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Pinkfresh Studio | March 2020 Essentials Slim Cuts Release

March 23, 2020

Pinkfresh Studio | March 2020 Essentials Slim Cuts Release

March 23, 2020

Hello friends! I am so excited to be hopping along with the amazing Pinkfresh team for their newest Essentials Slim Cuts Release! * (Affiliated links used at no additional cost to you.) * If you are hopping along, you should have just arrived from the blog of the very talented, Nicky Meek.

For my first card, I used the new gorgeous Slim Braided Circles Die. All of my slimline card bases today are 3 5/8″ x 8 5/8″ and fit perfectly into a traditional slimline envelope, which is 3 7/8″ x 8 7/8″.

I combined this set with some beautiful flowers from the Fancy Blooms Stamp Set. I stamped my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored with Copic Markers. I then used the coordinating Fancy Bloom Dies to cut them out. I used the Rise and Shine Premium Dye Ink Cube Pack to blend my background.

For my next card, I used the Slim Stitched Rectangle Die Set for my card base. I combined it with the Wild Flower Sketches Stamps. I first blended my background with some blue inks using the Starry Night Premium Dye Ink Cube Pack. I then used these same inks to stamp my images onto my base after it was dry.

For all of my sentiments on my card samples today, I used the gorgeous Forever in Our Hearts Stamp Set.

I did a third card, similar to the one prior. I used the same stamp sets. The only difference was the colors that I used for the background and to stamp my flowers. For this card, I combined both inks from the Rise and Shine Premium Dye Ink Pack along with the Indian Summer Ink Pack.

Lastly, I created a fourth card using the new Slim Stitched Scalloped Circle Die. Behind each circle window, I blended some Ocean Breeze Ink from the Island Oasis Premium Dye Ink Pack.

I once again used the Wild Flower Sketches Stamp Set to stamp out some flowers. On this card, however, I used the coordinating Wildflower Sketches Die Set to cut them out.

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  • Jan Metcalf March 23, 2020 at 9:54 AM

    Your colors are so pretty and vivid! What an inspiration, love the idea of a new fresh card size!

  • Tracy Ross March 23, 2020 at 10:06 AM

    I love your cards! These new slim dies are amazing. I want them all! This card size is a nice change 🙂

  • Angie March 23, 2020 at 10:34 AM

    Gorgeous cards, I love how varied your cards and designs are – really so creative and unique!!! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Sandi Maciver March 23, 2020 at 10:58 AM

    thank you for sharing your pretty cards, they are all very beautiful and creative.
    I’m quite taken with these slimline dies and see so many possibilities for new backgrounds and edges to my hand made cards.

  • Miriam Prantner March 23, 2020 at 11:13 AM

    Such pretty cards! Especially loving that blue and white one, so striking!

  • Karthikha Uday March 23, 2020 at 11:23 AM

    Wow! Super pretty cards! I love your ink blending, and these new slimline dies are awesome! <3

  • Jackie Parkins March 23, 2020 at 11:35 AM

    Your cards are stunning. These new dies are so versatile and I love what you’ve done with them.

  • Carol Dubois March 23, 2020 at 12:01 PM

    Lovely cards made with this new release. Thank you.

  • susanbcards March 23, 2020 at 12:05 PM

    Love the gorgeous colors you used! The first card looks like 3 suns, so bright and happy with the floral accents. The idea of slimline cards is something new to me and so happy there are special dies for them.

  • Eva N March 23, 2020 at 12:27 PM

    Wonderful cards. Not only do I love your design with the circle window die, but your wildflower cards are stunning.

  • Anneleise Hampson March 23, 2020 at 12:46 PM

    Such wonderful ideas and beautiful cards! What a lovely new release.

  • Rema Deleeuw March 23, 2020 at 1:03 PM

    Love your cards and the new slim dies!

  • Rose Johnson March 23, 2020 at 1:23 PM

    So creative !! What an awesome release! Would love to try this new slim size – looks like a lot of fun! Already have many of Pinkfresh Studio regular die frames and use them all the time!

  • Christine Miller March 23, 2020 at 1:27 PM

    Stunning, Rachel! I love the sunrise look in the circular windows, and the floral bouquets look super in their little windows, too.

  • Wanda S Radler March 23, 2020 at 1:43 PM

    Your cards are beautiful. I love the slimline idea and now have lots of new inspiration.

  • Jennifer S March 23, 2020 at 1:58 PM

    Love the circle dies and your color choices. Thanks for sharing.

  • Margarita Navarro-Rivera March 23, 2020 at 2:18 PM

    I love the simplicity of your cards!

