Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Challenge 131 - HOLIDAY BLITZ ANYTHING GOES!


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

It is time for our annual HOLIDAY BLITZ!! Whooo-hoooo! This is a super fun challenge that will last for TWO WEEKS so you have plenty of time to get an entry in! We have an AMAZING line up of prizes for you from many of our AWESOME Sponsors!! 

Thank you to all you played along with us last week!  Wow! We had an amazing number of entries! The winner of our challenge will receive a gift voucher to shop in our store - Loves Rubberstamps! Lets see who Mr. Random chose as our winner this week...

This week's winner according to random.org is

Here are your random numbers:
71
Timestamp: 2014-12-16 09:15:51 UTC

Lucky entry #71 - Gale ... Please grab your Winner's Badge Button over on the right hand side for your blog and send an email so I can send you your $10.00  gift voucher code!

Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 29th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Meljen's Designs & All Dressed Up Stamps prizes as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize too:)

Here is Gales's Adorable Project:



This week's challenge is:

ANYTHING GOES!

How to play:
Just upload a creation that follows this week's challenge to your online blog or gallery. Then leave a link to your project in the linky widget at the bottom of this post. If you upload to online galleries, please also use the tag or keyword LRSBC131 Our challenge is open to everyone, you can use any stamps and products that you would like, and you can enter as many times as you want.

Deadline:
The linky entry widget will close at 9PM CST on Monday, December 29th so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:
One lucky participant will be chosen using a random number generator will be able to proudly display our Winner's Badge on their blog!

We will have two different possibilities for a gift voucher prize from Loves Rubberstamps for the winner as well.

$10.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we do not carry in our store

$20.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we DO carry in our store

If you want to see what companies we carry visit our store Loves Rubberstamps

Here are the companies offering prizes - we will draw one winner for each prize offering!



Loves Rubberstamps - $50.00 Gift Voucher


The Paper Shelter - $20.00 Gift Voucher


Kenny K - TWO Winners for 3 Free Digis each


Meljen's Designs - 4 Free Digis


Aurora Wings - $15.00 Gift Voucher


Milk Coffee - 5 Free Digi Stamps


Crafty Sentiments Designs - 1 Free Rubber Stamp


Eureka Stamps - 5 Free Digis


QKR Stampede - 5 Free Digis


The East Wind - 5 Free Digis


A Random Fan - 3 Free Digis


Ching-Chou Kuik - 3 Free Digis


Lee's Digi Shop - 2 Free Digis


Ppinkydolls - 3 Free Digis


Design Team Favorite Picks:
The Design Team members will also each choose their favorite card from this challenge and the winner's will be able to proudly display a special blog badge on their blog. The Design Team favorite's from Challenge 131 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 133 ** These Winners will receive a $5.00 gift voucher for use on an order $25.00 or more ** 

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON DECEMBER 30th.....

Due to the number of entries expected in this challenge and the Holidays our Design Team ladies may not get to leave comments on all of the entrants....please know that we appreciate you playing along with us and we will do our best to keep up on the comments :)

                                    HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY SEASON!!! 

Here is what the Design Team came up with for your inspiration...


Shanna Shands
Items Used:
Magnolia Stamp - Waiting For Christmas Collection - Tilda with Trumpet (Coming Soon)
SugarPea Designs - Sweet Treats Christmas (Coming Soon)
My Mind's Eye - Joyous
Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers
Distress Ink - Vintage Photo


Dangina Martinez
Supplies Used:




Image -  Santa Hug (Magnolia)
Paper - Candy Cane Lane (Bo Bunny)




Joni Mastronardi

Holly Flores
MFT - Jingle All the Way


Penny-Black ( sentiment )
Copic-Sketch-Marker-Sets ( see list on my blog )
Papers ( Artic Winter - Marianne Design )


Monday, December 15, 2014

Design Team Favorites for #129 - Anything Goes


Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #129 - Anything Goes! We want to say a huge thank you to all who played along!! We had a LOT of adorable projects!! Here are the ones that really stood out to our team...

Dangina and Blankina Chose:

Dangina Said: Such a fantastic design and image! Love the shape of her beautiful card!
Blankina Said I love the colouring on the Don and Daisy stamp, colour combo and all Mariane Design goodies.

Holly Chose:


Holly Said Love the stunning scene she created here and the colors she used. fabulous.

Holly Also Chose:

Holly Said:  OMGosh her little Elf is so adorable and the colors and card design are fabulous.

Holly and Nina  Chose:

Holly Said:  Love the fabulous image and the great card design and colors she used.
Nina Said: I love how she has used the sketch to create the background. It is a perfect backdrop to showcase that sweet image. A fabulous card design with great detailing.


Nikki Chose: 

Nikki Said:  Love this gorgeous image and the lovely colour combination. Great use of die cuts to embellish. Beautiful!!

Joni Chose:

Joni Said:  Striking card, love the houndstooth background. This card really pops! 

Shanna Chose:

Shanna Said:  The image is cute. I love the background and the embellishments that just pop off the card.


All of the design Team picks above your names will be entered into our drawing for the end of the year $100 gift voucher! Remember, you get one entry per choice, so if two members picked your card, you will earn 2 entries. Also....Please grab your Design Team Favorite Picks Badge on the right hand side of the page for your blogs....AND as a BONUS...... if you send me your email address... I will send you a coupon code for $5.00 off an order of $25.00 or more from the Loves Rubberstamps store!

