My Favorite Crafty Things 2019: STAMPS

Welcome to My Favorite Crafty Things 2019! It’s here!!!

Over the next several weeks, I will be sharing my favorite crafty products of 2019. Each post will have a different topic with a video. If you haven’t checked out THIS video, please do so – it explains how the series works.

I have lots to share, including big giveaways (see below) and even store discounts (some are exclusive!) from several of my favorite stores. I will be updating this list if more offers come in…

Let’s dive in! Today I am focusing on stamps.

[Warning: This video is LONG. You can instead just check out the stamps below. All products are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails. Affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. Please note that I purchased most of the products in this post personally, but not all. Regardless, the decision to include them in this list was my own. I truly like these products and companies. For more info, visit HERE. If you have questions, please email me.]

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Let’s get started…


The most important part on any card is the sentiment. Therefore I recommend having a good variety of greeting stamps on hand. Here are some suggestion from this year…

Mama Elephant Paolas Wishes Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | MML ]
Essentials by Ellen Totally Random…
[ ELH ]
Janes Doodle Kind Stamp Set
[ SSS | JNS | JNN ]
Hero Arts Mix and Match Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | HA | JNN ]
Gina K Have Faith Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | GNK | JNN ]
Brutus Monroe Super Sentimental Stamp…
[ SSS | BMR ]
Ink Blot Shop Bubble Words Stamp Set
[ SSS ]
Purple Onion Designs Everyday Blurbs…
[ SSS | PRP ]
Purple Onion Designs Clear Mounting…
[ PRP ]
Unity Stamp Say It Big
[ UNT ]
Waffle Flower Big Dots Sentiments…
[ SSS | ELH | WFF ]
Concord & 9th Lots to Say Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 | JNN ]
Clearly Besotted Happy Everything…
[ SSS | CLR ]
Simon Says Stamp All the Thanks Stamp…
[ SSS | JNN ]
CZ Design Good Job Mama Stamp Set
[ SSS | JNN ]
Hello Bluebird Banner Blessings Stamp…
[ SSS | ELH | HLL ]
Pink and Main Just Because Stamp Set
[ SSS | PNK ]
Waffle Flower Here For You Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | WFF ]
Flora & Fauna Everyday Word Party 2…
[ SSS | ELH | FLR ]
Reverse Confetti So Many Sentiments…
[ SSS | ELH | RVR | JNN ]
Altenew Sentiment Strips Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | ALTN | JNN ]
Avery Elle Simple Sentiments Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | AVR ]
Mama Elephant Mini Everyday Messages…
[ SSS | ELH | MML ]


Background stamps are excellent for techniques! Check out these great options…

Neat and Tangled Mail Background Stamp
[ SSS | ELH | N&T ]
My Favorite Things Brush Spatter Stamp
[ SSS | ELH | MFT | JNN ]
Impression Obsession Sketched Palm…
[ SSS | IST | JNN ]
Brutus Monroe Flower Doodle Stamp Set
[ SSS | BMR ]
Simon Says Stamp Leaves and Berries…
[ SSS | JNN ]
Studio Katia Floral Garden Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | STD ]
Ink Blot Shop Slim Stripes Stamp
[ SSS ]
Ink Blot Stamp Rainbow Scoops Stamp
[ SSS | INK | JNN ]
Whimsy Stamps Lattice Background Stamp
[ SSS | WHM ]
Taylored Expressions Create in Color…
[ TE ]
Unity Stamps Crafty Supplies Stamp
[ UNT ]


Layering stamps continue to increase in popularity and there were many new ones in 2019. By stamping images together and/or layered, you can easily get results that look dimensional and realistic. These are good ones to try…

Altenew Rose Blossoms Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | ALTN | JNN ]
Altenew Grateful Heart Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | ALTN | YTB ]
Altenew Ornate Foliage Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | ALTN ]
Sunny Studio Sunflower Fields Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | SNN | JNN ]
My Favorite Things Tropical Flowers…
[ SSS | ELH | MFT | JNN ]
Altenew Dot Botanicals Stamp Set
[ SSS | ALTN | JNN ]
Concord & 9th Kindness Blooms…
[ SSS | C&9 | JNN ]
Sunny Studio Slice of Summer Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | SNN | JNN ]
Kitchen Sink Stamps Trees Stamp Set
[ SSS | KTC | JNN ]
Concord & 9th Hello Sunshine…
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 | JNN ]


