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Pinkfresh Studio February 2020 Background Stamp Release

Hi friends! I’m joining Pinkfresh Studio today for their February Background Stamp Release Blog Hop. If you’re following the hop, you should be arriving from Ashlea Cornell’s blog. You will find the full lineup listed below, as well as details for giveaways on today’s hop. I have a few cards to share, so let’s get started!

My first card today features the new Abstract Cube background stamp. I made a simple background, using black ink on the red-rubber background, showing off how clean the pattern is. I added color with a Simple Blossoms flower, and finished the card with a Phrase Builder: Sending hugs die cut.

The new Floral Shadow Background is another beautiful stamp that easily makes quick cards.

I went bold with color, using black ink to stamp Ripe Raspberry card stock. This stamp is so pretty on it’s own, so I decided to only add die cut words from Phrase Builder: You, and Phrase Builder: Sending.

My last card features the new Lemon Lush Background stamp. I am a huge fan of anything citrus, so this was love at first sight for me.

I stamped, and white heat-embossed Lemon Lush onto watercolor paper. I used Zig Clean Color Real Brushes and a spray bottle to add color. I quickly scribbled colors all over paper, then sprayed the panel heavily with water. The water moves the pigments organically, and this is the end result. I saw this process done a couple years ago, and I have been using it ever since. I highly recommend giving a try! Big background stamps, Like Lemon Lush, is the perfect match for this process.

Once the panel was dry, I trimmed it with an Essentials: Stitched Rectangle Die. I attached it to a card base with foam adhesive, and finished the card with a Sentiment Suite: Hello.

That’s all that I have for today. I hope I have helped give you ideas on how to use background stamps. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Now for the Hop details and Giveaways…

The entire February Release is up for grabs on the Pinkfresh Blog and on the Pinkfresh Instagram feed! Each blog stop on the hop today is also giving away a $25 gift card. Simply leave a comment below for a chance to win! And don’t forget to comment on the Pinkfresh Blog for a chance at one of the grand prizes. Winners will be announced Monday, February 24th, on the Pinkfresh Studio Giveaway Page. Winners will need to check that page and claim their prize within two weeks.

  • All orders $35+ will receive free shipping within the United States using code FEBSHIPUSA. International Shipping $35+ will receive $5.50 off using code FEBSHIPINTL.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Enjoy your time on the hop, and be sure to grab tons of card inspiration!

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83 Replies to “Pinkfresh Studio February 2020 Background Stamp Release”

  1. Your lemon lush card is gorgeous! I’ve never come across the technique- did you allow it to air-dry, or heat-emboss? It just turned out so pretty, & doesn’t sound like it was too time consuming. Everything in the release looks amazing!

  2. Hey Angelica, your cards are so gorgeous! I can’t decide which one I like the best, I love them all. You always inspire me with your lovely cards!!!

  3. All your cards are so beautiful that I am confused which one is my favourite. Love the second card, such a classy color combo.

  4. Angelica this looks like such a fun process… I am definitely going to give this a try today. Thanks for this opportunity to win a great prize and to learn a new technique!

  5. Beautiful cards! I love that pretty flower against the abstract background, the pink and black one is so striking, and the last one is such a cheerful, bright card. It makes me smile.

  6. So. Much. Eye candy. Love it. Thanks for the Zig tip. Using Bristol cardstock I assume? Gotta give that a try. TFS.

  7. Oh my gosh I don’t even know which one is my favorite! They’re awesome! The black on the Raspberry looks so cool, and your watercoloring is beautiful! Great cards!

  8. The pink with black so pretty!! And love the lemon lush one; makes my color-starved mid-winter heart happy.

  9. The water spray card turned out great. Looks like more time was spent coloring it. Will have to remember to try it out. The floral background stamp wins for a quick card.

  10. Fantastic cards! Terrific technique for watercoloring the lemon background. I love the variety of techniques you used on the backgrounds and the simple focal points that let those backgrounds shine.

  11. GORGEOUS cards! I love how you have used some of the new background stamps. The Abstract Cube is one of my favorites! Thank you so much for sharing your talent!

  12. I’m in love with lemon lush especially after you shared your awesome technique! Definitely want to try. Gorgeous!!

  13. What a beautiful ending for this blog hop with three gorgeous cards. These background stamps are amazing and you ended this hop on a high note. I …ummm really just want all these background stamps after reaching the end of the blog hop! 🙂

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