Monday, 13 April 2015

Marvellous Monday with Visible Image!

WOW! WOW! and again WOW!

By all accounts the Bosses had a mega time at Ally Pally over the weekend!

Did you go? Did you meet them? What did you buy from the Visible Image stand?

Oh I am soooooo nosey!

 Maybe you will show us what you make in the Show and Tell soon. yes?

Right, today I have for you a bright little card I made using one of my favourite images, the butterfly. Not the INKognito butterfly that I usually use but the traditional butterfly. In fact I used both the large and the small one on this card.

I started by simply stamping directly onto a piece of white card with the 2 different colours of dye based stamp pad to create the block background. No stamp, just use the ink pad as the stamp. I left a bit of white space and kept the pressure to a minimum so as not to squish too much ink out from the pad.

Once this was dry I used a very dry brush with white gesso to mute the colours further. Taking the mini dots stamp I then stamped in both colours over the dry gesso. Butterflies were also added in the 2 colours.

Using Stazon in Dark Cherry and black I stamped a big and a small butterfly onto acetate before cutting them out and sticking them to the card base using a clear silicone glue.

The sentiment was stamped onto another piece of the card in black ink and mounted across the card.

Here is the 'Stamps I Used' list and as always just click on the image to link you directly to the Visible Image shop page for that stamp.

0 Visible Image Butterfly stamp  AWM Large Butterfly ws2012 
 polkadot background 2012ws  Visible Image No Regrets stamp set

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See you next week for another Marvellous Monday and in the mean time enjoy your week, get crafty and show us what you have been up to!

Happy Days!  Kim


  1. Beautiful card, love the colours. Chris xx

  2. Hi Kim this is a gorgeous card. I do have the butterfly stamps they stamp beautifully. Ally Pally was fab. Hugs Jackie