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May 2021 Essentials Release

May 2021 Essentials Release

Our next release is now available in our online shop, and this one is an Essentials release! We've got 9 new die sets and the long awaited refills for our highly popular Essentials: Jewels Mix set.

We are SO excited about the two envelope die sets we've included, one for slimline and the other for MINI slimline. There is also a Mini Slimline bundle with all our bestselling edges, including Stitched Rectangles, Diagonal Stitched Rectangles, Braided Circles and Diagonal Stitched Circles. By purchasing this one set, you can easily jump on to the mini slimline bandwagon!

We are also introducing the square and circle versions of our highly popular Stitched Scallop edge. Finally, we are adding two new edges to our lineup: Blanket Stitched & Folk Edge.


We've created an intro video to give you a look into all the new products! You can view that below, or in HD here. Even if you view it below, be sure to click over to the video on YouTube and leave a comment for your chance to win the ENTIRE RELEASE!

We hope you like the video, and would love for you to subscribe to our channel if you don't yet!


We are SO excited to share this release with you! Here is just a peek at what you will see along today's hop:

Our team been busy creating inspiring projects using all these new products! You are going to LOVE hopping along this blog hop! Click on the link below for easy access to every stop on the hop:


All you have to do is hop along to each stop & leave a comment along the way to be entered to win! Winners will be posted on the GIVEAWAY PAGE by the end of business on Monday, May 31st. You must check this page & claim your prize within 2 weeks.


Grand Prizes: One comment from this blog post and our YouTube Intro Video above will win the entire release.

-(10) $25 Pinkfresh Studio gift card codes - picked randomly from all the comments on the rest of the blog hop.

**We will have an Instagram hop tomorrow (Tuesday, March 25th)! There will be additional giveaways, including another grand prize giveaway. Be sure to set a reminder in your phone - the Instagram hop starts at 8:30am CT!


**It's come to our attention that the free die is not automatically adding to qualified shopping carts. Instead, we will manually add the die to all qualified orders while supplies last. Sorry for any confusion!** We've got a freebie die up for grabs on orders $35+. No code necessary - it will automatically load into your cart or be added to your order WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

We are offering free US shipping or discounted international shipping on orders $50+. Be sure to use the correct code based on your location. This shipping promo will expire on May 30th, 2021 @11:59pm CST.



In order to protect our designs, we photograph our products at an angle. If applicable to the release, we have listed all sentiments in the stamp set link descriptions.

Essentials: Slimline Envelope die set

Essentials: Mini Slimline Envelope die set

Essentials: Shaker Stars die set

Essentials: Mini Slimline Bundle die set

Essentials: Stitched Scallop Circle die set

Essentials: Stitched Scallop Square die set

Essentials: Folk Edge Circle die set

Essentials: Blanket Stitched Oval die set

Essentials: Blanket Stitched Circle die set

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Glacier

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Peach Fuzz

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Sunshine

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Ballet Slipper

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Bubble Gum

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Emerald City

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Sky Blue

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Ocean Breeze

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Sapphire

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Stargazer

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Lavender

Essentials: Jewels Mix Refill - Espresso

We are so excited about this new release, and hope that you are too! All of our new products are listed in the NEW section of our site, and when you click into each link there are project images for inspiration. We hope this helps make your shopping decisions easier! As with any new release, but especially during this pandemic, please allow 7-10 business days to receive a shipping notification. We appreciate your patience!

It's GIVEAWAY time! Let us know in the comments below what your faves & must haves are to be entered to win the ENTIRE release! We can't wait to hear what you think!

Happy hopping along your way, and have a wonderful day!


41. May 24, 2021

Wow! Fabulous release!

Pennie Glasser
40. May 24, 2021

Love, love, love this new release. I just started making slim line and mini slimline cards so the envelope dies are a must to have in my collection.

Ann Hughes
39. May 24, 2021

Such a great new release! I must have the shaker star and ALL of them! They’re called “essentials” after all, lol. Thanks for the giveaway!

Shai C.
38. May 24, 2021

A beautiful summer release. I love the new fancy etched dies.

Kim Salito
37. May 24, 2021

Just when I think I have all the died I need, you do it again! Love the new stiches!

