Honeycomb Creations

We are happy to announce that Svetlana Pavlova is a special guest with a few posts during the next week.

We are frequently asked how guests are selected. Many guests, are discovered when they play along with our challenges. Others are sharing their YNS creations and posting with #yournextstamp. We spied one of Svetlana’s creations on Instagram and immediately asked her to be a guest.

Now let’s turn the blog over to Svetlana and the 2 mini cards she created!


Hello everybody! I’m glad to be a guest designer for Your Next Stamp again.

Today I have two cards to show you. These are mini cards that look like honeycombs. I made each card using the Honey Bee stamp set.

The first card has a tunnel created by layering octagons of decreasing sizes.

This makes the honeycomb look more effective and interesting.

The second card is the same shape, yet leaves off the layers.

Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!


Honey Bee stamp set

Find more of Svetlana’s creations on Instagram where she goes by @s.v.e.t.l.a.n.a_p.a.v.l.o.v.a.


Svetlana has several more cards to share in the next week. Be sure to stop back and check out all the inspiration.

Happy Stamping!

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More Butterflies

We have more butterflies for you today.

This time around it is Kerri Michaud sharing a card featuring the Spread Your Wings stamp set.

Kerri layered 2 panel dies for this card to create the background. So Many Squares panel die is on top of the Butterfly panel die.

YNS Supplies:
Spread Your Wings
Spread Your Wings Die Set 
Black Olive Ink
Butterfly Panel Die
So Many Squares Panel Die

Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set

Happy Stamping!

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Beautiful Butterflies with Andrea

Hi there! It’s Andrea with you today sharing a card featuring the Beautiful Butterflies stamp set. This stamp set is aptly named, don’t you think?

YNS Supplies:

Beautiful Butterflies stamp set and coordinating dies

Spooky Cute Sparkly Gumdrops

Flower Panel Die

Stitched Fishtail Banner Dies

Black Olive Dye ink

After stamping the butterflies with Black Olive Dye ink, I colored them with Copics and cut them out with the coordinating dies.

As I wanted to keep the focus on those gorgeous butterflies, I kept the rest of the card pretty simple. I die-cut the Flower Panel Die from white cardstock and adhered it to a white card. Is there anything more elegant than white on white? I used partial die-cutting and the Stitched Fishtail Banner Dies to create the banner for my sentiment, which I silver heat-embossed.

After adhering the banner to my card, I attached the butterflies. The profile butterfly was popped up with foam tape, and the other two were attached with liquid glue along the bodies. I bent up the wings for some dimension. I brushed clear sparkle on the wings and finished with a scattering of Spooky Cute Sparkly Gumdrops.

Have a great day!

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Baby Blue

May’s new release was full of stamps and dies for the wee little ones in our lives! Deborah Anton shares a card full of shades of blue featuring the Baby Blessings set.

YNS Supplies:
Baby Blessings
Baby Blessings Die
Sweet Baby paper

Did you know that YNS sells paper too? The balloon on Deborah’s card is paper pieced with Sweet Baby paper.

6×6 paper pads are the perfect size for card making. See the full line of YNS paper in the YNS Store – click here.

Happy Stamping!

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Fun Friday Challenge #114 Winner

We have a winner!

Thank you to everyone who shared their Summer Fun creations with us!

The random winner of the challenge is participant #24, Lisa Lynn! Congrats Lisa, you win a $15.00 YNS gift certificate. Please contact Karen via the contact us link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.

The Top Pick from the challenge is Claire’s summer scene card featuring the Honey Bee stamp set.

Claire’s scene is filled with soft clouds and layered grass. The flowers and bee are colored up wonderfully.

Looking for another challenge? Another chance to win? Challenge #115 is going on right now and we are looking for Ombres on your creation.

Happy Stamping!

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Welcome our June Guest Meghan

It’s June 1st!

Time to welcome a new guest! Meghan Kennihan is joining us for the entire month. That means colorful cards are on the way! Get ready for happy!

