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Pinkfresh Studio July 2023 Stamp, Die, and Stencil Release

Hi guys! Welcome to your next stop on the Pinkfresh Studio July 2023 Stamp, Die, and Stencil Release blog hop! I’ve got a fun summery card to share, made with Pinkfresh’s new Thanks for Being There stamp, stencil, and die. Not only does this stamp set have a lovely floral image (I can think of so many fun ways to color that in!), but it also has beautiful script-y sentiments, with three coordinating sentiment dies included in the die set.

I started with my blue and white checkered panel first. I white heat embossed with the previously released Dainty Plaid stamp for the crisis crossing lines then used the Dainty Plaid stencil and Summer Shower for my topping panel. I rounded the corners with a Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper and set it aside.

For that pretty flower cluster, I stamped the image on some white heavyweight cardstock using a light gray ink. Then I used the Thanks for Being There stencil set to color everything in. I used Metropolis ink in the center for the big bloom, then went over some circles with a black Sharpie. I used Sweet Mustard on the petals in the middle of the bloom, and then I used Coral Reef at the ends of the petals blending it towards the center with a light hand, then with a more concentrated application at the scalloped tips of the petals. For the smaller bloom, I tried to keep the yellow and green inks, Lemon Whip and Grassy Knoll, light in the center, then I applied Ballet Slipper on the petals, again keeping it very light the closer my brush got to the center, where it would meet up with the yellow/green. Then I added a bit of Sparkling Rose at the very tips. I used a colored pencil to add just a little additional detail, some shadowing for the petals. When I was done coloring everything in, I stamped over it again with Detail Black, then die-cut it out and set it aside.

I used the Folk Edge Circles die set with white and silver cardstock. I layered them together using fun foam because I like the drop shadows that adding dimension brings to a project. They were centered on the blue and white plaid panel. I used foam tape to adhere the flower cluster to the circle. And the sentiment was popped up with foam tape too. I used another new release to add some interest behind the sentiment and flowers, the Fall Leaf die.

I added some matte silver pearls and was done. I hope some of these design choices have inspired you to make something new today. Thanks so much for coming by!

-Anne

Andrea Moritz was just ahead of me in the hop order, and Carissa Wiley is next. Here is a link to the Pinkfresh Studio, where you can see the whole lineup.


GIVEAWAYS:

-Pinkfresh Studio is giving away the full release on the Pinkfresh blog & YouTube channel. 

-They will be giving away a total of TEN $25  gift cards along the hop. As per usual with blog hops – the winners will be picked from the comments.

The winners will be pulled and posted on August 4, 2023, on the GIVEAWAY PAGE. You must check that page & claim your prize within two weeks.

This Post Has 128 Comments

  1. Mary Kay Ross
    Mary Kay Ross

    This card is gorgeous. Those soft colors and that background make those flowers really pop! Beautifully done.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much, Mary!

  2. Barb Deichl
    Barb Deichl

    This is a fun release–I love all of the fun dies! Your card is so colorful!

  3. Isabel Z
    Isabel Z

    The recipient is going to love this!

  4. Phyllis Zimmerman
    Phyllis Zimmerman

    Your coloring is so beautiful. Love this release

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad you like it, thank you!

  5. Avra Williams
    Avra Williams

    Very pretty!

  6. Sandie Scott
    Sandie Scott

    the dimension is great and those flowers just pop

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad you like it! Thank you, Sandie!

  7. Samantha Pfrimmer
    Samantha Pfrimmer

    Your stenciling is just wonderful. This card is just lovely!

  8. Jina Winston
    Jina Winston

    What a beautiful card.

  9. Susan
    Susan

    The colors and layout used to make this card is outstanding. Thanks for sharing

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks bunches, Susan!

  10. Sherri K
    Sherri K

    Very pretty card. Love this release.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you, Sherri!