Retta Lutte
36. May 24, 2021

Fabulous release!! Love that you have expanded your line of essential dies! ❤️

Maureen Turner
35. May 24, 2021

Such a wonderful summer release!! Color, style, and shapes OH MY!!

34. May 24, 2021

Love the envelope dies. Looking forward to the hop to see the “magic” created with this release.

Pat Bethke
33. May 24, 2021

Love the essentials release!

Teena M Perine
32. May 24, 2021

What a great release! So many essential options! Love the mini slimline dies & the shaker stars!

Susan Carlson
31. May 24, 2021

Impossible to choose one but I loved the envelope dies💕💕

30. May 24, 2021

I just love the mini slimline envelope die and the mini slimline pack these would definitely be added to my collection, just think the endless possibilities and uniqueness of the mini slimline envelope die, the patterned papers to match your cards etc, love it and what an awesome release :)

29. May 24, 2021

Wow! What an amazing release. My favourite is the envelope dies. However what girl needs diamonds when you can have all the amazing colours of the jewels. Love everything.

Sherry jones
28. May 24, 2021

Very excited about the new release. I really like the new blanket stitch dies and the mini slimline envelope die.

Linda BL
27. May 24, 2021

Love the new release, great dies!

Laurie Myers
26. May 24, 2021

What a great useful release!I love the frame dies.I could use them for so many projects.I would be thrilled to win.also gorgeous bling!

25. May 24, 2021

Have been wanting an envelope die for slim line cards. Excited to see them available!

24. May 24, 2021

Have been wanting an envelope die for slim line cards. Excited to see them available!

23. May 24, 2021

What a fun release! I’m so excited for the envelope dies!

Leslie Sunn
22. May 24, 2021

Love this release.

sharon hoffmann
21. May 24, 2021

So excited for the blog hop and this release. I love your products!

Nicki Baxley
20. May 24, 2021

Love, love, love!! The slimline envelope dies are especially wonderful!

19. May 24, 2021

Wow! Loving the new release! Those dies are the bomb!

Donna de Gale-Kalloo
18. May 24, 2021

Love, love, love!! The slimline envelope dies are especially wonderful!

17. May 24, 2021

I’m so thrilled to be able to order my personal faves from the Essential Jewels! It was just what I asked for during one of the Lives!
Hoping to add the mini-slimline set to my cart today – it seems to be missing from the shop? I know you’ll have it there soon!
Another fabulous essentials release!

Michele F
16. May 24, 2021

I am loving all the edges on these dies! The envelope dies for slimline cards will make the prettiest envelopes out there!

Sue H
15. May 24, 2021

I love the mini slimline style. This is a great release and I am happy to see your gems in individual packs.

Wanda S Radler
14. May 24, 2021

This release is so exciting! I love these new dies and love your stamps! Can’t wait until I get to work with them!

Cecilia Nocella
13. May 24, 2021

I love the envelope dies. What a great release!

Elizabeth Petersen
12. May 24, 2021

My favorites from this release would have to be the envelope die sets.

Heike Carlson
11. May 24, 2021

What a great release. I love the edge design of the new borders!

אפרת שטרסברג
10. May 24, 2021

Love all the new edges as well as the envelope dies. Great release!

Nancy Roth
9. May 24, 2021

My favorite from the bundle is the envelope dies! I also love all the jewels and I’m learning how to make shaker cards now. I love all your products.

8. May 24, 2021

I’m excited to begin my Essentials collection with the new stitched edge dies!

Margaret Payne
7. May 24, 2021

The dies in this release are calling my name!!!

Mary Livermont
6. May 24, 2021

The envelope dies are great! It would be really pretty to coordinate the envelopes with the cards. Thank you!

5. May 24, 2021

Wonderful release. These dies make a slimline card so easy.

4. May 24, 2021

Wonderful release. These dies make a slimline card so easy.

3. May 24, 2021

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the dies!

Isabel Z
2. May 24, 2021

Eeeeek….love the envelope dies and the stars….and soooo much more❤️❤️❤️❤️

Carole Anne Patterson
1. May 24, 2021

Great release! I love the versatility of all the dies. I’m really excited about the mini slimline dies and adding them to my collection.


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