Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Challenge #71 - Show Us Your Fall Colors!

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge!

We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! We 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:



20
Timestamp: 2013-09-24 04:57:33 UTC

Lucky entry # 20! Congratulations to Anita M!  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 October 1st to claim your prize.
Anita, you will also receive a $20.00 Gift Certificate to The Paper Shelter!
Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is Anita's Awesome Project!

This week's challenge is: Show Us Your Fall Colors
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 LRSBC72. 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 30th, 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 have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!





The Winner will also receive 5 Kenny K Digital downloads!

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 71 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 73. ** 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 NOVEMBER 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 October 22nd!


** 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 October 1st!

Here is what the Design Team came up with for your inspiration...


September Guest Designer - Larelle-Susanne Thoms
Kenny K Sweet Melissa Stamp

 
September Guest Designer - Larelle-Susanne Thoms
Greeting Farm Ryan Stamp
On behalf of Laura and The Design Team, I would like to Thank Larelle-Susanne for being such a fabulous Guest Designer!  Thank you so much for all the hard work and for your dedication, we loved having you this month!!!
 
 
Shanna Shands
Holly Flores
Olivia Marmara

Ceal Pritchett
Dangina Martinez
 

Joni Mastronardi
 

Nina - PaperDaisies
Other: Spellbinders Timeless Rectangles

Monday, September 23, 2013

Design Team Favorites for Week #69

Hello Friends and Stampers,

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #69 - Have a Sentiment on the front.    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...
Nina  chose: - #89 Tracey Brossart 



Nina Said: Love the scene she has created. Great attention to detail. Fabulous embellishments. Great choice of sentiment. Just stunning

Shanna chose: #72 72. Scrappellen



Shanna said: I love the stamp that she used and the black n white theme. Overall fun card.


Joni Chose: #62 Lucy Patrick



Joni Said: I just love the image of the dog walker, very fun card.


Dangina chose - #3 Pam D.




Dangina said: This is such an amazing scene! She created the perfect Back to School Project! A Must See :)


Athina, Ceal, Marcy and Holly Chose: - #134 Nikki. 




Athina said: What an amazing talent this young lady has with such a bright future ahead of her. Awesome coloring and design on her beautiful card!

Ceal Said: Nicki so talented for only 13 years old,

Marcy Said: Nikki for her early accomplishments as a wonderful artist and her beautiful card! :)

Holly Said: I also love this fabulous card and am so impressed she did this with limited supplies and for her mom. She's 13 and her cards are so clean and sleek, I love it!

Holly also said: Holly - There were so many Wow and Amazing cards this challenge, I could not narrow it down to one, but instead I will celebrate our youngest designers who entered the challenge:
Holly and Ceal Also Chose: #180 - Brooke



Holly Said: Loved how she colored up this cute Anya and the leaves and colors are fabulous. For 7, she sure knows how to design a card!

Ceal Said: Brooke Wow she is only 7 Holy Moly think how her cards will look she she is older.

Ceal also chose: #18 - Suzi




Ceal said: such a beautiful card from her coloring to all the details, Gorgeous!

Nicole Chose  -- #32 Suzette



Nicole said: I absolutely adore CAS cards that showcase the beautiful coloring & image!!

Marcy  Chose - #110 Lucy Patrick-



Marcy Said: This card has such gorgeous details. I love her beautiful coloring and the paper piecing she did on her 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.

Thank you everyone who played and all the hard work you put into your projects! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Holly on behalf of Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!



Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Week 70 - 1, 2, 3 Challenge

Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge! 

We had some completely AWESOME projects last week! We 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:


33

Timestamp: 2013-09-17 03:27:46 UTC

Lucky entry #-33 Congratulations to Heidi Brawley! 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 23rd to claim your prize.

You have also won the Me;jen's Designs - 4 Free Digi Stamps of your choice prize as well!

Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem those prizes as well :)

Here is Heidi's Awesome Project!



This week's challenge is: 1, 2, 3

Have 1 Image, 2 Designer Papers & 3 Embellishments

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 LRSBC70. 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 23rd 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 have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!




The Winner will also receive a $20.00 Gift Certificate to 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 70 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 72. ** 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  NOVEMBER 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 October 22nd!

** 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 24th!

Here is what the Design Team came up with for your inspiration...



