Friday, August 12, 2016

PPP August Release Hop - Love You Rain or Shine

Good morning! Welcome to Day 2 of the hop to celebrate the awesome NEW RELEASE from Pretty Pink Posh! Paulina outdid herself on this release - new stamps, dies, sequins - and it is all so fun! Make sure and hop along - there are FOUR $25 gift certificates up for grabs - 2 for each day of the hop! (Comments must be left by 11:59 PDT on 8/17/16 - winners will be announced on the PPP blog)


I used the brand new Rainy Days Additions, Mini Storybook 1 Die, and Iridescent Mini Circle Confetti to make my shaker card for today!



As soon as I saw this set - I fell in LOVE with the adorable houndstooth umbrella - SOOOO seriously cute!I went with a purple color scheme, and heat embossed the umbrella in white on deep purple cardstock.



I used the Rainy Days Coordinating Dies (previously released, but work perfectly with this stamp set as well!) to die cut the pieces of the umbrella. Added a tiny bow from Twine and Bows dies and some Glossy Accents to the handle of the umbrella.


The inside of the window I created by stamping the cute striped cloud and sunrays dies from the new stamp set and heat embossing, then using a foam blending tool to add color over the top - yellow in the top right corner, blue on the left side.


I added some of the fabulous Iridescent Mini Circle Confetti to the inside of my shaker, framed the panel with Rectangle Scallop Frame dies, and added a few clear Droplets around the umbrella.


Here is today's blog hop line-up in case you get lost along the way:

Yana Smakula
Heather Hoffman (you are here)

Product links are all below - including affiliate links where possible, which simply means if you use one of the links below that I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!!



153 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card. Love the purple color!

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  2. so sweet, love all your stamping and your color choices!

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  3. This is so pretty! Great idea! Love the color selection.

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  4. You've pulled all these set elements together so nicely!

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  5. Such a cool colour combination... love it...

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  6. Just adorable! Love the purples -- seems like a rainy day color!

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  7. This is such a cheery card with the rays of sun peeking through!

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  8. Love the umbrella too! Very cute card.

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  9. This is awesome Heather and I LOVE the Confetti in this. SO PRETTY!

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  10. Shaker cards are always funny. Yours is also beautiful!

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  11. Such a sweet card....I love the purple with the rain drops.

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  12. Such a beautiful umbrella shaker card. Great colors too!

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  13. I am such a sucker for pastels and soft color. Maybe it's because I'm rarely successful in creating them! You know what they say about the grass and the green.... In any case, I enjoyed seeing your card. Really like the way you combined the stamp set and the die. I would never have thought to put them together.

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  14. I love this card Rain or Shine! How adorable!

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  15. Such a stylish little umbrella with that houndstooth! And, those water droplets...*sigh*

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  16. Such a sweet card. Love the umbrella. Love that it's a shaker, my fave.

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  17. Such a cute card. Love the new dies and stamps. I want them all

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  18. Such a cute card. Love the new dies and stamps. I want them all

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  19. Such a beautiful shaker card!!!

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  20. That herringbone umbrella is truly adorable.

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  21. Pretty umbrella card...love the purple color! Thanks for sharing.

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  22. Love your card, cute sentiment and shaker box

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  23. Love your card. The colors are so delicate and pretty. The view out the window is a perfect touch and those iridescent circle confetti are so sweet. Super job.

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  24. love the scene in the storybook die

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  25. Beautiful card design. Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  26. Pretty purple card, love the houndstooth pattern umbrella!

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  27. What a cute shaker! Love the umbrella!

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  28. Love this shaker card, the design is do adorable and color makes the card even sweeter.

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  29. Such a pretty card, Heather, I love the delicate colours!

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  30. How cute! Love the lavender makes it pop!

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  31. Soooo pretty! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  32. Very pretty and love
    the shaker and the
    windows.
    Carla from Utah

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  33. Such a pretty card! I love this umbrella set also.

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  34. What a beautiful card. First I love the scalloped stitched frame die and the umbrella stamp and dies with the nice saying is great also.

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  35. Your shaker card is so sweet. It turned out great. Thank you for sharing!

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  36. I love your sweet window shaker card!

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  37. The new frame dies make terrific shaker cards. Yours is beautiful.

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  38. Darling shaker card! Love that cute umbrella!

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  39. Love the scene in the shaker. Great card. TFS

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  40. Love your colors and your little shaker..

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  41. Fantastic card...love shakers

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  42. Gorgeous shaker card. Totally love it. Thank you for sharing.

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  43. The pop of color on the scalloped frame is perfect! Great shaker card!

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  44. Love your card to send to a friend.

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  45. This card is simply beautiful! The sweet sentiment is perfectly reflected in what you've done artistically! <3

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  46. Beautiful work! Love the colors! Thanks for the inspiration

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  47. Sweet card! Love the soft colors!!

