Posts By: Julie Elak

May Shades of Blue DT Dare Winner

We have a winner!  One lucky comment was randomly selected from the May Shades of Blue DT Dare post and it belongs to Karen Ladd!   Karen wrote:

Congratulations!

Please contact Karen Dedman using the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone who left a sweet comment on the shades of blue post.  The next chance to comment to win is on our Feature Day post on Tuesday, May 22nd…see you back here soon!

Happy Stamping

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Sketch and Color Challenge #89 – More Inspiration

Would you like to win a YNS Gift Certificate???!!!

Challenge #89 starts is going on right now and you have until May 24, 2018 to link up your creation! There is a sketch and color combo to choose from, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along for the change to win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Did you know that YNS Challenges come with 2 chances to win?   Link up your creation for the main challenge and then be sure to share it on Instagram, Splitcoaststampers and/or YNS’ Facebook page for a chance to win our social media challenge.  Scroll on down for all the details.

One random participant will win a $15.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store, plus if the winner uses YNS products on their creation they will receive an additional $5.00 on their gift certificate.  We also select our favorite creation featuring YNS products from all participants and announce a “Top Pick”.   The random winner and “Top Pick” will be announced on the YNS blog the Sunday following the challenge close.   Link up a picture of your creation from your blog, gallery, etc. at the bottom of this post and you will be entered to win.

PLUS…if you are using YNS products on your creation why don’t you take the YNS Social Media challenge too?! You don’t need to create a different project, simply add your Challenge #89 entries to IG, SCS or FB.  Check out all the details in the rules at the bottom.

The sketch

If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.

The colors

If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.

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Here is inspiration from the designers:

Cheryl

YNS Supplies:  Puddles of FunGumdrops

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Sue

YNS Supplies:  Punny Pineapples and DiesGeometrics Paper Pad | Watermelon Party Sparkly Gumdrops

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Julie

YNS Supplies:  Party Pets stamp and die sets | Puffy Cloud Border die set

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Cassie

YNS Supplies: Tiny Waves DiesBeach Day Die SetAquarium AnticsHeartfelt Sentiments

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  • YNS’ challenge #89 ends on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at midnight EST
  • If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.
  • If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.
  • 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.
  • Social Media mini challenge – Does your challenge creation feature YNS products?  Then take our social media mini challenge to be entered in an extra prize drawing!   In addition to the inlinkz link up below to your blog or gallery, add your challenge creation to Instagram with “#yournextstamp” and “#ynschallenge89” the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge89” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and”ynschallenge89″ and be sure to mention the YNS Challenge.   There will be a separate drawing for all challenge projects added to those 3 social media sites during the challenge time period.  If you add to one site then you receive 1 entry in the drawing.  If you add to two you receive 2 entries and 3 entries if you add to all three.   Remember, this is only for challenge creations featuring YNS products.  The random winner will receive a YNS Store gift certificate for $20.

Have fun!!!
-Julie and the YNS Team


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May New Release Blog Hop Winner

Thank you to everyone who hopped and left comments on the May new release!

The winning comment was left on the YNS blog by Helen who wrote:

Congrats Helen!  Please contact Karen via the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your $25.00 YNS gift certificate!


Looking for another way to win?  Stop on by the DT Dare post and leave a comment for the chance to win a stamp set of your choice!

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May Shades of Blue DT Dare – Comment to Win!

The May release fun continues today with our DT Dare!  The team and guests were dared to use shades of blue as the primary color on their creations.  The May release is full of stamps and dies that fit right in around water so this should be an easy challenge, right?

So what are you dared to do?  Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!   It is that easy.  One random comment will be selected as the winner.DTDare2candy

Leave a comment on this post by May 18th at midnight EST and you will be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on May 20th, right here on the YNS blog. 

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Andrea

YNS Supplies:  Sea FriendsPorthole and Anchor Die Set | Tiny Waves Die SetSeas the Day Sparkly GumdropsBlack Olive Dye Ink

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Claire {May Release Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets  | Tiny Waves Die Set

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Deborah

YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets  | Stone Gray ink | Seas the Day Sparkly Gumdrops

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Cassie

YNS Supplies:   Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets  | Tiny Waves Die Set | Seas the Day Gumdrops

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Cheryl {May Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets

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Koren

YNS Supplies:  What Not Sentiments Eleven Beach Day die set | Water Window die set

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Julie

YNS Supplies:  Freeze! Stamp and Die SetsRounded Squares with Piercing Marks die set

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Sue

YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets | Tiny Waves Die SetSeas the Day Sparkly Gumdrops

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Kendra 

YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die SetsStitched Rectangle Die Set | Black Olive Ink | Blueberry Breeze Ink | Seas the Day Gumdrops

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Holly

YNS Supplies:  Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets | Wave Panel Die | Fishtail Banner Die set one | Black Olive Ink

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Allie {May Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets

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Lisa

SONY DSC

YNS Supplies:  Water Window Die SetYo Ho Ho! Stamp SetBlack Olive Ink | Seas the Day Gumdrops

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Laura

YNS Supplies: Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets | Wave Panel Die | Blueberry Breeze Ink Pad

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Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post by May 18th to be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on May 20th, right here on the YNS blog. 

