Pinkfresh Studio August 2020 Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop

Hey friends and welcome to the Pinkfresh Studio August 2020 Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop! I am super excited to be a part of the hop this month! You should have arrived from Dana’s Blog but if you did not and you want to start the hop from the beginning please CLICK HERE!

GIVEAWAYS:
-Pinkfresh Studio will be giving away the full release on the Pinkfresh blog, IG feed & YouTube channel.
-Each designer will be giving away a $25 gift card on their blog post. As per usual with blog hops – the winners will be picked from the comments so please some love along the way.

Today I am using the awesome new Essentials Tag Die which comes with 7 pieces! Perfect to create so many different projects! I had so much fun creating a sweet and chunky mini album to document our Red Nose Pitbull Lola!

I love creating mini albums and using the Pinkfresh Studio Essentials Tag Die made it super simple to create my base pages. The stitching gives it such a nice finished look and adds that pop of interest to each page.

I used the largest die and cut out some white textured cardstock, vellum and some pattern papers from the beautiful new Days of Splendor collection from Pinkfresh Studio! This collection is gorgeous and worked well to document our sweet Lola Beans.

I love to create pages in all sizes and shapes so I used the smaller tag die and cut out more papers from Days of Splendor and some vellum. The vellum adds a nice texture to the album.

I printed a lot of my photos in black and white and and embellished around them with die cuts, chipboard and stickers from Days of Splendor.

I used some of the tags from the Days of Splendor collection as extra pages in my album. These are also great to add your journaling.

Using the Essentials Tag Die set made it super simple to create this album. I love all the details and the shaped pages. It is the perfect size and I know this set is going to be used over and over again!

I love layering the smaller tag dies on top of the larger tag dies! The florals peeking out on the sides help add interest and make you want to keep flipping the pages. Once great feature of the Essential Tag dies is that you can create windows inside the tags! Perfect for creating shaker elements or using them to frame a photo I like I did for my cover!

The Essentials Tag Die set is a must have in your stash! You will fall in love with creating these fun mini albums or using them on your cards! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed my album today! I would love to know if you create mini albums as well! What would you use this die set for? Let me know in the comments down below! Your next stop along the hop is Heather! Have a wonderful day!

A Cherry on Top June Blog Hop

Hey friends! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I am so excited for this months A Cherry On Top blog hop featuring Catherine Pooler Designs Flutters & Blooms release! You should have arrived from Nathalie’s Blog but if you were just stopping by you can start the blog hop HERE! We are giving away a $10.00 gift certificate to the A Cherry on Top shop! Leave comments along the way to be entered to win. You must comment on all the blogs to be eligible to win the $10.00 gift certificate.

BLOG HOP LINE UP

Laura Alberts

Sara Scraps

Natalie Dill

Erica Thompson

The Cherry Blog

 

For my project today I am using the Happy Butterflies stamps and die set along with the Flutters & Bloom paper pad. I also have the Catherine Pooler Mission sequins mix that is the perfect mix of sparkle! I pulled out the Sangria ink pad from Catherine Pooler Designs to add some color splashes to my background. To do this I just add some ink to an acrylic block, add some water and use a paint brush to pick up color and splatter around the page.

 

 

I found this pretty cut file from Rulana S Cut Files and cut it out on some white American Crafts textured cardstock with my Silhouette Cameo. You can grab this cut file HERE! I backed the cut file with papers from the Flutters & Blooms paper pad. For the leaves I wanted a plain green so I did the direct to paper technique with my Spruce ink pad to create the perfect colored cardstock to match. All you have to do is take your ink pad and swipe it gently across some Catherine Pooler smooth white cardstock.

 

I stamped out a few butterflies from the Happy Butterflies stamp set in Sangria ink and cut them out using the coordinating die cuts. I created a few little clusters around the page using flowers and butterflies that I fussy cut from the Flutters & Blooms paper pad. To finish off my layout I added my journaling using my We R Memory Keepers Typewriter and added some strips of Flutters & Blooms pattern paper to the top and bottom of the page. Here is a look at my completed layout!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Make sure you head on over to the last stop of the hop HERE! Leave comments along the way for a chance to win a $10.00 gift certificate to the ACOT shop! Have a great day!

 

 

Inky Stamper New Release

I am so excited for my friend Chelsea over at Inky Stamper! Today is the big day she opens her very own online shop with her own stamps and dies! This has been her dream for years and I am so excited to help celebrate with her today! She sent me one of her new Cicada stamp and die combo along with her Small Fry Box and Mini Double Bow Die! So fun! I created a card for today using the Cicada stamp set.

I created a scallop shaped card and used some fun papers from Doodlebug Design Simply Spring Collection. I colored in the stamped image with some Ohuhu Makers. I knew I wanted a cutesy looking bug so I decided to color the image using pinks. I love how it turned out! I cut out a speech bubble with more Doodlebug papers and stamped out one of the sentiments. To finish off the card I added some Doodlebug heart sprinkles.

Make sure to head on over to the InkyStamper Store and check out her very first release. Thank you so much for stopping by today and I hope you all have a great day!

 

Products Used:

Cicada Stamp Set

Doodlebug Design Simply Spring 6×6 Paper

Ohuhu Makers

Doodlebug Design Heart Sprinkles