The Perfect Moment

Hello! We hope you had a great weekend.. doesn’t Monday come around fast!

Incredibly busy week ahead here at Visible Image HQ.. a huge delivery of gorgeous stamps is arriving today, so we will be busy bees packaging and dispatching them to all the lovely customers who have been waiting patiently for their orders of curious cats, face stamps, unicorns, horses and anything else that had sold out!

We have lots of wonderful inspiration to share with you here on the blog this week, Jane Tyrrell is starting off the week with a beautiful journal page…

Another Monday is here and it’s time for my weekly Visible Image Design Team inspiration post.

For those of you who may be recent readers of my blog I have a real “Jane’s Journal” and a “Daisy’s Diary” (for my granddaughter) where I put all my special art journal mixed media “Moments” that I have made over the years. They preserve in time my precious family occasions. The week before our darling grandson Jack was born on 21 April I went down to stay as my daughter had some hospital appointments. As it was a lovely sunny day I asked Daisy if she would like to go out to nearby Hellier’s Garden for lunch. We went there earlier this year and saw all the snowdrops and daffodils. For this visit it was all about the blossoms… and how pretty they were.

She decided to build a birthday cake using a mole hill, sticks and dandelions ( as you do)

Jack was born 3 days later and I realised that this was our very last Daisy and Nanna outing before his birth. I felt it very important to remember this by making a Moment for her diary. I chose a very apt Visible Image stamp:

This is what I got up to…

First I added some texture through a vine stencil and stamped and embossed the bottom piece of my Visible Image ‘take the moment’ stamp.

I worked with these DecoArt mister inks, inspired by the colours of the blossom Daisy and I saw that day.

I sprayed my background,

and added some flowers through a stencil.


Next I added some script into the background using the amazing Scripted Streets set

I also stamped some flowers from the ‘Create it set’ using Distress oxides and fussy cut them out to layer.

I added cracks from the same set to a die cut tree to create bark texture.


I then coloured the tree with distress inks.

Once I had all my elements  ready to put together I made my Moment…here it is…..

with some close ups…

Such a perfect sentiment

For a perfect moment I shared with my darling granddaughter.


Thanks so much for stopping by today.

Back soon.
Bye for now,
Jane x

Wow such a fabulous journal page Jane, perfect indeed for that gorgeous photo, very special memories to treasure.. thanks for sharing it with us ♡ Love your tree!

You can find more of Jane’s inspiring cards and projects over on her blog.

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Mark & Helen xx


See The World In Bold Colour

Hello, thank you for visiting our blog today. Well yesterday was all a bit crazy so we didn’t get to share any gorgeous inspiration with you. But, we shall be making that up today with 3 fabulous projects.

First up is Corrie Herriman with a wonderful art journal page…

Hello everyone,

Today I have a project for Visible Image. I have used the ballerina again as I love her..

I made this page with a gelli print from my stash, which is getting low !!!

I stamped the word ‘colour’ first with Distress Oxed Ink and then embossed it with clear powder. I used a white gel pen to accentuate the letters. Next I stamped the ballerina so she is standing on the two “O’s”. I added some white dots around her skirt and hand too. Next I stamped the rest of the sentiment on white card stock and edged them with a green and blue Copic marker before adhering them. Lastly I added the cracks in the corners and the doodling.

I have used the following stamps:

Thank you for stopping by today !

Fabulous page thanks Corrie.. love how she’s balancing on the word ♡ 

You will find more of Corrie’s fantastic cards and projects over on her blog.

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We’ll be back shortly with a beautiful card from Dot.

Mark & Helen xx

Born To Dance

Hi there, we have lots of inspiration still to share with you here on the blog. Our Design Team have created so many wonderful projects with our new stamps, so we hope you will leave feeling really inspired!

Over to Corrie Herriman who has a gorgeous journal page to share…

Hello everyone,
today I am sharing an art journal page I made with Visible Image Stamps.

These stamps are all from the newest release.

I painted the background with acrylic paints.

Here’s a detail of the little sparkly bits around the ballet dancer. They are so much more sparkly in real life !

I have used the following stamp sets:

Thank you so much for stopping by today !

Such a stunning page Corrie thank you! ♡ Love those colours and the focal point around our gorgeous ballerina!

You will find more of Corrie’s fantastic cards and projects over on her blog.

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Next up here on the blog we have an awesome card from Teresa created with our Face it stamps!

Mark & Helen xx

Life Can Be Tough

Hello! We are back with more amazing NEW stamps inspiration here on the blog today!

