Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Summer Classics.... day 2!

If you liked yesterday's sneak peek, you are going to love this one too! It's a warm summer breeze. It's a walk along the beach searching for the perfect seashell. It's a treasure.

Introducing...


This set that evokes that peaceful easy feeling that reminds us of all the fun memories we've had on the beach in our lives. This set was also drawn by the talented Marcella Hawley. I don't think you need me to tell you -- she is a master at bringing out the best in a stamp set!

The design team sure had a blast with this set and wait til you see the gorgeous creations that they cooked up with this beautiful set.

Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Faith Hofrichter
Julie Koerber
Latisha Yoast
Laura Fredrickson
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Sharon Doolittle
Jan Marie Caruso
Nancy Kirk

Would you like to WIN this set? Simply leave us a comment here on this post! We'll announce the winner tomorrow!

Want to know who won our new Strawberries set? Random.org picked the number 10 which means the winner is.....

NancyS said...
WOW, these stamps are GORGEOUS! Can't wait to get my hands on them to make cards for my 80-year-old Mom who loves strawberries and has them as a major decorating element in her guest bedroom and dining room. Thanks for the opportunity to win it...that would be fabulous.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 12:37:00 AM

Nancy, simply email us at flourishesllccustomerservice@cox.net, make sure you have your address listed and we will get your new stamp set sent right out to you!

Don't forget about these Fun Flourishes Happenings!
  • Did you see there is a By the Sea challenge where you can win ALL of the new releases from Flourishes for July? Click HERE to read up! You have until Friday at 5 PM Eastern time to enter!! Don't miss out on all the fun!
  • The Flourishes "Short and Sweet" release party is set for Friday night at 9 PM central over on the Flourishes Forum on SCS! It's just one hour so -- don't be late! We don't want you to miss out on the fun! We'll have more samples from our talented DT, games, fun and suprises!
  • And lastly, there is our ongoing project to help out the Wounded Warrior Project. There is a big challenge and card drive going on for the troops with prizes for YOU on the line! Click on HERE to check it all out!

Thanks for stopping by! Did you like the peaceful easy feeling from this set today? Tomorrow offers a bit more with a gorgeous set that will have you dreaming of far away places!

See you tomorrow!

153 comments:

eqod said...

Marcella is a talented designer-- I love this one, too!

buzzy said...

This may be the set I have been searching for! Your stamps just keep getting better and better...and they were amazing to begin with!

leenda said...

Marcella is one talented artist! I love everything she designs!

Lisa said...

This is lovely ~ I'd like to use it in the winter to bring back summer memories :)

Melissa said...

Once upon a time seaside and shell stamps were my very favorites... and I still can't pass them up! I appreciate Marcella's style, and how well she provides shading for us to give the image some depth. Can't wait to add these to my collection!

Trina said...

I love this fabulous set! I was excited about these as soon as I saw Markie's mom sneak peak them for the SCS color challenge!

Sharon in NE said...

oh yes! These are "must have" stamps!

Lovely Linda said...

Seaside....absolutey gorgeous - would love to have them - it is one of omy favourite these, I have discovered!! These are stunning - well done Marcella!! This just proves why I love Flourishes!!! God bless you!

Traci M said...

This is such a lovely set, well, what I can see so far...what a beautifully detailed design! I love Flourishes stamp sets!

Anita said...

Wow! What a beautiful set!

jen said...

We LOVE to spend time at the beach, so this set would be put to use immediately!!! :)

Brenda said...

This is so pretty and lovely! Marcella is very talented.

Makiko Jones said...

Marcella did it again!! She never disappoints me. I can't wait to play with this set :)

Deborah Young said...

Wow! What a beautiful set! I'm inspired to take a walk on the beach......well, maybe tomorrow....tee hee.

Cheri Howard said...

I have such wonderful memories of the beach - love this set!

SJDWolf said...

Wow these stamps are so beautiful and summery! I can see lots of applications for these.

Yvonne said...

An absolutely gorgeous set!!

Anonymous said...

i love the set- have just got my first set of flourishes stamps and just discovered the blog- this set has just brought back so many memories of my childhood/teenage years, the designs were fantastic, congrats to the designer very clever - kathy s

Littlebear said...

