Sunday, 21 October 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Saturday Challenges

Christi standing in for Swati here with this week's Saturday Challenges
And I am SO sorry to be SO late. . .

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 - (#490) 
                   Traditional Christmas Colors
Card Challenge Junkies - Open, Must Join, UE,  JFF
                   Must Check Facebook
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                   B-I-N-G-O (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#408) 
                   Always Anything Goes
                  Optional Theme: Sentiment as the Focal Point
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#457) 
                   Sketch (see below)
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions 
                   Christmas Pets ~ DT Call
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#375)
                   Freestyle (Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#256) 
                   Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#463)
        Color Week (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - MU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#453)
                   Orange and Purple 
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner)
                     Halloween or Fantasy
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
                     Chevron or Striped ~ DT Call
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#536) 
                   Sketch (see below)


Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#147) 
                    Code word - Foliage (graphic below)
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#228) 
                    Anything Goes
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#98) 
                    Colour challenge - see below
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#115)
                    Mostly Pink
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#95)
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 -
                    Creepy or Cute
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#172) 
                    Use Vellum (see word prompt below)
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W2 of 2- (#382) 
                    Tags - See graphic below
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#381)
                    Use Kraft Card stock
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3 - W1 of 2 -
                    Fall or Holiday Wishes for Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W1 of 2 - (#121) 
                    S is for Skulls

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - OCT - (#8) 
                    Bingo - see below
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - OCT - (283)
                    Autumn or Halloween
Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, RW, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - OCT (#10)
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional:  Winter or Christmas
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - OCT - 
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - OCT -
                    Theme Anything Goes 
                    Optional:  Spook it up!
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - OCT -
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional:  Spooky Color Combo

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Friday, 19 October 2018

Challenges for Days - Friday Challenges

NanaConnie in for Carol 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.
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Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - W (#434) +DT Call
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional: Make It Square       
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -
                    Apples (or other fruit)
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - W - (#431)
                    Sketch (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 5 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - W
                    Theme 1: Any Birthday
                    Theme 2: Get Well
                    Theme 3: Retirement
                    Theme 4: Christmas 
                    Theme 5: Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Open. OE9, T2 SW - W - (#42)
                    Always Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - W - (#318) 
                    Always Anything Goes
TGIF - Open, JFF,SW,MU Challenge Graphic and # - W- (#182) 
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#129) 
                    In The Sky
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W2 of 2 
                    “ O"is for - Owls
Cardz TV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W2 of 2 (#69) W1 of 2 (#70)
                    Always Anything Goes
CAS On Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W1 of 2 (#144) 
                    Fall or Halloween
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W2 of 2 - (#210)
                    Pinks and Greys, see below 
Colour Crazy  - Open, E2, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#41) W1 of 2 - (#42) 
                    Anything Goes
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colors, post color board on blog,
                     SW(Monthly) - W2 of 2- (#314)  W1 of 2 (#315) 
                    Always Colors (see below)  
Crafting With Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave - W1 of 2 (#75)
                    On Break - back inNovember
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2 of 2 - (#216) 
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#159) 
                    CASE a Project
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#223)
                    Things with Wings
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2 
Simon Says (Flickr) - MU, UE, RW, OE3 - W2 of 2 
                    Anything Goes
Sum More Fun  - Open, MF, RW,T3, W2 of 2 - (#39) 
                    Sketch, see below
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi (Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2
                    Artic Or Antarctic Animals
Your Next Stamp - CU, Must Comment, E3, T1, MU, RW - W1 of 2 - (#100) 
                    Make a Scene

A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW. JFF - October
                    Autumn Splendour
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW
                    (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - October
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - October- (#153)
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - October
                    Halloween or Autumn
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - October  (#143)
                    Make a shaker card
Simply Papercraft - Open, E3, MF, T3, JFF - August - (last Fri of Month)
                    On A Break back later in August / September/October
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 -
                     Theme: Stamps And Autumn
                     Sketch: See below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW (USA Shipping only) - October
                     Create A Geometric Design
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW (Prize detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine - October
                     Always Anything Goes 

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches

Just Add Ink



Tic Tac Toe colors - Row or Column

Sum More Fun



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Thursday, 18 October 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

4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3 - (#425) 
                  Finish the Inside
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#487) 
                  Use Something Wooden
CAS(E) this Sketch - Open, JFF - (#294)  
                  Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#1842) 
                  Masculine Cards with Mustaches and No Beards
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#267) 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - (#268) 
                  Halloween (Black, Purple, Orange and Green)
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#552) 
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -  
                  Theme: Anything Goes 
                  Optional Twist:  Something Sweet

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#243) 
                    Add Embellishments
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Clean and Simple or Fussy and Fancy and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#213) 
                    Halloween or Fall Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#82) 
                    Fancy Folds
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W1 of 2 - (#104) 
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W2 of 2 - (#169) 
                    Anything Goes
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
Impression Obsession - MU, 5E, 2W, see site for other guidelines - W1 of 2  
                    Happy Haunting
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (200)
                  Always  Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W2 of 2 - (#82) 
                    For a Man
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#103) 
                    Always a Color Challenge (see below)
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E3 (E1for A/G), OE9, T3, RW - W1 of 2  
                    Critter Crazy
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 - W2 of 2 - (#120) 

Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - October - (#44) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - October - (#53) 
Happy Craft Challenge - Open, All Crafts, E3 - October
                   Anything Goes
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW - August (#134)
                   On Summer Break Returns in September - still on a break 27th Sept
Stamp and Stencils - Open (Mixed Media No Digital), E3, OE10, T3,
                    JFF - October 
                    Spooky Fun with an Autumnal Twist
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - Oct 
                   Halloween/Harvest (plus Progressive Challenge on FB)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - October -
1st Thursday of the Month:
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF - Oct - (#235) 
                   Fall Colors

2nd Thursday of the Month:
KaiserCraft - Must Use 80% KaiserCraft Product, current or retired, 2SW, UE -  September -  
                  Christmas Card Challenge                      

3rd Thursday of the Month:
Ellen Hutson Pin-Sights Challenge - MU, RW - September -
                  Sketch (go to the blog as it won't let me copy the image)

Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Weekly Challenges

Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges
Monthly Challenges