Monday Inspiration Part 1 @ Visible Image

Good Morning! Hope you had a great weekend 🙂

This coming week is packed full of gorgeous inspiration created with our NEW stamps, leading up to our show on Create and Craft TV on Sunday at 10am… Valentine’s day… a perfect day to spread some Visible Image LOVE! ♡ ♡ ♡ And we know you will love not only the products on the show but the amazing demo’s Mark and Pauline have planned! We can’t wait!!!

Today we have 2 awesome projects here on the blog. First up is our US Design Team member Kim Johnny with her very first Monolith…



Today I am so excited to share my first project made with the awesome new products by Visible Image!! Yay!

As part of the design  team, I was very grateful to be given some of the new MDF “Monoliths” and new stamps to play and share today. The Monoliths and Dragonfly “Live in the Moment” are available for pre-order now!

This play was lots of fun and I really tried to use everything I love in making it!



Visible Image stamps - Live In The Moment - Dragonfly stamp - Kim Johnny


The Monolith is a wonderful size and is designed to work with the stamps perfectly. It is 17cm x 10cm. About 6 inches by 4 inches and a sturdy 3mm thick, laser cut and smooth. And I know it’s weird, but the wood smells good, too. Yeah I know weird but I love the smell of pencils and wood 🙂
I created the background with my DecoArt Blogger stash. Yummy DecoArt Crackle Paste, Fluid Acrylics and Antiquing Cream.



Visible Image stamps - Live In The Moment - Dragonfly stamp - Kim Johnny 2


The flip side is collaged with mat medium and DecoArt Fluid Acrylics. It is edged in the DA Fluid Acrylic Gold, love the shine it has.

Everything is heat embossed because I love embossing and dragonflies. So I had to combine all the things I love in this project. It makes them shine 🙂 I used Ranger Extra Fine Black and Recollections Bronze powders.


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Have a great day!
~kim


Stunning work Kim! Both sides are awesome.. thank you ♡


We will be back later today with a fantastic card by Kim Bacon featuring another of our awesome NEW stamp sets!


Have a good Monday 🙂 We have a very busy day ahead!!! SO many stamps to cut and package!

Mark & Helen xx

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Sparkle In The Rain Monolith – Visible Image Stamps

Hi there! We are very excited to share this incredible piece of art work from Susanne Rose today…



Visible Image stamps - Sparkle In The Rain, MDF Monolith, Mixed Media Art - Susanne Rose



Hi my dear Visible Image friends!

I’m sharing my first Monolith today! It’s a mdf stand alone Monolith. Perfect for mixed media. I love it. And a bonus is, you can decorate both sides! So you can turn it from time to time! For my front I used black chalkboard paint and covered the whole surface. After this was completely dry I used Fran-tage embossing enamel together with the “Sparkle in the Rain” girl. To get a good coverage I embossed it two times. That means: Immediately after the first layer is melted you add another layer of powder. It will stick to your first impression, because it’s is still hot. You have to be quick, but keep in mind to put away you heat gun, to not blow away the powder. Some on the enamel will stick to the background as well. That’s because it is so hot. But I really like that. So the contrast is not too hard.

I used Gelatos to add color. They are working great on the chalkboard. I add some texture with the Tim Holtz Speckles stencil and structure paste.



I split the sentiment by masking one part with Washi tape. Don’t forget to remove the tape before you stamp. The word “SPARKLE” is embossed with some glitter teal powder.




The flowers are all handmade paperflowers. I used dies from Sizzix and Marianne Design. The blue one is cut with my Silhouette Cameo. I add some wire and gems for more interest.




My back is totally simple. It’s also covered with chalkboard paint. Of course that means you can write on it with chalk!





Products from Visible Image:
Monoliths
Sparkle in the Rain


Thanks for stopping by!  Can’t wait to see all your first Monoliths!
xx Susanne. 



AMAZING work Susanne thank you! Loving all that texture, and the flowers are fabulous! ♡


You will LOVE creating with our Monoliths!!! An awesome way to display your work 🙂


We will be back tomorrow with the very first Monolith from Kim Johnny! And an awesome card from Kim Bacon… all created with our NEW stamps!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Mark & Helen xx

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Moments in Blue – Visible Image Stamps

Hello! Thanks for visiting our blog today 🙂

We have some fabulous inspiration for you this evening, so let’s get started!

Over to Dot Leathbridge, our Australian DT member…


New Stamps, New Products!


It is all happening at Visible Image at the moment…


with lots and lots of new stamps (yummy)
and something else altogether completely new ~ MONOLITHS.


Monoliths are MDF boards which come with a stand.
You can work on both sides.
~ and that is double the fun!!!


You can even use them as a kind of mood board ~ so either side reflects a different feeling…there are soooo many possibilites…


They are perfect for anything mixed media.
And they come in packs of 5.


Oh, and not so big that you can’t use your stamps on it,
in fact…they are specifically designed for our stamps!



So here is my first MONOLITH…



Visible Image stamps - MDF Monolith - Live IN The Moment - Dragonfly - Dot Leathbridge


After I did this I then did the other side ~
and forgot to take a pic.  Sorry about that.



Stamps Used:
Live In The Moment (new ~ & available for pre-order)


This side was sprayed with some mica’s from Finnabair,
and the other side was dribbled with some alcohol inks…in similar colours.
I wanted it to be similar, but different – if that makes sense.


The butterflies were stamped onto tissue paper and then applied.


 To finish, I decided to paint around the base and edges with some black gesso…
ooops, sorry, I didn’t take that pic either…



Visible Image will be on Create & Craft this Valentine’s Day
(10am) for those who would like to see Mark and Pauline play with the new products.
I still haven’t got around to blowing ink around through a Bic pen yet after the last show!
It is on my to-do list though.


It is absolutely awesome to be able to see what people look like and hear the sound of their voices…
it makes the world that bit smaller I think.

  • SO, new stamps (pre-ordering is under way)
  • new MDF boards
  • Create and Craft on TV (Feb 14th, 10am)
  • and the UK Trade Show (end of Feb)

~ are all things happening with Visible Image over the next few weeks! Busy times!!!

And it’s so exciting to be a part of it all.


Enjoy! 

Dot



This is absolutely stunning Dot.. the colours and texture are really beautiful ♡ Thank you!


We will be back soon with Shilpa’s Visible Image debut! And an awesome card from Teresa too 🙂

See you soon!

Mark & Helen xx

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