Introducing Recipe Box & Recipe Box Label

I love to cook. Really. I love everything about
it. From the precision involved with
chopping, to the repetitive motion of mixing, all of it is a lullaby for my
soul in some small way. And not only do
I get the enjoyment of preparing the food, but I get to see my family gathered,
sitting around the table together to share a meal and savor the flavors that I
have brought together for them. It doesn’t get much better than that!

With my love of cooking comes a fascination with collecting
recipes and cookbooks. I have shelves
full of hard-cover editions from my favorite chefs. Envelopes exploding at the seams, that I once
established as an attempt to contain my ever expanding piles of magazine
clippings and computer print-outs. My
recipe box is stuffed with three different styles of index cards, in my attempt
to be organized. With recipes in more
than one place, it obviously tends to be difficult to find exactly what I need.


In an effort to bring organization to this area of my life,
I have been working for months on rethinking and redesigning what is considered
the *norm* in regards to recipe filing. Not only do we have a stamp set to offer you that is visually appealing,
we have an entirely new system that will carry you through for years to
come. It all starts with the card…
recipe cards that is! (Don’t forget, you can always click the images for a larger view.)



I have designed my own version of a recipe card, one that
will cater to how you actually USE the card, and look good too.


One of the things that always frustrated me most about
recipe cards is that you had plenty of room horizontally for the ingredients,
but not enough room vertically. Ingredients are easiest to go through if they are in a simple one-column
format. Our recipe card utilizes
vertical space perfectly, complimenting any type of list format.


The other thing I really like is being able to place the subtitles
where and when I need them. Especially
ingredients vs. instructions. In this
photo, I am showing you two of my favorite recipes. One of them only has a small handful of
ingredients, while the other one has an entire page. Because “ingredients” and “instructions” are
stamps in the coordinating stamp set, you can position them wherever you need
them to be to suit your needs.


So now that I have
given you a brief description of the actual recipe cards, why don’t I show you
a little project I made with them?


One of the neat things about this group of new products is
that not only can use them in your own personal space as a means of
organization, you can also make gifts, use them as a party theme and much, much
more, as the design team will be demonstrating when the new gallery goes live
on the 15th! Today, I thought I would show you a little something
that would be fantastic for either the holidays or a shower gift. I don’t know any cook, experienced or not,
that wouldn’t be appreciative of brand new stainless cooking utensils. My mother-in-law got me some as a gift a few
years ago and it was one of the best, most well-loved gifts I have received during
my adult years. I use them practically every
day! Ever since then, I have taken the
same opportunity with new brides, special friends for their birthdays and more,
I just put my own little twist to it!


I went through my recipes and picked out one to coordinate
with each type of utensil I had purchased. For example, pie server with pie (duh!), spatula with casserole, ladle
with soup, whisk with an egg dish, etc…


I then prepared recipe cards to go with each of the
utensils, displaying their coordinating recipe. In this case, I began by stamping the borders at the side of my cards,
followed by “from the kitchen of” directly underneath it. I wrote my name on each one.


To save time since I was making several cards at once, I decided
to customize a grouping of a few of the subtitles on a single block that I knew I wanted towards
the top of each card. It is easy to do
this and be sure that the subtitles are evenly spaced to fall between the lines
printed on the recipe card. Just place
the subtitles, word side down (as if you were stamping) in the position you
would like. Then press the block on top
of them to adhere them and pick them all up a once.


After I filled in the appropriate areas for the subtitles
that I just stamped, ending with the ingredients, it was time to add the
instructions. I stamped its subtitle
next. If the ingredients list was short
enough, the instructions usually began on the front, but other longer recipes
sometimes started on the back. This just
proves how versatile and flexible these cards & stamps can be.


After filling in all the recipe information for each card, I
prepared them to be tied to their coordinating cooking utensil. I placed a bull nose paper clip (from Target’s
office supply section) at the end of each card.  I then threaded the BACK handle only of each clip with Ocean
Tides swiss dot ribbon (more to come about this NEW color later!) It just ends up having a much neater finished
appearance if you thread just one handle rather than both.


You can tie each card to the appropriate utensil. The good thing about cooking utensils is that
they almost always come with a hole in the handle so that they can be hung on
pot racks, or in your case, allow you to tie on some pretty ribbon!


Now that we had the utensils done, how about a box to store
them in? Did I mention that these recipe
cards, measuring 5-7/8 x 2-3/4 inches, were designed to store perfectly in our
exclusive egg box? (You just slip out the removable *egg insert*!) It is a super-sturdy &
well constructed box, made out of heavy-weight chipboard, its already a beautiful
white, perfect to act as a blank slate for you and your creativity. I started
by stamping some Ocean Tides cardstock with versamark using the leaf image from
First Fruits in order to create some papers that could cover the four sides of
my box. You will need to have two pieces that measure 6-1/4 x 2-1/4 inches and
two pieces that measure 4-3/8 x 2-1/4. I
was able to get a slight *linen* texture to the stamped image by kissing the
stamp against some linen fabric before stamping. Neat effect, isn’t it?


To adhere the leaf strips to the box, using a foam brush,
apply Mod Podge to the box and back of the paper. Be sure to do both the outside of the box and the paper, otherwise it may not adhere correctly.  Set aside to allow to dry for about 15 minutes or longer.


Next, you want to put a nice layer of Mod Podge on top of your paper and up the exposed edge of the raw white box.  I always use Matte Finish Mod Podge, just because that suits my taste and I like the finished product.  Set aside to dry.


Once dry, you can go back in with a file and sand down any extra cardstock that doesn’t quite meet at the corners.


After completing that, it was time to work on the lid of the box.  I stamped the small dots from Polka Dot Basics onto Ocean Tides cardstock with white acrylic paint and adhered it to cover the entire top.  I then ran strips of Sticky Strip around the box lid in two places to affix ribbon bands.


I wrapped the ribbon all the way around to the interior of the lid.  To cover the ends, I just cut a piece of white cardstock to size and adhered it as a lining.  This kept everything clean and finished, like I prefer.


I used a piece of chipboard that I painted white as the sturdy base for the rest of the decorative elements for the lid of my custom recipe box.  The scrolled label frame (heat embossed with white Filigree embossing powder) and *Recipes* title are both from a $5 mini set called Recipe Box Label.  We are hoping to bring you more styles for the box top labels in the future to make the original recipe set even more versatile!


I used Mod Podge on the lid topper too, that way everything can be easily wiped off when there are food splatters or spills!  I am in love with the detail of this frame, and I hope you are too!


I added a few bows to the front of the box using Gorilla Glue.  Those babies aren’t going anywhere!  I go the idea of this look from a cute storage box that I saw at a boutique a while back.  I think it is such a pretty look, and we can all use a little beauty in the things we use every day!


I did something a bit different with the inside of the box.  I wanted to make a divider for the roomy interior, so I cut a piece of foam core board to just a hair over 6-inches by 2-3/4-inches high.  I then cut and scored a piece of white cardstock that could go up and over three sides of the foam core.


After adhering them together I had a divider that looked as though it had originally come with the box!


The great thing about this divider is that it fits snugly enough that it will separate the contents securely, so there is no need for adhesive.


This means you can move the divider according to number of recipe cards you have and to suit your needs.  In this particular one, I placed the section dividers & recipes in the front, and then had room in the back for extra recipe cards and a pen to fill them out.  Everything in it’s place, neat & tidy!


The only thing left now is the section dividers! There are nine subtitle section divider stamps in this set (see list in photo).  They all coordinate with a 1-3/8 inch circle punch, making them easy to use.  When adhering the circular tabs in place, be sure to hold one up to the box to make sure that you do not place it in such a fashion that it may be too tall for the box.



Here is the final ensemble.  For packaging your special gift, you can
wrap each individual utensil in crisp white tissue and insert them
along with the recipe box in a pretty gift bag or basket!  I think this
is such a personal and memorable gift that any recipient would be so
appreciative of! …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Do you enjoy cooking?  Or know someone who does?  How would you utilize this set and coordinating product? 

Let me know your thoughts and you could win Recipe Box & Recipe Box Label stamp sets, along with a set of our exclusive recipe cards and egg box to store them in!

That’s a $50 value! 

I look forward to reading your comments, and good luck!

Fine Print: Contest will close @ 11pm EST tonight (Friday, October 10th).  The winner will be chosen via a Random Number Generator and posted here.  Winner is responsible for providing shipping address after announcement has been made.  Please, only one entry per person.

—> CONTEST NOW CLOSED: Thank you so much for your overwhelming support and excitement.  There is nothing better than having you *get* all the details incorporated into the exclusive products created for Papertrey ink.  Thank you!

Here’s the winner..

wow! I love this set/ you’re recipe box creation! You’re story about
collecting recipe books sound just like my godmother! Everytime we get
together, she searches endlessly for a recipe she knows she flagged.
This would make sure a perfect present for her, and such a fun activity
we could share together. I also love how you’re recipe cards are very
LONG- those small 4×6 cards just don’t cut it sometimes, but most
everything in storage I’ve seen is geared towards this side. Thanks so




Want to see a bit more done with Recipe Box stamp set?  Check out what Lauren Meader has created with it!

Melissa Bickford has an additions set fro Merry & Bright being released this month.  She will be sharing some sneak peeks and project ideas on her blog every day of the countdown, so be sure to check it out!

Heather Nichols has not one, but two sets being released this month.  She’ll be stamping her heart out this month, just for you.  You can check in on her latest projects by visiting her blog each day!




Stamps: Recipe Box & Recipe Box Label (to be released October 15th) Polka Dot Basics, First Fruits (leaf)

Ink: Ocean Tides Palette, Versamark (embossing & watermark for leaves)

Paper: Ocean Tides & Stamper’s Select White cardstocks

Other: Ocean Tides stitched ribbon & swiss dots satin ribbon, egg box, recipe cards, Matte finish Mod Podge & foam brush. Gorilla Glue, chipboard, foam core board, silver bull nose paper clips from Target, white acrylic paint





Nichole Heady

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  • 1
    Brandi says:

    I would love to have a recipe box that could be so organized and efficent. It would also make a wonderful wedding present or a gift for someone starting out on their own.

  • 2
    erica m. says:

    I do enjoy cooking. I would use this set to make myself a recipe box and then make more for Christmas gifts. It is such an elegant recipe set.

  • 3
    Maryann T. says:

    I love baking and also love making personalized gifts for friends and family. SO this set would be perfect for both.

  • 4
    Diane says:

    Very nice, would be a clean look for a recipe book/ gift.

  • 5
    Gina says:

    This is EXACTLY what I’ve been looking for. I’ve been meaning to put together a bunch of the ‘family’ recipes my Grandma used to cook for all of my cousins who keep getting married 🙂

  • 6
    Crafty Math Chick says:

    I guess there was at least ONE benefit of not being able to sleep this evening.

    I LOVE to cook and bake! And although my recipes are far from organized, I’d MUCH rather create a beautiful box like this, with a starter recipe or two, for a friend who recently got married.

    REALLY excited about the new teal color too! I LOVE the 10th – 15th now!!

    Best Wishes,

  • 7
    Paula Laird says:

    Nichole! You are so evil to my wallet! I LOVE this! Aaagghh! I’m going to have to get a job! Your box is super-cute and I love the cards!!! Wow. You are a flipping genius!

  • 8
    Lisa Dickinson says:

    Love the monochromatic look with the silver.
    i’m in love with the clean layout – it’s soooo Nichole!
    I’m using the tie on recipe to utensil for a bridal shower this weekend, great idea!

  • 9
    ElizabethB says:

    I collect recipe books and have a little room off my kitchen just for my collection. I have hand drawn/lettered many a recipe book for family and friends, this would make a wonderful addition. 🙂 My best friend and her husband are amazing bakers/cooks they could use a place to store their treasured recipes.

  • 10
    Whitney says:

    OH mY Gosh! I so want this to make Christmas gifts. I love the new color. The whole ensemble is beautiful!

  • 11
    Kathy V. says:

    I love to cook and, like you, have a huge collection of cook books and recipes. I’ve been thinking a lot about how best to arrange my favorite for me (I have similar complaints about “prepackaged” recipe cards)SO, I’m really LOVING this. Perfect timing. Clever, beautiful design. The color is yummy–and it matches my kitchen!

    Plus, since family and friends often ask for my recipes, so I can seen lots of ways to put these stamps to use!

  • 12
    Sara Spencer says:

    I LOVE to cook and bake. Perhaps even more than stamping *GASP*!!! =) This would be such a great way to combine the two things I love to do. I hope I win!!!!

  • 13
    Maile says:

    I’m actually looking forward to reorganizing my recipes! What a great gift idea! This is going to be a fun set. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 14
    Kris Tolman says:

    I love this set and the egg box as a recipe box is AWESOME! Anything that helps me get organized is a must have, but it makes it fun as well! I LOVE to cook and collect many cookbooks. I would love to gather all of my favorite recipes in one place so I know right where to find them. This is a great idea for that. I also like the idea of putting a recipe with each utensil as a gift idea.

  • 15
    KarenY says:

    I actually prefer eating the goodies more than cooking the goodies. This would be a great set to use when giving away recipes to friends and coworkers. And I LOVE the colors! thanks!

  • 16
    Marty says:

    Looks awesome and amazing! I would love to win. I need to get organized with my recipes!

  • 17
    Jessica F says:

    I am in awe! This has got to be the best ideas ever! I love to cook and have tons of recipes in a pile that I dig through and need to get organized.

  • 18
    Cynde says:

    Oh Nicole I love this set! I already know what I would do with it! I would make up cards with Family favorites and things we have enjoyed tradition wise, or that my son really liked. I would enclose all the extras to add to the few I would fill out. I would then give it to my darling daughter-in-law along with a card so she knows it was sent with love and that it was some of her husbands favorites from the past, with lots of cards for her and his favorites together. I think that would be a great gift for her. (not too over the top mother-in-law-ish, I hope!)
    As always Nichole you always have the greatest supplies and stamps at Paper Trey Ink!
    Thanks so much…..Cynde

  • 19
    Judy says:

    I love to collect recipes but find that
    I have several systems for saving them and no central organized space to keep
    them. I like how you could tailor this
    to your recipe collection.

  • 20
    Judy says:

    I love to collect recipes but find that
    I have several systems for saving them and no central organized space to keep
    them. I like how you could tailor this
    to your recipe collection.

  • 21
    Lilian says:

    Congratulations on another sure hit! I love your stamp set and recipe box idea. I do confess combining your other stamp sets with cute kid stamps to make cards and crafts. I just know I’ll be doing it again with this set. I’ll try to add baked/cooking images on the recipe cards and (plan to) laminate the cards when they’re filled up – to protect them from stains. Thanks for another thrilling countdown!!

  • 22
    Cindy S says:

    I can’t wait to get this set! I keep procrastinating when it comes to organizing my recipes. This would be perfect! And I can’t wait to use the gift set idea for a shower.

  • 23
    Amy says:

    This set is soooo AMAZING! I cannot wait to buy it!! I love how many different ways there are to customize it. I think I just found the gift all of the woment in my family are getting for there birthdays throught this year!

    Can wait to see what you come up with next!!

  • 24
    Dawn Nelson says:

    I stayed up late to see this! I love it. I would use it for new brides or people getting their first apartment etc… it would be a great keepsake to hand down generation after generation. The personal handwriting would make it so special.

  • 25
    Sibilance7 says:

    I love the way these cards leave room for an ingredients list and are lined on both sides! You are a genius, Nichole!

  • 26

    Oh Nichole you have done it now! This is amazing. I do enjoy cooking but I tell my husband I would enjoy it more with a renovated kitchen and a 6′ granite kitchen island. Ha! My current recipe book is a wire note book that the recipes are glued or taped to and falling out every which way. I am so excited to get myself organized and get that mess cleaned up!! Very fun! Oh and only 9 more sleeps before I am Florida bound!!

  • 27
    Teri says:

    I need a new system too and this looks fabulous!

  • 28
    Dana Klinkner says:

    Oh my word I’m freaking out – this is such an amazing set – I LOVE it! You have thought of every little detail to make it organized and adaptable to each recipe – I love it!!! I can see using it in a recipe scrapbook too – one that holds favorite family recipes. Or how about for a recipe swap at a mom’s group or a cookie recipe swap at Christmastime. Ohhhh, the possibilities are endless – i’m SO excited to see all of this set. Thank you Nicole!!! 🙂

  • 29
    Peg says:

    I just recently donated over 2,000 cookbooks to local libraries in an effort to downsize my collection. I have found that the recipes that I prefer to make again and again, and share, are those that are handwritten and handed down from family and friends. I have organized, and re-organized my recipes many times over the years, searching for a way to get all of the ingredients and instructions to fit on various sizes of cards in a simple and organized fashion. I’m excited about your new set, Nichole, and I’m looking forward to using it personally and creating gifts for others. For starters, I could fill a recipe box with menus and recipes for holidays and special occasions….with special memories (and maybe a photo or two)!

    Thanks for openly sharing your creative projects and ideas. You are a generous artist and genuine inspiration to everyone.

  • 30
    Lori-Anne says:


    The gift set is absolutely FABULOUS!! I’m in love with the color, the idea, whole sha-bang. 🙂 Wow! Awesome!


  • 31
    Tammy Barbe says:

    I am in love with this recipe set. I am always asked for certain recipes from friends. It would be great to already have several of my “regularly requested” recipes stamped and written so I could just hand them out when asked. We are doing a cookie exchange at my church this Christmas. I will definitely be making recipe cards for everyone using this set! I can’t wait for the 15th to get here.

  • 32
    buzzy says:

    I am fascinated with this concept. I have always liked having hand written recipes but am often frustrated by not having enough room on the standard sized card and box.

    I can see utilizing these for family gifts, wedding showers, house warming gifts, etc. I may start now and collect some family recipes to do a few in a more masculine feel for my nephews.

  • 33
    Alessandra Loiacono says:

    I L-O-V-E-I-T!!!! I love, love, love cooking and this set totally fit my needs because I can never find a set that has EVERYTHING!!!! I am soooo excited!!! I would definately make a Christmas gift for my family with my all times family favorite recipes and I would put on a bowl with some utensils, mitt and an ingredient for one of the recipes… Wrap on a cellophane and make a beautiful tag!! At least I would love to get one of these… Thank you!!!

  • 34
    Amanda says:

    I think even my husband is going to love this set. He’s always asking me to get my recipes organized so he can answer the “What do you want for dinner?” question. With this I might actually be able to get it done.

  • 35
    Susy says:

    Oh Nicole this is divine. As well as using it for gifts it would be so handy for our home too. Three of my four sons enjoy cooking and we have recipes scribbled on everything from scraps of notepad paper to the backs of magazines. As well as this there is the problem that lots have of having lots of recipe books but each only containg a few favs. so glad you came up with this.

  • 36

    I love cooking and baking. Especially when company is coming. I’m always on the lookout for recipes. I tear them from magazines, I print them from the Internet, I find them on blogs.
    I like the recipe box and the recipe cards you made. That color you used is fabulous.

  • 37
    Sparkle says:

    My best friend is getting married in May and she loves to cook. This would be a great set for her and we could give her recipes at her bridal shower! I can’t wait for it!

  • 38
    Ann Lind says:

    I love to bake and do a lot of home canning spagetti sauce, canned beans, and lots of different jams. The recipe cards are so much more functional than the standard size and the box is so pretty. It would make a wonderful bridal shower gift and all the guests could bring their favorite recipes to put in the box. I love to have the name of the person who gave me the recipe on the card. We have been married for 42 years so looking through my recipes is like a trip down memory lane. Ann Lind

  • 39
    Jen says:

    That is just so cleaver!

