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Introducing POETIC: Floral Brushstrokes

May 24, 2017

One definition of ‘poetic’ is as follows: having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression. That description is perfect for the stamps and dies which are part of our brand new collection, Poetic! Join us this week as we take a closer look at all of the new products, share inspiring tutorials, and host a giveaway, too. View the complete collection by taking a peek at the catalog. All Poetic stamps and dies are also available in our online store.

Today is all about the beautiful floral brushstroke stamps which are part of this new collection. So let’s get going… elegant stamping awaits!

Introducing 40-546 Dancing Daisies

stamps used on card shown above: 40-546, 30-429

Introducing 40-547 Flower Lanterns

stamps used on card shown above: 40-547, 30-432

Introducing 40-545 Lustrous

stamps used on card shown above: 40-545, 30-432, 40-169

Introducing 40-544 Poetic

stamps used on card shown above: 40-544, 30-419

Micheline “Mimi’s” painting techniques are the perfect match with these beautiful brushstroke stamps. Today she walks us through the creation of these vintage blooms.

stamps used on card shown above: 40-546, 30-429

Watch directly on YouTube HERE.

And if you are pining for more color, just follow Micheline “Mimi’s” techniques but substitute more traditional floral colors in place of the browns shown above.

stamps used on card shown above: 40-546, 30-429, 40-169

We want YOU to share in the excitement of all things elegant and poetic, so how about a giveaway? We have for you THREE WAYS TO WIN… pick which works best for you, or enter on all three social media platforms! THREE happy stampers will win a $25 shopping spree to our online store. Here’s how to enter:

1: “Like” our Facebook page and leave us a comment there.
2: Leave a comment here on the blog during this week of poetic posts.
3: Follow us on 
Instagram and leave us a comment there.

Note: You don’t need to do all three to qualify, please pick whatever works best for you, although we’d certainly love to connect with you in all three places. We will be choosing one winner from the Facebook entries, one from the blog entries, and one from the Instagram entries so the more ways you enter, the greater your chances of winning. Giveaway closes Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.

All new Poetic products are currently available in our online store. Click HERE to shop or click any of the product numbers and/or names within the post above to view that specific product in our online store.

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74 Comments leave one →
  1. hoku permalink
    May 24, 2017 12:09 am

    awesone new set!

  2. Holly Saveur permalink
    May 24, 2017 12:35 am

    super gorgeous cards..the pink one is my favorite…

  3. Shirley permalink
    May 24, 2017 2:08 am

    Great video, awesome coloring, beautiful card! Love all new set(s).

  4. karenajo permalink
    May 24, 2017 3:11 am

    Gorgeous cards – love PB florals !!

  5. May 24, 2017 3:43 am

    This is a gorgeous release. Love the dancing daises.

  6. Michel Espey permalink
    May 24, 2017 4:04 am

    Love today’s release.

  7. May 24, 2017 4:21 am

    it makes my heart happy to see the new Penny black floral stamps…beautiful! I sure didn’t think I needed “more” floral images until I saw the new release…magical!!! thanks for sharing the tutorial, fabulous!!

  8. diana permalink
    May 24, 2017 4:22 am

    Great cards and stamps! 🙂

  9. May 24, 2017 4:24 am

    Beautiful card, thanks for the video. Love all the new sets in this release.

  10. Julieann permalink
    May 24, 2017 4:43 am

    Love the new flower stamps they are amazing.

  11. May 24, 2017 4:53 am

    Love, love, love the religious sentiments! They are so perfect for encouraging others and just what I needed for our church card ministry.

  12. Hema permalink
    May 24, 2017 4:55 am

    Such a beautiful collection !

  13. Cynthia permalink
    May 24, 2017 5:01 am

    Gee, what beautiful cards shown here today!

  14. Kathy H. permalink
    May 24, 2017 5:30 am

    These are beautiful, as always, Mimi! I especially love the lanterns!

