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Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Challenges for Days, Wednesday Challenges





 As always, remember to check that your entry to a challenge qualifies.  We might have missed a recent change in the rules. If you do spot something or have information to share with us, please feel free to leave us a comment or drop us a line at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com  


Remember to check the guidelines for each challenge - for some of them you need to follow their blog (but you probably already do, so that you don't miss anything!) or leave a comment. We don't have room to tell you more than the basics here!

Weekly
Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T4, SW - (#305)
                 Photo inspiration - see below
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #506) 
                    Use Color Palette, (see below)
CraftaholicsRUs - Open, T3 - (#33)
                  Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 
                 Anything Goes to run until Sep 4th
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW, Some weeks: JFF- (#4**) 
                    On a break to Aug 22nd
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#350) 
                   A Sketch  (see below)
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  
                  Lions and tigers and bears!  
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications  
                  Back to School
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW -  (#398) 
                    Sketch - see below
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly)
                    Always A Sketch (see below)
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin' Up Products,
                    Must Include Code/Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#302) 
                   Sketch,  See below
Paper Shelter  MU for E3, Other is E1, RW -  (#349)
                  Punches or Dies
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Open, T3 - (#33)
                 Photo inspiration, see below
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#393)
                   Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW - 
                   Back to School
 The House that Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp, RW(monthly)
                   Inspiration photo,  see below (note changes to challenge closing dates - see their post for details)
The Three Muses - Open, JFF -  
                   Down by the sea
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  (#183)
                   Masculine anything goes


Fortnightly/Two Weekly
 Back to Basics and Beyond - Open, E3, T3 + special mentions - W2 of 2 (#9)
                    Use A Digi
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 -W3 of 4(#105
                    Butterflies + your choice(s) from wheel below
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#372) 
                    Anything Goes 
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW -  (#172)  W1 of 2  
                  Add a ribbon or bow
Create a Smile - MU, SW - W1 of 2
                 Masculine
Creative Moments - Open, MF, Must Comment, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 (#150)  
                    Anything Goes / Optional Twist: Cats      
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 
                   Moon and/or Stars - see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SW W1 of 2 
                   Back to Nature
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#365) 
                    Anything goes
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W2 of 2 
                    Summertime
Muse Christmas Visions - Open but must be Christmas or Winter, MF,
                     Must Vote on 3, T5(by votes), 2W W1 of 2 (#106)
                   Always Christmas, (see below for inspiration card)
Scrapy Land - MU a Low Profile or Steel Rule Die from a Brand they stock,
                    E5, RW (1), SW (1) - W1 of 2 - (#96) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    SW, E2, EO4 - W1 of 2 (#305) 
                    Under the sea
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW -  W3 of 4 (#142)
                    Sketch, (see below) - two to choose from as 4 week challenge
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW(up to 12) - on a break until September
The Male Room - Open, SW -W1 of 2   - (#92) 
                   Wild & Free
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2  
                  Printed Page Background            
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's Word Art File, Include Scripture or an
                    Uplifting Quote, No "Dark" Images, Nothing contrary to Biblical Scripture,
                    Must be Family Friendly, E5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#348- 349)
                    Anything Goes - Optional text (See below)

Monthly
ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas, T3, RW - AUGUST
                   'P is for Plain', 'Q is for Quotes' 'R is for Robins'
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, R(?)W AUGUST
                   Feature a creature
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, CU for Double Prize, T3, RW - AUGUST (#46) 
                   Mix it up - see below 
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, T3, SW AUGUST (#51) 
                    Anything goes - Optional: All about boys and men
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - AUGUST
                    Holidays
That's Crafty! - RW, T3, MF, E3, OE20 - AUGUST
                    Animal magic

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - 
                    Anything Christmas Goes
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW -AUGUST - (#56) 
                    Dr Seuss quote - see below

Starts 3rd or 4th Wednesday of the month
Work It Wednesday  - open, RW3 - JULY/AUGUST
                   Watercolour

Challenges by Date, Not Day

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 at
ChallengesForDays@yahoo.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
NEW SECTION  
Imagine That Creative Playground - Open, MU, RW every 15 entries
                   Always Anything Goes

Limited Runs
Rubber Dance Forever Challenge - MU, E unlimited, RW every 50 entries, 
                    Always Anything Goes