These are so beautiful. I had to move away from the sea 6 years ago and I miss it terribly, I love anything that reminds me of it and these certainly do. Fabulous, fabulous!

StampinCathy said...

Beautiful and inspirational stamps. They look so real and a MUST HAVE! Thanks for a chance.
Congrats to winner of day 1!

Cheryl said...

I am already I love with this set! Marcella's work is so beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win!

Liszha said...

It's already thursday. Can I still enter? I am so crazy about shells. The jewels of the sea I always call them.
If I don't win them I need to order them! I love them!

Leslie Springer said...

I have had my eyes on your stamp sets. This sure is a Beautiful set. The sneek peeks are wonderful!

Baukje said...

Oh yes please would love to win these, I love the ocean and anything that depicts it, so thes stamps would be perfect.

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

Oh, I have just the project to use this with.

jonim52 said...

I love the seashell stamp set. I think this will be a must have for me!

Valarie (vampme3) said...

What a beautiful set and great designer cards!

Lois said...

I love all the details Marcella got into these sea shells.

Abby said...

Beautiful stamps and gorgeous samples by the DT!

Cammie said...

Another beautiful peek. Marcella certainly captures the beauty of nature.

Peggy said...

Absolutely lovely images in the sneak peak! Cannot wait to see the rest of the set!

southernscraps said...

Beautiful set! The DT cards are awesome.

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Oh I love making ocean themed cards and this set would be a fabulous addition to my collection. Thanks for the chance to win!

Michelle Giraud said...

Love the seaside set... fantstic!

Joan B said...

Oh dear, my Flourishes wish list grows longer by the day. This set is stunning and the strawberries are to die for, and I still NEED the lemons and topiary sets. And the waterlilies. Every thing you sell is gorgeous!!

Cathy said...

So beautiful!!! I LOVE anything "beachy"---would LOVE to win this one!

Lynda said...

Perfect summer stamp set! Each and every one of the samples were delightful.

Deborah (Glitterati) said...

Another "must have" set! I dearly love shells are these are so beautiful. Marcella is so very talented. She is my favorite stamp designer of all time and Flourishes has become my favorite company to order from. The Flourishes design team is absolutely fabulous.

creativearts said...

Oh my! I love all things that are connected with the ocean and this set is one that I am going to have to add to my collection! So far, I NEED both the strawberry and shell set. Can't wait to see set #3.

Anjou Krelovich said...

This is simply too stunning. I love the elegant look!

DebbyG said...

This is a beautiful set - I can think of lots of possibilities!

jengd said...

It's a beautiful set! I love using shells in cards that can be given to women or men- so versatile!

Connie said...

Oh I love this seashell set - Laura showcased it beautifully!! What a great set this would be to have because I live on the coast of MAINE!! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!

Janet L. said...

Awesome set of stamps! Great job, Marcella! Thanks for the chance to win.

Our Little Inspirations said...

This is a beautiful stamp set, and I love all the lovely things your team of designers have created with it! I love it when a card gives a sense of serenity and peacefulness, and this one definitely fits the bill! Bravo!

Anita Hovey said...

Another beautiful set. I've been looking for a great seashell set and this would be perfect for projects for our seaside cottage.

Ruthie Allen-Hamilton said...

I love the seaside.I am a 10 minute drive from a beautiful beach ... just there the other day and posted some pics on this site http://peaceinthepieces.blogspot.com
Thank you for the chance to win such a beautiful set ... the cards I've seen are wonderful! a very creative talented group of gals!!!
God Bless!

Jerri Kay said...

Julie, I'm not commenting to enter, I'm commenting to tell you all that this month's stamps are absolutely fabulous! Can't wait to see the 3rd set! Marcy's talent is amazing!

mclesliemom said...

Oh I would love to have this set! I love making beach cards! Such a great set!

Crystal said...

Marcella has done it again ... what a great set !

JenMarie said...

OH what a beautiful set!

jaymack said...

I love this set. Shells are my favorite things

gcase1 said...

