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May 12, 2015

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Welcome! This week we share with you our brand new release… Sunshine and Smiles. This new collection is loaded with stamps and Creative Dies that are meant to bring sunshine and smiles to your projects AND to all those with which you share your creations! You can view the complete catalog HERE and all new products will be available in our online store beginning Friday, May 15.


As the sun shines through your craft room window and you hear the lovely sounds of spring and summer, why not add a chirping bird to your next project? Check out these NEW feathered friends ready for stamping and die cutting.

Introducing 30-296 Floral & Feathers:



Tag design above also features 51-007, 10-226

Introducing 30-300 Happy Notes:



Card sample above also features 30-238, 51-001, 40-137

Introducing 40-376 Winged Beauty:



Card sample above also features 30-297, 80-010

Introducing 40-377 Trumpet Song:



Card sample above also features 30-286

Introducing Creative Die 51-138 Flight of Fancy:



Card sample above also features 30-283, 51-039, 80-009, 40-373

Introducing Creative Die 51-141 Vintage Birdcages:



Card sample above also features 30-282, 30-288, 30-283


Want to win a $25 shopping spree to our online store so you can add these new stamps and creative dies to your stash? Just leave a comment on our blog each day this week for a chance to win and for an extra entry, simply “like” our Facebook page and leave a comment there, too. (Giveaway closes Sunday, 5/17 at 11:59 PM PST.)

163 Comments leave one →
  1. MelodyJ permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:11 am

    I like the colors used for these designs.

  2. May 12, 2015 12:14 am

    Oh what wonderful stamps and dies – I would love to but the lot!! 🙂

  3. May 12, 2015 12:18 am

    I love birds. The bird with the ornate wings die is a must have.

  4. Kris in Alaska permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:23 am

    How did you know I’ve been into birds on my cards recently!? Perfect!

  5. Holly Saveur permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:26 am

    stunning cards..I LOVE birds!

  6. May 12, 2015 12:39 am

    Gorgeous selection of cards in some beautiful colours. Love the flight of fancy die and many of the stamps

  7. puffinliz permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:41 am

    This release really is about sunshine and smiles, I love it! the projects are wonderful!

  8. Annie R permalink
    May 12, 2015 1:10 am

    Beautiful colours, stamps and dies. Love the beautiful card examples 🙂

  9. Pam R. permalink
    May 12, 2015 2:41 am

    Love the watercolor flowers!

  10. Pam permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:10 am

    These are beautiful stamps! Love flowers and birds.

  11. dlweldon permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:16 am

    Wow. I’m hooked…love these images. The cards are gorgeous! Looks like I’ll be doing some shopping. 🙂

  12. knurse22 permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:26 am

    Beautiful works of art! I especially like that tag, and the birds on a wire!

  13. naylogan permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:32 am

    love the new release samples..great release.

  14. May 12, 2015 3:35 am

    Gorgeous cards. I love all the new beautiful stamps, especially the brushstroke designs. PB always does this style fabulously.

  15. Michel E permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:53 am

    Love the Happy Notes and Trumpet song.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  16. May 12, 2015 3:58 am

    So Beautiful and full of Spring Happiness!

  17. May 12, 2015 4:19 am

    Love all these birds and flowers! And that bird die is amazing!

  18. Carole Richardson permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:20 am

    These are absolutely gorgeous cards! I, now, want so many of these new releases!

  19. Dale Rose permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:26 am

    I have always loved flower stamps and dies. Now I will have to make room for more!

  20. Carolyn Picken permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:30 am

    Love the bird and flower stamps, too many wonderful choices.

  21. jan metcalf permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:35 am

    Lots of great ideas here today! Beautiful colors!

  22. Miriam Prantner permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:36 am

    Loving the trumpet song image and the birds on the wires are so lovely.

  23. Chiara Robin permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:54 am

    I totally love adore birds!!!!!!
    ❤ ❤ ❤
    Thank you for this great new release!!
    Chiara Robin

  24. May 12, 2015 4:56 am

    The kind of magic these wonderful rubberstamps can do. Crafting with the stamps n dies is indeed healthy for the heart n mind 👍

  25. Tami B permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:02 am

    These cards are such works of art. It is a shame that most people just see them as pretty but can’t truly understand what goes into making them.

