Challenge #173 – Comment for the Chance to Win

Ready, set, stamp! Challenge #173 starts right now and we are looking for Sparkle and Shine on your creations. Pull in some glitter, or use an image that shines. We can’t wait to see what you create!

Challenge #173 – Sparkle and Shine

Our challenges always come with 2 ways to win:

#1 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS stamp set? Leave a comment on this post by December 1, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing. Want more entries in the drawing? Leave comments on YNS’ IG and FB pages too!

#2 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS store e-gift card? Link up your creation at the bottom of this post by December 9, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing to win a $15.00 YNS e-gift code. If your creation contains YNS products and you are the random winner then you receive an extra $5.00.

Check out what our team has done with the sketch…





Karen A.


Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #173 ends on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at midnight EST.
  • Only new creations please.
  • Limit of 3 entries per challenge, per person, each entry must be different.
  • Be sure to link back to our challenge in your blog post or gallery entry.
  • Entries not meeting the challenge guidelines will be removed.
  • All stamps are welcome, although we love to see YNS stamps and dies on your projects.
  • One random participant will win a $15 gift certificate to the Your Next Stamp store.  If YNS stamps or dies are the focal point then the winner receives an additional $5 gift certificate for a total of $20.  The winner will be announced on the YNS Blog the Sunday after the challenge closes.
  • The YNS Top Pick will receive the “YNS Top Pick” badge and their project will be featured on the YNS Blog the Sunday after the challenge closes.  To be considered for the Top Pick, YNS stamps/dies must be the focal point of your project.

Happy Stamping!

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  1. 1
    Sharon Brand says:

    I just love these cards! The glitter is subtle on some and more
    obvious on others as in the first one!

  2. 2
    Raquel Mason says:

    Love all the sparkle!

  3. 3

    Great inspiration by the DTs and wonderful cards/project. I especially love the sweet little tag.

  4. 4
    Mary-Anne V says:

    Wonderful festive challenge. Love the sparkle.

  5. 5
    Heather Mills says:

    I LOVE sparkle and shine and the DT made some fabulous, sparkly cards!!

  6. 6
    Lynn Gauthier says:

    Awesome Cards!!! Love them all; but, I’m a nature freak and just LOVE all of your animals!!!
    Happy Holidays!!!

  7. 7
    Sharon Gullikson says:

    Oh, I LOVE the critters. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM!!!

  8. 8
    Mary Holshouser says:

    Fun cards. Love the party animals.
    thanks for sharing

  9. 9
    jean marmo says:

    Such wonderful inpsiratioN!

  10. 10
    Linda Fontanella says:

    Fun sparkly cards!

  11. 11

    Gorgeous sparkle & shine. Love the diversity of the cards and love the inspiration.

  12. 12
    Alexandra Y says:

    Such a perfect challenge theme as we get into the Holiday spirit! Bring on that sparkle and shine!!

  13. 13
    Jeanne Beam says:

    Such adorable cards! Thanks for sharing..

  14. 14
    Debbie Frank says:

    Love anything that sparkles! Adorable cards!

  15. 15
    Denise Bryant says:

    Love the Sparkle and Shine inspiration!

  16. 16
    Arianna Barbara says:

    Thanks for the inspiration to make magical Xmas cards!!!

  17. 17
    Irene says:

    Cute cards and tags plus great inspiration. Loving all of the sparkle and shine

  18. 18
    Lisa K says:

    Cute cards and tags. Wonderful inspiration and a lot of sparkle!

  19. 19

    Love all the holiday sparkle, and Sylivie’s tag is especially cute~

  20. 20
    Louise says:

    I love using glitter! Great cards!

  21. 21
    Carla Hundley says:

    Lovely cards and
    so festive!
    Carla from Arizona

  22. 22

    This is the first time I have come across your blog and store, your stamps/dies look amazing, when i get more time i will definitely have a long browse. Beautiful cards x

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    Cari Scharping says:

    Love the holiday shine! Gets me in the Christmas spirit!

  25. 25

    Awesome challenge…I hope to get time to enter. I love Sylvie’s tag!

  26. 26
    Suzanne Harkinson says:

    So much sparkle! It’s so hard to capture in a photo but the DT did a wonderful job!

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    Steffi H. says:

    Sparkle is a great theme for the upcoming Christmas holidays.

  28. 28
    NanaConnie says:

    Fantastic DT inspiration cards this challenge! Love the new challenge theme. I should have my card ready to post is jut a short while. 😀

  29. 29
    Maria A Rodriguez says:

    WOW!! I love each sparkly card from the Designer Team, beautifully done and inspiring.
    Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win.
    Stay healthy and safe.

  30. 30
    Eva Scraps says:

    Thanks for another fun challenge. Fabulous Design Team projects as always and your new releases are pretty AWESOME!

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