NEW Christmas Stamps @ Visible Image

Hello! Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you are well and have had a good week ūüôā


We are extremely excited today as we are releasing our Christmas stamp designs for 2015…

We have FIVE stunning NEW sets and FIVE gorgeous individual NEW stamp designs!

Beautifully designed sentiments and unique images.. we are sure to have something you’ll adore.


All these NEW stamps are¬†available to pre-order today, and we also have a great offer for you…


Merry Little Christmas

A fabulous sentiment with a unique contemporary tree design

Merry Little Christmas NL


White Christmas

Gorgeous snowflake and a beautifully designed sentiment

White Christmas NL


Sparkle At Christmas

Striking star bursts and a wonderful sentiment

Sparkle At Christmas NL


Baby It’s Cold

A stunning snowflake and fantastic sentiment in an ice cool font!

Baby Its Cold NL


Rockin’ Around

Awesome sentiment with a unique brushed tree design

Rockin Around NL


Magic Of Christmas

An absolutely stunning sentiment

Magic Of Christmas NL


Merry Christmas

Traditional Christmas sentiment in a gorgeous font

Merry Christmas NL


Merry Christmas XL

A larger version of this fabulous stamp

Merry Christmas XL NL


Christmas Memories

Heartfelt words from Helen for those difficult cards we sometimes need to send

Christmas Memories NL


Snowflakes and Butterflies

A beautiful poem written by Helen

Snowflakes And Butterflies



We hope you love our NEW designs!  


All these NEW stamps are available 
to pre-order TODAY, and we will dispatch them from Monday July 20th


Visible Image stamps are gorgeously thick, beautifully clear, and so deeply etched that you will always get perfectly stamped words and images.. Made with the finest photopolymer available, every stamp is hand cut ready for you to use. We are so passionate about bringing you original and ‚Äėdifferent‚Äô designs so that you can create amazing things!


An awesome offer…

Every direct customer who places an order of £20 or more, for any of our stamps, between Friday July 10th and Sunday July 12th will receive a voucher giving you 25% off your next order! (your voucher will be posted with your stamps)
 


You will find ALL our Christmas stamps HERE



Have a fantastic Friday¬†and a great weekend! ūüôā

 

Mark & Helen xx



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NEW Christmas Stamps @ Visible Image

Hello and thank you for visiting our blog today!

We are in the middle of summer, and enjoying a rare heatwave here in the UK, so of course it’s time to start releasing our Christmas stamps ūüėČ


We are very excited about these! 5 NEW sets which we know you’ll adore!

Whether you like getting inky or prefer clean and simple, you will NEED these stunning stamps and gorgeous sentiments…



Sparkle at Christmas

07-02-2015 Visible Image stamps - Sparkle at Christmas



White Christmas

07-02-2015 Visible Image stamps - Dreaming of a White Christmas



Merry Little Christmas

07-02-2015 Visible Image stamps - Merry Little Christmas



Baby It’s Cold

07-02-2015 Visible Image stamps - Baby its cold outside



Rockin’ Around

07-02-2015 Visible Image stamps - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree



Aren’t they fabulous! Hope you’ll leave us a comment letting us know which one is your favourite …
that’s if you can choose ūüėČ


We are also releasing some beautiful ‘individual’ Christmas stamps too! So keep your eyes out for those…


A little bit about us, in case you are discovering us for the first time…

Visible Image stamps are gorgeously thick, beautifully clear, and so deeply etched that you will always get perfectly stamped words and images.. Made with the finest photopolymer available, every stamp is hand cut ready for you to use. We are so passionate about bringing you original and ‘different’ designs so that you can create awesome things… ūüôā


All our Christmas stamps will be available to order from Friday July 10th.


There’ll be no fabulous Friday post from Pauline this week as she’s taking a well deserved break by the seaside… eating ice-cream and sunning herself ūüôā¬†So we’ll be back on Saturday with more awesome inspiration from Doreen and Susanne.


Have a great evening, and a fabulous Friday.

Mark & Helen xx

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Poinsettia Among The Snowflakes @ Visible Image

It’s Wonderful Wednesday and we are back with our daily Design Team inspiration here on the Visible Image stamps blog!

So today it’s over to the amazing Kim Robertson…

Hi Folks

Well, hasn’t it got coldddddd, my fingers and nose actually are bright red as I am typing this they are soooo cold, Think I may invest in some fingerless gloves this year. It is also, Just for variety Raining again in Welwyn Garden City tonight. Yawn fest….

