Sunday, February 13, 2011

VALENTINES DAY HOP ~ CREATIVE COWGILRS! BIG AWARDS FOR WINNER!

HOWDY TO EVERYONE!
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO YOU ALL!

The creative Cowgirls have a fabulous hop happening right now!

If you came here from the hop trail you should have come here from
POPPETS BLOG
from here you should be hopping back to our challenge blog at

If you are just stopping by to say hello ~ hop on over to the beginning of the fabulous hop at

The winner of the Valentines Hop will win a $50.00 crafty basket of goodies!
A ribbon grab bag from CRAFTY RIBBONS
And 5 images of choice from the one and only fabulous DZD DOODLES!

The Top 3 will each receive 1 Image of Choice from DZD DOODLES!

Very simple way to win!  Enter and follow along the hop leaving comments!

The peize this time around is AWESOME!




Thursday, January 13, 2011

WIN CANDY NOW!!! VALENTINE LOVE HOP!


are having a
VALENTINS DAY ~ LOVE HOP!

Mark your calendars for the two week hop beginning on
FEBRUARY 13TH!

YOU CAN WIN $50.00 WORTH OF CRAFTY CANDY!!
1. Grab this badge and make a post on your blog announcing the hop
2. Place this badge on your side bar
3. Grab the CREATIVE COWGIRLS Badge from the challenge site and post it on your side bar.
4. Leave a message on their blog telling them you did the above
and SOMEONE WILL WIN $50.00 CRAFTY CANDY!

Tell your friends and join in the fun!
There wiLl OUTRAGEOUSLU FABLOUS SPONSORS!

HUGS!
QLR

Monday, January 3, 2011

CREATIVE COWGIRL CHALLENGE #4 SOMETHING NEW! INFO ON V-DAY HOP!

HAPPY NEW  YEAR TO EVERYONE!

There is another FAB challegne that just started on Sunday!
The challenge will last for two weeks.

The theme is SOMETHING NEW!
The FAB prize is from Pollycraft!

Hop on over to
and enter your craft paper creation!

There will also be a Valentines Hop on
FEBRUARY 13th!
Post this badge on your side bar!
Make a post snnouncing the Hop on your blog!
Leave a message at
and WIN $50.00 in CRAFTY CANDY!

See you at the ranch!

HUGS!
QLR

Thursday, December 30, 2010

WINTER CHALLENGE AND HOP GOING ON!!

Hop on over to

There is a FAB HOP with somer really yummy prizes taking place!

You dont want to miss out!

HUGS!
QLR

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

COWGIRL HOP

Hello to ALL of my LOVELY CRAFTY FRIENDS!!

There is a FABULOUS Christmas/Winter challenge and HOP
with FABULOUS prizes happening over at



The HOP lasts for two weeks!
You wont want to miss the FABULOUS SPONSORS
CANDY and PRIZES!!

There have been some really fabulous challenges
with fabulous awards going on along with candy!

HOP ON OVER!

HUGS!
QLR





Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Thank You for visiting my Blog!
INFORMATION REGARDING CHALLENGES LISTED BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I ahve had the best tim ebeing on DTs such as "Sweetstampin Challenge Blog"!!
"CJ's COWGIRL UP STAMP'S", "SEW MANY CARDS" and "THE CHARACHTER CAFE""
Sharing crafty projects and comments with everyone in the land of cards and paper crafts!
All this has lead to being the HDT for COWGIRL UP STAMPS! Just lov'n it!

I will be posting the weekly challenges for COWGIRL UP STAMPS and all challenge's that I enter below this post.

However don't forget:
Become a follower ~ So you don't miss anything, including my candy give aways!!

Feel free to look around, leave a comment, enter in one of my give aways, and please become a follower. If you are not a follower you can not receive information about my candy giveaways or challenge posts!!

Don't forget to scroll down to the bottom, I do mean bottom, of my page where everyone's "YUMMY" Blog Candy give aways are posted.


Have Fun!
HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Inside of every person is a crafty creative idea just waiting to jump out!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

CREATIVE COWGIRLS RIDE AGAIN!

The Cowgirl DT is riding high!

YUP!
NEW CHALLENGE BLOG WITH THE ORIGINAL COWGIRL DESIGN TEAM!

We started our challenge blog and we are so excited over at

Our first challenge there was a huge success!
We had a ton of creative and gorgeous entries!
A ton of follwers are following us!
The Sponsors are FABULOUS!
The DT ART WORK ~ SIMPLY~ INCREDIBLE!!

