Pinkfresh Studio August 2022 Release Blog Hop

Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Background Stencil - August Blog Hop

Hey there friends! Today we’ve got 2 reasons to celebrate: the first is that it’s my birthday, and the second is that it’s time for a new Pinkfresh Studio release! The latter is probably far more exciting for you, so let’s talk about it, shall we?

Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Background Stencil - August Blog Hop

Pinkfresh is known for gorgeous florals, and more recently, some beautiful cover plates that work as perfect layering pieces underneath. In this release there are 4 new floral suites (stamp, stencil and die combos), 2 cover plates, a bunch of hot foil sentiments, a stand-alone leafy background stencil set, and some Fancy Circle dies, which you may have already spotted on my project today.

Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Background Stencil - August Blog Hop

This project began the way they always do, with selecting colors. I was in the mood for some jewel tones this time around, so I chose Pinkfresh inks in Candy Apple, Regal Kiss and Clementine. Working through the new Leafy Background Stencil set, I used one color per layer, using my usual method of blending in the direction that the leaves were falling. This allowed me to easily create a subtle gradient, and I also find that blending in one direction helps prevent pooling/concentration of ink around the edges of the stencil’s open areas.

With the stenciling complete, I moved on to the sentiment. Within this new release, there are several sentiments in the Phrase Builder Hello hot foil plate set, but I wanted something a little smaller. The new Thank You hot foil plates were perfect, and after foiling them in rose gold, I cut them out with the coordinating dies. (The dies were previously released, so if you’re a big Pinkfresh fan you may already have them in your stash!)

Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Background Stencil - August Blog Hop

Next came some die cutting – first using the new Fancy Circle dies, and then with the Curvy Leaves die set. I arranged the leaves behind the circles, layering the elements and backing the entire piece with foam tape for dimension. After mounting it on my stenciled panel and gluing it all to an A2 card base, she was done!

Blog Hop and Giveaways

Be sure to visit the other designers along the blog hop, and you can check out the full Pinkfresh Studio release here. As always, Pinkfresh is generously giving away the FULL release over on their blog and YouTube channel, and there will be a total of ten $25 gift cards chosen from all the blogs on the hop list. Winners will be picked from the comments, so be sure to leave a comment below. Winners will be chosen on August 23rd, and announced on this page. If your name is chosen, you’ve got 2 weeks to claim your prize. Good luck!

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80 thoughts on “Pinkfresh Studio August 2022 Release Blog Hop

  1. I like the versatility of the leaves. Different colours gives a totally different vibe for each card.

  2. Angela–This is such a pretty card. I love the colors you picked! I love so many of the stamps in this release and the design team is making it so hard to trim down my wish list to a buy list!!!!!

  3. First off, Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a blessed day. 2nd, your card is beautiful, love the gorgeous colors

  4. I tend to gravitate to the cooler side of the color wheel, but I love this color combination for the leaves!

  5. Love the jewel toned leafy background and the white curvy leaves. The white really showcases the foiled greeting.

  6. I love the “freshened” up new releases. So very clever to make these legacy products new and fun again! Love it.

  7. I love the leafy background stencils and your card using this set is stunning. I love the colors you used on it as well as the hot foiled sentiment. Thank you for the inspiration and instruction.
    We have something in common besides a love of crafting….it was my birthday too. Happy Birthday!

  8. First of all Happy Birthday!
    Your card is beautiful, I love the colors you chose.
    Thanks for sharing your talent.

  9. I’m a few days late, but happy birthday, hope you had a great day!! Your card is beautiful too. Love the colors your chose.

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