Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Challenge 84- New Year Resolution



Hi Stampers!

We want to thank everyone who played along in our Holiday Blitz Challenge last week! We know that it was a busy time with family and Holiday celebrations so we really appreciate everyone who took the time to get crafty with us! So before we get started with this week's challenge we need to announce all of our winners! Here we go...

Here are your random numbers:

261
109
28
133
132
56
156
275
155
281
200

Timestamp: 2013-12-31 06:10:34 UTC

Winner of Kenny K 3 Digi Stamps of choice - #261 - Crafting Vicky

Winner of Kenny K 3 Digi Stamps of choice - #109 - Susanne - Clay-Scrap-Kreativ

Winner of QKR Stampede 5 Digi Stamps of choice - #28 - Blossom Cards - Snow Fun

Winner of Aurora Wings $15.00 Gift Certificate - #133 - Jane's Journal

Winner of Milk Coffee 5 Digi Stamps of choice - #132 - Kuni

Winner of Crafty Sentiments Designs $10.00 Gift Voucher - #56 - Sandy J.

Winner of Eureka Stamps 5 Digi Stamps of choice - #156 - Angelique

Winner of C.C. Designs $10.00 Gift Voucher - #275 - BG Payne Crafts

Winner of Sweet 'N Sassy Stamps 3 Digi Stamps of Choice - #155 - Dorothy S.

Winner of Bugaboo Stamps $30.00 Gift Certificate - #281 - KT Fit Kitty

And Last but not least... our Loves Rubberstamps $50.00 Gift Certificate Winner:



Congratulations to all the winners and thank you again to everyone who played along! Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by January 7th to claim your prize.

This weeks Challenge is - New Years Resolutions! 

Show a card, scrap page or project that represents your New Year Resolution.  We would love for you to tell us what it is as well. 

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 LRSBC84. 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, January 6th 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!


QKR Stampede will be giving our winner 5 Free Digi Stamps of Choice!

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 84 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 85. ** 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  February 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 January 19th!

** 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 January 7th

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



December Guest Designer - Nikki Stalker
 Cupcake Thief (Mo Manning Collection from Stamping Bella)
Mega Small Rectangles Plain & Scallop (Spellbinders)


Holly Flores
Resolution - Avoid Things that Make Me Fat












Marcy Dangcil
Resolution: Keeping in touch more with distant family and friends

Love Letter Kaylee-Some Odd Girl
Love Letters-Bo Bunny
Victorian Velvet-Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Black Tuxedo-Memento
Roses-Wild Orchid Crafts



Athina Emory
Resolution - Get Organized!!!

My Minds Eye Paper - Lost & Found
Ceal Pritchett

resolution: Trusting God and not holding back
Lawn Fawn ( Blue Skies )


Joni Mastronardi
Drink more or was it to drink less?
Nina - PaperDaisies
resolution - use more colors



Shanna Shands
resolution: celebrate more

Kenny K - Happy Hour
My Mind's Eye - The Sweetest Thing - Honey
Laura Lunsford
resolution: enjoy more coffee







Indah Permatasari
resolution: kiss more often


Olivia Marmara
Dangina Martinez

Design Team Favorites - Week 82

Now it is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #82 - Anything Goes with a Christmas Theme. 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, Dangina, Athina, Nina and Marcy Chose:

#164 - Riet K


Shanna Said: Love her paper flowers.

Dangina Said: This is such an amazingly gorgeous project. My new fav..

Athina Said: I am in love!!! There is so much work in this wonderful creation, I just stared forever! Beautiful job!

Nina Said: What stunning colouring. Love how all the different elements come together perfectly. Great creation.

Marcy Said: This is just gorgeous! Not only did she use some of my favorites (LLLC and G45) but her coloring and all of her details are just stunning!

Marcy also Chose:

#155 Shona


Marcy Said: This one also caught my eye! She has created such a beautiful winter scene with the dear and the landscape! Beautiful job! :)
Indah and Laura L Chose:

#77 Carla Suto
 


Indah Said: I love the way she used non traditional colors on this winter/Christmas card. Adorable coloring too!

Laura L said: gorgeous layout and color choices. I also love this adorable image. Super sweet card.

Joni chose:

130- LeeAnn


Joni Said: Love this snowman image, gorgeous white background

Holly Chose:

#76 Leeann

 
I love this tag, such a cute image and great design. Adorable

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, December 17, 2013

Challenge 83 - HOLIDAY BLITZ - ANYTHING GOES!


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Blog Challenge!

For the next TWO WEEKS we will be running this special HOLIDAY BLITZ - ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE!! We have a huge list of Sponsors who are all set to give away some amazing prize packages to lots of our lucky players!! Before we get into the details...we have to choose last week's winner :)

We had some really awesome projects last week!! 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:

126

Timestamp: 2013-12-17 07:57:39 UTC

Lucky entry #126 Congratulations to Lesley at Grenouille Please grab your Winner's Badge Button over on the right hand side for your blog and send an email so I can send you your $20.00 gift voucher code.                    
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by December 30th to claim your prize.

You have also won The Eureka Stamps Digi Stamp prize as well!

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

Here is Lesley at Grenouille's Awesome Project:




The HOLIDAY BLITZ challenge is: 

Anything Goes 
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 LRSBC83. 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 30th so all entries need to be in before then.

Prize Information:



We will be giving away the following prizes - We will draw one winner Per Prize - so we will have multiple winners!





















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 83 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 84. ** 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 31st

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


December Guest Designer - Nikki Stalker 


Stamps: All Magnolia’s – Merry Christmas TildaNOEL TildaShow the Way Tilda, Cozy Christmas Bear, Santa’s Little Helper Tilda, Mini’s – Tilda & Edwin Dancing, Jam Tilda, Tilda holding Christmas Ornament
Card: All Cardstock & DSP (Stampin’ Up)
Accessories: Circle & Star Brads (retired Stampin’ Up), Candy Dots (Stampin’ Up), Curly Stamen (WOC), Copic Markers, Rhinestones (various)



Holly Flores



Marcy Dangcil
Katherine-Kraftin Kimmie Stamps
Leaf Punch-Martha Stewart
Walnut Stain-Tim Holtz Distress Ink

Black Tuxedo-Memento 
Curio-Basic Grey
Roses-Wild Orchid Crafts (coming soon!)


Ceal Pritchett
Lawn Fawn ( Winter Sparrows),  

Dangina Martinez


Joni Mastronardi


Box Closed

Box Open

Shanna Shands
Whimsy Stamps - Kenny K - Bow - The Adult Version
Whimsy Stamps - Greetings Notable 7 
Whimsy Die - Notable 7
Echo Park - Season's Greetings

Laura Lunsford


The Loves Rubberstamps Design Team want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our players and supporters over the last year! We have so much fun visiting your blogs and seeing all of your stunning creations each and every week! Because this is the last challenge we have before the Christmas Holiday ... we want to wish each and everyone a BLESSED HOLIDAY SEASON! 

Remember... this challenge will last TWO WEEKS instead of our usual one...so you have until December 30th at 9pm CST to play :)