The 2nd challenge will begin on Sunday December 5th!
Challenges are bi-weekly!
You have to hop over!
The site challenge site is sponsored by an exclusive sponsor for each challenge!
The AWARDS ARE FAB!
There is a hop coming up and special candy going on!
Information for candy will be posted on new hop info.!



Hop on over to
Read about our hop on December 19th
and qualify to win $50.00 worth of crafting candy!

Come take a crafty ride with us!
See you at the ranch!
HUGS!
QLR

Sunday, November 21, 2010

CREATIVE COWGIRLS ANYTHING GOES!

Hello to all of my fabulous paper crafting friends!

This week (today) starts the new challenge blog for

Hop on over and give us a visit!

The DT is put tpgether from the fabulous DT that was on the
CowGirl Up DT.

This time around we will be holding a challenge bi-weekly.
We will be having an exclusive sponsor for every challenge
who will be sponsoring images for our DT and
FABULOUS AWARDS!

This week the challenge is
ANYTHING GOES!

The FAB SPONOSR is

That's right!
BOMBSHELL STAMPS!

So hop on over and join in the fun on our new ranch!
ANYTHING GOES
and a
FAB SPONSOR!


See you all there!

HUGS!
QLR








Friday, November 12, 2010

COWGIRLS ARE BACK!

So I bet you have been wondering what happened to the DT at Cowgirl Up?

Well after so many e-mails ~

WE"RE BACK!

You can find us at....................

http://creativecowgirlschallenge.blogspot.com/

We will be starting up with our first challenge on November 21st with a FAB Sponsor and Awards!
We will be having exclusive sponsors so hop on over to our new challenge home and join in all the
CowGirl Fun!

HUGS!
QLR

Sunday, October 10, 2010

GIRL GIRL CHALLENGE

There is a FABULOUS challenge at

GIRLY GIRL!

The POSSE would like to see Pearls
and the use of the colors Pink, Green or Purple.
BUt any Girly Girl card will do!

Hop on oVer with your card and join in!

The sponsor this week is
Michelle Perkett!

Stay tuned for the October 24th Halloween Hop!
Candy and super Fab sponsor!
Also a special drawing for everyone that uses a new
Halloween Release Image that was releaseD this month from CJ!
Visit COWGIRL UP DIGITAL STAMPEN RANCH
and check out the new release!
Super FAB and affordable!


HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Sunday, October 3, 2010

HALLOWEEN IMAGE RELEASE AND ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE!!

Hello Everyone!

It's been a while!
I'm just gonna say that a lot has been going on
and life has been a true roller coaster ride!
So I have not been on for a while!
BUT!
I just couldn't help but tell everyone about the
ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE
at the
with a SUPER
"HALLOWEEN IMAGE RELEASE"
happening at the store at
with a
20% OFF SALE ON ALL OF THE NEWIMAGES!

Hop on over and check everything out!

See Ya'll at the Ranch!
HUGS!
QLR

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

ITS A COWGIRL'S BLOG HOP CANDY AND PRIZES!!

Hello to all of my lovely crafty friends out there in cyber craft world!
I have not been able to craft lately
thus no posts have been made on my blog lately either.
But ~ I have such a cool announcement!


has a super FABULOUS Hop going on right now!
With SUPER FAB CANDY and PRIZES!!!

The awards are sponsored by the fabulous Michelle Perkett and
COWGIRL UP IMAGES!

and have a hop'n good time!
Enter in the
Flowers challenge and win some prizes!
The DT has special candy that they are giving away as well!

See you at the ranch!
HUGS!
QLR

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

ANNOUNCEMENT!! CGU BLOG HOP!! CANDY!! IMAGE RELEASE!!! CRAFTY RIBBONS SPONSOR!!


On August 29th CowGirl Up
will be having a Blog Hop!


They want you all to be there!

They will be having a hop, candy, image release,
a challenge and Crafty Ribbons
as their sponsor as well as Images from CJ!!

Winner will be receiving a FAB stash
of Crafty Ribbons and 4 Images of choice from CJ!

Top 3 will each receive
2 images of choice from CJ!

They will be having an image
release with 25% off sale!

CANDY CANDY CANDY!

AND

If you make a post about their hop and ad their Blog Hop badge to your side bar, then leave a comment on their post, they will be hopping around to check and someone will win a special prize!!!

They want you to take a ride with them over there on the ranch!

Mark your crafty calendars!
August 29th!

See Ya'll at the ranch!