Here are a handful of must-have stamp-and-die combos…

Taylored Expressions Simple Strips…
[ TE | JNN ]
Taylored Expressions Simple Strips Dies
[ TE ]
Birch Press Lingo Thanks Stamp Set
[ SSS | BRC ]
Birch Press Lingo Thanks Dies
[ SSS | BRC ]
Concord & 9th Simple Serif Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 | JNN ]
Concord & 9th Simple Serif Dies
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 | JNN ]
Altenew Leaf Clusters Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | ALTN | JNN ]
Altenew Leaf Clusters Dies
[ SSS | ALTN | ELH ]
Hello Bluebird Banner Buddies Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | HLL | JNN ]
Hello Bluebird Vertical Banner Die
[ SSS | ELH | HLL ]
Concord & 9th Mail Drop Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 | JNN ]
Concord & 9th Mail Drop Dies
[ SSS | ELH | C&9 ]
Simon Says Stamp Thanks &…
[ SSS | JNN ]
Simon Says Stamp Word Mix 1 Dies
[ SSS ]
My Favorite Things Well Hello Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | MFT | JNN ]
My Favorite Things Sweet Hello Dies
[ SSS | ELH | MFT ]
CZ Design Clean Line Everyday Stamp Set
[ SSS | JNN ]
CZ Design Clean Line Everyday Dies
[ SSS ]
Gina K Crazy Daisy Stamp Set
[ SSS | GNK ]
Gina K Crazy Daisy Stencil
[ SSS | GNK ]
Gina K Crazy Daisy Dies
[ SSS ]
Gina K Crazy Daisy Dies
[ GNK ]


And finally, here are a few other fun stamps that I think you might like too..

Sweet n Sassy Serene Silhouettes…
[ SSS | SWT | JNN ]
Tim Holtz Pressed Foliage Stamp Set
[ SSS | STM ]
Gina K Love and Kindness Stamp Set
[ GNK | JNN ]
Hero Arts Gina K Friendship Blooms…
[ SSS | ELH | HA | JNN ]
The Gray Muse Happiness Blooms Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | THG ]
Miss Ink Magnolia Sympathy Stamp Set
[ SSS | MSS ]
WPlus9 Neighbors Stamp Set
[ SSS | WPL | JNN ]
Pretty Pink Posh Animal Signs Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | PRT ]
Lawn Fawn Smooth Sailing Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | LWN ]
Avery Elle Phonomenal Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | AVR | YTB ]
My Favorite Things Birth-Yay Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | MFT | JNN ]
Pinkfresh Studio Make a Wish Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | PNK | JNN ]
Honey Bee Stamps Anchors the Soul…
[ HNB | JNN ]
Honey Bee One of a Kind Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | HNB ]
Mama Elephant Handcrafted Happiness…
[ SSS | MML ]
Hero Arts Stamped Just For You Stamp Set
[ SSS | ELH | HA | JNN ]


This list of Favorite Crafty Things could also make a great gift guide. Feel free to pass along this link or print the page and circle what you are interested in. Don’t forget the discount codes above!

See you soon for more of My Favorite Crafty Things 2019. You can keep up to date on all the topics HERE… and for my lists from 2018, click HERE.


Throughout this series, I will have LOTS of prizes! Today I am giving away a $50 gift certificate to Simon Says Stamp! For your chance to win a giveaway, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on 12/20/19 telling me your favorite stamp set from above. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post on my blog and click the green “leave a comment” button. The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on my “Winners page” after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too! Prize personally donated.)

See you soon!


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625 thoughts on “My Favorite Crafty Things 2019: STAMPS”

  1. I just started making card and your videos have given me so much inspiration. This is by far my favorite video yet. I haven’t purchased many stamps yet but I did invest in the Tim Holtz Pressed Foliage Stamp set and I LOVE IT! The detail is so beautiful and I’ve been able to use it in so many different ways. Definitely worth every penny.

  2. I always look forward to your review of crafty things! And I love that sometimes I remember that I have something that you recommend! Thank you for all of your creative love!

  3. My favorite stamps are Unity. So glad to see them included in your current list. My newest favorite from your list would be the Neat & Tangled Mail background stamp. So cute and versatile! Thanks for doing these lists!

  4. I like Taylor Ed expressions stamp and die set. I think I could be quite successful with it! And my grandchildren could use the sentiments also. But I love the Mama Elephant Poalos… and the kindness phrases also. Too many to choose from.

