Bold and Beautiful

Hello there! We have yet another stunning project to share with you here on the blog today.

Over to Pauline Butcher…

Hi again,
 
It’s my turn to share a little Visible Image love, this is a rather large 10″ tall black tag,
and I’ve used the awesome Dare to Swim stamp set on it.




I stamped the small fishes with Versamark, and heat embossed them, using three blues of embossing powders.




The bubbles were stamped using a white ink pad, and the seaweed heat embossed with green powder.
I then stamped the jellyfish with Versamark and heat embossed with a yellow powder, the sentiment was done in the same way.




I coloured the jellyfish using Stickles, and gave it a glow using a white crayon.



Stamps Used:


Dare To Swim

Own It


Thanks so much for visiting,
hugs Pauline xxxxx
 



Wow such a gorgeous tag, those bubbles are stunning, as is the jellyfish! Thank you Pauline ♡

You will find more of Pauline’s gorgeous inspiration over on her blog.


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Stay tuned for another amazing Design Team project, Nicky will be here next with another real ‘wow’ card!

See you soon!

Mark & Helen xx

You must SEA this inspiration…

Hello! We hope you are enjoying all the inspiration we are sharing here on our blog today.

Next we have two stunning projects from Pauline Butcher which were created for our Trade Show stand back in February. Over to Pauline…

Hello there,
 
You are getting two projects from me this week!


They are both created using some of the awesome new stamp sets available from Visible Image.


The first project is using the fantastic Dare to Swim set, there are such a fabulous array of extra stamps in this set, I love it…
 

 


 

I found this paddle thing in my MDF stash, and thought it would be perfect for an underwater scene, so using some acrylic paints I painted the background, then added the little fishes and  the sentiment using Versamark and heat embossed with some Blue sparkle Embossing powder. I also popped some bubbles randomly around using some white ink. The jelly fish and the seaweed were stamped onto heat resistant acetate with Versamark, and heat embossed using different colours of Embossing powder, then fussy cut. I painted on the back of the jellyfish, using Starlight paints.

 



For this next very simple card I used the great Stay Wild set, a must for horse lovers…

I started off making a background with some Brusho paints, then stamped the jumping horse with Versamark,
and heat embossed it with white powder, I also did the same for the sentiment.

 

 

On top of the white embossing, I sprinkled some frantage powder, and some other powders,
and heated from underneath, this gave a sort of splashed look.
 

 

 



Stamps used:

Dare To Swim

Stay Wild

 

Don’t forget to enter the Visible Image ‘Show and Tell’ challenge, for a chance to win a £25 voucher
to spend on some new stamps over in the Facebook group!

Thanks for popping by, hugs, Pauline xxxx



These are both so awesome! Thank you Pauline ♡
Loving the stunning jellyfish in those fabulous colours… and those bubbles ♡ ♡ ♡
The effects created around the horse are superb!

You will find more of Pauline’s gorgeous inspiration over on her blog.


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Next today we have a gorgeous tag created by Veerle.

See you soon!

Mark & Helen xx

Dare To Swim

Hi there, we still have a few more stunning projects to share with you today here on the blog, as we catch up with everything our incredible team have been creating with our NEW stamps!

Over to Elina Strömberg…

Hi!

Today I’m sharing with you a card I made using the new ‘Dare To Swim’ stamp set by Visible Image:


2017-02-26 Visible Image - jellyfish stamp - dare to swim - Elina Stromberg


Aren’t those stamps gorgeous!


I stamped the images on light blue cardstock, and coloured them with a few blue and green Promarker colours.
The darker blue shades I inked with Distress inks.



For the white highlights I used a gel pen, and the white quote I stamped and heat-embossed on a piece of white vellum.
Attaching vellum especially on a dark background is sometimes tricky as the glue dots may show through.

The easiest solution is to fold the ends of the vellum strip on the back of the card and not to use glue on the card front at all.

The dark blue plants are die-cut using a Sizzis/Tim Holtz die from some time back.
Before gluing them on the card front I added some lighter colours on the leaves (with a white gel pen and a light blue pastel pen). Done!


For more information on the lovely Visible Image stamp set please click on the picture below:



Wishing you a beautiful week!
Hugs,
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Wow such a beautiful card ♡ Thank you Elina!


Thank you for visiting today, hope you will check out the rest of the projects shared this weekend on here on our blog.

Mark & Helen xx



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Shop where you will find all our awesome stamps!
Blog see all our latest posts here!
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Swim Deeper

Hello! We are back with more gorgeous inspiration as promised.. show much to share with you today!

Over to Dot Leathbridge…

Dare To Swim is one of the new stamp releases from Visible Image.

Blue Bottles are the jellyfish in our region that we often see washed up on the beach… painful too if you go swimming when they are about! They are only tiny, but they pack a fair punch.


This set has everything! From jellyfish, to weed, to fish, to bubbles – along with a sentiment.



2017-02-26 Visible Image - stamps - Dare To Swim - jellyfish stamp - Dot Leathbridge


For this card my distress crayons were used for the background.

It gives a lovely muted look and reminds me of what it looks like underwater.
The drips are done with the crayons too – so versatile!


Stamp set used:


Dare To Swim


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This is such a gorgeous scene Dot.. beautiful background ♡ Thank you!



Stay tuned for more…

Mark & Helen xx

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