Introducing Peaceful Garden & Background Basics: Vines

Peaceful garden inspiration
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Imagine the sense of peace you get walking through a meadow or your favorite abandoned country road…

Peaceful garden inspiration 2
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or a field of wildflowers waving hello in a gentle summer breeze.  That's what Lisa Johnson's newest set, Peaceful Garden is all about.

Lisa's headshot
Lisa Johnson has successfully captured the natural beauty that surrounds us in her beautifully illustrated stamp set, Peaceful Garden.

Peaceful-Garden-die

Peaceful Garden is a collection of natural images that leans more towards foliage & grasses rather than the traditional floral sets that we have introduced in the past.  Containing bamboo, ferns, grasses, wheat and more , you will be able to build your very own peaceful scenery.  The script font she selected for the sentiments is a perfect fit as well.

The details.

  • Peaceful Garden will be available for sale on July 15th.
  • It will retail for $15.
  • Peaceful Garden contains a total of 15 images (1 grass stalk, 1 grass strip, 1 bamboo grouping, 1 fern, 1 wheat grouping, 1 sprig grouping, 1 single sprig and 8 sentiments)
  • A coordinating die will also be available, retailing for $6.  It will cut shapes to coordinate with the bamboo, fern and sprig grouping.  
  • The bamboo image measures 3-1/4" x 1-1/2".  The grass strip measures 1-3/4" wide x 1-1/4" tall.  The fern measures 1-1/2" x 7/8".

Vines inspiration

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Vines inspiration 2

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Maile Belles also has a new set for this month based on all things green, however hers has a modern twist that is adaptable for so many design options!  

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It's main intent is for background building, but there is really so much more to it than that!

Leafy-Vine-Border-die
Background Basics: Vines contains an outlined vine, a solid line and a reverse vine strip, all interchangeable with the ability to layer them or use them separately.  Paired with the coordinating die that Maile designed, there really are just an unlimited number of options at your disposal!

The details.

  • Background Basics: Vines will be available for purchase on July 15th.
  • It will retail for $15.
  • Background Basics: Vines contains a total of 3 images (1 solid vine border, 1 outlined vine border an one reverse vine border).  Each of the borders measures 4-5/8" long and 3/4" wide.
  • The coordinating Leafy Vine Border die will be available for sale separately for $6.  It measures 8-3/4" x 3/4".

Now, let's get onto some fun projects using these two new sets!

Treasured Friends Card
I thought I would start out with an elegant take on Peaceful Garden.  I decided to pair it up with gold embossing powder to get the look of gold leaf.

Background
I stamped the fern image repeatedly all over the Hawaiian Shores cardstock with VersaMark ink and then heat set the embossing powder.  I love the way the gold color looks when paired with the Hawaiian Shores.  Soooo pretty!

Sentiment closeup
I thought this sentiment from Half & Half (more about this set later on in the week) was perfect for this card not only because of the fonts it uses, but also because of the word "treasures" that it contains.  The sentiment was stamped on a piece of Ripe Avocado cardstock that was die-cut with one of the Half & Half dies.  A flourished bracket (also from Half & Half) was added at the point of the decorative strip.  Alll of which was stamped with VersaMark and heat embossed with Filagree Gold Embossing Powder.

Down
Not only do I love this color combo (Hawaiian Shores, Aqua Mist & Ripe Avocado), but I am also falling back in love with my metallic embossing powders as well!

Trio upright
This set of cards takes us back to nature with it's soft color scheme and flying creatures.  I thought that Peaceful Garden was the perfect thing to pair with last month's set, Happy Trails.  Each of them combines Ocean Tides & Ripe Avocado, one of my all time favorite color combos.

Dragonfly card

Dragonfly closeup
This particular card uses the fern image from Peaceful Garden and the dragonfly from Happy Trails.

Butterfly card

Butterfly closeup
And this one uses the sprig image from Peaceful Garden and the butterfly from Happy Trails.

Bird card

Bird closeup
And last but certainly not least, this one uses the bamboo image from Peaceful Garden and the bird from Happy Trails.

Trio down
I used my fingernail to rough up the edges of my focal points a bit.  All three cards feature a sentiment from Simple Sentiments using Smokey Shadow ink.  I love this little collection!  I think it would make a wonderful gift for someone!

Engagement Card
Sometimes I need to remind myself that it's okay to stamp colors onto colored cardstock.  I often depend on my neutrals way to much, so I decided to step out of my box for this project.

Focal closeup
I stamped the bamboo from Peaceful Garden with Smokey Shadow ink onto Harvest Gold cardstock.  I then added the flowers (from Daydreamer) in Hawaiian Shores.  The "Congrats" is from Congrats All Ways and it is stamped in True Black.

Rhinestones closeup
I added a small trio of black rhinestones to accent the end of the sentiment.

Edge sentiment
The companion sentiment was added to a strip of Hawaiian Shores cardstock at the back edge of the card.  This is a great ay to utilize the pieces from Congrats All Ways.

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The front cover was cut a shorter than the back cover, allowing for this fun layered look when it's closed.  I will definitely be stamping on Harvest Gold cardstock with Hawaiian Shores more often!

Lavender Fields Card
this card reminds me of fields of lavender…

Butterfly
I stamped the grass strip from Peaceful Garden along the bottom of the Mat Stack 5 shape using Ripe Avocado ink.  I then stamped the single sprig with Plum Pudding at the top and Ripe Avocado at the bottom.  I made two impressions with each inking, giving me the softened layered effect.  The thank you sentiment is from Peaceful Garden as well and it was added in True Black.  I underlined the sentiment with a black pen & ruler.

Notch
I notched the sides of my card base with a 3/4" square punch and gathered several strands of embroidery floss around it.

Notch knot
The other end of the card is notched as well and this is where I knotted the floss.

Down
I added Polka Dot Basics II to a portion of the card front, stamping them with Vintage Cream ink.

Hello Friend Card
Now we are going to step away from the garden and delve into things a bit more modern.  I'm loving the color scheme on this card of Terracotta Tiles, Spring Moss, Ocean Tides & Ripe Avocado.

Flowers closeup
I heat embossed the outlined vines from BB: Vines with White Filigree Embossing Powder as well as the outlined flowers from Flower Fusion #6.  I then carefully colored the leaves and flowers with my Copics.  I stitched all of the coordinating buttons into place.

Sentiment
I die-cut Jar Labels 2 from white cardstock and then added the frame & sentiment from Little Labels (another new set for this month.

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I adhered the sentiment in place over a strip of Ocean Tides Twill tape.

Love Forever Card
This amazing Love You card utilizes the STUNNING Leafy Vine Border die.  The detail is amazing and so pleasing to the eye!  And I love how the die gives me options to recreate the motif, no matter what colors I want to layer on top of each other!

Sentiment closeup
I made my own little frame with circle punches and Enchanted Evening cardstock.  The frame was stamped with Polka Dot Basics II with VersaMark ink.  The sentiment (from Little Labels) was stamped in True Black, with the tiny heart detail cut out and added from Raspberry Fizz cardstock.

Borders
The Leafy Vine Borders were cut from Enchanted Evening cardstock.  I love how this blue pairs up with Raspberry Fizz, don't you?!?!?

Down
A very simple card that could have the sentiment swapped out for nearly anything!

Thanks Card
I have one last project to share with you today.  It pairs together Think Big Favorites # 6 & Background Basics: Vines, a perfect match!

Cutting strips
I stamped the reverse border from Background Basics: Vines in Orange Zest, Sumer Sunrise, Hibiscus Burst and Sweet Blush.  I then cut the block of images into narrow strips.  This is a quick way to mass produce lots of cards!

Rhinestones
I added rhinestones to represent each of the colors.  I had some to match the Sweet Blush already, but raided my Copic stash to coordinate the rest.

Focal closeup
I hope you enjoyed all of the projects I shared with you today.  These two sets offer such amazing creative opportunities, you will be just thrilled to work with them once they become part of your collection!  What are your thoughts about both of today's sets?  Do you have any project ideas in mind already?  We would love to hear what you think!  You could have a chance at winning this amazing prize package just for sharing your comments with us!

  • Peaceful Garden stamp set
  • Peaceful Garden die
  • Background Basics: Vines stamp set
  • Leafy Vine border die
  • Birds of a Feather stamp set
  • Asian Fusion stamp set
  • Happy Trails stamp set
  • Happy Trails die

You have until 7am, Wednesday, July 13th to leave a comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our July 2011 Release Winners page no later than noon the same day.  Thanks for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!

Creative-Clicks
Lisa Johnson has a few projects using Peaceful Garden.

Maile Belles is sharing inspiration using Background Basics: Vines.

Heather Nichols is showcasing her new set, Tag-its #6.

Melissa Bickford is showcasing her new sets as well.

Supplies-&-Tools

TREASURED FRIENDS CARD

  • STAMPS: Peaceful Garden, Half & Half (available July 15th) 
  • INK: VersaMark
  • PAPER: Hawaiian Shores, Aqua Mist & Ripe Avocado
  • OTHER: Half & Half die, Gold Filigree Embossing Powder
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

PEACEFUL GARDEN TRIO

  • STAMPS: Peaceful Garden (available July 15th) Happy Trails
  • INK: Ripe Avocado, Ocean Tides, True Black, Smokey Shadow
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Ocean Tides
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

ENGAGEMENT CARD

  • STAMPS: Peaceful Garden, Congrats All Ways (available July 15th) Daydreamer
  • INK: Smokey Shadow, Hawaiian Shores, True Black
  • PAPER: Harvest Gold
  • OTHER: black rhinestones (KaiserCraft)
  • FINISHED SIZE: 3-3/4" x 5-1/2"

LAVENDER FIELDS THANK YOU CARD

  • STAMPS: Peaceful Garden (available July 15th) Polka Dot Basics II, Embellishments
  • INK: Vintage Cream, Ripe Avocado, Plum Pudding, Aqua Mist, True Black, VersaMark
  • PAPER: Vintage Cream, Kraft, Plum Pudding
  • OTHER: Mat Stack 5 die, butterfly punch (Martha Stewart), embroidery floss (DMC), 3/4" square punch (EK Success), black pen (American Crafts)
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

HELLO FRIEND CARD

  • STAMPS: Background Basics: Vines, Little Labels, Flower Fusion #6 (available July 15th) 
  • INK: VersaMark, Ripe Avocado, Terracotta Tile
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Spring Moss, Terracotta Tile
  • OTHER: Jar Labels 2 die, Ocean Tides Twill, Ocean Tides, Terracotta Tile & Ripe Avocado buttons, white embroidery floss (DMC), Filigree White Embossing Powder, Ocean Tides, Terracotta Tile & Ripe Avocado Copics
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

LOVE YOU FOEVER CARD

  • STAMPS: Background Basics: Vines, Little Labels (available July 15th) Polka Dot Basics II
  • INK: VersaMark, True Black
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Raspberry Fizz, Enchanted Evening
  • OTHER: Leafy Vine Border die, 1.75" & 1-1/8" circle punches (EK Success)
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO CARD

  • STAMPS: Background Basics: Vines, think Big Favorites #6 (available July 15th) 
  • INK: Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise, Hibiscus Burst, Sweet Blush, True Black
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Soft Stone, Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise, Hibiscus Burst
  • OTHER: rhinestones (Kaiser Craft), Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise & Hibiscus Burst Copics
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
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Join the discussion 712 Comments

  • 1
    Jessica says:

    Oh my gosh. Peaceful Garden is stunning! I can’t wait to see more of it.

  • 2

    That vine die is coming to my place! My favorite thing from this month (so far!)……..imagining the possibilities!

  • 3
    Karen says:

    Oh Nichole!! You just have a way of making me want absolutely everything that your wonderful company comes out with… Alas it cannot be 🙂 … Lots of things to go on my wish list!! Thanks for thrilling me with your vision and inspiration!

  • 4
    Hlee says:

    I can’t wait to see more of Peaceful Garden! Looks so lovely! The cards featured look great. Can’t wait to see the rest!

  • 5
    Becky K. says:

    Stunning cards! I’m loving both Peaceful Garden and the leaf die and stamps… and all of your cards that you’ve made with them! Just gorgeous!

  • 6
    Jean says:

    You truly captured the essence of these sets. Once again, your cards are beautiful. Peaceful garden has so many possibilities. Thanks!

  • 7
    Taheerah says:

    Absolutely stunning Nichole. I’ve really loved your posts that start with a few photos that set a perfect mood for the journey you’re about to take us on in your posts. You’ve won me over on both sets with your breathtaking work!!

  • 8
    Linda w says:

    Such a rainbow of beautiful colors, images, dies and embellishments.

    stamping on…

  • 9
    Mel Tallman says:

    Super excited about the Half & Half stamp set & Die. Love them, thanks for the chance to win it.

  • 10
    patty thomas says:

    Wow… just … wow!
    Now I want to go break out the gold embossing powder, too. These sets are just wonderful and love the vine die and stamps. Oh, and Lisa outdid herself on her set. Beautiful!

  • 11
    GinaE. says:

    Once again, beautiful samples that make everything need to come live at my house!!

  • 12
    Ellie says:

    Wow how beautiful are these cards created in today’s post I love this so much! Thank you so much inspiration.

  • 13
    Deanna Jean says:

    Oh my goodness…okay, is it the 15th yet? These are amazing examples of what can be done with these fun new sets. I’m truly blown away by what you have created. What a great release this is going to be…oh wait…they always are.

  • 14
    Enbrightened says:

    very lovely creations with these sets. definitely inspires me to get stampy! 🙂

  • 15
    joyce m. says:

    Everything is so beautiful. I really especially love the vine die and the bamboo stamp.

  • 16
    Katie Renz says:

    As usual, wonderful samples and can’t wait to see the full reveals.

  • 17
    Ang says:

    The Peaceful Gardens set Lisa designed is just gorgeous. It looks so versatile and I love the font.
    TFS
    Ang

  • 18
    PF Goh says:

    I really love the vines die! Lovely.

  • 19

    Oh my goodness – what amazing creations!! You have such an eye for design and you have outdone yourself yet again. I simply love the vine die and stamp set and the peaceful garden is absolutely gorgeous! I am also very intrigued by the half and half set you are alluding to and have used a bit of … wow, is all I can say! Thank you for your inspiration, as always! 🙂

  • 20
    Martha says:

    Nichole, thanks again, for another set of lovely creations and the inspiration! Love the Peaceful Garden dies!

