Paradise Found Release Blog Hop Day #1

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SpaCollection_BlogHop (1) Oh, you guys!  It’s been an exciting, wonderful week round these parts!   It’s been one giant party – or should we say SPA DAY?

Our Spa Ink Collection: Paradise Found is for sale NOW in our shop!  YIPPPEEE!

If you’ve missed all that’s gone on this week, click here to scroll through the blog posts to see what you missed.   Click here for a quick run down of all the new products available in the shop.

Click here to see all the new products in the shop today!

NaturallyInspired On yesterday’s Facebook Live after Ingrid showed you some pretty amazing watercolor techniques, I showed you how to stamp the holly and leaves from the Winter Woodland Stamp Set…I couldn’t leave ya hanging!

I finished off that card and tell me…how perfect is our new Plaid Background with these colors and stamps?

Winter Woodland 2

Winter Woodland

Just for this release and some added fun and inspiration, we have three days of blog hop and inspiration for you guys!

Click the links below to visit our Design Team blogs, get inspired and leave them some love!

You’ll have through Friday, November 17 at 11:55 am eastern to leave comments.  We’ll randomly pick 3 winners for $25 gift certificates to our shop!



Have fun!

  • Theresa November 14, 2017, 9:15 am

    Love how the card turned out.

  • Brandy Duncan November 14, 2017, 9:29 am

    Love this release Catherine. Your card is so cute. I love the little critters, and the way the other stamps fit together to form a beautiful multicolor image is so creative.

  • Avra Williams November 14, 2017, 9:30 am

    Ordered my inks! Put some more items on my wish list!

  • Louise November 14, 2017, 9:32 am

    This card is adorable!! Love the new releases too :)

  • Arianna Barbara November 14, 2017, 9:32 am

    Great release!
    Love it!
    Beautiful card! Very festive!!!

  • Marilyn Schleppy November 14, 2017, 9:35 am

    I love the way this card turned out and I agree that it fits much better since you turned the card! Thanks for your inspiration and for sharing your passion for stamping! Just placed my order…anxiously waiting!

  • Lee Owens November 14, 2017, 9:39 am

    Got my inks and the plaid background and now I think I need to go back and get the winter woodland set , it is seriously cute

  • Colleen Balija November 14, 2017, 9:44 am

    Catherine, your inks are incredible. It’s been an honor to be around you and watch your company grow from the ground up. I remember your first SOA release! I’m very happy for you, and for me because I get to enjoy your products!

  • Sharon Salerno November 14, 2017, 9:46 am

    I love this card! These colors are awesome I am definitely a Spa girl.

  • Sidney November 14, 2017, 9:46 am

    Catherine I love your card, This ink release has been so much fun to watch! Ive loved all of it and today’s blog hope has wonderful cards by all the designers. I got my order placed at 8:30 AM and I can’t wait til it comes! You and Ingrid were great together!

  • Susan White November 14, 2017, 9:47 am

    Hi Catherine, I love how your card turned out. I wanted to say Thank You for all the hard work you put into providing us with amazing ink, stamps, dies, etc, I hop you have a great new release day!!

  • Sarah Greber November 14, 2017, 9:51 am

    Yay! So glad today is here. Can’t wait to see what the DT has done. Love how your card turned out with the cute deer on the side of the wreath this time. :)

  • Julie Cordisco November 14, 2017, 9:52 am

    Got the “I want it all” bundle! Absolutely cannot wait to get all the new products! Love your card, Catherine!

  • Lorie Brunner November 14, 2017, 9:52 am

    I’m in love with the new plaid background stamp combined with the new inks is scrumptious!!!!

  • Tamara Mccurry November 14, 2017, 10:01 am

    Had a dream last night that my phone wouldn’t let me order the new inks. Your car broke down in front of my house. You called your office to help me order them. I told my husband of dream ( 5am) and he said…so what I am hearing is you shop in your sleep! Lol husband just does not get how great your products are. By the way my real order went through just fine

  • Rae November 14, 2017, 10:04 am

    I love this card. The plaid background stamp is perfect and I can see using it a lot.

