Thursday, December 31, 2015

Challenges For Days - Challenges by Date Not Day

Well This is my Last Post for 2015,
where has this year gone!!!

I would like to take this time to wish each and every one of you
a Very Happy New Year and all the best for 2016.
Happy Crafting and Hugz,
Sammi xxxx

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. 

Have fun Crafting. 
If you wish to have a nosey around my Blog please feel free to click HERE
Thank you so much for joining us! 

*** We are looking for people willing to share a little time one day a week 
to help maintain these lists, 
if you are interested please contact Zoe 
at zoechaos@icloud.com ***

1st - 7th

2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W - W is for Wishes + DT CALL 
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Anything Goes + DT CALL 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Dear Santa (see below) 
NEW Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Christmas 
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
NEW Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Starting January 

3 Weeks 
The Crooked Stamper Sketch Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T2, SW, 3W - Always A Sketch (see below) 
Virginia's View Challenges - Open, MF for Top Prize, OE4, T10, 3W - All About Glitter (see below) 
NEW Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 3W 
                                                                 Technique: Stamp Layering 
                                                                 Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                                                 Sketch: See Below 

2 Creative Chicks - Open, MF W/Logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes 
NEW A Monthly Challenge - Open, E1, OE5, JFF, M - Blue
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 - Christmas/New Year 
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                                                                 Criteria: Use of Gold 
                                                                 Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - Christmas 
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Christmas + DT CALL 
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - A Birthday Card 
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - All That Glitters
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card, T3, RW, M - Keep It Simple
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - A Christmas Stor
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Document December - Make your own Kit (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Create A Scene 
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - Rule of Thirds 
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes 
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, M - Always Anything Goes 
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4 RW, M - Warm And Cozy 
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                                                                 Theme: Anything Goes 
                                                                 Twist: Add 3 of Anything 
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: 12 Days of Christmas
                                                                 Purple Team: Cards to Die for (using 1 Die or more) 
Emerald Fairies - CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Merry Christmas
Happy Little Stampers - Sketch - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always a Sketch (see below) 
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - Christmas/Winter 
Lia Stampz - CU allows E2, E1, T1, RW, M - Anything Goes
Live & Love Crafts - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Sparkle 
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Angels 
Magenta - MU, RW, M - Winter Theme 
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                                                                 Theme: Sentiment 
                                                                 Twist: Do NOT use Red and Green 
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M - Inspiration Photo (see below) 
NEW My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Christmas
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Show Us Some Wing (see below) 
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Christmas/Winter
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M - Back In January
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Wish Upon A Star
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW, M - Season's Greetings
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - On A Break + DT CALL 
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Inspiration Photo (see below)
NEW Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - Christmas
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: 'Tis The Season 
Scrap Around The World - (Layout, Canvas, Art Journal Only) Open, Featured T10, T5, SW, RW, M - Always a Mood Board (see below) LAST CHALLENGE
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                                                 Rock For The Rest Of My Life - Maher Zain 
                                                                 Pop Rock Me Amadeus - Falco 
NEW Show Us Your Pussies - Open, MU Cat Images, RW, M - Krimbo Kitties
Silhouette Challenges - MU, MF, RW (USA only), M - Anything Goes
So Suzy Stamps - MU, E3, SW, M - Back In January
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Die-Cuts For Christmas
Sparkle & Glitter Rick St. Dennis Progressive Challenge - MU, Must Follow, SW, M - 'Take yer Pick'
Stampinback - Open, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - 50 Shades of Green
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 - Open, MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
NEW Sweet Stamps - Open, CU, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
The Color Sisters - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below) 
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Open, MU Mixed Media, OE7, DT Highlight, RW, SW, M - 
                                                                 Theme: Celebration(see below) 
                                                                 Optional Element: Vellum
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Silver + Gold (see below) 
Unruly PaperArts - Open, RW, M - 
                                                                 Prompt: Gingerbread + Candy Canes 
                                                                 Colours: Bright Colours 
                                                                 Picture: Always Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Words 2 Scrap By - Open, OE10, SW, M - 'Twas The Night Before Christmas 
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Winter 

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - Back In January

Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Use A Sentiment 

Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Favorite Technique

Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - You've Got Happy Mail 
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, JFF, RW, M - Anything Goes
NEW More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - Starting January + DT CALL 
The Mirror Crack'd - Open, (No Cards, No Full Digital, No Nudity), Top Picks, SW, M - CLOSED

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W - Document December! 

