Punk Stamp | Sometimes Life Just Sucks

Hello and Happy Friday to you! Lynda has made this awesome card with punk stamp from our new REFUSE NORMAL stamp set with our new ‘sometimes life just sucks’ sentiment.


The new Visible Image release, as always, is absolutely fabulous and very unique. I think this stamp set, Refuse Normal, that  I am showcasing today is my favourite. The punk stamp is so much fun and reminds me of the era I grew up in. I was too young to be influenced by the punk scene myself , but my older sister most definitely wasn’t and this image really reminds me of her back then!


punk stamp | handmade card | sometime life just sucks | sentiment


I wanted to reflect the current challenging times with this card, and make something fun that could be sent to a friend as a cheer up gift. The hair on this stunning girl just screamed ‘rainbow’ at me of course! I coloured her in with Copic markers, and fussy cut before making my background.



Distress Oxides on black card look really striking through a stencil, and the Ripped Fishnet was the perfect one to use for this.  I simply laid the stencil down and spritzed lightly, lifted carefully and heat dried.  I did this twice as I knew I would need an extra strip to create my lollipop holder.


ripped fishnet stencil


I then stamped and heat embossed the new Grunge Tones stamps over the top.  I measured my lollipop stick, and cut a strip of card a little longer, scored twice at each end to create a pop up stand and pierced holes in it, and using a craft knife I cut slits in the base card, popped each end through and adhered to the back with tape.


grunge background stamps


To add even more layering and colour I splattered acrylic ink in bright tones over the top before mat and layering it onto a card and placing my lolly licking punk on.


handmade card with lolly


The ‘sometimes life just sucks’ sentiment is also from a new set, called Lost For Words.


sometimes life just sucks sentiment stamp



To finish I added some bright plastic dots to compliment that rainbow hair.


punk stamp | rubber | clear | copic markers | rainbow mohican | life sucks sentiment



Supplies


punk stamp | refuse normal | rubber | clear | visible image



card making sentiment stamps | sometimes life just sucks | you got this | i miss your face



Grunge Tones | Background stamps | Circles | Two Tone



Ripped Fishnet Stencil



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Wow how awesome does our punk stamp look with that incredible rainbow mohican?! We are loving the way you interpreted the ‘sometimes life just sucks’ sentiment with the lolly pop holder.. this card would make anyone smile! Awesome background too, ripped fishnet was the perfect choice of stencil!  Thank you Lynda ♡



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punk stamp sometimes life just sucks

NEW STAMPS RELEASE | VISIBLE IMAGE

Hello! We have NEW Stamps at Visible Image! We are so excited to launch our first release of 2021 (a little later than planned but worth the wait we think!). This release includes 6 exciting A6 stamp sets which are bound to get your creative juices flowing! Whether you love card making, art journaling or mixed media, we know you’ll love creating with these new designs!


Visible Image Stamps | March 2021 Release



Fearless Tiger

Create dramatic artwork and inspiring cards with our awesome inky tiger stamp and inspiring words.


Tiger stamp | face | inky | Rubber | Clear | Cardmaking



Nothing to Wear

You can create so many different cards with this really cool t-shirt stamp set! Mix and match the words and images to personalise a look for the recipient!


T-Shirt stamp | personalise | Rubber | Clear | Card Making



Lost in Music

Do you love to lose yourself in the music? Our gorgeous girl in headphones stamp makes a wonderful focal image for your handmade cards. Create fabulous backgrounds with the extra elements


Music stamps | Girl Headphones | Lost In Music | Rubber | Clear | Card Making



Refuse Normal

Our awesome punk is so much fun to colour and create with! Express yourself with graffiti style backgrounds and plenty of attitude!


Punk stamp | Mohican | Refuse To Be Normal | Rubber | Clear | Card Making


Grunge Tones

A must have stamp set which will be permanently on your craft desk, for adding interest and texture to your backgrounds and gelli prints!


Grunge | Two Tone|  stamps | background | Rubber | Clear | Card Making


Lost For Words

Must have sentiment stamps for your crafty stash! The bold fonts and statement sentiments will be so useful for your handmade cards.


Sentiment stamps | Quotes | Greetings | Rubber | Clear | Card Making



We hope you love our new stamps! Which one is your favourite?


These stamps are available to pre-order now! 

All pre-orders will be dispatched prior to release date: March 19th



We are excited to start sharing the gorgeous samples our amazing Design Team have been making to inspire you, so keep your eyes on our blog and socials over the coming days and weeks!



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