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Bring on the Happy: Essentials

January 31, 2015

The wait is over! Join us this week as we introduce the exciting products from our brand new release, Bring on the Happy! You can view the complete catalog HERE. All new products are now available in our online store for preorder, and will be shipping February 9. Place your order today to ensure you can get all your favorites!


Happy weekend, stamping friends! Today we will take a closer look at just a few more products from our new release, essentials that you will find yourself reaching for time and time again, for example, backgrounds and sentiments.

Introducing 40-390 Swirled, 40-380 Swaying, and 40-382 Blips:



Introducing 30-286 Heartfelt, 30-283 Snippets, and 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles:



Introducing 30-287 A to Z:



And here’s a look at three extra special mini transparents sets.

Introducing 30-289 Live it Up, 30-291 Birdie Bungalows, and 30-292 So Lucky:



And we know you just might be anxious for card tutorials, directions, and details… we haven’t forgotten! Beginning next week, our designers will be sharing their techniques and inspiration with you as they showcase these new stamps.


There is still time to enter… simply leave a comment for a chance to win a $25 shopping spree in our online store! And for an extra entry, be sure to “like” our Facebook page and leave a comment there, too. (Giveaway closes 1/31/2015 at 11:59 PM PST.)

142 Comments leave one →
  1. Di Brown permalink
    January 31, 2015 12:15 am

    Love the whole ‘Happy’ collection and I know would be fantastic to use, those flowers are magic.

  2. Holly Saveur permalink
    January 31, 2015 12:36 am

    LOVE the swirled ..this whole release is just SUPER!
    look forward to next week…

  3. Deb L permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:12 am

    Sprinkles and smiles…what a lovely set

  4. Diane J permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:15 am

    Love them all today. Really love background stamps. Many uses for them to create your own special papers.

  5. January 31, 2015 3:40 am

    Blips and smiles would be my choices today – some nice stamps etc. this week.

  6. Bonnie Thrasher permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:40 am

    I think I am really going to like the swirls set and the hot air balloons and the sentiments. I guess I like them all.

  7. naylogan permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:53 am

    fabulous release…love them all!!!!

  8. Ruth G permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:58 am

    your background stamps always look wonderful behind your detailed flowers. Must get my order together.

  9. Susi K permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:01 am

    Totally lovin’ those fabulous background stamps and can’t wait to see the tips & deets the DT will share with us next week!

  10. Anette Eakins permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:10 am

    LOVE the backgrounds and Sprinkles and Smiles is a must-have! Can’t wait for the tutorials next week.

  11. Chiara Robin permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:21 am

    Of course for me today…. Birdie Bungalows 🙂
    Chiara Robin

  12. maureenchandler permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:50 am

    What a wonderful collection – can’t wait to get my hands on some of those lovely stamps and start to play! Thanks so much!!

  13. Amy McCue permalink
    January 31, 2015 5:14 am

    These cards are all gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration!

  14. January 31, 2015 5:15 am

    Things just keep getting better and better. Can’t wait for the inspiration posts.

  15. January 31, 2015 5:21 am

    I noticed the “BLIPS” stamp way back when you first used it! WHAT A NEAT PATTERN! THAT is my #1 pick! And after that, the A-Z set! LOOOVE that FUN FONT! 😉 GORGEOUS WORK LADIES!!! CAN’T WAIT to see MORE OF YOUR INSPIRATION!!!! 😀

  16. January 31, 2015 5:27 am

    Goodness – I love all these! Sprinkles and Smiles is the top of the heap but all are on my wish list! Penny Black rocks! xxx

  17. January 31, 2015 5:38 am

    Always great to have more inspiration words!

  18. January 31, 2015 5:44 am

    Some great new items! swaying caught my eye.

  19. Karen K permalink
    January 31, 2015 5:53 am

    All the sentiment sets are fantastic!

  20. January 31, 2015 5:59 am

    Cannot have enough sentiment stamp sets and love these as well as the Swirled background.

  21. January 31, 2015 6:01 am

    Gorgeous…everything is blow-me-away gorgeous!

  22. January 31, 2015 6:02 am

    Some great new items! Love the background stamps!

  23. January 31, 2015 6:10 am

    I love mix matching sentiments. The Heartfelt, Snippets, Sprinkles and Smiles are awesome.

  24. Sujanee permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:12 am

    Great items. I love the alphabet set very much. I can use it for box embellishment .

  25. Brandi R permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:12 am

    OO OO OOOOOOO! Love Love LOVE all 3 of those background stamps!!!!!! And the sentiments *swoon* and and and…..YUMMIE!!!!

  26. Amy C. permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:17 am

    Beautiful new products! I would love to win!

