Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Week 32 - New Year's Celebrations

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! We want to take this moment to say THANK YOU to all of you who played in and supported our challenges and business for this last year! We have so much fun seeing your creations and visiting your blogs! This is our last challenge for the year of 2012...and we decided to go out with a bang with some awesome prizes this week :)

FOR THE DESIGN TEAM FAVORITES FOR CHALLENGE 30...I AM REWARDING EVERYONE WHO PLAYED LAST CHALLENGE WITH A SPECIAL OFFER OF 20% OFF AN ORDER AT OUR STORE... This is valid through Dec 31st!

Use Coupon Code: DTFAV30

We want to thank all of our players last week! We love seeing all of your adorable creations and takes on the challenge!  The winner of our Merry Christmas challenge 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:

11

Timestamp: 2012-12-25 06:02:25 UTC

Lucky entry #11 - Congratulations to Andrea Schnipsel 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 $10.00 gift voucher code!
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 31st to claim your prize.

You have also won the Sweet 'N Sassy - 3 free digi prize - once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

This week's challenge is:
                       New Year's Celebrations

Create a project that celebrates the New Year or that has a party theme!

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 LRSBC32. 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 31st 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!

THIS WEEK WE ARE GIVING AWAY A $50.00 GIFT VOUCHER TO OUR STORE AS A THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PLAYERS OVER THIS LAST YEAR!

We also have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!


The winner will also win 2 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from Saturated Canary!

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 32 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 34. 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 FEBRUARY GUEST DESIGNER just put GDT behind your name, or leave a comment stating you are interested!
Guest Designers receive a 20% discount on most all items listed in our store during their term. We will also provide a link to your blog for 1 year!! 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 contact the winner the week of the January 21st with the announcement of the FEBRUARY'S GUEST DESIGNER January 29th

** Be sure to ENTER our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just leave us a comment on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post and you are entered! **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON TUESDAY JANUARY 1st!!

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

Marcy Dangcil
Saturated Canary Digi - Double Take

Katie Skiff
Saturated Canary Digi - Stockings

Ceal Pritchett
Stamping Bella - Cosmobella

Olivia Marmara
Saturated Canary Digi - Starla

Jacqueline Smith
JustRite - Christmas Vintage Labels One

Holly Flores
Saturated Canary Digi - Bubbles
C.C. Designs - Corner Banner Die

Lydia Walker
Saturated Canary Digi - Ugly Christmas Sweater
Lawn Fawn - Sally's ABCs

Shanna Shands
Saturated Canary Digi - Harley & Hailey

Kelli Hull
Saturated Canary Digi - Latte

December Guest Designer - Shari McLaughlin
Echo Park - Winter Wishes Paper Pack
December Guest Designer - Athina Emory
Saturated Canary Digi - Double Take

December Guest Designer - Kendra Sand

Laura Love
Echo Park Winter Wishes Paper Pack (will be added to store today :)

December Guest Designer - Dangina Martinez

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Week 31 - Merry Christmas!

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

This is the last week to try out for your chance of being our JANUARY GUEST DESIGNER!If you want to be in the running just put GDT behind your name :) We will be contacting our choice next week :)

We want to thank all of our players last week! We love seeing all of your adorable creations and takes on the challenge!  The winner of our Let It Snow challenge 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:

23

Timestamp: 2012-12-18 06:35:29 UTC

Lucky entry #23 - Congratulations to Marianne's Craftroom 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 $10.00 gift voucher code!
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 24th to claim your prize.

You have also won the KennyK - 5 free digi prize - once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

This week's challenge is:
                       Merry Christmas

Create a project that celebrates Christmas or the Holidays!

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 LRSBC31. 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 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

We have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!


The winner will also win 3 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from Sweet 'N Sassy!

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 31 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 33. 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 JANUARY GUEST DESIGNER just put GDT behind your name, or leave a comment stating you are interested!
Guest Designers receive a 20% discount on most all items listed in our store during their term. We will also provide a link to your blog for 1 year!! 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 contact the winner the week of the December 24th with the announcement of the JANUARY'S GUEST DESIGNER December 31st.

