Monday, June 30

Teacher Appreciation

I finished my Teacher's gifts just in time this year (I really cut it very fine!) so please excuse the poor picture quality, I was in a mad rush lol...

The complete set...


 The card...


8 in total...


Gift card holders...


Mini note sets...


Rosy apples for the teachers...


Bagged up and good to go...

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'An Apple A Day', 'Diagonal Stripes', 'A Little Sentimental' & 'Fruitilicious' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Tag Along Die Collection', 'Decorative Mat Die', 'Rounded Tag Die' & 'Teacher Word Die'; EK Success Circle Punch 1 1/2"; We R Memory Keepers 'Corner Chomper'

No rest for the wicked (& I must be incredibly wicked LOL), I must get back to my crafting area (i.e. the breakfast table in the kitchen lol) because believe it or not - the July Teasers kick off tomorrow, yes, really!!!! lol

Have a marvellous week and thank you for looking in on me today :) xoxo

Edit: Patrice - I purchased the acetate boxes many years ago and unfortunately cannot remember where I got them from - sorry!

Tuesday, June 10

Clearly Besotted Challenge #12 - Anything Goes

*CLOSED: WINNER - JACQUI (THE CARD CRAFTROOM)*
Making it very easy for you to join in with this months challenge, the brief being...anything goes! (okay I admit it, I've run out of ideas haha!), please join in if you have the time - I'd really appreciate it :)

Here's a very 'samey' card from me (it's not just challenge ideas I've run out of LOL)...

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Happy Everything' & 'Sweet Little Sentiments' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Happy Everything Die Collection', 'Trellis Die' & 'Scalloped Edges Die Collection'

Thank goodness for the magnificent Design Team (our fabulous Guest Designer Cindy is joining us too - yay!) who never disappoint...







Before I go on, the winner of last months challenge (randomly drawn) is Susan of Paper, Card, Ribbon and Flowers and the winner of the release giveaway is Larissa of Larissa Heskett Designs :)

The challenge win run for 2 weeks and a randomly selected entry will win a £30 Clearly Besotted e-Gift Card.  In order to qualify for the prize (open to everyone worldwide), please kindly adhere to the following:
  • Your project must contain at least one Clearly Besotted product
  • It must be posted on your blog or an online gallery and linked below - direct link to post please
  • The closing date for entries is Tuesday 24 June 2014 (23:55 UK time)
  • Multiple entries are welcomed but must be a new project each time

Sorry for being so quick, super busy (what's new? lol) but I am very much looking forward to seeing your wonderful entries!


Thursday, June 5

June Release Reveal & Giveaway

Well, tonight's the night, but before I reveal this months new products I highly recommend you swing by the following blogs to help you decide whether or not you'll be shopping with us later on ;)


Righty-O, enough stalling from me, the following stamps sets and dies will be available in the store and at Simon Says Stamp tonight at 10pm (BST) UK time...

Introducing Nouveau Flowers (4x8 set) with coordinating Nouveau Flowers Die Collection (stamps and dies sold separately):
 
Introducing Scientifically Speaking (4x6 set) with coordinating Scientifically Speaking Die Collection (stamps and dies sold separately):
 
Introducing Super Cool (4x8 set) with coordinating Super Cool Die Collection (stamps and dies sold separately):
 
Introducing Sweet Little Sentiments (4x6 set):
Introducing Text Me (4x6 set) with coordinating Text Me Die Collection (stamps and dies sold separately):
 
Introducing Cityscape Die:

Introducing Dad Word Die:

Introducing Dragonfly Die Collection:

Introducing Teacher Word Die:

Introducing Wave Edge Die:

And that's a wrap lol  Please leave a comment to be in with a chance of winning a £30 Clearly Besotted e-Giftcard (open to everyone worldwide) and if you think we're worthy of it, I'd love for you to join us on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter!  Thank you so very much :D xxx

Wednesday, June 4

June Release Teaser Time Day 4

Looking out of the window and watching the rain fall puts a little bit of a dampener on my samples for today but then again, who says the sun has to be shinning for us to enjoy ice-cream?!

