Clearly Besotted July Release Teasers Day 1

June 27, 2019 at 8:00 am 8 comments

Hello lovelies,

How are you all? We’ve got a wonderful line up of Clearly Besotted new stamps this July release, and I’m beginning with my favourite set. It’s one of my favourites in a while. I just love the gorgeous artistry and the potential for creativity.

Once I saw them, and after it reminded me of Penfold from Dangermouse, I imagined them burrowing down into a field of flowers, as these guys live to mine florals!

There’s no story today (there’s a story behind that one!) so instead I’ll just talk through the card.

I started off by stamping, colouring and cutting the mole guys out. Using a piece of black cardstock, I sketched and cut a tunnel and mole hole out.

 

Mole holes are never wanted in perfectly manicured gardens, but for these cute guys, I’d make an exception. I love the way they love their flowers. They just collect them!

I added some blended Distress Ink into the space behind the tunnel and trimmed out a small area at the top of the card. I added one mole behind the space. Add a little strip of acetate behind them and add a butterfly on it.

I popped some extra flowers in the mole’s hands and placed one so it looked like it was falling down into the tunnel. The set is called ‘Mischievous Mole’. They certainly are, and they’ll be available from the 1st July.

As usual there’s the lovely line-up;

Clearly Besotted Blog  Michelle Short, Lisa Tilson and from tomorrow we also have the lovely Amy Tsuruta joining us this month.

Until tomorrow,

Keren x

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Clearly Besotted June Release Day! Clearly Besotted July Teasers Day 2

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  • 1. lisatilson76  |  June 27, 2019 at 8:16 am

    What an absolute delight! Such a fabulous card, I love the underground scene and the mole at the top with all the flowers and the butterfly is just so cute! Agree its one of the cutest sets, I hope I get time to use it again xx

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  • 2. michshort  |  June 27, 2019 at 8:26 am

    Oh this is fantastic, Keren! What a great idea! Love it! xx

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  • 3. conil  |  June 27, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE how you created a little home for your precious, beautifully colored critters…with an escape route. You always surprise and delight me. This card is absolutely adorable.

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  • 4. Pooja  |  June 27, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Totally out of the box thinking with that tunnel !! I am sure the moles.must be very happy to be featured on your card 😉

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  • 5. Debbie P  |  June 27, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Love your card. It is so cute.

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  • 6. Andrea Hastilow  |  June 27, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Karen I adore this set, such a great, fun design.x Thank you for sharing this design x

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  • 7. Denise Bryant  |  June 28, 2019 at 6:31 am

    So cute! Love your clever card! AWesome coloring!

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  • 8. Ruth  |  July 3, 2019 at 9:55 am

    What an absolutely fabulous card – they too remind me of Penfold in Danger Mouse and I am sorely tempted by them!!!

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