  26. Donna Faye permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:05 am

    Sunshine and Smiles is the perfect name for this release, especially after the long winter we had in the North East! Beautiful!

  27. Diane permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:09 am

    Love, love birds. They are versatile and fun to put on cards. This release is great!

  28. BeverlyBL permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:19 am

    What a great collection. I love all of your flowers!

  29. May 12, 2015 5:24 am

    I love the cards! So much inspiration. I never thought about using dies and stamps together. Amazing and such wonderful colour combination!

    Hugs, Jacqueline

  30. Eva permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:35 am

    What a wonderful collection of new stamps. Great for the spring and summer months.

  31. Mary-Anne V. permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:43 am

    Very pretty images of nature and great variety of bird cage dies.

  32. Pai permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:48 am


  33. May 12, 2015 5:54 am

    When I FIRST saw the set “Floral & Feathers,” I was SMITTEN!!! LOOOOOOVE this new set & today, seeing the other sets presented, I am SMITTEN AGAIN!!! LOOOOOVE the “Winged Beauty,” & “Trumpet Song!” THEY’RE GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!! They have that “Brush Stroke” look….SMITTEN!!! 😉

  34. Bev permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:02 am

    Love your stamps! Especially the critters.

  35. Kailash permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:02 am

    I’m loving everything I see here, beautiful projects!!!

  36. May 12, 2015 6:03 am

    I love the crisp, CAS-ness of the Floral and Feathers but all of these stamps would be a great asset to my stash. Great job ladies!

  37. Ana permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:11 am

    I love the colors and watercoloring of flowers and birds. Great job.

  38. Dee Earnshaw permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:11 am

    These bird stamps a dies are just what I am looking for….. these projects are really inspiring especially the blue bird on a water colored branch and background – such a beautiful work of art:)

  39. maria langston permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:13 am

    beautiful cards my fave happy notes thanks for the inspiration

  40. Judi Szyndrowski permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:19 am

    These water color stamps are my absolute favorites. They make such elegant cards without the need for extra embellishments. Pure stamping. Oh and the little bird die is sweet. My wish list is ballooning.

  41. Carol Jones permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:21 am

    OMG — love these stamps and dies! Your stamps lend themselves so beautifully to watercoloring techniques — I can hardly wait!

  42. May 12, 2015 6:25 am

    Sunshine and Smiles, indeed…these images are fabulous and the showcase…stunning!

  43. Brandi R permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:29 am

    Gorgeous cards! Fabulous release! Loving the summer feel ♥

  44. Kay permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:35 am

    Love the morning glories! Penny Black has the BEST flower stamps!

  45. mjmarmo permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:44 am

    Amazing releases!! Love the birds on the line! Gorgeous cards!!!

  46. Bertha permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:57 am

    Love all the new designs and colors, matches spring so well, my favorite time of year !

  47. Susan Roberts permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:00 am

    I love the dimension achieved on the tag. Really nice work. And some more wonderful stamps!

  48. Sharon permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:00 am

    So many pretty item, I love them all. Great inspiration for wonderful cards.

  49. May 12, 2015 7:03 am

    Love all the new flower and bird stamps. Beautiful!

  50. nanagretchen permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:09 am

    Love, love them all, I really like the little birdcages! I want them a llllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!

  51. May 12, 2015 7:13 am

    So many beautiful birds!

  52. marylouh permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:14 am

    this is a wonderful release. Love the birds sitting on the teacup and the one on the pot. The bird die is going to make some wonderful cards. The flowers are beautiful. the cards were great.

  53. KT Fit Kitty permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:20 am

    Wow, these new stamps and dies are absolutely gorgeous! Amazing job by your DT with their cards!

  54. May 12, 2015 7:29 am

    these new stamps and dies are gorgeous!! and they are very beautifully showcased by the DT!!

  55. May 12, 2015 7:35 am

    Wow! I just love all these projects today! The stamps look like pretty watercolor paintings and that birdcage die set is amazing!

  56. Hanni H. permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:50 am

    Birds and birdcages are just my theme in the moment. I´m in love with the vintage birdcage dies now. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  57. Carla Hundley permalink
    May 12, 2015 7:54 am

    They just keep getting
    better and better! Loving
    the birdcages and the
    birds on the cups.
    Carla from Utah

  58. May 12, 2015 7:56 am

    Love the birds! Gotta have that bird die!

