October DT Dare – Comment to Win!

Each month the design team is dared to take on a challenge, we call it the DT DARE.

If the team takes on the challenge then you get a chance to win a YNS PRIZE!

This month, the challenge was to create a project with SPARKLE and SHINE!

Guess, what???

The team accepted the challenge!

For a chance to win a stamp set of your choice, all you need to do is leave a comment at the bottom of this post!

You have until October 20th at midnight EST to leave a comment and be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on October 21st.

Are you ready for some SPARKLE and SHINE?   I know I am, let’s check out how the design team interpreted this challenge.


YNS Supplies:  Santa’s Helpers


YNS Supplies:  Hot Cocoa Phoebe stamp set  | Hot Cocoa Phoebe Die set | Stitched Rectangle Dies | Spring/Summer Scene Dies | Ocean Mist Glittered Gumdrops

Faye (October Guest Designer)fluffnstuff071015cYNS Supplies:  Christmas Morning



YNS Supplies:  Hot Cocoa Phoebe | Cup of Cheer (sentiment) | Winter Fun tag (snowflake) | Candy Apple Red Glittered Gumdrops



YNS Supplies:  Jingle All The Way | Green Solid Divine Twine



YNS Supplies:  Sandy Squirrel Autumn Greetings | Sandy Squirrel Autumn Greetings Coordinating Dies | Circles Die set | Ocean Mist Glittered Gumdrops



Don’t forget to head on over to the Your Next Stamp store to take advantage of the online discount code below and save an extra 20% on everything in the store!!!OctHopSale2015


Please leave a comment before you go for your chance to WIN a YNS stamp set of your choice!


Contest ends October 20th at midnight EST. We’ll announce the winner on October 21st.

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


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




  1. 1
    Chrissie says:

    So many fun stamps to choose from Santa’s list just got longer – but they’re so adorable ?

  2. 2

    These creations are all so gorgeous and super fun! I just love all the images on each of them!

  3. 3

    Great project samples. Love the coloring, the tags and packaging especially. So adorable

  4. 4
    doudou2106 says:

    Ohhh great creations!!! Love all projects.?

  5. 5
    Minerva says:

    Beautiful projects with such great products – love them all!

  6. 6

    Fabulously cute projects from the team!! I love all of them!!

  7. 7
    Louise says:

    Cute projects! Love those tags!

  8. 8
    Nancy says:

    Wow!! What a beautiful assortment of great cards/projects! I love all the sparkle and shine!

  9. 9
    Teresa says:

    Oh Karen. These are all such cute cards. I need to go check each of them out closer, they are ALL adorable. (I hope I can pin them, I have some of these awesome stamps!) Thanks for the chance to win a set!

  10. 10
    Vinita Jain says:

    Gorgeous creations, what amazing collection of cards sure to inspire! This new release is cutest ever and so festive with all sparkle and shine!

  11. 11
    Jill Norwood says:

    Bountiful inspiration ladies! Love all of these inspiring cards and tags!!!!

  12. 12
    Jessica Monte says:

    Wow I love all the projects. It is making me ready to start my own Christmas cards.

  13. 13
    Tricia T says:

    What sweet cards!! I’m definitely getting in the Christmas spirit!!

  14. 14

    ALL of these cards, tags, and projects are adorable! I love all the terrific creative inspiration!
    Take Care!

  15. 15
    Mary Holshouser says:

    Love the little squirrel. The acorn background is darling.
    the use of the burlap really fits in with the “rugged” theme.
    thanks for sharing so many wonderful cards.

  16. 16
    Marilyn in Michigan says:

    Love these cards! Cute little animals.

  17. 17
    Sandy says:

    So many beautiful cards to look at and enjoy!

  18. 18
    D.AnnC says:

    Such sparkly, shiny fun!!

  19. 19
    Vanessa says:

    They are all cute cards. I would love to try the stamps out.

  20. 20
    Susan White says:

    The DT did an amazing job on the dare!! So many beautiful projects!!

  21. 21
    zubmomi says:

    Fabulous creations by the DT. Love this cute release with all the sparkle and shine 🙂

  22. 22
    Ashlyn says:

    I just love to see Waddles trying to help Santa down the chimney. It makes me laugh every time! The design team is so talented. I love every project!

  23. 23

    Wow!! Fantastic! You all made such great things!! Love them all!

  24. 24
    Serena says:

    Adoro i vostri timbri, sono bellissimi!

  25. 25
    B MacNutt says:

    Cute cards and projects. I like your stamps.

  26. 26
    lisa808 says:

    So many fun and holiday-inspiring DT samples.

  27. 27
    aunty sue says:

    wow what a fun challenge. the dt completely smashed this one.

  28. 28
    Yvonne C. says:

    Super cute projects!!!

  29. 29
    Sue D says:

    I enjoyed the great variety of projects today.

  30. 30
    Jenelle Reyes says:

    Wow! So many wonderful cards, tags, and projects from the DT! I love them all! Very creative! Thanks for the inspiration!

