Thursday, August 11, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 48: Sketch + Clean & Simple

Hi crafty friends!! I hope you are having a great week so far!! Today we have new challenge for you but first I wanted to thank all those that participated in last week's challenge. Your projects were fantastic and it's always wonderful to read about how YOU are spreading joy to others! Before we take a look at this week's challenge let's find out who the winner of Share Joy Challenge 47 is. Congratulations to...

Congratulations Birgit!! Email Jen using this link to claim your $20.00 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 sketch.

Sample by Simone Naoum using the sketch

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the clean and simple challenge.

Sample by Jen Shults using the clean and simple 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. My son's robotic team needed a thank you note for a company that gave them a donation. Hope they like it.

  2. The instructions say a card or project. Can I enter a scrapbook page?

  3. My CAS card is in the mail to a blogging friend. Great inspiration from the DT!

  4. My card is for my fabulous SIL😄

  5. sending this card to my friend for her tragic loss ...

  6. This week's Share Joy card is for my awesome super-knitter sister

  7. My card is for my grandmom who has not been feeling well so this will bring her some cheer.

  8. my grumpy penguin is my christmas card to my brother.

  9. My spring boot is for a friend who needs a lift me up card....

  10. Sending my card to a girlfriend in NC, who has a birthday at the end of the month.

  11. My card #14 for an old your inspirations dear DT Ladies

  12. #17 I have given to my hubby's Birthday :)