Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Challenge 92 - Washi Tape or Faux Washi Tape


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

Before we get started we have some sad news. Larelle-Susanne had to step down from the Design Team for some personal reasons. We wish Larelle-Susanne all the best, lots of hugs and healing prayers being sent your way!

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

We had some really hilarious 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:
32
Timestamp: 2014-02-25 08:50:55 UTC


Lucky entry #32 Congratulations to Leeann - Paper Doll's 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 $10.00 gift voucher code.              
Email: Lovesrubberstamps@yahoo.com by March 3rd to claim your prize.

You have also won the Bugaboo & QKR Stampede prizes as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)

Here is  Leeann's Adorable Project:


This week's challenge is: 

Use Washi Tape or Faux Washi Tape (make your own)

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 LRSBC92. 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, March 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 their choice of 3 Free Digi Stamps of choice from The Doodle Garden!

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 92 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 94. ** 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  APRIL 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 March 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 March 4th.

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



Here and Now - Echo Park
Broken China - Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Black Tuxedo - Memento
Washi Tape - Recollections








Lawn Fawn- Science Of Love

The Doodle Garden - Spring Tulip
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studios 'Circle Greetings'
Classic & Scallop Circles (small & large) - Spellbinders
Papers - My Mind's Eye - Collectable 'Notable'

February Guest Designer - Blankina




Design Team Favorites - Challenge 90

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #90 - Paper Piecing. 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 & Indah Chose:



Shanna Said: Super cute tag!

Indah Said: I love the details on this tag and absolutely love the paper piecing work on the dress too!

Laura Lunsford, Nina, Nikki, Joni  & Marcy Chose:






Laura Said:  So many beautiful paper pieced cards it was hard to choose but I will go with #9 Laura N. because I LOVE the bright, saturated primary colors.  And her paper piecing. And the image she choose. And the papers...and all of it!

Nina Said: I love the design of this card. She has paper pieced the image perfectly. Love the yellow and blue combo. Such a cheerful card. Great job!

Nikki Said: Great job on the paper piecing. Love the colour combination. So bright and cheerful.

Joni Said: I love the umbrella paper pieced with yellow and white polka dots, love, love love polka dots. Overall an adorable card.

Marcy Said: Adorable card! Fantastic paper piecing and her coloring is so pretty!

Dangina Chose: 







Dangina Said: Here little cup toppers were O-Fish-ally Adorable! Pretty paper piecing and image.

Holly Chose: 



Holly Said:  I love her cute little eskimo's and the paper pieced coats are fabulous with the fluffy stuff she used.

Larelle-Susanne Chose:






Larelle-Susanne Said: This was my favorite  this card, I loved how she paper pieced the heart super cute. they were all amazing creations.. 

Athina Chose:



Athina Said:  I just love the little suitcase with the travel theme.  It is just awesome with all the details and of course who wouldn't love the little pink polka dot car!  Beautiful job!

Laura Love Chose:




Laura Said: I think the little paper pieced cupcake liner is so cute! I really love the sentiment and the hand written reasons - such an adorable idea! 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, February 18, 2014

Challenge 91 - Use A Funny Sentiment


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

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

We had some really beautiful projects last week!! We also unfortunately had quite a few that didn't have paper piecing so they were ineligible for the prize draw. 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:
32
Timestamp: 2014-02-18 07:40:03 UTC


Lucky entry #32 Congratulations to Lindyloo's Lady In Red .... 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. 24thto 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  Lindyloo's Beautiful Project:


This week's challenge is: 

Use a Funny Sentiment

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 LRSBC91. 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 24th 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 TWO very special GUEST SPONSORS this week!




The Winner will also receive their choice of 7 Free Digi Stamps

AND


The Winner will also receive their choice of 5 Free Digi Stamps

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 91 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 92. ** 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  APRIL 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 March 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 25th

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



memento ink pad TUXEDO-BLACK
design paper  My-Minds-Eye 
( Good day sunshine 12 x 12 )
heart die Marianne Design
paper flowers , candy Dots-Embellishments



JJ Coffee to Go - Bugaboo Stamps
Beautiful Life - Echo park
Victorian Velvet - Tim Holtz distress ink
Tuxedo Black - Memento Ink






Magical Wishes - AmyR- CC Designs

Bugaboo Stamps - Magical Substance

Upcycled Memento package(colorful cardstock)
Stash button & thread


Lawn Fawn- Science Of Love
Lawn Fawn 'Milo's ABCs'
Lawn Fawn 'Peace Love Joy 6x6 papers'



QRK Stampede Digital stamp

 Bugaboo Digi ~ Turtle Birthday Cupcake

Bugaboo Image - Frame It - Stella - Today's Menu

Design Team Favorites - 89

Hi Stampers!

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #89 - Anything Goes. 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...

Laura Lunsford Chose:


Laura Lunsford Said:  I really love the beautiful 3-d pop up scene Gail created here and all the details.  The windmill in the back, the little yellow lights on in the house, and the blue design paper look great.

Shanna Chose:



Shanna Said: This is a really cool technique and I love the overall look!

Dangina Chose: 


                                                                      #218- Anita M. 

Dangina Said:  I Love her fabulous image and the lovely way she colored her up. The designer papers where also very yummy.

Joni Chose: 


Joni Said: I Love all the fabulous details on this gorgeous card. Love the image sitting on the pearls, so sweet

Indah Chose:





Indah Said: I absolutely love those hearts and bright Valentine's Day colors on the card. Gorgeous!

Nikki Chose: 



Nikki Said: Gorgeous image in beautiful colours.

Lydia Chose: -


                                                                        45. Chris F 

Lydia Said: just simply stunning. Jaw-dropping... simple yet memorable. Love it !

Athina Chose:





Athina Said:  Simply beautiful!  I love the soft colors and WOW!! What a box!  Love, Love, Love!

Marcy Chose: 



Marcy Said: I love the bright cheery feel of this card and her coloring is gorgeous!

Nina Chose:



Nina Said: I love how she has fit so much into a small space. I love the design. It definitely has wow factor. Great job.

Holly Chose:



Holly Chose:  oh my, she has it all going on, bling, doily, ribbon, buttons, die-cuts  and flowers, plus the cutest little image and colored to perfection.  I love this.  Fabulous design.

Laura Love Chose:





Laura Said: This just leaped off the page and grabbed my attention. I love teh gorgeous scene with the silhouette stamp. Doreen did a stunning job sponging the scene with the distress ink and her moon looks amazing! I also love the embossing and background paper she chose - looks gorgeous!

Laura Love Also Chose:



Laura Said: I LOVE zentangles even though I haven't been brave enough to try and tackle one yet! Norma did a stunning job with her zentangle background! Love the idea of doing one as a background for your stamped images! Very creative!! 

Laura Love also chose:


Laura Said: WOW! This is some GORGEOUS coloring on kraft! I love the stamping around the image and the stunning layout and designer papers as well! An all around gorgeous card! 

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!