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Karen

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A Cupcake Topper filled Stamp Create Repeat from Ashley Abelson

Ashley Abelson helps you prep for a party with this week’s video!   If you are looking for ways to easily decorate cupcakes then stamps and paper are the way to go.

Seaworthy cupcake toppers are on the menu today!   The newly released Sea Friends stamp set would look sweet topped over waves of blue frosting.

 

Click here to view the video on You Tube or click directly on the video below.

YNS Supplies: Sea Friends Stamp, Sea Friends Coordinating dies, YNS Black Olive Ink

Happy Stamping!

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Sketch and Color Challenge #89 Winners

Thank you to everyone who played along with challenge #89!

The winner of the main challenge and a $20.00 YNS Store gift certificate is Noga Shefer!

The winner of the social media portion of the challenge and a $20.00 YNS Store gift certificate is Suz Rose who shared her entry on YNS’ Facebook page!

Congratulations to both winners!  Noga and Suz, please contact Karen via the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.


The Top Pick from the challenge is a sweet entry from Kerri Michaud!

Kerri combined the sketch and the colors.  The layers and frame of colors create interest.   What an eye catching creation topped by Total Sweetness, with a bold sentiment across the bottom.


Challenge #89 is going on right now with more chances to win YNS gift certificates…what will inspire you???

Happy Stamping!

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May New Release Preview Day

 

Hello Everyone!!!

The fun starts right now!  May New Release weekend is finally here!   

What is in the new release? We have 5 stamp sets, 9 die sets, a paper pad and gumdrop pack arriving in the YNS Store tonight at 10 pm!  Get ready for waves of fun because this release’s central theme is all about water!

The team and guests are sharing a preview of the NEW YNS Products.  I know the designers have all created amazing creations to share with you.  Stop on over at each designers’ blog or IG gallery and then come back here and let me know what you think of the New Release!

Holly

Laura

Andrea

Deborah

Cassie

Lisa

Koren

Julie

Sue

Kendra 

Allie {May Guest}

Cheryl {May Guest}

Claire {May Release Guest}

 

We did say that this is the start of the fun!   Stop back here tonight at 10 pm to join in our new release blog hop!

 

Plus, don’t forget that all the new products will be available to purchase in the YNS Store tonight at 10pm EST.

Thanks for stopping by! See you soon!

Karen

 

 

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Sketch and Color Challenge #89

We have a new challenge for you!

Challenge #89 starts today and runs through May 24, 2018! There is a sketch and color combo to choose from, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along for the change to win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Did you know that YNS Challenges come with 2 chances to win?   Link up your creation for the main challenge and then be sure to share it on Instagram, Splitcoaststampers and/or YNS’ Facebook page for a chance to win our social media challenge.  Scroll on down for all the details.

One random participant will win a $15.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store, plus if the winner uses YNS products on their creation they will receive an additional $5.00 on their gift certificate.  We also select our favorite creation featuring YNS products from all participants and announce a “Top Pick”.   The random winner and “Top Pick” will be announced on the YNS blog the Sunday following the challenge close.   Link up a picture of your creation from your blog, gallery, etc. at the bottom of this post and you will be entered to win.

PLUS…if you are using YNS products on your creation why don’t you take the YNS Social Media challenge too?! You don’t need to create a different project, simply add your Challenge #89 entries to IG, SCS or FB.  Check out all the details in the rules at the bottom.

The sketch

If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.

The colors

If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.

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Here is inspiration from the designers:

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Allison

YNS Supplies: One in a Melon stamp setOne in a Melon dies | Watermelon Party Paper PadSpooky Cute Sparkly Gumdrops | Black Olive Dye ink 

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Deborah

YNS Supplies:  Photo Booth | GumdropsGeometrics Paper

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Koren

YNS Supplies: Stitching holes die set | Stitched Rectangle dies | What Not Sentiments 11

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Holly

YNS Supplies:  Flowers and Smiles Stamp and Die setBlack Olive Ink Pad | Stitched Rectangle Die SetHappy Spring 6×6 Paper Pad  | Spring Grass Matte Gumdrops

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Kendra

YNS Supplies:  Silly Monster Rockstars | Silly Monster Rockstars Die Set | Summer Plaid 6×6 Paper Pad | Black Olive Ink | Gumdrops

