Beautiful Birds – Julia Woning @ Pronty Crafts

Today’s project is a set of three beautiful tags featuring designs by Julia Woning. These pretty birds are foam stamps which are available from Pronty Crafts and are so easy to use. I stamped the birds with Versamark ink and heat embossed with black embossing…

Ghost In The Machine

This month at Country View Challenges our theme is Anything But Cute. I think this 7 x 5 canvas fits the bill perfectly!! I used modelling paste through a Deco Art stencil to create the circuit board design in the background. Once dry I added…

Painted Leather Journals

I couldn’t wait to try these Patent Leather paints from DecoArt. I thought that they would be perfect for adding individuality to my little handmade journals. I decided to use them with my DecoArt Personally Yours stencils to add a funky tattoo style design to…

Well Done Superstar Card

I love these Quirky Sentiment stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. A great mixture of words in fun fonts – perfect for all occasions, I used a stencil from Visible Image with some Distress Inks for the background, then stamped the ‘whoop!’ and ‘yay!’ with…

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…

Stars and Stripes

Welcome back to my regular Visible Image post, and yes, you guessed it…..I am still playing with the fabulous new stencils. This week a simple yet striking card using the Stars and Stripes: I created the drop shadow by placing my stencil on the card…

In The Spotlight

It’s Thursday, and it’s Visible Image time once again. I have another card using both stamps and another new stencil…..this time it’s the Strobes design, and I created a spotlight effect for this card. I coloured my card with Mustard seed Distress Ink leaving a…

Be Different!!

Welcome back for another Visible Image inspiration post. This week I am sharing a card made with another of the fabulous new stencils – the Grungy Union Jack. I teamed it with the Dare To Be Different stamps…..and did just that, by colouring my flag…