Monday, April 30, 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

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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 so we can check your site and grab the details.

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Have a Wonderful Monday Christi 


Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3 - (#56) 
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#262)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF -  
                  Cricut Face or Facial Features
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - (#204)
                  Anything Goes
NEW Global Design Project - Open, E3, T3, Post Graphic - (#GPD136) 
                 CASE the Project (see below)
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                 Get Creative with Vellum (see below)
I Am the Diva - JFF, - (#363)
                  See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week see
                              "Create Along with Us" Challenge Below -  (#321) 
                 Ink Blending on Colored Cardstock
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - (#288) 
                 No Stamping (see below)
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment & Vote on 3 other Submissions,
                    T3 voted on, SW - (#263) 
                  Use Muse Card Below as Inspiration 
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) -
                  Anything Goes (Must Sign In)
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - (#1818)
                  Rainy Days (5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
                  Time Out
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#309) 
Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#199) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
                    OPTION: No Option       
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#210) 
Cute N Crafty Challenge - Open, OEU, E3,  - W* of * - (#*) Starts 5/21/18
                    STARTING May 21, 2018 - DT Call in Progress
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, RW, E3 - W1 of 2 (#445)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#178) 
                    Add Ribbon and/or Lace
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#325) 
                   Mother's Day
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#265) 
                    Let's be Square (or Anything Goes) w/ a House Mouse Image
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - 
                    Anything Goes w/ a Twist - TBA
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W3 of 3 - (#28) 
                    3D cards (graphic below) 3 WEEK CHALLENGE ends May 6
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#70) 
                    Embossing - wet or dry
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W* of * - (#*) 
                   On Break - No Return Date
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#139) 
                   Anything Goes  
                   OPTION: Not Square
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#323) 
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#273) 
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#150) 


Color Inspiration Monday (My Creative Scoop) - Open, Must Hand-Color, SW - Apr - (#33)
                    Anything Goes that YOU have Colored
NEW Crazy for CAS - Open, ST3 - Apr - (#5)
                    Use a Stencil
Crop Stop - MU, E5, T1, SW -  Apr (#39)
                    Anything Goes w/ a Product CropStop Carries
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - Apr - (#68) 
                    No Patterned Paper
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - Apr - 
                     CAS Floral Corner or Colors {Inspiration photo below} 
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - Apr - (#58) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    OPTION: Pastels
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Apr - (#29) 
                    Always "Furry"thing Goes 
                    OPTION: Anything Goes
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - Apr - (#78) 
                    Use Acetate or Vellum {no stamping}
                    TWIST: Create a New View
2nd Monday of the Month

The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - Apr - (#122) 
                    Delightful Digi's 

3rd Monday of the Month

Create Along With Us - MU, E1, RW, Starts the MONDAY (usually the 3rd Monday) 
                                       after release week and only runs for ONE week  - W - 
                      See Blog for Entry 
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - Apr - (#66) 
                    Black & White, With or Without a Splash of Color

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos


Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Challenge for Days - Sunday Challenges

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

⇨  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 and right now we have an opening for at least one new person.  If you have a bit of time to spare, please check out the details on the Join our Happy Band page and drop us an email ! Marlene 

Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
         Mail Art
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#389)
          Tic Tac Toe - see below

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#114)
               Tic Tac Toe
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 -
               Anything Goes
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#117)
                Just add Sequins
International Art & Soul - Open, E3, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#312)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#80)
                  Always Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, MU Snippets, RW W1 of 2 - (325)
                  Anything Goes
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#609) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2  (#177)
                   Natures Colours- see below
The Library Challenge  Open UE, UOE, JFF, DT, Fav  (W1 of 2) (#5)
                  Plenty More (A Cook Book)

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - APRIL - (#208) 
                    Anything Goes + Twist: Use Vellum
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - APRIL- (#163)  
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - April - (#19) 
                    Anything Goes with OPTIONAL Buttons and Bows
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - April  (#4) 
                    Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - April - 
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - April (#389) 
                    New Paper Technique
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - April - (#7)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 -April - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional Yellow
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW -April -
                 Black and White and 1 other colour
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - April - (#141) 
                  Think Small/and or Pencils
Stamping Sensations - Open, MU Stamp/Digi, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - April - 
                   One for the Girls
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - APRIL - 
                    Focus on the Sentiments

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - April - (134)

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Challenges for Days, Saturday Challenges

Swati here with this week's Saturday's Challenges. 
(actually this week it's NanaConnie standing in for Swati)

Please note that this is just a guide, 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
Thank you.   Hope everyone has a great Saturday! 

Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#465)
                   All About Pets
Card Challenge Junkies - Open, Must Join, UE,  JFF
                   Must Check Facebook
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                   Color inspiration - see below
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#383) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: For a Child
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#432) 
                    Skating on Thin Ice
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions 
                   Colour/Sketch/Theme challenge - see below
Elliebelle's Creative Moments - W, SW, JFF, 3E - (#13)
                   All About Pets
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#350)
                   Any Holiday
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#231) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#438)
        Photo Inspiration week - see below 
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#428)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    Alice in Wonderland
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#511) 
                    Sketch - see below

Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#135) 
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#218) 
                    Get Well or Sympathy
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#90) 
                    Water Color
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#103) 
                    Twisted Easel
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#82)
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -
                    Include an animal
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#159) 
Inspired by All the Little Things - Open, Weekly Standouts - W2of 2 - (#84) 
                    Photo Inspiration - see below
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W1 of 2- (#370) 
                    Sketch - see below
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#369)
                    Inspired by a movie
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW - W2 of 2 -
                    Anything Goes 4 kids 
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#108) 
                     X is for Xyloid (wood) 

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - April - (#3) 
                    Water colored spring theme
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - April (#277)
                    Pearls or Mother's Day theme
Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive- April (#4)
                    Anything goes
                    Optional Theme: Dimensional Projects
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - April - 
                    Buttons/and or Bows
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - April -
                    Anything goes
                    Optional Theme: none
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - April -
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: Spring Flowers
Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU -  (##)
 Still on a break - no further info since new DT chosen in March.  ??

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges