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November Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Balloon Bunch Christmas and Ring Around Christmas

30 October, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Balloon Bunch Christmas and Ring Around Christmas.

    Merry Christmas

     

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut large circle 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 two shades of blue ink, add stars on top using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
    • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp rooftop, balloons and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out rooftop, balloons and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Merry Christmas

     

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using cloud outline stencil and mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
    • Add snow effect on top using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
    • Remove all stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp Santa and balloons in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out Santa and balloons 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 with foam pad

       

      Merry Christmas

       

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm kraft card using stencil and craft squeegee with white embossing paste
      • Allow to dry thoroughly, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
      • Stamp wreath and polar bear in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out wreath and polar bear with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment strip in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

       

      Merry Christmas

       

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Die cut large circle 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 two shades of blue ink, add stars on top using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
      • Stamp wreath in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out wreath 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
      • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
      • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
      • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
      • Versacolor Ink pads
      • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
      • Copic Sketch markers
      • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
      • Dream Weaver embossing paste
      • Ranger Craft Squeegee
      • Mylar sheet 190 micron
      • Ranger mini ink blending tool
      • MISTI stamping platform

       

      November Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Christmas Characters and Spell The Season

      29 October, 2020 3 comments Leave a comment

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

      Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Christmas Characters and Spell The Season.

        It's All Fun & Games Until You End Up On Santa's Naughty List

         

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Ink blend scalloped rectangle background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using stencil and mini ink blending tool with olive green ink
        • Remove stencil and allow to dry thoroughly before stamping 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 characters with personalised letters in black ink on to separate white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next
        • Remove all masks, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        Warm Hugs Beary Xmas With Love Ho! Ho! Ho!

         

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
        • Add starry sky detail using white ink spray and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Die cut snowdrift from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Stamp sentiments in black ink
        • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

           

          Happy Christmas

           

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
          • Stamp letters in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using a stamping platform for precision positioning
          • Stamp further sentiment in black ink
          • Colour letters using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • 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 gel pen
          • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

          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
          • My Favorite Things Snow Drifts dies
          • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
          • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
          • VersaMark ink pad
          • Versacolor Ink pads
          • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
          • Copic Sketch markers
          • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
          • White embossing powder
          • Mylar sheet 190 micron
          • Ranger mini ink blending tool
          • Heat tool
          • MISTI stamping platform

           

          November Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Gnome For Christmas

          28 October, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

          The countdown teasers for November start today, we have six new stamp sets coming on the 1st of November and today we're introducing a stamp set called Gnome For Christmas.

            Chillin' With My Gnomies

             

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp gingerbread scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
            • Die cut large heart from masking paper and adhere centrally on top of stamped scene
            • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with black ink
            • Remove both masks, colour scene with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Stamp sentiment with 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 gnomes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out gnomes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

             

            Chillin' With My Gnomies

             

            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 on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
            • Mask across the bottom of the oval stencil using washi tape
            • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of turquoise ink, add stars on top using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
            • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
            • Stamp gingerbread scene and gnomes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out gingerbread scene and gnomes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

               

              Gnome For Christmas

               

              Instructions

              • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
              • Die cut large square 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 two shades of blue ink, add clouds on top using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
              • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
              • Stamp gingerbread scene and gnome in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
              • Cut out gingerbread scene and gnome 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, we are delighted to have Keeway joining in today too!

              Thank you very much for stopping by.

               

              Clearly Besotted Supplies

              Other Supplies

              • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
              • Spellbinders Nestabilities square dies
              • Spellbinders Nestabilities oval dies
              • Lawn Fawn heart dies
              • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
              • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
              • VersaMark ink pad
              • Versacolor Ink pads
              • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
              • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
              • Copic Sketch markers
              • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
              • White embossing powder
              • Mylar sheet 190 micron
              • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
              • Ranger mini ink blending tool
              • Heat tool
              • MISTI stamping platform

               

              October Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

              01 October, 2020 6 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 have decided to put a hold on them for a while but will keep you updated should this change.  Sincere apologies for any disappointment or frustration this may cause.

              October New Product Release 

               

              New Products

                The fabulous Design Team (including a special guest appearance by the wonderful Keeway - yay!) all have one last teaser to share with you today:

                We are extremely grateful that our friend Michelle has produced a product reveal video for this month's release, please watch if you can.  A gigantic thank you to Keeway, Francine and Caly for guest designing this month, they really have been amazing.  Our Design Team have been incredible once again, we are extremely lucky to be supported by such a talented group of ladies.

