Well I'm back with another card for Loves Rubberstamps Card Challenge and this week's theme is The Great Outdoors. Our sponsor this week is The Paper Shelter and we were given the option of 3 images to use. I chose the Adorable Cowgirl as my focal image. So I printed her onto shimmery white paper and colored her using Prismacolor pencils. So I started off using Early Espresso for my base which is a 5"x 7" finished card size. I then used Bo Bunny collection called 'Prairie Chic' that fit this challenge perfectly. You can find this in the store here; http://www.lovesrubberstamps.net/item_2168/PRAIRIE-CHIC-12x12-COLLECTION-PACK-Prairie-Chic-Collection-from-Bo-Bunny.htm I added 3 layers and then used a Twiddleybitz chipboard called Musical Bars that I changed by cutting it down to fit my card and the extra pieces I glued on for fence posts. I took Ranger's Emboss It dauber to coat my chipboard and then used Lindy's Gang Two-Toned Embossing powders using Midnight Emerald Obsidian and Midnight Bronze Obsidian. I started off using the Bronze EP to cover some of the fence and then sprinkle some of the Emerald EP onto the fence all at the same time and then heat set. I added 2 coats. I then took some hemp twine and made a lasso which I glue onto the fence. I then cut out 2 sets of boots using blue and pink glitter paper using Spellbinders die called 'Western Broncos' made exclusively for Heartfelt Creations as well as the cowgirl hat. Then I cut up the pink boots to add dimension to the blue boots. I used the sentiment from sticker collection and then cut out a label using blue paper and cut it out using Spellbinders die called 'Label 20'.You can find some Spellbinders dies here in the store; http://www.lovesrubberstamps.net/category_358/Spellbinders.htm I added some trees that I cut out from a Cottage Cutz die called 'Rustic Sign & Trees' using green and light green paper from the same collection. I added some transparent glitter called 'Lime' and some opaque glitter called 'Emerald Green' onto the trees to add some bling.
This week's challenge is:
Create an Outdoor Scene
How to play:
Just upload a creation that follows this week's challenge to your online blog or gallery. Then leave a link to your project in the linky widget at the bottom of this post. If you upload to online galleries, please also use the tag or keyword LRSBC49. Our challenge is open to everyone, you can use any stamps and products that you would like, and you can enter as many times as you want.
The linky entry widget will close at 9PM CST on Monday, April 29th so all entries need to be in before then.
We will have two different possibilities for a gift voucher prize from Loves Rubberstamps for the winner as well.
$10.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we do not carry in our store
$20.00 - If the stamp used is from a company that we DO carry in our store
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Our GUEST SPONSOR this week is!
The Design Team members will also each choose their favorite card from this challenge and the winner's will be able to proudly display a special blog badge on their blog. The Design Team favorite's from Challenge 48 - will be announced before the posting of Challenge 50. ** These Winners will receive a $5.00 gift voucher for use on an order $25.00 or more **
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Guest Designers receive a 20% discount on most all items listed in our store during their term. We will also provide a link to your blog for 1 year!! Only rule is to use current images from stamp companies we carry in the store for your challenge projects and to have fun! We will contact the winner the week of the April 23rd with the announcement of the MAY'S GUEST DESIGNER March 30th.
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