  • Allison Cope November 14, 2017, 10:05 am

    Awww… such a gorgeous card Catherine! So excited for this release!

  • Donna Neal November 14, 2017, 10:13 am

    It was instant love when I saw your wreath! And that plaid background!!! YAY! Beautiful job on the whole card – as usual. :)

  • Sharon O November 14, 2017, 10:16 am

    Gorgeous colors in this Spa Collection! Just ordered a set and can’t wait to play with them.

  • JmB November 14, 2017, 10:16 am

    I love seeing these inks in action. They’re beautiful. My favorite stamp has to be that plaid. So perfect for backgrounds and making your own patterned paper.

  • Teresa Cherka November 14, 2017, 10:21 am


  • Linda Rogers November 14, 2017, 10:23 am

    Love these samples in this blog hop. I ordered the “I Want It All” Spa selection along with a lot of other items. Been playing around with stamps lately, getting into the groove!

  • Cheryle King November 14, 2017, 10:29 am

    Very cute. Thanks for sharing.

  • Grace November 14, 2017, 10:44 am

    Love all the new colours. The new stamps and die sets are amazing.

  • Sharon Perehudoff November 14, 2017, 10:44 am

    Well, Catherine, really love the new ink collections. Your card is amazing and can’t wait to get these new inks which will be in the New Year though. Budget is tight since Christmas is around the corner. Really do love all the wonderful inks they are fabulous collections to have, Wow! Thank you for sharing with all of us.

  • Teresa Selby November 14, 2017, 11:06 am

    Love this release of yours! The colors and stamps are really great! I am putting these on my Christmas list! Thanks for having these great items. Also thank you for sharing your iteas.

  • Donna Cervantez November 14, 2017, 11:08 am

    Love the collection. My order is already in so I can’t wait to get my inks

  • Mary Neubauer November 14, 2017, 11:16 am

    Love these colors!! Can’t wait to try the new inks!

  • Tara Powell November 14, 2017, 11:20 am

    I am head over heels for the spa collection! I can’t wait to get them and the plaid background stamp! I just had to have it along with the feather die!!! Squeeel!!!!!

  • Barbara Staradumsky November 14, 2017, 11:31 am

    I love the new release! I have been thinking about Joining Stamp Nation for awhile and after seeing all the beautiful creations of the new release I decided to jump in! I not only Joined Stamp Nation – I placed my first Catherine Pooler order! After browsing Stamp Nation I am kicking myself for waiting so long! So many great videos and so manynew things to learn! Love Love Love!

  • VICKI SMITH November 14, 2017, 12:06 pm

    I just ordered this stamp and die set because it is darn CUTE! Love, love your card and your cheerful personality.

  • Susan Powell November 14, 2017, 12:09 pm

    LOVE this release! The muted colors are definitely my favorites. Just ordered my inks and can’t wait till they arrive.
    Your card is adorable Catherine :) :) :)

  • LisaMarie Johnson November 14, 2017, 12:29 pm

    Love the new ink colors! I got mine this morning!

  • Denise November 14, 2017, 12:34 pm

    Love the winter woodland set. So many great stamps!

  • Marianne November 14, 2017, 12:38 pm

    I haven’t had a chance to watch yesterday’s Facebook Live yet, but I guess I will be hopping first to see what everyone has created using the new inks and stamps. Love how your card turned out, and I do love how all inks within one collection are coordinating with each other. I think it’s a brilliant concept.

  • Priscilla Steele November 14, 2017, 12:46 pm

    Any shade of green mixed with plaid… say no more. Loving this new release.

  • K Fisher November 14, 2017, 12:52 pm

    Love the spa colors. Perfect for fall and winter. Beautiful cards!