** Be sure to ENTER our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just leave us a comment on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post and you are entered! **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 25th!!

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


Olivia Marmara

Lydia Walker

Kelli Hull

Ceal Pritchett

Shanna Shands

Jacqueline Smith

Holly Flores
 

Marcy Dangcil

December Guest Designer - Athina Emory

December Guest Designer - Kendra Sand
 

December Guest Designer - Hazel Brown
 

December Guest Designer - Dangina Martinez
 
December Guest Designer - Shari McLaughlin
 
** Links will be updated in the morning **
 
 
 

Monday, December 17, 2012

Design Team Favorites Week 29

Hi Stampers!
It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for challenge #29. This challenge was our Anything Goes challenge! I want all of our players to know that we honestly love each and every project that is entered because we know that your project is created with a lot of time, effort , thought and passion for this craft and it is such an honor for us to be able to visit your blogs and take a look! Thank you to all who played along you really make it sooo hard to choose a favorite! Here are the ones that really stood out to our team...

Athina & Kelli Chose:



Athina Said: I am going with # 113 Gry Anita - I love the distress elements she used. The deer is gorgeous. Just all around a fantastic tag!

Kelli Said: #113 Gry Anita and her AMAZING Tim Holtz Tag!!!! This ONE made me SHOP on top of being CUTE....(new die will be here soon)

Shari Chose:


Shari Said: Love #40 by Scrapellen ( Ellen ) - she's done a fabulous tutorial on coloring and her gorgeous coloring of Tilda, and the design and placement of embellishments on this beautiful card are stunning!!

Jacqueline & Dangina Chose:



Jacqueline Said: My Winner is #82 what can I say, she did 3 projects that  were all wonderful, her colouring was superb and the details on her card was fabulous!

Dangina Said: I have chosen #82. This is such a stunning project. There are three pieces and one is just as amazing as the next. Terrific job!
Jacqueline also chose:


Jacqueline Said: # 105 was also really nice, love the masculine card with lots of detail too again the colouring was great too!


Ceal & Kelli Chose:  


Ceal Said: mine is 88 ~ love the gift card holders they are just my style, CAS  

Kelli Said: #88 Tammy A and her Paper Smooches Gift Card holder is just WOWZERS!!!


Hazel, Olivia & Katie Chose:    


Hazel Said: My favourite is #14 Donna BMC. Donna's Nutcracker card is gorgeous, love her colouring and the fab shape and design.

Olivia Said: I am with Hazel on this one....love the layout, coloring and fantastic detail on project #14..a very creative and beautifully done Christmas card.

Katie Said:  Mine is #14, I absolutely love her coloring and details on the nutcracker men!!  It’s beautiful!!

Lydia Chose:


Lydia Said: This one really caught my eye - it just looked so beautifully different . Also its just gorgeous !!!!

Shanna Chose:


Shanna Said:  #25. Vicky's ornament is so cute. She colored her image wonderfully, and I love the blues she used

Kendra Chose:


Kendra Said: WOW, what some lovely entries for the challenge, that was hard choosing, but I really love this snowman stamp that Lovely Linda used! #16 along with the card shape/design!


Holly Said:  There is no way to choose! I painstakingly narrowed it down to six and now I cannot narrow it down anymore.   LOL! Here are Holly's 6 Choices!!    


Holly Said: These butterfly's are so beautiful


  Holly Said: OMGosh that coloring is so amazing and the card design is so fabulous  


  Holly Said: Love this beautiful tag and the colors make me so happy!


  Holly Said: It's so adorable, I want to squentch it! (I agree this is super super adorable!)    


Holly Said: So cute and what a fabulous card design!

Holly & Marcy Chose:


Holly Said:That coloring is so fabulous and I love her Santa!!!

