Thursday, January 21, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 19: Sketch & Tic-Tac-Toe

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful Thursday!! Today we have Share Joy Challenge 19 - a sketch and tic-tac-toe challenge but before we talk about that let's see who won last week's sketch/inspiration photo challenge.

The winner of Share Joy Challenge number 18 and a $15 Taylored Expressions gift certificate is:

Please email Jen here to claim your prize!

Today's Share Joy Challenge is a sketch and tic-tac-toe board and we are so happy to have you joining us this week. We love hearing that YOU are sharing your cards with others! Please be sure to leave us a comment when you link up each week and share with us how you are SHARING JOY with others (AKA tell us about who and why you are sending/giving your card to)!!

To play along this week you can use the sketch, you can pick three in a row off the Tic-Tac-Toe board or you can use both!

Our design team has some sample for you!

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

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

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka using the Tic-Tac-Toe board.

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 by noon PST on December 30, 2015. **We have a two week window this week due to Christmas.**
  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. Another fun sketch and board. Love the DT's Inspirations. My birthday card is going to my nephew who loves turtles and chocolate chip mint ice cream.

  2. Sending this to my friend Anh in Kansas who is pretty sad about a man... Hoping to cheer her up.

  3. What a great challenge blog! Glad I stumbled upon this!!

  4. I'm sending the card I made to one of my daughters for Valentine's Day!

  5. My card is going to my friend Tammy - she has a warped sense of humour, and is hilarious!!

  6. My card is for a friend with a February birthday - pink, red, and hearts!

  7. My card will be for a friend who has been going through a rough time lately. Hope it shows how much I care.

  8. I just come back from my holiday in my hometown Indonesia
    and I always love to join here your challenge...
    I send Jen email maybe you can chek it dear I was winner on one of the challenge here :)
    many thanks Jen
    and I want to say I will send my card to my lovely friend Valentina she is my old office friend and she is a lovely lady :)

  9. I will be gifting this card to my hubby on Valentine's day. Will write a beautiful poem for him inside! :)

  10. What a great challenge! The card I made to link up is going to my grandma for Valentine's Day!

  11. After a long time I'm back to created & blog!

  12. My card will go to one of my gal pals, just because.

  13. My entry #20 goes to my friend LaVerne, who has been diagnosed with cancer.

  14. My card #21 is for a friend who likes pink and gold. Thank you for the inspiration!

  15. This was a fun challenge this week! My card #22 is going to my friend Jerry, who I call my muse! He gives me great design inspiration with his wonderful sense of style and detail!
    Take Care!

  16. This card is for my cousin who has a Valentine Birthday. I usually make one card for both, but I loved the sentiment so much that this year he will get 2 cards! He is a very special man in my life!

  17. Great challenge, played along with both, the sketch and the tic-tac-toe combo. This card will go to colleagues on their arrival of their new baby along with some baby books. Cheers!