Sunday, 5 October 2014


Hi everyone, thank you for joining in with Clearly Besotted's 2nd Anniversary Blog Hop.  For my card today I've used the new Hanging Around stamp set and die collection together with a mini banner.


We have a fabulous line up of blogs for you to visit during this hop, all of which are listed below, but before you rush off to the next one, please leave me a comment and I will randomly choose 1 person to receive a £20 (approximately $30 USD) e-giftcard to spend in Stephanie's online store.



There will also be a grand prize of a £100 Clearly Besotted e-giftcard.  Stephanie will pick the winner randomly from comments left on all blogs!

Time to get hopping!  Good luck everyone!

Mandy Gill  (You are here)

Stamps: Clearly Besotted Hanging Around, Most Wonderful, Mini Banners
Die Collections: Clearly Besotted Hanging Around, Rounded Tag Die, Mini Banners
Inks:  SU Ruby Red, VersaMagic Spanish Olive
Other: Baker's Twine, Wink of Stella

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MyLittleBlueDog said...

I love the wreath, very good work.

Angie said...

A beautiful wreath.

Amanda said...

Such a clean, simple and elegant card, less certain is more, I love it. Hugs, Amanda x

Shona Chambers said...

I really love the wreath stamp, it looks incredible and I can see if being decorated in so many ways. Beautiful!

Lyn Wallan-Smith said...

I love this set to bits and your card is gorgeous <3

Selene said...

Wonderful CAS card. Still my favourite style =)

Connie said...

I love your wreath card...just gorgeous!

Helen J said...

Beautiful CAS card & tag.

Tracey T said...

This set is definitely on my list! Loving this Christmas collection and waiting patiently for 10pm! Tracey xx

Alinsmajl said...

Cute and clean!

Rema said...

Beautiful CAS card!

Petra said...

cute card!

Petra

Tracy Ercole said...

Lovely card!

Connie Cox said...

I love the CAS feel to your card. Just beautiful

Patrice said...

This wreath is so very pretty, love the 'popped up' colours.

cards by cara said...

Beautiful creation!

Penny said...

Beautiful card, love that wreath!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Super chic and classy as always Mandy. What a fantastic blog hop.
Hugs Sarah

Karen Knott said...

Loving this wreath, another one added to the 'must have' list lol

joy said...

The card and matching tag are superbly created! I love that you used the traditional red and green colors!!

Angelique Vela said...

The wreath is so fun and festive in this set. I can see its appeal.

Eve Maynard said...

I love your CAS style Mandy - simply stunning!
xx

*psychangel* said...

Lovely card and tag Mandy! The wreath looks good with the dimension and different colours.
Hugs, Ang x

Kate said...

Fab card :) I love that its modern and traditional at the same time.
Kate xx

Marion said...

So so cute. X

Karen said...

Gorgeous wreath; makes a lovely card!

Thordis said...

Such a classic and beautiful Christmas card... And I love the tag that goes with it :)

Jacky said...

Such a great blog hop - so many wonderful blogs full of amazing designs. Really pretty card xx

Lorraine Clinch said...

Lovely card and tag set Mandy. Can't wait for the release tonight!
Lorry :o) xx

Anja said...

Beautyful cards, thank you for sharing and the chance to win the prize. :)

Lyndal said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CB!! Gorgeous CAS Christmas card Mandy :)

Leslie Brown said...

Striking and pretty. Thank you.

Theresa said...

Fabulous card! So clean and simple!

furrypig said...

gorgeous card love the bright crisp colours of the wreath against the white!

Sharon said...

Super elegant card Mandy, love it.

AmandineC said...

Love this card ! Thanks for the chance to win !

Craftyfield said...

This looks perfect for mass makes! Simple, quick but striking...

Kathy W said...

Love the card AND the tag. A good reminder to go ahead and make a tag in the same design as a card while supplies are out and ideas are fresh. Thanks for the inspiration.

Renee said...

Simply perfect!

jc2711 said...

Beautifully clean and simple, Thank you for sharing.

Jackie

Ina Good said...

Love the wreath and festive colors you chose love the new diecut!

vicki said...