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Andrea

YNS Supplies: Music Chicks | Black Olive Dye Ink

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Be sure to join in the fun and share your own creation inspired by either the sketch or the colors OR both!  Link up your project through Inlinkz below, up to 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #89 ends on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at midnight EST
  • If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.
  • If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.
  • 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.
  • Social Media mini challenge – Does your challenge creation feature YNS products?  Then take our social media mini challenge to be entered in an extra prize drawing!   In addition to the inlinkz link up below to your blog or gallery, add your challenge creation to Instagram with “#yournextstamp” and “#ynschallenge89” the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge89” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and”ynschallenge89″ and be sure to mention the YNS Challenge.   There will be a separate drawing for all challenge projects added to those 3 social media sites during the challenge time period.  If you add to one site then you receive 1 entry in the drawing.  If you add to two you receive 2 entries and 3 entries if you add to all three.   Remember, this is only for challenge creations featuring YNS products.  The random winner will receive a YNS Store gift certificate for $20.

Have fun!!!
-Julie and the YNS Team


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Ashley Abelson’s Stamp, Create, Repeat with a Sneak Peek

Ashley Abelson is sharing a sneak peek at products in the May release in this week’s video!   Get ready to match up stamps and paper.

The new Totally Narly stamp set is full of smiling sea creatures that make playing a match game fun!  Ashley also uses a couple other new products; Rounded Squares With Pierce Marks Die Set and Seas the Day 6×6 Paper Pad.

 

Click here to view the video on You Tube or click directly on the video below.

YNS Supplies: Totally Narly Stamp, Totally Narly Die Set, Rounded Squares With Pierce Marks Die Set, Seas The Day 6×6 Paper Pad

The May new release items arrive in the YNS store this Saturday, May 12th at 10 pm.  Mark your calendar, because the design team is hosting a blog hop to celebrate with a chance to win a $25.00 YNS Store gift certificate.

Happy Stamping!

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Sketch and Color Challenge #88 – More Inspiration

Challenge #88 is going on right now!
Have you played along yet?

The challenge is open until May 10, 2018 at midnight est! There is a sketch and color combo to choose from, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along for the change to win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Did you know that YNS Challenges come with 2 chances to win?   Link up your creation for the main challenge and then be sure to share it on Instagram, Splitcoaststampers and/or YNS’ Facebook page for a chance to win our social media challenge.  Scroll on down for all the details.

One random participant will win a $15.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store, plus if the winner uses YNS products on their creation they will receive an additional $5.00 on their gift certificate.  We also select our favorite creation featuring YNS products from all participants and announce a “Top Pick”.   The random winner and “Top Pick” will be announced on the YNS blog the Sunday following the challenge close.   Link up a picture of your creation from your blog, gallery, etc. at the bottom of this post and you will be entered to win.

PLUS…if you are using YNS products on your creation why don’t you take the YNS Social Media challenge too?! You don’t need to create a different project, simply add your Challenge #88 entries to IG, SCS or FB.  Check out all the details in the rules at the bottom.

The sketch

If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.

The colors

If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.

Here are cards from the designers to inspire you:

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Cheryl, May Guest

YNS Supplies:  Little Darling Mermaid | Gumdrops

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Julie

YNS Supplies: Just Plane Amazing stamp and die sets | Sweet Baby Paper Pad

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Sue

YNS Supplies: Unicorns Rock  | Stitched Happy Rainbow Die | Fairytale Magic Paper Pad

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Lisa

YNS Supplies:  Unicorns Rock | Bold Alpha Die Set | Watermelon GumdropsPremium Dye Ink Pad Black OlivePremium Dye Ink Pad Cherry Blossom

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Cassie

YNS Supplies:  Party Pets

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***Be sure to join in the fun and share your own creation inspired by either the sketch or the colors OR both!  Link up your project through Inlinkz below, up to 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #88 ends on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at midnight EST
  • If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.
  • If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals.
  • 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.
  • Social Media mini challenge – Does your challenge creation feature YNS products?  Then take our social media mini challenge to be entered in an extra prize drawing!   In addition to the inlinkz link up below to your blog or gallery, add your challenge creation to Instagram with “#yournextstamp” and “#ynschallenge88” the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge88” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and”ynschallenge88″ and be sure to mention the YNS Challenge.   There will be a separate drawing for all challenge projects added to those 3 social media sites during the challenge time period.  If you add to one site then you receive 1 entry in the drawing.  If you add to two you receive 2 entries and 3 entries if you add to all three.   Remember, this is only for challenge creations featuring YNS products.  The random winner will receive a YNS Store gift certificate for $20.

Have fun!!!
-Julie and the YNS Team


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