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Sunday, August 8, 2010

WOW! I sure do miss everyone!

I have not been on very much due to the horendous move we made!
Still haven't unpacked!
LOLOLOL!

Drop me a comment and let me know you still love me!

This week over at
"COWGIRLS SUNDAY STAMP'EN CHALLENGE SPOT"
we are having a fabulous sketch challenge.
Just check this sketch out.

Now I have been asked, "Do you have to use a Butterfly?" "Do you have to use flower's?"
For anyone who has not ever done a sketch before, they are so much fun.
The layout is there for you. You do not have to actually use a Butterfly and Frilly Flowers.
Its more of the shapes and layout people are looking for.
Now some do exactly to sketch. Others turn it around and upside down.
So play, craft and have fun!

The sponsor this week is KANDREWS!
Hop on over and check out the details on the award for this week.
Super FABBY!

DT CALL
This is the last week for the DT call!
If you would like to be on a DT hop on over and sign on up!
You do not have to have DT experience.

OKAY!
So once I figure out where everything is I'll start making cards again.
I should take a picture so you can all laugh at my mess!
Oh that's right I can't!
I don't know where my camera is! LOL!

Guess I'll have to see you all at the ranch!
Hop on over to
"COWGIRLS SUNDAY STAMP'EN CHALLENGE SPOT"
and enter in the fun sketch challenge.

H*U*G*S!
Rach

Sunday, August 1, 2010

DT CALL!! ANIMAL AND BUG CHALLENGE! NEW IMAGE RELEASE! 25% OFF SALE!

Hello to all of my lovley crafty friends!

I was told by a friend that I have been really quiet!
You know what?
She was right! I have!
I have been through the move from you know where! Boy not fun!
But our stuff is moved and all of the animals on the ranch!
Now I didn't say I had unpacked all this crap yet!
Just moved it all!
I can't find all of my crafting stuff.
I had it all seperated, but it got jumbled anyways!
Thus, no card from me this week.
But I still have exciting news and a fun challenge to tell you all about.

the super fun challenge this week is to use animals or bugs!
Butterflies and Dragonflies are bugs too
so lets see what you got!
CJ has been work'n really hard get'n the
animal and bug's for the new image release finished.
You just have to hop on over to the challenge spot
to see all of the Posse' FABULOUS CREATIONS!
They rock this week!

CJ is also having a 25% off sale at the
on all animal and bug images!
Hop on over and check them all out!
To die for cute and gorgeous!

Then there is the DT CALL!
If you would like to be on the
COWGIRL UP DT
just put a DT next to your name on your link.
The first challenge for the new team will be on
August 29th and will run through January 2011.

This weeks sponsor is Whimsy Stamps

Photobucket

They are donating 5 Images of choice to the winner!
The "TOP 3" this week will each get 1 image of choice from CJ!

So who wants to win?

Well you can't win if you don't enter! LOL!

Take a ride on over to
"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STAMPEN CHALLENGE SPOT"
and enter with an animal or bug card!
While you are there check out all of the inspirational
projects that our Posse has created.
Sign up to be on the DT! Follow us along! Have Fun!!

Can't wait to see what Ya'll are gonna create!
See you at the ranch

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Sunday, July 18, 2010

FABULOUS SPONSOR! SKETCH AND COLOR COMBO CHALLENGE AT COWGIRL UP! WINNER IS GUEST DT FOR AUGUST!

Today is Dear Hubby's BIRTHDAY!
So I am going to start today's post with

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY SWEETHEART!

the challenge is to do this fabulous sketch!
There is a catch!
You have to use Turquoise, Pink or Red on your card!
Love it!

Here is my card!

Don't you just love this super cute image?
She is Pretty Gillian from Prairie Fairy!
This week the lovely Roberta from Prairie Fairy is sponsoring the
She has donated Images of Choice to go along with CJ's Images of choice!
How many you ask?
Well you'll just have to hop on over to
to find out!

While you are there take a look at all of the fabulous art work that
the Posse has created for your inspiration!
Simply Gorgeous!

There will be a "NEW IMAGE RELEASE"
on August 1st! So Stay tuned to
All of the Images from the new release along
with all of CJ's Fabulous Images are avaialble at
If you haven't checked out her Images yet
hop on over and take a look!
CJ is creating custom Avatar's now too!

See Yah at the Ranch!

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Thursday, July 15, 2010

HUBBY'S B-DAY CARD


This Sunday is my dear Hubby's Birthday!

