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Sunday, 20 August 2017

Challenges for Days - Sunday List

Please note that this is just a guide and be sure to visit each site to ensure you have all the rules for each challenge.

Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please comment with a link and let us know or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com

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Weekly
Can You Case It? - Open, T6, JFF, Badge - (#***) 
                    On break until September
Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                    Pink, Blue, Purple & Yellow
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3 - (#418)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#253)
                    Summer Holidays
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Angels
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
                    Tropical Summer
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#357)
                    CAS

Fortnightly
AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#97)
                     Masking
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W* of 2 -(#***)
                     On a break until September 3
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W2 of 2
                     Past Times
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW - W2 of 2 (#19) (Runs 11 days each time)
                     Theme: Always Anything Christmas Goes
                     Optional Twist:  Photo, see below
Crafting When We Can - Open, E2, OE5, T3, SW - W* of 2 - (#***)
                   On Break until September
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#99)
                    Chevrons
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#64)
                    Always Anything Goes
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - W1 of 2 - (#17)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#127)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Mustard Seed Challenge - Open, JFF, Theme - W* of 2 - (#12)
                   CLOSED
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W1 of 2 - (#295 & #296)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Open, MU Ribbon/Twine/Lace, RW - W* of 2
                    On a break until September
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W3 of 4 - (#513)
                    Sketch (see below) (Monthly during the summer)
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2 - (#159)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

Monthly
613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Aug - (#200) 
                    Anything Goes w Optional: Shabby Chic
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Aug - (#12) 
                    Anything Goes + Optional: Back to School
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Aug - (#8) 
                    Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - Aug - 
                    Colours of Autumn
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, SW, T3 - Aug - 
                    Animals
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Aug - 
                    Hot, Hot, Hot!
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Aug - (#339) 
                    In the House - Include a house pet in the layout
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Aug - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: Brights
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Aug -
                    All Creature Great and Small
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Aug (#134) 
                    Recycle
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Aug - 
                    Anything Goes
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Aug - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW - Aug - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Aug/Sept - (#125) 
                    Use Your Inks however You Like
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW - Aug/Sept
                    Always Anything Goes

Starts the 3rd Sunday of the Month
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, (3 Weeks), RW - Aug/Sept - 
                   TBA  (always check blog for lyrics)

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Weekly

Challenge is on a break until September



Fortnightly






Monthly
August brings the sheaves of corn,
Then the harvest home is borne.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Challenges for Days - Saturday Challenges

Please note that this is just a guide and be sure to visit each site to ensure you have all the rules for each challenge.
Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please comment with a link and let us know or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com

Hope everyone has a great Saturday! - Cheryl


Weekly
Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#429) 
                   Forest Friends
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW
                    BINGO (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#347) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme:  make it girlie
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#399) 
                    Sketch (see below)
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#314) 
                    Back to School
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#202) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme: sketch (see below)
Just Us Girls - Open - (#407)
         Colors: red, yellow, blue (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW - (#395) 
                   Shaped Creations
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - (#342) 
                   Your Perfect Holiday
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    Spa Day
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 -
                    Doodling
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#477) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 

Fortnightly
Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W1 of 2 - (#118) 
                    Friends
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W1 of 2 - (#201) 
                    Snow Fun (include snowflakes)
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions – W1 of 2 - (#CCT16) 
                   Embossed Impressions
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#87) 
                    Embossing/wet and or dry
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W2 of 2 - (#64)
                    Anything Goes
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W2 of 2 
                    Flower Fancy
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#141) 
                    Wave (see below)
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#352) 
                    Hats and bags
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W1 of  2 
                    CAS - MUST be for kids
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#90) 
                    W is for Weddings
The Pencil Case - MU Hand Colouring, E2, T3, RW - W? of 2 
                    Taking A Break

Monthly

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - August- (#7) 
                    Use a bow
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - August
                    Shaped card
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - August - (#6) 
                    Anything goes + optional twist "We are all at sea"
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - August
                    Shaped cards
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - August - (#69) 
                    Always Anything Goes 

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - August(#4) 
                     
Anything goes
                     Optional theme: all stitched up

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges
Weekly Challenges


Friday, 18 August 2017

Challenges For Days Friday's Challenges


Carol here with this week's Friday's Challenges. 

