Thursday, May 5, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 34: Sketch & Inspiration Photo

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a fantastic week so far! Today we have a fun new SJC for you, a sketch and inspiration photo but first lets see who the winner of SJC33 is! Congratulations...

Sherrie please drop Jen a quick email to claim your prize!

Now here's a look at our challenge for this week:

Here are some samples from our design team!!

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the inspiration photo.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the inspiration photo colors.

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the sketch.

Sample by Jen Shults using the inspiration photo and 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. 
  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. My Shaker Card will be for my Son at Christmas - he is an avid penguin lover!!

  2. Thanks for another fun challenge week! I need to send something to my mom, so I wanted to include a card using some new stamps I was telling her about. Thanks so much for the design inspiration! Best, CG

  3. Yummy inspiration, thank you! My card's for a faraway friend needing to know I'm thinking of them. Anita :)

  4. My card is for my step-daughter's 30th Birthday :)

  5. I have a friend who is going through treatment for cancer and I'm sending her a card every week for a little inspiration. This card is going out in the mail today.

  6. My cards are going to pen pals.

  7. Happy Mother's Day to all fantastic women who nurture and strive for happiness for those around them regardless of their blood relationship. This card was sent "virtually" to my favorite aunt on my mom's side. Cheers!

  8. I have been thinking about sending my cards to Veteran's in the Veterans home to maybe lift some ones spirits and show appreciation for their selflessness.