Challenge 77 | Merry Christmas!

It's time for another lovely color challenge!  We are celebrating the Holiday Season with this beautiful photo for a Christmas color challenge! Stretch your imagination and see what you can do with your old stamps!  So be sure to give it a try and join us!!

This is our last challenge for 2017 as the design team takes the holidays off to enjoy the season!

RRCB 77

 

We have made a change to our challenge rules – you have always had to use a stamp older than a year but now you must include the age (or approximate age) of the stamp in your blog post. After all – we want to give these old stamps some love!

 

Are you on Facebook?  If you share our challenge on your Facebook page, we will happily share your post!

To be considered for a Top Pick and to receive comments - be sure to link your card below!

 

Be sure to play along with us! This challenge ends December 15, 2017.

 

We are excited to welcome Ellie Belle as our guest designer for this challenge!  Ellie has a wonderful blog called Ellibelle's Creative Moments.  Ellie creates beautiful intricate cards that are a keeper if you are lucky to receive one!  Be sure to stop in and see her Creative Moments!! 

Retrorubber

 

Enjoy the inspiration of the design team!

Katy

Katy 77

 

Debbie

Debbie 77

 

Claire

Claire 77

 

Neva

Neva 77

 

Donna

Donna 77

 

Maria

taking a break this challenge

 

Jan

Jan 77

 

Jane

Www.seejanestamp.com rrcb 77 1 (640x483) 

Be sure to join us January 16, 2018 when our new year of challenges start!

 

 CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • We require stamps older than one year.  If we feel you are using newer stamps, you may be disqualified from the challenge without notification.
  • New papers/dies are OK – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Please note that all challenges require the use of at least one stamp older than a year.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.   Use keyword RRCB77.  No backlinking. 
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the due date. 
  • Enter as many times as you like. 
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of 10 challenges.  Entries linked to more than 10 challenges will be disqualified without notification.
  • If your project is posted on a private group site such as Split Coast Stampers or a photo sharing site not all DT members may be able to comment.   Thank you for understanding.
  • Turn off Word Verification.  We love to comment but word verification can make that difficult.

Challenge 76 | Top Picks!

Good afternoon all!  A huge thank you to everyone who played along with this challenge!

We love all of you who stop in and visit us on a regular basis!  If you are new to our site and like what you see, be sure to stop by on Tuesday when our next challenge goes live!

Winners Badge 2016
 Without further ado – here are the top picks, in no particular order…

 

Creative Smiles

2 front BLOG 3360

 

Michael Trent

RRCB76 Anything Goes Gina K

 

Julie Gearinger

_112717 For the Birds SVR

 

Bonnie32002

26900940769_17927d2b12

 

Katrina Bufton

2017 Nov FF Celebrate wmw 

  

The design team voted on their fave and this week's winner is :  Creative Smiles!!!

Creative Smiles...we would love to have you as our guest designer for an upcoming challenge.

Please contact us at retrorubber at outlook dot com.  Email link in the side bar.

 

 See you Tuesday for the next challenge!!

 


Challenge 76 | Anything Goes!

Hey!  It's an Anything Goes Challenge!  You know what that means!  So get out your stamps (at least one that is older than a year) and join us!!

RRCB 76



We have made a change to our challenge rules – you have always had to use a stamp older than a year but now you must include the age (or approximate age) of the stamp in your blog post. After all – we want to give these old stamps some love!

 

Are you on Facebook?  If you share our challenge on your Facebook page, we will happily share your post!

To be considered for a Top Pick and to receive comments - be sure to link your card below!

 

Be sure to play along with us! This challenge ends December 1, 2017.

 

We are excited to welcome Melissa Grant as our guest designer for this challenge!  Melissa has a lovely blog called Stamping From The Heart.   Melissa creates cards that are quietly beautiful.  They just sneak up on you!  Very clean and simple but leave a lasting impression!  Be sure to check out Melissa's blog and leave some love for her!

Melissa 76 

Enjoy the inspiration of the design team!

Katy

Katy 76

 

Debbie

Debbie 76

 

Claire

Claire 76

 

Neva

Neva 76

 

Donna

Donna 76

 

Maria

Taking a break for this challenge.

 

Jan

Jan 76

 

Jane

Www.seejanestamp.com rrcb 76 1 (501x640)

   

 CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • We require stamps older than one year.  If we feel you are using newer stamps, you may be disqualified from the challenge without notification.
  • New papers/dies are OK – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Please note that all challenges require the use of at least one stamp older than a year.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.   Use keyword RRCB76.  No backlinking. 
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the due date. 
  • Enter as many times as you like. 
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of 10 challenges.  Entries linked to more than 10 challenges will be disqualified without notification.
  • If your project is posted on a private group site such as Split Coast Stampers or a photo sharing site not all DT members may be able to comment.   Thank you for understanding.
  • Turn off Word Verification.  We love to comment but word verification can make that difficult.