Elina Strömberg has got her hands on our Face it stamps…

Have you seen all the gorgeous new stamps Visible Image has just released? If you have missed some, you can view the entire new collection here!

One of the inspiring new sets is Face It! that is perfect for cardmaking but also for art journaling. I played with the set and the face stencil last weekend, and made this painted journal page:

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There are several layers of acrylic paints and crayon colours on the page, and I really enjoyed the creative process. Painting a face has never been so easy! She has a serious face, and I thought the stamped quote was a perfect match to her expression:

Using the face stencil is super simple. The only thing that may require some attention is the positioning of the eyes, nose and mouth. The eye line divides the head in half (measured from the top of the head to the chin), and a common mistake is to place the eyes either too low or too high. My impression was that the stencil is indicating the face shape only until the hair line, so the eye line is above the center of the stencil. Once you have the eyes in place, the printed face image on the stamp set will help you in positioning the mouth/nose.

The below picture from WikiHow may be helpful:

If you’re not creating a complete face (like on a card) there’s usually no need to consider the positioning at all 🙂

Here are pictures of the Visible Image products I used (click on the pictures for more info):



Wishing you a wonderful week!
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Wow! Incredible journal page Elina ♡ Thank you!

You will find more of Elina’s amazing cards and projects over on her blog.

Thanks again for visiting, we will be back with some fantastic inspiration from Teresa a little later!

Mark & Helen xx


Sparkle in the Rain

Hello! Thank you for coming to visit our blog.

Corrie Herriman has a fabulous project to share with you today…

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing an art journal spread which I made for Visible Image.


I made this on two separate pages that I later glued in my journal. Sometimes it is better to work out of the book especially when you are heat embossing. I have had paint on previous pages bubble up when I put the heat gun on the page I was doing. So by using loose paper you don’t run this risk.

The colour of these pages was put on by brayering 4 colours of PaperArtsy Fresco Chalk paints. I used two shades of green; a light and a dark, a turquoise and a plum colour.  Just start with the lightest and build up the colour. Make sure to have some white page left after every colour to fill with the next. You also could use white to reintroduce white space. After the paint dried, which takes no time at all I stamped the background with similar colours of ink. I added some holographic embossing powder over the plum ‘sparkles’, and sparkle they do !

I also stamped the word ‘sparkle’ and embossed it with white fine embossing powder by WOW.

I changed the sentiment by stamping bits of it, straight on the page and adding some doodling around the words.

The girl with the brolly was stamped straight on the page and on a separate piece of paper, cut out and adhered on top. I coloured some paper in the same colours as I used for stamping the background and used a hole puncher to get some polkadots for the brolly. I glued these on and added some white doodling on the umbrella. A few doodle lines around the pages finished it off.

I heat embossed the ‘sparkles’ with holographic embossing powder over the plum coloured ink. You can see the sparkle here…

and some more here, so pretty !

The sentiment.

The girl with her polka dotted brolly.

And the finished pages again.

I have used the following stamps:

Thank you so much for stopping by today !


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Fabulous pages Corrie! Thank you ♡  Loving all that sparkle!  You will find more of Corrie’s awesome projects over on her blog.

Thanks again for visiting today! We will have more stunning inspiration for you on Thursday!

Mark & Helen xx


Glimmer of Light Journal – Visible Image

Hello again! We are back with more gorgeous inspiration for you!

Over to Sue Davies who has a brilliant journal page to share…

Good morning, it’s my turn to share a Visible Image project with you, and I’ve been feeling very bold!  I’ve made a journal page, straight into the book without a safety net.


This is the best photograph I can get as we’re slightly lacking in the old daylight department.

This is lots of Distress Ink blended in patches, with some stencilling in the same colours.  I liked it, but boy was it bright, so I toned it down a bit with some gesso through a stencil. The edging stamp is from the Music on World Off set.

Time for some fun now in building up the background. I’ve used Ranger Archival inks to stamp my quotes from Imagine, Dream, Inspire, and there’s also circles from Universal.

I’ve been wanting to use the Glimmer of Light stamp set for a while now, but I’ve been in Halloween (thankfully gone) or Christmas (OMG it’s getting close) mode for weeks, but today was playday!

Don’t you just love this moth! He’s just stamped onto the background and coloured in places with Stabilo pencils. I stamped the light bulb into the previously stamped circle, then stamped the circle again and embossed in white.

And this is the quote, stamped and embossed with black fine EP. I’ve just highlighted bits and bobs with stencils and Portfolio pastels. This was such fun to make once I’d got over the terrors of stamping in my shiny new journal.

