Thursday, June 30, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 42: Sketch and Inspiration Photo

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a fabulous week so far! Today we have another fun Share Joy Challenge to bring you but first we wanted to thank each of you that joined us this week! Your projects were fabulous! Now lets take a look and see who the winner of last week's challenge is... Congratulations go to:

Congratulations Steffi!! Email Jen using this link to claim your $15.00 TE gift certificate. :)

Now let's take a look at this week's challenge:

Here are some samples from the design team!!

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the sketch.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch.

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the sketch.

Sample by Jen Shults using the inspiration.

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 in love with this photo inspiration, and had so much fun creating my project. This is being sent to my friend in Minnesota. We LOVE getting ice cream together, so I'm sending her a gift card. Thanks for this FUN challenge.

  2. My cards usually have a recipient prior to their creation, but this one (#7) goes into my personal (read: depleted) birthday card stash! A totally worthwhile task!

  3. I am going to be using my card as a birthday card later in the month"

  4. Love the sketch and the DT samples are all fabulous. I'll be submitting one I am sending to my Dad.

  5. such a fun sketch! i made a birthday card for my daughter.

  6. Great sketch and photo! I'll be sending my card to one of my grandkids!

  7. Totally crazy about ice cream, ready to share one with my better half. I will send this card to my little niece. Happy 4th, cheers!

  8. The summer gets a little crazy with the kids and I didn't want my girlfriend to think I've forgotten about her. So this fun card #14 is for her.

  9. Fun sketch. I am sending my card to my brother-in-law.