Challenge 75 | Top Picks!

Good afternoon all!  A huge thank you to everyone who played along with this challenge!

We love all of you who stop in and visit us on a regular basis!  If you are new to our site and like what you see, be sure to stop by on Tuesday when our next challenge goes live!

Winners Badge 2016
 Without further ado – here are the top picks, in no particular order…

 

Ellie

Allsorts fall3

 

Michael Trent

RRCB75Small

 

Jane Willis

DSC07248

 

Heather H

Retro-branches

 

The Grand Stampede

20171109_113123

 

 

The design team voted on their fave and this week's winner is :  Ellie!!!

Ellie...we would love to have you as our guest designer for an upcoming challenge.

Please contact us at retrorubber at outlook dot com.  Email link in the side bar.

 

 See you Tuesday for the next challenge!!

 


Challenge 75 | Fall Colors!

We are late in the fall and we can squeeze in one last chance to use these beautiful fall colors!  Use the image to draw the color inspiration!  Stretch your imagination and see what you can do with your old stamps!  So be sure to give it a try and join us!!

RRCB 75

  

We have made a change to our challenge rules – you have always had to use a stamp older than a year but now you must include the age (or approximate age) of the stamp in your blog post. After all – we want to give these old stamps some love!

 

Are you on Facebook?  If you share our challenge on your Facebook page, we will happily share your post!

To be considered for a Top Pick and to receive comments - be sure to link your card below!

 

Be sure to play along with us! This challenge ends November 17, 2017.

 

Before we get to our guest designer and design team inspiration, it is with great sadness that we say good bye to Christine Traversa with this challenge.  Christine has been with RRCB since the beginning and so it is very hard for me to say good bye.  Thank you Christine for all of your talent and input on this team.  On behalf of the design team and myself, we wish you the best!

 

We are excited to welcome Christy Stanford as our guest designer for this challenge!  Christy has been our guest several times and each time she amazes us with her talent!  Be sure to visit her blog called Snapdragon Stamps.  Go.  Visit.  Now!

  Retro Butterflies RRCB75

 

Enjoy the inspiration of the design team!

Katy

Katy 75

 

Debbie

Debbie 75

 

Claire

Claire 75

 

Christine

Christine 75

 

Neva

Neva 75

 

Donna

Donna 75

 

Maria

Maria 75

 

Jan

Jan 75

 

Jane

Www.seejanestamp.com rrcb 75 1 (640x545) 

  

 CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • We require stamps older than one year.  If we feel you are using newer stamps, you may be disqualified from the challenge without notification.
  • New papers/dies are OK – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Please note that all challenges require the use of at least one stamp older than a year.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.   Use keyword RRCB75.  No backlinking. 
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the due date. 
  • Enter as many times as you like. 
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of 10 challenges.  Entries linked to more than 10 challenges will be disqualified without notification.
  • If your project is posted on a private group site such as Split Coast Stampers or a photo sharing site not all DT members may be able to comment.   Thank you for understanding.
  • Turn off Word Verification.  We love to comment but word verification can make that difficult.

Challenge 74 | Top Picks!

Good afternoon all!  A huge thank you to everyone who played along with this challenge!

We love all of you who stop in and visit us on a regular basis!  If you are new to our site and like what you see, be sure to stop by on Tuesday when our next challenge goes live!

Winners Badge 2016
 Without further ado – here are the top picks, in no particular order…

 Fiona Whitehead

  Cherrypie

 

PJs Projects

DSCN1709

 

Theresa P

Card-10-30-17

 

Melissa Grant

Studio_20171101_124254

 

Ma-Mi

DSCN0044-001

 

The design team voted on their fave and this week's winner is :  Melissa Grant!!!

Melissa...we would love to have you as our guest designer for an upcoming challenge.

Please contact us at retrorubber at outlook dot com.  Email link in the side bar.

 

 See you Tuesday for the next challenge!!

 


Challenge 74 | Time To Sketch!

It's time for a sketch challenge!  We love those!  Stretch your imagination and see what you can do with your old stamps!  So be sure to give it a try and join us!!

  RRCB 74



We have made a change to our challenge rules – you have always had to use a stamp older than a year but now you must include the age (or approximate age) of the stamp in your blog post. After all – we want to give these old stamps some love!

 

Are you on Facebook?  If you share our challenge on your Facebook page, we will happily share your post!

To be considered for a Top Pick and to receive comments - be sure to link your card below!

 

Be sure to play along with us! This challenge ends November 3, 2017.

