Challenge Rules

Challenge Rules:
We have a Challenge every other Tuesday beginning at 7am EST. You MUST use a High Hopes Stamp in order to enter the Challenge. You are welcome to combine your entry with other challenges as well. New projects only - no back linking. The challenges end at 9pm EST on the Monday before the next challenge. Thank you for playing along!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Challenge 99 - Party Animal

We wish you all a very Happy Holidays!!

Click here to see the winner of this challenge

Our current challenge is: Party Animal
Let's see an animal image on your card.

Just remember that you must use a High Hopes image to be entered into the drawing for the free stamps!!

Here are the stores owned by some of the Design Divas:

Nikki Fairbairn - Bunny Zoe's Crafts based out of the UK/Europe
Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
Amy Leggate - Paper Romance based out of Canada
Karen Goguen/Cathy Siroski - The Rubber Room based out of Canada
Amy Wegener - Stampin' Stuff based out of Australia


This will be the last challenge of the year!
Therefore this challenge will be open through Jan 10th.

Our Design Diva's used some of the new releases on their projects - Make sure to check out the Diva's blogs for details on their cards.

Monday, November 29, 2010

New release Sneak Peeks Day 1!!

It's sneak peek time!!!
We hope you are ready for some peeks from the awesome new release!!

This release is FILLED with fun designs from both artists Dustin Pike and Laurie Furnell.
In fact, there are OVER 100 images in this release!! Wow!
If you need a break from your Holiday cards, then we have the release for you!!
There are so many great images for Valentine's Day, Easter, and fun Spring cards!!
Plus there are also some image for the winter season - which can even be used to finish off your Christmas cards!!

We will be back again tomorrow with another day of sneak peeks (along with our new challenge),
then on Wednesday at 12:01EST/5:01GMT, there will be a blog hop to celebrate the release!

There's still chance to help spread the word of our blog hop for a change to win some free stamps! You can find out information on that here.

Now go check out the awesome DT peeks...


Make sure to come back tomorrow for more peeks and the new challenge!!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Kards for Kids card drive

High Hopes Rubber Stamps is proud to be a sponsor and partner with Kards for Kids organization collecting cards for children at Toronto's Sick Kids Hospital.
Throughout the year, Kards for Kids will hold card drives to collect cards for sick children in the hospital.

The current card drive is for: Christmas Cards

For each card received by December 14th,
you will be entered into a drawing for a
$20 Gift Certificate to High Hopes Rubber Stamps!!
The more cards you send, the more chances of winning!!

Please make the cards for children ages 0-19 years of age. They would also love altered notepads for the parents.

Cards can be mailed to:
Bela Teixeira
899 Rossland Road West, Unit #38
Oshawa, Ontario
L1J 8G7
Canada
The cards must arrive by Dec 14th to be entered into the drawing for the prize. All cards received will be posted on the Kards for Kids blog.
Make sure to check out the Kards for Kids blog on December 1st for some fun and freebies!!

Please contact Bela at bela3@sympatico.ca if you have any questions.

Also, if you would like to spread the word about the Card Drive to help bring more smiles to sick children, feel free to grab the banner above and link it to http://kardsforkidshsc.blogspot.com/

PS, did you see the image in the banner above? It's an early sneak peek of one of the images from the new release!!
Remember, the sneak peeks start tomorrow!!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Challenge 98 - a Sketch


Hello High Hopes fans!! Before we get to this week's challenge...
Guess what?!
That's right...it's time for another fun release!!

The sneak peeks will begin next Monday
with more peeks during our next challenge on Tuesday.
Then there will be a Blog Hop and release on Wednesday, December 1st.

Do you want to win a package bursting with new release stamps?
Of course you do :-) Then we would love you to help us spread the news about our fabulous new artist, blog hop and release on Wednesday December 1st.

