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“A Little Bit of Sunshine” Teaser #2

April 19, 2016


Here’s a little peek at what you’ll find on our Simplicity site today… click HERE to view and to download complete supplies and instructions.


And now scroll down for more new die cutting fun!


A little bit of sunshine can go a long way… roses bloom, little ones smile, and we get inky in the craft room! Our newest release has something for everyone with each item sure to bring a little bit of sunshine to us as we create and spread sunshine to those with which we share. Join us this week as we tease you with a look at the new Creative Dies in this release. And don’t worry, next week we will introduce all of the stamps. All products will be available in our online store beginning Friday, April 22.


Today we peek at dies with a travel theme. Whether by boat, plane, or around town, a little bit of sunshine is always appreciated no matter where we go!

Introducing 51-225 Out to Sea



Introducing 51-224 Love to Travel




Card above also features 40-440 Elegance in Motion, 80-009 Painted Blooms

Introducing 51-229 Mini Community



Card above also features 30-351 Kool Kats, 51-007 Tagged, 51-208 Trio of Trees, 51-027 Triple Banner, 51-123 In the Garden


Guess what? We’re giving away some sunshine, too! Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a $25 shopping spree to our online store. And for an extra entry, like our Facebook page and leave a comment there, too. (Giveaway closes May 1, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.)



141 Comments leave one →
  1. April 19, 2016 12:11 am

    Oh my goodness these are amazing releases – so looking forward to seeing them all

  2. Mary Lehett permalink
    April 19, 2016 12:30 am

    The new dies are adorable! So versatile and creative for card making!

  3. Gilda (McStamper) permalink
    April 19, 2016 12:44 am

    Love the releases and cards today. The ship is amazing.

  4. Janielle Schafer permalink
    April 19, 2016 1:13 am

    Your designers do amazing work with your beautiful stamps and dies. I need a sprinkling of there talent. 😌

  5. Valerie permalink
    April 19, 2016 1:32 am

    Super nice dies, I love the “hello” one!!,

  6. kanda permalink
    April 19, 2016 2:07 am

    Amazing inspirations from you all and fantastic new dies, especially the ‘out to sea’ xx

  7. Karla Tomala permalink
    April 19, 2016 2:13 am

    Amazing things in the new release, I’m in love with the ship scene

  8. April 19, 2016 2:26 am

    Love the dies!!

  9. Sheila alexander permalink
    April 19, 2016 2:34 am

    I love these dies, just the right size for cards.

  10. April 19, 2016 2:48 am

    love the new many fun creative things are coming to my mind and imagination..great DT samples…exciting !

  11. Holly Saveur permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:03 am

    In LOVe with the boat card!

  12. April 19, 2016 3:33 am

    These gorgeous dies take card making to a whole new level!

  13. Karen permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:35 am

    Just love these spring florals,so fresh and happy

  14. April 19, 2016 3:48 am

    The sail boat die is so awesome!

  15. Faith permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:08 am

    OMG!! Am loving the Out to Sea die!!! That will take care of all the grandsons, great-grandsons, nephews and all the “big boys” in the family!! Can’t wait for that to become available!!

    Faith in Florida

  16. April 19, 2016 4:20 am

    The Out to Sea die is so precious, and a must have for me. Awesome!

  17. Debbie S permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:34 am

    Wow, some of the new dies are awesome. Love the mini community.

  18. diana permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:36 am

    Great cards and dies! 🙂

  19. BeverlyBL permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:37 am

    I love the “Out To Sea” die. That is just so cool! All three cards are awesome. Thank you, ladies.

  20. Bianca Rebel permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:39 am

    What a great new designs! I especially love the Love to Travel!

  21. April 19, 2016 4:48 am

    Always excited when Penny Black has a new release. Can’t wait to play with the new floral stamps and the die cuts look amazing. I am still having fun with the last release. Bring it on!s

  22. Susi permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:51 am

    Those new dies are just lovely!

  23. mary permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:58 am

    I love the sea/sailboat die! Is the red a different piece of card stock or just colored in?

  24. Judith Hodges permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:01 am

    I love everything Penny Black!

  25. lisascreativeniche permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:04 am

    Oh I love these! The little buildings are so cute!

  26. Robin permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:18 am

    These are just wonderful! Penny Black always Wows me!

  27. Barbara Roberts permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:20 am

    Love the new release. Can’t wait until they are available.

