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August Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

01 August, 2020 4 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.

August New Product Release

New Products

    The wonderful Design Team all have one last teaser to share with you today, including a fabulous product reveal video by Michelle:

    As always, a big thank you to Keeway for guest designing this month, it's always a pleasure and an honour to have her join us!  An equally big thanks to our Design Team too, we can never give them enough credit for their hard work and talent.

    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.

    Heartfelt thanks for keeping us company throughout this month's countdown, we get so much pleasure from your encouragement and enthusiasm which motivates us to carry on.

    Please take care x

     

    August Release Countdown Teasers day 4: Undercover Plushies

    31 July, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing a stamp set called Undercover Plushies. 

    I've Got You Covered

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp puddles in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
    • Faintly drawn a circle around image using pencil and any circular object as a guide 
    • Colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp mouse in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out mouse with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    I'll Be There Rain or Shine

    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 turquoise inks
    • Stamp rain detail on top with white pigment ink and 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 

     

    I've Got you Covered

    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 cloud outline stencil and mini ink blending tool with grey ink
    • Add raindrops detail 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 mouse in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out mouse 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
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • MISTI stamping platform

     

    August Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Super Plushies

    30 July, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing a stamp set called Super Plushies.

    Have A Super-duper Birthday

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp building backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
    • Remove 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 superheroes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out superheroes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Have A Super-duper Birthday

    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 cloud outline stencil and mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
    • Stamp superheroes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out superheroes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Have A Super-duper Birthday

    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 cerise, purple and dark blue inks
    • Allow to dry thoroughly before stamping building backdrop 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
    • Stamp superheroes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out superheroes 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 rectangle dies
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • VersaMark watermark pad
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • White embossing powder
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • MISTI stamping platform
    • Heat embossing tool

     

    August Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Pirouetting Plushies & Posy Plushies

    29 July, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Pirouetting Plushies and Posy Plushies.

    Dance Like No One's Watching 

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
    • Stamp rainbow backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, and mask
    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with cerise, orange, yellow, green, blue and lilac inks
    • Remove 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 ballerinas in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out ballerinas with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Love You Lots

    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 cloud outline stencil and mini ink blending tool with pale blue ink
    • Remove all stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp penguins in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out penguins with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Remember To Stop & Smell The Flowers

     

    Instructions

    • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
    • Adhere 3 cm x 10.5 cm strip of pattern paper to bottom of card base using adhesive roller
    • Adhere 9 cm x 10.5 cm white card to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp character, flower and leaves in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils
    • Cut out character, flower and leaves with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Sending Love, Happy Birthday, Get Well Soon

    Instructions

    • Die cut tag from kraft card and stamp stripes on top with white pigment ink, then die cut decorative edge along the bottom of the tag
    • Die cut tag from white card and adhere the kraft tag on top using foam sheet cut to size
    • Die cut hole reinforcement from white card and adhere to tag using glue pen
    • Stamp character, flower and leaves in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils
    • Cut out character, flower and leaves with scissors and adhere to tag using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to tag with foam pads
    • Attach black twine and tie in a bow

    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
    • Lawn Fawn pattern paper
    • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • Simon Says Stamp white ink pad
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Sakura Quickie glue pen
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • MISTI stamping platform
    • Hemptique black twine

     

    August Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Dive Right In

    28 July, 2020 7 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing a stamp set called Dive Right In.

    Take A Deep Breath & Go For It 

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp shipwreck backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
    • Remove 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 divers in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out divers with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Just Keep Swimming

    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 turquoise ink
    • Add seaweed detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with green ink
    • Remove all stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp diver and fishes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out diver and fishes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Long Time No Sea I Miss You Very Much

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool with yellow, green and turquoise ink
    • Add light ray detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
    • Add bubbles detail using white ink spray, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp shipwreck backdrop in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out shipwreck backdrop with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp diver, submarine and fish in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out diver, submarine and fish with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

    We are utterly delighted to have Keeway back guest designing with us this month, please check in with her and 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
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • MISTI stamping platform

     

    July Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

    01 July, 2020 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 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.

    July New Product Release

    New Products

      The fabulous Keren has one last teaser to share with you today and lucky for us, Michelle has produced one of her brilliant release reveal videos, she does these without being asked to, and we absolutely love her for it.

      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 being a part of this month's countdown and thank you very much for supporting us throughout these challenging times, you are truly appreciated.

       

      July Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Thanks A Melon

      30 June, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

      Today we're introducing a stamp set called Thanks A Melon.

      Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Truly Fabulous Day

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Stamp lazy river backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
      • Add mountain detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with dark green ink
      • Add cloud detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with blue ink
      • Remove stencils and mask, colour image with markers, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
      • Stamp turtles in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out turtles with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Enjoy The Sun, Sea, Sand & Sangria

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Stamp circle scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
      • Stamp turtle in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out turtle with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Congratulations Can't Wait To Celebrate With You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp lazy river backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
        • Faintly drawn a circle around image using pencil and any circular object as a guide 
        • Colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then dhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp turtle and ring in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Cut out turtle and ring 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
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        July Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Summer Corners

        29 June, 2020 3 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Summer Corners.

        You Are My Sunshine

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with purple and pink inks
        • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp floral corners in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Cut out floral corners with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        You Are My Sunshine

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Cover card base with pattern paper cut to size, using adhesive roller
        • Adhere 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm white card to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp flower and flamingo in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Cut out flower and flamingo with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          Summer Summer Summertime Relax & Enjoy Yourself

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with three shades of blue ink
          • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
          • Stamp floral corner in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out floral corner 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, your company is appreciated.

           

          Clearly Besotted Supplies

          Other Supplies

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

           

          July Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Treehouse Treasures

          28 June, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

          Today we're introducing a stamp set called Treehouse Treasures.

          Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Truly Fabulous Day

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp tree house in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
          • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with blue and green inks
          • Add grass detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with dark green ink
          • Remove mask and colour image with markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
          • Stamp characters, nest and bird in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out characters, nest and bird with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          The First Blooms Of Spring Always Make My Heart Sing

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp circle scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and attach 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 sentiment in black ink

             

            Home Is Where The Heart Is

            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 dark blue, purple and pink inks
            • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray, remove stencil and then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
            • Stamp tree house on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out tree house with scissors 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
            • 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
            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
            • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
            • Versacolor Ink pads
            • Copic Sketch markers
            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
            • Mylar sheet 190 micron
            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
            • MISTI stamping platform

             

            July Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: All Four Seasons Hippos & Scene It Around

            27 June, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

            Today we're introducing three stamp sets called All Four Seasons Hippos, Scene It Around and Scene It Around II.

            Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Truly Fabulous Day

            Instructions

            • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
            • Attach 10 cm x 10 cm kraft card to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
            • Stamp circle scene in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Die cut scene using circle die and attach to card using foam pads
            • Stamp hippos in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out hippos with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Congratulations Can't Wait To Celebrate With You

            Instructions

            • As above

                 

                Sincerest Thanks Your Kindness Is Truly Appreciated

                Instructions

                • As Above

                 

                Merry Christmas With Love From Our Family To Yours

                Instructions

                • As Above

                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
                • Papertrey Ink Kraft card stock
                • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
                • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                • Copic Sketch markers
                • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                • MISTI stamping platform

                 

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