August 2017 Release: Day 4

The new products we get to introduce you to today, are just plain sweet!  Like to cook or bake?  Give out delicious homemade treats with darling handmade packaging?  Create your own super cute gift tags?  We've got you covered!  Keep reading to see some fabulous stamps and dies that are going to make all of that even more fun!



Too Hot to Handle

If you’re someone who spreads love with gifts from the kitchen, Too Hot To Handle is just the set for you to package up your homemade goodies in style! Create cards, tags, and even recipe cards with this selection of culinary essentials. The solid oven mitts are perfect for quick projects while the open images are ideal for paper piecing or coloring with your favorite medium. And these images even coordinate with the Bowl Of Sunshine and Second Helping Of Sunshine sets to open even more avenues of creativity. You’re sure to enjoy whipping up an artistic masterpiece with Too Hot To Handle!


Available for purchase August 15th. CLICK HERE for further product details.



Bite Size Tags

Use these fun and festive stamps in coordination with the Bite Size Tags dies (sold separately) to create endless tags for all of your favorite treats. You can mix and match the cute phrases with the versatile images and frames. All of the bold words have a second dotted layer to stamp on top for that extra special detail. Fantastic when tied to any of our sweet treat die-cut boxes and bags!


Available for purchase August 15th. CLICK HERE for further product details.



Truffle Box

We've got a perfect way to package up small treats and gifts, and with only two passes through your die machine! This new box is easy to assembled and allows for lots of ways to embellish it! Use in conjunction with the Too Hot to Handle or Bite Size Tags.


Available for purchase August 15th. CLICK HERE for further product details.



Laurie Schmidlin is featuring Bite Size Tags + Truffle Tote Box Dies

Bite Size Tag Trio (detail 1) by Laurie Schmidlin
I think now of my favorite things about the Bite Size Tags dies is the small reinforcement tabs that are includes. That little pop of color adds such a nice, professional looking finished detail. Not to mention it also serves the function of helping the twine from ripping through the tag.
Bite Size Tag Trio (detail 2) by Laurie Schmidlin
Bite Size Tag Trio by Laurie Schmidlin


  • STAMPS: Bite Size Tags
  • INK: Summer Sunrise, Green Parakeet, Cocoa Bean, Ocean Tides, Honey Nut, Scarlet Jewel, Versamark
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft, Cocoa Bean, Ocean Tides, Honey Nut, Scarlet Jewel
  • DIES: Bite Size Tags
  • OTHER: Black Detail Embossing Powder, Rustic Jute Button Twine


Bite Size Tags
Laure always has such a way with adding beautiful layers but not making things too fussy. You can see how she took full advantage of the embossed center of the scalloped frame, allowing the stamped dotted frame and apple to tuck nicely into that space.
Just A Little Something (detail 2) by Laurie Schmidlin
Just A Little Something (detail 1) by Laurie Schmidlin


  • STAMPS: Bite Size Tags
  • INK: Pale Peony, Pure Poppy, True Black, Vintage Jadeite
  • PAPER: Fresh Snow Linen Cardstock, Vintage Jadeite
  • DIES: Bite Size Tags
  • OTHER: White string, Lace Trim


Truffle Box Duo (detail 2) by Laurie Schmidlin
Aren't these just the sweetest? I love how Laurie used the width of the new Truffle Tote Box to the fullest with a long narrow label that fits three pieces of fruit. The fruit in this set has such a bold clean look to it, ink blending works beautifully with it.
Truffle Box Duo (detail 1) by Laurie Schmidlin


  • STAMPS: Bite Size Tags
  • INK: Kraft, Cocoa Bean, Harvest Gold, Spring Moss, Green Parakeet, New Leaf, Ocean Tides, Pure Poppy, Scarlet Jewel
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft, Pure Poppy, Green Parakeet
  • DIES: Truffle Box Die Set
  • OTHER: Stencil Basics: Dots, Baker’s Twine



Stephanie Gold is featuring Too Hot to Handle

Lovin From Oven - Steph 1
This design is such a good basic that you could do in all kinds of pretty color schemes based on the season or the recipient. I love that Stephanie broke up all of the symmetry with the rolling pin wrapped in twine. It is a nice visual surprise!
Lovin From Oven - Steph 3
Lovin From Oven - Steph 2


  • STAMPS: Too Hot To Handle
  • INK: True Black, Tropical Teal, Simply Chartreuse, Fine Linen, Amethyst Allure
  • PAPER: Stampers Select White
  • DIES: Too Hot To Handle Dies
  • OTHER: Black and White Twine


Enjoy - Steph 1
The Too Hot to Handle set is just begging to paired up with gingham which Stephanie did flawlessly here. I love how fun the hanging kitchen tools are as well. It is something easy to do, but adds a bit of whimsy to the project.
Enjoy - Steph 2
Enjoy - Steph 3


  • STAMPS: Too Hot To Handle
  • INK: Spring Moss, Harvest Gold, Blueberry Sky, Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, Enchanted Evening
  • PAPER: Stampers Select White, Chicken Scratch Pattern Papers
  • DIES: Too Hot To Handle Dies
  • OTHER: Washi Tape, Pink Hemp Twine, Seam Binding, White String


Special Treat - Steph 1
The casual layers and the heart doily on this project are just wonderful. The way the twine appears to be holding everything in place is such a nice design detail. Adding the sentiment to a small tag was a clever way to incorporate it without it getting lost in the mix.
Special Treat - Steph 2
Special Treat - Steph 3


  • STAMPS: Too Hot To Handle
  • INK: Blueberry Sky, Fine Linen, Pure Poppy
  • PAPER: Stampers Select White, Kraft Cardstock
  • DIES: Too Hot To Handle Dies, Mix & Mat: Herringbone
  • OTHER:Heart Shaped Doily, White String


I hope you have enjoyed all the creations that I have shared with you today!  Did we tell you these new stamps and dies were sweet or what?!  Which items caught your eye the most today?  Do you give homemade treats out yourself?  Will you be using some of these new items on gifts from your kitchen?  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!


Leave a comment today and you're automatically entered to win a $75 Papertrey Ink gift certificate!

You have until 7am EST, August 14 to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our August Release Winners Page before noon ET the same day.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!




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