Friday, April 3, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #136-Pastels!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Pastels! Perfect for Spring:) Make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out the rest of the DT projects as well!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! Comments must be left by April 8th and the winner will be announced on April 10th:) The challenge runs through April 16th at midnight EST.


I needed a couple more Easter tags and this challenge was the perfect excuse to make them. I used my favorite tag base from the Cool Tags Four Die Set and then used the adorable So Ewe-nique Stamp Set for the images. I stamped them with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copic markers and then cut them out with the coordinating So Ewe-nique Die Set.


For the background I used the Flower Petal Panel Die to cut out a stencil and then sponged my fun flower background with various colors.


I used the Stitched Grass Die for the bottom and stamped my sentiment directly onto the tag front. I finished them off with some ribbon and twine and they were complete!


Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Pastel project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Friday, March 20, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #135-Cute Critters!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Cute Critters! You can pretty much use any YNS stamp set for this challenge because most of them are full of cute critters which is what I LOVE about YNS!!! Make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out the rest of the DT projects as well!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! Comments must be left by March 25th and the winner will be announced on March 27th:)


For my card I just had to ink up this adorable image from the new Birdie Easter Basket Stamp Set. I stamped it with Black Olive Ink and colored with Copic markers. I then cut it out with the Birdie Easter Basket Die

For the background, I used the Puffy Cloud Panel Die to cut out a stencil and the lightly sponged the clouds using Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink. I added the grass cut with the Grass Tuft Edge Die and then framed my scene using the fabulous new Stitched Rectangle Frames Die Set. Finally, I added some Blueberry Blitz Sparkly Gumdrops and it was complete!


Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Cute Critters project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Your Next Stamp: Easter Love Tag!

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Hello! I wanted to share a fun little shaker tag that I made using the new Easter Love Stamp Set along with the new Scallop Circle Frames With Piercing Marks Die Set:)

I started by stamping this adorable image from Easter Love with Black Olive Ink. I colored it with Copics and then cut it out with the Easter Love Die Set

I put my shaker together using a Scallop Circle Frames With Piercing Marks Die and then adhered that to a tag base that I cut with the Cool Tag Four Die Set

Finally, I stamped the sentiment and cut it out with a Stitched Fishtail Banner Die.


I just love it and can't wait to make more for my kiddos Easter baskets this year! Thanks for stopping by!

Kerri

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Your Next Stamp March Release Blog Hop!

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Hello and welcome to the Your Next Stamp March new release blog hop! Make sure you hop along to see all of the fabulous creations the DT came up with using all of the fun new products!

We are giving away a $25 YNS Gift Certificate to one lucky winner!!! The more blogs you hop to and comment on, the greater your chance of winning! You do not have to comment on all the blogs to win. The hop ends March 15th at 12 midnight (EST) and the winner will be announced on the YNS Blog on March 17th.



I just LOVE this adorable image that I used today using the new set Life is Sweet! My hubby and I have been riding our bikes more often, trying to get our legs in shape for our trip to Norway this summer. Just praying it doesn't get cancelled due to corona virus!!! 

I stamped this cutie with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copics and cut it out with the coordinating Life is Sweet Die Set

I also used another new set-Friendship Fence for the fence image-LOVE! To complete my scene, I used the Stitched Grass Die, and the Beach Day Die Set for the sun die. I also used the Flower Petal Panel Die to cut out the stencil that I used for the background. Finally, I used the new Stitched Rectangle Frame Die Set to frame my sweet scene! Soooo many fun products and I just love the result:)


Make sure you take advantage of the special new release sale-22% off your entire purchase now through March 16th at 12:00 AM EST!



Thanks for stopping by! Make sure you leave a comment before you go to improve your chance of winning the $25 gift certificate! You will find the blog hop list below:) Happy hopping!

Kerri

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Your Next Stamp March Preview: Friendship Fence!

