Introducing Script Swirls, Ombré Birthday Sentiments and Green Parakeet

We're having a bit of birthday fun with today's new products!  Birthdays are the number one reason most card-makers make cards, and that is why you can never have too many birthday product options!  Never fear.  We've got you covered!  Keep your birthday cards fresh and exciting for the recipients by trying out a few of these fabulous new products!


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Puple Ombre Cake

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Create the trendy look of ombré with ease, using this fabulous new set of birthday stamps!  Whether you choose to use one color of ink or mask the sentiments and use graduated ink colors, the design options this stamp set gives you for creating stylish cards and other projects is nearly endless!  Have fun playing with color for either feminine or masculine cards, using these versatile birthday sentiments!

The Details:

  • Ombré Sentiments: Birthday will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $15.
  • Ombré Sentiments: Birthday contains a total of 6 images.  Each sentiment measures 1-3/8” wide.  The “Birthdays are for…” sentiment measures 2-3/8” tall.  The “Wishing you a very happy birthday” sentiment measures 2-1/8” tall.  The “Happiest of birthdays to you!” sentiment measures 1” tall. 




These script swirls are so versatile, you will find yourself using them on nearly every birthday card you create!  They can be used as focal points or backgrounds, especially when paired up with all the accents and stars included in the set.  You can also use these as a mat of sorts for your favorite birthday images.

The Details:

  • Script Swirls: Birthday will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $15.
  • Script Swirls: Birthday contains a total of 14 images. The large  script   swirls  measure about 2-1/2".  The largest solid star measures 1/2" x 5/8".  The smallest solid star measures 1/4".  The largest sketched star measures 3/4" x 1". The smallest sketched star measures 1/2" x 3/8".





Splits: Celebrate is the second 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: Celebrate will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Splits: Celebrate contains a total of 3 images. The frame image measures 2 3/4" x 2 5/8" and the "Celebrate!" sentiment measures 1 3/4" x 1/2".
  • A coordinating die will be available for sale separately, retailing for $6.  This is a single die measuring 2 3/4" x 2 5/8".




Maile has also designed a new birthday die collection!  Once you die-cut this balloon beauty, all kinds of possibilities will open up to you! Whether you color the bits and pieces or do some clever paper piecing, there are lots of opportunities for color combinations here!  You're sure to love it!

The Details: 

  • Best Birthday die/collection will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Best Birthday contains a set of 2 wired dies.  The birthday balloons measure 4-1/4" x 5-7/8".  The "Best Birthday Wishes" sentiment measures 2-5/8" x 1-5/8".




Maile is also bringing you the next in her Shaped Sayings die series.  This one is a great basic to keep on hand!  Accent the frame with die-cut stars, sequins or anything else sparkly!

The Details: 

  • Shaped Sayings: Birthday die/collection will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $7.
  • Shaped Sayings: Birthday is a single die.  It measures 3-1/2" x 2-3/4".


Green Parakeet

Color comparisons

This month, we're introducing yet another new color….a vibrant green, perfect for spring.  This is a good compliment for New Leaf with a bit more blue in it when compared to Simply Chartreuse.  It also looks lovely with Bright Buttercup for daffodils! 

The Details: 

Green Parakeet products will be available for purchase on March 15th in the following options:

  • Green Parakeet 8-1/2" x 11" cardstock (12 sheets), $3
  • Green Parakeet 8-1/2" x 11" cardstock (24 sheets), $5
  • Green Parakeet 8-1/2" x 11" cardstock (50 sheets), $9
  • Green Parakeet full size ink pad, $5
  • Green Parakeet cube, $2
  • Green Parakeet ink refill, $4


We are also pleased to introduce the new Green Parakeet + White Basics pattern pack.  These include a few basic patterns printed in bright white with Green Parakeet on our famous white linen textured paper.  With a large polka dot, bitty dot, thin stripe and diagonal stripe, you will have all of the basics covered and find yourself using them time and time again!  

The Details: 

  • Green Parakeet + White Basics paper packs will be available for purchase on March 15th.
  • It will retail for $9.
  • Green Parakeet + White Basics paper packs contains 12 (8-1/2" x 11") sheets, 3 sheets each of 4 designs.
  • Printed on our signature white linen paper.


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



Amy Sheffer will be featuring Shaped Sayings: Birthday die.



Kay Miller will be showcasing Script Swirls: Birthday.



Heather Nichols will be featuring Ombre Birthday Sentiments and Best Birthday dies.



CLICK HERE to see more from Betsy Veldman.



CLICK HERE to see more from Erin Lincoln.



CLICK HERE to see more from Lizzie Jones.



CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.


I hope you have enjoyed all the creations that I have shared with you today!  Are you excited about these amazing new birthday products?  And what about that Green Parakeet?  Will some of that be making it's way to your home soon?  We would love to hear your initial thoughts on everything we introduced!  Please leave a comment on this post to tell us what you think of the new products and you will be eligible to win big!


$75 Papertrey Ink Gift Certificate 

to spend however you choose!  

You have until 7am EST, March 12th to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our March Release Winners Page before noon EST the same day.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!


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