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BLOOM Peeks, Day 2

April 1, 2014

No matter what the weather where you live, aren’t you ready for the sunshine, flowers, and fresh air of spring? Join us this week as we take a peek at this new collection each day. We’ll be sharing what’s “blooming” in our new catalog garden!


So you may be wondering…


No garden would be complete without Slapstick/Cling stamps; right?


Introducing 40-284 Heathers:


Introducing 40-310 Star Ivy:


Introducing 40-283 Floral Tapestry:


Introducing 40-280 Entwined:


Introducing 40-311 Poppy Trio:








This new collection will be available in our online store beginning Friday, April 4th! Which “seeds” will you be planting? Leave us a comment for a chance to win your favorite!!


151 Comments leave one →
  1. Emma Hubbard permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:16 am

    There all beauties…but im drawn to the “entwined” one x

  2. April 1, 2014 12:20 am

    Well, they are all obviously completely fabulous–but my personal faves today are Poppy Trio and Heathers. All the stunning samples from the dt makes me want them all! Thank you for all of the amazing inspiration! Flowers are the best! 🙂

  3. April 1, 2014 12:23 am

    Oh these are drop dead gorgeous!! I think I like the Floral Tapestry the most, but the heathers are a very close second!

  4. Patricia Molnar (artjunkie2) permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:24 am

    Amazing cards! Love all of the stamps but my fav is the Poppy Trio!

  5. Kate permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:49 am

    I just love what Jill did with the Poppy Trio stamp.

  6. rosemarie calpin permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:57 am

    such beautiful cards from outstanding artwork!! how to pick a favorite…impossiple…love them all!!

  7. Susan Fitzpatrick permalink
    April 1, 2014 2:23 am

    These all are ones I want in my collection, beautiful! The poppy trio maybe the first to add, but be the heather or the floral tapestry. I love them all!

  8. April 1, 2014 2:39 am

    Love the poppy trio!!!

  9. April 1, 2014 2:45 am

    Gorgeous, just gorgeous. Jill Foster could you please tell me how you got the colours for your smile card. I love this technique but I am not too sure how to do it. I always love to see artwork like this and would love to do something similar. Dx

  10. val1313 permalink
    April 1, 2014 2:53 am

    I really love the poppies.

  11. April 1, 2014 2:54 am

    Beautiful stamps! I love the poppies!

  12. April 1, 2014 2:57 am

    Love the flower tapestry and the poppies, the examples are beautiful!

  13. April 1, 2014 3:10 am

    Wow!!! The first card is my favorite, amazing way of using the stamp to create a gorgeous background. But they all are beautiful cards!

  14. Gabriella B permalink
    April 1, 2014 3:30 am

    Great collection. I feel warmer just looking at all those beautiful colors

  15. April 1, 2014 3:35 am

    Floral Tapestry is my favorite!

  16. Mary Anne Perlmutter permalink
    April 1, 2014 3:54 am

    All of the samples really show beautiful ways to use these new stamps. I love the Poppies stamp.

  17. diana permalink
    April 1, 2014 3:59 am

    Lovely new stamps, especially Poppy Trio! 😉

  18. Michel E permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:02 am

    Love all of these. Really need these to get inky with. Thanks for the chance to win.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  19. April 1, 2014 4:04 am

    Beautiful cards and what wonderful new stamps. Think Poppy Trio has to be a fav.

  20. Sue D permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:09 am

    Very pretty–my favorite is the Poppy Trio.

  21. judka permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:33 am

    Beautiful new floral images! Jill’s art brings those flowers to life. Can’t wait to see the rest of the release.

  22. Kailash permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:38 am

    These cards are so beautifully crafted. Jill is a creative genius, love how she showcased these amazing images. Love the poppy trio set, stunning!!!

  23. April 1, 2014 4:45 am

    Gorgeous cards!! I love the new backgrounds and the poppy stamp!

  24. Janet Mack permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:45 am

    How to pick a favorite? I do think I like the Star Ivy the best.

