Rawr!

I love this fun set of Dinosaur stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. Great for children’s birthday cards! I used Distress Oxide inks to stamp the background designs and then stamped T-Rex and the speech bubble on a scrap of card with Memento ink before…

Masking Technique for Stamping (and a discount code!)

I have put together this quick video tutorial showing how easy it is to mask stamps off to create a layered effect on your card. As a bonus to all my wonderful followers, you can save 20% at the Skull and Cross Buns shop with…

Peace Love Hope

This festive set of stamps is new for Christmas 2017 and is really versatile. I stamped and embossed the baubles and strings in gold, then stamped and embossed the snowflakes inside each bauble with white. This became a resist for my watercolours. I matted the panels…

Destination Unknown

This monchrome card is perfect for men and boys’ cards. I teamed the Son definition with some Destination Unknown stamps and placed them on the Union Jack background. Hickory Smoke and Black Soot Distress Inks look great through the stencil, creating enough colour variation to…

Dream Big

I love how this combination of stamps and stencil worked out – sometimes it all just fits together perfectly. I used the Strobes stencil to create a spotlight behind my ballerina, colouring with Distress Inks. A few splashes of water bleached out some spots for…

Your Vivid Colours

Today’s post shows a different way of using the Stars and Stripes stencil from Visible Image. I chose to just use the stripes, and masked off sections so I could apply a rainbow of Distress Inks through the stencil. I chose the little horses from…

Shine!

I can’t believe that it’s Thursday again already and here I am sharing another Visible Image stamps project with you all. This time I used the Shining Bright set of stamps and kept with our challenge theme of  A Splash of Colour. I do enjoy…

Fly … Don’t Fall

This week’s Visible Image project is a CAS card using the new Alphabetical and Ahead of our Time stamp sets. I stamped the door and lady with black Archival Ink and masked off around the opening before stamping the birds inside (I wanted them to…

Breaking Free – Visible Image Stamps

Wow – the week’s are flying by!! It’s the middle of March already and it’s time for me to share another fabulous inspiration csrd for Visible Image. This week I have returned to the beautiful Stay Wild set, dug out the Brushos and created a…

Creative – Altered Playing Card

It’s the weekend once more and that means I have another altered playing card to share. The word I have chosen to focus on this week is ‘creative’, and this cute little image from Vera Lane Studio is as creative as they come!! My background…