  59. Barbara Leonard permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:01 am

    I love the birds!!

  60. Donna Whitten permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:10 am

    Wonderful cards!!! Love all the new products, especially the Floral and Feathers!

  61. May 12, 2015 8:18 am

    Lovely cards! My favorite is the trumpet flower….with a close second of the bird on the branch!!! Great release!!
    Paper Hugs,

  62. Angie Hall permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:20 am

    Today featured images are so beautiful. I’m into birds so those are very appealing to me. I love flowers too so those are precious too. Let’s face it–I’m hooked on everything Penny Black produces. Thanks for all the beauty.

  63. Claudia permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:23 am

    Wonderful stamps, dies and awesome colors.

  64. barbara lassiter permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:38 am

    I wish I could have all of today’s featured products. Just wow! The products and the cards are awesome.

  65. Vicki Smith permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:38 am

    I love flowers and birds and they make sweet cards for most everyone.

  66. Sandy permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:45 am

    Really like the trumpet song stamp and the birds on the wire set. The trumpet song card is my favorite.

  67. Josie permalink
    May 12, 2015 8:45 am

    Luv the bird die and I’m a big collector of bird cages and the three different styles really caught my eye … thanks for the chance

  68. May 12, 2015 8:57 am

    WOW! All of these new products are enchanting. The birds, cages and little gardening images are lovely.

  69. Carmel Schupka permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:16 am

    I love everything Penny Black!!!

  70. Cindi Flass permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:27 am

    I love these flowers and birds!

  71. Genny permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:29 am

    Love the bird die and the flowers! Cute cards!

  72. May 12, 2015 9:30 am

    Oh! How would anyone be able to choose a favourite from these? Just gorgeous!

  73. Theresa Rasmussen permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:43 am

    Birds. Butterflies. Oh My.

  74. May 12, 2015 9:44 am

    Beautiful fauna and flora … and such gorgeous inspiration! Anita 🙂

  75. Debbie permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:50 am

    Wonderful release….love them all. The card samples are beautiful.

  76. bethann d permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:54 am

    I love these watercolor brushstrock stamps so much, can’t have too many of them. and the dies, I want them all

  77. May 12, 2015 10:21 am

    Beautiful cards from the DT … love the bird theme!

  78. Sheri K permalink
    May 12, 2015 10:29 am

    Beautiful cards, such gorgeous colors. I love that PB stamps as so easy to color–in any way one wishes! Thanks for sharing!

  79. May 12, 2015 10:52 am

    Gorgeous cards! I gasped when I saw the new bird die–gotta have it!

  80. Pikke permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:00 am

    The colourful flowers are best!

  81. cynthia permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:14 am

    Great new releases! Love them! And thank you for the inspirational cards! They are lovely!

  82. nick0166 permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:14 am

    Wow, love all the sets. War great ideas for gift giving too. Thx for the giveaway

  83. May 12, 2015 11:22 am

    Ooh, how beautiful dies! I love the beautiful DT samples too 🙂

  84. Judy Bartnik permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:25 am

    Beautiful cards and once again Penny Black stamps are the greatest!

  85. Chitra Nair permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:28 am

    Wow gorgeous cards… Love them all!!

  86. Kathy Markwardt permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:43 pm

    I love all Penny Black Stamps! Have for a long, long time. Love the flowers!! But the hedgehogs are so very cute too.

  87. Sherry W permalink
    May 12, 2015 12:58 pm

    More PB stamps I have to have?! Big sigh.

  88. May 12, 2015 1:03 pm

    Beautiful cards, I love the birds, I love this release!

  89. May 12, 2015 1:08 pm

    These are all so pretty! I love the selection of colours used and the flowers are beautiful x

  90. Star permalink
    May 12, 2015 1:49 pm

    Love the new sets.I love the happy notes!

  91. Rose J permalink
    May 12, 2015 2:00 pm

    Wow! These cards are so beautiful. Love the new stamps.

  92. May 12, 2015 2:09 pm

    Oh my… All of these cards are absolutely stunning!!

  93. Judy B permalink
    May 12, 2015 2:14 pm

    The cards with the new stamps are beautiful. Love all the nature images!

