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Pretty Pink Posh | May Release Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY – Day 2

May 2, 2023

Pretty Pink Posh | May Release Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY – Day 2

May 2, 2023

Hello crafty friends! Welcome to Day 2 of the Pretty Pink Posh May 2023 Release Blog Hop! If you are hopping along, you should have come from the Pretty Pink Posh Blog.

I have two cards to share with you today which both feature the adorable A Little Birdie Stamp Set combined with the Spring Birdhouses Stamp Set. For my first card, I created a fun little box card using the Scallop Box Card Die Set for my box base.

I stamped all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them with Copic Markers. I then used their coordinating die sets to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used: Teals: G000, BG23, BG18; White: 0, C00, C1, C3; Gray: 0, W00, W1, W3; Greens: G40, YG06, G43, G46

I adhered all of my images to the inside of my card using some liquid adhesive. For the “flying” birds, I attached them with clear strips of acetate that I had cut using a pair of scissors. Lastly, I heat embossed my sentiment to the front strip of my card with some fine detail white embossing powder.

I created a mini slimline card (6.25″ x 3.75″) for my second project. This time, I used some Pinkfresh Studios blue inks to blend my background sky. Once again, I colored all of my images with Copic Markers before using their coordinating die sets to cut them out. All of my images were adhered to my card base using 3D foam adhesive tape for a pop of dimension.

Copic Colors Used: Reds: R14, R35, R37, R39, R89; Yellows: Y13, Y15, V12; Browns: E31, E23, E25, E29; Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67; Blues: B12, B14, B18


There are three $30 Pretty Pink Posh Gift Certificates up for grabs (one for each day of the blog hops). All you have to do is leave a comment on each designer’s blog post along the hop for a chance to win! Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on 5/8/2023.


Pretty Pink Posh Blog

Rachel Alvarado <—- (You Are Here ☺️)

Lindsey Larsen

Mindy Eggen

Jeanne Jachna

Amy Rysavy

Kristie Marcotte

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! Wishing you all a lovely day!


  • amy tsuruta May 2, 2023 at 7:47 AM

    Rachel, I love both of your projects. Your details are always perfection.

  • Stephanie B May 2, 2023 at 8:45 AM

    I’m new to your blog, I love your cards! Those birds and birdhouses are adorable, the second card is my favorite.

  • Sue D May 2, 2023 at 8:52 AM

    Cute bird cards. I like the colors. I like the box card design.

  • Meghan Kennihan May 2, 2023 at 9:10 AM

    Your coloring on the birds is amazing! I LOVE the pop up box!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns May 2, 2023 at 9:52 AM

      You are so sweet, Meghan; thank you! 💕

      • Sue Crosier May 5, 2023 at 6:34 AM

        Wow! Your cards are stunning. Great designs and beautifully done. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Caron B May 2, 2023 at 9:24 AM

    Loved the box card with the little birds and birdhouse. Your colouring is beautiful. So wish there had been a video.

  • Anne Sturgeon May 2, 2023 at 9:51 AM

    Everything about this box card just sings Spring! The colors are wonderful, what a happy little house. These sweet birds are just the right size for combining the elements. Beautifully done! 😍

  • Linda S. May 2, 2023 at 9:52 AM

    Love the birds and birdhouses in this release and your box card is such a fun way to use these images.

  • Lissette Long May 2, 2023 at 10:06 AM

    Adorable birds and your coloring is amazing. Thnaks for the inpiration.

  • Michele W May 2, 2023 at 10:23 AM

    Such adorable cards and beautiful coloring. The box card is my favorite. Thanks for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns May 2, 2023 at 11:05 AM

      Thank you, Michele! I appreciate your sweet comments! 🤗

  • Melissa Leftrick May 2, 2023 at 10:27 AM

    These are both so beautiful! Your coloring is amazing!

  • Lori May 2, 2023 at 10:37 AM

    Adorable cards, love the colors you chose.
    Thanks for sharing your talent.

  • Gayle I. May 2, 2023 at 10:56 AM

    Very cute cards conveying so much joy! Love the colors!

  • Mary Holshouser May 2, 2023 at 11:08 AM

    The box card is darling. I love to
    make those cards and the birds
    fit in perfectly. Great projects.
    thanks for sharing.

  • Sharon Gullikson May 2, 2023 at 11:23 AM

    These are both so cute. I especially like the first one with the greens and blues. So cute!