Fab festive card Mandy.
Vicki C

Maggie said...

Hello Mandy. Isn't that little bow just adorable. You have made a delightful card which just says it all. Thank you. x Margaret Col.

Linby said...

Ooh this is so sweet, love the clean lines.
Linby x🐝

Carola said...

Hi Mandy

What a lovely Christmas card! This wreath in green, red and white just looks great and the banner with the sentiment is just a perfect addition.

Kind regards
Carola

Isabel Z said...

Love what you created.

Kathy S said...

What a great idea to make a card and matching tag. Thanks!

Marianne said...

beautiful card and tag Mandy
xxx
Marianne

craftyb said...

Contemporary, fun and fresh!!x

kanda said...

Fabulous card, very stylish xx

Carla Crosby said...

Love the new stamps and as always the blog hop :)
Love the wreath card!!!

Elizabeth Garcia said...

I love the CAS design of your card. So pretty.

theCook said...

Great wreath! Love that it looks simple, but with dimension.

Betty Keefe said...

so clean and classy - love it!

Jo said...

CAS with a classic colour combo, just perfect 😀

Jackie said...

Stunning work as always with fantastic products

Scrapthat said...

so cute! TFS

JO said...

Ah, love that little modern wreath.

Chriss Blagrave said...

Love that little modern wreath!

Molly S. said...

So pretty. Really like the tag too.

joycemc57 said...

Cute card and tag. I love the wreath! Thank you for sharing.

Cathy P. said...

This wreath is fabulous!1 Love the combination of wreath and gift tag you create together.

Chantal said...

lovely and classy card!

Susie Sugar said...

Fabulous clean and fresh Christmas card
congrats on your second anniversary @ CB
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Kimberly Rendino said...

Great holiday set!!! Really liking that new stamp set!

umichka said...

Great card! thank you for sharing!

Ann W said...

Fab wreath, clean and stylish x

me35 said...

Great card! Congrats to Steph and thanks for the opportunity!

Anja said...

Wonderful card! I would love to win the prize.. keep my fingers crossed. :)

Jane said...

Absolutely love your card and tag!! The more i see this stamp and die set, the more i like it!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the clean look and the matching tag!

Lenora Clark said...

Love your card!

Weenie Thomas said...

Very Pretty wreath!

Joy said...

Cute as a button.....just adorable !!

sueincanada said...

What a clean and stylish card.

Bridget Downey said...

Beautiful card!

Sue said...

I love that wreath - so many possibilities!

Kari Webster said...

This is probably my favorite set out of the whole release! I love its simplicity! Or, you can "dress it up" Love your card!

Dawn Y. said...

So sweet, Mandy! I just love your wreath and the colors you used. CAS perfection! ♡

Sherry Butcher said...

Congratulations on Clearly Bespotted 2 year anniversary. TFS.

Carol Doggett said...

I love the card and matching tag!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

A beautiful card and tag set! The wreath looks fabulous!

Barb said...

I love that stamp and die set and you've used it beautifully!

Karen Ashbrook said...

Love your card, so clean and stylish. Karen x

jintyoo7 said...

GORGEOUS! The pretty wreath ooks perfect on all the white space!

Penny said...

Clean, simple and very stylish = perfect!

Debbie Roberts said...

Fun stamp set! Thanks for sharing.

Patricia J Stanley said...

Love the clean look of your card and the matching tag.

Me said...

The card and the tag are great! Thank you for sharing :)

Donna said...

Always like clean and simple! Very nice!

Celine Blacow said...

I loveeeeeee this card and stamp set!

Jane said...

very elegant card, beautiful.

cm said...

Your card is a knock-out beauty; a fabulous showcase of the new release! I'm swooning over your stunning wreath...
~c

CraftyPaws said...

So pretty! I love the set you created! Great CAS card and tag! tfs hugs, Kristina

Julia Smith said...

Congratulations CB - great way to celebrate, love the CB stamps, always so versatile and your cards show that.

Debbie said...

A very clean looking and pretty card!

Shelley C said...

Such a festive wreath - love it!!

Pini said...

