Challenge #147 – Keeping it Clean – Comment for the Chance to Win!

Challenge #147 starts right now! This will be a true challenge for some, but we want to see Clean and Simple creations. Lots of white space, minimum embellishments…let the stamps shine!

Challenge #147 – Keep it Clean

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 September 9, 2020 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? Play along with the challenge! Link up your creation at the bottom of this post by September 17, 2020 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.


YNS Supplies: Spooky Fun 
Spooky Fun Die Set 
Circles Die Set 
Black Olive Ink 


YNS Supplies: Coffee Characters stamp set
Coffee Characters die set


YNS Supplies: Flurry of Happiness



YNS Supplies: Celebrating You
Dots and Shapes
Stitched Scallop Rectangle Dies Set
Purple Passion Ink
Pink Flamingo Ink
Totally Teal Ink
Sunflower Yellow Ink
Pumpkin Orange Ink
Black Olive Ink


YNS Supplies: Happy Gnomies
Double Stitched Hills 
Puffy Cloud Border Die


YNS Supplies: Happy Gnomies Stamp Set
Happy Gnomies Die Set
Stitched Rectangle Dies
Heart Border Die
Puffy Cloud Border Die
Black Olive Ink Pad


YNS Supplies: Big Birthday Balloon Die Set 
Hammie Happy Birthday 
Hammie Happy Birthday Die Set 
Black Olive Ink
Puffy Cloud Border Die Set 
Stitched Puffy Cloud Die Set 
Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set 
Stone Grey Ink 
Stitched Wavy Circle 


YNS Supplies: Painted Shapes
Stitched Butterfly Die
Thank You Universe
Grape Crush Sparkly Gumdrops

Challenge Details:

  • YNS’ Challenge #147 ends on Thursday, September 17, 2020 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!

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  1. 1
    Jean Marmo says:

    Such wonderful cards and inspiration.

  2. 2
    Marisela Delgado says:

    Such beautiful cards! That snowman ⛄⛄⛄is too cute!

  3. 3
    Mary Holshouser says:

    Sweet cards. Love the little
    mouse in the coffee cup.
    thanks for sharing

  4. 4
    Sue D says:

    Cute and clean card designs.

  5. 5
    Carol E. Wortman says:

    These are cas,b adorable!! Y little hammie steals the show!! I really love that gnome and mouse and the snowman and the butterflies and bear and and Owl never be able to pick a favorite . Soooo cute they may be clean but not simple at all! Fun, fun fun inspiration

  6. 6
    Chandhini says:

    Lovely cards by the designers, hope to join the Challenge.

  7. 7
    Subhashini says:

    This is a fun Challenge with a lovely theme, love Karen’s card with sweet hammie and balloon shaker.

  8. 8
    Scraporcraft says:

    Nice ideas to start off the challenge. I like the coffee mouse.

  9. 9
    JenAA says:

    Adorable! Loving all of these wonderful designs! 😻. Thanks for sharing and inspiring!!

  10. 10
    Bunny says:

    These are all cute. I love CAS. Wish I could do them. I seem to just stare at the card blank when it comes to CAS.

  11. 11
    Jeanne Beam says:

    Such adorable cards! Love the colors…
    Thanks for sharing.

  12. 12
    Emma Sleppy says:

    White space is always a problem for me so this is a good challenge! Great Samples.

  13. 13
    Lousie says:

    Great challenge! As always, the examples are very inspiring!

  14. 14

    Such cute and fun cards!@ I love them all but I particularly love the adorable little gnomes. Wonderful inspiration.

  15. 15

    Adorable cards!! How do I not have ‘Flurry of Happiness’ in my stash? It’s so sweet.

  16. 16
    karen t says:

    Sweet cards!

  17. 17
    Denise Bryant says:

    Great cards to inspire us for the challenge!

  18. 18
    glennis f says:

    I love CAS cards, so hope to be entering this challenge. Fantastic inspiration from the team

  19. 19
    Shar Zar says:

    So many irresistible critters and ideas.

  20. 20
    Steffi H. says:

    CAS is my favorite crafting style.

  21. 21
    ionabunny says:

    I love clean. Awesome makes from the team. Hugz

  22. 22
    Pam Sebring says:

    These are all such awesome projects…hard to choose which is best….

  23. 23
    Stampfoldandrepeat (Jeanie) says:

    So many great ideas! Especially love the coffee card 🙂

  24. 24
    sharon gullikson says:

    The gnome and snowman are my 2 favorites. SO SWEET

  25. 25
    Natasha Porras says:

    Such super cute cards! Love them all!! 🥰

  26. 26
    Carla Hundley says:

    Lovely cards and I
    love the Owl card!
    Carla from Utah

  27. 27
    Sharon Brand says:

    Love all these cards! They are super!
    I do try and keep mine simple!!!

  28. 28
    Raquel Mason says:

    Super cute cards! Clean & simple are a challenge for me.

  29. 29
    Cheryl C. says:

    Adorable cards!!

  30. 30
    Mary-Anne V says:

    I love clean cards. I hope I can join in before school starts.

  31. 31
    Priyanka says:

    What a theme and lovely inspiration…will surely join the challenge.

  32. 32
    D Idlet says:

    Wonderful cards…I’m going to try and join the challenge!

  33. 33
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    oooh so many cute and inspiring cards – thanks for the ideas

  34. 34
    Betty Bywater says:

    All the cards are wonderful. Kendra’s reminds me of Shadow stamping from years gone by.

  35. 35
    Angie says:

    Love the theme this time! Beautiful creations by all!!!

  36. 36
    Heather Mills says:

    CAS cards can be hard to pull off well. But the YNS team rocked this challenge!! Awesome job, and I hope to play along!

  37. 37
    Cindy Beland says:

    AWESOME job from all the DT with this challenge as always!!! can’t wait to play along 😉

  38. 38

    Love Meghan and Laura’s cards. I love creating CAS cards. Thank you for keeping me inspired.

  39. 39
    Kelly Kennedy says:

    These cards are terrific! All the new stamp sets are awesome!

  40. 40

    These are all adorable cards!! And oh my gosh those gnomes are sweet!!

  41. 41
    karenladd says:

    I’ve been really enjoying CAS cards lately so these are all favorites. YNS images are always so cute that they can stand on their own…perfect focal points for a clean and simple design.

  42. 42
    SHartl says:

    The YNS design team always make the most adorable cards and these just make me smile. Love that Halloween owl and the birthday present design the most!

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    carol says:

    WOW! Talk about a fabulous array of cards from your designers! I’m making a list of products that I’ve seen showcased; I feel a ‘shopping’ coming on!

  45. 45
    stamprgrl says:

    Such cute examples, simple is so hard for me. LOL!!!

    — StamprGrl. (Dalis)

  46. 46
    Valerija says:

    So wonderful and cute cards. Love them all.

  47. 47
    Milka says:

    Love the challenge!! CAS cards are my favorite cards. :o) Wonderful inspiration from the team. :o)

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