Vibrant Card | Flower + Dragonfly Stamps

Hi! Happy Sunday to you! We hope you are enjoying some time out this weekend. Ericka is here on the blog today with an amazing vibrant card featuring our big grungy flower stamps with our gorgeous dragonfly stamp…


Hello! Summer has started here and today I have a bright summery project using the Visible Image latest release: Dragonfly Reflection, Where Flowers Bloom, and Butterfly Effect.


Vibrant Card | Flower + Dragonfly Stamps | Clear | Rubber


For my project, I started with a gel print background I made using Dylusions Shimmer Paints. These paints are awesome and the shine and bright colors are perfect for summer. It is however, a little difficult to get a good photo with all the shimmer.



After I pulled the print of my gel press, I stamped the Dragonfly and Blooms in Versfine ink and clear embossed them. I also stamped these images on some other gel press prints I had printed out and cut them out so I could add them to my project.



I also added elements from both of these sets in white ink and clear embossed the page.



I attached the blooms and dragonfly with foam tape to my project. I also stamped and embossed the dragonfly wings with WOW! Embossing Powder in Carnival.



I then stamped the sentiments from the Where the Flowers Bloom set in Versafine ink and clear embossed it as well.



To finish my card I added the small butterfly from the Butterfly Effect stamp set.



I added my project to an 8×8 black cardstock to give it a framed look.


big flower stamps | dragonfly stamp | vibrant card | handmade



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Thanks for stopping by and do check out this great release from Visible Image!



Wow! Such a striking and vibrant card! Our flower and dragonfly stamps look wonderful, and your background is awesome! Thank you Ericka 

 

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Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Take care.

Helen + Mark xx


Vibrant Card Flower Dragonfly Stamps 

Flower + Butterfly Stamps | Summer Card

Hello! We hope you are keeping well. Jane is here to inspire you today with a fabulous summer card featuring the flower and butterfly stamps from our May release, which co-ordinate wonderfully….


Good Morning

Today I am mixing up 2 of the fabulous new A5 stamp sets


WHERE FLOWERS BLOOM

where flowers bloom | stamp set | clear | rubber | big flower | cotton thread | grunge



BUTTERFLY EFFECT


butterfly effect stamp | big | large | clear | rubber | grunge



This is what I got up to;


I decided to make an 8 X 6″ card.

I made a background with this mix of distress inks.



I added some collage stamping with a grunge background element from the Where Flowers Bloom set, and also used the string stamp.



I embossed the large flower 3 times using Wendy Vecchi cactus flower embossing powder.




I stamped and cut out 1 large and 2 small butterflies from the Butterfly Effect set, and coloured them using these distress inks.



I added a little Blueprint sketch ink to their edges.



I also stamped out one of the sentiments the Butterfly Effect set, cut it out and matted it onto black card. I then put everything together.



Here is my finished card



with a couple of close ups;





and one last shot




I have also started up a Visible Image Artist Trading Card swap over in the Facebook group! 46 swappers including several of the VI Design Team took part in the first “Just Be You” swap. This was my swap for May using the Beautiful Soul Stamp Set which I sent off to my swap partner.



I actually made 4 as I keep one, sent one to my granddaughter and I also swapped one elsewhere.



Everyone is welcome to join in Worldwide, so do come and join the group to find out more! Visible Image ATCs have been flying all over the world!


Thanks so much for stopping by.


Bye for now,

Jane x




Such a beautiful summer card Jane, fantastic background and loving that pink! Thank you Jane ♡

 

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We’ll be back here on the blog later today with more fabulous inspiration!

Hope you have a good day!

Helen & Mark xx



 

Daisy Daisy | NEW Stencil

Hello! We hope you had a lovely weekend. We are very excited to be previewing our awesome NEW stencils this week! Our Design Team have been having so much fun with them over the weekend! Ericka Strange is kicking off this week’s inspiration with 2 vibrant summer cards featuring our gorgeous ‘Daisy Daisy’ and ‘Mesh it Up’ frameless stencils…




For my first card…


I used the new Daisy Daisy stencil along with Mesh It Up.


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I started with a gel press print that I had created with Distress Oxides and paint. Originally it wasn’t anything too great, but then I added embossing ink with my blending tool to the Mesh It Up stencil, and sprinkled WOW! Bahama embossing powder on it.


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I love the chunky texture both the stencil and the embossing powder give the panel.

I then took some Bristol Smooth paper and the Daisy Daisy stencil and blended Distress Oxides in  Squeezed Lemonade, Dried Marigold, and Marmalade.


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I cut the outline of the stencil out and stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful Soul stamp set in black on the daisy.


face stamp | woman head | beautiful soul



daisy stencil | mesh stencil | gelli print | distress oxide inks



For my second card..


I used the same Daisy Daisy stencil but on a panel I created with Distress Oxide reinkers on photo paper.


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For more information on how to create the background check out my blog post here.


I then used the stencil and applied Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide lightly around the stencil with a blending brush.


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I stamped the butterflies from the Wings of Change set in Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide. I also used the sentiment and stamped it in black archival ink.


butterfly stamps | grunge | transform | metamorphosis



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I love the grungy but bright look the distress oxides have on the photopaper and the different layers.


daisy stencil | butterfly stamp | grunge | distress inks



Thanks for stopping by today!




We adore these cards! So summery! So vibrant! And they showcase the new stencils wonderfully… thank you Ericka 

You will find more of Ericka’s fabulous cards over on her blog.


 

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We hope you are getting excited for our stencils release! You can pre-order them this Friday! Release date: July 17th.


We will be back to show you more new stencils projects here on the blog tomorrow, but if you can’t wait… check out our instagram and Facebook group for loads of sneak peeks!


Stay safe and we hope you have a good Monday!

Mark & Helen xx