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Hello! It's Day 3 of previews at Your Next Stamp and today we are previewing 2 of the new sets! Would you like a chance to win one of the new sets? Just head over to the YNS Blog and leave a comment!

I used the adorable new Friendship Fence Stamp Set for my card today. I can see myself using this set all the time because so many of the elements are just perfect for adding to your build a scene cards! I stamped all my sweet images with Black Olive Ink and colored with Copic markers. I then cut them out with the coordinating Friendship Fence Die Set

I also used another new item on my card which you will see me using often-the Stitched Rectangle Frame Die Set! Soooo excited about this set!!! I love to frame my card fronts and the double stitching look is just fabulous!


I also used the awesome Puffy Cloud Panel Die that was released last month which I just adore and I cut out the sentiment with a Stitched Fishtail Banner Die. So super cute and again, you can use all of these items with so many different sets!!!

Thanks for stopping by! I'll be back tomorrow for the new release blog hop where you may or may not see this adorable fence again with another new set lol! Love it!

Kerri

Friday, March 6, 2020

Your Next Stamp Challenge #134-Let's Get Lucky!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Let's Get Lucky! Use something that you think is lucky on your card! Make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out the rest of the DT projects as well!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 

I chose this adorable pair from the set Latte Happy Vibes for my card because I feel extremely lucky to be married to my best friend! We will be celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary next month! 


I stamped these cuties with Black Olive Ink and colored them with Copics. I then cut them out with the coordinating Latte Happy Vibes Die Set. For the background I used the Stripe-tastic Circle Die to cut the circle and layered some pink cs behind it. So sweet and simple! I just love this adorable duo!!!

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Let's Get Lucky project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Friday, February 28, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #133-In and Out!

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Hello! Just a reminder that you have one more week to play along with the current In and Out Fun Friday Challenge! We want to see you decorate the inside of your cards too! This was a challenge for me because it's not something that I usually do:) You can post your cards HERE on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS gift certificate!

For my card I finally had the chance to play with the adorable new Pigs Can Fly stamp set! Soooo CUTE!!! I used every one of the darling pigs on my card with the 4th one being on the inside:



LOVE! I also used the new Puffy Cloud Panel Die which I just adore! I cut it out of white cs and sponged with Carved Pumpkin, Worn Lipstick, and Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink. I then used some of the cut out clouds and popped them up with foam tape. 

I stamped my sweet images with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copics, and cut them out with the coordinating Pigs Can Fly Die Set. I  stamped the sentiment and cut it out with a Fishtail/Banner Die Set One Die

For the inside, I cut a circle out of a piece of cs using a Circles Die Set die and used that as a stencil to sponge my circle. I added the 4th cutie, more clouds, and the sentiment and it was complete!


We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your In and Out project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Monday, February 24, 2020

Your Next Stamp February Release Inspiration

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Hello! I have a sweet card to share today using the new set-Hammie Sweetness Overload! I just adore this set-definitely a favorite from the release:) I stamped these cuties with Black Olive Ink and colored with Copic markers. I then cut them out with the coordinating Hammie Sweetness Overload Die Set

For the background, I decided to use some pink and white striped dp because it reminded me of a soda fountain. I then sponged hearts over the dp using a stencil I made with the Floating Heart Panel Die along with various Distress Oxide Inks. I used this same stencil and colors on this card here:


so it was still sitting on my desk:)
I added the frame and sentiment and it was complete!


Check out the Your Next Stamp Blog for more inspiration today! Thanks for stopping by!

Kerri

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Your Next Stamp February Release Blog Hop!

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Hello and welcome to the Your Next Stamp February new release blog hop! Make sure you hop along to see all of the fabulous creations the DT came up with using all of the fun new products!

We are giving away a $25 YNS Gift Certificate to one lucky winner!!! The more blogs you hop to and comment on, the greater your chance of winning! You do not have to comment on all the blogs to win. The hop ends February 16th at 12 midnight (EST) and the winner will be announced on the YNS Blog on February 18th!



