Monday, 10 December 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

Below you'll find all the Monday Challenges we know of and follow. Please do check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter, we might have missed a significant factor in our guide.

If you would like to tell us about a challenge, or change of rules please leave a comment below or send us an email at so we can check your site and grab the details.

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*** Please bear with us - this is a difficult time of year to work on the lists; challenges
take breaks but neglect to post it, they change the days or weeks they post challenges and some continue their break long after the date they said they'd return. SO PLEASE, if you see an error on any of our lists, please drop us a note in the comments section.***

Have a Wonderful Monday ~ Christi 

(I am training for a new job and my wonderful teamies will be covering for me ~ So thank you Nana Connie & Jane Willis.  Do pop over to their blogs and leave them some love; or a nice note in the comments)

Always Fun - Open, E3, T3 - (#86) 
                 Always Anything Goes
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#294)
                 Always a Sketch (see below)
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - (#232)
                 Always Anything Goes 
Global Design Project - Open, E3, T3, Post Graphic - (#GPD166
                 CASE the Designer (see image below)
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                 Shake It Up - see below
I Am the Diva - JFF, - (#379) will take an occasional week off
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week See Below (#344)  
                 Anything in the Release which Inspired you
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment & Vote on 3 other Submissions,
                    T3 voted on, SW - (#293) 
                 Link Up ANY Card until 12/17/18
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E3, RW(monthly) -
                 Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - (#1849)
                 Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
                 Warm Winter Wishes
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
                 Freestyle Art
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#338) 
                 Inspired by a Book

                  Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#210) 
                    Always Anything Goes  GOING MONTHLY STARTING IN JANUARY
                    OPTION: Anything Goes  
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF - W1 of 2 
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    The Spirit of Christmas
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#224) 
Cute N Crafty - Open, OEU, E3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#15) 
                    Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, RW, E3 - W1 of 2 (#460) 
                    Always a Photo Inspiration {see below} 
Dream Valley - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#192) 
Double Trouble - Open, E4, OEU, MF, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#16) 
                    Some form of Embossing
                    Optional: Let it Snow, Let it Snow
                    Optional: Link Up to Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#341) 
House Mouse - MU House Mouse Image, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#281) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    OPTION: Christmas - Runs 4 wks until Jan 7
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                   Create Your Own Background
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#42) 
                    Winter Holidays (graphic below) 
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#86
                   CAS Christmas
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W* of 2 - (#155) 
                   Anything Goes  (runs until 1/13/19)
                   OPTION: Christmas
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#336) 
**NEW**  Tag Tuesday - Open, must be a tag, EU, OEU W1 of 2 -  through December 31
                   Hearth and Home 
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#165) 
                   Die Cuts

Color Inspiration Monday (My Creative Scoop) - Open, Must Hand-Color, SW - *** - (#3*)
                    Challenge is on Break 
Crazy for CAS - Open, ST3 - Dec - (#12)
                    NOT Christmas
                    Graphic Below
Creativ Fusion Arts & Crafts - MF; open; E3; UOE; DTfav; SW; M; ATG  - Dec  - (#7) 
                    Non-Traditional Christmas
Crop Stop - MU, E5, T1, SW -  Dec   (#46)
                    Anything Goes w/ a Crop Stop Product
Get Creative - Open, E3, SW - Jan   - (#7*) 
                    (Returning Jan 7, 2019)
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - Dec  (#64) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    OPTION: {Always a Color for 2018} Silver, Gold & Other Metallics
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - Dec   - (#86) 
                   Christmas Theme from your Country
                    TWIST - Explain the Theme
Whoopsi Daisy Challenge  - Open, CU extra entry, A/G w/Opt theme, RW(can be GDT), T3 - Dec  -                          Anything Goes OR Option of Let it Snow

                                                       2nd Monday of the Month 

Cutie Pie - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - Dec - (#130) 
                    Add a Little Sparkle
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - Dec - (#73)  
                     Holiday Spirit

                                                        Last Monday of the Month

Christmas with the Cuties - Open, Must be cute, Must be Christmas, E3, OEU, runs 3W, - Nov - (#22) Anything but a card

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos


Link up ANY card until 12/17/18

Inspired by a Book

Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Sunday Challenges

This list is just a guide.  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 
Marlene here with Sundays list of Challenges


Outlawz Songs & Rhymes - Open, E1, Lyrics for Inspiration, RW (monthly) - 
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
     Angels and Music - See Below
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#422)
   Colour Challenge  - see below

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 (#130)
     3 of Something  Returns on the 5th January - see below
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 -
     Christmas Old and New Returns on the 6th January
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#130)
      Handmade Holiday Magic
International Art & Soul - Open, E3, JFF - W2 of 2 (#48)
    Make it Sparkle Returns the 6th January
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - (1st & 3rd Sun) - (#95)
        Always Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, MU Snippets, RW W1 of 2 - (341)
        Anything Goes
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#671) 
        Always a Sketch (see below) returns in January
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2  (#193)
       Sketch - see below
The Library Challenge  Open UE, UOE, JFF, DT, Fav  - W1 of 2 - (#22)
      The Snowman

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - December- (#216) 
        Anything Goes, TWIST:Use Washi Tape
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW (if prize) or SW 
December - Anything Goes 0ption of Non Traditional Christmas Colours (#169)
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW -December - (#27) 
         Anything Goes with OPTIONAL On Break Until January 6, 2019
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - December  - (#11) 
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 -December - 
        Anything Goes
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 -December (#422) 
       Holiday Traditions - Old Time Photo
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) -December - (#122)
         Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - December (15)
         Anything Goes + Optional: WHITE
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - December -
         Traditional Christmas Colours
 Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - December - (#149) 
       Shaped Cards
Stamping Sensations - Open, MU Stamp/Digi, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) -December
        Winter Sparkle
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil, Must PG, T3, SW -December - 
        Always Anything  Mixed Media Goes

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping - Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - November/December - (142)

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

SPA Angels and Music

Image result for bridget jones diary book

Saturday, 8 December 2018

Challenges for Days - Saturday Challenges

Swati's 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

Thank you.  

 Hope everyone has a great Saturday! 

Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#497) 
                   Christmas Flowers
Card Challenge Junkies - Open, Must Join, UE,  JFF
                   Must Check Facebook
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                   Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#415) 
                   Always Anything Goes Christmas
                  Optional Theme: use some gems or pearls
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#464) 
                   select your favorite sketch - see below
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions 
                   Challenge - See below - Pick a Previous Challenge from 2017
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#382)
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#263) 
                   Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#468)
         On a Break for December
Kraftin' Kimmie - MU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#460)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner)
                     Wintry Patterned Paper and Add an Animal
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#543) 
                   Sketch (see below)


Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#150) 
                   On Break (Back on January 5th)
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#233) 
                   ANYTHING GOES 
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#102) 
                    Thank You
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 - W* of 2 - (#119)
                    On Break - Returning 2019
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#98)
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -
                    For a child challenge
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#175) 
                    Photo inspiration (see below)
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W1 of 2- (#385) 
                    break for the holiday season and will be back - 5th jan
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#385)
                    CAS- 1 layer only
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3 - W2 of 2 -
                    Winter Fun 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids Challenge
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#124) 
                    W is for Winter

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - NOV - (#10) 
                    Christmas Gift
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - DEC - (#285)
                    winter scenes event
                    or something about your favorite December holiday.
Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, RW, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - DEC (#12)
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional:  Christmas ornaments
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - DEC - 
                    It's Christmas Time
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - DEC -
                    Theme Anything  Goes 
                    Optional: Christmas
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - DEC -
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional: Winter or Christmas

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges