PinkFresh Studio: Striped Background

Hi friends! Happy Wednesday and thanks for stopping by our blog today! We have two gorgeous samples from today’s special guest– Angelica Conrad! Please read on and enjoy!

Hi friends! This is Angelica Conrad, and I am so excited to be representing Pinkfresh Studio on the Simon Says Stamp blog today! I have two cards to share, featuring the Color Block Diagonal Stripes Die. I love black and white stripe pattern papers, so I thought I would just make my own.

I die-cut a panel of black cardstock, and made two backgrounds with it. I used every other stripe for each card. I incorporated more stripes for each card, using watercolors, and dry embossing. Let’s start with the Hugs And Good Vibes card.

I made a watercolor stripe background using Pinkfresh Studio Liquid Watercolors. I used a wide flat paintbrush to make the stripes, drying the paper before moving onto the next color. Once I was done, I white heat-embossed the sentiment, and trimmed the panel with Essentials: Ornate Banner die. I also die-cut an Ornate Banner frame for the panel, and made a pretty pink Artistic Bow.

I made the second bow in the Artistic Bows Die set for my next card.

For a second element of stripes for this card, I dry-embossed white card stock, using the Color Block Diagonal Stripes die. I followed the directions on my die-cut machine to do this. I die-cut the embossed card stock with the Ornate Banner die, and made another white frame. I added a stamped Modern Layered Floral Bouquet, and a die-cut word from Phrase Builder– Hello.

I hope I have helped with ideas on making striped backgrounds. That’s all that I have for today. Thanks so much for stopping by!

SUPPLIES:

Pinkfresh Studio HUGS AND GOOD VIBES…
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Pinkfresh Studio ORNATE BANNER…
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Pinkfresh Studio ARTISTIC BOWS Die…
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Pinkfresh Studio MODERN LAYERED…
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RESERVE Pinkfresh Studio MODERN…
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Pinkfresh Studio PHRASE BUILDER HELLO…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# DOLL…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9×12 140lb…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Brutus Monroe ALABASTER Ultra Fine…
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Art Glitter DESIGNER ADHESIVE CLEAR 2…
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Scor-Tape 0.25 Inch Crafting Tape
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Pinkfresh Studio SUNSHINE Liquid…
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Pinkfresh Studio CLEMENTINE Liquid…
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Pinkfresh Studio BUBBLE GUM Liquid…
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Pinkfresh Studio SAPPHIRE Liquid…
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Pinkfresh Studio AQUAMARINE Liquid…
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Pinkfresh Studio KEY LIME Liquid…
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Royal Langnickel ZEN WATERCOLOR BRUSH…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Sizzix BIG SHOT MACHINE Gray And…
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Sizzix EMBOSS AND IMPRESSIONS PAD…
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Pinkfresh Studio FRESH PEAR Dye Ink…
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Pinkfresh Studio GRASSY KNOLL Dye Ink…
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Pinkfresh Studio PEACH FUZZ Dye Ink…
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Pinkfresh Studio CLEMENTINE Dye Ink…
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Thanks so much for stopping by, and thanks to Angelica for being our guest!

  1. These cards are stunning! I really like the striped background and all the new dies and stamps that were in the last release! The black and white with the pop’s of colour is such a pretty contrast!

  2. Gorgeous cards Angelica. I love the diagonal stripes die so convenient, cutting with my papertrimmer has never give me equal stripes.
    Those bows are also awesome!
    Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration, stay safe and have a wonderful day.

  3. Love these cards and love seeing you on the Simon Blog. Your talents make you look right at home! Great job my friend!

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