  • 21
    Karen H. says:

    Lisa’s Peaceful Garden set is wonderful. I love leafy foliage as much as I do flowers.

    Your Harvest/Hawaiian engagement card is wonderful. I have a hard time with color on color and I’m so glad you did a card like that.

  • 22
    Kristie H says:

    Love your cards Nicole! I swear you could sell ice cubes to eskimos with all your talent. Can’t wait to see the full reveal on the 15th. Also thanks so much for making us PTI fans breathe a sigh of relief about ordering during Stamp-a-faire and allowing us to order through the whole weekend and still get the free set.

  • 23
    Lindsey says:

    Nichole, you are amazing! There are truly no limits to your creativity. Both of these sets are beautiful and I can especially see myself using peaceful garden a lot.

  • 24
    Lori Kistler says:

    love the way you make those new sets come to life but don’t like that now I must have them. Actually, I am thrilled. Hubby is not happy!! lol Love the stuff.

  • 25
    Lee says:

    These cards are beyond beautiful. I am in awe.

  • 26
    pamela says:

    Wow! I think these stamps would be perfect for sympathy cards (not that I want to make any >_<)

  • 27
    Elle says:

    I am so lovin Lisa Johnsons new set Peaceful Garden! I love the images, the sentiments & the font. I love all of the cards shown showcasing this beautiful set & Im also excited about the die. Looks like a set with alot of possibilities & one I have to have!!!

  • 28
    Lori Winters says:

    These stamp sets and dies are great!!! They combine together to make such elegant cards for special occasions.

  • 29
    lesa wolfe says:

    Thanks for giving us such great die/stamp set options. You guys seem to have started a really great trend. The leafy border die, is to die for!

  • 30

    Peaceful Garden looks like a GORGEOUS set! And I LOVE your projects, Nichole!!

  • 31
    Jo R. says:

    How is it that every release I see – I love it, I want it, I HAVE to have it?

  • 32
    Kim G says:

    Love these vines!!!!

  • 33
    Priscilla from California says:

    I just love Peaceful Garden since I’m really into bamboo right now.

  • 34
    Sharon D says:

    Love your cards, Nichole, especially that gold-embossed fern on Hawaiian Shores–so stunning!

  • 35
    Cassi says:

    The gold embossing made the first card look so rich,and I loved the color combo with Hawaiian Shores!

  • 36
    Cassandra says:

    Maile really has these basic background shapes down to a fine art. This will come home to Australia

  • 37
    Sherry in MI says:

    Lisa and Maile have hit homeruns once
    again with their new stamp sets. And
    your cards, Nichole, just gorgeous!

  • 38
    Elizabeth Burke says:

    The Peaceful Garden set is beautiful…Keep it coming ladies!!

  • 39
    Kerian says:

    Stunning…Absolutely stunning…just love love Peaceful Garden set…so many possibilities….thanks for all the great ideas!!!!

  • 40
    Elizabeth Burke says:

    The Peaceful Garden set is beautiful, Keep it coming ladies!!!

  • 41
    stacy s says:

    So, so pretty. Love all of the cards…amazing!

  • 42
    Barbara says:

    more gorgeous cards made with a Lisa-designed set! love love love love love!

  • 43
    Michelle says:

    Gorgeous samples today, Nichole! Can’t wait to see the full sets.

  • 44
    Chris Simon says:

    Just beautiful! My favorite is the Hello Friend card – great colors, and the vines make wonderful flower stems!

  • 45
    Amanda says:

    I am in love with the grass from Peaceful Garden. Everything else is wonderful too, of course. But the grass is fabulous!

  • 46
    Jaki says:

    I’ve been loving the Leafy Vine background set on Maile’s blog but I never expected a die to match…LOVE it!!
    Peaceful garden is a gorgeous set too, and so well named.
    Once again today I have loved all your cards Nichole.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  • 47
    Jill Norwood says:

    Nichole all of your cards are just so inspiring! I love the new stamps and dies shown today especially the Peaceful garden set and vines stamps and die! So beautiful and the sentiments in the peaceful garden set are so useful…lovely!

  • 48
    Anne B says:

    Two fantastic sets and I love the different moods you created with your samples. Such wonderful possibilities and I can’t wait to see more from you and the DT 🙂

  • 49
    Linda Edwards says:

    I have been waiting on a set like Peaceful Garden – love the bamboo and the grasses. And the idea of notching the card and wrapping and knotting embroidery floss – brilliant!

  • 50
    Jane says:

    these new sets are divine! i’ve been following lisa and maile’s sites for their projects and i can’t wait to try them in my own projects.

  • 51
    Ann says:

    The Vine has to be my fav background stamp to date – and I love my backgrounds! Its already looking to be the most versatile yet….. and how beautiful are those grasses. My stamp collection does lean towards nature and natural things so Peaceful Garden (what a lovely name) will fit in perfectly.

  • 52
    Rachel P says:

    Such gorgeous and unique color combinations…I’m especially loving the Raspberry Fizz with Enchanted Evening…WOW! And I love the little detail touches such as the square notches in the side of the card. I’m always so inspired by your cards! They always leave me dying for release night to see the whole set in its entirety!

  • 53
    Linda Richmond says:

    Peaceful Garden is just so beautiful. I can’t wait to play with this set!

  • 54
    Bernadette M. says:

    Love all the projects (again!), but my favorite is the Engagement card. I never would have thought to stamp colors on colored card stock. The Hawaiian Shores on Harvest Gold was simply stunning.

  • 55
    Pippa67 says:

    Such awesome new sets. Love what you have done with the gold embossingpowder.

  • 56

    Wow, thanks for sharing these gorgeous photos! And your cards are stunning! That new Peaceful Garden set is beautiful!

  • 57
    Bonnie says:

    Love the new stamp set and dies for this month. Also love the color combos you showed. So love PTI!

  • 58
    Sharon B says:

    WOW! Todays cards are fab – love that vine border either stamped, or in felt, can see that one getting a lot of use. And the Peace set is lovely – some fabulous images can’t wait to see more of that one.

  • 59
    Jenink says:

    The nature based sets are always high on my list of PTI faves. And I love the way you’ve used the embroidery floss too- such a great detail!

  • 60
    Jeannie L says:

    I’m always just amazed by all the creations! They are just awesome. Love so many of the stuffs and my hb is going to freak out this month 😛

  • 61
    Lea Lawson says:

    Loving both of these sets!! So tranquil and bold at the same time!! Your samples are wonderful!!

  • 62
    Dee Rose says:

    I love Peaceful Garden, especially the bamboo. What a versatile set and the samples are gorgeous. The vine die is so fresh and different. Love it!

  • 63
    NadiaT says:

    Great stamps and great cards,
    as usual.

    Ciao, Nadia

    PS I thought the first photo was one of Cedar Ridge !?

  • 64
    Helen Lebrett says:

    I think the sets previewed today are just great, and I would love to use the vine set with the flower fusion: I can just see the vine stamped across the card with all the different flower Fusion flowers: so fun!!

  • 65
    Robin Funge says:

    Love the soft whimsical feel of Peaceful Garden and the bright and bold cards with the leafy vine border!! Really excited for the full reveal! Cheers!
    Robin

  • 66
    Piali says:

    WOW!!! G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S DT creations!!! love how the new stamp sets work with the previous collections!!
    Can’t wait to see the entire release as always!!

  • 67
    Amanda says:

    I have been so excited about lisa’s set since the first peek. Maile’s set is quickly moving up my must have list.

  • 68
    MissNisa says:

    I really adore Maile Belles vine stamp set and die. It seems so simple yet is so versatile. All the cards look beautiful.

  • 69
    Robbin Clements says:

    I love Peaceful Garden and the leaf die and stamps… beautiful and versatile!!

  • 70
    Titta says:

    My favorite card is the Harvest Gold congrats one, but all of your cards today are just stunning! Peaceful Garden is already on my wishlist. I’m also impressed with how versatile BB: Vines is.

  • 71

    Oh, wauw, Nichole! You have surely outdone yourself with these cards here today! I loooove them all! Gosh, I just arrived at work and just had to have a look on your blog before starting, but now all I can think about is that I would like to go home and get behind my desk there, to use some of your ideas for cards!!! I love it all and these sets are so gorgeous and also combined with the other ones, like the happy trails! So many possibilities and your choices of color combo’s are superb! That leafy die is gorgeous!! Love it all, Nichole!!
    Hugs, Wendy

  • 72
    Hanne says:

    Maile Belles creating stamps is an attack on my wallet…. Each and every time….

  • 73
    Sonja says:

    Beautiful stamps and cards!!

  • 74
    corinne says:

    love the sets especially the diversity of it from the romantic look in the first to examples to the more modern trendy look in combination with flower fusion in de second half of the examples.

    lovely

    gr corinne

  • 75
    Elena says:

    wow! this release is shaping up to be amazing!!! I am going to have a hard time deciding what comes home with me!

  • 76
    kasia says:

    Absolutely GORGEOUS cards by you and the design team! I love these sets, the images are just stunning and can be combined so easily with other sets, life, and larger than life for example. I can’t wait to get my hands on these! 🙂

  • 77
    Cheri Howard says:

    Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! So much inspiration! I’m really loving the gradient color schemes!

  • 78
    Gladys says:

    Love the color combo u choose! Beautiful cards! Cant wait to see the rest of the release!

  • 79
    Kim says:

    Your cards are beautiful! These sets are wonderful.

  • 80
    Dawn F. says:

    Peaceful Garden is so… well… peaceful! So lovely!

  • 81
    annemjohnson18@mac.com says:

    As always, beautiful and inspiring. You do a wonderful job marketing your products.

  • 82
    Carol S says:

    What fabulous cards Nichole, and as usual you are making me want everything! That vine die is beautiful and the peaceful garden set will be very versatile. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • 83
    Nicole F, UK says:

    Loving every one of the projects today. Both Peaceful Garden and Background Basics: Vines are just gorgeous sets and I was so surprised and delighted by the leafy vine border die. And the sneak peaks of the half & half set (plus die) are very intriguing…. AWESOME!

  • 84
    Kim Chong says:

    I am gobsmacked at the number of cards you made to showcase the new stamp sets and dies coming out. And of course making me want everything that is being released! Loving both the Vines background basics and also the peaceful garden stamp set. Love love love!

  • 85
    Lesley says:

    Love the new leaf die. So nice when cut out. Lesley

  • 86
    Penny H says:

    The vines die is PERFECT! Love the clean card you made with the die so much – it will be on my shopping list this month!

    Penny H

  • 87
    jayne cannon says:

    These colors are absolutely beautiful. Every card is just stunning!

  • 88
    Mariah says:

    Love both sets, so unique! The vine die is gorgeous…I see many layering possibilities!

  • 89

    Peaceful Garden has endless possibilities…it exudes peace and gentleness.

  • 90
    Connie Kidd says:

    As always, beautiful samples! I am such a sucker for any leaf motif, so these sets are perfect for me!

  • 91
    Renee S. says:

    You make everything look so enticing! I’m loving the look of the new vine stamps and coordinating die. Looking forward to the big reveal and shopping!

  • 92
    Beth Heard says:

    Guess I’d better make room for this month’s release, especially Peaceful Gardens!

  • 93
    tinamarie40 says:

    WOW! THe cards are fantastic! I LOVE the new Peaceful Garden set! Its a Must Have!
    THank you PTI for this awesome release!

  • 94

    Love the peaceful nature cards today! And some really fun color combinations!

  • 95
    katevdp says:

    Peaceful Gardens is such a stunning set. I’m looking forward to making some card sets with this set – I know my mum & MIL will love them. Such serene images and lovely sentiments

  • 96
    Jude says:

    The cards and sets are gorgeous. I always enjoy seeing the simple ideas that add so much to the cards – like the notch from the sides to hold the floss.

    Thanks for the great ideas and thanks for the chance to win.

  • 97
    sandygail says:

    I love the peaceful gardens and so glad to have a die to go with it. And the vine stamps and die border are going in my cart. I’m so glad you showed coloring in with copics on that set. That really sold me on it.

  • 98
    Cibele says:

    These sets are fantastic! Enough said.

  • 99
    Sheila M Jones says:

    These are just lovely and so summery!

  • 100
    Dee in N.H. says:

    Loving the greenery! and the dies are just awesome!

  • 101
    Tracy K says:

    Background Basics: Vines and the coordinating die are on my Want List. The projects using these are so inspirational!

  • 102

    Peaceful Garden is, by far, my favorite set out of the bunch. There are so many sets this month that I keep thinking… “I’ve looking for something like that forever!” And here it is! Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards.

  • 103
    Marie says:

    The peaceful garden could be used in so many different ways!! Thanks!!

  • 104
    Terry says:

    Once again the designs have pushed me over the edge…just when I said I was not going to get another “flower” set and you come out with these. Fabulous as always.

  • 105
    Gabby says:

    Lovely plum pudding color, thank you card! Lisa’s new set is so beautiful and will be easy to work with. Maile’s set is outstanding and I love that die! Her posted projects are awesome! 🙂

  • 106
    Liz R says:

    I love what I’ve seen so far of the Peaceful Garden set, I can see much use with this set, a great filler! And I fancy grabing the Leafy Vine Border die, so different to anything I’ve seen before – like that!

  • 107
    Erika T says:

    I love the leafy vine die!!!! The Peaceful Garden looks simply deviiiiine and wouldn’t it look good with the Life dies too?

  • 108
    Karen W says:

    I love the way you’ve combined Peaceful Gardens with Happy Trails! One of the best things about Release Week is discovering all those wonderful combinations.

  • 109
    Ramona West says:

    Your elegant take on Peaceful Garden is so pretty. Your art is beautiful and brings out the multi-facets of the sets and dies in this line.

  • 110

    Every card today is so sophisticated! And the new vines can definitely have a funky look, too, which I like. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  • 111
    Maureen says:

    Both are stunning, I love how you’ve introduced them!

  • 112
    Cammie says:

    Your cards are stunning. Peaceful Garden is a perfect name for these graceful, peaceful images. Leafy Vine is a great modern set.

  • 113
    Carrie says:

    I’ve been on the lookout for new interesting border dies and the leafy vine border die certainly fits that bill. It could be very interesting to use in conjunction with the stamp set.