Send an email to .... lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com

Thank you everyone who played and all the hard work you put into your projects! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Challenge 130 - Winter or Christmas Theme


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

We have a few announcements before we get to our challenge. First starting NEXT WEEK we will be starting our HOLIDAY BLITZ Challenge! This challenge has MULTIPLE PRIZES and MULTIPLE WINNERS so you will not want to miss out! 

Second we need to announce who the new Design Team Members will be who will be joining us next term. We are excited to say that ALL of our current designers are returning so YAY for that!!! We will also be welcoming these three very talented ladies to the team as well:

Denice Bartucci - Her Blog: Being Craft-De, that's me! 

Rebecca Billard - Her Blog: Rebecca Billard 

Tiziana Biagioli - Her Blog: Sweet and Coloured 

We want to thank EVERYONE who applied to be on our team and we wish we could have accepted them all. You made our decisions very very tough! 

Thank you to all you played along with us last week!  The winner of our challenge will receive a gift voucher to shop in our store - Loves Rubberstamps! Lets see who Mr. Random chose as our winner this week...

This week's winner according to random.org is

Here are your random numbers:
41
Timestamp: 2014-12-09 06:04:33 UTC

Lucky entry #41 - Davinia ... Please grab your Winner's Badge Button over on the right hand side for your blog and send an email so I can send you your $10.00  gift voucher code!

Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 15th to claim your prize.

You have also won the The Shape EZ by TLC and Scrapper's Delights prizes as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize too:)

Here is Davinia's Gorgeous Project:



This week's challenge is:

Winter or Christmas

How to play:
Just upload a creation that follows this week's challenge to your online blog or gallery. Then leave a link to your project in the linky widget at the bottom of this post. If you upload to online galleries, please also use the tag or keyword LRSBC130 Our challenge is open to everyone, you can use any stamps and products that you would like, and you can enter as many times as you want.

Deadline:
The linky entry widget will close at 9PM CST on Monday, December 15th so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:
One lucky participant will be chosen using a random number generator will be able to proudly display our Winner's Badge on their blog!

We will have two different possibilities for a gift voucher prize from Loves Rubberstamps for the winner as well.

$10.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we do not carry in our store

$20.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we DO carry in our store

If you want to see what companies we carry visit our store Loves Rubberstamps

We have TWO very special GUEST SPONSORS this week who will be providing some amazing prizes to our winner!




Meljen's Designs - 4 Free Digi Stamps


All Dressed Up Stamps - 2 Free Digi Stamps

Design Team Favorite Picks:
The Design Team members will also each choose their favorite card from this challenge and the winner's will be able to proudly display a special blog badge on their blog. The Design Team favorite's from Challenge 130 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 132 ** These Winners will receive a $5.00 gift voucher for use on an order $25.00 or more ** 

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON DECEMBER 16TH.

Here is what the Design Team came up with for your inspiration...

Supplies Used



Supplies Used:


Marcy Dangcil
Supplies Used
Winter Penguin - Lawn Fawn
Frosty Friends - Doodlebug Designs
Black Tuxedo - Memento Ink
Salty Ocean - Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Wink of Stella - Clear Glitter


Items Used:
Magnolia Stamp- Waiting For Christmas Collection - Cozy Tilda (Coming Soon)
SugarPea Designs - Have and ICE Day (Coming Soon)
Authentique Papers - Festive



Supplies Used:



Monday, December 8, 2014

Design Team Favorites for Challenge #128 - Thank You's


Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #128 - Thank You's! We want to say a huge thank you to all who played along!! We had a LOT of adorable projects!! Here are the ones that really stood out to our team...

Joni and Blankina Chose:

Joni Said: Karin great use of patterned papers, gorgeous coloring on this sweet image.

Blankina Said: Karin- sweet image and love the pretty black thank you text!

Holly and Marcy Chose: 

 

Holly Said:  Such an adorable image and I love the colors, flower embellishments and the great design.

Marcy Said: Gorgeous card! I love her pretty image and the beautiful flowers on her card!

Dangina and Nikki Chose:
easy flower tutorial

Dangina Said:  she had the most beautiful die cuts and card design! The colors and flower are awesome but, the sentiment was my favorite part of it all!

Nikki Said: Gorgeous handmade flowers, beautiful die cuts and lovely colour combination. Just beautiful.

Shanna Chose:

Shanna Said:  talk about amazing coloring and a perfect card.

Nina Chose:

Nina Said: Just love the stencilled background. A perfect backdrop for that striking beautiful stamp. I love the bare tree. Great card design

All of the design Team picks above your names will be entered into our drawing for the end of the year $100 gift voucher! Remember, you get one entry per choice, so if two members picked your card, you will earn 2 entries. Also....Please grab your Design Team Favorite Picks Badge on the right hand side of the page for your blogs....AND as a BONUS...... if you send me your email address... I will send you a coupon code for $5.00 off an order of $25.00 or more from the Loves Rubberstamps store!

Send an email to .... lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com

Thank you everyone who played and all the hard work you put into your projects! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!