Sunday, January 31, 2016

Challenges for Days - Sunday List

We need help! If you would like to contribute an hour or so a week, please drop me a line at zoechaos@icloud.com.

Here is the list of challenges starting on a Sunday; they have been sorted into Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly Challenges.  We also try to indicate the rules for each challenge but cannot guarantee that our guide is accurate.  Please check that your project qualifies before you enter a challenge.

If your challenge is not listed, please let us know.  We aim to share as many challenges as we can find with anyone and everyone who uses these lists.   

613 Avenue - Open, E3, T3, SW, W Anything Goes / Optional Twist:  Something from  your stash
Amusing Challenges - CU (double entry to draw), No Digis, E2, RW, W -Anything Goes
Can You Case It? - Open, E3, OE2, SW, W -  Colors, see below
Cheery Lynn Designs - MU, E1, SW, W (til Feb 3) - Anything Goes
Classy Cards n Such - MU, must follow, E3, SW, W Love Makes the World go Round
Come And Get It Open, E2, T3, RW, W - Sketch - See below
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3, W - Always A Picture Inspiration - See below
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5 Pretty in Pink
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3,  RW, W - Embossing, dry or heat
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3, W The Blues - See below
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must sign in, MU CAS, E1, RW monthlyCreate your own background
Retro Sketches - JFF, W - Sketch - See below
Robyn's Fetish - Open, E3, T3, RW, W Winter Cards w/ Glitter
The Craft Barn - Open, RW, W, MU theme - Triplets - See blog for details
The Paper Players - Open, OE3, T8, JFF, W - TBA

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW, (W1 of 2) - Love Me
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, T3, (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes
CAS on Sunday - Open, Must be CAS, E1, SW, (W1 of 2) Paper Piercing
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3, (W2 of 2- 4 Seasons
Colour Your World - Open, E3, Must follow, Hand colored image (W2 of 2)Anything Goes
The Craft Barn - Open, RW, pick a word beginning with letter given & use for project + use dictionary definition in project (W2 of 2) - Q
Crafting When We Can - Open, E2, OE5, T3, SW, (W2 of 2) - Celebrating any Occasion + DT Call
Lacy Sunshine - Open, E3, T3, RW, (W1 of 2) TBA
Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends - Open, Must follow, E3, T3, RW, (W3 of 2) - Anything Goes
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) (W1 of 2) Anything Mixed Media/Creative Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Open, E3 if not using their images, T3, RW, (W2 of 2) Tic Tac Toe - See below
Opus Gluei - Open, JFF, (W1 of 2) - Use Your Favorite Colors
PaperArtsy - Open, OE1, RW, (W2 of 2) - Hearts                         
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW,  (W2 of 2) Black, White & a Pop of colour
Sketchy Colors - Open (W2 of 2) - Always Sketch or Colors (see below)
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW (W1 of 2) - Sketch - See below
That Craft Place - Open, E3, T3, SW, (W2 of 2Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW, (W1 of 2) - TBA

Dragonfly Dreams - Open, SW Back in February
Fashionable Stamping - Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW, M (til Feb 13) - Thanks/Gratitude
Great Impressions - CU, E3, T5, RW, SW, M - (February) - TBA
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, E3, T3, RW, M (til Feb 3) One for the Girls
Quirky Crafts - Open, E3, SW, M (February) - TBA on Feb 7
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, OE6, E3, T3, SW, M (til Feb 3) Anything Goes with Dies
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must use stencil, Must have site graphic in post, SW, TP, M (January 31) - Always anything Mixed Media Goes
Sweet Stamps - Open, CU for 2nd entry in draw, SW, M (February 1) Always anything but a Card

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Can you Case it 

Image result for card sketches

Challenges for Days - Challenges By Date Not Day

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. 
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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 - Y is Your Choice
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Stamps
Curtain Call - Open, OE5, T5, SW, 2W - Frozen (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Something New 
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

3 Weeks 
Virginia's View Challenges - Open, MF for Top Prize, OE4, T10, 3W - On A Break
Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 3W 
                                    Technique: Stenciling 
                                     Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                     Sketch: See Below 

2 Creative Chicks - Open, MF W/Logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes 
A Monthly Challenge - Open, E1, OE5, JFF, M - Small Creations
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 - Snow 
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                                    Criteria: Summer Theme
                                      Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - Anything Goes 
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Winter Fun
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Use Something New 
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - Celebration
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card, T3, RW, M - On A Break
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Say It With Flowers 
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Scarlet Lime's Planner Society Kit (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Be Inspired By Bottles 
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - TBA 
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes 
Creative Blooms Colour Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M - On A Break
Creative Blooms Sketch Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M - On A Break 
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Open E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4 RW, M - New Technique / Die / Stamp / Colour Combo + DT CALL
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M -  + DT CALL
                                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                                    Twist: Handmade Embellishments
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, 2W - 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 -  (31/01/16)
                                    Pink Team: 12 Days of Christmas
                                    Purple Team: Cards to Die for (using 1 Die or more) 
Emerald Fairies - CU, E3, T3, RW, M - On A Break
Happy Little Stampers - CASE the Designer - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always a CASE Card (see below) 
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Lia Stampz - CU allows E2, E1, T1, RW, M - Dimension (LAST CHALLENGE)
Live & Love Crafts - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Something New
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Babies & Children
Magenta - MU, RW, M - TBA 
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                                    Theme: Winter
                                    Twist: Glitter 
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M - x3 Materials
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                                    Challenge: Anything Goes 
                                    Optional Theme: Lots Of Colour 
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Let's Be Silly (see below) 
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Anything Goes
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M - The Sky's The Limit
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Mood Board (see below)
Outlawz Freebie Progressive - Must sign in, MU Freebie image, E1, - Anything goes w/ freebie
                       Freebie is sent by email each month.  Request freebie for first time play.
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW, M - Shaker Cards
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Inspiration Photo (see below)
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - Sparkles
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                    Challenge Criteria: Paint
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - 
                                    Colour Challenge: Black,White and Your Choice of 3rd Colour  (see below)
                                    Optional Theme: Anything Goes
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                    Rock Every You, Every Me - Placebo
                                    Pop Honeymoon - Lana del Rey 
NEW Show Us Your Pussies - Open, MU Cat Images, RW, M - Furrything Goes
Silhouette Challenges - MU, MF, RW (USA only), M - Anything Goes
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - A Vintage Christmas Tag
Sparkle & Glitter Rick St. Dennis Progressive Challenge - MU, Must Follow, SW, M - Anything Goes + DT CALL
NEW Spectrum Noir Challenge - MU, T3, SW, M - Anything Goes
Stampinback - Open, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - A Wish
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 
Sweet Stamps - Open, CU, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - 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: Beginnings (see below) 
                                    Optional Element: Sequins
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Time Flies (see below) 
Words 2 Scrap By - Open, OE10, SW, M - Moved To Wednesdays List
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Anything Goes + DT CALL

