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October 2022 Design Challenge - Christmas Music
Oct 5th, 2022, 3:03pm
 
While September's Challenge voting is underway we announce October's Stock Card Creations Design Challenge:
     
October 2022 Design Challenge        
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Theme: Christmas Music Theme
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Requirements:
- Christmas specific image for the holiday season that is music themed along with a message that blends the season and image.
- ONLY Stock Card Creation cards will be accepted in this challenge.
- Write your own verse, be creative with this will be extremely important in this challenge.
- 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!
- Blank verse will not be considered for entry in this challenge.
- ONE card per artist per challenge
- Submissions must be NEW, no existing designs
 
CATEGORY:
Choose one of these two categories:
 
Business >> Christmas >> Industry Specific >> Music
 
Holidays >> Christmas >> Music / Instruments
 
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Entry Deadline: Monday, October 31st
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NOTES:
- Be sure to reference the GCU Wiki: http://www.gcuwiki.com/ip.html
Fender Musical Instruments – Guitar, Trade Dress – distinctive headstock & body shapes and distinctive elements. See: https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/images/gcu/guitar_trademark.jpg  
 
- Important Product Description Tips for Music themed cards:
https://gcucommunity.com/2019/06/14/nuts-and-bolts-music-themed-cards/
     
Please see more details on October's Stock Card Creation Design Challenge here on the Community blog:      
https://gcucommunity.com/2022/10/02/dash-of-inspiration-october-2022-stock-desig
n-challenge/
 
Let's hope to see Fa la la la la lots of entries!
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Re: October 2022 Design Challenge - Christmas Musi
Reply #1 - Oct 13th, 2022, 9:11am
 
The Stock Card Creations tool is misbehaving and unable to create cards at this time.  We hope to remedy this asap.  If it takes much longer we are likely to extend the challenge deadline date.  
 
Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Reply #2 - Oct 16th, 2022, 3:34am
 
Thank you, Mindy!
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Reply #3 - Oct 18th, 2022, 1:30pm
 
Stock Card Creations is back up!  Sorry for the delay.  Please consider creating a new submission for October's Design Challenge.
 
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Reply #4 - Oct 27th, 2022, 10:52am
 
Quote from Mindy on Oct 18th, 2022, 1:30pm:
Stock Card Creations is back up!  Sorry for the delay.  Please consider creating a new submission for October's Design Challenge.

Mindy

 
Thank you!
 
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Reply #5 - Nov 1st, 2022, 3:11pm
 
The voting is underway!
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Re: October 2022 Design Challenge - Christmas Musi
Reply #6 - Nov 4th, 2022, 5:57pm
 
Announcing October's winners ...
     
First Place - Betsy Bush of Dragonfire Graphics
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/christmas-cards/music-instrum ents/merry-christmas-cute-dogs-in-1748554
 
Second Place - MoGreetings
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/christmas-cards/music-instrum ents/musical-christmas-with-silver-hued-1746408
 
Congratulations on mastering the Stock Card Creations tool!  You'd never guess these were created using a stock image. Well done to all artists who entered!
 
Consider entering the last challenge of 2022, November's Design Challenge, New Year:
https://gcucommunity.com/2022/11/01/dash-of-inspiration-nov-2022-design-challeng
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Reply #7 - Nov 5th, 2022, 5:45pm
 
Congratulations Betsy and MoGreetings! Very cute and creative! Take care, Laurie
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Reply #8 - Nov 6th, 2022, 4:44am
 
Thank you so much, Mindy!
Congratulations, MoGreetings,
and thank you, Laurie!
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Reply #9 - Nov 7th, 2022, 5:27am
 
Congratulations Betsy and MoGreetings! Both of your cards are great.
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Reply #10 - Nov 13th, 2022, 1:46am
 
Thank you, Ellie! Smiley
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