Zig Colored Flowers: 7K Video Hop with Laura Sterckx

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Today I have the honor of participating in a video hop to celebrate 7K Youtube Subscribers for Laura Sterckx!  If you don’t know her yet, you are in for a TREAT!

I’ve gotten to know Laura over the past several months and she is just a doll….she’s an 18 year old stamper, blogger, youtuber from Belgium.  Impressive, right?  I couldn’t help but fall head over heels for this gal, so you will be seeing more of her.  Promise!

To celebrate this milestone with Laura, I broke out my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers (surprised?) and colored these amazing die cut flowers by Ellen Hutson.  View the video to see how easy it is to get an amazing result with these markers.

The next video on the hop is the amazing Debby Hughes!  Click here for that video.

Over the past month or so, I’ve used my Zig Clean Color Markers quite a bit.  I did a review on them, comparing different types of cardstock and showing you how I got started with colors here.

I did an easy watercolor technique here with a gorgeous background stamp from The Ton.

I made a quick and easy (and a bit neon) background here.

Here I made a Christmas in July card with non-traditional colors (which I’m a HUGE fan of!).

Want to see the Zig Markers up agains Distress and Spectrum Aquas?  Click here for that video.

Currently, the Zig Markers are my coloring medium of choice, so you WILL be seeing more of them.  I just LOVE them!

Zig Colored Flowers 2

Once I finished filming this video, I didn’t stop stamping with these supplies (like I often do!)- that video will be up on Monday!

I also made this card with inspiration from our challenge for Day 4 of our California Vacation at StampNation.  I have another post going up later today with more details on that AND your next clue for our Mystery Sponsor.

Zig Colored Flowers

What is a hop without sponsors?  Check out this amazing-ness…yeah, StampNation is on there!  Do I hear a WHOOP!?

CLICK HERE to visit Laura’s blog for all the information on entering.  GOOD LUCK!



Thanks to Ellen Hutson, you all get a 10% off coupon code!  Click here to shop and use the code: videomania when checking out.

Thanks for visiting with me today and have fun on the rest of the hop…amazing projects await you!


P.S.  In the video, I mentioned that the Creative Medium looks very different on black cardstock.  Here it is:

Creative Medium Imagine Crafts

Cool, right?  The full video tutorial for this card is on StampNation.  Click here to view it!




  • stephanie July 25, 2015, 11:35 am

    Love it! Think I will have to start collecting stencils!

  • Barb McC July 25, 2015, 11:57 am

    Such a cute card! Love the stripes! Love the flowers!!!

  • Donna July 25, 2015, 12:15 pm

    Thanks for the inspiring video. I have dies and zigs. You gave me wonderful ideas.

  • Karen H July 25, 2015, 1:07 pm

    Catherine you are so clever! You were the first person I started following when I started making cards. Thank you for sharing your talent!!!

  • Mary Locke July 25, 2015, 1:23 pm

    Love the cards…the irredescent shine is so cool!

  • Fran W July 25, 2015, 7:12 pm

    Those flowers are so vibrant and beautiful. Great card Catherine and congrats Laura!

  • Steffi Broocks July 25, 2015, 10:27 pm

    Congrats to Laura! .. and I really dig the Zig pens :)

  • Lisaerica July 25, 2015, 11:42 pm

    Catherine, great quick cards, love the video, even the potato chip bandits, lol. Laura, your a talented young lady, congrats!

  • Ginger G. July 26, 2015, 1:44 am

    Love your fun personality! I loved the coloring with the Zig pens as well.

  • Brenna July 26, 2015, 3:46 am

    I too love the vibrant colors, I love how you pulled the Card together in the end, so pretty. The other does look neat to:)Thanks for the technique.

  • Karin Carter July 26, 2015, 9:24 am

    Love those cards Catherine :) I’m sure Laura is happy to have you on the Hop. Thanks for sharing :)

  • Lagene July 26, 2015, 10:06 am

    Awesome cards! Thanks for the great video!

  • Thérèse Arsenault July 26, 2015, 12:24 pm

    Super tutorial! Love the iridescent paste and those vibrant flowers!! WOW!

  • Karen Hetherington July 26, 2015, 1:42 pm

    I love your use of this set of dies. I have this set and use it often.

  • Sheila H July 26, 2015, 10:04 pm

    I love how vibrant the colors are!

  • Pam July 27, 2015, 3:36 am


  • Cindi L. July 27, 2015, 7:29 am

    I love the coloring on the flowers!

  • Laura Miller July 27, 2015, 8:24 am

    interesting how the paste reacts differently on back vs. white card stock. I like the white affect better. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Catherine July 27, 2015, 10:10 am

    Thank you so much!

  • Catherine July 27, 2015, 10:11 am

    That is wonderful to hear, Karen! Thank you!

  • Marty H July 27, 2015, 1:48 pm

    I love these cards–elegant, and yet rather simple. I particularly like the iridescent striped background.

  • Debs July 30, 2015, 5:59 pm

    Striking cards. Amazing milestone for Laura!

  • Jennifer Delauter- Hovermale July 31, 2015, 2:27 pm

    I am in Love with these markers!!!! The colors are so vibrant and absolutely gorgeous!!! I love your card, Catherine. I have some flower dies but I’ll have to use distress inks to color them. Thank you for helping to congratulate Laura in this awesome accomplishment!!!

  • Karen P July 31, 2015, 9:15 pm

    Super cute card! I am not up to speed on using my zig clean markers yet… Congratulations to Laura for hitting 7K! :)

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