  • 40
    Cindy says:

    I am always copying recipes for people. Co-workers and friends know I love to cook from scratch and after a gathering they often ask for a recipe. I have often thought how neat it would be to give a gift of a set of my favorite recipes. I also have a small collection of very special recipes handed down to me by grandmas, Aunts and special friends. It would be so neat to make a special set of these for my own family members to carry on these special recipes and memories.

  • 41
    Lynn says:

    WOW! I have needed to do something about organizing my recipes for years! This is just what I need to get me going!

  • 42
    Robb_eeie says:

    I’ve always wanted to duplicate a box full of recipes from my Grandmother, for myself and my sister-in law. Some of the recipes are at least 80+ years old and are fading with each passing year. Just holding them and reading my Grandmother’s writing brings her brightly back to my memory and heart; she was such a huge role model in my life growing up 🙂
    This would be the perfect kit to get this family pass along done :0)

  • 43
    Christine says:

    This set was amazing, and the recipe-box was a great idea for Christmas! I know of at least five persons in my closest family that would really appreciate this recipe-box as a gift! Awesome!

  • 44
    Tamar says:

    SO fabulous I love love love it! I want to make one for my grandma so she can write out all her fabulous recipes so they wont be lost over time.

  • 45
    Courtney says:

    I think this is an awesome set and would be great for gifts. You are so clever!! I love to cook and have been looking for something to organize my recipes.

  • 46
    Martine says:

    I love the idea of being able to have personalized space for the ingredients and instructions–that’s the main reason I don’t have recipe cards, because I can’t stand the rigidity of them. Great idea!

  • 47
    Emma M says:

    WOW!!! This is so unbelieveably beautiful and versitile. I would love to start a recipies box now so that in the future I won’t have an enourmous mess like my Mum had a few years back! (I was recruited to help!)
    It would be fantastic to give as a gift to someone leaving home and starting out! I LOVE IT!

  • 48
    Felicia says:

    Wow you have completely outdone yourself! This is AMAZING! I can’t wait to order it next week. My moms been bugging me for recipe cards now I know what to do!

  • 49
    Kate Lewis says:

    WOW!!! This is just amazing, I love it!! My best friend is setting up her own cake-baking business and this would be a perfect good luck gift for her. Can’t wait for the 15th!!!

  • 50
    Margaret C says:

    THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL!! – much classier than my scaffy (broken) black plastic index card box. I love cooking and am blessed with friends who are kind enough to ask for recipes, this would be such a delightful way to present them with the recipe ( along with the “it’s really easy – you know I don’t do hard !” phrase !!) Thanks for the opportunity, looking forward to the rest of the unveilings !!

  • 51
    Lisa says:

    This looks fantastic! I can’t wait to either win this (hint hint!) or buy it myself.

    Great ideas!

  • 52
    Kristie says:

    Oh, this is just perfect! I love to cook and *inherited* my Grandma’s box of cut out recipes and bits of paper when she got too old & frail to cook anymore. For ages I’ve been trying to find the perfect way to transfer all of these treasures into a cohesive system and now you’ve gone and solved all my problems!!!! Then once I’ve transfered all the recipes I can keep the originals in the old metal tin she had them stored in as a treasure for future generations without the risk of spilling stuff all over them. You are just brilliant!!!

  • 53
    Jo Goodman says:

    Awesome! I’ve been waiting for years to have a real recipe box – waiting for one that I could love and I love this one! No more plastic bin of recipe cards for me!

  • 54

    Oh WOW! This is AWESOME! I’m in loooooooove with recipes and recipe boxes. Cannot WAIT to try this system!

  • 55
    catherine says:

    oh, i love, love to cook and i have recipes everywhere … LOL! I usually just type it up, or print it from the internet and put it with one of my recipe book. I always plan to make a recipe box but never do it, this is just perfect 🙂

    Love it, Nichole!

  • 56
    Tara says:

    Oh my goodness Nichole! You’ve done it again! I love this set and what you have done. I have been wanting to put together a recipe box/album for some time with our family’s favorite recipe’s in it and make a second one to put away for my 10 year old son, who loves to cook along with me. Now, I have no excuse! I love the simplicity and the color and the beauty of your idea. I’ve already got my list ready to go for the 15th for my first party!

  • 57

    I am quite certain you are the most creative person in the WORLD! I dod not think that I would be interested in a recipe set but at the first and second pictures I was done…hook, line & sinker. Pure Genious…yet again!

  • 58
    Jannette D. says:

    What a great set! Weather your just a beginner or a seasoned cook, this would work for everyone. And to make all those home-made goodies that everyone puts in the baskets, this will help tie it all together super easy!

    Jannette D.

  • 59

    This is a beautiful set. I am the baker in the family, and have finally reached the point where I have a handful of “go to” recipes that I am hoping to pass down to my children. I never had that from my mother or grandmother, so I hope my children would like to have that from me.

  • 60
    Andrea says:

    What a great idea! I have a mess of recipes in all sort of formats! This would be a great way to organize them and have them look pretty!

  • 61
    Ria says:

    Collecting recipes and recipe books is one of the things I do and it would be great to be able to organize tm like this. I love that each card is big enough so that most recipes will be complete without having to turn it over.
    I just got myself a laminating machine and will definitely laminate these cards!

  • 62
    Karen says:

    What a great receipe box and cards. This is such a terrific gift idea. Maybe, just maybe this is what my sister-in-laws will be getting this Christmas. You always share such wonderful ideas with us. Thanks so much. Karen

  • 63
    Elaine says:

    HANDS DOWN my FAVORITE SET!! It is perfect timing as well – I’m making tailgate recipe books for some auctions/fundraisers!! YAY!

  • 64
    Marge says:

    A friend’s grown daughter who’s had 2 non-malignant brain tumor surgeries loves to cook and gives me recipes every time we see her. I’m always trying to think of something handmade to return the favor, so this would be the ultimate gift for her!!!

  • 65
    Sonja says:

    AWesome and amazing! I love to cook!!! I need to get organized with my recipes!

  • 66
    Brooke says:

    I love to cook and my family loves to eat. How lucky are we that these recipes look just as yummy if not better than the meal itself!

  • 67
    Lori says:

    These recipe boxes would make terrific Christmas presents for close relatives! I love to pass down recipes that family members tend to make at our holiday gatherings year after year! What a great way to do it! This is a gift that would be unique and truly appreciated! Thanks, Nichole, for the wonderful ideas! Your creativity amazes me!

  • 68
    Karen says:

    What a fantastic set: I love the idea of adding recipes to utensils – It makes them much more personal. The recipe box is fantastic, so elegant: I love the Ocean Tides colour.

  • 69
    Janet D says:

    Another stunning project – what a great gift idea! Looking forward to the 15th!

  • 70
    Vicki says:

    This set is so cute and what a fun way to organize all of your recipes. The cards are great, why didn’t someone think of this a long time ago! I can surely see making some great gifts with this set!

  • 71
    Melissa McF says:

    Holy Cow! Brilliant again, Nichole.
    And I thought I’d rest my credit card this month… Ha!

  • 72
    Adoree says:

    OMG! I love it! I love to cook and bake sooo I also have alot of recipes bursting at the seams in my “recipe binder”. I just love the way we will be able to customize the recipe cards! Awesome and creative! Can’t wait to get a set of my own!

  • 73
    Jannica says:

    This set is perfect! I’ve been trying to work on a recipe box and I was looking at the egg box the other day wondering if you’ll come up with a recipe set and you did! Thank you!!

  • 74

    Oh my GOD! You´re so full of ideas! You inspire me a lot! Thanks for sharing!

  • 75
    babies~ Beth says:

    Headed off to work at 4 am, so not much to say other than WOW! Love Ocean Tides!

  • 76
    KathyQT says:

    Oh my…this is perfect! It would be perfect to make for my niece who just moved out of town. She’s a little homesick as well so she can find comfort in the family recipes as well as the cheerful recipe box perfectly sized for a college student!

  • 77
    Kathy says:

    UNfortunately, I hate cooking, but I have to do it–often! I like trying new recipes though, so I have a lot collected, all over the place. I need organization badly. This set looks like it would work for me!

  • 78
    Tricia Dee says:

    One of my best friends is an incredible cook. What a perfect gift for her!

  • 79
    Christine Villacarlos says:

    OH MY!!! that is such an incredible idea for a stamp set!! i love how there is now a way to customize my recipe cards in such a cute way! i have several recipes on small bits of paper – now with this organization system, finding just the recipe i need would be a breeze!!

  • 80
    Loydine says:

    I love to cook, stamp and make gifts. Your recipe box is a great combination of these hobbies. As always, very classy looking! Thank you for the chance to win!

  • 81
    Emilia says:

    I love the recipe box, I love cooking as well. It makes a great gift!!!!!

  • 82
    Cheryl Rowley says:

    I don’t enjoy cooking so much, but think I might enjoy it more if I could get my recipes organized in such a beautiful way! This is incredible! Your cretivity knows no bounds!

  • 83
    CarolLynn says:

    I have been waiting for the recipe set and I really like what I see. Thanks!!

  • 84
    Kim W says:

    Wow!! Not only is that recipe box adorable, but the set itself is a really good idea!! Thanks for sharing! :o)

  • 85
    Candyf says:

    The stamp set, the box, the cards, the instructions — everything to make the perfect gift.


  • 86
    Heidi says:

    Thank you so much Nichole for creating the perfect recipe set. Now I can make my cards to suit the needs of the recipe. Some of my fondest memories in the kitchen are of my mom and grandma going through their boxes looking for specific recipes. I look forward to creating cards and a box that I can treasure.

  • 87
    calliezant says:

    A charming way to personalize an offering “made with love” for any occasion.

  • 88
    Becky C says:

    Wow this is fantastic! I don’t mind cooking, but I like it to be easy. This is a great organizational tool!

  • 89
    Carolyn says:

    Love, Love this recipe box and the colors you choose for it. Beautiful! Also love the cards as I’m always squeezing the words in to make them fit the cards. Such a great idea.

  • 90
    aimee says:

    This is great… I love the new recipe box ideas.

  • 91
    Melanie Bray says:

    This is just beautiful! I have been waiting to see what amazing things you would create…and you never disappoint! This is perfect and caters for all recipes, no matter the length… now, they can always look ‘perfect’! ☺ This is great and I love it!

  • 92
    Stampermomof2 says:

    What a great set! So versatile! This is the best recipe stamp set I’ve seen yet!

  • 93
    Diane S. says:

    Oh my goodness, this set is perfect and has such great possibilities for wonderful gifts. Thanks for filling a huge void!

  • 94
    Barbra says:

    I have just been going crazy over how to organize my recipes, this set couldn’t have come at a better time!

  • 95
    Christi Snow says:

    I love this idea…it would make such a great wedding gift!!! I am not much of a cook, but I love to bake…who doesn’t love dough?!? smiles…

  • 96
    sharon j says:

    What a great idea! I love that everything is customizable. This is going at the top of my wish list.

  • 97
    Lisa B. says:

    This would be the best to make gifts for all of those Bridal showers, moving showers, etc.!!! GREAT set!

    BTW, I love to make easy recipes that make me look like a genius!

  • 98

    What a gorgeous gift set and awesome stamp sets! I LOVE how you can customize your card for your recipe! My MIL would LOVE a gift like this as she is ALWAYS clipping recipes from the newspaper or magazines. What a great idea!

  • 99
    Avital says:

    What a fantastic set and a fabulous giveaway.

    I am living far away from my family and my husband’s family and one way I can feel closer to them (when I am desperately homesick) is by collecting our moms’ recipes and making a dish with smells and flavors of our home-sweet-home.

    Instant gratification !!!

    Your set can deliver the perfect method of collecting the recipes methodically.

  • 100
    Sandy Kay says:

    Oh my, my, my, how clever! This would make a wonderful gift for the new bride who loves to cook! Cooking and baking are also my passion (besides stamping!)

  • 101
    Marica says:

    Nichole – as always, I’m amazed at your creativity and attention to all the little details you include when creating your stamp sets and projects.

    I love to cook and enjoy trying new recipes as well as sharing recipes with others. This gift set would be perfect for a bridal shower or even college-bound kids. My kids are little but I’d love to start a recipe box for each of them, adding recipes of their favorite foods through the years. It would make a great family keepsake to pass down to my kids. 🙂 I love this project and can’t wait for this month’s release!


  • 102
    Jean Dominguez says:

    You always astound me with your amazing creativity! I love the new set and could only begin to imagine the possibilities! Oh and did I mention how much I love the new color?!?

  • 103
    Angela says:

    My recipe box is a mess of scraps of paper and articles from magazines. I would LOVE to organize them into something so beautiful!!

  • 104
    Janine says:

    Wow!! I think this project is amazing!! I LOVE to cook and have over 350 hardcover cookbooks in my collection, magazines everywhere in my house… Bathroom, bedrooms, family room. I collect old cookbooks as well… I think cooking is an amazing art!

  • 105
    betty lou says:

    One thing I like to do for a wedding gift is scrapbook some easy, yummy recipes and bind them together in some way. This stamp set (and box) would be great to make a wedding gift! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 106
    LateBlossom says:

    Nichole, I don’t know how you do it…come up with totally do-able, cool and practical crafty things over and over again. This the over-the-top cool!

  • 107
    Teresa says:

    Love this idea! I had asked my mom for those favorite family recipes a while ago, and this would be the perfect way to create and store them! I don’t want to lose the family recipes so I was trying to figure out how to do them separate from all my other recipes! I also have 6 siblings and this would be an awesome gift to give each of them! Great job on this set!

  • 108
    Anouk says:

    What a brilliant idea! I see so many possibilities. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  • 109
    Kellie says:

    This is an outstanding set! I love to cook, too. However, I actually spend more time collecting recipes (that are all over the place) than actually cooking 🙂 I’m always in a quandary over wedding gifts, too. Especially when I don’t know the couple all that well. This is a prefect wedding gift idea!!!

  • 110
    Joan E. says:

    I love to bake. This would be so cool to organize all my recipes. What a nice present to make for a bridal shower. I’ve been replacing my kitchen utensils with stainless and they are the best. Thanks.

  • 111
    Mary B says:

    Since my youngest is graduating from high school this year, I’m realizing more and more that my kids will soon be setting up their own homes. Writing down old family recipes of things that my mother and MIL make will be a great way to keep alive the meals that my kids love, but probably don’t know how to make for themselves. It’s amazing how every project is so completely thought through on how it coordinates with other products! Thanks for the chance to win this awesome prize!

  • 112
    Julie says:

    This is GENIUS! What a wonderful gift that would be! I could definitely see giving the stamps, etc. as a gift to a crafty friend, too! LOVE this!

  • 113
    alison says:

    my mom would LOVE this set. She made a recipe box last year to store all of our family’s recipes, but this stamp set would probably motivate her to re-do her box! what a great set, I’m so excited!

  • 114
    Brigid says:

    Fantastic Set it would help me get all my recipes organised. Love the colours.
    Keep up the good work.

  • 115
    Pattie Brown says:

    Nichole – Wow, what an amazing project! I love it. This countdown is going to be a great one.

  • 116
    Melanie says:

    I love it! I love to cook and collect recipes and I keep several different recipe boxes and covered journals. I love that it is cusomizable – easy to change if your kitchen decor changes and so perfect for gifts.

  • 117
    Joy says:

    That set is so versitile, looks like another winner from papertrey! Can’t wait to see the other sets being released this month

  • 118
    Jamie says:

    I love being in the kitchen, especially when I’m baking. And like you, i have recipes all over and cookbooks galore. This set would allow me to achieve my order in my kitchen too. Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  • 119
    Krista P says:

    Oh the possiblities. This is so cute, I must have it when it is released for purchase. Krista P

  • 120
    Sandye Curry says:

    How wonderful it would be to win this! It is a great set.

  • 121
    KarinM says:

    This set is a must for me. Can’t wait to get my recipes organized.

  • 122

    Oh my goodness – this project is over the top! I just love it and can see so many possibilities! I can’t wait until the 15th so I can get my little hands on it 🙂

    Thanks for always creating such awesome goodies for us. You rock!


  • 123
    Renee V. (happystamper05) says:

    I love this set! Oh my goodness – this is so unique and will be so much fun to make gifts with.
    Do I like to cook? Sometimes… sometimes not.
    This is a wonderful set, Nichole!

  • 124

    What a fabulous gift this would make!! I personally am not much of a cook (but only because I never know what to make!), although I do have several recipes I’ve been meaning to organize. I’d definitely use this set for that and also to store recipes from my MIL, who is an AMAZING cook! Thanks so much for the inspiration, Nichole!!

  • 125
    Kim Getchel says:

    I really like this, it would be neat to actually get organized with recipes, instead of a drawer full of papers. My kids are grown, but might be something to start for my six grandkids. You always think of the neatest things!!!

  • 126
    Rita says:

    LOVE to cook! When I got married, I didn’t even know how to boil an egg. Twenty years has past and now I consider myself a pretty awesome cook, although side dishes are still a challenge for me. It would be nice to get my favorite recipes organized; currently I have dedicated a kitchen cupboard for printouts, newpapers, magazines and books full of recipes.

  • 127

    I love how Mish is always making her own recipe cards and its been on my to do list to try….now you just went and made things a whole lot easier! (also, love the label holder…just fab!)

  • 128
    Erin says:

    The possibilities. Especially for bridal gifts. Nice!

  • 129
    Paula C says:

    I absolutely love this set…how beautiful you made it! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 130
    Bev S says:

    I always give the blank cookbooks for wedding gifts with a few of my favorite recipes written in the book. This would be such a nice gift that you could personalize with the couple’s wedding colors and add pictures along with favorite recipes. Lots of great ideas will come from this set!

  • 131
    Michelle LL says:

    Another adorable set! Makes me want/need to paw through all of my clippings and redo all of my other handwritten recipe cards!
    This would create a wonderful holiday gift from the heart. Beautiful!

  • 132
    Mary Duffek says:

    I love cooking as well…my grandma taught me how to cook. I just lovey this set and can’t wait for the release! Endless gift giving possiblities!!!

  • 133
    Shannan says:

    I love to cook as well, and like you I have recipes everywhere! This would be a great way to get all of that organized, not to mention what great gifts these would be anyone, especially new cooks. What a fun, innovative new product! I can’t wait to get my hands on this one!

  • 134
    rose says:

    what a wonderful gift idea for all occasions!

  • 135
    Bonnie Sharp says:

    Oh my goodness Nichole! What a brilliant design – start to finish! I really used to love to cook for my family, but when life became so busy, we seemed to have lost that time to be together. Now that I have a grandson, we are starting up again and I couldn’t be happier!!

  • 136
    Jan S. says:

    I am so loving this set! Just what I need to organize all of my recipes–all collected on different scraps of paper, magazines, internet, etc. What a beautiful way to pull them all together. And then the possibilities for gifts is just endless! You have done it again, Nicole, with a wonderful winner!! Thanks so much, Jan.

  • 137
    Molly B says:

    OH my gosh Nichole this is great. My husband is the REAL cook in this family. He love to cook and have it come out nice and have everyone love it. He will sit and flip through all of his cookbooks to come up with a perfect recipe and then cook it up perfectly. I would love to take all of his favorite recipes from all of the books and magazines and put them in one place for him to access easily. Then he could also keep track of the little changes that he makes to each recipe with out marking up his books. I’m very excited now that you have gotten my brain working this morning. Thanks for all of the great products and inspiration. -Molly B.

