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Friday, June 2, 2023

Challenges For Days - BY DATE list 2nd - 8th June

Kathy here, with the updated list of challenges that start between the 2nd of the month and the 8th.   Each week a by date list is published, if you want to check back to an earlier one just use the labels!

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 either by leaving the info in a message below or send us an email at


2nd - Monthly

Colorful Options - Open, T4, RW 
              Peach  - (see prompt below)
Not2Shabby - Open, CU - Double entries if Not2Shabby Shop Brands used, RW
              TBA June Mood Board - see prompt below 
Two Old Bats - Must be Halloween, T3, RW (w prize if 50+ entries)
                Anything Halloween - see Mood Board Below

3rd - Monthly

Happy Little Stampers - Must be BIRTHDAY themed - Open, RW - (see right side bar)
                  Anything "Birthday" Goes 
LeAnn's World 101 - Open, E3, UE (w/ LeAnn's image), T3, SW & RW - (#62)
                 Challenges on Hold while Site is under Maintenance
                 JFF with occasional prize,   MU 1 or more of the 3 elements, - (#3)
                 TBA See Mood Board Below

4th - (three weeks)

The Flower Challenge - Open, MU Flowers (Main Focus + if using Digi's
                   must be handcoloured), Must Comment on 3 other Entries,
                   E5, OE6, T3, RW - 3W - (#80)
                   Pretty Pastels

4th - Monthly

Pinkfresh Studio - MU, Must Comment, E3, RW, T3
                 May Challenge: Rainbow

5th - (Monthly)

Gerda Steiner Share Your Designs - MU, Open, UE, UOE, RW, SW - 
                 Anything Gerda Steiner Goes
Girlz Make Guyz Card - Masculine cards ONLY, JFF, SW, T3 (15+ entries), UE (#3)
                 Use an Animal 
Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, RW - (see right side bar)
                 Anything "Christmas" Goes + Opt. Trim the Tree
LeAnn's World 101 Progressive - Must join (on FB), Image provided to players (#66)
                Anything Goes w/ image provided.  Check Facebook Group for Image and Details
               After this challenge the team will be taking a break until July 2023.
Let's Craft And Create - Open, MF and Comment, E3, SW - (#194)
                 Theme: Anything Goes
                 Optional: Ribbon Lace, Twine

6th - (three weeks)

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - 3W 
                 Always Use their Monthly Kit - see blog for more information

7th - (Monthly)

Art - Piaskownica - Open, UE, UOE, SW, T3 (dependant on number of entries)
                 TBA - see below - No new challenges since January 2023
Challenge YOUrself  - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW - (#113)
                 Get Messy - see prompt below
Day of the Month Card Club - Open, E3, OE6, PG, Must Comment - (#51) 
                 International Picture Frame Day (use a frame)
FarmQuest General Store - Open, MU Farm/Country, Top Picks, JFF, ends the following 5th (#4) 
                 Anything Farm Country Goes (see blog for complete details) - DT CALL
Happy Little Stampers - MU STENCIL - Open, E3, UOE, W - (see right side bar)
                Anything Stenciling Goes 
The Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must MAIL Card, MU at least 1 below - 
               *Sign up before 6th of month for current month's swap. Must must mail card before end                 of the month
               *Sign up for coming month starts today - see below for colour/Sketch and 
                 Theme/Technique options
8th (1 week long)

Sketches in Thyme - MU Layout, E1, T3, RW, Must Join FB - (#560)
                  Always a Sketch - SEE ON FACEBOOK

SKETCHES & PICTURES in alphabetical order

TBA - not updated since January 2023

May Colour Palette - cards to arrive by June 30th

May Sketch - cards to arrive by June 30th

The Card Chain - THEME Options: Vintage/Wheels/Friendship
The Card Chain - PRODUCT/TECHNIQUE Options: Lace/Shaped Card


Thursday, June 1, 2023

Challenges for Days - Thursday Challenges

Hello! Here are your Thursday ChallengesBecause challenge guidelines can change, please confirm the rules to be sure your entry qualifies. Please Email us at CFDinfo12@gmail.com should we need to update information. 

PLEASE NOTE: some Thursday Challenges update quite late in the day. This post will be edited and updated again on Friday, to accommodate their posting time.

