Monday, April 3, 2017

Challenge #35 - Favorite Background Technique

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!

Good morning all!
It's time for our new Challenge for April but first we have the WINNER of Challenge #34 to announce!  Everyone did an outstanding job of just working in Black & White.  Great work everyone!  You made our job of determining a winner very hard.

The LCDesigners voted on their faves and based on their votes the randomly drawn


 Congratulations Janice!  Please email Marilyn ( by the end of the month to claim your prize of a $10 gift certificate.  Please 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 and/or Carmen's Veranda!

Here's your snazzy Challenge Winner's badge for your blog!
Please link your badge back to us here at LCPtoC, THX :0)
Now for our APRIL Challenge!



Okay everyone, this month you get to share your favorite background technique with us.  This is anything you love to do to create a background.

Please remember we do have some Challenge Rules to follow so look them over to ensure your entries qualify to win this month's prize!

You are welcome to play in our Challenges using rubber stamp images from any company but if you use any of our Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda stamps...we love it when you do...then your entry counts as two which doubles your chances of winning in our Design Team Faves prize drawing.


To ensure you all have a fabulous time playing in our Challenges this is how our Prize system works!
The more entries the better the Prize so tell all your friends to join the fun too!

1 - 4 Entries = one Winner is awarded our Challenge Winner's 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
and all winners get our snazzy Challenge Winner's Badge to proudly display on their blogs!

If you don't have a blog then no prob, you can still play in our challenges by sharing your projects from public photo sharing sites which includes our Facebook Company Pages for Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda.  Please include our Challenge info and the link back to our challenge in your photo's description!  As long as the privacy setting for your photo is public you're good to go, see, it's so easy to join the fun!  FYI, you can't link up projects shared in closed Facebook groups! 

Our LCDesigners have some fabulous inspiration to share, ENJOY!

LAURIE created a card entitled Clock Gearts using the Faux Chin Colle technique.  She used CV Clock Square
 MARILYN created her Imagine ATC using stencils and splattering for her background and the Parrot from the Misc. Anthropomorphs set.

PAULA created this ATC titled LEsson 175 using the Stamped and Stenciled Gelli Plate technique.  She used CV Calligraphy Square, Squares Background from the ATC Misc. Set 3, Rustic Checkerboard Border and Bird-Bug from Isle of Aud Creatures.
Now it's your turn, are you up for the challenge?  We can't wait to see your projects!  
Submit your entries in the linky party below by midnight PST on the 25th!

See you again on the 15th for more LCDesigner inspiration!
Happy Stamping!
Challenge Host


Paula F ( said...

Congrats, Janice! Have fun playing with your new STAMPS!

Unknown said...

How do I post me entry?

Janice said...

Oh,wow! Thanks so much! Marilyn, I'll be in touch soon via email.

Tarnished Rose said...

Click on Add your Link at the bottom of the post.

sarascloset said...

Congratulations Janice! Fabulous inspiration from the Design Team! This is my first time linking up--love this challenge theme!

ionabunny said...

Congrats Janice. Hugz

ionabunny said...

Oooh, I just spotted new stamps. They are so cool. I assume the dates in the sidebar are for a PARTY!! Count me in. Hugz

Laurie said...

Love your ATC Janice and congratulations on winning! Lots of fun new stamps on the websites so have fun shopping!!