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February Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Jungle Plushies, Prehistoric Plushies & Picture It Jungle

29 January, 2020 5 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Jungle Plushies, Prehistoric Plushies and Picture It Jungle.

Have A Great Birthday Hope Your Day Is As Wonderful As You Are

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp jungle backdrop 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 characters in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
  • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to strip of 2 cm x 10 cm white card and adhere to card using foam pads

 

It's Your Birthday Go Wild Party Animal

Instructions

  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
  • Die cut four small square apertures from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 10 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac ink and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Stamp characters and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out characters and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Wonderful Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
  • Stamp jungle backdrop in black ink, remove stencil and colour image with markers
  • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Stamp characters in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
  • Cut out characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Congratulations On Being Born A Long Time Ago

Instructions

  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
  • Stamp mountain backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card and mask
  • Create background using ink blending technique with two shades of blue ink and mini ink blending tool
  • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray
  • Remove mask, colour image with markers and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Stamp dinosaurs in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out dinosaurs with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Welcome To The Prehistoric Age

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp dinosaurs in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all dinosaurs are masked
  • Position splatter stencil on top of masked images and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac ink and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove all masks, colour with markers and add additional detail with white gel pen and lilac marker
  • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Watch colouring video for this card here

 

Congratulations On Being Born A Long Time Ago

Instructions

  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
  • Die cut square aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of card base and secure in place with washi tape
  • Stamp mountain backdrop in black ink and mask
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove mask and stencil, and colour backdrop with markers
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Die cut four frame components, adhere together with tape and attach on top of card base centrally, using foam pads
  • Stamp dinosaur and palm tree in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
  • Cut out dinosaurs and palm tree with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

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

Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

 

Clearly Besotted Supplies

Other Supplies

  • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
  • Spellbinder Nestabilities square 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
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger Distress Ink Spray Picket Fence
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • MISTI stamping platform

 

February Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Garden Plushies

28 January, 2020 9 comments Leave a comment

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

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

Happy Retirement Do More of What Makes You Happy

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp gnomes in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and colour with combination of markers and pencils
  • Manually draw and colour pond and grass detail using combination of markers and pencils
  • Add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to strip of 1.5 cm x 10 cm white card and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Watch colouring video for this card here

 

Oops-A-Daisy I Forgot Your Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
  • Die cut rectangle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink and mini ink blending tool
  • Add sun ray detail on top using stencil with white pigment ink and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove all stencils and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Stamp daisies and toadstools in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out daisies and toadstools with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Wonderful Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp fence and bugs in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut square aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
  • Position custom made stencil on top of stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
  • Remove all stencils and colour image with markers, add white highlight detail with gel pen and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size and adhesive roller
  • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to strip of 1.5 cm x 10 cm pink card, trim one end at an angle with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

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

    Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

     

    Clearly Besotted Supplies

    Other Supplies

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

     

    January Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

    06 January, 2020 2 comments Leave a comment

    We are 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 (GMT) 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 little while but will keep you updated if things change.  Sincere apologies for any disappointment or frustration this decision causes.

    January New Product Release

    New Products

    The fabulous Keren has one last teaser to share with you today and of course, the wonderful Michelle has kindly produced a release reveal video so you can get up close and personal with our new stamps.

    Thank you very much for joining us throughout the countdown, it would be a very dull release without your encouragement and enthusiasm.  For a chance to win all of this months new stamp sets, please head on over to our facebook page and leave a comment on today's post.

    Happy stamping!

     

    January Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Egyptian Feline, Roman Hippos & Viking Pooches

    05 January, 2020 6 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're sharing a few more cards using stamp sets from the upcoming release.

    Good Luck Wishing You Success

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Create background on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card using ink blending technique with pale blue, lilac and pink ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
    • Stamp dog and balloons in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out dog and balloons with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Happy Birthday Hope You Have A Wonderful Day

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp pyramid backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and mask
    • Create background using ink blending technique with yellow and orange ink and mini ink blending tool, then remove mask
    • Colour pyramids with markers, manually draw and colour dune background detail using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp cats and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out cats and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp second sentiment in black ink
    • Watch background colouring video for this card here

     

    Hippo Hooray Have A Great Birthday

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
    • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
    • Create background using ink blending technique with green ink and mini ink blending tool and then remove stencil
    • Add leaf detail on top of green background using stencil, white pigment ink and mini ink blending tool
    • Stamp hippo 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 hippo 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 and happy stamping!

