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June's Design Challenge - Music Themed Thank You
Jun 1st, 2018, 5:08pm
 
Time to start searching for an image that really speaks (or sings) to you!  
  
June 2018 Design Challenge      
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Theme: Music Themed Thank You
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Requirements:  
 
- ONLY Big Stock cards will be accepted in this challenge.
 
- MUSIC is the focus of this challenge on it’s category specific: Occasions > Thank you Cards > Music / Instruments  
 
- Write your own verse, be creative with a message that ties the image you choose, the recipient and the category together.
 
- The judges will be looking for professional quality text layout, typography placement and font combinations in addition to a unique and captivating message that tells the story of the stock image you choose. Your added value needs to wow the judges!
 
- Only ONE card per artist per challenge.  
 
- Submissions must be NEW, no existing designs.  
 
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Category:  
Occasions > Thank you Cards > Music / Instruments  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/occasions/thankyou/musicinstruments?avad=55 097_c1222eb09
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Entry Deadline: Saturday, June 30th
  
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Please see more details on the challenge here on the Community blog:      
https://gcucommunity.com/2018/06/01/dash-of-inspiration-big-stock-only-design-ch
allenge-june-2018/
    
Find some good tips here from artist Betsy Bush on Design Challenges and how she selects her image:
https://gcucommunity.com/2017/08/11/nuts-and-bolts-design-challenge-tips/
 
And some good tips on choosing a BigStock image:
https://gcucommunity.com/2016/08/05/nuts-and-bolts-be-choosy-creative-with-stock
-cards-creation-images/
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Re: June's Design Challenge - Music Themed Thank Y
Reply #1 - Jun 19th, 2018, 12:58pm
 
Please note there is a 4 hour window on Thursday June 21st that Stock Card Creations will be down for planned maintenance updates:
http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/forum/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1529438043
 
Thank you for your understanding!
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Reply #2 - Jun 26th, 2018, 6:16pm
 

Four more days to get your Design Challenge submissions in!    Excited to see what you've drummed up!
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Reply #3 - Jul 5th, 2018, 3:59pm
 
The June votes have been seen and heard!  Congratulations to the following winners:
       
1st Place:                    
Tam Fleetwood Moody    
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/occasions/thankyou/musicinstruments/singing -holstein-cow-with-guitar-1529652
 
2nd Place:                    
Julia Bryant of JjB Designs    
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/occasions/thankyou/musicinstruments/thank-y ou-with-trumpet-and-1529882
   
A fun and lively mix of instruments. Thank you to all of the artists who entered!
       
July's challenge has been announced:    
July's Design Challenge - Red, White, and Blue
https://gcucommunity.com/2018/07/02/dash-of-inspiration-july-2018-design-challen
ge/
   
Time to find some red, white, and blue design inspiration!
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Reply #4 - Jul 6th, 2018, 5:57am
 
Wonderful designs, Tammy and Julia! Congratulations ladies!!
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Reply #5 - Jul 6th, 2018, 6:30am
 
Congratulations, Tammy & Julia! Really great cards. Smiley
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Reply #6 - Jul 6th, 2018, 7:27am
 
Wow! Thanks so much GCU and thank you for the DOD feature! Also congrats Julia! Design challenges are always fun! Always interesting to see what everyone does with the same theme! Good luck to July participants! Smiley
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Reply #7 - Jul 6th, 2018, 11:44am
 
Way to go, Tammy and Julia! Congratulations!
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Reply #8 - Jul 6th, 2018, 5:32pm
 
Congratulations Tammy and Julia!   Smiley
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