Monday, March 31, 2014

Design Team Favorites - Challenge 95, Corrugated Cardboard/Faux Cardboard


Hi Friends and Stampers,

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #95 - Corrugated Cardboard/Faux Cardboard. 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...

Joni Chose:
2. Annie Rose
Joni Said: adorable tag, love the shiny bunny

Shanna, Blankina, Nikki, Nina, Athina, Marcy Chose:
4. Mikha Adriani
Shanna Said: This card is just wow. The colors and the embellishments and all the little details are amazing!

Blankina Said: this card has it all! Love the colours, colouring , details, image etc.
Nikki Said: Gorgeous colours and love all the embellishments. Beautiful.

Nina Said:  Her card is so beautiful. I love the design. The result is stunning. Fabulous embellishments. So much detail. I see something different every time I look at it. Great job.

Athina Said:  I absolutely love the blues and embellishements. I am a big fan of distressing and she had done it beautifully on this elegant card

Marcy Said: Wow, what a beautiful creation here! So many pretty details and beautiful colors. I just love mermaids too and this is is incredible!

Indah Chose:
10. Dewi 
Indah Said:  I love the colors and the image here. Super cute!

Holly and Dangina Chose:

 13. One Messy Mamma          
Holly Said:   Such a cute image and a great card design, I love the lace and the flowers.    
Dangina Said:   So adorable! Love the image, coloring and fun flowers


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, March 25, 2014

Challenge 96 - Show us your Ugly Papers


Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

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

Here are your random numbers:
13
Timestamp: 2014-03-25 03:25:56 UTC

Random Integer Generator

 13. One Messy Mamma                 

Lucky entry # 13 Congratulations to Messy Mamma.... 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 March 31st to claim your prize.

You have also a prize from A Random Fan as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)


Here is  Messy Mamma's  Fabulous Project:



This week's challenge is: Show us your UGLY Papers!

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 LRSBC95. 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 31st 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 Free Digi Stamp of choice from Eureka 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 96 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 98. ** 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 May 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 April 21st.

** 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 **

 

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

MFT Umbrella Sayings
Carte Bella 6X6 Pad - Wildflower



My Guy Ian - The Greeting Farm
Powder Mountain - Bo Bunny
Faded Jeans - Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Black Tuxedo - Memento














Dress Up Marci - La-La Land Crafts
Ugly Papers - Unknown







Design Team Favorites for Challenge 94 - show us your Green

Hi Friends and Stampers,

It is time to announce the Design Team Favorite Picks for week #92 - Washi Tape. 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...

Holly, Blankina, and Marcy Chose:

 
Holly Said:  OMGosh I love this cute leprechaun and her coloring and card design are fabulous.
Blankina Said:  I love everthing about this card, the image, the colouring , the lay out and the fantastic clover!
Marcy Said: Her leprechaun card is so adorable and her coloring is so pretty! Love this!

Joni chose:

# 22 Designs by Dragonfly
Joni Said: I just think this card is a whoot!

Nina and Indah Chose:

#29 Celine.
Nina Said:  Love this sweet card. Great use of dies. Love the attention to the detailing. The result is stunning.
Indah Said: I love the moss green and purple colors here.

Shanna and Dangina Chose:

30. Heather
Shanna Said: I pick this card because I love the scene and that the card opens up in a fun way!
Dangina Said: such a gorgeous design. The scene is some place I'd like to visit for tea. Love it!

Laura L. Chose:

 #56 BG Payne
Laura L Said: Beautiful card and I am a huge fan of Gorjuss stamps.

Athina Chose:

 64. Kuni   
Athina Said: Just an amazing card! So many layers and dimensions. Love the style!
Nikki Chose:

#69. Julie B.
Nikki Said: Gorgeous card. Lovely image, papers and die. Great card design.
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, March 18, 2014

Challenge 95 - Use Corrugated Cardboard (or faux with Kraft Paper and a Crimper)



Hi Stampers! Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps Challenges!

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:
7
Timestamp: 2014-03-18 04:10:59 UTC


Lucky entry #7 Congratulations to Crafting Vicky!!!  .... 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 March 24th to claim your prize.


You have also a prize from Rick St Dennis as well! Once I get your email I will give you instructions on how to redeem that prize as well :)
Here is  Crafting Vicky's  Fabulous Project:

By the way Vicky, you might want to keep Lucky Whiskers close by at hand, lol. 


This week's challenge is:  Use Corrugated Cardboard (or faux with Kraft Paper and a Crimper)

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 LRSBC94. 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 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 A very special GUEST SPONSOR this week!


 
A Random Fan

The Winner will also receive their choice of Free Digi Stamp of choice from A Random Fan!!! https://www.etsy.com/shop/ARandomFan - coming soon in rubber form to the store!

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 95 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 97.  ** 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  May 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 April 21st.

** 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 18th

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



Jack's Plane - A Random Fan
Oliver - MME Lost and Found 3
Faded Jeans - Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Black Tuxedo - Memento
Enamel Dots - My Mind's Eye


Spellbinders - Large Oval & Scalloped Oval





Supplies:
image from Random Fan
A Random Fan 'Little Miss Bashful'






A Random Fan - Little Miss Bashful





Bazzil Cardstock

Lawn Fawn- Critters from the PastLawn Fawn- Scripty Hello Die
MFT- You Make My Day
Neenah Solar White Card
Archival Black Ink
Copic Markers
Lawn Fawn- Let's Polka and Hello Sunshine 6x6 papers

 Wyanet (Whimsy Stamps)
Papers - My Mind's Eye

faux corugated cardstock ( kraft with crimper )
ribbon