Thinking of You | Owl Stamp

Hi there! Jane is here on the blog today with a beautiful ‘thinking of you’ handmade card featuring our fantastic flying night owl stamp on gorgeous distress oxide ink background…

Good Afternoon!

Visible Image have some awesome A7 occasions sentiment and verse sets which are so useful, as the bold top words are a separate stamp from the verse. You can use just the words, verse or both. I use them lots for the cards I sell at Dotty’s Teahouse, they are very popular. These sets cover all occasions from Weddings to Birthdays to Sympathy (there are 6 in total) and today I thought I would pair the Thinking of You set

thinking of you | stamp | verse | sentiment | clear | rubber

with one of my all time favourites the Owl from the Night Owl set. 

flying owl stamp | night | tree branch | clear | rubber

This is what I got up to;

I made a distress oxide background using ‘Squeezed Lemonade’, ‘Mustard Seed’ and ‘Faded Jeans’ (I know that label looks pink but most of my oxide lids are stained and very well loved!).

I blended them onto a piece of white card, added some water and allowed it to drip down before drying.

I cut it down to 5 1/4 X 5 1/4″ and then stamped the sentiment in the top left corner using black Versafine which I then clear embossed. These sets are brilliant as the sentiment is separate from the verse. So if you want to you can break it up, as I did, for this card.

I stamped the verse in the opposite corner at the bottom. It really is a delightful and very unique verse (written by Helen).

I then stamped my owl using black versafine and clear embossed him. I fussy cut him out adding a bit of colour using my Zig watercolour pens. I also repeat stamped the uber useful branch from the owl set using green Versafine Clair ink and put my card together.

Here is is;

flying owl stamp | clear  rubber | thinking of you | handmade card

with a close up

and one final shot

Thanks so much for stopping by today ….and shhh a little heads up that for my next post in 2 weeks time I will be sharing a make with one of the gorgeous NEW! Autumn release sets. Oh my goodness me you are going to LOVE them.. but of course, for now, my lips are sealed ūüėĀ

Back soon,

Take care,

Jane x


What a stunning card! Our owl looks fantastic against the amazing background.  Thank you Jane ♡


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Owl Stamp Handmade Card

Open Your Mind | Owl Stamp

Hello! We have stempelfrida here on the blog today with a brilliant card featuring our NEW ‘Night Owl’ stamp teamed up with an inspiring sentiment from our Autumn release…

owl card | handmade | stamps | Visible Image | stempelfrida

Today I have a card with the beautiful owl from the autumn release of Visible Image for you. The card is quite wintry by the background, but the temperatures here in Germany are already around 0¬įC.

Just this morning I saw a very emotional message by a craft friend who said that she was overwhelmed by the many things she felt committed to, but now decided not to catch up, but move forward from now on. I think, this hits all crafters at some point that they are overwhelmed by the things that you think are expected by others. Our hobby should be relaxation and enjoyment. I wish you all that you always have fun crafting.

And if you should fall into a creative hole or you feel overwhelmed by the expectations, I wish you the strength for a new beginning!

I painted the background for my owl with acrylic paints. For the lines at the edges I used a posca pencil and a sacura marker. First I stamped the text with a greyish Distress Oxides colour and embossed it with transparent powder. Then I stamped the text again with Versamark leaving some space to the first impression and embossed it with a dark brown powder. To see it even more clearly, I reinforced some parts with a white marker. I stamped the owl in a brown tone and then coloured it with copics and polychromos. Then I fussy-cut it and attached it to my card with spacer pads.


Visible Image Night Owl stamp set

owl stamp | flying | branch

Visible Image Brave and Strong stamp set

sentiment stamps | brave | strong | inspiring | positive

Stamp pads: Memento rich cocoa; Distress Oxides iced spruce; StazOn jet black; Versamark
Embossing powder: Rayher transparent / clear; Stempelträume Candy Braun 
Copics Y17, YR27, E41, E31, E33, E37, E59
Polychromos 103, 187, 180, 280, 177, 199
Posca dark brown
Sakura 0.8 
Acrylic paint

open your mind | new beginnings | card

What a fantastic card! You have coloured our owl stamp beautifully stempelfrida, and we love how you offset the sentiment giving it depth. Your snowy scene is perfect for a winter card. Thank you ♡

You can find more of Stempelfrida’s wonderful inspiration on her blog.


