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August 13, 2014

We are thrilled to reveal our new Christmas collection… Season’s Greetings!! You can view the complete catalog HERE and BEGIN SHOPPING today! And if you’re looking for inspiration, join us all week as we share card ideas that will have you “jingling all the way” to your craft table.


Creative Dies and Christmas go hand in hand; don’t you think?

Introducing 51-068 Glorious, 51-060 Exultations, and 51-062 Leap of Joy:



Introducing 51-063 Sparkle String:



Introducing 51-064 Red and Greens, 51-067 World of Wishes, and 51-066 Crystal Trio:



Introducing 51-059 Joyful:



Introducing 51-061 Holly and Berries, 51-058 Joyous Wishes, and 51-070 The Gift:




Introducing 51-065 Frame and Pattern (two pieces):



Have you entered?
We’d love to hear which stamps and Creative Dies are at the top of your wishlist!


One lucky winner will get to choose three of their new favorite Season’s Greetings stamps for their prize.
Just leave a comment here on the blog each day this week for a chance to win.
And for an extra entry, comment and “like” our Facebook page.
(Giveaway closes Sunday, 8/17, at 11:59 PM PST.)

147 Comments leave one →
  1. August 13, 2014 12:26 am

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE the sparkle string and leap of joy! Of course I love everything else too 😉 PS: I have “liked” your facebook page 🙂

  2. Morgan Keller permalink
    August 13, 2014 12:30 am

    I looooooove PB new releases! Soo excited to see all the new stamps and dies! Thankyou penny black team! Ps i follow on fb too lol how can I not!

  3. Cathy P in AZ permalink
    August 13, 2014 12:35 am

    Love Sparkle String, Joyful, Leap of Joy-I’ll just take one of everything! 🙂 Love the DT samples too! Beautiful!

  4. Sally Cendral permalink
    August 13, 2014 12:38 am

    Sorry to be a nuisance: in the Let it Snow card designed by Birgit Edblom, could you please tell me where the wreath stamp underneath the deer can be found? I have tried to find it without success!!!!
    Gorgeous card!!!!!
    Greetings — and thanks — from France –

    • jillianfoster82 permalink*
      August 13, 2014 1:09 am

      Thanks for stopping by, Sally, and for asking! Birgit created the wreath by adhering several snowflakes cut from Creative Die 51-066 Crystal Pattern to a round “frame” piece.

  5. Cathy P in AZ permalink
    August 13, 2014 12:40 am

    Liked PB on Facebook too!!

  6. August 13, 2014 12:59 am

    Thanks! Sally Cendral, the wreath is not a stamp, it’s done with the snowflake die Crystal trio! You find the die in the shop! / Birgit

  7. August 13, 2014 1:00 am

    I absolutely love these dies and would love to win, but I’ll have to get them if I don’t.

  8. August 13, 2014 1:20 am

    Winning Penny Black Christmas stamps, die cuts, would be a Merry Christmas for me!

  9. Darlyne Wagner permalink
    August 13, 2014 1:21 am

    All of these dies are fab-you-luss!! These cards are so classy and delectable that I just must have them!! Choose for me, dear Santa Claus, you will know the best!

  10. August 13, 2014 2:01 am

    Especially love the new sparkle string stamp, but would adore anything from Penny Black!!

  11. August 13, 2014 2:09 am

    These new releases are the best I have ever seen…so many stamps, dies and stencils I would love to have…lots of favorites. But my favorite card shown here is the one by Birgit…so beautiful!!!

  12. Linda F permalink
    August 13, 2014 2:26 am

    What a stunning range of dies, so elegant, so beautiful. Birgit and Jill have created the most gorgeous samples. Penny Black has such talented designers.

  13. August 13, 2014 2:44 am

    What a great release! You are making me feel Christmassy already. I particularly love the lights die and the peace dove.

  14. Ellen L permalink
    August 13, 2014 2:50 am

    Its definitely going to be difficult to choose from this fabulous collection, or do we just buy all them? LOL..choices, um…..

  15. Mary Ann T permalink
    August 13, 2014 3:11 am

    That patterned card front die is amazing!

  16. Pam permalink
    August 13, 2014 3:54 am

    Oh, my! These dies are all so fabulous! Where to begin?