That wreath on the card is just gorgeous! It looks great on the tag, too :)

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

BIG time congratulations to CBS and Stephanie. She truly deserves to be celebrated on this :)

Barbara Williams-Beaird said...

Beautiful and nice clean lines. Very crisp.
Barbara

Deirdre said...

LOVE the card and tag - stunning. Congrats to CBS and Stephanie!

stampsalot said...

The banner is perfect with the wreath and adding the popped up circles to the wreath was a fun idea. Very nice!

Neets B said...

So crisp and clean as always, Mandy. Loving the traditional colours and I think it's a fab idea that you always make a tag at the same time, makes sense while the products are out, eh! Will have to remember that one. Thanks to you all for the chance to win x

Muhriel said...

Very cean and still very festive look! Great work!
Best regards, Britta

Meghan said...

Love that sweet little wreath!

very_inky_fingers said...

Love the wreath stamp.. beautiful CAS card!

Anja Curvers said...

Really lovely card that wreath is awesome. Thank you for sharing.

Deneen said...

Love the card and tag you created for this fun hop!

Jo said...

Gorgeous card as usual Mandy x

jamie vanskiver said...

This stamp set is so cute and I just love how you used it!

Linda T said...

What an adorable card. So clean looking and so beautiful. I so love wreaths. Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing you're great ideas. Beautiful new release.

Marilyn in Michigan said...

What a beautiful wreath! Love it on your card and tag.

SmilynStef said...

What a festive holiday wreath

Lucy Schmidt said...

Love the whimsical wreath! It looks pretty CAS (at least when someone else does it), so I hope to CASE it. Nicely done!

Joan Smith said...

OH My Goodness your card and tag are just so precious and beautiful. What a fabulous presentation. Lucky person who receives them you sure will make them feel extra special. You are quite the talented gal. YOU so ROCK!!

mandy said...

Gorgeous simple card really shows off the stamp and die set :)

Hugs Mandy xxx

Poorvi said...

like the colorful wreath..

Jayne said...

Beautiful card. Love the wreath.

Carol Didier said...

A beautiful, simple card that lifts the spirits!

Eileen Lucas said...

Lovely wreath. Love simple cards that can be colored any way you like.

seebz said...

Love the card and the colours just pop perfectly.

Kristie Goulet said...

EEEK! LOVE these. So perfect!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty! Love the wreath made out of those circles. The matching tag is so sweet.

Pam Sparks said...

love your card!

Judith said...

Love this style: clean but not simple. Just beautiful!

Taniaj Scott said...

Great card love the wreath hugs txx

conil said...

Oooh, oooh, oooh, Cannot wait to get my hands on this set. The clean simplicity of your card screams elegance.

Roseanna C said...

Very pretty card, thanks for the inspiration.

Jane said...

Cute card and I love the matching tag xx

Helen said...

Beautiful - the image really pops off the white background.

Helen x

Marty B said...

Love the simplicity of the card & matching tag...singing Christmas carols now....

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! Love the crisp, clear stamping on your wreath.
Beautiful!
Caroline xxx

Anne said...

Very elegant card, simple in design and beautifully made. Bravo!

Debi said...

I just love this little wreath.....so cute

Carolee McCaslin said...

Fun wreath card!!

Kathy H said...

Cute card! I love this style of stamp. You can do so much with it.

Arlene said...

Great fun traditional colors!

Queenie Jeannie said...

My favorite set of the new release!!! Wonderful card!

Marianne B in AZ said...

I actually heard myself saying, "oh my gosh!" in my head when your blog came up on my screen! The embossing (debossing?) you did before you stamped, added such a touch of elegance. Without it, the card would have been pretty, but by adding it, you really created something beautiful!

Demonica said...

Icredibly cute tag!!!

Natalie Dever said...

LOVE your card! I must get this set!

Heather North said...

Your wreath is so CUTE! What a fun new release.

Teresa W. said...

Beautiful card and tag!

Laura Norris said...

Love that wreath! So fun!

Hannah A. said...

I love that banner in red- traditional simplicity. :)

Rita said...

Beautiful wreath.

