Thursday, February 18, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 23: Sketch & Tic-Tac-Toe

Morning!! I hope everyone is having a wonderful week so far! Thanks to everyone who participated in Share Joy Challenge 22 - your projects were AMAZING! I love seeing all of your projects in the gallery each week! 

Today we have Share Joy Challenge 23 but before we get to that the winner of Share Joy Challenge 22 is:

#7 - Connie O.

Please email Jen here to claim your prize!

Today's Share Joy Challenge is a sketch and tic-tac-toe challenge. You can use either or both to inspire your project! To play along with the tic-tac-toe pic three in a row to use on your card. Please be sure to leave us a note telling us who you plan on sending your project to as this challenge is really all about Sharing Joy with others!

The design team has whipped up some fantastic inspiration for you!

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the tic-tac-toe.

 Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch.

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the sketch.

Sample by Jen Shults using the tic-tac-toe.

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 February 17, 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 am sending this paws-itively cute puppy to my niece for her birthday.

  2. I'm sending the thank you to a friend who sent me a sweet email the other day.

  3. What a fun way to spread the love and share our love of card making!! I am sending my card to a good friend who often hosts craft events at her house for me and our friends, and is always so generous with her time.

  4. I'm sending this card to my cousin...

  5. I'll be sending this card to one of our very good friends as a HUGE THANKS for the YUMMY Meals they made and brought to my Family and I while I was going through my Chemo/Radiation Treatments!! =) I think its going to bring them a HUGE SMILE and I LOVE the way it turned out!! THANKS so much for the FUN Challenge and for the Chance to win!! Have a Fabulous Weekend!! =)

  6. I made this card for my SIL. We've been going through a rough time due to a family emergency... so I wanted to give her an encouraging card. Fun challenge! Love the samples ladies.

  7. I can't wait to send this card to my good friend Sue. (card #12)

  8. I've made a sympathy card - I like to have one ready in my stash for when it's needed.

  9. My RAK card goes to Debbie who has had a sudden onset of serious illness - reason undetermined. This is for the TeaPot Tuesday challenge at Splitcoaststampers - we routinely send a card to a deserving recipient. Any one can join in!

  10. Amazing, Creating manny cards as possible for my Family across the ocean!

  11. So many wonderful cards, my card is for my friends aunt.

  12. My pink fairy card is for a friend in work who's a big fairy fan!

  13. I love the encouragement to actually send the cards we make...I make and end up hoarding my cards.....I am sending this card to my aunt, she needs to know that she is loved and "considered hugged" :)

  14. I really liked working with this sketch. My card will go to a shoe-loving friend, just to say hi.

  15. The tag card I made is for my daughter. She's having a rough time right now. Hope this helps her to know that I love her...

  16. Hi all,
    This I created for my mom!
    And of course I'm late... but please hop by my blog to view it. Thank you !