Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Challenge 50 - April Showers



Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

** Sorry for the late post we have a family emergency that has happened! We will be contacting our May Guest Designer Winner this week and we will also post this week's Design team favorites before the challenge next week! Sorry for that & thanks for your patience!  **

We LOVED seeing all the players last week! We have such a fun time visiting your blogs and seeing your projects up close! We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! The winner of our Spring Colors 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:

7

Timestamp: 2013-04-23 08:14:25 UTC

Lucky entry #7- Congratulations to JennyH- Jenfa Cards 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 May 6th to claim your prize.

You have also won The Paper Shelter Gift Certificate for $20.00! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is JennyH's Awesome Project!



This week's challenge is:

                       APRIL SHOWERS

Create a project that has Rain Showers, Umbrellas, thunderstorms & lightning...or think Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, as long as it has something to do with some sort of "SHOWER" it will qualify :)
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 LRSBC50. 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, May 6th so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:

One lucky participant will be chosen using a random number generator! They will be able to proudly display our Winner's Badge on their blog and they will also win the Loves Rubberstamps Gift Voucher as well as any prizes being offered by Guest Sponsors that week.

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 TWO very special GUEST SPONSORS this week!

The winner will also win a $25 Gift certificate from The Paper Nest Dolls!

And our Second Guest Sponsor is... EUREKA STAMPS!


The winner will also win a 5 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 50 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 52. ** 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  JUNE 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 May 21st with the announcement of the JUNE'S GUEST DESIGNER May 28th.

** Be sure to Play Along in our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just hop along with our Design Team in a Mini Blog Hop for the chance to win the hidden prize! Start the hop here on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON MAY 7TH!!
Here is what our Design Team came up with for a little inspiration...

*** I will post the links in later this evening or tomorrow after I get back from the Hospital ***



Lydia Walker
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Copic Markers
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Olivia Marmara
Crafter's Companion - SWALK Collection
My Mind's Eye Papers
Copic Markers

Shanna Shands
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Authentique Paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Copic Markers

Athina Emory
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Simple Stories - Fabulous 6x6 Paper Pack
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Tumbled Glass
Copic Markers
Memento Ink Tuxedo Black

Ceal Pritchett
Flourishes Stamps - April Showers
Copic Sketch Markers


Dangina Martinez
ABBIE Conie Fong Collection from Sweet Pea Stamps
Copic Markers
Tuxedo Black Ink
MONO MULTI LIQUID GLUE
PAPER BLOSSOMS TOOL KIT from McGill

Ivonne Hernandez
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Bo Bunny Papers - Hello Sunshine
Copic X-Press Blending It Paper
Copic Markers
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue

Jacqueline Smith
JustRite - Botanicals Medallions & Banners
Flourishes - Magnolias


Marcy Dangcil
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Fabulous-Simple Stories
Jumbo Scallops-My Favorite Things Die-Namics
Pumice Stone-Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Best Glue Ever-ScraPerfect
Black Tuxedo-Memento Ink

Holly Flores
Paper Nest Dolls - Playing in the rain
Spellbinders - Frame
Copic Markers

April Guest Designer - Jacquel Bowman
The Paper Nest Dolls - Playing In The Rain
Inksentials Specialty Stamping Paper

Laura Love
C.C. Designs - Umbrella Lula
C.C. Designs - Umbrella Cutters Die
C.C. Designs - Umbrella Logos
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain
My Mind's Eye Papers
Copic Sketch Markers - Skin Tones Set
Copic Sketch Markers - Blending Trio 5

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Challenge 49 - The Great Outdoors



Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

** Thank you to all who applied for the May Guest Designer Spot! We will be contacting the winner this week - we will now start the search for our JUNE designer so if you want the chance just place GDT behind your name **

We LOVED seeing all the players last week! We have such a fun time visiting your blogs and seeing your projects up close! We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! The winner of our Spring Colors 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:

57

Timestamp: 2013-04-23 08:14:25 UTC

Lucky entry #57- Congratulations to Papersniffer - Confessions of a PapersnifferPlease 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 April 29th to claim your prize.

You have also won the QKR Stampede prize of 5 Free Digi Stamps of your choice... AND.. a $25.00 Gift certificate from The Paper Nest Dolls!! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is Papersniffer's Awesome Project!



This week's challenge is:

                       The Great Outdoors

Create an outdoor scene or use things that grow in the great outdoors - Flowers, Wildlife, Trees, Plants, etc!

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 LRSBC49. 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, April 29th so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:

One lucky participant will be chosen using a random number generator! They will be able to proudly display our Winner's Badge on their blog and they will also win the Loves Rubberstamps Gift Voucher as well as any prizes being offered by Guest Sponsors that week.

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 49 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 51. ** 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  JUNE 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 May 21st with the announcement of the JUNE'S GUEST DESIGNER May 28th.

** Be sure to Play Along in our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just hop along with our Design Team in a Mini Blog Hop for the chance to win the hidden prize! Start the hop here on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON APRIL 30th!
 
Here is what our Design Team came up with for a little inspiration...

