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Absolute Elegance

August 17, 2017

Thanks for joining us as we continue to take a closer look at our newest holiday stamps, dies, and designer paper pad from our Be Merry collection. All new products are NOW AVAILABLE in our online store.

Be Merry. Be Elegant. Be Creative.
That’s certainly the theme for today’s holiday inspiration.

Watch directly on YouTube HERE.

Introducing 40-556 Snowy Perch

Card above also features 30-387

Introducing 40-557 Starry Tree

Card above also features 30-251, 51-080, 51-171

Introducing 40-559 Berry Circle

Card above also features 51-387, 30-316

Introducing 40-570 Tree of Holly

Card above also features 30-251, 51-095, 30-307

Introducing 30-442 A Festive Season

Card above also features 40-556

Introducing 30-435 Three Kings

Card above also features 30-438, 51-379

With today’s post we finish up our “come take a peek” videos for our Be Merry collection. Thank you for joining us and be sure to stay tuned as our designers have lots of NEW holiday card ideas, with complete supplies and instructions, coming your way featuring this beautiful and versatile collection! Plus, there’s still time to enter…

What better way to BE MERRY than 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 the next two weeks of BE MERRY 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, August 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.

66 Comments leave one →
  1. Nadja Lamisch permalink
    August 17, 2017 12:11 am

    your new stamps are really fantastic!

  2. August 17, 2017 3:04 am

    Gorgeous cards! I adore the starry tree stamp! xxx

  3. Michel Espey permalink
    August 17, 2017 3:58 am

    Beautiful cards. Love these stamps.

  4. Sandy M permalink
    August 17, 2017 3:59 am

    Each of these cards is so stunning, a gift all by themselves!

  5. mjmarmo permalink
    August 17, 2017 5:01 am

    Works of art!!

  6. August 17, 2017 5:04 am

    Love all the cards, they are stunning.

  7. Di Di W permalink
    August 17, 2017 5:26 am

    I love Penny Black products. There is such a range from fun and whimsical to elegant. Another great new release.

  8. Mary Lehett permalink
    August 17, 2017 5:34 am

    Starry tree stamp and card is magical!
    Love the new Christmas collection!

  9. Susan permalink
    August 17, 2017 5:41 am

    Love the Berry Wreath stamp!

  10. Maria B permalink
    August 17, 2017 5:42 am

    I want to see more of the three kings set.

  11. August 17, 2017 5:43 am

    All of these new images are great. I especially love Starry Tree. 🙂

  12. Debbie Fricke permalink
    August 17, 2017 6:46 am

    Can’t wait to get the distress inks and watercolors out to paint some of these new images! Each time I see a new video I change my mind about which stamps I would like to order for this year’s cards. Today I’m leaning towards Snowy Perch!!!! Thanks, Penny Black, for such a great release!! Looking forward to the instructional videos!!

  13. Judy permalink
    August 17, 2017 6:54 am

    Love the berry wreath and the little bird. So many options for those, even outside the holiday season.

  14. Kailash permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:02 am

    Inspiring with these gorgeous works of art, magical designs!!!!

  15. Flo permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:19 am

    All this inspiration makes me want to start Christmas cards.

  16. Eve permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:24 am

    Absolutely gorgeous christmas tree! And as you said, that bird is very sweet! Thank you for the inspiration for Christmas. I know, it’s coming, sooner than we think… ! 😉

  17. August 17, 2017 7:24 am

    Wow, love that card with the christmas tree, but the others are gorgeous to!

  18. Linda Lander permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:30 am

    Love everything!!! The bird is extra special and will lend itself to more than one season..

  19. August 17, 2017 7:34 am

    Your design team has outdone themselves. Beautiful projects!

  20. Donna Whitten permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:34 am

    The Be Merry 2017 release is fabulous! I’ve enjoyed seeing all the beautiful cards made by the talented designers! Can’t wait for the tutorials! I’m already in the Christmas spirit!

  21. Doris Elkins permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:36 am

    Love them all

  22. Sue LD permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:37 am

    Beautiful trees, wreaths and birds and wonderful Three Kings set.

  23. August 17, 2017 7:50 am

    Everyone’s cards are GORGEOUS! But, I had to say Birgit’s card is STUNNING! I’m a fan! LOL I LOVE all that white on her cards. AND Jill’s card with the tree–It looks like it is GLOWING! JUST STUNNING!!! Mimi’s card is LOVELY with the water colors! I ADORE WATER COLORING & SO APPRECIATE SUCH GORGEOUS WORK! STUNNING work today, ladies!!!! 😉

  24. Mary Holshouser permalink
    August 17, 2017 8:22 am

    Love the starry tree.
    The cards you showcase are always so
    beautiful and show off the stamps so well.
    Fantastic release.
    thanks for sharing.

  25. Tracy A permalink
    August 17, 2017 8:30 am

    Gorgeous cards. I absolutely love the Starry Tree.

  26. Nora Whyte permalink
    August 17, 2017 8:41 am

    Absolutely gorgeous stamps! Cant wait to start making my Christmas cards!

  27. Lorraine DeGenova permalink
    August 17, 2017 8:48 am

    Absolutely beautiful

  28. August 17, 2017 9:16 am

    Lovely–I just adore these new stamp sets and how will I ever choose?