  27. January 31, 2015 6:34 am

    Really liking the background stamps Swaying and Blips

  28. January 31, 2015 6:35 am

    Love the inspiration with these products, such gorgeous work!!!

  29. January 31, 2015 6:35 am

    I like a sentiment as a real design element and your new sentiments are sensational.

  30. Bonnie N permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:41 am

    Love them all…. I would love to have the Blips.

  31. Susan Fitzpatrick permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:47 am

    Once again your florals are outstanding!

  32. January 31, 2015 6:47 am

    The flowers are colored so beautifully. It was a great release. So many items have to have. Thanks for having the hop and to the DT for sharing their wonderful things.

  33. Donna U permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:56 am

    Looking forward to seeing more – lovely!

  34. pelArgoNNiA permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:56 am

    The stamps are amazing! Love them all!

  35. mjmarmo permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:57 am

    Wow- I llove everything! Those cards are beautiful!! Swirled and blips are amazing!

  36. January 31, 2015 6:58 am

    lovely stamps and amazing cards! TFS!

  37. Janet Cobb permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:06 am

    Love the Swirled and Blips, and the Heartfelt and Smiles, and the A to Z and…oh, heck I love ’em all!!! Great cards, btw!

  38. Anne Fletcher permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:08 am

    These are all amazing and beautiful cards. I love all of them, and I can’t wait to see the tutorials on how to make them. Thank you!

  39. January 31, 2015 7:09 am

    What a great collection! I just got some of your stamps and I love them. Can’t wait to shop for the new collection; let’s see if I can find a European store that carries the new collection.

  40. Kathy permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:11 am

    Love the Birdie Bungalows and your flowers are always “special”!

  41. barbara lassiter permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:11 am

    Love the cards…the creations by Jill and Birgit are always amazing. I get so many ideas for different techniques for backgrounds and for card design from seeing their art. I love the sentiment stamps today…”Heartfelt”, “Snippets” and “Sprinkles and Smiles”. One can never have too many sentiment stamps. 🙂

  42. Tracy permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:12 am

    These are so pretty. I can’t wait to get my hands on the new stamps and looking forward to the tutorials for them too!

  43. Judy Hodges permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:14 am

    I love anything Penny Black!

  44. January 31, 2015 7:17 am

    I definitely need Sprinkles and Smiles!!

  45. Michel E permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:34 am

    Love the mini transparent sets. Thanks for the chance to win.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  46. Glo permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:41 am

    Always look forward to a tutorial and more animal stamps!

  47. Pam permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:42 am

    Love this whole collection! Fabulous cards.

  48. January 31, 2015 7:45 am

    Beautiful as always. The whole collection is gorgeous. Thanks for the chance to win x x

  49. January 31, 2015 7:45 am

    Oooh, love those swirls … along with Live It Up … and all those fabulous sentiments! Gorgeous inspiration! Anita 🙂

  50. Ruth Siegel permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:49 am

    Love, love love everything ! I really get inspired! Ruth

  51. Julie permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:01 am

    Love all the snippets and sentiment stamps.

  52. Donna Whitten permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:02 am

    Love all the new products! Heartfelt is my favorite, love it!

  53. Hope Reams permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:03 am

    I love the collection

  54. Jane permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:11 am

    This entire series is so compelling. It would be great to be in a room with all the flowers, all the backgrounds, all the cats, extraordinary colors to play with, convivial friends and unlimited time!

  55. January 31, 2015 8:12 am

    Love these products and love Hero Arts!!

  56. Donna W permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:12 am

    love the happy collection. love flowers especially when I do not have to go out and weed the flower beds. They are great on cards and no weeds. Pretty flowers.

  57. SherylH permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:16 am

    More goodness!! Love the backgrounds (especially the Blips) and the sentiment sets — the Snippets would be so versatile. Thanks for a great week of teasers/previews.

  58. Rebecca permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:17 am

    Love Penny Black products, and the tutorials are wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win a shopping spree.

  59. lacyquilter permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:25 am

    I love the blips background.

  60. Dianne Roderick permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:30 am

    Great new inspirations. Love these stamps.

  61. Caroline King permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:32 am

    so love Penny Black… can’t wait for products to come out….!!!!!!!!!!!

  62. Sherry W. permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:36 am

    Love the sentiment sets..

  63. Tami B permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:37 am

    Sprinkles and Smiles is going on my list for sure.

  64. Sandy Berl permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:41 am

    I love your new releases! Thanks for the chance to win.

  65. Terry DuMoulin permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:44 am

    Love All the new releases..Especially the sentiments !

  66. Laura Jane permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:56 am

    LOVELY mix of cards today! Placed my order last night!
    JUST couldn’t wait:)

  67. terriavidreader permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:00 am

    I love my Penny Black Stamps, and could always use more as they continually come up with such cute ones, too bad my budget doesn’t come up higher more often to match!!

