Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Challenge 67 - Favorite Color Combination



Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

This is a bittersweet week for us here. We will be saying good-bye to 3 of our mega-talented Design Team Members - Ivonne, Jacqueline & Lydia. These three ladies are moving on to try new things and we wish them nothing but the best in their future adventures! Ladies - it has been such an honor and privilege to have had you on our Design Team! Thank you so much for all your hard work, your gorgeous designs that have no doubt inspired many of our followers as they have myself, and all the laughs and fun times! I will truly miss each and everyone of you! Good luck in all you do, and I will continue to visit you in blogland :)

Next Week we will be debuting with our New Design Team Members as well as our September Guest Designer so we are super excited for that!! :)

We are also starting the search for our  OCTOBER GUEST DESIGNER! If you are interested in trying out just place GDT behind your entry :)

We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! I want to thank everyone who rose to our challenge and got creative with us! The winner of our 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:

56

Timestamp:  2013-08-27 06:55:19 UTC

Lucky entry #56 - - Congratulations to Bolilla - Bolilla Scrap  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 September 2nd to claim your prize.

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

Here is  Bolilla's Awesome Project!


This week's challenge is:

       Use Your Favorite Color Combination

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 LRSBC67. 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, September 2nd 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 TWO very special GUEST SPONSORS this week!


The winner will also receive a $25.00 Gift Certificate from The Paper Nest Dolls!


The winner will also receive 3 Digi Stamps of their choice from Sweet 'N Sassy


Design Team Favorite Picks:
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 67 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 69. ** 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  OCTOBER 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 September 16th!

** 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 SEPTEMBER 3rd!

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


August Guest Designer - Jenny Jean Lim



Jacqueline Smith
Favorite Color Combo - Red & Green
Sweet 'N Sassy Stamps Digi - Titmouse
Memory Box Die - Tiffany Frame (coming soon!)

Lydia Walker
The Paper Nest Dolls- Good Witch Avery
MFT- You Make My Day
MME- Cambridge Court 6x6 papers

Marcy Dangcil
Color Combo-Pink & Black
Sweetheart Ellie-Paper Nest Dolls
Victorian Velvet-Tim Holtz Distress ink
Spellbinders-Beaded Circles
Black Tuxedo-Memento Ink

Olivia Marmara

Shanna Shands
Color Combo (Anything with Teal)
Magnolia image Sea Breeze Collection - Sea Shell Tilda (Coming Soon)
Magnolia image Sea Breeze Collection - Sea Sheet Kit
Simple Stories Paper - Vintage Bliss

Athina Emory 
Color Combo - (Orange/Gold/Teal)
Magnolia - Tilda with Pumpkins

Ceal Pritchett
Color Combo - Blue & Brown
Paper Smooches Swanky Snow Dudes

Dangina Martinez
Favorite Colors- Brown and Blue
The Paper Nest Dolls - School Time Avery
Sweet N' Sassy Digi - Everyday Miracles

Ivonne Hernandez
Favorite Color Combo-Red/Yellow/Blue
Image: Mo Manning - Yale
Papers: Bo Bunny - Surprise and X-Press Blending Card

Markers: Copic Markers



Design Team Favorites - Challenge 65

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #65 - Hair of a Different Color. This was a such a fun challenge and we want to say a huge 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...

Ceal, Holly, Jackie & Laura Chose:



Ceal  Said: I think she covered every different hair color there is! Love it!

Holly Said: Denyse Rocked this challenge, I love all the different hair colors. Fabulous.

Jackie Said: I too, loved all her choices of hair colors for this simple but elegant card! Awesome job!

Laura Said: This was absolutely AWESOME!! What a super cute idea to create a montage of the different monochrome color schemes! Reminds me of an Andy Warhol Painting :)
        
Ceal & Laura Chose:


Ceal Said:  I love the hair color, her coloring and her layout, adorable card!

Laura Said: I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this hair color!! It is absolutely beautiful and looks super cute on this image! Such a cute design!

Shanna, Dangina, Ivonne, Athina, Marcy Jackie & Laura All Chose:



Shanna Said: Her card is so fun and unique. I love the two toned hair color and the coloring!

Dangina Said:  Loved the fab image and rich colors. That hair was awesome.

Ivonne Said: Her card is gorgeous! Love the image, the papers and the sparkle. The coloring is absolutely amazing and the hair is fabulous!

Athina Said: I love the multi-colored hair and the layout is too cute!

Marcy Said: This card was so beautiful and I love the way she colored the hair! Very cool!

Jackie Said: I really love her choice of hair colors that she use and her coloring job was amazing as             well her layers on her card. Fabulous!

Laura Said: Wowzers! This is some awesomely wicked cool hair! Love the two-tone and the rest of the card is just amazing! Awesome job!

Holly Also Chose: 


Holly Said: Angelique I love your teal colored hair and the cute card design.

Olivia , Marcy, Jackie & Laura Chose: 



Olivia Said: love that blue hair, great papers and layout on the card.

Marcy Said: The teal hair looks great and love all of her pretty details.

Jackie Said: love that teal hair along with all the amazing details on her card!

Laura Said: This is such a pretty card - the layout, the designer paper choices, those beautiful flowers all go so perfectly with the way Vivi colored this adorable little Anya! This hair color is so pretty and she looks so cute colored this way! LOVED it!

Laura Also Chose:


Laura Said: This is such a great masculine card! I love the way Andy colored this image and that background is super cool! I totally love the sentiment with the music die cut beneath it too! I think it is an overall cool design! 

