Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Challenge 18 - Make Your Own Background

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenges!

First we have an announcement... We are having a DESIGN TEAM CALL for our October 1st - December 31st term! You can read all the details on applying on:

Splitcoastampers - This Forum Post - Loves Rubberstamps Design Team Call
or on our Company Blog Post.

We hope you will try out for the team it is a TON of FUN!

We want to thank all of our players last week! This must have been a tougher challenge! This week's will be LOTS of fun...I swear :) The winner of our Color Challenge - Espresso, Aqua & Pumpkin will receive a gift voucher to shop in our store - Loves Rubberstamps! This week's winner according to random.org is

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2012-09-18 04:58:46 UTC

Lucky entry # 2 - Congratulations to Maureen W. - My C.A.S.E. Studies with Maureen Wong please grab your Winner's Badge Button over on the right hand side for your blog and also send me an email so I can send you your $20.00 gift voucher code. Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com

You will also receive your choice of 4 - digi stamps from Meljen's Designs!

This week's challenge is to ...

              Make Your Own Background 

You could...use an embossing folder, use your favorite background technique, stamp a background, create a scene... whatever you choose! Lots of possibilities!

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 LRSBC18. 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.

The linky entry widget will close at 9PM CST on Monday, September 24th 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

If the winner uses a stamp from a company that we carry - their winning creation will be displayed in our Gallery of Champions along with a link to their blog, with the winner's permission.
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 17 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 19. These winner's will receive a coupon code for FREE SHIPPING of any size order to the Loves Rubberstamps Store!

Guest Designer Information:
If you would like your chance of being our OCTOBER GUEST DESIGNER just put GDT behind your name, or leave a comment stating you are interested!
Guest Designers receive a 20% discount on all stamps listed in our store during their term. Only rule is to use current images from stamp companies we carry in the store for your challenge projects and to have fun! We will announce OCTOBER'S GUEST DESIGNER September 25th!


Here is what our Design Team came up with for a little inspiration...

Created Background - Used an Embossing Folder

Stamping Bella - Santa's Clothes Drying
Created Background - Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Snowflakes

Flourishes - Damask Background
Created Background - Stamping - The background used a butterfly stamp using 3 different ink colours on white paper. Then I over stamped using white ink and a background stamp (Damask).

Momento Ink Pad - London Fog (will be listed in the store this week!)
Created Background - Airbrushing & Stamping

Created Background - Distress Inks & Mica Spray


Annie Rose said...

I like this theme. Great job, DT! :)

Annie Rose

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Congrat's Maureen!!! Whoo Hooo on your win. Cannot wait to see everyone's fabulous creations with this challenge.

Claudia N. said...

Congrats to Maureen!

Love self-made backgrounds, so thank you for this great challenge!

Greetings from Vienna,
die amelie x

Ellen Taylor said...

Fabulous and inspiring DT cards!

catherine said...

Beautiful cards from the DT. have just found your blog and become your newewst follower, Great challenge this week
x catherine

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

#27 has a broken link but you can view her fabulous card here:

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Thanks Holly for the heads up on the broken link. I resubmitted my card in #39 with the correct link!! The cards by the dt are beautiful!!

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