For lots more daily inspiration please head over to our Facebook group.

If Pinterest is your thing, you can find us here.

Have a brilliant week, and thanks very much for looking x

Isn’t this fabulous! So much awesome detail to gaze at.. Thank you Sue ♡

We’re keeping the inspiration coming today so pop back soon… and if you missed any of our recent posts you will find them HERE!

Mark & Helen xx

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Express Yourself With Music – Visible Image

Hi there! We have more gorgeous inspiration for you today here on our blog from the fabulous Corrie Herriman…

Hello everyone,

and welcome to my DT post for Visible Image.

I have made an art journal page today and filmed the process.


I think this is my favourite Visible Image stamp!

Here is the link to the YouTube tutorial. I hope you enjoy watching it ! If you do, please SUBSCRIBE to my channel. I would appreciate it !

I have used the following stamps for this page:

Fabulous page Corrie! And a great video.. thank you ♡ You will find more of Corrie’s inspiring work over on her blog.

Come back tomorrow to see a fantastic card by Dot Leathbridge!

Thanks for visiting!

Mark & Helen xx

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Here To Inspire You @ Visible Image

Hello there! Thank you for visiting our blog today 🙂

We have some wonderful inspiration to share with you today, created by our amazing Design Team. Whether you have already got your hands on some of our latest releases, or have them on your ‘wish list’, we are sure these awesome samples will make you want to get out your stamps and inks and PLAY!

Visible Image stamps - Trust Your Madness - Teresa Morgan

Teresa Morgan created this brilliant card with our awesome ‘Trust Your Madness‘ quote stamp, and Teresa has used our fantastic ‘Scratch The Surface‘ stamp in the background. You’ll find more details over on Teresa’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Teenage Kicks - stand out - converse trainers - Sue Joseph

Sue Joseph created this awesome card using our ‘Teenage Kicks‘ stamp set! More details over on Sue’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Bite Me - Grungy lips stamp - Wilma Voermans

Wilma Voermans has created these awesome mixed media journal pages featuring our ‘Bite Me‘ stamp set. You’ll find a video tutorial over on Wilma’s blog showing how she created her wonderful texture!

Visible Image stamps - Sparkle In The Rain - Pauline Butcher

Pauline Butcher created this super sparkly card using our ‘Sparkle In The Rain‘ stamp set. Head over to Pauline’s blog to see how she created it.

Visible Image stamps - Dragonfly - Live in The Moment - Susanne Rose 1

Susanne Rose made this stunning mixed media wall hanging with our beautiful ‘Live In The Moment’ stamp set. You’ll find more details on Susanne’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Unicorn - Mixed Media MDF Monolith - Denisa Gryczova

Denisa Gryczova created this fabulous mixed media Monolith featuring our ‘Unicorn Magic‘ set. More details can be found over on Denisa’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Broken Wings - Kim Johnny

Kim Johnny has decorated one of our MDF Monoliths using our ‘Learn To Fly Again‘ stamp set. Amazing texture and brilliant interpretation of these gorgeous words. More details on Kim’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Visometry Set 1 - Geometric shape stamps - spirograph stamp - Teresa Morgan

Fabulous card created by Teresa Morgan featuring our funky ‘Visometry Set 1‘ stamps and the words from our ‘Shine Bright‘ set. You’ll find more details over on Teresa’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Don't Let The Rain Dull Your Sparkle - stamp - silhouette woman with umbrella - Elina Stromberg

Amazing card created by Elina Stromberg with our ‘Sparkle In The Rain‘ stamp set. If you head over to Elina’s blog you’ll also find Elina’s brilliant Monolith featuring this set!

Visible Image stamps - cassette tape stamp - Just hit the play button - Shilpa Nagaonkar

Shilpa Nagaonkar has used our awesome ‘Just Hit Play‘ stamp set on her brilliant canvas. You’ll find more details on Shilpa’s blog.

Visible Image - Music Speaks - sound wave stamp - Sue Joseph

Sue Joseph has created this awesome card with our fantastic ‘Music Speaks‘ stamp, and the sound wave stamp from our ‘Background Noise‘ set.

Visible Image stamps - Shine Bright - Light Bulb stamps - Pauline Butcher

Brilliant card by Pauline Butcher using shrink plastic with the light bulb stamp from our ‘Shine Bright‘ set! Pauline has also used our ‘Ink Splats’ stamps for a really cool effect on the brick wall. Head over to Pauline’s blog for more details.