  5. I don’t have a favorite stamp set but I love six of the background stamps that you showed. I really think you picked a particularly fun group that is unique and also good for making embellies for scrapbooking. Have a great day

  6. I love most of these sets – you have selected some wonderful ones. Unity’s “Say it Big” is probably my favorite and Unity is definitely my favorite stamp company! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  7. Thank you for taking the time to do this for us!! I really appreciate all the work that goes into it!! I just love your videos!! It’s hard to choose a favorite but I would have to say the Gina K Designs “Friendship Blooms” collaboration with Hero Arts is at the top of my list. I just purchased it and cannot wait to start creating!! Thanks again for your time and this giveaway! God Bless!!

  8. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Taylored Expressions Simple Strips. It’s so fantastic to have many sentiments cut at once. Brilliant idea! Your videos are the best – you are a wonderful teacher. . I look forward to your Crafty Favorites all year long.

  9. Hi Jenny, I love your stamp and die bundle , sentiments strips which takes out the guesswork and saves time too. Thank you for sharing.

  10. My favorite are the TE Simple Strip sentiments and dies. So versatile. Thanks so much for doing these videos. They are so helpful.

  11. Hi Jennifer! I really appreciate all the time you put into these videos, much appreciated!! I’d have to say that I need quick and easy at this season of my life when stamping. With that said, I’m really intrigued by the new Taylored Expressions Simple Strips stamp and die as well as the SSS Thanks and Encouragement stamp and die set. I am going to put those on top of my wishlist! There are many listed in your video that are lovely and I look forward to using them.

  12. My favorite is the Neat and Tangled Mail Background stamp.
    Your Crafty Favorites videos are brilliant, and so helpful. Thank you so much for sharing!

  13. Just wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to do these lists of your favorite crafty things – I enjoy them so much and look forward to them all year. They are so helpful and fun and educational! I know they must be insane amounts of work, so just wanted to say thanks so much for taking all that time and energy to make them happen! 🙂 Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  14. I love Honeybee anchors the soul! I bought it but havent used it yet. Thank you for all the hard work you do for us!

  15. My fave is Simon Says Stamp’s “Good Job Mama!” Thanks for pulling this video together, it was very helpful as always!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours 🙂

  16. I love the CZ design sentiments! But I found a few others to add to my wishlist, as well! Love to hear about Lila’s crafting projects and ideas, too!

  17. Thank you for such a great video – I look forward to your favorites videos each year. I think my favorite stamp set that I hope to own soon is the Taylored Expressions Sentiment Strip stamps. So clever!

  18. Thanks for all of this information. I appreciate all your time that this must have taken you. It is very helpful! Let the shopping begin.

  19. Very hard to pick a favorite – but I think I would have to say the Kitchen Sink Tree stamp. Definitely on my wish list this Christmas!

  20. So many great stamps. I think my favorite is the Hello Bluebird banner buddies…or the Taylored Expressions Simple Strips…or Honeybee’s One of a Kind…or Gina K’s Love & Kindness…or….don’t make me choose!

  21. Birch Press Lingo Thanks, plus dies would be my favorite, I think. I do agree that the sentiment is the most important part of the card, but even so, you create such wonderful card designs!

  22. there is alot that is my favorite so narrowing it down to just one is a little hard LOL! however I do make more birthday cards than anything so I would say that MFT- Birth-Yay is a big favorite.

  23. Thank you for doing these videos, and organizing everything in the blog post. You definitely put a lot of hard work into it and it shows. I really love that Kitchen Sink Stamps Trees Stamp Set — it’s different than anything I’ve ever seen. I also love that Brutus Monroe sentiments set!

  24. My head is spinning! My wish list is certainly growing. My favorite is something I’ve actually been wanting for a long time — the Ink Blot Stamps Thin Stripes background stamp. I’m going to have to give “honorable mention” to a couple of others: the Altenew Sentiment Strips, ALL Altenew Layering stamps; and the Concord &9th Alphas and dies. Thanks for taking time to show us these wonderful products.

  25. Thank you for putting this series together! As a new stamper, my favorite are the alphabet stamps with coordinating dies. So versatile!

  26. I love anything postal related, I was a mail carrier for 26 years, so Mail Drop is my favorite, although I really love everything and I have a few of your favorites in my stash.

  27. My favorite stamp is the SKETCHED PALM LEAVES from Impression Obsession. Thank you for the video and all your recommendations.

  28. I so love so many of your sentiment and background chiices! But I am so in love with the Kitchen SInks Stamps tree that you showed- how realistic and gorgeous!!!
    By the way, you cost me few bucks….LOL
    Love your video’s!!!

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