  • Lin Brandyberry May 2, 2023 at 11:36 AM

    Oh Rachel, what a delight your cards are! That first one is especially adorable!

  • Joanne Travis May 2, 2023 at 11:49 AM

    Both cards are so beautiful, it’s hard to pick a favorite! Thanks for sharing the colors you used, they are lovely.

  • Kristen Snoozy May 2, 2023 at 1:00 PM

    Oh I love these cars SO much!! I really need to try creating a box card, yours is so pretty!!

  • Karen Carpenter May 2, 2023 at 1:26 PM

    I love your cards and the colors you used. Beautiful!

  • Alexandra Y May 2, 2023 at 1:31 PM

    Absolutely darling cards! Love them both!

  • Lauryne Cunningham May 2, 2023 at 3:11 PM

    Your cards are so lovely! I especially love the box card. The color combination is beautiful!

  • Jade May 2, 2023 at 3:34 PM

    I love your cards and your Copic coloring! Magnificent! The backgrounds are wonderful! Thank you.

  • Donna L Walls May 2, 2023 at 4:34 PM

    Gorgeous cards! I love the Aqua and Green color combo of the box card.

  • Kelly B May 2, 2023 at 4:40 PM

    Love the bright, happy colors!

  • Diane Hover May 2, 2023 at 4:46 PM

    LOVE your beautiful cards, I was admiring the first one then as I scrolled down and saw the second one I was like WOW!! BOTH are absolutely beautiful!!

  • Samantha Pfrimmer May 2, 2023 at 5:46 PM

    Both cards are just amazing, but the birdhouse box card… OMG… SO CUTE!!!

  • Farhana S May 2, 2023 at 6:17 PM

    what a beautiful pair of cards! The coloring is perfection!

  • Lara Read May 2, 2023 at 6:38 PM

    Super super Cute!

  • Denise Bryant May 2, 2023 at 7:51 PM

    Love your gorgeous color combos on these beautiful cards! Sweet birds and birdhouses!

  • Jeanne J May 2, 2023 at 8:13 PM

    Gorgeous designs so bright and filled with happiness!!

  • Kathy J in Ellicott City May 2, 2023 at 9:06 PM

    Such adorable projects! I love them!

  • Jeanne May 3, 2023 at 7:58 AM

    Oh Rachel, these just make me smile! You are so talented. I love the color selections and that red especially. So bright, vibrant and fun! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity!

  • Isabel Z May 3, 2023 at 8:07 AM

    These are amazing and will surely bring a smile to the recipient’s face.

  • Sarah Jayne May 3, 2023 at 11:19 AM

    Rachel, I love both cards so much. That box card is adorable. The color combo is beautiful.

  • Amy Solovay May 3, 2023 at 11:54 AM

    Love both of your delightful cards! Those birds and birdhouses are so charming!

  • Jeanne Beam May 3, 2023 at 1:28 PM

    Such sweet, colorful cards! Love the birds…
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Ann Ito May 3, 2023 at 8:41 PM

    Love your cards!

  • Larissa Heskett May 3, 2023 at 9:35 PM

    SQUEAL!! I ADORE these Projects, especially the Box Card!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS Week!!

  • Shelley Lund May 3, 2023 at 10:01 PM

    These are so cute! Your coloring is amazing! I especially love that box card!

  • Lynn Chan May 4, 2023 at 4:26 AM

    Loved your scallop box card! Awesome colour choices! The beautiful blue background of your other card is amazing too! Great cards!

  • Von Marie May 4, 2023 at 12:12 PM

    I love love love your cards!!!! So tweet!!! and perfect!!!

  • BarbaraJean Kubik May 4, 2023 at 9:29 PM

    Both cards are delightful and really bring spring alive, too!

  • Marisela Delgado May 4, 2023 at 9:56 PM

    Your cards are always gorgeous!

  • roxanne tellini May 5, 2023 at 10:45 AM

    That box card is exceptional. Well done!

  • Debbie Frank May 5, 2023 at 8:23 PM

    Rachel, both of your cards are fabulous! The colors and detail is perfect!

  • Gail Spresser May 6, 2023 at 2:42 PM

    Adorable and sweet cards, especially that box card. Love the coloring of the cards! Thanks for sharing!

  • Rita Navarre May 7, 2023 at 9:16 PM

    I love both cards!

  • kathleen dumpert May 8, 2023 at 1:59 PM

    Your cards are so cute especially your sweet box card.

  • 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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