Wednesday, January 1, 2014

January "Anything Goes" Challenge

Happy New Year!   As this is the start of a new year, OCS is making a change to the challenges.  As well as having a monthly challenge we will also be featuring a specific Stamp Company.  Our theme this month is "Anything Goes" and the Featured Stamp Company is Your Next Stamp. 

"Karen here, the proud owner of Your Next Stamp! I'm so excited to be sponsoring this fabulous January Challenge! Your Next Stamp (aka YNS) has been around for nearly 5 years, thanks to all of our wonderful supporters and fans we've grown so much over the years, starting with just a few stamp sets to now large growing inventory of Cling Stamps, Clear Stamps and thin metal dies! Our products are manufactured in Canada and the US of the highest quality materials, they are designed to make you smile and bring joy to craft rooms all around the world! We hope you enjoy our fun and whimsical stamps and dies just as much as we do!"

"I'd like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! Enjoy this fabulous challenge and thank you for supporting wonderful stamping stores like One Crazy Stamper! I look forward to visiting the One Crazy Stamper store throughout 2014 so I can stamp and create with all of you!"

You have all month to join in the fun and get a chance to win a fabulous prize from OCS.
Create a project following our theme and enter it into our InLinkz tool below!

Challenge Details/Rules:
-You have all month long to join in our challenge.
-You can enter up to 5 times.
-Only new projects, no back linking to old projects.
-You must link the OCS blog in your entry post.
-Following the OCS blog or Facebook page is appreciated

 This month you have the chance to win these 3 Your Next Stamp from One Crazy Stamper just for playing our Blog Challenge.

And now for some inspiration from the Crazy Stamper Design Team.

Pattern Paper-MME-Blush, Stamp-Your Next Stamp-Phoebe, Washi Tape, 3D Foam Squares, Spellbinder Dies, Copic Markers-V04, Y13, R46, R46, E50, E51, E93, E08, E59, E35, G03, G05, G07, E40, E41, E42, E43, E44, E49, 0.

Supplies Used:  * Image & Outside Sentiments - Your Next Stamp Happy Bird Day  * Your Next Stamp Grass Die  * Copic Xpress It Cardstock  * Copic Sketch Markers  * Your Next Stamp Puffy Cloud Die  * Rhinestones - Bronze    * Memento Inks - Tuxedo Black, Rose Bud & Rich Cocoa  * 3D Pop Dots  * Quickie Glue Pen (for grass)  * Inside Sentiment - Your next Stamp Every Day Sentiments  *To see the inside of this card, please visit my blog =)

Supplies Used!!  Image and Sentiment is YOUR NEXT STAMP - SILLY MONSTERS, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, coloured with Copics, Cardstock is BAZZILL and the Patterned Paper is TO THE MOON 6x6 pad by Fancypants.. thks for taking a peek..

Shari M

Supplies Used - Image and Sentiment - Your Next Stamp Smiley Happy Critter Crew Set, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic X-press It cardstock, Bazzill white cardstock, Copics, Copic Various Refills , buttons, sheet of acrylic, Spellbinders Grand Caliber machine and die


Supplies Used
Silly Monsters(Your Next Stamp),  Bakers Twine Brights(American Crafts),  Inktense Pencils


Supplies used:

Stamp - Just Sitting (Your Next Stamp), Ink - Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black, Paper - X-Press It Blending Cardstock, Copic Markers - YG13, YG17, R27, BG70, Sakura Stardust Pen - Clear, Spellbinders - Labels Seventen and A2 Distressed Edges, Flower Soft - Shamrock Green, Your Next Stamp - Gumdrops, American Craft - Hemp


  1. Happy 2014 everyone!
    Oh my goodness your cards are wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,

  2. Happy new year to you all.
    I've only just found your super blog and am following. The DT inspiration is fabulous.
    I can't see in the rules if we can use any stamp so if my entry isn't okay then please delete xx

  3. super cute cards! love the images.

  4. Thanks for another great challenge and for sharing the DT creations and inspirations x

  5. Fabulous inspiration by the DT using YNS!!! Love them all! Happy New Year!!!

  6. Happy new year to you all! Thank you for all the fun challenges and wonderful DT inspiration! I look forward to another terrific year of crafting with you.

  7. Fun Challenge. Great creations by the DT. I love YNS.

  8. Great job to the design team and all entrees

  9. Hi
    What wonderful inspiration fro the Dt group, they are all magnificent and the entries I see so far are stunning.
    I hope everyone has a wonderful day.
    Love and best wishes.

  10. Hi,
    Don't know what I did, but the first link did not work, so I had to do it again, Some how or the other the first link disappeared of my blog, I had to redo the whole article.
    Sorry for being such a nuisance.
    Love and best wishes.