May Shades of Blue DT Dare – Comment to Win!

The May release fun continues today with our DT Dare!  The team and guests were dared to use shades of blue as the primary color on their creations.  The May release is full of stamps and dies that fit right in around water so this should be an easy challenge, right?

So what are you dared to do?  Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!   It is that easy.  One random comment will be selected as the winner.DTDare2candy

Leave a comment on this post by May 18th at midnight EST and you will be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on May 20th, right here on the YNS blog. 



YNS Supplies:  Sea FriendsPorthole and Anchor Die Set | Tiny Waves Die SetSeas the Day Sparkly GumdropsBlack Olive Dye Ink


Claire {May Release Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets  | Tiny Waves Die Set



YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets  | Stone Gray ink | Seas the Day Sparkly Gumdrops



YNS Supplies:   Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets  | Tiny Waves Die Set | Seas the Day Gumdrops


Cheryl {May Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets



YNS Supplies:  What Not Sentiments Eleven Beach Day die set | Water Window die set



YNS Supplies:  Freeze! Stamp and Die SetsRounded Squares with Piercing Marks die set



YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets | Tiny Waves Die SetSeas the Day Sparkly Gumdrops



YNS Supplies:  Sea Friends Stamp and Die SetsStitched Rectangle Die Set | Black Olive Ink | Blueberry Breeze Ink | Seas the Day Gumdrops



YNS Supplies:  Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets | Wave Panel Die | Fishtail Banner Die set one | Black Olive Ink


Allie {May Guest}

YNS Supplies:   Sea Friends Stamp and Die Sets




YNS Supplies:  Water Window Die SetYo Ho Ho! Stamp SetBlack Olive Ink | Seas the Day Gumdrops




YNS Supplies: Totally Narly Stamp and Die Sets | Wave Panel Die | Blueberry Breeze Ink Pad


Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post by May 18th to be entered in the draw.   The winner will be announced on May 20th, right here on the YNS blog. 

Thank you so much for stopping by!








  1. 1
    Trisha Layman says:

    Love the cuteness and variety of YNS products and how the awesome design team provides such great card inspirations!

  2. 2
    sharla~ says:

    Love the under sea theme, great cards!!

  3. 3

    Wow! What fabulous DT samples! I love all the awesome blues and different takes on the dare!

  4. 4
    M Strach says:

    Awww… what a fabulous cards collection! With amazing backgrounds 🙂 my fav are with the under sea theme 🙂 thx for this inspiration!

  5. 5

    My favourite colour is blue so I’m loving all of these, and the blue goes perfectly with the new release sets too!!

  6. 6
    Von Marie says:

    All the projects are so fun!! Great date. I really like the lace added to Deborah’s card.

  7. 7
    Debbie Siddle says:

    Everyone knows how much I love beach and seaside stash. I would so love to win xxxxxxx

  8. 8

    oh, I just love all these cards, they are super cute!

  9. 9
    Bunny Dobbie says:

    Love how so many reached for the cute whales when prompted by “blue”. What an in-sync design team! Such great card ideas.

  10. 10
    Vinita Jain says:

    All are super cute in blue hues! Love them!

  11. 11
    Amanda Butler says:

    Great cards! Thanks for the inspiration. Very talented women!

  12. 12
    Linda Tupper says:

    What sweet cards and lovely designs. Love the different background ideas for the water.

  13. 13
    Marilyn says:

    Awesome cards design team!! My favorite color is blue!
    Have a great day!

  14. 14
    Amy Cooley says:

    I love the color theme! I enjoyed all the nautical cards.

  15. 15
    ionabunny says:

    Oh my!! You had me at blue!! I love the whale and the narwhal. There aren’t enough narwhals in the world!! The whale shakers is so cool. The porthole die is fun and gorgeous. Love that wavy panel die. Think I need to shop. Big time!! Going back for another look. Love all these cards ladies. Did I mention the whale?? Thanks for making my day blue. Hugz

  16. 16
    Maria Alder says:

    Oh what wonderful cards and in blue hues as well which I love.
    Love all the stamps x

  17. 17
    Cheryl Simpson says:

    I love these cards, they are soooooo! Cute.

  18. 18

    All of those cards are absolutely adorable. Everyone aced the blue challenge!!

  19. 19
    Sue says:

    So many wonderful representations of WATER! Makes me want to create a watery scene too!

  20. 20
    Becca Yahrling says:

    Beautiful projects! You have such a talented DT.
    I love the dolphin; he’s so life like and I like that.
    We’re huge dolphin fans!

  21. 21
    Cynthia says:

    Fabulous blue inspiration with the May Release! Great projects!

  22. 22
    Jen Petersen says:

    So many cute projects and fun sentiments to go along with this! Everyone did a great job showcasing all the blue too!