  68. naylogan permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:02 am

    great sample cards..very the Bg stamps, my favorite is Blips..

  69. Toddy permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:03 am

    So many wonderful new stamps and dies. Can’t wait to see the videos/techniques using these new products.

  70. January 31, 2015 9:04 am

    Bring on the happy is right!!!!! Gotta have the Sprinkles sentiments stamp and the Iris is a must! Ok…the whole release is just wonderful…must have it all!!! 🙂

  71. Theresa permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:18 am

    Just beautiful! I can’t wait to try them out.

  72. Sheri K permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:25 am

    Oh no, I’m in trouble–there are so many stamps I just “have to have” in this release, I will need to scrimp somewhere else! Love all the sentiment sets, just gorgeous, and the little bird and bungalows are just so sweet, I know, from a cat lover this is huge!

  73. Judy B permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:34 am

    Your new collection is indeed Happy. So many wonderful images and sentiments. Thanks for sharing.

  74. January 31, 2015 9:40 am

    Loving so many things from this new release… it’s not fair… so little time and money, so many wonderful must have goodies 🙂

  75. Vicki Smith permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:41 am

    I’m in card making heaven with this new release. Everything is outstanding and I can’t wait to get my hands on some of these. I’m partial to florals and sentiment stamps but I have enjoyed all of this release!

  76. January 31, 2015 10:02 am

    These all look amazing !! Can’t wait to decide what I can afford to get. I want way too many ,,,,,lol

  77. Pai permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:02 am

    gorgeous! i love that blips background!

  78. Samantha permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:04 am

    Love the new collection!! What fun I could have with all of them…

  79. January 31, 2015 10:10 am

    Wow, great stamps! Love the background ones too!

  80. Iris Soscia permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:21 am

    Such a gorgeous collection.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  81. Lilian permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:31 am

    Love them all but specially Sprinkles and Smiles

  82. Patty permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:36 am

    Wow…love the Blips!!!!

  83. lindagrady permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:37 am

    “Live it Up” and “Swaying” are must-haves on my wish list. Those sentiments are awesome, too. Starting my order soon…..

  84. Angelina permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:38 am

    Hello! Happy Saturday to all!! In case that i have to decide swirled, blips and so lucky!!

  85. karenajo permalink
    January 31, 2015 11:43 am

    Love the ‘Heartfelt’ and ‘Sprinkles and Smiles’ sentiments. They would both be great to have !!!

  86. Alicia M permalink
    January 31, 2015 12:01 pm

    I always love background stamps for adding texture and interest. The hot air balloon stamps look perfect for paper piecing.

  87. January 31, 2015 12:03 pm

    This new release is filled with “must-haves” for me! I love the Blips shown today – what a neat background!

  88. January 31, 2015 12:16 pm

    OMGosh! I’m loving these new sets. Thanks for always bringing us great products and tons of inspiration.

  89. January 31, 2015 12:46 pm

    Love heartfelt, swirled and blips! Thanks for making my week happy! 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  90. Betty Goodson permalink
    January 31, 2015 1:02 pm

    Love all the sentiments sets. Can never have too many of those, but Sprinkles and Smiles is my fave!

  91. January 31, 2015 1:19 pm

    Oh my what a blitz of beauty! Everything is so desirable so useful. Those background ‘Blips’ are beckoning me as are ‘Sprinkles & Smiles’!!
    Good luck to everyone.

  92. Karen Smee permalink
    January 31, 2015 1:41 pm

    Love the colours in the “LOL” card! Thanks for the chance to win.

  93. January 31, 2015 1:41 pm

    Such a fab new collection – I love sentiment stamps and I think I really need all three of the new sets LOL – they are so lovely!!

  94. Laraine R permalink
    January 31, 2015 1:47 pm

    Love the new sentiment stamps!

  95. January 31, 2015 1:54 pm

    The poppies are beautiful.

  96. Terri (Blindstamper) permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:00 pm

    This release has some awesome stamps and dies in it!

  97. Nancy W permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:03 pm

    The whole happy collection is just amazing. I love the new sentiment stamps – can’t ever have too many of those.

  98. January 31, 2015 2:04 pm

    Did I mention I am in love with the florals in this release? They are amazing!

  99. Nan permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:08 pm

    Your florals are like no other. Just luscious.

  100. Rose J permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:09 pm

    Stunning cards! The entire release is fabulous & so inspirational. I want to own it all!

  101. Karen Freeman permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:16 pm

    Stunning cards and such cool cool stamps!

  102. January 31, 2015 2:55 pm

    Great new items and WONDERFUL inspiration from the design team!