  28. Bethann d permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:26 am

    These dies are amazing in the details you’ve put in

  29. Renee Greig permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:26 am

    I love the new collection especially “painted blooms”

  30. mprantner permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:31 am

    Oh that Out to Sea die is fantastic! What a wonderful scene!

  31. Lisa K permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:36 am

    Lovely detailed dies. Beautiful cards showing them.

  32. cmayne permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:38 am

    LOTS of sunshine happening here with these marvelous dies and outstanding showcases! Works of art, all…

  33. April 19, 2016 5:41 am

    Penny Black has some of the best products out in the market. Love all of it!!!

  34. April 19, 2016 5:49 am

    cute dies – but I love that Hello die – beautiful cards

  35. Pam permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:55 am

    Loving all of these!

  36. Tanja Gross permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:59 am

    Love all the dies! The cards are so beautiful 🙂

  37. April 19, 2016 6:13 am

    What wonderful new products!!!

  38. Karla permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:16 am

    Love the out to sea die and the card you made with it.

  39. L Haff permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:20 am

    The Sailboat die is beautiful. I hope I am one of the lucky winners!

  40. April 19, 2016 6:20 am

    Beautiful projects!

  41. April 19, 2016 6:30 am

    Oooh, beautiful cards. I could find myself creating beautiful cards with these dies. I love the sailboat one, for some masculine cards, and the Hello one is super for anyone. Oh, but that darling Mini Community is the tops. Great for any season or gender. Thanks for sharing.

  42. BunnyD permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:36 am

    So fabulous to see travel products! I love to scrapbook our adventures and make my own embellishments. But travel icons make great guy cards too!

  43. Pai Meng permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:41 am

    great for male cards!

  44. April 19, 2016 6:43 am

    Wonderful new products and cards, I love the one with the sailboat, so lovely and beautiful.

    Greetings from Germany

  45. Liddia permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:44 am

    The sailboat would make a perfect card for my brother sails! He built his own boat. I can build him a card.

  46. April 19, 2016 7:04 am

    Amazing Inspirations !

  47. Sue D permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:06 am

    Fabulous! My favorite is Out to Sea.

  48. Sue Hislop permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:23 am

    Love all the new dies.

  49. Elise S. permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:24 am

    Yay! That “hello” frame is super cute and I can see myself using it often.

  50. April 19, 2016 7:41 am

    More luscious dies. Oh, my!

  51. April 19, 2016 7:47 am

    What a lovely sea scene! And I love the build your own community vs the common skylines!

  52. Donna Whitten permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:50 am

    I love these wonderful new dies, and the cards are fabulous! Thanks for the chance to win, got my fingers crossed!

  53. April 19, 2016 7:54 am

    Those are wonderful dies. Love the sailboat one…..awesome for masculine cards.

  54. Cynthia Daugherty permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:54 am

    Great cards and the dies used for them! I am intrigued by the tiny airplane and car.

  55. Kailash permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:00 am

    How cute are those little buildings, love them!!!

  56. karenajo permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:15 am

    Loving what I am seeing in all these ‘teasers’.

  57. Susie permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:17 am

    Thought I picked my favorite yesterday, but no! How will I ever choose, I want them all! Terrific choices. Thanks!

  58. April 19, 2016 8:19 am

    BEAUTIFUL creations…..loving that Out To Sea die…..FUN!

  59. Andrea A permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:20 am

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

  60. April 19, 2016 8:26 am

    Wow–such wonderful new products! Love all the cards–just beautiful!

  61. nancy faith permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:32 am

    This is such a beautiful new release! I love the Out To Sea die… great for those masculine cards!!!

  62. barbara lassiter permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:04 am

    Birgit, Peet and Jill make amazing cards…just the best. Love that sailboat die! 🙂

  63. Tracy Steinbach permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:12 am

    These cards are amazing and the new dies are very neat. And I do believe I hear that sail boat die calling my name buy me buy me! Anyone else hear it…LOL

  64. April 19, 2016 9:18 am

    WOW! Love these new dies!

  65. Sabine Edelmann permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:18 am

    Loving all of these!The card with the new sea die is my favourite!

  66. Bette permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:25 am

    Stunning as always! The flowers always get me but that boat die just sets the peaceful scene up nicely!

  67. April 19, 2016 9:29 am

    fabulous new release again;-))m

  68. pamattson permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:34 am

    These dies are fabulous! Especially like the Out to Sea!

  69. April 19, 2016 9:55 am

    Oh wow, I love anything to do with the sea and that die is lovely. I would use it all the time! Great new dies!

