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Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Branch Die Duo

Did you get the chance to see the new Pinkfresh Studio August Release? There’s so many new items! Today I am sharing two cards featuring the new Leafy Branch Die. The moment I had this die in my hands, I knew I would be using it a lot! It’s beautifully simple and clean, and can easily match any themed card.

I started with ink-blending. I blended trios of Distress Oxide inks in fall colors to make three backgrounds:

  • Squeezed Lemonade, Crushed Olive, Peeled Paint
  • Vintage Photo, Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold
  • Aged Mahogany, Fired Brick, Tattered Rose.

I die-cut each panel, and kept the positive, negative, and inside leaves. l then die-cut 8 more leaves from white card stock. I backed the negative panels with card stock, and inlaid one white Leafy Branch into the negatives. I used glue to inlay leaves from different panels, then glued three more layers of die-cuts on top of the Leafy Branch.

I stamped and white heat-embossed two sentiments from the new Floral Vase stamp set onto brown card stock. I used the coordinating die from the Floral Vase die set to die-cut Sending, and trimmed the smaller words before attaching them all the top of each Leafy Branch.

I used the largest rectangle from the Essentials: Diagonal Stitched Rectangle die set to die-cut two panels of white card stock. I attached the panels to kraft card bases, and used double-sided tape to add the Leafy Branch panels. I finished the cards with a few clear crystals from the Essentials: Crystals Mix.

Even though the red panel didn’t make it through the process, (I ripped it unfortunately!), I was still able to use the leaves. I simply love these colors together.

You can read all the details for another card I made using the inked branches from this project at my stop in the Pinkfresh Studios August Release Blog Hop.

I hope I have given you new ideas using the new Leafy Branch die. That’s all that I have for today. Thanks for stopping by!

12 Replies to “Pinkfresh Studio Leafy Branch Die Duo”

  1. How clever to interchange the die cuts on these cards!! These are beautiful and can be used for so many occasions! I love the colors you used!!!

  2. Angelica, your card is lovely. I however can not follow the directions at all. I have scraps all over me. Can you please explain them again maybe with a picture? I would sooooo appreciate it. Thank you.

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