Sunday, December 31, 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.

Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

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

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Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, E3 - (#436)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)  - closes Jan 5th
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#271)
                    On a Break?
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Anything Goes but add Sparkle
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#375)
                    Inspiration Photo  (see below)

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W4 of 4 - (#105)
                     Sparkle (See below)
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W2 of 2 -(#159)
                     Back on January 14
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 -
                     Christmas Flowers and/or Foliage
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#108)
                    Fresh Start
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W* of 2 - (#72)
                    Always Anything Goes - runs till Jan 6th
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - ** - (#132)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W2 of 2 - (#313 & #314)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Taking a break from Challenges for an unspecified period.
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#520)
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W1 of 2 - (#169)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Dec - (#204) 
                    Anything Goes w/ Optional: Christmas/Winter
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Dec - (#16) 
                    Taking a Break for the holidays
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Dec - (#12) 
                    Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - Dec - 
                    Non-Traditional Christmas Colors
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - Dec - 
                    Non-traditional Christmas
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Dec - 
                    Any Holiday
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Dec - (#370) 
                    Holiday Traditions (check blog for weekly specifics)
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - Dec - (#3)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Dec - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: "White"
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Dec -
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Dec - (#137) 
                    Non-Traditional Holiday Colors (or use bonus theme)
         Bonus theme on 3rd Sunday:  Snowpeople
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Dec - 
                    Winter Tree or Flowers
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Dec - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW - Dec - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Dec/Jan - (#130) 
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW - Dec/Jan 
                    Always Anything Goes  (Dec/Jan not posted yet)

Starts the 3rd Sunday of the Month
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, (3 Weeks), RW - Dec/Jan - 
                   TBA  (on a break?)(always check blog for lyrics)  

Picture Inspiration & Sketches


On break until January 7


On break until January


Chill December brings the sleet,
Blazing fire and Christmas treat

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Challenges for Days - Saturday's 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.
Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

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

Hope everyone has a great Saturday! - Cheryl

Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#447/8)- through 5 Jan
                   Seasonal Flowers
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW - through 6 Jan
                   BINGO (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#366) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme: something beginning with 'S'
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#415) 
                    Pick a sketch from from 2017
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#333)
                   Freestyle (ATG)
Inspired by All the Little Things - Open, Inspiration, Weekly Standouts - (#76) 
                    See Inspiration Photo Below - Taking a break
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#219) On break until Jan
                    Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#421)
         On break until January
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#411) - through 5 Jan
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - (#360/61) 
                   Sketch (see below)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    Anything goes
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
                    Anything NEW
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#494) On break until Jan
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 

Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W1 of 2 - (#127) 
                    TBA - On break until Jan
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W2 of 2 - (#209) through Jan 6
                    Anything Christmas
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW – W2 of 2 - (#81) through Jan 3
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10 - through Jan
                   Top Honour + Mentions – W2 of 2 - (#CCT23) 
                   Any theme from 2012/2013
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#95) 
                    Taking a break
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W1 of 2 (#74)
                    For a Girl or a Lady
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W1 of 2 
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#151) 
                    Stamping Only
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#361)
                    Christmas Time On break until Jan
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W2 of  2- through Jan
                    Fun for kids
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#100) 
                    N is for Naughty


Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - December- (#11) 
                    Christmas gift packaging
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - December- (#273)
                    Anything but a card
** NEW ** Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - BEGINS IN JANUARY *******
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - December
                    It's Christmas
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - December - On a break
                    Anything goes
                     optional twist: TBA
Imagine That Creative Playground - Open, CU, SW - December
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - December - DT Call
                    Winter or Christmas
** NEW **Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU - December(#10)
                    Anything Christmas
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - December - On a break
                    Always Anything Goes 

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - December(#8
Anything goes
                     Optional theme: Christmas

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges
Sketch Saturday


Blog Studio 75 

Friday, December 29, 2017

Challenges For Days - Friday challenges

Carol here with this week's Friday's Challenges. 

We try to make sure that our listings are up to date but mistakes do happen. Please check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter. It is frustrating for all concerned when it's not right, perhaps for something as simple as entering too many challenges. If you do spot an error, please leave a comment telling us; it would be such a help.
We also welcome emails at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com 

We want to thank you for your continued support! 
Please help spread the word about our little challenge blog :) 

Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#397)
                    On 2 Week Break back 5th Jan
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -   
                    On A Break back 12th Jan 
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#391) 
                    Just Choose 2, (see below) wk 2 of 2 
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly)  
                    Theme 1:  Happy New Year
                    Theme 2:  Party Time
                    Theme 3:  Toasting the New Year with Wine
                    Theme 4:  Christmas 
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#276
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist:   Snowmen or Snowflakes
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and #(hashtag) - (#139) 
                     Anything Goes- CASE A Designer, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,  RW,
                                                            T3 - W0 of 2 - (#109)  
                    Taking a break, back in January 2018
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W0 of 2 
                    On A Break - back Jan 5th
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W0 of 2 - (#189) 
                     On a break - back January 5th
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W0 of 2 - (#52)  W1 of 2 - (#51)
                    Anything Goes ?Wk 52 TBA
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W4 of  4 - (#272)   
                     Colours - see below 
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, W, E3, OE unlimited, SW, DT Fave 
                      W0 of 2 -(#56)   
                      Last Challenge of the Year
Back Jan 5th
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#194)
                    Tag Or Tag On A Map
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W2 of 6 - 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
                    Special Christmas Blog Candy
                    2 Weekly challenges begin 26th Jan
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only) E1, T3,
                     RW - W4 of 4 - (#136)   
                    Box It Up 
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W3 of 4 - (#202) 
                    Christmas - Open until 11th Jan
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W0 of 2 
                    Back Jan 1st - but linky open for any new Christmas cards
                    made in the interim
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W0 of 2 -
                   On A Break
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W0 of 2 - (#50
                    On A Break
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Challenge CLOSED, but store is still open.
Tag You're It - CLOSED
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W2 of 2 
                     Anything Goes - Note from Jan will be a MONTHLY 
Victorine Originals - Open, MF, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 
                     Always a Mood Board
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi, Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - W4 of 4  
                     Anything Christmas Goes - Month Challenge ends 4th Jan
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W4 of 4 - (#79) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration Month Challenge ends 4th Jan

A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - December
                    Winter Wonderland
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW (winners outside UK to pay shipping
                    cost) - December
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Emerald City Crafts Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - December
                     Always Anything Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - December
                    Christmas Glitter - Use Red Glitter somewhere in your
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - December 
                     On A Break Back 5th Jan
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - December / January
                      (last Fri of Month)                                            
                     Always Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 -
                    Theme : Stamps and Gold
                    Sketch : See Below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - January
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW - January
                    Always Anything Goes
Viva la Verve Sketches - Open, CU, EU - December 
                     Always A Sketch (see below)

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches


Colour Dare 272   Christmas Extravaganza  Dec1 - 31





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