Monday, February 27, 2017

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

We'd love to have some help on Challenges for Days! We can always use helpers as we would like to expand what our list offers, so, if you have a bit of time to spare, please check out the details on Join our Happy Band page and leave us a message.

Below you'll find all the Monday Challenges we know of and follow. Please do check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter, we might have missed a significant factor in our guide.

If you would like to tell us about a challenge, or change of rules please leave a comment below or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com so we can check your site and grab the details. Thank you SO much for using Challenges for Days ~ we can't thank you enough for using our little blog! Please take our badge and post it proudly on your blog so we can spread the word.

HAPPY Monday! We desperately need some help - 
please consider volunteering with us!! ~ Christi 

Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - W - (#201)
                    Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF -
                    Think Green! Use 3 Shades of Green
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW -
                    Always Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion - Open, E3, SW -
                    On Break due to Internet Problems 
From the Heart Stamps (I {heart} Card Sketches) - MU - W - (#164) 
                    Can use Sketch, Twist or Color Palette (see below) 
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                    Mix & Match, This & That 
I Am the Diva - JFF, -
                    See Blog for Tangle or String
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW - W - (#276) 
                    Kraft & Colored Pencils 
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - W - (#237) 
                    Shimmer & Sparkle 
Mojo Monday - Open - W - (#486) 
                    Always a Sketch (see below) 
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment on 3 other Submissions,
                    Vote on at least 3 other Submissions, T3voted on, SW - W - (#205) 
                    Muse Card (see below)
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) -
                    Anything Goes 
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - W - (#1708) 
                    Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -
                    Based on a Book 
Take A Word - Open, JFF -
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - W - (#253) 
                    Use a Sketch of Your Choosing 

Fortnightly/2 Weekly 
Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#173) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W2 of 2 - (#44) 
                    Anything Goes 
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Red and Blue Card Challenge 
Crafty Boots - CU (double entry in draw), RW - W! of 2 
                    Taking A Break 
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#183) 
                    Go Green 
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, RW - W2 of 2 - (#150) 
                    Add Some Metal 
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#295) 
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W2 of 2 - (#235) 
                    Give Us a Bow w/ a House Mouse Image 
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
                    Leather and/or Lace 
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Facebook - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW - W! of 2 
                    MUST Join to See 
Lawnscaping Challenge - Closed 
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#40) 
Melonheadz Friends - CU(UE and AG), Otherwise, E2, T3, RW - W! of 2 
                    Temporarily Closed 
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#223) 
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#111) 
                    Anything Goes 
Stampin' Royalty - CU, E6, STP - W1 of 2 - (#364) 
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#296) 
                    Die Cuts 
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#243) 
                    We Love Animals 
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#122) 
                    Stars & Stripes

Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - February - (#55) 
                    Use Red & One other Color 
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - February 
                    Love Theme and/or Colors (see below) 
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary according to # of entries -
                    February - (#33) 
My Besties UK - MU, SW - (M) 
                    Taking A Break 
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - February - (#45) 
                    An Expression of Love 
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - February - (#3) 
                    Kitty Love 
STAMPloration - Moved to Friday List 
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - February - (#2) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - February - (#65) 
                    Anything Goes 
Whoopsi Daisy - MU a Digi or Image/Element/Paper from a CD,
                    E2 (CU E3), T3, RW - February 
                    Love/Romance Starts 

2nd Monday of the Month
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - M - (#108) 
                    Simply Love

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos




Fortnightly/2 Weekly


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Challenges for Days - Sunday List

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 comment with a link and let us know or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com !  :-D 

Lastly, please always double check the challenge site for rules & more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW, W - Creations for Males
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3, W -  Always a Photo inspiration (see below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW, W - #228 - Anything Goes
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must sign in, MU CAS, E1, RW - Use Paint
Retro Sketches - Open, OE3, T8, JFF, W - Always a sketch (On Break)
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF, W - Butterflies
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - Sketch or Theme (see below)

