Thursday, December 17, 2015

Share Joy Challenge 15 - Sketch and Tic Tac Toe

Hi everyone! I hope everyone is having a fantastic Thursday! Welcome back for the 15th 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)!!

The winner of Share Joy Challenge number 14 and a $20 Taylored Expressions gift certificate is:

#11: D. Ann

Please email Jen here to claim your prize!

This week we have a sketch and Tic Tac Toe challenge for you! Use either or both on your project this week!

Our design team put together some fun projects to get your creativity flowing!

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the sketch.

 Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch & tic tac toe.

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the sketch & Tic Tac Toe.

Sample by Jen Shults using the sketch.

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 30, 2015. **We have a two week window this week due to Christmas.**
  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. Wow! Wonderful cards by the DT! Lyndsey's kitty and Yuki's bunny are adorable! Simone's gold die cuts and accents are gorgeous, and I love those cowboy boots and that Kraft card stock on Jen's card! So original and beautifully composed!

  2. I made my card early this time so I didn't forget! : ) I'll be sending it to a friend at SCS who is going through some health issues.

  3. Hi, my card #3 is going to my brother for christmas. Hugz

  4. My card (#4) is going to a sweet friend this Christmas. Thanks so much for this challenge!

  5. My card (#5) is going to the director of the school media center where I volunteer as a thank you for the sweet Christmas gift she gave me.

  6. This card is going to a grandma in AZ. Hope she likes all the glitter.

  7. My card is going to my friend Shannon because she will love the Grumpling Fox as much as I do. She's totally gets me. :)

  8. My birthday card no. 10 is going all the way to Singapore to a close guy friend of mine, who is crazy about Soccer, and has a December birthday! Hope he loves it and brings him a smile! :)

  9. My little tag is #11 above. It will go to a co-worker of my husband's-- her son's name is on the library card (like, he actually signed it in elementary school!) Cheers!

  10. I dont have someone intended for this card at the moment but for sure somewhere along 2016 I will need to use this :)

  11. My card is going to our sweet neighbors who brought us a container of homemade cookies. Merry Christmas!

  12. Thank you for another fun challenge! I'm sending this to my cousin in Wisconsin; we're both getting more sun than snow this winter! Best, CG

  13. My card (#19) went to my son's girlfriend's family at Christmas. They are a wonderful Christian family we have gotten to know really well over the 2 years our son has dated their daughter.