Go Where Your Dreams Take You

Hi there! We have a stunning card from Jane Tyrrell to share with you next today!

Over to Jane…

 

Wow what amazing weather we enjoyed last weekend.

I have been watching the bulbs sprouting in my pots and my tulips are looking great…
the first to bloom was this lovely mellow yellow variety.




 

My lovely tulips inspired me to go for something cheerful and bright for my Monday Design team inspiration piece for Visible Image today.

I got out one of my favourite sentiments from the: 


and used the middle and small sized dragonflies from the:

 

 

 I put a circle mask into the centre of my card and repeat stamped the dragonflies using different yellow and oranges from my Distress inks.

 

 




 

You can just make it out in the bottom right larger dragonfly above that I added a wink of stella glitter to the wings.

 


I black embossed some extra dragonflies on some inky card and then fussy cut them out.



I added a wink of Stella glitter and then Glossy Accents for lots of shine and shimmer.




 

Then it was time to put my card together.

 


It was very hard to photograph as it is so sparkly in real life!

Bye for now,

Jane x



Wow what a stunner! Gorgeous design and the dragonflies look wonderful. Thank you Jane ♡

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



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We hope you have enjoyed all the inspiration we have shared this weekend, we have lots more to come
tomorrow, we will then resume our ‘once daily’ blogging (as we will have caught up!).

Busy week ahead here, packaging loads of stamps that arrived at the end of last week,
and doing the final prep for the Crafting at Ally Pally show next weekend!

Bye for now!

Mark & Helen xx

 

 

Born To Perform

Hello and thanks for coming to visit us here on the Visible Image blog today.

Pauline Butcher is here with an incredible canvas that we proudly showcased on our Create and Craft TV show last month!

Hi again,

I’m back sharing a project I’ve made, using some fantastic Visible Image Stamps.


 

The stamp set I used on this canvas was…

Born to Perform

 

Such a stunning set of stamps to play with.

I found some bits of lace, and other stuff, glued them to the canvas, then got out my Ink sprays
and Dyna Acrylic paints, and played at being Picasso, lol !!!!

I used a Mirror image stamping technique, to add the Ballet dancers.

 

 

As you can see from the tutu’s, I used plenty of glitter and seed beads, to give them lots of dimension,
and I added gold Stickles to all the stamped stars.

The sentiment was stamped onto a piece of white card, and fussy cut.

Thanks for visiting, hugs, Pauline xxxx



The detail on this is stunning! And wow those tutus ♡ Thank you Pauline it’s amazing!

You will find more of Pauline’s fabulous cards and projects over on her blog.

If you have missed any of our latest inspiration you will find it all HERE!



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We have a beautiful dragonfly card by Jane coming up next!

Mark & Helen xx


Destination Unknown

Hello there!

We have some awesome inspiration flying in from Dot Leathbridge in Australia next…


Destination Unknown  is one of the fun new releases from Visible Image. 

The paper boats and planes reminded me of so many fun times as a kid… and even now seeing as I work at a school!
 


Gee, how much fun was it to see Visible Image back on Create & Craft?
The time difference fitted perfectly for me so I was able to watch it too.



 


This set has so many words to choose from that would be handy for a wide range of projects.
So words, all of them, became the backdrop for this card!


The words were stamped with picket fence distress paint and then gone over with distress inks… with some shadowing added.


The arrows were added to represent Adventure.

Like a treasure map.

The cat from Create It represents Explore.

As cats do!

And the paper planes represent Journey.
The paper planes come in three sizes with is an added bonus too!



Stamps used:
 

 




What an awesome card! Thank you Dot ♡ Loving the background.. there are just so many possibilities with this set, it is a must have!

You will find more of Dot’s stunning cards and projects over on her blog.
Dot’s online store Ink Art Designs in Australia is a stockist of our stamps too! ♡



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Coming up next we have some stunning Face it inspiration from Jane!

Mark & Helen xx

Visible Image on Create and Craft TV

Hi there!


Mark will be demonstrating some of our awesome NEW stamps
on the Create and Craft TV channel this Saturday!



C&C promo March 4th



Wherever you are in the world you should be able to either watch the show live on TV or online!
OR you can catch up with it any time over the following week via their 7 day catch up service online.


Our Design Team have created some incredible samples for the show
and Mark has some fantastic demos planned!



We will be back sharing loads of gorgeous NEW stamps inspiration with you early next week.

 

Be sure to check our all our social media links for more inspiration and latest news:
Shop where you will find all our awesome stamps!
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Thanks for visiting our blog today! Have a great weekend.

Mark & Helen xx

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Destination Unknown

Hello! We promised you more NEW stamps inspiration this weekend so we are here to deliver!!!

Over to Nicky Gilburt who has created something rather awesome…


Another sample from this month’s launch of Visible Image’s new collection of stamps, today I’m sharing a card I made with two sets, Destination Unknown, and a pair of awesome background stamps, Scripted Streets

 

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I first prepared my background with my new Tim Holtz distress crayons. I used the neutral tones, the main colour being my new favourite, Rusty Hinge, but I mixed it with lighter and darker tones to achieve an aged, rustic look.


My whole background sheet was a piece of A5 Mixed Media card. From this I was able to make my square background AND my tag.


TOP TIP! If you are preparing backgrounds in advance of a project, always cover an area larger than the one you might choose to use; you then have spare colour matched background for text or testing mediums on (which was how this tag started, if I’m truthful! I was testing the background stamps on it)


So as you can see, I used the background stamps first, to add a little interest to the square, and then I stamped the words around the page, and triple stamped a few for shadow.


I filled spaces with arrows and arranged my tag, using string to secure it to the card.


Although the base card is kraft card, as you can see, all the work was done on white card, which I then distressed round the edges and mounted onto black, with just a tiny border, This works in two ways; it strengthens and flattens the mixed media card which by now has been quite ‘worked on’, and it draws the eye to the detail.

 

The planes and boats….! Adorable, and inspired!

I stamped onto thin white card, used grey distress ink to watercolour a small amount of shadow onto each one, and adhered them to the card, some flat, some on pads.

 

 

All of the stamps used to make this card are available on preorder (although not long to wait now!)



Visible Image Destination Unknown paper boat plane COL stamp set



Scripted Streets

Visible Image Scripted Streets map script COL stamp set


Helen, Mark and the Design Team will be showcasing all the new stamps from the February release, so be sure not to miss out by liking and following their Facebook page.

 

Happy crafting!
Nicky


AMAZING card! WOW! Thank you Nicky ♡

Love how the monochrome of the paper boats and planes stands out against the rusty sepia tones of the background.

You will find more of Nicky”s inspiring cards and projects over on her blog.


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Blog see all our latest posts here!
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Thank you so much for visiting our blog today, please pop back tomorrow to see what Veerle has been playing with…

Have a great Saturday!

Mark & Helen xx

 

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February 2016 Release – Sparkle In The Rain – Visible Image

Hello! Thanks for visiting our blog today.

We’re excited to be sharing another preview from our February release…


This fabulous stamp set is called ‘Sparkle In The Rain’ from our ‘Inspire’ collection, which we are launching on Create and Craft TV on February 14th…



Sparkle in the Rain PROMO


The image is super cool, and can be used for all kinds of projects, and the words are so apt for our UK weather!


We will be back later with Corrie Herriman’s Design Team debut!

And.. the next preview from another of our awesome new quotes stamps 🙂

 
Have a great day!

Mark & Helen xx

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