Monday, October 27, 2014

Challenge #139 ~ More Than One Fold ...

Happy Monday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 
"Anything Goes/Fall Colors Challenge" last week.

We had a fantastic turnout with so many amazing submissions showcasing beautiful Fall Colors! The team and I had an awesome time visiting your blogs to see your creativity in action! Fabulous Job!!!

A Huge "Big" Thank You to last weeks Sponsor 


The Winner of Seven (7) Digital Stamps of your choice is ...

# 68 Lalkygirl

Congratulations !

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #138 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can get your prize information sent to you.
You have until November 9, 2014 to claim your prize!
Our NEW Winner's Badge will be emailed to you with the prize information.

Our TOP 5 PICKS for this week are ...
#31 Lisa Lynn
#32 Sassy Raggedy
#46 Linda 
#62 Asmah
#64 Bea's Scrapbooking 

Congratulations!!!
Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #138 TOP 5 in the subject line so that we can send you our TOP 5 Badge.

A BIG HUGE Thank You to everyone who played along with us last week!
You are ALL Winners in our eyes!!!

*****************************************

Our Fabulous Sponsor for this weeks
 More Than One Fold
is

My name is Lee Holland and I am a freelance illustrator who loves to design and draw cute characters. I've worked in many industries over the years including greeting cards, card making, cross stitch and books to name a few. I love nature and going for walks with my family which provides a lot of inspiration for my work. I decided to open an etsy shop to sell my designs as Digi stamps for crafters to use in their crafting projects. I hope people enjoy using my images as much as I do drawing them :)

This week's PRIZE is Two (2) Digital Stamps
of WINNER's Choice!

Please join us in Welcoming our Guest Designer this week!!

Margreet
I am Margreet Burger. I live in the Netherlands with my husband Joop. I am a mother to Femke, who recently got married to Paul. I am working part-time as a secretary in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry.
I've been a crafter all my life, but card making and paper crafting is all the world to me. I love coloring with copics, distress (markers) and l'Aquarelle (Sennelier).
I am very excited to be Guest Designer for the Love to Create Challenge this week.

Margreet's beautiful card using Girl with Heart Balloon

Please stop by Margreet's Blog to see all of her fabulous designs,
and leave her some love!

NOW for some inspiration by our Amazing Designers!

Chris
Girl with Polar Bear

Jackie
Girl Posting Letter


Kitty
Fairy Digi Stamp

Mei
Snowman Digi Stamp

Ruza
Girl with Cupcake


Sandra
Building A Snowman

Tina
Girl Holding a Present

We are now offering the WINNER(s) the opportunity to
 join us as a Guest Designer for a future Challenge! 
Good Luck!!!

To play along with this weeks Challenge PLEASE post a direct LINK to your blog post of the card/project using the INKLINKZ below, and LINK back to our Challenge from your Blog. 

Our Challenge RULES have changed. You can only join a
 Maximum of ten (10) challenges with our challenge.
You can only enter our challenge a MAXIMUM of 
three (3) times per Challenge.

Please DO NOT back-link to cards/projects that you have previously posted!

We hope you will join us this week!!!
Crafty Hugs' ... Love to Create Design Team


Monday, October 20, 2014

Challenge #138 ~ Anything Goes/Fall Colors

Happy Monday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 
"Color Inspired Challenge" last week.

We had a fantastic turnout with so many amazing submissions showcasing a combination of the colors provided! The team and I had an awesome time visiting your blogs to see your creativity in action! Fabulous Job!!!

A Huge "Big" Thank You to last weeks Sponsor 


The Winner of a $10.00 Gift Certificate is ...

 # 16 Heather 

Congratulations !

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #137 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can get your prize information sent to you.
You have until November 2, 2014 to claim your prize!
Our NEW Winner's Badge will be emailed to you with the prize information.

Our TOP 5 PICKS for this week are ...

#3 Judy Dewitt
#11 MaxiBella Studio
#14 Lisa J
#19 Samantha Ball 
#22 Carla Suto 

Congratulations!!!
Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #137 TOP 5 in the subject line so that we can send you our TOP 5 Badge.

A BIG HUGE Thank You to everyone who played along with us last week!
You are ALL Winners in our eyes!!!

*****************************************

Our Fabulous Sponsor for this weeks
 Anything Goes / Fall Colors
is

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay As if raising five children in the  frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing! From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects. Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! If your taste runs to rubber (and  you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps stamps at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug. 

This week's PRIZE is Seven (7) Digital Stamps
 of WINNER's Choice!

