Welcome to day 1 of the Papertrey Ink January release countdown! We have a great package of inspiration for you today with the new products that we have to share. Enjoy!

It’s party time and Fiesta Flag Birthday is ready to help you celebrate with cake! Paired with the die collection and the Fiesta Flag die, you can create everything from fun birthday cards to festive party banners.  With this versatile and fun stamp set, there are so many possibilities to consider!

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

The Fiesta Flag: Birthday Flag is based off the traditional papel picado banners that are a Mexican folk art tradition. This flag is perfect for celebrating birthdays! You can created your own papel picado banner or use the flag design on a cards, tags, gift wrap, and more.

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

Here’s another great stencil basic to add to your collection – diamonds! Use them in a variety of ways, with any of your favorite coloring mediums such as ink blending or watercolor. Have even more fun by mixing texture paste with your ink, to create textured diamonds.

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

Use this versatile box die to create a little gift box that is sized perfectly for gift cards, jewelry, and more! The collection includes two optional window cutouts for the box top that will cover a wide array of gift-giving occasions.

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

Quickly create meaningful cards with these customizable quotes. This one focuses on a lovely sentiment that can be used to celebrate the friendship of those near and far.


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

 

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

Heather-Nichols

Heather Nichols is featuring Fiesta Flag: Birthday + Stencil Basics: Diamonds

How great is the new Fiesta Flag: Birthday Flag die? It makes putting together a card so easy! Have you ever used tissue paper as a layer on your cards? It really has a great texture and in this instance, give off the feel of a traditional papel picado banner.

Supplies:

  • STAMPS: Fiesta Flag: Birthday, Birthday Balloons
  • INK: True Black, Hawaiian Shores, Raspberry Fizz, Summer Sunrise
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft
  • DIES: Fiesta Flag: Birthday, Fiesta Flag: Birthday Flag
  • OTHER: tissue paper, wooden stars
The cake image in the Fiesta Flag: Birthday set is so versatile and has so many options to customize it however you want. You can use this cake with so many other birthday celebration stamp sets in your collection. Do you like the stenciled background? The tone on tone look adds interest and weight to ground the focal images.

Supplies:

  • STAMPS: Fiesta Flag: Birthday, Birthday Balloons
  • INK: True Black, Fresh Snow, Classic Kraft, Summer Sunrise, Orange Zest, Green Parakeet, Hawaiian Shores
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft, Bitty Big: Green Parakeet
  • DIES: Fiesta Flag: Birthday, Super Stars Border
  • OTHER: Stencil Basics: Diamonds, clear confetti

 

How great is it that you can use the new Fiesta Flag: Birthday Flag to create a shaker card? It makes this card almost a gift itself! The bright color behind the white die cut is very striking and festive.

Supplies:

  • STAMPS: Fiesta Flag: Birthday
  • INK: True Black, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Raspberry Fizz, Summer Sunrise
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft, Hawaiian Shores, clear
  • DIES: Fiesta Flag: Birthday, Fiesta Flag: Birthday Flag
  • OTHER: sequins, star confetti, double sided foam adhesive

 

Laurie-Schmidlin

Laurie Schmidlin is featuring Hinged Gift Card Box + Quoted: Friendship

How beautiful is the quote from the Quoted: Friendship set this month? Laurie added so many delicate details and whole card has such a soft and pretty feel. 

Supplies:

  • STAMPS: Quoted: Friendship, Farmer’s Market Florals
  • INK: Harvest Gold, Lemon Tart, Pure Poppy, Sweet Blush, Scarlet Jewel, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Tropical Teal, Green Parakeet, New Leaf, Ocean Tides, Lilac Grace, Amethyst Allure, Versamark
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Bitty Big: Aqua Mist, Sheer Basics Vellum
  • DIES: Farmer’s Market Florals
  • OTHER: Aqua Mist Grosgrain Ribbon, Lace, String, Sequins, Black detail embossing powder

 

There are so many things to love about this sweet gift box… the sweet little bird, the glittery berries, the pretty colors in the stenciled pattern! This little box is worthy of being on permanent display!

Supplies:

  • STAMPS: Brushed Birds, Beautiful Berries: Spring
  • INK: Lovely Lady, Raspberry Fizz, Lilac Grace, Amethyst Allure, Harvest Gold, Mint Julep, New Leaf, Ocean Tides, True Black
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Vellum Cardstock
  • DIES: Hinged Gift Card, Brushed Birds, Beautiful Berries: Spring, Noted: Scalloped A1
  • OTHER: Raspberry Fizz Twill Ribbon, Glitter, Stencil Basics: Hexagon

 

This gift box is truly a show stopper. The spattered gold paint on the True Black cardstock was the perfect was to take the gift box design over the top and the glittery chipboard star? It is the perfect finishing touch!

Supplies:

  • PAPER: True Black, Vellum cardstock
  • DIES: Hinged Gift Card Box
  • OTHER: Chipboard Star, Black string, Gold paint

I hope you have enjoyed all the creations that I have shared with you today!  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!

Release-giveaway

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

You have until 7am ET, January 11th to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our Release Live Broadcast on Papertrey Ink’s Facebook page and posted on the January Release Winner Page on January 15th after the live broadcast.

And now for even MORE inspiration from the rest of the team! 

To see more from Keeway Tsao, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Lizzie Jones, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Michelle Leone, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Stephanie Gold, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Wanda Guess, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Betsy Veldman, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Keeway Tsao, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Lizzie Jones, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Michelle Leone, CLICK HERE.

To see more from Stephanie Gold, CLICK HERE.

And finally, a few more pieces of inspiration from our product designers that have new items debuting this month:

To see more from Lexi Daly, CLICK HERE.

Heather Nichols

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