Eternal Love | Reverse Stamping

Hi there! We hope you had a lovely weekend, doesn’t Monday come around again quickly! We are back to catching up with the latest Design Team inspiration here on the blog, today’s wonderful inspiration comes from Nadine Carlier featuring our super popular ‘Love is Love’ stamp set…

Hello! It is hard to believe that August is already halfway over. The beginning of the year went by so slow and now it is flying by. At least it is for me.

For today’s project, I have a card I created using a reverse stamping technique to create a watercolored stamped image.

love | stamp | face | script | watercolour card

Below is a video tutorial showing exactly how I created my project.

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The stamps I used are:

Love Is Love Stamp Set

Scripted Streets Stamp Set

script stamp | inky | map | streets | background

To adhere it all together I used my Xyron Mega Runner.

face stamp | love is love | script | embossing | card

What a brilliant card! We love this technique for this stamp, such a quick way to add colour. The torn edges and the embossed script look awesome! Thank you Nadine ♡

You can find more of Nadine’s gorgeous cards over on her blog.


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We will be back with more fabulous inspiration from our wonderful team tomorrow!

Thanks for visiting our blog today, stay safe and well.

Helen & Mark xx


Colourful World

Hello! We are here to share more gorgeous inspiration with you here on the blog.

Elina Strömberg has two stunning tags to share with you today…

Hi and happy Thursday!

Even if spring has not really started in Finland yet, my mind is already shifted from dull grey winter to the colourful, blooming season ahead of us. Inspired by the increasing amount of colour in the scenery I made two tags with Visible Image stamps and Distress Oxide colours in the background:

One of the coolest things about new Distress Oxide inks is that you can easily layer the colours and create vibrant colour combinations.

Just dry each colour layer with your heat gun before applying the next layer; new layers will not react with the ones underneath.

For both of these tags I used three different Distress colours. For highlighting the colours even more
it’s always a good thing to use a bit of black or white for contrast; those will make the colours pop!

I added a hint of black with a Visible Image script background stamp. I did not use a mounting block
but held the stamp it in my hand, bending it when stamping the texture on the tag.

I added some texture on the tag by gluing down pieces of a honeycomb chipboard sheet.

Then I stamped the lovely flowers in three sizes on white paper, coloured them with Promarkers and cut out.
Before gluing them on the tags I bent the flower petals gently for creating a dimensional look.

I decorated the flowers with small seed beads.


As much I love the quote text on the ‘Black & White World’ stamp I had to cut it to smaller pieces in order to fit the texts on the tags. In addition I did not want to cover the colourful background complete with the word strips, so leaving out parts of the quote was the way to go this time.

Reassembling the quote on both of the tags was actually a fun thing to do; versatile stamps can be used in so many ways!

For more information on the lovely Visible Image stamps I used please click on the pictures below:


Wishing you a beautiful week filled with colour!


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Never Give Up On Your Dream – Visible Image stamps

Good Afternoon! We are back with more gorgeous inspiration for you this afternoon.

Over to Doreen OBrien…

Well it is Saturday again!

I am back  with some inspiration using the gorgeous Visible Image stamps.

My image “Butterfly INKognito” has been stamped using distress inks onto some white card. I then stamped the ”Bronte Script to add some dimension.

The sentiment, from the ”Sunshine Set, was next to be stamped before splattering some distress ink all over the card and inking the edge.

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Doreen xxx

This is such a gorgeous card. Fabulous distressed feel and don’t you just love green and gold, especially at Autumn. Thank you Doreen xx

You will find this sentiment and many many more gorgeous words stamps over in our website shop.

We will be back tomorrow with another double dose of Visible Image inspiration here on the blog. Karen is feeling festive and Kim J has more awesome mail art for you 🙂

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday! And don’t forget to show us what you have been creating with your Visible Image stamps for a chance to WIN some more in our monthly ‘Show & Tell’ challenge!

Mark & Helen xx

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Gorgeous Poinsettia Stamps @ Visible Image

Hi, we are back with our second post today!

Here’s Sue Joseph with her latest card, and it’s a very gorgeous one…

Morning everybody

I hope you are all well? I’ve had myself 2 weeks off and it’s good to be back 🙂

Today I’m using the stunning and classy Poinsettia Stamp Set

Alongside this I’ve also used Merry Christmas from the Vintage Christmas Trio set and the inky French script and grunge edge from the rearing horse from Revolution, these stamps all go beautifully together don’t you think? I do, love them 🙂

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I’ve used white and vanilla wow embossing powder with copper on Kraft card, lots of fussy cutting and some vintage photo distress ink and layered on white and lastly bronze mirror board.

Finished with some string, bells and fairy dust.

Put together using tiny foam pads, it adds lots of dimension, I love it <3

Visible Image  has an array of unique, trendy and expertly made stamps, with designs for every taste, they stamp perfectly every time, top quality at very reasonable prices, there’s just one downside……. they’re addictive!!!!

Every month there’s a Show & Tell challenge where you can win some fab stamps of your choice.

In the Facebook Group you can find a multitude of inspiration from the DT and members, latest new releases and any competitions, so if you’re not already a member then come and join.

Visible Image Poinsettia stamp set

AWM Vintage Christmas Trio ws2012

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Thanks so much for popping in and see you next week I hope 😀

Much Love

Such a gorgeous card, thank you Suze! Love that chocolate brown and the poinsettias look so beautiful.

You’ll find more of Sue’s work over on her blog.

We will be back a little later with some brilliant tutorials as promised over the weekend.

Thanks for visiting us today  🙂

Mark & Helen xx

Pretty in INK – Visible Image stamps

Good Evening!