  • 138
    Wendy says:

    Oh. My. Goodness.

    I HAVE to get this entire set: egg box, stamps, recipe cards, etc.

    I absolutely love to cook and we’ve just bought a house with a gorgeous new kitchen to try out (we literally signed the contract on Tuesday the 7th)!

    I really love what you did with your sample. It looks just like my style!

    Thank you for the chance to win, but you can bet I’ll be ordering the whole kit if I don’t get it for free!

  • 139
    Susan says:

    You never cease to amaze me with your creative and beautiful projects! I absolutely LOVE this new color Ocean Tides and the Recipe Set is a must have. Whether I win it or not, I will own it. 😀

  • 140
    Amy Hallagin says:

    I used to not like to cook or bake. But for some reason, I like to do that now. Maybe it’s because I’m not as busy running around & “volunteering” as I used to be since we moved to a different state this summer. This is just a WONDERFUL gift idea!! I can’t wait until I need a wedding present or a bridal shower present!! You are just a wonderful inspiration!!!

  • 141
    Lisa K in TX says:

    this is definitely a gift waiting to happen! so cool! thanks! lisa k in tx

  • 142
    Sally says:

    This is a beautiful set, and I love the recipe cards. They would make great gift sets, but I would start in my own kitchen and organize the 2 million loose recipe snippets I’ve been meaning to try…

  • 143
    Terri E. says:

    Oh my gosh! That is the best idea and I love how it is already made cute for us. Great thought went into this project and I am one happy buyer.

    It’s a good life!
    Terri E.

  • 144
    Mary Vogel says:

    Oh my gosh! So many uses for this set – I think this is going to be a must have!

  • 145
    Gay Ferland says:

    I love this set! I would also use this set to create a recipe book. I hope I win this set!! I need some organization in my life!! You have done a superb job creating, thank you for sharing!

  • 146
    Tracy Harp says:

    This is awesome!! Cooking and baking may be my first loves and I enjoy combining it with stamping. I made labels for all my canning jars this year and can’t wait to share them at Christmas. I love the flexibility to the cards, genius!

  • 147
    Sandy O says:

    Nichole, this is just fantastic! And why wouldn’t it be. You are so creative and design stamps with such versatility that they can be utilized in every aspect of ones life.
    I also have recipes stored in the fashion you have described. I envelopes and all kinds of recipe organizer books since I gave up on recipe cards years ago (for exactly the same reason you were frustrated!) Books are bulky and hard to keep on a work station when someone (hmm,,,, wonder who, LOL) takes up the whole area with ingredients and cooking tools! And I don’t like that they are “pre-organized” with titles and amount of pages in each section.
    I can hardly wait to make these for myself and my daughter, whose husband love to cook with her! Isn’t she the luckiest girl ;o)
    Sandy O

  • 148
    Casey Melton says:

    This set is wonderful, and the gift ensemble you created is beautiful. I, too, enjoy cooking (and baking!) and love collecting recipes. This would be the perfect set to help me organize all of the loose recipes I have floating around!

  • 149
    Amber says:

    Wow! Awesome first day!

    I think these would work great in my plan to make a recipe box for my family, this box would contain all our family favorites that are served year after year at family functions.

  • 150

    A few years ago I asked my mother to write down her recipes. This was a laborous task as most of them were in her head and she doesn’t measure. My original intent was to make a family cookbook for me and my siblings so we wouldn’t lose her recipes. What a wonderful gift it would be to present my siblings with a beautifully decorated recipe box containing our mother’s recipes. Thank you for this inspiration!

  • 151
    Karen M says:

    This is so beautiful, Nichole. My daughter is getting married soon, and I think this will make a great gift. It’s the perfect way to hand down all her favorite recipes.

  • 152
    Victoria says:

    Wow this is an awesome idea, I just love that you can make it fit your recipe not squeeze your recipe onto a traditional card. Lauren’s post gave us more great ideas.
    This would be great for the Christmas cookies exchange!

    Love it!

  • 153
    Angela says:

    I have a few very good friends that love to cook like I love to paper craft. They dream about recipe combinations and menus and setting a table the same way I think about color combinations, paper and gift ideas. While I don’t share their specific love, we have the best time together because I know how they feel, even though the passion is different. This would be the perfect give to celebrate the things that both of us love.

    Once again, all you have to do is read through this post, take in the detail and the words, and study the images to know that you truly love what you do. Thank you for sharing your passion.

  • 154
    Erica says:

    I LOVE to cook and bake it is so relaxing. I have a recipe binder that I use for all my recipes and this set would be great for personalizing that. Right now its a little boring and could use some creative help. Thanks for desiging a recipe set Nichole!

  • 155
    Chrissy L says:

    Wow! This set is just beautiful and so useful in so many ways! Thanks for bringing us all beautiful organization!
    I can’t wait to learn more about the new Ocean Tides color, too!

  • 156
    Jessie says:

    Oh how cool!! I love cooking have tons of recipes in many different places and have been looking at many different stamps and storage things! I love what you have done and can not wait to get my hands on your set! I see future presents for my sister and best friend who also love to cook! Jessie

  • 157
    debbie griffin says:

    I’m thinking of all the wonderful wedding showerd I could make this for. Have everyone bring their favorite recipe and write them out on these cards at the shower and leave them in the box for the bride. Loving the versatility of it, too! I always have too much or not enough room for the ingredients!

  • 158
    Tiffaney in VA says:

    What a great set. It’s creative & practical at the same time. It would be wonderful to use for a personalized wedding gift. Thanks Nichole for the chance to win such a great prize.

  • 159
    Ellen Hext says:

    What perfect timing!
    My goal this winter was to organize my over flowing box of recipes. What a fun way to get organized.

  • 160
    melissa says:

    That is a very cool set and I really like design of the cards. They do look like a better way to keep recipes organized. Your box and cards are absolutely beautiful.

  • 161
    BarbaraB says:

    Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!
    I like the vertical format, how ingenious.
    The gift set looks great. What a wonderful wedding or bridal shower gift.

  • 162
    Jacki Jones says:

    My daughters are in college and finally in a position to cook for themselves. They NEED the family recipies. Although it’s a great brides gift, for the mom to pass on the family favorites, I’ll be sending my girls off to their first apartments armed with the comforts of home. I would love to be able to present those recipes in such a classy manner.

  • 163
    Anette Eakins says:

    Oh wow! I love the “roomy” recipe cards!!! I always run out of room on regular recipe cards. This set is awesome. I’ve been wanting to make recipe boxes for family members as gifts with family recipes and this would be perfect! Wedding present, shower present, teacher present(filled with a recipe from each student), the list goes on and on.
    Anette :0)

  • 164
    karen says:

    Just what I’ve been waiting for ! I had planned to make recipe boxes for Christmas gifts and this set is SO perfect. Great job Nichole!

  • 165
    annette says:

    I love to find new recipes and try them. This would be perfect to help me become organized and also perfect for gifts.

  • 166
    Sonia says:

    that’s why I love PTI! Such innovative ways to making stamping part of every area of my life! with the egg box you could make this coordinate any kitchen, yours or friend’s.

  • 167
    Mary says:

    How special is that? I think that would make wonderful shower gifts and even first apartment gifts for kids going away to college. Include some simple recipes and they are set! Thanks for sharing!

  • 168
    Debbie Nelson says:

    Love this idea…I have a large collection of cookbooks and recipes, as well as from my Mom, the best cook I know. I would love to have this set to get started organizing my collection and would love to have for making gifts for all occasions…thank you for this wonderful idea!

  • 169
    Debbie says:

    I am passionate about cooking and baking. My kitchen is my favorite room in the house. I, too, have quite the collection of cookbooks and cooking magazines. This set will be wonderful to use when friends and relatives ask me for a recipe. Thanks, Nichole!

  • 170
    lainey says:

    What a great idea! I also love to cook and bake and what a great idea this would be for a new bride or housewarming gift! This could easily be used when I give a batch of cookies to someone to include the recipe too.

  • 171
    Ruth Allmart says:

    This is fabulous! My Mother-in-law has given me some recipes she printed on the computer and I also have ones I ripped out of magazines and I would love to have a way to organize them in a more unified fashion that looks good too and this is it! It will be nice to also be able to put together a set for my daughters when they head off to college some day :o) Thanks Nichole for another amazing and inovative design. You rock!

  • 172
    KerrieL says:

    WOW! This is really amazing Nichole! This would be the perfect gift for my mother in law who is always trying out new recipes,along with her tried and true old ones! I’m loving the peek at the new color too!

  • 173
    sandy says:

    Wow, what a wonderful set. I love to cook and have a lot of favorites that I need to transfer to one place and this would be great for that project. And I see making this project as gifts for family members for Christmas and just as an “anytime gift.”

  • 174
    Katherine says:

    WOW! Wonderful ideas and presentation. Anyone would be thrilled to get a beautiful gift for their kitchen. I love the recipe cards and stamps. I have been waiting for something like this for a long time.

  • 175
    Sharon King says:

    My oldest son just moved into his own apt. and asked for his favorite recipes that I have made. I have been looking for a set to do this and this of course looks like the perfect one. Thanks for the chance to win. Looking forward to the rest of the sneek peeks.
    Sharon King

  • 176
    Debbie Fisher says:

    Yes, I love to cook, bake, canning, making jams and jellies-the whole thing! I would love to win this set and will use it personally and for gifts. I always give gifts of this kind to new brides. I also am known as the chicken and noodle lady as I make chicken and noodles (homemade noodles and canned chicken that we do ourselves…I say “we” cuz DH does the butchering Ü), mashed potatoes, fresh loaf of bread and a dessert and take to shut ins, new mom’s, or just because.

  • 177
    Susanna says:

    LOL — I would love to make this exact project for my three best friends who share Supper Club with me. Truthfully, I’d get one done, love it and keep it! I guess I should order an extra box!!!!!

    I’d also think just a set of recipe cards with small spoons would be great. Tags for hostess gifts – like wine, etc., “Recipe for fun”, etc. So cute. Nichole, you’re too clever!

  • 178
    catlover6 says:

    What a great set! I love the versatility of the set, with placement of labels, color options and storage options! You’ve really outdone yourself! THANKS!

  • 179
    Sue Symens says:

    I love how much time and thought you put into the sets you design. Great job Nicole!

  • 180
    Patty W says:

    You sound alot like me! I have shelves filled to the brim with cookbooks!

    File folders full of clipped recipes and handed down ones too!

    Love the looks of your new set!

  • 181
    Bonnie says:

    Wow Nichole this is so pretty you make everything look so easy with your easy to follow instructions thank you for showing us this is gorgeous!! Bonnie 🙂 xx

  • 182
    Colleen says:

    The recipe set is perfect timing. I have just begun making some recipe cards for myself and have not yet made the dividers. I have looking for the perfect tab dividers and now you have made them! I was hoping to make some recipe boxes for my sister-in-laws who love baking and now I can make them customized Christmas gifts. Thank you.

  • 183
    Melissa (moster) says:

    You’ve done it again — come up with such a classy home made gift. Beautiful!

  • 184
    Lisa says:

    I so need to make one of these so I can get all the loose papers out of my kitchen drawer that has my favorite recipes on them. I think it would also make great Christmas gifts.

  • 185
    Lee Cockrum says:

    I have participated in workplace showers where each person wrote a recipe on a card, and they were all combined in a recipe box with other gifts. The person then has a remembrance of each person who gave them a recipe.

  • 186
    jannahull says:

    I am not personally a cook but both my husband and best friend are. Either one would love a box to hold all their recipies in. I think this is such a fun and creative gift that is also practical! My favorite kind to give!

  • 187
    Jennifer Bradley says:

    I LOVE cooking too and sharing recipes. the box you created is so beautiful – I can’t wait to try one for myself!

  • 188
    Stacy says:

    I love this idea! I have binders, folders and business envelopes full of recipes. I NEED to get them organized as I spend way too much time thumbing through to find what I’m looking for.

  • 189
    Stacy says:

    I love this idea! I have binders, folders and business envelopes full of recipes. I NEED to get them organized as I spend way too much time thumbing through to find what I’m looking for.

  • 190
    jenny4wheel says:

    So cute, Nichole! I think this would be perfect for my mom! And thanks for thinking of the “big picture” and always ensuring everything works together, like the card size with the egg crate box. A super feature of PTI I really like!

  • 191

    You’re KILLING me! Oh my gosh! What a brilliant idea! I LOVE the style of the recipe cards… and how smart for them to fit in the egg box?!? Gotta have it all! 🙂

  • 192
    Liz Ross says:

    Wow! You have thought of everything. Can’t wait to see the full set on the 15th.

  • 193
    Trinka King says:

    I love to cook and I love participating in recipe swaps….this set is perfect. Love it~

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    Sherri E says:

    OH MY GOSH! I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. I’m the baker at my office and I’m always bringing in test goodies (offices are a great venue for new recipes!) and then everyone wants the recipe. These are much better than the index cards I currently use. Plus, hello bridal shower gift for the new-bride to be! Thanks for a wonderful innovative product line!

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    Megan Olsen says:

    I love to cook, and right now, I just have a drawer full of loose recipes – this set and cards would be just what I need to finally organize these recipes!

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    sarah green says:

    OMG!!!!!! I WANT THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    pesc says:

    I’m almost glad your stuff is not translated in French because I would be ruined! LOL It’s so pretty! I love it. Have a wonderful day

  • 198
    Barb W says:

    WOW!! What a wonderful set. What a fantastic set to make those fabulous homemade useful gifts. I’m ready to get started.

  • 199
    Linda says:

    Nichole, I never cease to be amazed at your creativity and talent. Crafting beautiful and useful items is a skill that can come in particularly handy during these tough economic times. Thanks for the opportunity to win – I would assemble this set to record all of my late mother’s and grandmother’s recipes that are family favorites. What a great heirloom to pass down, too. I particularly like the unique design of the recipe cards. Congratulations on another great design!

  • 200
    ILstamper says:

    Wow! What a great idea! When I saw the preview I wasn’t sure I would need or use this set, but love the gifting idea and the recipe cards. Great job!

  • 201
    Tanya says:

    I am so excited for this set, I can’t wait to make these for christmas gifts. As usual PTI has made another incredible must have! I can’t wait to see what else you have coming out!

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    Maria says:

    I am definitely more of a wannabe cook, than an actual one, but that hasn’t stopped me from hoarding tons of recipes in every form (clippings, scribblings on the back of envelopes etc). This is a wonderful way to organize them in a creative papercrafting way. Love it! Congratulations on what looks to be another awesome release.

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    Kerry J. says:

    Oh man!! I was just complaining the other day about my lack of organization in my recipe collection. I love those cards! These would be perfect accompaniments to the homebaked goodies and jellies that I give every year at Christmas. You rock!

  • 204
    pegg says:

    I can’t wait to make these for friends and family – it’s such a gift from the heart! I LOVE this new blue!!

  • 205
    sharon says:

    Oh Nicole,once again you have created something wonderful. My recipes are a mess!!I love to cook and bake, what agreat way to organize recipes.It would also make a wonderful gift. thanks

  • 206
    Anna says:

    This box is soooo beautiful!! I want one! ; ) Love, love, love this set!!!

  • 207
    Gloria Weibel says:

    I can’t get over how beautiful your work is! So creative! I wish I had an ounce of your creativity! What a beautiful gift idea!

  • 208
    Charlene says:

    What a great set and project! I’m trying to watch how much I spend on stamps and stuff, but I don’t think I’ll be able to pass this up. I also love the Ocean Tide color.

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    Susan says:

    I have been putting off a project that I am hoping to get done by the end of October. You see, my inherited all of my grandmother- in- laws recipes and I have wanted to copy them and put them in an organized fashion for her other granddaughters and now I can get the set and I will have my project under way. The reason I want to finish my the end of Oct. is that would have been their 75th wedding anniversary.

  • 210
    Tami Kreps says:

    Awesome gift idea!! I like the recipe cards and how you can make them different. I keep my recipes in a 3 ring binder that I altered but the recipes inside are just the cut-outs from books and newspapers so the inside doesn’t look so great. This would be a good way to organize all that. I cant wait to get them!

  • 211
    Melissa says:

    Love this idea and stamp set! Organizing my recipes has been one of the projects on my to-do list that never seems to get done. Thank you for creating this stamp set and for making it look so classy!

  • 212
    Emily says:

    I have been waiting and waiting, and the perfect set/cards are finally here! – Now I just have to get my recipes out to get ready for the 15th!

  • 213
    Rebecca says:

    very clever! i wouldnt expect anything else out of you though!

    i love, love, love the extra room. Your right, there usually never is enough room to write everything down.

  • 214
    Jennifer says:

    Wow this is such a great idea! I love it! I’m definitely going to do this as my mom’s Christmas gift. And I’ll have to do one for myself as well. 🙂

  • 215

    Wow, that’s so cool! I love that you can put different decorative borders on the top! And I love that we can adjust which titles are used and where they go onto the card! So perfect!

  • 216
    Susanna says:

    Nichole, you never cease to amaze me. I love this and can’t stop thinking of all the different things I could make!

    You were the Craft of the Week at Card of the You can see the original post here:

    I did use a picture from your post, with links back to the site and the original post. I hope that is OK. Please feel free to email me if you need me to change anything.

    I also have an “I was featured” on badge for you if you want it 😀

  • 217

    Thank you Nichole and Team! How fun this set is going to be….I would spin this set to be used as a address file too! A future co-ordinating set maybe? You would always have a recipe box that matched your kitchen as you could change the decor of the box to match. Gifts for friends & Family with family recipes my brain is spinning! I can’t wait! Ocean Tides….Beautiful!

  • 218
    Kim says:

    I probably love baking more than cooking (although that’s probably because I usually have two little ones hanging on my legs while I’m trying to cook! LOL!) but I do enjoy cooking and trying new recipes.

    I would put the recipe box is very good use, organizing my piles of cooking magazines, and random recipes that are lying all over my kitchen! 😉

    Beautiful project!

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    Becky says:

    Wow! That’s about all I can say! This will be perfect fot helping me organize my mess of a kitchen. I have recipes scattered all over and have been putting off organizing them because I couldn’t find a perfect solution. Now I do and I am very excited about getting started. I just adore the utensil and recipe card gift idea too. You truly are a “Jill of all Skills”, Nicole! Thank you for always inspiring me to be thoughtful, creative, and organized. 🙂 Becky

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    HeidiQ says:

    oh, my gosh!!! that is a wonderful set – i was wanting a “recipe card” set to make Christmas gifts this year…it would be perfect to use with my bind-it-all 🙂
    oh, and i LOVE to cook, especially to try new recipes!

  • 221
    Tara says:

    wow…very cool! I love the look of those cards!! I have wanted to make my own recipe cards for a long time…now I can!
    thanks! 🙂

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    Patti Chesky says:

    Oh, this is just as awesome ensemble. I am SO excited about this one!!! Great job!!

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    lisa Henke says:

    you may have just motivated me to bring organization to my recipes! I love this, what fabulous project and idea for a stamp set.

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    Winnie says:

    I am looking forward to seeing the set and cards on the 15th… I love baking and cooking too and the thought that I could make sets of recipes as gifts for people is very exciting..My husband used to bake and he passed away and I get requests all the time for his he would be honored to have them presented as a gift!

    Thank you for the creative thinking!
    Winnie Uffelmann

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    April Z says:

    Wow! You never cease to amaze me with your ideas! First of all, I love how you can customize the recipe cards. Second, I love the recipe box you designed. You do an amazing job!

