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Sentiments and Brushstroke Beauty

April 28, 2016

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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. This week we take a look at the new sunshine-y stamps. All new products are available in our online store HERE and you can view the complete catalog HERE.


Sunshine sentiments and brushstroke beauties make an appearance today…

Introducing 30-358 Happy Snippets



Card above also features 40-439 Good Neighbors

Introducing 30-353 Words of Kindness



Card above also features 40-446 Shade Canopy

Introducing 30-356 Treasured Sentiments



Card above also features 40-428 Scented Beauty

 Introducing 40-446 Shade Canopy



Card above also features 30-358 Happy Snippets

Introducing 40-448 Terraced Lane




Card above also features 30-358 Happy Snippets, 30-260 On the Town


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.)

96 Comments leave one →
  1. Holly Saveur permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:12 am

    Stunning trees!

  2. Tona permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:13 am

    Wonderful sentiments & I LOVE the shade canopy tree as well as the terraced lane.
    Fantastic cards! Perfect use of these stamps,

  3. Yvonne C. permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:14 am

    I love all the fonts of the sentiments!!

  4. Clelie permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:16 am

    All these are amazing, but Terraced Lane just draws you in!

  5. Valerie permalink
    April 28, 2016 1:57 am

    Very nice cards…as usual!! I love the sentiment stamps!

  6. ChristineZ permalink
    April 28, 2016 1:57 am

    I love Terraced Lane and Shade Canopy. These images will be so versatile. Thanks!

  7. naylogan permalink
    April 28, 2016 3:14 am

    BEAUTIFUL samples of lovely images…thanks for sharing.

  8. karenajo permalink
    April 28, 2016 3:51 am

    Love the sentiments and all the super inspiration for these new release stamps !!!

  9. Michel E permalink
    April 28, 2016 3:57 am

    Love the Terraced lane stamp. Thanks for the chance to win.

  10. Lisa K permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:08 am

    All gorgeous cards. I like the sentiment stamp set, but the brushstrokes stamps are wonderful. Great collection!

  11. Catherine Van Leuven permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:17 am

    I have officially fallen in love with that tree stamp “Shade Canopy” What great cards!

  12. Sharon Brand permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:23 am

    Beautiful cards, and I just love all the sentiments.

  13. April 28, 2016 4:24 am

    Beautiful projects again! Nice sentiments.

  14. Mel H permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:24 am

    These are beautiful sets. I can never have enough sentiment sets!

  15. Diane permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:29 am

    Love, love all your stamps!!

  16. Carol Cooney permalink
    April 28, 2016 4:38 am

    WOW,WOW,WOW these are the most beautiful cards ever. The sentiments, the techniques, the stamps all combined together equal serene beauty. Way to go!!!!

  17. lisascreativeniche permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:01 am

    So many great landscapes and scenes!

  18. April 28, 2016 5:07 am

    Beautiful inspiration from Heather and Birgit! And such wonderful sentiments! Penny Black sentiments are the best!

  19. Faith permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:19 am

    The new stamps featuring trees are exquisite!!!

  20. Leanna Cain permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:20 am

    I love the looks these new stamps work with.

  21. creatingincolors permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:24 am

    What a gorgeous collection of cards by Birgit and Heather. Such talent! And I must say Penny Black stamps just keep getting better and better.

  22. April 28, 2016 5:25 am

    These cards and projects are just amazing – love the stamping on canvas!! Beautiful stamps – it would be fantastic to win! Thanks so much for the chance!!!

  23. Barb Housner permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:42 am


  24. BunnyD permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:46 am

    What fabulous collections of sentiments! What great images the tree stamps make. Great samples!

  25. Linda S in NE permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:02 am

    PB stamps are always outstanding in their designs and quality, and this collection looks like it will not disappoint. Beautiful work.

  26. Bianca Rebel permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:19 am

    Great sample cards! And I just love all these sentiments, beautuful ones!

  27. mjmarmo permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:21 am

    Must have these sentiments! And I’d love to spend a day with all the designers to learn how to make cards like these! AMazing!!

  28. Sue D permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:24 am

    Wow–what lovely cards and sentiments.

  29. April 28, 2016 6:53 am

    Wow! Gorgeous cards! I LOVE the Shade canopy–it’s so beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Take care!

  30. April 28, 2016 6:55 am

    Loved the sentiments and the cards are amazing !

  31. Kailash permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:59 am

    Wow, these projects are all like pieces of artwork worthy of framing, absolutely gorgeous!!!

  32. Deb H. permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:00 am

    Like the new sayings. And the new tree is refreshing. A cheerful summer like tree.

  33. Donna Whitten permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:01 am

    Love all these beautiful cards! These new products are fantastic, want them all!

  34. Renee permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:03 am

    I wish my cards turned out like these, instead of being so amateurish!

  35. Dianne King permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:14 am

    Absolutely love these cards!

  36. April 28, 2016 7:25 am

    OH WOW!!! I am speechless!!! These are absolutely fabulous!!

  37. Susi permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:26 am

    I’ve always been a huge fan of your sentiment sets – the fonts are always so lovely!

  38. April 28, 2016 7:35 am

    Beautiful,absolutely beautiful!

  39. Crystal Muirhead permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:44 am

    Gorgeous stamps. I especially like the trees. They would be great for masculine cards. Thanks for a chance to win!

  40. Jackie Curry permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:48 am

    Love all these new stamps–the trees are fabulous-Heather is another wonderful Penny Black designer-the sentiments are beautiful—would love to be a winner of your giveaway!!!!

  41. Bethann d permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:53 am

    Adore these sentiment stamps

  42. April 28, 2016 8:00 am

    Jaw dropping gorgeous cards! Love that you have new sentiment stamps!

  43. April 28, 2016 8:01 am

    WOW!!!! What GORGEOUS WORK LADIES! BEAUTIFULLY SCRIPTED SENTIMENTS & I the Brushstrokes line has ALWAYS been a FAVORITE of mine!!! JUST GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉 My wish list is growing!!!! LOL

  44. L Haff permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:02 am

    I love the new sentiments and snippets. The new tree stamps are gorgeous too. I hope I get lucky and win one of these sets.

  45. Kathy H permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:02 am

    These stamps make the most beautiful cards! I’ve added them to my list!

  46. tish rowe permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:06 am

    Speechless, as usual. Your designers are awesome. Any chance Heather will share how she did the cards?

  47. Denise Bryant permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:07 am

    Another day of gorgeous samples! Love the stamps! The sentiments are fabulous!

  48. KT Fit Kitty permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:18 am

    Okay, now I need all of these sentiment sets! Love the fonts used! Everyone’s cards are beautiful!

  49. Maria permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:39 am

    Love them all, wonderful works ! x

  50. April 28, 2016 8:40 am

    I love to do watercolouring so these teasers are making it too difficult tp choose between all the new goodies…

  51. Maye M.L. permalink
    April 28, 2016 8:55 am

    Astonishingly beautiful collection of images for watercoloring techniques. I am a person who can never have too many sentiments, and this assortment is a welcome addition to any crafter’s tool chest. Congrats. Cheers!

  52. Lynn Darcy permalink
    April 28, 2016 9:06 am

    I love the awesome watercolor images. Simply stunning. And I am a person who believes you can never have too many sentiments. Thanks for sharing.

  53. Geri S. permalink
    April 28, 2016 9:39 am

    Just beautiful! Heather and Birgit always do such wonderful work that makes me want to copy. So all these sets are now on my wish list. Thanks!

  54. barbara lassiter permalink
    April 28, 2016 9:47 am

    I love your sentiment stamps and just recently ordered an older one I had been wanting. I believe it was Sprinkles and Smiles. I probably will be ordering Happy Snippets, too.. I have Snippets and use it all the time. It seems to have a permanent place on my craft space! 🙂 The DT really outdid themselves today with these gorgeous cards. Wow!

  55. Pat Kosko permalink
    April 28, 2016 9:51 am

    These are great images. I love what you’ve done with them.

  56. Miriam Prantner permalink
    April 28, 2016 9:55 am

    Wonderful sentiments, and I’m really loving that shade canopy stamp!

  57. April 28, 2016 10:04 am

    Wow, these are stunning DT cards!

  58. April 28, 2016 10:07 am

    Such stunning creations, thanks for the chance to win 🙂 Happy snippetts

  59. April 28, 2016 10:09 am

    Gorgeous cards and terrific sentiments–it’s so hard to find the right sentiment stamp!

  60. Jackie Adair permalink
    April 28, 2016 10:12 am

    Love the new sentiments!

  61. Elise Smith permalink
    April 28, 2016 10:18 am

    I am loving these sweet sentiment stamps! I can see myself using those a lot! Also the two clings are gorgeous.

  62. April 28, 2016 10:30 am

    WOW…Heather’s scene is so realistic – love it!
    Paper Hugs,

  63. Patt H. permalink
    April 28, 2016 10:35 am

    What awesome sentiment sets! I’m always searching for nice sets like these & the fonts on all of them are wonderful too. Stunning cards! I love them all.