  29. Joy Taves permalink
    August 17, 2017 9:22 am

    Love, love the new releases! Have started my wish list…

  30. dianemdb1985 permalink
    August 17, 2017 9:32 am

    the designs are beautiful. love the whole new release!

  31. Marilyn permalink
    August 17, 2017 9:51 am

    love the new Christmas release ,the designs are beautiful .

  32. Kristine Vencel permalink
    August 17, 2017 10:11 am

    Eautiful new designs, especially the Christmas tree……SWOON!

  33. KATHLEEN WESSMAN permalink
    August 17, 2017 10:17 am

    I love the new Christmas collection!

  34. August 17, 2017 10:26 am

    I am most fond of the elegant designs and this post is filled with them – wow! Inspiration overload and joyfully received!

  35. nancy permalink
    August 17, 2017 10:38 am

    Stunning projects and I love the little bird!

  36. Sheryl permalink
    August 17, 2017 11:03 am

    All are beautiful and would make wonderful cards.

  37. Judy B permalink
    August 17, 2017 11:12 am

    Another gorgeous set of stamps from Penny Black! Amazing samples of them also. Thanks for the chance to win. ❤️

  38. Karen Lingel permalink
    August 17, 2017 12:04 pm

    I love both the Snowy Perch examples — I wish I had such talent! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  39. Leanna Cain permalink
    August 17, 2017 12:30 pm

    Wow! Another get release. Makes me excited for Christmas.

  40. barbara lassiter permalink
    August 17, 2017 12:56 pm

    I’ve enjoyed these videos by Jill so much! Great inspiration, beautiful cards and ideas and another awesome release from Penny Black! Impressive, really!

  41. Marilyn C. Lojek permalink
    August 17, 2017 1:35 pm

    Words can’t describe the beauty of the new release and the card designs by your creative team. Thanks so much for sharing.

  42. Patt H. permalink
    August 17, 2017 2:20 pm

    These creations are all so beautiful! I especially love the new Snowy Perch!

  43. Marisela Delgado permalink
    August 17, 2017 2:50 pm

    What beautiful cards! Your coloring is AMAZING! Awesome!

  44. Natalie McBrien permalink
    August 17, 2017 3:07 pm

    So pleased to see the different ways you use stamps..the bird designs are so life-like..and my favorites.

  45. August 17, 2017 5:22 pm

    Lots of inspiration today! I’m especially drawn to Jill’s Starry Tree card–keep going back to admire it!

  46. Miriam Prantner permalink
    August 17, 2017 7:08 pm

    Beautiful stamps! I love that sweet bird and that first tree is just so different and lovely.

  47. August 17, 2017 8:42 pm

    I love the nativity card Jill Foster created. It it gorgeous and celebrates the reason for the Christmas celebration!

  48. August 17, 2017 8:47 pm

    Another day and another whole bunch of gorgeous cards !! I might have a slightly preference for Jill Foster card.

  49. August 17, 2017 9:19 pm

    Such lovely cards….sigh. Really like them all!!!!
    Paper Hugs,

  50. Carla Hundley permalink
    August 17, 2017 9:25 pm

    Fabulous job on all
    the cards and I love
    the Starry Tree stamp!
    Carla from Utah

  51. August 17, 2017 10:47 pm

    Beautiful cards!!! They are all beautiful!

  52. Tanya Wilson permalink
    August 17, 2017 11:17 pm

    I just found you and I’m totally going to stalk you right inspiration on social media!!! 🙊 But that’s a good thing, right?

  53. jlingraham permalink
    August 18, 2017 12:00 am

    All of these cards warm my heart and certainly make me feel Christmas in August.

  54. loulouvt permalink
    August 18, 2017 6:44 am

    Love the new holiday stamps and sneek peek inspiration! My list is ready!

  55. Denise Bryant permalink
    August 18, 2017 2:57 pm

    Gorgeous holiday card ideas! I love the Starry Tree!

  56. Stephanie H. Ryon permalink
    August 18, 2017 4:30 pm

    The Holiday collection is fabulous. They draw you into scene. The sentiments are impressive. I’ve got a wish list that keeps getting longer!

  57. August 18, 2017 5:25 pm

    oh wow what a delight for my eyes and for my inspiration; super cards!

  58. August 18, 2017 10:36 pm

    The last card is perfect! I love that!

  59. Mary-Anne V. permalink
    August 19, 2017 6:04 am

    Wow these creations absolutely glow love these nature and Nativity inspired images.

  60. August 19, 2017 8:16 am

    AWESOME CARDS! Awesome Christmas collection!

  61. Karenajo permalink
    August 19, 2017 2:09 pm

    Yes, very elegant. Love the Starry Tree !

  62. geri S. permalink
    August 19, 2017 10:10 pm

    Oh my gosh! It just keeps getting better and better – your designers are fabulous!

  63. August 20, 2017 12:50 pm

    fantastic release and your inspirations are amazing, I love them all!

  64. Joan DelPozzo permalink
    August 20, 2017 10:47 pm

    What an elegant collection of holiday cards! Each one is so beautiful and tasteful.

  65. August 21, 2017 10:38 am

    A beautiful array of gorgeousness for Christmas. The stamps are awesome!

  66. Ruth Tinkham permalink
    August 25, 2017 7:21 am

    Oh my, I love theses!! I am so inspired and need to find some time to play.

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