Goodbye Autumn Colours – Visible Image Stamps

Hello again! Thanks for joining us here on the blog today ūüôā

Lisa Nygards is here with her latest inspiration…

 

I think this will be the last card with autumn theme for this season. The bright beautiful colors are gone and leaves are on the ground and most of the nature are turning brown-ish. Sad thing. Now it will be dark and boring until we get some snow that lighten things up.

I’ve used the Colours of the Wind set on my card. I colored the leaf up with rainbow inkpads and misted with some water before I stamped it on a watercolor paper. Then I inked up part by part of the word stamp and stamped on the side. Decorated with some bling and sequins and splattered some black dots all over for dimension.



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2015-10-21 Visible Image stamps - Colours of The Wind - Inky Leaf Stamp - Lisa Nygards



Stamps:  Visible Image Colours of the Wind
Papers: watercolor paper
Embellishments: Sequins, Bling
Medium: Rainbow inkpads that react with water

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Wow what a beautiful card ♥  Thank you Lisa!


Thank you so much for visiting our blog today, we hope you have enjoyed seeing all the latest inspiration. If you missed today’s earlier posts you will find them HERE.


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More fabulous inspiration coming tomorrow!

Hope you will pop back then.

Mark & Helen

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Sparkle in Pink – Visible Image Stamps

Good Evening! Thank you for visiting our blog ūüôā

We are back to our PINK theme this evening and we have a sparkly pink number from Kim Robertson to share with you!

Over to Kim…

Hi my fellow Crafters

This week sees the start of The Big Pink week all around the country in aid of the amazing Breast Cancer awareness campaigns all over the world. The¬†Visible Image¬†team have been no exception and have been creating some gorgeous pink cards and projects all week, with more to come!¬†Culminating in a fabulous blog hop on Friday with a masssssssive prize (sneaky picture at the end of this post) to win from Mark and Helen at Visible Image and what a fun hop it will be too…. all will be revealed on Friday!


Today here is my Vision of pink sparkliness …



2015-10-14 Visible Image stamps - Smile Sparkle Shine - Kim Robertson


You know how much I love the Colours of the Wind set, and that beautiful big leaf, so I decided to use a couple of different distress inks in of course ‘pink’ tones, and do a background covered in sparkle with¬†the Smile Sparkle Shine sentiment stamped onto the glitter, and brushed out using a damp paint brush.

Here are some photos from along the way creating this one.

 


I didn’t do a step by step for this stage as I have done something similar very recently with this stamp set, and how I ink and stamp tone on tone. ¬†I have also stamped out the little leaves in Versamark and embossed them in clear to start, so they work as a resist in the usual way. The larger leaf was of course stamped off the page and I used Picked Raspberry and Spun Sugar distress inks along with a tiny amount of Vintage Photo. I have also used some Raisin Adirondack ink too to add depth in the leaf detailing¬†and, as I knew I wanted to cover this in glitter, some of the leaves would need to be quite dark to show through.

 


I covered the pink in a sticky sheet and made sure it was very smooth before tipping on some very sparkly clear glitter, I added a few mat and layers in white and plum card, I then went back in with the white glue and added another layer on certain parts of the leaves, so I could added some glass glitter for texture on the card too.

In this photo the white glue is still drying and eventually the whole thing turned clear with incredible sparkle, but of course it never shows on camera. Those of you who met me this year at Ally Pally and did the Make and Take, or have seen my items on the amazing Visible Image stand at the shows, will know just how sparkly they are in person.



Here is a close up of the glue drying with the second layer of glitter, you can just keep building the layers if you want a really rustic texture.



So next I inked up my Smile Sparkle Shine stamp with the same Raisin Adirondack which is still a water based ink, so I knew if it skipped in places I could water brush it out.

Luckily the image came out, even though on glitter, perfectly with these amazing quality stamps although of course the higher parts on the glitter looked like it had little dots, so I used my water brush and just smoothed out the colour then left it to dry.

Once it was dry I took a Red Promarker in a nice rich deep tone and added just a few shadows to some of the letters, to make them look bright and vivid in colour, and the alcohol covers the glitter but allows it to sparkle too which looks so pretty.


 

Here is what it looks like after that last stage.

 


On the bottom right corner I decided to add the little breast cancer symbol in ribbon, and on top I added a little pink leaf and a sparkly pink gem. I also added those gems to the corners of the card too.

 

The stamps used for this one…

 

Colours of the Wind

 

 

This¬†Friday is the special¬†Blog Hop day¬†for Visible Image, who are not only being tremendously generous with 50% of sales of the Stay Strong stamp going to this very important cause…




But just look at this amazing prize you could win by entering the blog hop…

 


Oh my goodness, there are¬†characters, including¬†a snowman… a car.. mixed media stamps… backgrounds… an Alien…¬†sentiments and special verses too, something for absolutely every style of crafter wow wow wow!!! In fact there is¬†over ¬£100 pounds worth of¬†stamps here which is wonderful, so be sure and have a go as you never know… Ooo I rhymed…!!!

 

Best wishes to all and I will see you on Friday for the blog hop.

 

Love
KIM 
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Wow what a stunner… thank you so much Kim xxx


And thank you to everyone who has bought our Stay Strong stamp so far this month, helping us raise funds for Breast Cancer Care. We have raised £111 from sales of this stamp so far, and our grand total currently stands at £231 so thank you to everyone who has donated to this wonderful charity through our Just Giving Page.



You can buy your STAY STRONG stamp HERE!



We will be back tomorrow with some more gorgeous PINK inspiration from Teresa Morgan.


Have yourself a relaxing evening!

Mark & Helen xx


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Colours Of The Wind – Visible Image Stamps

Hi ūüôā We are back with our 3rd dose of gorgeous inspiration this evening… and there’s still more to come yet!

Having a HUGE catch up here on the blog after an incredibly busy week preparing for Ally Pally this weekend, we head off to London in the morning ūüôā

Sue Joseph is here with her latest card, and it’s a stunner…



Hello ¬†ūüėÄ
I hope all my fellow crafters are well.


Today I have a little Autumn creation for you ūüôā


Made with the beautiful Colours Of The Wind.. Just perfect for this time of the year.



Check out all the many other awesome stamps available from the magnificent VISIBLE IMAGE
…You will not be sorry and you’ll be spoilt for choice!


To create this card I used a background of Dylusion inks, Metallic Gold embossing powder and distress inks, mounted onto orange and turquoise mirror board.


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2015-09-17 Visible Image stamps - Colours of The Wind - Tree Leaf stamp - Sue Joseph



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Visible Image are¬†exhibiting at Alexandra Palace September 17th – 20th and Hobbycrafts Exeter September 23rd – 27th so if you’re anywhere near pop along say hello¬†and see their fabulous stand and stamps ūüôā


Thanks for dropping in.


See you next week


Much Love
 Suze




LOVE this card! Gorgeous design and fabulous Autumn colours. Thank You Suze xx


We will be back shortly with an exciting post from Kim Robertson who is sharing her amazing ‘Make & Take’ projects for Ally Pally! ūüôā


See you later!

Mark & Helen xx