  17. Barb Housner permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:01 am

    gorgeous stunning works of art thanks for sharing


  18. August 13, 2014 4:05 am

    These new dies are just fantastic. It’s time for me to start planning my Christmas cards and I’m definitely using PB dies this year.

  19. Michel E permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:09 am

    Love these dies.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  20. Dianne Crowe permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:09 am

    Gorgeous cards for Christmas. Would be hard to choose from all of them but Leap of Joy and Joyful are two I would love to buy.

  21. mjmarmo permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:18 am

    LOVE each of these Those snowflakes are outstanding! Also love the Holly and Berries!

  22. August 13, 2014 4:21 am

    Oh my, each day of the Season’s Greetings release gets better and better! All these dies are stunning … and I love the Joyeux Noel sentiment on Jill’s wonderful tag! Anita 🙂

  23. August 13, 2014 4:27 am

    Love the dies too !!Nice cards and tags…

  24. Merethe Arstein permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:32 am

    Oh… I want them all…. ❤

  25. Anette Eakins permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:34 am

    LOVE the Joyful Die! All the sample cards are just stunning!

  26. Darlene. G permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:36 am

    Yes, I want to win. Love it all.

  27. Sue D permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:36 am

    Great new dies. My fave dies are Glorious, Red and Greens and World of Wishes. Fave stamps are Sparkler and We Three Kings.

  28. diana permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:39 am

    Loving all the new dies!! 😉

  29. Theresa G. permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:53 am

    These cards and dies are unbelievably fantastic!!! LOVE them!!!

  30. Julieann permalink
    August 13, 2014 4:56 am

    These cards are amazing. They are so beautiful adn the dies are awesome too. Love it all.

  31. Marliese Zimmerman permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:05 am

    Oh my! It’s hard to choose. I love them all. But if I have to choose just one, it would probably be sparkle string or would it leap of joy!

  32. August 13, 2014 5:06 am

    I am loving the sentiment dies and the Glorious poinsettia.

  33. Sandy permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:17 am

    The cards are all gorgeous, but I especially love the Peace on Earth card!

  34. Janielle Schafer permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:18 am

    The new word dies are so useful no messing up a project with incorrect inking.

  35. kim permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:19 am

    All the dies are beautiful! Love the cards . can’t wait to try them.

  36. Ruth Ann Smith permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:20 am

    Love seeing all the new dies. The cards are lovely. Would love to win. Good luck to all.

  37. Melinda C. permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:24 am

    The Sparkle String is so incredibly cute but the Joyful is amazing. Love them all!

  38. August 13, 2014 5:24 am

    Beautiful cards! Great ideas!

  39. Cathy V. permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:29 am

    So hard to choose a favorite but the deer one is absolutely stunning! Love the background die & the Leap for Joy dies!

  40. Lou permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:40 am

    Love, love, love your new dies! So many great designs to chose from….thanks!

  41. Michele permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:42 am

    Awesome release! Beautiful card! Great new dies! Thank you for the chance to win

  42. August 13, 2014 5:51 am

    I can’t choose a favorite — they are all great! Looking forward to see more cards this week.

  43. Doris Elkins permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:53 am

    Love, Love, Love all Penny Black–however Leap of Joy is spectacular ….

  44. August 13, 2014 6:02 am

    All the ideas are great. I like the sparkle string and holly & berries the most. Again some very creative ideas.

  45. Kailash permalink
    August 13, 2014 6:02 am

    These are simply breathtakingly beautiful cards, I love them all:-)!!!!!

  46. August 13, 2014 6:31 am

    Exultations, Sparkle String and Crystal Trio.

  47. August 13, 2014 6:41 am

    These are stunning dies!!! love the examples.

  48. judka permalink
    August 13, 2014 6:48 am

    Amazing inspiration cards! Dies are wonderful for making multiples of the same design as we do at Christmas!!

  49. Mary Anne Perlmutter permalink
    August 13, 2014 6:56 am

    So many lovely cards. Keep them coming. You will never know how much your DT helps me to stay creative. Love this blog.

  50. Pamboe permalink
    August 13, 2014 6:58 am

    I love the leap of joy in white on navy. Stunning!