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW (W2 of 2) - #84 Watercolor
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, RW (if prize) or SW, T3 (W2 of 2) - Use a Number
Can You Case It?  - Open, T6, JFF, Badge (W2 of 2) - Sketch or Colors (see below)
CAS on Sunday - Open, Must be CAS,E1, SW (W2 of 2) - Critters
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 (W1 of 2) - Punches or Dies
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW, (W1 of 2) Runs 11 days each time - Anything Christmas Goes + Optional Twist:  See below
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, RW, Must include title and singer (W2 of 2) - See Blog for Song
Crafting When We Can - Open, E2, T3, SW (W2 of 2) - #138 See photo below
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5 (W2 of 2) - Bodacious Bows
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, Must follow, E3, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - #52 - Anything Goes
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) (W2 of 2) - Always Anything Mixed Media 
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, W, T3 R (W1 of 2) - #115 - (see below)
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - #127 Monsters or Fairies
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, RW, T3, (W2 of 2) - #269/270 - Anything Goes but MUST use snippets
Ribbon Girl - Open, MU ribbon/twine/lace, RW, (W2 of 2) - Always Anything Goes
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - Sketch 
Sunday Stamps - Open (must stamp), 1 top pick from each DT (W1 of 2) - #147 Sketch/Colors (see below)

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T3, SW, W - (Feb) - #193 - Anything Goes w/ Opt: CAS w/ Blue & Sentiment as the Focus
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, 1st Sunday to last Friday, E3, Follow, RW, T3 - (Feb ) - #6 - Anything Goes
Colour Your World (Lacy Sunshine) - Open, E3, T3, Must follow, Hand colored image, post date is irregular (Jan/Feb) - Anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW, M - (Feb) - #2 - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3, M - (Feb) - Anything BUT a Card
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, SW, T3, M - (Feb) - Hearts & Flowers
Fashionable Stamping - Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW, M - #120 - It's Just a Number
Great Impressions - CU, E1, T5, RW, SW, M - (Feb) - Sketch (see below)
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF Stamp to win, E3, OE5, M - (Feb) - (see below)
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3, M - (Feb) - #326 - Hearts & Arrows
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, 2nd Sunday, SW, T3 - (Feb 12 - Mar 10) Always ATG
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, E3, T3, RW, M - (Feb) - Use your Favorite Stamp
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize), M (Feb) - Animal Magic
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must stencil, Use site graphic in post, SW, TP, M - (Feb) Always Anything Mixed Media Goes

Picture Inspiration & Sketches


On Break since Dec 15



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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Challenges For Days - 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. 
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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 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W  - 
                        XOXO (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - 
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) + DT CALL (Sketch below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Colour Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only) 
                        CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M -
                        Green, Pink, Grey (see below)
The Crafter's Cafe  - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - 
                        Recycle Something

3 Weeks 
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements, 3W - 
                        Element 1: Stamping
                        Element 2: Corrugated Cardboard
                         Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)

a2z Scrapbooking - Open, MU 1 Hero Art Product, E5, RW, M - 
                        Anything Shade of Red
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW, M -
                        CAS (clean and simple)
A Perfect Time To Craft - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Altenew - MU, 4SW, M -
                        Photo Inspiration (see below)  
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 - 
                        No Design Paper
*NEW* Aussie Digital Artist Challenge - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                        Criteria: Butterflies
                        Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - 
                        Love Hearts
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Add Some Red and a Charm
Chalk N Stock - Open, MF, MU Chalk, E4, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is All Around
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - 
                        Sing Me A Love Song
Christmas Cards All Year Round - MU Christmas, Open, E5, RW, M - 
                        Add Red and/or Pink And A Heart
Clarity Stamp Challenge - Facebook - MU, Stamps/Stencils only, E1, T5, RW, M - 
                        Flower Power
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping,
                        E3, T3, RW, SW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M -  
                        January [Document] Life Stories Kit - 
                        'Little Things In Life' - Scrapdelight (see below) 
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - 
                        Time Challenge 30 Mins or Under
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - 
                        Bake an Upside-Down Cake
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Anything Goes and KennyK Stamps
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - Open, MU Christmas, RW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - Open, MU Patterned Paper, RW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Open E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes 
Creative With Stamps - Open, MU Rubber Stamping,  Must comment 3 other Blogs,
                        Must Add Challenge Graphic in Blog, E3,OE10,T3, SW, M 
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, M - 
                        Use Red or Pink in your Project
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes 
                        Optional Twist: Red For Valentines Day
Digitally Sweet - Open, E1 (E3 -If fully digital - MU Digi Image/Papers etc),
                        T3, RW, M -
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Do-Al(l) Creatives - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - 
                        Winter (Let Us Freeze Again)
Doing Life - TLC Challenge - Open, MF, E1, (for Unlimited, MU TLC), T3, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - 
                        Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy Open, CU for separate draw, RW,  E3, M 
                        Add A Heart
*NEW* Gecko Galz - MU, SW, M - 
                        Vintage Valentines
Groovi Worldwide - Facebook - MU Clarity Products, E1, T5, RW, M - 
                        Flower Power
Happy Little Stampers - Watercolour - Open, JFF, RW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes 
                        Optional Twist: Dies
High Hopes Stamps - MU, Leave a Comment, E3, RW, M - 
                        Sketch (see below)
*NEW* IndigoBlu - MU, E1, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is all You Need
Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5, M - 
                        Sweet Nothings (see below)
Love To Craft - Open, E5, T3, JFF, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
MHK Designs - Open, Photo Theme or ATG if MHK is used, M - (see below)
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                        Theme: Love
                        Twist: Wings
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M -  
                        Use Some Hessian
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Challenge: Valentines
                        Theme: Reds and Pinks
My Crafting Stories - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, M - 
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - 
                        Theme: Love Is In The Air 
                        Optional Twist: Colour Inspiration (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - 
                        Theme: Birthday
                        Sketch: See Below
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 - 
                        It's All About Love, Clean And Simple
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is In The Air
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - 
                        Inspiration Photo (see below)
Paradise Of Stamps - MF, MU Stamps, Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Valentines Day
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - 
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE1(must be Sketch only), RW, SW, M - 
                        Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                        Challenge Criteria: Use Hearts In Some Way
Scrap From Your Heart - Open, E5, OE10, T3, RW, M - 
                        Valentine/Mother's Day
Scrap It With A Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                        Pop Song: Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
                        Rock Song: Love Song - The Cure
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW, M -
                        Anything Goes... With Red
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - 
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: Use Sequins, Glitter or Love (see below)
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - 
                        A Krafty Christmas
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - 
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - 
                        Card Sketch: See Below 
                        Single Page Sketch: See Below 
                        Double Page Sketch: See Below 
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - 
                        Sweet Inspiration (see below) 
Time For Tea - MU, MF, E2, SW, M -
                        Taking A Break for Christmas
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW, M 
                        Always Inspiration Board (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - 
                        BLOG HOP

