Pretty Pink Posh-1st Birthday Celebration

birthday_graphicHi there! Today I’m excited to be joining Pretty Pink Posh for their 1st anniversary celebration. Paulina is such a sweet, generous and beautiful person. I’m so happy to be celebrating a very successful 1st anniversary with her.Pretty Pink Posh-Peek-A-Boo dieI used the new Peek-A-Boo die to create this fun background. After die cutting it several times into my front panel, I used post-it tape to mask off the shape and blended in Sea Glass ink.Pretty Pink Posh-Peek-A-Boo dieI aslo blended in a few different colors into the sentiment die cut below.SSS-Wishing dieTo finish it off, I added my favorite embellishment…the sparkling clear sequins that come in three different sizes: 4, 6 & 8mm. I also added some loose silver thread and a coordinating sentiment from the Sending & Wishing stamp set.Pretty Pink Posh-Peek-A-Boo dieMy next card is a shaker to show off the delicious new Silver Shimmer Beads along with some other Pretty Pink Posh sequins.
SSS-Simon in Love I used the new Stitched Dio 3 die to die cut the arched window and the adorable Simon in Love stamp set for the cute image & sentiment.
SSS-Simon in LoveThere are some amazing giveaways and prizes for those who leave comments along the hop. The lovely Paulina is giving away a Big Shot machine, Pretty Pink Posh dies as well as a huge sequin prize package and much more!
Make sure and check out the Pretty Pink Posh blog for a special 3 day coupon code!

birthday_prizes-2 Thanks so much for hopping by and here’s to another amazing year, Paulina♥

410 thoughts on “Pretty Pink Posh-1st Birthday Celebration

  1. I love that wishing die and how you colored it. PPP is such an awesome company with great products. I love the sequins.

  2. Your cards are great. I really like the unique background on your first card and the way you blended the colors on the sentiment. The two dogs are just down right adorable and the way you incoperated the shaker window is neat.

  3. Love the soft colors and your shading techniques….the dogs are cute, too. The sequins add just the right “punch”. Thank you.

  4. Love that first card … the soft touch of sea glass to the die, colourful word & great texture and yet still light and fresh.

  5. Both cards are wonderful. I love how you used the Peek-A-Boo die to create the background on the first card. The puppy shaker card is so cute! Thanks for sharing these great ideas!

  6. Awesome cards! I love the way you did the ink blending. It really makes an impact! The shaker card is beyond clever and adorable… Great Inspiration! Thanks for sharing!

  7. My favorite part of your cards is the wishing die. I love the color and the way you created it. Thanks for the inspiration.

  8. What FAB cards! I love that you “shortened” the tag to make your shaker and what a fun way to use the new peek-a-boo die!!

  9. OMG Laura OMG Your peakaboo die card turned out Fabulous OMG love all your super clever and creative idea WOW you sure know how to have lots of fun and turn something into a WOW
    I just love too how you did the sentiment die. Your doggie Valentine is so adorabs. Gosh you sure did two outstanding creative jobs!! YOU so ROCK!!

  10. These are gorgeous Lauren. Love the way you’ve used the die for the background on the first and inked “wishing”. I’m busy working through your Craftsy class at the moment so hope to be able to ink like this soon! Carol x

  11. Adorable cards! The Peak a boo Die really created a cool background and your shaker card with the dogs is so cute.

  12. I just love your card, especially the doggies. Clever way you used the die to make arched opening. Thanks for chance to win!

  13. The puppy dog shaker card with the pretty sequins is so fun, and I especially like how you colored the “wishing” sentiment on the other card. Thanks for sharing the creativity!

  14. You never fail to impress us with your projects, both your cards are just amazing, love the elegance of the first design!!!

  15. Oh my goodness! BOTH cards are so adorable! Your inking is PERFECT, Laura! Love the shaker card with the images outside! You rock (as always)!

  16. Simon has a girlfriend? That is exciting. I saw a corner of your other card on the PPP blog the other day and I was like, I have to see that whole card-I should have known it was yours. Nice work.

  17. Thanks for sharing two wonderful cards. I am intrigued by the peek-a-boo die and can’t wait to see more cards made with this. Love the way you added the silver threads and sequins to your first card. Your valentine card is super sweet. The beads and sequins add a wonderful bit of sparkle behind those cute dogs! Thanks for making the PPP birthday celebration extra special!

  18. Your ink bleeding is so perfect every time and it makes your cards stand out as exceptional. I need to go PRACTICE! Great job, Laura!!