Visible Image stamps - Jazz It Up - Silhouette Sax player stamp - Corrie Herriman

Corrie Herriman has created this awesome card featuring our ‘Jazz It Up‘ stamp set. You’ll find more details of how she created her fantastic background over on Corrie’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Capture The Moment - camera stamp - Susanne Rose

Susanne Rose has created this fabulous shaker card using our brilliant ‘Capture The Moment‘ stamp set. More details over on Susanne’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Learn To Fly Again - Feather stamp - Kim Bacon

Kim Bacon created this stunning MDF Monolith featuring our ‘Learn To Fly Again‘ stamp set, and the fabulous feather from our ‘Angels Are Near‘ set.

Visible Image stamps - sparkle in the rain - silhouette woman with umbrella - Katy Leitch

Katy Leitch created this fantastic card with our ‘Sparkle In The Rain‘ stamp set. You’ll find a great tutorial video for this card over on Katy’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Go Where Dreams Takle You - Dragonfly stamp - Dot Leathbridge

Dot Leathbridge has used the dragonfly from our ‘Live In The Moment‘ stamp set, and the gorgeous words from our ‘Vision INKognito‘ set to create her stunning card. You’ll find more details over on Dot’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - Shaped Cards - Dragonfly - Unicorn - Rain lady - Carol Fox

Carol Fox has created this fabulous trio of really cool shaped cards featuring our ‘Live In The Moment‘ ‘Sparkle In The Rain‘ and ‘Unicorn Magic‘ stamp sets! More details on Carol’s blog.

Visible Image stamps - How Fragile We Are -  Cracked Glass stamp - Veerle Moreels

Veerle Moreels created this stunning tag with our ‘How Fragile We Are‘ stamp set. You’ll find more details over on Veerle’s blog.

Huge ‘thank you’ to our awesome team… you are all so talented  ♡

We are really excited to be back on Create and Craft TV in less than 2 weeks time, as part of their 13th Birthday celebrations! Tune in to watch Mark and Pauline’s brilliant demos on Saturday April 16th @ 1pm! And as always there will be some great multi-buys on the show! More details soon!

Our April ‘Show & Tell’ challenge is open for entries, so whatever you create with our stamps this month, be sure to upload your photo to our challenge album over in our Facebook Group! You never know, it could be you winning the £25 voucher this month!

Thanks for visiting and we hope you leave us feeling really inspired.. perhaps you are heading straight to our shop!!!

We will be back with more gorgeous projects from the team later today! We have so many amazing projects still to share with you! And our daily blog posts will be resuming this week too 🙂

Just want to finish by saying a massive ‘thank you’ to everyone who has ordered our stamps and MDF Monoliths over the past few months, we have been overwhelmed by the number of orders placed, and we are thrilled to bits that you are loving our designs! There is so much still to come this year… exciting times!!!

Have a really great day 🙂

Mark & Helen xx

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Visible Image Debut – Corrie Herriman

Hi there!

We’re really excited to share the very first project by NEW Design Team member Corrie Herriman today!

Hello everyone,

This is my first project for the Visible Image Design Team. I am very happy to be here. Yay !!!!

I made an art journal page ; what else ???

Visible Image stamps - Me Time - Journal Page - Inky Flowers _ Corrie Herriman

I have used the fabulous  Flower INKognito set and the sentiment calledme time‘.
This page was started with a piece of pattern paper by Prima Marketing from the Epiphany Collection called “Devine Exposure”. I stamped the three flowers on it with a very light pink ink. Next I used a brayer and brayered some turquoise blue acrylic paints on the edges. I used two or three shades. I also used a little pink to give it some more interest. You can still see some of the pattern paper through the paints. I then took my Polychromos coloured pencils by Faber Castell and coloured over the flowers. I used three shades of pink and some yellow and orange.

I then drew in the stems and coloured them with a black and a white gel pen.

Lastly I stamped the sentiment on a piece of the same paper, coloured the edges with a pink coloured pencil, cut it into strips and adhered it to the page.

That was it !

You will find the lovely stamps of Visible Image HERE 
Thank you so much for stopping by today !


Wow what a stunning page! Loving the funky stems and your background is gorgeous… thanks Corrie! ♡

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We’ll be back later with the next preview from our NEW ‘Express Yourself’ quotes stamps!

Enjoy your day, whatever you are doing.

Mark & Helen xx

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Visible Image Debut – Carol Fox

Hello! Thanks for coming to visit our blog today.

