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Pretty Pink Posh | October Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY – Day 3

October 19, 2022

Pretty Pink Posh | October Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY – Day 3

October 19, 2022

Hello crafty friends! Welcome to Day 3 of the Pretty Pink Posh October Blog Hop! I have two cards to share with you today featuring items from this gorgeous new release.

** Products used are listed below. Affiliated links are used where applicable at no extra cost to you. **

For my first card, I created a box card from scratch. I combined it with the new Happy Santa and Pine Wreath Stamp Sets.

When folded, my card fits perfectly into an A2 sized envelope. All of my images were stamped onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored with Copic Markers, and cut out using the coordinating Happy Santa Dies.

I die cut some pine trees from green card stock using the new Pine Trees Dies Set. I painted on some “snow” on the tree edges using some diluted white acrylic paint and a paint brush. For my background, I blended a mix of Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks. I also added some white ink spatters to my ink blended background to create more “snow”.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Skin: E0000, E000, E11
  • Reds: R14, R35, R46, R89
  • Black: W5, W7, W9
  • White: 0, C00, C1, C3

For my second card, I used the new Pine Wreath Stamp and Dies Set. I stamped my wreath with some Pinkfresh Studio Key Lime Ink. I once again stamped all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock and colored them with Copic Markers. I used the coordinating Pine Wreath Dies Set to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Reds: R14, R27, R46, R89
  • Greens: YG01, YG07, YG17, YG67
  • Browns: E31, E23, E25, E29

I used a basic stitched rectangle die to die cut a panel and then blended the center of it lightly with Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Inks. I added some dark ink spatters with some diluted brown watercolor paint and then adhered my wreath and images with 3D Foam Adhesive Tape after my background dried.


Hop along below and leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win a 1 of 3 $30 Pretty Pink Posh Gift Vouchers (one winner on each day of the hop). Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop. Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on 10/24/2022. Stay tuned! All three winners will be announced on the PPP blog.

Pretty Pink Posh blog

Rachel Alvarado

Wanda Guess

Jeanne Jachna

Melody Rupple

Yoonsun Hur

Lisa Mears

Stefanie Loh

I hope you enjoyed my cards today! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Meghan Kennihan October 19, 2022 at 8:05 AM

    OMG! Such a cute box! Darling Santa!

  • amy tsuruta October 19, 2022 at 8:12 AM

    Rachel, these are absolutely adorable!

  • Teri Kellum October 19, 2022 at 9:12 AM

    These are wonderful! I love the coloring, the paint on the tree die cuts, and the ink-blended backgrounds.

  • Laurie D October 19, 2022 at 9:16 AM

    Oh My Goodness! I love the adorable cards!

  • Jayne Haumschild October 19, 2022 at 9:25 AM

    Both cards are amazing but that coloring on the Santa card is beautiful.

  • Leah W. October 19, 2022 at 9:36 AM

    Love your coloring/inking on these! Thanks for sharing.

  • Lori October 19, 2022 at 10:50 AM

    Love your cute Santa box card!
    You make it looks so easy.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Gayle I. October 19, 2022 at 10:50 AM

    Very joyful cards! Love that Santa card!

  • Donna L Walls October 19, 2022 at 11:02 AM

    Great cards, the Sweet Santa Box card is a favorite!

  • Lauryne Cunningham October 19, 2022 at 11:36 AM

    Gorgeous cards! I love the added snow on the trees!

  • kathleen dumpert October 19, 2022 at 12:34 PM

    I adore your santa and your coloring is wow!

  • Cindy Cherry October 19, 2022 at 12:43 PM

    your projects are great….as usual!!

  • Gayla Kuhns October 19, 2022 at 1:34 PM

    The Santa card is so cute!

  • Sharon Gullikson October 19, 2022 at 1:39 PM

    The wreath is just so wonderful. I love the background, too. It really adds to the entire look.

  • Tanna lohouse October 19, 2022 at 3:47 PM

    Both cars are super cute but Santa is adorable

  • Kelly B October 19, 2022 at 3:58 PM

    Adorable cards!

  • Brenda October 19, 2022 at 5:19 PM

    The Santa is so cute!

  • Jenna Chapman October 19, 2022 at 5:21 PM

    I love how you made it look like snow on the trees on the first card. On the second card, the wreath looks so great with your Copic coloring and the cute added dies to decorate it.

  • Jamie October 19, 2022 at 6:48 PM

    Santa is so super cute!, and the wreath is so pretty!!

  • Barbara-Jean October 19, 2022 at 7:27 PM

    The wreath card is festive, but I really LOVE your Santa card!

  • Gail Spresser October 19, 2022 at 8:19 PM

    Wonderful Cards! Thank you for sharing!

  • Kathy Rojas October 19, 2022 at 8:30 PM

    The colors on the box card are so cheery love both cards

  • Janice Hixon October 19, 2022 at 8:49 PM

    Very professional looking cards. Love your box card. How special to pop-up Santa in his own little pine forest! The wreath card is lovely! I love botanicals at Christmas!

