Pinkfresh Studio Slimline Birthday Card

by Joanne James5. July 2023 16:00

Today I'm sharing a card I made using the current sketch over at Sunday Stamps which is a slimline and using a pastel colour palette for the challenge over at Just Us Girls this week:

   

I'm not usually big on pastels, but I do LOVE the new  Lemon Lolly and Bubble Bath colours, and when I received a crafty gift in the post from a crafty friend I was inspired to create something pretty in pink take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

One of my dear friends, Elizabeth Stewart of Paper Sweetness fame, sent me a whole collection of fabulous washi diecuts after I was wowed by a card she made using some, so I couldn't wait to create something with them! Since she is the hostess over at Just Us Girls this week it seemed only fair I showed that I was putting her sweet gift to good use! I paired them with existing bits and pieces from my stash, including a decorative panel cut from the (retired) Slim Card Dies in white layered over a base of Bubble Bath and my favourite shape of the Nested Essential Dies, to which I added a diecut 'celebrate' in gold foil from the Wanted To Say DIes and a gold heat-embossed 'you' from an old set:

 

An extra sprinkle of gold festive pearls completed my card. I love the pretty pastels in the washi tape and the way the elements 'frame' my label and extend along the slimline. Pretty in pink, for sure!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (8) -

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
7/5/2023 9:55:01 PM #

Wow, this is gorgeous, Joanne!  Love the fresh pastel colors, and the touches of gold on the florals - so sophisticated!  I just spotted these dies on the clearance rack, lol, and was wondering if I should snap them up before they're gone - you're enabling me again, darn it, lol!  Truly lovely card!  Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

Nancy E Leppek
Nancy E LeppekUnited States
7/6/2023 1:09:26 AM #

WOW!  This is one gorgeous slimline card, Joanne! I totally adore this!  Thanks for sharing with us at Just Us Girls.  Wish I was picking a winner this week!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
7/6/2023 2:43:56 PM #

Joanne, this is GOR-GEOUS!!!!!!!!  I love your slim line dies and the beautiful flowers,  All that gold makes me smile, too!  You rocked our challenge at Sunday Stamps!  Thanks for joining us!

Deb Horst
Deb HorstUnited States
7/6/2023 9:54:36 PM #

Wowsers...this is gorgeous!!  Thanks for playing along with us over at Sunday Stamps. Your slim line die works perfectly for our "Going Slim" sketch challenge....I love your water colored florals.
-Deb Horst, DT #SOS312

Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
7/7/2023 2:14:26 AM #

Who wouldn't want to receive this beautiful card? Wow Joanne, you did Elizabeth proud with your inspired design using the washi flowers she gifted you. The slimline die cut layer and the sentiment panel create a wonderful modern complement to the feminine feel. Thank you so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
7/8/2023 7:26:14 AM #

So lovely - the pastel colours are just fab. You obviously need to use them more often!

Heidi Baks
Heidi BaksUnited States
7/8/2023 1:33:40 PM #

Oooh, I love this background die and the beautiful light and subtle colors.  So soft and elegant!  Thanks for joining Sunday Stamps!!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/11/2023 10:24:35 AM #

So very, very pretty. It's a delicate looking creation - what a lovely gift to get. Smile

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