Wednesday, August 1, 2018


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!

Greetings.  It's time for our new Challenge.
Please remember we are a stamping challenge and real rubber or clear stamps should be the focus of your project to be eligible for the prize.
Our challenges are now fortnightly!  A new challenge starting the 1st and the 15th of every month, with chances to win your self some Lost Coast dollars. We will be announcing winners on the 5th of the month, so do pop back and see who wowed the team and gets our snazzy blog badge and the coveted Lost Coast dollars.

Now for our new Challenge!



Everybody's favourite it's Anything Goes here at the Portal so get out those stamps and go crazy!!!!

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 chosen by the team is awarded our Challenge Winner's Badge
5+ Entries = one randomly picked winner will receive a $5 gift certificate to spend at
Lost Coast Designs/Carmen's Veranda
10+ Entries = one randomly picked winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to spend at
Lost Coast Designs/Carmen's Veranda
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.  If you are using Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda stamps you can now also link up your challenge entry in the Lost Coast Official Fan Group on facebook.  There is a challenge album in photo's.  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! 

Here's some fabulous inspiration from the team to get us started.  ENJOY!

Cathy made this wonderful card using Lost Coast Designs Elk Skull  and Grunge Diamond Background stamps
 and this one using Lost Coast Designs Elk Skull
 Laurie made this fun card using Katzelkraft Grumpy Penguins, which you can buy from Lost Coast Designs, and the fun Carmen's Veranda sentiment Eat Cake.
Sue made this fantastically dreamy project using Lost Coast Designs Seahorse, Eternity, Journal Letter Guide, Leonardo Accessories Set and Carmen's Veranda Compass Square.
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 5 to midnight PST on the 14th and don't forget to follow us so you don't miss anything!  The team will be posting more inspiration throughout the month so check back and join the fun.

I'd also like to remind you that through to August 10th Lost Coast Designs is sponsoring the Allsorts challenge, where the theme is Tags, so that's another chance to win Lost Coast dollars.  There is also a discount code on the Allsorts blog so do hop over and check it out!!
Happy Stamping!
Challenge Host


Lori said...

Wonderful cards, ladies!

ionabunny said...

Gorgeous inspiration from the team. Hugz