  • 226
    Allison Cope says:

    Wow! I just love the thought that you have put into this whole set Nichole! I enjoy cooking but would love to save all those “mom made” recipes and I think this set would be a wonderful way to do that. I think I’d also make a set for my sister and my friend that loves to bake! Very creative set!! Awesome…. you never fail to amaze me!

  • 227
    lisa bauer says:

    I know that this is a must have set – I also have a collection of recipes from over the years out of magazines, newspapers as well as many hard cover cookbooks, but the most valuable recipes I have are from a cookbook my mother had put together. I use this book on a daily basis and needless to say it looks like it…I would love to put together a box for my daughter to keep the family recipes going.

  • 228
    Jennie says:

    Oh this would be awesome for a family project at Thanksgiving. Since everyone will be together this year it would be wonderful to have everyone write down a favorite recipe to finally have a family recipe collection. I hope I win!

  • 229
    Marie says:

    What a GORGEOUS project!! I love the colors you used, how perfectly you altered the box, and that stamp is just PERFECT for recipes!! I really like how it will lay on it’s side in the box with the title still showing at the “top”. It’s awesome!! As for how I would use it – I would use it as you did, and maybe even take one that is decorated at the top as yours is and turn it into a pull-out element of a card that the recipient can keep. Great stuff!!!

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    sally says:

    LOVE IT! I hope to make holiday gifts from recipes my grandmother gave me before she passed away. THis will make it such a easy process and create such wonderful keepsakes. Can’t wait until the 15th!

  • 231
    Ginny Schleich says:

    Oh my gosh, Nicole! You are incredible! I can’t wait to get these stamps. It would be great to win them, but if not, they are on my list already! I am trying to branch out my cooking skills-trying new things and different things. I too have been collecting recipes-they’re everywhere and this would be the perfect way to get myself organized in the kitchen. I can think of few friends that can use a gift like this also.

  • 232
    Heidi Yaek says:

    This set is a definite must for me with all my recipes like you I may have to have many boxes. This is an excellent gift idea as I have two sons just moving off on their own who constantly call me for their favorite recipes. Hey mom how do you make that sausage gravy I like or how about them peanut butter and jelly cookies maybe you could later include an ease of preparation rating.

  • 233
    Libby says:

    this is PERFECT! Ive been trying to think of how to create a recipe box rather than a book as a gift to my roomate for our new apartment < 3 gorgeous

  • 234
    Kat says:

    I. love. love. love. this. This has been on my project list for SO long and NOW i must complete it….I love to cook. And, now am assembling my own recipe box. I love my mom’s box wiht all the memories and hope to have our own someday. thanks for this great set!

  • 235
    Mindy says:

    I also enjoy cooking, but would love to give one to each of my sisters and mother with recipes that were my grandmothers as a wonderful christmas present!

  • 236
    Vanessa says:

    To be perfectly honest, when I saw the sneek peak, I thought that was a set I probably wouldn’t use. Then after I see your recipe box, you have me absolutley sold. I can just think of all the gifts that could be made and how I coud update my shabby recipe box sitting in my kitchen.

  • 237
    Gerri K says:

    This recipe box is beautiful. It’s almost eerie because my sister just asked me to make her one for Christmas. And this is the exact color of her kitchen. This is perfect!! Can’t wait for the 15th to see all of your sets this month. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 238
    Gerri K says:

    This recipe box is beautiful. It’s almost eerie because my sister just asked me to make her one for Christmas. And this is the exact color of her kitchen. This is perfect!! Can’t wait for the 15th to see all of your sets this month. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 239
    Kim ZumMallen says:

    I don’t cook much but I can definitely see using that set-up for stamp set organization, ink color organization, endless craft room inventory possibilities….

  • 240
    Deanna says:

    I love to cook and bake but I am no natural! I use recipes all the time, I even handmade cookbooks last year at my office for a funraiser but I just can’t seem to get mine all together! This would be perfect for me! PS. love the new color! 🙂

  • 241
    Oralia A says:

    Wow! I thoroughly enjoyed reading this entry! I wish I loved to cook! Truly. I would likely give this as a wedding gift, or as a gift to an amateur chef. What a beatufiul way to show someone you care.

  • 242
    Angie says:

    OMG! I MUST HAVE THAT SET, I will have to make a ton of those for my family. THANK YOU for the Great Set and the Great Idea! YOU ROCK!!!!!

    Angie Hamill

  • 243
    Marni Levett says:

    What a great set! I’d LOVE to use this for a Bridal Shower! I think I’d ask everyone to bring their favorite recipes and then have them use the stamps and transfer the recipe to the cards. The box would already be decorated to match! FABULOUS!

  • 244
    Gina says:

    Amazing! The recipe cards are clever, clever, clever. And the idea of tying them to utensils…I was having an “OMG is that cute!” attack.

  • 245
    Laurie G says:

    What a fantastic set. I am also loving those recipe cards. The whole horizontal thing never worked for me either. I love that you can label ingredients and instructions where ever you need to place it. I can’t wait to get this set. (It would be even better to win it 😉

  • 246
    Cindy E says:

    Tht set is gorgeous as is the recipe box. What a great idea! Thanks again for such beauty.

  • 247 says:

    I do love to cook, I just don’t get to do it all that often. Like you, I have tons of recipes just stuffed everywhere. What a great way to organize them, and what great gift ideas. So perfect with christmas right aound the corner. Thanks, Nicole, for another fabulous idea!!!

  • 248
    Sam says:

    After several attempts at recipes gone mad boxes, this is perfect, even for an old lady. My daughter will love getting this for her birthday, to say nothing of my granddaughters. My current recipe boxs are gallon baggies, what a mess.

  • 249
    Wendy W. says:

    What a fabulous idea!!! I have two drawers in my kitchen that have recipes scattered throughout!! This would be AWESOME!! Wonderful idea, Nicole!!

  • 250

    How awesome! I always include recipe cards in bridal shower invitations, so that at the shower I can make a little cookbook for the bride with all the recipes from her guests. What a fabulous presentation this would be! You’ve done it again! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 251
    Vivian says:

    What a fabulous idea! I have a drawer overflowing with saved recipes that are on napkins, paper towels,torn sacks, etc. that hopefully will now be neatly organized. I love the idea of being able to put the headings where they are needed and not have to try and cram information in a too small spot.

  • 252
    Deborah Long says:

    Wow, what an awesome concept! I love it! This is a “must have” for everyone who likes to cook. It’s not only beautiful, it’s functional and fills a real need. Way to go Nichole!

  • 253
    April says:

    I have waited so long for something like this to be available! I know I would use this set all the time! Thanks for your creativity and innovation!

  • 254

    I love this new set and your recipe box is just beautiful! I always coordinate a recipe book/box gift for the bride-to-be from her family and his family at every bridal shower. It makes a lovely gift and now with your new set I can personalize it even better. Thanks for this versatile addition.

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    Jennifer Runge says:

    Baking and Cooking are what relax me after a long day. Having something so beautiful to pull my creations from is outstanding. What a wonderful idea – and the gift giving potential is even better.

  • 256
    Tina says:

    Oh my gosh, this is fabulous. What a great time for this. I always make homemade gifts of food for the holidays and this will be the perfect way to present those goodies.

  • 257
    Philomena says:

    I LOVE cooking and am loving this set. I really like to share my love of cooking with friends and family, especially since many of my friends are now done with college and moving in to thier very own houses with no recipes and no cooking utensils! I plan to use this recipe set almost exactly as you have. My sister-in-law is moving out on her own and I had planned to give her papmpered chef items for Christmas and now she will get that AND a recipe box, recipe cards, and some yummy recipes too!!!

  • 258
    Wendy says:

    Nichole, This is such a wonderful idea and you have truly thought of everything! AND I have to say that I think that your new color, Ocean Tides, wins my favorite color vote! I love it!

  • 259
    Jessica says:

    Oh my gosh! I am in love with every detail of this! I’m in the process of moving, and as I’m packing things up I’m finding stacks of printed out recipes and random magazine clippings all over the place! I told myself that as soon as I move and get settled in I have got to find a better system and this is it!!

  • 260
    Natalie says:

    Once again you have come up with an amazing stamp set and the perfect project to go with it. I started some recipe boxes for family last year but haven’t finished them yet because I did not like the stamp sets that were available. No excuses now, I will definitely have to have this set!

  • 261
    Bridget says:

    Wow Nichole..this is beautiful!! You always seem to amaze me!! I’m looking forward to creating recipe cards for all my mommy friends…I enjoy finding simple, easy and healthy recipes for my growing family and would love to create a fun and unique ensemble to share my recipes with them!!

  • 262
    Anya says:

    I love to cook, but never seem to have enough time or ideas. This set would be a great way to add some organization to my cooking and hopefully allow me to be a bit more creative!

  • 263
    Tabby says:

    What a great set! I love that you can customize the ingredients space and instruction space. This would be great for Christmas gifts for several people I know. I love the fact that the set coordinates with the egg box!

  • 264
    Aimee says:

    This looks really great! I like how you gave thought to actual recipes. So many recipe card stamps aren’t actually practical for real recipes, but your version looks so useful. However, I have to admit to being a little confused about what actually comes in the stamp set – it looks like there are two stamps sets, plus the recipe cards themselves? But, that’s a minor point and I know all will be explained soon enough! Beautiful project! I’m so thankful you share your wonderful contributions this way. I feel like my money is well spent – I actually USE all the stamp sets I buy from PTI!

  • 265
    shalvi says:

    i never leave comments, but this set speaks to me so well, combining my love of crafting with my love of cooking.
    i love your box design as well, one of my favorite colors.

  • 266

    wow- I see a bridal shower gift- when I got married, all the people at my shower shared a recepie and put it in a box..mine was nowhere as nice as this though. This stamp set would be perfect for that!!!

  • 267
    Lizzie Jones says:

    My husband and I love to cook together, but our favorite recipes aren’t very organized. We spend half of our prep time looking for the recipe we are hoping to make! A set like this would give me just the right kick in the pants to finally organize our recipes and make them a little more “chef friendly.” Thanks for creating such a useful set.

  • 268
    Mindy says:

    I love to cook and love collecting recipes! I would make one of these for myself! But of course it’s the perfect gift for newlyweds or a housewarming. Hallelujah for more room on the cards!

  • 269
    Lisa G. says:

    When I saw this I immediately thought of making something like this for my sisters for a gift. I have alot of recipes from my grandmother and mother and would love to share them with my sisters. Making a personalized recipe box with all these treasured recipes would be a gift they would treasure for a lift time and could past it down to their children. thanks for the great inspiration!

  • 270
    lauren says:

    Ooooh, I would use it to copy some family recipes from my mother! Then I would copy them for family and friends along with baked goods for Christmas presents. I love that you can customize it for the number of ingredients!

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    Ketha says:

    It seems to me that the kitchen is the central most important room in any home…it certainly is in mine. I love cooking, creating, making different recipes for my family and friends. I have my mother’s recipes that I treasure so much. A few years back, I compiled these plus mine and both grandmother’s recipes into a book for each of my three children. I wish I had this set then…it would have added so much to the total project. I, too, have an extensive collection of cookbooks, from all parts of the country, classes of people and just plain good home cooking. Thanks for designing this set and adding it to the collection of stamps to choose from…it will be on my list.

  • 272
    Mandy Kirk says:

    Oh wow I love it and love that it fits into the egg boxes. Can’t wait to see more ideas!!
    Mandy K

  • 273
    Dana says:

    Oh my. I’m drooling over how incredible this is Nichole! As a former caterer and an avid chef, my recipes could sure use a little sprucing up and some major organization overhaul! You were so clever to divide the box up with the foamboard…I like to use a specific pen when I copy out my recipes and it would be a perfect place to keep it. I can see my recipe box being used for generations if it looked this good!
    Thank you once again for your genius talent.

  • 274
    Tracey A. says:

    Nichole, you are amazing! What an incredibly beautiful creation!!! I have been looking to organize my recipes for the longest time and these stamp sets, cards and fabulous box idea will be absolutely perfect! Not to mention the gift ideas that can be created! Thank you so much for sharing your talents and providing such great inspiration!!

  • 275
    Amy says:

    With the holidays coming up, it’s definitely time for more cooking and baking for me. I love this set, such a cute idea!

  • 276
    Rosemary Dennis says:

    In all the clever ideas that you have come up with, this must be the most clever! Your system makes so much sense!

  • 277
    chris says:

    OMG!!! i don’t think i have ever been as excited as i am today about this set…i love recipes!!! i cook and bake everyday…it’s one of “my things”. i have my beloved grandmother’s recipes…they are the most important things to me!! it’s a great set, nichole!! i can’t wait to get my hands on it…i too have too many recipes for my own good…but i love them all…

  • 278
    Donna Crum says:

    I think it only appropriate that I win this today as it is my birthday!

    Thanks for the thought that goes into your designs, Nichole

  • 279
    Donna Crum says:

    I think it only appropriate that I win this today as it is my birthday!

    Thanks for the thought that goes into your designs, Nichole

  • 280
    Carrie says:

    You talked about using them as part of a gift for a bridal shower. What if you used them as an invite like Laruen did. You could also mail them in the bridal invite and then make a recipe box like you and Laruen did or you could lamite them and but them on a binder clip so they could be hung on a hook in the kitchen easily accessabile.
    Sorry for the run ons and misspelled words I’m in a hurry today!

    Thanks for the chance to win! It would awesmoe!

  • 281
    KellyMB says:

    This is perfect! This would be a wonderful gift filled with family recipes.

  • 282

    The set is fantastic! I love to cook and bake and my recipe file is a mess! I’ve been wanting to organize and this set it the perfect answer! It will also be great for giving gifts of food when you want to include instructions or the recipe!

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    Mendi M says:

    I can’t wait! I love it!

  • 285
    Tracy says:

    This is a gorgeous set Nichole! So well-thought out. I love how you can position the subtitles exactly where they need to be.

    I just wish my handwriting were nicer to fill in those cards!

  • 286
    Maggie says:

    So gorgeous! I’m thinking these would be great gifts for my DD’s for Christmas! I love your creativity and how you are always coming up with such great idea! Keep them coming.

  • 287
    Michelle says:

    You make gift giving so much more fun with this new set!What a great way for friends to really remember who they got a great recipe from!

  • 288
    Michele says:

    OMG!!! This is genius!!! I hope you ordered a lot of these Nichole! This would be so great for college kids leaving home, new brides, new mommies! LOVE it

  • 289
    verna says:

    Wow! I can’t wait to get started (with 40 years’ worth of recipes to organize)- what fun!!

  • 290
    karisa says:

    this is absolutely stunning and such a clever and ingenious idea for a stamp/card set!! i do love to cook even though cooking doesn’t always love me 🙂 the results don’t always turn out great, but i love to try!

  • 291
    Patricia Honc says:

    This is a gorgeous set and very clever! My recipe box is similiar to yours, stuff is everywhere. What a beautiful way to be organized and look good at the same time! I love to cook, especially in the fall and winter. Having everyone enjoy the food is the best part!

  • 292
    Lana D says:

    This is a great set for anyone who cooks (which is not me) and anyone who doesn’t (that would be me). I love your creations.

  • 293
    Allison says:

    What a unique approach to recipe organization! A couple of years ago I swore off recipe boxes in favor of binders, but Papertrey is making me rethink that choice!


  • 294
    Alyssa says:

    I love to cook! I used to subscribe to a few cooking magazines and take recipes from them, change things around, delete flavors I didn’t like and add my own. Chasing a one year old around the house, I don’t feel like I have as much time for that anymore – I mean come on! I have to have time to stamp! :o) Thanks for the chance!! Your project is amazing!

  • 295
    Jennifer Speanburg says:

    I can’t wait to order this set. I love to make handmade gifts for my in-laws, and a recipe set would be perfect!! Thank you so much for such a fantastic product!!

  • 296
    Lesa says:

    This set is so great. I have so many recipes scattered around and this will be a good way to get a handle on them. I haven’t ordered any of the egg boxes before but I plan to order several this time (if they don’t sell out before I get a chance). These will make wonderful gifts for people at Christmas. Also my son and his girlfriend are talking the “M” word so I will start working on a recipe box gift to give them when that day gets here. Thanks for listening to your groupies request for a set like this.

  • 297
    Danielle says:

    Wow Nichole, you never cease to amaze me with your wonderful projects! I love that you covered the box with Mod Podge to keep it easy to clean! The colors and design on this box are beautiful!

  • 298

    Cooking – actually baking is one of my favorite things to do when I find some down time! Everyone is happy when there are fresh baked treats to eat 😉 This is AWESOME Nichole – I even have a future bride in mind for a set just like this… and I’m lovin’ that new color! gorgeous. I was just thinking I’d love some ‘shades’, as this looks like it will coordinate well with Aqua mist…mmmmm

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  • 299
    Holly says:

    Wow, this is very original. I love all the little recipe card stamps, so you can write it out however long you need it to be, then stamp the appropriate label. Very very cool. I love that you took the time to think this out completely, and make it so useable.

  • 300

    I love to cook! especially bake! This would look so sweet on my kitchen counter much better than the black binder I put everything in & than put it in the cupboard, it would be so nice to see this on my counter everyday! Thanks for sharing!

  • 301
    Jennifer W says:

    Oh my gosh! I HAVE to have this! I can clean up the pile of recipes UNDER my recipe box. I can’t wait to see the full set. Awesome!

  • 302
    Courtney says:

    I can’t wait to give this as a gift (or make one for myself ;)), how gorgeous!

  • 303
    Amy says:

    Great Ideas, Nichole! I really like your new orientation of the lines on the recipe cards – much more practical. Thanks for the tip on lining up multiple captions for the recipe cards – I likely would have stamped one at a time instead. Great gift idea, too!

  • 304
    Joan B says:

    I wish you would make/sell a DVD set with all tutorials. Or perhaps do a book of your designs. This is just beautifully made and thought through. Your work is just first rate. Goodbye Martha, Hello Nicole!

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    Bee says:

    WAOW!!… I love cooking and just like you I have clipped recipes and cookbooks etc…all over the place. I have been brainstorming for a long time about how to reorganize everything, especially the handwritten family recipes…
    Your set is beautiful and I’m in LOVE with that new color “Ocean Tides” you just introduced. I love that (a PaperTrey Ink trademark!) it is so versatile! 🙂

    What would (will!?) I do with a set like that? Reorganize and sort my recipes for starters. Then, a project I have at heart, is to make a recipe box for my daughter. She’s only 7 1/2 now LOL! but she loves to cook and I am already thinking about the day that she leaves the nest to be on her own, and I want her to take some family recipes with her, to have recipes passed down to me by my Mom and my Grandmother, that she can one day pass down to her own kids. It would be fun to start this project with her, as she is still a child, so that it will also be a childhood memory for her: her own recipe box that she slowly filled up with things she helped prepare over the years.♥

    As you can see I am very excited about this set! ;-D …

  • 306
    iris daviduk says:

    absolutely Love this idea… I can lots of use for gifts and just for me….

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    Kacey says:

    Call me selfish, but first I would use this to make something for myself. I cut/print out tons of recipes, especially now that we are trying to eat healthier. My recipes aren’t in any order right now, just shoved inside a recipe book. After my box is done, I would definitely use it to make some gifts for Christmas and also for birthdays for the moms in my MOPS group. They would love it! Beautiful box and love the new color too!

  • 308
    Heather B. says:

    WOW! This set is perfect. The vertical approach of the recipe cards appeals to my love of lists and also how my brain likes to arrange facts! Being able to customize the cards is such an AWESOME idea! Congratulations on another winner of a stamp set!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Heather B.

