Weekender With Wanda – Clearly Besotted Spotlight!
Hi everyone! Welcome back to Weekender with Wanda here on the Simon Says Stamp Blog! It’s the long Thanksgiving weekend and I hope you’ve been having a wonderful time with your friends and family! Are you still eating leftovers? We are at our house (gladly!) And, we’ve already shopped until we dropped. I love this time of year! Looking forward to the next few weeks as we get ready for Christmas to arrive.
Today’s post is a company spotlight feature on Clearly Besotted stamps. Their stamps are so clean and pretty and sweet. Beautiful images that bring a smile to your face. Today I want to talk about using all the stamps in the package….and also talk about seeing your stamps in a new way. I took some trees stamps and turned them sideways to make a greenery swag for part of my card. Take a look!
I used two stamp sets to make this card and that is something I love to do – mix and match stamp sets. I found that the Tiny Trees Set and the Stitched Mittens Set made for a winning combination for a sweet Christmas card. I used one of the trees from the Tiny Trees set and turned it sideways and stamped it four times to make a greenery swag! Then I used the star and the tiny dot stamps to add bits of color around it. I love finding new ways to think of how to use my stamps.
I kept the color combination traditional red and green, but then popped it with a bit of icy winter blue on the mittens. I used pretty striped paper from Lawn Fawn to add just a bit of an accent on my red card base. The top layer of my card is cream cardstock instead of bright white.
I stamped my images and then cut them out using matching dies. Then I used foam tape to raise the pieces up off the card. I love the Lawn Fawn Cord as a string for the mittens! And, you’re probably learning how much I love Doodlebug Sprinkles Enamel Dots used as accents!
Here is a close up of my background stamping….and isn’t that sentiment banner so wonderful!
Such a darling card. I love your Weekender editions, by the way. :)
Such a fun and festive card! Adore the mittens!
Have a blessed day,
Crafting With Creative M
This is so cute!! You have inspired me to do Mitten theme cards this year!!
Great card, Wanda. How clever of you to use a tree stamp as greenery.
I love winter mittens on cards. These are so cute and really like the banner and twine with them
Love those sweet mittens.
What a sweet card! I love the mittens with the twine.
Those mittens have me “smitten” My Mom made us all mittens. Every last nine of us. It was a great Christmas tradition at our house. Thanks for the memories Wanda!
Adorable mitten card Wanda! Thanks for the inspiration!
Very cute. I like how you used the tree stamp.
I love this card. When the process is laid out I think that even I could do this!
I love today’s card today because it is so merry and bright.
This is an adorable card! So sweet!
I absolutely LOVE this card, Wanda! You’ve made me want to purchase both of these sets. So cute!!
This card is so cute! I love the bright colors and cute mittens.
such warmth in this card. . . .
Love this cheerful holiday card! Thanks for sharing your clever use of the trees from another set as greenery swags. Perfect!! Loving your Weekender posts!
So cute I love the mittens
So clever and cute. I love it!
Love how the mittens seem to be hanging off the pretty tree background.
Very festive card! Thanks for the tips on using our stamps in different way!
Beautiful Card. Love the festive colors.
Fun card. Love the mittens hanging from the twine. Hugz
Such a darling card! Love your work.
Such a sweet card.
Bummed I missed the sale..but on a happy note, I was with my entire Family in San Diego, so it was worth that to me! Love my kids so much!! :)
Mittens are the best!
SUPER CUTE card Wanda!!!
LOVE your SWEET design & colours using these DELIGHTFUL stamps, the cord bow looks lovely too!!!
THANK YOU for sharing :)
This is perfect! Great combination of elements.
What a fun and festive card, Wanda! I love your color combo and will have to try it sometime.
Aw ain’t that a sweet looking card?
Very cute card! Loving this series, Wanda!
Wanda, this card is just fabulous! And what a great way to use that tree image.
such an adorable card :)
Cute card idea! Love seeing stamp sets being used together and different ways to use the stamps.
Darling card, Wanda!
What a sweet card, Wanda. Great idea to use the tree stamp in a different way!
Sweet card, love the colors.
Lovely card Wanda! So fun! TFS