We are really excited to be sharing preview #9 from our February NEW stamps release a little later!
But before that, Pauline Butcher is here with some amazing music themed inspiration for you…
It’s Fabulous Friday, and I’m here to share a creation I’ve made, using some fantastic Visible Image Stamps.
I started with some white Water colour card, and sprinkled various colours of Brusho’s randomly on to it, then spritzed with water ( the more water you add, the more the colours will run into each other, and the paler they become). I dried it with my heat tool, (Brusho’s become permanent when dry) I then repeated the application.
When it was dry, I stamped the two figures in the foreground, using Versamark, and heat embossed them using Black Glint Embossing powder. I then made masks out of a couple of post-it notes, and covered the figures, so’s I could stamp the Drummer behind them, he was heat embossed using Black powder.
Whilst the masks were still in place, I put a stencil on top, and added some Diamond Sparkle Medium through it, using a palette knife, this looks like laser lights on the stage.
Using some silver paint and a white pen, I added all the highlights to the ‘Band’, to give them some perspective. The sentiment was added using Versamark and some Red Glitter Embossing Powder.
To finish off, I ‘grounded’ the Band, using some red Distress Ink, stamped some little stars in Black Versafine, and then added Stardust Stickles wherever I fancied !!!
Wowza! Incredible scene you have created there Pauline! You can feel the beat just by looking at it! So atmospheric!
Thank you ♡
You will find more of Pauline’s fabulous cards and projects over on her blog, including the results of a recent workshop she held using our MDF Monoliths!
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Thank you for coming to visit us today! It’s Thursday which means Teresa is here with her latest Visible Image inspiration…
Welcome back – are you excited about the new stamps coming next week?
If you haven’t seen the sneaky clues then be sure to pop along to the new release event on Facebook which you can find by clicking here. I can’t wait to show you what I’ve been working on, but for now we will both have to wait!!
This week I have made a card that would be great for any Rock music fan, and would also be a perfect Father’s Day card for all those ageing rockers out there!!
I stamped and embossed the chain from the Max Rocks set of stamps using Versamark Ink and silver embossing powder to create a frame around the card. Don’t worry about trying to match the corners as these are hidden by the skulls. The skulls are from the same set, stamped with black Versafine ink onto white card and cut out. I added some gems to the eyes.
I then stamped the skulls with Desert Sand Memento ink to create the background behind the drummer. The drummer is stamped with black Versafine ink, then I distressed the edge of the card and added some Black Soot Distress Ink.
This is matted onto red card, then onto the embossed black card. The skulls are mounted on 3d foam pads.
Hello There 🙂 Thank you for coming to visit us here on the Visible Image blog today! Hope you are having a good weekend.
If you follow us on Facebook, you might know that we have both been struck down with flu for the last two weeks, so we are playing catch up at the moment! If you are waiting for an order, it’ll be with you soon… lots of stamps are now drying waiting to be cut and packaged! 🙂 SO sorry to keep you waiting xx
We also missed yesterday’s Fabulous Friday post by Pauline 🙁 BUT… Here it is a day late, and it’s definitely worth the wait!
Over to Pauline…
I hope you are feeling crafty and well.
Today I’d like to share a couple of cards that I made recently, using some unique Visible Image Stamps.
I created these cards for 2 workshops I was luckily enough to conduct, on behalf of Visible Image, at a fabulous shop in Studley,Pink Tulip Creations Ltd. I had a fantastic day, showing a group of lovely Ladies, the quality of the Visible Image Stamps, along with a few techniques using Distress Inks and heat embossing. Thank you to Sheila, (the owner of Pink Tulip), and her two right hand women Tracey and Angela, for organising such a great day and looking after me too.
The workshop Ladies made such fabulous cards, they are a very talented group, thank you for putting up with me, and my warped sense of humour lol, I hope you all had as much fun as I did.
Do pop over to the Visible Image‘Show and Tell’, take a look at the wonderful works of art that people have made with the awesome stamps, it’s not too late to enter your creation, for a chance of winning new stamps.
Check out the Visible ImageFacebook Group, if you haven’t already, there’s a friendly buzz going on there, with loads of inspiration along with some spot competitions.
Many thanks for visiting,
Hugs, Pauline xxxxx
These cards are both awesome, and we know all the ladies had a fantastic day creating them with Pauline 🙂 You’ll find more of Pauline’s inspiring work over on her blog.