  • 114
    ValerieC says:

    Everyone has done such an amazing job. Nichole I wish I just had a fraction of your talent. All of you make it seem so effortless. Beautiful job, beautiful product!

  • 115
    Lynne G. says:

    Wow! I love the metallic embossing combined with Peaceful Garden – so elegant! And the new Leafy Vine Die is a must have – how cute!

  • 116
    Annette Snyder says:

    Beautiful cards! I especially like the new vine stamp set and matching die. Thanks so much!

  • 117
    Deena says:

    So many options, and every one more beautiful than the last!! These sets are total wows!

  • 118
    Connie Gregoire says:

    Again, you have WOWED me with your projects today!! My favorite one is the Hello Friend card and that color combination!! Love the vines set and the die!! Definitely coming my way!!! Oh my goodness!! I just had a big order last month – what you do to me with these releases!!!

  • 119
    Sherrie says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! I definitely need these sets! Thanks for sharing your creativity and inspiration!!

  • 120
    Artyjen says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden and sentiments and so gorgeous paired with the Happy Trails.
    Could I be so lucky to win today? Probably not! LOL. These are a must on my list for this month.
    xoxo Sioux

  • 121

    My list for this release just keeps getting longer and longer! I can’t wait to get these sets, they are now on my definitely-must-have list. I love all the projects, but the Hello Friend card, with the contrast between the white embossing and the Copic coloring, really stands out as a favorite!

  • 122
    Donelle u says:

    Nichole, I love how you surprise me every month with your design style! These card samples are amazing! I am so in love with that beautiful yellow card and the leafy vine die – woo hoo!

  • 123

    I’m in love with that vine, both the stamp and the die! Beautiful sets and amazing cards… you never cease to wow me!

  • 124
    AuroraDawn says:

    Oh wow, another fabulous release! That vine stamp set and die is definately coming to live at my house {heart}

  • 125
    Serendipity says:

    So pretty! I can’t wait to see the full release!!

  • 126
    Sallie says:

    I’m enthralled with both of these new nature-inspired sets….one traditional and one, modern. Your samples certainly whet one’s appetite to get both. Beautiful!

  • 127
    Martha D says:

    Both sets are wonderful. The love you forever card is just stunning, great color combination. As always, cannot wait to see more.

  • 128
    Sonia says:

    So lovely! I am in love with Maile’s new set, and the die to match is just perfect! And Lisa’s botanicals always bring a smile to my face. I am overwhelmed by the number of cards & mind-blowing color combo’s in today’s sneak peak, Nichole. I think Raspberry Fizz and Enchanted Evening look just stunning together. Wow. Thanks so much!

  • 129
    Jacque D. says:

    Simply stunning. Both sets are beautiful in there own way. And more awesome dies to go with them.

  • 130
    Chris Cross says:

    Am completely inspired by your talent and ability once again! Amazing!

  • 131
    Isabel Z says:

    What I love about PTI is that you offer such a wide variety of stamp sets with different feels to them. I am loving everything showcased and your samples always sell me on the ones that I am on the fence about.

  • 132

    I can see so many possibilities with the stamps & dies. just beautiful! and your samples are so lovely!

  • 133
    Lee Cockrum says:

    As always, you do such a great job at inspiring me!! I need everything!!

  • 134
    Rebecca says:

    Every month I think they can’t possibly make something else I need/want/must have! But there you go and do it again. I want Peaceful Garden, and the dies…I always want it all!

  • 135
    Wendalyn says:

    Gorgeous and love all the great examples and the new die is fabulous also.

  • 136
    Samantha VanArnhem says:

    Beautiful samples today – I’m in love with both sets!

  • 137

    Wow! I’m a sucker for flower/nature stamp sets. Today’s sets speak to my heart!

  • 138
    Maureen L says:

    The Peaceful Garden set caught my eye in the sneek peeks and it did not disappoint. Its lovely and elegant and the cards are amazing. The Vines set is also pretty cool, so modern. Thanks for sharing!

  • 139
    Becky says:

    Lisa has hit the mark on this set. Such beautiful cards, beautiful images…and peaceful feelings. I love them.

  • 140
    Cyndie says:

    These new sets are truly amazing, and what you have done with them is even more amazing. I continue to be inspired by your beautiful stamping!

  • 141
    Jenny Young says:

    Eeek! Love the vines!! and everything else of course! Thanks for sharing!

  • 142
    Anemone says:

    What gorgeous nature cards!

  • 143
    Kathy H says:

    So beautiful Nichole. I am in love with both sets and have in mind to make card sets as gifts this fall for several people on my birthday list. Fall seems to come up on me rather quickly and I’m sometimes caught in a panic for what to give but…not this time!

  • 144
    Val H says:

    The half and half sentiment is so elegant; this looks like a fantastic release!

  • 145
    misse336 says:

    I love how you can get so many different looks/types of cards from your sets.

  • 146
    Martha S. says:

    Just beautiful!! I love the cheery Hello Friend card and the wonderfully colorful Congrats card!! You are such a star!

  • 147
    DiAnn says:

    I love all things nature. This is such a beautiful combination. I know I have to have these.

  • 148
    Karen Maccoy says:

    Just when you think it can’t get any better – PTI does it again! I know I don’t need another garden stamp but who cares. I WANT! I WANT! I WANT! And don’t get me started on the border die and background stamps. Papertrey Rocks!

  • 149
    Sherrie T says:

    lots of ideas in my head spinning for that vine die! love it!

  • 150
    Deb Else says:

    These were sets that touched me from the first peaks. I love the bright combination of Raspberry Fizz and Enchanted Evening, as well as the new vines die. Once again I am truly amazed at the options you show with your cards.

  • 151
    Terri E. says:

    The background set has me intrigued.

    It’s a good life!
    Terri E.

  • 152
    sano says:

    Oh No !!! More sets I have to get… These are great. I love the Background Basics Vines. So many ways to use them. GREATTTTT….

  • 153

    It`s so beautiful and very elegant this stamp set. The cards are amazing

  • 154
    Charlie B says:

    The card samples are soooo wonderful.

  • 155
    Lauri Gulotta says:

    I love everything Maile Belles does, and Leafy Vine is no exception. Looks like it will be a great, modern set, and with a coordinating die no less! Peaceful Garden is also right up my alley, and will be on my wish list for sure–just lovely images and font.

  • 156
    Jen R says:

    As always, I’m loving the release and the beautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiration

  • 157

    Great inspiration! And what elegant stamps. Everything so far looks amazing as usual.

  • 158

    Love the samples that you combined the Peaceful Garden with the Happy Trails stamp set. Gorgeous!

  • 159
    Robin Ide says:

    Oh my gosh! That fern embossed in gold is AMAZING!! Can’t wait to have this set to play with!!!

  • 160
    Mary M. says:

    The new border die is interesting.

  • 161
    Robin Ide says:

    Oh my gosh! That fern embossed in gold is AMAZING!! Can’t wait to get this set!!

  • 162
    Barbra says:

    It’s at this point in the month I start to get overwhelmed with all the goodness! What should I get! All the items are so wonderful! The color’s you all chose to mix and match are fabulous! Hope I win! 🙂

  • 163

    WOW!!! I was determined NOT to buy these sets and now you have me wanting them BOTH!!! LOL All of your cards are just amazing, Nichole! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 164
    Susan T says:

    Love the vine set. Already can see many cards being made with this set. Love what you did with them. Thanks for the chance to win,

  • 165
    Laura S says:

    I believe this has to be my favorite release yet. Loving everything!!!

  • 166
    Monica L says:

    I’m always amazed at how you interpret the new sets, it amazing beautiful. I love the new sets and I’m looking forward to using them.

  • 167
    Jessica ML says:

    How lovely today’s project are and I’m excited about Maile’s Vine set and die.

  • 168
    Gen says:

    The peaceful garden has such possibilities enjoying the release as always making me over excited like a child before christmas

  • 169
    Carla G. says:

    Taking a traditional girl and turning her modern…that what Maile’s new set did! I love the vine die and can’t wait to play with it.

  • 170

    Beautiful! Think Big #6 is looking like a must have for me!

  • 171
    Michelle Leone says:

    Wow… some really amazing examples! LOVe the color combo on the engagement card and the Leafy Vine border die is a must have!

  • 172
    Angel says:

    I love the photos that opened your post….the peaceful garden set makes me feel like i’m there!! : ) all the samples today are gorgeous too!!!

  • 173
    Danielle G. says:

    I love, love, love the leafy border vine die! I can see using it on cards and scrapbook pages! And, Lisa amazes me again with her Peaceful Garden set. Both of these are already on my wish list and I can’t wait to get inky with them!

  • 174
    Debbie S says:

    All of your cards are gorgeous! Peaceful Garden is such a beautiful set. I love the wispy details in each stamp. This is a must have for me.

  • 175
    Kim Faucher says:

    these are just so pretty… this is why PaperTrey is the leader in beautiful versatile stamping… I love everything you guys come up with!!

  • 176
    Melissa Ladd says:

    Wow, Nichole! These cards are amazing!! I love the peaceful trio of card with the flying creatures from Happy trails–simple and beautiful! That RF and EE card with the vine border die is so stunning! I especially love your modern take on BB: Vines.

  • 177
    Lynn Mason says:

    Peaceful is definitely the right word for Lisa’s new set. So beautiful and “clean”. Everybody did a great job on the designs.

  • 178
    Kara says:

    Love the sets being showcased today! Peaceful Garden mixed with Happy Trailds really does create such a serene look and feel!

  • 179

    Wow amazing creations!!! Always happy to see the dies that go with the gorgeous stamp sets!!!

  • 180
    Lisa S. says:

    I love both these sets. Peaceful Garden is a dream come true for me and Maile’s set is so versatile and clean and modern. Can’t wait to order both of these on Release Night!

  • 181
    Erica J-W says:

    These are amazing. It is wonderful how little embellishments and no dp that is used, yet they are stunning and perfect. It really makes me want to get in and make more simplistic cards.

  • 182
    Olendia says:

    Very beautiful cards. I love the new stamp sets. You are very creative. Thanks for sharing your ideas!

  • 183
    Kendra says:

    Oh my gosh, these two sets and dies are beautiful! You know it must be good when even my husband was looking over my shoulder saying- Ooh I like that one! Well done!

  • 184
    Kris says:

    What a cheerful post! Loved the colors and BB:Vines with Flower Fusion.

  • 185
    Jo Ann Glenn says:

    As I read this post I was thinking that I totally LOVE every one of the cards. And also thinking about how I should get every one of these stamp sets!

  • 186

    Beautiful examples of mixing and matching stamp sets. The results are stunning!

  • 187
    Krista W says:

    Such striking cards, an inspiration for today!

  • 188
    Kim G says:

    WOW!! All of the cards very beautiful and inspirational as always!! Can’t wait for the full reveal!

  • 189
    Kristin says:

    I just LOVE Peaceful Garden. It is a simply beautiful stamp set. I can’t wait till release night!! 🙂

  • 190
    Anne G says:

    So many beautiful cards and each one is so different!

  • 191
    Kathyellen says:

    Oh my goodness, all the projects are beautiful. How in the world am I going to be able to make up my mind. I was thinking the leafy vines was not for me. But now…how can I live without!

  • 192
    Shelly says:

    I love everything Maile does – but to have a coordinating die puts me over the edge!
    Gotta, gotta, gotta, GOTTA have!

  • 193
    Carol J. says:

    The cards you made with Peaceful Gardens are gorgeous. Love your soft color combinations. Simple, but elegant…so peaceful!

  • 194
    Ann says:

    The sets are great-especially love the Peaceful Garden card trio! The vine die will be fun to use also.

  • 195
    Karen says:

    Oh My!!! I love the Peaceful Garden set and also how the BB Vine set goes with so many other sets. Love all the color in your cards today Nicole.

  • 196
    Linda W says:

    Gorgeous samples! I love how you combined Peaceful Garden and Happy Trails. Inspiration for some lovely gift sets. Thank you.

  • 197
    Roni says:

    These sets are amazing!!!. Thanks for sharing all the inspirational cards>

  • 198
    Caren B says:

    Great cards again today. I’m in love with the vine border!

  • 199
    Goldia says:

    My daughter got me interested in her card making. I do not make cards myself but buy her nice supplies to help her create. Her favorite company is Papertrey Ink.

  • 200
    Judy F. says:

    I’m so excited about this release. Your cards are just so beautiful and inspiring! Lisa’s Peaceful Garden in perfect on so many levels. I think I can hear that fun cha-ching sound at check-out time!

  • 201
    Leora says:

    Fun! Fun! Fun! The Hello Friend Card is my fave!

  • 202
    jan m says:

    So many different looks from one vine die!! And Betsy already sold me on the cute clothesline!

  • 203
    Barb W says:

    I really thought that I was going to be sooo good this month, but today’s posts have blown me away. Nichole, your cards are stunning. I have fallen in love with each set – it’s going to be another big month! I’m off to check out all the other gals posts.

  • 204
    Sheryl B. says:

    Every time I see another project with the Leafy Vine background, I fall more and more in love with it! The design team has rocked it once again!

  • 205

    Just gorgeous! Beautiful sets and beautiful creations!

  • 206
    lisa m says:

    beautiful cards, peaceful garden is a great set love it thanks for the chance to win

  • 207
    Susie says:

    I cannot wait to get my hands on that Leafy Border die! Combined with Peaceful Gardens and Background Basics: Vines stamp set the possibilities are endless !! Never again will I be stuck without a card because I couldn’t decide what to make. :))

  • 208
    Lori Y says:

    I love the font Lisa used with Peaceful Garden. Such a beautiful set. Your ‘love you forever’ card is just stunning. Love the color combo and that vine die.

  • 209
    Martha says:

    I love the simplicity of the peaceful garden set.

  • 210
    Stephanie Washburn says:

    Oh my goodness- I cannot wait to have this vine die in my hands! I love the peaceful garden set- it looks like it would fit very well into my collection! Thanks for the chance to win such an amazing prize!

  • 211
    Peg says:

    Love the Peaceful Gardens set, esp. the fern stamp. Of course the dies are an added bonus!

  • 212
    Regan says:

    OOOOOH leafy vine looks amazing!

  • 213

    OMG, Nichole–another ‘push me over the edge’ post! You create such amazing samples. Love the inspiration photos you have been using too. These two new sets and the upcoming sentiment ones are fabulous. Must have the die too!!