  51. knurse22 permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:09 am

    Such beautiful and exciting stamps and dies released, hard to choose which ones to get! Love the cards and tag today….fabulous inspiration! Thanks for keeping it fresh!!

  52. puffinliz permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:09 am

    Beautiful cards! I love the Leap of Joy and The Gift dies…

  53. Anne Fletcher permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:10 am

    I can’t contain my excitement any more — the stamps and dies are so exquisite, especially the white snowflake with the deer on the blue background.

  54. Terry M Cox permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:13 am

    Creatively astounding, I must say! Beautiful cards made with wonderful new products. I hope Santa knows I’ve been good this year…

  55. Lisa Haff permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:30 am

    love, love the new Christmas dies and stamps. The Penny Black designs just keep getting better every year!

  56. dianemdb1985 permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:33 am

    these holiday stamps and dies are the best ever!

  57. Connie Fisher permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:37 am

    I LOVE Christmas….the new stamps and dies make me want to start on my cards and make my Christmas wish list

  58. Miriam Prantner permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:44 am

    I am loving all those new word dies, and that joyful flower is gorgeous!

  59. Donna Whitten permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:47 am

    What a fantastic release!!! So many exciting toys to choose from, I cannot pick a favorite! I don’t know which to buy first. Thanks so much for the giveaway, got my fingers crossed!

  60. August 13, 2014 7:47 am

    Gorgeous dies and samples! They really will make card-making super easy and fun!

  61. terri permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:47 am

    Love these too..Jill you do such a superb job showing off these new dies and stamps

  62. Delila George permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:53 am

    I Love all of the new Die cuts and the Christmas card’s are wonderful! Thank You!

  63. August 13, 2014 8:23 am

    So many great dies; hard to pick a favorite! The cards are all so beautiful; so much inspiration at once!

  64. Ann Marie permalink
    August 13, 2014 8:24 am

    Reds and Greens and Joyful are my favorites for today. And I’ve followed you on Facebook for quite a while.

  65. Janet Castle permalink
    August 13, 2014 8:44 am

    This selection of dies are absolutely wonderful….I want them all!!!!

  66. Clelie permalink
    August 13, 2014 8:52 am

    Holly and Berries, Joyful, and World of Wishes all draw my attention…can’t wait to see more designs!

  67. August 13, 2014 8:56 am

    Oh my Goodness! These dies are beautiful 🙂

  68. August 13, 2014 9:00 am

    I’ll take one of each…please!

  69. bethr1776ad permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:01 am

    What a great set of dies! Love all of them! I also see ways to use these for other cards and tags besides Christmas!

  70. Carla Hundley permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:02 am

    I have always loved looking
    at lights on the Christmas
    tree and the Sparkle String
    card is delightful to me!
    Carla from Utah

  71. Iris Soscia permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:04 am

    Leap of Joy and Crystal Trio are my favorites. All the cards are stunning.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  72. Judy B permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:05 am

    So many wonderful new dies. The cute little light set is a favorite of mine. But I’m also a really big fan of flowers and greenery so they appeal to me also. Thanks for sharing your new releases with us.

  73. Iris Soscia permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:07 am

    Already like you on FB.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  74. August 13, 2014 9:12 am

    Wow…these are an amazing set of dies…my favorite is the frame and pattern!

  75. sharon c permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:32 am

    What beautiful dies. The fonts are lovely.

  76. Tona permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:33 am

    I ,love each & every one of these dies!

  77. Cheryl Robertson permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:39 am

    I love the Let It Snow card. So pretty!

  78. Chrissie permalink
    August 13, 2014 9:43 am

    Love the Holly Berries, Sentiments and Frame and patterns, all useful and gorgeous!

  79. August 13, 2014 9:55 am

    ThisXmas release has so many beautiful stamps &stencils.Ilove them all!it would be hard to choose a favorite.

  80. Nancy Yoder permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:00 am

    Clever poinsettia die! Love it! To not connect stem and head…brilliant! Excellent execution! Also love the two dies in one using them together! Each designer is very talented! Simply pristine design! Thank you for enlightening my day!

  81. August 13, 2014 10:02 am

    I do believe this is the best Christmas release yet.

  82. NancyW permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:12 am

    Wow what an amazing Christmas release! So many pieces I’d love to have.

