Thursday, July 28, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 46: Sketch & Inspiration Photo

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you this week so far! We have been busy here at Taylored Expressions gearing up for our August release and an exciting new surprise that you will hear more about soon!!!

Our challenge for this week is a sketch and inspiration photo but first lets see who the winner of Share Joy Challenge 45 is! Congratulations go to...

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

Here's this week's challenge:

Use the sketch, the photo or BOTH to join us this week!

Here are some samples from the design team to get us started...

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the sketch challenge.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch challenge.

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the inspiration photo.

Sample by Jen Shults using the inspiration photo challenge.

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. This is another card going to my sister in law to be. It's ideal for her to use for one of her friends children - such cute images will be loved Karen x

  2. This sketch was perfect for a moving card for my parents. Can't wait to send it to their new address.

  3. Hello there! I'm new to the Share Joy Challenge and looking forward to participating! Today's card, Time to Blossom, will be shared with my mom who loves to send cards to her friends to bright their days.

  4. My card will be for a co-worker's birthday ... I love being able to give each one of them a hand-made card just for them.

  5. i'll be sending this card to my dad for christmas; i think he'll appreciate the grumpy snowman since he doesn't like the cold at all.

  6. My card is heading to a friend up in the North Island who is missing Summer fruit as much as I am!!!

  7. Thanks for the sketch! I am sending my card to a member of the visitation team at church - thankful for faithful service.

  8. My son did so well this week as team lead for his robotics group. I thought he'd enjoy this card.