  • 214
    Michele L. says:

    What wonderful color combinations. It’s nice to revisit the old and make them look new again. I like you did that with the metallic embossing powders.

  • 215
    Margaret Peltier says:

    Wow! Just amazing the sets and dies that you come up with!!!

  • 216
    Chrissy Larson says:

    I knew I wanted Background Basic Vines but now I want it even more! I can hardly wait to play with these fun new sets.

  • 217
    Dana W says:

    Awesome cards!! I hope some of these sets will sill be available for the stamp fair!!!

  • 218
    glorie says:

    Love the vine and that coordinating die. SO versatile. And I’m intrigued with that Half and Half set.

  • 219
    Carol R says:

    Beautiful cards showcasing the newest additions to the PTI stamp family.

  • 220
    Paula LacKamp says:

    Fantastic job ladies! This release is wonderful!

  • 221
    Kathy V. says:

    MY, MY, MY!!!! What excitement is coming our way this month! I can hardly wait,

  • 222
    merryf says:

    These sets are just outstanding, and your cards are so creative. I didn’t even realize that I’ve been searching for a set like Peaceful Garden for my entire stamping career — it’s so perfect for me I can’t stand to wait until the 15th!

  • 223
    Kim says:

    Maile and Lisa have once again out done themselves…such beautiful stamp sets….and your cards are to die for….thank you!

  • 224
    Rose A says:

    What beautiful sets. I love the serenity of Lisa’s set and the font she choose if such a great match!

  • 225

    Wow. I am just blown away by the samples today! Lisa’s new Peaceful Garden set in particular is so unique and perfect for all kinds of projects. Well done!

  • 226
    Lesley says:

    Really love your color combinations with the Peaceful Gardens set and Vines Die. So beautiful.

  • 227
    D Golly says:

    The peaceful garden set is so beautiful. I love the mood the stamps portray.

  • 228
    Marjorie Henseler says:

    Love seeing the inspiration photos with your cards. And your creations are just stunning!

  • 229
    June K. says:

    These sets are beautiful. I’m not sure if I missed something earlier – I was not expecting the dies which match Lisa’s Peaceful Garden. I’m so excited to learn about the dies. So in love with the bamboo stamp and die.

  • 230
    Colleen C. says:

    Love the look of the gold embossing powder. Really elegant. The new dies and stamp sets are on my wish list which is getting longer with each preview you do.

  • 231
    Donna says:

    Peaceful garden is just beatuiful!The samples are great.

  • 232
    Kathy McDonald says:

    I absolutely love your creative genius. Your cards are all stunning, truly showing the endless possibilities with these sets. Gorgeous!

  • 233
    Jen T says:

    Just when I thought I had enough natural style stamps. Sigh. This post is particularly inspirational. Thank you!

  • 234
    Susan P. says:

    Loving it all once again…..the vine die will be in my cart for sure!

  • 235
    liz says:

    Nichole!! I am in love with the Congrats card. I absolutely love how you cut out the flower to make it stand out. And the Thanks For All You Do card is stunning!

  • 236
    Marilisa Voth says:

    Thanks for all the inspirational color combos and layout ideas! So much goodness in one post!!! The Background Basics: Vines stamps & die are one of my favorites this month (so far).

  • 237
    Laurie Hunt says:

    Fabulous. Love the images in peaceful garden and love the card examples you gave us. Very creative use of the embossing thread on the lavender card. Thanks for another spectacular sneak peak!

  • 238
    Norma says:

    Beautiful!! Lovely!!! Must have!!!! The sets are gorgeous as are all the card samples. Oh to have more time to play. 🙂

  • 239
    Tammie J. says:

    Lovely samples and love all the sets/dies. The gold leaf effect is beautiful!

  • 240
    Janet S says:

    I just totally fell in love with Peaceful Gardens and all the cards from that set are gorgeous. Lisa did a magnificent job creating a peaceful feeling with that set. Also a terrific vine die, needed that.

  • 241
    Carol says:

    Peaceful Gardens is so stunning!!! I also love the vine set and die! Such amazing projects done with both of the sets! I am always looking for sets that will be great for many different cards and these sets will be perfect!!

  • 242
    Amy says:

    These nature images are very peaceful, especially with the color selections you show them in.

  • 243
    Susan P says:

    These two sets are just so versatile! Thanks for showing us such great ways to use them. I can see them being used alot in my cardmaking! Can’t wait to get them!

  • 244
    Jeni says:

    Peaceful Garden is a great compliment to all of the floral sets. It can easily stand alone or be added to any of them to make a beautiful stamped scene.

  • 245
    Lisa Henke says:

    wow! what beautiful samples, and sets you showed today. loooove all the different styles you can create with these. wonderful inspiration!!!

  • 246
    Jo Ann Mooney says:

    I love the vines die and the Peaceful Garden! These tools will help me make some gorgeous cards!

  • 247
    Sandy Kay says:

    Love your beautiful cards and color combos – can I come live in your studio!?

  • 248
    Donna M. says:

    I really don’t know how you come up with so many awesome projects on a regular basis. The new stamp sets (and dies) look fantastic, & I’m so excited! Thank you!

  • 249
    TammyButz says:

    I’m loving the vines – the die is amazing!

  • 250
    Detra Parks says:

    Loved all the cards, especially the gold embossing with the Peaceful garden.

  • 251
    Shay says:

    Very cool stamp sets featured today which add stylized touches of nature to projects. They look like excellent additions. Love the matching dies too. The projects made really sold me on the stamps…a great variety, lots of creativity and color! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 252
    Kathy says:

    I just love your creativity. It’s so inspiring. I really like the vine stamp and die!

  • 253
    Emily Keaton says:

    So unique! I’ve never seen dies anything like these new ones before. All of these samples have a great botanical feel. Love them!

  • 254
    Sherry says:

    Peaceful Garden is so beautiful and the vines are so fresh and funky! Love the die too. Your cards are amazing and again, make me want everything!!

  • 255
    scrapthat/dolly says:

    How beautiful!! Some companies do cute- and some do elegant…PTI does both and does both well!! Loving the Peaceful Garden! 🙂

  • 256
    Judy says:

    The projects showcased today are just stunning! I
    especially love the Congrats card using Peaceful Garden;
    that set looks so lovely and versatile!!

  • 257
    Janet L. says:

    I just sighed with wonder and amazement at these cards and new sets. Great, great, great!!

  • 258
    Rebecca G says:

    I am really loving peaceful garden!

  • 259
    Diane Jaquay says:

    All of your cards today are so GORGEOUS, Nichole! I love all the embossing you did on them, it adds tons of detail, and that vine die will surely be one of my favorite items from this release!!

  • 260
    JoAnn says:

    Very different…’lots of possibilities!

  • 261
    Deb C says:

    The more I see of Peaceful Garden, the more I like it. It’s rapidly becoming my “must have” from this release.

  • 262
    Monika Davis says:

    Lovely sets from the ladies. I love the delicate look of the Peaceful Garden set, and the matching die set is fabulous. Lovely samples as usual. The yellowish card with the blue flowers is stunning! :o)

  • 263
    ER says:

    Love all the fun color combos! And the leafy die reminds me of a picket fence!

  • 264
    Cassie K says:

    these are amazing samples of such great looking images. I really like how the Happy Trail images look paired with Peacful Gardens.

  • 265
    Susan R says:

    Another gorgeous set of cards today! You have some great colour combos going on as well. Very inspirational.

  • 266
    lainey says:

    The more I see the vine set, the more I must have it! And the vine die, that’s going in my cart too!

  • 267
    Kim Heggins says:

    all of the cards are just so beautiful. looking forward to seeing more!

  • 268
    Danielle says:

    Just beautiful…I’m left with so much inspiration as always! Those vines are a must have!

  • 269
    Carol says:

    All I can say is please, please, PLEASE pick me! I can’t wait to get my hands on that vine die and the whole peaceful garden set. Your cards are so gorgeous, Nichole and Lisa. Thanks for sharing!!!

  • 270
    Patsy says:

    Looking forward to seeing more of Lisa’s Peaceful Garden set. I love the idea of the different elements that can be layered to create the look of an entire garden.

  • 271
    laura says:

    I love the vine die, such a great look with the stamps, but also stands alone to create fun or elegant looks!

  • 272
    KathyFL57 says:

    I love what you did with the Leafy Vines…coloring in a white background is always one of those things that has such “pop” but I always forget…Now I have to have the set and die.

  • 273
    Beth Kimbler says:

    What fantastic cards and products! Can’t wait for the release.

  • 274
    Linda says:

    Peaceful Garden Stamp Set is so beautiful and useful.
    I also love the vine border die. It is very different.
    The products this month are outstanding!

  • 275
    Dina M says:

    Nicole you amaze me with your stunning color combos and designs. The card using Peaceful Garden with the gold and Hawaiian Shores is SO elegant! A truly versatile looking set!!

  • 276
    Vicki B. says:

    These sets are great – and such a complement to other sets already in the line. I can’t wait to start making cards with a foliage theme!

  • 277
    Kelli says:

    I can’t wait to get the Vines background set and die! All the cards you have done for today are amazing.

  • 278
    Carrie says:

    I am blown away by your stunning Love You card! The elegance & simplicity – I think it’s a card even I could manage to make. Your inspiration projects definitely make me want to buy your products! So much fun!

  • 279
    Teresa F. says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden ideas and the dies! Thanks for the reminder about using colored ink on colored cardstock. I tend to stick with the neutrals too! Can’t wait to use these new stamps and ideas.

  • 280
    erin thiem says:

    Love how you’ve combined previous sets in this post, make my wish list just grow and grow.

  • 281
    Julie Carlisle says:

    Sooo cute!

  • 282
    Ted says:

    Wow, both stamp sets have so many possibilities! 🙂

  • 283
    Lin says:

    These are exactly what we’ve been missing! Love the outdoors, so my cards reflect that often……would love to have these to play with. Thanks for all the inspiration on this post!

  • 284
    Colleen Becker says:

    Your projects and the stamps today are absolutely amazing!!

  • 285
    Cynthia Burke says:

    I like both of today’s nature-themed sets. Your first card, with the gold embossing, is my favorite sample but they are all gorgeous! I can see myself using the stamps and dies often.

  • 286
    Sara Mac says:

    Stunning projects Nichole! I’m in love with Peacful Garden — especially the bamboo image:) Thanks for another amazing release.

  • 287
    jeanc says:

    I am again impressed by all the interesting combinations of new releases with previous ones.

  • 288
    JenGall says:

    I’m so excited about the bamboo in Peaceful Garden! And the gold embossing on your first card is just gorgeous. Love!

  • 289
    Cyndy Godin says:

    Very beautiful cards…I see all kinds of possibilities with Peaceful Gardens!

  • 290
    Fleur de Lo says:

    Such a peaceful feel to all of this. I could use some tranquility right about now. 🙂

  • 291
    Sandra K. says:

    Wow, this is beautiful!
    I can’t wait to see the rest of the set.

  • 292
    Jessica C says:

    I love the color scheme on your “Hello, Friend” card. So fun.

  • 293
    MarieL says:

    You did it again, Nicole. With all those terrific samples, I want to have it all. Excellent and elegant.

  • 294

    I love all your fun tips and inspiration!

  • 295
    Jill A. says:

    Another die to add to my list-can’t wait to see more

  • 296
    Leigh Penner says:

    Beautiful cards, as always, Nichole! Everything looks great, but I am especially excited about the new leafy-border die! Oh, the possibilities….

  • 297
    Jennifer Delaurier says:

    Wow, I am absolutely blown away with this month’s sneak peeks! I just love everything I have seen so far, the projects have all been stunning. Thanks so much for the continued inspiration.

  • 298

    These sets are beautiful! Peaceful Garden is amazing, it’s gorgeous, it’s elegant and you have used it beautifully.

  • 299
    Paula Laird says:

    I love Peaceful Garden! It’s so peaceful and serene and pairs so well with other sets! And Maile’s set is so fun!

  • 300
    Barbara Axmacher says:

    The Peaceful Garden set is beautiful. The accompanying die really makes it versatile too. Your cards are stunning, as always.

  • 301
    Tammie Koehnen says:

    What beautiful new two sets! I am loving the hello friend and the thanks for all you do cards! They are so colorful and LOVE the vine border on both cards!

  • 302
    Erin says:

    I’m loving the bamboo in peaceful gardens. The cards made today are simply beautiful. And Maile had again wowed me with another great background set. Vines is stunning. They way you’ve used them is so creative. Can’t wait for the 15th!

  • 303
    Jamie Greene says:

    Absolutely fabulous projects today!

  • 304
    Penny J. says:

    Nichole, you have more talent in your little finger than I have in my whole body! You continue to amaze me each month with your projects.

    This is fast becoming a VERY expensive month for me. I love everything I have seen so far and I know there are still two days of great sets to showcase. I can only imagine what you and the DT will do with FJ Summer Fillers! 🙂 And, I am so intrigued by your Half & Half set!

    What an amazing release this has been…..but that doesn’t surprise me. Each one seems to always out do the last!!

  • 305
    Makalah says:

    Nichole, how do you have time and inspiration to create so many fabulous cards?!

    This day’s prize package seems like the mother lode – I can’t imagine it getting any better than this group of fabulous stamps and dies the rest of release week (although it probably will!). Love the combination of goodies in there – you could be a card-making machine for a very long long time living off these!

  • 306
    Marty says:

    Peaceful Garden is just lovely- bamboo is a favorite image of mine. I can think of lots of ways to use this one…

  • 307
    Helen says:

    Love everything about the Lavender Fields card. It makes me feel good just to look at it. I really like the sprig and grass images from the sets, as well as the sentiments. Your card with Congrats all Ways shows just how versatile that set is, as well! Keep all the great products and ideas coming! I can’t get enough!

    Thank you, Helen

  • 308
    Sarah Jay says:

    These sets couldn’t be more different or more wonderful.

  • 309
    Jennifer T. says:

    Stunning! I especially like the Peaceful Garden cards.

  • 310
    Susie Johnson says:

    Peaceful Garden is a must for me this month. I love the possibilities of this set. As usual, I am blown away by the creativity of you gals.

  • 311
    Holly saveur says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love the Peaceful Garden stamps!