  83. August 13, 2014 10:12 am

    I’ve already “liked” PB on Facebook.

  84. gurian6 permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:15 am

    All of these are fantastic but I think my favs are “Exultations” and “String of Lights”.

  85. Coreen permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:18 am

    What great ideas for cards for the holiday season!

  86. RedGem permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:22 am

    I just love all of the PB stamps… and now a boat full of dies! I’m in love…..

  87. August 13, 2014 10:23 am

    the sparkle string is something different. It works up really pretty.
    the poinsettia’s are always high on my list. Enjoy Christmas so much because I can have the flowers in the house during the cold weather.

  88. Louise permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:43 am

    As usual I am in love with the latest dies. I especially love the frame and pattern die as well as the reindeer. They are all lovely. Thank you for such great products, Penny.

  89. Parker O permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:49 am

    My eyes stayed on the Holly and Berries longer than any other…. I love flourishes.

  90. August 13, 2014 10:59 am

    Super Awesome cards !

  91. August 13, 2014 11:07 am

    what a wonderful collection of dies

  92. Nancy Carroll permalink
    August 13, 2014 11:08 am

    Wow, I absolutely LOVE all the inspiration going on here!!! Liked and shared about the hop with all my crafty friends!!!

  93. Tami B permalink
    August 13, 2014 11:18 am

    There are so many of these new products I want it, it is not even funny!

  94. Diane permalink
    August 13, 2014 11:18 am

    Wow! These dies are gorgeous!!! Joyful Wishes is at the top of my list with so many of the others not far behind.

  95. sschmitz1618 permalink
    August 13, 2014 11:37 am

    Awesome dies. Thanks for a chance to win

  96. Donna permalink
    August 13, 2014 11:39 am

    Wow, glance the other way for just a minute and so many new things pop up. Need to start a honey want this stamp and die list—LOL– Nice to share with all—still go back to some of your long ago videos when find as all are great.


  97. Maeghan D.M. permalink
    August 13, 2014 12:15 pm

    Love your dies so so very much, and these holiday ones are definitely some of my faves! TFS!!!

  98. Diane Clark permalink
    August 13, 2014 1:06 pm

    Would love the chance to win this very generous giveaway. Thank you

  99. August 13, 2014 1:40 pm

    There’s definitely some interesting here and after studying your blog,
    I think you need to continue and broaden on the foundations you’ve laid to this
    point. In my experience, this may be the beginning of a wonderful thing.
    Best of luck with it!

  100. Leslie Loutit permalink
    August 13, 2014 2:55 pm

    The cards are gorgeous. I would love to win any of the holiday stamps and dies. Thanks for the chance to win,Penny Black!

  101. Denise Bryant permalink
    August 13, 2014 3:22 pm

    Gorgeous new dies and beautiful samples! Leap of Joy and Red and Greens and Joyful really catch my eye!!!

  102. August 13, 2014 3:34 pm

    Love this release! I think I could really put some fresh holiday ideas to use! Thanks for all the inspiration

  103. August 13, 2014 4:04 pm

    All of these are so pretty and versatile, my favorite is the Holly and Berries flourish.

  104. August 13, 2014 4:40 pm

    Seriously love these new dies!! Gorgeous cards too!

  105. August 13, 2014 5:40 pm

    Frame and pattern and the reindeer are my favorites, I think! Really like all of your new holiday releases.

  106. Lynda permalink
    August 13, 2014 5:53 pm

    Those snowflake dies are being added to my wish list!

  107. Amy McCue permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:25 pm

    Those cards are gorgeous. I love that poinsettia die!

  108. Julie permalink
    August 13, 2014 7:57 pm

    Love Jill’s card with the die cut lights.

  109. August 13, 2014 8:22 pm

    Lovely dies. Great Christmas group! Now to choose which ones to invest in.

  110. Sandra ltb permalink
    August 13, 2014 8:29 pm

    Lovely – makes me almost want to start Christmas cards …. almost!
    Sandra ltb

  111. August 13, 2014 8:31 pm

    Love the festive inspiration

  112. Michele aka Goat Girl permalink
    August 13, 2014 10:38 pm

    Always love your floral and xmas floral stamps!

