S’mores Fun with Ashley Abelson’s Stamp Create Repeat

Ashley Abelson is kicking off August with a  Stamp Create Repeat video that will have you packaging up your summer treats in style.

What better way to package up s’mores supplies than with the S’mores Fun stamp and die sets!  Ashley colors up each of the stamps in the set to decorate a trio of toppers.

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

YNS Supplies:  S’more Fun Stamp Set, S’more Fun Die Set, Bold Alpha Die SetYNS Treat Topper Die Set, Sunset Sparkle Gumdrops, Summer Plaid paper padYNS Firecracker Sparkly GumdropsBlack Olive Ink Pad

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Farewell to July Guests Becky and Andrea

It is the last day of July and time to bid farewell to Becky Lillibridge and Andrea Shell, our fabulous month long guests.  These ladies definitely brought the fun and creativity we promised.

Thank you both for sharing your love of paper crafting with us this month!

Scroll on down to take a look back at a couple of their creations…


Becky Lillibridge

Blog: Life Outside the Lines

Instagram:  beckynoelle

Hoot’s Up, All Aboard – Spring Carts, Coco – Sweet Treats, and Celebrate Sweetness

Silly Monsters and Party Animals


Andrea Shell

Blog:  Blissfully Scrappy

Hoot’s Up

Sea Creatures Set One | Sea Creatures Sentiments

 


August is almost upon us and it is a busy month!   We will be celebrating YNS’ 8th Birthday with a huge PARTY and there will be plenty of opportunities to win prizes!!!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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I Spy YNS Saturday – Space Boy

This week we spied a card by Jane Clark using the stamp set Space Boy.    Get ready to head to outer space!

What a great star filled background and so much creativity with the ring around the planet.

To see more of Jane’s creations visit her Instagram gallery where she goes by Janefclark.


We are always on the lookout for projects by YNS customers.   Tag your posts with #yournextstamp so that we can find your creations.

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Sketch and Color Challenge #69 – More Inspiration

Are you trying to stay out of the heat or looking for something to do on a rainy day?   Why not join in Challenge #69?  There is still a week to play along, you have until Thursday, August 3, 2017 at midnight EST to join in the fun.  

There is a sketch and color combo to choose from, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along and you may just win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Plus, did you know that YNS Challenges come with 2 chances to win?   Link up your creation for the main challenge via inlinkz at the very bottom of this post and then be sure to share your creation on Instagram, Splitcoaststampers and/or YNS’ Facebook page for a chance to win our social media challenge.  Scroll on down for all the details.

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 #69 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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***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, up to 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #69 ends on Thursday, August 3, 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 “#ynschallenge69”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge69” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge69” 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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July Background Feature Day Post Winner

Today the #19 is lucky!

Did you leave comment #19 on the July Background Feature day post?   Are you the winner of a stamp set of your choice???

Congratulations goes to Dayle Schenk  who wrote:

Dayle, please contact Karen via the “contact” link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize!


August will be here before you know it and so will the August new release.   The fun starts August 5th!

-Julie and the YNS Team

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Stamp, Create, Repeat CASology Celebration Blog Hop

Ashley Abelson’s Stamp Create Repeat video this week is going Clean And Simple in celebration of CASology’s 5th Anniversary.  Your Next Stamp has sponsored the CASology challenge in the past and when Melissa asked if we wanted to join in the anniversary fun of course we said YES!

Get ready to hop and soak in the CAS creations.  Plus, there are prizes!  The first stop on the hop is the CASology blog, so head on over there to get started.

The theme for the anniversary challenge is:

 

Ashley combines a few stamps sets to create a CAS card featuring a balloon.

 

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

YNS Supplies:  Hammie – Coffee and Tea, Birthday Phoebe (balloon), Tiny Dots Edge StampYNS Crystal and Clear Sparkle GumdropsBlack Olive Ink Pad

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Happy Stamping and Hopping!

Hop Details:

  • To be eligible for the sponsor prizes, participants must comment on all stops included on the hop list by July 31st at noon CDT.  Winners will be selected randomly using random.org.
  • To be eligible for the CASology prize, participants must comment on all stops included on the hop + link up a BALLOON themed card to the gallery.  Winner will be selected randomly using random.org.
  • Winners will be announced on Tuesday, August 1.

Here is the full blog hop line up:

Prizes:

CASology – $50 gift certificate to the online craft store of winner’s choice
Altenew – $30 gift certificate to the online store
Sprinkle Berry – details coming…
Avery Elle – $20 gift certificate to the online store
Cindy B Designs – $25 gift certificate to online craft store of winner’s choice
Concord & 9th – $25 gift certificate to the online store
DeNami Designs – $20 gift certificate to the online store
Lawn Fawn – $35 gift certificate to the online store
Neat & Tangled – $25 gift certificate to the online store
Poppystamps – $20 gift certificate to the online store
Precious Remembrance Shop – stamp set of winner’s choice
7 Kids College Fund – $20 store credit
STAMPlorations – $15 gift certificate to the online store
Sunny Studio – Color Me Happy set + matching Color Word Die
The Ton – $20 gift certificate (for The Ton brand stamps, dies, inks & gilding products)
Uniko Studio – and in stock clear stamp set of winner’s choice
Waffle Flower – $25 gift certificate to the online store
Your Next Stamp – $20 gift certificate to the online store

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Sketch and Color Challenge #68 – Winners

It’s winner time!

Thank you to everyone who played along with Challenge #68.

The main winner of the challenge is participant #35, Kleri!

The winner of the social media challenge is Mindy who shared her creation on YNS’s Facebook page.

Both Mindy and Kleri win a $20.00 gift certificate to the YNS Store.  Please contact Karen via the “contact us” link at the bottom of the website to claim your prize.


The Top Pick from the challenge is coincidentally Mindy’s shaker card.

Mindy’s take on the sketch is full of tropical colors and fun!   The sentiments work so well in the banners.


Challenge #69 is going on right now!  Join in for another chance to win.

-Julie and the YNS Team

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July Background Feature Day – Comment to Win

The background is in the spotlight today!  The design team and guests have each created their own background. Scroll on down to check out their projects and then leave a comment for a chance to win a Your Next Stamp stamp set of your choice.

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

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Please leave a comment before you go for your chance to WIN a YNS stamp set of your choice!  Let us know if you like to create your own backgrounds!  

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

Thank you so much for stopping by! 

Karen

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Sketch and Color Challenge #69

We have just the thing to jump start your creativity!

Challenge #69 starts today and is open through Thursday, August 3, 2017 at midnight EST.  

Did you know that YNS Challenges come with 2 chances to win?   Link up your creation for the main challenge and then be sure to share it on Instagram, Splitcoaststampers and/or YNS’ Facebook page for a chance to win our social media challenge.  Scroll on down for all the details.

Remember, you can choose either the sketch or color combo, unless you really want to challenge yourself and combine the two!  Play along and you may just win a YNS Store gift certificate.

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 #69 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, up to 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #69 ends on Thursday, August 3, 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 “#ynschallenge69”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge69” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge69” 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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