Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Week 44 - For the Love of Chocolate

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

I apologize for not getting the Design Team Favorite pics posted this week. As I mentioned last week, my Grandma had breast cancer surgery and was initially doing pretty good. After she went home she had some pretty bad days and I had to go and bring her to our house to care for her until she could get some of her strength back. I had to take a few days off my other job to care for her and with everything going on, I didn't get the email sent to the design team to chose. I will be doing that as I am done with this post!! I also apologize if you have emailed me in the last few days, I haven't had a chance to get on and respond so I will be going through those too! It will be nice when things settle down and life gets back to normal, but in the mean time I really appreciate everyone's patience! :)

Last week's challenge was the last to try out for the April Guest Designer Spot! We will be contacting the winner sometime this week. If you would like to try out for the May GDT position just place GDT behind your name in your entry :)

We had some AMAZING 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 Shades of Green - St Patrick's Day challenge will receive a gift voucher to shop in our store - Loves Rubberstamps!

This week's winner according to random.org is

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Here are your random numbers:


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Lucky entry #18 - Congratulations to Kelly S. - Sandcastle Stamper.  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 March 25th to claim your prize.

You have also won The Paper Shelter $20 Gift Certificate as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here is Kelly's Awesome Project!

This week's challenge is:

                 For the Love of Chocolate

Create a project that features chocolate! We want to see Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cupcakes, Choclate Easter Bunnies, Chocolate Bars, well as you can see anything that has to do with chocolate! If you don't have any chocolate stamps...just use a chocolate color scheme! :D

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 LRSBC44 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, March 25th  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 4 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from Meljen's Designs!

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 44 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 46. ** 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 MAY 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 April 23rd with the announcement of the MAY'S GUEST DESIGNER April 30th.

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


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

Jacqueline Smith
Meljen's Designs Digi Stamp - Sweet Chocolate Bar
Flourishes Stamps - Passion Flower

Marcy Dangcil
Meljen's Designs Digi - Teddy Cookie

Holly Flores
My Favorite Things Die-Namics - First Place Award Ribbon

Ivonne Hernandez
Simple Stories - Baby Steps 6x6 Paper Pad

Lydia Walker

Olivia Marmara

Shanna Shands

Athina Emory

Ceal Pritchett
Meljen's Designs Digi - Cocoa Cupcake

Nina Brannon - PaperDaisies - March Guest Designer
Meljen's Designs Digi - Sweet Chocolate Bar


Donna Ellis said...

I am sorry to hear about your grandma, but grateful you are there for her. Prayers that she is soon feeling better and able to feel less weak and much less sick. hugs, de

PaperDaisies said...

My thoughts are with you and your family. Hugs Nina

NickScrapShack said...

We are fine here hun. Take care of your family the should always be the number one priority in life

Great challenge and awesome DT cards

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Congrat's to our winner Kelly!!! Whoo Hooo. That card is adorable.
Love the DT projects!!!
Laura, hope your Grandma is feeling better soon and you feel less stressed soon!

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