  • 309
    Maggie says:

    This is a great set! I would definitly use this for myself to organize my recipes, but i think it would be great for wedding gifts, too.

  • 310
    Michelle says:

    This is absolutely brilliant! thank you thank you thank you!

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    isabel z says:

    For years I have been telling myself that I need to organize my recipes in one place for easy access. Right now I have two binders filled with recipes ripped out of magazines, cut out from newspapers, and scribbled on paper scraps. I also have two recipe boxes with things tucked here and there. My goal is to weed out the ones that I never use and organize the rest in one place for easy acess. After reading your blog today I am super excited to order your new set and get to work. I also enjoy making gifts for those I love so the many cooks in our family will be receiving a new recipe box as well. I plan on making a few for my mother-in-law so that she can fill them with our favorite family recipes to pass on to her grandchildren. I know that it will be a treasured keepsake for all of us since many of our favorite memories are those of us sitting around her table being fed with love.

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    I love to cook. My dad is visiting and I have been trying dishes out on him, and he is loving them. (My mom passed away last year, so he visits each year). I have been trying to write out some of the recipes for him to take home. I love to write up a bunch of recipes I have that I know he would love, however, he doesn’t have anywhere to keep them in his little place. This would be a great gift for him.

  • 313
    annheidel says:

    This is so cool! I can tell that a lot of thought and planning went into this! I love the thought of being able to customize my recipe box to match my kitchen. 🙂 I’ve always been a bit disappointed in other recipe sets for many of the same reasons you mentioned. Looks like you solved all those problems and created something super classy and practical in the process. I hope you do add more options in the future. I have so many recipes that I have more categories in my recipe collection. (like cookies, cakes, candy, beef, poultry, etc) It’s easier for me to find a certain recipe that way. Anyway, this new collection is perfect for gifts and for my own kitchen! And you know, those cards would also work for card “recipes”, like a card sketch with measurements. I can totally see a cute box filled with those for a newbie stamper! 🙂

  • 314
    Hope Jones says:

    I LOVE, LOVE this new set!!! This would be so perfect to give to family members at maybe a family reunion!!! thanks so much!!

    Hope J

  • 315
    Kristy says:

    Oh my good gravy! You just blow the roof off of the stamping industry. This is just an incredible set, I love your project, and the new color is just beautiful. I already have so many ideas. Who determines how many hours are in a day? I think they need to add a few for us stampers!

  • 316
    Katie M says:

    I have been waiting for this! I love what you have done to make this such a flexible set and supplies. This will be something I use for lots of gifts for family and friends.

  • 317
    emily says:

    As a collector/holder of recipes (some 100+ years old) and a pretty great baker/cook… I am soooo excited that there is FINALLY a recipe set I can get my “arms” around! I love love love this box/set.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win and thanks for the creation of it!

  • 318
    Tracy says:

    Wow- this is a great set. I like to cook, but I usually wing it a little by the end- lots of room on these cards to add what ingredients I replaced with what… and how it turned out… because zucchini does not always equal pumpkin, no matter how many choc chips you add….


  • 319
    cassandra says:

    Brilliant!! I love cooking and recipes and this is just perfect! LOVE everything you have done here!

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    I am so excited about this Nichole! I have a ton of cookbooks with post-it notes sticking out to mark our favorite recipes. My husband always complains that he’d like to have them all in one place instead of having to remember which cookbook to grab. I think it would be a fun project to transfer all of our favorite recipes to your system. The long recipe cards are awesome. Can’t wait until the 15th!

  • 321
    Sarah Vrolyk says:

    Nichole, this set is AMAZING. I think this is my favorite thing you have ever designed. GENIUS! Hope you are doing well! 🙂

  • 322
    Misti says:

    Love it!!! Looks like finally a great recipe card!!! 😀

  • 323
    Kim Howard says:

    Wow! This is amazing and right up my alley as I never have enough room to write.

    What a great gift this would make for some newlyweds! Making up a bunch of your favorite recipes to share.

  • 324
    Ingrid says:

    I love to cook, stamp and organize – a perfect combo for your new line! Plus, it looks like maybe the internet recipes could be adapted to this format. I love it!

  • 325
    Jennifer Delaurier says:

    Oh my God! It’s so awesome! I am a chef, so this would be the most perfect set for me…not to mention gift ideas for the family! So great!

  • 326
    Shelly says:

    Wow, how COOL is this?!?!! I’m guessing you’ll have a hard time keeping these in stock! I LOVE it, a perfect gift for any occasion…or for yourself!

  • 327
    Jean in NH says:

    What a wonderful idea! As someone who has a stuffed binder and manila envelopes crammed with favorites, I can see this putting my cooking life in “apple pie” order!

  • 328
    MeShellaBella says:

    Hello Nichole!

    This set would be GREAT for a bridal shower gift! Have everyone that’s attending send you a few of their favorite recipes a few weeks before the shower, and then you can have them all filled in by shower time, and that’s like a “group gift”! I like it when everyone can give a little bit to a gift like that….the bride-to-be will always remember her favorite friends & family when she opens this box!

  • 329
    Pam says:

    My son is engaged to be married and this is a great idea to put together for a shower gift for my future daughter-in-law. My son has a few favorite dishes that I make just for him. Wouldn’t it be special to include a little story with each recipe! His absolutely favorite meal is quiche! When he was about 10 years old he filled out a survey at summer camp which asked for suggestions for foods to be served the next year. He responed with “keysh”! I’ve always wondered if they figured out what he meant!

  • 330
    Tabitha A. says:

    Nicole I am over the moon with excitement!!!

    These would make wonderful Christmas gifts and I love that you used the PTI egg box!

    Thank you for creating this. My mom loves to collect recipes, and of course cook them, so I will for sure be making something special for her!

  • 331

    what an awesome idea! i love it…i have been trying to find a better way, and i think this is it!

  • 332
    Karen says:

    This is so beautiful. I would love to make this for my neighbor and friend Sherry – she is a great cook AND a fellow paper crafter. And I would definitely make one for myself as well. I have all these recipes every where that need to be corralled into something as wonderful as this box. Thank you for the gorgeous idea!

  • 333
    Sandra says:

    WOW!! What a beautiful recipe box!! I would love to win this. It could actually help me get organized. That’s what I want to be when I grow up … organized.

  • 334

    I love this! It’s a great gift idea for the recent college grad!

  • 335
    Linda w says:

    This set just might make me start to write down those creative meals I come up with that I always forget to write down. So that when I want to create a particular meal again, I could just go to my box and the recipe would be there instead of trying to remember just how I did create that dinner masterpiece. Who knows, a certain recipe might just get handed down for generations to come.

  • 336
    Devon says:

    Oh how wonderful. I literally open my recipe cupboard and everything falls down on me, I’ve got hundreds of scrap peices of paper and clippings all stuffed here and there. This looks like a good project for me.

  • 337
    karen says:

    I will use this set to write all the family recipes and give them to my newly married daughter. One question, are the cards lined front and back or just front? Thanks for an amazing set.

  • 338
    StephG says:

    Wow, Nichole! This is great! I love the new recipe cards — so versatile!

    I mostly collect recipes and kitchen gadgets, but I have a list of friends and family members who will be getting customized recipe boxes and cards for Christmas this year.
    Thank you for a great set!!

  • 339
    Dawn Burnworth (flowergal36) says:

    This is incredible. I would use this as Christmas gifts for my daughters. They are all away from home at college for the first time. I would love to make them recipes that I have had and prepared for them while they were growing up. I have old recipes that were handed down to me. What a special gift in my own handwriting. Love this idea. Really great job Nicole.
    Dawn Burnworth

  • 340
    Emily says:

    This is VERY COOL! I love this idea, especially that you can completely customize it!!

    Love it, love it, love it!

  • 341
    Tracy says:

    oh my goodness…this is fantastic! I love the idea of a long recipe card. Yet another great idea for the egg box as well! You have amazing ideas! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • 342
    Devon says:

    Oh how wonderful. I literally open my recipe cupboard and everything falls down on me, I’ve got hundreds of scrap peices of paper and clippings all stuffed here and there. This looks like a good project for me.

  • 343
    Stephanie S. says:

    WOW- I love to cook also and the color is right up my alley. What a nice addition to any kitchen. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 344
    Lauree Myler says:

    I love to COOK, and so does my mother. Recently she went back home where she grew up in Ohio to spend some time with family and found some of my great, great grandmothers recipes. They are ones that have been passed down through the generations and say things like a smidgen or dash of this and that. My mom would really like to make copies of all these recipes and give them to all my brothers’ wives for Christmas. This set would work beautifully for this idea.
    Once again you have amazed us with your awesome talents. Thank you for sharing.


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    Jennifer B says:

    This is such a cute idea! I love to bake and am in the kitchen all the time. This would be a great gift for newlyweds too!!

  • 347
    Donna says:

    You’ve managed to combine two of my favorite activities – stamping and cooking – in one stamp set! I can’t wait to work on getting my recipes more organized with this set. Great job!

  • 348
    Dawn Nikol says:

    Holy Cannoli, Batman!! I’ve been *dying* for my own recipe box, but could never find anything “acceptable”. This is AMAZING!!!

    Great work everybody, can’t wait until I get mine!!!

  • 349
    Suzanne says:

    I love this set! I have several different recipe boxes and cookbooks that I’ve put together over time, but there is no consistency to the organization. I think this set will finally give me the tools and flexibility to organize all my recipes in a great way. I have a precious daughter-in-law and now a granddaughter that I can begin making recipe boxes for with our family favorites! Thanks so much for the great ideas.

  • 350
    Justine says:

    Well I don’t need to look any further for Christmas gifts. This will even be an amazing gift for my 22 & 19 year old daughters to start collecting and saving MOM’s (that’s ME) secret recipe’s…….. Thank you so much Nichole………….

  • 351
    Lucelis says:

    I love to cook, when I got married one of my aunt gave me as shower gift a recipe book made by her, with all my favorite family recipes, it was handwritten and sue even made little drawings by hand for some of the instructions; I love my recipe book. Since then I have allways thougth that this is a wonderfull gift for a dauther, niece or dauther in law with your son favorite recipes; this set would be wonderfull for this

  • 352
    Rene S. says:

    My mom loves to cook and bakes many things for her church (festivals, bake sales, and the like). It would be great to have a set like this to help her “spice up” her donated items!

  • 353
    Cat says:

    i am ALWAYS so impressed with PTIs releases and this set is no exception. i love to create so i’m always looking for ways to make personalized gifts [there’s only so many card sets i can give away :)]. since the next generation in my family is at the wedding age, i can’t WAIT to make a similar gift for one of my nieces.

  • 354
    Elizabeth Knehans says:

    Wow! Your recipe box is beautiful. How can you not love cooking with a resource like that! This new system is exactly what I need to get my recipe box organized. Awesome!

  • 355
    Kris says:

    Nichole! How awesome! I can totally see some awesome recipe boxes in my christmas gift making future!

  • 356
    Dana J says:

    WOW! There are already 350 comments!! This is an awesome set (and fab tutorial)! I have a little sister who loves to cook but doesn’t have a lot of recipes. This would be a great Christmas gift for her!

  • 357
    Stefanie says:

    I am sort of a failure at cooking, but I am actually pretty good at baking. Go figure. Love the set and can’t wait to play.

  • 358
    Ashley says:

    I love this set! I have been wanting to organize my recipes and now I have a great way to do it. I can think of several people that would love this for a gift too. This set is a must have for me!

  • 359
    Samantha says:

    I enjoy cooking and especially trying new recipes. I spend hours with my cooking magazines especially Food & Wine. I might have to make myself a pretty box to replace my handy plastic index card holder.

  • 360
    Alisa says:

    This is great. I have been on the prowl for a recipe set, but haven’t been able to find one that I really liked. I thought this idea would be so fun. We have so many recipes that we use just for the holidays that have been passed down for generations. I thought it would be a fun idea to put those together in a box, decorated for Christmas, and then make coordinating cards to go with them to write down some of the traditions passed down from generations. That way new members of the family would have the old traditions, the recipes and could add their new traditions. Wouldn’t that be a fun Christmas present for a new sister-in-law? Thanks Nichole. You are amazing. =)

  • 361
    Margaret Brown says:

    Oh my goodness! This set is SO AWESOME and not only can I use it for my own kitchen but what a great and personal gift to give somebody. This will be a must this month (along with the new color) 🙂

  • 362
    Lia S. says:

    Genious! I love this! Hope to win it, but will purchase it for sure!

  • 363
    Julie says:

    This is awesome. My aunt would love it, if I made her one of these, actually two of my aunts would they both love to cook and are great cooks. Hmmmmm, I might just have to purchase the stuff to make one, I mean two. 🙂

  • 364
    Cindy Culpepper says:

    What a great idea!! I too love and collect recipes but have a terrible time organizing them!! I also have trouble getting them to fit on those little cards!! You have wonderful ideas!!

  • 365
    Nicki says:

    Ooh, I love this set already! I really enjoy cooking for my family and would want to make these for myself, but they would make wonderful Christmas presents also. It’s such a great way to get organized! You always do such wonderful projects and this is no exception. I’m so excited to have another great stamp set! Thank you, Nichole!

  • 366
    Steph says:

    I don’t enjoy cooking very much. However, with this new set, cards, and box I might change my mind. I haven’t ever made a recipe box of my own, because I could never find the right cards to use. Without a “go to” recipe box, I spend a lot of time searching and testing new recipes. A chore I don’t really like to do. Now I won’t have to search and test the recipes all the time. I can write down the ones that are keepers and place them in the box. When it’s time to plan the weekly meals, I can simply go to my recipe box, pick a few and and write a grocery list. I see more cooking in my future now.;)

  • 367
    Brenda Z says:

    I am SOOOOOO excited about this set – I’ve been looking for a recipe set but just hadn’t found the *right* one…until now!!! I am so appreciative of how much thought went into the design of the set and the coordinating recipe cards. Great job!!!

  • 368
    Sandra B. says:

    I have been looking for a stamp set just like this! You’ve thought of everything! I have trouble with the recipe cards that you buy at stores not having enough space to write everything or they just don’t have the titles you would prefer on them. I like how everything is customizable with the set you created! Love the lines on your recipe cards going the other way. These are going to be great gifts for friends and family for the holidays!

  • 369
    Amy Buechler says:

    Well Done Nichole! This could be so fun to use in a stamping/recipe swap. Getting everyone together to create their recipe boxes and then swapping out recipe cards to add favorite recipes to.

  • 370
    Melissa says:

    WOW! This is beautiful! What a great design and I love the new color! I would definitely give this as a gift for housewarming or weddings- with my favorite recipes already written out. Thanks for sharing!

  • 371
    kssunflower_mom says:

    This is such a neat idea. I have been wanting to give my brother a set of family recipes as a gift for years and this is just what I needed!

  • 372

    this is probably the best recipe stamp/gift set i have ever seen! this truely is pure genius!!!! i can not wait to see what else is in store for us!!!!!

  • 373
    Melissa says:

    WOW! This is beautiful! What a great design and I love the new color! I would definitely give this as a gift for housewarming or weddings- with my favorite recipes already written out. Thanks for sharing!

  • 374

    I do love cooking, and so does my whole family. I saw this set and thought it would be perfect for me since I just got married. I was thinking I could take some of these recipe cards over to my MIL’s house, and she could fill out some of my hubby’s fav. dishes. Also, how wonderful would this set be with “Holiday Treats”, make a batch of cookies and then include the recipe. Great stuff. THanks Nichole

  • 375
    Jenny says:

    WOW! I love these! I have been wanting to get our recipes organized for over a year now. This is the perfect way to do it.

  • 376
    Britiney says:

    Just when I think you’ve completely outdone yourself, you do it again and again!! What an amazing idea and great gift idea!!

  • 377
    Laurie says:

    Beautiful! I remember receiving a recipe box from a friend in high school and I still use it. Great gift and lasts forever.

  • 378
    Steph K says:

    Very cool, Nichole! I have yet to find a system that works for me and I think this may be the one. Love the vertical recipe card!

  • 379
    Kirsten says:

    I wish I could say I loved cooking, but I think I more love the idea of cooking. This project could be just the right inspiration, though! Awesome job! 🙂

  • 380
    Amy M. says:

    I love this. I can never fit all I need to on the front of the recipe card and I hate having to flip back and forth while cooking. I want this for myself and also to gift other people with. Wow!

  • 381
    mary Puskar says:

    Nicole: You’ve outdone yourself with this one! It’s beautiful! And I think it fills a “niche” in the stamping world for a kitchen recipe set that works well. I’ve seen others but none as practical as this. Great job!


  • 382
    Debbie S says:

    This is exactly what I had planned to make for 2 of my closest friends for Christmas. I just hadn’t finalized my ideas and you just helped me do that! Just hope you don’t sell out before I get up on the 10th!


  • 383
    Barbara says:

    This is without a doubt the classiest recipe set and box I have seen! As always, Nichole, you did a fantastic job.

  • 384
    TanyaM. says:

    Absolutely wonderful!!!! I have been waiting a LONG time for a set like this 🙂 I sooo can not wait until I get to order 🙂

  • 385
    Jennifer Kirk says:

    This is so exciting! I was definitely hoping for a recipe set in the near future and, as usual, you exceeded my expectations! Thank you!

    My husband is a real estate agent and gives out A LOT of housewarming gifts. A set like what you’ve made above would be a perfect closing gift for him. And because they’re stamps, they are customizable. So I can use different colors to suit the personality of the recipient.

  • 386
    Katie Skiff says:

    That is awesome! I think these would be perfect for this years Christmas gift. Beautiful design Nichole!

  • 387
    Leigh Ishee says:

    This is soooo cute! I love this!

  • 388
    Denean says:

    Could you be any more AMAZING? What a PERFECT recipe gift creating set!!

  • 389
    Joanne Boys says:

    I am so excited about this set. I love cooking, and have many friends that do as well. Awesome!

  • 390
    Ferah says:

    What a neat idea on a traditional concept! This sure beats the various index cards of different sizes and colors I have in a file folder. Can’t wait to see what else you have for this month!

  • 391
    care-in says:

    I too enjoy cooking and baking. I tend to take desserts when we get together with friends. I cannot buy store bought desserts, I just don’t like them. It is much more enjoyable to make it myself.

    While organizing my recipes is a daunting task I like the idea of the utensils and a few new recipes. What cook isn’t looking for new and fresh recipes. I had never thought of giving those as a gift but you’re right, a new set of cooking tools is a nice gift…something you wouldn’t expect but would totally enjoy!

  • 392
    Cheryl Curtis says:

    I love to cook. One of my favorite past times is reading my cookbooks. I have a whole box of favorite recipes, but they are all loose and scattered. Whether I win this or have to buy it, it is sooo mine!


  • 393
    Tami Brown says:

    Nicole, this is a beautiful set and I adore the new Ocean Tides color. It reminds me of sea glass – beautiful.

    My mind is reeling with the ways you can use this set, but the two that first came to mind are:
    1. I am doing a family recipe book for Christmas gifts this year. As my grandparents have started passing, some of my favorite recipes are ones that they make each year. To keep the traditions going I was going to put together a recipe book – but I think I’ll need to make that a recipe box now!!!!
    2. I am in Marathon training right now and I am scouring the internet for recipes to have on hand that are healthy and good fuel for my body and I would love to use this set to make a “Sports Recipe box” The recipes from my family are not so healthy!!!

