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Friday, 26 May 2017

Visible image Stamps, Wow Embossing Powders and Stickles.


 Hi there,

Just a very quick post on this Fabulous Friday, this morning I am going to Rochester with some friends, on a crafty weekend, we are crafting for Charity on Saturday, 12 hours making as many cards as we can to donate to a couple of worthy cause's, exciting eh !!

The card I'm sharing, is one made using some fab 'Visible Image Stamps'.....



I started off with a piece of black card, and splattered it with white and gold paint, then on some coloured card, pink, yellow, black and gold, I stamped the shapes from the Universal set with Versamark, and heat embossed them with white, black, pink and purple embossing powder, then fussy cut them, and attached them using 3D glue gel.


 On a piece of white card, which I'd painted pink, I used some crackle medium with black paint, and then heat embossed 'Creativity' with white powder.

Don't forget to get your entries into the two 'Visible Image' challenges running, you can find all the details in the Facebook Group HERE.

Thanks for popping in,
Hugs, Pauline xxxxx



Friday, 19 May 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Kaleidocolor Ink Pad, & Wow Embossing Powder.




Hi there friends,

It's Fabulous Friday, so you know what that means, yep, another creation using some fantastic Visible Image Stamps.


I wanted to use the small cats, and the paw print from the 'Curious Cats' set, and there is also a small Cat in the 'Create It' set too.
I stamped them all using a Kaleidocolor ink pad, then spritzed with water, to get them to run. I then stamped the sentiment 'Bold colour' onto another piece of card, and heat embossed it using bright Orange Embossing Powder. 

Don't forget, there are two Visible Image Challenges running this month, the first is the usual 'Show & Tell' , enter for a chance of winning £25 to spend on the website, and the second is 'Express Yourself', enter this one for a chance to win £40 to spend, fantastic eh ??

The place to post your entries is HERE.
Visit the Shop, and see all the stamps available HERE.
Take a look at the Visible Image Blog HERE.
Take a look at the Face Book Page, there are weekly giveaways HERE.
and Instagram.

Visible Image will be on Create and Craft TV, on Friday 9th June, two shows at 11am and 4pm, Mark and myself will be demoing some awesome Stamps.

Thank for your visit, hugs, Pauline xxxx

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Lavinia Stamps, Distress Inks, Wow Embossing Powder & Stickles





Hi there,
I'm just popping in to remind you about the 'Lavinia Stamps'
 there is still time left to get your entry in, for a chance of winning £40 to spend in the shop on the website, and there are such a plethora of things to buy.
 The theme for May is.... 'Make your own Vision'.

Here is a little inspiration for you, two tags that I've created.....



The stamps I used on this tag were........





And on this tag, the stamps I used were.....

The backgrounds for both tags, were created using Distress Inks, I also stamped with the Distress inks too, and just heat embossed the Fairies.

Thank you for visiting, hugs, Pauline xxxx

Friday, 12 May 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Pebeo Acrylic Paints, Ranger Distress Inks, Wow Embossing Powder & Ranger Stickles.



Hi my lovely friends,

It's Fabulous Friday once again, so time for me to share one of my creations, made with the help of some fantastic Visible Image Stamps.
There are two Visible Image challenges running at the moment, one is the usual 'Show and Tell', enter your project, using only Visible Image stamps, for a chance to win a £25 voucher, 
the second Challenge is a themed one, this month it's 'Express Yourself', enter for a chance of winning a whopping £40 voucher.


                           This week it's the turn of that gorgeous Puddy Cat.......
'Curious Cats', with some flowers from the very useful 'Create It' set, and the sentiment is 'Life can be Tough'.

I used acrylic paints for the background, when it was dry I stamped the cat's face, whiskers, and the sentiment with Versamark and heat embossed them using black embossing powder.


I stamped the flowers onto a seperate piece of card using back Versafine ink, coloured them with Distress inks, and fussy cut them.
I coloured the cat's eyes, and used Glossy Accents to give them a fab shine, then coloured it's cute little nose. I added the flowers with a 3D glue gel, and added some stickles.


