Video Guest of the Month: Laura Sterckx!

by Nicole Picadura


Hello, friends! We are so thrilled to introduce our video guest for the month of October! Laura Sterckx is a beautiful young lady who is becoming a rising star in our crafting community – her projects are so cute and adorable! We thought it would be fun to have her over at our blog and hang out for a bit. So, without a further ado, here she is!


When I saw the Daisy stamp set, I immediately knew I wanted to create my own patterned paper. I didn't have to worry about picking three ink pads for the layered stamping, since the inks from the mini cube sets work great together. Layering stamp sets like this one can be easily used to make your own patterned paper.
Who says spring-themed stamp sets are only meant to be used in the spring? I used the adorable “Bunny Love” stamp set to create a focal point. I colored two bunnies from the set with Copic markers and I did some simple masking for my sentiments. Since I wanted my sentiment banners to match with the other colors of the cards, I did some ink blending using the fourth ink pad from the cube sets. Easy!
That's it! These cards came together quickly even though I covered quite a few techniques. I hope you'll give them a try. Thanks for watching and a big thanks to Altenew for having me as a guest designer. :)
Supplies Used:
– Neenah Solar White Card Stock
– Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
– Copic Markers
– Tim Holtz Mini Ink Blending Tool
– WOW! Ultra Sticky Pad
– WOW! Ultra Fine Bright White Embossing Powder
– Ranger Glossy Accents
– Sequins


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Shelly October 24, 2016 - 9:12 AM

Yay, Laura!
Great video and super cute cards!

Barbara October 24, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Cute cards Laura. Thanks for sharing!

KimberlyRae October 24, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Super Cute!

Anne Sturgeon October 24, 2016 - 11:38 AM

Really cute idea. Thanks for sharing and congrats on guesting here at Altenew.

Verna Angerhofer October 24, 2016 - 12:32 PM

A really cute and darling card.

Michele F October 24, 2016 - 1:11 PM

Laura makes everything into a cute-as-a-button creation – both cards are fantastic!

Mirella ROGAN October 24, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Way to go, Laura, I have been a follower and admirer for a long while now :-)

By the way, guys, I’m recently having trouble with commenting through my mobile – only for the last week or two… have any settings changed, I wonder?

Celeste Goff October 24, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Such sweet cards Laura!

Jamie Vanskiver October 24, 2016 - 2:27 PM

I’m so happy to see Laura as a guest here! These cards are awesome and so are the videos :)

Donna October 24, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Adorable Laura. I recently purchased the daisy set and it is the best money spent. I love the flowers and they are very easy to use. They look wonderful filling the background.

BarbGhig October 24, 2016 - 5:18 PM

I love how Laura paired these 2 stamp sets to create these adorable cards! Beautiful Copic coloring, too!

Teresa Doyle October 25, 2016 - 8:04 AM

Oh my goodness Laura, these are just absolutely precious! A fabulous job on them both!


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