Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Challenge 80 - GIVE THANKS




Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge!

Sadly, this is our last week with our Awesome November Guest Designer - Zehra! This month has just flown by!

Zehra - I can't thank you enough for your stunning projects that you created over the last few weeks! I know I gained loads of inspiration from your beautiful projects as I am sure many of our players did as well! You did such an amazing job! Thank you so much! 

We are now searching for our  JANUARY Guest Designer - if you are interested just place GDT behind your name :)
We had some really amazing projects last week!! I can tell you that it is going to be TOUGH trying to pick favorites from the Shabby Chic Vintage theme!! 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:

31



Timestamp: 2013-11-26 01:30:58 UTC

Lucky entry #31 Congratulations to Jane's Journal -  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 December 2nd to claim your prize.

You have also won The Paper Shelter prize as well! 

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

Here is Jane's Awesome Project:




This week's challenge is: 

Give Thanks

We want to see cards celebrating Thankfulness, Gratefulness, Thank You Cards, or Thanksgiving theme

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 LRSBC79. 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, December 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 have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!







The Winner will also receive a 2 Free Digi Stamps of Choice from Saturated Canary!!

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 79 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 81. ** 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  JANUARY 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 December 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 DECEMBER 3rd!

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



November Guest Designer - Zehra


Holly Flores
Saturated Canary - Cornelia


Marcy Dangcil
Here and Now-Echo Park
Victorian Velvet-Tim Holtz Distress Ink

                                                      Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue 
                                                                    Red Liner Tape


Joni Mastronardi 



Nina - PaperDaisies

Monday, November 25, 2013

Design Team Favorites - Week 78

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #78 - Black & White or Sepia Challenge. 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...

Shanna , Nina, Dangina, Holly & Laura Chose:



Shanna Said: This creation is so cute with the card. I love seeing 3d projects in our challenges.

Nina Said: Stunning project. The teapot and teacup are amazing. The matching card  has been coloured to perfection. Great job

Dangina Said:  This is such a fabulous set! You rocked the challenge.

Holly Said:  I agree, these are all amazing!  I love them.

Laura Said: Wow! I think this set is exquisite! Makes a super cute Gift set and I really love how Nikki colored her image! Stunning job!

Ceal, Holly, Athina & Laura Chose:


# 10 Ivonne H 

Ceal Said: Beautiful card, love the crackled glass and all the other details

Holly Said:  be still my heart, I love this Sepia and the design is drop dead gorgeous!

Athina Said: - I love everything about this cutie!  The cracked glass, the rolled roses, the layout.  Just fantastic!

Laura Said: Oh My Word! This is my most favorite Magnolia image and my oh my did Ivonne do her justice! This is stunning! The cracked glass is so perfect with this! The flower accents and vintage trims - gorgeous! This is definitely in my super favorites!!

Olivia Chose:



Olivia Said: Gorgeous embellishments and exquisite details

Laura AKA Crafty Lawyer Chose:



Laura - AKA Crafty Lawyer Said: I love the clean and simple look, and the layout is fantastic.

Indah & Holly Chose:


Holly Said: LOVE this adorable B&W!

Indah Said: I just LOVE how coordinated this look. The BW color combo just works beautifully!

Joni, Marcy & Laura Chose:


Joni Said: love the shape of this rocker card! Have to try it!

Marcy Said: Love the silhouette with the black and white! Beautiful design and details on the card!

Laura Said: This is breath-taking! It is such a girly girl card for being done in black and white! The added bling, flowers and unique shape really elevates this to a whole new level of gorgeous-ness!

 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, November 19, 2013

Challenge 79 - Shabby Chic or Vintage


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge!

We are now searching for our JANUARY Guest Designer - if you are interested just place GDT behind your name :)

We had some really amazing 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:

15

Timestamp: 2013-11-19 06:08:57 UTC

Lucky entry #15 Congratulations to Jackie Bowman - Kreate With Me 2 -  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 November 25th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Sweet 'N Sassy prize as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here Jackie's Awesome Project:
 


This week's challenge is: 
 
Shabby Chic or Vintage

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 LRSBC79. 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, November 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 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 79 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 81. ** 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  JANUARY 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 December 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 November 26th

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

 
November Guest Designer - Zehra
The Paper Shelter - In The 20's
other products-copics, Victorian velvet distress ink, stickles, MFT smooth white ink, pearls, Frantage embossing enamel, lace, ribbon, My mind's Eye pattern paper, Tim Holtz distress tool, glossy accents, sticky dots.
 

 

Marcy Dangcil
In the 20's digi-The Paper Shelter
Sweet Afternoon-Teresa Collins
White Polka Dot cardstock-Bazzill
Copic Marker Color Fusion Trio 2-Copic Sketch Markers
Butterflies Die Set-La La Land Crafts
Labels Twenty-Spellbinders
Spun Sugar-Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Black Tuxedo-Memento Ink
Flowers-Kaisercraft, I Am Roses
  

Olivia Marmara
My Mind's Eye Paper
Copics
Bildmalarna Image
 
Ceal Pritchett
Paper Shelter Vintage Seamstress
Distress inks Brushed Corduroy
Echo Park


Dangina Martinez
The Paper Shelter - Vintage Phone

 
Joni Mastronardi
The Paper Shelter - In the 20's
 

Nina - PaperDaisies
Image: The Paper Shelter 'Angel'
Copic Sketch Markers


Shanna Shands
 
Laura Lunsford
Stash fuzzy ribbon
 
 

Monday, November 18, 2013

Design Team Favorites - Week 77

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #77 - Anything Goes Challenge. 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...

