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November Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

01 November, 2019 8 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.

November New Product Release 

New Products

As always, the Design Team have been amazing this month, the lovely Keren has one last teaser to share with you today and we are delighted to see that the equally lovely Michelle has produced one of her invaluable release reveal videos, please watch if you can.

Thank you very much for joining us throughout the countdown, we get so much joy and pleasure through connecting with you during the teasers.  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!

 

November Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: It's A Celebration & Scene It Celebration

01 November, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

Welcome back to day 5 of the November Release Countdown Teasers.

Today we're showcasing more cards using the upcoming stamp sets It's A Celebration, Scene It Celebration and Teeny Tags.

Happy Birthday To You

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut square aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil, place 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, remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloon word backdrop, hamsters and sentiment strip in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloon word backdrop, hamsters and sentiment strip using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

Merry & Bright

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, place 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 turquoise ink, remove stencil and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloon word backdrop, hamsters and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloon word backdrop, hamsters and accessories using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

Thank you for looking, we'll be back shortly to reveal all this months new products.

 

Clearly Besotted Supplies

Other Supplies

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

 

November Release Countdown Teasers day 4: Balloon Bunch, Balloon Bunch Backdrops & Balloon Bunch Buddies

31 October, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're showcasing more cards using the upcoming stamp sets Balloon Bunch, Balloon Bunch Backdrops & Balloon Bunch Buddies.

Hope Your Birthday is Out of This World

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp balloons and night sky backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next, until all images are masked
  • Create background using ink blending technique with three shades of blue ink and add starry sky effect with white ink spray
  • Remove all masks and colour image with combination of markers and pencils, add white hlighlight detail with gel pen and then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment in watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
  • Stamp elephant and skunk 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 and skunk using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Watch background colouring video for this card here

 

Smile It's Your Big Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut clouds from mylar sheet (or your prefered medium) to create cloud outline stencil 
  • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using the cloud stencil and ink blending technique with blue ink
  • Adhere background to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and characters in black ink on to separate white card and colour with combination of markers and pencils, add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloons and characters with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Sending Hugs & Rainbows

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp rainbow backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pink, yellow, green and blue ink
  • Remove mask and colour image with markers, add white hlighlight detail with ink spray and gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and characters 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 balloons and characters using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Watch background colouring video for this card here

 

You Are My Sunshine

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp sun backdrop 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, place over stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
  • Remove stencil and masks, colour image with markers, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and mouse in black ink on to separate white card and colour with combination of markers and pencils
  • Cut out balloons and mouse using 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
  • Lawn Fawn Sticthed Squares dies
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Clouds dies
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
  • VersaColor ink pads
  • Versamark pad
  • Copic Sketch markers
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
  • White embossing powder
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • Ranger Distress Ink Spray Picket Fence
  • MISTI stamping platform
  • WOW! heat gun

 

November Release Countdown Teasers Day 3: Teeny Tags

30 October, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducting a new stamp set called Teeny Tags.

Happy Birthday To You

Happy Valentine's Day

Season's Greetings

Have A Fabulous Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
  • Stamp tags and letters in black ink on to assorted colour card
  • Cut out tags with scissors and attach to card base 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
  • Papertrey Ink card stock assorted colours
  • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
  • MISTI stamping platform

 

November Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: It's A Celebration & Scene It Celebration

29 October, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing two new stamp sets called It's A Celebration & Scene It Celebration.

Sending Christmas Cheer

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
  • Stamp hamsters, gift boxes and balloon word backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next
  • Using a template and pencil, lightly draw an oval outline to frame the image
  • Remove all masks and colour image with combination of markers and pencils
  • Erase oval outline, add white highlight detail using gel pen and then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Watch colouring video for this card here

 

Happy Birthday

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp hamsters in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, leaving space for a sentiment, then mask all hamsters
  • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink and add white highlight detail with white ink spray
  • Remove all masks and colour hamsters with markers, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Time To Celebrate

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Mask off a rectangle on 10 cm x 14 cm white card using washi tape and create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
  • Stamp hamsters 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 hamsters using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

On Your Wedding Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp balloon word backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil, place over stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pink ink, manually add heart confetti detail with markers
  • Remove stencil and mask, colour image with markers, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp hamsters in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out hamsters using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiments 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
  • Lawn Fawn stiched oval dies
  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
  • 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
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
  • MISTI stamping platform

 

November Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Balloon Bunch, Balloon Bunch Backdrops & Balloon Bunch Buddies

28 October, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing three stamp sets called Balloon Bunch, Balloon Bunch Backdrops & Balloon Bunch Buddies.

