Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Visible Image Wednesday

Hi Everyone

Nice to see you all. Huge thank you 's to all that entered our Big Pink event for Breast Cancer awareness and a welcome to any new visitors as well as huge hugs to all my lovely ladies that are always here.
Sorry you all didn't see me last week but I am u an running for this week with some lovely cards etc.
As of next week  my Visible Image day will be moving to Tuesdays so it will be Visible Image Wednesday no more and Visible Image Tuesdays instead haha.

Hers is today's card , You know how I like to add some masculine themes in from time to time as I genuinely enjoy doing them so today's card is just that using some wonderful stamps as always from Mark and Helen.

Do you like my little scroll haha..

So with out further chatter here is how I put this one together. 

 I started by stamping The Reason to smile stamp out twice on off white card with Black archival ink. Leaving a gap on the other side of the card.

 I ripped toward me on the right hand side only and created an exposed edge to the paper.

 I inked the edges of the whole piece first with Tea dye and then with Vintage Photo, I then used the same Vintage Photo and stamped the script from the Revolution set over the entire background.

I gave the edge another layer of ink on the raw edge only and used a piece of ribbon like a measure down the centre Vertically.

I added All this to black card and matted that onto off white card  before setting this part aside to work on the little scroll.

So I took a length of the same off white card and stamped The reason to smile with Vintage Photo onto it once. I used scissors to ruff the edges and create some ripped raw pieces and inked them all wit the same combo of inks as before. I rolled the top of the scroll back work and the bottom forward around a pokey tool and then I took two new little eyeshadow applicators and ripped off the end sponges , I added some Treasure gold to the ends and glued them inside the rolled up sections , I created a little mat with the same off white and black card
 Here is the side View.

 Here is an image of the writing as I went back and using a trusty white gel pen I added it to highlight and make the writing pop forward.

 Next I stamped out the feather from the gorgeous Angels are near set using perfect medium and embossed it in gold shiny embossing powder , I fussy cut the feather out and added Ink around the edges, I also added some treasure gold and buffed to a bright shine too.

 Using glossy accents I added some largish blobs of glue all around the edges and using that clear glass glitter added plenty for a huge sparkle.

Back to the base section I wrapped lots of hemp string around the card vertically and secured at the back with tape and then gave the card another mat and layer of black and off white to complete the base.

 I added the feather to the left over the writing and mounted the scroll on foam and added that also to the base.

 I tied a bow with the same ribbon and added that to the bottom right over the string and covered the knot with a sparkler which looks like concrete. I finished off with old watch parts I had laying around and a key also.

So this is the finished card, What do you think? 

The sets I used on this one are.


So Here was this Wednesday's masculine inspired card, I love these rich Vintage browns and especially teamed with the blues in the range of distress too such as Salty ocean but for today I kept it tonal and in the brown family and gave it rawness with the rips and gorgeousness with glitter too, see even men can have glitter haha

Have a great Wednesday my friends.

Lots of love




  1. Absolutely gorgeous! Love all the texture and layers. Thanks for sharing all the wonderful pictures!~kim

  2. This is a wonderful masculine card Kim and the colour combination with the brown, gold and black is really elegant and the twine bow is a beautie too. x

  3. Hi Kim the card is beautiful thank you for Sharing hope you and yours are well love always nanna June xxxxxxxx

  4. Hi Kim this is stunning masculine card. I love the stamps. Hugs Jackie

  5. Morning Kim
    This is a lovely masculine card, love all the colours and the bow is stunning
    Carol x

  6. Great card Kim and lots of detail....perfect for the guys,

  7. WOW! How amazing is this?! Thank you so much Kim for your fantastic step by step tutorial, we’re sure lots of people will want to try making this. Look at all that gorgeous texture and sparkle ❤ ❤ ❤ LOVE it! Thank you! Helen xxx