  23. 23
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    love these cards – each one is so beautifully designed – so many ideas to whet my creative juices:)

  24. 24
    Mary Holshouser says:

    Blue is my favorite color. So happy to see
    it get the recognition it deserves.
    Love the whale background paper
    in Laura’s card. So many wonderful
    ideas. Can’t wait to get that wavy die.
    thanks for sharing

  25. 25
    Brandi R says:

    These are absolutely amazing! I LOVE this release and am super excited for all those adorable sea critters. Fabulous creations ♥

  26. 26
    Isabelle says:

    I love the Sea Friends stamps/dies sets, all the critters are so adorable ! The cards presented are really amazing. Blue being my color, I love them all !!!

  27. 27
    Shabneez says:

    I absolutely love these sea themed creations – they are all wonderful!

  28. 28
    Holly Mahoney says:

    I am loving how different everyone’s background turned out. They all look so different using shades of blue. Also, the whale from the Totally Narly set is so cute!

  29. 29

    Wow!! Beautiful cards by design team..Love the way they have incorporated blue colour in their creations.

  30. 30
    Kelsey Thomas says:

    Such a cute collection of cards! 🙂 Love all of the blue!

  31. 31
    Sue D says:

    Fabulous cards. Blue is my favorite color so I like all the shades of blue.

  32. 32
    karenladd says:

    Oh my!!! I just love all the Sea Friends cards. That design with the porthole and dolphin is so clever and the seal design is adorable.

  33. 33
    AJ says:

    These are fabulous inspirations with a very fun sea designs.

  34. 34
    Heidi says:

    Such Great cards! I really love the new release ?

  35. 35
    Louise says:

    Blue is my favorite color. I love all of these cards.

  36. 36
    MaryAnn N says:

    Love the inspirational cards. All the blues are so pretty. Love Dolphins best but Whales and Seals are cute too.

  37. 37
    shartl says:

    These cute cards make me squeal with delight! They are just perfect for summer with the sea critters and blue ocean. LOVE it!

  38. 38
    Fikreta says:

    Andrea made so nice card!
    shaker card from Claire is so fun!
    Deborah made wonderful backround and whole card is so nice.
    Cassie’s card is adorable!
    Cheryl’s card is so cute with that whalicorn 😀
    Koren made great card with dies.
    Julie’s card with that sentiment and police lady is so wonderful!
    Sue made so very sweet card!
    gorgeous card from Kendra !
    Holly made so nice waves and card is so nice.
    Allie made lovely card with hearts.
    super fun card from Lisa.
    Laura made so great card with all those whales in backround.

  39. 39
    Denise Bryant says:

    What awesome cards! Love the colors, and the fun stamps and dies!

  40. 40

    All of the cards are darling. I love the under the sea ones. What a great job the team did.

  41. 41
    Mary-Anne V. says:

    Blue happens to be one of my favourite colours so seeing all these blue cards is fabulous !

  42. 42
    F. Andre says:

    Love the various takes on this blue theme.

  43. 43
    Ishani says:

    Amazing cards by DT.. I have to remember to check this page when I need to make a blue theme card!

  44. 44
    Judy Markowitz says:

    OMG the team and guest dts really all have done an amazing job! I love all the fabulous inspiration! Thank you all!

  45. 45
    Anushree Vaish says:

    Dt’s have done an awesome job…I am truly whaling with these super cute stamp sets…Blue no where is overpowering the cuteness of the set….loving it…Thanks for sharing!!

  46. 46

    Great work from the DT! Such fabulous use of blue. Thanks for the inspiration!

  47. 47
    Carla Hundley says:

    The whales and
    Sea creatures are
    so darling!
    Carla from Utah

  48. 48
    Arianna Barbara says:

    Oh wow! I love the sea theme! Blue is my fav colors! And all these cards are totally stunning!!!
    I’m a kind of person that not dare to do stranger things. But I can surely dare to use blue shades!

  49. 49
    Boryana Y says:

    Adorable cards and so much blue! Love it! I think this sea theme would be also perfect for masculine cards 🙂

  50. 50

    These stamp sets are DARLING and make it so easy to be creative with backgrounds and creating scenes!

  51. 51

    I lovvve blue and these are superb creations!! Each card is awesome in blue shades, especially the whale and ocean ones 🙂

  52. 52
    Donna Rudy says:

    Perfect blue inspiration from everyone! I love something different about every card – I won’t list as there is probably a word limit for comments lol!!! Love the sentiments – so fun! Another great dt dare full of inspiration! Thank you!

  53. 53
    KT Fit Kitty says:

    OMGoodness, so cute! Loving your new dies and stamps! Also loving all the blue! I always enjoy the ocean theme – we’re not far from the ocean here, about a 15-min drive away.

  54. 54
    Mary-Ellen Dubay says:

    As usual, all cards are unique, adorable and beautifully done. Each one made me smile, and gave me plenty of new ideas! Thanks ladies.

  55. 55

    I love shades of blue, these are fabulous!

  56. 56
    Farzaana says:

    These cards are stunning. Love the blue colors and the differents shades of blue theyve used.

  57. 57

    So pretty! Love all these shades of blue!

  58. 58
    Valerija says:

    Fabulous cards. Love them all!

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