For today’s card I have used the fabulous Poinsettia stamp from Visible image as the background, and also as the main feature on this card. I kept in with the Autumnal theme but also added some Christmas snowflakes in to the mix too. See what you think ?




I love this combination of colours rustic oranges, and browns with wintery blues with lots of sparkle.



So to start I took a piece of white cardstock and my Poinsettia stamp which I am so lucky to have boy that thing has flown out of stock through Aly Paly and the Nec shows recently wow! well done Helen and Mark who have worked so hard at the shows and making all the gorgeous stamps to sell at them too, I can’t tell you how manic they have been on the build up to NEC week.


I randomly stamped it in Cornflower archival ink then I used potting shed archival and stamped the small leaf from the set randomly too. Next I took Mr Holtz’s Rusty Hinge distress and stamped some leaves first and 2nd generation stamping. Then with some perfect medium I stamped out a few leaves ad embossed them with detail clear embossing powder.



In this photo you can see I have Inked the edges of the card with weathered wood distress ink then covered the entire piece with a sheet of double sided adhesive and then sprinkled some fine glitter jewels all over , burnished it on and dusted off the excess.


Who can resist that sparkle.



Next I took Chipped Sapphire Distress ink and a bit of cut and dry and inked the edges again on top of the glitter, I have shown the technique of inking glitter on several of my shows on C&C and with these really fine glitter they take the colour really well as you can see above.




I wrapped a small piece of white crinkle edge ribbon vertically on the left hand side (face on  on the card) then mounted it onto black, white then again black card to get some nice border interest going.




In my stash I have some little chippie frames, fronts and backs but here I just used a front as I wanted the stamping and the sparkle to show through the frame, I spritzed it to start with a couple of layers, drying in between of Acrylic spray inks. If you want more sparkle you can always use a spray with some Mica in or make one from your perfect pearls or equivalent.




Once dry I took the smallest poinsettia stamp and stamped it tone on tone on the frame to add some texture to it and rubbed a little rusty hinge and Chipped Sapphire around the edges too I also took a white paint marker and shook it up so the colour is loose in the nib, I then shook it at the frame to get a few splats, of course you could always use the Ink splat stamp from Visible image if you didn’t want to spill the paint on the frame as above. I also added a few planned dots to highlight a few curves on the frame too.




Once I completed my frame I used a wet glue to adhere it well to the glittered background. I stamped out my Merry Christmas and a happy new year stamp on white card and cut out just merry Christmas and cut the ends into a little pointy end I also inked the edged again with Chipped sapphire ink, I added it with a bowed centre to the top of the frame which I placed at a jaunty angle earlier.




Here you can see a cose up of the frame and also the sentiment you can also see all the glitter making this piece so very sparkly.




So next I stamped and cut out by hand some leaves with the larger of the two in the Poinsettia set. I also stamped out several of the Poinsettias and cut them out too. Run some ink of your choice round the white edges and some sparkle or gold gilding. You can assemble your Poinsettia any way you like it but traditionally if you roll the petal around a paintbrush longways with the veins around the handle of the paintbrush then offset the petals in diminishing size of Poinsettia petal section you will get an elegant pointy Poinsettia haha.


I added one of those to my frame with a couple of leaves, then tied a bow with some of the matching white crinkle edge ribbon. Now usually I take two lengths of ribbon and tie a bunny ear bow and¬† make it into a typical¬† ‘chocolate box bow’ as it were but today i took the ribbon and layered it into a nice bow looking shape then wrapped a piece of the wire the three little flowers I used were attached too to hold it securely. then attached it to the card and added my flowers to the knot area to cover the wire.




I think it looks really pretty with two of the leaves cut in half and added under the flowers , I also used a tiny acrylic orange flower with a pearl in the centre to finish off this arrangement and used one in the centre of the main flower too.


Here again is the finished card.




I love that you can see the background stamping and colours through the ribbon and the glitter so you get lovely different textures throughout the card. It certainly is very tactile this one.



Some different views…


 



Ok so the gorgeous stamps I used on this one were…

 

                   



You will find all the gorgeous Visible Image Christmas stamps HERE

Well I hope you enjoyed this post.

Have a lovely Wednesday and be sure to give someone a nice hug today, even if only from me to you.

Best wishes
Love 
Kim 
xxxx



How gorgeous is that?! Stunning work thank you Kim xx


You can find more of Kim’s wonderful work over on her
blog

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Stay warm and dry!

We’ll be back tomorrow with more fantastic inspiration

Mark & Helen xx

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