Friday, July 31, 2015

Challenges For Days - Challenges By Date Not Day

It's time for the update for challenges that begin on the 28th 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 Weeks
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W - M is for Magnolia
Allways Something Creative - Open, 2W - Blue - White + DT CALL
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Anything Goes
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Celebrate
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE4, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
Recycle, Re-Purpose + Re-Invent - Open, T3, SW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
Vintage Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T3, SW, 2W - Sketch (see below)

3 Weeks
Virginia's View Challenges - Open, Must Follow for Top Prize, OE4, T10, 3W - 100% Stamped (see below)

2 Creative Chicks - Open, must follow w/ logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes
Altered Eclectics - Open, Must be altered projects NO CARDS, T5, 2 Runner-Ups, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Animal Friends - Open, Must include an Animal, E3, OE10, T3, M - Animals at/in/on the Water
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M - 
                                                         Criteria: Use Some Water in Some Way
                                                         Photo Inspiration: See Below
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include rubber stamping, RW, M - Tags
Blue Twig Studio ATC - Open, Send in ATC, RW for every 10 ATC's entered, M - On A Break
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Sparkle And Shine
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - Shabby Chic
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card,  T3, RW, M -  Dots + Stripes
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Anything Goes
Cosmic Strawberry - Open, T3, SW, M - Always A Colour Challenge - Must use 3 (see below)
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  Basic Grey's New Collections - Kit (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - On Your Travels
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything goes with A Handmade Bow
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M -  Fascinators
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Use A Stamp/Digi Anywhere
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 Ladybirds Creations Open E3, T3, RW, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, RW, M - Summer + Patriotism
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M -  Anything Goes
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    - Travel
                                                         Purple Team Favorite Holidays
Emerald Fairies -CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Christmas in July
Happy Little Stampers - Sketch - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always a Sketch (see below)
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Open, E3, OE15, T3, SW, M - Christmas In July
Ladybug Crafts - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Special Birthday
Lia Stampz - CU allows E2, E1, T1, RW, Handmade Flowers
Live & Love Crafts' - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Christmas In July
Magenta - MU, RW, M - My Favorite Magenta Stamp
Mixed Media Mojo Open, T1, M - Theme: Christmas In July
                                                         Twist:   Santa
Monthly Themes For Crafting - FaceBook - Open, JFF, M - Colour Theme - Fiery
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Stars (see below)
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Anything Goes
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M -  Sparkle And Shine
One Sweet Challenge - Open, Any Stamp as a focal point, RW, M - Christmas In July
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Mexican Moods (see below)
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW, M - Red, White + Blue
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Christmas In July
Paper Sweeties - CU extra entry, SW, M - REd, White + Blue (see below)
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - Always Picture Inspiration (see below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - 
                                                         Colour Challenge: (see below)
                                                         Optional Theme:    Travel + Vacation
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 - TBA
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                                         Rock  - Never Let Me Go - Florence + The Machine
                                                         Pop    - Love Song - Adele
Silhouette Challenges - MU, Must follow, RW (USA only), M - Anything Goes
So Suzy Stamps - MU, E3, SW, M - Christmas By The Sea
Some Odd Girl -  MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Use Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Sparkle & Glitter Rick St. Dennis Progressive Challenge MU, Must Follow, SW, M - Anything Goes
Stampinback - Open, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - Use Ad as Inspiration (see below)
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 
The Color Sisters - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below)
The Crafting Cafe -  Open, E1, T3, RW, M - CLOSED
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: Blue (see below)
                                                         Optional Element: Vase
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Summer Days (see below)
Unruly PaperArts - Open, RW, M - RAQ 1 - Family Ties 
                                                         RAQ 2 - Always Photo Inspiration (see below)
Words 2 Scrap By - Open, OE10, SW, M - A Friend With Chocolate
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, Must Follow, RW, M - On A Break

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - Face Value

Crafting Musketeers - Open, Must Follow, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Anything Goes


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

NEW Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - Summer Romance
My Besties Friendship MU, 2E, 8OE, SW, M - Summertime
The Mirror Crack'd Open, (No Cards, No Full Digital, No Nudity), Top Picks, SW, M 
- Canvas


3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  Picture This: No less than 4 Photos


Kraftyhands Blog - Open, Must Follow, T3, RW, M - Wrap It Up
Society of Stampaholics - Open, Must Post Card, Must use at least one of the following, M - 
                                                         Colour Palette: (see below)
                                                         Sketch: (see below)
                                                         Themes: Flowers/School/Friendship
                                                         Products: 3D Stickers

