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NEW Slapstick/Cling Stamps: Cute Characters

August 18, 2015

Click HERE to view today’s new SIMPLICITY creation.


And now scroll down for more Slapstick/Cling stamp inspiration!


Are you jingling all the way yet?  We thank you for your fabulous response to our newest release, Especially for You 2015. This week we take a closer look at more of the products from this release along with card samples to leave you inspired.  You can view the complete catalog beginning August 24.  All new products will be available in our online store on August 25.



If you are looking for cute characters or adorable fairies (or both!), scroll down for lots of magical inspiration.

Introducing 40-403 Sugar Plum Fairy:



Card above also features 30-307, 30-316, 80-009

Introducing 40-424 Pine Sprite:



Card above also features 30-310

Introducing 40-422 Angel Swing:



Card above also features 30-284, 30-316

Introducing 40-425 Beary Merry:



Card above also features 30-310


We’d love to fill one lucky stamper’s holiday stocking with goodies from this new release! This giveaway winner will let Santa know exactly what they want with a $25 shopping spree to our online store. How to enter? Just leave a comment on our blog for a chance to win and for an extra entry, simply “like” our Facebook page and leave a comment there, too. (Giveaway closes Sunday, 8/30 at 11:59 PM PST.)

126 Comments leave one →
  1. Emilie2609 permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:07 am

    Love these fairies and angels! Especially Sugar plum fairy 🙂

  2. August 18, 2015 12:23 am

    These are simply ADORABLE stamps!!!!

  3. Liz mcallister permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:49 am

    Oh so sweet!

  4. Yvonne t.B. permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:43 am

    Wow these stamps give you the real Christmas feeling, adorable!

  5. Tami permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:53 am

    So adorable! I love the last stamp “Beary Merry”! The Santa hat is drawn beautifully!

  6. Holly Saveur permalink
    August 18, 2015 2:18 am

    Super cute stamps and cards!

  7. kanda permalink
    August 18, 2015 2:32 am

    These stamps are just so adorable and wonderfully shown off by the DT inspiration xx

  8. naylogan permalink
    August 18, 2015 2:45 am

    your designer team continues to inspire and impress..thank you DT and Penny Black.

  9. Marliese permalink
    August 18, 2015 3:36 am

    It’s a toss up! Love them all, but if I had to choose one, it would be Pine Spirit Your cards are great, Jill.

  10. Michel E permalink
    August 18, 2015 4:02 am

    Cute stamps. Thanks for the chance to win.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  11. August 18, 2015 4:07 am

    Beautiful cards and thanks for the inspiration. I am always in awe!

  12. August 18, 2015 4:11 am

    Such sweet images … and once again, fabulous cards! Anita 🙂

  13. August 18, 2015 4:34 am

    These are just so cute – I will have to have the teddy bear one, I am a collector of bears and many of my friends love them too – guess what they will be getting on their cards this year LOL!

  14. knurse22 permalink
    August 18, 2015 4:37 am

    Pine Sprite and Beary a Merry are must-haves for me! So very cute!

  15. August 18, 2015 4:40 am

    TOO SWEET!!!!!!!!!! 😉

  16. Sharon Brand permalink
    August 18, 2015 4:40 am

    The cards are adorable and the stamps are sooo cute. I think the Beary a Merry is #1.

  17. Julieann permalink
    August 18, 2015 4:43 am

    Wow love these cards they are absolutely adorable! Love the stamps also can’t wait to purchase them.

  18. August 18, 2015 4:59 am

    Beautiful sentiments!

  19. August 18, 2015 5:16 am

    Oh my gosh!! These are adorable stamps! I love that they are watercolored! So inspiring. Love Beary Merry!!

  20. Jan D., FL permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:18 am

    Such cute little characters and I really love the accompanying sentiments….great!!!

  21. Ellen permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:25 am

    You are the inly ones who could want to have think Christmas in August!!! Such beautiful card ideas, great stamps.

  22. terriavidreader permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:26 am

    these are just soooooo cute!

  23. August 18, 2015 5:38 am

    Cute, cute, cute! And such a wonderful job of coloring!

  24. BeverlyBL permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:42 am

    All the little characters are so sweet. Especially love the one with the bear.

  25. dlweldon permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:03 am

    Awwww. How super cute!

