Feel Better Inspiration

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Sending "get well" wishes just got a whole lot easier with this clever new collection of stamps and dies!  Whether you know someone who's recovering from a serious illness, has come down with a common cold or is just plain overworked and deserves a rest, we think you'll love using these new products to send a little love their way.


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Take It Easy is a scene building set for all your adult get well cards, because when you are feeling down and out, indulging in a pajama day is sometimes exactly what the doctor ordered. An assortment of sentiments cover a wide range of occasions from get well, Mother's Day, encouragement, and humor. For an additional fun detail, the headlines that can be stamped on the folded newspaper prove that laughter is always  the best medicine. 

The Details: 

  • Take It Easy will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Take It Easy contains a total of 27 images. The pillow measures 2" x 1-1/4". The pajama bottoms measure 1" x 2 -⅛ ". The pajama top measures 1"x 1-1/4". The "those who dream" sentiment measures 2-1/8" x 1/2". The "you've always taken care of us…" sentiment measures 2-3/4" x 1/2".
  • A coordinating die collection will be available for sale separately, retailing for $12.  This collection includes a total of 9 dies. Pillows: 1 1/4" x 2 1/4", Tray: 1 1/8" x 1 11/16", PJ Shirt: 1 7/16" x 1 1/8", Hot Water Bottle: 1 1/16 x 5/8", Glasses: 5/16" x 5/8", Tissue Box: 9/16" x 15/16", PJ Pants: 2 1/4" x 1 3/16", Tissue: 7/16" x 7/16", Newspaper: 1 1/8" x 1 3/8".


Keep It Simple: Sending Hugs is the fortieth in a series of stamp sets allowing you to build a collection of basic, medium-sized sentiments, in a nice variety of fonts, that you can turn to again and again. With this edition we are focusing on "sending hugs", the perfect thing to send for encouragement, get well wishes or just thinking of you!

The Details: 

  • Keep It Simple: Sending Hugs will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Keep It Simple: Sending Hugs contains a total of 7 images. All of sentiments average between 2-1/4" and 2-3/8" long.  They average between 1/8" and 3/8" tall.




Just the thing to pair up with the Take It Easy stamp set! Complete with headboard, a fluffy pillow and lots of cozy blankets!

The Details: 

  • Cozy Bed die collection will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $21.
  • Cozy Bed die collection contains a total of 5 dies. Pillows: 1 5/8" x 2 11/16", Headboard: 1 3/8" x 4 1/8", Top of Bed: 1 1/8" x 4", Middle of Bed: 13/16" x 4", Bottom of Bed: 2 3/8" x 4".




Now you can make a quick and easy cover for those little packages of tissues, great for when putting together a little get well soon care package. With just two cuts, you can customize the tissues for your recipient. Not to mention, you can also create a plain box without the oval opening for everyday gift/treat packaging!

The Details: 

  • Tissue Box Cover die collection will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $27.
  • Tissue Box Cover die collection contains a total of 2 dies. Box: 5" x 6 1/2", Oval: 1 1/4" x 3 1/4", assembled box measures 4-1/2" wide x 2-1/2" deep x 1-14" tall.



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

Let Us Take Care of You Card

I am just LOVING the new Take It Easy set along with the Cozy Bed dies. They are AMAZING and I see so many possibilities with them! I decided to do something a bit different and add a few basic lines to the bedspread portion of the Cozy Bed dies to make a quilt. This was so fun and easy to do too!


I used a black pen to add some basic lines and then went back in and colored the various squares with Copic markers. Once the coloring was completed, I added some stitching with a white gel pen.


This sentiment from Take It Easy is one of my favorites, it is such a thoughtful thing to say, and I know it holds true with many people that I know. Especially some of my best girlfriends. The Cozy Bed dies are the perfect size to add a sentiment either below or above, and as you can see I added my above here.


This newspaper from the Take It Easy set is just so clever, Erin does it every time! The newspaper image actually has a large blank spot on the cover, and she included lots of fun headlines that you can add in, depending on your recipient. It is just another detail that allows you to customize your projects and make someone feel extra special and loved.


Now that you have seen a project from me, here are some of the amazing things that the team has created!



