Thursday, September 8, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 52: Sketch & Clean and Simple

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful week so far. It's a rainy dreary morning here in the Midwest!! (Though secretly I'm happy for it so our lawn gets a little rain.) I hope you are ready for a new Share Joy Challenge. We have a fun new sketch for you to go with our Clean & Simple challenge!! But first let's see who the winner of SJC51 is! Congratulations go to...

Congratulations Margo!! Email Jen using this link to claim your $20.00 TE gift certificate. :)

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

Now for some inspiration from our 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 sketch.

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 sent my card to my grandson's teacher to brighten her day!

  2. For a Gardener friend who's help I couldn't manage without.

  3. This card is going to my friend who is getting married this month and they just got a new home.

  4. Great sketch! My card is for a friend's daughter who has just had a beautiful baby girl :)

  5. My birthday cards will be going to co-workers ... I make all of them a hand-made card for their birthdays.

  6. My CAS fishie card is going to a male friend with a wicked sense of humour.

  7. I was inspired by your Clean and Simple theme. My card (entry #11) is going to a male family member for Christmas. I make all my holiday cards so I have to start now to make sure I get them made in time to mail out on the first of December. Thank you for the inspiration!

  8. This card will be going out to a friend who loves the outdoors for Christmas.

  9. Sending my sweet blooms to my sweet maman! Anita :)

  10. My CAS card is bringing our comforting wishes to some friends who recently lost their doggy friend.