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I can’t believe Clearly Besotted Stamps is two years old! And what better way to celebrate than with a hop filled with awesome Clearly Besotted friends! I think it’s a testament to Stephanie‘s success that this hop has some of the best in the industry joining us today :D

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Clearly Besotted Stamps October release - christmas, card, tree, tag

So lets jump in with my card. I love the loopy elegance of this new Christmas Tree die! The tree is cut from some silver glitter card, accented with tiny pearls at the cross points of the loops and adhered to a Rounded Tag cut from Marshmallow card. To ground the tree I used a couple of pieces of my favourite washi – love the mint and black together with the silver. There are some sequins sewed over the washi with silver thread and a couple of gems added too. The sentiment is part of a longer one from the Most Wonderful set that I stamped on Slate card and white heat embossed before cutting out just the piece I wanted to nestle into the last loop of the tree. The tag is foam mounted on a patterned paper panel with a little silver glitter card to tie it in and then that in turn is foam mounted on a top folding, 4 bar, Marshmallow card base.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Clearly Besotted Stamps October release - christmas, card, tree, tag


Stephanie is giving away a Clearly Besotted £20 (approx. $30 USD) e-giftcard to one comment left on each of the stops on the hop! The giveaway closes at 11.59pm UK time (6.59pm EST).  There will also be a grand prize of a £100 Clearly Besotted e-giftcard, the winner will be picked randomly from all comments left on all blogs :D

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Now it’s time to hop on over to the uber fabulous

Christina Kowalczyk!

Have fun and don’t forget to check out the whole of the new October release over at Clearly Besotted Stamps and Simon Says Stamp when they go live later today (10pm UK time/5pm EST)


Stamps – Clearly Besotted most wonderful; Dies – Clearly Besotted christmas tree, rounded tag; Card – Simon Says Stamp slate, Bazzill marshmallow, DCWV glitter; Paper – Teresa Collins something wonderful; Ink – Versamark; Washi – Freckled Fawn mint chevron, Doodlebug beetle black swiss dot; Embossing Powder – Simon Says Stamp fine detail white;  Sequins – Studio Calico atlantic, Pretty Pink Posh springtime mix, Simon Says Stamp fall festival; Hero Arts pool mixed accents; Adhesive Pearls; Twine – Hemptique black; Silver Thread – Gutermann sulky

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