Reach For The Stars

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Die cut cloud outline from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil, position two thirds down on 10 cm x 14 xm white card and secure in place with washi tape
  • Stamp space backdrop in black ink, mask and create background using ink blending technique with blue and lilac ink, repositioning stencil where required to create cloud detail
  • Add starry sky effect with white and silver ink spray and white gel pen
  • Remove masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and puppy in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and pencils, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloons and puppy using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink
  • Watch background colouring video for this card here

 

A Very Special Delivery

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp night sky backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil, place over stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
  • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
  • Remove stencil and masks, colour image with markers, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and baby in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
  • Cut out balloons and baby using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Sending Hugs & Rainbows

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp rainbow backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut circle aperture from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create stencil, place over stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink
  • Remove stencil and masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloons and baby in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloons and baby using 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 night sky backdrop 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, place over stamped image and secure in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac and two shades of blue ink
  • Add starry sky effect with white gel pen and remove stencil and masks
  • Colour image with markers and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp balloon and lamb in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out balloon and lamb using 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
  • Lawn Fawn sticthed squares dies
  • Lawn Fawn stitched clouds dies
  • Mylar sheet 190 micron
  • 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
  • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence & Pewter
  • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
  • Ranger mini ink blending tool
  • MISTI stamping platform

 

October Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

01 October, 2019 6 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 (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 little while but will keep you updated if things change.  Sincere apologies for any disappointment or frustration this decision causes.

October New Product Release 

New Products

The Design Team and the amazing Guest Designer Joy have produced some truly remarkable teasers this month, the way they elevate our simple designs is awe inspiring.  Please don't forget to watch Michelle's fabulous release reveal video, she really is such a superstar.

Thank you very much for joining us throughout the countdown, I hope we haven't bombarded you with too much this month.  Your encouraging words gives us much needed confidence to continue and we are constantly humbled by your kindness.  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!

 

October Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: Nativity Play & Pop Up Christmas

01 October, 2019 3 comments Leave a comment

Welcome back to day 5 of the October Release Countdown Teasers.

Today we're introducing two new stamp sets called Nativity Play and Pop Up Christmas.

Silent Night Holy Night

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp star, mice and stable in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pale yellow and red ink
  • Manually draw and colour stage scene with markers
  • Remove all masks and colour images with markers
  • Stamp sentiment in watermark ink on to strip of 2.5 cm x 10 cm black card, sprinkle over gold embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
  • Adhere sentiment strip to card using adhesive roller

 

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp stable in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask
  • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or preferred medium) and place over the image, securing in place with washi tape
  • Create background using ink blending technique with blue ink, then add snowfall on top using white gel pen
  • Remove mask, colour image with markers and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp mice in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out mice using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Sending Christmas Cheer

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using ink blending technique with three shades of blue ink, allow to dry
  • Stamp fireworks and sentiment with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
  • Attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp stable and mice in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Cut out stable and mice using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

     

    Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut a hill outline from mylar sheets (or your preferred medium) to create a stencil
    • Create background on 10 cm x 14 cm white card using the stencil and ink blending technique with pale blue and lilac ink, add falling snow with white gel pen
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp sleigh, characters, trees and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out sleigh, characters, trees and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp speech bubbles in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in watermark ink on to thin strip of black card, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
    • Adhere sentiment strip to card using foam pads

     

    All I Want For Christmas Is You

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
    • Die cut three small stitched rectangle apertures from 10 cm x 14 cm white card and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Die cut three small stitched rectangles from pale aqua card, position and adhere them within the rectangle apertures
    • 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 using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    'Tis The Season To Be Jolly

    Instructions

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

     

    Christmas Cheer

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Mask off large rectangle on 10 cm x 14 cm white and create background card using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, then add snow effect on top using stencil, ink blending tool and white pigment ink
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp two elves in black ink on to separate white card and mask them both prior to stamping the sleigh
    • Remove masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out image using 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, we'll be back shortly to reveal all this months new products.

    Happy stamping!

     

    Clearly Besotted Supplies

    Other Supplies

    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
    • Spellbinder Nestabilities circle dies
    • My Favourite Things Snowdrift dies
    • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist and True Black card
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
    • VersaMark watermark pad
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
    • Mylar sheet 190 micron
    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
    • Gold embossing powder
    • White embossing powder
    • MISTI stamping platform
    • Heat tool

     

    October Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Christmas Panda Plushies & Festive Feast

    30 September, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing two new stamp sets called Christmas Panda Plushies and Festive Feast.

    Have A Merry Christmas

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp bamboo and pandas in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each image prior to stamping the next until all images are masked
    • Die cut a large rectangle and a hill outline from mylar sheets (or your preferred medium) to create two stencils
    • Position both stencils over the image, securing in place with washi tape, then create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
    • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink
    • See colouring video for this card here

     

    Celebrate The Season

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut a hill outline from mylar sheets (or your preferred medium) to create a stencil
    • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using the stencil and ink blending technique with pale blue and lilac ink, add falling snow with white gel pen
    • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp pandas and trees in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out pandas and trees with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