  15. Patt H. permalink
    May 24, 2017 5:50 am

    Pure awesomeness!! These cards are all so wonderful & the new stamps are at the top of my wish list. I love daisies & the Daisy stamp truly has my heart!! But then, I need all the others also!

  16. Kailash permalink
    May 24, 2017 5:56 am

    Stunning, beautiful and absolutely gorgeous images and sentiments, I just love these!!!

  17. May 24, 2017 5:58 am

    I love all those flowers! Wonderful cards and wonderful stamps

  18. May 24, 2017 5:59 am

    The leaf and the daisies that are distressed remind me that fall isn’t
    far behind – the months fly by so fast.
    All of the cards are wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.

  19. Maria B permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:03 am

    These are lovely watercolor flowers. What a talented artist, Ms. Jourdain.

  20. May 24, 2017 6:09 am

    Always love the brushwork flowers. Can’t have enough of those! They make gorgeous cards for all occasions.

  21. Jody V permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:27 am

    Just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  22. Lisa K permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:31 am

    Beautiful flowers!

  23. Bethann d permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:33 am

    Absolute stunners, love these stamps, would to be able to emulate Mimi

  24. May 24, 2017 6:39 am

    These are just magical–love the new stamps!

  25. May 24, 2017 6:52 am

    Cannot wait till the new release hits the shops nearby; such great faces and flowers!!

  26. Linda S in NE permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:00 am

    Love the new collection, but most of all, enjoy seeing the magic your designers can do with them. Beautiful.

  27. Sandy S. permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:05 am

    I love watching Mimi watercolor. I’m afraid i’m not as patient as she is, but I try. Her cards are so beautiful!

  28. May 24, 2017 7:14 am

    Fantastic video and I love the new releases!

  29. Flo permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:16 am

    I love all the new flowers. Great example cards.

  30. Donna Whitten permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:16 am

    Such pretty cards, love them! Thanks for sharing.

  31. May 24, 2017 7:17 am

    Wow! Beautiful stamps and sentiments!!!

  32. Sue LD permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:18 am

    Love these brushstroke flowers–so pretty.

  33. Dee Earnshaw permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:20 am

    Love these new sets and the awesome cards that have been created. Thanks for the inspiration:)

  34. Cynthia Cole permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:25 am

    Such gorgeous cards made using the new stamps!

  35. May 24, 2017 7:31 am

    What a LOVELY VIDEO, Mimi! I LOOOOVE ALL of your cards!!!! The brushstrokes series is my ALL TIME FAVORITE! SUPER BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉

  36. Sharon Wentz permalink
    May 24, 2017 7:46 am

    Love these stamps! Love the technique, hoping to achieve similar results one day.

  37. mjmarmo permalink
    May 24, 2017 8:33 am

    Simply stunnng stamps and projects from the team.

  38. May 24, 2017 8:39 am

    STUNNING!!!! Thank you too for the video…what a treat!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan castle

  39. barbara lassiter permalink
    May 24, 2017 8:41 am

    How awesome is this! The daisies on the card in the video remind me of the cone flowers by my front door, that I leave ’til the end of season, so the goldfinches can eat the seeds. Mimi has captured the look perfectly with this card. I think this stamp has to be on my list! And I thought I didn’t need any more stamps!!!!! 🙂

  40. lisascreativeniche permalink
    May 24, 2017 8:45 am

    I always love these brush stroke stamps!

  41. Mary-Anne V. permalink
    May 24, 2017 9:14 am

    Stunning projects! Love these stamps.

  42. Amy Marshall permalink
    May 24, 2017 9:30 am

    Wonderful New release. Gorgeous cards.

  43. May 24, 2017 9:32 am

    Wow… gorgeous creations by Mimi to show off these lovely designs!

  44. Nancy Wilcox permalink
    May 24, 2017 9:37 am

    Beautiful cards and I love the new stamps.

  45. Sheri K permalink
    May 24, 2017 9:59 am

    Great video, awesome coloring!

