July 2015 Release Preview

By July 15, 2015General




































We've heard all of you loud and clear!  The popular Make It Market: Nostalgic Notions Kit paper pad was such a huge success, many of you have let us know that you wished to purchase additional pads separately.  We are pleased to announce that these will be available tonight along with the other new release items.


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  • 1
    Lady Gray says:

    Lounge around, watching movies and making great food.

  • 2
    Meg says:

    Organizing my paper crafting supplies and using them!

  • 3
    LauraJane:) says:

    Oh I’m very excited about all the vintage items:)
    On rainy days I LOVE to stamp and COLOR with my kiddos!

  • 4
    Keri says:

    My favorite thing to do when it rains, snows, when it’s foggy, overcast, sunny, daytime, nighttime…no matter…I love to create. 🙂

  • 5

    Great release! Loved seeing all the great samples from the DT.
    On a rainy day I like to stay in my PJs and stamp and read -maybe throw in a little baking also!

  • 6
    Penelope Tucker says:

    Well we haven’t seen a lot of rain in the west for a few years now, but I will try to remember what it feels like. There is no finer day for me than watching a period film and crafting …. Be it with fabric or paper!

  • 7
    Barb Kirkwood says:

    Yea love that nostalgic paper and excited about those new inks

  • 8
    peggy says:

    Living in California I’m missing rain, but I love reading and stamping on those rainy days. Love this release!

  • 9
    linda in nc says:

    Any day is a good day when I’m creating with my PTI goodies,but especially rainy days when I don’t want to go out. Thanks for another amazing release!

  • 10
    Hannah Mize says:

    I love to read a book-which always ends in a nap.:)

  • 11
    Tina B. says:

    I love rainy days when I have nothing on my calendar. It’s a great day to stay in pjs, drink coffee and watch movies or catch up on reading.

  • 12
    Nina Kammersten says:

    Pet the cat.

  • 13
    abrash says:

    Best thing to do on a rainy day is stamp and create!

  • 14
    June says:

    Rainy days are God’s way of refreshing us. I love to catch up with chores and half finished projects. When that’s done the fun really begins….creating new creative projects!

  • 15
    Ronna E. says:

    Rainy days are a good time to get creative. I love to spend that time learning a new technique or mastering a new tool.

  • 16
    jan metcalf says:

    Rainy days are perfect for playing with my PTI products!

  • 17
    lindagk23 says:

    On Rainy days I love to stamp and color and make cards. Love the new release!

  • 18
    Carolyn says:

    Congratulations on another wonderful release!

  • 19
    Diane Anthony says:

    I love to curl up with a good book. Scrapbook, stamp and create as well. If it is really chilly you might find me hand quilting too. Love my hobbies!

  • 20
    Annie Dill says:

    R E A D ! ! !

  • 21
    Julie Bitner says:

    Besides playing with my Papertrey Ink products?!? I love to curl up on the sofa with a good book and a cup of coffee.

  • 22
    Julia L. says:

    My favorite thing to do when it is raining is to cuddle up with my dogs and read.

  • 23
    Robyn G. says:

    I love to read when it’s rainy! Sit in my comfy chair by the bay window with a good book and a good cup of coffee (and maybe a cookie or two! 🙂 So as you might guess, I’m really excited about the Bibliophile series!

  • 24
    Patsann says:

    The best thing to do on a rainy day is to focus on your inside housework!
    Once that is caught up Stamp !

  • 25
    Gerry S says:

    I’m sure I’ll be the only one saying this..hehe… I love sitting in my big stuffy chair, in front of my picture window with a book and coffee!

  • 26
    Susan P says:

    My favorite things to do on a rainy day are to quilt and/or to stamp! Sometimes it’s hard to choose between the two crafts, so on a really good rainy day, I might get to do both! Another great release ladies!

  • 27
    Janet Wilson says:

    So exciting to see the full release – my list is written!

    My favorite thing about a “rainy day” – is “not feeling guilty” about staying in to make cards and catch up on household chores 🙂

  • 28
    Mary Beth Krakowski says:

    Rainy days are the perfect times to satisfy that need to be yourself. The creative self working on projects that have been waiting. I love retreating to my workshop and puttering around while listening to the rain. Or settling down for some reading time. I really enjoy my own company when it is raining.

  • 29
    Sandy says:

    Reading a book and sleeping are my favorite things to do on a rainy day.

  • 30
    Nancy M. says:

    On rainy days I love to create! Baking, beading, papercrafting…..all in my jammies with a nice pot of brewed tea.

