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Saturday, 18 August 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Saturday Challenges

Swati here with this week's Saturday Challenges

Please note that this is just a guide, 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.

Thank you.  

 Hope everyone has a great Saturday! 

Weekly
Card Challenge Junkies - Open, Must Join, UE,  JFF
                   Must Check Facebook
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                   Anything Goes (runs until Aug. 25)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#399) 
                   Always Anything Goes
                  Optional Theme:  No stamp or digital stamp
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#448) 
                    Sketch challenge - see below
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions 
                   Colour/Sketch/Theme challenge - see below 
Elliebelle's Creative Moments - W, SW, JFF, 3E - (#28)
                     From boys to men
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#365)
                   Use Die Cuts
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#247) 
                   Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#454)
        trend week -  see below 
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#444)
                   TBA
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner)
                    Shaker Cards
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
                    Sports
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#527) 
                  Sketch - see below

Fortnightly

Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#143) 
                    Berries {see code word below}
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW - W3 of 4 - (#225) 
                    Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness (runs 4 wks)  
Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#480) W2 of 2 
                    From boys to men
Alphabet Challenge  Open, T3 -W1 of 2
                       K is for Kraft Card
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW - W* of * - (#95) 
                    Will be back on 1st of September 2018
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#111) 
                    Guy Card
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#90)
                      Anything goes
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -
                    2 or more patterned papers
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#167) 
                    Photo Challenge - see below
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W1 of 2- (#378) 
                    Sketch 24
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#377)
                    More than one fold
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW - W1 of 2 -
                    Humorous or Slimy Cards 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#116) 
                    D is for demin


Monthly
Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - Aug - (#7) 
                    TBA
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - Aug - (281)
                    Fairies and Fantasy
Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, RW, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - Aug (#8)
                    Anything goes
                    Optional: Elegant/Shabby Chic
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - Aug - 
                    Dots &/or Stripes
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - Aug -
                    TBA    
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - Aug -
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional: On the Move
Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU - Aug -
                    TBA


Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Friday, 17 August 2018

Challenges For Days - Friday list

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
Colour Crazy  - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#33) 
                    Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - W (#_) 
                    On Summer Break - back in September
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -
                    What's Cooking
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - W - (#422)
                    Choose Two, (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, Always the same 5 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - W
                    Theme 1: BIRTHDAY
                    Theme 2: GET WELL
                    Theme 3: ANNIVERSARY/WEDDING
                    Theme 4: CHRISTMAS
                    Theme 5: ANYTHING GOES
Polkadoodles Open. OE9, T2 SW - W - (#33)
                    Always Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - W - (#309) 
                    Always Anything Goes
TGIF - Open, JFF,SW,MU Challenge Graphic and # - W- (#173) 
                    Sketch, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#125) 
                    Birthday
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2 
                    K is for Kraft 
CARDZ TV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W2 of 2 (#60)  W1 of 2 (#61)
                    Always Anything Goes
CAS On Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W2 of 2 (139) 
                    Butterflies
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#206)
                    Inspiration photo - see below
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W2 of 2 - (#305)  
                    Always Colour (see below) 
Crafting With Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave - W of 2 (#?)
                    On a Summer break since August 6th
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#212) 
                    Only THREE Colours
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#154) 
                    Your Favorite Color
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W2 of 2 - (#218)
                    Clean and Simple
Jingle Bells - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2 
                    Sketching in a Winter Wonderland:  see below
Simon Says (Flickr) - MU, UE, RW, OE3 - W1 of 2 (#104)
                    Anything Goes
Victorine Originals (Sum More Fun)  - Open, MF, RW,T3, W1 of 2 - (#35) 
                     Always A Mood Board - see below 
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi (Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2
                    Taking a break - back August 17th  - still not updated
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#96) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration - see below 


Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW. JFF - August
                    How Can You Resist?
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
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - July/August - (#150)
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
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
                    Make A Bookmark
Simply Papercraft - Open, E3, MF, T3, JFF - August - (last Fri of Month)
                    On A Break back later in August
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 -
                     On A Break Back October
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - August
                    Add Any Animal/ Creature To Your Project 
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW (Prize detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine - August
                    Always Anything Goes
                        



Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
Weekly


Just Add Ink


TGIF



Fortnightly




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Thursday, 16 August 2018

Challenges for Days - 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


 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. 


Check out the great new challenges for this week.  Check it out. Happy Thursday.  April



Weekly
4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3 - (#416) 
                  Sunflowers
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#479) 
                  Use Numbers
CAS(E) this Sketch - Open, JFF - (#285)  
                  Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#1833) 
                  World Honey Bee Day
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#258) 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - (#259) 
                  Sparkle and Shine
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#543) 
                  Spots and Dots
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -  
                  Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Optional Twist:  Use School Supplies

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#239) 
                    Treat Bags
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Black and White and Your Favourite and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#210) 
                     Anything Goes + a Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#78) 
                    Dies and/or Punches
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W2 of 2 - (#100) 
                    Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W2 of 2 - (#164) 
                    Anything Goes
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF - W2 of 2 - (#234) 
                   Summer  (LAST CHALLENGE)
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Galaxy (see below)
Impression Obsession - MU, 5E, 2W, see site for other guidelines - W2 of 2  
                    It's a Guy Thing
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (195)
                    Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W1 of 2 - (#78) 
                    Texture
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#99) 
                    Always a Color Challenge (see below)
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                   Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E3 (E1for A/G), OE9, T3, RW - W2 of 2  
                   Stamp Your Mark on It
Star Stampz - Open, CU, Must have an image, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
                    Things with Wings and/or Tails
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#116) 
                    Bright

Monthly
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - August - (#42) 
                    Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - August (#51) 
                    Anything Goes
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW - August (#134)
                   On Summer Break Returns in September
Stamp and Stencils - Open (Mixed Media No Digital), E3, OE10, T3,
                    JFF - August - 
                    Industrial/Grungy
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - August - 
                   Masculine Project (plus Progressive Challenge on FB)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - August -
                   CAS
                    
2nd Thursday of the Month:
NEW KaiserCraft - Must Use 80% KaiserCraft Product, current or retired, 2SW, UE -  July -  
Hide and Seek - Kid's Room Decor Inspiration                             

3rd Thursday of the Month:
                    Photo Inspiration (See below)

Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Weekly Challenges




Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges
Monthly Challenges 






3rd Thursday of the Month: