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September Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Hippo Halloween

30 August, 2019 7 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing a stamp set called Hippo Halloween.

Have A Fiendishly Fun-Filled Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
  • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or preferred medium) and place over the image, securing in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique, as shown in this video
  • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Park Your Broom & Sit For A Spell

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut circle from masking paper and adhere to lower part of 10 cm x 14 cm white card
  • Create background using ink blending technique with shades of blue ink
  • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen, remove mask and colour moon with markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp cityscape in black ink on to separate white card and colour the windows with markers
  • Cut out cityscape using scissors and adhere to card using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp hippo in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippo using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment with black ink

 

Trick or Treat / Best Witches

Instructions

  • Die cut tags from black and orange card, then die cut decorative edge along the bottom of the orange tag
  • Stamp stripey pattern on to the orange tag with white pigment ink
  • Adhere the orange tag on top of the black tag using foam sheet cut to size
  • Die cut small circle from green card, stamp spotty pattern on to circle with white pigment ink and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Die cut sentiment strip from purple card, stamp sentiment on to it with black ink and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Stamp hippo and accessories with black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippo and accessories with scissors and adhere to tag using foam pads
  • Die cut hole reinforcement from black card and adhere to tag using glue pen
  • Attach black twine and tie in a bow

 

Happy Halloween Have A Spooktacular Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp Halloween background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask it off
  • Create background using ink blending technique with shades of blue ink and add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
  • Remove mask and colour image with markers, add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
  • Stamp hippos in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hippos using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

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
  • Papertrey Ink True Black. Orange Zest, Green Parakeet and Winter Wisteria card stock
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
  • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
  • VersaColor ink pads
  • Versamark pad
  • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
  • Copic Sketch markers
  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
  • White embossing powder
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • MISTI stamping platform
  • Sakura Quickie glue pen
  • Black twine

 

August Release Countdown Teasers day 4: All Four Seasons

31 July, 2019 9 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're sharing a few more cards using the All Four Seasons stamp set.

Happy Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut six small circles from turquoise and lilac card and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using foam pads, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp penguins in black ink on to separate white card and colour using makers, add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out penguins with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Happy Birthday To You Hope You Have An Absolutely Fabulous Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut nine small circles from turquoise and lilac card and adhere to card base using foam pads
  • Stamp penguins in black ink on to separate white card and colour using makers, add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out penguins with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink 

       

      Many Happy Returns The Best Years Are Yet To Come

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Stamp penguins in black ink on to white card and colour using pencils
      • Cut out penguins with scissors and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using foam pads, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
      • 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
        • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist and Lilac Grace card stock
        • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        Cute Cubs

        27 July, 2019 2 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a card using a stamp set called Cute Cubs.

        Happy Birthday To You Hope You Have An Absolutely Fabulous Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp lion cub and kite in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask both and then stamp the bench background, mask this too
        • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink for the sky and green ink for the grass
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        Raise A Glass

        06 July, 2019 3 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a couple of card using a set called Raise A Glass.

        Age Gets Better With Wine

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp wine glasses in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each glass prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut a rectangle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) and place over the image, adhering in place with washi tape
        • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
        • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Draw frame manually using a ruler and black fine point pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

         

        Belated Birthday Wishes I Didn't Forget, I'm Being Fashionably Late

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp wine glasses in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each glass prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) and place over the image, adhering in place with washi tape
        • Create background using ink blending technique with cerise and lilac inks
        • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle and rectangle dies
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Pilot V5 0.5 point black pen
        • Mylar sheets
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        July Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: Mischievous Mole

        01 July, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

        Welcome back to day 5 of the July Release Countdown Teasers.

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Mischievous Mole.

        If Friends Were Flowers I'd Pick You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp moles in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Create background using ink blending technique with pale yellow ink
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp speech bubble in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and attach to card using foam pads

         

        Happy Birthday To You Hope You Have An Absolutely Fabulous Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp stripes with white pigment ink on to 3 cm x 10.5 cm pale turquoise card and adhere to bottom of card base using adhesive roller
        • Stamp moles in black ink on to 10.5 cm x 12.5 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Create background using ink blending technique with yellow ink
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

        Thank you for looking, please pop back shortly to see all of this months new products in full!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies 

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist card stock
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        July Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Birds of a Feather

        29 June, 2019 6 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Birds of a Feather.

        Happy Bird-Day To You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp owl, toucan and parrot in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Create background using ink blending technique with green and yellow inks
        • Using markers, manually draw the grass and leaves to enhance the background
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Like Birds of A Feather We Flock Together

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp toucan, flamingo, stork and parrot in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink for the sky and green ink for the grass
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Happy Birthday To You Hope You Have An Absolutely Fabulous Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp budgies in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each budgie prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) and place over the image
        • Create background using ink blending technique with cerise and yellow inks
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • See colouring video for this card here