  94. Louise Hull permalink
    May 12, 2015 2:31 pm

    Love the dies especially.

  95. Yvette Williams permalink
    May 12, 2015 2:37 pm

    Beautiful, vibrant, and inspiring to make some cards.

  96. Teri W permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:17 pm

    Excited about the new releases

  97. Sue D permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:35 pm

    Love all the birds today.

  98. Lindarub permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:48 pm

    Love the thank you card.

  99. Jan Mancini permalink
    May 12, 2015 3:56 pm

    I have made my list (and it is very long!) and checked it twice! Cannot wait to place an order!

  100. Harriet permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:00 pm

    I love Penney Black and a chance to win……….wow….love the new stamps.

  101. Mary permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:06 pm

    enjoy the watercolor look in the images of flowers

  102. May 12, 2015 4:19 pm

    Beautiful projects, Ladies! I need Trumpet Song…

  103. melissaf123 permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:37 pm

    Awesome release, especially love all the birds!

  104. May 12, 2015 4:44 pm

    I have to have those birds!

  105. Jeanne Kelly permalink
    May 12, 2015 4:47 pm

    I love all the new watercolor stamps, just gorgeous!

  106. llshimizu permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:11 pm

    I love Penny Black stamps!

  107. Mary permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:45 pm

    very pretty, love the watercolors

  108. Denise Bryant permalink
    May 12, 2015 5:46 pm

    Gorgeous cards! Trumpet Song is spectacular!

  109. clebel77 permalink
    May 12, 2015 6:23 pm

    Absolutely beautiful cards. I love the floral and feathers. Flowers and birds are gorgeous. Just wonderful.

  110. May 12, 2015 6:48 pm

    Winged beauty is my fav. and such a beautiful card too! Also love the birdcages. Beautiful cards and tags!! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  111. May 12, 2015 7:03 pm

    Beautiful release. Sure would love to go shopping.

  112. May 12, 2015 8:22 pm

    I love the way these stamps look with watercolors… favorite tecnique!

  113. Susan permalink
    May 12, 2015 9:48 pm

    What a lovely homage to spring! I especially loved the card made with Trumpet Song.

  114. May 12, 2015 9:57 pm

    Wow…. i love everything Penny Black… and this no exception.

  115. isabel permalink
    May 12, 2015 10:56 pm

    Awesome release!

  116. Sheri permalink
    May 12, 2015 11:32 pm

    Adorable as always. Penny Black stamps are always so creative.

  117. Daria Reshetnikova permalink
    May 13, 2015 12:25 am

    so cool, guys!

  118. Bonnie Thrasher permalink
    May 13, 2015 1:20 am

    Gorgeous cards. My fav is the birds on the tags. So cute.

  119. Tami permalink
    May 13, 2015 2:38 am

    Wow! Beautiful Card!! Love your Designers 🙂

  120. Janet Cobb permalink
    May 13, 2015 2:47 am

    Beautiful creations from fabulous stamps! I particularly like the tag!

  121. kanda permalink
    May 13, 2015 3:18 am

    Beautiful creations and such lovely birds xx

  122. May 13, 2015 3:54 am

    All of the stamps are just adorable. I like all them. There is something so special about Penny Black.
    Hugs, Andreja

  123. Pam permalink
    May 13, 2015 4:28 am

    When it comes to flowers and nature, no one does it better than Penny Black. Beautiful stamps and so many helpful projects to inspire us!

  124. Julieann permalink
    May 13, 2015 5:04 am

    Love these new stamps they are amazing.

  125. Carol Mc permalink
    May 13, 2015 5:38 am

    Loving all those new stamps & dies. Especially those birds.
    Great cards.

  126. lisascreativeniche permalink
    May 13, 2015 5:41 am

    oh the birds are beautiful in these!

  127. Patt H. permalink
    May 13, 2015 6:09 am

    Stunning samples of these gorgeous stamps! My wish list is overflowing!

  128. May 13, 2015 6:34 am

    Gorgeous stamps and the bird cages dies are simply beautiful!

  129. llshimizu permalink
    May 13, 2015 6:47 am

    Can’t wait to color these images!

  130. Billie Dee permalink
    May 13, 2015 7:05 am

    These are very sweet!

