Monday, August 1, 2016

Challenge #27 : Water Color Background

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!
The winner of our #26 Challenge:
ATC ............. is Kelly Shirk
Congratulations Kelly!  Please email Marilyn ( by the end of the month to claim your prize $10 gift certificate.  Provide your full name and mailing address in the email as well as the stamps you would like.  You may choose from Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda.  Also, please don't forget your Challenge Winner's badge for your blog.


It's time for a new challenge!  This month's challenge is Water Color Background.  Grab those Nuance powders (or any water-activated pigment powders), watercolor pencils, watercolor paints, watercolor pastels, etc., and let your imagination soar.  Below are all the details you need to know to play along.  You are welcome to use any company's image(s) but if you use those from Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda, you'll receive two entries into the prize drawing.  That's double your chance to win!


To ensure you all have a fabulous time playing in our challenges, this is how our Prize System works:
1 - 4 Entries = Winner will be awarded our Challenge Badge
5+ Entries = One winner will receive a $5 gift certificate to spend at LCD/CV
10+ Entries = One winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to spend at LCD/CV
All winners get the Challenge Badge to proudly display on your blog.
Please be sure to read our rules in full so that your entry is eligible to win the prize.

You can join our Challenges even if you don't have a blog.  Just upload your project to a photo sharing site or to our Facebook page (Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda).  Don't forget to include the name of our Challenge in your photo description.  And remember, you cannot link to projects that are shared from a closed Facebook Group because the linky tool cannot access them.  See, it's so easy to join in the fun!

For this month's Water Color Background Challenge, here is some inspiration from Team Inspire:

Darlene used Phrenology Heads & Nuance Powders (for her background)

Marilyn used ATC Grunge, Mini Manga, & Nuance Powders (for her background)
Nikki used Zentangle Feather 1, Miscellaneous Words, and Nuance Powders (for her background)
 Don't forget we have more inspiration coming your way on the 15th!

Remember, take a minute to read our rules so your entry is eligible to win prizes.

Spread the word!  Tell all your friends to come join in the fun.


valscraftings said...

Love the DT inspiration for the watercolour!

valscraftings said...

Congratulations Kelly on your ATC win!

Wyvern said...

Wonderful creations! I love the variety of looks of the backgrounds, all done with the same product.

Kelly Shirk said...

Muaaahhh, I am posting "Thank You!"s somewhere but I am not seeing them so they may pop up randomly. So Again Thank You! I very much enjoyed the challenges and want to post my spanky shiny new badge so I may have to create a blog!

ionabunny said...

Gorgeous cards from the DT. Fun theme. Love to splash the colour about. Hugz