10 Jan 2018

Preview! Elemental

Wow! I can't believe that I've blogged for 3 days on the trot! This is really unusual for me, but I must say that this new 2018 release from Visible Image stamps does have some truly amazing sets in it and I've loved making samples for this release.

Today sees the preview of 2 more wonderful stamp sets: Create Your Calm (an awesome inky seahorse!!) and Elemental, a fantastic blueprint background which I have used today. 

I've done something totally different from my normal CAS style today, and probably something totally different for this blueprint stamp too, and I must say that I'm in love with this make.  It's just like a real piece of art, in a frame!

There was nothing complicated about making this piece. The elemental image was stamped onto watercolour paper and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

 Then all I did was watercolour with my Gansai Tambi watercolour paints.
The images look amazing with a bit of 3d shading and the emboss resist technique is perfect for water colour painting.

This stamp also looks incredible in the background on inky pieces and panels. It can be used in full or just small elements of the stamp look amazing too. It's another great one for all of those geometric challenges that pop up now and again ;-)


But I am so glad that I made a full feature out of this incredible stamp. I really hope you love it as much as I do!
If you pop over to the Visible Image Blog you will see some amazing samples from the design team (including mine here!) using both stamp sets in  THIS POST


New stamp set: Elemental, available for pre-order from Jan 12th HERE

Other supplies: Watercolour paper, Pale green American crafts card for the mat, Versamark clear ink, Wow! Ultra bright white embossing powder, heat gun, Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, water, paintbrushes, picture frame.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Aurora Wings Challenge #62 - Anything but a card
Craft Stamper Magazine Make it Take it challenge January - Anything goes - take a stamp and make something amazing
Happy Little Stampers Watercolour January - Anything goes (Optional twist Sequins - sorry didn't do that on this one).
Through the Craft Room Door Jan 9th - Anything Goes
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes (second entry)

Visible Image social media and other links (just click on the words in capital letters):

SHOP where the fantastic stamps are sold
BLOG with all the latest news and posts
FACEBOOK PAGE with info, inspiration and weekly giveaways
FACEBOOK GROUP come share your work with us and enter the monthly 'show and tell' challenges

Thanks for stopping by.

I'll be back tomorrow with a preview of another stamp. Hope to see you then.

Sharon xx


  1. Wow, great design and pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More and good luck!
    x Daniela (DT)

  2. WOW! Is this ever gorgeous, Sharon! Love how you've embossed the cool stamp and the lovely watercolors you used. I can definitely see this hanging in my house. Thanks so much for joining our "Anything But a Card" challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  3. A great colourful design. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

  4. Wow this looks absolutely amazing. Great work. Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

  5. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jodie DT for  World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

  6. Love the look you've created here!

  7. This is just gorgeous, Sharon! Your watercolouring has real depth and showcases that fabulous stamp perfectly! Great to see you at Craft Stamper's Take It, Make It challenge x


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