  25. Janet Cobb permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:02 am

    Love them all! Especially the Poppy Trio and Entwined!!! Gotta choose just one…so Entwined takes the #1 spot with me!

  26. April 1, 2014 5:06 am

    Such beautiful cards today! I’m a big fan of the Floral Tapestry since Jill did that awesome background. I think it would make a beautiful background on so many projects.

  27. wienerhoneymooners permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:23 am

    I love the poppy trio!!!

  28. Betty H. permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:36 am

    Beautiful cards! Tough to choose a favorite stamp but I’ll say the Poppy Trio is my favorite. They are all lovely!

  29. Sandy permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:36 am

    Entwined and Poppy Trio

  30. Karen permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:40 am

    Which one to choose they are all simply beautiful . I can’t wait till the 4th to order these are a def must have ! Floral Tapestry is my favorite followed by Heather ! Wow Wow Wow

  31. April 1, 2014 5:43 am

    The poppy is beautiful! Love the card Jill!

  32. April 1, 2014 5:46 am

    These are all absolutely gorgeous. If I had to pick a favourite to plant in my craftroom it would be heathers.

  33. Dianne Crowe permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:47 am

    I love the Floral Tapestry, what beautiful cards by Jill.

  34. Maye M.L. permalink
    April 1, 2014 5:51 am

    Absolutely beautiful set of stamps. I am quite happy to have stumbled upon Penny Black’s blog this week. Thank you for this wealth of inspiration. Cheers!

  35. April 1, 2014 6:13 am

    These stamp sets are really pretty !!

  36. sschmitz1618 permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:24 am

    Beautiful cards. Love the stamps.

  37. calamityjane permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:30 am

    Gorgeous!! I love Heathers! But all of them are beautiful!!

  38. April 1, 2014 6:46 am

    Jill, you really brought these to life! My fave, by a hair is the poppy trio, they are so realistic! And I love how the tulips form a heart!

  39. Lisa Haff permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:56 am

    I love the new stamps, I think Heather is one of my favorites , wonderful for backgrounds. The Poppies are great too, Love Jills use of color, they really come to life.

  40. Miriam Prantner permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:57 am

    Beautiful backgrounds, I’m in love with Heathers!

  41. April 1, 2014 6:58 am

    Wow ! WOnderful stamp-set once again !! The samples shared by team are just awesome..colorful n fresh like a garden..!

  42. April 1, 2014 7:12 am

    Like all the new stamps and LOVE the cards you made!!

  43. April 1, 2014 7:19 am

    More gorgeous stamps! Love Jill’s beautiful work!

  44. mildredmildew permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:19 am

    I would love to win the Floral Tapestry background stamp! Wow!

  45. knurse22 permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:32 am

    I will definitely be planting Floral Tapestry, Poppy Trio, and the Heather! Awesome inspiraiton!

  46. Carol Jones permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:39 am

    Love them all, but especially the star ivy and the poppy trio — those need to be in my collection!

  47. Val permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:43 am

    Love the poppy trio and the heathers background!

  48. April 1, 2014 7:44 am

    Lovely stamps, but I liked most 45-280!

  49. April 1, 2014 7:47 am

    Heather is so great since you can use it so many ways, but like all the new stamps

  50. April 1, 2014 7:48 am

    Oh wow .. They are all so beautiful and the the cards are gorgeous!! I am leaning toward the Floral Tapestry I think!!!

  51. April 1, 2014 7:50 am

    Love the large background stamps. They make embellishing a card so easy – as shown on some of your samples. the other stamps are wonderful too. Great release.

  52. April 1, 2014 7:59 am

    Love them all but poppy trio is my fave.

  53. Debbie V permalink
    April 1, 2014 8:01 am

    They are all beautiful, but I like the floral tapestry the best 🙂

  54. barbara lassiter permalink
    April 1, 2014 8:13 am

    Love the entwined stamp and Jill’s cards are all beautiful and awesome.

