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May Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: New Products

01 May, 2019 5 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.

May New Product Release

New Products

Incredibly grateful for the Design Team once again this month, they really are an impressive bunch!  Keren Baker and Michelle Short both have final teasers to share with you today, not to mention the amazing video that Michelle has once again produced for us, what a star she is!

Thank you very much for joining us throughout the countdown, we truly appreciate your 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!

 

May Release Countdown Teasers Day 5: Magical Plushies

01 May, 2019 4 comments Leave a comment

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

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

Happy Birthday Have A Fabulous Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp middle unicorn in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask, stamp two more unicorns and mask these too
  • Create background using ink blending technique with pink, yellow and blue inks, add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Remove all masks, colour unicorns with markers and then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Best Mother Happy Mother's Day

Instructions

  • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
  • Stamp unicorn and balloons in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask with masking paper
  • Die cut clouds from acetate to create cloud outline stencil 
  • Create background on 10 cm x 14 cm white card using the cloud stencil and ink blending technique with blue, cerise and yellow inks
  • 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
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink

 

Congratulations

Instructions

  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
  • Stamp fairy tale castle backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card and mask before creating background using ink blending technique and combination of blue and pink ink
  • Remove mask and colour with markers, add white highlight detail with gel pen and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp unicorn and balloons in black ink on to separate white card, colour using markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Die cut unicorn and balloons and adhere to card using foam pads
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads

 

A Friend Like You Is Rare

Instructions

  • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
  • Die cut a circle from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 10 cm white card, then create background using stencil, turquoise ink and sponge dauber
  • Remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
  • Stamp sentiment with black ink
  • Stamp narwhals in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
  • Die cut narwhals and adhere to card using foam pads

    Thank you for looking, please pop back shortly to see all of this months new products in full!

     

    Clearly Besotted Supplies

    Other Supplies

    • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
    • Acetate sheet 240 microns
    • Lawn Fawn stitched cloud dies
    • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
    • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
    • VersaColor ink pads
    • Copic Sketch markers
    • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
    • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
    • Ranger mini ink blending tool
    • Sponge Dauber
    • MISTI stamping platform

     

    May Release Countdown Teasers Day 4: Wise Owl

    30 April, 2019 7 comments Leave a comment

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

    Today we're introducing a stamp set called Wise Owl.

    Never Judge A Book By Its Movie

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Stamp middle owl in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask with masking paper before stamping two more owls
    • Remove mask, colour images with pencils and then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink

     

    A Book A Day Keeps Reality Away

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut circle from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
    • Create background using ink blending technique with turquoise ink, remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink
    • Stamp owl, bookshelf and apple in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
    • Die cut owl, bookshelf and apple 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

     

    Never Judge A Book By Its Movie

    Instructions

    • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
    • Die cut circle from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
    • Create background using ink blending technique with turquoise ink, remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
    • Stamp sentiment in black ink
    • Stamp owls in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
    • Die cut owls 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

       

      Happy Graduation

      Instructions

      • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
      • Die cut circle from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
      • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac and turquoise inks, remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
      • Stamp sentiment in black ink
      • Stamp owl and accessories in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
      • Die cut owl and accessories 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
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        May Release Countdown Teasers day 3: Sitting Here Thinking

        29 April, 2019 6 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a stamp set called Sitting Here Thinking.

        Just Sitting Here Thinking of You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp park bench backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, colour with markers and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp puppy, fox and squirrel in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
        • Die cut puppy, fox and squirrel and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        Happy Anniversary to a Wonderful Couple

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Adhere 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm pink pattern paper to top half of card base using adhesive roller
        • Die cut heart from 10 cm x 14 cm turquoise card, stamp stripy background using white pigment ink with aid of stamping platform for precision, then adhere to card using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp ducks in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
        • Die cut ducks and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        Thinking of You

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Die cut three circles from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
        • Create background using ink blending technique with turquoise ink, remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp squirrel, bunny and fox in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
        • Die cut squirrel, bunny and fox and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        Just Sitting Here Thinking of You

        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 dark blue and lighter blue inks, add white highlight detail using gel pen and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp park bench backdrop on to separate white card, colour with markers and cut out with scissors, then adhere to card using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp puppy and bunting in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
        • Die cut puppy and bunting 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
        • Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist card stock
        • Echo Park pattern paper
        • Lawn Fawn heart dies
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink pad
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        May Release Countdown Teasers Day 2: Being Schooled & Picture It Classroom

        28 April, 2019 5 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a couple of stamp sets called Being Schooled and Picture It Classroom.

        Back To School

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Stamp classroom backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp hippos and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Die cut hippos and accessories and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        A Book A Day Keeps Reality Away

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) landscape
        • Die cut three hexagons from masking paper, remove backing and adhere to 10 cm x 14 cm white card
        • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac and turquoise inks, remove mask and adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp hippos and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Die cut hippos and accessories 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

         

        Thank You Teacher

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Adhere 10 cm x 10 cm pattern paper to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp classroom backdrop in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and cut out using scissors, then adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp hippos and accessories in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Die cut hippos and accessories and adhere to card using foam pads

         

        Enjoy Your Special Day

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Stamp classroom backdrop in black ink on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiments 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
        • Die cut characters and accessories 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
        • Doodlebug pattern paper
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Inkadinkado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        May Release Countdown Teasers Day 1: Sweet Seahorse & Feeling Sentimental

        27 April, 2019 6 comments Leave a comment

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

        Today we're introducing a couple of stamp sets called Sweet Seahorse and Feeling Sentimental.