Amy says, "Erin’s get well products are so clever and fun! I couldn’t help but chuckle over the funny newspaper headlines in Take It Easy, and the Cozy Bed dies are so wonderfully unique. Stop by to see how I’ve pulled everything together to make a care package that’s big on heart, but doesn’t break the bank!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Amy Sheffer.



Ashley says, "What better way to uplift someone's spirits during a time of triumph or recovery, than a handmade card and gift. Take It Easy is a lovely new stamp set full of comforting illustrations and sentiments. The new tissue box die is super cute and very easy to assemble, yet is so purposeful during times of illness. Check out a quick and easy gift ensemble I've prepared for the sick and shut in."

CLICK HERE to see more from Ashley Cannon Newell.



Betsy says, "What a wonderful collection of products Erin has designed for us, making it fun to create cards and gifts for loved ones that are a bit under the weather!  I found that many of the accessories in the Take it Easy set are sized perfectly for the Dress Up Dolls, who are also the perfect size to snuggle up in the Cozy Bed die!  I pulled out the oldie but goodie Strawberry Patch set to create a cheerful berry-themed get well basket – I hope you'll stop by to check it out!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Betsy Veldman.



Dawn says, "Creating "Get Well" type cards just got a whole lot more fun, thanks to this new collection of stamps and dies!  I had so much fun creating custom bedsheets for the bed on my card, using stamps and the new Cozy Bed dies!  I love that you can stamp bedsheets for any age and gender, with a ton of different stamps you probably already have in your collection!  Pop over to my blog to check out my card and my little get well gift set, too."

CLICK HERE to see more from Dawn McVey.



Heather says, "It's no fun when you or a loved one get sick, but it is nice to get a little sunshine when you are under the weather. A card is nice, but why not amp it up a bit with a gift basket that includes a few things that will pamper the recipient and help them on their way to recovery."

CLICK HERE to see more from Heather Nichols.



Kay says, "Unfortunately this is the time of year when bugs are rampant and you really need lots of get well cards. Erin has some really cute new products that will make creating projects for these occasions fun, and will definitely bring a smile to the face of the recipient! Come see the whimsical projects I created with the adorable Cozy Bed die and fabulous extras!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Kay Miller.


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Laurie Schmidlin says, "The products being highlighted today are a perfect combination of creative innovation, whimsical encouragement, and classic versatility!  It's amazing to me what a small gift and uplifting card can do for someone who isn't feeling well!  Letting someone know that they are cared (especially during an illness or injury), to me is the embodiment of kindness!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Laurie Schmidlin.


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Laurie Willison says, "Receiving a get well note or gift, is always an encouraging pick me up. Today we are showcasing some new stamps and dies that are sure to help make that gift extra special.  I have an ensemble of things to share, especially for mom!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Laurie Willison.



Lizzie says, "It's never fun to be sick, but a care package can make even the ickiest days a little bit brighter. Erin has designed a whole collection of products that will make it a breeze to deliver a ray of sunshine to your laid-up loved ones. Stop by to see the gift basket full of my favorite sick day staples and the adorable coordinating accessories I created to make it even more special."

CLICK HERE to see more from Lizzie Jones.



Melissa says, "Helping someone feel better through paper-crafting is such a healing thing to do for someone special and for yourself as well.  As I sat down to create this gift ensemble for someone who had the Winter Blues, I found myself feeling so grateful for card-making and paper-crafting in my life and thankful for the joy it brings me.  The new Take it Easy stamp set and dies and coordinating "Feel Better" products make the creating even more enjoyable."

CLICK HERE to see more from Melissa Phillips.


I hope you have enjoyed all these amazing creations that both the team and I have shared with you today!  Do you know someone you could make a card for right now, using these new products?  Can you see yourself putting these to good use?  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 ET, December 14th to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our December Release Winners Page before noon ET the same day.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!



CLICK HERE to see more from Erin Lincoln.



CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.




  • STAMPS: Take It Easy (available December 15th)
  • INK: True Black, Noir Palette
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Smokey Shadow
  • OTHER: Cozy Bed dies, Take It Easy dies, Copic markers, black pen, white gel pen
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
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