8th - 14th

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

Lil' Inker Designs - MU, Must leave DT comments, RW, M - Always Anything Goes

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  Old Tools Challenge

15th - 21st

2 Weeks
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W -  N is for Number
Allways Something Creative - Open, 2W - Without Motive
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Anything Goes 
Cardabilities - Open, cards only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Celebrate
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE4, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
Sketchabilities - Open, layouts only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)
Vintage Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T3, SW, 2W - Sketch (see below)

A Sprinkle Of Imagination - MU 1 item from Shop, SW,  Always Anything Goes
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Summer
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW,  Anything Goes/Summer Holidays
Creatalicious - Open, must follow, Voted W, M - More Than 1 Fold
Karleigh Sue Sexy Challenge - Open, E3, OE15, T3, SW, M - 'It's Hot Outside, Baby'
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3,OE10, RW, M - Summer
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - Round Cards and/or Use Circles
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Birthday Bonanza
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Sun, Sea and Sand
The Color Sisters - Open, T3, RW, M - Always An Inspirational + Colour (see below)
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M Summer Fun


2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W  Project Altering Experience

22nd - 28th

Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Christmas In July

29th - End of Month

2 Weeks
Cardabilities - Open, cards only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)
Sketchabilities - Open, layouts only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)

Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Buttons + Bows


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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Challenges for Days - Thursdays Challenges

Welcome to 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!

Are you ready?  For more fun challenges?  Get out those crafty  tools and make something!  :-)  Happy Thursday.   April

4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3, W - #257 - Anything Goes and Crazy Egg Badge
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, RW, T3, W -  #322 - Well Done / Congratulations
CAS Colours and Sketches - Open must be CAS, T3, W - #135 - Sketch (see below)
Cas(e) this Sketch - Open, JFF, W - CAS(E) this sketch #134 (see below)
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF, W - CCEE1531 - Harry Potter
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW, W - #100 - Dry Embossing
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW, W - Challenge #384 - Citrus
Deconstructed Sketch - Open, JFF, W - On a Break - No Current Sketch
DRS Designs - Open, SW, W - #185 - Cause a Scene
Pals Paper Arts - Open, T10, W -  PPA262 - Not Yet Published
Sassy Studio Designs - Open, SW, W, - #292 - Dry Embossing
Tag Along - Just for Tags, W - #99 - Caught on Film

Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, SW, T2, 2W - (W of 2) - #165 - Create a Card Set
As you like it  - Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #60 - Favourite Fur or Feather and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, SW, T5, 2W - (W1 of W2) - Challenge #137 - Sketch (see below) + Sentiment
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2)  - #124 - Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers - Open must be Christmas, SW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #86 - Santa
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge - Open, Must Follow, E3, 2W, (W2 of 2) - #161 - Summer Time alternative Thank You
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW, W - (W2 of 2) -  On Summer Break Until September
In the Pink - Open must feature pink, E3, T5, 2W - (W2 of 2) -  #74 - Starry, Starry....Pink
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Challenge #117 - Hot Summer Night
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW, 2W - (W1 of 2) -  Challenge #99 - Anything Goes
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW, 2W, (W1 of 2) - Embossing
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E1, RW, T3, 3W - (W1 of 2) - #116 - Anything Goes
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, SW, T3 - (W2 of 2) - Challenge #36 - CASE Alice

Artist Trading Post Exchange - Mixed Media/use stamps/no digis, OE10, M, (July) - The Crafter's Workshop Stencils Challenge
Bronte & Bella's Challenge - MU, E1, RW, - M - (July) - #253 - Anything Mo Goes w/Mo Image (optional theme Summer Fun)
Chalk N Stock  Open. Must Follow, Must Use Chalk, M, E4, RW (July) -  Anything Goes
Copic Marker Europe - Open must use Copics, SW, M (July)- on a break
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, SW, T3, M (July) - Challenge #5 - Anything Goes
Dream it up - MU, RW, M (July) - On a break, but weekly blog challenge is substituing
iamthedivaczt - MU, RW, W (July) - #255 - Focus on Color (covering summer for Dream It Up)
Make Art - MU, RW, M (July) - Polka Dots
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3, M (July) - Baby Baby
Quoth The Raven - Edgar Alan Poe Challenge,T3,M (July) - Quest #46 - POEtry
Scrapbooker PhD -  E3, C10, M, (July) - #24 - Summer Fun
Stamp and Stencils - Open (mixed media no digital), E3, OE10, JFF, T3, SW (July) - Happy Holidays
Sugar Bowl - MU, E3, M,(July) - #126 - Anything Goes

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. April.

                                                     Picture Inspiration and Sketches