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NEW! A Closer Look: Beauty and Versatility

August 9, 2018

This week we will be taking a closer look at all of the new dies included in our newest collection, Christmas 2018. All of these new stamps (and the new Creative Dies, too) will be available in our online store beginning August 16. So over the next couple of weeks we invite you to enjoy the inspiration, hum some holiday tunes, work on your wishlist, and be sure to enter our GIVEAWAY (see below)!

Today’s Creative Dies combine both beauty and versatility. They are dies you will reach for again and again.

Introducing Creative Die Set 51-458 Paper Scroll

Card above features 51-458, 51-440, 51-451, 30-498, 30-238, 51-177

Introducing Creative Die Set 51-440 Elegant Stitching

Card above features 30-508, 40-624, 51-440

Introducing Creative Die Set 51-476 Crystalline

Card above features 30-515, 30-511, 30-510, 51-476, 51-440, 51-387

Introducing Creative Die 51-469 Hearts, Stars, & Mistletoes

Card above features 51-469, 30-509, 30-508, 30-514, 51-375

Introducing Slapstick/Cling Stamp 40-649 Christmas Poinsettia
and Exact Match Creative Die Set 51-474 Xmas Poinsettia Cut Out

Card above features 51-469, 30-509, 30-508, 30-514, 51-375

Grab your stocking… we want to fill it up! Enter our giveaway for a chance to win a shopping spree to our online store. 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 three weeks of “Closer Look” posts. (July 30-August 17)
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 19, at 11:59 PM PST.

And never fear, even though we do not have tutorials or supplies/instructions for each card shown today, our designers and crafty friends will be joining us very soon sharing tutorials, card details, and videos, too! In the meantime, don’t forget to explore our current videos on our YouTube channel as many of those techniques work great with these new stamps and dies.


53 Comments leave one →
  1. Irene permalink
    August 9, 2018 12:21 am

    Love it all but especially the scroll, so elegant!


  2. August 9, 2018 12:34 am

    Oh wow, I love the paper scroll die set!! I didn’t know I needed one until I saw how gorgeous it looks in the projects above!

  3. August 9, 2018 2:37 am

    Love these new dies!! Will definitely be needing the scroll die.

  4. spyder12 permalink
    August 9, 2018 4:29 am

    Lovely cards! Can’t wait until next week’s release!

  5. Michel Espey permalink
    August 9, 2018 4:36 am

    Love all of these dies especially the scroll.

  6. Stormy Speaker permalink
    August 9, 2018 4:54 am

    WOW – the hits just keep coming! Can’t wait to order

  7. Lisa K permalink
    August 9, 2018 5:05 am

    Beautiful cards! Great looking dies. Can’t wait to see them in the store.

  8. Evelyn B permalink
    August 9, 2018 5:37 am

    Just love the new delicate frame. It adds so much to a card.

  9. August 9, 2018 5:43 am

    The scrolls are so unique! And beautiful snowflakes!!!

  10. lisascreativeniche permalink
    August 9, 2018 5:53 am

    I love those scrolls!

  11. August 9, 2018 6:35 am

    Gorgeous projects! I especially love the new scrolls and the poinsettia!

  12. Tracy S permalink
    August 9, 2018 6:40 am

    I’m afraid the scrolls are going to have to come and live with me, I love them!

  13. SherylH permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:25 am

    Love the scroll dies (so different!) and the poinsettia.

  14. Janet Sisk permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:26 am

    WOW! More fabulous new products! I love the scrolls, the stitched rectangles, the banner, the snowflakes and the poinsettia. All the card samples are spectacular, too. Thanks for all the inspiration. 😀

  15. Donna Whitten permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:34 am

    Wow! More fabulous dies! Love the awesome cards! So much to look at and study! Thanks for sharing.

  16. Carol Jones permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:45 am

    PB dies are my faves, and this paper scroll is fabulous. I’ll definitely be getting it — thanks for the great ideas!

  17. Sheri Kempke permalink
    August 9, 2018 8:37 am

    More lovely Christmas cards, these are terrific! I’m truly in love with that cute pup under the mistletoe, just adorable!

  18. Denise Bryant permalink
    August 9, 2018 8:51 am

    Excited about these new dies! The Elegant Stitching set will be a fabulous basic set to have on hand! And the Crystalline set is so gorgeous… love all that detail!

  19. Kailash permalink
    August 9, 2018 9:10 am

    Love all these designs!

  20. dianemdb1985 permalink
    August 9, 2018 9:39 am

    The Paper Scroll die set is intriguing. I cant wait to see Tutorial!