Marcy Said: It was definitely hard to make a decision this week! I loved so many of them. But I am going with Cool Santa #12 Shelby. This card really caught my eye. I love the image she chose and she did an awesome job with her coloring and all of the great details. It is a fantastic Christmas card for sure! :)


I also couldn't whiddle my way down to just one - LOL! I am just thankful that some of my other favs were already chosen by the ladies above - hee hee! :D
Laura Chose:



Laura Said: This mailbox project is super cute. I love the neutral, muted tones and that image is absolutely adorable! I love all the different elements and textures on this too! I think this would be an awesome project for Valentine's Day too :)

Laura also chose:



Laura Said: I had to chose this one because this penguin is so darn cute that it just makes me smile! I love the coloring and the layout is perfect. This little penguin just looks like he is on such an important mission to deliver this present the way he is waddling along - LOL! Sheer cuteness!

And just one more - LOL!


Laura Said: This is just stunning! I love the layout, the vibrant pops of color with the white - it is just gorgeous and catches your eye. I have also never heard of Chocolate Baroque Stamps and after seeing this beautiful card. I visited their website and WOW! Do they have some stunning stamps! So I am now in the process of setting up an account to add them to the store in the future :D

Again EVERYONE who played in this challenge did an AWESOME job, not only our chosen few here (believe me we could have picked many many more - LOL - it was sooooo tough) ...but all of our players!! Winner's above... 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 FREE SHIPPING on any size order from the Loves Rubberstamps store!


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

Thanks for playing with us!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team



Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Week 30 - Let It Snow!

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

If you would like your chance of being our JANUARY GUEST DESIGNER just put GDT behind your name :)

We want to thank all of our players last week! We love seeing all of your adorable creations and takes on the challenge!  The winner of our Anything Goes Challenge 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:

103

Timestamp: 2012-12-11 03:35:57 UTC


Lucky entry #103 - Congratulations to Katie Tate - Both Sides of the Paper 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 $10.00 gift voucher code!
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 17th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Shape EZ by TLC prize of 2 files of your choice - once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

This week's challenge is:
                       Let It Snow!

Create a project that has some sort of SNOW feature!

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 LRSBC30. 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 17th 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 a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!




The winner will also win 5 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from KennyK!

Digi and rubber stamps from KennyK are a fun and edgy way to add the perfect dose of attitude and style to all of your creations! The creator, the artist, the man: KennyK is a NYC-born professional illustrator who has brought his funky-but-slick, urban-influenced look to the cardmaking and papercrafts world. His signature style can be seen throughout his various collections of sexy pinup babes, sweet 'n sassy girls, cool rockin' dudes, kid’s stuff, retro characters and more at KennyKDownloads.com.

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 30 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 32. 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 JANUARY GUEST DESIGNER just put GDT behind your name, or leave a comment stating you are interested!
Guest Designers receive a 20% discount on most all items listed in our store during their term. We will also provide a link to your blog for 1 year!! 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 contact the winner the week of the December 24th with the announcement of the JANUARY'S GUEST DESIGNER December 31st.

** Be sure to ENTER our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just leave us a comment on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post and you are entered! **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 18th!!

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


Lydia Walker
Lawn Fawn - Winter Fox (Has arrived & will be in the store soon!)

Olivia Marmara

Jacqueline Smith
KennyK Digi Stamp - Ice Skate Kate

Holly Flores
KennyK Digi Stamp - Elf Boy

Marcy Dangcil
KennyK Digi Stamp - Cookies For Santa

Kelli Hull

Shanna Shands

Katie Skiff
KennyK Digi Stamp - Elf Boy

Ceal Pritchett
KennyK Digi Stamp - Ice Skate Kate

Laura Love

December Guest Designer - Kendra Sand
Your Next Stamp - Holiday Joy Robin

December Guest Designer - Dangina Martinez

December Guest Designer - Shari McLaughlin
Spellbinders - 2012 Snowflake Die
Martha Stewart Punches - Snowflake & Icicle Border

December Guest Designer - Athina Emory
KennyK Digi Stamp - Ice Skate Kate

December Guest Designer - Hazel Brown