Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Challenges for Days - Wednesday Challenges

Yeah.. it's Wednesday - the day in the middle of the week - and here we are with some new challenge themes for you. So please see below and have fun with them!

But as always, remember to check that your entry to a challenge qualifies. We might have missed a recent change in the rules.  If you do spot something or know a new challenge blog, which it isn't on our list... please let us know.  Feel free to leave us a comment or get in contact with us:   janesgrapevine@yahoo.co.uk

Have a nice day with many creative ideas.

Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW(no prize) - (#369)
                 Back on 15th January 2020 (see below)
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #573) 
                   Colour challenge (see below)        
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW, Some weeks: JFF- (#461)
                  Winter Clothing
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#415)  
                   Sketch (see below)                  
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  (#527)
                   Bells Gone Wild
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications  
                  Snowy or Starry Night     
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#467) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin' Up Products,
                    Must Include Code/Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#360)  
                   TBA (see below)        
Paper Shelter  MU for E3, Other is E1, RW - (#408) 
                   9th Birthday Blog Hop: Birthday/Celebrations (run till 17th december)
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW - 
                   Please see the Thursday Challenges for Days List Note - as this challenge is generally updated very late in the day it has been moved to the Thursday list  
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW - 
                  Interactive Christmas
The House that Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions'                        
                   Stamp, RW(monthly)                   
                  Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge (see below)
The Three Muses - Open, JFF -  
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  (#251)
                  All about occasions

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 -W3 of  5 (#133
                  "X" for Guess Who +  pick from wheel below (run till 31th December)
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#404) 
                  Anything Goes  - (moving to monthly from January 1st - 1st Wed of each month)
Create a Smile - MU, SW - W1 of 2
                  Mood Board (see below) 
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2
                   Twelve Days of Christmas Part 1 Days 1-6 (see below)
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SW - W2 of 2  
                   It's the Holidays Challenge
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#399) 
                   Anything goes  & optional : Circles
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W1 of 2  (#206)
                  Anything Goes
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) - W1 of 2
                    Sketch (see below)
Scrapy Land - MU Die Brand they carry & a non-electronic die cut,
                    E5,  SW (1), T3 - W2 of 2 - (#127)
                   Always Anything Goes
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    SW, E2, EO4 - W2 of (#338) 
                    Let it snow (run till end of the month)
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW(up to 12) -W2 of 2 - (#125)
                    Home for the Holidays (see below)   
The Male Room - Open, SW -W1 of 4  (#126
                    A Box or Bag + DT Call (run till 7th January 2020)
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW(no prize) - W1 of 2  
                   Anything Christmas
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's Word Art File, Include Scripture or an
                    Uplifting Quote, No "Dark" Images, Nothing contrary to Biblical Scripture,
                    Must be Family Friendly, E5, RW - W2 of 2 - (#416-417)
                    Anything Goes - optional inspiration word art (see below)

ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas or any other Winter/December festival, T3, RW - DEC
                   "Y" is for Yuletide & "Z" is for Zig Zags
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - DEC
                   Always anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - DEC
                   Festive Fun
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, R(?)W DEC
                    All Creatures great and small
Paper Funday  Must follow, RW, E4 - DEC (#12)
                    Anything Goes with a Twist: Christmas Holiday
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, MU for Prize, T3, RW - DEC (#62
                   Mix it up (see below)  
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW -   DEC 
                    Sketches - use either or both (see below)

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW -  (#202/DEC)  
                  6th Blogiversary (Anything to celebrate this festive season) (run till 7th January 2020)
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - DEC
                   Anything Christmas Goes  
                   Optional: Critters          
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW - DEC/JAN  - (#72) 
                  For it is in giving that we receive  (This will be the last Challenge)

Starts 4th Wednesday of the month
Work It Wednesday  - open, Must Stamp, RW3 - OCT
                   TBA (no Challenge since October)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Challenges for Days - Tuesday Challenges

Hello Everyone and Happy Tuesday!  I hope your holiday preparations are going smoothly.  Just 15 more Sleeps until Santa makes his rounds!

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 or send us an email at

  Happy Crafting!


CAS Colours and Sketches - Open, Must Be CAS, E3, OE5, T3 - (#351) 
       CAS Seasonal Challenge - see inspiration below  
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Open, E3, T3, RW  
       Anything Goes    (DT Call)
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU dies, T3 - (#450
Digi Choosday (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#50) 
       Anything Goes              
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, T3, RW -  (#523)  
       Mega Christmas Challenge (ends 07 Jan 2020)
Through the Craft Room Door  Open, E2, RW, AAG - 
       Anything Goes   (ends 07 Jan 2020) (DT Call)             
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW - (#533) - 
       Sketch Challenge - See inspiration Below
Paperminutes - Open, MF, RW (#618)

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

Casology Open, 2W, MF, UOE, JFF, RW -  W2 of 2 (#357) 
         Gingerbread - Cue Card below 
Shopping Our Stash - Open, 2W, OE12, T3 - W2 of 2 (#410) 
         Happy Holidays
Christmas Kickstart - Open, E3, T3, MF, 2W, OE8, SW - W2 of 2 (#25) 
        The Christmas Story
Cardz 4 Guyz - Open, E3, T3, JFF - W2 of 2 -  (#234)
         Christmas Critters
Cuttlebug Mania - MU Manual Machines, E3, T2, SW - W2 of 2
        Christmas Time
Everybody Art - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 (#459)
         Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Open, E3, No All Digital Projects, RW - W2 of 2 -                      (#108) Anything Goes 
Handstamped Sentiments - Open, SW - W2 of 2 - (#329) 
          Sketch Challenge - see inspiration below 
Outlawz Color - Must Sign In, MU Color Combo & Twist, E1, RW - W2 of 2 -              Tic-Tac-Toe - see inspiration below
Papercraft Challenges - Open, Must Stamp, UE, UOE, T3, RW - W1 of 2                   - (#52) Christmas
Pinspirational Challenge -T3, SW (no prize) - W2 of 2 - (#253) 
          Picture Inspiration - see Inspiration Below
Retro Rubber - Open, Older Stamps/State Age - JFF, SW - W2 of 2- (#125)  
         Color Challenge - see inspiration below
Rubbernecker Stamps - Open, CU, MU Image, E3 if Rubbernecker, E1 if other,           RW - Check Instagram    
The Holly & Ivy Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, E3, OE15 - W1 of 2
          Anything Goes Christmas (ends 12 Jan 2020) (#62)  
Try It on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W1 of 2 - 
         Christmas is Coming (Winner Announced in January)
Try Stampin on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W1 of 2 (#438)
         Sketch Challenge with Optional:  Birthday Fun - see inspiration               below
Try Stampin on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W2 of 2 (#437)
         Sketch Challenge with Optional Theme:  Winter Wonder -                         see inspiration below
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, Must Stamp, E3 (E1 ATG), T3, RW 2W- W2 of 2
         (#446) Anything Goes


Ike's World Challenge Blog - CU (extra entry), 3E, W - Dec -(#127)
        L is for Looking Forward to Christmas / ATG   (DT Call)
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Dec (#49) 
         Meowy Christmas / Furrything Goes
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge - Open, CW, CT3, Badges - Dec -
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU - Dec (#364) 
       On Holiday Break for the Month - Challenges resume January 2020
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - Dec (#233)
         ATG with a Tiddly Inks Image (DT Call) (Last Challenge -                         Challenge Closing)
Unicorn Challenge Blog Open, E3, DT T3, CW(no prize)Dec (#50
         Holiday Break - Challenge resumes 07 Jan 2020

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

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