We are back with our second inspirational post today.. and a little later we will be showing you some of our NEW 2015 Christmas designs!

Here’s Elena with her latest project…

Hello dear friends!


I want to show you my summer bright card with a tremendous stamp.. a butterfly from Visible Image!

On almost every project I have butterflies, love them as much as dragonflies! 🙂

Visible Image stamps - Inky Butterfly - Bronte Script - Elena Smoktunova

Visible Image Butterfly INKognito stamp


AWM Bronte Border ws2012


I hope that you like my project!

Have a lovely day!
Elena 🙂

Fabulous card! Love the combination of inkyness and pretty flowers <3 You can find more of Elena’s fantastic work over on her blog.

If you still haven’t joined our Facebook group, come and join! You can enter our monthly ‘Show & Tell’ challenge for a chance to WIN a coupon to spend on more of our gorgeous stamps!  If groups aren’t your thing, then come and LIKE our page instead… you’ll see all our news and NEW releases there first 🙂

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Don’t forget to swing by later to checkout the first of our NEW Christmas stamps.

Have a lovely evening.

Mark & Helen xx

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I Love You Just The Way You Are

Good Evening 🙂 We are back with our 2nd post today!

Here’s Kim Robertson with some gorgeous new inspiration for you…

Hi Folks

Wow I have sunshine streaming in my window … Is it spring.. yayyyy.

How are you all doing? Have you made anything lately? I would love to know what projects your all working on?

Today of course is Visible Image day and I have a little a pretty little card using some gorgeous stamps and I wanted to show that you don’t need huge stamps to create something special.. going along with the theme of using a backing stamp in a different way really.

Anyway I hope you like it so here it is.

Visible Image stamps - I Love You Just The Way You Are - Kim Robertson

It’s a little different for me but I love it, I wanted to go with the clean and simple theme but with my own little twist of course.

I started with an off white piece of card and Using my Retro Dots background with black ink around the edges in a random pattern and heat set it.

I then took some fired brick distress ink and used My Bronte Script stamp in the same random way. I used the same ink to add some colour to the very edge of the card so we had no white edges and it helped to blend the patterns a little. I then gave it a couple of mats and layers in black and white card and made a mat for the very back and put them together with a layer of foam in between.

This is what it looked like without the mats and layers.


I then took my sentiment stamp From The Sunshine set of stamps recently launched not too long ago, and stamped in black on the same off white card and edged it lightly in Fired Brick and gave it a black mat which I added faux sparkly stitching to with a gelly pen. I also coloured in the little heart with the sparkles.

I added foam to the back of the sentiment and added it to the card. I then took a few flowers and coloured them from white to red and made up a couple of little bunches and twisted some wire into curls too and added it to opposite corners off the sentiment.

Lastly I added a little highlight in some of the dots with that same sparkle pen and took some black sparkly gems and added them to the odd few dots and the corners for texture interest but I loved how it looked in the end as the stones were very black and sparkly.

And here again is the finished image…

Visible Image stamps - Just The Way You Are - Kim Robertson

Here are the stamps I used on this one..

Bronte Script                                          Sunshine Set

I hope you like this one and it shows again that you do not need  to always have a huge focal piece to create something elegant and pretty you can look at what you have and see what works , you don’t need to use the entire stamp, look at corners and edges and see what you can do my lovlies.

Have a lovely Wednesday and I hope the sun is shining for you where you are too.
Huge hugs 

What a fabulous card from Kim! And a brilliant step by step tutorial as always 🙂 Thanks Kim!  You will find more of Kim’s awesome work over on her blog.

We hope you have enjoyed today’s posts and have been inspired to get out your Visible Image stamps over the Easter holidays. Perhaps you would like some new ones to play with… they are better for you than chocolate 😉

We’ll be back tomorrow with new inspiration from Teresa Morgan.

Have a great evening!

Mark & Helen xx

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Make Me Smile – Visible Image stamps

Hello There! Today we have double the inspiration for you here on the Visible Image blog! 

First up it’s the amazing Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli…

Hello Crafters!

Here we are again with a new card for you! Today I want to show you another easy peasy card I made with the Visible Image stamps. This is my second post using their stamps and I have to tell you that I fell in Love!
If you missed my first post, you can find it by clicking here.

The stamps set I have used for this card are:

– Flower Inkognito 
– Bronte – Script
– Make me Smile Set Quote

I started off with a background created with distress ink. I smudged some color over my kraft sheet, added some water and let the colors go through the paper and let them blend together. I then stamped the Flower Inkognito with the archival ink. What I like most about this stamp, is that it comes in two pieces…so you can easily use just the flower to create fantastic background too!

When the background was dry, I added more stamping with Bronte – Script  — that so far is one of my favorite stamp background. To stamp that, I used the same colors of my background, but this time I used distress markers!


For my sentiment, I colored the background paper with some colors left over I had left over the kraft sheet and with archival ink again I stamped the sentiment from Make me Smile Set Quote.  I stamped the main part trying to stay centered, then I stamped again slightly moving on the left to create the shadow effect.

To finish it off I added some splatters of black ink and did my frame.
And there is the card..

What do you think about it?

From this month over the Facebook group we have a new challange called 
“SHOW & TELL” where we ask you to share with us your creations using Visible Image stamps, and also tell us the story behind the creation! So make sure to visit the Facebook Group!!

I hope you like the result, as always for any comments, questions, suggestions etc etc please leave a comment HERE !

Stay happy, stay creative! Till next time, xoxo!

Love it Zoey thank you 🙂 You will find more of Zoey’s amazing work over on her BLOG

Pop back a little later to see today’s awesome inspiration from Amber…

Mark & Helen xx

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