52 weeks to Christmas - Open, T3, W, GDT, JFF -               
               Sometimes challenge is for a week, other times it is a month. There is always a new linky
               each week, even if the theme has carried over. Sometimes the blog has an option to read
               in English, other times it does not. So CFD is changing the status to:
C.R.A.F.T. - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#680)
Inspired By - Open, SW, Honourable Mention - (#240)
               Cabinet (see below)
Krafty Chicks  - Open, Opt. Twist on 5th Thursday, T5 - (#664)
               Week 1: Stamp Act (must use stamped/digi image on the card/project)
               Week 2: Christmas - (must be Christmas themed)
               Week 3: CAS (Clean and Simple)
               Week 4: All Occasions (Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's, etc.)
               Week 5: On 5th Thursdays - Anything Goes + Opt
               Mood Board (see blog - could not copy the board)
Tic Tac Toe  - Open, E3, SW, Winner is GD, T4 - (#211updates late in day 
               Tic Tac Toe board (see below)  
Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#352)
               Fabulous Flowers
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
               Do you prefer Pastels or Brights?  AND why 
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#200) 
               Slimline Birthday  + DT Call
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - W2 of 2 - (#495)
               Fun Folds
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - MF, CHECK BLOG FOR DETAILS
               Always merged with monthly linky challenge - see blog for details
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, Five SW's, 2 Guest Designers each month - W2 of 2 - (#262) 
               Always 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
               Birthday + (optional) Make it pop
Time Out - Open, E5, OE5, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#239) 
               Photo Inspiration (see below) 

Every 2-3-4 Weeks:
My Favorite Things COLORS - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 -
               Colors - see below (til June 7th)
My Favorite Things CHRISTMAS - Open, CU, RW -W2 of 4 -
               Anything CHRISTMAS  (til June 21)  

Craft Rocket - Open, 2 Winners, T3/5, No All Digital - June (#104) 
               Use Dies
Creative Inspiration - Open, E2, RW, T3 - June (#3)
               Always Anything Goes
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, E5, RW, Top Picks - June -
               Anything Goes + Opt: Laughter (Use humor)
               (must use twist to be eligible for sponsored prize)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Winner is GD, 3E - June (#205)
               TBA (see below)

Picture Inspiration and Sketches in alphabetical order:

Challenges for Days - By Date 1st June 2023: List 2 (Challenges Offering Digital Prizes)

The challenges on this list run by Date, not Day. Just a reminder that we are separating challenges by those who offer Digital Art prizes from their many generous sponsors and those who offer something else or no prize at all. 

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
either by leaving the info in a message below or send us an email at

Would you like to join our team?   We are a very friendly group who would love to have some one join us to help look after our list.   Interested?  Just send an email to address above, thank you

Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists.
Have fun Crafting.
Thank you so much for joining us!
Challenges for Days Team

Two Weeks
QKR Stampede - Open, MF, E3, UOE, 2W (1st and 15th), RW, T5
        Anything Goes 

Critter Crazy Open, E3, T3 - (#75)
         Always Anything Goes with a Featured Critter
A Perfect Time to Craft - Open, CU, UE, OEU, T3, DT Fav(#06-2023)
         Always Anything Goes 
All Dressed Up  - MU, Must join, Hand Color, E3, RW
         Private FB Group - please check to view current challenge:  Enter via FB Group 
Beccy's Place - MU, Freebie, E3, RW. -
         Anything Goes with a Beccy's Image with Opt: Add Doodling
Carlin's Card Paradise Open, E3, MF, MU Image, RW. - (#59)
           Wood + Flowers
Cheerful Sketches - Open, E3, SW
         Sketch Challenge (see inspiration below)
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW
         Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge - Open, UE, T3, RW, SW (#06-2023)
         Always Anything Goes 
Conie Fong Blog/FB challenges - MU, Open, MF, SW, T3 -
         Private FB Group, Freebies available - Always Anything Goes w/CF Image
Crafts Galore Encore - Open, E3, T3, RW(#112)
         Always Anything Goes
DL Art - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, UE - (#18)
        Anything Goes
Do-Al(l) Creatives - Open, E3, T3, SW(#78)
        Create a Scene
Gecko Galz - MU, GD, RW x2 
        Dapper Gentlemen      
Gecko Galz Facebook Challenge - Must Join FB Group, MU, SW x 4, NOTE: There will be                          four separate challenges each month and freebies are provided  
         Private FB Group - please check to view current challenge: enter via Facebook Group 
Incy Wincy Designs - Open, E5, T3, RW 
         Rainbow +/or Birthday
Kerst Christmas - Must Join FB Group, E4, RW, Must be Christmas - 
         Anything Goes Christmas
         Enter via Facebook Group
Mirtillamente Challenge - Open, ATG, UE, UOE, RW, SW, WGD(#21)
        Anything Goes 
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, CU for extra entry, Digi/Image, E3, RW(#06-2023) 
        Anything Goes
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW
        Always Anything Goes 
Outlawz Freebie Progressive - Must Use Free Image Provided, E1 -  
        Email challenge for image and to join the challenge
Rabisco MUST use haberdashery, MF, CU, E5 RW, GDT slot for winner, T3, M  - (#46)
        Anything Goes
SheepSki Designs - Open, Only Hand Colour Stamped or Digital Images,
         MF, E3, OE10, T3, RW(#75)  
       For the Boys
Stampers Delights Must Join FB Group, Progressive Challenge, MU image provided, 1E - 
        Enter via Facebook Group
The 12 Months of Christmas - Open, Must be Christmas or theme, RW - (#101) 
        Anything Goes Christmas Optional Twist: TBA
Your Scrapbook Place - E3 or CU for extra entries, UOE, RW, DT Favorites - 
Cards by Kendra Cards only, MU (pdf), E3, UOE, RW3 - (#10)
           Enter via Social Media (FB Group, Twitter, Instagram, Google Form, etc) using                                #kendraschallenge
           Anything Goes using pdf file (see below) One Sheet Wonder Times 6
           Current Challenge ends 30 June 2023

