May 14, 2015

Pretty Pink Posh May Release Blog Hop.

Hiya everyone!
Welcome to Pretty Pink Posh’s May release blog hop.

As you know, there are two new set of dies released beginning of this month. They are called Stitched Banner 2 dies and Stitched Borders 3 dies. And some beautiful sequin mixes called Enchanted Garden mixes and kit. And some really pretty iridescent sequins called Sunshine Glow, Peridot Mist, Lavender Moon and Strawberry Burst.

Today, we are doing a blog hop showcasing the new products.

You should have come from the gorgeous and talented Yuki Yoshioka‘s blog in the hop. But if you are here first, then don’t worry I will give you the list of designers towards the end of the post.
Here is my card using dies from both the sets.
PPP may release 1
Here is how my card came about. I chose the colours from the Enchanted Garden sequins mix. Then I wanted a layout for the card. Joni has started a new sketch challenge at Wplus9 and so I picked her sketch as the layout for my card. 
To participate in the sketch challenge, I picked Botanical Bunch stamp set from Wplus9 to use. Then I picked a technique to use. Watercolouring  it was, Of course! Then looking at the Stitched Banner Duo 2 die, there is the banner and the small circle. So I thought if I spotlight the flower cluster image with the circle, it will awesome. So I stamped the flower cluster from Wplus9 stamp set in grey on the banner die cut and white embossed on watercolour paper to watercolour. I then die cut the three flowers out of the cluster using the circle die. I watercoloured the flower shading the colours from the Enchanted Garden sequins mix. Then brushed Wink of Stella shimmer. I then foam mounted this circle on the banner die using foam adhesive. So just the three coloured flowers are spotlighted.
PPP May release closeup
For the background I used the double stitched strip die from the Stitched Borders 3 die set and die cut three different shades of pink and purple. I wanted varied heights for the strips. So I kept some of them as is and trimmed a few others down to two different heights. Then glued down the strips on a white panel which is about 1/2′ smaller than the card front. I mounted the banner on the striped background panel using foam adhesives. Then mounted this entire panel on grey card base using foam adhesive again.
PPP May release 3
For the sentiment, I stamped the sentiment from Wplus9 Unforgettable stamp set on one of the purple die cut strip to match and adhered on the tag. Finally I have used Enchanted Garden mix and Strawberry iridescent sequins to bring everything together.  I am pretty pleased with how it turned out. Hope you do too. 
Now, Paulina is giving away two $25 gift certificates to two lucky winners. So please comment on all the blog in the hop because the winner will be chosen randomly from any of the blogs. Comemnts must be left bu 11.59PM PDT on 5/18/2015. Winner will be announced on Pretty Pink Posh’s Blog.
Here is the list of designers participating in the blog hop.
You next stop in the hop is to the very talented Nicole Gavaldon‘s blog. 
Happy Hopping!
Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
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  1. I saw the sneak peek of this card and couldn't wait to see the details. It is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for sharing, and I look forward to trying out the design with the new PPP products!

  2. completely different from the rest of the cards on the blog hop and I also saw it in the sneak peek and it already stood out to me then, this is gorgeous, thank you for sharing

  3. Wow! Your card is gorgeous! I love the shades of red and the flowers are beautiful. Sequins add so much to a card, I need lots of them.

  4. What a totally gorgeous card …Love it !!!

  5. Love this…and everything PPP!
    Great colous, love how u used the dies…and who doesnt love sequins.

  6. GORGEOUS girl!! I just love how the stitched borders make such beautiful stripes! TFS
    Dolly AKA scrapthat/scrapscrapthat

  7. Beautiful color palette, so striking, love your card design!!!

  8. beautiful card, very creative ♥

  9. What a fun card

  10. Yup I totally need to do some sequin shopping, how exciting! TFS Lizzy

  11. What a clever use of the stitched border dies. I love that look. Also a fun take on the tag die.

  12. Beautiful Gayatri! Really love the bold colors 🙂

  13. A gorgeous card, love the flower and your choice of colors xxx

  14. Very pretty card!

  15. the shades of red on your card is awesome! love it.
    xo Julia

  16. Beautiful card Gayatri!!

  17. Love your card! The the enchanted garden mix!

  18. NIce card! Love the colors.

  19. Gorgeous card! First time I've seen this color combination and its beautiful!!

  20. Love your very colorful birthday card.Enchanted Garden sequins were pefect accents.

  21. Your card is absolutely gorgeous, LOVE it!

  22. Your card is sooo beautiful!!!! Those flowers look amazing and love the stripes!

  23. Gorgeous card! Love the rich lux colors

  24. Beautiful card, I especially love the color combo

  25. I like the layout to setup your card- great idea!

  26. What an awesome birthday card; the layout looks great with the colors in the background, and the flowers are gorgeous!

  27. Love the bold color stripes in the background!

  28. What a pretty card…full of deep rich colours!

  29. WOW!! Stunning & Beautiful!
    New Follower
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  30. What a beautiful card and I really like that sketch! Definitely going to use it!

