Posts By: Julie Elak

June Just for You DT Dare Winner

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Just for You DT Dare post.

The winner of a stamp set of their choice is tina z. who left this comment:

Congratulations!  Please contact Karen via the ‘contact us’ link at the bottom of the website to claim your prize.  Have fun picking out a set!


We will have another chance to win a stamp set on June 22nd with a post that has the designers mixing things up!

Plus, challenge #66 is going on right now!  Join in the fun to be entered in the random drawing for a YNS store gift certificate.

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Sketch and Color Challenge #66 – More Inspiration

It is almost the weekend and if you are looking for something crafty to keep you busy then join in Challenge #66!

Remember, you can choose either the sketch or color combo, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along and you may just win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Challenge #66 is open through Thursday, June 22, 2017 at midnight EST.  

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 #66 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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Which one inspired the team?

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Karla, June Guest

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Cassie

YNS Supplies:  Word Critter – Cats and Dogs | Stitched Rectangles | Little Ledges Die |  Firecracker Sparkly Gumdrops | YNS Ink (Black Olive, Mocha)

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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 #66 ends on Thursday, June 22, 2017, 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 “#ynschallenge66”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge66” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge66” 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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June 2017 New Release Blog Hop Winner

We have a winner from the June 2017 New Release Blog Hop!   Congratulations Danielle Dietz who left this comment on guest Karla’s Blog:

Danielle, please contact Karen via the contact us link at the bottom of the website to claim your $25.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store.

Thank you to everyone who hopped with us!

If you are looking for another chance to win, check out our June Design Team Dare post here.

-Julie and the YNS Team

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June DT Dare – Just for You – Comment to Win

This month, the design team and guests were challenged to create something around the theme “just for you”.  They accepted the dare and now you have a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!

 

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Simply leave a comment on this post by June 16th and you will be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on June 18th, right here on the YNS blog.

Scroll on down for to see how the team interpreted the theme…

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Maria, June GuestYNS Supplies: Parrot-dise stamp set |   Tropical Paradise Gumdrops

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Kendra 

Please leave a comment before you go for your chance to WIN a YNS stamp set of your choice!  Let us know what you do “just for you”!

You have until June16th at midnight EST to leave a comment and be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on June 18th.

Mark your calendars and join us for another chance to WIN on June 22nd with our Feature Day blog post!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Wishing you a fun and creative day!

Karen

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Super Pops with Stamp, Create, Repeat by Ashley Abelson

Get ready to decorate some treats with this week’s Stamp Create Repeat video by Ashley Abelson.

This week Ashley shares a way to dress up rice crispy treat pops.   Everyone will think you are a super hero if you make these for a summer BBQ or celebration!

 

Click here to check out the video on the YNS You Tube channel or click below on the video directly.

YNS Supplies:  Little Darlings Super Heroes Stamp, Little Darlings Super Heroes Die Set, Stitched Square Die Set, YNS For The Boys Paper Pad, Black Olive Ink Pad

Happy Stamping and Happy Snacking!

 

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Sketch and Color Challenge #65 Winners

Thank you to everyone who played along with challenge #65!

The winner of the main challenge is participant #35, Rijacki!  Rijacki receives a $15.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store!

The winner of the social media challenge is Katie Korsak who shared her creation on SCS!   Katie receives a $20.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store!

Please contact Karen via the “contact us” link at the bottom of the website to claim your prize.


The Top Pick for Challenge #65 is this great masculine card from Claire!

Claire’s take on the color combo is spot on.  She keeps it clean with the textured background and unique take on water to fish in!   This one had us smiling!!!


Play along with challenge #66 for another chance to win!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Sketch and Color Challenge #66

Happy Friday!  If you are looking for inspiration then you have come to the right place.  Challenge #66 starts today and the team and guests are sharing their take on the sketch and color combo.

Remember, you can choose either the sketch or color combo, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along and you may just win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Challenge #66 is open through Thursday, June 22, 2017 at midnight EST.  

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 #66 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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Which one inspired the team?

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Maria, June Guest

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Sue

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Laura

YNS Supplies:  For the Boys 6×6 Paper Pad (June Release Peek) | Waddles – Bring on the BBQ (June Release Peek) | Mocha Ink Pad | Love Me Some Latte Gumdrops | Stitched Rectangle Die Set 

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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 #66 ends on Thursday, June 22, 2017, 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 “#ynschallenge66”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge66” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge66” 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 x 2

This week’s Stamp, Create, Repeat video brings double the fun, as Ashley Abelson shares instructions to make two adorable cards.

 

Sneak peek alert! Ashley’s video also gives you an early look at the cuteness headed your way this Saturday when the June release is available in the YNS Store!

 

Click here to check out the video on the YNS You Tube channel or click below on the video directly.

YNS June New Release Items:  Box Full of Cuteness Stamp Set, Box Full of Cuteness Die Set, Little Darlings Super Heroes Stamp, Little Darlings Super Heroes Die Set, Paw Print Die

YNS Supplies:  Large Film Strip Die, Stitched Rectangle Die Set, YNS Tropical Paradise GumdropsBlack Olive Ink Pad

Happy Stamping!

 

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I Spy YNS Saturday – Thanks

With the end of the school year upon us it is time to say thanks to all who help our children throughout the year!  This week we spied a card perfect to say thanks with by Kimberly on Instagram.

Kimberly colors up Learning is Fun perfectly to match the background paper.    Find more of Kimberly’s creations on Instagram where she goes by cutiejensen.


We are always on the lookout for cute YNS creations.  Tag your photos with #yournextstamp.

-Julie and the YNS Team

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