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June Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

01 June, 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.

June New Product Release

New Products

    The lovely Keren has one last teaser to share with you today and the equally lovely Michelle has once again produced a fabulous release reveal video for us, incredibly grateful for the time and effort she puts into making these.

    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.

    Sincere thanks for your continued support, please look after yourselves and stay healthy and safe.

     

    June Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: As Cute As ABC

    31 May, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing two stamp sets called As Cute As ABC Set 1 and As Cute As ABC Set 2.

    Jasmine It's All About You

    Instructions

    • DL white card base (4" x 8" approx.) landscape
    • Mask a 1 cm border on 10 cm x 20 cm white card with washi tape
    • Add hills using stencil and mini ink blending tool with two shades of green ink
    • Add clouds using stencil and mini ink blending tool with pale blue ink
    • Remove all stencils and washi tape and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp letters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out letters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Xmas Merry Christmas 

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
    • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using mini ink blending tool and two shades of blue ink
    • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Die cut curved edge from 5 cm x 14 cm white card and adhere to card using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
    • Stamp letters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out letters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Love Happy Anniversary

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Die cut large heart 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 heart detail 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 letters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out letters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Boo Happy Halloween

      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 stencil and mini ink blending tool with blue, green and yellow inks
      • Remove stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
      • Stamp letters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out letters 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, please look after yourself.

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
        • MFT Snow Drift dies
        • Echo Park pattern paper
        • 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

         

        June Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Little Notes

        30 May, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Little Notes.

        Just A Note

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Die cut large heart 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 red and cerise inks
        • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
        • Stamp art supplies backdrop and elephant 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 art supplies backdrop and elephant with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          Hello How Are 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 card base and secure in place with washi tape
          • Create background by stamping text stamp several times in black ink, then remove stencil
          • Stamp note paper detail in brown ink on to 7.5 cm x 10.5 cm kraft card, die cut notebook edge along the top
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to the bottom right of kraft card and then attach to card base using small bulldog clip
          • Stamp elephant 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 elephant with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

           

          A Little Note

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
          • Stamp art supplies backdrop on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, and mask
          • Create background using stencil and mini ink blending tool with pink, orange and yellow inks
          • Remove stencil and masks, 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 elephants 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 elephants with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          Just A Note

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp ink splatters in two shades of blue ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
          • Stamp elephant 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 elephant 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, hope you are well and staying safe.

             

            Clearly Besotted Supplies

            Other Supplies

            • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
            • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
            • Lawn Fawn heart dies
            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
            • Versacolor Ink pads
            • Copic Sketch markers
            • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
            • Mylar sheet 190 micron
            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
            • MISTI stamping platform

             

            June Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: As Cute As 123 & As Cute As Can Be

            29 May, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

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

            Today we're introducing two stamp sets called As Cute As 123 and As Cute As Can Be. 

            We've Been Friends For So Long

            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 ink
            • Add cloud 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 sunflowers and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out sunflowers and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Happy Birthday Merry Christmas Happy Halloween 

            Instructions

            • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
            • Create background on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with orange and yellow inks
            • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
            • Stamp cake and characters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out cake and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

               

              Have A Great Birthday

              Instructions

              • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
              • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, landscape orientation, using stencil and mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
              • Add starry sky detail with white spray ink
              • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
              • Tie mini bows from black twine and adhere to card using double sided tape
              • 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

               

              Happy New Year

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

                 

                That's A Big Number

                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 yellow and green inks
                • Add stripey 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
                • Die cut small circle from white card and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp numbers in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                • Cut out numbers 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, hope you are well and staying safe.

                 

                Clearly Besotted Supplies

                Other Supplies

                • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
                • Spellbinders Nestabilities oval dies
                • 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
                • Hemptique black twine

                 

                June Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: To The Moon & Back & Picture It Space

                28 May, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

                Can you believe the countdown teasers for June start today?!  We have seven new stamp sets coming on the 1st of June and today we're introducing two stamp sets called To The Moon & Back and Picture It Space.

