Rock Out!

Hello! We are back with more inspiration for our shows on Create and Craft TV this weekend! Elina has teamed up our rocker with one of our NEW stencils…

Have you already seen the new stencils by Visible Image? I love working with stencils, and seeing this addition to their stamp collection was so exciting!

I used the ‘Strobes’ stencil for the background of this rock themed tag:

I started the project with inking the background with yellow and orange Distress inks, and stamping and heat embossing the main image on the tag.

I placed the stencil on the tag, and stencilled clear VersaMark embossing ink on the tag, dabbing the ink around the main image. Then I heat embossed the stencil pattern with clear embossing ink.

Clear embossing ink acted as a resisting layer on the yellow ink, so when adding a darker ink color on the tag the heat-embossed areas remained yellow. This is such a fun and easy technique to work with, and I think the grungy background matches well with the rock star image 🙂

For more information on the Visible Image products I used, please click on the pictures below:


Wishing you a wonderful week. Rock Out!

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This is such an awesome tag Elina! Thank you ♡
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We will be back later with awesome inspiration from Teresa Morgan featuring another of our NEW stencils!

Mark & Helen xx

Rock Stars – Visible Image

Hello! Teresa Morgan has an awesome card to share with you…

This week I have a cool card for all you music fans out there!

I have used some of the fantastic new accessory stamps in the Rock Out set from Visible Image.


I used shades of blue, green and purple Distress Inks blended together for the background. The guitars are stamped with Archival ink and highlighted with Glossy Accents.

Rock Out - Visible Image Stamps

The large stars are stamped with the same Distress Inks randomly across the base. Once dry the border stamp is stamped with Versamark Ink and embossed with Silver Pearl embossing powder. I then swiped the Versamark pad along the edges and embossed with Silver Tinsel embossing powder.

Rock Out - Visible Image Stamps

The Rock Out stamp is also embossed with Silver Tinsel embossing powder, cut into a banner shape and mounted on 3d foam. I used some Black Distress Ink just inside the star border to add some depth and create a 3d effect.

Rock Out - Visible Image Stamps

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Rock Out


Amazing card! Loving those colours and your edging looks awesome.. thanks Teresa! ♡

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Thanks for visiting today, we hope you are feeling inspired!

Mark & Helen xx

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