We’re excited to share the very first project by new Design Team member Carol Fox today!

Woo Hoo it’s my Debut post for Visible Image today. I wanted to used their iconic stamp of the Eye for my post, this seems to be their trademark stamp and I hope I have done it justice on the following card.

Visible Image stamps - inky eye stamp - Dream - Carol Fox

I used the Following Stamps:

My card is done journal style with a clean and simple feel to it.

I stamped my image and quote directly onto my card blank using black archival ink, I then masked off the eye area leaving the surrounding splatter unmasked.

I then used a dot Stencil with a random dot pattern and applied 3 shades of DecoArt Mulit surface paint using a piece of cut and dry to mix the colours as I went to give various shades from the 3 colours.

I then picked out 3 similar colours from my Caran d’Ache pencils to colour the center of the eye again layering the colours to achieve different shades.

I finished with my must doodle border of the moment.

This is a larger size card to which I usually make but I felt the eye needed plenty of white space to dominate.

I want to say again thank you to Mark and Helen for letting me join the team at Visible Image.

Happy Crafting
Carol xx

Fantastic card thank you Carol… loving your doodle border! Our awesome eye looks fabulous with those colours ♡

We will be back a little later with a preview of another awesome NEW stamp set from our February release!

Have a good Monday.

Mark & Helen xx

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Journal Moments – Visible Image stamps

Hi There! Thanks for coming to visit our blog today 🙂

Well it’s just 10 days now until our Wedding (exciting!!!) and we are busier than ever.. we’re hoping for a few days to get into ‘Bride and Groom mode’ before the big day so we are halting stamp making this Friday! If you ‘need’ some new stamps then please get your order in quickly or we will unfortunately be keeping you waiting for a few weeks while we are closed.

Here on the blog today we are catching up with the latest projects from our awesome Design Team.

Over to Karen Liddle…

I thought I’d have a change for my DT project this week and do a couple of journal pages.  I’m still very new to this, but I do enjoy it.  I got some new Visible Image stamps this week so was itching to try them out.

Visible Image stamps - Journal Page - Scribbled Circle stamps - Take The Moment and Make It Perfect - Dragonfly - Karen Liddle

I gave the pages a coat of Gesso to start, then mixed some Tea Dye reinker with some water in a spritzer and sprayed, letting the colour run down the pages.I stamped on the inside of the envelope the stamps came in with the script stamp and punched them out.  

I also used the envelope to stamp the sentiments onto, added some random stamping with Tea Dye and Evergreen Bough Distress Inks, and also a little bit of stenciling.

Stamps used are –
Bronte Script 


Great pages from Karen, the script circles look brilliant, loving the vintage colours.  You’ll find more of Karen’s gorgeous work over on her blog.

We will be back shortly with something very cool and different from Kim J 🙂

Mark & Helen xx

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Art Journal Page – Visible Image stamps

Good Evening! Hope you had a great weekend and Monday has been gentle with you!

The rain is pouring here in South Wales today, but we are here to brighten up the day with some amazing inspiration from our wonderful team 🙂

First up it’s Susanne Rose who’s created a fabulous Art Journal page…

I love the new stamps of the Visible Image June Release. They are super modern and perfect for my passion: mixed media and art journaling!

Here you can see one page in my art journal:

Visible Image stamps - Smile Sparkle Shine - Susanne Rose

I used the Marabu mixed media spray inks for the background layer. I really like them, ’cause they are waterproof and I can work on top with my Neocolor II pastels or other watersolubal colors. I used the script stamp from the Revolution set from Visible Image to create more interest on the background.

Smile Sparkle Shine! This is one of the new awesome sentiment stamps from Visible Image. I stamped it onto tissue paper with jet black Archival Ink and embossed it immediately with clear embossing powder. The black will be much more saturated with the embossing on top. The sentiment was adhered with gel medium.


The hearts are cut out of a gelli printed deli paper. I use it to wipe of my brayer during a gelli printing session. I lay the deli paper on top of a stenicl and wipe the brayer off.  So I get nice and interesting texturse plus a clean brayer. Deli paper is perfect for collage. It’s thin but not as delicate as tissue paper. I adhere it with Gel Medium.

I also used some of the Ink Splats background stamps from Visible Image on top of the woman’s face.

Stamps from Visible Image:
Ink Splats
Smile Sparkle Shine

Isn’t this amazing! Awesome drawing by Susanne and such a cool and funky background… LOVE it! <3

You’ll find more of Susanne’s brilliant work over on her blog.