  19. I love these! The background and die cut onthe first one is perfect, and I love the arched cutout on the second one with those adorable puppy dogs. More dies to add to my list.

  20. Looks like you had the same shopping list at PPP that I did. Haven’t received them yet but I ‘m really happy to see how you used them. And in such clever ways. Awesome!

  21. Creative use of the peek-a-boo die! I love the soft look you created!
    The arch is a great look to highlight the focal point.

  22. Hi Laura, I do like both of your cards, so cute having Simon and his lady friend on the card. My favorite is the first though I do like the background, clever technique…really want to try this out. Thanks.

  23. Another beautiful card. You always find a clever way to use the products… AND i ANXIOUSLY AWAIT EACH POSTING TO SEE WHAT COLORS YOU BLEND NEXT. yOU ARE THE ULTIMATE BLENDER! Arrgg I hate my caps lock!

  24. I have never heard of PPP, but after seeing your beautiful cards I will have to put them on my wishlist. Love the way you did the (2) dogs & the way you colored the wishing die. Just beautiful.

  25. Fantastic cards, as always. I can’t believe it’s already been a year for PPP. Love the Simon in Love card.

  26. Whenever I think of Paulina and PPP, I think of sequins and shakers! So glad you included one with the SSS pups.

  27. Love all the stitched dies. I also like how you colored the word, wishing with different shades. What a good idea.

  28. “Hey Valentine” is just too cute!
    Looking forward to adding the peek a boo die to my collection 😉

  29. I love your cards, they are so adorable! Especially the dogs, Simon in love is the sweetest! And of course the pretty sequins and the new silver seed beads!!!! Thanks so much!

  30. What a fun way to use that Peek-A-Boo die! I would have never thought of that! Did you film how you were able to create this effect? Thanks for sharing I love your work I think you are amazing and I hope I get to see you make this card!

  31. I love the shaker card with the dogs and am perplexed by the peek-a-boo die. I’m not sure what that does…hmmm…;-)

  32. Both cards are fabulous, Laura! You are the queen of masking and blending colors. Simon In Love is so cute with the shaker behind them. Off to hop!

  33. I love how you played with the Peek a Boo die, and your Simon card is over the top ADORABLE, Laura! Thanks so much for being part of the hop 🙂

  34. Once again, you knocked it out of the ball park! I love your style! The wishing die is awesome but how you colored it, is perfection!

  35. I really like the way you blended the colors on the wishing die. I would not have thought to do that – Thanks for the new idea!

  36. So glad to see the Peek a boo die in use. I wasn’t sure what it would look like. I love how you colored them in to make them pop. I also really like your use of the string for that added texture!

  37. Both cards are just awesome! I love the way you used the peek-a-boo die to texturized the background. So creative!

  38. Love, love, love your cards! I really liked how you colored the background and the word embellishment! Love the colors! I also like how you used the Stitched Dio 3 die for the shaker widnow! TFS!!

  39. Ahem. You were drooling cuz you were hanging out with Simon and his chica!
    Now on to your first card. Whoa. You are a genius at keeping a light hand while inking. Gorgeous. And oh so classy. (As is Paulina’s blog hop header 🙂

  40. Loved the way you masked to add the subtle color to the first card front and the shaker card following that. Thanks for sharing.

  41. I never would have thought to use the peek a boo die that way! So pretty! I love the Simon Says Stamp card too.

  42. What can I say that hasn’t already been said? Your cards are smile-making and spirit-lifting, something I need very much, given my dad’s recent passing on Dec. 30th THANK YOU for brightening my day immeasurably!

  43. Such a creative background you made with the peekaboo die and love the totally fun pups and their arched shaker. I was laughing at the comment from Cindy above who called you “Hot Lips” because every time I pick up that SSS ink, I always have to say, “Hot Lips!” just like you did in your video!

  44. Wow, I would have never thought to use that peek-a-boo die to make a background like you did on that first card. You are very creative. Thanks for the inspiration.

  45. LOVE both of these Laura! The pups/shaker is adorable and your first card is so darn clever! I’m so happy you could join us today!

  46. My fav Is the second one, those cuties are so sweet and the shaker card idea is Perfect for them! Thank you for the chance to win

  47. I absolutely love both cards! Your masking on the first is so creative, but I especially loved the second card! The dogs and cuteness were dear to my heart!

  48. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I am absolutely dying with excitement right now!! These are both such amazing cards! I MUST HAVE that Peek-a-boo die like yesterday! Absolute genius! Genius I say! What a fabuliscious die! Can’t wait to get it!!!! TFS!