  • 312
    Cindy Coffman says:

    I absolutely love Peaceful Garden and what awesome creativity!!!

  • 313
    sandra m. says:

    Once again, beautiful projects today!

  • 314
    Angela Oberly says:

    Very Nice!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  • 315
    Alison Yarrish says:

    Beautiful sets! I love the flower dies! Thanks PTI!

  • 316
    Karen says:

    Everything is so beautiful, especially the Peaceful Garden. I love all the ways you have used them.

  • 317

    LOVE the delicacy of that fern stamp! Gorgeous cards…all of them!

  • 318
    Lee Anne says:

    What a beautiful post today! I love both of these sets, and that die is just wonderful! Can’t wait to use the new sets!

  • 319

    All your samples are lovely but I am most intrigued by the vine die. LOVE that!

  • 320
    Mary H. says:

    Oh my…the gorgeousness! From one card to the next, I’m loving them all!

  • 321

    One of the things I like most about Papertreyink stamps sets are the millions of ways they combine, always with stunning results!! The Peaceful Garden set is one of the best!! Thanks for all of the creativity!! This month’s release is on my “must have” list!

  • 322
    Debbie Ward says:

    Another great release day! Lisa Johnson creates the most amazing & beautiful stamp sets (and dies).

  • 323
    Laura Isham says:

    PTI never disappoints! The Leafy Vine die is amazing! And, Nichole, your projects never cease to amaze me! Gorgeous!

  • 324
    Heather Vogan says:

    Everything is gorgeous!! My wish list continues to grow!!!! Love the lavender fields thank you card!!!!<3

  • 325
    Sarah Fisher says:

    I really like the new set from Lisa Johnson! The samples you made with it were really beautiful!

  • 326
    Loricabo says:

    What wonderful goodness from Lisa & Maile this month. I love the addition of greenery to the PTI line, and can’t wait to pair it up with my floral sets.

  • 327
    Lola G. says:

    The Peaceful Garden images are so lovely, but the fact that there are dies available as well provides so many more options! Thank you all for the incredible products and inspiration you provide; I never cease to be amazed!

  • 328
    Rosemary D says:

    oh the peaceful garden set is just so well… peaceful and serene!! love it!

  • 329
    Diane says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden images. What a nice addition to LIsa’s Life sets! Would love to win!

  • 330

    EVERY one of these cards is inspiring and beautiful! …I know, I probably say that EVERY month ;-), but I literally CAUGHT MY BREATH with every one!
    Thanks Nicole!

  • 331
    Trina Georgi says:

    The “Hello Friend” card is so captivating – the colors are bold, but fresh and clean. Loving the modern feeling it.

  • 332
    Amy Smith says:

    I am always amazed at the thought and care that goes into PTI stamp design. All the images, backgrounds, and sentiments are so mix- and match-able! Love both these sets!

  • 333
    Ngan R. says:

    These cards and stamp sets are stunning and so versatile! The cards presented here are just beautiful and I can’t wait to try out these stamps!

  • 334
    Geny says:

    These sets look fantastic!!!

  • 335
    Colleen says:

    Nichole, you make me want to run to my desk and start stamping. These color combos and new stamps are so inspiring!

  • 336
    Jeannine says:

    these new sets are amazing. i love how they all work together & can be used for so many different occasions.
    thanks.

  • 337
    Sue Symens says:

    The vines background set is so versitile! Love it!

  • 338
    mandy says:

    These are all such beautiful sets! I can’t wait to get my hands on them!!

  • 339
    Trinka King says:

    Love all the new dies and stamps. The examples are also beautiful! Can’t wait to get some new stuff for my habbit!

  • 340
    Linda says:

    Your cards as always are inspiring! I especially enjoyed the card with the gold embossing and the lavender fields. Such beauties! I always learn much by just looking at your cards.

    Linda

  • 341

    I love the uniqueness of this reveal. There’s nothing else out there like this!

  • 342
    Caroline says:

    Of course I love it all. But I think the Half & Half stamp set and die will be one of my favorites. Thanks for all your inspiration.

  • 343
    Mary says:

    Wonderful samples this month. Can’t wait to try making some cards with these sets.

  • 344
    Tammy W. says:

    Peaceful Gardens is b-e-a-u-tiful!! My head is spinning with ideas already, can’t wait to get this set. The BB: Vines looks awesome too and the matching die will make it twice as much fun!! Can’t wait for the 15th!!

  • 345

    I love your incorporation of inspiration photos this release! The sets today are very unique and I look forward to the full release.

  • 346
    Angela Smith says:

    I think this is one of my favorite releases so far! I love every single thing. Absolutely gorgeous!

  • 347
    Geri Greening says:

    Peaceful Garden takes my breath away. The colors you have chosen do a wonderful job to showcase this new set! The cards, once again, do not disappoint!

  • 348

    I love your incorporation of inspiration photos this release! The sets today are very unique and I look forward to the full release.

  • 349
    Melissa says:

    The lavender fields card is scrumptious! I must case as soon as possible! What beautiful photography, as always, but especially outside! Well done!

  • 350
    Lori Weinberg says:

    I am so in love with the vine background! I just know it will be the perfect background or accent to my cards.

  • 351
    Carol says:

    Love the bamboo!!

  • 352
    Connie F. says:

    The beautiful cards you make always sell me on the sets I think I don’t need at the moment. All of these sets are going in my cart! I love how you used the peaceful garden stamps and I will definitely be trying your notched edge idea – it’s so pretty!

  • 353
    peggysue says:

    Love the different ways you used Peaceful Garden, lots of unique ideas! Waiting for that set!

  • 354
    Ruby says:

    I just love these cards… though I’ve never seen any unattractive cards coming from you. I think Peaceful Garden stamp and die-cut are definitely on my wish list.

  • 355
    Marionment says:

    I am in love with these new sets. I can already see myself using them to make cards.

  • 356
    Becky Carafa says:

    These are all lovely, but congrats all ways is really growing on me!

  • 357
    Mary H says:

    super! awesome samples and loving the new sets/dies. Peaceful Gardens and the Vines set are going to be such versatile, go-to sets!

  • 358
    Lorena says:

    Gorgeous sets and samples! So glad to have a vines die too!

  • 359
    Diana J says:

    I love these sets!! The samples you made are beautiful (my favorite is Lavender Fields; it is so peaceful). I would love to make cards with these sets.

  • 360
    Emily W. says:

    Loving that peaceful garden! I’m so excited for the dies!

  • 361
    Barb says:

    The Peaceful GArdens is lovely!!! These are beautiful cards…you have made me a fan of this set!!!

  • 362
    Emma Bourke says:

    Just stunning, loving these cards!

  • 363
    Denise says:

    I have always loved nature inspired sets. So I was very excited to see the sets featured today. I especially loved Lisa’s Peaceful Garden. I also am looking forward to see more of half & half stamp set and die!

  • 364
    Chrissy K says:

    I like it all but I am most excited about the leafy vine border die. So fun!! I love seeing all the ideas and examples as it really helps me imagine what I can do with the stamps!! Thanks!!

  • 365
    Lauren M. says:

    I am completely smitten by Peaceful Garden!!! Your projects are stunning!! That set will receive a very warm welcome at my house!!!! And I LOVE Maile’s vine die!!!!!

  • 366
    Mary Duffek says:

    The vines are so cool. Your projects are amazing! Can’t wait for this month’s release. =)

  • 367
    Ginny Schleich says:

    All of the projects today are just wonderful! The cards made with the Peaceful Garden are very calming and relaxing. I love the gold embossing. Very elegant. My favorite technique you showed today is the Thank You card where you notched out the sides and added the embroidery floss. I love that look and will have to re-create that myself.

  • 368
    Donna K says:

    such fresh, peaceful colors. just right for summer. I love the floss tied around the card. I’m wondering how long it took and how many fingers to get that knot just right!

  • 369
    Mia says:

    I love the looks of these cards – each so different in style, but all of them stunning! The new sets look awesome!

  • 370
    Susan H. says:

    Breathtaking cards Nichole!

  • 371
    Lennie says:

    more amazing stamps…you rock!

  • 372

    So many beautiful sets today and fantastic ways to use them. I especially love the different colour combinations that you have used today – can’t wait to give them a try myself!

  • 373
    Terri Bills says:

    These are great cards. We just got back from Florida and they had all of this beautiful bamboo. It is so pretty.

  • 374

    These cards have such a sense of serenity about them. I love the peaceful garden set.

  • 375
    Flo says:

    Beautiful and peaceful and serene. Love the cards.

  • 376
    Amy Zwierz says:

    Everything that has been shown so far is outstanding! I even love the color combinations that were used. Thanks for all the great ideas!

  • 377
    Lori Cullen says:

    You have many lovely projects today. My favorite project is the card with the lavender butterfly and the kraft card base.

  • 378

    Beautiful cards, beautiful pictures! I cannot wait to see the full reveal!
    Thanks for sharing
    Susan

  • 379
    Cassi says:

    gorgeous projects. peaceful garden is one of the most beautiful stamp sets i’ve seen in a long time.

  • 380
    Pat B says:

    Love the peaceful gardens set! I have tons of projects in mind for it. Thanks for the awesome cards.

  • 381
    janet mack says:

    Peaceful Garden just sounds like a great stamp set and the the coordinating dies are so fun. Great job so far ladies.

  • 382
    Barbara Howell says:

    Oh WOW, your creations are gorgeous. I love, love, love Peaceful Garden and can’t wait to see more of it. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

  • 383
    Deborah says:

    I don’t think my first comment went through, so I’m trying again. The Ocean Tides/Ripe Avocado card set literally made me gasp! Just gorgeous! Definitely going into my cart! Also, thank you for letting everyone who wants to join in on the fun of Stamp-A-Faire! Y’all ROCK! Can’t wait for the full reveal! Have a fabu day!

    Deb in WI

  • 384
    Nicole P. says:

    Fantastic stamps – I really love the idea of botanicals that aren’t solely flowers. The vine stamps alone are hugely versatile.

  • 385
    Mindy says:

    Sold! The embossing powder with Peaceful Garden is amazing! LOVE that first card. The vine die is so adorable too. Beautiful cards!

  • 386
    Carrie says:

    The cards are all so beautiful! The ones using Peaceful Garden are indeed so peaceful looking. I feel like I could just lose myself in the serenity just staring at them! The set will be so great for sympathy and encouragement cards especially!

  • 387
    Sue McRae says:

    Wow, todays card are just gorgeous! I am addicted to leaf stamps so I can’t wait to get the Peaceful Garden set and Leafy Vine Border die.

  • 388
    Tina B. says:

    Oh my! PTI continues to amaze.

  • 389
    Toni Storie says:

    Both sets are equally wonderful! I adore Lisa’s new set however! The serenity of the set just emanates everywhere!

  • 390
    Teresa Brada says:

    Beautiful cards today, Nichole! I love the color combos that you have used…just stunning. I can see Peaceful Gardens turning into one of those sets that are reached for time and time again!

  • 391
    sandye Curry says:

    Well this did it–I am sold on Peaceful Garden! I LOVE the samples you have shown. I can’t wait now!

  • 392

    Peaceful Gardens is just amazing; I’m in love with the soft, dreamy effects of this set. Background Basics: Vines is just to die for, and I can’t wait to start putting vine backgrounds on everything! The vine die is an absolute MUST HAVE, and one of the things that I’d like to do with this one, is make a table runner with vines cut from felt appliqued all over it!
    Can’t wait to get my hands on that one!

  • 393
    Becca Payne says:

    What a great set. I feel more relaxed just looking at all the great cards that have been made. 🙂

  • 394
    bookboxer says:

    This set does absolutely everything!

  • 395
    Rebecca B. says:

    Wow, that leafy vine die is gorgeous. I can’t wait to use it!!

  • 396
    Jan Garber says:

    I absolutely adore these nature-influenced stamps and dies! They’ll be perfect for scrapping all of out outdoor activities and making some gorgeous Summer cards!

  • 397
    C. Hill says:

    Love your cards!!!

  • 398
    Stephanie says:

    This set has so much timeless beauty. I would love to receive this.

  • 399
    Lacey I says:

    BEAUTIFUL! I have to say you have a VERY talented team of designers! These cards are gorgeous beyond words. They are so professional looking and beautiful and highlight the stamps wonderfully!

  • 400
    stacy simpson says:

    just beautiful and hard on my pocketbook

  • 401
    Tricia Dee says:

    Peaceful Gardens is just what I need right now. The Lavender Fields Thank You card is exquisite!

  • 402
    Cindy H. says:

    Wow, I’m loving everything I see and the “peeks” are making me even more excited 🙂

  • 403
    Kamira Wright says:

    I am lost for words with this months release. The Bamboo Shoots are just gorgeous. I must admit I wasn’t too sure when I first saw the sneak peaks, but this really is a must have stamp set from Lisa. And the Vine Die, oh my!

  • 404
    Anna Was says:

    I am in love with Peaceful Garden. The set is stunning!
    Your samples today are so inspiring! Good thing release night is right around the corner!

  • 405
    Jamie Nania says:

    I love how you used a photo to start the introduction into each stamp set this month. Loving the new leaf die. I’ve been looking for a stamp like the grass from Peaceful Garden! Perfect.

  • 406
    Maggie Wickersham says:

    Peaceful Garden is a lovely set. I love the softness and the gentle feeling. Nice job everyone. My list just keeps getting longer.

  • 407
    Janet B says:

    I’m just in love with the first card. The sentiment is lovely!

  • 408
    Pat A. says:

    Peaceful Garden and Happy Trails were made for each other! The set of cards using these two stamp sets is beautiful!

  • 409
    Mel H says:

    Absolutely stunning…that gold leaf card is absolutely beautiful…I am beyond wowed and can’t wait for release day!

  • 410
    Marcia Truslow says:

    The Peaceful Garden cards you made are exquisite! I just adore all those beautiful grasses. Paired with Happy Trails, those cards are lovely and thoughtful.

  • 411
    Susi says:

    What an abundance of inspiration today – they only make me want EVERYTHING in this month’s new releases!

  • 412
    Hannah Aitken says:

    I can’t help but be reminded of Super Mario when I see the new vine stamp and die! So cute. And I *adore* the Raspberry Fizz & Enchanted Evening colour combo! I don’t own these particular PTI card stocks but I can’t wait to improvise at home!! Thank you for another great sneak peek 🙂

  • 413
    Lori B says:

    These sets will both be so much fun to use. I really love your ideas today, so soft and pretty.

