Zodiac Leo Stamps

Good Evening! Lisa Taggart is here on the blog today with an incredible project created with our Zodiac Leo stamps set. We love what Lisa has done with the Leo Lion stamp…


Hello there! Hands up who bought some of the new Visible Image zodiac stamps? Well do you love them? We in the team have had a wonderful time playing with them. Today I’m sharing one of my designs using the Zodiac Leo Stamps set. The lion is just so magestic!


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Zodiac Leo Stamps


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I began this project testing out some Chinese calligraphy paper that I had bought for collage work. I sprayed it with ink and then randomly ripped it up into strips and collaged these onto card using mat gel medium.


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I then used starlight paints to make some ink splaters for additional texture. This metallic paint is wonderful for this purpose.


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For the background behind the lion’s head I wanted to create an inky Maine . So using glossy card, I spayed some yellow ink and applied aquatint inks blowing the ink using a straw.


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I stamped the lion’s head and sentiments using black wow sparkle powder. I coloured the lion using Spectrun Nior sparkle pens.

I had created a sun dial from air dry paper clay a while ago for another project and didn’t use it so I decided to colour it and gild it with pebeo wax and use it as an extra layer to emphasise the lion.


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I assembled the elements including the wording, layering it onto complimentary card. I also added some black thread and purple gems for additional interest.


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He’s a handsome devil isn’t he!


Thats it for now.

Lisa x




Incredible project Lisa! It is so dramatic and powerful.. perfect for the mighty Lion!
Thank you ♡

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Make A Wish

Good Afternoon! We are back with more gorgeous inspiration today.

Jane Tyrrell is here with an absolute stunner…

It’s my daughter’s birthday tomorrow and she has strict instructions not to read my blog today as I am sharing the birthday card I made for her for my weekly Visible Image Design Team inspiration.

She recently moved to the seaside and although the weather has not yet warmed enough for playing on the beach we can’t wait until we can. The views are so beautiful at any time of the day. These photos were taken last year.



I knew that her first birthday card in her new home should feature the sea in some form. I also wanted to link in the Pisces theme as she was born the last “day” for Pisces.


She loves mermaids and seahorses, as I do and I although Visible Image have a fab new seahorse stamp but not a mermaid I had an idea…


I would use my “Katie” from the Tomorrow Doesn’t Exist set and turn her into a mermaid.. yes seriously.. bear with me!




These are the other stamp sets I’ve used:


‘Make a Wish’ from the Own it set




Pisces
from the zodiac collection







the seahorse



the wings from the angels are near set




and the strobes stencil




So this is what I came up with…





The background was created using some distress oxides and the wrinkle free technique. I added some sun rays using the rays stencil and gold ink.




I stamped the seahorse and added some white highlights and to make him even more magical I added a wing from the angels are near set. This I gold embossed on black card and fussy cut out.  I love the way the gold rays from the stencil shine through him.




To add some sparkle  and “magic” I used glitter gold embossing powder and stamps from the universal set.


To make my “mermaid” I stamped “Katie” from the Live like tomorrow doesn’t exist set but positioned the stamp so that the leg didn’t appear. I embossed her in white with a pinch of gold powder too.



I was also able to just use the date from the Pisces set as this is my girl’s actual birth date, 20 March.
I stamped and fussy cut lots of fish and had them swimming in and out of the swirls and also between my “mermaid’s” hands.


A couple more close ups…





and one last shot..




So a very happy birthday tomorrow to my darling girlie. I hope she likes her special seaside Pisces card.


It’s supposed to be the first day of spring tomorrow too… hmmm I think Mother Nature got a bit confused at the weekend!



Yes the Beast came back with yet more snow!


Thanks for stopping by and for all your very kind comments you take the time to leave me. Let’s hope this mini beast from the East moves on soon. Happy 1st day of Spring tomorrow.


Back soon.


Bye for now,
Jane x



This card is amazing Jane! We just know she will absolutely love it!!
Katie makes a fabulous mermaid, and your background is wonderful ♡

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Colours of Capricorn

Hi there!! Thanks for visiting our blog today. We have been catching up with all the latest Design Team inspiration while ‘snowed in’ here in Wales!

Our final post today is a bright and colourful card from Pauline Butcher…


Hello, it’s me again,

it’s still cold..so another crafty day for me !!!


It’s my turn to share something cheerful, using some awesome Visible Image Stamps.





The stamp set I used here is 
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The background was created using Distress Ink re-inkers, although you could do the same with the ink pads too, just add some water, and using a paint brush, drip it down the card.





The Capricorn’s head is on a piece of card that I smooshed through the left over ink, and heat embossed the goat using black embossing powder.