I used the adorable new Photo Booth All Smiles stamp set for my card today. I chose this adorable singing duo and stamped them with Black Olive Ink. I colored them with Copics and then framed them with the new Polaroid with Piercing Marks Die. I cut another frame out of some dp that I layered behind my image. 

For the background I used the Confetti Panel Die. The sentiment comes from the  Silly Fun Birthday Stamp Set and I cut it out with a Fishtail/Banner Die Set One Die. So cute!


Make sure you take advantage of the special new release sale-20% off your entire purchase now through February 18th at 12:00 AM EST!


Thanks for stopping by! Make sure you leave a comment before you go to improve your chance of winning the $25 gift certificate! You will find the blog hop list below:) Happy hopping!

Kerri

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Your Next Stamp February Release Preview: Pick Me Up!

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Hello! It's Day 1 of previews at Your Next Stamp and today we are previewing 2 of the new sets! Would you like a chance to win one of the new sets? Just head over to the YNS Blog and leave a comment by February 12th at midnight! 

I am sharing a card that I made with the new set Pick Me Up-so CUTE!!! I love this fun kitty with the balloons, and it's so cool how the THANKS sentiment fits perfectly onto the balloons:)

I stamped my image with Black Olive Ink and colored with Copic markers. I then cut it out with the coordinating Pick Me Up Die Set. I then cut the THANKS sentiment out using the Pick Me Up Die Set and adhered the letters to the balloons. 


To create my scene, I used the fab new Cloud Panel Die-LOVE! I cut it out of white cs so now I have all those cute little clouds cut out:) I then sponged my panel with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink. I used a city skyline die from my stash to cut the buildings and then stamped the rest of my sentiment directly on the bottom. Such a fun set!

Thanks for stopping by! I'll be back Thursday for the new release blog hop!

Kerri

Friday, February 7, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #132-Create Your Own Background!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Create Your Own Background! You can use stamps, stencils, sponging, watercolors, dies, etc!  Make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out the rest of the DT projects as well!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 


For my card I used this super adorable image from the Love and Hugs Stamp Set. I stamped it with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copic markers, and cut it out with the coordinating  Love and Hugs Die Set

For my background, I used the Floating Hearts Panel Die to cut the stencil that I used to sponge the hearts. I then used the Window Panel Die to layer over the sponged hearts. I popped my image up with foam tape and then stamped the sentiment in the middle of the panel. I added a heart and then added some Grape Crush Sparkly Gumdrops to complete it. I just LOVE this sweet image!!!

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Background project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Friday, January 24, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #131-Share the Love!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Share the Love! You could make a Valentine, or use products that you love, or make something you love to make, whatever you want! Make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out the rest of the DT projects as well!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 


I decided to go with the Valentine theme, and I chose this adorable chick from the set Chickie Love. So cute! I stamped my image with Black Olive Ink and cut it out with the coordinating Chickie Love Die Set. I sponged a colorful sky using several Distress Oxide Inks and then popped my image up with foam tape. I heat embossed my sentiment and then added some Grape Crush Sparkly Gumdrops and it was complete!

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Share the Love project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Friday, January 10, 2020

Your Next Stamp Fun Friday Challenge #130-Shades of Blue!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Shades of Blue! I love the color blue and had so much fun with this challenge! I also love what the rest of the DT came up with so make sure you stop by the YNS Blog and check out their projects!

While you're there, leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 


For my card, I used the super adorable giraffe image from the Good Glidings stamp set. I stamped this cutie with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copic markers, and cut him out with the coordinating Good Glidings Die Set. I sponged the ice rink with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink and sponged the sky with Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink. 

I cut my mountains out with the Snowy Mountains Edge Die Set and then added the snowy hill and trees using the Winter Trees Edge Die. Finally, I embossed a sentiment from the Make Some Noise stamp set. So cute!!!


Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Shades of Blue project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend:) 

Kerri

Friday, December 13, 2019

YNS Fun Friday Challenge #129-Fave of 2019!

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Hello! It's time for another Fun Friday Challenge at Your Next Stamp and this time we want to see your Favorites from 2019!!! This could be your favorite stamp set, or favorite color combo, or favorite technique! So many choices! This challenge will last for 4 weeks so you have plenty of time to play!!!

Head on over to the YNS Blog to see all of the DT feature cards, and leave a comment by December 18th for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 


For my card, I used my favorite stamp set released this year called Birthday Surprises! I also used one of my favorite techniques-sponging! I used the So Many Circles Panel Die to cut a piece of cs and then used that as my template to sponge my colorful circles. The image was stamped with Black Olive Ink, colored with Copics, and cut out with the coordinating die from the Birthday Surprises Die Set

I used another one of my favorites-the Fancy Celebrate Die for my sentiment and then added some Rainbow Sparkle Gumdrops to complete! So cute and fun!

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Favorites project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by!

Kerri

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Your Next Stamp Holiday Tea!

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Hello! I wanted to share a sweet little card I made using one of the new YNS sets-Holiday Tea! These little mice are too stinkin' CUTE! I chose this darling stacked tea cup image and stamped it with Black Olive Ink. I then colored with Copic markers and cut it out with the coordinating Holiday Tea Die Set


I also used the fab new Holiday Lights Strings Die Set for the lights at the top-LOVE! I hope you have been having as much fun creating with the new sets as I have! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Wednesday!

Kerri

Friday, November 15, 2019

Your Next Stamp Challenge #127-Mad for Plaid!

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Hello! It's time for a new Fun Friday Challenge at YNS and this challenge is Mad for Plaid! Just use plaid somewhere on your project:)

Head on over to the YNS Blog to see all of the DT feature cards, and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice, AND you can also play along with the challenge for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate!!! 


I made a pretty simple CAS card for this challenge using the fun Ball-Tastic Circle Two Die to create a large ornament. I cut the base out of some dp from the Mint Cocoa Kisses 6x6 Paper Pad and then cut the ornament again from both white and red cs to add the accents. I stamped a sentiment from the Santa Express stamp set using Black Olive Ink and then hung my ornament with silver metallic twine between the words. Easy peasy!

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance to win a stamp set of choice! We hope you'll also play along with us! Link your Plaid project on the YNS Blog for your chance to win a YNS Gift Certificate! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend! 

Kerri

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Your Next Stamp November Release Blog Hop!

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Hello and welcome to the Your Next Stamp November new release blog hop! Make sure you hop along to see all of the fabulous holiday creations the DT came up with! I just love this time of year!

We are giving away a $25 YNS Gift Certificate to one lucky winner!!! The more blogs you hop to and comment on, the greater your chance of winning! You do not have to comment on all the blogs to win. The hop ends November 10th at 12 midnight (EST) and the winner will be announced on the YNS Blog on November 11th!


For my card today, I used the previously released Santa Express stamp set along with the new Santa Express Train Carts Two! So cute!!! I stamped my images with Black Olive Ink and colored with Copic markers. I cut them out with the coordinating Santa Express Die Set and the Santa Express Train Carts Two Die Set




To create my scene, I sponged the background with Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans, and Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink. I then used the new Falling Stars Insert Die to cut out the stars and layered some white cs underneath. For the snowy hills I used the Double Pierced Hills Die Set and I cut the sentiment out with a Stitched  Fishtail Banner Die. I used a fence die that I have in my stash for the train track but you can get this perfect All Aboard Train Track Die from YNS:)

Make sure you take advantage of the special new release sale-20% off your entire purchase now through November 12th at 12:00 AM EST!


Thanks for stopping by! Make sure you leave a comment before you go to improve your chance of winning the $25 gift certificate! You will find the blog hop list below:) Happy hopping!


Kerri

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