  26. kimba permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:08 am

    These are very cute cards but my choice is still the Prestige Die. You do make it hard to choose. You’ve outdone yourself this season!

  27. Donna Whitten permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:10 am

    Such sweet cards! I just love these little elfin stamps, they are too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

  28. Tami Priebe permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:26 am

    They are all so adorable!!

  29. Dianne Crowe permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:38 am

    What wonderful cards for Christmas. I especially love ” Beary Merry” the little boy with his teddy, absolutely adorable!!!

  30. August 18, 2015 6:48 am

    Oh my goodness…. Of of these Christmas cards are so beautifully!!! I just love all of these images!!

  31. Harriet permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:55 am

    Wonderful designs for Christmas from the best company….Penny Black.

  32. Kailash permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:57 am

    Oh these are the sweetest and most delightful images, love them!!!

  33. barbara lassiter permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:57 am

    Beautiful cards from these cute stamps! Jill and Mimi always get the coloring just right!

  34. Sylvia Johnson permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:04 am

    I just love the new stamps. Such cute and amazing images will bring so much fun. Making my list now!

  35. Gail permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:10 am

    So excited about all of these cute images. Can’t wait to start coloring!

  36. Jean Bullock permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:12 am

    The cards are delightful. I love the darling new stamps. So cute.

  37. Mary Holshouser permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:20 am

    Your heart melts when you see these darling little kids.
    thanks for sharing

  38. Laura Holt permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:41 am

    Beary Merry is just adorable! I wish there were some instructions included, though – what was used on the “fur” of the hat? Anyone know? It appears to be dimensional and sparkly.

    • Micheline Jourdain permalink
      August 18, 2015 9:48 am

      Hi Laura and thank you for your kind comments! I use Liquid Appliqué (Marvy) and add Crystal from Art Institute Glitter. I dry with a heat gun ET VOILÀ !

      • Laura Holt permalink
        August 18, 2015 12:39 pm

        Thank you, Micheline! I really didn’t expect an answer from the artist herself! Thanks for taking time to explain. I will certainly be trying that technique – it really adds to the total look.

  39. Jane Thacker permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:44 am

    Love these stamps!

  40. kim k permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:45 am

    Penny Black never disappoints. Thanks for the great Christmas stamps.

  41. August 18, 2015 7:51 am

    Your cards are just magical! I adore these darling stamps, especially the Angel Swing!

  42. Denise Bryant permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:55 am

    Jill’s and Mimi’s cards are so beautiful! Love these delightful images!

  43. L Haff permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:58 am

    Penny Black has the best stamps and dies. I love the new designs for Christmas. I can see I’ll have to make extra room in my craft file for these.

  44. Vicki Smith permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:09 am

    Jill’s coloring of these whimsical stamps is so perfect. They are all great!

  45. Miriam Prantner permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:25 am

    Such cute images, that last one with the little bear is my favorite!

  46. Maria permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:43 am

    Cuteness in overload ! The new stamps are all adorable ! The cards are fabulous ! x

  47. SarahC13 permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:11 am

    Love the all but bears tug at my heart. The little ornament angel would be a gorgeous shaker. You do such beautiful stamps and dies.

  48. Berina Febin permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:22 am

    Beautiful stamps.. Love the cards made by the team..

  49. redgemva permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:31 am

    Just love the Xmas stamp images… getting ready for Xmas cards!

  50. Bonnie Kasper permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:33 am

    You can’t help but want to cuddle these creatures!

  51. Lady Fair permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:42 am

    Adorable stamps, especially the “santa” and bear.

  52. Debbie P permalink
    August 18, 2015 9:45 am

    Wow – they are all really cute. If I had to pick one from today’s stamps, Beary Merry would be it.

  53. cmayne permalink
    August 18, 2015 10:24 am

    Such gorgeous cards featuring lovely images! Crushing all over Beary Merry!

  54. Jane Harrah permalink
    August 18, 2015 10:30 am

    Oh my gosh, Pine Sprite and Beary Merry…… adorable. Such cute faces on these stamps. Love it!

  55. August 18, 2015 10:36 am

    These Christmas images are all so cute and really lovely cards which have been made with them. x

  56. August 18, 2015 10:50 am

    fairy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! love them all, jill and mimi (and birgit) made them look irresistable.! time for apple and winter soon eh….