NEW Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M - Star
Kraftyhands Blog - Open, MF, T3, RW M - One Die Christmas Card 
Society of Stampaholics - Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, Must use at least one of the following, M - 
                                                                 Colour Palette: See Below 
                                                                 Sketch: See Below 
                                                                 Themes: Winter/Valentine's Day/Friendship 
                                                                 Products: Stencils/Embossing Paste 

8th - 14th

NEW Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - Starting January 

Lil' Inker Designs - MU, Must leave DT comments, RW, M - 
                                                                 Criteria: TBA 
                                                                 Inspiration: See Below 

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Document December! 

15th - 21st

2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W - X is for Xtreme
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Merry Christmas
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Milk & Cookies (see below) 
NEW Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Winter - Use Snowflakes
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
NEW Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 

A Sprinkle Of Imagination - MU 1 item from Shop, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Winter
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - 
                                                                 Theme: Anything Goes 
                                                                 Twist: ATG
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - Something Old, Something New 
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - Everything Goes
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - Anything Goes 
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Christmas or Winter 
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Bingo (see below)  
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Your Favorite Christmas Colours 
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 - Colour Challenge (see below) 

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - December Plannin' 
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Starting January 

22nd - 28th

Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Winter Wonderland

29th - End of Month

Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Thank You


1st - 7th





Card Sketch:
December Card Sketch
Single Page Sketch: 
December Single Page Sketch
Double Page Sketch: 
December Double Page Sketch



8th - 14th


15th - 21st


22nd - 28th

29th - End of Month

 I'll be back on the 7th of January with the next updates on the challenges 
~ Thanks! Sammi

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Challenges for Days - Wednesday's List

You are invited to join the team here, managing one day takes at most an hour to update the list.  You will be joining a very friendly international team.  To find out more why not check out Join the Team page or drop Zoe an email, zoechaos@icloud.com

Here is the up to date Wednesday list for everyone.   As always remember to check your entry to a challenge qualifies, we might have missed any changes in the rules.   If you do spot something or have information to share with please feel free to leave us a comment.

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!
Addicted to Stamps - Open, OE9, SW, T4, W - on a break until 2016
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF, W - TBA
Colour Q - Open, SW, T1, W - Colour, see below
Crafting by Designs - Open must follow, RW, T6, W -  TBA
Crafty Gals Corner - Open must follow, E2,RW, T3, W - Anything Goes (Weekly for the whole of December)
Creative Inspirations - Open, RW, T3, W - Anything goes & option of a sketch, see below to run until 05 Jan
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited but DT will only comment on 1 or 2 and you only get 1 entry to the weekly draw, OE normally unlimited but may vary when there is a sponsor, SW, T3, W - on a break until Jan 8th
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, SW, T10, OE3 (no other sketch challenges), Must include sketch , W- Sketch - see below to run until 04 Jan
I love ProMarkers - MU Letraset pen, E3, RW, T3, W - On a break until 13th January
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3, W -  Happy New Year 
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), T3, SW, must follow, W - At least one die cut
My Favourite Things - Open but prize value increased if you have used MFT stamps, RW, W - Sketch, see below
Muse Christmas Visions Open but must be Christmas or Winter, T5 chosen by members votes, must comment on min 3 other blogs, Must vote, W -  taking a break until March 2nd 2016
Paper Craft Crew CU at least 3 Stampin Up products, OE3, SW4, W, must include sketch and code/keyword - Tic Tac Toe  see below  to run until 5th January
Paper Shelter - MU, E3, RW, W - Anything goes to run  until Jan 5th
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - Anything Goes to run until Jan 5th
Simon says Stamp - Open, E5, RW, W - Party
Stampin' Royalty - Open, OE2, T3, W - Washi Tape 
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO digis, E1, T3, W but just one linky for all the month's entries - Alphabets to run until the end of December
Sweet Sketch Wednesday CU, SW,T3W, must comment - Sketch, see below
The House That Stamps Built - Open but extra entry to the draw if you use a Repeat Impressions stamp, RW (picked monthly), W - Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF, W - Take Time
Wicked Wednesday ATC - Open, E2, OE5, RW, T3, W - Something New
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's word art file, E5, RW, W - include scripture or an uplifting quote, no "dark" images and nothing contrary to biblical scripture . Must be family friendly.  - Anything Goes - can use word art on blog

