Saturday, March 14, 2020

Say Hi to Our New Lost Coast Designs Teamster

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!

Hello and welcome.  Gail here and I am very excited to be writing this post!!
First I would like to say a huge thank you to those of you who applied for our design team call.
WOW!!  We were blown away by the amazing artists who wanted to join our team.  You really made the choice difficult.  If you weren't successful this time then please don't be downhearted or discouraged, we would have chosen more of you if we could!!!  So keep following, join our challenges, cos that's a great way for us to get to know you, and who knows, maybe in the future it could be you joining this fabulous team.

Please welcome our new teamie.
Say a big hi and hello to


Hello everyone.  My name is Riet Strijk, but in the land of the stamping I am known as Riet Harikini.  I live alone and love it that way.   I have a lovely daughter and son, both are adults, and a very sweet grandaughter.
I have always loved stamping and crafting and have had some of my projects in some publications in the past.  I feel very honored and excited to join this fantastic team.

If you are familiar with Riet's art then I am sure you already know what an amazing artist she is.  If you haven't been lucky enough to cross her arty path then you are in for a huge treat!  Riet will be joining us for our next challenge, which goes live tomorrow, and then joining us full time from April!
It's gonna be AWESOME!!

Other News.....
There are still a few hours to join our current ATC challenge!
Link up your stamped Artist Trading Cards/Coins for a chance to win some
Lost Coast Dollars.
Don't forget to check out the linky gallery and all the post from the team 
for masses of inspiration.

Due to current happening in the world the
ARTSpecially show in The Netherlands has been cancelled.

We would like to wish Linda a safe journey home.

We hope that you will continue to support our amazing little stamp company with your postal orders, since we are aware that many US stamp shows are also being cancelled.   Check out the New section on the Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda websites and stay tuned for more new additions very soon!!

Stay safe, get stamping and don't forget to share your makes with us!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and don't forget to leave a little love.
Lurkers welcome, but we do love when you take the time to comment!!


  1. Welcome, Riet! Love your work, Jo x

  2. Congrats on joining the team Riet - looking forward to seeing more of your work with Lost Coast and Carmen's Veranda!

  3. Welcome Riet! I can't wait to see all your wonderful creations!


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