February 2010 in a Nutshell…

By February 15, 2010General

Hello, everyone!  Happy release day!  Just a few notes for you as you do your shopping today!

—>Unfortunately, our new dies & impression plates sold out quite quickly due to a bigger demand than we anticipated.  We have a second shipment of both Fillable Frames #1 and all of the Scallop Border dies arriving at the end of this week.  The other shapes will be here in about 2 weeks.  Thank you for your enthusiastic response and I apologize for the inconvenience of the fast sell-out.

Single-flower  I have updated the "Previous Releases" list in my sidebar (which you can also access HERE) so that you can easily find and refer to any of my posts from the past two weeks.  I hope you will use the projects shared with you as inspiration to ink up your new stamps when they arrive!

Single-flower  My "day after" post will be coming soon!  I just needed to take a bit of a break today and enjoy some time with my family!  

Single-flower  The "Free Stamps for a Year" winner, Patti Gingrich, was announced on our homepage last night, just in case you missed it!  Congratulations, Patti!  I hope we will all get to see what you create with those monthly deliveries of Papertrey goodies!

Single-flower  I just want to say a big THANK YOU to all of our customers who have participated in all of the festivities this week.  It is so exciting to have the opportunity to see your work, to hear how Papertrey has brought out the creative side in you, to see how much happiness you allow us to bring into your lives.  You are so passionate about our company, which gives us the stamina to keep bringing you the best!  So thank you, thank you, thank you for your loyalty and enthusiasm!  We appreciate you so much!

I hope you ALL have a wonderful, fabulous, inspired day!  :)

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  • 1
    Katy Myhre says:

    Thank You for the update GF! I can’t wait to get my mitts on those dies!

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    syeda says:

    A very Big Congratulations to Patti Gingrich!!! Enjoy the most awesome treat!

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    We appreciate you all as well Nichole! Without PTI, the world would certainly be a little less beautiful 🙂 You all did a wonderful job this year, keep impressing us!

  • 4
    Amy says:

    Lucky Patti! Well and lucky me since I am her friend I hope I get to play with some of those fun goodies too! Congratulations!!!! Whooo hooo it could not have happened to a nicer person and so talented to boot. I can’t wait to see her creations.

  • 5
    Patti Gingrich says:

    What an incredibly fun surprise! I’m overwhelmed by the blessing of such a wonderful gift Nichole. I look forward to enjoying my year of stamps and sharing them with my friends. We’re going to have a blast creating with all of the amazing stamps the PTI team designs! Thank you so very much for your generosity!!!

  • 6
    olenka says:

    That is awesome! I am so excited to start shopping this friday! The shipment will get there in time for me and others who have to miss out until payday! You all are wonderful and thank you daily for your help with inspiration! Congrats to Patti on being the winner of the stamps for a yr! I am green with envy for sure 80)

  • 7
    Lizzie Jones says:

    Nichole, you and all of the Papertrey folks (designers and support staff alike) have been amazing and deserve some time with your families. Thank you for everything you give to your customers month after month. You are all truly awesome people and I am proud to count myself among your staunchest supporters. Take care of yourself and the people you love. All the best!

  • 8
    Lisa says:

    Thank you for all you do! You and the design team deserve a break after this awesome release (and after every release)!! You guys do sooooo much for us. I appreciate the time you take to answer our questions, keep us informed, and give us inspiration!

  • 9
    Helen F. says:

    This was one HAPPY ANNIVERSARY party, Nicole!
    Congratulations to all the winners this month~how very lucky you are!Thank you again, Papertrey for all your generous prizes and the gift of your awesome inspiration every day!

  • 10
    Patty League says:

    Happy Anniversary Papertrey! I think I’m in love with everything!
    I keep adding items to my list…..Asian Fusions, Dot Spots and Fillable Frames to mention afew. Keep up the good work…..
    Patty in Tennessee

  • 11
    Noora says:

    Thank you Nichole and PTI team, such an amazing celebration, you and your team worked hard for us, so thanks for that, yes we truly believe in you!

  • 12
    rebecca says:

    Nicole I am so impressed by how you run your business. You are generous, talented and caring. Your business planning is the sign of one very intelligent woman, who surrounds herself with other multi talented and smart women. Congrats to you and your entire team…you must be so proud, and for those of us who follow you…thanks for your designs, inspiration and spirit…Blessings to your family and your team.

  • 13
    Sandy Kay says:

    So glad to have discovered PTI – well, I was following your blog before PTI – so glad to have discovered YOU, Nichole! Your products are the best! Thank you for making creativity so much fun!

  • 14
    Jennifer K says:

    Thank you for such a fun anniversary party, Nichole. You and your team outdid yourselves and are very deserving of a break. I can’t even imagine all the work that went in to pulling off this release. On the tough days, please remember how many of us there are that are very, very appreciative.

  • 15
    Jeanne says:

    What a wonderful party and release day!!!!!! The past two weeks have be so much fun and challenging. I know you and the entire Papertrey Team deserve a little free time to unwind. You all have given your all! We so appreciate all of your efforts. I was surprised when I ordered the die cuts about 12:05 am, they were no longer available. Wow! Great response! We are all truly passionate about Papertrey! Thanks again and again!!!!