I stamped on the background using Oxide inks.


Thanks for your visit.

Hugs Pauline xxxxxx



Awesome drippage Pauline! Love the layering of the Capricorn stamp, it looks fantastic!
Thank you ♡

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Kind Modest Virgo

Hello!!!! We hope you are enjoying all the gorgeous inspiration we have been sharing here on the blog this week! We stay with our ‘Written in the Stars’ theme for our next post, as Pauline showcases some of the demos she created on Create and Craft TV recently…

Hi there my Crafting friends,
 
It’s time for a little bit of ‘Visible Image‘ love! I have used the super ‘Zodiac Virgo‘ set on this simple and quick card…
 




I used some Squeezed Lemonade, Picked Raspberry and Seedless Preserve Oxide inks for the background, putting them onto a glass mat, and dragging the card through it, I then flicked some water at it, using a fan brush.

I stamped the Virgo head and all the sentiments, using Black Versafine Ink, onto a piece of white card, then coloured them with Distress Inks, and fussy cut them.

I stamped the dates and ‘Virgo’ along the bottom of the card, again using Black Versafine ink, highlighting them with a white pen, I also stamped the smallest constellation along the top. I then added all the elements with some 3D glue gel.


Thanks for visiting.
Hugs Pauline xxxxx



LOVE this card Pauline! Miss Virgo looks beautiful, and the star constellations look like they are dancing!!

Thank you ♡


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Galaxy Skies

Hi there! Josefine is back with her second project to inspire you today…





I bet you have tried several ways of creating a galaxy sky background. I did too. With water colors, Ken Oliver Color Bursts and now I also tried it with Paper Artsy Infusions. And what to do with it? Yes! Using it for the new Visible Image Zodiac stamp sets. For today’s card, I used the Gemini one. Why? Well, I’m a Gemini 😀

To show you how easy it is to create a galaxy background with the Paper Artsy Infusions, here is a quick tutorial. I picked a mix of blue, purple and pink colors. The exact ones are listed below.


I sprinkled a mix of purple and pink onto a piece of card stock. To reduce the mess, I put the paper into a tupperware box. Then I spritzed water on top using my awesome super fine mister.


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While the paper was still wet, I sprinkled the other colors on top till I had the saturation that I wanted. Then I heat set it. There was still so much gorgeous color left, so I decided to dip the paper into the left over color inside the box. I’m so glad that I did that, because it added the perfect texture.


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I needed a few stars, so I sprinkled some white paint all over the paper.

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Next up, I wanted to stamp the Gemini star sign. I wanted to make sure that it sparkles and shines in all its gorgeousness. The Emerald Creek Gold Sparkle embossing powder was the perfect pick for my sparkling focal point.

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Then I stamped some of the sayings to the inside of the card.

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At the end I adhered the galaxy background onto a black piece of card stock and both onto a white card base.

I hope you enjoyed my super easy galaxy background with the Visible Image Zodiac stamp for the Gemini sign. 🙂

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Close Ups


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Wow! That is one AMAZING galaxy background!! Perfect for our Zodiac stamps ♡
Thanks Josefine!!

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Destination: Summer

Hello and Happy Monday to you! Hope your week has started well. We have double inspiration for you every day on the blog this week… woo hoo!

Jane Tyrrell is kicking off the week with 2 amazing projects…


Good Afternoon,

I wanted to design a card showing how the new ‘Written in the Stars’ zodiac stamps work so well with the existing Visible Image stamp range.

I used a very summery palette, although we can still only dream of summer at the moment.

To put you in the mood, how about a couple of summery photos to cheer us up from my holidays’ past




Awww, sand between you toes…what a wonderful thought.
We also regularly see freshwater crabs on Rhodes in the butterfly valley and this gave me the idea for my card….




I starting inking my background with salty ocean and and broken china distress oxide inks, using lots of water on my watercolour card. Once dry I blended on some spiced marmalade oxide ink.




I stamped lots of the fab crabs from the Zodiac Cancer set and inked them using the matching distress ink colours




I used broken china distress ink to add some stencilling to them using the Fibres stencil.




To give their shells some extra texture I added some Ranger clear rock candy crackle.




I used stamps from the Organics set as my seaweed




I stamped and embossed them using frantage..you will see the sparkle more in a later photo.




I also added some more fibres stencilling to create some “waves” in my background




I stamped some of the words from Destination Unknown and some of the fab paper boats which I fussy cut out and added the Cancer birth date details to.




I then put together my crab card…on a great adventure but with their “Destination Unknown”
I thought the crabs could “hold” the sentiments.