                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.

                Please continue to look after yourselves, this year has been challenging for all of us, please know that being able to connect with you on all our social media platforms has been a huge source of comfort for us and we can't thank you enough.

                 

                October Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Naughty or Mice and Present A Plushie

                30 September, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

                Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Naughty or Mice, Seasonal Scenes and Present A Plushie.

                  We Wish You A Merry Christmas

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Stamp fireplace scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                  • Die cut large square 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 and orange inks
                  • Remove stencil and mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp mice and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out mice and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Santa Is It Too Late To Be Good?

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Ink blend square grid background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with pale blue ink
                  • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp mice in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out mice with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                     

                    All I Want For Christmas This Year Is You

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                    • 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, landscape orientation, and secure in place with washi tape
                    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                    • Allow to dry thoroughly before stamping birch trees on top with watermark ink, remove stencil, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool
                    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                    • Die cut snowdrifts from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                    • Stamp gift boxed characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out gift boxed 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 with foam pads
                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                     

                    Santa Is It Too Late To Be Good?

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                    • Ink blend scalloped rectangle background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using stencil and mini ink blending tool with pale turquoise ink
                    • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                    • Stamp gift boxed characters and tree in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out gift boxed characters and tree 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
                    • Spellbinders Nestabilities square dies
                    • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
                    • My Favourite Things Snowdrift dies
                    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                    • VersaMark ink pad
                    • Versacolor Ink pads
                    • Copic Sketch markers
                    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                    • White embossing powder
                    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                    • Heat tool
                    • MISTI stamping platform

                     

                    October Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Dachshund Through and Eat Snooze & Be Merry

                    29 September, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

                    Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Dachshund Through and Eat Snooze & Be Merry.

                      Santa Paws Is Coming To Town

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                      • 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, landscape orientation, and secure in place with washi tape
                      • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with cerise and blue inks, then add starry sky detail using white ink spray
                      • Allow to dry thoroughly before stamping tree backdrop on top with watermark ink, remove stencil, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool
                      • Stamp sentiment with 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 dachshunds and lampposts in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                      • Cut out dachshunds and lampposts with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

                       

                      Dachshund Through The Snow

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                      • Die cut large circle 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
                      • Mask across the bottom of the circle stencil using washi tape
                      • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink, add snow effect using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
                      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                      • Stamp houses and dachshund in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                      • Cut out houses and dachshund with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                         

                        Have Your Sloth A Merry Little Christmas

                        Instructions

                        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                        • Ink blend panel background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using stencil and mini ink blending tool with green and red inks
                        • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                        • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool
                        • Stamp sloths in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                        • Cut out sloths with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

                         

                        It's Beginning To Look A Sloth Like Christmas

                        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
                        • Stamp birch trees in black ink and mask, then ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue and purple inks
                        • Remove masks and stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                        • Die cut snowdrift from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                        • Stamp sloth in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                        • Cut out sloth 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
                        • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
                        • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
                        • My Favorite Things Snowdrift dies
                        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                        • VersaMark ink pad
                        • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
                        • Versacolor Ink pads
                        • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                        • Copic Sketch markers
                        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                        • White embossing powder
                        • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                        • Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
                        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                        • Heat tool
                        • MISTI stamping platform

                         

                        October Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Christmas Plushies & Holiday Huskies

                        28 September, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

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

                        Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Christmas Plushies, Seasonal Scenes and Holiday Huskies.

                          I Can Get You On The Naughty List

                          Instructions

                          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                          • Stamp backdrop scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                          • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with yellow and blue inks
                          • Remove mask, colour scene with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                          • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                          • Stamp penguin and reindeer in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                          • Cut out penguin and reindeer with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                           

                          Merry Christmas

                          Instructions

                          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                          • Die cut large circle 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
                          • Mask across the bottom of the circle stencil using washi tape
                          • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                          • Allow to dry thoroughly before stamping New York skyline on top using watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool 
                          • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                          • Stamp bear in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                          • Cut out bear 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 with foam pads

                             

                            Walkies In A Winter Wonderland

                            Instructions

                            • DL white card base (4" x 8.5" approx.) landscape
                            • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 20 cm white card using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink and add starry sky detail using white ink spray
                            • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                            • Die cut snowdrifts from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                            • Stamp huskies, igloo and trees in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                            • Cut out huskies, igloo and trees 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 with foam pads
                            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                             

