Wednesday, November 12, 2014

STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge Winner #1 + A Few Updates

It's time to pick a winner for our never-ending Anything Goes Challenge! We hit 50 entries last November 9, but I've been such a slow-poke the last few days as I tried to catch up on sleep so I've delayed picking the winner -- but I'm making up for that delay :o)

A huge, huge thank you to all of you awesome ladies who linked up your gorgeous projects that showcase STAMPlorations stamps! It's so wonderful to see the gallery grow.

So who's our first winner? I asked Mr. for help, and out of 53 entries, he picked...

I love how hellerlittle created this vintage-inspired Christmas card in neutral colors that feature stamps in the Oh, Christmas Tree! set. (We sold out of that set this week, but more's on the way!) Congratulations, hellerlittle! Please send an email to to claim your prize: any 3" by 5" stamp set or a $10 gift certificate to the shop -- your choice! Put "Anything Goes Challenge Winner" on the subject line, and please claim your prize on or before Monday, November 17.

And because I'm simply all too happy about the turnout of our exclusive challenge for STAMPlorations friends (and it's my way of making up for being late!), I let Mr. pick two more entries to win Vignette: Old Type and Vignette: Live Love Laugh.

Winner of Vignette: Old Type
Check out the awesome multi-color stamping Rahmat did using the Trendy Feathers stamps!

Winner of Vignette: Live Love Laugh
Who could resist the polka dots on the daisy stamp from Bloom Sketches and the awesome background in Joy's card? Sure made me smile!

Congratulations, Rahmat and Joy! Please send an email to to claim your prize. Put "Anything Goes Challenge Winner Extra" on the subject line, and please claim your prize on or before Monday, November 17.

Keep making and linking up those projects because we'll be drawing another winner when we hit 100. In case you're wondering, we draw the winner from ALL entries in the gallery, not just from entries submitted since the previous winner was drawn. So everyone always has a chance to be randomly picked :o) No STAMPlorations stamps? No problem! There's a new digi stamp on the Anything Goes Challenge page that you can use so you can play along :o)

Before I call it a day, I wanted to share a few updates:

A Special Spotlight Project
Because the STAMPlorations girls are busy getting our projects made for next week's November Stamp Release Blog Hop, you'll have noticed that we didn't have spotlight projects published yesterday and today. We'll be back to regular programming right after the blog hop, but tomorrow, we have a special spotlight project post so get ready for a parade of awesome cards!

STAMPlorations Digi Stamps Design Team Call
Earlier this week in the November Challenge post, we mentioned that we'll soon be introducing digi stamps to STAMPlorations and that there may be a digi stamp design team call on the horizon. If you enjoy working primarily with digi stamps and you can come up with projects that showcase STAMPlorations digi stamps (with some sprinkling of our clear stamps), we'd love to hear from you! Details of the STAMPlorations Digi Stamps Design Team call will be posted this Friday. 

November Stamp Release Blog Hop
Here's your special invite to our blog hop happening on Monday, November 17, at 6 a.m. PST. Blog hop lasts for 5 days, and yes, there are stamps to be won! We've even got a super-talented and creative card-maker joining us on Day 2 because the stamp set we're featuring that day is something we thought she'd enjoy using! We're so happy she said yes to our invite even though we were cutting it close to the hop. Check out the November stamps here!

Okay, that's it for this update. See you tomorrow for that special Spotlight Project post, yes?


  1. WOW! Thank you so much Shery for the shout out! I had so much fun using the stamps from Bloom Sketches for my card.

    And, Congrats to the other winners! This is such a fun blog!

  2. Looking forward to the blog hop just a few days away!!

  3. Thank you soooo much, I am so happy! Congrats to the other winners too!

  4. I want some STAMPlorations stamps! These projects look amazing! Congrats to all the winners!

  5. Hooray! Great designers! You are so generous Shery!

  6. OMG ... can´t belief ... I won the first *yeah !!
    This is such a wonderfull News, thank you to friend Random and to Shery.
    I´ll mail you in hurry *lol
    CU hellerlittle
    PS: Congrats to the other winners !!!!


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