  • Denise Bryant November 14, 2017, 12:54 pm

    Beautiful card! Love the plaid background and the sweet critters!

  • Z Sullivan November 14, 2017, 1:11 pm

    I already ordered the ink bundle and plaid stamp, and I can’t wait to play with them. Love this release; thanks for the chance to win some CP $$; I could use it toward my wish list.

  • CONNIE Brooks November 14, 2017, 1:43 pm

    Was up at 5am. Dogs wanting to eat peas. Yes, at 5am. So got on your blog and others to look around. Then at 7:30am, I was able to shop. And did I ever shop. It was a blast and I had my list ready. Ink, stamps and dies. I’m happy. By the way..the card you finished from yesterday turned out so cute. I love it.

  • Vivian November 14, 2017, 1:52 pm

    I have to admit…these are my kind of colors! I’m so excited to get them. I ordered the set this morning…I’m asking Santa for a “money tree” so I can get all of the stamp sets and dies I would love to have! Thanks for all the happiness and enthusiasm you ladies share! It has made a difference in my life!

  • Ashlyn November 14, 2017, 1:54 pm

    Love the entire new collection- I can’t wait to receive it and play! Thanks for the card example using the Woodland set!

  • Kirsty Vittetoe November 14, 2017, 2:00 pm

    What a Sweet Card!! Love your ideas!!!!

  • Nana Griffin November 14, 2017, 2:14 pm

    Cute card. Love the colors!

  • Sue Smith November 14, 2017, 2:32 pm

    Catherine, you have really done a wonderful job creating these Spa inks. They are so rich in color. Very attractive card. Keep up the great work Sistar :) :)

  • Nana Griffin November 14, 2017, 2:54 pm

    Love how you used the background. Great colors and I can’t wait to get my inks.

  • Glenda Lee Nutting November 14, 2017, 3:04 pm

    I love the colors and the plaid background. Ordered both this morning!

  • Cyndy November 14, 2017, 3:05 pm

    I love the color-especially the plaid in that eucalyptus!

  • Dawn T November 14, 2017, 3:07 pm

    I love the inks and although I wanted it all…. CFO said only a few things! Got the inks 2 stamps and 1 Die. Might have to do a sneaky order next week!

  • Sue LD November 14, 2017, 3:22 pm

    Cute woodland wonderland card.

  • Rhonda Price November 14, 2017, 4:23 pm

    I love this! I was able to get my hands on the plaid background stand, I’m so excited.

  • Marge Hurtig November 14, 2017, 4:53 pm

    I love the new colors!!!! Ordered mine first thing this morning along with the plaid background stamp and the woodland stamps.

  • Jeanne H November 14, 2017, 5:14 pm

    Love, love the plaid background and the new colors!

  • Ellen November 14, 2017, 5:31 pm

    I’m loving these new ink colors. Great card and that plaid background stamp is amazing.

  • Sharon Youngblood November 14, 2017, 6:11 pm

    I love the color palette. ..these are my colors!

  • Susan November 14, 2017, 6:27 pm

    Great new colors and stamps. I really like this card. Thanks for sharing.

  • MelissaF November 14, 2017, 6:35 pm

    LOVE your pretty card with the cute animals and the Spa collection of ink colors are beautiful too!

  • Susan Wareham November 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

    Congrats on your new release, didn’t have a lot of time to check out all the Happenings was wondering if these inks will layer good with the other inks for use with layering stamps

  • Jill Duplessie November 14, 2017, 7:09 pm

    I love plaid and deer. What more can I say except you combined them beautifully. I am a fan.

  • Renee November 14, 2017, 8:55 pm

    So glad you showed how to use those little stamp pies/parts!

  • Sharon Field November 14, 2017, 8:58 pm

    This new release is wonderful. I love the colors of the inks and your card is great. Maybe I will be able to get some if my budget allows.

  • Michele November 14, 2017, 9:41 pm

    Love the color collection and the plaid stamp

  • Cheryl Jones November 14, 2017, 10:18 pm

    I am going to love stamping with that plaid background stamp.