  55. Ann Marie permalink
    April 1, 2014 8:17 am

    My Scottish roots say I should plant Heathers. Beautiful cards!

  56. Donna Whitten permalink
    April 1, 2014 8:31 am

    I love them all, but I would probably plant entwined first. Jill’s cards are fabulous!!!

  57. April 1, 2014 8:44 am

    oh gosh these are are beautiful. I love love love the poppies and all of the slapsticks. how fab.

  58. Jayne K permalink
    April 1, 2014 8:57 am

    These are some great new additions. I love Heathers. So pretty.

  59. April 1, 2014 9:12 am

    These are all so gorgeous … as are the cards … Floral Tapestry takes top spot for me! Anita 🙂

  60. April 1, 2014 9:14 am

    Wow! What a gorgeous group of stamps today!!! So, hard to pick a favorite. I love the Poppy Trio and the Floral Tapestry is also calling my name! 🙂 I can see a lot of “Penny Black” shopping in my future.

  61. Tami B permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:16 am

    Poppy Trio is fantastic!

  62. Julia Chan permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:23 am

    lovely background and beautiful flowers combination stamps !!

  63. Angelique Vela permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:29 am

    I”ve already thought of several different ways I can use each of these stamps. I had to seriously nitpick in order to pick a favorite. In the end i picked the poppy over the ivory.

  64. Denise Bryant permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:40 am

    Jill’s cards are all amazing, hard to choose a favorite! But I love what she did with those beautiful Poppy Trio flowers!

  65. pai permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:46 am

    i’m loving the heather!

  66. April 1, 2014 10:00 am

    The Heathers looks wonderful but I really think the one that grabs me – especially with your sample Jill – is the last one: Poppy Trio. Those flowers really pop against the white on white.
    Paula (PEP)

  67. April 1, 2014 10:01 am

    These are so lovely! The tulips and the poppies really attract my attention.

  68. glowest permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:01 am

    Poppy Trio a must have. can’t wait

  69. judi44 permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:03 am

    BEAUTIFUL CARDS! I love the way the NEW stamps were used..Great ideas for me to case.
    With Love Judi

  70. Geri permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:07 am

    OMG, Beautiful! Terrific cards – I love the Heather!

  71. Teresa Godines #6857 permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:10 am

    Beautiful as always. I love the poppy trio.

  72. Smokie permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:13 am

    Poppy Trio and Entwined are my favorites!

  73. S. Carter permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:16 am

    Entwined is my favorite.

  74. April 1, 2014 10:34 am

    Another day filled with beautiful cards. Heathers would be on my list today!

  75. Patt H. permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:34 am

    All these beautiful cards make it so hard to pick a favorite! So nice to see all these stamped in use. I want them all but would say the Floral Tapestrey would be my first pick.

  76. April 1, 2014 10:54 am

    Oh gosh that heathers background is just beyond amazing! I can’t wait to see more project samples with it! TFS!

  77. April 1, 2014 11:01 am

    Love this whole BLOOMING collection! Looking forward to buying these lovely stamps!

  78. Mary-Anne V. permalink
    April 1, 2014 11:03 am

    So many pretty floral stamps…love the Poppy Trio stamp.

  79. Emily H permalink
    April 1, 2014 11:18 am

    I am loving these!! That poppy trio is just gorgeous!!!

  80. Margarita Navarrro-Rivera permalink
    April 1, 2014 11:34 am

    Gorgeous cards!

  81. April 1, 2014 11:35 am

    I love all of them. I can’t decide which one to purchase first.

  82. Susan in AK permalink
    April 1, 2014 11:42 am

    I like the Poppy Trio Stamp.

  83. April 1, 2014 11:44 am

    I am so glad you post completed projects with your stamps. The one with the heather stamp sold me and maybe the floral tapestry. Jill, you did an awesome job on all the cards!

  84. April 1, 2014 11:49 am

    Poppy Trio is so gorgeous!

  85. Pat Robinson permalink
    April 1, 2014 11:55 am

    Such beautiful cards! I love the Entwined.