Some 'Visible Image' places of interest for you to visit......
The Shop, to see all the stamps available, and inspiration from the DT.
Blog, all things Visible Image.
Facebook Group, where you can enter the two Challenges, and daily DT inspiration, general chat & questions.
Facebook Page, very generous giveaways each week.

Thanks once again for popping in, please leave me a comment if you can,
 hugs Pauline xxxx

Friday, 5 May 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Acrylic Paints, Distress Oxide Inks & Wow Embossing Powder.



Helloooo my lovely Crafty friends,

It's Fabulous Friday, and my day to share a little something I've created using some awesome Visible Image Stamps.
As the Visible Image Challenge now has a theme, May's is 'Express Yourself'.
 I have made a card using  one of the fantastic Sentiment's available.
So get yourself inky, and enter the Challenge, for a chance to win a £25 voucher, to spend on some superb Visible Image stamps.


The stamps I used on this card were.......
The large crack stamp out of the 'Create It' set, 
the Inky Script from the 'Scripted Streets' set,
and the sentiment is 'Scars'.

The background was created using some acrylic paints, I then randomly stamped the Script using Oxide ink, and heat embossed it using Clear Embossing Powder. Again I randomly stamped the cracks, using Versamark, and heat embossed them with Orange Embossing Powder.


 I stamped the sentiment onto some Blue card again using Versamark, and heat embossed in Black, and used a white pen to highlight the letters.

Places of Visible Image interest.......
Shop, the place to see all the stamps available.
Blog, for all things Visible Image.
Facebook Group, where you can enter the Challenge, and post photo's, questions, or generally talk to other Visble Image fans.
Facebook Page, for exciting weekly giveaways.

If you are going to the Happy Stampers Craft Show in Port Sunlight, on Saturday 6th, please say hello, I shall be with Helen & Mark, on their awesome 'Visible Image' stand.

Hugs, Pauline xxxx

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Pauline's Inky Workshop, April 30th 2017-- The Results.




Hi There,

What a fantastic day we all had, I hope I speak for everyome that came, we did lots of crafting, and there were some very quite ladies at times, but we also had plenty of laughs too, and just look at the stunning results........

























I'm sorry about the quality of some of the photo's, my camera is temperamental, or is it just the person using it, lol, but look at the stunning artwork, that the very talented Crafters created.

My next Inky Workshop in Warwick, is on Sunday June 11th, 10am - 4pm, £25 each, and we will be getting messy with some MDF tags, plus some other stuff. If you are interested, or want more details, email me at......
robingphipps@msn.com
Thanks for visiting, hugs, Pauline xxxx

Monday, 1 May 2017

Lavinia Stamps, Distress Inks, Enamel Accents, Brusho's, Colorbox Inks & Stickles.


Hi there, 
Wow it's the first of May already, and being the beginning of the month, a new Lavinia Stamps 'Creative Challenge' has started.
 Enter the Challenge HERE, for a chance to win a fantastic £40 voucher,
 this month the theme is 'Create your own Vision, so as long as you use only Lavinia Stamps, the worlds your oyster.



This first card, was created using Distress Inks, and Wow Embossing Powders, and Enamel Accents.
 The stamps used were .......


This card's background is Brusho's and the stamps used were......


And this last card was created using Distress Oxide Inks, and Colorbox Inks, and the stamps I used were........
The small Green ManSpring Trees, the Dreams out of Never Let Go

Thank you for popping in, hugs Pauline xxxxx

Friday, 28 April 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Distress Inks, Wow Embossing Powder & White gesso.




Hellooooo,

It's Fabulous Friday, and time for me to share a bit of Visible Image Inspiration.
You may have seen this card showcased on Mark's recent Create & Craft show, and I created it using the awesome Believe in Unicorn's set of stamps, it has some superb scene building stamps in it, along with the stunning Unicorn.