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
ABC Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) Z for ... Zoo
Butterfly Challenge - Open must include a butterfly, E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2)  Yellow
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, RW, 2W - (W2 of 2)  Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons - Open. E3, RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) -  Christmas - anything but a card to run until Jan 6th
Create and Inspire   Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W (W1 of  2) - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Open be follower and comment, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes/ Traditional Christmas to run until 05 Jan
Decorate to Celebrate -  Open, Must Follow, SW, Top 3, 2W must follow and projects must be 3D - (W2 of 2) Anything Goes next challenge Jan 6th
Deep Ocean Challenge - Open, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Santa is coming to Town  next challenge Jan 6th
Double D Challenges - open, E3, 2W - (W* of 2) - to open Jan 6th
Frilly and Funkie - Open must be Vintage, E3, OE4, SW, RW, 2W - (W* of 2) =- on a break until 2016
Inky Chicks - Open, RW, T3, 2W - (W4 of 4)  Merry Christmas
Inky Impressions - CU (double entry), RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) - Someone Special at Christmas
Midweek Magnolias - MU, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2)  - Anything Festive to run until Dec 31st
Moo Mania - Open any format goes, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2)  Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Open, SW, 2W - (W2  of 2)  Get Well next challenge Jan 6th
Scrapy Land MU a die brand they stock, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2)  Holidays- must use a low profile or steel rule die in a brand they stock to run until Jan 3rd
The Card Concept - MU inspiration, E6 (once for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW up to 12, 2W - (W* of 2)  - On a break until 2016
The Male Room - Open, SW, 2W - (W3 of 3)  Christmas or Seasonal Greetings
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2)  - Holiday and colour challenge - see below to run until 05 Jan


Little Claires - Open but must use a digi, SW, OE3, M - (December) Favourite Christmas Digi Stamp
Stamp, Play, Create (Chocolate Baroque challenge blog) MU to win, E3, RW, T3, M - (Dec/Jan)  Colour challenge see below
Serendipity Stamps - MU, SW (badge), RW (prize), (Ends 04 Jan) Tag it!
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Open, E2, SW, T3, M - Father Christmas
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, SW, T3, M - (December) Anything Goes/Celebration
Whimsy Inspirations - CU GDT spot, E3, RW, M - (Dec/Jan) Winter with the option to add snowflakes
Work it Wednesday  Open, E3, RW3 ish, M - TBA (Dec/Jan)



Paper Craft Crew Challenge 175. #papercraftcrew #cardsketch 



Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Challenges for Days ~ Tuesday Challenges

Hello happy crafters! It's Tuesday again! Please note that this is just a guide and be sure to visit each site to ensure you have all the rules for each challenge ~ Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please email Zoe (zoechaos@icloud.com) and let us know!! Enjoy and enter those challenges! Christi ~

Lastly, PLEASE always double check the challenge site for rules & more information.  Thank you!
Do you have an hour or so a week?  We'd LOVE for you to become a member of our Happy Band - To find out more look at our 'Join our Happy Band' page ~
Wishing you & yours a wonderful holiday season :)

