Thursday, December 3, 2015

Share Joy Challenge 13: Sketch & Color Challenge

Hi everyone! I hope everyone is having a fantastic Thursday! Welcome back for the 13th Taylored Expressions Share Joy Challenge! We are so happy to have you joining us again this week and we love hearing that YOU are sharing your cards with others! Please be sure to leave us a comment when you link up each week and share with us how you are SHARING JOY with others (AKA tell us about who and why you are sending/giving your card to)!!

Today's challenge is a sketch and/or color challenge - you can choose either or both for your project!! 

The design team has made some amazing samples to share with you this week! 

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein

Sample by Simone Naoum
Sample by Yuki Yoshioka
Sample by Jen Shults

Challenge Format:
Each week we will be bring you two types of challenges that you can use separately or together to inspire your creativity. One of the challenges will always be a sketch. The other challenge will vary each week. It's up to you if you want to use just one of the challenge components or both together. New challenges will be posted each Thursday.

To enter the challenge, simply follow these instructions:

  1. Create a new card or project using either or both components of the challenge posted above. Use of Taylored Expressions products is optional.
  2. Post your project on your personal blog or online gallery. Please directly link to the Share Joy Challenge blog in your post. 
  3. Add a direct link to your project using the InLinkz below by noon PST on December 9, 2015.
  4. Send or give your card to a friend, loved one, or someone who could use some joy! 
  5. Leave a comment on this post telling us who you sent your card to and why. Don't forget this one!! We LOVE hearing from you!!
  1. A winner will be chosen at random each week to receive a $15 Taylored Expressions Gift Certificate. Winning entries that use TE products will receive a $20 Taylored Expressions Gift Certificate.
  2. Each month, we will award a Grand Prize to a TE Share Joy Challenge participant. The more you play throughout the month, the better your chance to win!
  3. Weekly winners will be announced at the time of the new challenge launch each Thursday.
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  1. I made this card for my father in law who had to have surgery. Just wanted to bring a smile to his face.

  2. My Card is th #3, I will send it to my Blogland Friend named Faith. She is in UK...hope she did not see here also still a secret for her :)
    thanks for the lovely sketch and DT cards fantastic very cute and lovely

  3. My son is an avid reader and I will be giving him this tag (#4).

  4. My Grumpy friend Sandra will be getting this card #5. Actually, I am the grumpy one in the blog duo, but hey, can't send it to myself.

  5. My card is for my nephews this Christmas. They love animals!

  6. I posted card 8 and it is for my nieces 18th birthday, as she lives on a farm I am sure she is going to love this :).

  7. My card will be one I'll be sending to friends this holiday; I made a couple similar versions to this (#10.)