  • 31
    JoEll says:

    Here in Florida it rains frequently…I really like watching the lightening displays (from inside of course) ….and at the end of the storm a beautiful rainbow appears.. Magical, I say.

  • 32
    Chick Alizadeh says:

    Depends on the kind of storm. If it is a lazy soaking rain, I tend to snuggle under a quilt with a good book and alternately read and sleep. but if it is a rolling thunder storm it feeds me energy and I re- organize and clean my stamp room and create create create!!! so your weather and book series here are going to do serious damage to my budget!!Smiles!

  • 33
    Elizabeth T. says:

    On rainy days I like to do some extra cooking and spend some time crafting. I’ve enjoyed viewing this month’s release, especially the L’Shanah Tovah mini set.

  • 34
    Melanie P says:

    I love to make a pot of tea and watch a movie.

  • 35
    susan h. says:

    My favorite thing to do when it’s rainy is read, sleep, or make cards. There are so many wonderful items in this release. I can’t decide what to buy!

  • 36
    Linda E says:

    The best things to do on a rainy day are stamp and binge watch my favorite shows!

  • 37
    txgrandma says:

    My favorite thing to do on rainy days is to surf the web for card making ideas!

  • 38
    sharri reeves says:

    Well, stamping of course! Followed closely by curling up on the couch with my yorkies and a book.

  • 39
    Marcia Hill says:

    Silly question…of course I stamp on rainy days!! And I like to read too and just listen to the rain…it’s a lovely sound! :0)

  • 40
    Roxanne says:

    Watching movies (or the storms) with the fireplace going….or playing with anything creative!

  • 41
    Carrie Sheridan says:

    I love to snuggle up on the couch with a good book!

  • 42
    Camille says:

    Rainy days are good for catching up on some much needed sleep and crafting.

  • 43
    Kay F says:

    I let my daughter select a craft from our book of kids crafting ideas. She is in kindergarten and loves paper as much as I do!

  • 44
    Flo says:

    When it’s a rainy day, I hop into my PJ’s, prep my fave coffee, and head to my card making corner to design and make cards for the year.

  • 45
    Jo Ann Mooney says:

    I love cozy rainy days & usually spend them making lots of cards for my card classes for seniors.

  • 46
    Aaron says:

    Book & coffee!

  • 47
    Kim says:

    I love to listen to the rain and the sound of cars going past on the road. I think we tend to bake more, and probably watch a movie ( or two).

  • 48

    Rainy days make me want to snuggle in a blanket and read.

  • 49
    Nels Nelson says:

    Rainy Days inspire me to get serious; put on some classical music and create a series of cards (serious stuff, I tell you!)

  • 50
    Shirley Robelotto says:

    On a rainy day, I love to go into my stamping room and create anything and everything with reckless abandon!

  • 51

    What an amazing line up of goodness!

  • 52
    Nancy Penir says:

    Love ANY excuse to be confined in my craft room! Rain or shine, it’s where I want to be! Note: The releases keep getting better! How is that possible? Always excited to see what is new, and how the designers give them life. Love it all!

  • 53
    Autumn says:

    I’ve always loved to curl up with a good book, but we’ve had so many rainy days this year in Western PA, I have new favorites. These days I like working on a brightly colored quilt project, or playing with a new stamp set and bright inks.

  • 54
    Dee says:

    Rainy days in our house is ‘Arts & Craft Day’. Beautiful papers, colorful inks , textured materials, stamps, dies, scissors and glue, good music, cookies with coffee- what a GREAT way to spend the DAY!! Thank PTI for your inspirations and products that have made my rainy days full of laughter, delight, good times and great projects. : – )

  • 55
    LaurieD says:

    I love watching the approach of the storm clouds; then, once the rain starts I head to the craft room and enjoy some creative time!

  • 56
    Sandy S. says:

    Doh! Stamp, of course! Why else am I here? (Reading comes a close second, though.)

  • 57
    Connie Fisher says:

    On a nice rainy day, I love to read or work on cards at my craft table so I can watch the rain =)

  • 58
    abbott_tina@att.net says:

    My favorite thing to do on a rainy day is curl up with a blanket, some coffee and a good book. Read, nap, read, nap!

  • 59

    A rainy, stormy day is one of my favorites!
    Since I was a small girl I have loved storms and love to sit or stand and watch Gods power in action!

  • 60
    Kay says:

    It really doesn’t matter if it’s raining or sunny outside, my favorite thing to do is make cards!

  • 61
    isabel says:

    Putting on CDs and crafting away. Doesn’t get better than that!

  • 62
    Tracey T says:

    I live in Scotland – most days are rainy days! Crafting or bloghopping for crafty ideas is a great way to forget the weather!