 

We are excited to welcome Tenia Nelson as our guest designer for this challenge!  Tenia's blog is called Jazzy Paper Designs and you must visit to see the amazing cards that she makes.  Each card is so unique and well thought out.  Tenia gives easy to follow instructions so that you can try her different techniques.  Just check out the card she made for us - I love how the kraft base really showcases the sentiment and images.  Wow!  A stunner of a card and a great take on the sketch!!  Thank you Tenia for being our guest designer!

Retro gd card oct 24 2017

 

Enjoy the inspiration of the design team!

Katy

Katy 74

 

Debbie

Debbie 74

 

Claire

Claire 74

 

Christine

Christine 74

 

Neva

Neva 74

 

Donna

Donna 74

 

Maria

Maria 74

 

Jan

Jan 74

 

Jane

Www.seejanestamp.com rrcb 74 1 (558x640) 

 

 

 CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • We require stamps older than one year.  If we feel you are using newer stamps, you may be disqualified from the challenge without notification.
  • New papers/dies are OK – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Please note that all challenges require the use of at least one stamp older than a year.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.   Use keyword RRCB74.  No backlinking. 
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the due date. 
  • Enter as many times as you like. 
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of 10 challenges.  Entries linked to more than 10 challenges will be disqualified without notification.
  • If your project is posted on a private group site such as Split Coast Stampers or a photo sharing site not all DT members may be able to comment.   Thank you for understanding.
  • Turn off Word Verification.  We love to comment but word verification can make that difficult.

Challenge 73 | Top Picks!

Good afternoon all!  A huge thank you to everyone who played along with this challenge!

We love all of you who stop in and visit us on a regular basis!  If you are new to our site and like what you see, be sure to stop by on Tuesday when our next challenge goes live!

Winners Badge 2016
 Without further ado – here are the top picks, in no particular order…

 

 Creative Smiles

Front _3150

 

Kellianne

Card-7

Lynne in NI

2017 Oct Spooky2

 

Christy S

Vlad Brings Flowers FTL38 CTD465

 

I Dream Of Paper

Boocard1

 

  

The design team voted on their fave and this week's winner is :  Christy S!!!

Christy...we would love to have you as our guest designer for an upcoming challenge.

Please contact us at retrorubber at outlook dot com.  Email link in the side bar.

 

 See you Tuesday for the next challenge!!

 


Challenge 73 | Boo!

Boo!  It's almost Halloween and we thought we would celebrate it with a theme challenge!  Dig out your old stamps and see if you can scare us with your cards!  Be sure to give it a try and join us!!

RRCB 73


We have made a change to our challenge rules – you have always had to use a stamp older than a year but now you must include the age (or approximate age) of the stamp in your blog post. After all – we want to give these old stamps some love!

 

Are you on Facebook?  If you share our challenge on your Facebook page, we will happily share your post!

To be considered for a Top Pick and to receive comments - be sure to link your card below!

 

Be sure to play along with us! This challenge ends October 20, 2017.

 

 

Enjoy the inspiration of the design team!

 

Katy

Katy 73

 

Debbie

Debbie 73

 

Claire

Claire 73

 

Christine

Christine 73

 

Neva

Neva 73

 

Donna

Donna 73

 

Maria

Maria 73

 

Jan

Jan 73

 

Jane

Www.seejanestamp.com rrcb 73 1 (527x640)

 

 

 CHALLENGE GUIDELINES

  • We require stamps older than one year.  If we feel you are using newer stamps, you may be disqualified from the challenge without notification.
  • New papers/dies are OK – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Please note that all challenges require the use of at least one stamp older than a year.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.   Use keyword RRCB73.  No backlinking. 
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the due date. 
  • Enter as many times as you like. 
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of 10 challenges.  Entries linked to more than 10 challenges will be disqualified without notification.
  • If your project is posted on a private group site such as Split Coast Stampers or a photo sharing site not all DT members may be able to comment.   Thank you for understanding.
  • Turn off Word Verification.  We love to comment but word verification can make that difficult.

 


Challenge 72 | Top Picks!

Good afternoon all!  A huge thank you to everyone who played along with this challenge!

We love all of you who stop in and visit us on a regular basis!  If you are new to our site and like what you see, be sure to stop by on Tuesday when our next challenge goes live!

Winners Badge 2016
 Without further ado – here are the top picks, in no particular order…

 Christy S

Cinderrella Pumpkin Carriage RRCB72 SSC162 SUO184

 

craftysahmiam

CSIA 1stplacetruck 1

 

Truck Around

Carcard1

 

PJs Projects

DSCN0964 (2)

 

Heather H

Glub-glub

  

The design team voted on their fave and this week's winner is :  PJs Projects!!!

PJ...we would love to have you as our guest designer for an upcoming challenge.

Please contact us at retrorubber at outlook dot com.  Email link in the side bar.

 

 See you Tuesday for the next challenge!!