Thursday, August 4, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 47: Sketch & Tic-Tac-Toe

Hi everyone! I hope this week is going well for everyone! We've got a fun new challenge for you this week. Your projects for last week's sketch and inspiration photo were amazing and so inspiring.

Our challenge for this week is a sketch and tic-tac-toe but first lets see who the winner of Share Joy Challenge 46 is! Congratulations go to...

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

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

Here are a few samples from our design team to get the ideas flowing!

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein using the tic-tac-toe challenge.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the tic-tac-toe challenge.

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

Sample by Jen Shults using the sketch 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. I will be sharing joy for a co-worker's birthday ... awesome sketch.

  2. Thanks so much for drawing my number for last week's challenge! I can't wait to place my first TE order!
    A coffee addict, my step-sister is getting a package full of coffee themed cards at the end of the month. She's really excited!
    Share Joy!

  3. Thanks for another fun challenge and sketch! My card is going to my sister in law to be as I have created her a little box full and this one will be in there for her to use when she wants Karen x

  4. I'm sending my lighthouse card to my son...just for FUN!

  5. I will post my card today for our little friend called urska who is celebrating her first birthday.
    have a great day!

  6. Great sketch and tic tac toe challenge. I mailed my card off today to a friend to say hello.

  7. I based my little favor bag loosely on the sketch and gave it to my granddaughter as a little pick-me up when her birthday party had to be cancelled due to her younger sister's illness.

  8. love the sketch! i will be giving this little grumpy guy to my husband.

  9. Great inspiration! My card will go to a family member at Christmas.

  10. Loved this challenge! I'm sending the card I made to my best friend!
    ~Em at 1inamillioncards

  11. My school friends and I are all turning 40 this year so I'm seeing this to my best friend from high school!

  12. I made this silly card to send to a grandma in a nursing home. hope it makes her smile.

  13. Thank you for this challenge! I only recently discovered it! My card will be sent to my MIL for Christmas. She's surrounded by the forest, birch trees among them!