  • Caroline B November 14, 2017, 10:25 pm

    How fun to see your finished card! That little foliage bouquet thingy is super cute and looks wonderful book-ending the winter wonderland sentiment.
    I am SOOO in love with that plaid stamp! It makes a perfect background for winter projects–so warm and fuzzy.
    Every new creation I see with those Spa inks is so enticing!

  • Liz mca November 14, 2017, 10:44 pm

    Love the diagonal plaid

  • Nancy-Anne November 14, 2017, 11:01 pm

    I cannot wait! I’m vibrating with excitement over these new colours!

  • Tristan November 15, 2017, 1:49 am

    Gorgeous cards and I love these colours.

  • Barbara Brennan November 15, 2017, 2:37 am

    LOVE the new ink colors of the Spa Ink collection. I can’t wait to stamp with the plaid background stamp.

  • SusanME November 15, 2017, 5:39 am

    Love these new colors, and your card is simply gorgeous!

  • Teri S. November 15, 2017, 10:45 am

    Great release Catherine & your new inks look sooo cool. I love the critters on your card & that is such a pretty green. The only thing that holds me back from ordering so many things is the exchange rate. Mind you, if I win a gift certificate….

  • MarjR November 15, 2017, 11:20 am

    Love the card! I’m going to have to get that plaid background stamp!

  • Becca Yahrling November 15, 2017, 11:44 am

    Your card is lovely! I adore the Winter Wonderland set; my favorite! All the new ink colors are gorgeous. Love, love, love.

  • jayne xavier November 15, 2017, 11:46 am

    I love woodland animals, and your new ones are so very cute.

  • Paige November 15, 2017, 11:49 am

    The green tea and eucalyptus are really pretty together.

  • Francine November 15, 2017, 12:11 pm

    I did it.. I ordered your SPA collecton, pads only for now. My first set. Thought I would try them out. Ingrid swears I’ll never look back :)

  • Beth Swisher November 15, 2017, 12:47 pm

    Cute card. Love the animals.

  • Dee Earnshaw November 15, 2017, 1:09 pm

    Fabulous card – great new release:)

  • Holly Graham November 15, 2017, 1:19 pm

    Cute card! I love the plaid background.

  • Mary Holshouser November 15, 2017, 2:35 pm

    The new colors are wonderful.
    Love the card. Reminds me of the
    Baltimore Album quilt.
    thanks for sharing.

  • Judy R November 15, 2017, 3:25 pm

    Oh Catherine, your products and craftiness never disappoint! Keep on doing what you do so well.

  • Connie Hinkle November 15, 2017, 5:05 pm

    Love the new colors!!!

  • Donna Hawkins November 15, 2017, 6:37 pm

    Love all of these new colors and stamps and dies! Can’t wait for mine to arrive!

  • Deborah Kaye November 15, 2017, 7:24 pm

    Fabulous colors and great card!

  • Lois November 15, 2017, 10:50 pm

    I just love that deer!! What a great card!!

  • Elizabeth G November 15, 2017, 11:32 pm

    OOH WOW, your products look lovely and blog hop has some amazing inspiration, i would love to try your products one day soon.

  • Tracy A November 16, 2017, 12:30 am

    Love the plaid background. Great design.

  • Linda Steinbaugh November 16, 2017, 11:08 am

    Love that plaid background! The ink colors are beautiful!

  • Melody Moore November 16, 2017, 12:46 pm

    I love that deer and rabbit. Great card!

  • JanetB November 16, 2017, 1:44 pm

    I love the new colors, can’t wait to get my order, and the wonderful little woodland creatures are perfect!

  • Heike K. November 16, 2017, 1:49 pm

    Love the background. Beautiful cards.

  • Donna November 16, 2017, 2:09 pm

    I love the plaid background. I work during the day and when I got home it was sold out so I will have to wait for it to come in again. In the meantime I will be compiling lots of ideas of how I want to try it out.