  • Melissa Friedrich March 23, 2020 at 2:18 PM

    All your slimline design cards are sooo pretty, my faves are the monochromatic ones – just stunning!

  • Mandy Chandler March 23, 2020 at 2:29 PM

    I am so happy to see these new slim card dies. Can’t wait to receive them. Your cards are simply beautiful and cheery..Looking forward to seeing more of your creations. I love the sunrise with the braided circles die the best.

  • BECCA YAHRLING March 23, 2020 at 2:30 PM

    All of your cards are so beautiful. My favorite is the first one. I love the color combo – so rich & luxe; love the design. So happy to see the slimline cards make a comeback lately!

  • Nandini Karmarkar March 23, 2020 at 2:50 PM

    The cards are really beautiful! I love the new slimline dies, especially the window dies.

  • Lindar C March 23, 2020 at 2:55 PM

    Your cards are fabulous!! I really like this release!

  • Judy March 23, 2020 at 3:06 PM

    Beautiful cards! I love the different ways that you used the Wild Flower Sketches stamp set–thanks for the inspiration!!

  • Artha Nafie March 23, 2020 at 3:06 PM

    STUNNING cards!!!!

  • Susie Sonnier March 23, 2020 at 3:06 PM

    Orange is a HAPPY color, and your first card just made me SMILE!

  • Sharyn Halverson March 23, 2020 at 3:16 PM

    You are very talented using these new slim dies. Great ideas, thanks for sharing

  • Colleen Guggenberger March 23, 2020 at 3:18 PM

    such happy colours. thank you so much

  • Vicki T March 23, 2020 at 3:26 PM

    Thanks for the inspiration! Great use of the new Pink Fresh Slim Dies!
    The First one Bright/Yellow is my favorite!!

  • Melissa Leftrick March 23, 2020 at 3:47 PM

    Beautiful creations! I love the colors you chose! Thank you for sharing.

  • Karen Walker March 23, 2020 at 4:17 PM

    After seeing your first card, I’m thinking the circle dies are headed right to the top of my wish list! Gorgeous cards!

  • Rainbow J March 23, 2020 at 5:40 PM

    Beautiful creations. I really like the way you ink blended the first card. Gives me something new to try!

  • Gloria S March 23, 2020 at 5:57 PM

    Gorgeous cards and gorgeous use of colors. Love the new slimline dies! Thank you for sharing your creativity.

  • Patricia Coleman March 23, 2020 at 6:37 PM

    Beautiful floral card with the Stitched Scallop Circle-one of my favorite dies from this release!

  • Kelly Schirmer March 23, 2020 at 6:41 PM

    I love your use of color on these! The lovely inking and the sweet flowers tucked in the circles!

  • Hanh March 23, 2020 at 8:09 PM

    These are just amazing cards, Rachel! Congrats on your Guest Designer spot during this blog hop! Love the vibrant colors that you used! Thanks for the inspiration! I’m just loving this new line of slimline dies!

  • debbie d March 23, 2020 at 8:10 PM

    such cheerful cards!

  • Meghan Kennihan March 23, 2020 at 8:24 PM

    I LOVE the circle dies! Beautiful cards! LOVE your colors!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Bonnie King March 23, 2020 at 8:38 PM

    This is such a great release – so many wonderful ideas. And your cards with the wildflower sketches? AMAZING!!!

  • Nora Noll March 23, 2020 at 8:52 PM

    What stunning cards!! I love these new dies. So fun!! Your colors are fantastic!!

  • Sharon Gullikson March 23, 2020 at 10:06 PM

    I just love all of that yellow. So pretty. I am loving your designs and colors.

  • Lauryne Cunningham March 23, 2020 at 10:21 PM

    Wow! Gorgeous designs! I love the first one with the yellow suns (at least, that’s what they remind me of)- such a bright and cheery card!

  • Jenny N March 23, 2020 at 10:44 PM

    These circle slimline dies are so amazing. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us. I loved your color choices and how you used these new dies so creatively. Sure hoping to order these for myself soon! Thank you!!!

  • Teresa Litchfield March 23, 2020 at 11:47 PM

    Love how you used the slim line products! Beautiful designs!💕

  • Sara Kelley March 24, 2020 at 12:38 AM

    I love the shading you did behind the circle dies. Beautiful.

  • Holly Lau March 24, 2020 at 1:05 AM

    Love these cards!! Especially the blue one, so beautiful!!

  • Mirella Rogan March 24, 2020 at 6:33 AM

    Beautiful, all of them, great job! The first one makes me think of sunsets! 🙂

  • JMN March 24, 2020 at 6:43 AM

    Brilliant cards, love your color choices. A fantastic new release.

