Wednesday, August 5, 2020

JULY WINNERS

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!

Welcome Portal Peeps!!!
It's time to announce the WINNERS of our JULY Challenges!

We would like to thank everyone who entered their lovely projects and it was so nice to see so many using Lost Coast Design and Carmen's Veranda stamps.  You of course get an extra chance in the random draw for using our stamps on your projects.  Thanks for playing with us!

Please do read the rules and also the challenge guidelines which are written under the challenge badges on the challenge post and in the sidebar.  We have to disqualify entries that do not comply with our rules or challenge themes.

We used Mr Random

WINNER of CHALLENGE #102

OFF THE EDGE 

is

Janis 

with her gorgeous feather card and calendar
Congrats Janis, you win a $10  gift certificate


WINNER of CHALLENGE #103

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

is

Kylie

with this simply lovely card

Congrats Kylie, you win a $10 gift certificate

 Congratulations Janis and Kylie!  Please email Gail (craftynomad at gmail dot com) by the end of the month to claim your prize.  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 Lost Coast Portal to Creativity.
 

Our current challenge is

LET'S GO VEGETARIAN


Link up your stamped projects featuring plants,
trees, flowers, seaweed, vegetables, fruit etc etc
for your chance to win some Lost Coast Dollars.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Let's go Vegetarian: tiny house

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!

Hi everyone, Liesbeth here showing you a tiny house in ,Vegetarian' theme. Hope you join our ,Let's go Vegetarian' challenge! 
 I found beautiful painted papers in my stash and cut out the house using a Sizzix (Tim Holtz) die: Tiny Houses. I stamped a several trees- , leaves- and flourish stamps with black ink and couloured it with Distress markers. I sponged the edges black. 





Liesbeth XX

Saturday, August 1, 2020

CHALLENGE #104 - LET'S GO VEGETARIAN

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 Portal Peeps.  Welcome to August here at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity.
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.

Ready for our new Challenge???!

CHALLENGE #104

LET'S GO VEGETARIAN


We are looking to see plants on your project.  Think trees, flowers, leaves, fruit, vegetables.
Real rubber or clear stamping and the theme must be the focus of your project.  A small stamped something in a sea of die cuts or digi images will not qualify to win the prize and you may be deleted!!!!  Bwahahhaaahaha.

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.

PRIZES

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!

Gail made these lovely Artist Trading Coins using Lost Coast Designs Leaves Background, Grunge Cat and Misc. Words
 
Laurie made this fun card using Coffee Chihuahua by Katzelkraft available at Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Eat Cake sentiment

Riet made this funtastic card using Lost Coast Designs Small Flourish, Sweater Gnome and Flower Gnome


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!
Gail
Challenge Host

Challenge #104 - Let's Go Vegetarian
August 1st - 14th Please read over out RULES to be sure your entries qualify you to win!
ALL rubber stamp companies are welcome.
Linky closes Friday, August 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