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - 
                        Taking A Break

3 Weeks
CAS Watercolour - MU CAS, Open, RW, M - 

Dark 'N' Daring Open, MU, Dark/Sexy Goth, T3, RW, M - 
                        Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - 

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 -
                        CASE our Guest Designer - Theresa (see below) 

Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, RW, JFF, M  
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: Holly
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - + DT CALL
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional : Red
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW, M -
                        Always A Colour Palette (see below) 
* NEW* STAMPlorations CUTplorations MU, SW, 3DTFav, -
                        Inspiration Photo (see below)

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  
                        February Mini Kit (see below)

Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW, M  
                        Element 1: Color Red (see below)
                        Element 2: Stamping
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, RW, JFF, M - 
The Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, 
                        MU at least one of the following, M -             
                        Colour Palette: See Below 
                        Sketch: See Below 
                        Themes: Flowers or Fish or Friendship
                        Products: Stampers Anonymous, Sequins, Fussy Cutting

Happy Little Stampers - Dies - Open, RW, JFF, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes

Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - 
                        Flowering In February
Sweet Stampers Challenge - MU Stamp/Digi, E5, DT Favs, JFF, M - 
                        Add A Sentiment
*NEW* Crafty Purple Frog - Open, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is All Around 

Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5, M -

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - 
                        Love Is In The Air

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 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - 
                        Woven (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - + DT CALL 
                        Think Spring
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - 
                        Always a Sketch (see below) 
Club KennyK - Facebook - MU, E2, T3, Best Colouring, RW, 2W
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        DT ThemeRed Hot!
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - 
                        Always a Sketch (see below) 
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Theme Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only) 
                        CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M -
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W -
                        No Pink Or Red

Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - 
                        Birthday/Birth/White and One Colour of your Choice
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, JFF, M 
                        Always Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Option: Ribbon or Twine
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - 
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Option: Flowers
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - 
                        Baby It's Cold Outside
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - 
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Twist:   Anything Work or Career Related
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Open, Must be on a DT,
                        SW, RU, T3, M -
                        Always Anything Goes

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - 
                        It Takes Two!

The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - 
                        Stencil and Plaster/Acrylic
*NEW* A Inky Mess  - MU Mixed Media, E3, T3, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - 
                        Hearts and Lace or Anything Goes



2 Weeks
Curtain Call 

Card Sketch:
February Card Sketch

Single Page Sketch: 
February single page sketch
Double Page Sketch: 
February double page sketch

2 Weeks

 I'll be back on the soon with the next updates on the challenges ~ Thanks! Sammi