SKETCHES & PICTURES in alphabetical order

Challenges for Days - By Date List 1 - June, 2023

     This is the list where JFF challenges or challenges not offering digital art prizes will be found.  For the remainder of the By Date lists, things will remain the same with another list on the 8th, covering new challenges that started between the 2nd and the 8th of the month, another on the 15th covering those that started between the 9th and 15th, and a final one on or around the 22nd of the month covering any that post later in the month. This means that every challenge you see in each listing will be current and live. 

      To see challenges posted on other dates, please check the blog archive on the right or click the appropriate label, also on the right.  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 either by leaving the info in a message below or send us an email to CFDinfo12@gmail.com.  Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists.  Have fun Crafting.  Thank you so much for joining us!  -- Challenges for Days Team

1st 1 week
Sketches in Thyme Must join FB Group, MU Layout, E1, T3, RW -
         Sketch Challenge: Now in Private Facebook Group.  Check FB Group for Sketch

1st Fortnightly
Creatalicious - Open, No All Digital, MF, E3, Voted W 2W (#260) 
         Anything Goes + Opt: Birthdays
Color Hues - Open, MU shades of specified colors, PG, E3, OE4, SW - 2W -  (#65)  
         Colors: TBA (ONLY, neutrals okay)
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity  - Open, MF, SW, Must Stamp - 2W - (#168)
         Mini Me - Smaller than a Card
Scrap, Paper Scissors - Must join forum, Open, JFF but occasional prizes, 2W -
         See forum for current challenge