                Let Yourself Go & See How Far You Can Rise

                Instructions

                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                • Stamp space backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask every individual image, and also a 3 cm strip along the bottom 
                • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with lilac, blue and dark blue inks, then add starry sky detail with white spray ink
                • Remove all masks and 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 astronauts 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 astronauts with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                 

                Love You To The Moon & Back

                Instructions

                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                • Stamp moon in yellow ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
                • 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 blue and yellow inks
                • Add skyline using stencil and mini ink blending tool with black ink
                • Remove stencil, draw over the moon and add white highlight detail using gel pen
                • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                • Stamp bunny 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 bunny with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Love You To The Moon & Back Again

                  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, then add starry sky detail with white spray ink
                  • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp space background in black ink on to separate white card, colour just the moon and earth elements with markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out coloured images with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp astronaut in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of markers and pencils, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Love You To The Moon & Back

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Die cut large heart 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 purple inks, then add starry sky detail with white spray ink
                  • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp moon, fox and string 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 moon, fox and string with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  I Hope Your Birthday Is Unbelievable

                  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
                  • Create cloud effect using stencil and mini ink blending tool with blue ink
                  • Create sun ray effect 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 astronauts 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 astronauts 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, hope you are well, please take care.

                   

                  Clearly Besotted Supplies

                  Other Supplies

                  • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                  • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
                  • Lawn Fawn heart dies
                  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                  • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                  • Versacolor Ink pads
                  • Copic Sketch markers
                  • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
                  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                  • MISTI stamping platform

                   

                  May Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

                  01 May, 2020 5 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.

                  May New Product Release

                  New Products

                  Please check in on our fantastic Design Team for the last of the countdown teasers:

                  And of course, we mustn't forget the wonderful release reveal video Michelle has once again generously produced for us, she's too fabulous for words!

                  We can't thank our lovely guest designer Keeway enough, her creations have been outstanding this month, exceeding our already extremely high expectations!  We are very grateful that she loaned us her talents this month and wish we could keep her for longer!

                  We hope that you have enjoyed the teasers and that they have provided a little light relief.  We continue to adhere to social distancing rules and government guidelines and are thankful that we remain healthy.  We are also happy to report that, with credit to our postal workers worldwide, orders are still being delivered safely.

                  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 your continuing support, take good care of yourselves and stay healthy and safe.

                   

                  May Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Spring Corners

                  30 April, 2020 4 comments Leave a comment

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

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

                  Just For You

                  Instructions

                  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.) 
                  • Cover card base with pattern paper using adhesive roller
                  • Adhere 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm white card to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp flowers and chick in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of pencils and markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out flowers and chick with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Best Mother

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Create stripy pattern on to 5 cm x 12 cm blue card using stencil and craft squeegee with white embossing paste
                  • Die cut small scallop edge from 1 cm x 12 cm cerise card and adhere to blue panel, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to strip of 1.5 cm x 8 cm pale pink card, cut to a slant at one end, and attach to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp daffodil and chick in black ink on to separate white card, colour with combination of pencils and markers, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out daffodil and chick with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

                   

                  Best Wishes

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Ink blend scalloped circle background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with cerise ink
                  • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp flowers and chick in black ink on to separate white card, colour with a combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out flowers and chick 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 today:

                  Thank you for looking, please continue to stay healthy and safe!

                   

                  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
                  • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
                  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                  • Ranger Craft Squeegee
                  • Dreamweaver embossing paste
                  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                  • MISTI stamping platform

                   

                  May Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Piggy Plushie Plans & Spilling Tea

                  29 April, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

                  Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Piggy Plushie Plans and Spilling Tea.

                  Let's Get Together & Spill Some Tea

                  Instructions

                  •  A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                  • Stamp stacked cups 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 pink inks
                  • Remove mask and stencil, 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 squirrel and cat in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out squirrel and cat with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                   

                  Let's Get Together & Spill Some Tea

                  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 and secure in place with washi tape
                  • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with two shades of blue ink
                  • Stamp London skyline on top with white pigment ink and leave to dry
                  • Stamp sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss using heat tool
                  • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                  • Stamp puppy in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out puppy 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

                   

                  Thanks a Latte

                  Instructions

                  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) Portrait
                  • Stamp New York skyline in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                  • Ink blend background using mini ink blending tool with cerise 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 penguin in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                  • Cut out penguin 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

                     

                    Best Father

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                    • Ink blend multi square background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card 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 pigs and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with a combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out pigs and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                     

                    Missing You Pig Time

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                    • Ink blend multi hexagon background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using stencil and mini ink blending tool with pale turquoise and green inks
                    • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                    • Stamp pigs in black ink on to separate white card, colour with a combination of markers and pencils, and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out pigs 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 today:

                    Thank you for looking, take care and please stay safe!