To be entered into the draw:

1. Grab our blinkie from the sidebar and place on your blog. You can do this by copying the code into a html/Javascript gadget or by copying the code directly into your blog post.
If you prefer please feel free to pull the stationary badge below.
2. Tell your friends about the news, blog hop and release on December 1st.

3. Become a follower of this blog if you aren't already ;-) You don't want to miss out on the fun and there will be tons of prizes along the blog hop!!!

4. Leave a comment on this post with a link to your blog post sharing our news.

The contest ends 8pm EST (Midnight GMT - London) on Friday, December 3rd!!

Now it's time for the winner of the "For the Guys" challenge
(I'm sorry I forgot to post it earlier)
Congratulations, Alie!
Here is her fun card using Froggy Gift...
Now on to this week's challenge...

Tanya is hosting this week and her challenge is a sketch...

Just remember that you must use a High Hopes image to be entered into the drawing
for 3 Free High Hopes Stamps!!

If you upload your card to Splitcoast stampers, please use keyword HHC98:
(which stands for High Hopes Challenge 98).

If you need a High Hopes stamp, why not check out the Diva Stores:
Nikki Fairbairn - Bunny Zoe's Crafts based out of the UK/Europe
Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
Amy Leggate - Paper Romance based out of Canada
Karen Goguen/Cathy Siroski - The Rubber Room based out of Canada
Amy Wegener - Stampin' Stuff based out of Australia

Now here are the awesome Diva's cards...

Nikki
Now it's your turn!! Let's see you take on Tanya's sketch!
**Enter your link to participate in the challenge**
**Leave a comment with a link to your blog to enter the blog hop spread-the-word candy**

Monday, November 15, 2010

Challenge 97 - For the Guys

Hello High Hopes fans!!
Here's the winner of last week's Button challenge...
Congratulations, Rhonda!!
Please email me at stampandcreate@bellsouth.net with your choice of 3 free stamps!!
Here is her fabulous card using Syndey Snowman...

This week's challenge is hosted by Sirpa and her challenge is:
For the Guys!
Let's see some masculine designs!

Just remember that you must use a High Hopes image to be entered into the drawing for 3 Free High Hopes Stamps!!

If you upload your card to Splitcoast stampers, please use keyword HHC97:
(which stands for High Hopes Challenge 97).

If you need a High Hopes stamp, why not check out the Diva Stores:

Nikki Fairbairn - Bunny Zoe's Crafts based out of the UK/Europe
Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
Amy Leggate - Paper Romance based out of Canada
Karen Goguen/Cathy Siroski - The Rubber Room based out of Canada
Amy Wegener - Stampin' Stuff based out of Australia

Now here are the awesome Diva's cards...
Now it's your turn to play along!!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Challenge 96 - Buttons

Hello High Hopes fans!!

The winner of last week's challenge is:



Barb Brassfield

Congratulations Barb!!! Your underwater scene is fabulous!!! Please contact me at LaceySoLiving@bellsouth.net with your mailing address and choice of 3 Free Stamps and I will forward that on to Bethany.
Here is her wonderful card...


This week's challenge is hosted by Debby and her challenge is:

Buttons

Let's see some buttons on your card!

Just remember that you must use a High Hopes image to be entered into the drawing
for 3 Free High Hopes Stamps!!

If you upload your card to Splitcoaststampers, please use keyword HHC96:
(which stands for High Hopes Challenge 96).

If you need a High Hopes stamp, why not check out the Diva Stores:

Nikki Fairbairn - Bunny Zoe's Crafts based out of the UK/Europe
Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
Amy Leggate - Paper Romance based out of Canada
Karen Goguen/Cathy Siroski - The Rubber Room based out of Canada
Amy Wegener - Stampin' Stuff based out of Australia



Now here are the awesome Diva's cards...


Jeanne

Andrea

Alex.

Jeanette

Sirpa

Now it's your turn!! We can't wait to see your cards - I am sure it will be cute-as-a-button!! he he!