1st
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW - 2W - (#73)
                    Anything goes
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW - 2W - (#102)
                    Black and white
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W - (#198) 
                    Always a sketch (see below)
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W
                    Sketch (see below)
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity  - Open, MF, SW, must stamp - 2W - (#58)
                    Anything goes
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, UE, UOE, T3, RW - 2W - (#201)
                    Travel/relaxing - DT Call

3 Weeks
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements - 3W  
                    Element 1: Stamping
                     Element 2: Stencil monoprint
                     Element 3: your choice

Monthly
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Open, E3, RW, DT Favs- M - (#17)
                    Always Anything Goes But MUST have a "Critter"
2 Sisters on the Blog - Open, MF, E3, UOE, RW, T3 - (#18)
                    Giftbox
a2z Scrapbooking- Open, E5, UOE, RW - M
                    Anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav - M - (#08)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Altenew - MU, 4SW - M -
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
Altered Eclectics - Open, Must be Altered Projects NO CARDS/ATC's, T5,
                    2 Runner-Ups, SW - M
                    Always Anything Goes
Always Happy Birthday - Open, MF, E4, UOE, SW, top picks, winner must have USA address, must be birthday themed - M
                    Anything Goes
                        Optional: Water theme
Animal Friends - Open, Must include an Animal, E3, OE10, T3 - M - (#65)
                    Mouse
Archi-Scraps - Open, Paper crafts, MU Theme, SW - M
                    Colors - photo (see below)
ARTastic Challenge - Open, T3, RW, SW - M - 
                    Photo Inspiration: See below
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, E3, RW - M
                    Anything goes
Beccy's Place - MU, Freebie, E3, RW, AAG - M -
                         Anything Goes (free digi)
                         Optional: Add some lace
Bimini Moose - E3 - M -
                         Anything goes w/scrapbook layouts
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW - M - (#107)
                    Anniversary
*NEW* Carlin's Card Paradise - Open, E3, MF, MU Image, RW -
                    Anything goes
CheerfulSketches - Open, E3, SW - M -
                    Sketch: see below
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - M -
                    Under the sea
                    See Facebook Group for details
Christmas Crafts All Year Round - MU Christmas, Open, E5, RW - M -
                    Hot/warm colors (see below)
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping,
                    E3, T3, RW, SW M - (#8)
                    Always Anything Goes
Conie Fong FB Challenge - MU, Open, MF, SW, T3 -
                    Anything Goes + Option:  Birthdays
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - M -
                    July cocoa daisy kits (see below for one)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T3, RW - M -
                    Sun, sea and sand
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW - M -
                    Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW - M -
                    See Facebook Group for Details
Crafts Galore Encore - Open, E3, T3, RW - M - (#54)
                    Always Anything Goes - DT CALL
Crafty Animals - UE, M, Can Follow, SW, T3 - M - (#17)
                         Always Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - Open, MU Patterned Paper, UE, UOE, 
                    RW - M -
                    Always Anything Goes 
Createful Heart Challenge - Open, E3, MF, ST3, RW, MUST be Hand Colored, - M - 
                     Always Anything Goes - On hold until August
                         Optional Twist:
Creative With Stamps - Open, MU stamps, Must comment on 3 Blogs, 
                    Must Add Challenge Graphic in Blog, - (#29)
                    Father
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration - Open, Prizes Only For Scrapbook Pages - M - (#259)
                    Case File #259  (see below)
Delicious Doodles  CLOSED
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, E4, RW - M -
                    Silhouettes
Digi Doodle Studios - Open, E3, CU for larger prize, T3, RW - M - (#8)
                         Anything goes
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW - M - (#151)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                         Optional Twist: Sentiment/greeting
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3 - M -
