Saturday, May 16, 2015

Grand Opening "New Stamp Release" Event!

Welcome are now entering our
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity!
Our brand new Event and Challenge Blog where the stamps of Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you Twice the Inspiration and Double the Fun!
We've got so many fabulous events planned for you this year!  There's going to be lots of Design Team eye candy and many events for you to get involved in and win prizes galore!  You can look forward to awesome blog hops, new stamp release news, A Different Point of View segments, articles, contests, tutorials and Guest Designer features and more, much more!

PLUS our Lost Coaster's Review Challenges will now be hosted here starting with the June Challenge on June 1st and will continue to start on the first Monday of every month!

Exciting times ahead so become a Follower and STAY TO PLAY!

Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda offer a sophisticated line of unique, quirky and alternative images covering vintage, Steampunk, game pieces, collage, shrine, angel, gothic, horror and much more to excite your creative impulses!

To celebrate our grand opening we are throwing a 10 week long event (approx. 2 months) to showcase the stamps featured on the NEW IMAGE pages of both stamp lines so you've got plenty of time to come and play with us!

Win a $20 gift certificate to spend at either company or a combination of both!

 Check out ALL our fabulous stamps, shop, create and submit your projects featuring any Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda stamps into the Inlinkz collection HERE by midnight PST on July 22nd!
  1. Become a Follower of Lost Coast Portal to Creativity!
  2. Submit entries using LCD/CV images ONLY!
  3. BUT if you do use our new images then your name will be entered into the prize drawing TWICE! 
  4. One exception to the rule CAN use sentiments by other companies if your project "needs" it!
  5. Mention our event and include a link back to this post on your blogs!
  6. There is no limit to the amount of entries you can submit but all entries must be in separate posts.
  7. We'd appreciate it if you'd add our Lost Coast Portal to Creativity blog badge on your blogs and promote us :0)
  8. Leave us a comment after linking up your project, we'd love to hear what you think of your new Event and Challenge blog! 
  9. Did you know that you can play in our Events and Challenges even if you don't have a blog?
    Simply upload your project to a photo sharing site, including your own personal Facebook accounts.  Set the privacy setting to "Public" and include the name of the Event in your photo description!  It's that easy so do join the fun!

Please note that this announcement does NOT apply to this "New Stamp Release" event.  We want to see your fabulous creations featuring ALL of our stamps for this one ;0)
We have decided to lift our LCD/CV stamps only restriction for Skellie-Fest as well as our current #13 Numbers Challenge!  You can now use ANY stamp companies on your entries!  However, of course we want you to use our stamps so if you do use only LCD/CV stamps then your entry will count as two and double your chances at winning the prizes!
All other Event and Challenge Rules still apply!

The Lost Coast Design Team have created some fabulous eye candy for your inspiration!
Let's get the party started!

Bibiana is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Feathers, Joy and Art Doodles
Leigh is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Manga Goth with Top Hat
Coby is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Feather Bird
Esther is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Butterfly face and the large Grunge Window Wall background

Karen is featuring 
Carman's Veranda - Wienermobile
 Nikki is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Cityscape
Tarah is featuring
Lost Coast Designs - Cityscape and a portion of the Butterfly Face (the moon)

Yvonne is featuring
Manga Goth with Boots and Feathers

Our Lost Coaster's Review Blog also has a new look and is now our official Design Team blog!
The Lost Coast DT share creations every 2nd day so pop on over and follows us there too for fabulous LCD and CV inspiration!

Happy Stamping!
Leigh S-B
Team USA Leader


Stamping With Bibiana said...

thrilled to see this new blog, play along here with all the DT teamies and hear all these exciting news!
big congrats to LCD and thanks to Leigh for all the hard work!
hugs Bibiana

Unknown said...

Completely love this new blog site! Holy Moly!! -- 10 weeks of LCD & CV events and creativity sounds like a good time to me!! I'm a new follower of this cool new blog!! Can't wait!! XOXO-Shari

valscraftings said...

Congrats to LCD! And a big Woohoo to Leigh for creating this blog and the many hours she has put in to bring this New blog for all to enjoy!!!

Top 2000 2019 said...

The new blog looks great !
My compliments for Leigh for making this blog :-) said...

This is fabulous. I am new here but will definitely enjoy this. Beautiful Blog Leigh as always hat's off to the sassy cat for the awesome.
Congrats to all the DT's and looking forward to events coming.

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thx Bibiana :0)

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thx Shari, I'm thrilled you're so excited and are following our new blog :0)

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thx Craftings :0)

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thx Yvonne :0)

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Awww thx Susan, I'm so pleased you've come over to join us :0) "Sassy Cat", I've got a new nickname & I LOVE it LOL ;0)

Karen McAlpine said...

New blog looks amazingly creative!! Looking forward to all the fun events!

My Side of Oz said...

To owner of Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda, this amazing intro to the new challenge had me running to buy stamps to play first LCD stamps I have owned!! Leigh the beloved DominoArt Sharpie Queen did such fantastic job on this post I am sooooo jealous I can't snag her for my Creative Team of lovelies!! Awesome is not enough to describe how this catches the eye and leads you so easily to the linky...I WILL be here every month playing and buy LCD stamps and waiting eagerly for a future dt call!! Leigh is such a compassionate and lovely person we at Dream in Darkness Challenge Blog LOVE her and play wherever she is at!! Congratulations and best of luck on this new fantastic path You and Leigh are going down now!!
Nanette, co-owner Dream in Darkness Challenge Blog
Owner of new magazine yet to be named! :)
hugs, xx

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thank you so very much for your kind words Nan! I'm so thrilled to have you come and play in our events and challenges here at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity! I look forward to seeing your fabulous creations!
Domino Hugs
Leigh S-B

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Thx Karen :0)

ike said...

OMGoodness - these are mega AWESOME. !!! :-D
I am sure I have some LCD stamps... if not I might just have to open up the old purse !! Bwaahahahaa

Cozzzzzmiccc :-D

IKE xx

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My Side of Oz said...

Just added mine she was a new release when I bought but think she was moved from New Releases? Anyhoo just delete if not eligible no crying or sobbing promise!! No that is not a tear I am wiping was the wind?? hugs Leigh for fabulous post!!