  57. Tami in Texas permalink
    August 18, 2015 11:12 am

    Beary Merry is too cute – would be a great addition to my stamps – whether I win or not!!!

  58. Sheri K permalink
    August 18, 2015 11:22 am

    Great new stamps, beautiful cards!

  59. August 18, 2015 11:29 am

    Ein ganz bezauberndes Motiv !

  60. Flo permalink
    August 18, 2015 11:33 am

    Berry merry is very cute. The teddy bear is adorable.

  61. Cindy DeSpain permalink
    August 18, 2015 11:34 am

    I love these new stamps. They will be in my stash, can not wait until the 30th! Love the card examples.

  62. August 18, 2015 11:50 am

    Just love the new stamps. Love the coloring and the directions.

  63. August 18, 2015 12:05 pm

    Oh that SugarPlum Fairy is crying out for a generous dusting of sugary sparkle! Loving these cuties.

  64. Troy Louise permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:19 pm

    Darling new stamps & wonderful cards made with them. Thanks.

  65. Cathy Homan permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:27 pm

    Christmas is here!! These new stamps are all I want for Christmas. Thanks for the chance to win!

  66. Pam permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:50 pm

    I love these! So darling!

  67. August 18, 2015 12:50 pm

    What cute little darlings! xx

  68. August 18, 2015 12:57 pm

    Loving all the previews. The talent is amazing. Thanks for a chance to win.

  69. Patt H. permalink
    August 18, 2015 12:59 pm

    Such adorable little urchins! The cards are wonderful as are the stamps.

  70. August 18, 2015 1:05 pm

    OMGosh, these images are just precious! Love the cards by the DT, All so adorable!

  71. Faith permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:05 pm

    I love Penny Black stamps and dies. I have quite a few, and can’t wait to add to my collection!!

  72. August 18, 2015 1:07 pm

    Precious new images…captivating.

  73. Evelyn B permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:08 pm

    Love the stocking and the Berries. I need to add these to my supplies! Thanks so much!

  74. dloates2005 permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:10 pm

    Love Beary Merry.

  75. Deb V permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:16 pm

    The little boy with his teddy is so adorable! Love this card !

  76. Sue D permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:23 pm

    Very cute!

  77. Sandy C. permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:31 pm

    Some very cute new things coming out for Christmas! I especially love Beary Merry.

  78. Bonnie permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:36 pm

    Love, love these new stamps! I have a circle of stamping friends, all of us on fixed incomes, so when someone gets something new, we all share the joy! I can’t wait to get my hands on these new Penny Black stamps! It’s going to be a joyful Christmas card making season whether I win or not!

  79. DAnn C permalink
    August 18, 2015 1:59 pm

    Terrific coloring!

  80. irene grau permalink
    August 18, 2015 2:12 pm

    Awesome! Sometimes I get sad that Christmas only comes once a year, because there are just too many great stamps and dies!

  81. August 18, 2015 2:29 pm

    Oh my!! These stamps are adorable!!! The coloring on all these cards is STUNNING. I LOVE the Beary Christmas stamp!!!

  82. August 18, 2015 3:17 pm

    Would that I could color well enough to do those adorable little characters justice!

  83. Carolyn L permalink
    August 18, 2015 3:36 pm

    Definitely not a fan of the current cutesy/grotesque trend in stamps. Penny Black’s line of children’s stamps is a huge exception. These kids look lifelike, appealing and adorable at the same time. Kudos to the Penny Black designers. This new Christmas offering is a real winner!

  84. Tona permalink
    August 18, 2015 3:58 pm

    These stamps make me smile 🙂

  85. lisascreativeniche permalink
    August 18, 2015 4:57 pm

    These are so darn cute!!!

  86. Deb H. permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:40 pm

    Very cute. I would to work with any of them.

  87. Kay permalink
    August 18, 2015 5:43 pm

    I love all your new stamps. It would be so much fun to win.

  88. melissaf123 permalink
    August 18, 2015 7:57 pm

    ADORABLE character stamps for the holidays, and these cards are beautiful!

  89. Rufus permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:00 pm

    They are all sweet, but Beary Merry is just downright adorable!

  90. August 18, 2015 8:04 pm

    Love these super adorable little cuties!!! Already like you on FB!