  11. Kimberly
    Kimberly

    Anne, your creations are always beautiful and inspiring! I just love how you layered the circles together and topped with the beautifully stenciled flowers. Gorgeous card!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      That’s so nice of you, Kimberly! 😊 Thank you!

  12. Janea McDonald
    Janea McDonald

    I love your color scheme and attention to details! And using the Fall Leaf with a spring feel is wonderful!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Oh, I’m so glad you like it. Thank you!

  13. Meghan Kennihan
    Meghan Kennihan

    I LOVE the plaid background and gorgeous flowers!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Hi Meghan! Thank you!

  14. Nancee Purdum
    Nancee Purdum

    I love this! Great florals on a lovely background! Thanks for sharing!

  15. Cyndi Morris
    Cyndi Morris

    Beautiful, sweet card! Love the soft coloring,7.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you so much!

  16. Lori Spitzer
    Lori Spitzer

    Hi, Anne –
    Your card is a real beauty! I love the blue plaid background and the floral cluster. Your eye is always spot on! Gorgeous! TFS –
    Lori S in PA

    1. Anne
      Anne

      That’s so kind of you. Thank you, Lori! 😊

  17. Ann H
    Ann H

    Beautiful card, love the colors and all the elements used!

  18. Jane Bachman
    Jane Bachman

    Beautiful card and I love that you used elements from previous releases!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Oh good, thanks Jane!

  19. Jeanne Beam
    Jeanne Beam

    Gorgeous card! Love all the layers and the background. Awesome colors and design.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you, Jeanne! ❤️

  20. Laurie Black
    Laurie Black

    Fabulous card! I love the layers and beautifully colored florals.

  21. Pamela Rose
    Pamela Rose

    i love the use of color and black and white together. such wonderful dimension.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much for coming by!

  22. Flora Carswell
    Flora Carswell

    So pretty! Love that background with the florals!

  23. Deborah Hellman
    Deborah Hellman

    Beautiful card and colors. I love all of the new products 😍

  24. Becky Gregory
    Becky Gregory

    So pretty and I like the dimension!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Oh good, I love a dimensional card too! Thanks, Becky!

  25. Stacy H.
    Stacy H.

    What a pretty color palette!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks, Stacy! 😊

  26. Marisela Delgado
    Marisela Delgado

    BMJ, you’re awesome! What a gorgeous card! 💜 I hope you are doing well. Sending you big hugs, my sweet friend.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Hey Mari! Thanks for stopping by, my friend! -BMJ

  27. Sue D
    Sue D

    Pretty flowers and I like the circles and plaid background.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      The flowers are so pretty! Thank you, Sue!

  28. mary wilson
    mary wilson

    Love how you colored the flowers!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much, Mary! 😊

  29. Judith
    Judith

    I love how you combined plaid and florals!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I could easily find a way to use Pinkfresh’s Dainty Plaid on everything and have to restrain myself. Thanks, Judith!

  30. Linda Grøn Jensen
    Linda Grøn Jensen

    What a beautiful card 😍

  31. Debbie Frank
    Debbie Frank

    So beautiful! The Dainty stamp kinda intimidated me! But it makes the background for your card! Love it!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Hi Debbie! Thank you! ❤️

  32. Karen Walker
    Karen Walker

    Those flowers are absolutely gorgeous, and I love the way you colored the background!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you so much, Karen!

  33. Donna Phelan
    Donna Phelan

    Gorgeous! What a fantastic design! Love the circles and pretty florals and the stenciled background! This is really beautiful! Love it!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Oh, I’m so glad you like it. Thanks Donna!

  34. Linda Conway
    Linda Conway

    So many beautiful details on your card!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I can get lost in the details sometimes; really, it’s my happy place. Thanks so much, Linda.

  35. Michele
    Michele

    Gorgeous 💕

  36. Lori
    Lori

    Love the different elements you used on your card.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  37. Jeanne Rice
    Jeanne Rice

    Beautiful. I love all the layers.