He swares he is get'n older!
I just say he's get'n better!
Or Riper! LOL!

We don't have a bike!
BUT
Boy Oh Boy
If we had the funds he'd have a bike!

So if I can't get him the real thing....................
I can make him a card, Right!

So Happy BirthDay Sweet Heart!
Love You!
Even though he'll probrably never see this! LOL!

I am entering this card in the following challenges..........
Party Time Tuesdays ~ Anything Goes Birthday
Shelly's Image Blog ~ Minimum of 3 Layers

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Saturday, July 10, 2010

COWGIRL CAROUSEL AND A SHERBET ICE CREAM CHALLENGE


Hi Ya'll!

Welcome to my blog!

I know horses aren't normally yellow and purple!
But in my world right now they are! LOL!
They are on a Carousel too!
When I was little we used to walk three blocks down
from the house to the Boardwalk and ride on the Carousel.
I still go every now and again and ride.
We pull rings from the long shaft as we go by and then throw them
at a huge hole in the wall that is supposed to be a clowns mouth.
Big bell's and light's go off if you make it in the clowns mouth!
Good Times!!

My card this week represents Sherbet/Ice Cream color's!
YUMMY!

This week at
"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STAMP'EM CHALLENGE SPOT"
Posse #2 is put'n on the challenge and the theme is to use color's
that remind you of your favorite Sherbet or Ice Cream!
How Yummy is that!?!

Of course there is a yummy sponsor as well!
"DELICIOUS DOODLES"

While your our hop'n around
Hop on over to
"COWGIRL UP DIGITAL STAMP RANCH"
and check out all of the incredible image's that
CJ has available for your crafty pleasure's!
They are fabulous!
There will be a new release soon too!
Let me just tell you from the sneak peek
that the new images are incredible!

We would love for you to go for a ride with us!
So head on over to the ranch for a super fun challenge
and fabulous prizes!

I am entering this card in the following challenges....................
The Crafty Pad ~ Animals
Bee-Crafty ~ Depth and Digi Image
Practical Scrapers ~ Characters that have been Drawn
Stamp Challenges ~ Recipe
Pear Tree ~ Animals
Cute Card Thursdays ~ Summer Colors or Images

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

COWGIRL UP!

Sunday, July 4, 2010

COWGIRL CELEBRATION! ~ SCALLOP'S AND EMBELLISHMENT CHALLENGE ~ LOOK WHO'S SPONSORING!!!!!

HOWDY!

Welcome to my blog!

This week in celebration of July 4th in the US,
our new Posse's and all of our fabulous new happenings over at

"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STEMP'EN CHALLENGE SPOT"

we are celebrating with a fabulous challenge
Scallop's and Embellishment's!
Use Scallops and any type of Embellishment's on your card!

Here is my card!
I used CJ's CowGirl Up Bird!
Isn't it the cutest!?!
You can find this bird image along with all of
CJ's CowGirl Up gorgeous images at

"COWGIRL UP DIGITAL STAMPEN RANCH"

And GUESS who our sponsor is???????????????
You Got It!!!!
Look at this amazing bundle of
SUPER FABULOUS YUMMY RIBBON!


I DO! LOL!

So hop on over to

"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STEMP'EN CHALLENGE SPOT"

and enter to win!
Can't wait to see everyon's creations!

SEE YA'LL AT THE RANCH!

HUGS!

Queen La Rubba

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

REMINDER! COWGIRLUP! DT CALL!

Just a reminder to hop on over to the
"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STAMPEN RANCH"
and enter in this week's challenge!

There is a DT Call!

CowGilr Up will also have a fabulous new challenge start on
July 4th!
Fabulous Prize's for the "Winner", surprise sponsor, and "Top 3" and a wonderful challenge theme!

See you at the ranch!
HUGS!

COWGIRL UP!

Sunday, June 27, 2010

ROCK'N INSPIRATION WITH COWGIRL UP! DT CALL!

INSPIRATION PIC!


YEAH!
That's right I'm Rock'n CowGirl Up Images!
With CJ'S SUPER CUTE Rocking Horse!
and the Super Fabulous Inspiration picture
that represents the Inspiration challenge at

This week the challenge is to create anything that
comes to mind that is inspired by the fabulous picture of the hand made quilt!
isn't it just Gorgeous!?!

Don't you love the Rocking Horse?
Like I said before I never do baby cards! EVER!
But I was inspired this week to do a couple!
I like the way it turned out.
Simple. Yet Cute!
The Rocking Horse can be found at the
along with all of CJ's Fabulous Images!
Today ONLY! There is a Freebie on the Challenge Site!
So hop on over to
to pick up one of CJs FAB Images!

