Have I Told You Lately?

Hello! We hope you had a nice weekend. We have lots of gorgeous inspiration coming your way this week, and there’s definitely love in the air with Valentine’s day approaching! Jane is here on the blog today sharing a gorgeous romantic card featuring our fabulous Always + Forever stencil and a love-ly sentiment…

For my make today I decided to make a “Love” themed card. This design would work well not just for a Valentine card but for a card to send to someone you love.

This is what I got up to;

I sprayed a piece of A4 mixed media card  with cracked pistachio, fossilized amber, mowed lawn and candied apple distress stain sprays. When dry I cut it down to a 5 1/4″ square.

I put the Always and Forever stencil in place and blended spiced marmalade distress ink through it give a golden glowing image.

I then added a little more ink to the background.

I stamped the book stamp from the Free your Imagination set once onto inky mop up card and again on plain white card. I cut out just the top of the book on the white book.

I stamped some of the hearts from the Have I Told You set

and then one of its lovely sentiments. For a finishing touch I added a little glitter overlay pen and Glossy accents to some of the hearts.

Here is my finished card


love | romance | sentiment stamps | anniversary | valentine | wedding

rubber clear stamps | book | inky bird | feather | quill | free your imagination

Bye for now,

Jane x

This is such a beautiful romantic card Jane! Fabulous ‘love story’ design with the book stamp. Thank you ♡

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Helen & Mark xx


Eternal Love | Reverse Stamping

Hi there! We hope you had a lovely weekend, doesn’t Monday come around again quickly! We are back to catching up with the latest Design Team inspiration here on the blog, today’s wonderful inspiration comes from Nadine Carlier featuring our super popular ‘Love is Love’ stamp set…

Hello! It is hard to believe that August is already halfway over. The beginning of the year went by so slow and now it is flying by. At least it is for me.

For today’s project, I have a card I created using a reverse stamping technique to create a watercolored stamped image.

love | stamp | face | script | watercolour card

Below is a video tutorial showing exactly how I created my project.

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The stamps I used are:

Love Is Love Stamp Set

Scripted Streets Stamp Set

script stamp | inky | map | streets | background

To adhere it all together I used my Xyron Mega Runner.

face stamp | love is love | script | embossing | card

What a brilliant card! We love this technique for this stamp, such a quick way to add colour. The torn edges and the embossed script look awesome! Thank you Nadine ♡

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


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Exciting News!

We are back at Create and Craft TV on Saturday August 29th at 12:00 and 18:00 UK time! Mark will have lots of awesome demos lined up featuring some of our best selling stamp and stencil designs! Get the date in your diary and we’ll share more details soon!

We will be back with more fabulous inspiration from our wonderful team tomorrow!

Thanks for visiting our blog today, stay safe and well.

Helen & Mark xx


Distressed Heart | Mesh Stencil

Hi there! We are back with more wonderful inspiration this evening. Our fabulous Design Team member Ali Carubia is here with a stunning card featuring our NEW ‘Mesh it Up’ stencil with our amazing ‘Organics’ background stamps and more…

Wishing everyone a very Happy Monday!

I’d like to share this card I’ve made using the left over bits from sample making with the fab new stencils.
This is a simpler version of one of my samples💖

heart card | mesh stencil | love is love sentiment

Creating a heart mask – I took a piece of copy paper, folded it in half, drew half a heart and cut it so the heart shape measures approx 6″ x 6″.  I was careful to leave the outer part in one piece for the mask. ✂

I sprayed the inside edge of the heart mask with stencil adhesive – Stick and Spray, waited a couple of minutes for it to dry off then laid it over a piece of white card.

I coloured the heart shape with Cosmic Shimmer Lavender Blue Opal Polish and Bubblegum Lustre Polish, the blue down the left hand side and blended into the pink. Then dried it with a heat gun.

I used the remaining pink polish left on the applicator to colour a scrap of white card then stamped one of the flowers (Random Art of Kindness stamps) in black versafine ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. ⚘

I sprayed stick & spray over the back of the stencil, waited a minute and then laid it over my 💜  heart.

I applied black texture paste with a spatula over the stencil. You could use an old credit card if you haven’t got a spatula.

Then lifted off the stencil and lashed it into a bowl of water. 🚰

The texture paste takes a while to dry, you can speed it up with a heat gun.

I coloured the centre petals with a little watered down Lavender Polish and cut it out. ✂ I snipped between the petals then shaped it using a ball tool and the back of a foam mat.

I had some tropical leaf die cuts left over from a previous project which went really well with the colour scheme – Tim Holtz’s Tropical set by Sizzix.

When the texture paste was dry, I peeled off the paper mask and cut out the coloured heart. I sponged a little black gesso around the edge to add a vignette.

I stamped the splats from the ‘Organics’ stamp set in black Versafine ink on an 8″ x 8″ white card blank, working outwards from the centre.

I also stamped the Love is Love sentiments onto white card and matted them onto black card.

I fixed the heart onto the centre of the card with double sided foam and the flowers and leaves with 3d glue gel.