Here are a couple of close ups





IRL there is a lot of sparkle on my card, difficult to show in my photos but I think the close ups give you an idea.




and one final shot




I hope I have been able to show you some different ways of combining your Visible Image stamps, and may have also brought a little bit of sunshine to you on a cold winter’s day.


Thanks so much for stopping by today and for the kind comments you take the time to leave me.


Back soon.

Bye for now,
Jane x



Such a clever card Jane! The stamps work brilliantly together and we love how the crabs are holding the words!!
Thank you ♡

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Get The Balance Right


Good Afternoon! We have more gorgeous Zodiac inspiration for you today. Pauline Butcher has been playing with our Libra set…

Hello!

I’m back again to show you something that I’ve created using some awesome Visible Image Zodiac Stamps.

You may have spied this on our last TV show on Create & Craft, I used the ‘Libra‘ Zodiac stamp set, along with the big background stamp from the Somewhere in Time‘ set.
 


 


I created the background, using some acrylic paints, loads of colours just daubed on randomly.


On top of my background, I stamped the big background splat stamp with an embossing pad, heat embossed it using Fluorescent Green Embossing Powder. I also stamped the dates, and the constellation again using an embossing pad, but this time I used Fluorescent Blue Powder.





On a separate piece of shiny red card, I stamped and heat embossed the scales, with Black powder, and then fussy cut them. I used 3D glue gel to add them to the card.



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Thank you for popping in.

Hugs, Pauline xxxxx

 

Amazing painty background Pauline, and loving that fluorescent green! Thank you ♡

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Zodiac Capricorn Stamps

Hi there! We have lots of fabulous inspiration coming your way here on the Visible Image blog today!

First up Elisa Ablett is here with some awesome zodiac inspiration…

Hi everyone,


Elisa here from the design team for Visible Image with my latest mixed media projects featuring one of the NEW and exciting ‘Written in the Stars’ Zodiac stamp sets that have just been released by this AWESOME UK Company. These stamps are so versatile.. so far the team have made cards, tags, mixed media projects, a wall hanging, journal pages – so you can see they are well worth it!

I am featuring the Zodiac Capricorn Stamp Set on a galaxy art journal page along with the Believe in Unicorns stamp set, and a texture background featuring water colour crush powders plus wax kitchen paper.





I also have a second project on offer featuring the same stamp set! a mixed media tag with alcohol inks and acetate and gold foiling.





Here are some close ups of my Art Journal – Capricorn Galaxy page and my Alcohol Ink and Acetate mixed media tag!








Some of the techniques used on this art journal page include – wax kitchen paper collage, embossing, watercolour wet on wet and gold foiling using a glue stick!


Water colour powders called Colour Crush by Tinby Designs in Australia were used to create the colours in the background.







Some of the techniques used on my tag – a monoprinted background with a gel plate, alcohol ink on acetate and gold foiling on acetate.



Here is the awesome versatile stamp set – Zodiac Capricorn..




That’s it from me today!


Thank you for stopping by.




LOVE these Elisa! Amazing backgrounds for these stamps! ♡

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Gemini Sky

Hi there! We have another brilliant video tutorial here on the blog this evening. Veerle Moreels has created a rather special tag…




So you couldn’t miss it… Visible Image has released loads of new beautiful designs and each time I got to see what they came up with ideas just jumped in my head. And for today’s stamps that was no different.

The moment I saw those two faces… I just knew I wanted the back one, you know that one that is partially hidden, to be black. And the face that is at the front, for everyone to be seen loud and clear to be white.  How fragile are we?

And as I’m playing with a Zodiac sign…I needed a galaxy. I made one my own mixed media way and I show you all about it in the video. Have fun!



And yes… there’s a set for every Zodiac sign ^.^




Stamps Used:


Zodiac Gemini




How Fragile






So beautiful ♡ We love it! Thank you Veerle!

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Beyond The Skies..

Good Evening,

We have a super stunning card by Jane Tyrrell here on the blog this evening! You may have already seen this when we launched our NEW ‘Zodiac stamps’ but Jane is here to tell you how she created her incredible galaxy background…


Today I am blogging my sample made with the awesome Zodiac Aries stamp set from the new “Written in the stars” collection. I am Aries myself so perhaps this is an early birthday card for me?

When I first saw these sets I immediately thought of creating an “out of this world” scene to showcase my set. I look around me all the time for inspiration from Mother Nature but I do also love gazing up at the skies…so beautiful.
I also love watching the moon and took these shots last year in Rhodes from our favourite beach restaurant.





Apologies that I was too busy making my samples to take process photos so I will talk you through it…





I made an inky background using distress oxides using the wrinkle free technique.
When it was dry I embossed the moon from the Believe in Unicorns stamp set using white and blue embossing powders.