     To My Lovely Wife

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut a large heart from mylar sheet (or your preferred medium) to create a stencil
    • Position stencil on to 10cm x 14 cm white card, securing in place with washi tape
    • Create background using ink blending technique with red and coral ink, then add snow effect on top using stencil, ink blending tool and white pigment ink
    • Stamp pandas and bamboo in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
    • Cut out pandas and bamboo with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Baby's First Christmas

      Instructions

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

      Have A Merry Christmas

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Stamp table in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, manually draw and colour background scene with markers
      • Stamp characters and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour using combination of markers and pencils, then add white highlight detail with gel pen
      • Cut out characters and accessories using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

      Eat Drink And Be Merry

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
      • Mask off rectangle on 10 cm x 14 cm white card and create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, then add pattern on top using stencil, ink blending tool and white pigment ink
      • Stamp table, characters and accessories 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 table, characters and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink

       

       Happy Holidays

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Die cut six small hexagons from green, kraft and coral card and adhere to card base using foam pads 
      • Stamp characters 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 characters using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
      • Stamp sentiment with 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
          • Lawn Fawn Stitched Hearts dies
          • Papertrey Ink Kraft, Simply Chartreuse and Berry Sorbet card
          • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
          • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
          • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
          • VersaMark watermark pad
          • VersaColor ink pads
          • Copic Sketch markers
          • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
          • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
          • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
          • Mylar sheet 190 micron
          • Ranger mini ink blending tool
          • White embossing powder
          • MISTI stamping platform
          • Heat tool

           

          October Release Countdown Teasers day 3: Merry Maidens, Drink & Be Merry & One More Sleep

          29 September, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

          Today we're introducing three new stamp sets called Merry Maidens, Drink & Be Merry and One More Sleep.

          Merry Christmas

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Stamp under water scene in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
          • Remove mask, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
          • Stamp mermaids and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out mermaids and accessories using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp speech bubble in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Watch colouring video for this card here

           

          Bring On The Merry

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Die cut two small rectangles from pattern paper and two small rectangles from pale aqua card, adhere to card base using foam pads
          • Stamp mermaids in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out mermaids with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Die cut small heart from kraft card, stamp sentiment in black ink and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

           

           Sending Love At Christmas Time

          Instructions

          • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
          • Die cut circle aperture from 10 cm x 14 white card and adhere 9.8 cm x 13.8 cm acetate to the back
          • Die cut circle aperture from 9.5 cm x 13.5 cm 3 mm thick foam sheet, ensuring the circle aperture lines up with the acetate backed white card
          • Adhere foam sheet to card base, add sequin mix within the aperture before adhering the acetate backed white card on top
          • Die cut circle frame from aqua card stock and adhere on top of circle aperture using glue pen
          • Stamp mermaids in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
          • Cut out mermaids with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
          • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Eat, Drink And Be Merry

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp cocktails in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, masking each drink prior to stamping the next until all cocktails are masked
            • Create background using ink blending technique with green and yellow ink and spray fine mist of white ink on top
            • Remove all masks, colour image with markers and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink
            • Watch colouring video for this card here

             

            Fa La La La La La

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
            • Die cut two small rectangles from kraft card and one small rectangle from green card, adhere to card base using foam pads
            • Stamp drinks and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out drinks and accessories with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            To Get Into The Christmas Spirit You Need A Bottle Opener

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Die cut a circle aperture from mylar sheet (or preferred medium) and place on top of 10 cm x 14 cm white card, securing in place with washi tape
            • Create background using ink blending technique with two shades of aqua ink, then add snowfall on top using stencil, ink blending tool and white pigment ink
            • Remove stencil and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp cocktails in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
            • Cut out cocktails using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Merry & Bright

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp moon backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with blue ink
            • Add starry sky effect with white ink spray and gel pen
            • Remove mask, colour image with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp Santa and reindeer silhouette, and sentiment, in black ink
            • Stamp animals in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out animals using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

             

            You Light up My Life

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp Sydney backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask and create background using ink blending technique with pale blue ink, allow to dry
            • Remove mask, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Stamp fireworks with watermark ink, sprinkle over white embossing powder, then set and emboss with heat tool
            • Adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
            • Stamp cat and raccoon in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out cat and raccoon using scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
            • Stamp sentiment in black ink

             

            Merry & Bright

            Instructions

            • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
            • Stamp Christmas backdrop 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
            • Stamp animals and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
            • Cut out animals and accessories using 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
            • Papertrey Ink Kraft, Simply Chartreuse and Aqua Mist card
            • Lawn Fawn stitched circle frame dies
            • Lawn Fawn pattern paper
            • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
            • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
            • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
            • VersaMark watermark pad
            • VersaColor ink pads
            • Copic Sketch markers
            • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
            • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
            • Little Things From Lucy's Cards Coast Mix
            • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
            • Mylar sheet 190 micron
            • Ranger mini ink blending tool
            • Ranger Distress Spray Stain Picket Fence
            • White embossing powder
            • Sakura Quickie glue pen
            • MISTI stamping platform
            • Heat tool