Thursday, May 12, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 35: Sketch & Tic-Tac-Toe

Hi everyone! Happy Thursday! I hope you are all having a wonderful week so far. It's such a busy time of year. We are so appreciative of those of you that found the time this week to join us and hope you'll join us again. Your projects this week were fabulous! Our winner of Share Joy Challenge 34 is:

CG please email Jen (here) to claim your $15 Taylored Expressions gift certificate!

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

You can use the sketch, the tic-tac-toe board or BOTH to join us this week! Here are some samples from our design team:

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the sketch.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the tic-tac-toe.

Sample by Jen Shults using the sketch and 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. 
  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'm sharing joy with a friend this week!

  2. I think the tic-tac-toe challenge is my favorite. I'm sending this card to my grandma

  3. I am sending my card to my aunt who is recovering from a knee injury. She loves to receive my cards and hopefully this will make her smile. Thanks for the chance to win

  4. I'm sending this card to my older sister! She was in a car wreck last week, she's fine but now it's the struggle with finding a new car, insurance calls, etc. A suprise card in the mail is sure to bring her a ton of joy!

  5. My Card #14 will send to my friend who has a new car
    hope he like this :)
    thanks for always your lovely challenge
    I love your sketch but sometimes so complicated :) maybe next time more easier ladies :)

  6. I am going to send the tic tac toe card to my brother Dan. We used to always sit nest to eachother in the third seat of the station wagon going ona trip. We would play tic tac toe and hang man all the way to the cabin.