Angels @ Visible Image

Hello there! Thank you for visiting us here on the Visible Image blogy.

We have a stunning project from Nicky Gilburt to share with you today…

Visible Image stamps - Angel stamp - Nicky Gilburt

I love love love this angel! A gorgeous stamp with accompanying word and a little angel too for adding backgrounds and extras. 

I stamped and embossed the Angel and the word first. I then painted over her with Inkessentials glue and seal, which protects the image. Those tiny sparkles of white that shine through – if you lose them then you lose the effect, You can see I managed a 2mm border around her. Once dry, the ‘glue and seal’ resists all inks, so that the angel remains clean!

The background to this card was made by lightly rubbing 3 colours of distress ink over a square card and then stenciling through circles cut out of acetate, called the bokeh technique. Using light colours and whites it gives an ethereal affect to the card. A final touch was dots of white pen and a few sequins for sparkle!

These are the tools I used:

Thanks for looking!

Such a beautiful card, thank you Nicky ♡

We’ll be back later today with some fabulous postcards from Corrie!

Mark & Helen xx

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