  70. April 19, 2016 9:55 am

    Wow, such cool cards–just gorgeous and great new dies!

  71. Nancy Wilcox permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:59 am

    Gorgeous! I love the mini community.

  72. Gabriella B permalink
    April 19, 2016 10:15 am

    Oh I love looking at new products

  73. April 19, 2016 10:34 am

    such beautiful cards. how will I ever decide what to try?

  74. April 19, 2016 10:36 am

    WOW!!! You ladies NEVER disappoint! LOOOOVE the sailboat by Birgit, the floral card by Peet–swooning over the flower here, & the CUTE little town by Jill!!!! SUPER JOB LADIES! CAN’T WAIT to see MORE of the release! 😉

  75. Beverley Shields permalink
    April 19, 2016 10:51 am

    Love the new releases, especially the sail boat die. It is in first place on my wish/must have list. Best wishes from Australia.

  76. Jan Castle permalink
    April 19, 2016 10:59 am

    Out to sea is going on my wish list!!!!!! Love all my Penny Black!
    Paper Hugs,

  77. Dennis Crill permalink
    April 19, 2016 11:21 am

    I love out to sea….wonderful !!!!

  78. Kristen K. permalink
    April 19, 2016 11:38 am

    I am in LOVE with the Out to Sea die!!

  79. April 19, 2016 12:07 pm

    The new dies are adorable!

  80. dloates2005 permalink
    April 19, 2016 12:09 pm

    Beautiful examples. I love your word dies! Fabulous!

  81. April 19, 2016 12:17 pm

    I LOVE all the NEW “STUFF”, but my fav is the Mini

  82. Carla Hundley permalink
    April 19, 2016 1:02 pm

    How wonderful it is
    that dies can be made
    this way! They just
    keep getting better.
    Carla from Utah

  83. DebbieP permalink
    April 19, 2016 1:07 pm

    You have the best designs. I love the sailboat and mini houses.

  84. April 19, 2016 1:30 pm

    Oh wow, these are fab! I LOVE the out to sea die, I reckon I’d get loads of use out of that one! 🙂

  85. Dena Cottrell permalink
    April 19, 2016 1:55 pm

    Beautiful cards!! I would love to win!

  86. Diana B permalink
    April 19, 2016 2:46 pm

    Love the new dies!

  87. April 19, 2016 2:57 pm

    Gorgeous! I love all the tsequins!

  88. Marilyn C. Lojek permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:04 pm

    Love the dies and YES, it’s a lot of sunshine! Spring has finally come.

  89. Isabelle Baudin permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:09 pm

    I love the “sea” die….

  90. InezbyDesign permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:34 pm

    Love the boat one! So serene

  91. April 19, 2016 3:37 pm

    The best, by far.

  92. Marie Keown permalink
    April 19, 2016 3:41 pm

    Really nice dies!

  93. April 19, 2016 4:09 pm

    Oh how fun and cute are these new dies! Great samples too!

  94. Tona permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:19 pm

    Fabulous cards! I love these dies!!!

  95. Mary permalink
    April 19, 2016 4:28 pm

    loving the out to sea die. Can’t wait.

  96. Jenny Bowman permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:03 pm

    OMG I was introduced to your blog only a week ago and I LOVE LOVE LOVE what Im seeing! I feel a shopping spree coming on 😀

  97. B MacNutt permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:23 pm

    Wow, these dies are amazing! The cards are gorgeous!

  98. April 19, 2016 5:36 pm

    Love the new dies! My favorite is Mini Community. Great cards! !

  99. Lindarub permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:38 pm

    Love the flower card.

  100. Kathi permalink
    April 19, 2016 5:51 pm

    Love the sailboat card – all the dies are very cool!

  101. Elizabeth DelValle permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:20 pm

    WOW! terrific examples f your new products, but I must say I had to look twice at Peet’s flowers on the Hello card, they are absolutely lifelike, GREAT coloring! TFS

  102. blissfullyscrappy permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:26 pm

    Beautiful cards!

  103. Mel H permalink
    April 19, 2016 6:42 pm

    Lovely cards!

  104. April 19, 2016 6:48 pm

    Love the die with the boat and the seagulls because my name is Siegel! Must have it. I hope I win.

  105. Sandy D permalink
    April 19, 2016 7:03 pm

    Great cards – The boat/lake die is perfect because I live in a beach town!

  106. Yvette Williams permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:14 pm

    Very cute, like how everything is little.