  • 414
    Tami M. says:

    More beautiful projects, love them all. Peaceful Garden is stunningly beautiful, and would make a beautiful set of cards to give as a gift.

  • 415
    Ruth Allmart says:

    Great product reveals today. I am totally in love with the new vines background set and will definitely be adding that and the die to my order 🙂

  • 416
    Sandy Fullmer says:

    Peaceful Garden is just what everyone needs today. Your cards make me want everything PTI produces!

  • 417
    Robyn W says:

    Today’s cards are breathtaking! I am in love with Peaceful Garden and the vine die is a must have for me. I am so excited for this release!

  • 418
    Sheri Elmont says:

    Beautiful cards! I’d like to incorporate Peaceful Garden with Garden Variety and other flower sets. The BB Vines has so many possibilities.

  • 419
    Linda says:

    Such beautiful and clever displays of the new products. Can’t wait to see the entire sets on release day.

  • 420
    Pamela says:

    I’m loving the vines set & die. And what a tease with the half and half. As always, this is going to be another wonderful release – isn’t it the 15th yet?!?

  • 421
    nina says:

    Gorgeous projects as always. Lisa’s new set is definitely heading to the top of my wishlist – it is so elegant and versatile. Can’t wait for the reveal!

  • 422
    Laura says:

    I love the vine border die! It’s really unique — it can either look like the botanical image it is, or it can be used as just a graphic image — really cool.

  • 423
    Marla J says:

    Just love the Peaceful Garden set! And the inspiration images, too. They look like something straight from A Room with a View. 🙂 This would make such elegant cards!

  • 424
    Amy Kilbreath says:

    Wow, Nichole!! You are blessed with such talent… Love these new sets and the versatility!

  • 425
    Pamela says:

    I’m loving the vines set and die. Need to see more of the half and half – what a tease. As always, this is going to another wonderful release – isn’t it the 15th already?!?

  • 426
    Kristina says:

    Oh, WOW! The samples you made are all beautiful. I love the different color combinations. The white embossing with the copic coloring on the “Hello Friend” card is stunning. I am excited to see more of the Half and Half set.

  • 427
    Helen F. says:

    I LOVE the beautiful “Peaceful Garden” stamp set and dies! The cards (Treasured Friend, Peaceful Garden Trio and Lavender Fields Thank You)you created are among my all time faves (so far 🙂 Thank you so much for the chance to win this amazing package!

  • 428
    Tema says:

    More great stuff! Eveyday gets better.The Peaceful garden set has my creativity sparked.The matching dies are such a bonus.Your card samples are such an inspiration.

  • 429
    MelissaO says:

    I just LOVE the versitility of this set! Ok, who am I kidding….I LOVE every set AND everything about PTI! 🙂

  • 430
    debra says:

    Love these new sets. Such a nice variety of styles from modern to fun to nature. Thanks!!

  • 431
    MARY H says:

    Love “Peaceful Garden”! Conveys just that!! This one really speaks to me. And your and Lisa’s examples are great!! So want this!

  • 432
    Marissa M. says:

    I love these. This is definitely my favorite so far!

  • 433
    Charmaine says:

    I love today’s post. I can’t wait for release night!

    Charmaine

  • 434

    I love the inspiration photos!

  • 435
    Sue in Grapevine says:

    Beautiful cards! I’d say the vines are my favorite things.

  • 436
    Valerie says:

    I love Lisa’s designs. Very clean and simple. The bamboo stamps is my favorite. Thanks for using different color combos. I will definitely think out of the box and try my hand at using different colors!

  • 437

    Great stamps and beautiful card projects. Peaceful Garden is a “must have” for me! Corrine Ann

  • 438
    MelTallman says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden trio cards, what a great gift, I’ll have to keep that in mind. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • 439
    ColleenK says:

    All of these are beautiful! I am so happy that there are dies available with so many of your stamp sets! Love these!

  • 440
    Colleen says:

    Peaceful Garden is absolutely perfect…a stamp set for so many occasions! Nichole, you highlighted these cards to the max…brilliant work. I love them all!

  • 441
    Angela H. says:

    Peaceful and modern all at once — what’s not to love?

  • 442
    Heidi Gore says:

    What a beautiful display of creativity. Just lovely.

  • 443
    JeanMarie says:

    Peaceful garden is wonderful. The cards samples are great. You are all so creative. Can’t wait for this release.

  • 444
    Janet Stephens says:

    These are probably my favorites so far this month! Can’t wait to get my hands on Vines and Peaceful Garden!

  • 445
    teresa W says:

    Love the peaceful garden set! Your cards are so beautiul!!!

  • 446
    Kathy Mc says:

    You knocked it out of the park again, Nicole. Love the many different ways and colors you used to create these beauties. Peaceful Garden and Vines are must-haves in a stamper’s collection. Your gold embossing is gorgeous and love the stamping on Harvest Gold. The colors selected for your Hello Friend card are fab. Can’t wait to see more of Half & Half.

  • 447
    Jamie says:

    Great cards. I love the clean and modern look of Maile’s sets. And that terracotta, spring moss, ocean tides and ripe avocado color combo is just to die for.

  • 448
    Zena B. says:

    These two sets work so well together…soothing yet bold. Love the creativity!

  • 449

    I love peaceful garden. It will be perfect with Life and the sequel to Life (I forget the name). Fab!

  • 450
    Jamie Nania says:

    I love how you used a photo to start the introduction into each stamp set this month. Loving the new leaf die. I’ve been looking for a stamp like the grass from Peaceful Garden! Perfect.

  • 451
    Cathy Weber says:

    That Treasured friend card is so gorgeous. I love it and the sentiment. I love that both sets today can be both classic and modern which give us such options with our cards.

  • 452
    Jamie Nania says:

    I love how you used a photo to start the introduction into each stamp set this month. Loving the new leaf die. I’ve been looking for a stamp like the grass from Peaceful Garden! Perfect.

  • 453
    Jary Riolo says:

    Peaceful Gardens is definitley growing on me! I love your examples-they are fresh and fun!

  • 454
    Rebekah says:

    I am in love with all things involving nature these days so today’s sneak peaks are right up my alley! I especially love the Leafy border die and background stamp, I can’t wait for the full reveal on the 15th 🙂

  • 455
    CrazyCurl says:

    I love countdown week! Even though I’m not able to order every month, I still get a huge dose of inspiration! Beautiful new sets! Beautiful cards!

  • 456
    pegg says:

    Amazing samples ! I’m especially excited to do embossing with these gorgeous images!

  • 457
    Brenda R says:

    Peaceful Gardens. What a beautiful set.

  • 458
    Robyn says:

    Very inspiring examples. Love how you used the metallic embossing powders. I need to try those again.

  • 459
    Amy Hadley says:

    So many lovely examples! Amazing!

  • 460
    k.,m. says:

    I think the Peaceful Garden stamp set will be a popular “go to” set for many styles & occasions.,,,,,,,can’t wait to see the entire set.

  • 461
    Rikka D. says:

    Beautiful projects today. I am really liking the vine die! I can’t wait for the full reveal!

  • 462
    Angela NJ says:

    I cannot wait to throw that vine die into my basket. Once again, I’m so inspired by the little details on your cards – that floss tassel, the sideways sentiment strip on your congrats card, and that Hello Friend card with the colored images. Can’t wait to see more of those little labels – each day just gets better and better!

  • 463
    Luanne says:

    I love how do you paired up ocean tides with so many different color combinations! It’s my favorite color… Everything looks wonderful. Looking forward to seeing the rest!

  • 464
    Linda S says:

    These stamp sets are so versatile! And your cards are so beautiful and inspiring!

  • 465

    Beauty is always found in a garden….love it all!

  • 466
    TracyTracy says:

    Wow- these sets are excellent- I love the modern look of the vines, and really like the bamboo in the Peaceful Garden. I can’t wait to see more!!

  • 467

    Wow, Lisa’s set is gorgeous! It’s so pretty. Love the bamboo leaves very much! Crossing my fingers that this month will be my lucky month!

  • 468
    Deanne Sanchez says:

    Loving Maille’s Leafy Vine with matching border die .. a must have!

  • 469
    AllysonA. says:

    I just love Lisa’s Peaceful Garden set, and I am excited to see a die with it. Your card samples are beautiful, and I appreciate all the lovely inspiration from the designers. Looking forward to release day! 😉

  • 470
    Dawn says:

    I love both of these sets! Peaceful Gardens is so elegant, and Background Basics: Vines is so modern – clean and simple! PTI always amazes me!

  • 471
    Dawn says:

    I love both of these sets! And I am going to have to try the gold embossing powder with Aqua Mist cardstock using the Mehndi Medallion set!

  • 472
    Dyna says:

    eaceful garden is stunning. Very versatile. Love the cards.

  • 473
    Carolyn R. says:

    I’m a sucker for anything nature related! These images look peaceful indeed. Thanks for sharing those cards. They look great.

  • 474
    Emily says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love what coming out … can’t wait to see everything!!

  • 475
    Angela r. says:

    So much inspiration here!!! Beautiful!!

  • 476
    Jen Seth says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden set for sympathy cards, can’t wait to get it!!

  • 477
    MidniteScrapper says:

    So pretty, wonderful work!

  • 478
    Elizabeth K says:

    Wow! What beautiful sets. Can’t wait to see more of
    the half and half set. Love the Peaceful Garden set
    and dies.

  • 479
    Laraine R says:

    Just amazing!!

  • 480
    Kellie B says:

    Well, I haven’t seen my metallic embossing powder for ages, but I will be getting it out today after seeing your amazing cards! Beautiful!

  • 481
    Kristina says:

    I am smitted with that vine border die! I never would have thought to put raspberry fizz and enchanted evening together… But WOW! What a striking combo!

  • 482
    Kathy V. says:

    I think Peaceful Garden will be like Life–a go-to stamp for all occasions. Love Lisa’s designs, and your samples showcase her work so wonderfully. And that Congrats card–LOVE the colors and the design. Sigh…another month of “but honey, I just HAD to get it….”

  • 483
    JenCozz says:

    Both these sets are beautiful and on my list! Gorgeous cards, too!

  • 484
    miriam says:

    Peaceful Garden is a MUST HAVE! Ocean tides is such a perfect color to help convey soothing peace. I LOVE Lisa’s card!

  • 485
    Yvonne C says:

    Your card samples are stunning as always! Wow! I am loving both sets today. So many great options with both sets.

  • 486
    Ally V. says:

    I’m totally speechless!! Everything is amazing, but I love, love, love Lisa’s new set!

  • 487

    Absolutely love what you made. Especially the trio of cards made with ocean tide and ripe avocado. They are so elegant.
    Eveline.

  • 488
    Alice Roushia says:

    These are the most versitle sets and have the possibilities galore!!!!!! Peaceful Gardens gives you such a warm feeling.

  • 489
    Christine N. says:

    Love everything – amazing job as usual Papertrey!

  • 490

    So many great ideas! Looking forward to seeing these sets – thanks for the chance to play!

  • 491
    laurazitzer says:

    The vine die is great. What a simple way to add a bold statement to a card

  • 492
    Flor says:

    Peaceful Garden is such natural and versatile set! Love the vine die and stamp set too!

  • 493
    Kimberli Sarsfield says:

    Wow! I love the combination of Peaceful Garden and Daydreamer stamp sets! I absolutely am smitten with these two sets and the new Bkgd Basics: Vines is just plain awesome! I have visions of emboss/resist backgrounds using this puppy!

  • 494
    Nicky Hsu says:

    Love both set and can’t wait for them to be available to purchase.

  • 495
    Anne Hall says:

    The first photo of the country road is absolutely amazing, it looks like a fairy tale. And the stamp set captures that magic. Your blog and gallery are always an inspiration, I especially love the fun and creative ways you use buttons. the hello friend card is one of my favorites.

  • 496
    Emily says:

    Both of these sets are awesome. Love the die for Maile’s set. Can’t wait until release night.

  • 497
    Elizabeth S. says:

    I am loving Peaceful Garden! It sure fits its name. The new background set and die to match is a definite must have. Beautiful projects!! Love them all.

  • 498

    As always you inspire with your products and creations! I’m loving the border vine and Lisa’s set is so lovely!

  • 499
    Naz says:

    At first glance I’m thinking no, I don’t need this set but after seeing your cards – not its on my list of must haves…This is going to be the worst release for my pocketbook yet! Gorgeous cards…

  • 500
    Antoinette says:

    Absolutely awesome! Your projects are stunning as always and make me want it all. The sets are so versatile, I can’t wait to play….

  • 501
    Jen Carter says:

    I love that vine border and the stamp set that matches!! It will be so versatile and fun to play with!! I love your samples, as always!! I especially like how you used the floss on the purple card! Very creative!

  • 502

    Love the clean, crisp lines of Maile’s new set! I love that you mixed it up with a previously released set. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 503
    Teresa Blue says:

    Wow, love Peaceful Garden and the vine die! Lots of ideas and inspiration today! Can’t wait to see the rest of the release!

  • 504
    Pat Marsh says:

    OMG, these are amazing – luv, luv, luv your creations! My favorites are ‘Treasured Friends’ and ‘Love You Forever’. The color cominations are unique. Thanks for sharing!

  • 505
    Sue D says:

    I feel so peaceful after today’s post.

  • 506
    Susan O says:

    We tell you every month how inspiring it is to see how you will combine colors and how you’ll combine elements. Do we tell you how FUN it is to be surprised and delighted by your creations? So fun!

  • 507
    kelly says:

    i love your colour combination on the funky modern vine and flower card too and i honestly can say that i never would have been able to put it together myself.

  • 508
    jcornett75@hotmail.com says:

    Cant wait to see more. Wowza!

  • 509
    Lori M says:

    Peaceful garden looks like it will be a great stamp set for my collection. Great samples.

  • 510
    Wyndi says:

    Absolutely amazing cards! I look forward to opening my email everyday just to see these gorgeous cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 511
    June Ferguson says:

    Peaceful Garden….sigh. Looking at all your wonderful inspiration is both peaceful and exhilarating at the same time. I can’t wait to order!
    June in KS

  • 512
    Ann says:

    I like all the beautiful color combos you shared today.