    Thanks for all of the inspiring work that you do.
    Tami 🙂

  • 394
    Michele T. says:

    This is so incredibly beautiful! I have been looking for a system to use on my ever-growing recipe collection, and this would be so perfect to use! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  • 395
    Julie/Rubbernecker says:

    This is the total package – I love it. I think it would be great to collect recipes from bridal shower guests in advance and compile them all for the bride in this box as a gift. Another hit Nichole – congratulations!

  • 396
    Palominoblu says:

    I love how we can now customize our gifts! With this new set, I can make several different styles and colours to suit each family member and friend. The part about choosing where to place our stamps is especially interesting to me!
    Thank you once again for your fabulous designs, Nichole and- especially!- for sharing them.

  • 397
    Palominoblu says:

    I love how we can now customize our gifts! With this new set, I can make several different styles and colours to suit each family member and friend. The part about choosing where to place our stamps is especially interesting to me!
    Thank you once again for your fabulous designs, Nichole and- especially!- for sharing them.

  • 398
    Patty says:

    Very clever! I can see using this for bridal shower gifts and for making keepsakes for my children. I know how much I treasure my grandmother’s recipes, written in her own handwriting, now that she is gone. My ten year old daughter has already asked me to make her a “cookbook” of recipes that we have made together; for her wedding gift from me!!

  • 399
    Amy Y. says:

    Your creativity never ceases to amaze me!

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    Kristyn Sinnott says:

    Nichole, all your work is clean and so meticulously done. You are always an inspiration to me. Very innovative set and I’m loving the new colors. Can’t wait to see everything you have “cooking”.

  • 401
    Christine says:

    I absolutely LOVE this! The first one I would make would be for my sister. She is always calling me for recipes that she has either misplaced or would like to have. I also have a stash of recipes either from online or from magazines. What a great way to organize all of the keepers!

  • 402
    Allison Teague says:

    I love to cook. I haven’t been doing a lot of it lately because my Husband is deployed to Iraq. But he’ll be home in a couple of months and I can’t wait to start cooking for him. He always loves what I fix and appreciates me for doing so. The kids are happy with some microwave mac and cheese and could care less how long Mommy spent in the kitchen. It’s no fun cooking for them. So I’d love to have this recipe set to use and fill the box with old and new recipes, to cook for my Husband when he returns home.

  • 403
    Leora Henkin says:

    Beautiful! I may finally get my recipes organized!


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    Lisa Rogers says:

    Oh my gosh…..OH MY GOSH!!!!
    I don’t think I can wait until the 15th for this. What a fantastic gift (for me) this would be….I need a desperately cute box to store my scattered recipes in as well. OH my gosh (wait I said this already) – Yep…way to go again Nichole – you are just so clever & creative!

  • 405

    I’m not the cook in my house, my 6 year old daughter is. She loves to make anything and always encourages me to make new things. I know she’d love that cute recipe box to put her recipes in.

  • 406
    Kriss says:

    Wow! I can’t wait to make these for Christmas gifts to “house” all of the favorite family recipes!

  • 407
    Debbie says:

    Hi Nichole! What an AWESOME set! I LOVE to bake, cooking not so much – I think it’s the chemist side of me – I like following a recipe exactly whereas some cooking involves improvisation. I was in the process of re-vamping my recipe box and I would totally love this set! And I LOVE making gift baskets and your idea is perfect for such things!! Another stamp set that I’m sure you’ll sell out of the first night! 🙂

  • 408
    Jo-elle says:

    holy mackerel (sp?) – this is awesome! I love the vertical ingredients. LOVE. totally fab gift idea; can think of several people off the top of my head who would adore this gift.

  • 409
    Kristy says:

    Our family has been discussing the idea of a family recipe book. Your cards and box are so much nicer than a book. I can’t wait to make one and show it to my mom and sisters!

  • 410
    natalie wilson says:

    Nichole, I need this set! I love to bake and give personalize gifts. I was planning to make recipe scrapbooks for the women in our family for Christmas. I am taking all of our family recipes and organizing them for the women. There are some family favorites of my grandmother’s that I want to keep passsing down. This set would be perfect!

  • 411
    Hillary says:

    WOW–this is AWESOME! As always, you have thoughtfully designed everything. It will make a wonderful holiday gift! I would use it for bridal showers, Christmas gifts, and high school graduates going off to college. Actually, it would be a wonderful gift for any occasion! Maybe it will help me organize my piles of recipes as well… 🙂
    Thanks Nichole!

  • 412
    Jennifer says:

    Over the past few years I have been making an effort to cook lighter and healthier. I’ve collected quite a few new recipes, but have not had time to sort them out or organize them in any way. Maybe now is my perfect opportunity to do just that! This is such an amazing set, with so much time and thought going into all the details (as usual).

  • 413

    How excited am I about this release! Everything is just BEAUTIFUL! Thanks for all of this, Nichole! Hope you are having a great day! 🙂

  • 414
    Susan C. in NY says:

    I like to cook most of the time. Sometimes it’s all about the quickest meal possible with a 9 mo old around, but other times I like to have “gourmet” night with new recipes and even dessert (which we don’t have all the time). Love the new stamp sets for recipes; I could definitely use a new recipe box for myself (I also have too many magazine and computer printout pages). Nice idea about the utensils as a bridal gift–or maybe even for someone going off to college or getting their own place.

  • 415
    Lori says:

    Beautiful, just beautiful. Yes, we all need beauty in our life and why not be organized at the same time.

  • 416
    Becky P. says:

    My brother in law loves to cook, and he is very sentimental, he would absolutely love me even more, if I created something so special for him and my sister. I am cooking challenged, but I do appreciate good food!

    Stunning as usual, Nichole.

  • 417
    2stampis2b says:

    What a beautiful project! I love to cook, especially now…it’s snowing!

  • 418
    Kim says:

    Great idea to set up the recipe cards this way. The box is gorgeous. Love it. Kim

  • 419
    Stephanie says:

    Wow! What a beautiful idea… I love to cook and try new recipes. I have been planning to make myself a recipe box for soo long… but everyone elses gifts that I make always come first so my recipes are all in a disorganized pile on top of my computer desk! LOL!

  • 420
    Jackie Guadagnolo says:

    VERY COOL!!! I love the way you designed the recipe card!! This would make a great gift or of course, something to keep! 😉

  • 421
    Diane says:

    I have been looking for the perfect gift for my nephew, who just bought his first house. This is perfect, especially since I like to give what my family calls unusual presents. (anything handmade is considered unusual in my family) I might ask family members for their favorite recipe to include. Thanks for the idea.

  • 422
    Chris says:

    You are a true talent. What a wonderful Christmas, Shower, Engagement, New Home, etc., etc. gift!

  • 423
    Yvonne says:

    What a beautiful recipe box and cards!! WOW! I love to bake way more than I like cooking! This would make such a great wedding shower gift. Or a gift for anyone who cooks!

  • 424
    KaLee says:

    I like simple, tried and true recipies. I find that the more time a recipe takes, the less likely I am to make it. Unless I love, love, love, love it! I can’t wait to organize my own recipes as well as make cute gifts with this set!

  • 425
    kisha says:

    Okay, this is so awesome. you really left no stone unturned! I have been wanting to do gather all of my grannies recipes and do something with them and now I see what I’m going to do!!!!
    thanks so much for the idea and the time you put into this.
    you rock nichole!

  • 426

    I love to cook! I am very excited to see this set coming out and I would defenitly make recipe box gifts for Christmas! My mom especially has been wanting a new recipe box:)

  • 427
    Ally V. says:

    I love this set!! I fall into the “recipes stored everywhere” category and desperately need some sort of organization. And with your project today, I can imagine making a beautiful gift for someone that would be treasured for years to come. Beautiful!!

  • 428
    Donna H says:

    Love, Love, Love. I have been toying on how to organize my recipes–especially the favorites that everyone asks for–mini scrapbook type idea. But this project blows that out of the water. Can’t wait to order and start playing. Great idea for Christmas gifts for my daughter-in-laws and my pollyanna gifts. Your creativity astounds me.
    Thank you

  • 429
    Jan says:

    Fabulous recipe box! And, let me tell you, recipe boxes are not that easy to find any more. I did one for my son who was moving out recently (not nearly as cute as this) and had a heck of a time finding a box. Love the size of your cards and how you have thought everything out so well. I think after spending so much time on them I would want to laminate them. So many applications. Do you think the cards are large enough to put a picture of the recipe on as well?

  • 430
    Terri Moore says:

    I love to bake and cook too and like you my recipes are all over the place as well. I am happy to see something this. I would rather type my recipies than write them though. I would still use the stamps to customize my typed recipe cards though.

  • 431
    laurlynn says:

    Wow, personalization at it’s best!

  • 432
    diane mcvey says:

    Wow, that is a really neat set! You truly gave lots of thought to how it should turn out…and you did a marvelous job! I’m sure it’s going to be a “must have” for MANY of us!!! 😀

  • 433
    C Burke says:

    I love to cook too! Your recipe file is a great storage solution for all of our “loose” recipes. These will make great gifts!

  • 434
    JBS says:

    OMG, you are in my head! I have recently been try to figure out how I will transfer all my recipes from the scraps, napkins, newspaper pieces, magazine articles, etc. to some kind of order. Eureka! I can’t wait to get started. Thanks.

  • 435
    Shay says:

    I love to cook and it something my sister and also mother enjoys doing. We actually talk recipes! 🙂 And the happy planning for holidays amongst us three! We are already combing magazines, internet and cookbooks for this year’s Thanksgiving and holiday dinners with much glee.

    The first use of this set for me would be a gift to my mother. Yesterday we sat and looked through her old wooden recipe box she bought some 25 years earlier at a garage sale to find a caramel corn recipe for a Halloween party we are hosting later this month. Also in the box was our family’s ice cream recipe along with favorites from my childhood. The recipe box represented so much more than food, but also a link to times past and a relationship weaved through the nourishing and sharing of food. I know my mom would love to have a recipe box and recipe cards that are handmade especially for her.

    I also thought what a lovely gift it would be to collect family recipes and give a box with those recipes to each branch of our family one year so we all might have those recipes we fondly recall and then add to them.

    I am entirely delighted with Papertrey Ink once again for their innovative and yet heartfelt designs and products!! Thank you!

  • 436
    Helen says:

    YES!!! Now I can get rid of all the scraps of paper, recipes torn out of magazines, printed of the web and the dogeared cards that I have ‘stored’ in wooden boxes, metal boxes and in photo albums,which I thought was a good system for a while 🙂 Thsnks, Nicole for a SUPER idea! Maybe even a great Holiday gift to give 😉

  • 437
    misse336 says:

    This would make the perfect wedding shower gift or the perfect gift to fill with passed down favorite family recipes.

  • 438
    Kelly Braund says:

    I love cooking and have not yet started my own recipe box, so this would be great for me. I’m always forgetting where I found a recipe that we liked because I don’t have somewhere to store them yet!

  • 439
    Kelly Braund says:

    I love cooking and have not yet started my own recipe box, so this would be great for me. I’m always forgetting where I found a recipe that we liked because I don’t have somewhere to store them yet!

  • 440
    Paulette says:

    Oh My goodness!!!! That is waht I call a set!!! especially when you LOVE to COOK & STAMP… what I would do to win this draw would make even me nervous!!!!

  • 441
    Heather Luft says:

    This would be a great wedding present! I love what you have done with the recipe cards!

  • 442
    Mary Lou says:

    I absolutely LOVE this idea. I’m like you with boxes and envelopes and folders of recipes that I’m going to organize so that I can try them. I have to admit that I want this system for ME. I also think it would be cool as a gift for my mom so she could organize her recipes (she loves to cook!) in a pretty and yet functional way. I so appreciate your designs and the usefulness of your products. Thanks.

  • 443
    Carol Hinton says:

    I love to cook! I’d like to use the recipe set for “Family Favorite Christmas Recipes” and give them to my in laws for Christmas. What a wonderful stamp set you have designed!!!

  • 444
    katrina says:

    WOW!!! When I saw the preview yesterday, I was thinking it was something along the lines of recipe cards. What a great idea, and you can make so many things with them. The possibilities are endless.

  • 445
    Kathy K. says:

    What a COOL set!! My husband is our personal chef and we have been struggling to find a good way to organize the multitude of recipes he has collected. This idea is a win-win situation – I get NEW stamps, he’ll get his recipes organized…YIPEEE!!

  • 446
    Linda says:

    What a fabulous idea! The first thing that popped into my head was Christmas Gift! I would love to be able to make a set of recipe boxes/cards for my two brothers with all of my mothers ‘special’ recipes. I also think it would be cool to start sharing special recipes with my two boys (who are six and five) to have when they are older.


  • 447
    Lesley Stein says:

    How adorable is this set??? You truly amaze me with your creations. It is put together so nicely and I love the color combination!

  • 448
    Shelby says:

    Wow, this set looks AWESOME!!!

  • 449
    Sheri Salazar says:

    I want that box!!! I love cooking and recipes too, I have actually tried a few of the recipes from your blog. I agree with the other posters that this would make a fantastic gift for a bridal shower.

  • 450
    Jen Graziani says:

    This set is fantastic!! It’s one that I didn’t even know that I NEEDED!! Yes, that’s right – I will be buying this whole ensamble. Thank You so much for all the thought you put into your designs!

  • 451
    Michelle Balletti says:

    I think this is by far the best idea you have brought to the table as of yet! I’m currently doing a recipe book for my mom for xmas with Fondu recipes and I think I may have to change the whole sha-bang now after seeing this fantastic idea. Nichole, will you be my sister, puh-leeze!! You rock, PTI rocks, PTI crew rocks and PTI customers rock!!

  • 452
    Mandy says:

    This is a great set. I am always impressed with the great stamping products you carry as well as your customer service. I like that I can make recipe cards for gifts. (Maybe for the next bridal shower I go to or for my brother’s new wife.) So fun!

  • 453

    oh, I swoon!!!! This is so wonderful I cant wait to get my own. I too love cooking and have recipes everywhere. I can never find what I need. These cards seem the perfect size since i always hate running out of room. Thank you for adding your genius to yet another thing that needed perfection. You have done it again!

  • 454
    Nicole S. (spellsong1977) says:

    I was thinking of making this for my future sister-in-law. She loves paper-crafted items, and always seems to be borrowing some type of kitchen utensil! This is definitely one of your greatest inspirations, Nichole–I am absolutely loving it!

  • 455
    Jodi Herchold says:

    I love this set! I would use all of it to make gifts and my sister is getting married this year and I will be throwing a shower-looks like it will be a kitchen shower with guests bringing recipes for her!

  • 456
    Cindy Manzanares says:

    This would be so fun to make a “Bunko Recipe Box”! We have a group that meets to play and eat dinner once a month and we are ALWAYS exchanging the recipes! How fun to make a box one night and keep all those great recipes in once special place! Great idea Nicole … LOVE IT!!
    Cindy M.

  • 457

    Oh Wow!!! I absolutely love this idea. My recipes are written on scraps of paper and strewn all over the kitchen in drawers, in cabinets, etc. I love that the cards are customizable for length of ingredients etc. Great idea as usual Nichole!

  • 458
    Karolyn L. says:

    Wow! I guess you gotta get up pretty early to get in on these “candy” opportunities! I love the recipe box/recipe cards/stamp set, and could see myself using it quite frequently. I have random pieces of paper in my recipe cupboard. This could really clean up my space! Thanks for the chance, and for sharing your creativity with us!

  • 459
    Tamara says:

    What a brilliant set! I gave my cousins recipe boxes last year, but this would have made them so much more perfect.

  • 460
    Kellie says:

    I love this! I love to cook & have many cooks in my family. I cannot wait to use this stamp set to make Christmas gifts!

  • 461
    sarita says:

    this is a gorgeous set – and a wonderful idea – as i was reading the instructions i just kept saying – wow!! oh!!! how lovely!! WOW!! what a great idea!!! so thanks for the opportunity to win this….and you’re right – we can ALL use a bit of pretty in our lives! thank you.

  • 462
    Susie Moore says:

    My son in law and daughter LOVE to cook. I can’t wait to make one of these to match their new black and white and red kitchen!


  • 463
    Mary (Happy Now) says:

    What an AMAZING project… How long would you say this took you to put together?

    I do LIKE to cook, but I am, sadly, not very good at it… I do get bored preparing the same meals for my family, so I’m always looking for (easy) new recipes!

    Looking forward to seeing the rest of the release!

  • 464
    Stephanie says:

    SO neat! And I’m really intrigued by this new color. Something that I would really like for this collection is more specific labels (instead of entrees I would like fish, poultry, etc.). I also really like the two-sided nature of the cards!

  • 465
    Elizabeth S. says:

    This so great!! I have trying to figure out how to organize my collection of recipes that I have gathered. I never could find a recipe card that really suited me. This is perfect and I love to cook especially when I see someone enjoy what I cook. Can’t wait to see what else you have coming out.

  • 466
    Sarah Hester says:

    i see some well loved christmas gifts gifts being made soon at my house! i love that you are even providing a great storage box for the recipe cards! LOVE IT!

  • 467
    Kathi says:

    I love to cook because I love to eat!!! Have recipes laying all over the place–sure do need some organization. Many of my friends are cooks too so we’re all always swapping recipes but only one is a card maker too! Going to Memories in Bloom Monday hoping to see some of your sets. Sure wish they carried all your stuff–I would be in seventh heaven for sure! Then the poor house definitely!

  • 468
    Lori A. says:

    I love to cook! I’m not big fancy cook, but my family enjoys my meals.
    I would LOVE to win this!! I have been keeping a list of recipes that I make that my daughter likes and plan to make up a recipe box/book for her to have when she goes out on her own. This would be PERFECT!

  • 469
    Monica Jantz says:

    This is adorable! Such a great way to organize your recipes. I’m always quickly writing down recipes on scraps of paper. So this would be great! Great job! Monica

  • 470
    Patty E. says:

    I think this would be a great idea for someone hosting a wedding a shower. They could send the recipe cards to all the invited guests and then the new bride would have a whole bunch of recipes to put in her new recipe box!

  • 471
    Lynn Brown says:

    Wow, this recipe set is so great! I love organizing stuff, and this would be so fun to use. I love the countdown to the 15th every month.

  • 472
    Kris says:

    What a great idea! Love the vertical recipe cards… how clever.

    Thank you for the chance to win.

  • 473
    Harley says:

    That is a totally awesome set!! I love to cook, but hate having to squeeze all my recipes onto little index cards. And they’re plain too.. these rock! 🙂

  • 474
    Sue D says:

    This is really practical and beautiful and would make the perfect gift for a bridal shower. As a mother of all boys I can see this would be a perfect gift for future daughter-in-laws of favorite family recipes that a particular son likes.

  • 475
    Tamara says:

    I can imagine using this set to create bridal shower gifts for many, many years. I’ll never have to wonder what to buy the future bride again. I love it!

  • 476
    Heather Curoe says:

    My favorite good-bye gifts as a military wife to give and receive are recipes. Not only do you give something you love to make, but they will think of you everytime that they make it. It is a good reminder to stay in touch no matter how often we move! This set will help me make those good-bye gifts for old friends and welcome gifts for new friends!

  • 477

    Wow, you’ve thought of everything with this stamp set and recipe cards. This is definitely something I need to get. Your box is just gorgeous! ~Dannie

  • 478
    Carolyn says:

    I love this recipe set. All I do is collect different recipes and they are all over. This collection will help me really narrow down what I want to collect and make and also keep me organized.

  • 479
    Sonya Lore says:

    Extremely well thought out – you didn’t miss a thing. I love how everything is so synergistic (? spelling). You never disappoint. Can’t wait to see the rest of the sneak peaks!

