Challenge #130 – Shades of Blue – Comment to Win!

It’s Friday! Let’s have some FUN!!! We are kicking off Challenge #130 today and we are looking for shades of blue.

Challenge #130 – Shades of Blue

Our challenges come with 2 chances to win.

#1 – a comment for the chance to win giveaway

Would you like the chance to win a YNS stamp set? Leave a comment on this post by January 15, 2020 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 – play along with the challenge

Would you like to win a YNS store gift certificate? Play along with the challenge! Link up your creation at the bottom of this post by January 23, 2020 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.

Now on to inspiration from the design team, including our 3 new team members!!!


YNS Supplies: Good Glidings
Good Glidings Die Set
Snowy Mountains Edge Die Set
Winter Trees Edge Die
Black Olive Ink


YNS Supplies: Stitched rectangle dies
Waddles Winter Wonderland
Blueberry Blitz Sparkly Gumdrops


YNS Supplies: Puddles of Fun


YNS Supplies: Just Keep Floating
Wave Panel Die


YNS Supplies: Cool Winter Cats Stamp Set
Cool Winter Cats Die Set
Cool Tag 3 Die Set
Mini Letters and Numbers Stamp Set
Black Olive Ink Pad
Blueberry Breeze Ink Pad


YNS Supplies: One in a Chameleon
Black Olive Ink
Stitched Rectangle dies
Cool Tag Banner Sentiments
Stitched Fishtail Banner dies
Whatnot Sentiments 12 (words inside)
Paint Swooshes
Tropical Paradise Gumdrops


YNS Supplies: Way Cool Monsters


YNS Supplies: Snow Much Joy
Snow Much Joy Die Set
Winter Wonderland Phoebe
Black Olive Ink
Wonderland Ink
Blueberry Breeze Ink
Blue Curacao Ink
Bling It On Sparkly Gumdrops
  • YNS’ challenge #130 ends on Thursday, January 23rd, 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



  1. 1
    Anushree Vaish says:

    This is gonna be a fun challenge 🥰💙

  2. 2
    Alice says:

    Super cute inspirations!!! Love all the designs, they are so striking ! How fun carachters! ☺️

  3. 3
    Cynthia O says:

    Fun challenge and great DT inspiration

  4. 4
    Lisa Peronto says:

    Those cards are just adorable. They are all so fun and great inspiration!

  5. 5

    Wow… Love this post which is full of shades of blue.. What a treat to eyes.. This is going to be fun challenge…Hugsxx

  6. 6

    I do like this challenge – your blue cards are just super. Love the happy little chameleon!

  7. 7
    KT Fit Kitty says:

    Oooh, great challenge theme! I love all the blues! Adorable cards!

  8. 8
    Angie says:

    Such cute cards and great challenge theme too!

  9. 9
    Andrea Hastilow says:

    Wonderful examples of using Pantene’s colour of the year, classic blue in so many awesome ways. Brilliant challenge x

  10. 10
    Fikreta says:

    gorgeous cards!
    love Cassies card! that cat mermaid is adorable!

  11. 11
    Isabel Z says:

    You make blue look so pretty!

  12. 12
    Sharon Brand says:

    These winter cards are super cute and I love them!

  13. 13
    Deekshita says:

    Wow !! Excited to play along with the challenge n winter cards are super cute !! 🤩

  14. 14
    Germaine says:

    Awesome job by the DT, I like one card more than the next….impossible to pick a favorite.

  15. 15
    Patti J. says:

    These cards are all adorable! I especially love those sweet chicks! Thanks for sharing!

  16. 16
    Marilyn says:

    Cute cards DT! A lot of inspiration
    Have a great day!

  17. 17
    Debbie Doctorian says:

    Cute cards! Blue is such a pretty color.

  18. 18
    Helen says:

    These cards are delightful…and blue is my favorite color! What’s not to like! tfs

  19. 19
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    what a great challenge and delightful inspiration:)

  20. 20
    Shelley says:

    Love the cards! Beautiful inspiration from the DT as always!

  21. 21

    Yay blue is my favvvv!! Wanna play along 🙂

  22. 22
    Sharon Gullikson says:

    I LOVE ALL OF THE BLUES!! And the lizard is just precious. He would be fun to color many ways. NICE

  23. 23
    Stacey Kowbel says:

    Awww, such adorable inspiration! Love everything!

  24. 24
    Mary Holshouser says:

    The critters are all having so much fun.
    Love the ice skater and the happy snowman.
    thanks for sharing

  25. 25
    Patricia Miller says:

    Sooo cute!

  26. 26

    Awww these are lovely cards! I’m a sucker for a snowman stamp and this one’s a real cutie!

  27. 27
    Scrappy painter says:

    How could you go wrong with blue? It’s my favourite colour. Love the penguin and snowman cards.

  28. 28
    Liz B Ford says:

    Oh my gosh, the Instagram post had three great examples of shades of blue, but this post here has so many, many more! I love it! Blue is my favorite to color with and YNS has given us so many great inspiring ideas!

