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December Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Introducing Squeak It's Christmas and Winter Corners

28 November, 2021 1 comment Leave a comment

Welcome back to day 2 of the December Release Countdown Teasers.

Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Squeak It's Christmas and Winter Corners.

    'Twas The Night Before Christmouse

     Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp mice in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
    • Stamp lamp post and music notes in black ink
    • Remove mask and color image with combination of markers and colour pencils, add white highlight detail with marker pen
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Merry Christmas

     Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp birch tree background in two shades of blue ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp poinsettia and penguin image in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
    • Cut out image with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

      Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

      Thank you very much for joining us today.

       

      Clearly Besotted Supplies

      Other Supplies

      • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
      • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
      • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
      • Versacolor Ink pads
      • Copic Sketch markers
      • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
      • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
      • MISTI stamping platform

       

      December Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Introducing Santa Claws

      27 November, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

      The December release countdown teasers start today and we are delighted to have our resident guest designers Alberto Gava, Francine Vuillème and Kitty Day taking part this month.

      There are six new stamp sets coming on the 1st of December and today we're introducing a stamp set called Santa Claws.

        Santa Claws Is Coming To Town

        Instructions
        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Stamp seabed scene on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, and mask
        • Die cut large rectangle aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
        • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
        • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with yellow, green and turquoise inks
        • Add sun ray detail on top using mini ink blending tool and stencil with white pigment ink
        • Remove stencils and mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
        • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp crab in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
        • Cut out crab with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiments in black ink

         

        I Think You're Clawsome

        Instructions
        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Die cut large oval aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
        • Position custom made stencil centrally, landscape orientation, on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
        • Mask off the bottom of the oval stencil using washi tape
        • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue and cerise inks
        • Add detail on top using white ink spray, remove stencil and leave to dry thoroughly
        • Stamp sentiment in watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool
        • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp crab in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
        • Cut out crab with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

          Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

          Thank you very much for joining us today.

           

          Clearly Besotted Supplies

          Other Supplies

          • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
          • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
          • Spellbinders Nestabilities oval dies
          • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
          • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
          • VersaMark watermark stamp pad
          • Simon Says Stamp White Pigment ink pad
          • Versacolor Ink pads
          • Copic Sketch markers
          • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
          • White embossing powder
          • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
          • Mylar sheet 190 micron
          • Ranger mini ink blending tool
          • Heat tool
          • MISTI stamping platform

           

          November Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

          01 November, 2021 1 comment Leave a comment

          We are very excited to show you all of the new products that will be available in our store, and also at Simon Says Stamp tonight at 8pm (GMT) UK time.

          We regret to inform you that there will be no coordinating dies for this months release.  We currently have no plans to bring coordinating dies back and can only apologise for any upset or disappointment caused.

          November New Product Release

           

          New Products

            Please check in on our fabulous Design Team for the last of this month's teasers.  Additionally, our lovely Michelle has a fabulous product reveal video to share so please take a look.

            For a chance to win all of this month's new stamp sets, please head on over to our facebook page and leave a comment on today's post.

            We are grateful, if not a little surprised, to still be in business after a tough couple of years, and for that we have you to thank.  We have a small customer base who are incredibly supportive and we are truly humbled by your loyalty.

            Hope you are well, please take care and hope to see you back next month!

             

            November Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Introducing Bee Merry

            31 October, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

            Welcome back to day 4 of the November Release Countdown Teasers.

            Today we're introducing a stamp set called Bee Merry.

              It's The Buzziest Time

               

              Instructions

              • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
              • Die cut large oval aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
              • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
              • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with three shades of blue ink
              • Add snow detail on top using mini ink blending tool and stencil, with white pigment ink
              • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
              • Stamp hive and bees in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
              • Cut out hive and bees with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
              • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

               

              To My Lovely Wife All I Want For Christmas Is You

               

              Instructions

              • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
              • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool and heart stencil, with three shades of blue ink
              • Add honeycomb pattern on top using mini ink blending tool and stencil, with white pigment ink
              • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
              • Stamp bees in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
              • Cut out bees with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
              • Stamp sentiment in black ink

               

                Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                Thank you very much for joining us today.

                 

                Clearly Besotted Supplies

                Other Supplies

                • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                • Spellbinder Nestabilities oval dies
                • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                • Simon Says Stamp White Pigment ink pad
                • Versacolor Ink pads
                • Copic Sketch markers
                • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                • MISTI stamping platform

                 

                November Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Introducing Sulking Santa and Tangled In Tinsel

                30 October, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

                Welcome back to day 3 of the November Release Countdown Teasers.

                Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Sulking Santa and Tangled In Tinsel.

                  It's the Most Stressful Time of The Year 

                   

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                  • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                  • Add starry sky detail on top using white ink spray
                  • Adhere to card base using an adhesive roller
                  • Stamp city scene on to 8 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                  • Cut out along the top of city scene and adhere to card using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp tree and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                  • Cut out tree and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Sending Candy Cane Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses

                   

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                  • Die cut large oval aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                  • Position custom made stencil centrally, landscape orientation, on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                  • Mask off the bottom of the oval stencil using washi tape
                  • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool and stencil with two shades of blue ink
                  • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                  • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                    Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                    Thank you very much for joining us today.

                     

                    Clearly Besotted Supplies

                    Other Supplies

                    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                    • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
                    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                    • Versacolor Ink pads
                    • Copic Sketch markers
                    • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
                    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                    • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                    • MISTI stamping platform

                     

                    November Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Introducing Merry Mole and Pull The Other One

                    29 October, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

                    Welcome back to day 2 of the November Release Countdown Teasers.

                    Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Merry Mole and Pull The Other One.