Please join us in Welcoming our Guest Designer this week!!

Kathie
I am married to William and have two lovely boys. I've been crafting ever since I can remember holding a pen, knitting needles and a needle and thread. My mother was a keen crafter and an amazing seamstress and chef who taught all of us girls to knit sew, crochet and cook and couldn't stand us sitting around with idle hands. I'm very passionate about most crafts from Cross Stitch to Card Making and Scrapbooking with some Sewing and Bead Work thrown in. I've been card making now for five years and made some wonderful blogging friends over this period. I can’t believe the amazing talent there is and how many new techniques and tools are so prominent today. If I'm not at home I'm sometimes at the office with my Hubby otherwise I'm on the road, travelling back an fourths to my son's schools and on the sports fields with the boys or watching them swim and play tennis or soccer. Weekends and holidays are a very precious time for me with my family. Otherwise you could find us at our beach house and out on the boat or in my craft room making cards or enjoying the company of my friends and family over dinner and a glass of wine.

Kathie's beautiful card using Edward - Fall Pumpkins

Please stop by Kathie's Blog to see all of her fabulous designs, and leave her some love!

NOW for some inspiration by our Amazing Designers!

Chris
Fred

Jackie
Ladybug Fairy

Kitty
Scene it - Halloween Witch

Mei
Stella Tidbits - Grain of Salt

Ruza
Girl Puppy Love

Sandra
Girlz - Autumn Blessing

Tina
Sugar and Spice Emma

We are now offering the WINNER(s) the opportunity to
 join us as a Guest Designer for a future Challenge! 
Good Luck!!!

To play along with this weeks Challenge PLEASE post a direct LINK to your blog post of the card/project using the INKLINKZ below, and LINK back to our Challenge from your Blog. 

Our Challenge RULES have changed. You can only join a
 Maximum of ten (10) challenges with our challenge.
You can only enter our challenge a MAXIMUM of 
three (3) times per Challenge.

Please DO NOT back-link to cards/projects that you have previously posted!

We hope you will join us this week!!!
Crafty Hugs' ... Love to Create Design Team


Monday, October 13, 2014

Challenge #137 ~ Color Inspired

Happy Monday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 
"2 Dies & Sparkle Challenge" last week.

We had a fantastic turnout with so many amazing submissions showcasing dies and sparkle! The team and I had an awesome time visiting your blogs to see your creativity in action! Fabulous Job!!!

**************************************************************
Before we get to last week's Winner, we need
to Re-Draw one of the Prizes for Challenge #132.

Flourish with a Bling

The NEW Winner of a $15.00 Gift Voucher is ....

# 4 Tilly Trother

Congratulations !

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #132 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can  get your prize information sent to you.
You have until October 26, 2014 to claim your prize!

We also need to Re-draw a winner for Challenge #133

Stitchy Bear Stamps

The New Winner of Three (3) Digital Stamps
 of your choice
from any of the 3 Creators featured

#23 Sandie Gough

Congratulations !

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #133 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can  get your prize information sent to you.
You have until October 26, 2014 to claim your prize!

*****************************************************
A Huge "Big" Thank You to last weeks Sponsor 

The Stamping Chef

The Winner of Three (3) Digital Stamps of your choice 
is ...

 # 20  Clarissa 

Congratulations! 

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #136 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can get your prize information sent to you.
You have until October 26, 2014 to claim your prize!
Our NEW Winner's Badge will be emailed to you with the prize information.

Our TOP 5 PICKS for this week are ...

#16 Kylie 
#23 N- Eva
#31 My Crafty Diary 
#37 Michele Lancaster 
#45 Sandie Gough

Congratulations!!!
Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #136 TOP 5 in the subject line so that we can send you our TOP 5 Badge.

A BIG HUGE Thank You to everyone who played along with us last week!
You are ALL Winners in our eyes!!!

*****************************************

Our Fabulous Sponsor for this weeks
 Color Inspired Challenge
Black with Orange + Lime and/or Purple
is

Simply Betty Stamps was born in 2010 when I had to close down my actual store due to my youngest being a preemie. I was home, with a brand new baby and felt so helpless just being home without working. I knew how to draw and had always wanted to be a stamp designer, but how the heck to get it up and running was something I knew nothing about. I started blogging, got on my first DT position and learned all about the digi world. Still didn't know how to go about making digis, as I am totally old school and go paper and pencil all the way! I had to hire artists that new how to make "clean lines" or "line-art" for digis. I started my business with other artist rather than drawing myself as again, I had no clue on how to do it. I started googling and searching the web on how to and here we are three years later. Most my images are drawn and made up from my own little family, mostly my kids and they are named after them as well. Moving forward now with a few artists still on board but myself included in the art work as I love nothing more than to sketch something out, "line-art it" print it and color it! I love what I do, I absolutely love more than anything the dear friends and fans I have and the joy I get from their friendships more than anything! 