  31. Your card is very pretty!!! Love your color combo.

  32. Gorgeous card!! Love the rich colors!

  33. The middle looks like a stained glass window. Beautiful card.
    Great colors.
    thanks for sharing.

  34. Beautiful cards!

  35. Gayatri, I am always so impressed with your choice of colors – SOOOO Beautiful! 🙂

  36. Beautiful card. I really love the colors you used 🙂

  37. Fabulous looking
    card, great colors!
    Carla from Utah

  38. Gorgeous

  39. Love these bold colors, very striking card!!

  40. Oh that is sooo very pretty !!! Love the colors you used!!!

  41. Such a unique and versatile card designs. Love it

  42. Beautiful card. I love the colors. Thanks.

  43. Gayatri I immediately thought of the Wplus9 sketch when I saw Paulina's new banner die!!! So pretty, and perfect!!
    =] Michele

  44. I can't get over how lovely these stitch dies are!

  45. Stunning card, so vibrant and stylish! TFS

  46. Love the stitched border dies.

  47. Love, love, love these dies. You did an amazing job with your card. I really like the bold colors you used.

  48. Fantastic die use and the coloring is fantastic.

  49. I love your use of the banner die. It really looks so elegant!

  50. Beautiful card Gayatri. Love the pretty white embossed image and the coloring. The touch of sparkle looks wonderful.

  51. Beautiful! Love these new PPP products!

  52. Wow! LOVE your work and those colors are amazing!

  53. Such a pretty card! I love the new dies and sequins!

  54. Love your card.

  55. Beautiful card!!

  56. Your card is stunning!
    Those stripes are a great background!

  57. Love your card! Such wonderful colours & I'm excited about the new dies!

  58. Awesome job. Great job on your card the color really stands out.

  59. Very pretty.

  60. Perfect sentiment for this card because the card is unforgettable too! Beautiful!

  61. What glorious, rich colours you used on this card and love the coloured strips across. Gorgeous flowers too!!

  62. Oh my! Such a striking card, and I love the colors! The new dies are awesome.

  63. Beautiful card, love the sequins and colors

  64. Hi Gay! Absolutely STUNNING card and your choice of colors is absolutely perfect!!! Well done!
    MaggieB1983 (IG)

  65. So pretty!! Those strawberry sequins look scrumptious!!

  66. How lovely – your colors!!!! I would have never thought to use a deep plum color for the sentiment but it turned out divine!

  67. Very cute!

  68. Stunning !

  69. I love the colors of your card. Very pretty!

  70. Your card is very pretty with wonderful colors!

  71. Very bold card with the floral.

  72. Absolutely stunning! So vibrant!!!

  73. Beautiful card, very elegant.

    Thanks for sharing

  74. what a stunner Gayatri. Gorgeous card.

  75. Absolutely beautiful!

  76. Such an elegant card! Like it a lot!

  77. Beautiful card…love the high contrast of the background with the banner on top…

  78. I love every detail of your card!!

  79. the deep colors are so pretty for this card!

  80. gorgeous card!

  81. I love wgat everyone has done with the new borders. I am huge on stripes.

  82. Wow – love your projects!

  83. What a beautiful card! I love the colors and just the overall design, great job!

  84. Loved the card! love the colors you used!

  85. I love the richness of your card! Beautiful!

  86. I love these bright beautiful blooms! Great card!

  87. So pretty!! Love the colors!

  88. What a beautiful card. I love the flowers…and the colors are marvelous. Great use of the dies and the sequins. A nice blog hop today.

  89. luv your colors and card design using the new PPP die.

  90. Your card is so beautiful. You have showcased the new dies beautifully !!!

  91. gorgeous gorgeous colors!

  92. your card is stunner, is so beautiful, one of my favorites this day!

  93. Oh, so pretty and what a great prize! Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist @

  94. What a different card! Very unique & lovely!!

  95. So very pretty!! The colors and design are awesome!

  96. Beautiful card, love the watercoloring and how the die showcases the flowers.

  97. Just so gorgeous!

  98. Your colors are so amazing!!! Gorgeous!!!!

  99. Lovely card Gayatri.

  100. Beautiful card!

  101. Great use of the edge dies. Thanks for sharing ideas.

  102. Your card is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,

  103. Gorgeous cards! love your choice of colors

  104. Love your card. I like this new release also. There is so much you can do with it. Thanks for sharing.

  105. This is lovely!! I like the colors you used on this. You used the dies in a fabulous way!

  106. Gorgeous as usual!

  107. Great colors and I like the sketch.

  108. Lovely card.

  109. Pretty color combo! Love those awesome PPP dies!

  110. What a great use of a color combination… I love how the colors are bright yet serious! Thanks for a color palette inspiration!

  111. Such a pretty card! Love those dies too!

  112. Very pretty, love the layout

  113. this is so pretty, the color scheme is very eye catching on so many of your cards!

  114. Gorgeous card – love that rich red – sequins really beautiful on this card and design!

  115. FANTABULISCIOUSNESS! I am in love with this absolutely gorgeous creation! Everything about it makes my heart happy!! The colors, the strips, the die cutting! LOVELOVELOVE it!! TFS!

  116. BEAUTTIFUL Card!! I LOVE the Strips and the Colors you used!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  117. lovely work!

  118. Beautiful card and love your take on the sketch along with the new dies!

  119. These colors are so striking and bold, Gayatri! I love how you used these new dies from PPP. Thanks, Paulette S.
    craftqueen417 at yahoo dot com
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  120. I just love love love all your purple and pink loveliness! Just a stunning card overall

  121. I love how you applied the stripes to your card–so beautiful!

  122. I love the stripes' colors and the quote on the card!

  123. The bold and colorful stripes are awesome!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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