I stamped and embossed the large ram head in gold




and the words in white




I then linked everything up with the fab constellation star stamps, also in the set. using rose gold ink.

So those descriptions of Aries….
Courageous
Impulsive
Generous
Strong
Positive
does it describe me…
…you’d better ask those who know me well! 😁

Such unique stamps, always.


Back soon,


Bye for now,
Jane x



This card is incredible Jane! I think the best oxides galaxy background we’ve seen!! The gold stamping looks fabulous against it.. thank you ♡

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Artistic Pisces

Hi there! We have some fantastic Zodiac inspiration here on the blog today! Over to Jane Tyrrell who has been incredibly creative (as always!) with this project…


Good Evening,
Today I am sharing my Pisces tag…




I made an underwater inky background on my tag using salty ocean and broken china distress inks. I used the Zodiac Pisces stamp set. It is one of the 12 brilliant new stamp sets from the ‘Written in the Stars’ collection…



You will spot that I used another of the new stamps on my tag..



I used the cracked glass stamp from the How Fragile set.


I stamped and embossed it onto heat resist acetate and had my distress inked fishes swimming out from it. I fussy cut my fish which were also inked with distress.

I stamped and cut out 3 of the 5 words which also come with this great set. I linked everything up using the fun star constellations using red Versafine Clair. I die cut and added a snippet of inky mop up card too.



Here are a couple of close ups..





and one last shot…


Have a super week ahead.


Back soon,


Bye for now.
Jane x



Wow!!! How clever to have the fish leaping out through the crack! Love this tag so much..
Thank you Jane ♡


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We are on Create and Craft TV this weekend with our Zodiac stamps..

4pm Saturday and 10am Sunday (UK time)…

Watch it here in the UK: Sky 674 – Freeview 23 – Virgin 748 – Freesat 813 – Apple TV – Amazon Fire

And in the USA: Dish 221 – Roku

You can watch online too..

http://www.createandcraft.com/gb

www.createandcraft.com/us


Hope you can tune in or set to record!



We will be back tomorrow with more gorgeous inspiration here on the Visible Image blog.


Mark & Helen xx


Zodiac Cancer Stamps

Good Evening!

Well we are all packed and ready for Phoenix! Just a few last things to do tomorrow..
getting SO excited now!!

We have to say a massive thank you to everyone who has already pre-ordered our NEW stamps… wow what a response we have had to them ♡


Becca Cruger has an awesome card to share here on the blog today…


Among the newly released beauties at Visible Image is a whole set called “Written In the Stars” which has all of the signs of the zodiac and each of their attributes.



I don’t necessarily follow my stars or anything like that, but every once in awhile I have fun reading my horoscope. I’m a Cancer myself, and when I got my hands on the set, the attributes were pretty spot on “sensitive, caring, intuitive, sentimental, and emotional”.


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Originally I thought about paper piecing my crab and pulled out a bunch of red patterned papers, but as I was pulling out my scraps, I came across this piece I’d made by sopping up the leftover inks on my craft mat after a project. (Waste not, want not.)


Since Cancer is a water element sign, the leftover paper totally spoke to me and I scrapped the scraps.

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Continuing with the water theme, I pulled out my Kuretake Gansai watercolors and added some various shades of red, with hints of blue.

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I cut down the background, using mostly reds and orange hues. As I was chopping my paper to size, I spotted these old wax sealer things that I’ve never used and had a thought. I used my embossing tool to heat the wax, and pressed it into the background.

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I’m definitely going to use this technique again in the future because it resulted in “wet” spots, even though the wax is perfectly dry!

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I used some Weathered Wood Distress Ink and repeatedly stamped the Cancer phrase over and over again.

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Some additional stamping, fussy cutting, and blue fibers later and my card was complete!




Head on over to the Visible Image shop to see all the new releases! Thanks for popping by!


Becca



Your background is amazing Becca! Brilliant card design and loving the crab! Thank you ♡

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Zodiac Taurus

Hi! We are back with another super stunning card created with our BRAND NEW ‘Written in the Stars’ stamps!

Sharon Traynor got her inky fingers on our ‘Zodiac Taurus’ set…





Hello!


Today it is the turn of a new collection called Written In The Stars..





These are amazing zodiac stamp sets with a fantastic geometric look. I love that each set comes complete with two sizes of the main image and two sizes of the constellations, as well as the name of the zodiac sign, the dates and some incredible words too!  The elements in each of these sets work incredibly well on their own, or mixed with other sets in the collection as well as working with other completely unrelated stamps. Personally, I think the words are going to be SO useful.