We have had such a great turn out lately
and there is so much new stuff go'n on on the ranch!
Hop on over and see the announcement about all of the fun we have planned for Ya'll!
Enter in the challenge!
Can't wait to see everyone's FABBY Creations!

We are hav'n a DT CALL too!
So hop on over to
"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STAMP'EN RANCH"
to check out all of the details!

See Yah at the Ranch!

COWGIRL UP!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

"SEW ~ ANYTHING GOES"




Hello Everyone!

This week at
it's everybodies favorite challenge!
"ANYTHING GOES"
So get out one of your
"SEW MANY IMAGES"
and create something ~ Anything!
Then hop on over to the
and enter to win prizes!
If you don't have an image by
"SEW MANY CARDS"
then hop on over to the
and pick yourself up an image!
You do not have to use one of their images
but it sure would be nice if you did!
Besides they are so darn cute!

This weeks prize is 3 Free Stamps of Winners Choice from

So hop on over for some fun!
The design team has some fabulous inspirations posted!
Can't wait to see your creation!
I am entering this card in the following challenges...................
Crafty Ho's ~ Sketch

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba


Monday, June 21, 2010

"SEW" DO BABIES ACTUALLY SLEEP LIKE THIS?


"SEW" Do babies actually sleep like this?

I'm just curious.

This baby from
is sleeping awfully peacefully!

I remember my kids sleeping in this positon,
but never balanced on a moon cloud like this! LOL!

This is "Baby on the Moon"
Of course by
You can pick her up at the
along with all of the fun Sewn Together images.
I like the baby! I never do baby card's! Ever!
So this is a nice change for me.

I used some really old DP that I had hang'n around
Old Button, Old Green Ribbon and a scrap bow I made ages ago!
My baby embellie came in a kit from a big candy I won!
I was able to use up some old stash and make a fun card!

Don't forget that
"SEW MANY CARDS"
will be having a new challenge this Friday!
One you won't want to miss cause' it's one of everybody's favorites!

I am entering this card in the following challenges...........
Paper Play Challenges ~ Use Something Old
Sweet Stampin ~ Clean and Simple
Lexis Creations ~ Something Old

May you all have a super crafty week!
HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

Sunday, June 20, 2010

COWGIRL HOP, CHALLENGE WITH WILD ORCHID FLOWER PRIZE AND CANDY!!

HOWDY!

Welcome to my blog for the Father's Day
CowGirl Up Blog Hop with the Posse from
If you are just stop'n by for a visit and you haven't started
at the beginning of the hop then please go back to
which is the beginning of the hop along cause' we have a
barrel of fun planned for ya'll!
If you are on the hop and came here from the
CowGirl Artist herself CJs blog then you are on the right path!

This is a surprise hop and challenge!
The theme for the challenge is
ANYTHING GOES!

YUP ANYTHING!
and the prize for winning the challenge is sponsored by................



Wild Orchid, which I am sure you know is where all of the FAB flowers come from that everyone is using. Did you see that pic of the prize! YUM!

To win you must enter the challenge.
You must also hop along the hop and leave a message
on each and every one of the DT members blogs!
Make sure you leave a message full of lot's of love cause.............

There is CANDY!

Just look at this yummy stash of DP, ribbon's
a punch and some other fun stuff!
In order to win the candy you must have left a comment full of tons of love on each of the DT member's blog's. I mean full of love! Then you must hop back to the CowGirl Up Challenge site at the end and leave a message after you have hopped. The time of your comments will be checked so make sure you leave a comment after you have hopped along!

I used the new CowGirl Image in the sassy shorts that I asked CJ to create!
I Love her! The image! Well I love CJ too she's a fab artist and Posse leader.
You can find this sassy CowGirl at the
"COWGIRL UP DIGITAL STAMP RANCH"
along with all of the image's you will see along the hop and more!

If you are just start'n go back to the beginning and start up at the starting point
"COWGIRL'S SUNDAY STAMPEN CHALLENGE SPOT'
if you are currently on the hop then your next stop is at the
lovely and talented Andrea's blog ~ the Groovy Crafter!


Can't wait to se ya'lls entries!
See you at the ranch!


and remember.......................
COWGIRL UP!