         

        Some Birdie Loves You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp stork and flamingo in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, and mask both images
        • Die cut a rectangle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) and place over the image
        • Die cut clouds from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create cloud outline stencil
        • Create background using the cloud stencil and ink blending technique with blue inks
        • Using markers, manually draw the grass to enhance the background
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • 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
        • Lawn Fawn stitched clouds dies
        • Mylar sheets
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        Knitted With Love

        21 June, 2019 1 comment Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a card using a set called Knitted With Love.

        Merriest Christmas Wishes It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Stamp bears in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut a rectangle aperture from masking paper and adhere over the image
        • Create background using ink blending technique with blue inks, then add snowfall on top using stencil and white pigment ink
        • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        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
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        June Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: Sunny Sundae

        01 June, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

        Welcome back to day 5 of the June Release Countdown Teasers.

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Sunny Sundae.

        It's Your Birthday Treat Yourself

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp sundaes in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut semi circle aperture from masking paper, remove backing paper and adhere over masked images
        • Create background using ink blending technique with orange and yellow inks
        • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Belated Birthday Wishes I Didn't Forget I'm Being Fashionably Late

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp sundaes in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Die cut circle aperture from masking paper, remove backing paper and adhere over masked images
        • Create background using ink blending technique with yellow and cerise inks
        • Remove all masks, colour images with pencils and then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Happy Birthday To You Hope You Have An Absolutely Fabulous Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp sundaes in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
        • Create background using ink blending technique with blue inks
        • Remove all masks, colour images with pencils and then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          Happy Birthday Have A Fabulous Day

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
          • Stamp stripey pattern on to 4.5 cm x 14.5 cm pale turquoise card with white pigment ink and adhere to card base using adhesive roller
          • Die cut three small hearts from 5 cm x 14 cm coral card and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment with black ink
          • Stamp sundaes in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
          • Die cut sundaes and adhere to card using foam pads

          Thank you for looking, please pop back shortly to see all of this months new products in full!

           

          Clearly Besotted Supplies

          Other Supplies

          • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
          • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist and Berry Sorbet card stock
          • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
          • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
          • VersaColor ink pads
          • Copic Sketch markers
          • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
          • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
          • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
          • Ranger mini ink blending tool
          • MISTI stamping platform

           

          June Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Pick A Peony

          31 May, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

          Today we're introducing a stamp set called Pick A Peony.

          Sending Love

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp peonies in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask before creating background using ink blending technique with yellow, pink and purple inks
          • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

           

          Such Wonderful News Absolutely Thrilled For You

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp peonies in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask before creating background using ink blending technique with coral ink
          • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          You're Utterly Delightful

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp peonies in grey ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask before creating background using ink blending technique with black and grey ink
          • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss using heat tool
          • Remove mask and colour image with pencils, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size

             

            A Little Note

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp peonies in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
            • Die cut a rectangle aperture from masking paper and place over image before creating background using ink blending technique with blue ink
            • Remove all masks and colour image with markers, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

            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
            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
            • Memento London Fog ink pad
            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
            • VersaColor ink pads
            • VersaMark ink pad
            • Copic Sketch markers
            • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
            • MISTI stamping platform
            • White embossing powder
            • Heat gun

             

            June Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Rock N Roll

            28 May, 2019 8 comments Leave a comment

            The countdown teasers for June start today with eight new stamp sets coming on the 1st of June.

            Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Rock N Roll, Simply Said and Laugh Out Loud Friends.

            We'll Be Friends Forever Because You Already Know Too Much

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp armadillos, cactus and hat in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
            • Die cut circle aperture from masking paper, remove backing paper and adhere over masked images
            • Create background using ink blending technique with yellow ink
            • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Let's Roll

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Adhere small pieces of green pattern paper to top right and bottom left of card base using adhesive roller
            • Die cut four small rectangle panels from 10 cm x 14 cm pale turquoise card and adhere to card base using foam pads
            • Stamp armadillos and accessories in black ink on to  separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Die cut armadillos and accessories and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Belated Birthday Wishes I Didn't Forget, I'm Being Fashionably Late

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp armadillo and cactus in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
            • Die cut circle aperture from masking paper, remove backing paper and adhere over masked images
            • Create background using ink blending technique with cerise and turquoise ink
            • Remove all masks, colour images with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            I Will Never Desert You

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp desert backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask before creating background using ink blending technique with combination of orange and yellow inks
            • Remove mask and colour image with markers, add white highlight detail with gel pen and then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp armadillos and cactus in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Die cut armadillos and cactus 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
            • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist card stock
            • Echo Park 6 x 6 pattern paper pad
            • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
            • VersaColor ink pads
            • Copic Sketch markers
            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
            • MISTI stamping platform