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September 2019 Design Challenge - Hand in Hand
Sep 3rd, 2019, 3:53pm
 
Here is a fun one with lots of room for creativity.  We encourage you to think outside of the box!
     
September 2019 Design Challenge        
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Theme: Hand in Hand
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Requirements:        
- Create a brand new design Any design with holding “hands” (could be paws, twigs, stems etc.) and any other elements within the design.
 
- Write your own verse/message, be creative and write a message that clearly speaks to your imagery, occasion and recipient. Tie in the “hand in hand” theme.
 
- 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.      
 
CATEGORY:  Any category well-suited to the imagery/occasion/message.
 
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Entry Deadline: Monday, September 30th
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Please see more details on the challenge here on the Community blog:        
https://gcucommunity.com/2019/09/02/dash-of-inspiration-september-2019-design-ch
allenge/
 
There are many great articles on the power and symbolism of hand holding, like this one:
https://elizabethroebuckjones.com/the-power-of-holding-hands/
 
Give some of these articles a read to find some inspiration!
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Re: September 2019 Design Challenge - Hand in Hand
Reply #1 - Sep 26th, 2019, 1:35pm
 
Just a few more days to get your Hand in Hand submission submitted!
 
 
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Re: September 2019 Design Challenge - Hand in Hand
Reply #2 - Oct 1st, 2019, 5:34pm
 

voting is underway ....  
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Re: September 2019 Design Challenge - Hand in Hand
Reply #3 - Oct 4th, 2019, 2:56pm
 
Give a big hand to these September Design Challenge winners:  
     
First Place - Betsy Bush of Dragonfire Graphics
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holidays/national-and-international-days/na tional-adopt-a-shelter-pet-day-april30/adopt-a-shelter-pet-day-1583488
 
Second Place - Michelle Lanoue  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/thank-you-cards/help-support/general/thanks -so-much-for-your-1582740
 
So many wonderful and different interpretations of hand in hand!  
     
Here is October's Stock Image Only Design Challenge:    
http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/forum/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1569976853
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Reply #4 - Oct 4th, 2019, 5:23pm
 
Congratulations to Betsy and Michelle on your win and your unique hand-in-hand cards!
Jay and Susan  
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Reply #5 - Oct 5th, 2019, 7:57am
 
Thank you, GCU!  
Congratulations to you, Michelle! Such a lovely design!  
Thank you, Jay and Susan for your lovely comment!
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Reply #6 - Oct 5th, 2019, 8:11pm
 
Congratulations Betsy and Michelle! Wonderful cards!   Laurie
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