  86. April 1, 2014 12:10 pm

    They are all so beautiful! But if I had to pick just one – then it be Poppy trio

  87. April 1, 2014 12:21 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win my favorite Poppy Trio…this would make a beautiful Easter card as would the other great sets,too!

  88. Vickie Farrow permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:26 pm

    Love cling stamps, these are going to be a hit!

  89. April 1, 2014 12:36 pm

    Of course my fav is “Heathers”. It’s also really cool looking!

  90. Janielle Schafer permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:39 pm

    I’m entwined 😊

  91. Charlene M. permalink
    April 1, 2014 12:49 pm

    Oh, I’m so ready for some fresh WARM spring flowers and sunshine. These stamps are really drawing me …. love the Floral Tapestry! Thanks so much for a chance to win some pretties!

  92. Chiara permalink
    April 1, 2014 1:17 pm

    Love the floral tapestry one

  93. Bonnie kasper permalink
    April 1, 2014 1:54 pm

    Jill’s cards are all so delicate. Really beautiful.

  94. swldebbie permalink
    April 1, 2014 2:01 pm

    Really love that floral tapestry BG stamp! And the samples? WONDERFUL!

  95. April 1, 2014 2:20 pm

    Beautiful cards! Love all of the stamps but my fav is the Poppy Trio!

  96. Georgia Cressman permalink
    April 1, 2014 2:26 pm

    Today’s new stamps are all beautiful and unique…love them all!!

  97. April 1, 2014 2:40 pm

    They are all amazing! My fave would probably be Poppy Trio, but truly a difficult choice!

  98. April 1, 2014 2:47 pm

    Gorgeous cards! So hard to choose a fave stamp but I think Star Ivy is at the top of my list.

  99. jenscull permalink
    April 1, 2014 4:00 pm

    oh that Floral Tapestry makes me swoon!
    all of the cards are beautiful! I can smell spring right around the corner! 🙂

  100. April 1, 2014 5:18 pm

    Poppies, please are the posies I’d plant and pick…!

  101. April 1, 2014 5:44 pm

    Love the Poppy Trio and what Jill has created with it.

  102. LynneZ permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:28 pm

    They are all lovely, but think I like the poppy the best.

  103. megan mcdonald permalink
    April 1, 2014 6:47 pm

    I love the heather, beautiful.

  104. April 1, 2014 6:58 pm

    I absolutely love and would use all of these but if I had to choose one it would be ….umh, umh, umh.(thinking and changing my mind here) but I guess it would be the Floral Tapestry.

  105. Sandy Clinton permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:07 pm

    They are all lovely – especially the heathers!

  106. Kay Olsen permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:09 pm

    I love all your stamps.

  107. Iris Soscia permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:31 pm

    Lovely cards and lovely stamps.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  108. pattisj permalink
    April 1, 2014 7:37 pm

    Great stamps! Heathers is my favorite of this group.

  109. April 1, 2014 7:37 pm

    I am in love with them all, but that heather really calls to me!!!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  110. April 1, 2014 8:16 pm

    Oh, LOVE Star Ivy…

  111. Josie permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:06 pm

    New member here boy! what have I been missing!!!! Definitely the poppy trio are my fav..But all the stamps are delightful!!!

  112. Kelly F. permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:09 pm

    Poppy Trio!

  113. Delia Rotolo permalink
    April 1, 2014 9:17 pm

    I could see so many uses for heathers and I like them all.

  114. Gayle Reed permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:06 pm

    I like the Heathers.

  115. TishR permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:16 pm

    Poppy trio is my favorite but I really like Entwined, too!

  116. Debbie Evans permalink
    April 1, 2014 10:50 pm

    Love all the new floral stamps especially the background ones.

  117. April 2, 2014 2:28 am

    my goodness. Jill has outdone herself with these. Awesome new stamps and dies

  118. April 2, 2014 3:33 am

    Lovely stamps, i think i like the poppy trio the best.

  119. Donna M permalink
    April 2, 2014 4:21 am

    All I can say is beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Lovin’ those poppies.

