Thursday, June 23, 2016

Share Joy Challenge 41 - Sketch & Color Challenge

Hi everyone! Welcome to a new Share Joy Challenge! This week we have a fun color palette and sketch for you - use either or both it's UP TO YOU!!!

Before we get to that though let's see who the winner of SJC40 is! Congratulations to...

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

Here's a look at this week's sketch and color palette:

Feel free to rotate and flip the sketch to suit your needs and add any neutrals to the color palette to make your card work!

Here is a bit of inspiration from the 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 color palette.

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. Whoopee! Thanks for choosing my card as your winner! I'm delighted!
    Email sent!
    Dawn xx

  2. Congrats to Dawn. My tag is going on a gift to my friend Brigit who has just had an operation. Sending a few crafty goodies to keep her hands busy whilst she recuperates. Hugz

  3. I will send my CAS card (nr. 3) to my crafty friend :).

  4. GORGEOUS inspirations for this challenge! This is my first time joining the challenge on this blog :) I will send my card to my coffee loving crafting friend!

  5. I used my closest colors of alcohol inks to play here... it was my inspiration! This is another one for my oldest daughter who still has 2 weeks of camp to go this summer-- when she gets mail at camp, she has to sing and dance to earn it, LOL! I slam her with mail :)

  6. This sketch was a little unusual so thanks for the inspiration. My card will go to a friend to say happy summer.

  7. My card is # 11 and I already gave it to my Best Friend Laura for her birthday because she is BRILLIANT, she shines so bright like a light of love for others!!!

  8. Happy summer to each and every one! Love this stamp set, and the bear is darling. This card will accompany books I am giving my beloved hubby for our upcoming summer trips. Cheers!

  9. Card #14 will be going to my good friend Sue, who took me out for my birthday.