Challenge #161 – Comment for the Chance to Win!

Are you ready for a paper crafting challenge? Challenge #161 starts right now!

Challenge #161 – Sunshine and Smiles

Grab your ink and stamps and create something that includes sunshine and/or smiles!

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 7, 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 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.


YNS Supplies: Happy Gnomies
Summer Chill Gumdrops


YNS Supplies: Totally Retro stamp set


YNS Supplies:
Cloud Fun
Cloud Fun Die Set
Puffy Cloud Panel Die
Stitched Happy Rainbow Die Set
Stitched Puffy Cloud Die Set
Stitched Fishtail Banner Die Set
Black Olive Ink

Karen A.

YNS Supplies:
Stitched Fishtail Tags Two
Spring Smiles
Spring Smiles Dies


YNS Supplies: Beautiful Butterflies
Puffy Cloud Border

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!

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Click here to enter



  1. 1
    Marisela Delgado says:

    Cute cards!

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    Mary Holshouser says:

    I am vintage and I love gnomes.
    Fun cards. thanks for sharing

  4. 4
    Carla Hundley says:

    Oh such lovely
    and fun cards!
    Happy April.
    Carla from Utah

  5. 5
    Tina z says:

    Wow, they are all super cute.

  6. 6
    JenAA says:

    Adorable creations!! 😍

  7. 7
    Isabel Z says:

    How can you not smile when you see these adorable images?!?!

  8. 8
    Sharon Brand says:

    These cards are certainly full of sunshine and
    smiles and are all gorgeous! My favourite has
    to be the gnomes!

  9. 9
    Kimberly Clark says:

    Super cute cards! Loving the inspiration!

  10. 10
    Raquel Mason says:

    Fantastic! So bright & happy!

  11. 11
    Anushree Vaish says:

    Such cute cards !!

  12. 12
    Jeanie L says:

    Great theme, and I love all the happy and gorgeous cards!

  13. 13
    Donna Walls says:

    Lovely Cards! I’m new to YNS and it would be great to win this random draw. Thanks for hosting such great challenges too!

  14. 14
    Louise says:

    Cute cards, I especially love the starburst on the “vintage” one.

  15. 15
    Tricia T says:

    Such cute cards today!!

  16. 16
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    oh what fun cards – thanks for sharing

  17. 17

    Adorable cards (and stamps, of course)! I especially love the sweet little gnomes.

  18. 18
    Cynthia O. says:

    Adorable DT inspiration! Fun challenge theme. Hope to play along.

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    Denise Bryant says:

    Awesome samples to inspire us!

  20. 20
    Vicky Scheiber says:

    Such great cards! I absolutely love the gnomes!

  21. 21
    Heather Mills says:

    Fun challenge!! These creations definitely brought some smiles!

  22. 22

    Adorable cards! Love them all. So fun!!

  23. 23
    ionabunny says:

    Gorgeous cards from the team. Love the pig in the clouds and the bunny. Hugz

  24. 24
    Jeanne Beam says:

    Such adorable cards! Thanks for sharing…

  25. 25
    Mary-Anne V says:

    Perfect timing for this fun challenge!

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    Lynne In NI says:

    Fab happy cards!

  27. 27
    Alma Dirpaul says:

    Such cute cards. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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    KT Fit Kitty says:

    Great challenge theme! The cards are adorable!

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    Carol E. Wortman says:

    I especially love the retro card! And the Gnomies, and the pig (makes me laugh) and and and. They are all so fun, cheerful and Spring! Loving these stamps!

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    Pam Sebring says:

    So fun!! Great job.

  31. 31
    Sue D says:

    Cute examples with this theme.

  32. 32
    Steffi H. says:

    I love all the shunny cards made by the design team.

  33. 33

    Sunshine is 1/2 My nickname. TY for opportunity to win.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  34. 34
    Pam Sebring says:

    All so stinking cute!!!

  35. 35
    Sherri priest says:

    love the cute stamps used

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    Tamara Barnes says:

    These designs are so fabulous, bright, and happy! The epitome of spring! β€οΈπŸŒ»πŸŒˆβ˜€οΈ

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    Stacey K says:

    Great challenge to usher in Spring, and love the inspirations! I think the bunny is my favorite with the bright colors.

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    Valerija says:

    Great inspiration from the Team. Wonderful cards.

  39. 39
    Ishani S says:

    I love how every designer thought so differently, about this theme! Adorable cards.

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    Tricia T says:

    I love sunshine and smiles! Really cute cards!

  41. 41

    Darling cards. Fun images. So much inspiration..

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    CarolG says:

    Oh what a lovely selection of DT cards (love that pig on a cloud), and entries too. CarolG

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