It’s YNS Fun Friday!!!

Happy Holidays!!! 

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season, Brandon is over the top excited this year and has loved all the family and friend events these past few weeks. Now if we could just get some snow around here so we can build Frosty the Snowman plus my light up deer on the front lawn look so much nicer when the lawn is covered in snow :o)

Our theme this month is Anything Goes and the design team has some super fun projects for us this week! 

Kerri MichaudAdorable Tic Tac Covers
Tree Trio Die, Mini Ellie Loves to Skate Stamp and Die,

Thank you for stopping by!

Have a fabulous and fun weekend!



YNS Fun Friday!

Before we get started, have you had a chance to hop along our Fun and Inspiration December Blog Hop? It’s jam package full of  CUTENESS!!!! We would love for you to join us!!! Hop along for your chance to WIN!!!

It’s YNS Fun Friday and our theme is Anything Goes! I don’t have a card for you this week so I thought I would share a little holiday humor with you before diving into all the awesome DT projects!
A few years ago my husband Chris thought it would be fun to surprise me with a little 12 Days of Christmas theme. I get a little present everyday starting 12 days before Christmas…12 of something, 11 of something, 10 of something…you get the point I know he is so SWEET, right? Well, this year I decided to join in the FUN and I‘m giving him 12 gifts too! We like to laugh and have fun soooo keeping that in mind this is what he got for Day 12…
12 little Reindeer poops! LOL
Hopefully you got a little chuckle from my special Day 12 present…Brandon (my 4 year old) thought it was the BEST gift ever!!!
Now let’s get back to Fun Friday and see what the fabulous DT have for us this week!

Thank you for joining us! I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

YNS FUN Friday! Anything Goes!

ACK! It’s December 7th already!!!! Have you started your holiday shopping, baking, decorating, card making…need I go on? I have to admit that all these things truly excite me as I LOVE this time of year! Brandon (our little 4 year old) finally has accepted his new little elf on the shelf friend, who he as conveniently named Elf. Last year he was scared of Elf so he told us we had to send him back to Santa…so we put him the box and put him away in hopes that one day he would love his little Elf on the shelf. Well, that say came on Dec 1 2012 when Elf brought Brandon a new room!

We decided that he needed a fun place to play and a big boy bed, as Brandon would call it, more than a whole bunch of new toys so this is our special gift to him this holiday although I’m sure Santa will still have some presents under the tree come Dec 25th 😉 

Brandon asked for the game Operation for Christmas and he told me that if Santa doesn’t bring it he’ll got to the store and buy it himself! LOL 

Enough about my little Brandon let’s talk about YNS FUN Friday!!!!

Our December theme is ANYTHING GOES!!! 

 I’ve unleashed the hounds YNS DT and have allowed them to pick their own project theme for the month of December. This should be a FUN and CREATIVE month! 

Looks like everyone is in the holiday card making spirit and I LOVE it!!! Check out what theyve prepared for us today…

Wendy McGaffeyMerry and Bright Reindeer


Remember to visit their individual blogs for more project details!

Also mark your calenders, tell your friends and if you’d like share this badge on your blogwe have a super CUTE release coming on Dec 12th!!! Sneak Peeks start on Dec 9th!!!


Thanks for stopping by! Have a fun and creative day!


It’s time for YNS Fun Friday!

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Welcome to our final November YNS Fun Friday! 
Our theme this month is Gifts and Giving! If you are stopping by for the first time be sure to check out all the YNS Fun Friday posts as they are filled with lots of inspiration!
The YNS DT have so many wonderful projects for you this week! Be sure to visit the individual DT blogs for more details on their fabulous projects!
On with the show…
This is so CUTE! Love this little gift box!
Yummy gift card holder idea!!! Love it!
I wonder if Ellie‘s drinking an Eggnog Latte!  
Peggy Tool -Snow Fun!
This really is snow fun!!! Super CUTE!
Fabulous! Love the gems on these adorable trees!
Here’s a little tag I made featuring the adorable Merry and Bright Reindeer! The tag is made from the YNS Bookmark/Tag die and I’ve used some yummy YNS Glittered Skittles in the snowflakes!
Thank you so much for stopping by! 
Enjoy your day!

YNS Fun Friday!!!

Today is YNS Fun Friday and it’s also Black Friday! 

We have some amazing deals for you!
20% – 80% off selected stamps and dies! 
Quantities are limited so be sure to stop by the YNS Store and grab up some must needed goodies and crazy good prices!!!

Our November Fun Friday theme is Gifts and Giving!!!! Let’s see what the YNS DT had for us this week…

What a great idea!!! Beautiful bottle cover!
Adorable little gift box!!!
Fabulous and yummy idea!!!

I created a little something too featuring Merry Mouse Gift for You. Check out the little present that the mouse is giving to his reindeer friend! CUTE! I used some yummy YNS glittered skittles too!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!



November Sneak Peek Day Three!

Welcome to our final day of Sneak Peeks!!! 

Tomorrow all the fabulous new November stamps and dies will be available in the YNS Store plus we have our inspirational blog hop so be sure to join in all the fun for your chance to WIN some YNS goodies!!!

Jen Roach has a peek at the adorable new Winter Smiles Robin!

Dana Joy is giving us a peek at another fabulous little birdie stamp called Holiday Joy Robin! CUTE! 

I made a little peek for you today too! You know how much I LOVE tags so I decided to used the YNS Layered Bookmark/Tag die to create a fun little holiday tag…can you tell what I’m giving you a peek at?