                            Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow

                            Instructions

                            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                            • Stamp Christmas scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and colour with markers, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
                            • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                            • Stamp huskies in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
                            • Cut out huskies 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
                            • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
                            • My Favorite Things Snowdrift dies
                            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                            • VersaMark ink pad
                            • Versacolor Ink pads
                            • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                            • Copic Sketch markers
                            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                            • White embossing powder
                            • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                            • Heat tool
                            • MISTI stamping platform

                             

                            October Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Baa Humbug

                            27 September, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

                            The October release countdown teasers start today and we are delighted to have the fabulous Francine Vuillème joining us again.  Francine was such an amazing September Guest Designer, we begged her to stay a little longer!

                            Also joining us this month is the incredible Caly Person and we couldn't be more excited!  Caly is unbelievably talented, her creativity leaves us speechless and we can't wait for you to be inspired by her amazing creations.  We are beyond thrilled to have her on board this month.

                             

                            There are eight new stamp sets coming on the 1st of October and today we're introducing a stamp set called Baa Humbug.

                              It's Beginning To Cost A Lot Like Christmas

                               

                              Instructions

                              • DL white card base (4" x 8.5" approx.) landscape
                              • Mask off a border using washi tape on 10 cm x 20 cm white card
                              • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink and add starry sky detail using white ink spray
                              • Allow to dry thoroughly before stamping sentiment on top with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder and set with heat tool
                              • Remove washi tape and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                              • Die cut snowdrifts from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                              • Stamp sheep and tree in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                              • Cut out sheep and tree 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 with foam pads

                               

                              It's Beginning To Cost A Lot Like Christmas

                               

                              Instructions

                              • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                              • Stamp Christmas scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                              • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue ink
                              • Remove mask, colour scene with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                              • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                              • Stamp sheep in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                              • Cut out sheep with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                              • Die cut speech bubble from white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card with foam pads

                                 

                                Put Me On The Naughty List

                                 

                                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 two shades of blue ink and add starry sky detail using white ink spray
                                • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                • Die cut snowdrift from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                                • Stamp sheep in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                • Cut out sheep with scissors 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 with 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
                                • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
                                • My Favorite Things Snow Drifts dies
                                • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                • VersaMark ink pad
                                • Versacolor Ink pads
                                • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                                • Copic Sketch markers
                                • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                                • White embossing powder
                                • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                                • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                                • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                • Heat tool
                                • MISTI stamping platform

                                 

                                September Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

                                01 September, 2020 3 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 have decided to put a hold on them for a while but will keep you updated should this change.  Sincere apologies for any disappointment or frustration this may cause.

                                September New Product Release

                                New Products

                                  The fabulous Design Team all have one last teaser to share with you today:

                                  And superstar Michelle has once again kindly produced a product reveal video for this months release.  We must of course say a huge thank you to the amazing Francine for guest designing this month.  It has been delightful having her showcase our stamps so wonderfully, what a shame we don't get to keep her!

                                  As always, 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.

                                  Hope you are all well, thank you for your company throughout the countdown teasers and please continue to look after yourselves.

                                   

                                  September Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Treats Please

                                  31 August, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

                                  Today we're introducing a stamp set called Treats Please.

                                    Always Listen To Your Mummy

                                    Instructions

                                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                    • Stamp door backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                                    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with orange and black inks
                                    • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                    • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, remove excess, and set with heat tool
                                    • 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 gel pen
                                    • Cut out characters with scissors 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 with foam pads

                                       

                                      Happy Halloween

                                      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 on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, and secure in place with washi tape
                                      • Mask off 3 cm from the bottom of white card (straight across the bottom of the oval stencil) using washi tape
                                      • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue, indigo and cerise inks
                                      • Add starry sky detail using white ink spray and stamp background image in black ink
                                      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                      • Stamp characters, balloons and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                      • Cut out characters, balloons and accessories with scissors 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 with foam pads
                                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                                       

                                      Happy Halloween

                                      Instructions

                                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                      • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil, mini ink blending tool and three shades of orange ink
                                      • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                      • Stamp door backdrop and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                      • Cut out door backdrop and 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
                                      • Spellbinders Nestabilities oval dies
                                      • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                      • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                      • VersaMark ink pad
                                      • Versacolor Ink pads
                                      • Copic Sketch markers
                                      • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                                      • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                                      • White embossing powder
                                      • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                      • Heat tool
                                      • MISTI stamping platform

                                       

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