Rock Guitar Stamps | Son Card

Hi there! We are back with more awesome inspiration today! Nicole [AKA Stempelfrida] has us rocking into the weekend with a brilliant card featuring our ROCK OUT guitar stamps with our SON DEFINITION sentiment stamp…


In the recent release by Visible Image there is a “Son Definition” which is so beautiful. Today I have combined this with one of the music stamps to pay tribute to the live rock concerts and wonderful musicians, which are so much missed in these times.


Rock Guitar Stamps | Son Card | Visible Image


The musician I stamped with Versamark and embossed him with a fine black powder.

Then I masked off the top and bottom of the card. At the bottom, the border runs through the leg, creating more dimension and making the guitarist actually appear to be standing or even jumping forward.



In the upper part I applied Distress Ink in ‘spiced marmalade’, and in the lower part I used ‘salvaged patina’ using a thick brush. Often you don’t want to see any stripes and approach this very slowly with colouring little by little. Here on the other hand, I wanted to simulate an incidence of light, the spotlight on the stage, and deliberately applied the color more streaky on top.



On this background I stamped the stars and ink splats stamps with Distress Oxides in the same colors. I also applied water drops so that lighter spots were created.


Then I came to a tricky part that you might not notice at first glance. I wanted the text to appear white in the guitarist area. I used a stamp positioner for this and first embossed the text in the center with white, then covered that area with a mask and embossed over it in black.



Unfortunately, the black embossing powder sinks into the card a bit, so I traced the area in the leg with black and white pens.




Supplies


Rock Guitar Stamps | Son Card | Stamping | Card making


Stamps


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son definition stamp | clear | rubber



rock out stamp set | guitarist | guitar | stars | grunge | music | clear | rubber



ink splats stamps | coffee mark | realistic | clear | rubber


Stamp pads: Distress Oxides salvaged patina, spiced marmalade; Distress Ink salvaged patina, spiced marmalade; Versamark
Embossing powder: Stampendous! detail white; Print Art Detail weiß  
Staedtler Lumocolor 
Sakura 0.8


Rock Guitar Stamps | Son Card





We love this card! It is just so cool! Brilliant background effects for our rock guitarist stamp! Thank you stempelfrida ♡

 

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There will be lots more inspiration shared here on our blog and on our Facebook PAGE and instagram over the weekend, so do check it out.



Stay safe. Stay creative.

Helen & Mark xx


Rock Guitar Stamps Son Card
 

Liberty | Equality | Fraternity

Hello there, we hope you are staying safe and well during these very difficult times. Many lives have been turned upside-down and we are all facing many challenges. Our thoughts are with you all, and we will be doing our best to keep the inspiration coming so your mojos keep flowing to keep you creative and mindful. We have our lovely Jane Tyrrell here on the blog today with a gorgeous card featuring our ‘Renaissance’ stencil with stamps from our ‘Revolution’ set which includes the awesome wild horse stamp. Over to Jane…


Good Afternoon

Today I am sharing my first project with the new Revolution stamp set



My fellow design team members have recently shared several lovely projects using the large musketeer face stamp so I thought I would try something with the other fab stamps in this set.

I also wanted to use the new Renaissance stencil which has so many gorgeous patterns within it.


Renaissance stencil | wrought iron | decorative


I had a play with a couple of designs and colours but settled on the one below.


This is how I made it


First I blended candied apple distress ink through the centre of the stencil and then added faded jeans. You don’t need to be perfect with any lines as the inks blend so well together.








I stamped and embossed the galloping horse



I then stamped the flourish stamps in a pattern



I stamped out the words onto snippets of card and distressed their edges. I also stamped the large and small fleur-de-lis onto gold card and also cut them out.

Then it was time to put everything together.


Here is my finished card


card | horse stamp | red white blue | liberty


with some close ups;






And one last shot..




Thanks so much for stopping by today.


Back soon.

Bye for now,
Jane x




What a fantastic card Jane, so striking with the red, white and blue colour theme! Thank you ♡

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

 

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We will be back soon with more gorgeous inspiration.

Thanks for visiting our blog today.

Stay safe and well.