Sue said...

WOW! These are so beautiful.
Your designs are so stylish and elegant.
Thank you for the inspiration.
Sue xx

barbara macaskill said...

Love the wreath!! A great stamp and die set that I am adding to my wish list! TFS!

Colleen said...

I love your card, simple, lots of white, but really packs a punch with that colors! Awesome!

Tracey McNeely said...

Mandy this is so so cute! Love your wreath!

MagsB said...

Clean and simple and beautiful! The colours really pop against the white space!

love Mags B x

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Awesome card!

cma21317 said...

simple with great colors excellent!

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Oh, I like that wreath. These stamps are so different .

Gibmiss said...

Hi Mandy
Fabulous card... And Tag.... Gorgeous...
Hugs Sylvie xx

cindy lou said...

The wreath is stunning. The whole card is stunning. Thank you.

Theresa N said...

Wonderful wreath and love the banner

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty Christmas card...love the dimension on the image.

Louise Wright said...

great card and tag :-) The wreath stamp looks so versatile for making loads of Christmas cards :-)

Becky Selecman said...

Absolutely adorable card. Loving the colors and Clearly Besotted Stamps1

keren said...

Great CAS card- love the raised wreath!

Sue D said...

Very cute tag and card.

Carolyn Picken said...

Great card, love the clean look

Carole said...

Lovely wreath.

Ashley said...

Beautiful card and tag! I love the simplicity!

~Ashley W
proudusmcwife@gmail.com
http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com

nancy said...

Wonderful card and tag!

Jessika said...

Beautiful card!

Pat Kinkaid said...

I think that wreath is my favorite from the new release. Your card is beautiful.

Elaine said...

Stunning, love this set x

monikaskinner said...

Great CAS card and matching tag. Have a lovely day.

The Crafty Den said...

Beautiful card Mandy and the matching tag is so sweet x x

valeriemolinier said...

Love the wreath, so beautiful !!!

Daria Z. said...

Such a beautiful CAS card. Love that wreath.

Juan Martinez said...

Love that card and matching tag.

Melly Moo said...

How adorable, such a beautiful CAS card and matching tag! Rebecca x

Patty said...

Beautiful card1! As I go through this hop & others recently, I realize how much I like a clean white background versus color!

Lisa H. said...

The wreath and die cut are so beautiful! Truly lovely.

Donna Cala said...

I can not imagine a more perfect card with this wonderful set! Love the clean white and traditional colors. PERFECT!

Goldie said...

Simply stunning!

Nan said...

Beautiful card! Love the pretty colours and the sweet banner!

Grá O'Neill said...

Beautiful card & love the matching tag :)

Sandra said...

Nice wreath card. CAS & elegant.

LBV said...

Great card!

Jessica H said...

What a cute holiday wreath! This looks like a great card/tag for mass production!

Alla Simonoff said...

Your card is fabulous; simple and elegant. Thanks for the inspiration.

okscrapgal13 said...

What a super card you made with the dies and stamps! Thank you so much for the inspiration!
Jill
Tulsa, OK USA

Yiming said...

Clean, simple, classy and retro! Love this card Mandy!

Asha said...

Awesome wreath. Can't wait to pop it in my basket! :)
xAsha

Mary J said...

Just love this - simple but stunning!

Jo said...

A perfect design when you need to make a batch of cards and matching tags :)
Love these so much, thanks for sharing your inspiration.
Jo xx

Bobby said...

That is such a sweet little wreath.

Kim Heggins said...

So so cute!

greggers said...

I don't know what it is about wreaths but I love them. Your card is gorgeous without being over stated with too much embellishment.

kjjc said...

Gorgeous wreath card as are all your cards. Thanks for th chance to win.

Wendy McKeown said...

Beautiful wreath. Love your colour combo

Alanna said...

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Hannah said...

Beautiful card and tag Mandy, very clean and great use of Christmas colours x

maria f. said...

What a lovely set, so much white space. And I love your twine.

Mars x said...

Happy anniversary! As always love them all.............Mars xxx

chera said...

LOVE the clean and simple wreath just stands out beautifully!

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