October Release Countdown Teasers day 3: Merry Maidens, Drink & Be Merry & One More Sleep

29 September, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing three new stamp sets called Merry Maidens, Drink & Be Merry and One More Sleep.

Merry Christmas

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp under water scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
  • Remove mask, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp mermaids and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out mermaids and accessories using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp speech bubble in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Watch colouring video for this card here

 

Bring On The Merry

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut two small rectangles from pattern paper and two small rectangles from pale aqua card, adhere to card base using foam pads
  • Stamp mermaids in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out mermaids with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Die cut small heart from kraft card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

 Sending Love At Christmas Time

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut circle aperture from 10 cm x 14 white card and adhere 9.8 cm x 13.8 cm acetate to the back
  • Die cut circle aperture from 9.5 cm x 13.5 cm 3 mm thick foam sheet, ensuring the circle aperture lines up with the acetate backed white card
  • Adhere foam sheet to card base, add sequin mix within the aperture before adhering the acetate backed white card on top
  • Die cut circle frame from aqua card stock and adhere on top of circle aperture using glue pen
  • Stamp mermaids in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out mermaids with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Eat, Drink And Be Merry

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp cocktails in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each drink prior to stamping the next until all cocktails are masked
    • Create background using ink blending technique with green and yellow ink and spray fine mist of white ink on top
    • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink
    • Watch colouring video for this card here

     

    Fa La La La La La

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
    • Die cut two small rectangles from kraft card and one small rectangle from green card, adhere to card base using foam pads
    • Stamp drinks and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out drinks and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    To Get Into The Christmas Spirit You Need A Bottle Opener

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or preferred medium) and place on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card, securing in place with washi tape
    • Create background using ink blending technique with two shades of aqua ink, then add snowfall on top using stencil, ink blending tool and white pigment ink
    • Remove stencil and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp cocktails in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
    • Cut out cocktails using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Merry & Bright

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp moon backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
    • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
    • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp Santa and reindeer silhouette, and sentiment, in black ink
    • Stamp animals in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out animals using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

     

    You Light up My Life

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp Sydney backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, allow to dry
    • Remove mask, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Stamp fireworks with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp cat and raccoon in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out cat and raccoon using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Merry & Bright

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp Christmas backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp animals and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out animals and accessories using 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 today:

    Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

     

    Clearly Besotted Supplies

    Other Supplies

    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
    • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
    • Papertrey Ink Kraft, Simply Chartreuse and Aqua Mist card
    • Lawn Fawn stitched circle frame dies
    • Lawn Fawn pattern paper
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
    • VersaMark watermark pad
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Little Things From Lucy's Cards Coast Mix
    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
    • White embossing powder
    • Sakura Quickie glue pen
    • MISTI stamping platform
    • Heat tool

     

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    1. Debbie Lahaise September 29, 2019

      love the cocktails – eat drink and be merry

    2. Andre M. September 29, 2019

      Your scenes are always so amazing! Love the mugs and the mermaids. Thanks for sharing your technique video.

    3. Michelle Short September 29, 2019

      These are all amazing! I love how you combine different sets and how you come up with all these ideas amazes me every release! Fantastic! xx

    4. Lisa Tilson September 29, 2019

      The detail in your cards is always amazing. What a fabulous showcase of the new release and some older favourites too! They are all outstanding 😍😍😍

    5. Sheila September 29, 2019

      WOW!! The festive mermaids are gorgeous. The water effect, so realistic you can almost see it dripping off the card. Brilliant! The Xmas cocktails are scrumptious, make mine a double. Ice and a slice.