Hello! Hope you had a great weekend! I'm popping in to share a card that I made for this month's Pinkfresh Studio challenge. The challenge this month is to use a word die or alphabet dies on your card. I will also be adding this to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge since I used another favorite technique of heat embossing on my card. I recently got the new Pinkfresh Studio Choose Hope stamp, stencil and die set. I decided that I wanted to use the stencils with the outline image from the stamp set, but I didn't want to use all the stencils. Initially I stamped the outline image and then tried the stenciling, but learned that isn't the best way to do it. So I flipped over my cardstock and started over. Using only two of the stencils was really easy because Pinkfresh created their stencils with little corner guides. You simply make sure that your cardstock is centered in those little guides and stencil away!
I used Worn Lipstick distress ink for the flower and Mowed Lawn distress ink for the leaves. Once the stenciling was done I stamped the outline image in watermark ink, applied gold embossing powder and heat set. I absolutely love how it turned out! I then die cut the Fancy Oval Frame die from gold glitter cardstock, three more times from white cardstock and adhered them together. White cardstock was die cut with a Spellbinders Essential Rectangle die and then I used the detail die from the set to create the tiny circle openings to coordinate with the little circle opening in the frame. I adhered pink cardstock behind the white panel and then adhered my gold frame and the floral cluster. I die cut the word you from gold glitter cardstock, white cardstock and adhered them together. The rest of the sentiment is from the Pinkfresh Abstract Builder set. That was stamped in watermark ink on vellum and heat embossed in gold. I trimmed it down into a strip and then wrapped that around the panel. Finished with the gold glitter word and some gold flat back pearls.
Thanks for stopping by and have a lovely day!