  • Lisascreativeniche March 24, 2020 at 7:08 AM

    These are so pretty but I’m in love with the deep blue fading into white!

  • Pat Gasko March 24, 2020 at 9:43 AM

    Awesome, love that Blue and White card but I also love all of them.

  • Mary Holshouser March 24, 2020 at 11:42 AM

    Beautiful cards. Love the use of the
    shades of yellow – warming colors on
    a dark, dreary day here at home.
    The dark blue is gorgeous. All are
    wonderful. thanks for sharing

  • Anne G. March 24, 2020 at 12:00 PM

    I am so inspired thank you for sharing your creations. This release is a WINNER all the way around. Slim cuts dies will make creating slimline cards SO MUCH easier! YAY PINKFRESH!

  • Jean Heming March 24, 2020 at 1:18 PM

    these cards are gorgeous have already ordered a die and stamps

  • Michele W March 24, 2020 at 1:47 PM

    Love all your cards and the colors you chose. Beautiful ink blending. Thanks for the great inspiration!

  • Stephanie Clapper March 24, 2020 at 1:56 PM

    Wow Rachel, each one of your designs are brilliant with color! I’m totally in love the new slimline dies and your cards are just beautiful!!

  • Mary-Anne V March 24, 2020 at 2:12 PM

    Beautiful cards. I love the shading in the windows of the cards.

  • Jeanne Beam March 24, 2020 at 2:34 PM

    Such beautiful cards! Love the wonderful colors…
    Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Aimee Phillips March 24, 2020 at 2:34 PM

    Both of your cards using the slim braided Circle day are beautiful. Your first card you’re in my thoughts is perfect for was going on right now.

  • Cyndi Morris March 24, 2020 at 3:12 PM

    Beautiful cards. I especially love the first one. The Slim Braided Circles die is one of my favorites from this release, and your coloring is gorgeous.

  • Dana M March 24, 2020 at 5:55 PM

    Oh what gorgeous cards! Bright, happy and fabulous. Beautiful inspiration.

  • Dorothy A March 24, 2020 at 6:02 PM

    Love your cards. I really like the blue and autumn-ish ones, because they are a bit more masculine. My husband gives cards to fellow male workers, so this style would be perfect! Of course the others are gorgeous!

  • Allison F March 24, 2020 at 9:59 PM

    Love all of your cards. The blue/white one is stunning!

  • see mary stamp March 24, 2020 at 10:27 PM

    All of your projects are beautiful, but the blue and white card is especially striking! Love it!

  • Gail Spresser March 24, 2020 at 11:13 PM

    Very creative and lovely cards. Thank you.

  • Evelyn Larson March 25, 2020 at 12:05 AM

    Love your cards, color design just amazing. I love the new release, I want it all.

  • Jean Marmo March 25, 2020 at 12:45 AM

    THese slimcut dies look wonderful. Such amazing cards and inspiration!

  • Denise Bryant March 25, 2020 at 2:00 AM

    Gorgeous slimline cards! Love the ones that have the circular windows! Pretty colors and details on these cards with the Slim Cuts!

  • Lisa Rutherford March 25, 2020 at 3:31 AM

    Thank you for sharing your lovely cards with the encouraging messages!! We all really need a little bit more of that, especially right now. Wonderfully done!

  • Penny Klie March 25, 2020 at 8:42 AM

    Beautiful cards… I really like the one using the Braided Circle die which is my favorite from the release.

  • Arlene Martinez March 25, 2020 at 9:24 AM

    That last card is so beautiful!

  • Heidi Rees March 25, 2020 at 10:32 AM

    Wow Rachel, these are beautiful! What bold bright colors! Wonderful job creating these! This has to be my favorite release so far!

  • Louanne Collins March 25, 2020 at 12:08 PM

    Great cards – wonderful colors! Loving these new slimline dies!

  • Carrie Rhoades March 25, 2020 at 4:08 PM

    Your ink blending is amazing! I love all the cards you created. I am so excited about this new release!

  • Patricia Ladd March 25, 2020 at 6:32 PM

    Your blended backgrounds are fabulous. I especially like the blue card with the bright white leafy images. Did you use a pigment ink for those?

  • LaraineR March 25, 2020 at 7:28 PM

    Gorgeous! Love this release! I have been making slimline cards for years & these will make it so much easier!

  • Annette Gordon March 25, 2020 at 9:58 PM

    I love the yellow, it looks like mini sunrises. And the floral with the blues is very pretty!