Marcy Dangcil
The Paper Shelter Digi - Adorable Cowgirl
 
Jacqueline Smith
The Paper Shelter Digi - Adorable Cowgirl
Spellbinders - Labels 20 Dies
Heartfelt Creations Spellbinders Die - Western Broncos Die
 
Holly Flores
The Paper Shelter Digi - Adorable Cowgirl
 
Jacquel Bowman - April Guest Designer
 
 
Lydia Walker
 
Olivia Marmara
 
Shanna Shands
The Paper Shelter Digi - Make a Wish
 
Athina Emory
The Paper Shelter Digi - Adorable Cowgirl
My Favorite Things Die Namics Round Banner
 
Ceal Pritchett
 
Dangina Martinez
The Paper Shelter Digi - Adorable Cowgirl
 
Ivonne Hernandez
 
Laura's Sample will be uploaded shortly :)
 
 

Design Team Favorites - Week 47

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for challenge #47 - Pop Your Image - 3D. This part is so hard, especially with so many amazing entries - let me tell you!  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...

Shanna Chose:


Shanna Said: Love her Marci and the papers that she used too!

Dangina & Marcy Chose:


Dangina Said: She did an amazing job with this challenge. Her coloring and image knocked my socks off.

Marcy Said: I'm also picking #25 Susan.  Her card and coloring are so pretty.  I love the image Susan chose and she did a fantastic job with this 3D challenge!

Ivonne Chose:


Ivonne Said: #22 Katie Tate - I love everything on this card, the color combo, the gorgeous papers, the super cute image, the butterflies, the pearls, the flowers...everything! The coloring of the image is fabulous!! Love it!

Holly, Jackie Bowman & Laura Chose:

 
Holly Said: Mine is #39 Laura C. - her pop up scene and card design were so fabulous!  Love all the details she added.
 
Jackie Said:  #39 is just a gorgeous Spring card!  I love her background, colors...well everything!  It's an awesome work of art!!!
 
Laura Said: - This is just stunning! The sweet little scene is so detailed with all the popped up dimensional pieces! It just totally grabs your attention! I think Laura (awesome name by the way ;) did such an amazing job on her sky and clouds and the colors she chose - it is absolutely gorgeous! I totally loved it!
 
Jackie Smith & Laura Chose:
 
                                         

 
Jackie Said: My favourite is #23, her card was so fabulous along with her colouring job was awesome, as well as her 3D image blew me away! She really rocked this challenge!
 
Laura Said: HOLY WOWZERS! I was completely blown away by Jovita's 3D image! She did such an amazing job layering and popping up the different parts - it just turned out amazing!
 
Athina Chose:
 
 
 
Athina Said: #16  Lucy Patrick - I love the colors and how she popped the image to make it dimensional!  Just beautiful!
 
Jackie Bowman Chose:
 

Jackie Said: #6 is so cute & I love the bright, cheery colors she used...great layout too!

Laura Chose:


Laura Said: I thought that this was super cute! I love the little Forever Friends bears and Pauline did such a great job popping up the different parts of the bear to really bring him to life. I love the soft colors of the designer papers too! Just an overall super sweet card!

We want to thank everyone for playing! You all did an amazing 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 $5.00 off an order of $25.00 or more from the Loves Rubberstamps store!

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, April 16, 2013

Challenge 48 - Colors of Spring


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

** This is the last week to get your name in for a chance at being our May Guest Designer! Just place GDT behind your entry :) **

We LOVED seeing all the players last week! We have such a fun time visiting your blogs and seeing your projects up close! We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! I want to thank everyone who played! The winner of our 3D Popped Image 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:

10

Timestamp: 2013-04-17 00:20:15 UTC

Lucky entry #10- Congratulations to Margie Calenda  - Bella Bug 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 $10.00 gift voucher code.                        
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by April 22nd to claim your prize.

You have also won the Eureka Stamps prize of 5 Free Digi Stamps of your choice... AND.. Mr Monkey & Mrs. Monkey Rubber Stamps from All That Scraps!! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is Margie Calenda's Awesome Project!



This week's challenge is:

                           Colors of Spring

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 LRSBC48. 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, April 22nd so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:

One lucky participant will be chosen using a random number generator! They will be able to proudly display our Winner's Badge on their blog and they will also win the Loves Rubberstamps Gift Voucher as well as any prizes being offered by Guest Sponsors that week.

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 TWO very special GUEST SPONSORS this week!


The winner will win 5 Free Digi Stamps of their choice from QKR Stampede....AND

The winner will also win a $25 Gift certificate from The Paper Nest Dolls!

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 48 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 50. ** 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 March 30th.

** Be sure to Play Along in our - Weekly Blog Candy Giveaway! Just hop along with our Design Team in a Mini Blog Hop for the chance to win the hidden prize! Start the hop here on our Sensational Sunday Inspirations post **

WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WITH THE NEW CHALLENGE ON APRIL 23rd!
Here is what our Design Team came up with for a little inspiration...

Marcy Dangcil
Holiday Anya 2 -The Greeting Farm


Jacqueline Smith
The Paper Nest Dolls - Owen with Wooden Horse
Spellbinders - Ornate Artisan Tags and Accents 


Holly Flores

Jacquel Bowman - April Guest Designer
The Paper Nest Dolls - Washboard Ellie


Lydia Walker
The Paper Nest Dolls - Cheerleader Ellie

Olivia Marmara

Shanna Shands
The Paper Nest Dolls - Washboard Ellie

Athina Emory

Ceal Pritchett

Dangina Martinez
The Paper Nest Dolls - Owen with Wooden Horse

Ivonne Hernandez
The Paper Nest Dolls - Washboard Ellie
Bo Bunny Papers - Hello Sunshine

Laura Love
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Annabelle Elegance
Spellbinders - Lacey Floral Ovals
Tim Holtz Tickets