Wednesday, May 1, 2019


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.
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!



Just include something that starts with the letter B on your stamped makes and link up for your chance to win Lost Coast Design $$$'s.

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 random 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.  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 inspiration from the team to get us started.  ENJOY!

Cathy made this lovely tag using Lost Coast Designs More Bugz
Gail made this fun birthday card using Lost Coast Designs new stamp Party On, large Circle Shadow Frame and Carmen's Veranda Hot and Sexy Birthday sentiment.
(check Gail's Blog or the facebook fan group for your chance to win this sentiment stamp)
Lori made this grungy delight using Lost Coast Designs Little Diamonds Background, Large Chickenwire background, ATC Misc 6 set, Lori's Butterfly

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.

Happy Stamping!
Challenge Host

Challenge #75 - I Spy Something Beginning with B
May 1st - 14th 

Please read over out RULES to be sure your entries qualify you to win!
ALL rubber stamp companies are welcome.
Linky closes Tuesday, May 14th 23.59 PST.
All entries must be entered in our link up but your don't need a blog to win.  See our RULES page for more info.


  1. Fun challenge to figure out what started with 'B' on my card! (Yes, I know that is doing it 'B'ackwards...'B'ut I REALLY wanted to participate!)
    Very 'B'eautiful samples by everyone...except, of course, Gail who was very, very 'B'ad with that naughty sentiment!! 'B'wahahhaha!!! Hilarious card. ;)
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  2. Hey, I'm 'B'ack!! This time I have 'B'lack cats. :)
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

    1. And it's not even Halloween......Bwahahhhaaaaaa. Hugz


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