                    Always Anything Goes
Do-Al(l) Creatives - Open, E3, T3, SW - M - (#20)
                    Spotlight technique
Dream in Darkness - Open, UOE, UE, SW - M -
                    Anything goes except cute
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW - M -
                    Friends from afar
EmeraldCreek Dares- Open, CU,SW, T3 - M -
                    Outdoors
Fabrika Fantasy - Open, CU for separate draw, E3, RW - M - (#23)
                    Anything goes
Gecko Galz - MU, GD, RW x2 - M -
                    Beach Blanket Bingo
Gerda Steiner Share Your Designs - MU, Open, UE, UOE, RW - M -
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                         Optional Twist: Flowers
House of Cards - Open, SW, T5 - M -
                    Photo inspiration (see below) - DT Call 
JoyClair - Open, SW - M -
                    Anything goes
Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5 - M -
                    Stripes
Kat's Scrappiness MU, RW  - M -
                    Coffee and Critters
Kraft+ - MU Kraft, Open, OE1, RW, SW - M -
                    Terracotta
Love To Craft - Open, E5, T3, JFF - M - (#25)
                    Always Anything Goes
Let's Get Sketchy - Open, NO OE, Layouts Only, E1, RW - M -
                    Sketch (see below)
Mini Album Makers  - open, must be a hand made book, UE, RW, T5 - M -
                    Always Anything Goes
Mix It Up - Open, E5, T3, JFF - M - (#16)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                         Optional Twist: Acrylic block stamping
                    See Facebook Group for Challenge Details
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, CU for extra entry, Digi/Image, E3, RW - M - (#08)
                    Always Anything Goes
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW - M -
                    Challenge: Anything Goes
                         Optional: Boys will be boys
Mystical Scrapbooks - Open, MF, CU, RW, MU Page Layout - M -
                    Sketch Challenge (unable to copy, see blog for image)
Oddball Art - Open, (MU for Prizes), E3, T3, RW - M -
                    Optional: Lost Souls of Innocent Dolls
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW - M -
                    Always Anything Goes
Outlawz Freebie Progressive - Must sign in, MU Free Image, E1 - M -
                    Please Sign In To See
                         Free Image is sent by email each month
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW - M - (#40)
                    Keep cool and carry on
Papercraft Business Challenge - Open, RW, SW, E3, OEU - M - (#9) 
                    Anything Goes
                         Option: Summer
Paper Smooches - MU, UE - M -
                    Anything goes
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW - M - (#30)
                   Taking a break
Poppystamps Challenge   - MU, E3, UOE, SW, RW - M - (#47)
                   Make a splash
Reverse Confetti - UE, MU, SW - M -
                   Wedding
The Rubber Buggy Challenge - Open, EU, DT Fav, SW, MU product they carry - M -
                    Inspiration board (see below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Colour Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only), CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW - M
                   Colour Challenge and/or Nature (see below)
Scor-Pal More than One Score Challenge - Open, MU more than 1 Score, E3, RW - M - (#51)
                   The Heat of Summer
Scrap From Your Heart - Open, E5, OE10, T3, RW - M - (#24)
                   One for the Guys - DT CALL
Scrap The Boys - SCRAPBOOKING CHALLENGE - Open, SW - M -
                   Stay wild
SheepSki Designs - Open, Only Hand Coloured Stamped or Digital Images,
                   MF, E3, OE10, T3, RW - M - (#17)  
                   Your Favorite things
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW - M - (#8)
                   Glitter
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW - M - (on facebook)
                   Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: See Facebook for details
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Facebook - MU (freebies provided), T3, SW - M -
                   Always Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW - M - (#90)
                   Krafty Christmas
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW - M -
                       See Facebook for Details
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3 - M -
                   Card Sketch: See Below
                       Single Page Sketch: See Below
                       Double Page Sketch: See Below
Sunsational Stamps - Open, CU extra entries, E3, T3, SW - M -
                   TBA
The 12 Months of Christmas - Open, Must be Christmas or theme, see blog for details - M - (#44)      
                  Anything Christmas Goes 

