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Bright and Colorful vs Monochromatic

Bright and Colorful vs Monochromatic

Good morning! Emily Midgett here with you today for my very first post on the Pinkfresh Studios blog! I'm so excited to join this wonderful team, and I am really enjoying the products from the newest release! I have two cards to share with you today, one super bright and dramatic, the other monochromatic and classic. Let's get started with the details! 

For my first project, I wanted to do something dramatic with the beautiful new Embroidered Blossoms stamp and die set. I love the look of bright, colorful embroidery on a dark background (so very chic right now!), so I thought I'd try to recreate it using colored embossing powders. I began by heat embossing several of the blooms and foliage from the Embroidered Blossoms using white, icy blue, and bright purple embossing powders onto a sheet of black card stock. I then die cut the embossed images using the coordinating dies. I arranged all of the die cut pieces into a floral bouquet and adhered them to a black card front using dimensional foam adhesive. 

For the greeting, I white embossed one of the sentiments from Heart and Soul onto a piece of black card stock. I adhered it to the card front using dimensional foam adhesive, tucking it beneath some of the die cut leaves. The final touch was to add some iridescent jewels to help fill out some of the bare areas in the bouquet. 

My second project for today's post is a study in monochrome. I adore pairing super intricate and detailed die cuts with stark white backgrounds. I think that it creates an almost lace effect. I began by die cutting both pieces of the beautiful new Floral Spring Die from plain white card stock and adhering them together. After deciding where I wanted to place the die cut, I used my Misti to stamp the massive Congrats! sentiment from Scripted Bold Sentiments 2 using black ink to make it really pop. 

After stamping my greeting, I adhered the lacy Spring Floral die cut using dimensional foam adhesive along the top of the white panel, then trimmed 1/4" from the bottom and replaced it with silver glitter card stock. Simple, elegant, and perfect for a wedding or shower celebration! 

Well, that's all for me today! Thanks for stopping by. Have a marvelous weekend! 

4 comments

4. Jan 25, 2019

You had me at white! Plus that sentiment font… scrumptious.

maria f.
3. Jan 25, 2019

Love both of your samples but especially the white on white die cutting!! The simple black large sentiment matched perfectly and is such wonderful inspiration!!

Beverly Jordan
2. Jan 20, 2019

Both cards are beautiful! But the 2nd one with the white on white and the large beautiful script! STUNNING! I am going to have to try and recreate that look.

Annette Gordon
1. Jan 18, 2019

What beautiful cards! They’re both so elegant, but the white on white is a knock-out! Love that big Congrats!

Margaret R

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