  49. I feel like I keep saying the same thing on each blog but seriously…you guys are so stinkin talented!!! I love your cards! simple yet elegant and fun!!! Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring! I can see why you guys are on the design team!!! ❤

  50. I always you can never outshine your last card, but you do every time! I absolutely love how you did these cards. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity.

  51. WOW! The things you create, and come up with, simply amaze me Laura! I’d love to see inside your head, just the creative! But really your just so talented! Thanks for sharing!

  52. Very lovely card. I can’t wait to try out the dies and I MUST get a supply of PPP sequins, they add such a nice touch. Thanks for sharing your talent; you are a wonderful inspiration.
    Kind regards,

  53. There is a flower that resembles the die used in the first card but I can’t think of the name.
    Love the rainbow of colors on the die cut. the boxers are great together.
    thanks for sharing

  54. Both your cards are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Designs By Dragonfly {blogspot}

  55. Very clever use of the Peek a Boo die! Love the sea glass inking. The arched shaker window is the perfect backdrop for Simon!

  56. Fab “wishing” card bkgrd and inking! What a great way to use the die. Like your sweet Simon card, too. 🙂

  57. It would NEVER have occurred to me to use the new peekaboo die to create my own custom background…I bow down to you, oh wise one…

  58. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS cards Laura!!!
    LOVE your SUPER CUTE shaker – your arched window filled with sequins & beads looks like the perfect wedding pic for the loving pooches, with the sparkling “confetti” falling around them!!!
    As for your peek-a-boo die card – WOW – it is STUNNING – such CLEVER die cutting, DELIGHTFUL inking!!! The thread and SPARKLING sequins are the perfect finishing touch!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!
    … I confess, I’m TOTALLY INSPIRED 🙂

  59. Wow! These are both great. Love the subtle background with the bright sentiment on the first card, and those doggies are so adorable!

  60. Love this, the 2 dogs are wonderful. and the sprinkle of sequina behind them is perfect! Love the inking and dies too. TFS.

  61. Love your cards and especially the ‘wishing’ die. Your coloring of the die is great and it really shows up nice. These are great products and I can’t wait to see more!

  62. Using the peek a boo die to create a background was so clever. It really is stunning! And your Simon Valentine is adorable.

  63. What great cards. I love the softness of the colors and the use of the die on the first card and it has just enough bling with the sequins. The pop of color on the sentiment is great. And the cute valentine card is adorable. I love shakers and again the soft colors of the background and the sequins are great. Coloring the pups make them pop. GREAT job! TFS

  64. Laura, I love the soft blending I’ve learned from watching your videos! This card is wonderfully creative, I love it! Also, yay for your Craftsy class! I’ll be joining you there soon! 🙂

  65. SUPER CARDS!!!! 🙂 I am only recently getting into sequins! I appreciate a company that offers a GOOD SELECTION like PPP! 😉 LOOOOVE the Valentine too!

  66. Valentine’s day dogs card is soooooo cute!!! I like the background you’ve done on first card! Very interesting idea. Happy 1st birthday to PPP, hope there will have so many others 🙂 ♥♥♥

  67. Love what you have created with this amazing pretty pink posh products! Wow, that’s hard to say 3 times fast, so many p’s :p but seriously, lovely lovely makes, and great colours. I am loving this blog hop! So many new blogs to follow 🙂

  68. I just love how you used the die to create the background and the soft inking on the first card. So cool.

  69. You’re cards are always so beautiful. Love how you did the shading on the first one. Sure wouldn’t look that nice if I tried. Just love the shaker card. I have been attemping to make these also. Happy Birthday PPP.

  70. Beautiful cards. I really want to try making a shaker card this weekend. Such perfect little details on both cards.

  71. Love both your cards! Great use of the Peek-a-boo die. Never would have thought to make it a background, and the inking on both that and the greeting are fabulous. Also love your shaker card, with that arched “window.” Tfs!

  72. I love the way you used the peek-a-boo die as background – so pretty! And the shaker card is wonderful! Love those beads!

  73. Totally adorable cards! LOVE the first card with the fun peek a boo die and the shading with distress inks. The second card is so fun with the shaker. Fabulous design!

  74. Two beautiful cards! I love the soft coloring on your “wishing” card, and the shaker card with Simon and his puppy love is just adorable!

  75. Such pretty cards! The softness of the sea glass ink just sets off your background perfectly. Both cards are just so very lovely!

  76. hey laura.. 🙂 super gr8 cards! THanks as always for your “inspiring perspiration”;) its wish i could hear your laugh again! LoL.. . its worth it tho, right. 3 cheers!

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