We’ll be back shortly with more fabulous Design Team inspiration 🙂

Mark & Helen xx

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Book Of Hope – Visible Image stamps

Good Evening 🙂 As promised we are back with more fabulous inspiration this evening.

Over to the very marvellous Kim Bacon…

Oh what a memorable weekend I have just had, a few big things achieved! Yesterday was a momentous day for us as we launched our ‘new’ boat. Beautiful little boat and I know she is going to give us some very happy days out.


Right, need to get on with the business in hand which is my inspirational project for my DT.

Last week saw the launch of a new set of stamps from Visible Image and I have used one of the Express Yourself stamps as the cover sentiment for one of my little books.

Visible Image stamps - If You Have Hope - Kim Bacon

This book has blank pages in so it could be used for little quotes but you could equally make a book to hold photos, addresses, or just as a shopping list.

I also used the small butterfly because I love this stamp!

Here are the links to the stamps I used.

Visible Image If You Have Hope sentiment stamp         0 Visible Image Butterfly stamp

See you next week for another Marvellous Monday and in the mean time enjoy your week, get crafty and show us what you have been up to!

Happy Days!  Kim

We love Kim’s little books and they are always admired on our show stands 🙂 This would make a lovely gift, especially with these beautiful words.

You’ll find more of Kim’s awesome work over on her blog and on her KimzKrafts Facebook Page

Have you ordered your NEW stamps yet? You’ll find all our NEW releases HERE!

We’ll be  back tomorrow with Soozie Tuesday with Sue Joseph 🙂Enjoy your evening.

Mark & Helen xx

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Awesome Background Stamps – Visible Image

Hello There! We hope you are having a good week so far 🙂

We had an amazing time at The Big Stamp and Scrapbooking Show at Ally Pally at the weekend, we met lots of our fabulous customers and Facebook group members, and we met lots of new customers too! Some of them are already addicted after just a few days 😉 We had quite a few sell outs so we came home with a full order book! We did manage to grab a day off yesterday (did nothing much except sleep!) so today there’s a lot of catching up to do!!!

There’s loads of amazing NEW Design Team inspiration, so we shall start with Teresa’s post from Thursday last week. Over to Teresa…

Where does the week go, I can’t believe it is Thursday again already and my turn to share some more stamping inspiration for the Visible Image team!

This week I have two cards to show you using some of the fantastic background stamps that are available in the shop.

First up is is a cool ‘graffiti’ style card:

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I stamped the Brick Wall stamp twice with black Versafine ink then added the Ink Splats and drips (from the Drag and Drip set) using Versamark ink and WOW fluorescent embossing powders.

I stamped and embossed one of the Ink Splats onto another piece of card then stamped and embossed the sentiment in black over it.

Stamps Used:

Brick Wall

Ink Splats

Drag and Drip

Imperfection Is Beauty


My second card…

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I love the new squiggly doodly background stamps in the shop!

I stamped one of the stamps in the Plasma set randomly with Mustard Seed, Peacock Feathers and Picked Raspberry Distress Inks. Once dry I stamped and embossed(in black) one of the stamps from the Orbital set to frame each circle.

The sentiment is stamped and embossed in black, then matted onto yellow and black card.

Stamps Used:



Just Making Memories

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Two awesome cards from Teresa! Love the splats and drips with the Brick Wall 🙂  And the Plasma and Orbital stamps work so well together… such versatile background stamps!

Thank you for dropping in today… we hope you have been inspired 🙂

Back soon with more fantastic inspiration from the team.

Mark & Helen xx

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Imagine Dream Inspire – Visible Image stamps

Hello There! Hope you had a great weekend!

Thanks so much for coming to see us here on the Visible Image stamps blog today 🙂 As always on a Monday the very talented Kim Bacon is here to inspire you…

Hello! Well, I don’t know what it was like for you over the weekend but it was bloomin’ lovely here! Fab amounts of sunshine, nice and warm, and altogether very ‘summery’. Let’s hope that it keeps going right through till October!

There was also the eclipse which at first glance seemed to be spoiled by an unusually thick fog. However, this worked to my advantage as it allowed me to get some fab shots. Here is one of the 100+ shots I took! This one was taken about 9:35 so at the height of the eclipse. It was eerily quiet and everything was bathed in a yellow glow.

20 03 2015 Eclipse - Kim Bacon

Right, on to the matter in hand, my inspirational make for Visible Image. I have been reading a lot about this tissue technique just lately. Well, let me tell you I have been doing it for ages! I stumbled across it purely by accident when I placed a very wet and inky piece of kitchen roll onto a piece of card by mistake. Initially I was annoyed at the waste of the piece of card but quickly realised that it was actually a good use of the inky tissue!