This week's PRIZE is ...
a $10.00 Gift Certificate to Simply Betty Stamps!

Please join us in Welcoming our Guest Designer this week!!

Christine

Hi my name is Christine Ingram. I have been crafting for such a long time as I have been drawing since I was about six years old and I used to make dolls clothes and furniture for my toys from old shoe boxes and glue ,cloth etc. I later went into sewing and Knitting, could crochet and pretty much look at most things and go home and create my version using re-cycled things before it became the thing to do. I trained as a Window Dresser on leaving school, but left to have my family. I used to do a lot of pencil drawing and even went back to school to sit with the kids to get my A pass GCSE in Art ... lol. I even had a small exhibition of some of my work in the local library. Have been card making nearly 10 yrs now. I was so happy to be asked to do the Guest Designer for Love to Create and waited to see what was in store. Wow a Simply Betty Stamp and its Halloween. EEK!! Never done one before this is my first. I have thoroughly loved this it has been a wonderful experience. I hope you all love this as much as I have creating it. Happy Halloween ....BOO!!

Christine's beautiful card using SBS Zombie Dolly Rio

Please stop by Christine's Blog to see all of her fabulous
 designs, and leave her some love!

NOW for some inspiration by our Amazing Designers!

Chris
SBS Zombie Dolly Rio

Jackie
SBS Zombie Bday Betty

Kitty
SBS Zombie Dolly Rio

Mei
SBS Zombie Bday Betty

Ruza
SBS Zombie Dolly Rio

Sandra
SBS Zombie Bday Betty

Tina
SBS Zombie Bday Betty

We are now offering the WINNER(s) the opportunity to
 join us as a Guest Designer for a future Challenge! 
Good Luck!!!

To play along with this weeks Challenge PLEASE post a direct LINK to your blog post of the card/project using the INKLINKZ below, and LINK back to our Challenge from your Blog. 

Our Challenge RULES have changed. You can only join a
 Maximum of ten (10) challenges with our challenge.
You can only enter our challenge a MAXIMUM of 
three (3) times per Challenge.

Please DO NOT back-link to cards/projects that you have previously posted!

We hope you will join us this week!!!
Crafty Hugs' ... Love to Create Design Team


Monday, October 6, 2014

Challenge #136 ~ 2 Dies and Sparkle ...

Happy Monday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 
"Love of Ribbon Challenge" last week.

We had a fantastic turnout with so many amazing submissions showcasing lovely ribbon! The team and I had an awesome time visiting your blogs to see your creativity in action! Fabulous Job!!!

A Huge "Big" Thank You to last weeks Sponsor 


The Winner of a $12.00 Gift Certificate to Sami Stamps
is ... 

# 13  Annette 

Congratulations !

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #135 WINNER in the subject line so that
we can get your prize information sent to you.
You have until October 19, 2014 to claim your prize!
Our NEW Winner's Badge will be emailed to you with the prize information.

Our TOP 5 PICKS for this week are ...

#3 Linda 
#22 Vicky F
#56 Nick
#66 Dora 
#79 Lindyloo 


Congratulations!!!
Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #135 TOP 5 in the subject line so that we can send you our TOP 5 Badge.

A BIG HUGE Thank You to everyone who played along with us last week!
You are ALL Winners in our eyes!!!

*****************************************

Our Fabulous Sponsor for this weeks
 2 Dies & Sparkle Challenge
is

The Stamping Chef was born in November 2012, Here’s a little bit about Tamara, the artist/ creator of all the wonderful images you will find in The Stamping Chef store. Drawing is my passion, and my style is fun, cute and doodlish ~I think =D. I love to see images come to life when they're colored by amazing crafters. Creating digital images can be a tedious process, but I love each and every step of it.
The Stamping Chef offers a anything goes weekly challenge on Wednesday on our Blog, and many weekly and monthly challenges on our The Stamping Chef forum http://thestampingchef.com/Forum/ to play along with for some TSC images to win!

This week's PRIZE is ...
Three (3) Digital Stamps of WINNER's Choice!

Please join us in Welcoming our Guest Designer this week!!