  • Joan Carney November 16, 2017, 2:16 pm

    I love your new colors. Wish I could afford your entire collection. They are just beautiful.

  • Jina Winston November 16, 2017, 4:02 pm

    I’m in love with the plaid stamp. Can’t wait till mine comes in.

  • Aisha Roberts November 16, 2017, 4:48 pm

    Love the colors and the card

  • Ronnie Klatt November 16, 2017, 4:58 pm

    I love the plaid background and the colors are great. Can’t wait to get mine.

  • Angie Hall November 16, 2017, 5:06 pm

    I’m swooning over the plaid background. The new ink colors are gorgeous too. Thanks for the hops.

  • Joyce Spear November 16, 2017, 6:26 pm

    OMG, I wish I had seen this card before I ordered on the 14th. The deer and the rabbit are just too much!! Next order for sure!

  • SHERRY THOMPSON November 16, 2017, 7:06 pm

    Love the new release!

  • Barbara Spiegel November 16, 2017, 7:38 pm

    I can’t wait to get my hands on the new colors. WOW

  • Mary nelson November 16, 2017, 8:13 pm

    Awe..such an adorable card! Now I need that stamp set!!

  • Laura Miller November 16, 2017, 9:17 pm

    the animals are so cute and the 2 greens look great together in the wreath/swag

  • Phyllis Sinclair November 16, 2017, 9:37 pm

    Love the plaid background.

  • Nancy Salkeld November 16, 2017, 10:20 pm

    The new ink collection was just what I was hoping it would be! Loved the ‘live’ reveals too. So fun!

  • Cheryl Ellison November 16, 2017, 10:31 pm

    Love this card!

  • foleysfriend November 16, 2017, 10:33 pm

    Loving the new release! Good things it’s almost Christmas. I know what’s going on my Santa list.

  • Jodie Ramdas November 16, 2017, 11:31 pm

    I love how these new inks work for Christmas cards, it makes them look super elegant and traditional! I cant wait to get my inks!

  • Liz mca November 17, 2017, 12:32 am

    Love that plaid stamp

  • Trina Chaska November 17, 2017, 12:38 am

    Love this card.

  • Sophia Blair November 17, 2017, 5:08 am

    I love this release! So many exciting products to explore, I look forward to seeing all the different ideas and techniques! I learn so much through these blog hops!

  • Connie Watson November 17, 2017, 5:08 am

    Love this card ! So pretty ,

  • Cecile Mcgarty November 17, 2017, 7:59 am

    I was very impressed how versatile the stamp was and how your ink looked

  • Megan November 17, 2017, 10:31 am

    That plaid is just so versatile! Love it!

  • Terrie November 17, 2017, 10:53 am

    This card is adorable! I love the critters and the plaid background :)

  • Ronnie Klatt November 17, 2017, 11:11 am

    I love the plaid background, and the new colors.

  • Daria November 17, 2017, 2:24 pm

    I have enjoyed making my way through today’s Blog Hop–so many wonderful cards! I hope you have a lot of the Winter Woodland stamp set because it fabulous! Thank you.

  • Isabelle November 17, 2017, 5:06 pm

    This is a very sweet card !

  • Dorothy Breitenstein November 17, 2017, 5:18 pm

    Beautiful card!

  • Marjorie Dumontier November 17, 2017, 5:27 pm

    That’s so exciting !

  • Thaanvi November 17, 2017, 6:51 pm

    I’ve been dying to get some new inks and stamps from your store for ages. These stamps are definitely going on my Christmas wish list!

  • Christy Borfitz November 17, 2017, 8:21 pm

    Such a sweet card, Catherine! I can’t wait to get my inks and stamps!

  • Cecile mcgarty November 17, 2017, 8:56 pm

    I love the wreath,and the spa collection is great

  • LOIS November 24, 2017, 8:55 pm


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