Visible Image stamps - Mini Book - Kim Bacon

This little book is made form a piece of card which had a soggy wet inky tissue laid out on it, I intended to use the tissue for another project so I had opened it out to dry quicker. I was doubly pleased as the card it was lying on ended up with some beautiful staining.

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All in all a very pleasing result I think. I am crazy about making these little books at the moment, they take a little while but make a change from my other current project, my ATC365 which is a quick 30 minute project once a day. These books give me something to get involved in.


As always, the following images link directly to the Visible Image online shop and underneath are all the links you need to see more of the fab stuff Visible Image and the Design Team do!

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Ask to join if you haven’t already.

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Click HERE to go to the Show & Tell page here on the website – It links to the group where you can upload your project and tell us all about it for a chance to WIN some stamps! 

Click HERE to go to the Visible Image blog homepage to see more DT inspiration projects and check out the Gallery too! 

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See you next week for another Marvellous Monday and in the mean time enjoy your week, get crafty and show us what you have been up to!

Happy Days!  Kim J

Fabulous project from Kim! Imagine Dream Inspire is one of our older stamp designs but still so popular, perhaps because it’s timeless and just so useful 🙂

You will find more of Kim’s awesome work over on her blog

Thanks again for stopping by today.

We will be back tomorrow with more fabulous inspiration for you.

Have a good Monday 🙂

Mark & Helen xx

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Wonderland Journal Pages – Visible Image stamps

Good Morning 🙂 It’s a gorgeous sunny day here in South Wales, still very cold though. Really looking forward to some warmer weather and lighter evenings.

Today we have a very special project for you from Teresa Morgan. We hope you will be inspired to get your hands on our brilliant Wonderland characters. They’re timeless…

Visible Image stamps - Alice in Wonderland Journal Pages - Teresa Morgan

I have used the new Wonderland characters from Visible Image for my journal pages (I think that the queen has been chopping off heads again!!)

Visible Image stamps - Queen of Hearts

Visible Image stamps - Cheshire Cat
I started by doing the text, one of the Cheshire Cat’s quotes, then used the Grunge Check background stamp to fill the top and bottom areas (masking off the text with some paper).

Visible Image stamps - Alice in Wonderland

Visible Image stamps - Tweedle Dum Tweedle Dee

I used the drip stamps from the Drag and Drip set with some red ink to fill in another area, and filled the final area with lots of doodled hearts.

Visible Image stamps - Mad Hatter

Visible Image stamps - White Rabbit

I stamped and coloured the characters from the Wonderland stamp sets using Promarkers, cutting some of  them down to head and shoulders to fit the page.

I love how this turned out and hope that you are inspired to create something with these fantastic Wonderland characters!

Stamps used:

Grunge Check Background

Drag and Drip

Alice In Wonderland

White Rabbit

Mad Hatter

Tweedle Dum / Tweedle Dee

Cheshire Cat

Queen of Hearts

All the links you need:

Visible Image Website (here) – buy stamps, get inspired, contact details and newsletter sign-up

Visible Image Blog Homepage – daily inspiration from the DT

Visible Image Facebook Group – DT inspiration, monthly Show and Tell contest, hang out with other Visible Image fans and share your work

Visible Image Facebook Page – all the latest news and information

Wow! Awesome journal pages Teresa! Such a brilliant project 🙂 You’ll find more of Teresa’s inspiring work over on her blog – If you love all things Wonderland, Teresa is taking part in a Wonderland blog hop today so head on over!

Treat yourself to these awesome NEW stamps HERE! We have a FREE POSTAGE event on from today until Sunday March 22nd – Enter the coupon code NECFP at the checkout 🙂

Thanks for visiting us today, come back tomorrow for fabulous Friday with Pauline 🙂

(can’t believe it’s almost the weekend already!!!)

Have a great day! And remember… Which way you go depends on where you want to be 😉

Mark & Helen xx

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INKognito – Ink Splat Stamps – Visible Image

Hello there! Thank you for coming to see us here today on the Visible Image blog 🙂

Today we are sharing some of the amazing projects created with our inky splatty grungy INKognito stamps which are perfect for Mixed Media. Even though our stamps are clear, they are so deliciously thick and very deeply etched so they can definitely withstand the heat! You can even use them with UTEE!

Not tried them yet… What are you waiting for?!

