Thursday, February 25, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 24: Sketch & Clean and Simple

Hi everyone! Welcome to Share Joy Challenge 24! I hope you are having a fantastic Thursday! Today we have a new sketch and Clean and Simple challenge for you but before we get to that I want to announce the winner of last week's challenge!

The winner of Share Joy Challenge 23 is:

#22 Tomeka

Please email Jen here to claim your prize!

Today's Share Joy Challenge is a sketch and clean & simple challenge. You can use either or both to inspire your project! To play along with the clean & simple challenge just make something that isn't super fussy. 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!

Share Joy Challenge 24 by Taylored Expressions

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

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the sketch.

 Sample by Simone Naoum using the clean and simple challenge.

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.
Stay connected with the TE Share Joy Challenge! Subscribe to receive updates, news, and new challenge details in your Inbox:


  1. Absolutely lovely cards by the DT! Thanks for the challenge!

  2. Fabulous Cards from the DT. Thanks for the inspirations and another fun challenge. I plan I giving my set of cards to a friend so she can give them to her friends and colleagues.

  3. My snowman "thanks a latte" card is for my parents to thank them for coming up last weekend and treating my husband, our 4 kids and me to a movie and lunch out to celebrate my 15-year-old son's birthday. We are so blessed that they come up for all the kids' birthdays.

  4. I made a card today for my cousin who has been going through a hard time. I'm hoping that she is encouraged by knowing that I love her and have her in my heart.

  5. Fabulous inspiration from the DT :) :) I made a Home themed card, planning to give it to my friend on her House warming party :) It's my first time here & glad to join...

  6. My little "Hoppy Birthday" card is for a friend's daughter who turns 11 this month!

  7. My card will go to my friend who loves seaside :)

  8. Fun sketch! I'm making a couple Easter cards that I will send to my adult children who don't live with me!! Thanks for the challenge! :)

  9. My entry is a super-simple, quick birthday card for a dog-loving, favorite co-worker! LOVED the sketch... thanks for the inspiration!

  10. My card is made for a friend who just lost her pup.

  11. Adorable DT Sample love them and so inspiring
    My card #25 I will send to my sister she has a new husband and she can give this to him :)

  12. My card #26, I will send this to my highschool friend
    it reminds me the time we were children we dont care to play foot ball with other boys and girly but now we are MOMMY from our children I did not do it with other Daddy (LOL)

  13. My card #27 I will send to a colleague in my old office he has birthday :) hope he will be happy to get the manly card from me.
    May I ask you how many times can I join your challenge
    I love your product and wish I could win again :)

  14. A made my card for a special friend, who is very religious, and I will give it to her in her birthday in April.

  15. My card just went out today to a friend of my daughter who is in the hospital for a minor surgery. I tucked in a small gift card to cheer her up while she recovers.

  16. My card #31 has gone to my friend LesLee in California. Hugz

  17. Lots of great inspiration here! Thanks for encouraging me to try CAS again! This will go to a friend at church.

  18. Thank You,
    I was on time!
    And the card will go to my aunt in Holland!

  19. My card #33 will fly to Holland to my friend Hetty..she loves to make coffee cards...♡♡