Strobes Stencil

Good Evening! We have 2 fantastic cards to share with you today both featuring our brilliant new Strobes stencil.. which is now back in stock!

First up is Nicky Gilburt with a fabulous feminine card…


This is a card I created with Visible Image’s fabulous ‘Sing’ stamp set and amazing ‘Strobes’ stencil.


I won’t lie – it took time to get the colours laid down but I knew it could look good, so I selected some bright distress inks, taped my stencil over my card and cut some thin strips of cut-and-dry foam. The result was this funky background, which, combined with a little bit of words and music, created a  base onto which to mount my singer.




I stamped my singer onto white card and embossed her with black powder. I also coloured her dress in a little with Nuvo Glitter Markers before trimming round and mounting the image onto the base card.




A few sequins to finish and the card was complete!





Products Used:


Sing



Strobes



Happy crafting!
Nicky


Love this card and it was definitely worth the time with those colours! Thank you Nicky… wonderful effect! ♡
You can find more of Nicky’s fabulous cards and projects over on her blog.



Next up we have a brilliant masculine card from Pauline Butcher…


Hi there,
It’s  time for me to share something I’ve created, using some of the awesome Visible Image goodies available.
 
Again it’s a card for a man, people say that men are very hard to create for, but Visible Image have that covered, with some fantastic Stamp sets, and also some new stencils.




I took a square piece of white card, placed the Union Jack stencil on it, and blended through it, using three Oxide inks, Picked Raspberry, Salty Ocean and Twisted Citron, after removing the stencil, I spritzed it with water, and let it run. Then after drying it, I placed on the second stencil, with the middle of it at the top of the card, and the strobes radiating down, and blended through it with Salty Ocean.



On this card, the 2 stamp sets I used were…




and the 2 stencils….


Grungy Union Jack




and Strobes




When it was dry, I stamped the Drummer, and the Rock Out with Versamark, and heat embossed the drummer using Black Embossing Powder, and the Rock Out with white powder. I grounded the drummer, by adding a darker band underneath him.






Using the devils horn hand, from ‘Rock Out’, I stamped with Seedless Preserve Oxide ink, and gently coloured them in in the same colour.


Thanks for popping in.
Hugs, Pauline xxxxx



Love these two stencils combined! Awesome card Pauline thank you ♡
You will find more of Pauline’s fabulous cards and projects over on her blog.



We hope you have enjoyed tonight’s double inspiration! We have lots more to share with you here on the blog tomorrow!



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Definition of a Mother

Hello there! We have lots of gorgeous inspiration to share with you this week, having now recovered from a busy weekend at Ally Pally!

We enjoyed hanging out with our fabulous Design Team member Jane Tyrrell at the show…


Good morning. I hope you had a lovely weekend? I went to the Crafting at Ally Pally Show in London on Sunday.


The show is held in the Great Hall of the Palm Court, such a fantastic place, with the gorgeous stained glass round window letting the light stream in,


Ally Pally is high on a hill in North London and the views out across to the iconic London skyline are stunning.



The Visible Image stand is so bright and vibrant, it really does stand out in the hall.




I love the way that Helen and Mark decorate every inch of their stand.
I am so proud to be a part of their Design Team and I love seeing all our work displayed.


I enjoyed waving to some of my cards displayed there…I winked at my eye card ?


The display below had the new brilliant family definitions stamps at the top and you will spy my DT card I shared last week using “Father”.

The card I am sharing for my Visible Image DT post today uses “Mother,” on the top far left.




I made it for the recent Create and Craft TV shows last week using the “Mother” sentiment:



First I made an Oxide background…


Then on a plain piece of card I repeat stamped the large grungy heart from the Own Kind of Beautiful set:




I then cut around their tops and painted them with the same colours I used for the background.



Below the hearts I stamped the Mother definition stamp, accenting “Mother” in red. I also stamped out some small hearts which I added Glossy Accents to. I then stamped and embossed in red just the “beautiful” part of the ‘Own kind of Beautiful’ sentiment onto my oxide background.




Here is my finished card…



It really was a lovely day at the show, and if you ever get the chance to visit Ally Pally I would highly recommend it. The next crafting show will be next April.. it will certainly be going in my diary.


It is also such a great opportunity to catch up with 2 very special people…


Yes dear Helen and Mark aka Mr and Mrs Visible Image… such fun and such gorgeous souls. I just wish it was more than twice a year we got to meet!


Enjoy the week ahead.

Bye for now,
Jane x



This is a really beautiful card Jane.. thank you! ♡

It was so great to see Jane at the show! It’s not often we get to catch up with our Design Team friends in person.
We loved meeting new customers along with our lovely regulars, and Facebook group friends!



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Disguise of A Smile

Good Evening! We are back with more fabulous inspiration. It’s Friday which means Pauline Butcher is here with another super gorgeous card…


Hello everyone,

It’s Fabulous Friday again, and time for me to share some ‘Visible Image’ Love.


I was so excited to receive some of the awesome new Visible Image stencils to play with, it will give an awesome new dimension to the already fantastic Visible Image stamp designs,
well done Mark Alexander (designer extraordinaire).




The background of this card was created using Brushos.


The stencil I’ve used is called Fibres




and the stamps I’ve used are:

Sing




Disguise of a Smile




I sprinkled yellow and red Brusho’s onto the card, spritzed it with water, and added more Brusho to get a nice intense colour. After drying it, I then used the stencil: I went over the whole card with Festive Berries Distress Ink, using a blending tool, this gave a nice ‘hot’ feeling.




