Pinkfresh Studio November 2020 Essentials Die Release Blog Hop

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

Hey there friends! Today marks the launch of Pinkfresh Studio’s November 2020 Essentials Die release, as well as a very fun blog hop full of inspiration. I’m honoured to be part of this, along with many incredibly talented crafters, and am excited to show you a few cards I created using the new products.

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release

This release includes Pinkfresh Studio Essentials Dies for both regular A2-sized cards, as well as slimline cards. A quick skim of my recent blog posts and Instagram will tell you that I’m a big fan of stripes, so you can imagine my excitement when I saw the Essentials Slim Stripes Die Set!

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

The 3-piece die set includes stripes of 3 different widths, and for both of today’s cards, I’ve used the 1/4″ ones to cut stripes in pink, purple, teal, blue and silver glitter cardstock. In the past I’ve just used my paper trimmer to create stripes, but there’s something strangely satisfying about getting them exactly the same width (and in very little time) with just a single run through the die cutting machine!

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

For the first card, I adhered my 5 stripes vertically on a white card panel. Next, I used the Diagonal Stitched Circles Die Set to create a frame for a shaker window. As for the scenery in the window, I stamped one of the cute little homes and some trees from the Our Home to Yours stamp set, filling in the area beneath with some light ink blending to resemble snow. I die cut my scene with one of the circles from the Diagonal Stitched Circles Die Set, backed my shaker frame with some acetate, and lined the edge of the circle with skinny foam strips. After filling the shaker window with some snowflake confetti, I sealed it up and adhered it towards the upper-third portion of my card, right in line with the stripes.

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

To finish, I heat embossed a sentiment from the Tree Trimming Friends stamp set in white on navy cardstock for contrast. But I wasn’t quite finished with the stripes yet!

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

For the second card, I created another shaker window using the new Stitched Scallop Rectangles Die Set. This time I opted to put the sentiment inside, so I stamped it on a rectangle of white cardstock after lightly applying some Sky Blue ink with my blending brushes around the edges.

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

I assembled the pieces of my shaker the same way as described for the first card and adhered it to my striped panel with foam tape. To add even more of a holiday vibe, I stamped a tree from the Tree Trimming Friends stamp set, then decorated it with some sparkly heat embossed lights.

Pinkfresh Studio November Essentials Release Blog Hop

In the mood for some shopping?

All of the new dies in this November Essentials release are incredibly versatile so I know I’ll be using them a lot year-round – and I’m sure you will too! You can find all of the products in this here, and Pinkfresh Studio is offering free US or discounted international shipping on all orders $50+ from November 20th – November 25th. Just use one of the codes shown below, based on your location. As an added bonus, orders over $50 will also receive a Hey Gorgeous die.

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There’s plenty of other inspiration to be found on the blog hop, so be sure to visit each of the amazing crafters below. If you’d like to win a $25 Pinkfresh Studio gift card (and who wouldn’t?) simply leave a comment on this post. One winner will be chosen from the comments in each stop on the hop and announced November 30th on the Pinkfresh Studio Giveaway Winners page. (Check the page within 2 weeks to see if you’ve won!)

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60 thoughts on “Pinkfresh Studio November 2020 Essentials Die Release Blog Hop

  1. Love the shades of purple and teal used on these sweet Christmas designs, shakers are so fun! Thank you for sharing your creative cards!

  2. Love the shakers. The single house
    over the row of stripes is great.
    The tree with it’s added lights
    is fun and looks so realistic.
    thanks for sharing.

  3. Loving the new slim line dies. Especially the stripes… can see a huge bag of colors at the ready for making great cards. Love the circle also, really pretty. Nicely done!

  4. your cards ar 1 of my favorites from the whole hop!!!they are truly beautiful the christmas tree one takes my breath away!!!

  5. I have struggled with cutting paper strips to the exact width I want. Even when I measure it seems like it’s off somewhere. And I love this die contains 3 sizes instead of 3 separate dies. It’s so much more economical than purchasing 3 dies. And makes it easier for us crafters on a budget to get all the supplies we want. Thank you for your beautiful card designs!

  6. Ooh, I am so happy to see some shakier cards using the new dies. Your cards are AWESOME! Love the soft colors and bits of glitter. Thanks for sharing your talent with us here for this fabulous new release!

  7. Love your cards Angela. I especially love the colours you chose and that shaker card is my fave! Thank you for sharing them with us! 💙💜❤️

  8. Gorgeous shaker cards! I love the way you used the Diagonal Stitched Circle Dies! And I amloving those stripes too! Awesome colors and details!

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