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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

               

              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 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.

                          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 2 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