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March 2019 Design Challenge - Open!
Mar 1st, 2019, 4:04pm
 
New month, new challenge!  We hope to see oodles of entrants this challenge with something that's ignited a fire in your creative mind.  
 
March 2019 Design Challenge    
   
     
Theme: Open to Any and All Subjects and Occasions
   
   
     
Requirements:    
- Create a brand new design, for any category, occasion and/or recipient
 
- Write your own verse/message, be creative and write a message that clearly speaks to your imagery, occasion and recipient
 
- Blank verse will not be considered for entry in this challenge
 
- ONE card per artist      
     
- Submissions must be NEW, no existing designs    
   
- Stock Card Creations entries will not be accepted    
 
- Your designs should differ from those already offered in the category of your choice to offer shoppers a variety of choices, not more of the same.  
 
   
     
Entry Deadline: Sunday, March 31st
   
     
Please see more details on the challenge here on the Community blog:    
https://gcucommunity.com/2019/03/01/dash-of-inspiration-march-2019-design-challe
nge/
 
Note: GCU has added two new rewards for the winners! Free card credits and a digital badge to be a braggart on social media.  
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Re: March 2019 Design Challenge - Open!
Reply #1 - Apr 4th, 2019, 3:54pm
 
It was refreshing to see so many different card occasions in last month's "open" theme challenge.
 
Congratulations go to ...  
 
First Place - Betsy Bush of Dragonfire Graphics  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/congratulations-cards/passing-driving-test- drivers-license/for-daughter/greeting-card-1564254
 
Second Place - Lisa Crisafi of Nest to Nest Greetings  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/sympathy-cards/loss-of-pet/cat/loss-of-cat- pet-sympathy-1561150
 
Well done, ladies, and both welcomed fresh additions to two long established categories.
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Reply #2 - Apr 5th, 2019, 4:13am
 
Congratulations on your second place win, Lisa! I love your design!
Thank you, GCU judges for choosing my design for first place! I am so thrilled and was happy to also have a sale of the card yesterday.  Smiley Smiley
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Reply #3 - Apr 8th, 2019, 8:05pm
 
Congratulations Betsy and Lisa! Well deserved wins!  
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Reply #4 - Apr 14th, 2019, 12:19pm
 
Congratulations Betsy! I absolutely love your card design!! I was so thrilled to find out my card was chosen as second place in this contest. There were so many great entries! Thank you for these monthly contests. They really get us thinking outside the box!
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Reply #5 - May 15th, 2019, 3:21pm
 
Congratulations Betsy and Lisa!  Super cute card Betsy.
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