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December Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Love Notes

28 November, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

Today we're introducing a set called Love Notes.

You Colour My World

     

    Sending Love Hugs Kisses

       

      You Colour My World

         

        A Little Note

         

          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 Pure Poppy, Simply Chartreuse and Enchanted Evening 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

           

          December Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Picture Perfect

          27 November, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

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

          Today we're introducing a set called Picture Perfect.

          We're Not Perfect But We're Perfect For Each Other

           

          You've Captured My Heart

             

            We've Been Friends For So Long

             

            Make Memories

               

              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 Hawaiian Shore and Simply Chartreuse card stock
              • Burlap paper
              • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
              • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
              • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
              • 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

               

              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