  38. Anne Sturgeon
    Anne Sturgeon

    From the other Anne with an e … this Thanks for Being There collection is just so lovely. I adore your color choices and it looks so wonderful stacked up on the circles. Wonderful job (as usual), thanks for inspiring us

    1. Anne
      Anne

      That’s very kind of you. Thanks, Anne! 😊

  39. Sharon Gullikson
    Sharon Gullikson

    The colors you used on each flower–so pretty. I like the light coloring style, too. My favorite new item is the Secret Garden Die.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks for coming by, Sharon!

  40. Sheri Kempke
    Sheri Kempke

    Gorgeous colors and I love all the layers! This card is delightful!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much, Sheri!

  41. Stacey Kowbel
    Stacey Kowbel

    Oh my gosh, such a pretty card! I love how all your elements come together so smoothly!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Lovely! Thank you, Stacey!

  42. Tammy
    Tammy

    Beautiful! I love all the dimension.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Wonderful! Thank you!

  43. Jade
    Jade

    So beautiful! The flowers are stunning! I love the colors against the blue patterned background.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad you like it. Thanks, Jade!

  44. Melissa Leftrick
    Melissa Leftrick

    So pretty!!!

  45. Donna L Walls
    Donna L Walls

    Gorgeous card Anne, I love the plaid background panel and the florals are the perfect combo of colors.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Hi Donna! Thank you!

  46. Kathy Salido
    Kathy Salido

    Such a pretty card

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you! ❤️

  47. Ann Ito
    Ann Ito

    Just gorgeous! Love this!

  48. Lynn Chan
    Lynn Chan

    Oh wow! I really really love this card! Your card recipient is SUPER blessed!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      That’s very kind of you to say. ❤️ Thank you so much, Lynn!

  49. Stacy Davis
    Stacy Davis

    Gorgeous card! Love that dainty plaid background!!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you so much for coming by, Stacy! 😊

  50. Denise Bryant
    Denise Bryant

    Love these pretty flowers and the way you layered your design! Beautiful card!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you, Denise!

  51. Luanne Ford
    Luanne Ford

    Your coloring and design are wonderful. Always inspiring for me!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      That’s very kind; thank you! ❤️

  52. Mary-Anne V.
    Mary-Anne V.

    Very pretty card…love the plaid background the pretty flowers on the delicate circle dies.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much for coming by!

  53. Alexandra Y
    Alexandra Y

    This is lovely!

  54. Rosemary D
    Rosemary D

    Your card is so gorgeous! I just love how you combined all your elements.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad you like it; thank you, Rosemary!

  55. Ms. Tamp
    Ms. Tamp

    I like the design and placement of the flowers and sentiment.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Wonderful! Thank you!

  56. Orit Viderman
    Orit Viderman

    Stunning design. Beautiful stencil in the background and lovely flowers. Thank you.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad you like this card, Orit. Thank you!

  57. Lauryne Cunningham
    Lauryne Cunningham

    What a pretty design! I love the dimension and plaid background!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thanks so much, Lauryne!

  58. Vicki Davis
    Vicki Davis

    So beautiful! I love everything about it. The striking blue plaid background, the pretty circle and of course the gorgeous florals. 💖

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Hi Vicki! Thank you so much!

  59. Mary Holshouser
    Mary Holshouser

    Fantastic card. Love the blue background
    and the pinks for the flowers. thanks for
    sharing.

  60. Ruth D.
    Ruth D.

    Such a fan of your work. This is my favorite inspiration from the release! Beautiful card!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      You’re super sweet, thank you, Ruth! 😊

  61. Diane Zalusky
    Diane Zalusky

    Love this card and how you have inked up the florals.

  62. roxanne tellini
    roxanne tellini

    Dainty Plaid is my #1 item to get next from Pink Fresh. I love what you did with it here. Saved to the inspiration file.

    1. Anne
      Anne

      I’m so glad to share my love of the Dainty Plaid with you! Thanks so much, Roxanne!

    1. Anne
      Anne

      Thank you! 😊

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