  103. Jean Bullock permalink
    January 31, 2015 2:55 pm

    I love the balloon stamps and all the sentiment stamps are awesome.

  104. Liz Lumsden permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:00 pm

    Love the new alpha stamps and the Blips has me thinking….

  105. January 31, 2015 3:03 pm

    I LOVE all the new flower stamps & stencils!!!!! I can’t decide which one should be the first of my collection!!!!

  106. Louise permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:05 pm

    I love the bird houses and the hot air balloons. Great ideas.

  107. January 31, 2015 3:09 pm

    Love Birdies Bungalow, of course, I really want it all.

  108. Carla Hundley permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:43 pm

    Great background stamps
    and have enjoyed seeing
    all the new items.
    Carla from Utah

  109. Dianne Crowe permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:47 pm

    Love the cards, that live it up stamps set is one of the best. Thanks for sharing.

  110. Gwen permalink
    January 31, 2015 3:49 pm

    They are all so beautiful. Can’t wait to try some of the watercolor techniques with these.

  111. Patt H. permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:13 pm

    Love that Blips & Swirls! All this Happy has made me really happy!! A great release.

  112. Denise Bryant permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:16 pm

    I love the new sentiment sets! Beautiful words and pretty style!

  113. Karen Critcher permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:26 pm

    I love the stamp with the grass and four leaf clover. I can imagine all kinds of uses for this.

  114. Amy Marshall permalink
    January 31, 2015 4:42 pm

    Love all the new releases. Wonderful cards.

  115. January 31, 2015 4:43 pm

    I am loving the hot air balloons. They would be awesome to color in multi-colored perfection. Beautiful inspiration!

  116. January 31, 2015 5:01 pm

    Fabulous cards!! This is an amazing release!!

  117. January 31, 2015 5:10 pm

    Awesome new collection – I feel s very inspired by all that I have seen here!!! Thanks for the chance to win some Penny Black love!!!

  118. Debbie P. permalink
    January 31, 2015 5:25 pm

    Amazing collection. love, love, love them all!

  119. Cathi Carpenter permalink
    January 31, 2015 5:35 pm

    Just LOVE “Live it Up” and “So Lucky”!

  120. January 31, 2015 5:48 pm

    Totally in love with that Blips background!

  121. cottagerca permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:03 pm

    great presentations… nice showcasing of the stamps

  122. D.AnnC permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:25 pm

    So much fun stuff this week! The Blips behind the flower totally MAKES the piece! And, since my handwriting stinks, I always love flowing script greetings, so Heartfelt is also going straight to my wishlist!

  123. Linda S. in NE permalink
    January 31, 2015 6:34 pm

    I love the stamps and projects shown today. Your designers really know exactly how to showcase the new products. I’m anxious for the details next week.

  124. Diana B permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:00 pm

    Just beautiful work

  125. Sandi Marson permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:12 pm

    Love the backgrounds especially Blips! But a girl can never have enough sentiments, Sprinkles and Smiles will round off a collection nicely!

  126. Susie permalink
    January 31, 2015 7:49 pm

    What great products and projects.

  127. January 31, 2015 7:49 pm

    Love the new sentiment sets!

  128. Sue D permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:00 pm

    Love the hot air balloons and all the sentiment sets.

  129. Kathi permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:53 pm

    My goodness – can I have a million favorites?? Fantastic release!

  130. Beneta permalink
    January 31, 2015 8:58 pm

    I love all the new sets. Beautiful.

  131. jan castle permalink
    January 31, 2015 9:30 pm

    Such beautiful flowers…love all the new sets!

  132. Maggie Johnson permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:53 pm

    Everything is incredibly beautiful!

  133. judi44 permalink
    January 31, 2015 10:54 pm


  134. Christine W permalink
    February 1, 2015 4:23 am

    So Lucky is my favorite of the day!

  135. February 1, 2015 4:39 am

    Ooh, I love swirls and blips. The alphabet is lovely as well. Can’t have too many alphabets LOL. Hugz

  136. akbutte permalink
    February 1, 2015 9:20 am

    As always I love your new stamps. Love that you keep with flowers. I need sentiment stamps and love your large selections

  137. Jacquie Holt permalink
    February 1, 2015 11:48 am

    Absolutely love Swirled, Swaying, and Blips

  138. February 1, 2015 1:27 pm

    Love your stamps! Can’t wait for next week.

  139. Alma Dirpaul permalink
    February 1, 2015 2:01 pm

    Beautiful stamps

  140. Julieann permalink
    February 2, 2015 5:33 am

    Love the samples and the new stamps are amazing.

  141. February 2, 2015 6:39 am

    I’m totally loving the watercolor technique your using with the stamps!

  142. February 2, 2015 8:43 am

    Love all the new stamps, they are just great!

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