Thursday, April 14, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 31: Sketch & Tic-Tac-Toe

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a fantastic Thursday morning! Today we have a new challenge for you - another fun Tic-Tac-Toe and sketch but first I'd like to thank everyone that joined us for SJC30! Your projects were just gorgeous and we loved hearing how you are sharing your projects with others!!

Our randomly selected winner of Share Joy Challenge 30 and a $20 Taylored Expressions gift certificate is:

Linda please email Jen here to claim your prize!!

Now let's take a look at our next challenge!!!

Here's a look at how the team interpreted the challenge:

Sample by Lindsay Amrhein

Sample by Simone Naoum

Sample by Yuki Yoshioka

Sample by Jen Shults

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. Wow! I love the cards by the DT this week! That embossing paste and stencils is amazing!

  2. Hi. Lovely inspiration from the DT. Sending my ATC to my friend Trisha because she likes ATC's. Hugz

  3. I have absolutely no idea who will be receiving my card. I will send it to a volunteer for Send a Smile 4 Kids who will, in turn, deliver it to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Hopefully, they will receive enough cards to provide each inpatient child with a card to give their father on Father's Day.

  4. Thank you for the inspiration! I will send my card to a friend of mine who lives far from Milan and from me!

  5. such a colourful and creative variety of DT inspirational cards! i'm so excited to be the random winner and i've emailed jen. thank you!

  6. Thanks for the inspiration for this challenge. Will be sending this card to a friend in USA.

  7. This week I'm still making thank you cards for birthday gifts I received. I think I need to make some extra so I have some thank yous in my stash.

  8. I have a good friend who is having a birthday next week and is also expecting her second baby. The baby has health problems so she is on bed rest and I hope my cheerful card will let her know that I'm thinking of her!

  9. The card is for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law's anniversary.

  10. I will be sending this pup card to my Aunt June, who adores her dogs. I know she will get a kick out of it.

  11. I will be giving my card to my daughter, who is graduating from college next month!

  12. My card is #16 I will send to a lady to brighten her day
    I think she will love it cause I bought her stencil and used on this card
    Monika Reeck

  13. My card will go to one of my grandchildren!