I stamped the microphone using Oxide ink, but it sort of disappeared into the background, again I dried it all. I then stamped the beautiful singer using Versamark, and heat embossed her with Black Glint embossing powder, I also did the same with the SING sentiment.





I felt the new ‘Disguise of a Smile’ sentiment went quite well with this image, and I heat embossed it with white powder. To finish off, using a quickie glue pen, and glitter, I gave her a sparkly dress.




Mark and I are back on Create & Craft TV next Friday 8th September at 7pm, and again on Saturday 9th September at 9am. we will be demoing some of the fabulous new Visible Image products.


Thanks for popping in.
Hugs, Pauline xxxx



Thank you Pauline ♡ This quote does work so well with our singer.

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



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We will be back with awesome new inspiration from Nicky Gilburt tomorrow.


Thanks for visiting our blog today!

Mark & Helen xx


Creative People Sparkle

Hi there! We have more fabulous inspiration for you this evening! Pauline Butcher has been getting creative with our Face stamps…


Hello,
 
It’s time for me to share something I’ve created using some fabulous Visible Image Stamps. 
 
 




On this card the Visible Image stamp sets I’ve used are…



Face it!



the flower and the crackle stamp from Create it!




the words ‘Creative People’ from Outside the Lines


 


and ‘Sparkle’ from Smile, Sparkle Shine




and I also used the Face Shape mask and stencil to contour the chin





 
The background was a achieved by blending three colours of Oxide ink randomly,  then spritzed with water.
On top of this I blended the same inks through a small dotty stencil, again randomly.





I then stamped the beautiful face, using Versamark, and heat embossed it using a Black Sparkle embossing powder, whitening the eyes with household bleach on a paintbrush. I stamped the crackle stamp with some pink Oxide ink, down one side of the face, then stamped again using blue Oxide ink, when dry, I added a touch of pink and blue Stickles, to give them sparkle.

The lips were coloured with pink Stickles, and the eye shadow is blue Stickles.


Using a palette knife, I spread some translucent stencil paste, through the dotty stencil, just in the neck area. I removed the stencil, and sprinkled glitter over the wet paste.


 
I stamped loads of flowers with Versamark, and heat embossed them, some with pink sparkle embossing powder, and some with blue sparkle embossing powder, then fussy cut them all. I shaped them with my fingers, glued a gem in the middle of each, then added them around the face using 3D glue gel.

The words ‘Creative People’ was stamped with Versamark onto pink card, and heat embossed with black sparkle embossing powder, fussy cut, and positioned into the flowers with 3D glue. ‘Sparkle’ was stamped again using Versamark, and heat embossed with Pink Sparkle embossing powder.
 


Thanks for dropping in today.


Hugs,
Pauline xxxx



This is absolutely gorgeous Pauline.. loving the colours, sparkle and that sentiment is fabulous! Thank you ♡

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



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So Incredibly Precious

Hi there! Pauline Butcher is here on the blog with some fabulous musical inspiration this evening…

Hello my Lovelies,
 
I am back from my super holiday, two weeks of total relaxation, it was bliss!

I did miss getting inky whilst away but, and as it’s Fabulous Friday, I got myself messy to decorate an MDF tag, using some awesome Visible Image stamps.
 



 

I coated the MDF tag with black gesso, dried it, then added a layer of Crackle medium, when it was tacky, I painted a coat of white gesso over it, and watched the crackle appear !!!

Using some Archival inks through a stencil, I created the light beams over the crackle, then stamped the small butterflies onto the MDF using Versamark, and heat embossed with some Wow glitter embossiing powder. I also added some gilding flake randomly for some extra sparkle.
 



 
 
 On a piece of card, I stamped the Singer and the small butterflies using versamark, and heat embossed them, the Singer with black embossing powder and the butterflies with glitter embossing powder again from wow, then I fussy cut them all, and stuck them onto the tag using Pinflair glue gel. 





The stamps I used for this project are…


the singer from the Sing set




the butterflies from the Live Life Now set




and one of the sentiments from the Somewhere in Time set




 

I have another Inky Workshop in Warwick on Sunday 30th July, 10am – 4pm, £25 per person,
for more details please email me: [email protected]
 


Thanks for visiting,
Hugs Pauline xxxxx



This is so gorgeous Pauline.. love it! ♡

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Have a good one!

Mark & Helen xx

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Born For The Stage

Hello! We hope you have had a lovely weekend. It’s been a gorgeous day here in South Wales and this evening we headed to the beach to enjoy the evening sunshine with the girls… it was lush!


 

We have a very girly, super gorgeous project from Nicky Gilburt to share with you today…

 

Hello! I thought I would share a bit of 3D inspiration, created earlier this year for a 3D feature in Craft Stamper magazine, using the stunning Born to Perform set and one of the fabulous MDF Monoliths. Alongside the more obvious materials, I also used organza ribbon, gems, brads, heat resistant acetate and lashings of glitter!




I made the background on a piece of strong card, painted up with delicale pink chalk paints, and stencilled through to create a background. I was able then to wrap the ribbons top to bottom at each side and fasten them down on the back, before sticking the whole piece of card onto the monolith.

I stamped the beautiful ballerina onto heat resistant acetate with Versamark, and embossed with a glittery black powder. I was able to draw in the lines of light with a white pen just to make them stand out a bit more..





Careful positioning of the text, with added white highlights was followed by stamping, embossing and cutting a few stars, also from the same set – so useful for so many different ideas too!



Products Used:


Born to Perform




MDF Monoliths




Absolutely stunning.. what a fabulous stage for our inky ballerina! Thanks Nicky ♡

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Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Mark & Helen xx