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August 2020 Design Challenge - Holiday Season
Aug 6th, 2020, 5:34pm
 
Believe it or not, it's time to put on your Winter holiday thinking cap.  
     
August 2020 Design Challenge        
         
     
Theme: Holiday Season
 
         
     
Requirements:    
 
- Any of the seasonal categories; Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc. Standard cards or photo cards will be accepted
- Any winter season category which your card speaks to
- No Stock Card Creations will be accepted
- Blank verse will not be considered for entry in this challenge
- ONE card per artist          
- Submissions must be NEW, no existing designs
 
   
 
CATEGORY: Any holiday themed category (for the winter holiday season).
         
     
Entry Deadline: Monday, August 31st
         
     
Please see more details on the challenge Holiday Season, HERE on the Community blog:          
https://gcucommunity.com/2020/08/01/dash-of-inspiration-august-2020-design-chall
enge/
 
See this related posting on Christmas in July on the GCU Community blog shedding some light on why Winter holiday cards so early:
https://gcucommunity.com/2020/07/10/nuts-and-bolts-winter-holiday-cards-in-july/

 
And here for some 2020 holiday color inspiration:
https://gcucommunity.com/2020/07/14/rainbow-connection-winter-holiday-color-insp
iration/
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Re: August 2020 Design Challenge - Holiday Season
Reply #1 - Aug 13th, 2020, 7:12am
 
My favorite type of cards. Thanks for the early inspiration to get the shop festive season ready.
Happy to submit for the August Challenge!
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Re: August 2020 Design Challenge - Holiday Season
Reply #2 - Aug 31st, 2020, 5:00pm
 

TODAY is the last day to submit your entry for August's challenge.  Perhaps some last minute holiday cheer and inspiration.  
 
If you are having trouble locating a link to your newly approved card to share on the design challenge blog posting please see this forum post on an issue with the site:
http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/forum/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1598896306
 
Looking forward to seeing your submissions!
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Reply #3 - Sep 4th, 2020, 12:09pm
 
Welcome September and welcome August's Design Challenge winners, the entries were a breath of fresh frosty air filled with woodland creatures, cheery snowmen, and stockings hung with care:
 
First Place - Mindy Pierce  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/christmas-cards/christmas-tre es-lights/happy-holidays-christmas-tree-snowman-1641868
 
Second Place - Betsy Bush of Dragonfire Graphics
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holidays/christmas/forfamilyrelationspecifi c/granddaughter/merry-christmas-to-granddaughter-cute-1639180
 
Congratulations to Mindy and Betsy! Thank you to all of the entrants, such a nice distraction from to get in the holiday festive designs.  
   
Consider keeping in the Holiday Spirit by entering September's Stock Card Creation Design Challenge:
https://gcucommunity.com/2020/09/01/dash-of-inspiration-big-stock-only-design-ch
allenge-september-2020/
     
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Reply #4 - Sep 5th, 2020, 3:55am
 
Congratulations to Mindy and Betsy!! Such lovely cards! Smiley
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Reply #5 - Sep 5th, 2020, 8:06am
 
Way to go, Mindy and Betsy! Great cards  
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Reply #6 - Sep 7th, 2020, 6:57am
 
Congratulations, Mindy on your first place win!
 Thank you so much for choosing my design for second place! This is the first I am hearing about this!
Such a nice surprise!
Thank you, Mindy, Joyce and Gail!
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Re: August 2020 Design Challenge - Holiday Season
Reply #7 - Sep 8th, 2020, 2:37pm
 
Congratulations Mindy and Betsy! Both wonderful cards!   Laurie
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Reply #8 - Sep 13th, 2020, 7:21am
 
Thank you, Laurie! Smiley
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