I also used the glue gel to add the sentiments to the right hand side of the heart.

Hope you like it and I have inspired you to have a go. Please come and share your makes with us in the Visible Image Facebook Group 😎

heart | handmade card | love is love sentiment | grungy

Items used

Visible Image Mesh It Up stencil

Visible Image Stamp Sets: Organics, Random Art of Kindness, Love is Love

Cosmic Shimmer Lavender Blue Opal Lustre & Bubblegum Lustre Polishes

Black leaf die cuts

Black Structure Paste

Black Gesso

Black Versafine Clair ink pad

Clear Embossing powder

Tools – Heat gun, spatula

3D glue gel, double sided foam tape

Stencil Adhesive/Crafter’s Companion Stick & Spray

300gsm Craft UK Premium smooth white card

8″ x 8″ white card blank

torn mesh stencil

love is love | face stamps | mixed media | pride | equality

inky background splat stamps

quirky flower stamps | kindness sentiment

Thanks for stopping by.

Ali xxx

This design is so striking! We love the organics stamps surrounding the heart, and the mesh looks fantastic! Those pinks look awesome against the black… thank you Ali 

You will find more of Ali’s fabulous cards over on her blog.

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Mark & Helen xx


Love is Love | Mixed Media Face Stamps

Good Evening, we have some more gorgeous new stamps inspiration for you today. Heather Mitchell has inked up our ‘Love is Love’ set and is here to show you what she made…

Evening all,

You can’t have not seen the new Visible Image stamps that are on pre-order now… and aren’t they beauties?!  I absolutely love this Love is Love set… bang on perfect for these volatile times in which we find ourselves.

I’ve barely been able to put this stamp set down since it arrived Friday and my head is whirring away with possibilities and ideas for it.

To begin the card, I’ve added some star washi tape strips to watercolour card and gesso’d over the top to protect the tape.  After overlaying the Square Route stencil, I’ve created an ombre effect using Chipped Sapphire, Blueprint Sketch and Salty Ocean to which I’ve then lightly spritzed water over to add texture.

After using a black permanent fine liner to draw in some scribbly lines in the stencil gaps, I’ve flicked on some black indian ink to break up the blue and add extra interest.

Having already measured where the two face stamps would lay on the card, I used the sentiment for the set, Love is Love, down the centre.

The two profile stamps are just brilliant! The words on them (trust, love, eternity, friendship, loyalty, empathy, kindness etc) are so bang on trend and perfect for all types of cards and journalling and I cannot wait to journal with this set!

I’ve heat embossed the profile stamps using WOW!’s Opaque Bright White embossing powder and then used oxide ink pads (Candied Apple, Picked raspberry, Seedless preserve, Blueprint Sketch, Cracked Pistachio and Mustard Seed) to create the rainbow effect.  Once trimmed, I’ve secured them directly to the card before matting onto black card to finish.

Once again, the new stamps are on pre-order now from the online shop and are due for release on Friday June 26th… just in time for the weekend!

mixed media face stamps | love is love

squares stencil

Check out the Visible Image Facebook group or instagram for loads of inspiration from the design team using the new stamps… we can barely put them down!

See you soon, H xx

What an awesome card! We are loving your design, from the rainbow colours to the scribbles in the stencil lines! Thank you so much Heather ♡

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

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Helen & Mark xx


June Stamps Release | Visible Image

Hello! We are getting very excited to launch our NEW stamps for pre-order tomorrow (Friday June 12th)! We have 6 gorgeous new sets which will mix and match beautifully. With the themes of equality, kindness, love, sadness, and a touch of summer too, we think these stamps are so relevant right now.



No matter who you love ❤️
Really versatile stamps with a mixed media feel.

love is love | equality | pride | face | stamps | clear | rubber

Bad Day

An emotive image for anyone who is struggling or going through a difficult time 😥
So many of us are having days like these, more than ever at the moment.

bad day | face stamp

Happy Day

A fun quirky face to brighten someone’s day! 😍
Endless creative possibilities with the fabulous accessory stamps and sentiments.

happy day | quirky face | stamp | flowers | smile | rainbow

Flower Art

A beautiful rose, daffodils and tulip in a simplistic style 🌷
Wonderful for creating clean and simple cards with beautiful sentiments.

flower stamps | tulip | daffodil | rose | line art

Summer Wings

Gorgeously simple butterflies, dragonfly and beautiful sentiments for your summer projects 🦋
These will look wonderful on distress oxide, brushos or watercolour backgrounds!

butterfly | dragonfly | stamps | reflect | dream | summer

Equality, Hope & Love

Equality, Hope, Love and Kindness sentiment stamps in a dictionary definition style 💓
The stamps will add that touch of something special to your handmade projects.

equality | hope | love | kindness | dictionary definition | sentiment stamps

We hope you love our new designs! 🥰

Available to pre-order from Friday June 12th | Release date: June 26th

We can’t wait for our amazing team to start sharing their first samples over the next week!

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Thanks for visiting our blog today.

Stay safe and well,

Helen & Mark xx