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    LC says:

    So glad that the DT accepted the challenge! I love seeing their beautiful projects and all that sparkle and shine is gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win!

  32. 32
    Jessica Gaudette says:

    Love all the cute cards!!!

  33. 33
    Trina Flynn says:

    The entire DT did a fabulous job creating adorable creations for the challenge. Thank you for your time and inspiration. These new stamps and dies really made me excited for the upcoming holiday season! Such fun designs great work everyone!

  34. 34
    Mary-Anne V. says:

    So many great ideas on how to add sparkle and shine to a card.

  35. 35
    Sandi redmann says:

    Super cute cards love them all

  36. 36

    so totally fun and the DT totally rocks..

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    ionabunny says:

    What a lovely lot of inspiration from the team. I love those cute penguins. Hugz

  38. 38
    Janis in ID says:

    Such adorable little YNS critters!!! Love what your amazing team has done here. I esp love Deborah’s peaceful snowy scene with that fabulous sky background!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

    CAT LOVERS HOP coming Oct. 26-30 at HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com!!!

  39. 39
    Maria says:

    Wow! Fantastic! Love all the projects and coloring!!! Such wonderful images!! Maria

  40. 40

    I adore all of these FANTASTIC projects! I love YNS and all that sparkle and shine is fabulous! Thank you for a chance to win! XXX

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    NatQuebec says:

    Everything is very nice, and Holly’s one is so funny ; -)

  42. 42
    Danielle Dietz says:

    Love all of the cards. Especially Holly’s with the sparkly snow!!

  43. 43
    Dawn Skene says:

    So many beautiful projects! Love all the sparkle and shine!

  44. 44
    Jane Z. says:

    Oh my gosh, these DT Dare cards are just AWESOME! I love the sparkle and shine on all of them…so creative! Thanks for the inspiration and sharing! Hugs 🙂

  45. 45

    So many great projects! A very talented DT! Thanks for the inspiration!

  46. 46
    Abusybee says:

    Such great design team projects! Great inspiration!

  47. 47
    shartl says:

    How cute are these cards?!! I love that adorable shaker card and the one with the penguins. Of course I do love sparkle and shine anytime!

  48. 48
    Shari says:

    Wow.. Such amazing cards, tags and treat boxes. ^_^ Just love them all. DT did an awesome job.

  49. 49
    Lisa Uribe says:

    I’m so excited to have stumbled upon the YNS blog. The stamps and design team artistry are amaze balls! Talk about eye candy – wow!

  50. 50
    Jamie Mayds says:

    Love the sparkle and shine!! Great sets. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  51. 51
    sherry butcher says:

    Oh so cute, nice set of cards, box & tags for inspiration. TFS.

  52. 52

    So many adorable ideas. Love the bunnies.

  53. 53
    Donna Rudy says:

    Another amazing job by the design team! Feeling inspired and sparkly! Love adding sparkle and shine to my creations!

  54. 54
    Cindi Hall says:

    Lots of great cards here. I just love the shaker card and the penguins coming down the chimney!

  55. 55
    LoisI says:

    Love the new ideas especially going down the chimney!

  56. 56
    Patty Beers says:

    So many cute stamps and great ideas.

  57. 57
    Amy S says:

    All are such cute projects. I am partial to the penguins and the cute elf. I do love the christmas tags too.

  58. 58
    Dagmar says:

    I LOVE them ALL.. can’t pick a favorite.. they are all so fabulous.

  59. 59
    Margo D. says:

    Love alllll these beautiful creations! 🙂 ♡ A new stamp company to now add to my wishlist! 🙂
    Keep up the wonderful work!

  60. 60
    Marilyn says:

    Cute projects!! Very creative!!

  61. 61
    foleysfriend says:

    Loving all the inspiration because we know that everything is better with some sparkle and shine – right?

  62. 62
    Neva Cole says:

    What great inspiration, with all that sparkle and shine. So much fun!

  63. 63
    Kah Yin says:

    Thank you for all these adorable stamps. Creative cards with sparkle !! It brings the forward of Christmas mode. Thank you for a chance to win the stamps.

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    sharla~ says:

    Beyond cute and sparkly and shiny!! These are all so cute!!

  65. 65
    Bela says:

    Sparkle and Shine ladies..these are all adorable.

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    Whitney says:

    That little girl is so cute……

  67. 67
    Dora says:

    Beautiful cards, and what a lot of creations are made.
    I like the first one, beautiful scene. So funny too!!
    kind regards, Dora

  68. 68
    Renee Hanlon says:

    OMG these cards are adorable! Some seriously talented people you’ve got there!

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    Gloria says:

    This is the first time I’ve stopped by the blog. I am so impressed and inspired with the creative ideas of the team. I am so new to stamping and card making, etc. but enjoy it completely. When you say your creations are made using these dies, what sort of machine do you use? Thank you for sharing your ideas with everyone.

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    Brandi R says:

    Adorableness OVERLOAD! Love all of these. The team did a super job of bringing the cuteness ♥♥

  71. 71

    Wow!! Sooooo Impressive!! Such a fabulous round of crafty inspiration 🙂

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