Thursday, April 30, 2015

Challenges For Days - Challenges By Date Not Day

It's time for the update for challenges that begin on the 29th to the End of the month!  The challenges on this list run by date, not day. 

As with all our lists we have tried to check the rules of each challenge (key in sidebar) but we strongly urge you to check for yourself. Our lists are growing as we come across more challenges, if you know of one we have not listed yet please tell us about it.  Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists.

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1st - 7th

2 Creative Chicks - Open, must follow w/ logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W - G is for Go Digital
Altered Eclectics - Open, Must be altered projects NO CARDS, T5, 2 Runner-Ups, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Allways Something Creative - Open, 2W - Baby
Animal Friends - Open, Must include an Animal, E3, OE10, T3, M - Happy Birthday
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M - 
                                                         Criteria: Use Swirls
                                                         Photo Inspiration: See Below
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include rubber stamping, RW, M - Flora + Fauna
Blue Twig Studio ATC - Open, Send in ATC, RW for every 10 ATC's entered, M - Architecture
Buckwells Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Colour Challenge (see below)
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Use Spring/Easter Colours
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Flowers
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Under The Sea
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - All That Shimmers
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card,  T3, RW, M -  Christmas Ornaments
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Wee Folk
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  Messy Box - Kit (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Use Kraft Card
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything goes with A Handmade Bow
Crafter's Companion - FaceBook - MU, cards only, T3, RW, M - ON A BREAK
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M -  Jewelry Making
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Make A Card
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - April Off
Creative Blooms Colour Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M -  Always Use Colours (see below)
Creative Blooms Sketch Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M -  Always A Sketch (see below)
Creative Expressions MU, SW, M - TBA
NEW Creative Ladybirds Creations Open E3, T3, RW, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Beginnings
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, RW, M -  In The Garden
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M -  Sketch (see below)
Doodle Pantry - CU, Must use a Digi Image, E1, RW, M - Anything Digital Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - 
                                                         Pink Team    - Out of Your Comfort Zone
                                                         Purple Team April Showers/Spring 
Emerald Fairies -CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Spring Flowers/Easter
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE4, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
Happy Little Stampers - Sketch - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always a Sketch (see below)
Imagination Crafts - CU, MU for top prize, Must Follow, E3, T3, RW, M - CLOSED
Just Inspirational - Open, Must follow, E3, T3, RW, M - Easter
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Open, E3, OE15, T3, SW, M - Anything But A Card
Ladybug Crafts - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Anything Goes
Lia Stampz - CU allows E2, E1, T1, RW, Starts May
Live & Love Crafts' - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Signs Of Spring
Magenta - MU, RW, M - Easter
Mixed Media Mojo Open, T1, M - Theme: Recycle/Upcycle
                                                         Twist:   Flower
Monthly Themes For Crafting - FaceBook - Open, JFF, M - Photo Inspiration (see below)
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - In Bloom
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Anything Goes
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M -  Blowin' In The Wind
One Sweet Challenge - Open, Any Stamp as a focal point, RW, M - Spring Has Sprung
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Colour Your World
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Flowers
Paper Sweeties - CU extra entry, SW, M - Hoppy Easter (see below)
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - Always Picture Inspiration (see below)
Recycle, Re-Purpose + Re-Invent - Open, T3, SW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
                                                         Bonus Challenge: Anything Goes
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - 
                                                         Colour Challenge: (see below)
                                                         Optional Theme:    Texture
Scrap Around The World - (Layout, Canvas, Art Journal Only) Open, Featured T10, T5, SW, RW, M - Always a Mood Board (see below)
Scrap It Girl - Open, E2, SW, M - Black, White And One Other Colour
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                                         Rock  - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
                                                         Pop    - Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Silhouette Challenges - MU, Must follow, RW (USA only), M - Use a File in a completely different way than it was intended
So Suzy Stamps - MU, E3, SW, M - Birthday
Some Odd Girl -  MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Use Kraft Card
Sparkle & Glitter Rick St. Dennis Progressive Challenge MU, Must Follow, SW, M - Aloha Nui
Stampinback - Open, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - Use The Word ART
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - 
                                                         Card Sketch: See Below
                                                         Single Page Sketch: See Below
                                                         Double Page Sketch: See Below
Stitchy Bear Stamps - FaceBook - Open, MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Sugar And Betty's Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Anything Goes or Layers
The Color Sisters - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below)
The Crafting Cafe -  Open, E1, T3, RW, M - Flights Of Fancy
The Crooked Stamper Sketch Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T2, SW, M - Always A Sketch (see below)
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Open, MU Mixed Media, OE7, DT Highlight, RW, SW, M - 
                                                         Theme: Flowers (see below)
                                                         Optional Element: Basket
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - April Showers
Unruly PaperArts - Open, RW, M - RAQ 1 - Animal Instincts 
                                                         RAQ 2 - Always Photo Inspiration (see below)
Virginia's View Challenges - Open, Must Follow for Top Prize, OE4, T10, 3W - Layers And Dimensions
Vintage Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T3, SW, 2W - Use Beads/Pearls
NEW Words 2 Scrap By - Open, OE10, SW, M - The Earth Has Music
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, Must Follow, RW, M - Rainbows (see Below)

Crafting Musketeers - Open, Must Follow, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - It's A Mans World

Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Stenciling

Faery Ink Designs - Open, Must Display Blog Badge, CU, E2, T3, RW, M - CLOSED

My Besties Friendship MU, 2E, 8OE, SW, M - Clean And Simple
The Mirror Crack'd Open, (No Cards, No Full Digital, No Nudity), Top Picks, SW, M 
- Make And Use A Masterboard

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  Sketch Challenge (see below)

Kraftyhands Blog - Open, Must Follow, T3, RW, M - Natures Work
Society of Stampaholics - Open, Must Post Card, Must use at least one of the following, M - 
                                                         Colour Palette: (see below)
                                                         Sketch: (see below)
                                                         Themes: Flags/Food/Friendship
                                                         Products: Coloured Pencils

8th - 14th
123 Get Scrappy! - Open (Scrap Book Page), E3, T3, SW, M - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  Irish Challenge

15th - 21st
NEW A Sprinkle Of Imagination - MU 1 item from Shop, SW,  Always Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W -  H is for Happy Birthday
Allways Something Creative - Open, 2W - Wedding
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Challenge Recipe (see below)
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Anniversaries
Cardabilities - Open, cards only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
NEW Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW,  Anything Goes/April Showers
Creatalicious - Open, must follow, Voted W, M - Embossing Wet or Dry
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Bouquet
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE4, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
Karleigh Sue Sexy Challenge - Open, E3, OE15, T3, SW, M - Foolish Thoughts
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3,OE10, RW, M - Spring In The Garden
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - Use A Stamp Or Decoupage Sheet
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Spring Has Sprung
Sketchabilities - Open, layouts only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Ribbons And Buttons
The Color Sisters - Open, T3, RW, M - Always An Inspirational + Colour (see below)
Vintage Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T3, SW, 2W - Mood Board (see below)
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M Colour Challenge (see below)

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W  Spring

22nd - 28th
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Spring

29th - End of Month

Cardabilities - Open, cards only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)
Lia Stampz - Moved To the 1st of the Month
Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Animals
Sketchabilities - Open, layouts only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)



Card Sketch: 
Single Page Sketch: 
Double Page Sketch: 

Colour Palette - 1st Month

Emotional Challenge - 15th Month

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I'll be back on the 7th May (or earlier) with the next updates on the challenges ~ Thanks! Sammi

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