  46. May 24, 2017 10:02 am

    Oh my goodness.. They are all SO beautiful. I love the sentiments. Thanks so much for sharing. 💗💗💗

  47. May 24, 2017 10:06 am

    The daisies are out of this world and that large leaf is AMAZING – so thankful you are releasing a larger than life image! 🙂

  48. Andrea A permalink
    May 24, 2017 10:34 am

    So many beautiful stamps and dies!!!

  49. Carla Hundley permalink
    May 24, 2017 10:58 am

    Loving the new
    Lustrous stamp!
    Carla from Utah

  50. Angie Hall permalink
    May 24, 2017 2:10 pm

    This batch of Floral brush stroke images are so lovely. Thanks for the video today.

  51. May 24, 2017 2:17 pm

    Will have to stop watching all the tutorials and just jump in and play! Enough of thinking it won’t be good enough. 🙂 I just love the lantern flowers.

  52. May 24, 2017 2:26 pm

    Wow! I love how the slapsticks turn out. I need to practice more, but my lack of watercolor skills leaves me feeling intimidated.

  53. Karen Lingel permalink
    May 24, 2017 3:37 pm

    Oh man, I am going to have to buy all these watercolor flower stamps, aren’t I?

  54. Tracy A permalink
    May 24, 2017 5:56 pm

    Beautiful stamps. I especially love the Flower Lanterns.

  55. May 24, 2017 6:21 pm

    Liked you of facebook, following on instagram too! Loving these stamps!!!

  56. terriavidreader permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:25 pm

    Love them, but that leaf card by Mimi is absolutely the most beautiful!!

  57. Shari Czerwinski permalink
    May 24, 2017 6:35 pm

    Love these flowers and leaves!

  58. Katrina permalink
    May 24, 2017 9:01 pm

    As the name, they are so poetic and so perfect!

  59. May 25, 2017 12:20 am

    Lovely flower stamps and cards. Mimi does a wonderful job with the watercolours

  60. May 25, 2017 1:00 am

    Gorgeous cards and collection!

  61. MelodyJ permalink
    May 25, 2017 1:39 am

    Great use of shading techniques.

  62. Rosie permalink
    May 25, 2017 2:42 am

    A beautiful collection and such great inspiration.

  63. May 25, 2017 9:05 am

    Wow!! Such beautiful new stamps!! These cards are gorgeous!! I love that flower lantern.

  64. creativemidlander permalink
    May 25, 2017 11:56 am

    Absolutely gorgeous new florals! Mimi’s work is always so inspiring. Love the new collection.

  65. Pai Meng permalink
    May 25, 2017 5:33 pm

    love the brushstroke stamps!

  66. Louanne Collins permalink
    May 26, 2017 7:36 am

    Penny Black has the coolest stamps around! You also have the most inspiring artist designers!

  67. Miriam Prantner permalink
    May 26, 2017 6:24 pm

    These are beautiful! That leaf image might be my favorite thing from this release!

  68. Daria permalink
    May 27, 2017 5:26 pm

    Wonderful cards! I am especially drawn to the Flower Lanterns card. TFS.

  69. May 28, 2017 4:02 pm

    Your new collection is simply stunning. And your inspirations as well.

  70. Dora permalink
    May 30, 2017 5:32 am

    Gorgeous watercolor…and to do it with stamps is the best. Love the layers with stencils and stamps! Thank you!

  71. June 2, 2017 6:36 am

    I’m wondering why you linked to my post on SEWER 2154, especially in the sentences that you did. 314158092 I can’t come up with a connection to those specific sentences, only a general connection between the topic of your post and the topic of my post. 511 https://bestblackmetal.wordpress.com/2017/05/31/sewer-2154-blackened-satanic-goregrind/

  72. Jeanne Kelly permalink
    June 2, 2017 8:21 pm

    Mimi creates such graceful watercolor art with your stamps. Do you think you could get her to do some tutorials for your audience?

  73. June 2, 2017 11:48 pm

    what gorgeous cards and stamps. such talent!!!

  74. Louise Hull permalink
    June 15, 2017 4:08 pm

    I love the stamps and the painting technique.

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