  107. Clelie permalink
    April 19, 2016 8:39 pm

    Always love to see the new releases … love the boat die!

  108. Kathleen permalink
    April 19, 2016 9:54 pm

    I absolutely love your products and would love to win!!! Thank you for the opportunity!!!

  109. zouavecards permalink
    April 20, 2016 12:39 am

    Gorgeous set of dies particularly like the boat one

  110. April 20, 2016 12:54 am

    Amazing things in the new release. The card with the ship scene is adorable

  111. Julieann permalink
    April 20, 2016 4:51 am

    These new the stamps and dies are amazing. I can’t wait to get them

  112. sherry butcher permalink
    April 20, 2016 5:02 am

    Love the cards here, the new stamps and dies are to die for. Thanks for sharing.

  113. Jane harrah permalink
    April 20, 2016 5:53 am

    Excellent artists, excellent stamps and dies, best out right now!

  114. April 20, 2016 5:53 am

    AWESOME cards and new dies! I especially love the Out to Sea!

  115. April 20, 2016 7:03 am

    Oh always exciting to see the newest PB!

  116. April 20, 2016 7:08 am

    I love the swirly dies…they look so pretty. And I love all the tutorials you post….love p b and j!!!!

  117. mjmarmo permalink
    April 20, 2016 8:09 am

    Just Lovely!

  118. April 20, 2016 9:16 am

    Wow, that boat die is so beautiful! Love the watercoloring; an original way to use the die!

  119. April 20, 2016 10:32 am

    Wonderful new dies! I get so excited to see new ones! I’ll be looking at them again and again wishing I could have one of each!!

  120. Dorina D permalink
    April 20, 2016 11:15 am

    I think the Out to Sea is my absolute favorite die EVER!!!. Love it . The card is adorable and I can’t wait to get this die. So cool!!!!

  121. Pat Kosko permalink
    April 20, 2016 11:26 am

    I love everything you do.

  122. Beth Lee permalink
    April 20, 2016 12:05 pm

    Great new products. Anxious for them to be available for to buy!

  123. Bonnie permalink
    April 20, 2016 12:18 pm

    Love all the new dies. Now I have to start putting one away so I can get some

    • Bonnie permalink
      April 20, 2016 12:20 pm

      Meant put money away.

  124. Jade permalink
    April 20, 2016 3:02 pm

    Such beautiful dies ! I love all of the swirls !

  125. April 20, 2016 3:52 pm

    I love ALL of these cards and ALL of these amazing dies! Really good crafty stuff here!
    Take Care!

  126. Patt H. permalink
    April 20, 2016 4:23 pm

    Love all these awesome dies & wonderful examples! My CC is going to be hurting this month!

  127. nancy littrell permalink
    April 20, 2016 9:33 pm

    OMG your new die cuts are absolutely Amazing! My wishlist keeps growing. TFS all the beautiful and creative samples too.

  128. chayde permalink
    April 21, 2016 1:49 am

    awesome…love …love …that sailboat!! When is Friday going to get here??

  129. April 21, 2016 4:55 am

    All so gorgeous! Mini community is just the cutest! xxx

  130. mjmarmo permalink
    April 21, 2016 6:19 am

    LOVE everything!!

  131. Carol H. permalink
    April 21, 2016 11:43 am

    I love the Out to Sea die. I can see so many possibilities with this die. The watercolor card is beautiful.

  132. Angie Hall permalink
    April 21, 2016 2:17 pm

    Love the scene created with “Out to sea’ die.

  133. April 21, 2016 3:11 pm

    Some wonderful inspiration using these new dies and how could I choose a favourite as they are all so fantastic! x

  134. Dee Earnshaw permalink
    April 22, 2016 5:34 am

    Wow, thanks for inspiring me today wit your amazing looking cards with this new release:)

  135. Judy W. permalink
    April 22, 2016 8:29 am

    These new dies are wonderful!! Love the inspiring projects created by the designers!

  136. Sandra L. permalink
    April 22, 2016 12:39 pm

    Love the new die and the sailboat is sweet.

  137. Judy permalink
    April 22, 2016 5:53 pm

    Wonderful projects! I love the new unique dies!

  138. Denise Bryant permalink
    April 24, 2016 7:31 pm

    Fabulous cards! Love these awesome new dies!

  139. April 24, 2016 9:35 pm

    Some interesting dies here! Love the sail boat. Thanks! DT projects are amazing, as usual. ;)))

  140. April 26, 2016 1:24 pm

    WOW! FANTASTIC dies! Fabulous projects!

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