I am entering this card into the following challenges...............
Whimsical Ink Sorority ~ Pink and Yellow
Ooh -La-La ~ Flourishes and Pearls
Totally Gorjuss ~ Sugar and Spice
Bee Crafty ~ Pink and Girly
Meljens Designs ~ Fibers, Ribbon or Lace
Drunken Stampers ~ Coloring and or Bling

Thursday, June 17, 2010

FABULOUS FANCY FOLD CHALLENGE CARDS AT "SEW MANY CARDS"

"MY VERY FIRST STEP CARD"

This week at
the chellenge is to do a fancy fold card!
The fold card is of your choice.
Can be a tent card, dome card, whatever type of
fold card that you know how to do.
I do a few myself, but the one thing that like about challenges is that
they actually challenge you to do something
differnt or out of your comfort zone.
So for this challenge I did something new for me.
A Step Card!
You can find the tutorial here on You Tube....

I used the "SEW MANY CARDS" Humming Bird Image
which I have had in my stash but have not had a chance to use and I love it!
You can find the Hummingbird at the
along with all of the other Sewn together images.
"SEW FUN"
My patterned paper is out of a pack by Me & My Big Ideas.
Card Stock and ribbon from Michael's, spring saying from a spring pack I picked up at the Dollar Store, and of course Flowers by Wild Orchid!

Hop on over and join us at
for the SEW fun fancy fold challenge!
The DT has some wonderful fold cards for your inspiration!

I am entering this card in teh following challenges.................
Paper Take Weekly ~ Ice Cream Colors
Crafty Ho's Challenge ~ Bright Colors
Tuesday Throwdown ~ Celebrate Summer

I can't wait to see what you fold up and enter!

Have a SEW Wonderful week!
Happy Crafting!

HUGS!
Queen La Rubba

BLOG HOP ANNOUNCEMENT!


Wednesday, June 16, 2010

LAZY SPRING CHIBIE DAYS

Do you ever get those lazy Spring day's?
It's easy to get them here.
It is only June and it was 98* here according to the news guy.
It gets way over 100* in the summer, try like 112*
Personally I prefer heat over cold.
However it does cause those lazy feeling days.

This is Chibie Tude being lazy and playing with the bee's
which I do not suggest to do unless you want to get stung! LOL!
He is from the Character Cafe.
Another one of Kendra and Kelly's fabulous images.
I just love him! So darn cute!

I am entering my Lazy Chibie Card in the following challenges......
A Spoonfull of Sugar ~ Sunshine Inspired Cards
ABC Challenge ~ The Weather

Just a reminder to hop on over to
you still have time for this weeks challenge
and there will be a new FABULOUS challenge begining on Friday!
You really need to hop on over and take a look at the "STORE" too!
FAB IMAGES!

May you all have a wonderful fantastic and crafty week!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queenie

Monday, June 14, 2010

DONKEY COWBOY FROM "SEW MANY CARDS"


If you haven't ever met the Donkey from
This is Donkey as "Cowboy Donkey"
He's just the cutest darn Donkey ever!
"Sew Many Cards" has him in many differnt images!
All just Fabulous!
Along with all of the wonderful images that can be found at

I used DP from single sheets from Beverly's and Ribbon from Michael's

Don't forget to hop on over to the
to see all of the DTs wonderful projects and
enter in the new challenge that begins on Friday.


I am entering this card in the following challenges............

May you have SEW much fun this week!
Happy Crafting!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Sunday, June 13, 2010

SKETCH CHALLENGE WITH THE COWGIRL UP POSSE!


This is the Garden Faery by CJ owner and creator of Cowgirl Up Stamps!
"COWGIRLS SUNDAY STAMPEN CHALLENGE BLOG"
The Garden Faery can be found at the store
"COWGIRLUP DIGITAL STAMPEN RANCH"
Along with all of the incredible stamps by CJ!
You just got to hop on over and see the new releases!


This week out here on the cyber ranch we
have a wonderful sketch for you drawn up
by our very own Andrea!
Isn't it just wonderful??????
So this weeks challenge is to create a card using the lovely sketch above!

You don't have to use one of the Cowgirl Up Stamps,
however if you've got one we sure would like to see you
create something fabulous with it!
Or hop on over to the "STORE" and pick one or two up!
Then hop on over to the
"COWGIRLS SUNDAY STAMPEN CHALLENGE BLOG"
and check out all of the incredible fabulous cards
the Posse has created for your inspiration!
Then enter to win!
There is always a barrel of fun and fabulous prizes!
Looking forward to seeing your creations!

