106 posts categorized "Challenge"

12/01/2023

Fri 01

Memory Box Challenge #102- Let There Be Light(s)

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It is time for the last challenge of the year, so we hope you will join us in some cardmaking fun.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Let there be Light" challenge. We loved seeing all of your designs.

The winner of the blog badge was Pat J off of SplitcoastStampers. Her window scene was absolutely beautiful:

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The random pick winner of the prize pack was Aimeslee from the Paper Paisleys blog. Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation

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I don't know about you, but it seems really easy to build up a collection of patterned papers. This month we challenge you to dust them off and add them to your creations. You can make a card, a holiday gift, a scrapbook page, etc. All we ask is that you add some patterned paper to your project and that you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry. You will have a chance to win two of Memory Box's latest 6" x 6" patterned paper packs. Good luck!

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge102 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Friday, December 29th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

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11/01/2023

Wed 01

Memory Box Challenge #101- Let There Be Light(s)

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It is a new month, so it is time for a new challenge.  We  hope you will join us in some cardmaking fun.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Terrific Trees competition. We loved seeing your designs.

The winner of the blog badge was Pat J off of SplitcoastStampers. 

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The random pick winner of the prize pack was Prudence, who goes by _penguinparade on Instagram.

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation

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Perhaps it is the time of year filled with holidays, festivals and even shorter days with longer nights, but lights and lighting become very important. How do you incorporate light onto your cards? Lanterns? Candles? Fireplaces? Stars? Lamps? Christmas Tree lights? Menorahs? There are so many possibilities.   We would love to see your designs featuring light on them  All we ask is that you use make some form of lights be the primary focus on you card and that you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge101 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Wednesday, November 29th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

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10/01/2023

Sun 01

Memory Box Challenge #100- Teriffic Trees

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What happened to September? It is already October! It is time for a new challenge, and we hope you will join us with the latest contest.  Thank you to everyone who participated in orange challenge. We loved seeing your designs.

The winner of the blog badge and random prize was Barb Campbell from the My Creative Room blog. We loved the composition of her design:

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Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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Memory Box has a long history of tree dies and stamps. We absolutely love them! This time of year also makes us want to work with them on our crafting projects. How about you? Do you make spooky trees for Halloween? Gorgeous landscapes in reds oranges, and yellows? Decorated trees for the holidays? We would love to see your designs!  All we ask is that you use make trees the primary focus on you card and that you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge100 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Monday, October 30th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win (pictures to come later, but you can see them in the latest release!):

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94735 Winter Tree Arch

JWL004 Autumn Fairy Jewels

 

09/01/2023

Fri 01

Memory Box Challenge #99- Crazy for Orange

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Time for a brand new card challenge!  We hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the fall card challenge. I know it inspired me to start thinking about making my cards for the new season.

The winner of the blog badge was Pat J, who posted her card on Splitcoaststampers. We loved the design of the card.

Winner

The random winner selected from all the entries to win the prizes was NanaConnie from Grammy's Attic.

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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The colors of fall are always inspirational, and we decided to focus on orange in particular. Of course, you can make a fall-themed card, but is there anything else that you like to make in orange? Sunsets? Carrots? Birthday Cards? We would love to see your interpretation of the theme.  All we ask is that you use make orange the primary color on you card and you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge99 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Friday, September 29th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

Supplies

 

08/01/2023

Tue 01

Memory Box Challenge #98- It's Fall, Y'all!

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It is a brand new month with a brand new card challenge. We hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the green challenge last month. We loved being inspired by your colorful cards.

The winner of the blog badge was Smilynstef from the Ingenious Inkling blog. We loved her clean and simple design:

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The random winner selected from all the entries to win the prizes was Greta H, from GG Creations blog.

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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Okay, it might not actually be fall yet, but it is time to thinking about all the fall cards we might make. Do you make back to school cards? Halloween Cards? Fall birthday cards? Thanksgiving cards? Are you inspired by leaves? Pumpkins? Color palettes? We would love to see your interpretation of a fall theme. There are so many possibilities!  All we ask is that you use make a fall-themed card that you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry

Here are some samples to help inspire you from our latest release:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge98 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Wednesday, August 30th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

Supplies

 

 

07/01/2023

Sat 01

Memory Box Challenge #97- It's Not Easy Being Green
(Green Color Challenge)

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It is a brand new month with a brand new card challenge. We hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the "die"namic challenge last month. We loved seeing all of your great cards.

The winner of the blog badge was Bonnie Klass from Stamping with Klass. We loved her gorgeous take on the magnolia die:

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The random winner selected from all the entries to win the prizes was SamanthaP, who goes by the Instagram account Sammakes cards. Congratulations!