What a gorgeous stamp set. I absoultely love the ocean and shells and would love to win this set. Beautiful! Thanks.

Carol Millay said...

What a beautiful set. I would love to own this one.
Carol

Anne R said...

Wow - these are fantastic. I've searched for some nice shell images for a long time. My sister loves all things to do with the seaside and would love to make her a set of cards with this theme!

gsparkles said...

Love the summer theme! I'm on a beach stampin creative mode, so this would be a great stamp set to win! Very pretty!

Pinky Roth said...

I would love to have a chance to win this beautiful seashell set. Marcella's artistic talent amazes me!

Vickie said...

Marcella Hawley has done it again! I love every stamp set she has created. Thanks for the chance to win one.

SassySamsMom said...
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SassySamsMom said...

What a wonderful designer Marcella is! I can't wait to have these stamps in my collection, I live near the ocean and these would be great for my cards, scrapbook pages or stamped on coasters as a gift set for friends. Thank you so much for the chance to win them!!!

Deb Neerman said...

This set looks gorgeous! I don't think I can live without owning it, lol!

Thanks for the chance to win it!

Pattyb said...

Marcella, you've done it again. What a lovely summer set! I can't wait to see if I win them!

Blessings
Pat

StampinDi said...

Another great set!. This set would be a wonderful addition to my collection. I love seashells! One of my bathrooms is decorated in a seashell theme. This set would be great to use to add decorations to my bathroom.

Stephsstampinstuff said...

Wow! Another fabulous set! I love sea shells! :D

lisa808 said...

I love anything beach related. This set is absolutely gorgeous. It would be a dream come true to win it. Thanks for the chance.

Pat Garvin said...

What an awesome set. I would love to own it. Pat

Diane said...

OMG another wonderful set from Flourishes. I want them all!!!! Can't wait for Friday night.

Megz Mom said...

This is the Seaside Set for me. I've been waiting to see if Flourishes would do a beachy stamp set and it's perfect. Elegant enough for wedding cards for all the beach theme weddings this summer. Thanks.

Karen H said...

Love all of your stamp sets. This is another gorgeous one!
Thanks for the opportunity to win one of your products.

Mary R. said...

I love the cards the dt came up with! This set is gorgeous!

Tracy said...

Another pretty set, from the looks of the sneak peaks. Thanks for the chance to win.

Book Bling said...

So peaceful. I would love to try this set out. I can see it making sympathy, birthday and whatever!
Thanks for sharing.

Barbara Taylor said...

lovely set. Love the sea shells.

Erin Bigler said...

I LOVE Flourishes and I LOVE the sea, so it's inevitable...this free set HAS to be for ME!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Nadinebd said...

This set is wonderful. It is so lovely...makes me think of childhood days spent at the beach.

Karen said...

I love the ocean and picking up shells. What a great stamp set. And of course, the examples are beautiful!

Karen M

Dawn Frost said...

Wow I love the new set. The designs are soo realistic, they are incredible. Thank you so much for a chance to win it!

Anne Giblin said...

Your beautiful work is a gentle reminder of why I live so close to the seashore. This set is wonderfully presented.

Megan A. said...

this is lovely!

paradise45 said...

Love the seaside theme and would love to own this set. Nothing is better than time at the beach and hunting for seashells!!!

Thanks for the chance to win.

PatsyB said...

This would be one of those sets that never got a rest at my house! Not only is it elegant but could also be used for fun cards! I live less than a mile from the ocean so I make a lot of "beachy" cards and this is the perfect set! I love it (can you tell??)

Pam said...

Oh my how peaceful and wonderful is this set; I can hear the ocean waves....it is gorgeous..I just love your releases...they are definitley the best!! Marcelle these shells are so real...thank you for everything!

Anonymous said...

This is such a lovely set and love how everyone used it.

Deb

artfulwhimsies said...

This is one of the prettiest seashell sets I have seen!! Marcella is quite the artist~

Jayne said...

I'm probably too late, but I still want to tell you that this is a gorgeous new set! I really love it!

Yvette said...

