Fun Friday – Challenge 109 – Comment to Win!

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Challenge #109 starts today and we are looking for patterned paper on your creation!

Challenge #109 Patterned Paper

Each time we start a new challenge we also do a comment to win giveaway! You could win a stamp set of your choice by leaving a comment on this post by March 13, 2019 at midnight est. Want more chances to win? Leave a comment on YNS’ Instagram and Facebook too. Comment on all 3! One random comment will be selected to win.

Want to win a YNS gift certificate? Play along with the challenge by March 21, 2019 at midnight est. One random participant will win a $15.00 YNS Store gift certificate.  If you win and your creation for the challenge contains at least 1 YNS product then you win an extra $5.00.

Are you ready for inspiration from the designers? Scroll on down for and then get stamping!


YNS Supplies:  Stitched Squares | Mint Cocoa Kisses Paper Pad | Autumn Harvest | Winter Wonderland Sparkly Gumdrops


YNS Supplies: Spec-tacular Phoebe and Friends stamps| Instalove Polaroid Die Set | Photo Booth Panel Die Set (stars) |Geometrics Paper | Scripty Word Die | Woodland Cuties stamp (sentiment) |Winter Wonderland Sparkly Gumdrops| Watermelon Party Sparkly Gumdrops | Black Olive Die ink


YNS Supplies:  Watermelon Party Paper | Tini sips stamp set| Tini Sips dies | Mini Balloon Trio


YNS Supplies:  Waddles-Snow Fun |  Mint Cocoa Kisses 6×6 Paper Pad | Window Panel Die | White Sugar and Sparkle Gumdrops k


YNS Supplies:  Cook Up Some Fun Stamp and Die Sets |Birthday Boy 6×6 Paper Pad | Stitched Scallop Rectangle dies | InstaLove Polaroid Dies


YNS Supplies: Waddles Rainbow Fun | Washi Tape Sentiments | Fairytale Magic 6×6 Paper | Sunflower Yellow Ink Pad | Black Olive Ink Pad | Stripetastic Stars Die Set | Stitched Rectangles Die Set

Alma, March Guest

YNS Supplies: Purrr-fect Friends

Jen, March Guest

YNS Supplies: Totally Narly


YNS Supplies:  So Ewe-nique | Flower Petal Panel Die | Cool Tag Three Die Set | Stitched Ovals Die | Birthday Girl Paper Pad | Heart and Dot Gumdropss


YNS Supplies: Cook Up Some Fun Stamp and Die Sets | Stitched Rectangle Die Set | Birthday Boy 6×6 Paper Pad | For the Boys 6×6 Paper Pad | Black Olive Ink | Gumdrops


Are you playing along???

Here are all the details:

Be sure to join in the fun and share your own interactive creation!  Link up your project through Inlinkz below, up to 3 entries per person.

  • YNS’ challenge #109 ends on Thursday, March 21, 2019, 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!



  1. 1
    Cynthia O. says:

    Fun inspiration from the design team! Love using pattern paper

  2. 2
    Pam Sebring says:

    These are all very cute cards! Hard to choose a favorite, but I like the color combo of the first one with the little mice.

  3. 3
    Cathy Lillie says:

    Awesome cards and what a fun challenge! I love using patterned paper in my card designs but haven’t done much of that recently. These cards have inspired me to get my paper packs back out and start creating!

  4. 4
    Lucy E. says:

    These are all such sweet cards!
    I love all of the patterned

  5. 5
    Beverly Perdue says:

    The patterned paper backgrounds really make the images pop! I love how the designers coordinated their patterned paper with their stamped images. That little chef is so adorable and I’m crazy about the penguin!

  6. 6
    Dianne says:

    I always look forward to seeing the new release and the inspiration cards each month.

  7. 7
    Lisa Byers says:

    I love patterned paper!! So versatile and fun!! I love those mice, they look like they are so in love!! ❤️

  8. 8
    Marilyn says:

    Cute cards design team! I am loving the first card with the little mice!
    Have a great day!

  9. 9

    So many adorable cards! 🙂 I love the little mice on that first card.

  10. 10
    Sue D says:

    Cute cards and great choice of patterned papers.

  11. 11
    joy meadows says:

    Patterned paper is so pretty and looks so nice on each of these cards! Love those little mice.

  12. 12
    Helen says:

    Delightful cards! Great ideas for using patterned paper. tfs

  13. 13
    Meghan Kennihan says:

    YEAH!!!!!!! I LOVE using patterned paper! Great challenge! I love all the samples!

  14. 14

    So many amazing inspirations from the team!! Would love to play along 🙂

  15. 15
    Shari Czerwinski says:

    Super cute cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

  16. 16
    Arianna Barbara says:

    Super cute cards!!!

