Sunday, October 05, 2014

September Challenge Designer's Choice, Winner, and Top Picks + Frequent Players Spotlight and Random Prize Drawing Winner

Thanks so much to everyone who shared their beautiful projects in our Stamps & Markers challenge last month! We received 108 awesome entries! The design team voted for our favorites, and we've got a winner, 5 top picks, and a designer's choice (an entry that used STAMPlorations stamps and is chosen by Shery). Here they are!

STAMPlorations September Designer's Choice

Why it's Shery's choice: "Harriet's card grabbed my attention from the get-go. When I saw it in the gallery, I just had to get a closer look. I was delighted when I realized she had used our artsy sunflower stamp -- she had watercolored them with markers, but they looked like an oil painting to me! Plus, she made my favorite kind of card: one layer!"

Congratulations, Harriet! Please grab your designer's choice badge below to display on your blog. Send an email to with the subject "STAMPlorations September Designer's Choice" and we'll send you information on claiming your stamp set.

STAMPlorations September Challenge Winner

Lee-Ann created this soft and gorgeous cards by using her markers for watercoloring. Congratulations, Lee-Anne! Please grab your winner badge below to display on your blog! Send an email to with the subject "STAMPlorations September Challenge winner" and we'll send you information on claiming your stamp set. We are also looking forward to having you as a Guest Designer in a future challenge!

STAMPlorations September Challenge Top Picks
(in numerical order)

Congratulations, ladies! Please grab your top pick badge below to display on your blog!


Eleven (11) talented paper crafters participated in all 3 challenges last month with a combined 44 entries. We thought we'd spotlight them and their beautiful creations:

With the help of, the winner of the $15 gift certificate to the STAMPlorations shop is...Granne! Congratulations, Granne! Please send an email to with the subject "September prize winner" to claim your prize.

For October, a pack of assorted rub-ons is up for grabs. Simply play in all 3 October challenges for a chance to win. You can enter once per challenge (3 entries) or up to three times per challenge (9 entries). We've got links and deadlines for current challenges at the top of the page so just scroll up and enter!

And hey...have you checked out our Never-Ending Anything Goes Challenge? It's a special challenge we have for those of you who have STAMPlorations stamps! We're giving away a stamp set for every 50 entries. There's no limit to how many times you can enter -- enter as many times as you like so long as you use STAMPlorations stamps. And if you don't have a STAMPlorations stamp yet, we've got a free digi stamp you can use.

Again, thanks to everyone who joined us last month! Tomorrow, Sketch Challenge #21 starts at 6 a.m. PDT (GMT -700) so check back in to see the new sketch and see the inspiration projects created by the design team and our guest designer! The October Challenge started last Friday, so join us there too!

Keep on stampin'!

~ The STAMPlorations Design Team


  1. A gallery of gorgeous here! Congrats to all the winners!!

  2. Aww! I'm flattered! Congrats to all the talented crafters who are displayed.

  3. Thanks so much for making me a top pick! Congrats to all the others! :-)

  4. Wow thank you so much for the honor of top pick!! I love playing with your stamp sets! Congrats to all of the other winners!

  5. congrats to all the winners !!!
    CU hellerlittle


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