I am entering this card in the following challenges...............
A Spoonfull of Sugar ~ Floral Delight
Everybody Art Challenge ~ Things with Wings
Charisma Cardz Challenge ~ Spots and Stripes
Ginger Snaps ~ Wings
Tuesday Taggers ~ All that Blooms
S2G ~ Use Pink on your Card
Crafty Ho's ~ Summer Brights
Prairie Fun Fridays ~ Glitz and Glitter
Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Color Combo

See you at the ranch!
HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba
Turn N' Burn!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

FATHERS DAY CHALLENGE WITH AN EMBOSSING TWIST AT "THE CHARACTER CAFE"

HAPPY FATHERS DAY FROM MYSELF AND THE DT AT


Okay so first off ~ Are these just the cutest Chibie Babies!
LOVE THEM!

Father's Day is the theme for this weeks challenge and
the twist is that you have to use some type of embossing.

The DT has some wonderfully incredible projects for you to see!
Our Team list is on my sidebar! Go visit!

Hop on over to
for this weeks super fun "Fathers Day challenge" and prizes!

Here is a close up of my card so you can see my overlayed embossing!
I embossed the egg and dark leaves with
12 year old Hologram Embossing Powder by Stampendous!
Still Works wonders! I love the Hologram kind!
I also lined the thicker lines on the orange and brown paper strip.
You can sort of see its rainbow colors.


So create your Fathers Day cards early snd get on over to
"THE CHARACTER CAFE CHALLENGE BLOG"
and enter your card in this weeks challenge!

I am entering this card in the following challenges...............
Charisma Cardz Challenge ~ Spots and Stripes
Stamp Challenge ~ Happy Somethings
Tellens Place ~ Fathers Day
The Wild Flower Patch ~ Circles Stripes & Stitches
Sweet Stampin ~ Doodling

See you all there! Can't wait to see your stunners!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

X-MAS IN JUNE AND A CD ~ "SEW MANY CARDS"



Christmas is JUNE, you ask?
SURE ~ WHY NOT!


What a way to spend your Spring Christmas!
With Eris the Elephnat and a nice cup of hot cocoa!
YUM!
Just as yummy as the wonderful Cristmas challenge
that is being held at the SEW FUN
You just have to hop on ver and see all of the fun Christmas projects!

This week the challenge is to make a Christmas project using a CD!
As you can see my CD is on the inside of my card!
I actually know who I am going to save this for and give it to this year.
This was a fun project!

This weeks prize is sponsored by
The winner will receive
Any 3 sets of WINNERS CHOICE!
SEW Yummy!

Eris can be found with all of the yummy images available at the
You have to hop to the store and see all of the fun images available!

I am entering this project in the following challenges..............

I can't wait to see all of your fun and creative projects!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba


Tuesday, June 8, 2010

TAYLA FROM SEW MANY CARDS


Hello Everyone!

This is Tayla from
"SEW MANY CARDS"

I just love her! I think she is one of my favorites!
She can be purchased at the
along with all of the wonderful sewn together images!
SEW FUN!

Today I have Tayla in the jungle with some jungle papers
from a pack I picked up by Pressed Petals called Little Safari.
Flower was from a secret friend package and my embellies are from Michael's.
Ribbon from Big Lots.

Hop on over and check out the weekly challenge that begins every Friday at
The DT is FABULOUS and always has so many
wonderful inspirational projects posted for you to see!
We would love to see everyone's
Fabulous Fun creations there!

I am enetering Tayla in the following challenges...
Delightful Sketches ~ Texture (Papers and Glitter)
Fun with Shapes and More ~ Handmade Background
Charisma Cards ~ Spots and Stripes
Stamp Challenges ~ Use a Digi Image

See you at

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Saturday, June 5, 2010

FATHERS DAY AT "SEW MANY CARDS"


Hello Everyone"

I am very late with my post due to a huge computer crash!
But hubby got it all fixed up and I am back up and running!

This week at
the challenge is to create a
Fathers Day card with NO BLUE!
I know! You think that it's blue water but it's not!
The color is called "Truly Sea Green"!
So make sure that your color combo's do not have blue!
and enter in to win!

The prize this week is 5 digital images from The Stamping Boutique!

Make sure you visit all of our lovely DTs blogs for wonderful inspiration!
SEW FUN!
The list of our Fabulous DTs is on my side bar!

I used Morty the Moose Fishing for my card this week!
Isn't he just fabulous!?!
You can purchase him at the
along with all of the wonderful and fun images
they have to offer! You will LOVE them!