Did you guess the Mini Snowman Die and Snow Globe Die??? That’s right, we’re releasing 4 more mini dies to match our current holiday mini stamps! These mini’s are snow much FUN!!!!

Here is the whole tag and another peek at something sparkly and FUN!!!

Our Snowman YNS Glittered Skittles arrived just in time for the November release!!! Love them!!!

Thanks for joining us! See you tomorrow!!!!


YNS Fun Friday – Gifts and Giving!

It’s a new month so that means…it’s time for a new Fun Friday theme!!! Yippee!!!
November’s theme is all about Gifts and Giving!
I love this theme and I can’t wait to see that the YNS DT have in store for us! 

Jenny PetersonSpace Boy, Love to Read, Bookmark Die
How cute is this fabulous bookmark?!

Jen RoachBookmark/Tag Die and Star Die 
Love the felt and fun stitching! Great bookmark!


 Peggy TooleChristmas Carol Circles, Large Postcard Die
Love how she used the postcard die for the scallop edge!

This snowman is so stinkin’ CUTE! and those reindeer tags are adorable! Love these new Cory designs!
I made a little something for today as well! I love this fun row of presents (Holly Jolly Christmas), I love to use this stamp not only for holiday cards and tags but for birthday cards and tags as well!

I originally was going have patterned paper as the background which inspired all the different colored presents but in the end I decided to use my all time favorite paper for holiday cards…red velvet. I’ve also used the YNS Whimsy Layered Star die on my card along with some yummy YNS Glittered Skittles!

We’ve got day 1 of November sneak peeks starting tomorrow Saturday November 3rd! Be sure to stop to get a peek at our newest illustrator!!! I’m so excited!!!

Have a fun and creative day!


YNS Hop for Hope

Welcome to the Your Next Stamp Hop for Hope Blog Hop!  

We are releasing a very special set today in honor of breast cancer awareness month.  This set was created by YNS illustrator Fhiona Galloway, who is currently battling breast cancer herself.  We are dedicating our hop to this very special lady, along with all of the other amazing women who are fighting this difficult fight.  

We have several special guests joining us so you won’t want to miss all of the gorgeous creations!

You should have arrived here via the wonderful and talented Jenny P.’s blog but if not you’ll want to start at the beginning of the hop via the fabulous and talented Suzanne’s blog.
The Fight Like a Girl stamp set reta
ils for $15.00 and I’m donating $3.00 from each sale towards cancer research.  

Are you ready to see what I made with this adorable stamp?

I decided to make a sparkly pink shape card…

 You’ve reached the end of the hop!   

Please remember to comment on all the blogs, including mine, and your name will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a YNS $20 Gift Certificate!!! 

I’ll post the winner on Oct 30th

Thank you so much for joining us for this special hop, and don’t forget that by purchasing this adorable set, you are helping to find a cure for this terrible disease!



YNS Fun Friday!!! It’s still snowing!

Actually it’s 26 degrees here, hot and sunny just the way I like it but for YNS Fun Friday it’s SNOWING!!!

We have lots of fabulous snowy projects for you this week! If you missed the last few ‘Let It Snow’ posts just click on the links to check out all the awesome DT cards and projects!

Before we dive in…I wanted to let you know that we are currently looking ofr a few new DT members!
Are you interested in applying to be apart of our fabulous and fun Design Team?! 

Let’s take a look at what the DT has created for us this week!

This is so AWESOME!!! Love this fun bingo card!
Karen Dedman (that’s me) –  Christmas Bauble Robin
Love this little birdie, this card was so FUN to create! 
I used some yummy YNS Glittered Skittles on my card too!
How sweet is this card! Love that adorable Santa!

Beautiful gift idea! Love it!

Just in case you missed the newsletter and/or FB post I’ve got a 2 day sale going on to celebrate my birthday!
25% off your order!!!
Online Code – KAREN2012
Offer valid until Oct 26th at midnight
Thank you so much for joining us! 

Bring on the Snow! YNS Fun Friday!

Actually, I’m not really ready for the snow quite yet but I am ready to see all the fabulous snowy FUN projects from the YNS Design Team!!!

Before we dive in I just wanted to send a big thanks to Peggy for helping out last week while I was at ScrapFest!  We had a fabulous time and we loved see so many new and familiar faces stopping by the YNS booth! Thank you for all your support!

Here are a few photos of our booth…

Before opening, I was getting the last bit of the make and take ready, we did a progressive make and take with 2 other stores ( The Scrapping Turtle and The Scrapping Bug) that was so much FUN!
 Jen Roach came out to help us on Friday night which was awesome! Thanks Jen! It was a blast hanging out with you!

Bela and Becca from Kards for Kids came out on Saturday to help with the Make and Take! We had so much FUN! Thank you Bela and Becca!

We are looking forward to seeing everyone again in April for ScrapFest Kitchener 2013!

If you missed the first few ‘Let It Snow’ Fun Fridays just click the links below to see all the wonderful DT projects!

 Let’s see what everyone has for us today…
This is an adorable little gift box!
Jenny PetersonJenny from Canada
This is adorable! I love this little hockey player!

Peggy TooleSanta’s List and Believe in the Magic
This is so CUTE! I see myself making lots of these for myself…I mean for Brandon! 

CUTE! I know I love a nice hot latte on a cold snowy day! YUM!

 Thank you so much for joining us! 

Have a fun and creative day!!! 


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