  29. 29

    Such cut cards….I especially love Kerri’s giraffe. Great challenge….I hope to play along this time.

  30. 30
    Becca Yahrling says:

    Super fun and beautiful inspiration.

  31. 31
    Louise says:

    Blue is my favorite color. These creations are beautiful!

  32. 32
    Heather Mills says:

    Yeay!! Blue is my favorite color!! These are sooooo adorable and so fun!! Love the blue chameleon and monsters!

  33. 33
    Catherine L says:

    Great inspiration! Can’t wait to play along!

  34. 34
    Kelly Kennedy says:

    These are fantastic! Love the blue!

  35. 35
    Denise says:

    I absolutely love all of these! They definitely take the blues away 😉

  36. 36
    Beverly Perdue says:

    What a great challenge! I love all the blue cards and the awesome card layouts too. All of the critters are so cool!

  37. 37
    Jesica J says:

    Love the designs!! Awesome inspiration.. 😍

  38. 38
    Jeanne Beam says:

    Such adorable cards! Love the color blue…
    Thanks so much for sharing.

  39. 39
    Pam Sebring says:

    They are ALL fun and adorable!! I especially like the skating giraffe 🤣

  40. 40
    Pam Sebring says:

    These are so cute and fun!! All adorable, but I really love the skating giraffe 🦒😂

  41. 41
    Sue D says:

    So many cute examples using shades of blue!

  42. 42
    Shar Zar says:

    All great designs. Very talented team.

  43. 43
    Carla Hundley says:

    Amazing shades of
    blue and cute cards.
    Carla from Utah

  44. 44
    ConnieDe says:

    Such fun stamps. Love the little birds🐥

  45. 45
    Amy Cooley says:

    Great inspiration today with this challenge!

  46. 46
    Chris Craft says:

    These are all adorable! My favorite has to be the mermaid kitty!

  47. 47
    Denise Bryant says:

    Love the inspiration! Awesome card samples!

  48. 48
    Arianna Barbara says:

    I’m in love!!! Blue is my favourite colour!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!! All these cards are totally amazing!!!

  49. 49
    karenladd says:

    Everything looks better in blue…especially that adorable penguin!

  50. 50
    Shivanka Badwal says:

    I love the Pascal chameleon stamp… It’s soooooo cute

  51. 51
    Michelle v says:

    Love this challenge as blue is my favourite colour! I just bought some blue distress inks too!

  52. 52
    Kelly says:

    Luv the shades of blues!! The ideas are very cute!! Thank you for the giveaway

  53. 53
    June Swart says:

    Love the fun cards! Great challenge!

  54. 54

    These cards are truly sweet and delightful! Beautiful and creative takes on the colour blue!

  55. 55
    Jessika says:

    I just found your page! I’m happy to find a Canadian company to shop from!
    I love the kitty mermaid card and monster card!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  56. 56
    Indy says:

    Oh these are all just amazing, but that Blue Chameleon has stolen my heart! Fabulously work by everyone!

  57. 57
    Monia Lisa says:

    Great inspiration:)

  58. 58
    Dana M says:

    Oh what super cute cards and fun challenge!

  59. 59
    SHartl says:

    These are all so adorable but the Chameleon and those birdies puddle-jumping are my favorites. Loving the fun, spring themes and all the shades of blue

  60. 60
    ionabunny says:

    Oooh, blue!! My favourite. Love that very cool chameleon. So many lovely makes from the team. Hugz

  61. 61

    Love these cards! 🙂 What a fun challenge. I can’t wait to participate.

  62. 62
    Hilary says:

    I have been inspired to enter your challenge for the first time. Wonderful inspiration cards xx

  63. 63

    All of these creations are amazing! Love all the different shades of blue. This will be a really fun challenge!

  64. 64
    Marisela Delgado says:

    That kitty cat mermaid is ADORABLE.

  65. 65
    Stampfoldandrepeat (Jeanie) says:

    Great theme! Ombre is always so trendy 👍

  66. 66
    Dianne says:

    Love the blue theme. Great inspiration cards!

  67. 67
    Mary-Anne V says:

    What a fun blue challenge.

  68. 68
    Marisela Delgado says:

    What a cute snowman!

  69. 69
    Emma Sleppy says:

    I guess the Color of the year is making a splash everywhere. Great samples from the designers!

  70. 70
    tina z. says:

    wow, great scenes.

  71. 71
    NanaConnie says:

    Oh, I’m loving all the blue monochromatics! But I also truly love blues in combo with other colors and neutrals. Blue is always a great color for winter cards. 😀 Thanks for tossing out the challenge. I’m off to get something done that will definitely include a shade or two of blue.

  72. 72
    Mary Ellen says:

    Love all the ideas from the DT!

  73. 73
    Valerija says:

    Wonderful cards. Love them all.

  74. 74
    Bunny says:

    These are all so lovely. I really love shades of blue.

  75. 75
    Kathyk says:

    Fab challenge and inspiration


  76. 76
    kanda says:

    Fabulous ‘blue’ inspiration from the DT and such a great challenge theme xx

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