  64. April 28, 2016 10:39 am

    Theses trees and scenic stamps are always a favourite of mine as they are great for male or female cards and sentiments are always useful too and your fonts are always so attractive too. x

  65. Michele permalink
    April 28, 2016 11:01 am

    Just love your stamp sets 🙂

  66. April 28, 2016 11:40 am

    One word about this entire release….FABULOUS.

  67. Brooke permalink
    April 28, 2016 11:47 am

    Love this so sweet

  68. Ronda permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:12 pm

    Ya gotta love these cards. They are gorgeous. Such talent these ladies have.

  69. Denise Sullivan permalink
    April 28, 2016 12:28 pm

    These sentiment stamps are so fantastic! It seems like you never have the right words when you need them. If you had any of these stamps you’d have it covers! The tree stamps are so beautiful too!

  70. lindagrady permalink
    April 28, 2016 1:36 pm

    Wonderful sentiment stamps in this release; fit all occasions.

  71. April 28, 2016 1:55 pm

    Love your stamps.

  72. Sheryl M permalink
    April 28, 2016 2:16 pm

    Treasured Sentiments are great. I can always use these for the cards I make.

  73. Darlene Satkewich permalink
    April 28, 2016 3:02 pm

    Love these new stamps. So many possibilities.

  74. April 28, 2016 3:50 pm

    Love your stamps would like to own them all. I wish more stores carried a hefty supply of PB.

  75. Bettie Lercher permalink
    April 28, 2016 5:02 pm

    I look so forward to your emails. I love all the Penny Black stamps and the card samples are fantastic!

  76. Nancy Deffner permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:12 pm

    Snippets and Shade canopy are must haves for me. Love all the cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

  77. Elizabeth DelValle permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:28 pm

    WOW! these card samples for the new stamps are wonderful

  78. April 28, 2016 7:17 pm

    These sets are jaw dropping gorgeous as are the card samples!

  79. Anne Dwyer permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:22 pm

    These are so beautiful, just as I was pondering what to make for Mum for Mother’s Day in pops your email – just like an answer from the Gods! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents!

  80. Judy permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:39 pm

    This is a beautiful release! I love the Tree images, the Good Neighbors image and Heather’s beautiful cards!

  81. Gilda (McStamper) permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:39 pm

    The cards today are so beautiful. Thanks to the artists for sharing their amazing inspiration.

  82. Carla Hundley permalink
    April 28, 2016 7:51 pm

    Gorgeous cards, loving
    all the texture on them.
    Carla from Utah

  83. April 29, 2016 12:33 am

    Oh my gosh, I am LOVING those gorgeous landscape stamps! The designs look so beautiful with watercoloring and your DT did a fabulous job.

  84. April 29, 2016 12:36 am

    Beautiful landscape stamp! Great inspirations from the talented DT!

  85. kanda permalink
    April 29, 2016 2:22 am

    Wow, these are all stunning creations. Love that birdbox stamp xx

  86. Pai Meng permalink
    April 29, 2016 5:50 am

    lovely scenes!

  87. April 29, 2016 6:06 am

    Such lovely projects! I love it when stamp sentiments are in beautiful fonts like these and not just standard Courier or Times you could print out yourself!

  88. April 29, 2016 8:38 am

    I love everything you present. The sentiments are perfect for all occasions.

  89. Angie Hall permalink
    April 29, 2016 12:01 pm

    We can never have enough sentiment stamps. Love the beautiful fonts. Thanks

  90. knurse22 permalink
    April 29, 2016 12:44 pm

    Ooh, I will NEVER have enough of your sentiment stamps! So special, so moving, so cool!!!

  91. Sal Colemam permalink
    April 29, 2016 2:30 pm

    Love it

  92. April 29, 2016 5:55 pm

    Awesome images and Beautiful cards!

  93. Kim Anning permalink
    April 29, 2016 6:32 pm

    loving the sentiments

  94. Donna Kalinowsky permalink
    April 30, 2016 2:38 pm

    I just love a giveaway, especially when I can choose my prize from your new stamps.

  95. Terry B. permalink
    April 30, 2016 3:13 pm

    Such beautiful stamps and sentiments, and what your artists have done with them, is nothing other than stunning!!

  96. Jeanne Ann Carver permalink
    May 1, 2016 4:27 am

    You have such beautiful stamps. I love the inspiration I get from all the wonderful projects! Thanks!

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