Scroll on down to learn more about Meghan and see her first official card as a guest this month.

Blog: MadeByMeghanK

Instagram: MadeByMeghanK

Twitter: MadeMeghan

Meet Meghan, a Personal Trainer and Run Coach who has a nasty craft habit on her “rest” day and loves all things crafty – especially card making and scrap booking. She says her life has always revolved around creating! Her style is BRIGHT colors, pattern papers, CUTE, and whimsical creations. Although she scrapbooks,  card making  has become her focus this past year as she has really gotten into all the various techniques with cards and coloring. She loves her Copic markers, using Distress inks, die cuts, and stencils.As you can tell from her profile picture, she is  a dog mom to Maddie, the love of her life. Please visit her blog and check out her “Make Crafty Friends Q & A” on all the posts to get to know her better!

YNS Supplies: Fruity Fun

We have a fun month lined up! The June release is scheduled to arrive on the 13th.

Happy Stamping!

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Fun Friday Challenge #115 – Comment to Win!

It’s Friday!

Are you ready for some fun?

We have a new challenge starting today and it comes with 2 chances to win!

1 – Would you like to win a YNS stamp set? Leave a comment on this post by June 5th to be entered in the random drawing.

2 – Would you like to win a YNS store gift certificate? Play along with the challenge! What’s the challenge? We want to see Ombres on your creation!

Challenge #115 – Ombre

Link up your ombre entry at the bottom of this post by June 13th 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.

Kendra

YNS Supplies:
Beautiful Butterflies
Beautiful Butterflies Die Set
Rounded Squares with Piercing Marks Die Set
Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set
Black Olive Ink
Grape Punch Glittered Gumdrops

Sue

YNS Supplies:
Looking Sharp

Tricia

YNS Supplies:
Spread Your Wings
Tag Banner Sentiments
Stitched Rectangle Dies
Scalloped Stitched Rectangle Dies
Gumdrops

Andrea

YNS Supplies:
Baby Clothes Line
Baby Clothes Line Dies
Wonky Scallop Edge Die
Black Olive Dye ink
Winter Wonderland Sparkly Gumdrops

Laura

YNS Supplies:
Swirly Fun 6×6 Paper Pad
Black Olive Ink Pad
Pixie Dust Glittered Gumdrops
Totally Narly Stamp Set
Totally Narly Die Set

Cassie

YNS Supplies:
Butterfly Panel Die
Cool Tag Banner Sentiments

Kerri

YNS Supplies:
Just Keep Floating
Just Keep Floating Die Set
Wave Die
Black Olive Ink

The Details:

  • YNS’ challenge #115 ends on Thursday, June 13th, 2019, 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


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Farewell to Our May Guests Samantha and Milka

We say it every time it comes to the end of a month…oh how fast the time went! May was especially fast and fun!

A huge thank you to our May guests, Samantha Olden and Milka Gubo. Each designer shared amazing inspiration time after time. Colorful, cute, CAS, they each covered it all!

Scroll on down see each of their official final projects. We will be looking to see what they create in the future too!

Samantha Olden

Instagram: @samjolden

YNS Supplies: Unicorns Rock

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Milka Gubo

Instagram: @milkagubo

Blog: Crafty Milka

YNS Supplies:
Honey Bee stamp set 
Honey Drip and Honeycomb Combo die se
t

Happy Stamping!

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A Couple of Special Deliveries

Hugs and a special delivery are headed your way. Are you ready? Liz Vefall and Milka Gubo are sharing inspiration today!

Special guest Liz Vefall is up first and she created a cool background for Koala Bear Kyle.

YNS Supplies:
Paint Swooshes and Splatters (background)
Koala Bear Kyle
Watermelon Party Sparkly Gumdrops


May guest Milka Gubo created a starry filled sky background for the stork from the Baby Blessings stamp set.

YNS Supplies:
Baby Blessings


Do you make your own backgrounds? What are your favorite type to create?

Happy Stamping!

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