  • 63
    Kailash says:

    It’s so wonderful to read or curl up and get cozy to watch a movie!!!

  • 64
    Carol Jones says:

    As a Californian, rain has been incredibly scarce. However, rain or shine, I love to take time to create, to make something that will be meaningful to someone else.

  • 65
    Laura L says:

    On rainy days I long to read and/or craft– & if I get to do either, it leads me into a nap… If the 1,000 other things that need to be done stay hidden behind the clouds long enough!! 🙂

  • 66
    bookboxer says:

    Sitting with a cup of tea and a good book – my favorite thing to do on ANY day (including a rainy one)

  • 67

    I love to bake cookies and watch a movie!

  • 68
    Janet says:

    When it’s rainy, I love to close the doors to the barn and listen to my horses softly munch their hay. So cozy. Then I head back home to stamp!

  • 69
    Georgia Tuttle says:

    My favorite thing to do on a rainy day is lock myself up in my craft room and make cards until I am tired of looking at paper…..when does that happen? :0)

  • 70
    Sonya says:

    On rainy days I like to stamp and colour.

  • 71
    Holly Bogle says:

    I’m really loving the Vintage Linen collection and I can’t wait to order me some !!
    What’s my favorite thing to do on a Rainy Day ? Crafting… making up some new handcrafted greeting cards… And here in the midwest we have had our share of rainy days !!!

  • 72
    Eileen L says:

    On a rainy day, I love to sit on my couch and read a book or do some stamping!

  • 73
    Mary W says:

    When there is no lightning (FL is lightning capital of US) I use an umbrella and LOVE to walk my dog. She loves splashing in puddles just like a kid and her nose is smelling everything like it’s brand new.

  • 74
    Becky says:

    On a rainy day, I love finding new card making technique tutorials to try! I can spend all day in my jammies, inking and stamping and die cutting.

  • 75
    Sheryl W says:

    I have more rainy days than I know what to do with since I live in Oregon. So I read, make cards, play with my Granddaughter, watch TV, read, make cards, play with my Granddaughter, watch TV, and look forward to the sunshine!!!

  • 76
    Wendy says:

    Shop online for wonderful PTI products!

  • 77
    Yve says:

    On dark rainy days in England I like curling up under a blanket,2 cats squashed on top, book in one hand, frothy coffee in the other

  • 78
    pat phillips says:

    It all depends on the day of the week. Watching an old movie or playing with my stamps. My husband always says “this would be a good chocolate chip cookie and coffee day. I usually agree!

  • 79
    Victoria Nelson says:

    There are two activities I especially enjoy doing on a rainy day–and we get a lot of rainy days throughout the year here in Seattle! I love to read and I love to craft! Lots of goodies being released this month that relate to both of those activities! Thanks for another great month!

  • 80
    Janell says:

    Stamping all day long!!

  • 81
    Bonnie W. (Cardm8kr63) says:

    My favorite thing to do on a rainy day is curl up on the couch with a good book.

  • 82
    dictionary says:

    So many wonderful products and projects
    Love to watch a movie and eat popcorn on a rainy day but my all time favorite thing is to lay in bed and just listen to it rain, enjoying the peace it brings.

  • 83
    Dolly says:

    I am spending my first summer at the family cottage in Bay View, MI this year and watching summer storms move in across Lake Michigan while bundled up on our front porch, sipping tea in grandma Thelma’s china tea cups and rocking the afternoon away in her wicker rocking chair…total bliss!

  • 84
    Brandi R says:

    Super fun release! Love it!

    Rainy days……love curling up with my fur-babies and just relax♥

  • 85
    Karen says:

    Sleep in! (And then do some cardmaking when I awake…)

  • 86
    tiffany says:

    Any day is a good day to craft. Rainy days are good for catching up on some chores or for watching movies in doors.

  • 87
    Sandy C says:

    I love to listen to it rain while reading a good book or watching an old classic movie.

  • 88
    Jodi V says:

    Love curling up in a chair with a book…or making cards!!

  • 89
    Julie Ann L says:

    I love to have a hot cup of cocoa!!!

  • 90
    Linda K says:

    My fave things to do on a rainy day is read a book or play in my craft room.

  • 91
    Brooke says:

    I love the petite places and the morning glories

  • 92
    PatB says:

    On a rainy day, I like to bake and then read a good book and enjoy whatever goody I baked.

  • 93
    moughty@gmail.com says:

    Could there possibly be any other answer to this question than go to my stamp room and create!!!!!

