Thursday, October 15, 2020

CHALLENGE #109 - FURRY FRIENDS and 31 Days of Halloween Day 15 - A Bat-tallion of Bats

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.  Gail here today.  The 31 Days of Halloween continue but, as is our tradition, we like to also offer a midmonth challenge with an alternative theme for our not so spooky friends.  We will also be sponsoring the Cat Lovers Hop later this month, so with that in mind our new challenge is......

CHALLENGE #109

FURRY FRIENDS

Shared your stamped makes featuring something furry.  It doesn't need to be Halloween or spooky if you don't want, as long as there is a furry something and stamping.  Real rubber or clear stamping and the theme must be the focus of your project.  A small stamped sentiment 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 my inspiration for the start of the new challenge.   I'm keeping it spooky with a midnight trip to the forest.  The moon is full, the bats are flying and Werewoves are aboard.  Well, one Werewolf.....
 
I stamped Lost Coast Designs Tall Trees Background on Bazzill Avalanche card and heat embossed with black powder.  I blended various distress inks to create the full moon look.  The Bazzill has a bit of texture and I thought it gave quite a cool effect to the embossed trees and also the ink blending.
I stamped, coloured and fussy cut Lost Coast Designs Werewolf

I added Werewolf to the card and also some tiny bat shaped sequins that have just flown in from England from my crafty friend Jo.  Thanks Jo.  Did I mention they are tiny??  A few escaped while I was trying to glue em down.....  Bat hunting later.....

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 31st 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 and remember the 31 Days of Halloween challenge is also running until the end of the month!

Happy Stamping!
Gail
Challenge Host

Challenge #109 - FURRY FRIENDS
October 15th - 31st Please read over out RULES to be sure your entries qualify you to win!
ALL rubber stamp companies are welcome.
Linky closes Saturday, October 31st 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

 
 
 

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