                     

                    Clearly Besotted Supplies

                    Other Supplies

                    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                    • Spellbinders Nestabilities square dies
                    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                    • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
                    • Versamark ink pad
                    • Versacolor Ink pads
                    • Copic Sketch markers
                    • FaberCatell Polychromos pencils
                    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                    • White embossing powder
                    • WOW heat gun
                    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                    • MISTI stamping platform

                     

                    May Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Flower Plushies & Scene It Flowers

                    28 April, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

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

                    Today we're introducing two stamp sets called Flower Plushies and Scene It Flowers.

                    Sending Sunshine And Smiles Your Way

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                    • Stamp sunflowers and wheat in black ink 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 pink, yellow and orange inks
                    • Add wheat detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with brown ink
                    • Remove all masks and stencils, 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 chick in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out chick with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                     

                    April Showers Bring May Flowers

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                    • Stamp fence 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 green inks
                    • Add hills and grass detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with three shades of green ink, then add white flower detail using gel pen
                    • Remove all masks and stencils, and colour fence with markers
                    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                    • Stamp lamb in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                    • Cut out lamb with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                     

                    Stop And Smell The Roses

                    Instructions

                    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                    • Stamp roses and bluebells 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 green and lilac inks, then add splatter detail with white spray ink
                    • Remove mask and stencil, 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 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 sentiment in black ink

                       

                      If Friends Were Flowers I'd Pick You Every Time

                      Instructions

                      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                      • Stamp tulips and daffodils in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                      • Ink blend background using cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool with pink and blue 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 lamb in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                      • Cut out lamb with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                      • Stamp sentiment in black ink
                      • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads

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

                      Thank you for stopping by, please look after yourself.

                       

                      Clearly Besotted Supplies

                      Other Supplies

                      • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                      • Spellbinder Nestabilities square dies
                      • Spellbinder Nestabilities rectangle dies
                      • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                      • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                      • Versacolor Ink pads
                      • Copic Sketch markers
                      • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                      • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
                      • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                      • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
                      • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                      • MISTI stamping platform

                       

                      May Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Peaceful Plushies

                      27 April, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

                      The countdown teasers kick off today and we would like to start by introducing our Guest Designer for May.

                      There are no adequate words to convey how utterly delighted we are to have the incredible Keeway Tsao guest designing this month.  Keeway is, in our humble opinion, simply the best there is in terms of talent and creativity.  She is also a lovely lady and we are over the moon, if not slightly astounded, to have her join us for the May countdown teasers.

                      There are six new stamp sets coming on the 1st of May and today we're introducing a stamp set called Peaceful Plushies.

                        Keep Calm & Carry On

                        Instructions

                        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                        • Stamp blossom tree backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
                        • Mask a circle in the top right corner before ink blending the background with dark blue, purple and cerise inks, using a mini ink blending tool
                        • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
                        • Remove all masks and colour image with markers
                        • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                        • Stamp foxes and pagoda in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                        • Cut out foxes and pagoda with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                         

                        Happy Everything You Deserve Nothing But The Best

                        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
                        • Create cloud effect using stencil and mini ink blending tool with blue ink
                        • Create sun ray effect using stencil and mini ink blending tool with white pigment ink
                        • Add grass detail using stencil and mini ink blending tool with green ink
                        • Create stone ground effect using stencil and mini ink blending tool with two shades of grey ink
                        • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
                        • Stamp foxes in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                        • Cut out foxes with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                           

                          Just Breathe

                          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 red, orange and yellow inks
                          • Create sun ray effect 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 blossom tree backdrop, pagoda and fox in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
                          • Cut out blossom tree backdrop, pagoda and fox 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, hope you are well and staying safe.

                           

                          Clearly Besotted Supplies

                          Other Supplies

                          • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                          • Spellbinders Nestabilities rectangle dies
                          • Spellbinders Nestabilities square dies
                          • 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

                           

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