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Flying Owl Stamp | Visible Image

Hi there! It’s release day for our NEW stamps! Our Design Team are loving them so much, so we have loads of inspiration to share over the next few days! Lisa Taggart is here on the blog this evening with an incredible project featuring our gorgeous NEW flying owl stamp called ‘Night Owl’…

Hi there, how is everyone? What have you been creating? I’ve been very fortunate to be working on the new release autumn stamps from Visible Image. My sample today uses two sets.

I’ve used the following sets:

Night Owl

owl stamp - branch - moon

Deep in the Forest

forest stamp - trees - be resilient

The steps:

I began with another ink spray background.

I drew round a large die cut circle and painted it with white gesso. I then added soft pastel to create the moon shading.

I darkened the moon using pencils, my Stabilo charcoal pencil, paint pen and iridescent blue ink. I also later added soft pastel as a moon glow in blue/grey.

I stamped the owl on a separate piece of stamping card and coloured it with my zig clean colour watercolour pens. I then cut this out and lightened the edges using white gel pen.

I stamped the trees using the deep in the forest stamp and the branch from the owl set.

I added the owl, raised on a foam pad. I then added stars with my white pen. Finally I added stickles glitter around the owl and the moon for extra sparkle.

Till next time…

Lisa xx

Oh my! Just look at that sky! What fabulous colours and depth… the perfect night setting for our Night Owl stamp! Thank you Lisa ‚ô°

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Autumn Stamps Release | Visible Image

Hello! We are so excited to launch our new stamps for Autumn 2019! ūüćā

These gorgeous stamps are available to pre-order now!
RELEASE DATE: Thursday October 31st

We have absolutely loved creating this release.. so we hope you love it too…¬†

Erika’s Maple
Gorgeous maple leaf stamps, and 3 smaller leaves enabling you to create a flurry of falling leaves, with some beautiful sentiments.

Erika’s Maple has been created in memory of our beautiful friend Erika Philpott¬†ūüćĀ

maple leaf - stamp - rubber - visible image

Night Owl
Introducing our handsome owl stamp..¬†Twit Twoo¬†‚̧ԳŹ¬†ūü¶Č
With inspiring words and some awesome background elements, these stamps are perfect for creating wonderful scenes.

owl - stamp - rubber - visible image

Deep in the Forest
This wonderful forest stamp can be repeated to create a longer line of trees, and stamped using 2nd and 3rd generation stamping to create perspective. The inspiring words compliment this stamp perfectly.

forest - trees - stamp - rubber - visible image

Beautiful Soul
This beautiful image is a really versatile stamp for card making and mixed media art. Stamp her in your journal and write your thoughts in her hair.. or just colour her fabulously!
This set includes some mindful sentiments too¬†‚̧ԳŹ

woman - head - stamp - rubber - visible image

Don’t Judge
In a world where so many are struggling with their mental or physical health, and where social media can affect our mental wellbeing and confidence,
these mindfulness stamps allow you to reach out to those in need,¬†and to express yourself and your thoughts through creativity¬†‚̧ԳŹ

rubber stamp - don't judge - broken - healing - mindfulness - mental health

The Right Direction
These awesome car stamps, accessory stamps and positive quote are perfect¬†for card making..¬†not just for ‘him’ but for anyone who loves cars!

car - rubber stamp - steer yourself - the right direction - visible image

Believe In Me
These empowering sentiment stamps will spread a little positivity through your handmade cards, journal pages and mixed media projects.

empowering - quotes - stamps - rubber - visible image

Brave and Strong
Heartfelt sentiment stamps which include words we all need to add to our handmade cards sometimes, for anyone going through tough times. Great for journaling too!

brave - strong - sentiment stamps - rubber - visible image

Brighten The World
Awesome creative quote stamps for anyone who loves creating with colour!

creative - quote - stamps - visible image

Mark and our amazing Design Team will be sharing their first cards and projects featuring these stamps over the next week…

we can’t wait to share them with you, so keep an eye out on our blog and social media!

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Thanks so much for taking time to visit our blog today ūüėć

Helen & Mark xx