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    Susanne Russo says:

    Congratulations…All the beautiful examples from the last two weeks have inspired me and have opened my eyes to new possibilities….thank you for such fun!

  • 17

    Thank you for such a fun party!

    And thank you for updating your previous releases page!! That’s an awesome resource and I visit the posts of your set previews often for inspiration!

  • 18
    Lori M says:

    Thank you so much Nichole and to the whole Papertrey team!!! I so appreciate you all so much too!!! I cannot imagine the time it took to put on such a FUN anniversary party for all of us, and your generosity is amazing!!! I am so looking forward to spending 2010 with all of you!!!
    Can’t wait to see you again in July!!! 🙂

  • 19
    Sue (suen) says:

    It’s pretty hard not to be passionate about Papertrey, Nichole! You always go out of your way to make incredible samples and the whole team follows their leader! Can’t wait for the new PTI colors of felt and all of the other wonderful products you keep coming up with! Thanks so much for all the festivities for this release!

  • 20
    Nadia says:

    You have done so much !!

    Enjoy some family time,
    ciao
    Nadia

  • 21
    Patti Cain says:

    Its been alot of fun “playing along”. Thank you for your hard work.

  • 22
    Peggy says:

    I am so happy the dies will be in so quickly. I had them in my cart and by the time I finished shopping, they were pulled back out and gone! I was so disappointed. I’m really looking forward to the scalloped long dies and the new embossing plates.

  • 23

    SOLD OUT!!!!

    That’s always a good sign. PTI must be doing something right! LOL. Congrats!!! Everything you do is so fabulous and cutting edge. No pun intended. Hugs!

  • 24
    peggy says:

    Even though I didn’t stay up until midnight to get my scallop dies, I didn’t mind since I knew you would get more in soon. Another great reason to have items made in the USA.
    Very happy that PTI is doing so well. I sometimes tell your story to friends- of the Maine girl who has done so well for herself.
    Happy Anniversary!

  • 25
    Kari D says:

    Ah, I see that everyone else has been so nice…congratulating you on an amazing 3rd anniversary release (so DESERVED), marveling at the amazing products for the month with promises of many more to come (so EXCITED), and wishing you a well-deserved time with your family! Alas, I must not be as nice….you see, I have gotten so used to seeing amazing products and art every day that I MISS getting up extra early and looking at your blog…and then jumping to the DT and the stamp/paper designers blogs…and then looking at the PTI website to see what OTHER stamps I should have purchased already. So while I KNOW in my heart of hearts that you deserve to spend quality time with your family, I so wish we were still seeing daily updates! (buy me, take me, show me, give me, that’s all I know!). 😉

  • 26
    Shay says:

    I just wanted to express my appreciation on your stellar work! You outdid yourself this birthday celebration and you continually impress, inspire and astound me with all you do and think up!

  • 27
    Miriam Daniels says:

    Hello Nichole,

    What a WONDERFUL month! This was the funnest release ever. 🙂 I simply love you’re products and I can’t wait to try out all the new stuff!

    I loved the card you made with the leaf image and the “If the future seems overwhelming” sentiment. I’ve recently started chemo treatment in my battle against breast cancer and I would love to purchase the card as a source of inspiration. It’s beauty grabbed me and just made me feel at ease. I look forward to hearing from you. You can reach me at miriamdaniels@sbcglobal.net

    Thank you for all your continued inspiration,
    Miriam

  • 28
    Rhonda H says:

    WOW! I loved Lisa’s masking tutorial. I may just have to own all the PTI dies and coordinating stamps! There are very few companies that provide a die and stamp set! Leave it to PaperTrey to give us the goods! And cutting felt with the dies…yummy!

    Can’t wait to see next month’s release.

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    Hi Nichole! I placed an order at midnight on the 14th and I still haven’t received my order. I don’t have a tracking number either. I was wondering if maybe my order slipped through the cracks? I’m sorry to pester you but I’m just so excited to get my fun, new things! If I had a tracking number I’d at least be able to know when it’s coming. I’m like a kid at Christmas. lol

    Thanks for all you do!! I wish PTI was in Utah and I’d work for you in a heartbeat! Even if it was just sweeping floors. 🙂

  • 31
    Pam L. says:

    Nicole you just have to realize Papertrey is more popular than you can imagine! I have gone to get things after the last few releases and unfortunately I wasn’t Johnny on the spot because whatever I was looking for was gone already. Of course I found something else at Papertrey to spend my money on. I have just gotten so addicted to Papertrey!
    Thanks for making such lucious products.
    Hugs to all of your talented designers and to you!

    ~Pam
    http://stampsinc.blogspot.com/

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  • 33

    Thank you for the updates, lovely dies

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  • 35
    Deb Zaremba says:

    Hi Nichole,

    First, I am so sorry that you were in the hospital, but very glad to hear that you are doing well.

    Also, thank you for providing to all of us such a wondeful company, filled with such fantastic designers,each and everyone is so generous with sharing all of their ideas and talents with us.

    Thank you again, for sharing your beautiful and talented work with us also.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  • 36
    Sandy H says:

    Looking forward to all the new dies and stamps. Love all the new flowers.

  • 37
    lynette says:

    Thank you for the chance to win the new awsome dies!
    Your products are amazinge…
    Lynette

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