Introducing Tulip Time, Spring Woods and Splits

By February 10, 2016All Countdown Posts

The Spring theme continues!  The birds are chirping, the tulips are blooming and we can almost smell that fresh, Spring air!  There's just something about that glorious time of year when everything is waking up, stretching and coming back to life and we hope this healthy dose of Spring inspiration brightens your day!


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Nothing says spring like seeing the first tulips peek through the ground, bringing with them hope for the coming spring when life is new and fresh! Enjoy this flower favorite in your stamping projects with the Tulip Time set.  The multi-step images will add pretty shading and bountiful color to your stamped images.  Use them to create stunning focal points or backgrounds.  Try your hand at layering them over a watercolor background for a pretty, artistic touch.  A couple of butterflies and a handful of sentiments in the prettiest of script fonts finish off the set. 

The Details:

  • Tulip Time will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Tulip Time contains a total of 22 images. The large three-tulipcluster measures 2” wide and 5” high when assembled. The single tulips each measure approximately 1” wide and 3” high when assembled.  The larger butterfly measures just over ½”.  The “Spring is in the Air” sentiment measures 1 7/8” wide and 1 7/8” high.  The “happy birthday” sentiment measures 2 ¼”wide and 7/8” high.
  • A coordinating die/collection will be available for sale separately, retailing for $12.  This collection includes a total of 5 wired dies.  tulip trio (2" x 5"), single left tulip (1-1/8" x 3-1/8"), single right tulip (1" x 3-1/8")




Create stylized, modern birds and spring branch backgrounds as their perch with these multi-layer stamps.  Includes a few popular bird species that are especially popular in the spring, the robin, goldfinch and sparrow.  All three birds can be created with just two or three impressions.

The Details:

  • Spring Woods will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Spring Woods contains a total of 21 images.
    The assembled robin measures 1-3/4" x 1-1/4".  The assembled sparrow measures 1-3/8" x 1-5/8".  The assembled goldfinch measures 1" x 1-3/4".  The large assembled dogwood branch measures 3" x 1-1/2".  The small assembled dogwood branch measures 2" x 1-3/4". "Wedding wishes" measures 1-3/4" x 1/2".
  • A coordinating die/collection will be available for sale separately, retailing for $10.  This collection includes a total of 6 wired dies.  assembled robin (1-3/4" x 1-1/4"), assembled sparrow (1-3/8" x 1-5/8"), assembled goldfinch (1" x 1-3/4"), large assembled dogwood branch (3" x 1-1/2"), small assembled dogwood branch (2" x 1-3/4")



To coordinate with the Spring Woods stamp set & dies, we are also introducing a paper collection that was designed to work perfectly with these spring birds.

The Details: 

  • Spring Woods paper collection will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $10.
  • Spring Woods paper collection contains 36 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") sheets, 4 sheets each of 9 designs.
  • Printed on our signature white linen paper.
  • Coordinates with the following colors - Aqua Mist, Harvest Gold, Bright Buttercup, Fine Linen, Classic Kraft, Melon Berry, Sweet Blush, Smokey Shadow




Splits: Just a Note is the first in a monthly series of stamp sets featuring a “splits” focal image, each with their own handcrafted look and theme. Each month will include a different sentiment that is interchangeable between any of the “splits” frame images.  The sentiments will be sized just right to snuggle into the space provided within each frame stamp.  A coordinating die will also be available to make cutting, stamping, and mounting them a breeze. A lot of mixing and matching fun to be had, you’ll want to be sure to collect them all!

The Details:

  • Splits: Just a Note will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Splits: Just a Note contains a total of 4 images. The frame image measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" and the sentiment "Just A Note" measures 1/2" x 1 3/4".
  • A coordinating die will be available for sale separately, retailing for $5.  This is a single die.  2-1/2" x 2-3/4"



By customer request, just the quart jar from our popular Friendship Jar series!  Coordinates with the extensive Friendship Jar: Fillers line.

The Details:

  • Just the Jar: Quart will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Just the Jar: Quart contains a total of 1 image. The jar measures 1-3/4" x 2-3/4". 



Also by customer request, just the pint jar (and lid) from our popular Friendship Jar series.  By just adding a post-it note as a mask on top of the bottom of the stamped pint jar, you can add almost any of the full-size filler images!

The Details:

  • Just the Jar: Pint will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Just the Jar: Pint contains a total of 2 images. The jar measures 1-1/2" x 1-7/8".




These dies coordinate with the previously released Friendship Jar: Spring Fillers stamp set and are here just in time for spring and Easter!

The Details: 

  • Friendship Jar: Spring Fillers die/collection will be available for purchase on February 15th.
  • It will retail for $14.
  • Friendship Jar: Spring Fillers contains a total of 7 wired dies.  flowers (1-5/8" x 2-1/4"), kiss (5/8" x 3/4"), letters (1-5/8" x 2"), chick (1-1/2" x 1"), bunny (1-5/8" x 1-1/2")


 Now that I've made all of the formal introductions, let's get onto the projects!


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CLICK HERE to see more from Heather Nichols.



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CLICK HERE to see more from Lizzie Jones.



CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.



CLICK HERE to see more from Melissa Phillips.



Since we introduced some new Friendship Jar products today, we thought it would be appropriate to create a contest around that theme!


This standard Ball quart wide-mouth jar holds a selection of our beautiful signature buttons.  Your challenge today is to guess how many buttons are in this jar!


1. Guess how many buttons are in the jar.

2. Leave a comment here with your guess to be eligible to win.  Are you in the mood for Spring after all of that inspiration?  How could you not be?  Which products will be jumping into your shopping cart first? (Just click the small "comments" link  beside the date in the footer of this post.  If you are reading this as an email subscription, be sure to click through to the actual blog to leave an eligible comment)

3. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PLEASE!47. You have until 7am ET, Monday, February 15th to add your project link or comment and qualify for the contest.

5. NINE randomly selected winners will be announced on our February Release Winners page no later than 5pm ET, February 15th.  All of the correct answer will be placed in a hat and the winners will be selected from those.  In the event that there are not nine or more people with the correct answer, we will make up the difference with those entries that are closest.


NINE randomly selected winners will each receive an $90 Papertrey gift certificate to spend however they choose! Thank you for joining us today and best of luck with the contest!

Nichole Heady

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