I look forward to seeing all of your super fabulous fun creation!

I am entering htis card in the following challenges....................
Papertake Weekly ~ Fun (Fishing)
Creative Cottage ~ Fathers Day
Daisy Doodles ~ Fathers Day

Have a fabulous week!
HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Ruba

CHIP, NEW IMAGE RELEASES & THE CHARACTER CAFE BLOG HOP!!!


Hello Everyone!

Sorry I am late, but I am having some crazy computer problems!
Not contageous I promise! If you are seeing this ~
Hubby did a good job and fixed my computer!
Bless his heart!

I am so happy you could join the fabulous DT and myself
for this months image release and blog hop for

I used Chibie-Tude Chip for my card. Isn't Chip cute!
Chip can found at the store
along with all of the other new images
that you are going to see along the amazingly fun hop!

Now for the fun!

If you haven't started from the beginning
you needed to start at the
for the hop!
If you got here form "Sara's" blog you are on the right track!

The grand prize this month is
4 new release image's (randomly chosen) and a $5.00 gift certifacte to
In order to win you will need to hop along the blog
visit and leave a fabulous loving comment on
each of the DTs blogs!
If you would like a chance to become the Guest Designer for July
you will need to either grab the freebie from the
(Which will be available until next week Thursday 06/10/10)
or use another one of the Character Cafe images
and enter in this weeks challenge!

The Cafe is also having a "SUPER 25% OFF SALE"
the special code you will want to use is "summer"
good until Thursday at Midnight as well!

So hop along, see all of the incredible inspirations by the DT
have a blast and join in to win!
We would love it if you followed along with the TCC blog spot!
I would love it if you followed along with me!

Your next stop is Audrey's Blog!
Until next time!
HUGS!
Rach Queen La Rubba

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

WERE COOK'N UP A RECIPE AT COWGIRL UP


Hello Everyone!
we are cook'n up a recipe!
1 Image
2 Design Paper's
and
3 Embelishments.

I used CJs NEW Cowgirl with Horse!
I turned her horse into a Buckskin!
I love Buckskins!
This gorgeous CowGirl can be found at
along with all of CJs amazing images!

I used Paper's by Flair Designs and Pressed Petals
My Embellies are ~ Tag from Big Lots, Gem's (had them)Roses by Wild Orchid!

You just have to hop on over and see what our
Super Wonderful Awesome Design Team
has created for your inspiration!
Everything is just gorgeous!
The challenge lasts until June 12th! So hop on over to

Can't wait to see what you cook up!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba
COW GIRL UP!

PIMP YOUR CARD AT "SWEET STAMPIN" WITH COWGIRL UP IMAGE!


Hello to Everyone!

Well, this is my last week on the "Sweet Stampin" Design Team!
I am so sad to go and not be a part of the Team anymore!
The SS Team was just the best! Everyone so creative and sweet!
I think some of my best blog'n craft friends have come from this team!
sob, sob, sob
Enough of my snivlin!

This week at "SWEET STAMPIN" the challenge is to
PIMP YOUR CARD!
Use Bling on your card! We want you to go all out!
Now you too can be a Pimp! LOL!

I have used another one of my Fav. Images from the
Isn't Angela just Gorgeous!

For my PIMP'N BLING I have used shiny Blingy Papers!
Roses by Wild Orchid
A Gold Heart Charm
Gold Metalic Elastic
Turquoise Ribbon
and Bling Gems

Hop on over to "SWEET STAMPIN"
and join in the PIMP Challenge!
This will be my last week as a DT for SS to admire your entires!
So I really hope that you all enter this week!
See you all there!
I am enterinf this card in the following challenges..........
The Creative Cottage ~ Blooming Charming
C.R.A.F.T Challenge ~ Blue and Green

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Saturday, May 29, 2010

LAST DAY FOR DISCOUNT'S AT COWGIRL UP STAMP RANCH!

I wanted to remind everyone that today is the last day to hop on over to the
and check out all of the images!

Today is the last day to receive 25% off of any order!
If you make a $5.00 order you will receive a free special image!

If you haven't yet,
you need to hop on over to

and take a look at all of the wonderful image's by "CJ"
that are being used on the DT project's!
They are fabulous!
You will want all of them!

Tomorrow starts our new challenge and
the hop winners will be announced soon!

There's never a dull moment with the Posse!
So mount up and enjoy your ride with the Posse as we
continue to take you on a wonderful journey
using CJ's Cow Girl Up Stamps!

HUGS!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba
Cow Girl UP!