Posts By: Julie Elak

Challenge #162 – Comment for the Chance to Win!

It’s time for a new YNS challenge! Challenge #162 starts right now! How about a sketch this time around?

Challenge #162 – Sketch

Our challenges always come with 2 ways to win:

#1 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS stamp set? Leave a comment on this post by April 21, 2021 at midnight est to be entered in the random drawing. Want more entries in the drawing? Leave comments on YNS’ IG and FB pages too!

#2 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS store e-gift card? Link up your creation at the bottom of this post by April 29, 2021 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.

Sue

YNS Supplies: Geometrics 6×6 Paper Pad
Spring Smiles
Tropical Paradise Gumdrops

Meghan

YNS Supplies: Cloud 9 Stamp Set

Kendra

YNS Supplies: Spring Kitten
Spring Kitten Die Set
Stitched Ovals Die Set
Summer Plaid 6×6 Paper Pad
Black Olive Ink
Purple Passion Ink
Gumdrops 

Karen A.

YNS Supplies: Slim Stitched Panel Die Set
Black Olive Ink
Totally Retro Black Olive Ink
Totally Retro die set Black Olive Ink 
Magical Pastel Gumdrops Black Olive Ink 

Sam

YNS Supplies: Sea Friends

Kerri

YNS Supplies: Happy Gnomies
Happy Gnomies Die Set
Stitched Grass Die 
Black Olive Ink
Circles Die Set 
Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set 

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #162 ends on Thursday, April 29, 2021 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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Fun Fold Series – Day Nine

It is the final day of our Fun Fold Series and we are ending it with a bright and happy card from Kerri Michaud.

Kerri created an Easel Card with the Humming By stamp set.

YNS Supplies: Humming By Stamp and Die Set
Black Olive Ink 
Stitched Rectangle Frames Die Set 
Stitched Grass Die
Beach Day Die Set

The Stitched Rectangle Frames Die Set  creates the border around the top panel, which is held popped up by the Happy Birthday sentiment.

So, which fun folds are you ready to try yourself? Why not pull a fun fold in to your creation for our latest challenge, Sunshine and Smiles?!!

Happy Stamping!

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Fun Fold Series – Day Eight

Meghan Kennihan is sharing her Shadowbox card today. It is something that you can go bananas over!

YNS Supplies: Monkey Fun Stamp Set

Meghan layers grass and the sentiment in front, with the monkey inside popped up on a hill.

Be sure to pick up the Monkey Fun stamp set now as it is being retired! The set is available at a great price in the YNS store.

Tomorrow is our last day of the fun fold series, with Kerri sharing her creation. See you back here!

Happy Stamping!

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Fun Fold Series – Day Seven

It’s Karen Aicken’s turn and if you did not guess so already, Karen is the inspiration for this series. She is always surprising us with a new card fold!

Today, she is sharing a Pop & Flip card with the sweet deer from the Oh, Deer stamp set. She even has a video to see her card in action!

YNS Supplies:
Stitched Rectangle Die Set
Grass Edge Die
Oh, Deer
Oh, Deer die set
Stitched Puffy Clouds 
Black Olive Ink 

To ensure the deer flap stays down, Karen attached a hidden penny behind it.

Happy Stamping!

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Challenge #161 – The Fun Continues

Challenge #161 is going on right now and with it comes the chance to win a YNS egift card.

Challenge #161 – Sunshine and Smiles

Create something that includes sunshine and/or smiles and then link it up at the bottom of this post. Enter by April 15, 2021 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.

Before we get on to inspiration for the challenge, we have a winner to announce from last week’s comment to win challenge kickoff post. The randomly selected winner of a stamp set of their choice is…

Lory Krauter, who left a comment on FB. Congrats Lory, have fun stamping!

Kerri

YNS Supplies: Photo Booth 
Photo Booth Polaroid with Piercing Marks Die 
Black Olive Ink 

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #161 ends on Thursday, April 15, 2021 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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Fun Fold Series – Day Six

For Day Six of our Fun Fold series, Sam Olden is taking inspiration from nature. Same created a beautiful Pop Up Shadow Box card with the Beautiful Butterflies stamp set.

YNS Supplies: Beautiful Butterflies
Double Stitched Hills Die Set
Puffy Cloud Border Die Set
Fancy Thanks Die

The yellow butterfly is attached with an acetate strip to make it appear as if it is flying in the center of the card.

Look at the dimension Sam added to the thanks sentiment, to make it studier.

Happy Stamping!

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Fun Fold Series – Day Four

Laura Nehring is sharing her fun fold card today!

Laura created a Stair Step card, with a scene featuring the cow from the Funny Farm Crew stamp set.

YNS Supplies: Funny Farm Crew Stamp Set
Funny Farm Crew Die Set
Stitched Heart Fence Die
Stitched Puffy Clouds Die
Chunky Grass Die
Mocha Ink Pad

The cardstock base was cut to 4.25″ x 10.5″. Scoring at 1.25″, 2.5″, 4.25″, 6″, and 8.25″.

This style card folds flat for mailing too!

More fun on the way tomorrow…

Happy Stamping!

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