It is quite a simple card to achieve,  I first stamped my moon, and masked it off with a post-it note, then blended and coloured my background using Distress Inks. 
I stamped my clouds and stars using white gesso, ( remember to always wash your stamps as soon as you've finished stamping with any kind of paint).
When it was dry, I stamped my proud Unicorn, using an Embossing pad, and heat embossed it with a silver glitter Embossing Powder (unfortunately my photo doesn't show all the sparkle).
 I stamped the sentiment with black Versafine, then with a bit of shading on the clouds with a soft pencil, and some white pen work on the sentiment, job done.

Places of Visible Image to visit.......
The Shop, to find all the stamps available.
The Blog, catch up with what's happening in Visible Image world.
Facebook Group, where you can enter the 'Show & Tell', ask questions, chat, and there is daily inspiration from the DT.
Facebook Page, where there are exciting weekly giveaways.

Thank you for your visit, please leave a comment, hugs Pauline xxxx

Friday, 21 April 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Distress Inks & Vesarfine Ink Pad.



Hi there,

It's Fabulous Friday, and my time to share a little Visible Image love.
Mark Alexander, designer and owner of Visible Image, will be on your screen's tomorrow, Saturday 22nd April, on Create & Craft at 10am, do tune in to see him work his magic.

Here is one of the cards I created for the show......


The very cool and different stamp set I used was.....

The background was Salty Ocean Distress ink, on which I rolled a scrunched up baby wipe, to make the cloud effect. I then stamped the planes and the sentiments using black Versafine, added some Picked Raspberry to the planes, then used water and a paintbrush to add the highlights, and finished off with the pen dashes. And, no glitter, hahahaha !!!!!

Places of Visible Image Interest.....
Visible Image Facebook Group, the place to add your entries into the 'Show & Tell, for a chance of winning a £25 voucher to spend in the Shop.
Visible image Facebook Page, where there are exciting weekly giveaways.

Don't forget to tune in tomorrow to see our awesome Mark.
Hugs, Pauline xxxxx

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Sweet Poppy Stencils, on Hochanda 21st April, 1pm & 6pm.


Hi there,
Just popping in to tell you that, the lovely Lucy along with some brand new Sweet Poppy Stencil designs, will be making their debut on Hochanda, tomorrow 21st April, two shows, one at 1pm and one at 6pm, I hope you'll tune in to see the fabulous new designs.

Here are a few of my samples using a couple of them ........








Thanks for visiting, hugs, Pauline xxxx


Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Lavinia Stamps, Distress Oxide inks, ColorBox Inks, Wow EP and Stickles.



Hello there,
I hope you all had a fabulous Easter, and I'm just popping in to remind you that the Lavinia 'Creative Challenge' has about 10 days to run. 
To be in with a chance of winning a superb £40 voucher, which can be spent in the Lavinia website, you have to enter. The theme this month is Buds & Blooms, so come on, get your Lavinia Stamps out, and have a go. 
It's a Facebook challenge, so no blog needed.
Here is a bit more inspiration for you.....




The stamps I used were......

The background to this card, was made using Distress Oxides and a couple of Colorbox inks (both are on the Lavinia website, HERE), what a great mixture, I stamped using the same inks, then heat embossed the Fairy, and Stickles to finish.


To take a look at the Lavinia Website HERE.

Thanks for dropping by, hugs, Pauline xxx

Friday, 14 April 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Versamark, Wow Embossing Powder & Stickles .



Hello friends,

It's Fabulous Good Friday, so I'm wishing all of you a relaxing and happy Easter, and hopefully you'll get a little time to play with your crafty stash !!!

I have another of my creations to share with you today, using some superb Visible Image Stamps....... and it's got pink in it too !!!!


The Stamp I used on this card were......
This 6" x 6" card, was very simple to create, I stamped the smaller light bulb three times onto Black cardstock, using a Versamark pad, and heat embossed with White Embossing Powder. On a separate piece of card, using the sentiment stamp, I repeated the process.
With a white pigment pen, I put the highlights into the bulbs, and using Pink and yellow Stickles, I coloured in the middle light bulb, and added Pink Stickles to 'Colour' in the sentiment.