  • 480
    Shannon T says:

    I do like to cook and always looking for new ideas for my mother in law. This would be great.

  • 481
    Vickilyn says:

    This is just the cutest!!! I always watch the PaperTrey release – you always have the best projects!!!

    Thanks for the opportunity and the inspiration!

  • 482
    scrapanath says:

    I just begin to cook, at 30 years old
    I would like to win these set!
    so much to write now!!!

    its a gorgeous idea!!!!

    love to come to visit your blog each day!!!

  • 483
    Wendy (Songbirdwc) says:

    Oh My goodness! My recipe CUPBOARDS (plural) are SUCH a disastor area – they need MAJOR work. I have cookbooks galore — tons of them – and cardboard files of loose newspaper clippings, ancient recipes, and well-spattered hand-written directions. My goodness this would be a life-saver 🙂 What a great idea!

  • 484
    Elizabeth Guerra says:

    I don’t cook very often but I love finding new recipes to try during the holidays. I’ve been wanting to start my own receipe box for awhile. Right now, my favorite recipes are just stored on my computer.

  • 485
    Karen says:

    I have often thought that I would love to be more organized with my recipes. What a wonderful way to do it and have the finished product be beautiful!!

  • 486
    Margaret says:

    While I love cookbooks but not cooking all my friends are cooks who would love to receive a recipe box made out of your wonderful new set.

  • 487
    Melissa says:

    This set is beautiful… and excellent for gift giving…. X-mas… Wedding…. birthday whatever….you sure have neat ideas…. I love your stamps…

  • 488
    Judy says:

    Nichole, this recipe set is exactly what I have been looking for … I’m so glad you created something that customizes so well! I have not seen anything like this on the market, and I’m sure this is going to be a BIG seller! Congrats! I can’t wait to reorganize my recipes, and to make some nice gifts for some special people! You absolutely ROCK on this one!

  • 489
    Michelle Payne says:

    I can’t wait to make Christmas gifts with this set. Oh, and did I mention wedding gifts too? Thank you for such a wonderful set Nicole.

  • 490
    Mrs. L says:

    I’m all about the food. I would use this to give my family my Grandmothers recipes. She is 93 and still cooks for us when we visit. There are many family recipes that need to be passed down from her and I can see using this to make my Aunt, my sister and my sister-in-law (not to mention myself) a collection of Grams recipes!

  • 491
    Sharron Gregory says:

    What a fantastic set!! You are so amazing….
    Everyone should love how useful and versatile this set can be–great to use or to give as a gift!

  • 492
    Zauna says:

    I love this. I’ve been holding out on buying a recipe set because I wanted one that was just right. This is just that!

    I’d use it as gifts for friends and family as well as myself.

  • 493
    Dizzy Broad says:

    This is, by far, the coolest and most practical recipe stamp set I have ever seen!! I’m chef trained and have always cringed when I had to use those traditional 4×5 recipe cards and end up resorting using a notepad to write my recipes in. Imagine my delight when I saw the recipe cards you designed and my reaction was “FINALLY!!!!” Cannot wait to get my hands on these! You are a true talent!

  • 494
    Candice says:

    Wow, Nichole, you are such a creative genius! I love this idea as a house warming gift. Your ideas just amaze me!!

  • 495
    Jennifer Batchelor says:

    These would make great gifts for our teachers and coworkers or anyone! Wow…love the color, too.

  • 496
    Peggy says:

    This is going to be a great set to make myself recipe cards, etc as well as to make friends and family gift items. I’ve never liked the standard recipe card- thank you Nicole!

  • 497
    Johna says:

    I love this set. I think that it would make a wonderful gift to give to my daughter who loves to cook, but only after I had gathered recipes from my grandmother, mother and myself.

  • 498
    Jeni Barbas says:

    This would be a perfect set to make a gift for my husband…he’s the cook in our family, and has tons of recipes scribbled on scratch paper stuffed in an ugly notebook. Let’s clean it up a little!!

  • 499
    Christina says:

    This set is terrific! I love to cook and, like you, I have a huge collection of recipes cut out from magazines, newspapers, etc. I would love to organize them all beautifully with this new set! My mom and sister also love to cook so I would make Christmas gifts for both of them. Thanks for sharing your great ideas, Nichole.

  • 500
    Patricia says:

    Where, oh where was list last year. I think i will have to redo the one I made my husband for Christmas. Absolutely beautiful Nichole!

  • 501
    Alexis R says:

    I don’t really love to cook but do have tons of recipes so I am never bored!!!! what a great gift set to give to someone who just got married or moved into their own place!!!! It’s a great idea!!!!!!! Love it!!!!

  • 502
    Beth Jacobs says:

    wow… what a great idea!! I have been looking for a great recipe stamp set. This is so awesome… love how you can customize the cards!!! Beth

  • 503
    KathyL says:

    This is just gorgeous. I’m wishing I knew of a new bride but I will just have to make one for myself since I too have the envelope with magazine clippings 😉

  • 504
    Crystal M. says:

    I have been agonizing over the mess that my recipes have become… I’ve been looking for some kind of a solution to this mess to no avail. This is absolutely perfect timing!! I adore the entire set that you have come up with. I would love to make this set up for myself and then make more up for my sister and mother and friends. This would be a great Christmas gift this year. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!!
    ~Crystal M.

  • 505
    Patti says:

    Okay Nichole, WOW! I love this set already. My husband will kill me when I buy this, but at least I’ll die happy!

  • 506
    Alice says:

    Now this is ORGANIZATION!! Who wouldn’t enjoy having one of these lovly recipe boxes and stamp set. This is a perfect gift for anytime of the year, and what makes it so special is that one can include their own recipes to start someone out. Another fantastic set. Maybe in the future, you can put some of your recipes on stamps and have Nichole’s Recipes!!! They all look so yummy!!! Alice R.

  • 507
    Nancy says:

    First of all, I have to say that I love Ocean Mist! I also love the recipe box and have been looking for just the right thing to store them in…this is it! I’d love to make this for friends who love to cook also.

    I’m hoping to gather family recipes to give to all of my sisters and I’d like to make little recipe books for them using this set! Thanks so much for getting my ideas “cooking!”

  • 508
    Marjorie says:

    Your recipe box is beautiful.
    I like the versatility of the cards with the stamps; being able to place the subtitles where you need them is great!

  • 509
    Amy Neff says:

    What a nice set! It looks so versatile, and I love the projects you have included here. I can think of many ways to use it! Looking forward to the release party!!!

  • 510
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  • 511
    Teresa says:

    I love this! I am going to CASE it for my sister who is getting married soon. We are going to have everyone who attends her bridal shower fill out a recipe card and then present her with the box and utensils as a gift!!!

  • 512
    jennibell says:

    I read EVERY WORD of this post!!! I would LOVE to win this. . .and if not, then I’m going to have to save my pennies to buy *all* the products and make this for myself. . .or, ’tis the season, some of my wonderful family 🙂 Thank you for the inspiration!!

  • 513
    Alyssa says:

    Wow! This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I love to cook meals/baked goods for other people, and always want to include the recipe, but have yet to find recipe cards that meet my needs. I think I’ve found my answer! What a great idea this set is! It’s going to the top of my list!

  • 514
    ~Lana B~ says:

    I now belong to not one but TWO MOPs groups and this would be so awesome to make things for my secret sisters!!!! Oh, they would love it! What a beautiful project!!! Thank you for sharing w/ us!!
    ~Lana B~

  • 515
    Theresa says:

    Oh my gosh how exciting is this set!! I have a brother getting married in October. How much fun would this set be to design a recipe box for her 🙂 Even if I don’t win I will definately be buying it. Thanks for the chance to win though.

  • 516
    Julia Aston says:

    I love your recipe cards and the stamps you can use to personalize them – and your box is just a masterpiece! I love the colors on it too!! I’m making one of these for sure – I already have your box waiting to be used!

  • 517
    Julie Carlisle says:

    Wow! How very creative! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. If this comes filled with all your yummy recipes it would be like winning the lottery!!

  • 518
    Patricia says:

    This is a great set!! Love the details and the versatile! You can just taste the love that come’s with it!

    baci Patricia

  • 519
    Amy Hoogstad says:

    This is pure, awesome ingenuity. LOVE IT!!! I also love to collect recipes, and I would use it in my own kitchen FOR SURE. And maybe, if someone was really lucky, I’d make some for them, too. LOL:)

  • 520
    Jean says:

    A brilliant gift to start a daughter off with all the family’s favourite recipes. Could be when she moves into her first home or on her wedding day.

  • 521
    Katie says:

    I love this set! I’ve been looking forward to having something like this so that I can finally organize my recipes.

  • 522
    Nadine says:

    Oh wow! This is just what I’ve been waiting for. Thank you for reading my mind. 😉

  • 523
    Leesh says:

    This system is absolutely perfect!

    I have been looking for a set like this to help me with organizing my recipe cards.
    Love love love this.

    I never cease to be amazed at the creativity and brilliance you all pull out each and every month!


  • 524
    Elizabeth B. says:

    OH MY GOODNESS!!!! This is my favorite project to date that you have done, and how I have loved some of your past projects!!!! I LOVE it!!!! You are so generous to give away all of this. I would love to be lucky enough to win, but if not, I can’t wait for the 15th!!!!

  • 525
    Wendy says:

    I love the new recipe card design. I too love to cook and find that the way readily available cards are laid out just doesn’t work for me. What a great solution – I can’t wait to see the rest of this month’s release!!

  • 526
    Jeni says:

    The creators at Paper Trey never cease to amaze me! This new set is wonderful & I love how you’ve made it to coodinate with the egg box. These would make wonderful gifts for wedding showers & would even be great for someone who’s not a big stamper.

  • 527
    Suzanne Dean says:

    Just gorgeous—I wish I could get a gift like that! The new color is wonderful–can’t wait to get these goodies!

    Suzanne Dean

  • 528
    Teresa says:

    Oh, I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with my recipes for ages. This set is great!

  • 529
    Susan H says:

    What a fantastic gift to make for someone! Can even be made in masculine colors/theme for a guy who enjoys cooking. Thanks for once again creating such a versatile set!

  • 530
    TraceyB says:

    This is gonna be so so good for Christmas gifts.

  • 531
    Sara says:

    This is a wonderful set for both personal use and gift giving. I can see putting together a great box of family recipes for a wedding or holidays.

  • 532
    Melissa in NC says:

    All I can say is WOW! I am in awe of this set. This is just the kick I needed to get my drawer full of clipped recipes in order so I can stop digging and start using them. Once I finish mine I’ll be able to make them for gifts too.

  • 533
    Colleen says:

    What an awesome gift idea! Can we persuade you to add some of your wonderful recipes?


  • 534
    Kim G. says:

    I’ve been looking for the perfect gift for my soon to be sister-in-law…and now I think I found it. I’m thinking I’ll use this and make a special thanksgiving recipe box for my brother and Meg, since this will be their first thanksgiving together as a married couple. I’ll include all thanksgiving-specific family recipes so she has something to start off with for their own family thanksgiving.

    Ohh – guess I’ll need to pick up First Fruits to go along with this!


  • 535
    Barb M. says:

    This set is awesome! I can’t wait to get it! I love baking gifts over the Holidays and giving recipes with the goodies! This set will help make some fantastic holiday gifts!
    Barb M.

  • 536
    Happy Stamper says:

    What a unique idea and stamp sets! A must have for all the cooks and baker out there!

  • 537
    Jessy says:

    This looks like such an awesome, versatile set. LOVE the cards and their orginal design. Im loving the new color too. Cant wait for the release!! 🙂

  • 538
    Erin says:

    How cute! Love that you get 100 cards for, what was it, $7 I read on Lauren’s blog?

  • 539
    Denise says:

    I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE!!!! this! My oldest Daughter who is 10, has just joined Cooking 4-H and has to make her own recipe box for part of her project! I can see that this will be part of what I encourage her to make! I will be ordering ASAP!! (I see a kit in her future, maybe in a stocking….)

  • 540
    Tara Piper says:

    I love this idea, it looks like a lot of work but well worth the time!

  • 541
    Terry Royer says:

    This is the cutest recipe box I’ve ever seen. Love, love, love it. Terry

  • 542
    Troy Louise says:

    Really neat! This would work for many occasions – bridal showers, new home, handing down family recipes. Love your project & that color is gorgeous. Thanks!

  • 543
    Shelly Kettell says:

    LOVE this set! I’m a Pampered Chef consultant so I can see myself giving host’s some recipes with this! Also, as a gift for a new bride I give a subscription to Cooking Light…LOVE it!!!and you could put the sub in the recipe box!
    Thanks for sharing! I can’t wait to see what else you have! I saw pine’s snowflakes and am loving them!!

  • 544
    JoAnna says:

    This set is so cool!!! I know my mom is going to love this set, she has sooo many reciepes just lying around and very unorganized. This is going to be perfect. Great Job!!!!

  • 545
    Terry Royer says:

    This is the cutest recipe box I’ve ever seen. Love, love love it! Terry

  • 546
    Linzi says:

    This would be such a great Christmas gift…I love this! Thank you for the great step by step directions and the chance to win the awesome prize…pick me, pick me! 🙂

  • 547
    Kerry from PA says:

    Wow, even though I’m not much of a cook, I love collecting recipes. The versatility of these is awesome. Maybe it will even inspire me to do more cooking. I have a couple of stamper friends that I think would go nuts over something like this. The “ingredients” for making their own recipe cards would be a great Christmas gift for them.

  • 548
    Terry Royer says:

    This is the cutest recipe box I’ve ever seen. Love, love, love it! Terry Royer

  • 549
    Juanita says:

    I don’t cook, but I know people that do. I could see myself using this to make gifts for my Mom and a friend that both make magic in the kitchen

  • 550
    Mary Wilson says:

    I love cooking and so do many of my friends. This would be a great gift for them as well as myself. My recipes that are not in a book, are in a stack in my kitchen cabinet. So, I am in desperate need of organization that I can taylor to my specific needs. Great job on the recipe box.

  • 551
    Jenni says:

    very cute…great way to personalize favorite recipies

  • 552
    Melissa says:

    Oh, Nichole! I knew from the sneak peek that I’d have to have this set — I can tell this is going to be a release to die for!!

  • 553
    kiki comin says:

    not only would i love this, but have a few friends already in mind that NEED this!:) what a fun and useful set!

  • 554
    annabelle says:

    I’m speechless. I love to cook and know many people who does as well. I’m looking forward to gettimg my creative juices flowing and doing something to match what you have created. I truly love it, it would make an awesome gift.

  • 555
    Kris Lindsay says:

    I cannot even think straight to come up with a coherent response to how perfect this set is.

  • 556
    Jennifer G. says:

    This set is perfect. I enjoy baking more than cooking but for some reason the family wants dinner every night!

  • 557
    Dottie K. says:

    This is just perfect. Love the colors and a great gift for anyone. 🙂

  • 558
    Gwen says:

    I love it!!! I would make each of my girls a box of favorite family recipes from all the wonderful cooks in our family! can’t wait for this one! Thanks!!!!!

  • 559
    Michelle says:

    This is awesome – I would love to make these for gifts or to sell at a craft show. Keep up the great work!

  • 560
    Debbie says:

    Boy, do my recipes need organizing! This looks so great! I can’t wait to use it and get organized too!

  • 561
    Karen Briggs says:

    I love to make cakes and desserts the most. I actually dream of having my own cake business someday when my kids are a little older. Right now I am just collecting recipes and finding the ones that stand out. This would be a beautiful way to organize and store all my ideas and successes. LOVE the example you showed! It is simply beautiful. I don’t know if I could give it away:) I’d have to make two!

  • 562
    karenannj says:

    I do enjoy cooking. I would really like to use this set to make recipe boxes for friends and family. You did an awesome job coordinating it all Nichole.

  • 563
    Bree says:

    WOW! What a wonderful recipe set you have created! I love collecting recipes and cookbooks and this is such a great way to customize recipe boxes in the personal styles of both my daughter’s and my kitchens. I am really looking forward to utilizing this set!

  • 564
    Vickie S says:

    I absolutely love this set and can’t wait to purchase it. I know what I will be making for Christmas gifts!

  • 565
    Angie says:

    Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous ~ And you are absolutely brilliant! WOW!!!!

  • 566
    Tonya says:

    While cooking is not my cup of tea, I love to create things. This set is wonderful and I love seeing the different ideas to use it!

  • 567
    fiona y says:

    i would love to give these to my friend who’s getting married! she will definitely love this, great housewarming gift from the heart too!

  • 568
    kelly says:

    I love this set! I love to cook and just started to bake so I am always cutting recipes out of magazine and printing them of the web. so i have folders that are filled up and such a mess I have yet to use one of the recipes bc I dont know what I have. I have started to christmas shop and just got my sister a fondue pot. this would be perfect to make to go along with the recipes I found and make a nicer presentation. Also how nice would these look all done up for a christmas swap.

  • 569
    Janet says:

    You must be a mind reader! I was just thinking about my disaster of a recipe system the other day! What a cute set! I’m excited to get going and making a list of people that I could make these for!! Janet – WI

  • 570
    Susan says:

    What a fabulous idea–I’ve bought so many different recipe cards over the years, but none work well. These recipe cards and stamp sets should help with all the crumpled, copied (but loved) recipes, so that I can be organized and pass them onto my sons and daughter.

  • 571
    Banu says:

    This is an awesome set that would serve a mutiple purposes as the Design team have already demonstrated. Looking forward to 15th.

  • 572
    Lu Davis says:

    What a gorgeous set up! I would use it as a gift for one of my three daughters, who really needs help with her kitchen organizational skills!(don’t we all?)Once again you all do such a wonderful job with your designing. Lu

  • 573

    W-O-W!! This set is amazing. I’m so excited to have something to really personalize when it comes to my kitchen. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!

  • 574
    Suzy says:

    Like everyone else I have been looking for a great recipe set too. I LOVE to bake and cook, and this will be perfect!


  • 575

    WOW ! I’m so enthralled with this project. I want to forget about all my weekend plans and start one, immediately !! I have collected recipes for years and have many of my mothers that my neice’s have been asking me for. I think I need to make one of these for each of them. They are going to be thrilled.
    I better get started soon – can’t wait until the 15th gets here!!

  • 576

    This is just fantastic! I would use this set to make up a recipe box to store all the American muffin recipes that my DD and I are collecting 🙂 Can’t wait for this set to be released.

  • 577
    Gina Sisco says:

    I have been waiting for a set like this and you have made it worth my while!! Thanks again Nicole, you never let me down.

  • 578
    Kaitlin says:

    Oh wow! I love this set/ you’re recipe box creation! You’re story about collecting recipe books sound just like my godmother! Everytime we get together, she searches endlessly for a recipe she knows she flagged. This would make sure a perfect present for her, and such a fun activity we could share together. I also love how you’re recipe cards are very LONG- those small 4×6 cards just don’t cut it sometimes, but most everything in storage I’ve seen is geared towards this side. Thanks so much!

  • 579
    Chelle says:

    i love to cook! i collect recipes and books as well! i have two actual recipe boxes…one is just all baking and desserts…the other everything else…i can’t wait to get my hands on these sets to make new boxes for myself…and, my sister is FOR SURE getting one for Christmas! i think it would be neat to start one for my daughter as well…by the time she leaves for college, she will have a collection of recipes from mom…thank you for this wonderful set and cards!!

  • 580
    Sara L says:

    I love it. As much as I like to cook and collect recipes, I know my husband would love for me to have a better organizing system. Being able to customize the recipe cards is fantastic!