Pauline Butcher

Pauline Butcher

Awesome card created with our stunning Man and Woman INKognito stamps. So many possibilities with these amazing images! Our beautiful sentiment stamp is a must have too.

Kim Robertson

Kim Robertson

Gorgeous piece created with our Butterfly INKognito stamp… Our brilliant Ink Splat Butterfly which has been fluttering out the door since it’s release in June 2014. Kim has also used our gorgeous Just Making Memories sentiment stamp.

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Samantha K

Sam has created this brilliant card with our amazing Vision INKognito stamp. This inky grungy eye stamp adds a touch of drama to your projects! Another stunning sentiment stamp finishes this off fabulously!

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Kim Bacon

Kim has created this amazing card using our awesome Flower INKognito stamp. Our ink splat flower stamp is a stunner! It looks superb embossed!

Hazel Eaton

Hazel’s fantastic card features our stunning Butterfly INKognito stamp used with the amazing inky script stamp from our Revolution Set, using the kiss stamping technique for an amazing effect! The awesome background has also been created with stamps from Revolution.

Created by Pauline Butcher

Pauline Butcher

Pauline has added some liquid pearls to the petals for a stunning effect on her gorgeous card. So beautiful <3

Kim Bacon

Kim’s amazing card again features our awesome Butterfly with  our Grunge Polka Dot Background stamp and Imagine Dream Inspire sentiment stamp. Kim has used the ink splat edges of the butterfly to add an awesome  effect to her card.

Amber Kroening

Amber Kroening

Amber has used our Butterfly INKognito and Live Life Now sentiment on her awesome journal page. Looks amazing!

Created by Kim Robertson

Kim Robertson

Kim’s gorgeous canvas features our stunning Woman INKognito stamp and Imperfection is Beauty sentiment stamp, showing just how versatile these stamps are for your projects. Beautiful work <3

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Kim Bacon

Super stunning card from Kim! Our Heart INKognito stamp looks incredible and Kim has used the ink splat edge from the stamp, and our Bronte script to create the gorgeous background. Create Your Future is such a great sentiment stamp too!

Sue Joseph

Brilliant card from Sue featuring our amazing Vision INKognito and Heart INKognito stamps! Again Sue has created the ink splat effect around the edge of her card using the Heart INKognito stamp.

Kim Bacon

Kim Bacon

Kim has used her white pen to highlight the Flower and stem which looks amazing against that red! This Is Me is one of the quotes from our brilliant Express Yourself collection. Fantastic card!

Pauline Butcher

Pauline Butcher

Stunning card by Pauline featuring our amazing Vision INKognito stamp. Pauline’s gorgeous background was created with stamps from our Revolution Set, and you definitely need the beautiful sentiment. Where Dreams Take You…

Sue Joseph

Sue Joseph

Sue’s amazing card really shows off our gorgeous Ink Splat flower and inky stem… Used as the feature image and around the edges to perfection! This sentiment was made for the flower!

Visible Image stamps - INKognito - Man silhouette cameo - woman silhouette cameo - Imperfection is Beauty - Pauline Butcher

Pauline Butcher

Awesome card by Pauline showing how brilliant our Man and Woman INKognito look with gilding flakes. Pauline has used the grungy and inky edges of these stamps to create her awesome frame.

Superb samples from our wonderful team… thank you girls xxx

You can get your hands on all of these gorgeous stamps HERE

We’ll be back tomorrow with our Marvellous Monday post from the amazing Kim Bacon!

Have a great day 🙂

Mark & Helen xx

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Imagine. Create. Visible Image stamps.

Hello again! Happy Saturday to you 🙂  Hope you have a great evening planned.

Over to Amber for today’s second dose of awesome Visible Image inspiration…

Today I wanted to share a page out of my watercolor art journal.  I started by watercoloring my background.  Next I used stencils to sponge and spritz some polkadots.  Then I went crazy with stamps! I used six different Visible Image stamps.  I especially love how the plaid background stamp looks on art journal pages.  And how awesome is that sentiment stamp!? Love it!

Visible Image stamps - Create Your Imagination - Background stamps - Amber Kroening

This is Me – Tall Grass – Baby Hands – Plaid Background – Music Background – Speckle Background

Fantastic journal page Amber! Loving the colours! Thank you 🙂

Did you see our LOVEly NEW stamps yet? You’ll find them HERE!

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We’ll be back tomorrow with more fantastic inspiration for you!

Bye for now! And thanks for stopping by.

Mark & Helen xx

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