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October Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Introducing Yuletide Yeti

27 September, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

The October release countdown teasers start today and we are thrilled that our fabulous regular guest designers Alberto Gava and Francine Vuillème are joining us again this month.

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

    Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

     

    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 and stencil with three shades of blue ink
    • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp yetis in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
    • Cut out yetis with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Is It Christmas Yeti?

     

    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 off bottom half of the circle stencil using washi tape
    • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool and stencil with two shades of blue ink
    • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp yeti in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
    • Cut out yeti with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

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

      Thank you very much for joining us today.

       

      Clearly Besotted Supplies

      Other Supplies

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

       

      September Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

      01 September, 2021 1 comment Leave a comment

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

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

      September New Product Release

       

      New Products

        Please check in on our delightful Design Team for the last of this month's teasers, especially the wonderful Michelle with her fabulous product reveal video.

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

        We are always astonished at how supportive and kind you all are and we are genuinely grateful for the time you invest in interacting with us on our social media platforms.  Jenny and I are a couple of socially awkward individuals which is why we struggle to reciprocate adequately but we cannot emphasise enough how much we appreciate you.

        Please take care and we'll be back next month with our, dare we say it, Christmas release!

         

        September Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Introducing Sweet Dreamzzz and Tricky Treatzzz

        31 August, 2021 1 comment Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Sweet Dreamzzz and Tricky Treatzzz.

          Wish Big

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Die cut large heart from white card, add colour by ink blending using mini ink blending tool with purple, cerise and pink inks
          • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
          • Stamp moon and unicorn in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
          • Cut out moon and unicorn with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          Treatzzz Not Tricks Please

          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 three shades of blue ink, allow to dry
          • Add moon detail using custom made circle stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink, allow to dry
          • Stamp spooky scene detail on top in black ink
          • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
          • Stamp Sloth in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker 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
              • Lawn Fawn heart dies
              • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
              • Spellbinder Nestabilites circle dies
              • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
              • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
              • Versacolor Ink pads
              • Copic Sketch markers
              • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
              • Mylar sheet 190 micron
              • Ranger mini ink blending tool
              • MISTI stamping platform

               

              September Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Introducing Frightening Friends, Picture It Castle and Simply Spellbound

              30 August, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

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

              Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Frightening Friends, Picture It Castle and Simply Spellbound.

                Happy Halloween You're Wickedly Cute

                Instructions

                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                • Ink blend background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool with three shades of blue ink, allow to dry
                • Add moon detail using custom made circle stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink, allow to dry
                • Add spooky scene detail using mini ink blending tool and stencil with black ink
                • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                • Stamp characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp speech bubbles and sentiments in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

                 

                Owl Be There For You

                Instructions

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

                    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 Stitched Rectangles dies
                    • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
                    • Spellbinder Nestabilites circle dies
                    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                    • Versacolor Ink pads
                    • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                    • Copic Sketch markers
                    • Uni Posca PC-1MR white marker
                    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                    • MISTI stamping platform

                     

                    September Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Introducing Cleaning Up, Meerkat Mischief and Royal Corgi

                    29 August, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

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

                    Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Cleaning Up, Meerkat Mischief and Royal Corgi.

                      New Home Congratulations

                      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 blue and green inks
                      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                      • Stamp laundry backdrop in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out laundry backdrop 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 marker pen
                      • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                       

                      You Are Not Alone I've Got Your Back

                      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 yellow, orange and green inks
                      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                      • Stamp rocks in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out rocks with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp Meerkats in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out Meerkats with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                       

                      Keep Calm & Remember You're Royalty

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
                      • Position 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 lilac and two shades of blue inks
                      • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                      • Stamp Corgis and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with marker pen
                      • Cut out Corgis and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

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

                        Thank you very much for joining us today.

                         

                        Clearly Besotted Supplies

                        Other Supplies

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

                         

                        September Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Introducing Alien Attack and Mythical Monsters

                        28 August, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

                        The September release countdown teasers start today and we are tickled pink that our favourite designers Adelle EmeryAlberto GavaFrancine Vuillème and Keeway Tsao are all joining us this month.

                        There are ten new stamp sets coming on the 1st of September and today we're introducing two stamp sets called Alien Attack and Mythical Monsters.

                          Happy Halloween Little Monsters

                          Instructions

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

                           

                          You're Too Good To Be True

                          Instructions

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

                           

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

                            Thank you very much for joining us today.

                             

                            Clearly Besotted Supplies

                            Other Supplies

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

                             

                            July - August Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

                            22 July, 2021 0 comments Leave a comment

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

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

                            July - August New Product Release

                             

                            New Products

                              Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for the last of this month's teasers, and if you can, watch the wonderful product reveal video that the truly lovely Michelle has produced, you won't be disappointed.

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

                              We are truly grateful for your company once again this month.  Apologies if the two months worth of products combined is a tad overwhelming, we had some issues with our manufacturer turnaround times which is understandable at the moment.

                              We will be back in September with our Halloween release, until then, hope you are well and please take care x

                               

                              July - August Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: Introducing Sweet Floral Friends and Sweet Floral Scenes

                              22 July, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

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

                              Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Sweet Floral Friends, Sweet Floral Scenes and Sweet Floral Scenes II.

                                Sending Love

                                Instructions

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

                                 

                                Best of Luck

                                Instructions

                                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                • Stamp scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                • Stamp character in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                • Cut out character with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                • Stamp sentiment flag in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                Our full product reveal post with follow shortly, hope you can find the time to pop back later.

                                 

                                Clearly Besotted Supplies

                                Other Supplies

                                • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                                • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                                • MISTI stamping platform

                                 

                                July - August Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Introducing Sweet Floral Gnomes and Picture It Gnome Home

                                21 July, 2021 2 comments Leave a comment

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

                                Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Sweet Floral Gnomes and Picture It Gnome Home.

                                  Happy Retirement

                                  Instructions

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

                                   

                                  There Is Gnome One Lovelier Than You

                                  Instructions

                                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                  • Die cut large rectangle aperture from mylar sheet to create reusable stencil
                                  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                                  • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with pale yellow ink, add pattern detail on top using mini ink blending tool with stencil and pale orange ink
                                  • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                  • Stamp gnome and toadstool in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                  • Cut out gnome and toadstool 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 Neastbilities rectangle 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
                                  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                  • MISTI stamping platform

                                   

                                  July - August Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Introducing Lazy Dayzzz and Ring Around Summer

                                  20 July, 2021 3 comments Leave a comment

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

                                  Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Lazy Dayzzz and Ring Around Summer.

                                    This Is My Resting Beach Face

                                    Instructions

                                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                    • Stamp beach scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                                    • Ink blend sky background using mini ink blending tool with orange and yellow 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 sloth in hammock in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                    • Cut out sloth in hammock with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                                     

                                    Happy Birthday

                                    Instructions

                                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                                    • Stamp wreath in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm kraft card
                                    • Colour wreath with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                                    • Stamp toucan in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                                    • Cut out toucan with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                                    • Stamp circle tag and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card and punch small hole at the top
                                    • Cut out circle tag with scissors, attach black twine and tie in a bow, then 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
                                    • Lawn Fawn Kraft cardstock
                                    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                                    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                                    • Versacolor Ink pads
                                    • Copic Sketch markers
                                    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                                    • Black twine
                                    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                                    • MISTI stamping platform

                                     

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