Monday, May 1, 2017

Challenge #36 - Use Faux or Real Stitching

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!
It's time for our new Challenge for May but first we have the WINNER of Challenge #35 to announce!  We had a TON of entries for the Favorite Background Challenge and once again you all made it soooo hard to pick a winner. 

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


 Congratulations "SewPaperPaint"!  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 May Challenge!



This one is easy. Just use faux stitching (if you are like me and don't have a sewing machine) or real stitching somewhere on your entry (don't forget to include some stamping!).  That's it!

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 create her Best Friends card using Milo and Raphael and CV Postcards Background.

LAURIE also created her Steampunk Typewrite 1 card using Steampunk Typewriter 1.

SUE created her Dream wall hanging using Medium Elk Skull and Miscellaneous Words.

MARILYN created her Fly Play Sing ATC using CV Fly, Play, and Sing clear stamps.

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

1 comment:

  1. Wow, what amazing DT samples and a great new theme. I'm thrilled to be this month's winner - thanks so much! - Autumn


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