        Congratulations On Your Wedding Day

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Stamp seahorses in black ink on to 10 cm x 10 cm white card and mask them both with masking paper
        • Die cut circle from masking paper and adhere over masked seahorses
        • Create background using ink blending technique with light blue and darker blue inks, add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Remove all masks, colour seahorses with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Be Mine Happy Valentine's Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp seahorses in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card, mask them both before stamping balloons in black ink, then mask the balloons too
        • Create background using ink blending technique with green and yellow inks
        • Remove all masks, colour image with pencils and add white highlight detail with gel pen, then adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Have Lots of Fun on Your Special Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Stamp seahorses in black ink on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card and mask them all with masking paper
        • Die cut heart from masking paper and adhere over masked seahorses
        • Create background using ink blending technique with lilac and turquoise inks
        • Remove all masks and colour seahorses with pencils, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink

         

        Happy Birthday Have a Fabulous Day

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Create background on to 10 cm x 14 cm white card using sun ray stencil, yellow ink and sponge dauber, then attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Die cut scalloped edges from turquoise card in two shades and varying widths
        • Stamp sentiment in watermark ink on to the thinnest scalloped edged turquoise card, sprinkle over white embossing powder then set and emboss with heat tool
        • Adhere scalloped edged pieces to card using adhesive roller for the first layer and foam sheets cut to size for subsequent layers
        • Stamp seahorses and starfish in black ink on to separate white card and colour using pencils
        • Die cut seahorses and starfish 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
        • Papertrey Ink Hawaiian Shores and Aqua Mist card stock
        • Lawn Fawn heart dies
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • VersaMark 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
        • Sponge dauber
        • MISTI stamping platform
        • White embossing powder
        • Heat gun

         

        Pawly Pals

        26 April, 2019 2 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a trio of tags using a set called Pawly Pals.

        Get Well Soon

        Instructions

        • Die cut tag from blue card and stamp diagonal pattern along the bottom with white pigment ink
        • Adhere 5 cm x 5 cm pink pattern paper to tags using adhesive rummer
        • Die cut tag from white card, then die cut decorative edge along the bottom of the tag and die cut a circle in the middle of the tag
        • Adhere the white tag on top of the bluet tag using foam sheet cut to size
        • Die cut stitched circle frame from cerise card and adhere to tag, framing the circle aperture, using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink on to separate white card, cut out with scissors and adhere to tag using foam pads
        • Stamp character with black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Die cut character and adhere to tag using foam pads
        • Die cut hole reinforcement from blue card and attach to tag using glue pen
        • Attach black twine and tie in a bow

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • Papertrety Ink Spring Rain and Raspberry Fizz card stock
        • Echo Park pattern paper
        • Lawn Fawn stitched circle frame dies
        • Simon Says Stamp white pigment ink
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
        • Hemptique black twine

         

        My Sweetheart

        25 April, 2019 2 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a card using a stamp set called My Sweetheart.

        Sending You Lots of Hugs & Kisses

        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Adhere 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm white card to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp sentiment in black ink
        • Stamp flowers in black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
        • Cut out flowers with scissors and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp unicorn in black ink on to separate white card, colour with markers and add white highlight detail with gel pen
        • Die cut unicorn and adhere to card using foam pads

        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
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen

         

        Puppy Love

        24 April, 2019 2 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a card using a set called Puppy Love.

        Happy Valentine's Day


        Instructions

        • 10.5 cm square white card base (4" x 4" approx.)
        • Die cut a heart from masking paper and adhere to 10 cm x 10 cm white card
        • Create background using ink blending technique with red ink, remove mask and attach to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp puppies in black ink on to separate white card and colour with pencils
        • Die cut puppies and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • Versacolor ink pads
        • FaberCastell Polychromos pencils
        • Lawn Fawn heart dies
        • Inkadikado stamping mask paper
        • Ranger mini Ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

        Pretty Pansies

        21 April, 2019 3 comments Leave a comment

        Today we're sharing a card using a set called Pretty Pansies.

        Mother Thanks A Bunch

        Instructions

        • A6 white card base (4" x 5.5" approx.) portrait
        • Create background on 10 cm x 14 cm white card using ink blending technique with combination of green and yellow ink, adhere to card base using foam sheet cut to size
        • Stamp flowers with black ink on to separate white card and colour with markers
        • Die cut flowers and adhere to card using foam pads
        • Stamp sentiment with black ink

        Thank you for looking and happy stamping!

         

        Clearly Besotted Supplies

        Other Supplies

        • Neenah Solar White 110lb card stock
        • VersaColor ink pads
        • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
        • VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
        • Copic Sketch markers
        • Ranger mini ink blending tool
        • MISTI stamping platform

         

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