  • Laurie Emerson October 19, 2022 at 10:14 PM

    These are absolutely adorable. I can’t help but get into the holiday spirit when seeing these!

  • Amy Cooley October 19, 2022 at 10:16 PM

    Your projects are adorable! The pop-up card is especially cute.

  • Marisela Delgado October 20, 2022 at 1:31 AM

    So beautiful!

  • Denise Bryant October 20, 2022 at 2:42 AM

    Fabulous cards! I love the scene with Santa and the trees, and your wreath card is beautiful!

  • Sue D October 20, 2022 at 5:48 AM

    Cute box card and pretty wreath card.

  • Jeanne October 20, 2022 at 7:16 AM

    Wonderful cards, Rachel. I love that you made your box card from scratch. Your coloring looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing these delightful projects. 🙂

  • Tami B October 20, 2022 at 8:15 AM

    Great cards! I have a thing for box cards and for Santa, so that one is really, really cute.

  • Michelle LaLonde October 20, 2022 at 8:30 AM

    Love the snow on the trees.

  • Isabel Z October 20, 2022 at 8:38 AM

    So much cuteness! Thank you for sharing the copic colors that you used.

  • Laura Greig October 20, 2022 at 9:30 AM

    Really pretty, that Santa is adorable!

    • PENNY ESTRADA October 20, 2022 at 9:53 AM

      Love all the cards. Love the snow on the trees. Thanks for sharing.

  • Mary Holshouser October 20, 2022 at 10:22 AM

    Box cards are fun to make and to receive.
    Love your card. thanks for sharing

  • Kathy j in Ellicott City October 20, 2022 at 10:27 AM

    What great cards, I love the pop-up card!

  • Nancy Carroll October 20, 2022 at 11:54 AM

    What Awesome cards, I especially love the Santa and it’s coloring!

  • Heike Carlson October 20, 2022 at 12:14 PM

    Very cute cards, thanks for sharing.

  • Laurie Black October 20, 2022 at 1:56 PM

    Fabulous cards! The box card scene is adorable, and the wreath is beautifully colored.

  • Anne Sturgeon October 20, 2022 at 2:06 PM

    Santa is adorable in your great box card. Those trees look like the real deal too! I have all of PPP wreaths sets and this one is a “must have” too. Love the needles and the great ornament decorations. TFS and awesome job!

  • Lucy E. October 20, 2022 at 4:27 PM

    Both cards are super fun and festive! I love the little Santa!

  • Rita Navarre October 20, 2022 at 8:08 PM

    Love both of your cards!

  • ann hale October 21, 2022 at 9:30 AM

    Great holiday cards! Santa is so cute and the wreath so pretty!

  • Lynn Chan October 21, 2022 at 11:03 AM

    Love the box card and the wreath set! ☺️

  • Joy Meadows October 21, 2022 at 11:59 AM

    These cards are so nice! Love the sweet Santa and the wreath is very pretty.

  • Deborah Hellman October 21, 2022 at 12:06 PM

    Beautiful cards… love the 🎅

  • A Ito October 21, 2022 at 6:28 PM

    Love the adorable Santa and the wreath card is beautiful!

  • Bets Greene October 21, 2022 at 6:55 PM

    Your cards are so wonderful! I love them both so much! Now, I have to figure out which one to choose! The wreath? So wonderfully Christmas. Santa? My granddaughter would LOVE him! Decisions, decisions!
    HO(P) HO(P) HO(P)…..

  • Avra Williams October 22, 2022 at 3:51 PM

    These are fantastic!

  • Jeanne Beam October 22, 2022 at 9:17 PM

    Such adorable cards! Love the Santa and the wreath.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Debbie Frank October 23, 2022 at 12:56 AM

    Darling cards! Love the way you did the trees with Santa!

  • Laraine October 23, 2022 at 3:02 PM

    Sweet cards!!

  • CONNIE JOHNSON October 23, 2022 at 7:17 PM

    WOWZA Rachel ! You hit this one of the ball park! Both of your cards are extraordinary! Love the box card and the background for the JOY card is excellent! Thanks for inspiring me 🙂

  • Virginia Ellison October 23, 2022 at 9:29 PM

    Thank you so much Rachel for such a darling little box card with Santa. I love that you listed your Copic colors for us…. I’m still learning the combos.

  • Donna R October 24, 2022 at 10:36 AM

    Santa card is so happy! Both are feasting and perfect for the holidays!

  • Beverly Jordan October 24, 2022 at 3:04 PM

    Rachel, these are simply beautiful!! Love that you added the green ink behind the wreath and that 3D Santa card is perfection!!

  • Janine Hwang October 24, 2022 at 6:37 PM

    These are adorable!

  • 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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