  120. Tammy P permalink
    April 2, 2014 5:09 am

    How does one choose which is prettiest!! These are beautiful.

  121. April 2, 2014 5:27 am

    Poppy Trio is my favourite but this collection is lovely

  122. Lynda permalink
    April 2, 2014 6:07 am

    These stamps are really awesome! You never can have enough flowers, right?

  123. April 2, 2014 7:16 am

    Oh, the possibilities! I adore working with florals, especially as background images.

  124. JoAnne Pitre permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:00 am

    Wow, they are all beautiful, I think I like entwined the most, too hard to choose.

  125. Alexia Misso permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:05 am

    They are all so beautiful but I’m in love with that Floral Tapestry!

  126. Tasha F permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:31 am

    The background stamps rock! But I also like the tulip heart…

  127. laura mm permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:51 am

    Lovely cards! Thanks for sharing & the giveaway 😉

  128. Susan Roberts permalink
    April 2, 2014 9:52 am

    Amazing as usual! Love the star ivy.

  129. Wanda M. permalink
    April 2, 2014 10:53 am

    Love the background stamps. Jill, you are amazing. Beautiful projects.

  130. MCgal permalink
    April 2, 2014 11:40 am

    Poppy Trio is wonderful.

  131. Jeanne permalink
    April 2, 2014 12:28 pm

    I want them all! Especially the poppie trio. Now if only I could color them as beautifully as Jill has done. Stunning!

  132. April 2, 2014 12:31 pm

    Poppy Trio, just can’t own enough of these stamps

  133. Katie B. permalink
    April 2, 2014 12:42 pm

    Love star ivy and entwined, these are different than anything that I own and are beautiful! Love them all though really, HA! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  134. Karenajo permalink
    April 2, 2014 1:36 pm

    They are all so great, hard to choose just one. The star ivy is quite striking and would make a super background !!!

  135. April 2, 2014 6:36 pm

    Gorgeous stamps. I really like the star ivy and entwined. Love them!

  136. J Beverly permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:03 pm

    Love, love, love Floral Tapestry. Love, love, love the poppies!

  137. Nancy permalink
    April 2, 2014 8:55 pm

    Floral tapestry is beautiful.

  138. April 3, 2014 12:31 am

    I love star Ivy

  139. April 3, 2014 8:04 am

    I’m a big poppy fan and those are gorgeous.

  140. Terri (blindstamper) permalink
    April 3, 2014 9:14 am

    Wow, those are all incredibly beautiful!

  141. April 3, 2014 11:03 am

    I love these! Thanks for the chance to win! 😉

  142. April 3, 2014 11:05 am

    Poppy trio is my favorite!

  143. April 3, 2014 12:39 pm

    Love them all! I’d start with “heathers” first and work my way through to the rest.

  144. April 3, 2014 1:15 pm

    Love this release – wonderful inspiration cards! The heathers stamp is my fave 🙂

  145. April 3, 2014 2:27 pm

    Poppy Trio and Heathers look like must have to me!

  146. April 3, 2014 3:05 pm

    They are all beautiful! Entwined is already calling my name. LOL It is about time to start planting. I have no idea what I will do this year. Too many other things going on that are more important.

  147. Anette Eakins permalink
    April 3, 2014 5:58 pm

    OOOH, I love them all! But my faves are the Floral Tapestry and the Poppy Trio.

  148. Candida permalink
    April 4, 2014 6:32 pm

    OOOh, all the stamps are irresistible… But the Floral Tapestry and the poppies are winning!

  149. April 4, 2014 10:09 pm

    Adorable stamps and cards are beyond awesome!!!!

  150. April 5, 2014 6:27 pm

    Yikes …. need to win the lottery so I can get each and every one of these !!!! Oh my, they are so delightful and such a pleasure to see them in all their gloriousness on cards.

  151. snazzy jj permalink
    April 5, 2014 8:34 pm

    Love your new backgrounds and all that talent on how to use them.

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