Helen & Mark xx

 

Masculine Birthday Card

Hello! Do you struggle with making masculine cards? Nadine Carlier is here on the blog today with an awesome card featuring our ‘Revolution’ stamps which includes the brilliant musketeer collage stamp…


Sometimes we just need a good masculine birthday card! I actually like making grungy masculine cards. It is a nice change of pace sometimes from doing all the cutesy cards.


musketter stamp | birthday stamp



I used a couple different stamp sets from Visible Image. I first started with some watercolor paper and used a blending brush with some Distress Ink Vintage Photo to cover the entire piece. Then with the Visible Image ‘Square Route’ Stencil around the outside edges of the paper, I added a second layer of the Distress Ink Vintage Photo working towards the center of the paper but not covering the very center. Then with Distress Ink Gathered Twigs, I went around just the outer edge but only about an inch in.



I then used the ‘Revolution’ stamp set to stamp the image in the middle of the paper with VersaFine Clair Nocturne and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. Then stamped over it again with some Delicata Golden Glitz. I also used the swirly stamp from the Revolution set and stamped around the outer edge with Delicata Golden Glitz.

Then using the Square Route stencil again and some Texture Paste in Copper Crackle, I added some of the paste around the outer edge.



I colored the window and the circles on the stamp image with a Wink Of Stella Gold Glitter Brush and flicked some of it onto the front of my card piece. Used some Distress Ink in Black Soot to edge the card with and matted it some black cardstock.

For the sentiment, I used the ‘Happy Birthday’ Stamp and stamped it with VersaMark Ink and heat embossed it with gold embossing powder.


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It was fun adding all the different ink layers and just randomly adding different mediums to create a grungy masculine card.


masculine card | musketeer stamp | grunge




Revolution | stamp | musketeer | horse | flour de lys



squares stencil



happy birthday verse stamp





Wow what an awesome card! Loving all the texture and layers, the colours are just perfect for these stamps too! Thank you Nadine ♡

You can find more of Nadine’s gorgeous cards over on her blog.

 

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Thanks for visiting our blog today.

Helen & Mark xx

 

Steer Yourself | Car Stamp | Visible Image

Hi there! Heather Mitchell is here on the blog this morning with an awesome card featuring the car stamp and brilliant city skyline from our NEW ‘The Right Direction’ stamp set…

Hello everyone…

I know it’s been a while since I’ve done a Visible Image post and what better way to get back into it than with one of their new Autumnal releases. Now we all know Visible Image are known for being that little bit different from the usual stamp companies, they go that little bit quirkier I feel and aren’t afraid to be a bit ‘out there’.  The new Autumnal releases will blow your mind!!

We all have our favourites on the DT, obviously, and I have to say this one, The Right Direction, is one I was drawn to, whether it’s because my Dad had a black Capri when I was growing up, whether it’s the cityscape or I don’t know… but I am loving it!


I began this make by heat embossing the cityscape using Wow’s Metallic Silver Super Fine embossing powder onto watercolour card.  Using Distress Spray Stains, I dribbled ink to make the sky, wiggling it around and spritzing with a little water to get a funky background.



The embossing powder, once set, creates a barrier between the cityscape and the sky line so you can pretty much go nuts on the colours and it doesn’t seep into each other.



The cityscape was coloured using Derwent Intense pencils, using a dash of yellow to highlight.



To create a road for the car to sit on, I stamped the stem from the Imperfection is Beauty set and used the Intense pencils again for some colour. The sentiment, steering wheel and little cars around the edge were all heat embossed in black and the ‘Driver’ sentiment was embossed in the same silver as the cityscape.

With the car heat embossed in Wow’s Opaque Primary Cardinal Red and coloured using watercolours, I trimmed it and adhered to the card using foam tape and voila!



And here is the the fabulous new stamp set…

car stamp - city skyline - driver


A short and snappy post for today but I’ve got lots more makes up my sleeve!


Don’t forget to check out Visible Image over on Instagram and also the Visible Image Facebook Group for loads of inspiration and to see what everyone else is making with their stamps and stencils!


Catch you again soon… xx




This is a fantastic card Heather! Your sky is spectacular and the city skyline looks great embossed in silver against it! Thank you ♡

You will find more inspiring projects from Heather over on her blog.


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We will be back later with more fabulous inspiration!

Mark & Helen xx