Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Challenge 41 - Tags or Have one on Project


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

This is our last challenge featuring our February Guest Designer... Janette Garcia! Janette - we can't thank you enough for the gorgeous projects that you created during your time with us! You are such a talented designer and we loved having you! Thank you so so much! Please, come and design with us anytime you have some neglected stamps that you wanna ink up! :)

We want to thank all of the entries for our March Guest Designer! It was a tough decision with so many amazing entries! We would like to welcome

                                                NINA - PaperDaisies 

as our MARCH Guest Designer! We are super excited to have her join us! Look for her full bio and first project with next week's challenge!

For those of you not chosen this time, please keep applying! We get so many amazing entries and we would love to pick them all but can't so please keep entering...you may be next! We are starting the hunt for our APRIL GUEST DESIGNER so if you want a shot at being on the team for the month of April just put GDT behind your entry :)

We had some GORGEOUS projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! We loves seeing all of your creative takes on our challenges! The winner of our Lots of Layers 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:

24

Timestamp: 2013-02-26 09:36:10 UTC

Lucky entry #24 - Congratulations to Michelle VP - My Beary Best 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 4th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Birdie Brown prize of 3 Free Digi Stamps! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here is Michelle VP's Awesome Project!

                                       

This week's challenge is:

                                  Tags!

You can create a Tag or Just have a tag on 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 LRSBC41. 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 4th 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 5 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from QKR Stampede!

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 41 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 43. ** 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 APRILS'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 5th.

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

Lydia Walker
QKR Stampede - Cowgirl Angel Digi Stamp

Dangina Martinez

Ceal Pritchett 
Copic Markers

Olivia Marmara

Shanna Shands

Athina Emory

Marcy Dangcil
QKR Stampede - Rose Digi Stamp

Jacqueline Smith
QKR Stampede - Rose Digi

February Guest Designer - Janette Garcia

Holly Flores
QKR Stampede - Carpenter Digi

Laura Love


Design Team Favorites - Week 39

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for challenge #39. We had some gorgeous entries in the All About Love and some really creative projects! Each week gets harder and harder to choose! Thank you so much to everyone who played!

Please remember for our end of the year challenge prize blitz for all of the Design Team favorite picks....If your project is chosen your name will be going into the end of the year drawing for the $100 gift voucher from our store and hopefully we will have some other fantastic prizes from our sponsors by then also! You will earn one entry per pick!

Thank you again 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...

Ceal Chose -


Ceal Said: Mine is number 9. because it's just pretty and awesome coloring

Athina Chose:


Athina Said: I am going with # 19 Kbrandy4. I just love that it is unique and beautifully embellished.


Marcy Chose:


Marcy Said: I'm going with #43 Jenny. This is such an adorable card! The colors are perfect and her coloring is so pretty. I love the sentiment she used also. She did a great job for this challenge!

Dangina & Holly Chose:  


Dangina Said:  I chose #61 Lucy Patrick. She did such a beautiful job of creating an elegant card. The coloring of the image is awesome. The lace and gems are so pretty. The flowers are my favorite and I really want to know how she made them.

Holly Said: #61 Lucky Patrick - I'm going to go with Dangina on this one, what a fabulous design and I love the images and the cute flowers, that bling rocks!


Holly & Jacqueline Chose:

Our Daily Bread Designs, Chris Olsen, Little girls

Holly Said: #2 Chris Olsen - Love the sillhouettes on gingham and the fabulous card design and die-cuts she used.  This was so super cute

Jacqueline Said: I'm agree with Holly & go  with #2, love all her die cuts and gingham on her card! Gorgeous!

Olivia & Jacqueline Chose:


Olivia Said: Going with 22. Love her layout, coloring and such.

Jacqueline Said: I'm also agree with Olivia and say #22 love all her layers on her card as well as her banner!

Shanna Chose:


Shanna Said: #37. Love a good CAS with embossing!


Lydia Chose:  


Lydia Said: this little gift basket is just too cute for words.... fab image, colouring and colours .... just great xxxxx

Laura Chose:  


 Laura Said: I thought this card was so fun! I love the embossed white background and it makes the little frog just pop! I love the CAS design with the splash of pink flowers! This was super cute...and what can I say? I think frogs are adorable :)  

We want to thank everyone for playing! You all did anamazing job! 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 FREE SHIPPING on any size order from the Loves Rubberstamps store, even if it would be International shipping :)

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

Thank you everyone who played and all the hard work you put into your projects!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Challenge 40 - LOTS OF LAYERS!


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

We want to thank all of the entries for our March Guest Designer! We will be pouring over your blogs and making some super tough decisions this week! We will be contacting our choice or choices this week :) We will now start on the hunt for our APRIL GUEST DESIGNER so if you want a shot at being on the team for the month of April just put GDT behind your entry :)

We had some GORGEOUS projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! We loves seeing all of your creative takes on our challenges! The winner of our All About Love 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:

22

Timestamp: 2013-02-19 07:11:57 UTC

Lucky entry #22 - Congratulations to Tilly Pickles - TillyPickles Card Creations 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 February 25th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Eureka prize of 5 Free Digi Stamps! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

                                                     Here is Tilly Pickles Awesome Project!



                                                                
This week's challenge is:

                         Lots of Layers!

We want to see lots of layers on your project! The more the better!

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 LRSBC40. 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, February 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 3 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from Birdie Brown!

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 40 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 42. 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 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 APRILS'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 FEBRUARY 26th.