  17. 17
    Stacey Kowbel says:

    Such fun cards from the team!

  18. 18

    Love the simplicity of this challenge and thanks to DT members for all the variations of patterned paper and great projects.

  19. 19
    Mary Holshouser says:

    Love patterned papers. they make
    wonderful backgrounds for my simple
    cards. thanks for sharing some
    cute cards.

  20. 20

    Great ideas for using patterned papers!

  21. 21
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    stunning cards – so many great sets that I need now!!!

  22. 22
    Jennifer Petersen says:

    So many fabulous cards shared on this post! Love how they each incorporated the patterned paper. I am ready to give this challenge a try so fun!

  23. 23
    Tracy Lustick says:

    Oh the mice have my heart ❤️ !

  24. 24
    M Lisa says:

    Lovely cards 🙂 A great way to use papers with patterns 🙂

  25. 25
    ionabunny says:

    Trying to use up some of my patterned papers so this one is perfect for me. Fabulous inspiration from the team. Hugz

  26. 26
    Sharon Brand says:

    Love all these cards! It’s great to see
    patterned paper instead of lots of
    white space!

  27. 27
    Leanne S says:

    Love the punny sentiments on all the lovely cards.

  28. 28
    AJ says:

    What a fun challenge. Who doesn’t love pattern papers. Love the DT’s Inspirations..

  29. 29
    Heather Mills says:

    Adorable!!! The best thing about patterned paper? There’s some for everybody!! And you can use a little or a lot and it’s still fabulous!

  30. 30
    kanda says:

    Wonderful inspiration from the DT, fabulous fun cards and lovely papers xx

  31. 31
    Sharon Gullikson says:

    The mice are just adorable!!!!!!!!!

  32. 32
    Brian Poteraj says:

    Now I want an ice cream–That’s a great image.

  33. 33
    Lindarub says:

    Beautiful cards!

  34. 34
    Mary-Anne V. says:

    I hoard patterned paper so this would be a great challenge to enter!

  35. 35
    karenladd says:

    I always love your DT samples, and combining these stamps with patterned paper doubles the fun!

  36. 36
    Dana M says:

    Amazing cards and such a fun challenge. I need to use some of the beautiful patterned papers I so lovingly hoard.

  37. 37
    Karen Aicken says:

    I really enjoyed all the DT cards (as always). I’m a big patterned paper fan so this challenge will be fun!

  38. 38

    Breathtaking projects, love them all!

  39. 39
    Cynthia Cole says:

    Fun to see how each design team member incorporated patterned paper into their card design.

  40. 40
    Becca Yahrling says:

    Those tiny little mice are so sweet! Love that beautiful plaid paper, too. Love the chef – he’s really cool. Such awesome inspiration as usual – tfs!

  41. 41

    Awww sweet cards, and great challenge too – I haven’t used my DPs for ages!

  42. 42
    KT Fit Kitty says:

    Look at all the cuteness! Adorable cards! I love patterned paper – this looks like a fun challenge! Now if I could just get some time to myself, I can make a card and join in!

  43. 43
    Catrin Goodwin says:

    What wonder DT creations.

  44. 44
    Milka Gubo says:

    What a great challenge and wonderful inspiration from everyone. :o)

  45. 45
    Marisela Delgado says:

    so cute!

  46. 46
    Melissa B. says:

    Fun challenge and so much fun inspo from the DT.

  47. 47
    shartl says:

    Your DT rocks these cards and I always love YNS stamps so much! Thanks for the chance to win, and for the fun challenge.

  48. 48
    Melanie Amaya says:

    These are such adorable cards. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  49. 49
    Debbie Siddle says:

    Loving that octopus. Good luck everyone x

  50. 50

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  51. 51
    Danielle Vincent says:

    Really awesome DT creations! My stack of patterned paper is crazy so I need to find time to play along! Thanks for the fun inspiration

  52. 52
    Gail Hutchinson says:

    Love the cards your DT has made and all the stamps they have used are super cute. I am so glad to have found your blog, will be back.

  53. 53
    Louise says:

    Fabulous creations!

  54. 54
    Maria Shehan says:

    My favorite card is purrfect pets, so cute.

  55. 55

    The cards are just out of the world. DT has done a great job…

  56. 56

    Wow!! What a wonderful array of cards using patterned paper. I hoard lots of patterned papers but hardly use them.. Thank you for the inspiration. Hugsxx

  57. 57
    Charne Gooch says:

    Love all the bright and happy cards with the patterned paper! (ooo those little mice are ADORABLE!)

  58. 58
    Madhumitha says:

    Wow, amazing set of cards. Lovely way to use pattern papers and the entries are looking great too. Thanks for the inspiration team

  59. 59
    Bunny says:

    Thank you for the challenge.

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