                       Optional: Add some Greenery
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW - M -
                   Ethos stamps (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW - M -
                   Embossing glitters
Your Scrapbook Place - E3 or CU for extra entries, UOE, RW, T3 - M -
                   Anything goes
2nd
3 Weeks
DCWV Inc - Facebook - Open, Top Picks, SW 
                   See Facebook Group for Challenge details

Monthly
CAS Watercolour Card Challenge - Open, SW, DT Favs - M -
                        Sunflower

3rd
Monthly
CAS Christmas Card Challenge - Open, E3, OEU, T3 - M -
                       Tree
CCC Digi Creations - Open, E3, OEU, MF & Comment, RW - M - (95)
                   Three of a kind
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, RW - M -
                   Die cuts
Paper Nest Dolls - Open, E2, RW, DT fav - M -
                   Anything Goes

4th
3 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 - (#23)
                   One layer card

5th
Monthly
                   Theme: Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: Sequins
Let's Craft And Create - Open, MF and Comment, E3, SW - M - (#140)
                   Theme: Anything Goes
                        Optional: Lots of Layers
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW - M -
                   Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional: Brights
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW - M - (#58)
                    Always A Colour Palette (see below)
STAMPlorations - CUTplorations - MU, 3DTFav, SW - M -
                    On Break until 1 Oct

6th
3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - 3W 
                    Mini kit see below
7th
Monthly
Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW - M - (#56)
                    Mother-Daughter
Creative Craft Cottage - Open, E3, OEU, MF & Comment - M - (#110) 
                     No patterned paper
                    Words
The Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, MU at least 1 below - M -
                    Colour Palette: See Below
                         Sketch: See Below
                         Themes: Food/Cats/Friendship
                         Product/Technique: Wool or Twine


9th
Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - Dies - Open, RW - M -
                    Always Anything Goes
10th
Monthly
Blank Page Muse MU physical stamps, E2, RW - M -
                    TBA
Sweet Stampers Challenge - MU Stamp/Digi, E5, DT Favs, JFF - M - (#23)
                    Summer
Twofers E3, OE5, SW, T3, must follow and comment, must make two cards with same stamp/die M - (#8)
                     Geometric
11th
Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - ATC's - Must be 2.5" x 3.5", Open, RW - M -
                    Water
Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5 - M -
                    Anything Goes
12th
3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - M -
                   Put an Angle on It
15th
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time to Craft - Open, E3, 3RW (#74)
                    Always Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, OE10, T3, RW - (#202)
                    Birthdays or Buttons
Createful Heart Challenge - Now on FB, Open, E3, MF, ST3, RW, 
                   MUST be Hand Colored - (#)
                   Check FB page for image and sketch
CSI: Colour, Stories, Inspiration - Open, Prizes Only For Scrapbook Pages - 
                    for more information, please follow the link - (#260)
                   Case File #260 (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW - (#103)
                   You are a Star 
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW - (#199) 
                   Always a Sketch (see below)
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 
                   Always a Sketch (see below) 
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity  - Open, MF, SW, Must stamp, - (#58) 
                   TBA

Monthly
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW - 
                    TBA
All Dressed Up - MU, E3, RW, T3 - 
                    TBA
All Dressed Up FB - MU, Must join - 
                    Check FB page for Details
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW - (#68)
                    Back to School
Crafts Dreamy - Open, E4, RW  - 
                    Mood Board (see below)
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W - (#145)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                     Optional: No Square or Rectangle cards
NEW Creations in Pink - Open, MU Image, RW - 
                    Anything Goes
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW - (#66)
                    In a Distant Country
Merry Christmas - Open, E3, T10 -  
                    Always Anything Christmas
Monochrome Magic- Open, RW, SW, Optional Twist, T3, No Completely Digi Colored Projects, EU, OEU, No prize, - (#13)
                    Any Monochrome w/Optional Twist: Girly
Scrap the Boys - CARD CHALLENGE, SW -  
                    Always Masculine themed + Sketch & Let's Go Geo
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW - (#68) 
                    TBA    
So Suzy Stamps & CrackerBox Palace - Open, E5 (UE w/ So Suzy or CrackerBox), MU Image, RW -
                    Halloween                         
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW - (#107)
                    Stamp Your Own Background
Sunny Day Crafting - Open, MF, E3, MU an Animal, T3 - 
                    Anything Goes w/ an Animal
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Open, Must be on a DT,
                    SW, RW, T3 - (#08)
                    Always Anything Goes

3 Weeks
Creative Crafters - Open, E3, OEU, JFF, 3W - (#07)
                    Always Anything Goes

                                                                         17th
Monthly
DoingLife - TLC Challenge - Open, MF, E1, (for Unlimited, MU TLC)
                    T3, RW - (#21)
                    Always Anything Goes
                                                                        18th
 (runs 18th to 13th) (CAS14)
                    Encouragement Challenge, Open, Always Inspiration Board/Photo (see below)

                                                                          20th
Monthly
                    Inspiration Photo - Wood Effects or Veneer (see below)

                                                                          25th
Monthly
A Inky Mess - MU Mixed Media, E3, T3, RW - (#20)
                    Anything Mixed Media Goes

    

SKETCHES & PICTURES
1st


2 Weeks
Feeling Sketchy

TBA September 1

Let's Scrap

TBA September 1
Monthly






Double page

Single page


Card



7th
Color

Sketch



15th 
 2 Weeks




20th
Wood Effects or Wood Veneer