Challenge #166 – Comment for the Chance to Win!

Are you ready to play in the water? Challenge #166 kicks off today and we want you to play! Incorporate water in to your creation. It could be a water stamp/die or even water coloring.

Challenge #166 – Water Play

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 June 16, 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 June 24, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing to win a $15.00 YNS gift certificate. If your creation contains YNS products and you are the random winner then you receive an extra $5.00.


Kendra

YNS Supplies: Glow with the Flow
Glow with the Flow Die Set
Mini Slim Stitched Panel Die Set
Wonky Stitched Oval Die Set
Paint Swooshes & Splatters
Sweet Baby 6×6 Paper Pad
Black Olive Ink
Blue Curacao Ink
Purple Passion Ink
Gumdrops

Sylvie, Spring Guest

YNS Supplies: Aquarium Antics and Just Keep Floating

Sam

YNS Supplies: Totally Narly
Wave Panel Die

Sue

YNS Supplies: Cool Cactus
Stitched Rectangle Die Set

Meghan

YNS Supplies: Puddles of Fun

Karen A.

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #166 ends on Thursday, June 24, 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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Challenge #165 – Still Time to Play

There is still time to join in the fun and you could win a YNS store e-gift card!

Challenge #165 – Sunset

Challenge #165 is going on right now. Link up your creation sunset inspired creation at the bottom of this post by June 10, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing to win a $15.00 YNS gift certificate. If your creation contains YNS products and you are the random winner then you receive an extra $5.00.

We have a card from our guest Sylvie @kaliscards to jump start your creativity!


Sylvie

YNS Supplies: Unicorns Rock stamp and die sets

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #165 ends on Thursday, June 10, 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!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


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Challenge #165 – Join in the Fun!

Are you ready for summer? Days spent at the beach, or dreaming of the beach? Our sunset inspiration photo challenge is going on right now.

Challenge #165 – Sunset

Would you like the chance to win a YNS store e-gift card? Link up your creation at the bottom of this post by June 10, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing to win a $15.00 YNS gift certificate. If your creation contains YNS products and you are the random winner then you receive an extra $5.00.

Before we get to inspiration from Kendra, we have a winner to announce. The winner of a stamp set of their choice from last week’s challenge kick off giveaway, is…Mary-Anne Venginickal @mvenginickal. Congrats Mary-Anne, please use the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.


Kendra

YNS Supplies: Unicorn Dreams
Unicorn Dreams Die Set

Mini Slim Star Panel Die

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #165 ends on Thursday, June 10, 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!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


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Farm-tastic Shapes

Want to try making something other than standard square or rectangle shaped cards?

Karen Aicken created a mini card with the new Barn Die Set and Farm-tastic stamp and die sets. This mini card fits in an A1, RSVP, envelope.

When you open the card, the hay pile is attached to the front of the barn.

Karen die cut the hay pile a second time out of white card stock, using it as a cover for the back of the flap.

Did you notice that Karen even added a sentiment and stamped image to the envelope? So cute and a it adds just a hint of what is inside the envelope.

YNS Supplies:

Happy Stamping!

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Sylvie’s Fave

Our guest Sylvie @Kaliscards is sharing one of her faves today…any guesses as to what she might have picked to share?


Hi everybody.

Today I’m back on the blog to share with you a card using my favorite technique, masking. I like masking for a variety of reasons. The technique itself is fun: the fussy cutting of the masking paper is somewhat relaxing and there is also something fascinating about unmasking and revealing the stamping.

What I like the most about masking is the endless possibilities that it gives you in using your stamps. You can mix and match different stamp sets to create unique scenes and give depth to your cards. It it also allows you to stretch the use of your stamps by doing partial stamping.

In this example, masking has allowed me to transform the Toy shop stamp into a Coffee shop! And to complete the transformation, I used elements of the Coffee cart stamp set. The cat from the Coffee… Right Meow! stamp set is just adorable in front of this closed coffee shop.

YNS Supplies: Toy Shop, Coffee…Right Meow!, Coffee Cart

Are you ready to give masking a try?

Happy Stamping!

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Challenge #164 Winner

What a way to embrace your paper scraps everyone! Challenge #164 was full of fun!

Congrats and a $20.00 YNS Egift card goes to participant #7, Priya! Have fun shopping Priya. Please use the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.


The Top Pick from the challenge is a bright Birthday card created by Anushree Vaish.

YNS Supplies: Waddles Happy Brrr-thday

This card is full of color and full of scraps. Even using the paper leftover after cutting out a scallop rectangle. Anushree embraced the challenge!


We have a new challenge going on right now. We are looking for your take on a sunset photo. It could be the colors, the layout, wherever the inspiration takes you.

Happy Stamping!

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Tea Anyone?

Karen Aicken takes over the blog today with a card full of florals with tea as the focus.

She is putting the newly release Tea Time Shaker stamps and dies in the spotlight.

YNS Supplie: Photo Booth Panel Die (smile)
Tea Time Shaker Dies
Tea Time Shaker Tag Images
Tea Time Shaker Tag Images Die Set
Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set
Black Olive Ink
Perfect Blend Gumdrops

Karen adds one of the Tea Time Shaker Tag Images to the inside too. A sweet touch!

Are you drinking tea as you craft?

Happy Stamping!

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