1st 6 Weeks
Birthstone - MU, E8, RW, T3 - 6W - (#2) May/Jun ('til 6-15)
         Colors:  Emerald or Pearl    
1st Monthly
2 Sisters on the Blog - Open, MF, E3, RW, T3 - (#75)
         Men's Card + Hobby
AAA Birthday - Open, BIRTHDAY, T4, PG, SW (badge, no prize) - (#50)
          Water Colors
Altenew - MU, 4SW - 
          Inspiration Prompt  (see below) TBA
Archi-Scraps - Open, Paper crafts, MU Theme, SW, entries posted to Face Book - 
         Inspiration Prompt (see prompt below) 
Artistic Stamper  or Artistic Stamper on Instagram- MU something they sell, 
         See Facebook or Instagram for details on any challenges/activities
Art Journal Journey - Must be a journal project, JFF - 
         All about Numbers
Art - Piaskownica Open, SW, T3 (dependent on number of entries) 
         Still Taking a Break
Bramble Fox Scrapbooking MU, E1, Layouts only, Must join, Enter on FB
         Theme details available on FB site
         Sketch (see prompt below)
Caffeinated Christmas Top Pick GD, RW - (#18) (ends 25th of month)
         MU Coffee and Christmas + Masculine
Challenge Up Your Life Open, E1, OE5, SW (#159)
         Slimline Card
Christmas Crafts All Year Round - MB Christmas, E5, RW 2x year - 
         6 Geese a'Laying -  6 of something or a Farm Animal
Counterfeit Kit - Open, E1 - Entries on Facebook or Instagram
         The Friendship Collection (see prompt below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T3, RW - 
Crafting Happiness MF Theme if a Card, JFF - (#143) 
         Anything Goes
Crafting Techniques - FacebookMust Join - Open, SW 
         Must join Facebook site to see challenge
Crafty Animals - Can Follow, SW, T3 - (#73)
         Always Anything Goes - MUST include an Animal, birds, bees, bugs, all insects
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration FB - Open, Prizes Only for Scrapbook Pages & only 4 X yr  
         Case Files (see below) (til 6-4)
Die Cut Divas - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, E4, RW - 
Friendship - Open, E2, RW - (#88) 
         Favorite Stamp or Image
Gina K Designs - MU, Open, RW, Join FB Group - 
         Now on Facebook - Inspiration Challenge, must enter via Facebook
Happy Little Stampers - Watercolor - Open, MU Watercolor, RW - (see right side bar)
         Watercolor Challenge Anything Goes + Opt: Bright
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie - Open, E5, JFF, T3 - (#181)
         A new color each month; June is Purple (see prompt below) 
Ink n' Splatter - MU, Enter Via Facebook and Instagram
         Join Private Facebook Group to Play or use hashtag #inknsplatter for IG entries
Kraft+ - MU Kraft, Open, OE1, RW, SW - 
         Must Enter Via Facebook Group or Email Entry
         Photo Inspiration  (see prompt below)
Lavinia Stamps, MU, E5, RW (ends 25th of the month)
         Beneath the Sea
Lindy's Gang - MU at least 2 colors & 1 Lindy's Element, T3, RW -
         Join Facebook Group for Challenge Details and Entry 
Lisa and Lori's Great Stash Bash - Create kit from your stash using list of elements  
         (Always visit blog each month for complete details)
Monthly Themes for Crafting - Facebook - Open, JFF - 
         TBA - Nothing since April, 2023 - Must Join FB Group
More Than Words - MU criteria set out in image, Journals, OE3, T3, SW, RW, PG, WGD -
         Art Supplies
Moving Along with the Times - Open, E5, T3, sometimes RW (#155)
         Man/Boy  + DT Call
Mystical Scrapbooks - Open, MF, CU, RW, MU Page Layout -
         Mixed Media (see challenge for info)
NBUS - MF, JFF, T1, E10, Must Comment on at least 3, MU-NBUS - (#51)
         Always Anything NBUS Goes 
Once Upon a Time Open, JFF (possible RW), T(3 or 5) -
         Little Engine that Could (see prompt below)
Outside the Box - MU Memory Box, RW, SW - (#96) 
         Use Die as Focal Point
        Anything Goes + Theme Park Inspired 
Pearly Sparkles T3, blog entries only - (#85) (ends 28th of month)
{PIN}spirational Open, E5, JFF, T3 - (#302)
         BIRTHDAY (all of 2023) + Cars & Trucks (see prompt below) 
Poppystamps - MU, E3,SW, RW - (#105)
         Add Foil
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only), CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW - 
         See Private Facebook group for details
Scrapping 4 Fun - open, JFF, T3 or T5 on entries E4 (cards, 5th anything but) blog entries only - (#223)
         Anything Goes + Men or Boys
Scrap the Boys - Scrapbook Challenge - Open, SW - 
         Sweet Baby Boy (see prompt below)
Simon Says Stamp (Flickr) - MU, OE3, RW, - (#211)
         See details and enter via Flickr Account
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW  -
         On a Break - no return date given 
Simply Sweet Poppy Stencils MU, Must Join FB Group, E3, RW -
         Enter via Private Facebook Group
Sparkles Christmas - Open, MB Christmas, SW, T3 (#149)
Stamplorations -  Must stamp, PG, E6, SW, T3
         Challenges may return soon
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3
         Card Sketch: See Below
         Single Page Sketch: See Below
         Double Page Sketch: See Below
The Four Seasons Open, E3 - 
         Always Anything Goes with the Season: Summer - (see below)

2 Months
Love to Craft - Open, Enter via a Blog, E8, T5, RW(no prize) - (#74)
         Anything Goes - current challenge runs through June 15
Love To Scrap - Scrapping any format, must enter via a Blog, Open, E8, JFF, T3-10 - (#161)
         Anything Goes - current challenge runs through June  15 
Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog - Open must enter via a Blog, E8, T5, RW(no prize) (#50)
         Anything Goes - current challenge runs through June 15
Mix It Up - Open must enter via a Blog, E8, T3, RW(no prize) - (#65)
         Anything Goes - current challenge runs through June 15
         Opt: Embossing
1st Every Other Month
Christmas Bingo - Odd months - 6W, E8, T3, JFF w/ occasional prizes, May/Jun
 (See Guidelines on blog), BINGO board - Use 3(+) items from 1 column ONLY (see below)



(New challenge starts after 6-4)
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration


Double Page Sketch
Card Sketch
Single Page Sketch
Stick It Down