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  48. What a beautiful card! The detail on the umbrella is fabulous, and I love the confetti.

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  49. You never cease to amaze me, Heather! Absolutely love this and your props in your photo make the card pop too. Hugs to you!!

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  50. Adorable cars, I love the umbrella.

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  51. Love the purple...the white embossing on purple cardstock. Very pretty.

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  52. GORGEOUS card Heather!!!
    WOW - each and every element DELIGHT, what a WONDERFUL design and colour combo, SO MANY PRETTY accents - LOVE IT ALL, from the umbrella & raindrops to the scallops, stitching, sweet sentiment and tiny confetti in the windows!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your ULTRA CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

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  53. Such a lovely card, I really like the rays of Sun!

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  54. I'm glad you explained the background. I was wondering how you did it! Thanks.

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  55. Oh wow! Your card is absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  56. Hey Heather!! Your little umbrella card is so pretty!! Purple is my favorite color!!

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  57. Love how you showed the rain and shine in the
    background.
    Fantastic card.
    thanks for sharing

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  58. Love that umbrella, and purple my favorite color!

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  59. The window shaker card with the umbrella is simply splendid. thanks for sharing
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  60. Yes!! The Houndstooth design is really gorgeous and I love it on your card!

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  61. I love the cute background you put behind the window!

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  62. Very sweet window shaker and love the houndstooth umbrella.

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  63. Super precious shaker! I love the umbrella right down to the cool handle!!

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  64. Your card is so pretty. The colors are perfect.

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  65. Love this amazing shaker card Heather! So beautifully pulled together!

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  66. I love the pretty purple and wonderful die cuts!! Beautiful!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  67. Love your shaker card with the sun and the great shaker bits.

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  68. An adorable card with beautiful colors. Love the DSP on the umbrella and the scallop frame. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  69. An adorable card with beautiful colors. Love the DSP on the umbrella and the scallop frame. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  70. Wonderful card, great pastel tone.

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  71. Great shaker card, love the way you fill the window openings with different things, amazing as always

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  72. I love the colour scheme you used and this real ease is so adorable.

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  73. Beautiful shaker card. Thanks for sharing!

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  74. So so cute! I love the rays of sunshine you can see through the window. And I love the glossy umbrella handle!

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  75. the scene behind the window is fantastic!

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  76. Nice card, I love the sun rays in the window, and the purple umbrella.

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  77. Great shaker card! Love that cute umbrella, and your overall color scheme. Tfs! :) ~ Andrea

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  78. Lovely card! I'm in love with the houndstooth umbrella!! Love your color palette!!

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  79. The color of the umbrella and the handle of the umbrella are just too adorable !

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  80. Such an adorable card and sentiment!

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  81. Such an adorable card and sentiment!

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  82. Lovely and classic card! The umbrella is just precious against the lavender background.

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  83. Those umbrellas are awesome, thanks for sharing

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  84. Beautiful card! The purple umbrella is stunning! White emboss on dark purple cardstock is just pure genius!!

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  85. Hi Heather ~ I love the look of this card, totally and completely. Paulina always comes up with the most creative and fun dies, doesn't she? They add such perfect finishing touches to any card project. Your hounds tooth umbrella is fun and your attention to detail really help complete this card. It's amazing what a little Glossy Accents can do. Thanks so much for sharing! ~HUGS~

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  86. This is such a sweet card! Thank you for sharing your talent!

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  87. What an adorable card! Love those umbrellas and you can't go wrong with the storybook dies! TFS!

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  88. Love the lavender and the card design.

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  89. Such a beautiful card! Love the design and colors!

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  90. Such a cute card! Love the umbrellas!!

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  91. So pretty - love the purples and glitter. My wedding colors... :)

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  92. what an adorable card. Love the umbrella!

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  93. Loved all the elements you used to create such a pretty, sweet card

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  94. Lovely shaker, the scene behind the window is cute. And that umbrella - I wish I had one like it!

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  95. Absolutely adore this card! Super creative = sun shining through the window and the "rain drops" with the umbrella! Thank you for sharing!

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  96. Super cute shaker card... and I love the details on the umbrella. It really pops off the page. Beautiful card!

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  97. Great card...love the umbrella!

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  98. I love the shaker card, and the water drops are the perfect touch!

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  99. What a gorgeous card! Love the colors and the rain drops.

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  100. Love the soft hues of your beautiful shaker card!

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  101. I love this! The rain drops really put it over the top. Very nice!

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  102. Oh my gosh, that card is so sweet! Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist (at) aol.com

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    1. Love the rainy cards...extremly cute

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  103. What a fun shaker card, so super cute

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  104. great card, wish I could actually make a shaker card I liked :)

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  105. I really like your embossed umbrella. It looks really cool, especially with the bow. :)

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  106. What a beautiful shaker card!

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