  113. August 13, 2014 11:36 pm

    We have to choose a favourite? Are you kiddin?!!!!!! I really like all the sentiments, the leaping deer, the berries, the dove and the poinsettias. They are all beautifully designed and Brigit and Jill have done us proud with their gorgeous creations.

  114. August 14, 2014 12:26 am

    Wonderful inspiration here. Love all the new dies – can’t choose between them.

  115. August 14, 2014 1:02 am

    My favorite of today Holly and Berries ❤
    Super card!
    Greetings from Greece
    Chiara Robin

  116. August 14, 2014 1:14 am

    such beautiful creations- thank you for sharing your inspirations

  117. August 14, 2014 1:22 am

    Ooh so gorgeous! I love them all! xxx

  118. August 14, 2014 2:43 am

    Beautiful cards. They totally sold me on all these fabulous dies!

  119. Jacqueline permalink
    August 14, 2014 2:50 am

    These cards are just gorgeous!!

  120. August 14, 2014 4:45 am

    I love these new dies! I’d one of all of them 🙂 Beautiful cards!

  121. August 14, 2014 5:57 am

    Love all the dies so creative

  122. Betty H. permalink
    August 14, 2014 6:28 am

    Beautiful dies! My “must have” list is growing! Love the design team cards as well!

  123. Shannon R permalink
    August 14, 2014 6:53 am

    These cards and tags look great! Would love them all! Great inspiration.

  124. Amy Cooley permalink
    August 14, 2014 7:09 am

    Stunning! The Christmas Lightbulbs card and the tag are my favorites!

  125. August 14, 2014 12:09 pm

    What a great assortment of shapes and designs for the holidays! I’m in love with tholly die – it’s on my “must have” list for sure!

  126. Diana F permalink
    August 14, 2014 1:31 pm

    I love these dies, but especially love the word dies. The projects are lovely.

  127. Gabriella Schmidt permalink
    August 14, 2014 1:40 pm

    I love all of the wonderful new design. So inspiring!

  128. Dorina D permalink
    August 14, 2014 8:50 pm

    Christmas has indeed come early. Gorgeous dies that created amazing. projects Love all the word dies, especially World of Wishes and the deer is just amazing.

  129. August 14, 2014 9:04 pm

    Wow, Jill’s cards are just amazing! Her ideas are so creative and wonderful, I love what she did with the holly! Awesome new dies. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  130. Flo permalink
    August 14, 2014 9:29 pm

    Lovely dies and beautiful cards.

  131. Carole RB permalink
    August 14, 2014 9:38 pm

    Great dies and such beautiful cards

  132. August 15, 2014 1:43 am

    Beautiful!!! Jill Foster’s use of the snowflake die to create a wreath is fabulous!

  133. Christina Prahl permalink
    August 15, 2014 2:29 am

    Great Cards.I love all the new dies, if I have to pick one it must be Joyful.

  134. August 15, 2014 6:07 am

    These dies are so beautiful; don’t know how I could pick just one favorite. Thanks for the inspiration.

  135. Laura Jane permalink
    August 15, 2014 7:05 am

    LOVE all the new word Creative dies

  136. judi44 permalink
    August 15, 2014 8:22 am

    I Love the” Let It Snow” Deer and card design.
    With Love Judi

  137. August 15, 2014 8:54 am

    Love all the dies and such a gorgeous inspirations..

  138. TerryG permalink
    August 15, 2014 8:59 am

    Oh…I think I need to put some dies on my wish list. Love them all….and great cards for inspiration too.

  139. susanbri permalink
    August 15, 2014 10:21 am

    Wonderful cards – so inspiring. I think I’ll have to buy that dove die!!

  140. Chiara permalink
    August 15, 2014 12:43 pm

    Frame snd pattern dies are my favorite

  141. August 15, 2014 1:08 pm

    j’adore, quelles merveilleuses créations.

  142. gwenyt permalink
    August 15, 2014 6:27 pm

    Love these holiday die cuts! Lovely creations!

  143. pai permalink
    August 15, 2014 7:46 pm

    my word, these samples are fabulous!

  144. August 16, 2014 12:07 am

    Lovely dies, especially the holly and berries.

  145. Judi Clapp permalink
    August 16, 2014 9:39 am

    Love, love, love all the inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

  146. August 17, 2014 1:42 pm

    Love these dies. I have yet to try some of the PB dies 🙂 TFS

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