CASology - Open, SW, W - #178, Merry (running until Jan 4, 2016)
Cardz for Guyz Open, E3, JFF, T3 - Returning January 5th, 2016
Cheeky Challenge - Open, JFF, W - On break until January 
City Crafter - Open, SW, W - On break until January 
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - Happy New Year (running until Jan 4, 2016)
Die Cuttin Divas - MU, RW, T3, W - #246 TBA
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW, W - #349, Sketch, see below (running until Jan 4, 2016)
Fan-tastic Tuesday - Open, E4, SW, T3, W - Returning January 13, 2016
Our Daily Bread - CU for T3, MU to win, RW, T3, W - #268, Anything Goes w/ ODB Stamps
Paper Minutes - Open, W - #415, Time & Calendar 
Papertake Weekly - Closed :(
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, RW, T3, W - #326, Lets Celebrate runs until 5th Jan
Shopping our Stash - Open, OE12, T3, W - #232, My Precious runs until Jan 5
Tag Tuesday - Must be a tag, JFF, W- Snowflakes
Through the Craftroom Door - Open, E2, W - Always Anything Goes
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW, W -  #332, Anything Goes runs until Jan 5
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, must stamp, E3 (E2 Anything goes), RW, T3, W - #274, Anything Goes - to run until 04 Jan

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks) 
A Snowflakes Promise - 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/Winter Themed - (W1 of 2) #13, Always a Christmas/Winter Theme 
Cards and More - Open, must stamp, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) #148, Christmas
Clear it Out Challenge - 3E, Must use stash item, 2W (W2 of 2) - Theme: Anything Goes Stash: Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Open, E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W* of 2) #103Anything Goes runs until Jan 5
Cuttlebug Mania - MU manual machines, E3, SW, T2, 2W - (W* of 2) Christmas Animals runs until Jan 5
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, RW. T3, 2W - (W* of 2)   Returning Jan 5
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SWs, 2W - (W1 of 2) #228, Inspirational Photo (see below)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Open, RW, T3, Must be Christmas, 2W - (W* of *) Anything Goes - Christmas (entire month of December)
Ike's World Challenge Blog  - CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W (W* of 2) Returning Jan 5
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects, 2W (W2 of 2) #5, Always Anything Goes
Magnolia-Lucious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3, 2W (W! of 2) On Break until 2016
One Layer Christmas Card Challenge Open, 10E, T3, Must be Christmas & 1 Layer Only, 2W - (W* of  2)  TWIST  - next challenge in 2016
{Pin}spirational - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W* of 2) Always Picture Inspiration (see below) Returning Jan 5
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, SW, 5RU, JFF,  2W, Older Stamps (W* of 2) Returning Jan 19, 2016 + DT Call
Riley and Company - MU, JFF, 2W - (W2 of 2) Christmas w/a Riley & Co. Image
Runway Inspired - Open, OE3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Always Picture Inspiration (see below) Running Until Jan 5
Sassy Cheryl's Digi Stamps - MU, RW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook, MUST join to see & participate in Challenges
Scrap Creations - Chosen T3, JFF, E2, 2W - (W * of 2) Returning in January 
Some Odd Girl - MU, RW, SW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook
The Cat's Pajamas Open, CU, 2W - (W* of *) -  TBA  
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - (W2 of 2) #173, Merry Berry w/a Tiddly Inks Image
Try it on Tuesday - Open, OE4, RW, T5, 2W - (W* of 2) Returning Jan 5
Try Stampin Or Not on Tuesday - Open, T3,  (W2 of 2) - Always a Sketch (see below) THEME: Include Metal

Art With Heart (Eileen Hull) - Open, SW, T3, M -(December) Favorite Things
Forever Dark 2 - Must be Dark/Macabre, E3, M - (December) #7, Always Anything Goes (Dark)
High Hopes Rubber Stamps - MU, E3, M - (December) Christmas/Winter w/a High Hopes Image
The Sketch File - Open, JFF, M - (December) Always a Sketch Challenge (see below)
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, T3, M - (December) #4, Winter Time

Images and Sketches

Everybody Art

Anything Goes

Fortnightly/Every 2 Weeks