  91. harrietskelly permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:23 pm

    Adorable images – love the Beary Merry the best!

  92. Carla Hundley permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:27 pm

    So cute! I love that
    Angel swing and the
    bear cards!
    Carla from Utah

  93. August 18, 2015 9:21 pm

    I love Beary Merry! It’s adorable.

  94. Lesley S. permalink
    August 18, 2015 10:36 pm

    These are all so cute. Who wouldn’t be happy receiving a card featuring these characters!

  95. August 18, 2015 10:51 pm

    What a sweet bunch of cards. I loved the watercolor backgrounds on each. I’d get beary merry and sugar plum fairy for me. Since my frnds would love to receive some pixy dust in their mails.

  96. kanan0815 permalink
    August 18, 2015 11:22 pm

    Love these adorable stamp sets and all the wonderful cards. 🙂

  97. August 18, 2015 11:56 pm

    totally adorable cards and wonderful stamps. Just love the Beary Christmas one by Mimi. Happiness personified

  98. Clelie permalink
    August 19, 2015 12:18 am

    Who could choose…they are all adorable!

  99. Janet Cobb permalink
    August 19, 2015 5:16 am

    Just adorable! Love the Beary Merry and the Sugarplum!

  100. Cyndee permalink
    August 19, 2015 6:16 am

    these cards look like so much fun to make!

  101. Lynn-toomanycrayons permalink
    August 19, 2015 6:38 am

    Love the cute sample cards — and thanks for the reminder to start thinking about Christmas cards now !!

  102. August 19, 2015 7:32 am

    These stamps are all so sweet and such a touching view of what our holiday cards will be this year!

  103. August 19, 2015 7:59 am

    Loving the new release, especially the Beary Merry stamp…too, too cute!!

  104. Brandi R permalink
    August 19, 2015 10:20 am

    These are sooooo darling! GREAT cards ♥

  105. Glenna permalink
    August 19, 2015 11:39 am

    Love all these cute stamps! I especially love the Fairy Plum stamp!

  106. Kathi permalink
    August 19, 2015 2:03 pm

    Love this new release!

  107. August 19, 2015 3:44 pm

    Fabulous cards and I love Beary Merry! xxx

  108. Penny permalink
    August 19, 2015 7:35 pm

    Fabulous Cards, love the Berry Merry!

  109. Linda F permalink
    August 20, 2015 4:47 am

    Totally adorable. I love Mo’s designs always super cute.

  110. Julie Pike permalink
    August 20, 2015 6:22 am

    Love these little cuties! So adorable……I want them all!

  111. August 20, 2015 1:05 pm

    Absolutely adorable, love Mo’s images;-))m

  112. August 20, 2015 3:23 pm

    These stamps are so cute , I love them all.

  113. Susie Okimoto-Draper permalink
    August 20, 2015 5:16 pm

    The stamps are so cute. I want them. Great job.

  114. Sharon E permalink
    August 20, 2015 6:30 pm

    Love the Berry Merry stamp! My collection is growing. You have so many cute stamps

  115. August 20, 2015 8:25 pm

    Love the new release, hardly wait to get them in my hands!

  116. Kelly Flaherty permalink
    August 22, 2015 7:46 pm

    Mimi’s “gift” card is the best and most adorable I’ve seen this pre-season. I love everything she did with this, especially the glitter on the headband of the hat!

  117. August 24, 2015 3:38 am

    Cute is right! That Beary Merry is beyond adorable! TFS Big hugs, Kristina

  118. August 25, 2015 4:23 am

    These stamps are just so adorable and wonderfully shown off by the DT !

  119. Ronda permalink
    August 25, 2015 1:29 pm

    Such cute cards an love the ay they are used on the cards. Thank you for all of your inspiration.

  120. Ana S permalink
    August 27, 2015 1:04 am

    They are so cute, especially the angel.

  121. August 27, 2015 9:00 am

    Sweet cards and little characters!

  122. Valerie A permalink
    August 27, 2015 8:03 pm

    Such lovely new Christmas things

  123. Beatrice Lawson permalink
    August 29, 2015 9:48 pm

    Each new stamp is a delight. Truly a Christmas present for stampers…

  124. Eileen M permalink
    August 30, 2015 5:17 pm

    So adorable! Impossible to pick a favorite!

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