**We are looking for some NEW Design Team members here at Visible Image! So, if you love our stamps and fancy joining our team you can find all the details you need rightHERE!**
Well be back soon with more fantastic inspiration from Amber 🙂
This is a card I created at the beginning of the month, using some fantastic Visible Image Stamps, for my Wonderful partner Rob’s Birthday. He is a drummer, so these new music themed stamps are genius for him.
I started off with a 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Centura Pearl card, (I always use the mat side of the card for blending Distress Inks, it’s nice and smooth). I blended Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry and Peacock Feathers onto it, making sure that there was Mustard Seed in the middle. I then used the star stamp from the Universal set and stamped 4 stars using the same colours tone on tone. I Stamped the drummer and the sentiment using Versamark, and heat embossed with black powder. Using the feather stamp from ‘Angels are near’, I stamped just the inky tip around the edges using the same colours, tone on tone again, and then another layer at the edge using Chipped Sapphire.
This would have made a great 6″x 6″ card, but I decided to go bigger, lol. So, on the mat side of a piece of Centura Pearl 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″, and using the music stamp, I stamped from the middle out all the way around the card, again using the same 3 colours to co-ordinate with the topper. I then stamped the tip of the feather, again using Chipped Sapphire, around the edges. To finish off, I added Black Stickles to the sentiment, parts of the Drummer, and the edges of the larger background, I then mat and layered onto an 8″ x 8″ card blank.
Don’t forget to enter the Visible Image ‘Show and Tell’ competition, for a chance to win some fantastic stamps, details HERE.
Also visit the Visible Image Facebook Group HERE, there’s always lots going on, and plenty of inspiration too.
There is a Visible Image Workshop day, in Bristol, on Sunday 17th May..
I shall be conducting 2 workshops, using some very unique Visible Image stamps, at the Compass Inn, Tormarton, included in the day is a yummy Roast Dinner, for more details or to book phone 01454 312355.
Thank you once again for visiting,
Big hugs, Pauline xxxxx
Such an amazing card! Love how Pauline has stamped the Music wave around the edges and cool use of the feather too! Striking colours and doesn’t the ‘Universal Set’ make an awesome background!
If you are in or around the Bristol area, Pauline’s workshops are superb – it will be a fantastic day on May 17th. You can find more of Pauline’s awesome work over on her blog.
If you missed any of today’s earlier posts, you will find them HERE
We will be back again later with ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ inspiration from Kim Robertson and Lisa Nygards. Then we will be all caught up and normal daily inspiration will resume tomorrow with Teresa!
I painted all the components with a neutral base colour acrylic paint, used a stencil from my stash with distress inks for the background, then stamped the fab images on to each coaster using the very bright Oak House Studio ink pads, I completed it with a dash of a Gold paint pen, Stickles and some Treasure Gold gilding wax.
There is still loads of time to get your Visible Image entry into the ‘Show & Tell’, for a chance of winning some new stamps of your choice, take a look HERE.
Pop along to the Visible Image Facebook group to see all the news, and lots of inspiration HERE.
Thank you for dropping in,
Hugs, Pauline xxxxxx
These are AMAZING! So cool and funky! You will find more of Pauline’s fabulous work over on herblog, with more photos from her inky workshop.
We will be back over the weekend with more fantastic inspiration 🙂
Have yourself an awesome Friday! We are off to see Spandau Ballet tonight… so excited!
You can see all the Glossy Accents on this next photo…..
The Background is Aqua Tints, with bleach flicked over it, to look like strobe lighting, after glittering bits of the band members, I coated them with Glossy Accents to make them pop, it does look better in the flesh, photo’s never really do a piece justice.
Don’t forget to put a photo of anything you make into the ‘Show and Tell’, for a chance to win a prize, check it out HERE.
Also join us in the Facebook Group, there’s always lots going on, find it HERE.
See you again soon,
Hugs, Pauline xxxxxx
Woweeeeeee! How awesome is this! Thank you so much Pauline… we can’t wait to proudly display this at the NEC this weekend! You will find more of Pauline’s fabulous work over on her blog.
So we are off to set up our stand for the Craft Hobby and Stitch International show tomorrow and we’ll be there until Tuesday. You’ll still find our daily inspiration from the team over in our Facebook Group though!
Have a fabulous weekend and if you are coming to the show you will find us on stand BS29 in the ‘Bright Sparks’ pavilion in the centre of the hall!