  131. May 13, 2015 8:04 am

    I started out with a small shopping list when I first took a look at the new release, but the list is growing by the day with all the wonderful inspiration from your design team. Fabulous work from them as always!!

  132. Yolanda Gonzalez permalink
    May 13, 2015 8:35 am

    I love these cards…..they are so colorful. The new stamp sets are gorgeous must haves.

  133. Judy permalink
    May 13, 2015 8:58 am

    Beautiful cards and stamps; I especially love Winged Beauty!

  134. May 13, 2015 9:13 am

    WOWOWOWOWOW!! Just AMAMZING Inspiration!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  135. May 13, 2015 9:22 am

    Beautiful bird images and love the trumpet flowers too;-))m

  136. May 13, 2015 11:01 am

    these are beautiful! and that last one with the birdcage is absolutely perfect!

  137. Jean Bullock permalink
    May 13, 2015 2:30 pm

    I’m getting pretty excited about the Florals and feathers stamps.

  138. Maria Alder permalink
    May 13, 2015 3:10 pm

    Love the new stamps and dies, Lovely cards one and everyone !

  139. May 13, 2015 4:33 pm

    Wonderful new items! Love the bird themed products. Beautiful sample cards.

  140. Christine Kosmak permalink
    May 13, 2015 8:05 pm

    Gorgeous stamps etc as always, and on my “never ever gonna end” wish list that will still be growing even after I die!

  141. Jeanne permalink
    May 13, 2015 9:04 pm

    I love the birds on the wire

  142. Lesley S. permalink
    May 13, 2015 11:11 pm

    Birds, birds and more birds…..a perfect sign of spring and happiness.

  143. Di W permalink
    May 14, 2015 5:41 am

    I love birds. These stamps are great!

  144. Jill Sharp permalink
    May 14, 2015 5:42 am

    I’m loving all the recent bird stamps.

  145. Debbie Vasel permalink
    May 14, 2015 6:37 am

    WOW! Love these designs and stamps today!
    Especially love the tag with the big dotty bow 🙂

  146. May 14, 2015 6:48 am

    I love all these flower, bird and nature related images and dies. I’m looking forward to this new release. x

  147. May 14, 2015 8:39 am

    Adorable birds everywhere…great cards! So much inspiration… and a list that grows longer here 🙂

  148. Lorraine Haefner permalink
    May 14, 2015 8:01 pm

    The florals and birds are amazing, can’t wait to try these!!

  149. Julieann permalink
    May 15, 2015 5:13 am

    Love all of the cards. I really love this release and the Trumpet Song stamp.

  150. May 15, 2015 3:08 pm

    Ooh love all of these stamps and dies! Lovely cards too! xxx

  151. May 15, 2015 11:25 pm

    Love these new floral stamps and the dies are adorable! xx

  152. May 16, 2015 12:53 am

    I love your products, I love stamps, are unique! The new dies are also lovely. Cards that you created are just that – unique and beautiful.

  153. Julia permalink
    May 16, 2015 3:41 am

    Love all the birds!

  154. Gabriella permalink
    May 16, 2015 3:43 am

    Some really beautiful stamps , sweet coloring on the cards

  155. Bobbie B permalink
    May 16, 2015 4:55 am

    BEAUTIFUL birds – especially that Bird on a Wire!

  156. Leanne S permalink
    May 16, 2015 5:52 am

    It’s certainly an awesome release.

  157. Marliese permalink
    May 16, 2015 12:21 pm

    I’m having a problem picking a favorite. I love them all.

  158. Joanna Ladesma permalink
    May 16, 2015 4:03 pm

    Very inspiring cards!

  159. Eileen M permalink
    May 16, 2015 5:50 pm

    So very beautiful, and the design team really knows how to inspire!

  160. catnap permalink
    May 16, 2015 6:56 pm

    Put a bird on it may be a joke, but these are Gorgeous! Love these birds and the other fun elements.

  161. Kelly Flaherty permalink
    May 16, 2015 11:04 pm

    Everything is so bright and cheerful but I must say that I like the Vintage Birdcages most of all today. I’m sure tomorrow I’ll have a new favorite…

  162. May 17, 2015 7:53 am

    The watercoloring on these projects is AMAZING!! Love the bird on the branch.

  163. jane harrah permalink
    February 22, 2016 9:40 am

    Just when I think I don’t need another bird…………

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