  • 94
    Brithzi Sandy says:

    On a rainy day (we don’t get many here in Arizona except now during monsoon season, and most of the time it’s not a full rainy day) I like to blog hop, craft or read.

  • 95
    Myrosieb says:

    Rainy days find me sequestered in my craft corner playing with paper, felt, fabric…whatever!

  • 96
    Stephanie K. says:

    I may be the only one, but as soon as it starts to rain, I head out the door to take a nice long walk. When it’s warm I find someplace to sit and just get wet. If it’s cold, I just wander around until I find myself back home. Then it’s time to snuggle up with a good book and some tea!

  • 97
    Beth M. says:

    Love to watch the rain fall while sitting on the couch drinking some hot tea. Perfect!

  • 98
    Hilde says:

    If I am lucky enough to be home, by some strange turn of events, I make a cup of coffee (or open a bottle of wine, depending on time of day!), turn on a movie or youTube playlist I’ve been wanting to watch, and get crafty!

  • 99
    J Tyler says:

    I like to read, stamp, and make greeting cards on rainy days. Some of my best cards are made when it is raining because I know I won’t be feeling the pressure to do things outside or run errands. Who wants to run around in the rain?

  • 100
    Barbie D. says:

    This is a great release. On a rainy day (which unfortunately we haven’t had any rain in what seems like forever – I live in California)but if it was raining I would be in my craft room stamping.

  • 101
    Mary Ann M says:

    Cuddle with my pups while reading a book and sipping a cup of tea.

  • 102
    Adoree says:

    I love rainy days! Besides hanging out in my craftroom and creating….I like to curl up on the sofa, listen to the rain falling outside and read a good book.

  • 103
    sandra Wingate says:

    My favorite thing to do on a rainy day is read, read, read! Possibly under blankets, like I did with a flashlight when I was young and supposed to be sleeping.

  • 104
    Karli M says:

    On a rainy day I like to curl up with my kiddos and a good movie 🙂

  • 105
    Tracy L. says:

    I like to sit in a high back wing chair and go to another place by the vehicle of a good book.

  • 106
    Sharron A. says:

    On a rainy day, as it is today, I love to be lazy and relaxed. I use it as a day to do whatever strikes my fancy. Reading while curled up on the couch while watching and listening to the rain is a favorite activity!

  • 107
    Txgirl says:

    I love making cards on rainy days, while watching a Criminal Minds marathon.

  • 108
    Marty b says:

    love to curl up with a good book or always card making but it doesn’t need to be raining for that! =)

  • 109
    MS Barb says:

    On a rainy day I like to read a good book w/ my dog on my lap! (or sew, or scrapbook!)

  • 110
    Christi says:

    Rainy days give me a reason not to feel guilty if I want to be lazy. I love to watch Netflix, scrapbook or clean a closet!

  • 111
    Jennifer says:

    I love rainy days if I can stay home put on a pot of soup and create all day! This release is beautiful and there’s something for everyone.

  • 112
    Sarah white says:

    I love to hang out, read books and be lazy.

  • 113
    Cheryl B. says:

    Stamp of course!!!!

  • 114
    Margaret Flynn says:

    I love to read a good book when it rains on my tin roof. Better yet, snuggle up to my feather pillow and take a great nap.

  • 115
    Jill G. says:

    READ! Yep, even more than papercrafting! 🙂

  • 116
    Marsha says:

    On a rainy day I would love to sit all day and play and create cards with all my PTI stamps, dies and inks!

  • 117
    megan mcdonald says:

    I love to read beside the fire with a cup of tea. that’s why I love this month release.

  • 118
    Rema TImm says:

    Stamping and snacking and watching old movies…

  • 119
    karen C Fl/NY says:

    My favorite thing to do on a rainy day is work in my craft room with all my PTI supplies. Second is curled up with a good book.

  • 120
    Bobbi-Jo says:

    My favorite thing is to have my dog next to me while I read and have a cup of tea.

  • 121
    Patty Smith says:

    Reading and stamping !!!!

  • 122
    Sue says:

    I love sitting in a cozy chair watching a lightning show.

  • 123
    Gwen says:

    Relax and watch tv.

  • 124
    detta owens says:

    Nothing like reading a good book on a rainy day

  • 125
    Prima Yucco says:

    Putting on my favorite rain boots!

  • 126
    Aileen Ryan says:

    Love the new release. Favourite thing to do on a rainy day is read, snuggle up with my daughter and just relax.

  • 127
    Emma G says:

    Crafting with the kids.

  • 128
    Ann says:

    I love to watch old movies while I work on my current cross stitch project.

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