                      We Wish You A Merry Christmas

                       

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                      • Die cut large oval aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                      • Position custom made stencil centrally, landscape orientation, on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                      • Mask off the bottom of the oval stencil using washi tape
                      • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool and stencil with two shades of brown ink
                      • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                      • Stamp fireplace, stockings and moles in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out fireplace, stockings and moles with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                       

                      Santa Is It Too Late To Be Nice?

                       

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                      • Ink blend block background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool and stencil with two shades of blue ink
                      • Add starry sky detail on top using white ink spray
                      • Stamp gifts and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out gifts and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                       

                        Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                        Thank you very much for joining us today.

                         

                        Clearly Besotted Supplies

                        Other Supplies

                        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                        • Spellbinder Nestabilities oval dies
                        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                        • Versacolor Ink pads
                        • Copic Sketch markers
                        • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
                        • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                        • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                        • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                        • MISTI stamping platform

                         

                        November Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Introducing Winter Woodland

                        28 October, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

                        The November release countdown teasers start today and we are delighted to have our resident guest designers Alberto Gava, Francine Vuillème and Mona Toth taking part this month.

                        There are six new stamp sets coming on the 1st of November and today we're introducing a stamp set called Winter Woodland.

                          Hedgehugs & Kisses

                           

                          Instructions

                          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                          • Die cut large rectangle aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                          • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                          • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with three shades of blue ink
                          • Add starry sky detail on top using white ink spray
                          • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                          • Stamp scene and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                          • Cut out scene and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                          • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads

                           

                          If Kisses Were Snowflakes I'd Send You A Blizzard

                          Instructions

                          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                          • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool with blue ink
                          • Add cityscape using mini ink blending tool and stencil, with black ink
                          • Add window detail on top of cityscape using mini ink blending tool and stencil, with white pigment ink
                          • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                          • Stamp characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                          • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                           

                            Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                            Thank you very much for joining us today.

                             

                            Clearly Besotted Supplies

                            Other Supplies

                            • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                            • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
                            • My Favorite Things Snow Drifts dies
                            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                            • Simon Says Stamp White Pigment ink pad
                            • Versacolor Ink pads
                            • Copic Sketch markers
                            • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                            • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                            • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                            • MISTI stamping platform

                             

                            October Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

                            01 October, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

                            We are very excited to show you all of the new products that will be available in our store, and also at Simon Says Stamp tonight at 8pm (BST) UK time.

                            We regret to inform you that there will be no coordinating dies for this months release.  We currently have no plans to bring coordinating dies back and can only apologise for any upset or disappointment caused.

                            October New Product Release

                             

                            New Products

                              Please check in on our fabulous Design Team for the last of this month's teasers, and don't forget to take a look at the brilliant product reveal video the wonderful Michelle has made for us.

                              For a chance to win all of this month's new stamp sets, please head on over to our facebook page and leave a comment on today's post.

                              Thank you very much for taking the time to visit us and also for your uplifting encouragement on all our social media outlets.  Clearly Besotted is and always has been a labour of love and your support makes it all the more enjoyable for us.

                              Please take care and we hope to see you next month!

                               

                              October Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Introducing Merry Mix & Match Series

                              30 September, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

                              Welcome back to day 4 of the October Release Countdown Teasers.

                              Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Merry Mix & Match Meow, Merry Mix & Match Squeak and Merry Mix & Match Woof.

                                Naughty or Mice?

                                 

                                Instructions

                                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                • Die cut large rectangle aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                                • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                                • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with pale beige ink
                                • Add brick detail on top using mini ink blending tool and stencil with two shades of brown ink
                                • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                • Stamp tree segments in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                                • Cut out tree segments with scissors, assemble and adhere to card using foam pads
                                • Stamp speech bubbles and sentiments in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

                                 

                                With Love

                                 

                                Instructions

                                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                • Ink blend block background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool and stencil with turquoise ink
                                • Stamp trees in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                                • Cut out trees with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                • Stamp sentiments in black ink

                                 

                                Merry Mix & Match Combinations

                                  Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                                  Thank you very much for joining us today.

                                   

                                  Clearly Besotted Supplies

                                  Other Supplies

                                  • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                                  • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
                                  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                  • Versacolor Ink pads
                                  • Copic Sketch markers
                                  • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                                  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                                  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                  • MISTI stamping platform

                                   

                                  October Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Introducing Flaming Festivities and Snow Scenes

                                  29 September, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

                                  Welcome back to day 3 of the October Release Countdown Teasers.

                                  Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Flaming Festivities and Snow Scenes.

                                    We Wish You A Merry Christmas

                                     

                                    Instructions

                                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                                    • Die cut large oval aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                                    • Position custom made stencil centrally, landscape orientation, on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                                    • Mask off the bottom of the oval stencil using washi tape
                                    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                                    • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                    • Stamp snow dragon scene and dragon in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                                    • Cut out snow dragon scene and dragon with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                    • Add snow detail using white marker pen
                                    • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                                     

                                    Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

                                     

                                    Instructions

                                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                                    • Stamp city backdrop on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, and mask
                                    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                                    • Add snowy sky detail on top using white ink spray and white marker pen
                                    • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                                    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                    • Stamp traffic scene in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                                    • Cut out traffic scene with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                                      Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for more countdown teasers:

                                      Thank you very much for joining us today.

                                       

                                      Clearly Besotted Supplies

                                      Other Supplies

                                      • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                                      • Spellbinder Nestabilities oval dies
                                      • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                      • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                      • Versacolor Ink pads
                                      • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                                      • Copic Sketch markers
                                      • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                                      • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                                      • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                      • MISTI stamping platform

                                       

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