Pink Is The New Red

I can’t remember where I first saw the pronouncement, but ever since I read that “pink is the new red”, I’ve been eager to experiment with the traditional Christmas combo of red/green, and use pink/green in a Christmas card!

Today’s card features pretty purple DCWV cardstock, layered with Martha Stewart papers that Secret Santa Joyce brought me, and topped with die cuts from KI Memories. 

So, what do you think?  Will you be giving pink/green a try, or sticking with red/green on your next Christmas project?

While you reflect on those choices, here is Verse 2 from “Oh Christmas Tree” – for Verse 1, click here!

Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree!
Thou hast a wondrous message:
Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree!
Thou hast a wondrous message:
Thou dost proclaim the Saviour’s birth
Good will to men and peace on earth
Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree!
Thou hast a wondrous message

10 Responses to “Pink Is The New Red”

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  1. Lori says:

    Hi Ramona! Thanks for stopping by and entering my blog candy 😀

    Yes… I am LOVING pink and green!!! Your work is beautiful! Let's keep in touch!

    Love and hugs ~ Lori

  2. Milnie says:

    Adorable card! Love the pink hihihi But the new christmas color? hmmmmm I stay with blue and silver! whihihihi 😉



  3. The Paper Princess says:

    Hi Lori,

    Thanks for visiting – welcome aboard! Thanks for your kind words – let's definitely stay in touch!


  4. The Paper Princess says:

    Hi Melanie,

    Thanks for visiting! Blue and silver is probably my all time favorite Christmas color combo – I love it's elegance – I especially love to decorate my table using that combo!

    Thanks for weighing in! 🙂

  5. christina d says:

    I lovethe idea of pink for Chistmas. I so love non-traditional colors. Wonder what I can do for other holidays.

  6. Gwen says:

    Hello Ramona! I love your blog header, I may have to borrow your sentiment for some inspiration. It is wonderful! Thanks for stopping by the DCRU DT Blog and I wish you the best of luck on the Epic Give Away.

    Gwen DT@DCRU

  7. The Paper Princess says:

    Hi Christina,

    Now that I think of it, I recall seeing some beautiful Victorian trees featuring pink in years past!

    That's a GREAT question – what other non-traditional colors can we come up with in our designs for other holidays?

    I guess New Year's Eve and New Year's Day is next up on the list right after Christmas.

    What traditional colors do you associate with those holidays, and what do you think would make some awesome substitutes to try out?

  8. The Paper Princess says:

    Hi Gwen,

    Thanks for stopping by! Your promotion is awesome – here's hoping you achieve your New Year Day's goal! 🙂

  9. LINDA says:

    Super cute card!! Love the colors!!Thanks for playing in my candy!!
    Hugs, Linda

  10. The Paper Princess says:

    Thanks Linda – welcome aboard – I'm so glad you've visited and are following! 🙂

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