As soon as I saw these stamp sets I knew they would look stunning as light up cards, and they do!

So here is the fabulous Taurus stamp as a light up card. Taurus is going to be a great stamp for me as I have a husband, a daughter and a grandson all born under that sign.



I had to take that photograph at an angle to pick up all the silver embossing and dots of sparkle.

The background on this card was created by pouncing distress stains onto wet watercolour paper and whilst drying (when almost dry) spritzing water on to created droplets. The water colour card was then left to completely dry before stamping and heat embossing the large Taurus image, ‘Taurus’ and dates with silver embossing powder.



The points that I wanted lit up like stars in the Taurus image were pierced and I water coloured the inside of the Taurus image with distress stain to make it stand out. Above is the unlit version and below you can see it lit.




The Taurus constellations were heat embossed with white embossing powder and then random dots of stickles were added to give a hint of shimmery shine, representing more stars in the universe.



A circuit was created on another piece of card using copper adhesive tape, a battery and chibitronics lights, making the ‘Taurus’ word on the card the piece to press to trigger the circuit and make it light up. The water coloured card was attached to the circuit card with 3d foam and it was all adhered to a card blank.

Then I heat embossed the words on plain white card and cut them out to add onto the front of the card.


Inside I used the small Taurus symbol with the happy birthday sentiment from the Go To Words set.



 These NEW stamps will be available for pre-order from 12th January!



Other Supplies:


Sentiment stamp used inside the card:


 https://visibleimage.com/product/go-to-words/


White card, Watercolour paper, Distress Stains (wilted violet, faded jeans, peacock feathers), Water spritzer, Versamark clear ink, Stampendous detail silver metallic embossing powder, Wow! Ultra bright white embossing powder, heat gun, Stardust Stickles, copper tape, disc battery, chibitronics lights, foam tape, double-sided tape.


Thanks so much for stopping by.


Hugs,
Sharon xx



Amazing card Sharon! Totally agree these stamps are perfect to light up!!

Thank you ♡


You will find more of Sharon’s beautiful cards over on her blog.


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We will be back tomorrow with more fantastic NEW stamps previews!! Not long now until you can place your pre-orders.. this Friday!



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Enjoy your evening.

Mark & Helen xx



Zodiac Gemini

Hello! We are having such an exciting day reading all the fantastic comments about our NEW zodiac stamp collection! So glad they are loved already!! If you missed the Day 2 reveal you will find it HERE!


Lisa Taggart is here on the blog this evening with an incredible canvas we previewed earlier today…





This week sees the preview of the very exciting and unique images which are 2018 brand new stamps from Visible Image. You are going to love them!! Today is day two and we are previewing the the fabulous Zodiac sets.





As I am a Gemini who could resist!




For my first sample I had a go at painting a little Galaxy… why not!



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It’s an 8’x8’ canvas and I’ve used a range of acrylic paint from Amsterdam and Pebeo dyna paints. It’s basically a mix of colours surrounded by dark navy and black and heavily flicked in white. The stamps were heat embossed using sparkling silver wow powder. The images were highlighted with gems and hey presto your own little galaxy!



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Don’t forget the keep an eye out for the other designs available for pre-order this Friday!


Till next time.

Lisa xx



We are in love with this! Wow! Thank you so much Lisa, we will be so proud to show it off at Creativation!! ♡

You will find more of Lisa’s stunning projects over on her blog.



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We will be back later with Sharon Traynor’s fabulous ‘light up’ zodiac card!


Tomorrow we will be revealing more awesome NEW stamps!! Yay!



Can’t quite believe that this time next week we will be on the plane making the 11 hour flight from the UK to Phoenix!! How exciting!


If you are heading to Creativation, you will find us @ Booth #539 in the International Pavilion!


See you later!

Mark & Helen xx

 

 
 

NEW Stamps Previews – Day 2

Hi there! We are incredibly excited about today’s NEW stamps preview!

 

Introducing…





This gorgeous stamp collection includes the zodiac symbols in a really cool geometric design, star constellations, and star sign character traits.. what does your zodiac sign say about you?


 

Our amazing team have been creating stunning projects…















Thank you so much ladies ♡ ♡ ♡

These fabulous projects will be blogged over the coming weeks, so keep an eye out for them!

 

We really hope that you love this new collection ♡ Designed (of course) by Mark Alexander!

Pre-order these stamps from Friday January 12th!

 

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Shop where you will find all our awesome stamps!
Blog see all our latest posts here!
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Come back and visit tomorrow to see more exciting new stamps!!


Thanks for checking out today’s preview!

You can find our Day 1 previews HERE!

Mark & Helen xx