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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July is here and everything seems to be in full bloom. For this month's challenge, we are challenging you to make green themed cards. Do you think of green leaves? Green birds? Green bathing suits? Green cocktails? Have you already started making holiday cards? There are so many green possibilities, and we would love to see them all.  All we ask is that you use the color green as a focal point of the card and that you use at least one Memory Box product in your entry

Here are some samples to help inspire you.

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge97 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Sunday, July 30th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

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06/01/2023

Thu 01

Memory Box Challenge #96- "Die"namic Cards

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How is it already June?! In any case, it is time for a brand new card challenge, and we hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the birds challenge last month. We loved seeing all of your fun designs

The winner of the blog badge and random winner of the prize pack was ionabunny from the Crafty Nomad. We loved the collage elements of her bird card.

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Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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You may have noticed that Memory Box loves steel dies! This month we are celebrating them with a new challenge.  We would absolutely love to see your take on the theme. You can make a card for any occasion using any other stamps or ephemera you enjoy. All we ask is that you use a die or dies as a focal point of the card and that you use at least one Memory Box product.

Here are some samples to help inspire you. They all use the latest Memory Box release of dies:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge96 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Thursday, June29th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

Supplies

 

05/01/2023

Mon 01

Memory Box Challenge #95- For the Birds

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It is time for a brand new card challenge, and we hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the sky challenge last month.  We are doing a bit of a spin off of that theme for this month, and we hope you will join us in the fun.

The winner of both the blog badge and random prize winner was April W from the Stampwilly Designs blog. We loved her beautiful butterfly sky:

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Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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Last month we had a sky theme, and we are expanding it a bit in honor of the new Backyard Wren die. It is such a great die to year round. For this theme, you could add anything from birds, feathers, birdbaths, birdhouses, etc to your cards. We would absolutely love to see your take on the theme.  All we ask is that you use the bird theme as a featured element on your card and that you use at least one Memory Box product.

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge95 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Tuesday, May 30th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

 

Supplies

 

 

04/01/2023

Sat 01

Memory Box Challenge #94- The Sky's the Limit

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It is time for a brand new card challenge, and we hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the floral challenge last month. We at Memory Box love our floral designs!

The winner of the blog badge was LucieG of LucieG Cards. We loved her take on a floral Easter card:

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The random winner selected from all the entries to win the prizes was Greta H from GG creations blog.

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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Spring has sprung and with it is the promise of blue skies and warmer weather. We can at least hope, right? This month's theme features skies and everything associated with them. Do you think of sunrises? Sunsets? Clouds? Rainbows? Storms? Or, do you think of a simple blue canvas for your cards? We would absolutely love to see your take on the theme.  All we ask is that you use a sky background as a featured element on your card and that you use at least one Memory Box product.

Here are some samples to help inspire you:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge94 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Saturday, April 29th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

 

 

 

Supplies

 

03/01/2023

Wed 01

Memory Box Challenge #93- Floral Favorites

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It is time for a brand new card challenge, and we hope you will join us with the latest theme.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the drinks challenge last month. We loved seeing all of your fun designs

The winner of the blog badge was Becca Yahrling, who posted on her Flickr account. We loved her sweet bunny card:

Winner

The random winner selected from all the entries to win the prizes was Di from the Pixie's Crafty Workshop blog. Congratulations!

Please contact me at [email protected] with your full name and US address to claim your prize.

Want to play along in this month's challenge?  The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Memory Box stamp or die on your project and link your entry to this blog post.  You can make a card, a scrapbook page, a home decor item, etc..  To encourage participants with various levels of stamping experience, one entry will be selected at random to win a prize. Enter as many times as you want, but your name will only be entered once into the random prize drawing.   In addition, the design team will select their favorite entry to  be highlighted on the Outside the Box blog and that designer will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog. 

You don't have to have a blog in order to participate.   You can upload your project to any online gallery and link it to this post.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Memory Box product.  You are also welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Feel free to grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar.

Please note, because of issues with shipping internationally, only domestic entries will be eligible to be shipped prizes. We are so very sorry that we had to add this stipulation.

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Once a year, we offer a floral themed challenge. It makes sense to anyone who is familiar with Memory Box dies and stamps. We love our florals! We would absolutely love to see your take on the theme. Do you use floral papers? Stamps? Dies? All of the above? Your take on the theme is completely up to you. We just ask that you use red as a featured element on your card and that you use at least one Memory Box product.

Here are some samples to help inspire you. They all use the latest Memory Box release of dies:

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There are several ways for you to enter the contest:

1.)  Link your finished work below

2.)  Enter on Instagram by tagging your sketch project with the #mbchallenge93 hashtag

You have until the end of the day (EST) on Thursday, March 30th.   Don't forget, you have to use at least one Memory Box item on your entry and only domestic entries are eligible to be shipped prizes. 

Here is what you could win:

 

Supplies