Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Challenge 88 - Use Lace


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

Before we get started we have to say a very special THANK YOU to our January Guest Designer - Linda who did a stunning job on all of her projects this month! Linda - it has been a real honor to have you designing with the team this month and we can't thank you enough for all your hard work, creativity and inspiration you have provided not only the players but the Design Team as well! You did an amazing job! Thank you so much! 

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

We had some really awesome projects last week!! I think EVERYONE that played did an AWESOME jo with their CASE'ing skills! You could really see all the inspiration from the originals! 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:

13



Timestamp: 2014-01-28 05:38:09 UTC

Lucky entry #13  Congratulations to Blankina - Blankina Creations .... 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 Feb. 3rd to claim your prize.

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

Here is Blankina's Adorable Project!
She CASE'd our very own DT Member Marcy!



This week's challenge is: 

USE LACE

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 LRSBC88. 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, February 3rd 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 3 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 88 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 90. ** 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  MARCH 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 February 17th.

** 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 FEBRUARY 4TH

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






Whimsey Stamps - Fanciful Birthday Notables 1



Cold Christmas - Crafty Sentiments
Powder Mountain - Bo Bunny
Broken China - Tim Holtz Distress







Crafty Sentiments: Jason and Eve
 copics  

The Greeting Farm - I Heart Sweaters
                              LULA BIG HEART Swiss Pixies Collection from C.C. Designs
                                                 Memento Ink Pads from Tsukineko




Welcome Little One – Crafty Sentiments Designs



Monday, January 27, 2014

Design Team Favorites - Week 86

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #86 - Use Metal. 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...

Larelle-Susanne, Shanna & Athina Chose:


Larelle-Susanne Thoms said: For my fav this week it was super hard to choose between 12 and  23. I picked  12 ~ Andrea  Schnipsel ~ for my favorite

Shanna Said: I pick this too. The tea cup is adorable. 

Athina Said: Wow!! The coloring is just amazing and I love all the different embellishments!  Just GORGEOUS!

Laura Love & Larelle-Susanne Thoms also chose: 





Laura Said: What a very clever and genius way to use metal in your project! This turned out so pretty - I love the vintage style papers that Lisa used! Gorgeous job! 

Larelle-Susanne Said: Lisa S. did an amazing job and I loved the idea of the the metal cookie sheet she did alot of work on that project.

Nina Chose: 


Nina Said:  What a fabulous masculine card. I love how she has coloured the image. The metal cogs are a great touch. I love all the layers.

Holly Chose:



Holly Said: OMGosh this is so fabulous.  Love the adorable images, the fabulous design and dp and the metal heart locket and key she used.  Fabulous. 

Indah, Joni & Marcy Chose:



Indah Said: such a brilliant card with awesome coloring and use of metal buttons!

Joni Said: Fabulous design, love her coloring and the bright colors on this card, very striking

Marcy Said: This was such a fun card overall and her coloring is just beautiful!

Laura Lunsford & Laura Love Chose:


Laura Lunsford Said: I picked #6 Bastelarena. Wow I was so impressed with how she got the stamp to look like she etched it into metal.  Stunning card!

Laura Love Said: I love the Faux Metal technique and Bastelarena did a stunning job with it! This is such a great image to use and it turned out really cool! Awesome job!

Nikki Chose:



Nikki Said:  Beautiful baby card. Gorgeous image, lovely soft colours.

Dangina Chose:



Dangina Said:  I just Love the beautiful Prima Flowers and bright colors. The chipboard pieces really made the box pop. The metal embellishing was awesome. Fabulous creation!

Laura Love also chose:



Laura Love Said: This is seriously adorable! I love this cute image, the textured edges around the main panel, the little stamped "washi tape" and check out the little chain connecting the tag! What a creative way to use metal in your project! Love it!

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, January 21, 2014

Challenge 87 - Case Yourself or a DT Member


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

I apologize that our posts are late today. Our internet has been out since last week and we JUST got it back! It has been super frustrating here so we appreciate your patience!

We want to thank all those who tried for our our February Guest Designer Position - We will be notifying our choice this week! We are now searching for our MARCH Guest Designer - if you are interested just place GDT behind your name :) 
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:

31



Timestamp: 2014-01-21 18:10:32 UTC

Lucky entry #31  Congratulations to Sharon Gurnhill .... 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 $10.00 gift voucher code.              
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by January 27th to claim your prize.

You have also won Kenny K prize as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here is Sharon Gurnhill's Beautiful Project:


This week's challenge is: 

Case Yourself OR a Design Team Member

CASE = Copy And Share Everything. 

This week we want you to look through your own gallery and choose one of your own cards to CASE ... OR ... maybe one of our Design Team Member's styles catches your eye and you want to CASE one of their cards! 

When you Case - be sure to change at least ONE or TWO things. Please SHARE the card or project you CASE'D :)

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 LRSBC87. 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 27th 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 $15.00 Gift Voucher 

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 87 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 89. ** 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  MARCH 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 February 17th.

** 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 28th

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




CASE'd This Card She Created: 


Supplies Used:






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Supplies used:
Tim Holtz Distress Inks + water to color up my image:  Tea DyeVictorian VelvetMustard SeedBroken China and Spun Sugar.
Royal Cutie Pies-The Greeting Farm
Cashmere Dame-Glitz Design
Ovals Standard and Scalloped Ovals-Spellbinders
Leaf Punch-Martha Stewart





Supplies Used:


Shanna Shands

Copied Herself...Coloring & Using Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers (these are coming soon to the store!)

Supplies Used:



                                                  

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