Sari
I’m a Finnish mother of two lovely daughters (and “mommy” for a little bunny with big ears). I have been crafting about three years now and absolutely loving it. I have no special style in my cards, I like to try different things and styles. Stamps,digistamps, 3D’s and ready pictures; CAS, vintage, fun, scary – like to do them all. Just can’t make my mine which is my fav, but I do know: I’m happy when crafting…

Sari's beautiful card using Checking Out (for the year)


Please stop by Sari's Blog to see all of her fabulous designs,
and leave her some love!

NOW for some inspiration by our Amazing Designers!

Chris
Throw It

Jackie
Pain in the ***

Kitty
Hush Little Bunny

Mei
Stacey "Spec"tacular

Ruza
Miss Smexy

Sandra
Stacey "Spec"tacular


We are so happy to have Tina back with us crafting again
Please join me in giving her a big warm welcome back!!

Tina
Rocking Mom

We are now offering the WINNER(s) the opportunity to
 join us as a Guest Designer for a future Challenge! 
Good Luck!!!

To play along with this weeks Challenge PLEASE post a direct LINK to your blog post of the card/project using the INKLINKZ below, and LINK back to our Challenge from your Blog. 

Our Challenge RULES have changed. You can only join a
 Maximum of ten (10) challenges with our challenge.
You can only enter our challenge a MAXIMUM of 
three (3) times per Challenge.

Please DO NOT back-link to cards/projects that you have previously posted!

We hope you will join us this week!!!
Crafty Hugs' ... Love to Create Design Team


Monday, September 29, 2014

Challenge #135 ~ Love of Ribbon ...

Happy Monday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 
"Fussy Cut Challenge" last week.

We had a fantastic turnout with so many amazing submissions showcasing lots of cutting! The team and I had an awesome time visiting your blogs to see your creativity in action! Fabulous Job!!!

A Huge "Big" Thank You to last weeks Sponsor 


The Winner of Five (5) Digital Stamps of your choice
 is ...

 # 19 Ike

Congratulations Ike!

Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #134 WINNER in the subject line so that
 we can get your prize information sent to you.
You have until October 12th to claim your prize!
Our NEW Winner's Badge will be emailed to you with the prize information.

Our TOP 5 PICKS for this week are ...
# 11 Lisa D
#17 Julie Reed 
#35 Lisa Lynn 
#52 Imke
#70 Katrina 

Congratulations!!!
Please send an email to lovetocreatechallenge@gmail.com 
with Challenge #134 TOP 5 in the subject line so that we can send you our TOP 5 Badge.

A BIG HUGE Thank You to everyone who played along with us last week!
You are ALL Winners in our eyes!!!

*****************************************

Our Fabulous Sponsor for this weeks
 Love of Ribbon Challenge
is

Hello! I’m so happy to be here as a Sponsor for Love To Create! Sami Stamps provides a variety of high quality Digital Stamps in both JPEG and PNG formats.  I hope you enjoy crafting with Sami Stamps images as much as I enjoy illustrating them!
If you’re having fun here, please feel free to come check us out!

This week's PRIZE is ...
$12.00 Gift Certificate to Sami Stamps!

Please join us in Welcoming our Guest Designer this week!!

Carla
My name is Carla Suto. I live in Birmingham, Alabama with my husband and our two senior kitties. I am "retired" for now after working for over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. I've been a crafter all my life, but I was introduced to card making and paper crafting about 8 years ago and I am totally hooked! I am a confessed patterned paper addict and I also love to color with my Copics. I am very excited to be a Guest Designer for the Love to Create Challenge this week.

Carla's beautiful card using A Basket

Please stop by Carla's Blog to see all of her fabulous designs,
and leave her some love!

NOW for some inspiration by our Amazing Designers!

Chris
Wild Flower Beauty

Jackie
Butterfly Flower

Kitty
Wild Flower Beauty

Mei
Persian Kitty 2

Ruza
Read Me A Story

Sandra
Wild Flower Beauty

Tina
Daddy Kisses

We are now offering the WINNER(s) the opportunity to
 join us as a Guest Designer for a future Challenge! 
Good Luck!!!

To play along with this weeks Challenge PLEASE post a direct LINK to your blog post of the card/project using the INKLINKZ below, and LINK back to our Challenge from your Blog. 

Our Challenge RULES have changed. You can only join a
 Maximum of ten (10) challenges with our challenge.
You can only enter our challenge a MAXIMUM of 
three (3) times per Challenge.

Please DO NOT back-link to cards/projects that you have previously posted!

We hope you will join us this week!!!
Crafty Hugs' ... Love to Create Design Team