Wow what a beautiful set! Who would'nt LOVE this set!!! Ahh beachy days and Summer nights! Marcella did an outstanding job with this!

Anonymous said...

The cards with the sea shells are gorgeous! I want to go to the beach.

Sandye/sgc

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful set. It looks so natural and the design team has done a wonderful job once again.
Jackie
m&m'sgrandma

Ash-a-lee said...

I absolutely love this set! I love everything that has to do with oceans - warm sands, pretty shells, lazy walks on the beach...you get the idea! Such a talented designer, thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas!

Stamping Mutt said...

Oh my! What a beautiful set! As usual, the DT members did a wonderful job showcasing this set. Thanks for a chance to win!

Alma =)

Anonymous said...

I just love everything Marcella designs.
Katie K

Sandra said...

nothing more calming to me then seaside and shells - love it!
thanks for all the inspiration links!
Sandra

Shirley said...

Would love to win this set. Really like all the new stamps, too. I visited every designer's blog and loved all their creations. Thanks for the chance to win this set. Happy Summer!
Shirley Lee
shirlee@surewest.net

Shari said...

I love this set!!! All the cards the girls did are beautiful. Can't wait to order this one.

Deborah said...

Awesome set! I have a HUGE wish list of things I need to order.

Now to just get that money tree in the back yard to bloom again. :-)

Elaine A said...

These are truly classic! What lovely designs. They really make me think of being a kid, walking the boardwalk, cotton candy, seagulls, feeling the water lap at my feet and the movement as the water moves back out to sea and gently moves you across the beach. These will be a must for my collection.

Elaine Allen

Emily Keaton said...

Wow!! What a gorgeous stamp set and what beautiful samples from all of the designers. It would be super to win such a fab set--thank so much for the chance to win!!

SMK said...

ooooh i love the ocean! this set is fantastic :D

Cheryl said...

brilliant set of stamps and boy is Marcella a talented lady love cheryl xxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous set! I've been searching for a great seashell set and this looks like it will fit the bill. Marcella is very talented, as is your design team. The sneak previews are awesome.

Sue P Snellville, GA

grannyfabulous4 said...

Another wonderful set!! I make Christmas Cards for my daughter who lives on the west coast every year and these will be great for that!

Stampin_melissa said...

Oh so lovely! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

Anonymous said...

This is such a beautiful set. I love it! Tonya K.

Sandi said...

Just love this set, especially being retired in FL. The shading in the designs of this set will make for great depth. Hoping to win this lovely set.
Sandi--sandisteacups2@yahoo.com

Linda w said...

What a beautiful set. Thanks go to Marcella for designing this.

thanks much

Laura said...

Ocean themes make me happy. I love shells and my daughter and I used sand dollars on her wedding invitations. Marcella designs classic, beautiful images. Would LOVE to win this set.

Angel said...

oh, i'm a lover of anything beachy!!! awesome!

alica said...

another great set - do you wish to ruin us financially? ;) it's going to be soo hard to choose which one to buy again - the shells are fabulous too :)

saltycatco said...

This set is amazing! I love the ocean and would love to win this set!

hobbydiva said...

Ohhh....I would sooooo love to win this set! Thanks for the chance!

Yvonne said...

Wow some great looking shells. My favorite!

Magnolia and Ivy said...

Love the new set. It would be a great addition to my collection.

Charmaine (tweedcurtain) said...

Last winter I visited Florida for the first time and stayed at a Gulf beach town. This set reminds me of that lovely time. My DD loves all things ocean and is a scuba diver, so I am always on the lookout for new seaside images. This set is beautiful.

TN Granny said...

I love Flourishes stamps and this one is beautiful can never wait for new releases. Your card is beautiful.

Linda E said...

This is an incredibly beautiful set! Thanks for the chance to win.

rokale said...

I would absolutely love to win this set! As I live by the ocean I enjoy anything that's seashells, seabirds etc. I also really like the card you made. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Dawn (flowergal36) said...

Oh I love this set. I grew up in the Midwest but the southeast is now my home. The ocean is such a peaceful place. Really great set.

Linda Grames said...