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - Lace, Buttons, Bits and Bobs

Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - New Beginnings 

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

Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - Ring out the Old, Bring In The New 
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, JFF, RW, M - Stencil
NEW More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - Blue

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W - What Makes You Smile! 

Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M - Jingle
Kraftyhands Blog - Open, MF, T3, RW M - On A Break Till February 
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: Flowers/St Patrick's Day/Friendship 
                                    Products: Floss/Hemp/Cord 

8th - 14th

NEW Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - Try Something New

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

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Matching Card and Tag 

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 - Z is for Zero
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Blue And White
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Girlie (see below) 
NEW Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Stitching - Real or Faux
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 - Valentine
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Anything Goes 
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - Snowflakes 
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - Snowman
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - Vintage 
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - All You Need Is Love 
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Have A Heart  
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - January Blues (Monochromatic Blues) 
The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Sketch (see below) 
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - Hearts A Plenty 

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - Get Your Stamp On.... Get Your Stamp On....
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

22nd - 28th

Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Valentines Day

29th - End of Month

Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Hearts And Flowers



2 Weeks
Curtain Call 


Card Sketch:
January Card Sketch
Single Page Sketch: 
January Single Page Sketch
Double Page Sketch: 
January Double Page Sketch




2 Weeks



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

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Challenges for Days - Saturday List

This list is just a guide so please check the rules on the challenge blogs to be sure your entry qualifies.  We will be adding new challenges as we find them - -if you are involved in a challenge, or know of one we've missed and would like to see it listed, please leave us a link in the comments box.

We are looking for additional helpers please.  If you can spare an hour or so a week to maintain one of these lists please contact me zoechaos@icloud.com be part of the team sharing your hobby with the world.   Recently emails to me have been disappearing into the junk file, if you do respond could you leave a comment telling us so I know to check.   Thank you. 

52 Christmas Throwdown - Open must be Christmas, OE10, Top honour, honourable mentions - Foils/Gilding
Allsorts - Open, E3, RW, T5, W - Bring on the Bling
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, W - Anything goes so log as it's Christmas
Crazy 4 Challenges -  Open, E1, JFF -  26th Jan was Australia day so Anything Down Under
Hiding in my Craft-room - Open, E3, RW monthly, W - Family illness delaying challenge for a while 
Just us Girls - Open, W - Wildcard Week - see below
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, RW, W - Use 3 patterned papers
Less is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3, W  - Down Under
MFP - Open, E5, ?W, W - 5th Saturday Anything Goes
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must sign in, E1, RW monthly - Shaped card, not A2 size (Have to be a member to see site)
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Use Snippits, E3, RW, top shares, W - Always Anything Goes
Retro Sketches - JFF, W - TBA, see below
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Open, RW, T3, W - Anything Goes with a twist - Add an Aminal
Sweet Stampin' - Open must stamp, E2, Monthly Draw - Valentine
Sketch Saturday -  W, E3,  - Sketch, Pick any from 215 to 396

Addicted to CAS - Open, 2W, SW,T3, E2, OE10 - (W2 of 2) - Red
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, RW, T3, (W2 of 2) - In the Pink, lots of Pink
Fantasy Stampers  - MU Stamps (no Digis), E3, JFF, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Love is in the Air
Inkspirational - Open, 2W, JFF,T3 - (W1 of 2) - Photo Inspiration, see below
My Sheri Crafts - Open, RW, E3, 2W - (W! of 2) TBA
My Time To Craft  - Open, JFF, T3 2W - (W1 of 2) Love is all around
Send a Smile 4 Kids - must be for Children, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) Birthday Fun for Kids
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 (W2 of 2) - T is for Technique
Twofers - Open, Must use Rubber Stamps, SW, T3, 2W - (W! of 2) 5th Saturday Tutorial

Blog Studio 75 - MU, E3, M - (January) Vintage
Crafty Calendar - Open, E3, SW, T3, M - (January) Something New
Gruffles and Guest - MU,E3,RW,T3,M - (January) Always Anything Goes and/or Bingo (see below)
Little Claire's - CU, E3, RW, M - (January/February) Just add bunting
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW, M - (January) Anything Goes
Scrappers Delight - Open, RW, M - (January) Anything Goes
Stamplorations Theme & Sketch - Open, must stamp, E6, SW, TP, M - (January) Stamps & Clean and Simple &/or Sketch, see below

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

January Sketch


5th Saturday pick a previous sketch from weeks 215 to 396