We try to make sure that our listings are up to date but mistakes do happen. Please check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter. It is frustrating for all concerned when it's not right, perhaps for something as simple as entering too many challenges. If you do spot an error, please leave a comment telling us; it would be such a help.
We also welcome emails at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com 


We want to thank you for your continued support! 
Please help spread the word about our little challenge blog :) 

Weekly
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                    TBA
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - (#257
                    Always Colour (see below) 
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - 
                    Taking A Break For Summer - Back September
 Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -  
                   Action
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, W, E3, OE unlimited, SW, DT Fave (#50)
                     Always Anything Goes
                     taking a break - back September 1st
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#373) 
                    Just Add- Stencils,  (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - 
                    Theme 1:  Child's Birthday Card
                    Theme 2Let's Go Boating
                    Theme 3:  Card With Stripes
                    Theme 4:  Christmas
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#257) 
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist:  Shaped Cards
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and #(hashtag) - (#121) 
                     Girlie, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3, 
                    RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#101) 
                    Anything Goes Optional Twist Summer
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2 
                    “L" is For Lovely Lace
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W2 of 2 - (#180) 
                     Friendship, see  below
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#32)  W1 of 2 - (#33)
                    Anything Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#186)  
                    No Line Colouring
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W3 of 4 - (#135) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes + DT Call
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only)
                    E1, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#128)  
                    One Step At A Time (step card)
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#194) 
                    Things With Wings
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2 
                    Spirits Of Christmas Past
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#16)
                    Always Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#32
                    Always Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU Lace/Ribbon/Trim, JFF, E6 - W1 of 2 - (#170) 
                    Anything Goes
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W1 of 2  
                     Only Cards
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi(Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2  
                     Embossing Wet or Dry
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#71) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration (see below)

Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - August 
                    Watercolour
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW
                    (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - August
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
 Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Open, E1, RW - 
                    Taking A Break For Summer - Back In September
Emerald City Crafts Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - August
                     Always Anything Goes
Making Memories - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - August
                    Always Anything Goes W / Option, Anything But Square
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - August
                    Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - August 
                      Use Flowers
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - August - (last Fri of Month)
                    Always Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 - August
                    Taking A Break For Summer- Back October 6th
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - August
                     Use Coloured Inks
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3,
                    JFF, T3, SW -     

                    Taking A Break For Summer - Back In September
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW(Prize as detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine Cards - August
                    Always Anything Goes


Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
Weekly

TGIF


Fortnightly

 
Sketch
 
Inspiration
   

Monthly
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Challenes for Days - Thursday's Challenges

Welcome to Thursday's challenges

Check out each challenge's rules to be sure your entry qualifies, there is nothing more frustrating than doing all that work and entering just to be told you missed a condition and do not qualify! If you know of a new challenge, or a challenge change, please either leave us a message or email us at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com

These are the Thursday Challenges we are aware of. The lists are prepared by humans and that means mistakes can (and will) be made; if you spot one, please let us know.
If you know of a challenge we don't list, please leave us a message in the comment box.

Have a great week. 
Time for the kids to go back to school and homework.  Yuck.  Let's do some crafty homework and join in some challenges.  Happy Thursday :-) April

Weekly
4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3 - W - (#364)
                    Sequins
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - W - (#429) 
                   Christmas
Cas(e) this Sketch - Open, JFF - W - (#235) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - W - (#1733) 
                   Nautical
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - W - (#211) 
                    Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook 
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - W - (#207) 
                    Tic Tac Toe (see below))
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - W - (#491) 
                    Fun in the Sun
Go Tag Thursday - Open, MU Tag, Top Picks - W - (#62) 
                    Balloons
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -
                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Twist:  Scalloped Border
Tic Tac Toe Challenge - Open, SW, ST3, JFF - W - (#11) 
                   Always a Tic Tac Toe Board, See Below
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - W - (#131) 
                    Vintage

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#215) 
                    Orange and Purple
As You Like It - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Favourite Embellishment and Why 
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#186) 
                    Fairies + a Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#51) 
                    Cats or Kittens
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W2 of 2 - (#75) 
                    Inspiration (see below) 
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W1 of 2 - (#139) 
                    Tag You're It
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF - W2 of 2 - (#210) 
                    Circles and Stripes
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Black and Orange Stationary (see below) 
In the Pink - Open, MU Pink, E3, T5 - W1 of 2 - (#124) 
                    Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#169) 
                    Anything goes
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W1 of 2 - (#52) 
                    Things That Start with the Letter 'B'
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E1, OE9, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#166) 
                    Add Some Stamping
Star Stampz - Open, CU, Must have an image, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 
                    Ribbon, Lace, Twine and/or Cord
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#90) 
                    Autumn with the optional twist of Speed Stamping
Ellen Hutson Pin-Sights - Open, RW, Always Inspirational Pin - August
                    See Inspirational Photo Below

Monthly
Bronte & Bella's Challenge - MU, E1, RW - August  - (#278) 
                    Now on Facebook
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - August - (#30) 
                    Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - August - (#40) 
                    Animal Kingdom
Little Tangles  - MU, SW, T3 - August - (#83) 
                    Birthday
Stamp and Stencils - Open (Mixed Media No Digital), E3, OE10, T3,
                    JFF - August
                    Technique Scool
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - August
                    Colours of Rainbow (also see Progressive Challenge on FB)

Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Weekly Challenges

Cas[e] This Sketch

STAMP(DIGI OR RUBBER)
EMBOSSING
DIE CUTS/PUNCHES
DISTRESSING
SENTIMENT
SHAPED CARD
FLOWERS
METAL EMBELLISHMENT
RIBBON/TWINE

Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges