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Ready Set Stamp with LLC Video Collaboration: Masking and Peerless Watercoloring

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Hello everyone! Welcome to our very first Collab with LLC Ready Set Stamp series! YUP! A collaborative video series!!!  This has been in the works for quite some time and we are so very excited that today is here! This is a monthly video collaboration with Laura Sterckx and Catherine Pooler (Get the title, LLC, HAHAHA). Each month, we will bring you a fun video/project using the product from a specific manufacturer! It will be so fun to see how each of us use the same product to come up with completely different designs! Each collaboration will have a prize! To be eligible for the prize, you must leave a comment on all three videos in the youtube comments section of each video! More on that in a bit!!!!

For our collaboration today, we are using the Best Birthday stamp set from Clearly Besotted!! They also have coordinating dies as well. I wanted to keep my project one layer so I opted to do some masking and watercoloring using Peerless Watercolors.  I also added is some fun black texture flicks and distressed the edges of my card panel…. These little chubby balloon critters. How cute are they seriously! 🙂

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As I mentioned before, we all have videos to go along with our projects! You can watch my video by clicking HERE to watch in HD.  The prize winner will be chosen from the comments left on our youtube videos!

PRIZE: Stephanie, owner of Clearly Besotted, has generally offered up a prize!  ONE LUCKY YOUTUBE COMMENTER will receive a $45 gift certificate to Clearly Besotted! That is amazing! You have until September 20th to leave your comments on the videos. The winner will be notified by me in one week!

I have linked to Laura and Catherine’s blog and video information below. So hop on over and see what they have in store for you!

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56 Comments

  1. Sabrina Radican says:

    What a darling an sweet card!!! I just love these animal balloons!!

  2. So cute! I love the Peerless water color effect!

  3. Janet Kohler says:

    Great card! Your watercoloring was soft and I just love one layer cards.

  4. Janie T says:

    Nice card.

  5. Diana Morrison says:

    Such a cute card, I enjoy your sense of humor, so fun watching your video’s.

  6. Very cute card. I didn’t realize you could use rubber cement as a masking fluid. Thanks for that tip!

  7. So adorable animal balloons. Your watercoloring is great. I’m glad to learn that rubber cement masking technique.

  8. Leslie Brown says:

    Great card.

  9. Cute card Laurel. Thanks.

  10. Beautiful card……thanks for sharing

  11. Pam in Oregon says:

    Lovely card and fun techniques. Off to the next blog.

  12. Such a cute card! Thx u so much for sharing!

  13. Marilyn Martin says:

    You ladies have done such a fabulous job on the backgrounds for this darling stamp set. Thanks so much for all your ideas, love it.

  14. Thanks so much for sharing; darling card!

  15. Awesome card! Great idea thank you.

  16. I always enjoy your videos. Great idea for having a few people use the same product making a card. I am off to see the other ladies work.

  17. Carla joudrey says:

    Thanks for the inspiratipn

  18. Liz McAllister says:

    OK, I love clearly besotted! This was a fun little hop that didn’t take up my whole morning!

  19. Sharon Salerno says:

    Super cute card! So much fun to see all three of you using the same stamp set in different ways.

  20. Nina Adams says:

    Supeer cute card. Love the idea re: using rubber cement as a mask!!

  21. Margaret Reiling says:

    Love that stamp set, beautiful card!

  22. So so cute love this stamp set thank you for sharing

  23. Jill Raines says:

    There are adorable stamps, I love the little squirrel. Peerless watercolours look like such an easy and space saving way to watercolour. Liquid mask really helps to make the critters stand out from the background.

  24. maureenchandler says:

    What a cute card! I have three young grandkids that would love those critters!! Thanks so much!

  25. Sharon Nichols says:

    Love your card. Great idea for the rubber cement masking.

  26. Janice Hilton says:

    Simply gorgeous! Thank you for sharing your talent and expertise! 🙂

  27. Pat Wroblewski (tink) says:

    Happy and cute card.

  28. Nancy Fielder says:

    I love it when y’all do these collaboration it gives us so many ideas for the same stamp sets.

  29. Louise Wittmer says:

    Love one layer cards. Nicely done!

  30. I ADORE the Clearly Besotted stamps. Isn’t this just the cutest?

  31. Very pretty colors and card!

  32. Becky R. says:

    Very cute card. Never thought about using rubber cement as a mask.

  33. Great card. The rubber cement mask is a great idea.

  34. Myra Hutchins says:

    Thanks for the tips on the masking fluid. I did not know that, and no ne else has told us that.

  35. Such a fun idea for a colab! I love seeing what the 3 of you came up with. Thanks for the tip about using rubber cement as a mask. I had forgotten that could work and the price is much better than other masking fluids on the market. 😉

  36. How cute that turned out! I love creating single layer cards. ?

  37. Terry Maston says:

    Great idea-the colab. I like seeing the different cards from same stamp set. Good job ladies!

  38. Anna Kluytmans says:

    Love how your card turned out, very nice, Cheers Anna.

  39. Such a great card! Love the collaboration between the three of you. I have been subscribed to all your blogs for a while now, and just love them.

  40. Sandy Small says:

    What a great idea! Great card, love the stamp set!

  41. TracyM #6773 says:

    What a WONDERFUL collaboration – LLC are three FUN and TALENTED ladies!!!
    FUN & FABULOUS card Laurel – your critter balloons are SO CUTE 🙂
    BEAUTIFUL watercolours too. I have a bottle of liquid mask but not tried it {{{YET}}} … thinking that NOW is the time to give it a go!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your INKY INSPIRATION 🙂

  42. Isn’t that cute. I love a one-layer card and this one is a winner. Great idea to mask those darling critters.

  43. Adorable!! Loving the water color background! Never knew about the rubber cement mask, thanks for an awesome new technique! I will definitely be sharing that with my crafty friends!!

  44. Sandra Johnston says:

    What a cute card! I love the fact you made this into a one layer card. Leaving the balloons black and white really makes them stand out.

  45. Sue Smith says:

    What a fun card. This is the first time I have been introduced to Clearly Besotted and I absolutely love this stamp set. Great job ladies and I look forward to set of videos from Ready Set Stamp with LLC (great name CP came up with) 😉

  46. Allison G. says:

    nice technique for a quick cute card!

  47. Cathy Green says:

    Very clever, love the colors you wound up with.

  48. stephanie says:

    looking forward to future LLCs!!!

  49. Great technique on your cards!! ??

  50. jennifer says:

    This is a darling card

  51. Janice Hilton says:

    What a great looking card. Thanks so much for showing us the technique…so great to have a tutorial on this. Gorgeous.

  52. Nina m.m. says:

    Cute card, love the rubber cement tip! TFS

  53. This is so cute and I love the background you’ve created.

  54. AnneSchellenberg says:

    Love this card and the colours you used!!!

  55. So very cute. Great job and love the background.

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