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! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Challenge 66 - Round or Square Cards



Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

We are starting the search for our  OCTOBER GUEST DESIGNER! If you are interested in trying out just place GDT behind your entry :)

We are super glad a few people decided to try our Hair of a Different Color challenge!! We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! I want to thank everyone who rose to our challenge and got creative with us! The winner of our 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: 2013-08-20 02:58:57 UTC

Lucky entry #23 - Crafty Lawyer - Congratulations to   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 August 26th to claim your prize.

You have also won The Saturated Canary prize of 2 free digi stamps!
Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is  Crafty Lawyer's Awesome Project!


This week's challenge is:

                      Round or Square Cards

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 LRSBC66. 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, August 26th 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 receive a $20.00 Gift Certificate from The Paper Shelter!

Design Team Favorite Picks:
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 66 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 68. ** 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  OCTOBER 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 September 16th!

** 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 AUGUST 27th!

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

August Guest Designer - Jenny Jean Lim
The Greeting Farm - Baby Anya & Ian

Jacqueline Smith
The Paper Shelter Digi - Vintage Seamstress
Bo Bunny - C'est La Vie Papers
Lydia Walker
MFT- You Make My Day
Stamp It Austrailia-  Birds and Butterflies
MME- Honey 6x6 papers

Marcy Dangcil
Cute Cave Girl-The Paper Shelter
Ruby-Lost & Found 3 MME
Victorian Velvet-Tim Holtz Distress ink

Olivia Marmara

 Shanna Shands
Magnolia image Sea Breeze Collection - Bikini Tilda (Coming Soon)

Athina Emory
Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Brushed CordoroyRusty Hinge


Ceal Pritchett
Flourishes - Wedded Bliss

Dangina Martinez
The Paper Shelter - Cute Cave Girl
Ivonne Hernandez
Papers: Simple Stories - Vintage Bliss and X-Press Blending Card
                                                          Markers: Copic Markers

Laura Love
The Paper Shelter Digi - A Little Bit Grumpy
Gorjuss Girls Designer Paper - Coming Soon!

Monday, August 19, 2013

Design Team Favorites - Challenge 64

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #64 - Anything Goes! This was a record week for us so we want to say a huge 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...

Holly, Ceal & Marcy Chose:


Holly Said -  Not only did she make the cutest frame ever with her prima doll image, (that we now carry in the store!) but she sent me on a hop to other designers using these fabulous images and I am so inspired now to use mine!!! I love the cute dp and the flowers she designed her frame with as well.  Fabulous!
Ceal Said: Love her frame with that adorable Prima doll, made me go and order a couple from the store
Marcy Said:  Great idea with the altered $1 frame and the Prima doll works perfect with it.  Beautiful job with this!

Holly & Athina Chose:
Holly Said: Wow, what an amazing basket!  I love this.  I must figure out how to make one of my own.  So cute and I love the little sewing image she used and she even has real material coming out of the machine, so CUTE!!!!
Athina Said: What a cool box!  The details are amazing and I just love the wrinkled up fabric under the sewing machine image.  Just AWESOME!

Ceal Also Chose:

Ceal Said: Gorgeous shaped easel card, lovely coloring and look at all those details! 

Ivonne Chose:
#31 Laura N
Ivonne Said: Gorgeous back to school card! bright colors and the beautiful DPs. The image is the cutest and it is colored to perfection.
Ivonne Also Chose:
Ivonne Said: Absolutely beautiful! Love the card layout and the fabulous papers. The image is so sweet and the coloring is just amazing.
Ivonne Also Chose:
Ivonne Said: This card is just gorgeous! Great card layout and beautiful DPs. Love the sentiment and the image is perfect for it. The coloring is fabulous!

Dangina Chose:

Dangina Said:  Stunning! I love his coloring of the SC image and his fabulous card design. The embellishment and distressing is over the top.. So beautiful. (see his blog post for his other amazing card using a Saturated Canary image)

Shanna Chose:
Shanna Said: I love her colors and layering!

Jackie & Marcy Chose: 
Jackie Said: Fabulous card, love the colouring job and all the details on her card were amazing!
Marcy Said: Beautiful card with so many details.  Her coloring is so pretty too.
Jackie Also Chose:
Jackie Said: Awesome card, love her colour choices, her coloring job was awesome along with her attention to all the details like her flowers were fabulous!!
Laura Chose:
Laura Said: I thought this image was so sweet! I love the colors that Maya chose and her embellishments are so pretty!
Laura Also Chose:

Laura Said: This is such a pretty color combination! I love all those flowers and check out that gorgeous white lacy floral trim! I need some of that! I also adore the new look of the Harriet stamps from Crafty Sentiments Designs and Suzette colored her up so beautifully!
Laura Also Chose:

Laura Said - Seriously? This is the most adorable little teddy bear I have ever seen! Carlyann did such a gorgeous job coloring this cutie up! It looks super sweet in the soft gray with pink! Love it!
Laura Also Chose:
Laura Said: OH MY WORD! This is so cute! I want one!! I can't even image the time it took to make this gorgeous box! Completely in love with this!
Laura Also Chose:
Laura Said: This is so adorable and totally my style! I love the cute country look and I really love the way Lisa colored her image!
And one more... Laura Chose:
Laura Said: This is super sweet! I love the CAS design that just lets that cute image be the focus! I love how Lorraine colored this cutie up too! So pretty! I am sure it is even more so in person when you can really see the glittery wings!
Ok...I lied...ONE MORE :)
Laura Said: This is just absolutely stunning! I love the rich, bold colors that Hilde used on this gorgeous ATC! This is a beautiful image too!
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! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!