     

    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
    • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
    • MISTI stamping platform

     

    January Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Viking Pooches

    04 January, 2020 9 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing a set called Viking Pooches.

    Have An Absolutely Epic Birthday Party

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp mountain backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and mask
    • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
    • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of backdrop and secure in place with washi tape
    • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink and mini ink blending tool, then remove stencil and mask
    • Colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp dogs and accessories 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 dogs and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    Have An Absolutely Epic Birthday Party

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
    • Create background on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
    • Manually draw and colour grassy hills using markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp dogs and accessories 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 dogs and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Have An Absolutely Epic Birthday Party

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Stamp shield, chicken, dog and throne in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next, then lightly draw a circle in pencil around image
      • Remove all masks, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
      • Stamp shield, chicken and bone in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out shield, chicken and bone with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp second sentiment in black ink
      • Watch colouring video for this card here

         

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

          Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

           

          Clearly Besotted Supplies

          Other Supplies

          • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
          • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
          • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
          • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
          • VersaColor ink pads
          • Copic Sketch markers
          • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
          • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
          • Mylar sheet 190 micron
          • Ranger mini ink blending tool
          • MISTI stamping platform

           

          January Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Roman Hippos

          03 January, 2020 8 comments Leave a comment

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

          Today we're introducing a set called Roman Hippos.

          Hippo Hooray Have A Great Birthday

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp building in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and mask
          • Die cut rectangle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
          • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of stamped building and secure in place with washi tape
          • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink, cloud stencil and mini ink blending tool
          • Remove stencil and mask, colour building with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Manually draw additional background detail using markers, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
          • Stamp hippo in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out hippo with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

          All Roads Lead Home Welcome Back

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp hippos in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, masking first hippo prior to stamping the second one
          • Remove mask, colour image with combination of markers and pencils and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
          • Manually draw grass detail using markers
          • Stamp speech bubble and sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads 
          • Stamp second sentiment in black ink
          • Watch colouring video for this card here

             

            All Roads Lead Home Welcome Back

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp Colosseum in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, draw a square frame around image using black pen and ruler
            • Colour image with markers and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • 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

               

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

                Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

                 

                Clearly Besotted Supplies

                Other Supplies

                • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                • VersaColor ink pads
                • Copic Sketch markers
                • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
                • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                • Mylar sheet 190 micron
                • Ranger mini ink blending tool
                • MISTI stamping platform

                 

                January Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Egyptian Feline

                02 January, 2020 8 comments Leave a comment

                Happy New Year!  Thank you very much for popping by today, hope you had a fabulous Christmas.

                The countdown teasers for January start today with six new stamp sets coming on the 6th of January. 

                Today we're introducing a couple of stamp sets called Egyptian Feline and Says It All.

                Mother's Day You Are An Amazing Mother

                Instructions

                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                • Stamp cat, cushion, gems and piles of gold in black ink on to 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
                • Create background using ink blending technique with yellow and orange ink and mini ink blending tool
                • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
                • Manually draw additional background detail using markers
                • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp second sentiment in black ink
                • Watch colouring video for this card here

                 

                Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

                Instructions

                • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
                • Die cut four small square apertures from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
                • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 10 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink and mini ink blending tool
                • Add heart detail on top using stencil, white pigment ink and mini ink blending tool, then remove all stencils
                • Stamp cats and accessories 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 cats and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp sentiment in black ink

                 

                Get Well Soon Wishing You A Speedy Recovery

                Instructions

                • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
                • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil
                • Position custom made stencil centrally on top of 10 cm x 13.5 cm white card and secure in place with washi tape
                • Create background using ink blending technique with orange and yellow ink and mini ink blending tool, then remove stencil
                • Stamp hieroglyphics in black ink, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
                • Stamp cats and accessories 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 cats and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Die cut speech bubble from separate white card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
                • Stamp second sentiment in black ink

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

                Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

                 

                Clearly Besotted Supplies

                Other Supplies

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

                 

                December Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

                01 December, 2019 1 comment Leave a comment

                We are 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 (GMT) 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 little while but will keep you updated if things change.  Sincere apologies for any disappointment or frustration this decision causes.

                December New Product Release

                New Products

                The wonderful Keren has one last teaser to share with you today and we are tickled pink that Michelle has produced one of her amazing release reveal videos for our viewing pleasure.

                Thank you very much for joining us throughout the countdown, we are very grateful for your enthusiasm and support.  For a chance to win all of this months new stamp sets, please head on over to our facebook page and leave a comment on today's post.

                Happy stamping!

                 

                December Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Love Story & Love Story Sentiments

                30 November, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

                Today we're introducing two sets called Love Story and Love Story Sentiments.

                The Most Romantic Setting Has A Diamond In It

                 

                You Are The Best Thing In My Life

                   

                  Happy Anniversary

                     

                    You're My Happy Ending

                       

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

                      Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

                       

                      Clearly Besotted Supplies

                      Other Supplies

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

                       

                      December Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Love Letters

                      29 November, 2019 3 comments Leave a comment

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

                      Today we're introducing a set called Love Letters. 

                      Miss You Pig Time

                       

                      Happy Anniversary

                         

                        Hogs & Kisses

                           

                          SWALK

                             

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

                            Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

                             

                            Clearly Besotted Supplies

                            Other Supplies

                            • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
                            • Spellbinders Nestabilities circle dies
                            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
                            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
                            • Copic Sketch markers
                            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
                            • MISTI stamping platform