  • Annette Reed March 25, 2020 at 10:27 PM

    Your cards are stunning! I absolutely love your ink blending. I think it’s some of the prettiest I’ve ever seen. Those yellows and oranges look like a sunset-gorgeous-and those blues are amazing.

  • Roslyn Jin March 26, 2020 at 7:52 AM

    Wow! Those cards are incredible. I can’t even choose a favourite. I especially love the ink blending.

  • Natalie Dill March 26, 2020 at 11:24 AM

    Lovely cards – I love how they showcase so many different looks using the same products. Very versatile!

  • Subhashini S March 26, 2020 at 2:29 PM

    Love the bunch of bright and beautiful cards!! Thanks for the inspiration

  • Amy Cooley March 26, 2020 at 3:32 PM

    Thanks for the pretty inspiration with these new products from Pinkfresh.

  • Sam Burnett March 26, 2020 at 3:47 PM

    Amazing cards – love the colors, love the simplicity of them but they are all so elegant! Gorgeous coloring as well! TFS! Loving the slimline dies and want them ALL!

  • Iza Malek March 26, 2020 at 4:16 PM

    Wonderful cards! You are so talented. These dies are my must have for sure.

  • Anne Sturgeon March 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM

    I love the new slim cuts… the circles are so wonderful, it reminds me of a beautiful sun set. It is truly genius to make these longer versions of the already loved dies. Your cards are always so beautiful Rachael, thanks for sharing these.

  • Ericka Strange March 26, 2020 at 5:06 PM

    Beautiful cards and I love the ink blending with these slimeline dies. So pretty and so many great ways to used them! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Bienchen Mittwollen March 27, 2020 at 3:40 AM

    Love the colours! Especially on the first two cards! The orange to yellow gradient is so beautiful, and the white wildflowers on the dark blue, just stunning!
    Your layouts are goals!
    Thank you so much for the amazing inspiration ❤️,

  • Scraporcraft March 27, 2020 at 7:23 AM

    Wonderful examples for how to use the elongated space. I like the sunny circles.

  • Jeanne Ragan March 27, 2020 at 11:24 AM

    Such very pretty cards! Love all the ink blending and flowers! Can’t wait to get my slim rectangle dies!

  • Jen Carter March 27, 2020 at 1:28 PM

    Your blending on all of the cards is so pretty! Beautiful cards!

  • Melanie Barrett March 27, 2020 at 3:29 PM

    I love the slim line cards and all these dies to make them pretty just like you did! Your cards are so pretty!

  • Janea March 27, 2020 at 9:01 PM

    Simply Stunning! Love the silhouette ones as they can be done masculine very easily by color choices. Always needing ideas for men, they are the hardest for me to do.

  • Amber Bissonnette March 27, 2020 at 11:05 PM

    Beautiful cards!!! Very creative designs ❤️

  • Chandhini March 28, 2020 at 2:15 PM

    Wonderful cards, love the ombre ink blending.

  • Sue D March 28, 2020 at 9:38 PM

    Pretty variety and choice of colors.

  • Beth Fralix March 29, 2020 at 6:50 AM

    Rachel, I’m loving these dies & the Stunning colours you used on your cards! Love the florals & foliage so much! Thank you for all the amazing tips, tricks & techniques! God Bless & the Love of Christ to you!!

  • Dawn Pauley March 29, 2020 at 8:36 AM

    I just love the yellow card that looks like sunrises. Absolutely stunning. All the cards are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  • Luanne Ford March 29, 2020 at 1:17 PM

    Beautiful cards! Much inspiration for these great new Slimline dies!

  • Renee VanEpps March 29, 2020 at 2:53 PM

    Oh wow, these are gorgeous! LOVE your ink blending~

  • Judy Price March 29, 2020 at 3:27 PM

    I love this die set! My favorite cards that you made are the middle two. What an effect to see the different colors used! The first makes me think of a kelp bed in the ocean. The second makes me think of standing out in a wheat field. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  • Ta-Tanisha J March 29, 2020 at 7:32 PM

    Wow Rachel! Just wow! The first card is simple yet has such a huge impact. But the blue “sending all my love”. My heart just melted. Beautiful designs. TFS

  • Barbara Baxter March 29, 2020 at 8:29 PM

    Your cards are beautiful. The first ones are vivid colors and look gorgeous, and then you include a card with pastels that is equally gorgeous! I love the change the tall, slim dies give us from the usual A2 cards. My new dies should be coming soon!

  • Bonnie M March 30, 2020 at 12:13 AM

    You are SO talented & love all your designs! Also love these new Slimline Dies & can’t wait to try! Thank you for sharing your talent!

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