  • 513

    i especially love the kraft and lavender card you showcased today…although they are all beautiful cards! xxo andie…

  • 514
    Becs Attwood says:

    Everything that Maile designs seems to go straight to the top of my wishlist. Love her new stamp set, and that border die is beyond awesome.

  • 515
    CamillaBK says:

    Super sweet!
    Must own Lisa’s set!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Love everything with nature. I am thinking that the dies are beginning to be a bit too much … seems the releases are more dies than stamps 🙂 But that is just me – someone could have another view on this 🙂 And afterall – we are free to buy what we want, and there should be something for all … just …. really many dies!

  • 516
    Kelly Braund says:

    I am just loving that leafy vine die! Soooo getting that! 🙂

  • 517
    Rema Timm says:

    These cards are beautiful! Love this set…

  • 518
    Kris says:

    Totally in love with the vine die! Everything is so versatile and could work for any situation—love that about PTI!!!

  • 519
    Gina H. says:

    Oh wow, too beautiful for words! I love them!

  • 520
    Lisa M says:

    What a fabulous look at these amazing stamps! I love the botanical feel of them–especially that lovely butterly card–I’ve never notched the sides like that. What a clever idea!

  • 521

    Both sets are beautiful Nicole! I especially love the Peaceful Garden set, it will be on my must-have list for sure!

  • 522
    Julie Learned says:

    These projects are just gorgeous. I would love to win the new sets and play!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Julie L.

  • 523

    Wow! Your cards are absolutely amazing! Your Enchanted Evening with Raspberry Fizz card made my jaw hit the floor! What an unexpected gorgeous combo! I am so in love with Peaceful gardens and the Vide border die! These will definitely be coming home to me!

  • 524

    Beautiful Cards! I am looking forward to seeing all of the Peaceful Garden stamps. I really enjoyed the sample projects today.

  • 525
    Carolee Jones says:

    at first I wasn’t sure I liked this set…but after seeing all the different ways of creating with it.. I’ve changed my mine!

  • 526
    see mary stamp says:

    The Vines die is to die for. Just wonderful. Love the vine stamp image too. Lisa’s Peaceful Garden is so elegant. Beautiful samples.

  • 527
    Cheryl I. says:

    Peaceful Garden has been given the perfect name. I loved all the examples. I really love the design and color combo of the Harvest Gold and Hawaiian Shores card. Stunning! Maile’s set is beautiful as well! I like the simplicity of the set and yet is very versatile.

  • 528
    Jill says:

    I am so glad there’s going to be a vine die, because I had been thinking about how long it was going to take to cut out! Wonderful inspiration today, as always. This is shaping up for a “I Want it All” month!

  • 529
    Diana Ferralli says:

    I love all the beautiful projects. Can’t wait till release night.

  • 530
    Vicki says:

    ALL of the cards are beautiful. I would love to win any set. Also, your use of colors is amazing.

  • 531
    Angy says:

    I am loving that vine set with new die more and more each time I see it! Super sweet! Peaceful garden is also gorgeous and looks like it will be a ton of fun to play with.

  • 532
    Cindy S says:

    Wow! What beautiful and versatile sets. Oh, now I’m rethinking whether I need more floral and plant images…just darling, and I love the bamboo!!

  • 533

    there is SO much beauty in these projects 🙂 i love it all !

  • 534
    Anna M. says:

    … Mhh.. I was wondering if the new border die could be used to make flowers, rolling the paper itself…

  • 535
    Melissa Bove says:

    Wow! I am speechless! The samples created are breathtaking! PTI amazes me every month!! Keep up the awesome work!!

  • 536
    Miki says:

    Lots of possibilities with these sets! I love all the ideas and the peaceful garden set!

  • 537
    Cathy Green says:

    Wow! Love the dies and stamps! So appropriate for the summer!

  • 538
    Kristy Smith says:

    WOW I love these stamp sets! That leafy vine is just beautiful, and I love how you used it with the new flower fusion flower!

    AND those peaceful garden images work so wonderfully with the happy trails set from the last release! Just fabulous, I’ll definitely be busting out the wallet for some of these sets!

  • 539
    M Wilson says:

    Great projects–thanks for sharing

  • 540
    Sharon says:

    Love the peaceful garden and I can’t wait to get crafty and try notching one of my cards like you did on the lavendar fields. Lovely!

  • 541
    CarolLynn says:

    Can’t wait for release night! I love all the cards made with this release.

  • 542
    Paula I says:

    Loving Peaceful Garden, such a pretty set. Your cards, as always are amazing and truly inspirational. I’m off to see what the rest of the DT have created.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 543
    Tanja H. says:

    Wow, Love the new background Set from Maile- so versatile. And one of my all time favorite: another flower/ plant set. Awesome release, Nichole!

  • 544
    CindyC says:

    oh my gosh…so cool! Love the gold embossing!

  • 545
    Alanna says:

    I’m totally loving everything you’ve showed today. Lisa’s set looks so calming and peaceful and I just adore the vine set and matching die.

  • 546
    Cristina says:

    More beautiful samples! And I love Maile’s new die. Love.

  • 547
    Karen L. says:

    What beautiful cards today…makes me want to get out my embossing powder too, haven’t used that in a while. My fav for today is the Peaceful Garden set followed by the modern leafy vines by Maile. Two totally different takes on the “botanical” theme…love it! Thanks for another chance to win your great products!

  • 548
    Bonnie says:

    Such an amazing set, with the border die, just imagine the possibilites…I love the cards you made, just wonderful. Thanks for the peaks.

  • 549
    Barbara says:

    Love Lisa’s new set & die! The cards you made with it are beautiful…as usual.

  • 550
    Carolyn says:

    I really love Peaceful Gardens! Again, amazing inspiration cards. Can’t pick a favorite.

  • 551
    Ruth S says:

    Wow, I just need to pick my jaw up from the floor – I love these sets. What gorgeous inspiration!
    I love the soft style of Peaceful Garden and Maile’s vines will mix and match perfectly with so many other sets too, like all the Flower Fusions for starters 😉
    Thnks for the chance to win, Rx

  • 552
    Renee says:

    All of these cards are simply breathtaking…
    LOVE how you used the gold embossing on card #1!
    Stunning!
    Fabby cards…
    fabby sets…
    but I’m dying to see Half and Half that you keep giving us peeks at!!

  • 553
    Michelle L says:

    Love the vines. I’m usually not a fan of the modern look but I love these!

  • 554
    Holly F. says:

    Love it! Glad I have my internet connection back! Smart phone screen does not do these beauties justice:)

  • 555
    Anna K. says:

    I LOVE the fern and bamboo images. I can think of a zillion ways to put them to good use! 🙂

  • 556
    Cynthia B. says:

    The vine border is gorgeous! So much inspiration in this post- thanks to your designers for creating such beautiful samples.

  • 557
    Efrat K says:

    I would LOVE to use Peaceful Garden on my scrapbook pages!! It’s *so* pretty! I just *love* the style of this set. And the Vines set is just perfect for more modern designs! So fun.
    I think my favorite cards are the ones you made with Happy Trails. They are so dreamy!!

  • 558
    Elin says:

    I love these new collection! Can give soo many different types of expressions and thanks for the wonderful ideas 🙂

  • 559
    Carmen says:

    I love embossing powder on cards – those ferns make it beautiful and elegant. I also really like the looks of the Congrats card on the cream color.

  • 560
    Lesa W. says:

    Peaceful Garden is a wonderful set. I can’t wait to have it at home with me. Your great projects today and Lisa’s projects make me want it NOW!!!

  • 561
    Marsha says:

    Oh! My! Stars!! How do you do it month after month? Gorgeous!! I’m so inspired … thank you.

  • 562
    Karen B. says:

    You’ve outdone yourself with these color combinations! The stamps are beautiful too!

  • 563
    annheidel says:

    I love all your cards – such variety! I can’t wait to see more ideas, especially with Background Basics: Vines.

  • 564
    maryrose says:

    Wow, lovely new pretties this month! Nichole, love what you did with the notched card and floss…too clever!

  • 565
    Troy Louise says:

    Lovely, beautiful, peaceful! Thanks so much for the wonderful new stamp & dies coming our way.

  • 566
    Laura :) says:

    Love peaceful garden!! I can see so many wonderul applications. And the vine die is so fun!! Love all the the different looks Maile’s set can have.

  • 567
    Mary Beth S says:

    Such great dies, as always. How versatile the Peaceful Garden and Vines sets are. Looking forward to seeing more.

  • 568
    Janice Moss says:

    When I finally think that I can get by with little from your new release, you show how versatile each stamp is and make me want everything! And your choice of color combinations…wow! Now…if I can only find a money tree 😀

  • 569
    Marlo says:

    Once again such beautiful work!

  • 570
    Elise says:

    Both of these sets are so useful! They would make beautiful clean and simple cards Great for making card sets to give as a gift!

  • 571
    kristen m says:

    Peaceful garden trio cards are **stunning** and I also **love** the colored card base Congrats card!! Such terrific inspiration! The new sets and the die are a wonderful addition.

  • 572
    Bonnie Peters says:

    Would love to win this wonderful prize package. Love all the new releases.

  • 573
    Iris says:

    I absolutely love the Peaceful Garden set! Today’s creations are fabulous, thanks for the inspiration!

  • 574

    These sets would truly become staples for sooo many projects, I am sure! Your samples are always just stunning; how do you do it? I wonder if you ever have had a day when your creativity isn’t spot on? Somehow I doubt it!
    Also very intrigued about the Half & Half set you’ve yet to spotlight — cannot wait!!!

  • 575
    Joyce Carlson says:

    What beautiful cards. So so pretty!

  • 576
    Andrea M says:

    Amazing samples!!! WOW! LOVE them ALL!!! Can’t wait for Thurs night!!!

  • 577
    Debbie S says:

    OMG Peaceful Garden has a fern… I adore ferns!! I’m going to have to get that set just for that stamp. And I love the color combinations on the Hello Friend and Love You cards… gorgeous! I’m going to make note of those to use at another time.

  • 578
    DebbieZ says:

    Love the Peaceful Garden.

  • 579
    stampyblock says:

    Love the two set today! What amazing samples also! That engagement card (great colors!) and thank you card are both so unique and stunning. I see endless possibilites with the border vine die. Love it all of course!

  • 580
    Lisa says:

    GORGEOUS sets! I especially love the cluster of bamboo shoots!!

  • 581
    April W says:

    Looooove today’s reveal!!!
    – April W

  • 582
    AnneSATX says:

    Absolutely beautiful cards and the stamps are incredible, as usual. Peaceful Garden is so … well, peaceful! And I love BB: Vines — so fresh and modern. The die looks fantastic and I can’t wait to get my own to play with. Thanks!

  • 583
    iheartart says:

    I love those. I especially like the peaceful garden stamps. They are so pretty. I have flower stamps, but I don’t have foliage stamps, so these would be so nice to win.

  • 584
    Landa says:

    Peaceful Garden reminds me of why I fell in love with stamping!

  • 585
    Pamm says:

    Oh my! Love,love,love Peaceful Garden and the Vine set and die! Just when I thought that I had seen it all…..nope, I was wrong!

  • 586
    Barbara T from CT says:

    Nichole,
    These cards are beautiful . yes the stamps are cool but it is all the examples that make us swoon !

  • 587
    Erin Taylor says:

    I cannot wait to purchase these sets! I love the vie die & the beautiful images in Peaceful Garden.

  • 588
    Diana Fisher says:

    Gorgeous!! I love the off-center aqua-color cards. Stunning!

  • 589
    Barbara Hale says:

    I love the projects today. Who wouldn’t want to find themselves walking thru a peaceful garden scene. I also really like the color combos today.

  • 590
    Kristen says:

    I think Peaceful Garden just might be my favorite stamp set of ALL time. I work at a plant nursery on the weekends, and those sprigs and grasses have my mind SWIRLING! I am already picturing fall cards… I cannot wait to put this set in my cart!

  • 591
    veronica says:

    oh, that leaf background is to die for!!
    and the die that matches too. what a great idea! can’t wait to play with it myself.
    i love the way you embossed it in white and then colored in the leaves. very snazzy!

  • 592
    Marlena says:

    Yikers…this is an AMAZING SET. I love the possibilities that lie ahead! 😉

  • 593
    Mary B (tnvol) says:

    When I first saw that there would be a foliage set with a bamboo image, I didn’t think there was any way I would be interested. Then I saw Lisa’s red, black and khaki card with that very bamboo image, and was immediately hooked. Then your elegant take with gold embossing and using Hawaiian Shores ink on Harvest Gold cardstock sealed the deal. This set is a must have!

  • 594
    Natalie Winterstein says:

    I love today’s cards! The Peaceful Gardens set gives such a cool alternative to the “usual” floral sets and the vine set and die are so cute. I am imagining many cute cards! 🙂

  • 595
    BarbaraB says:

    I am constantly amazed with the design ideas you come up with! Thanks for the peeks.

  • 596
    Lin says:

    Love LOVE LOVE the vine die!!! Beautiful inspiration 🙂

  • 597
    Jennifer V says:

    I am in so much trouble this month! I am loving EVERYTHING! Can’t wait to see more.

  • 598
    Alyssa S says:

    These are all just beautiful!! I adore the leafy vine border die too!!

  • 599
    Suependous says:

    So creative and each one so different from the other. The samples are fantastic!

  • 600
    Rita says:

    Beautiful stamp sets and creative card ideas. And Maille’s vine design is, well, devine.

  • 601
    Camille says:

    Loving both of these sets and their corresponding dies! Particularly love the congrats card and the love you forever one – awesome color combo with the bright pink and navy. Can’t wait to see what you’ve got for tomorrow…

  • 602
    Cat Darling says:

    What amazing things you do with such simple disigns! Stunning!

  • 603
    Deena Hopkins says:

    Wow! Gorgeous and so calming! Love every example.

  • 604
    Kelly says:

    Nichole, I am truly amazed that each month you come up with new/more/different designs. I always find inspiration from you. I have to try your thanks for all you do card. Looking forward to the 15th.

  • 605
    Patti Gingrich says:

    Breathtakingly beautiful!

  • 606
    MelissaT says:

    These two sets are both so different in style but both so lovely! I completely adore the new border die.

