Farewell to Our September Guests Ashlee and  Stéphanie

A huge thank you to Ashlee Bellinger and Stéphanie Beauchemin for joining us all month long!   Ashlee and Stéphanie shared creations for the new release, challenges and special posts.  They also shared extra inspiration in the form of cards and videos.  Thank you!!!

Let’s take a look back at a couple of our favorite creations from each of them!

 


Ashlee Bellinger

Blog:  Ashlee’s Creations


Stéphanie Beauchemin

Blog:  Miss Nice Road Scraps It!

 
 YNS Supplies:  All Aboard

We also want to thank Trina Pham and Susie Moore for joining in the September new release fun!

-Julie and the YNS Team

 

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Sketch and Color Challenge #74

Are you looking for a challenge?  How about a challenge that comes with a chance to win a YNS Store gift certificate?!!!

Challenge #74 starts today, and is open through Thursday, October 12, 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!  Play along and you may just win a YNS Store gift certificate.

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.

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 #74 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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Deborah

YNS Supplies: Happy Haunting die setWaddles Trick or Treat stamp for sentiment  | Spellbound GumdropsWashi Tape Die Set

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YNS Supplies:  Silly Birthday Monster Stamp Set | Silly Monster Birthday Die set | Sunset Sparkle Gumdrops | Stitched Rectangles die set | Washi Tape Die Set

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Laura

YNS Supplies:  Gardening Phoebe Stamp SetStitched Rectangles Die SetBlack Olive Ink Pad

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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 #74 ends on Thursday, October 12, 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 “#ynschallenge74”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge74” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge74” 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 Fall of Color

It is the perfect time to put the Fall of Color stamp set in the spotlight.  Yes, it is the right season, but the good news is that Karen recently added a coordinating die set to the YNS store.

 

Fall of Color stamp set

 

Fall of Color coordinating die set

 

Normally we share a flash from the past with creations from the design team and guests from over the years, but Holly Endress was inspired to use Fall of Color in a new way!

Holly is sharing a video too, click here to view it on You Tube or click directly below:

Happy Stamping!

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ABC Feature Day Winner

September’s Feature Day post sent the design team and guests back to school to learn their ABCs.    The team interpreted the ABC theme in a variety of ways, sharing cards covered in the alphabet and Anything But a Card projects.

We asked everyone to leave a comment and let us know their favorite subject in school and we have the results!

1st – English

2nd – Art

3rd- Math

Leaving a comment also meant you were entered in the drawing for a YNS prize.  Random.org did it’s thing and selected #43 as the winner of a stamp set of their choice…

Congratulations Mary – have fun picking out a stamp set from the YNS Store!  Please contact Karen via the “contact us” link at the bottom of the site to claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone who stopped by!   Perhaps tonight for homework you can join in Challenge #73.   You have until Thursday, September 28th at midnight EST to link up your take on the sketch or color combination for a chance to win a YNS Store gift certificate.

Happy Stamping!

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Stamp Create Repeat Fall Scene Card

This week Ashley Abelson is capturing fall fun on a card in her Stamp Create Repeat video!

 

Ashley uses several of the September new release products to create this fall scene card.

Click here to watch the video on the YNS You Tube Channel or click below on the video directly.

YNS Supplies: Peek A Boo Stamp, Ripped Rectangles Die Set, Stitched Rectangles Die SetYNS Fabulous Fall 6×6 Paper PadYNS Sunset Sparkle GumdropsYNS Black Olive Ink

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Bonus Card Videos from Stéphanie

Today Stéphanie Beauchemin, our September guest, is sharing the process behind two of her cards with videos.  Scroll on down and click on each of the videos to learn more!

 

Click here or below to view the Ooh La La card video.

Click here or below to view the Rosie Rabbit card video.
 
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September ABC Feature Day – Comment to Win

With kids back in school it is time to make sure the Design Team and guests know their ABCs!   Its Feature Day and we are giving away a stamp set to one lucky person!

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Simply leave a comment on this post by September 25th and you will be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on September 27th, right here on the YNS blog.  

We left the ABC theme wide open and the team interpreted in a variety of ways, from Anything But a Card to alpha stamps. Scroll on down to check out the design team and guest’s creations, then leave a comment for a chance to win a YNS stamp set of your choice.  

YNS Supplies:  Party Pets stamp

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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 what your favorite school subject was!

You have until September 25th at midnight EST to leave a comment and be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on September 27th.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Karen

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Sketch and Color Challenge #73 – More Inspiration

Do you have crafty time planned for this weekend?   Play along with Challenge #73, which is open through Thursday, September 28, 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 #73 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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Stephanie

YNS Supplies:  Acorn Fall Fun | Fabulous Fall paper padCrystal Clear and Sparkle Gumdrops

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Koren

YNS Supplies:   So Corny | Black Olive Ink

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Cassie  

YNS Supplies:  Peek a BOO stamps | Stitched Circle Frame Die | Tiny Stitches Stitched Line Die

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Martha

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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 #72 ends on Thursday, September 28, 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 “#ynschallenge73”, the YNS Facebook page referencing “challenge73” in your comment, and/or the SplitcoastStampers gallery with keyword “yournextstamp” and“ynschallenge73” 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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Stamp Create Repeat Fall Place Cards

Get ready for the fall holidays and get ready to add CUTE to your table because here comes Ashley Abelson’s Stamp Create Repeat video for this week!

 

This week Ashley shares how to create shaker place cards.

Click here to watch the video on the YNS You Tube Channel or click below on the video directly.

YNS Supplies:  Scarf Weather Stamp, Scarf Weather Die Set, Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Die Set, Little Leaves Die Set, Bold Alpha Die Set, YNS Sunset Sparkle Gumdrops, YNS Black Olive Ink

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