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Super Cool' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Super Cool Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Super Cool' & 'Mini Basic Banners' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Super Cool Die Collection' & 'Mini Basic Banners Die'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Super Cool' / Pattern Paper - Simple Stories 6x6 Pad 'Color Vibe' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Super Cool Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Super Cool' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Super Cool Die Collection' & 'Dad Word Die'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Super Cool' & 'Basic Stripes' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Super Cool Die Collection', 'Tag Along Die Collection' & 'Scalloped Edges Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Ahoy Matey' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Wave Edge Die' & 'Ahoy Matey Die Collection'

I don't preview the Design Team projects beforehand so I am every bit as excited as you are to see what wonders they have created today:


Well, that's my lot!  I'll be back tomorrow with the 'full reveal', along with the delightful Design Team who still have more samples for us to marvel at :)  I hope to see you tomorrow, but until then, enjoy your day! xxx

Tuesday, June 3

June Release Teaser Time Day 3

Thank you so much for joining me again, I have a very random (Christmas...really?!! lol) assortment to share today, here's hoping that something may catch your eye...

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Scientifically Speaking' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Scientifically Speaking Die Collection' & 'Teacher Word Die'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Scientifically Speaking' / Pattern Paper - Lawn Fawn 6x6 Pad 'Let's Polka' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Scientifically Speaking Die Collection' & 'Lovely Labels Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Sweet Little Sentiments' & 'Set The Scene' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Cityscape Die'; Spellbinder Nestabilities 'Standard Circles'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Text Me' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Text Me Die Collection' & 'Tag Along Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Text Me' & 'A Little Sentimental' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Text Me Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Text Me', 'Super Cool' & 'Scientifically Speaking' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Text Me Die Collection' & 'Super Cool Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Text Me', 'Scientifically Speaking', 'Diagonal Stripes' & 'An Apple A Day' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Text Me Die Collection' & 'Teacher Word Die'

If you want to see more, please be sure to head in the following direction, you won't be disappointed!:


I'll be back with the last of my June samples tomorrow, (pretty) please stop by if you're at all interested ;) xxx

Monday, June 2

June Release Teaser Time Day 2

I tend not to 'big up' (goodness me, I really cannot pull off urban slang can I? *cringe* lol) each new release, I think being a typical Brit it makes me uncomfortable to 'blow my own trumpet' but I must confess that I really do love this months new stamps and dies...

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Sweet Little Sentiments'& 'Basic Stripes' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Dragonfly Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Nouveau Flowers' & 'Diagonal Stripes' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies - 'Nouveau Flowers Die Collection', 'Tag Along Die Collection' & 'Bracket Edges Die Collection'; Spellbinders Nestabilities 'Classic Circles'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Nouveau Flowers' & 'Sweet Little Sentiments' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies - 'Nouveau Flowers Die Collection'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Nouveau Flowers' & 'Basic Stripes' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies - 'Scalloped Edges Die Collection'; Spellbinders Nestabilities 'Classic Circles'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Nouveau Flowers', 'Many Thanks' & 'Diagonal Stripes'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Nouveau Flowers' & 'It's Your Birthday' / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies - 'Nouveau Flowers Die Collection' & 'Scalloped Edges Die Collection'

I have just this moment popped by the following fabulous DT blogs and oh my gosh are you in for a treat, they appear to have excelled themselves once again:


Well, that's the excitement over for me today, the children returned to school this morning so I now have the task of putting the house back in order, not an easy job considering it looks like a bomb has hit it...the little rascals!

Happy Monday and enjoy your week :) xxx

Sunday, June 1

June Release Teaser Time Day 1

Despite my pleas, time does not appear to be slowing down!  So here we are again, a new month and a new assortment of stamps and dies on the way!

There are five new stamps sets with four coordinating die collections and five standalone dies being released on Thursday 5th June at 10pm BST (UK time) and here's the first sneaky peak at what's in store....

Nouveau Flowers:
Scientifically Speaking:
Super Cool: 
Sweet Little Sentiments:
Text Me:

I am super duper happy and excited to have the wonderfully superb Cindy Lovell of I Scrap My Way Guest Designing this month, thank you so much Cindy!

I'm sure the marvellous Design Team have an abundance of delights to share with you over the next few days, so please join us if you can :)

As always, thank you for stopping by and have a very happy Sunday! x