  • 607
    Kalyna says:

    Beautiful sets! I love natural stamps, so the peaceful garden set looks like another must have for my collection

  • 608
    Meredith K. says:

    Lisa has such a flair for sillouette plant life images – I especially love the look of the bamboo image and the gold embossing of these images – looks FABULOUS!

  • 609
    Kendall B says:

    Peaceful Garden is a gorgeous set. Your cards and Lisa’s are fabulous. The vine die looks mighty attractive too!

  • 610
    Laura says:

    Just beautiful!! I love seeing what the design team comes up with.

  • 611
    Brenda B says:

    Thanks so much for sharing. The peaceful gardent is just the greatest!

  • 612
    Paula says:

    Oh so cute! Fabulous samples!

  • 613

    Oh my gosh, I’ve been away for a few days and look at all the wonderful things to see! Gorgeous cards and great new stamps, dies and paper, another fabulous release!

  • 614
    LaurieJ says:

    I am in love with Peaceful Gardens! The bamboo alone would convince me that this is a must-have set. Fabulous!

  • 615
    jett says:

    Peaceful Garden looks like a must have! Can’t wait to play with it.

  • 616
    Char says:

    Peaceful Garden is beautiful. Can’t wait to get my hands on it. Really looking forward to seeing more of Half and Half. Looks like it will find it’s way to my house. Thanks for another awesome release.

  • 617
    Kim H. says:

    I really love the vine dye. I am amazed at how you continue to come up with creative, new ideas — love this month’s release.

  • 618
    Julie E says:

    Beautiful creations. I really like the asian feel to these and what fun new dies!

  • 619
    Melissa Flieg says:

    Beautiful cards. Peaceful gardens is so beautiful and I love the leaf borders.

  • 620

    OMG! I love every single card example shown! These are just my type of stamps – natural and earthy! I just started following Papertrey and definitely need to purchase some stamps! Or, maybe I can win some!?!? 🙂

  • 621
    Eileen M says:

    I knew the moment I saw Lisa’s samples that I would want peaceful garden, and have been sorely tempted by background vines. Your samples convinced me, totally!

  • 622
    Katie Gehring says:

    Oh my. I love these sets and it’s not just because the grass to seed image reminds me of parts of our yard. :o) Both sets are beautiful and unique, but very papertrey- that is what I love most about your company. Looks like July is shaping up to be another amazing release!

  • 623
    Lindzie h says:

    The vellum card is to die for. Wow! Great set! Thanks for sharing!

  • 624
    Suzanne Mooney says:

    I was really intrigued by Lisa’s sneak peaks and she sure hasn’t disappointed. I am absolutely loving her set. I love the bamboo stamp. And as for Mailes’ set, at first I thought it was a little too modern for me, but after seeing her posts each day and then Nicole’s today, I can see that they are really so adaptable to everyone’s styles.

  • 625
    Laura Jolley says:

    Maile’s set and die is soooooooo coming home to me. I love, love, love, this set. I can see many uses with this and also using the patterned paper that is coming out this month. Keep up the good work and can’t wait to see more.

  • 626
    Ivette Melzer says:

    I love all the great things coming out this month. Can’t wait to see the rest of the sets! The cards are awesome!

  • 627
    Kaa Thao says:

    I am in LOVE with the Peaceful Garden and Background Basics: Vines stamp sets! I eagerly wait for their release! Absolutely ultra modern, fresh & clean, FUN, and inspiring. Stunning! Endless possibilities and versatility for crafting and just what I need to freshen up my next batch of cards and projects.

    I can’t wait to experiment with stamping the ferns, bamboo, and grass designs on some votive and pillar candle gifts!

    Can you imagine the posibilities and their awesome results?

    I CAN!

  • 628
    Monica K. says:

    What beautiful sets!! And I love the cards you made, the Hawaiian Shores and gold is stunning!

  • 629
    Deb F. says:

    Great sets Definately different from other flower sets you have done. love the samples

  • 630
    LorraineN says:

    The Peaceful Vines is so pretty & dainty and of course your & the DT creations make it rock!

  • 631
    Pai says:

    Love the projects, can’t wait to see the full reveal! I like what I see so far!

  • 632
    Amanda E says:

    I am so excited about this month’s release, everything looks amazing like always!

  • 633
    Jess Kruegel says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE it all, especially the vines die and stamps!!

  • 634
    Gabriela says:

    oh wow… so pretty! I love all the cards.

  • 635
    Karen U says:

    Wow Wow Wow! You are one talented & creative lady and I am inspired once again! Peaceful garden is beautiful and I can’t wait to see more!

  • 636
    Shawn Wenrich says:

    I am loving this months release more and more with every sneak peek. The samples on this post are so elegant, awesome and inspiring work, thank you!

  • 637
    SaraG says:

    As always, love the ideas and inspiration that make me NEED the sets! Truly lovely. Thanks for the chance to win, too!

  • 638
    Sara L. says:

    Love the garden inspired sets. Can’t wait to start creating with them 🙂

  • 639
    LaceyNB says:

    Wow, I love the graphic detail of the dies!

  • 640
    Mindy says:

    Those sets are beyond gorgeous! Breathtaking!

  • 641
    Noreen says:

    I am a tree lover.. and I think these woodsy dies are necessary! Everyone did lovely cards!

  • 642
    Tanya says:

    Wow, these cards are amazing and I can’t wait to get to play with them 🙂

  • 643
    Barb S says:

    I love the leafy images of Peaceful Garden! The fern images are beautiful embossed in gold. I can tell this is a set I’ll use a lot!

  • 644
    L. Lee says:

    I really like the peaceful garden stamp set, I think it has a lot of possibilities. Looking forward to seeing more cards using that set.

  • 645
    Kathleen Pennington says:

    What beautiful cards. These sets are going to be so loved.

  • 646
    Jordan G says:

    awesome new releases! cannot wait 🙂

  • 647
    Donna Simpson says:

    Pick me! It would be so cool to win. Thanks for such a great release.

  • 648
    Cara B says:

    I am loving peaceful garden and your sample cards are delicious!!! I can’t wait to see the full reveal.

  • 649
    Tracey Kuzniak says:

    GORGEOUS cards all around!!! LOVE the nature theme and especially the leave border die!!

  • 650
    saral says:

    Loving both these sets. Beautiful cards today.

  • 651
    Sammie says:

    Sooo many possibilities with these sets! I’m always inspired by your creativity Nichole!

  • 652
    Heather DG says:

    Nichole, your cards are simply stunning!! I can not wait to see the sets!

  • 653
    Happy Now says:

    Once again I find myself wishing for more hours in the day and a larger stamping budget (perhaps not in that order…)… 🙂 Great stuff!

  • 654
    Heather says:

    Love the vines set and die! Your first card with the background and the flowers is absolutely beautiful!

  • 655
    Amy Kolling says:

    I think Maile’s set will be fabulous especially paired with that over the top new die!! I MUST HAVE IT!!! 🙂

  • 656
    Kathleen says:

    Two more amazing sets—I am so excited to see all the versatility in these projects you created—I LOVE your “Hello friend” card—it’s stunning!

  • 657
    Linda E says:

    What a beautiful set and wonderful inspiration!

  • 658
    Rhonda M. says:

    More sets to love! I love Maile’s modern look and versitility with the vines. However, I also love the beautiful classic images Lisa has designed. I guess I need them both! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 659

    Beautiful cards, what is a person to do when they had decided that this would be an easy month, now look what you have done!

  • 660
    Kari D says:

    I LOVE Peaceful Gardens embossed in gold on Hawaiian Shores! So classic. So elegant. OH MY GOODNESSES! The Think Big Favorites already has my mind turning with new ideas. AND OH MY how pretty is the new background set. Woo Hoo to Maile! Knock another one right out of the ballpark!

  • 661
    Kara says:

    Such varying uses of hawaiian shores. So elegant with the gold embossing and stunning modern on the harvest gold. Thanks for the inspiration!!

  • 662
    ann says:

    I am loving all of your card examples. So many beautiful new sets that I must have in my collection.

  • 663
    patty says:

    the peaceful garden set is so beautiful and versatile. i can see myself using this set for lots of cards and projects.

  • 664
    jen shears says:

    Your cards are amazing- they show off soooo many possibilities- not only with the new sets, but combining them with older favorites!!! Of course, the new sets are looking fantastic!!!! 😀

  • 665
    pat from sd says:

    Love Lisa’s Peaceful Garden set! I love stamps like these as there is so much you can do with them and they can be used for so many different card themes.

  • 666
    Joni said... says:

    Beautiful! Peaceful Garden love it. I am so thrilled with this July release there are so much possibilities. Thank you for great ideas Nichole. You are truly an inspiration!

  • 667
    krissie says:

    you all are so creative and talented. thank you for sharing with us all your beautiful creations. and i love all the sets, yet again. sigh…

  • 668

    I love that bamboo and the hawaiian shores on the summer sunrise is such an incredible color combo! Can’t wait to see more!!

  • 669
    kathleena says:

    I really miss all of the rock gardens in Seattle. SInce moving to Texas, we just don’t have anything like them. This peaceful garden set brings me right back there! And who can resist the vines – and I was surprised at how much I liked the die of the vine – it was such a clean graphic look that is very versatile. Amazing cards!

  • 670

    Another winning day, the new sets and your inspiration are fantastic! All beautiful creations and I am loving the new colour scheme.

  • 671
    Julie says:

    Beautiful cards which is why your sight is on my favs list. Great inspiration for my projects later in the week. Thanks!

  • 672

    The embossing on the first card is so elegant!

  • 673

    So clever, so pretty! love it all!

  • 674

    The cards are beautiful. I love the lavender card with the floss – so very pretty!

  • 675
    Jennifer L. says:

    The cards with Peaceful Garden and Happy Trails are wonderful! Lovin’ the vine die also. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 676
    Rachel V. says:

    Beautiful projects and I love all the organic inspiration. I also love that the set Peaceful Garden appears to have great images for masculine cards as well. I always have a harder time coming up with guy cards, but these images have already inspired me! The bamboo images are my favorite. It is simple and creates a bolder vertical element that works nice as a background. Kudos! 🙂

  • 677
    Amrita says:

    Such amazing cards that I can’t pick a favorite! Peaceful Garden is stunning and I love the vines die! I like how you cut one end shorter on the Engagement card but have one flower off the edge. Such a small but great detail!

  • 678
    Stef Perry says:

    Both sets are fabulous, and your ideas for using them are brilliant as always!!

  • 679
    Fatima M says:

    I love Maile’s new set of the background basic vines. Thanks you for sharing such amazing inspiration!

  • 680
    Laura Boyd says:

    Beautiful samples. I now have some new color combos that I need to try. I really enjoy the way you have mixed and matched all the lovely new sets with each other and previous sets.

  • 681
    Linda says:

    Love love love. Especially the cards combining the Peaceful Garden with Happy Trails! Now I need both.

  • 682
    Wendy Hare says:

    I really love the gold embossing and the vine die and stamp set are my favorites :).

  • 683
    Marty B says:

    What absolutely beautiful cards…you have raised the bar. Just love this release!!!

  • 684
    Sara says:

    It looks there are so many different possibilities with these sets! I really do love flowers, but it is a nice change of pace to see these sets which focus more on “green” elements of nature. So pretty!

  • 685
    Marta says:

    I’m in love with all the sets shown so far.

  • 686
    Kathy Grimsdale says:

    Absolutely, positively love everything in today’s post! Love all the cards I’ve seen with Lisa’s newest set, and it’s going to be very difficult to resist Maile’s Background Basics: Vines.

  • 687
    Anthonette says:

    Love Maile’s new die and stamps! Thanks for a chance to win.

  • 688
    Josiane says:

    Peaceful Garden is so beautiful, and being Asian, I love bamboo. Can’t wait to stamp with it in person. I didn’t think I would like the vines background set but love the samples I have seen so far. The die was such a surprise – the first die for a background set. Its detail is amazing.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 689
    Nancy says:

    Lisa truly has managed to capture the feel of a peaceful garden with her latest stamp set. And Maile has taken the title of Queen of Modern Backgrounds.

  • 690
    Vanessa Cadman says:

    Absolutely LOVE Lisa’s set – can’t wait to get my hands on it!! Lovely inspiration Nichole

  • 691
    Christine N says:

    Wow, another must have set! You killing my budget!!!

  • 692
    Bonnie aka raduse says:

    Love all of the samples!! Your CAS cards are just beautiful and so inspiring.

  • 693
    Sofia says:

    The vine die is calling my name!!! I loooooove it!!!

  • 694
    Roula says:

    Such beautiful projects Nichole!!! Love all the new products!!!

  • 695
    Ola Jaggers says:

    I seriously love Peaceful Garden… it is absolutely gorgeous, and I canNOT wait to see more of it!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola Jaggers

  • 696
    Efrat S. says:

    Stunning!! can’t wait for the full release.

  • 697
    Gwen says:

    I really like the leafy vine set and die. It’s an edgy and new direction for paper-crafting! Like Marimeiko meets paper, only it’s Maile! All the cards are beautiful! With this prize package the possibilities are endless!

  • 698
    Jean Dominguez says:

    I love peaceful gardens – it is so dreamy. And I am a sucker for all your backgrounds but to coordinate with a die – aaahhhh.

  • 699
    Lynn says:

    Oh such wonderful new sets we are going to see frjom the looks of your wonderful cards.

  • 700
    Suzanne F. says:

    Really beautiful examples for using these new stamps and dies!

  • 701

    Gorgeous! Thanks for continually inspiring me!

  • 702
    Oralia says:

    Amazing!! I LOVE Maile’s modern-looking stamps and what you’ve done with them! And Lisa Johnson’s set and dies are going to be a seriously go-to-collection! These countdowns are always SO inspiring!!!

  • 703
    julie coit says:

    love peaceful garden and the vines are wonderful! keep up the good work!!

  • 704
    Marilyn says:

    This is a dear set close to my heart. My husband grows over 35 varieties of bamboo and has grown some varieties that have not been grown in Texas before. He loves all bamboo items. My daughter loves anything oriental. We are almost done converting her room into an oriental theme. Both of my besties above love anything oriental. I would love to incorporate these stamps into some accent pieces, cards and decor items for my home. What fun that would be.

  • 705
    Charlene says:

    You never cease to amaze, Nicole. Wish my mind worked like yours. Each one is a precious creation.

  • 706
    Jacqueline says:

    What i love the most is