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

Marcy Dangcil
Birdie Brown Digi - Retro Girl 3

Jacqueline Smith
Birdie Brown Digi - Furever Love

February Guest Designer - Janette Garcia
Birdie Brown Digi - Girl With a Rose

Holly Flores
Birdie Brown Digi - Furever Love

Lydia Walker
Birdie Brown Digi - Girl With Rose
Paper Smooches - Salutations

Dangina Martinez

Olivia Marmara
Birdie Brown Digi - Retro Girl 3

Ceal Pritchett
Birdie Brown Digi - Girl With Rose
Spellbinders - Classic Rectangles
Spellbinders - Scallop Rectangles
Copic Markers

Athina Emory
Birdie Brown Digi - Girl With Rose

Shanna Shands
Birdie Brown Digi - Girl With Rose

Laura Love


Design Team Favorites Week 38

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for challenge #38. We had some gorgeous entries in the Anything Goes Challenge and some really creative projects! This challenge is always so hard to chose favorites! Thank you so much to everyone who played!

Please remember for our end of the year challenge prize blitz for all of the Design Team favorite picks....If your project is chosen your name will be going into the end of the year drawing for the $100 gift voucher from our store and hopefully we will have some other fantastic prizes from our sponsors by then also! You will earn one entry per pick!

Thank you again 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...

Dangina Chose:


Dangina Said: My pick is #52 Lynne. I just love her sweet design. Her colors are so soft and pretty as we'll as her embellishments. The tag behind the image is perfectly placed and the different flowers give a spring feeling. 

Holly Chose This as Ceal's Favorite: (Holly was filling in while Ceal was busy planning a wedding :)


Holly Said: But since I am subbing for Ceal I get to pick her fav, lol.  #12 - Lucy I love the black and white with pops of reds and pinks, adorable image and design.

Holly Chose this as ONE of her favorites:


Holly Said: OMGosh I love the adorable image and the sentiment, fabulous card design and the colors she chose were perfect.

Holly also chose:


Holly Said: sillhouette children on gingham makes me so happy and the adorable banner she used with it is perfect.  I love this! I am so going to have to Kopykat this one soon!

Jacqueline & Laura Chose:



Jacqueline Said: My favourite for this week is #72 OMG I love the colouring job on the girl as well as her use of neutral colours for a palette and I love all her details on her card. She is amazing!!

Laura Said: Alyce's work always blows me away! Her coloring skills are out of this world phenomenal! I am soooo super excited that she is starting to make coloring videos!! I will be  subscribing to every single one :) I loved the way she created this scene and those fluffy clouds! I also loved the sentiment Wish in single letters down the side! Gorgeous!

Jacqueline Also Chose:


Jacqueline Said: I also like #29 for her colour palette of pinks & browns and her jar of Valentine hearts, really cute!

Athina Chose:


Athina said: I am going with # 39 Barbara Daines.  Her project started out white and I love that it is so vibrant and textured at the finish.  And look at those rolled roses.  I think it is gorgeous!

Lydia Chose:


Lydia Said: I'm going with #38 Calypso its just so fun- love the colours and papers ..... and what girl doesn't love shoes ?!?!?! Love it, mmmmm pretty shoes xxxxx

Marcy Chose:


Marcy Said: I'm going with #90 Paper Daisies! This card is so unique.  I love the KK image, the colors she used and all the pretty details. It's a fantastic card!

Marcy Also Chose:


Marcy Said: I'm also going with Suzanne Dean's card #64. I'm a big  fan of Suzanne's work and her coloring is just so gorgeous! This card has such beautiful details and I love everything about it!

Shanna Chose:


Shanna Said: I love a great white on white card and this card is lovely!

Laura Chose:


Laura Says - I really loved the colors of this and all the pretty embellishments! I got a kick out the cute saying which is PERFECT for little Miss Grumpy - LOL! I really loved how Sanja colored this too and the added bling in the wings. Super cute!

We really LOVE the Anything Goes Challenges because we get to see such a wide variety of gorgeous projects - it is super fun to visit each and every one of our players! 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 FREE SHIPPING on any size order from the Loves Rubberstamps store, even if it would be International shipping :)

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

Thank you everyone who played and all the hard work you put into your projects!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Challenge 39 - All About Love

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

I want to let everyone know that on our Inspirational Blog every Sunday we offer the chance to win a gift voucher to our store - all you need to do is leave a comment on our Sensational Sunday Inspirational Posts... Check it out!

Just a reminder that we are searching for our MARCH Guest Designer so if you are interested just put GDT behind your name!

We had some GORGEOUS projects last week! Holy Smokes! I am so glad that we use random for the winner because it would be that tough to chose! 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:

117

Timestamp: 2013-02-12 22:08:46 UTC

Lucky entry #117 - Congratulations to CG - CG Says [Something Loudly] - 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 February 18th to claim your prize.

You have also won the ShapeEZ prize of 2 Free Files -  once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

                                                     Here is CG's Awesome Project!



                                                                
This week's challenge is:

                         All About Love 

Show us your Love themed projects!

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 LRSBC39. 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, February 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 5 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from Eureka Stamps!

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 39 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 41. 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 MARCH 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 February 19th with the announcement of the MARCH'S GUEST DESIGNER February 25th.

** 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 FEBRUARY 18th.

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

 
February Guest Designer - Janette Garcia
Eureka Stamps - Valentine Giraffe
 
 
 
Marcy Dangcil
Eureka Stamps - Heart Frame
Martha Stewart Heart Border Punch
 
 
Jacqueline Smith
 Eureka Stamps - Heart Basket
Flourishes - Hello Hyacinth
 
 
Holly Flores
Eureka Stamps - Heart Frame
 
 
 
Lydia Walker
 
 
 
Olivia Marmara
 
 
 
Shanna Shands
 
 
 
Athina Emory
 
 
Ceal Pritchett
 
 
 
Dangina Martinez
Eureka Stamps - Heart Frame
QKR Stampede - Kissed