Hackett February 11, 2022 at 9:24 AM

    Love your card and tags, and love this release. I think Birthday cards are the best kind of cards to make.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns February 11, 2022 at 10:49 AM

      I agree! I adore making birthday cards too. Thanks so much for your sweet comments!

  • Eva N February 11, 2022 at 9:50 AM

    Very cute creations. Love the colorful box card!

  • Kathleen Groot February 11, 2022 at 9:50 AM

    Love the card!such great colors and critters! Thank you for the inspiration! Can’t wait to try this!

  • Anny Hale February 11, 2022 at 10:45 AM

    Those elephants are toooo cute with the balloons. Excellent coloring as always Rachel!

  • Mary Holshouser February 11, 2022 at 10:48 AM

    I have a “thing” for elephants and these
    are darling. They make a wonderful
    card-in-a-box. Can’t wait to get
    these guys home. thanks for sharing

  • SueB February 11, 2022 at 10:50 AM

    Awesome card & tags. Cute elephants & yummy looking cupcakes.

  • Melissa+Leftrick February 11, 2022 at 11:48 AM

    What a fun card and I love the tags! Beautiful colors!

  • Sharon Gullikson February 11, 2022 at 11:51 AM

    I just adore these party elephants!! I love their hats, their balloons, and the ELEPHANTS. I LOVE elephants 🙂 Great job with your project.

  • Lauryne Cunningham February 11, 2022 at 12:03 PM

    Wow! Your projects are adorable! Fantastic coloring and I love the elephants!

  • Lorie February 11, 2022 at 12:18 PM

    Those elephants are so love love the dimensional card!!!
    The cupcake tags are great to tie to gift bags. Love the colors and the shading is wonderful

  • Debbie C February 11, 2022 at 1:11 PM

    Your card and tags are so festive and colorful. The tags would make great tags for treat bags.

  • roxanne tellini February 11, 2022 at 3:15 PM

    Pretty pachyderm party!

  • Carol McCready February 11, 2022 at 4:43 PM

    Your cards and tags are so sweet. I just love them.

  • spilor / Lori Spitzer February 11, 2022 at 5:40 PM

    GAAAAAAAA ! Rachel, you’re killin’ me here!! These elephants are just waaaaayyy too cute! I love ’em and you are the master of adding highlights w/ white gel pen. The elephants and the balloons just look like they are absolutely 3D!! Such a great card! TFS!!!!

  • Kathleen Dippner February 11, 2022 at 5:52 PM

    Awesome projects! Great coloring on the elephants.

  • Geri S February 12, 2022 at 12:00 AM

    I Love the box and the critters are adorable! Happy 8th to PPP!

  • Donna Phelan February 12, 2022 at 4:37 AM

    WOW! Your Party Balloons look AHmazing! Love the white accents and super cute critters! Your Birthday Tags are scrumptious, really yummy cupcakes!

  • Laraine February 12, 2022 at 6:36 AM

    Just the cutest!! Love your coloring

  • Amy Mattingly February 12, 2022 at 8:17 AM

    Beautiful cards! Your coloring is amazing!

  • Angie D Cammack February 12, 2022 at 12:07 PM

    Rachel, that box is adorable and goes above and beyond!! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  • Anneleise Hampson February 12, 2022 at 12:52 PM

    Wow that elephant card is so great. Makes me smile!

  • Linda Price February 12, 2022 at 4:19 PM

    Oh my gosh-I love that box card-so cute! And the tags are super cute as well. I love that you blended them and that the white circle highlights the terrific coloring you did on the focal stamp. Your coloring is amazing to see. Thank you for sharing.

  • Jill Figley February 12, 2022 at 6:18 PM

    Beautiful projects! I love all these fantastic items in this release! Thank you so much for sharing 😊

  • Subhashini S February 13, 2022 at 8:47 AM

    I love those bright and cheerful balloons

  • Karen February 13, 2022 at 2:06 PM

    Those cupcake tags are so cute! Love the font in PPP’s script sentiments, it has just the right balance of cute and classy.

  • Deborah S February 13, 2022 at 4:16 PM

    Love your bright, happy cupcake tags!!

  • Sandy Anderson February 13, 2022 at 9:12 PM

    These are some of the cutest cards I have ever seen! I am going to have a very large order going in soon! Thank you for sharing!

  • Annette Reed February 13, 2022 at 10:01 PM

    These are wonderful! Those elephants are adorable and I really like the color choice. Box cards always look great and those tags are lovely.

  • Dorothy Ayotte February 14, 2022 at 12:13 AM

    Beautiful, darling pop up box. Your coloring is the best!

  • Anang February 14, 2022 at 4:51 PM

    Love love love them 😍

  • Susan Young February 14, 2022 at 10:07 PM

    That’s the most adorable box card and that blue color you blended on those tags is so pretty!🥰

  • Maxine McCurdy February 16, 2022 at 9:02 AM

    I like the Balloons!
    Always need more birthday stamps!

  • Hello, I'm Rachel! Thanks so much for dropping by and welcome to my blog! I love creating and am excited to share with you my love for card making and paper crafting.


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