Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Week 43 - St. Patricks Day OR Shades of Green


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

I apologize for the post being late today. I just got home from being at the hospital with my Grandma who had breast cancer surgery early this morning. She did great so that is a huge relief! Thank you to all who have offered prayers and good wishes - it means a lot to us!

We will also be announcing the DT favorites for week 41 & 42 before next week's challenge as well! This is the LAST week to try out for the April Guest Designer Spot! If you are interested p[lease place GDT behind your entry!

We do have some super exciting news!! Ivonne Hernandez has joined our Design Team as a regular member!! She will be offering inspiration for you not only in our fun challenges each Tuesday but also designing for our Sensational Sundays Inspirations post! Don't forget to bookmark it because you have a chance for some blog candy every week! Welcome back Ivonne!! Super excited to have you back on the team!!
We had some GORGEOUS projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! We love seeing all of your creative takes on our challenges! 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:

94

Timestamp: 2013-03-13 00:46:40 UTC
Lucky entry #9 - Congratulations to Tracy Payne - Crafteezee 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 by March 17th to claim your prize.

You have also won The Cutting Cafe prize of 3 Free Files of your choice! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here is Tracy Payne's Awesome Project!

                                
If you get a chance visit Tracy's Blog and take a closer look at this project - the main image is stamped on LINEN!!! She has close up photos and it is truly gorgeous!
This week's challenge is:

           St. Patrick's Day or Shades of Green

Create a project with a St. Patrick's Day theme! Don't have anything St. Patrick's day related - you can STILL play along using shades of green in your project!

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 LRSBC43. 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, March 18th 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 also have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!


The winner will also win a $20 Gift Certificate from The Paper Shelter!

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 43 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 45. ** These Winners will receive a $5.00 gift voucher for use on an order $25.00 or more ** 

Guest Designer Information:
If you would like your chance of being our APRIL 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 March 19th with the announcement of the APRIL'S GUEST DESIGNER March 26th.

** 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 March 12th.

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




Jacqueline Smith
The Paper Shelter - Japanese Cute Doll
Flourishes - Passion Flower Stamp Set

Nina Brannon AKA PaperDaisies - March Guest Designer
The Paper Shelter - Coffee Break
Spellbinders Dies - Lacey Circles
Spellbinders Dies - Classic Circles
Whimsy Stamps - Everyday Mini Postage Stamp Set
Whimsy Stamps - Shapeology Mini Postage Die
Copic Markers

Marcy Dangcil
The Paper Shelter - Japanese Cute Doll
Memento Ink-Back Tuxedo (for sentiment)

La La Land Crafts-Kimono Marci (sentiment)
Tim Holtz distress ink-Black Soot
Best Glue Ever-ScraPerfect
Graphic 45-Bird Song
Martha Stewart punch-butterfly

Holly Flores
The Paper Shelter - Coffee Break
My Favorite Things Die-Namics Medium Scallops
My Favorite Things Die-Namics Leaf Filled Flourish
My Favorite Things Clearly Sentimental About Coffee
   
Lydia Walker
Paper Smooches - A Magical Spring
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Ink Markers
Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth White Cardstock
Versamark Ink Pad
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Black Soot
 
Olivia Marmara
My Favorite Things - A La Modes Wish You Well

Shanna Shands
Magnolia - Tilda With a Little Pocket
My Mind's Eye Papers
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain
Copic Markers

Athina Emory
The Paper Shelter - Spring Swing
Memento Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black 

Copic Markers
Maya Road Ruffle Blossoms Ribbon Flowers
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Peeled Paint
Simple Stories Paper - Happy Days
Spellbinders Dies

Ceal Pritchett
Stamping Bella - Goodluckabella
Copic Markers

Dangina Martinez
The Paper Shelter - Spring Swing
Crafter's Companion - Toread Collection - Sky (sentiment)
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Copic Sketch Markers
Mono Multi Liquid Glue from Tombow


Ivonne Hernandez
The Paper Shelter - Leprechaun
Copic Markers
X-Press It Blending Card
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue

5 comments:

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Congrat's to our winner Tracy and a big welcome to our newest member of the DT Ivonne - so glad to have you on the team! Wow, my fellow DT members really made some fabulous creations!

Carla S. said...

Fantastic creations from the DT! Thanks for another fun challenge!

Heidi Brawley said...

Thanks for the Fun challenge to play in here!!! Fabulous DT creations!!

Crafteezee said...

Thank you sooooooo much, I am so delighted to be your winner. I mailed you a couple of times but had no response so not sure if you are receiving my mail. Can you mail me crafteezee@gmail.com.

Fab DT creations BTW.

Thanks.
Hugs Tracy x

Stamping in Pink said...

Just in time, wonderful DT inspiration and thank you for the challenge ladies! hugs Karen

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