Shanna Chose:


Shanna Said: I love her mixed media card. The image is colored perfectly!

Joni & Laura Chose:


Joni Said: Decorated Tissue Box Absolutely gorgeous project. I would love to display this tissue box for the holidays.

Laura Said: Donna did such a gorgeous job on this!! I LOVE how she did each side with a different dorable image! You really need to check it out on her blog for the full detail! Looks amazing!
 Athina  & Laura Chose:



Athina Said: I am completely blown away by this beauty!  Just amazed at how beautiful!

Laura Said: This left me speechless! This is just gorgeous on so many levels! I LOVE this!
 Dangina & Holly Chose:



Dangina Said: This is such a gorgeous design. The image and colors are so awesome.

Holly Said: Fabulous nautical card, I love the images and the fabulous design.  Amazing.

Holly & Laura Chose:

#28 - Julie P

Holly Said: How cute is little native?!   I am so super impressed with the Tee-Pee!  I love it!

Laura Said: WOW! This has to be the cutest little display EVER! I think this would look so cute as a little Thanksgiving decoration! Tat Tee-Pee turned out amazing and I love the soft Sepia coloring! Julie did such a gorgeous job!

Holly & Laura Also Chose:


Holly Said: I LOVE this cute couple and the fabulous card design and those cute little feathers!  Happy Anniversary Lucy! 

Laura Said: I really love this card! Lucy's coloring is stunning! I really love the accessories that she added - The metal heart charm and the feathers with the beautiful flourish of pearls and flowers - really make this look so elegant! Stunning job!

Nina Chose:


Nina Said: Such a stunning card. I love the colours used and how she has created the shading on the clothes. Great job

Nina & Laura Also Chose:

 #116 Faye

Nina Said: A beautifully made card. The colouring on this card is amazing. Great job

Laura Said: I agree with Nina! The coloring in this is beyond stunning! I love the more clean look - as gorgeous as this was colored - it doesn't need any extras - it looks perfect just as it is!

Ceal  Chose:

 #274 Susie Sugar

Ceal Said - Her card is just Adorable! I love the design and the sparkles on her apron and presents.

Ceal  Also Chose:


Ceal Said: Love the vintage feel and chalkboard technique

Marcy Chose:


Marcy Said: Her card is gorgeous! Her mermaid water scene is so beautiful & her coloring is amazing! Love this!!!

Olivia Chose:

 
Olivia Said: Fantastic shaped card. Gorgeous coloring and lovely soft color palette.

Laura Chose:


Laura Said: This is absolutely Adorable! I love the pink with white and cream. I really love how Kate added the flower beads around the main image panel - looks gorgeous against the fancy die cut! The coloring is amazing and I love the unique shape! She did a stunning job! I think the sentiment says it perfectly - this is SO SWEET!

 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, November 12, 2013

Challenge 78 - Black, White & Sepia Challenge


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge!

We are now searching for our DECEMBER Guest Designer - if you are interested just place GDT behind your name :)

We had some really amazing projects last week AND we set a new record of players!! WHOO-HOO! 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:

261


Timestamp: 2013-11-12 05:43:22 UTC

Lucky entry #261 Congratulations to Olesia - O.R. Deko 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 November 18th to claim your prize.

You have also won the Cutting Cafe prize as well
Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here Olesia's Awesome Project:


This week's challenge is: 

Black & White or Sepia 
Coloring Challenge!

You have a few Coloring Options...

Full Black & White = Everything must be in a black and white color scheme including your image

Black & White with Colored Image = Everything must be in a black and white color scheme except your image - which you may color any way you want

You could also do Black on Black with Colored Image OR White on White with colored image too

Sepia = Create a full Sepia colored card, including the images OR Sepia with image colored as you want or small pop of color (light pink, light blue 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 LRSBC78. 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, November 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 have a very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!



The Winner will also receive a 3 Free Digi Stamps of 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 78 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 80. ** 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  DECEMBER 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 November 18th!

** 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 November 19th.

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




November Guest Designer - Zehra 
MFT homespun birdhouse stamp and dienamics
MFT branch wiht leaves dienamics
Sweet n'sassy chickadee image
other products- ribbon, black carstock, stickles, glitter, liquid applique, white enamel, glossy accents



Marcy Dangcil
I Gave You My Heart-Gorjuss Girls Urban Stamp Set
Meadow Lark-My Mind's Eye
Labels Eight-Spellbinders
Spun Sugar-Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Spun Sugar-Tim Holtz Distress stickles


Olivia Marmara
MME paper
Copics
Tiddly Inks-Celebrate Joyfully


Athina Emory
Magnolia - Midwinter Tilda with Lantern
Spellbinders - Large Ovals &  Scalloped Ovals


Ceal Pritchett
Flourishes  Snow Day  
Impression Obsession Snowflake die set

                                                    
Dangina Martinez
Sweet 'N Sassy - Christmas Puppy Digi Stamp
                                                      Paper Blossoms Tool Kit-McGill
                                                    Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue 
                                                                      Red Liner Tape


Joni Mastronardi
Sweet 'N Sassy - Christmas Puppy Digital Stamp


Nina - PaperDaisies



Laura Lunsford
Memory Box - Paper Lantern Die (coming soon!!!)