I stumbled upon your blog and I'm so happy I did. The stamp sets are gorgeous, especially the Seashells. What a beautiful set to remind you of the beauty of the sea!! You are all very talented designers. I'm bookmarking this blog!! You are all truly amazing.

Anonymous said...

I will buy these stamps if you don't give them to me! They are wonderful!

Catiekk said...

Your stamps are beautiful - and I really appreciate your Copic collections and the information you provide on using the markers.

Barb Y said...

Beautiful set-makes me want to be a the shore.

Leslie30 said...

Such a beautiful set. This will be a wonderful reminder of beach vacations on dreary Ohio days.

Claudia V said...

Wow! The talent on your team is just amazing. This is such a beautiful set!!!

Kerri Settle said...

This is a wonderful set. I have so many family members near the coast, this would be perfect for cards for them.

Ddmac58 said...

This set is gorgeous! Marcella did a great job.

Pam S. said...

thanks for the opportunity to win these awesome stamps!
Pam Going Postal

Laurie said...

You guys are doing it again...just got my Patriotic set & now there are strawberries & sea shells. What will I see tomorrow? Thanks for the chance to win.

Anonymous said...

Great set I would love to have it.

Mry L Schreiber

Sharon -- The OKI Stampqueen said...

This is a beautiful set and, since I live at the beach (we are second row!), I would get a lot of use out of it---quite versitile! Blessings, Sharon

Susan G said...

The shells are gorgeous. Can't wait to see what everyone does with them. Thanks for another chance to win.

Joann said...

This looks absolutely wonderful!!

Sandy said...

Another gorgeous set.

KanataNewf said...

More Gorgeousness!

Anonymous said...

Pretty set! Can't wait to see what everyone does with them. I love that one sort of curly type of shell - can't think of the name right now. Lots of fun uses for the shells! Thanks for a chance to win a set.

Chris R. from Iowa

Michelle (mla1111) said...

I love this me beach set... I'm a beach girl so this is perfect!

Jane said...

My mother love seashells and has a collection from her father. I could make her some stationery with these stamps. Lovely drawings.

Jane

Janice Webb said...

I absolutely love sea shells!!!

Susie in CO said...

Although I live in Colorado, I fantasize and fondly reflect on the days I've spent at the beach on both Florida coasts. . . to the extent that I've been redecorating rooms in my home with a beach theme. This set and its artwork is absolutely gorgeous, and winning it would be wonderful!

AliScraps said...

My mom takes us to the beach every year, and my kids and I love it there! We stamp together, too, and I would share!

Angie Marion said...

I love this set too! You are just blowing me away over here!

Anonymous said...

I thought the strawberries were gorgeous but this one tops them. I love seashells and shelling on the beach. What a wonderful set !

Anonymous said...

WOW WOW What a gorgeous set. Sure would be nice to add to my collection. Have a great day. Hugs n' Stuff, Lynne

Chrissie said...

I have to have seashells after seeing all the beautiful cards the girls have made .Well done

carpediem said...

What beautiful images! Thanks for sharing! laura j

Holly said...

OH wow these are gorgeous. Very realistic. Thank you for the opportunity to win these.

acreativeneed said...

Wow, I've just been around to a few of the dt blogs to see the sneak peaks and I'm in luuuvvv!! This set is fabulous! Thanks for the opportunity to possibly win it! Marcella is so talented!!
Smiles,Deena

Lin said...

This is a wonderful set! I have a friend who would love this! Thanks for the chance to win it! Love all the gorgeous examples.

Shanna said...

What a beautiful set of stamps! Even better, I love how you used them and the soft colors you chose.

sandyh said...

i love this set! now, i'm off to look at the dt's samples!
sandyh
sandyha@comcast.net

Leslie said...

This is a beautiful set too. I love the beach and living in the midwest only get to go once every few years.

jajeem said...

Sitting on the dock of a bay watching the tide......Percey could not have said it better! The stamps make you smell the sea where the seagulls are screeching their highpitched sounds

Janet S said...

Wow, would love to win this set. You all are amazing. Thanks for the chance to win.

StampinCathy said...

I just love the peaceful feeling this set gives. Thanks for a chance.