  • 581
    Anne says:

    While I don’t particularly enjoy cooking, I know that it’s a necessity. I’ve got recipes strewn all over the place, so it would be perfect for bringing them all together in one place! It would make a perfect gift for a newlywed too!

  • 582
    peggy sue says:

    What a great idea. Certainly a good way to organize all those many collected receipes.

  • 583
    chloe says:


  • 584
    Nanette in WA says:

    Simply amazing. I love this. Maybe I’ll actually get all my recipes organized! 🙂

  • 585
    L Louton says:

    This is just what I need to finally organize all of those stray recipes I’ve scribbled and stuffed into various notebooks!

  • 586
    Julie Masse says:

    OH MY GOODNESS this is fabulous Nichole!!!! You have thought of everything for this little set – LOVE it!!! 🙂

  • 587
    Amy says:

    Great set, so well thought out. Love the project, and the new color too!

  • 588
    Emmy says:

    I love the design of the recipe cards! Orignal recipe cards are so small my recipes don’t fit. I appreciate seeing all your hard work on the box. It is amazing! You did a through job.

  • 589
    jeanne says:

    I love to cook and entertain! What a terrific design for recording and organizing a recipe collection. I had a wonderful Aunt Marian who loved to cook. When she died, I am the one who was given the assignment to compile all of her recipes to share with my cousins! This would be such a wonderful way to preserve many of the family favorites and keep them in one place. This “treasured box” could be handed down to our children and grandchildren. What a tribute to ur family!

  • 590
    rebecca says:

    this set is a amazing! This is my first visit to your blog and I can’t wait to read more. I have the same problem of keeping my recipes organized and I too think regular cards are useless. I will make a decorated clipboard to hang on my kitchen cabinet knob to keep the recipe cards clean. Right now my fav cards are taped to the back of the cupboard doors and they have been there so long, the tape is getting brittle and falling off. Speaking of keeping the cards clean, I joke that my mom’s and my cookbooks have ‘samples’ of our fav recipes in the because of all the spills!

  • 591
    Pamm says:

    Wow, the possibilites are endless! Organization is my thing….you could keep track of your christmas card lists, birthdays, anniversaries, household inventory, keep track of bills, etc! Love it!

  • 592
    Karen A says:

    What a great idea! Love it and can’t wait to be able to start to organize my favorite recipes. Thanka again….

  • 593
    Riccia Trinanes says:

    I would make them for my sister who is inlove in creating dishes. I would love to re-write or family recipes and our favorite filipino dishes. I would love to make kits to give at christmas time. This is a lovely set. Just a lot of possibilities

  • 594
    Renée K says:

    This set is amazing – and your project even more so! My niece just got engaged and this would come in so handy to make a special, personal gift for her shower, filling it with family recipes.

  • 595
    Angie DiMeglio says:

    I think it’s a super cool set. It is a great gift for a newly married couple.

  • 596
    Skeater says:

    I love to cook and am sure I have more cookbooks and jam-packed file folders of recipes waiting to be copied than you, Nichole! This is a FABULOUS idea and I will use it often now that it is the wedding season for our family. I see also that I will be very busy with this set as the Christmas season approaches…in fact, I always make a special home-baked gift for 14 of our good friends. This idea will be wonderful for this year (and beyond)!

  • 597
    charity says:

    i am so excited about this set! i have been waiting for this!!! i have several recipes from my mom and granny that i cannot wait to put on these. i have just a plain folder holding all my scrap papers with recipes jotted on them. they are going to look great this way, and they’ll be organized so i can use them!
    i did a recipe book for a friend for her wedding…i would’ve rather used this set. so i will definitely be using this to make gifts!!

  • 598
    Karen says:

    LOVE this!!! Can’t wait to order the stamp set. This is a perfect idea for gifts this year…thanks for such a great set!

  • 599
    Brenda H. says:

    This is SO awesome Nichole…LOVE IT!! I love to cook and really need to organize my recipes. And this is the perfect gift idea… for Christmas, showers, and birthdays. Thanks for this chance to win! Pick ME!!
    ~Brenda H.

  • 600
    Alexis Hilgert says:

    Lol – well first I would use it for myself! I have TONS of recipes that I’ve pulled out of magazines and such and they drive me crazy but I don’t really have any system for them. I think then, they’d be lovely to make as wedding, birthday, christmas gifts. Even a family reunion set where you get a special recipe from each member of the family and make them.

  • 601
    Melissa F. says:

    I think your recipe cards look wonderful and as always you have put a lot of thought into creating something that will work perfectly. I can’t wait to see the entire stamp set.

  • 602
    Candi Peterson says:

    I LOVE to cook. My family and I just discovered some Pumpkin Spice bread. My sisters, mom and I are always calling each other when we find a new recipe to share. We all joined a recipes scrap club for a while to scrapbook our favorite recipes to swap with others in the country. I was trying to be good, but now I will have to buy stamps this month.

  • 603
    Skeater says:

    I also love to cook and am sure I have more cookbooks and file folders jam-packed with recipes waiting to be copied than you, Nichole. This set is FABULOUS! I can’t wait to get started on wedding and Christmas gifts using this great idea and set.

  • 604
    mcbetty says:

    I have a brand new daughter-in-law (they married 3 weeks ago today). Would love to win this for her!

  • 605
    Jen D. says:

    I love this! You are so creative and inspiring. I think it would be great to not only have one of these for myself, but it would make a wonderful gift.

  • 606

    This is sooo good – that’s what I call design – I love the way you really think about what you are designing Nichole – you don’t just make it pretty – you make it work aswell!! Pat on the back for you..

  • 607
    Kris Mcinn says:

    This could make me become a cook! How clever and creative! Great job – AGAIN!

  • 608
    Lacy says:

    Very cool new set!! Would be great for personal use and gifts.

  • 609
    Paula Rockwood says:

    I love, love, love this set! What a wonderful gift idea. Thanks!

  • 610
    Jen says:

    What a great gift idea! I love to cook and encourage others–cooking doesn’t have to be hard! If you can read, you can learn to cook. 🙂

  • 611
    Connie G. says:

    Oh my gosh- so cute! I would use this to make a gift ensemble for a holiday gift for my sister. She too has a “pile” of recipe cuts outs. I would put several of our family tradition holiday recipes in it to start her out!! Wow! I love it!! Thanks for sharing a very practical and creative idea.

  • 612
    Kim C. says:

    I love to cook and I learned from my mother. We never had store bought cookies in the house. When I was in grade school I would trade my homemade cookie for store bought. You wouldn’t believe how many oreos my mother’s chocolate chip cookies would go for. My mother is gone now but her love of cooking and baking have been left with me and they bring me much joy and comfort.

  • 613
    Angie says:

    I go to a monthly recipe exchange and do baskets for my husband’s work for marketing. I would use these for the recipe cards for the exchange and definitely include the recipe for whatever home-baked goodie I include in my husband’s marketing basket.

  • 614
    Jeanelle says:

    I love to bake and would love being able to completely customize a recipe box for just my favorite baked good recipes. I’m loving the new Ocean Tides color – beautiful!!

  • 615
    Mel Nunn says:

    Wow I love to cook too! What a fantastic idea!

  • 616
    Caren says:

    WOW!! I can’t wait for this set. I just love to bake, and I have been wanting to put together a box with all my favorite recipes but haven’t seen a set I like yet. What a great way to design your cards. Being able to customize it is the best thing about it. Can’t wait to see the rest! 🙂

  • 617
    Diane McCaffrey says:

    This is a great set and would make a great gift for brides, new home owners, welcome to the neighborhood, and to pass down recipes to our daughters and sons. I would put the recipe on the front and a story about it on the back! That would make it very special when handing down family recipes to our children.

    Thanks for another great set.

  • 618
    rieca says:

    What a great stamp set. I do love cooking. I think this would be very useful also when going to a party, I am forever being asked how I made what I brought, I could really impress them if I already had it made with the recipe cards to hand out at the next potluck. How fun!
    Can hardly wait, for the release!


  • 619
    Paula says:

    Love this!!! Can’t wait to get one! Perfect for Christmas gifts and such. I already know who I am getting it for!

  • 620
    Deenie says:

    Oh I LOVE this…… cool!

  • 621
    Anne Johnson says:

    Love this set. I have so many friends that I could make this for. I love to cook and share my recipes. What a fun way to do it!

  • 622
    KimmieKrafts says:

    That is soo awesome! I would use it to store the recipes that my husband loves to cook & the ones that I love to bake – that way everything will be documented to hand down to our daughter when she gets married. She loves to cook and be in the kitchen with us so I know it will be something she would treasure.

  • 623

    What a fabulous idea this set is! I will definitely use it to create special recipe boxes for my sisters. I want to make sure that they each have the important family recipes. And I’ll use it at work – – I moderate our high school’s cooking club. Oh the possibilities for group projects!

  • 624
    Marianne Hanfelt says:

    I’ve wanted to come up with a collection of quick recipes to give my sister who is a single mom with little time. this would be the perfect way to do that for Christmas.

  • 625
    Carolyn says:

    I love the fact that this organizes my recipes in one place, and that this will make me pare down and save what I want, instead of having bits of papers all over the place. This is a beautiful project

  • 626
    Donna Baker says:

    what a perfect ensemble for the avid cook/baker – of which I love to do both! what an ingenious idea for the recipe cards-I’d love to win this!!

  • 627
    Jo R. says:

    What a fabulous, well thought out stamp set! My SIL & I both love cooking & sharing recipes, so I will be using this idea for her Christmas present this year!

  • 628
    CrazyCurl says:

    What a neat idea to use the card in a different orientation than usual! I love that. I would love to give kitchen utensils as gifts, with an attached recipe 🙂

  • 629
    Karen says:

    My husband loves to cook and come up with his own delicious recipes. We have yet to come up with a good storage solution for all of his creativity. This set is great!! And I just love that box you’ve created! :>

  • 630
    Sarah F. says:

    This set looks amazing. I love the presentation of your gift and now I have a ton of ideas of what I could do with it. Can’t wait.

  • 631
    BarbW says:

    This is lovely! You are so very talented and I look forward with anticipation to each monthly release, because I know you and the Papertrey Team will do a fabulous job, not only in creating the new products, but also showcasing them! Thank you so much for QUALITY products!

    I would give a box like this to my 12 year old daughter. She is an amazing chef and aspires to attend Culinary school in the future. This would be perfect for storing her original recipes.

  • 632
    joslyn says:

    i love making all my mom’s recipes. i would love to copile all her special recipes for my sibling as a keepsake.

  • 633
    Saltycatcco says:

    This makes me want to love cooking too! I’m not a big chef but I am big on organizing and I can totally see this in use in my kitchen! Awesome!

  • 634
    Julie says:

    I love what you did! I also loved how Lauren used the egg box! You girls are brilliant!

  • 635
    karen says:

    i’d love to win this. our book club at Memories in Bloom is doing our annual recipe swap and these would be perfect to use!

  • 636
    Alessandra Reyes says:

    Love this stamp set. It is the perfect addition to create holiday gifts, home warming gigts, bridal showers. I want to buy it. When does it become available?

  • 637
    Alana says:

    Oh, I love to cook and bake. This set is perfect for so many uses. I think it would be really neat to make a set of recipes up and then use the bind-it-all to bind them together. Perfect as a gift. I have many gals (and guys for that matter) that enjoy cooking and would like gifts made with this.

  • 638
    Janet S says:

    I love to bake and am always trying something new so my recipe box is a mess, recipes tucked in here and there. If I won this set I would make up a basket like yours, loved that idea, and donate it to my local charity, Bridge of Hope (organization helping homeless women and families in this area), for their silent auction fundraiser. Who wouldn’t place a good bid on that basket? Thanks for that super idea.

  • 639
    Edie says:

    This set is so perfect to make those cute homemade Christmas gifts. I already have several in mind. My daughter is starting her own cupcake business and this will be perfect for those special little recipes she develops and needs to save. Thank you for such an exciting and unusual set! I’m so anxiously anticipating the 15th!

  • 640
    Ann says:

    OMG! This is exactly what I have been waiting for. I love cooking and always get asked for my recipes. The new products and this idea is perfect for Christmas gifts of my recipes for my family and friends.

  • 641
    Marchelle says:

    WOW! You have thought of everything! I love the fact that you can use the words to customize your recipe cards just the way you need them.

    Fantastic job! I can’t wait to purchase the stamps sets and the new color!

    (I can’t say it enough!) 🙂

  • 642
    Linda C. says:

    Looks PERFECT! You never have enough room for the instructions. You are so creative & great w/all those details! I could use a new recipe box w/cards!

  • 643
    Cyndi C says:

    OMG this is perfect! I have been looking for recipe cards and box that I liked to store my recipes in. LOVE IT thank you!!

  • 644

    My 13-year-old daughter is starting a recipe book for her future. This would be perfect for her! I love it! And the new color is gorgeous!

  • 645
    Jeanette says:

    I’m not talented in the kitchen, but many of my family members are. What a great gift idea!! I can always count on you to have the greatest ideas. I love that everything is coordinated.

  • 646
    Barb says:

    This is amazing!! I love to cook and so do my sisters. I can’t wait to buy this set and make them and myself recipe boxes. I also love the color you used in your project today. You are a genius!!!

  • 647
    Malyssa says:

    What a great set and project/gift idea!!!!! The first thing that popped into my mind when I saw the beginning of this post was how wonderful it would be to preserve those special holiday recipes that are brought out only once a year. I know my family has their definite Christmas meals/desserts/beverages etc. that everyone looks forward to having all year long. What a wonderful way to put these recipes together & decorate the box & recipe cards using Christmas stamps & colors! It would make a wonderful gift for family members too – you could even include an extra recipe card per recipe with the story of how the dish was first started & by who with maybe a picture of the dish or the person who made it a family tradition.

  • 648
    Carmen says:

    What a great set! All my recipes are in a Ziploc bag, and sometimes it is really hard to find what I’m looking for. This set would make it so easy to organize my mess.

  • 649
    Liann M. says:

    Wow beautiful…TFS…doing a lot of baking for the holidays is what I like to do and this would be an awesome gift for anyone that enjoys cooking and creating…..

  • 650
    Terri Garrett says:

    Wow, your work and creativity is simply stunning! I would love to have something like this to help provide consistency for my way-out-of-control recipes! This would help me keep track of what I have and add variety back into our meals! Bless you!

  • 651
    Patti W says:

    I love to cook! And a lot of my friends and family know this about me, so I am always sharing recipes with them…I would like the stamp set just to even make little cards to include with gifts of homemade canned or baked goods. And i luv the color!

  • 652
    Alaina says:

    What a beautiful gift to give as a shower gift or even to a child moving out on their own – stocked with favorite recipes from home!! Love it!!!!

  • 653
    Joanne Morgan says:

    What a wonderful recipe box!! Now I can keep the tradition of passing recipes to my children as my Mom did for us!! Thanks for the inspiration and awesome design.

  • 654
    veronica says:

    your new idea is amazing! love the new color choices too. i have several friends that i share recipes with, this would be perfect for that. also, before i got married, one of my showers was a bridal tea, and everyone had to bring their favorite recipe, and they put them together for me in a box. i still have it, 15 years later.

  • 655
    Micah says:

    I think leaving home for school is such a difficult step that this set would make it easy to make a gift that could ease that transition. You could fill it with “comforts of home”–favorite recipes that just taste “right” because they’re the way your mom made them. What would be nice would be to include a picture on each recipe card. It could be a picture of the person (if you always make great Aunt Ruby’s chicken ‘n dumplimpins for ex.) or a picture of a place at home that is just good to see when your far away.

  • 656
    Dawn says:

    Hello Nicole,
    this is the most awesome idea I have seen. I have so many idea’s to use this for. Thanks for sharing your creativity with the box and such. I will definately have to order this one.
    Thank you

  • 657
    Tessa says:

    I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nuff said!

  • 658
    Diane Anthony says:

    I love the way you designed the recipe cards to be vertical and allow for the list of ingredients to be complete! Cute decorated box too. What a great way to be able to design with the recipient in mind!

  • 659
    Ellen says:

    You are an amazing talent. I have been procrastinating about putting together a recipe box and you have just solved my problem. This is perfect!!! Already have two boxes. Going to do a box for me and one for my daughter. Thank you!!!

  • 660
    Diana says:

    This set looks fabulous! My 12-year-old daughters have just started compiling recipes for their hope chests, and this set would make it so easy for them to make coordinated recipe sets in their own unique style.
    Thanks so much for the chance to win.

  • 661
    cknutti says:

    This idea is so versatile! You have put so much thought and planning into this set. Thank you for always beginning with the end in mind.
    …And I LOVE the blue!

  • 662
    Julie Sokolowski says:

    You always think of everything! This is fabulous and I can’t wait to get organized!!!

  • 663
    Emma F says:

    What an ingenious idea Nichole … you’ve really thought of EVERYTHING! I need to get this to make christmas gifts for my relations … ooooh, they’re going to love them!

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    Karen says:

    I love this idea! I hate to sound selfish, but I would keep this for myself since I love to cook. I have scads of recipes that need rewriting and who wouldn’t want to pull out such a beautiful card box each day. I especially like the idea of being able to move the labels on the recipe cards to just where you want them to be.

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    Marilyn says:

    What a marvelous idea!
    It is so beautiful and practical.
    I hope I win… Marilyn

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    Rosella says:

    What a great set!! I really like that you made it LONG. I get frustrated with the small cards. They don’t have enough space!!
    What a great opportunity to win such a fabulous gift! Thank you!

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    Dawn (stampinscotsgirl) says:

    What an awesome set and concept!!! My daughter who is 12, is always watchimg me cook and telling that I need to write that one down for her and that she wants me to put together a recipe book filled with her favourite things that I cook, so that when she grows up and moves away, she will have all her memories of family meal times right there with her!

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    Katerfly says:

    It’s funny I’ve been looking for a good set of stamps to make recipe cards; however none of the sets left enough space to print ingredients or directions. What a wonderful idea! I think this would be a great gift for someone who is moving itno their first home, or even a teenager moving out. What would be better then getting your favourite family recipes with some awesome new utensils. Can’t wait to buy this set!

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    Gail says:

    What a clever idea!!! The whole ingredient list is the biggest reason I don’t like doing traditional recipe cards, just never enough room. My favorite recipe is a handwritten one from my grandmother with her little side notes. How wonderful to be able to share a connection with family and friends through the love of food.

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    Rachel says:

    I love this! You did a wonderful job. I can hardly wait to see all the stamp sets.

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    Deborah says:

    I totally love that you are able to determine how much space for ingredients. I always run out of room on a card for them, well unless it is a simple recipe, which I have a handful of but most have a lot love in them.

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    Oh my, Nicole!! This is absolutely the best! I am an avid cook and baker and this will be perfect for Christmas gifts! Thank you SO much for creating this for us!

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    Barbara Howell says:

    Oh my, I love this set. Cooking is another of my hobbies and I collect recipes but they are unorganized. I also have a couple of friends that are recipe collectors also and this will be a perfect gift for them, I also really like the Ocean Tides color. It will be a great addition to my paper collection.

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    Natalie S says:

    Since I am personally “cooking” challenged, I would make gifts for those I know who aren’t kitchen-o-phobes. LOL What a clean, crisp design for this set…so totally Papertrey! I love your idea!

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    Christine McMullin says:

    what a lovely idea. I have so many of my grandmothers’ recipes written on faded scraps of paper. (Both passed away a long time ago)I would love to use some of these products to document these time-tested recipes and to have something to pass on to my stepchildren.

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