Sketch and Color Challenge #62 – Winners

Did you play along with Challenge #62?   You may just be a winner!

The winner of the main challenge is participant #32,  Valerija.  Congratulations, you have won a$20.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store.

The winner of the social media portion of the challenge is i.dream.in.purple.  Congratulations, you have won a $20.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store.

Please contact Karen via the link at the bottom of the page to claim your prize.


The Top Pick for Challenge #62 is Chantal Levesque!

Chantal’s take on the sketch caught our attention.   What a creative use of the layers with the monsters popping out behind each layer

Thank you to everyone who played along!  We enjoy seeing your takes on the challenges and YOU inspire US!

Challenge #63 is going on right now, join in the fun for another chance to win!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Farewell April Guests – Kate and Chan

This past month Kate Dykstra and Chan Vuong shared their YNS creations and inspired us all month long!  The month went by too fast and it is already time to say goodbye.

Please join us as we take another look at some of our faves from Kate and Chan.


Kate Dykstra
Instagram – smallbitsofpaper
Facebook – SmallBitsofPaper
Pinterest – katesmallbits

 


Chan Vuong

Blog:  Humble Chan


Thanks for joining us ladies!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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I Spy YNS Saturday – Tea Bird

This week we spied a colorful bird topping a tea cup on a card by Kia Gibson-Clapper  on Splitcoaststampers.

 

The water colored background creates a soothing backdrop for the stamp from the Love Birds set.   The addition of sequins adds interest and bit of fun.

Check out all of Kia’s creations on SCS where she goes by Kiagc.


We are always on the lookout for creations featuring YNS products.  Be sure to tag your photos with #yournextstamp.

Happy Stamping!

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Sketch and Color Challenge #63

Challenge #63 starts today!

It is the perfect way to jump start your creativity.  The best part is you have the chance to win a YNS Store gift certificate if you play along!!

There is a new sketch and color combo to choose from, plus the design team and guests are sharing their takes on the challenge.  Remember, you can choose either the sketch or color combo, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!

Challenge #63 is open through Thursday, May 11, 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 #63 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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YNS Supplies:  Magical Ponies Stamp & Die Set | Hugs and Kisses 6×6 Paper Pad | Black Olive Ink Pad | Pink Flamingo | Cherry Blossom | Sunflower | Ocean Mist

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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.  Note only 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #63 ends on Thursday, May 11, 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 “#ynschallenge63”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge63” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge63” 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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Throwback Thursday – Call the Doctor

If spring sniffles have invaded your home or germs have got a friend feeling down then a get well card is the best way to send some cheer.  The stamp set Call the Doctor is on sale in the YNS Store right now at a price that will have you feeling great!

Call the Doctor

 

Here is some inspiration from the team:

 

 

Happy Stamping!

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April 2017 Feature Day Winner

Thank you to everyone who stopped by and left a comment on the team’s Little Ones Feature Day post.

We so love reading your responses and one lucky comment determines who wins a stamp set of their choice.  The winner is Jackie Cannady who wrote…

Congratulations!  Please contact Karen via the link at the bottom of the site.  Have fun picking out a stamp set!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Colorful Chameleons with Ashley Abelson’s Stamp Create Repeat

It’s time to be a kid again with this week’s edition of Ashley Abelson’s Stamp Create Repeat.   Ashley is pulling out colored pencils for her project.  Okay, not the kind you colored with as a kid, she is using the adult version, Prismacolor Colored Pencils.

 

The aforementioned colored pencils were used to create a quartet of cuteness – 4 tags each featuring a different colored chameleon.

 

 

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

YNS Supplies: Cool Tag Four Die Set, Reverse Scallop Die Set, One in a Chameleon Stamp, One in a Chameleon Die Set, YNS Enchanted Forest Gumdrops, YNS Magical Pastel Gumdrops, Black Olive Ink Pad

Are you ready to try colored pencils?  What a rainbow of fun!

Happy Stamping!

 

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April Feature Day – Little Ones – Comment to Win

Today the design team is sharing creations around the theme ‘little ones’ and giving you a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!

 

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Simply leave a comment on this post by April 24th and you will be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on April 26th, right here on the YNS blog.

Are you ready to see the team and guests take on the Little Ones theme?  From baby cards to little creations, they have got the theme covered!


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YNS Supplies: Word Critters Gardening Birds (stamp and die) | Gardening Phoebe (stamp and die) | Call the Doctor (sentiment) | Grass Edge die

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Kendra 

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

You have until April 24th at midnight EST to leave a comment and be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on April 26th.

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

Karen

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Sketch and Color Challenge #62 – More Inspiration

The inspiration for Challenge #62 continues today!   There is a sketch and color combo to choose from for every challenge.  The best part is you have the chance to win a YNS Store gift certificate if you play along!!

Challenge #62 is open through Thursday, April 27, 2017 at midnight EST.  Remember, you can choose either the sketch or color combo, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!

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 #62 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.
***

Which one inspired the team?

***

***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.  Note only 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #62 ends on Thursday, April 27, 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 “#ynschallenge62”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge62” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge62” 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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