  21. Carla Hundley permalink
    August 9, 2018 10:01 am

    The Paper Scroll
    set is amazing! I’m
    loving all the new
    Christmas goodies.
    Carla from Utah

  22. August 9, 2018 10:01 am

    I really “need” the poinsettia with the matching die! Gorgeous cards!

  23. barbara lassiter permalink
    August 9, 2018 12:26 pm

    More beautiful work from Jill. Love the look of the scroll die.

  24. Robin permalink
    August 9, 2018 12:57 pm

    I cannot wait to use some of these new Christmas stamps, dies and techniques; and you’ve made it so fun and easy to apply to any medium l choose. Thank you so much!!

  25. August 9, 2018 2:14 pm

    Those scroll dies!! OMGosh – MUST! HAVE! And of course the stamp set to go with it. So many beautiful things, so little money…. 😦

  26. Cynthia L Pitts permalink
    August 9, 2018 3:27 pm

    I love love love making Christmas cards and these dies are wonderful!

  27. Jeanne Beam permalink
    August 9, 2018 4:45 pm

    Such beautiful cards. Love all the dies.
    Thanks for sharing…

  28. Dana M permalink
    August 9, 2018 4:53 pm

    Amazing and versatile die designs! Gorgeous cards, elegant, sweet and fun!

  29. Debbie Wroblewski permalink
    August 9, 2018 5:46 pm

    I like the elegant stitched rectangles, but the scroll die is excellent!

  30. August 9, 2018 5:47 pm

    I can’t wait for this release to become available to us. Just love the antique look to two of the cards here; amazing.

  31. Kathy O, permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:26 pm

    Really lovely release for this Christmas. I also think the scroll die is fabulous and could really make card look amazing.

  32. Patt H. permalink
    August 9, 2018 7:58 pm

    Such beautiful cards! Love them all & love that new paper scroll also!!

  33. Karen Lingel permalink
    August 9, 2018 8:54 pm

    Nice dies! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  34. Melody Johnson permalink
    August 9, 2018 11:23 pm

    These all look grear.

  35. Gilda McCain permalink
    August 10, 2018 2:27 am

    Beautiful cards today. Always love Christmas cards with music.

  36. Eileen m Murray permalink
    August 10, 2018 3:16 am

    Love the Mistletoe saying

  37. loulouvt permalink
    August 10, 2018 6:10 am

    Lovely new dies – that elegant stitching set would be a great basic to have on hand. Wonderful cards!

  38. August 10, 2018 3:05 pm

    Love it all! I don’t think it can get any better. Samples are stunning!

  39. Donna Kay permalink
    August 10, 2018 3:45 pm

    What great Ideas, can’t wait for the new stuff!!!

  40. Linnea Sundstrom permalink
    August 11, 2018 2:43 pm

    if I ever had to choose a favorite, well…….!

  41. Linnea Sundstrom permalink
    August 11, 2018 2:48 pm

    gosh, that paper scroll die is a classic die/not trendy. so versatile!

  42. Eileen M permalink
    August 11, 2018 5:59 pm

    So many new ideas! I can’t choose a favorite!!!

  43. mjmarmo permalink
    August 11, 2018 7:07 pm

    Love it all!

  44. Mary-Anne V permalink
    August 12, 2018 6:09 am

    Love seeing today’s cards…love the scrolls and snowflakes!

  45. Marisela Delgado permalink
    August 12, 2018 3:48 pm

    Fabulous cards!!

  46. August 12, 2018 6:07 pm

    Stunning cards! I love the scrolls!!!

  47. Olga V. permalink
    August 13, 2018 11:28 am

    Oh, my… It’s going to be SO HARD to pick just a few new stamps & dies, I love them all!! Thank you for inspiration!

  48. Sue D permalink
    August 13, 2018 12:52 pm

    Great dies–love the scrolls.

  49. Nessy permalink
    August 14, 2018 6:04 pm

    The scroll (as well as all of them) give such beautiful texture and layering.

  50. Tricia B. True permalink
    August 14, 2018 7:03 pm

    My favorite new Christmas stamp is a Robin’s Christmas

  51. August 19, 2018 4:27 am

    These are beautiful – love the scenes created!
    Helen x

  52. August 19, 2018 11:28 pm

    I love your release, such amazing cards!

  53. Parker Lee permalink
    September 5, 2018 3:40 pm

    This poinsettia is the most beautiful I’ve ever seen–that’s why I don’t have a poinsettia stamp. With it paired with the scroll is gorgeous.

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