Some places of interest to visit....
Visible Image Facebook Group, also the place to post your entries into the 'Show and Tell', for a chance to win £25 to spend in the shop.
Visible Image Facebook Page, where there are free giveaways each week.

Thank you for dropping in, please leave a comment to say you've been,
Hugs, Pauline xxxxx



Friday, 7 April 2017

Visible Image Stamps, Distress Inks, Kaleidacolor Ink Pad, Wow EP and Stickles.



Hi there,

It's Fabulous Friday, the gateway to the weekend, and it looks as if the weather is going to be lovely. Anyway, it's my day to share a project I've made using some awesome Visible Image Stamps.



I used two stamp sets on this 6"x 6" card.......
Shining Bright and the moths are from Glimmer of Light.

I used a Kaleidacolor Ink Pad to do the background wording, stamping the sentiment where ever it would fit, I then blended some Distress inks around the edge's. The lightbulb was stamped with versamark onto heat resistant acetate, and heat embossed with black embossing powder. I then fussy cut it, and coloured the back of it with alcohol pens.



I used the small moths out of the 'Glimmer of Light' set, stamped them with Versafine, and coloured them with Distress Inks. I of course added Stickles, there has to be a little bit of 'bling' in our lives !!!!

If you are anywhere near Alexander Palace, London this weekend, Visible Image has got a stand at 'The Big Stamp and Scrapbooking Show', pop along and say hello to Helen and Mark, on Saturday 8th April or Sunday 9th April......I wish I was going !!!!

Here are a few Visible Image places for you to visit......
The shop, to see what stamps are available HERE.
The Visible Image blog HERE.
The Facebook Group, where you can enter the 'Show and Tell', for a chance to win a £25 voucher to spend in the shop HERE.
The Facebook Page, for exciting weekly giveaways HERE.
Pinterest HERE.
Twitter HERE.
Instagram HERE

Thanks again for popping in, hugs, Pauline xxxxx



Saturday, 1 April 2017

Lavinia Stamps, Versafiine Distress Ink Pads, Distress Oxide's, Kaliedacolor Ink Pads, and Stickles.




Gosh, it's the 1st of April, 
so time for a new 'Creative Challenge' over at Lavinia Stamps,
April's theme is 'Buds & Blooms'. 
So, get out your Lavinia stamps, ink them up, and create something and enter,
 for a chance to win a huge £40 voucher, 
to spend on goodies from the Lavinia Webshop.

Here are my DT samples.......


This first A5 card has these stamps on it.....
The Honeysuckle was coloured with Distress inks, after stamping it with Versafine Black ink, I then made a light blue wash, again with Distress ink for the background. I stamped the Bee's onto a separate piece of card, again coloured using Distress ink, then fussy cut them, added then to the card using 3D glue gel, and put on plenty of Stickles.


Card 2


On this A5 card, the stamps I used were.....
I stamped all the blooms with a Kaliedacolor ink pad, which gives them all the nice bright colours, I stamped the mushrooms and birds in Distress ink. I then stamped the blooms again on a separate piece of card, and fussy cut them to give the card extra dimension, and used lots of stickles for bling.


Card 3.


I made a gelli plate background for this card, the stamps I used were.....
Once I'd brayered some Distress ink onto the gelli, I stamped the Nigela's onto the gelli too, then took a print. On top of this print, I stamped again using Versafine ink, then added stickles of course !!!!


Card 4.


This third 6" x 6" card was made using the following stamps.....
I used the new Distress Oxide inks for this background, then stamped the Mon Pods and the Zen plant with an Oxide ink, I then stamped the Pods again, and the sentiment, masking the words to get what I wanted, on top of the background, this time using Versafine ink. I used distress inks on the coloured pods, highlighted with a white pigment pen, 
and then of course I added more stickles  !!!!!