September Guest Designer - Larelle-Susanne Thoms
2 pattern papers from the: My Minds Eye Traveler Paper Pack
3 Embellishments: Swirl Bling, 1Recollections Gold Metal embellishment, and  Micheals Black Flat Back Pearls
Silver Liquid Pearls

September Guest Designer - Larelle-Susanne Thoms
The Paper Studio In the 20s digital Image
the 2 patterned papers I used were the Dear LizzyH Lucky Charm paper stack and a lose sheet I got from HB
The thee three embellishments I used
Swirl bling, Recollections mint green flat back pearls and Cream lace from Hobby Lobby

September Guest Designer - Larelle-Susanne Thoms
the Paper Shelter Japanese Cute Doll Digital Image
The 2 patterned papers used were the Dear Lizzy, Lucky Charm and MME Traveler Paper Stack
the 3 embellishments I used A strand of cream bead strand, white flat back pearls and Details coral Sheer Ribbon



Holly Flores

Marcy Dangcil
Little Bit Grumpy-The Paper Shelter
Vicky B-Bo Bunny
Spun Sugar-Tim Holtz Distress ink
Black Tuxedo-Memento Ink

Olivia Marmara

Athina Emory
The Paper Shelter - Christmas Carols
Simple Stories, Aweso{me} 


Ceal Pritchett

Laura Love
Prima Flowers (coming soon)
Martha Stewart - Alpine Snowflake Punch



Monday, September 16, 2013

Design Team Favorites Week 68

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #68 - Anything Goes. This is always our hardest challenge to choose from! 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...

Athina, Nina & Laura Chose:



Athina Said: I love the monochromatic look! I have no other words but STUNNING!

Nina Said: Love how she has coloured the image, giving it a monochrome look. The card design is fabulous.

Laura Said: WOW WOW WOW! I LOVE the look of the black and white coloring style! This is beautiful! The accents, details, and stunning coloring really makes this a jaw-dropper! LOVE this!

Nicole Chose:



Nicole Said:  Beautifully well balanced card with great details and I love how she paper pieced the skirt!! :) :) :) 

Nicole Also Chose


                                                                 26. Lucy Patrick

Nicole Said: Fabulous colors and layers!! I love the precious image and it's colored beautifully!! :) :) :) 

Nicole Also Chose:



Nicole Said: I love all of the blue & fabulous embellies!! The stickles on the dress, knee socks, and flower are the perfect touch!! :) :) :) 

Nicole & Laura Also Chose: 


Nicole Said:  Superb coloring and love the bright happy colors!! :) :) :) 

Laura Said: HOLY SMOKES! The coloring is BEAUTIFUL! Look at that stunning hair!, I also love the colors Laura chose! Such a beautiful card! 

Joni Chose -



Joni Said: Love her coloring, adorable image and super layout!!! 

Shanna Chose: 


Shanna Said: This card just made me laugh and I thought it was a wonderful uplifter! 

Holly Chose:


Holly Said:  Birthday Anya and Strawberry paper with a yummy cupcake - what could be cuter than this? I love it! 

Holly also chose



Holly Said: Loved how she used her prima doll and the fabulous card design and colors. 

Holly Also Chose:


Holly Said: OMGosh this is the cutest little chipboard book, actually I think it might be a paper bag book but either way, I LOVE IT! Cute design and finally, something I can KopyKat for the boys! lol. 

Holly Also Chose:


Holly Said: OMGosh what a beautiful and fabulous design, love the colors and the cute image. AND then with the scraps left over, she made a fabulous Prima Doll tag!!! I love it. 

Dangina Chose:



Dangina Said: What a fabulous layout. I love all the dimensions and the colors are awesome. Loved it! 

Olivia Chose: -


Olivia Said: beautiful coloring and great card layout. 

Marcy Chose: 



Marcy Said:  Beautiful card! I love the image, the colors she used and all of her pretty details. Her coloring is so pretty too! 

Marcy & Laura Also Chose: 


Marcy Said: Her coloring is amazing and the card is just gorgeous!

Laura Said: WOW! This is such a gorgeous card! The purple and yellow combination is so pretty! I am always in awe of Norma's handmade flowers that always elevates her projects to above stunning! Her coloring is amazing as always and this handmade flower spray is gorgeous and matches the flowers in her hair perfectly! I have to admit that I have a LOOOOOOOOONNNNNGGGG wish list of punches and die cuts that I need to buy so I can try and make some of Norma's style flowers - LOL! Beautiful job!

Laura Chose: 



Laura Said: I think that this is such a beautiful example of a CAS design that is just stunning! The coloring on this image is gorgeous and really makes it pop off the page! A perfect example of how sometimes less is more! I always struggle with CAS cards so I always love it when I see such gorgeous examples of this style!

Laura Also Chose:


Laura Said: This card is jaw-dropping GORGEOUS! I hope someday that I will color as beautifully as this! The colors are so pretty and the way the image is colored just matches the papers perfectly! I love the layout and the accents which are beautiful but still let the image be the star! Such a gorgeous 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! We really love seeing them and visiting your blogs!

Laura & The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!