Thursday, January 31, 2019

Challenges for Days - Thursday's Challenges

Check out each challenge's rules to be sure your entry qualifies, there is nothing more frustrating than doing all that work and entering just to be told you missed a condition and do not qualify! If you know of a new challenge, or a challenge change, please either leave us a message or email us at

 These are the Thursday Challenges we are aware of. The lists are prepared by humans and that means mistakes can (and will) be made; if you spot one, please let us know.
If you know of a challenge we don't list, please leave us a message in the comment box.
Have a great week. 

Check out the great new challenges for this week.  Check it out. Happy Thursday.  April

4 Crafty Chicks - Name Changed to Krafty Chicks (see below)                  
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#498) 
CAS(E) this Sketch - Open, JFF - (#307)  
                  Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#1905) 
                  National Thank You Month
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#281) 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - (#283) 
                  Flower Power
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#567) 
Krafty Chicks  - Open, Opt. Twist on 5th Thurs., T5 - (#440) 
                 Crazy Egg/Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#415) 
                  Always Anything Goes

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#249) 
                    Stripes and Circles
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Favorite Shape or Fold and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#219) 
                    Anything Goes + Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#89) 
                    Hearts (Red, Pink and White)
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W2 of 2 - (#109) 
                    On a Break until February 7th
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W2 of 2 - (#176) 
                    Anything Goes 
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Penguin Love (see below)
Impression Obsession - MU, E5, OE4, RW, see site for other guidelines - W1 of 2  
                    Old is New
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#207)
                   Always  Anything Goes - Now on the Facebook Group Page
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W1 of 2 - (#90) 
                    Add a Sentiment
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#110) 
                    Always Colors (see below)
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -  W1 of 2
                  Theme: Anything Goes 
                  Optional Twist:  Die Cuts
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Black and White
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E3 (E1for A/G), OE9, T3, RW - W2 of 2  
                    Love is in the Air
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#127) 
                   Home Sweet Home(see below)

Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - Jan - (#47) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - Jan - (#55) 
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF, JFF - Jan - (#239) 
                  Always Thankful
Happy Craft Challenge - Open, All Paper Crafts, SW (Prize), E3 - Jan  
                    Anything Goes
Imagine That Creative Playground - Open, MU, RW every 15 entries
                Progressive Challenge {must join FaceBook Group - see blog}
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - Feb 
                   On Break til February (plus Progressive Challenge on FB)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - Jan - (#152)
                   Favorite Color                   

Picture Inspiration and Sketches

Weekly Challenges

Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges
Monthly Challenges 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Challenges for days - Wednesday's Challenges

 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 have information to share with us, please feel free to leave us a comment or drop us a line at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com  

Remember to check the guidelines for each challenge - for some of them you need to follow their blog (but you probably already do, so that you don't miss anything!) or leave a comment. We don't have room to tell you more than the basics here!

Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T4, SW(no prize) - (#326)
                 Anything goes
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #528) 
                    Colour challenge, see below
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW, Some weeks: JFF- (#425)
                   Fantasy Figures 
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#373) 
                   A Sketch  (see below)
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  (#482)
                   Winter Blues
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications  
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW -  (#422) 
                   Sketch, see below
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin' Up Products,
                    Must Include Code/Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#324) 
                   Tic tac toe challenge, see below
Paper Shelter  MU for E3, Other is E1, RW - (#367)
                   Dies and/or Punches 
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 - 
                  Anything Goes
The House that Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp, RW(monthly)                   
                  Sketch, see below
The Three Muses - Open, JFF -  
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  (#206)
                  Anything goes

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Back to Basics and Beyond - Open, E3, T3 + special mentions - W2 of 2 (#20)
                   Salt technique
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 -W1 of 2 (#116
                   Butterfly + optional choice(s) from wheel below 
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#383) 
                   Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2  (#184)  
                  Clean and simple 
Create a Smile - MU, SW - W2 of 2
                   L is for....

 Cute 'N Crafty Christmas - Open, CU, OEU, T3, Must Follow,  RW - W2 of 2 (#5)  
                   Anything Christmas Goes OPTIONAL: use a CuteNCraftyMommy image
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W3 of 3
                   Looking back in time - see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SW - W1 of 2  
                   Winter Blues
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#376) 
                   Anything goes/ OPTIONAL: Love or Wedding/Anniversary
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W2 of 2 

Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) - W2 of 2
                    Sketch, see below
Scrapy Land - MU a Low Profile or Steel Rule Die from a Brand they stock,
                    E5, RW (1), SW (1) - W3 of 3 - (#106)
                   Always Anything Goes
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    SW, E2, EO4 - W1 of 2 (#316) 
                    Use Cardboard
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW -  W2 of 2 (#152)
                    Sketch, see below
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W2 of 2 (#107)
                    Rainbow Cupcakes (see below)
The Male Room - Open, SW -W2 of 2   - (#103
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW(no prize) - W2 of 2  
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 - W1 of 2 - (#372 -373)
                    Anything Goes - Optional text (See below) TBA

ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas or any other Winter/December festival, T3, RW - JAN
                   'A' is for Anything Christmas Goes, 'B' is for Berries
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - JAN
                    Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, R(?)W JAN
                   Sparkle and Shine
 NEW  Paper Fundays  Must follow, RW, E4 JAN (#1)
                    Anything goes made with paper
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, MU for Prize, T3, RW - JAN  (#51
                   Mix it up - see below 
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, T3, SW JAN - (#56) 
                   Anything goes - Optional: It's a purrfect day
That's Crafty! - RW, T3, MF, E3, OE20 -
                   Moving to the first Friday of every month WEF Feb 1st

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - 
                   Anything Christmas Goes
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW - JAN - (#61) 
                   Hope quote - see below

Starts 3rd or 4th Wednesday of the month
Work It Wednesday  - open, Must Stamp, RW3 - JAN/FEB

Images, Sketches, Photo Inspirations


Sugar Pea Designs 

Words 2 Craft By

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - 
and sings the tunes without the words - 
and never stops at all. 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Challenges for Days - Tuesday Challenges

Hello Everyone!  I hope you're all well and keeping warm; wherever you are.

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 ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com

  Happy Crafting!
- Donna

Casology Open, W, MF, UOE, JFF, RW - (#329)
CAS Colours and Sketches - Open, Must Be CAS, E3, OE5, T3 - (#306) 
        Double Challenge - see inspiration below
City Crafter - Open, SW, (no sponsor prize) - (#447) 
        Floral Laura - see inspiration below (last challenge - challenge closing)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Open, E3, T3, RW  
         Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU dies, T3 - (#405) 
         Anything Goes
Digi Choosday (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#5) 
        Anything Goes              
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, T3, RW -  (#478)  
        Inspired by the Big Screen
Shopping Our Stash - Open, OE12, T3 -  (#388: ends 11 Feb) 
         Ode to Jessi (today starts a 2 week challenge)
Stamp, Ink, Paper - Open, T3 -  (#184) 
          Something for Baby - Inspiration below
Through the Craft Room Door  Open, E2, RW, AAG - 
          Anything Goes                
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW - (#488) - 
          Sketch - see inspiration below
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, Must Stamp, E3 (E1 ATG), T3, RW - (#424)
           Anything Goes
Paperminutes - Open, MF, RW (#573)
           Valentine's Day

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)
Cardz 4 Guyz - Open, E3, T3, JFF - W1 of 2 -  (#212)
          Begins with the letter "T"
Cuttlebug Mania - MU Manual Machines, E3, T2, SW - W2 of 2
           Winter - See below      
Everybody Art - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 (#439)
           Anything Goes
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SW - W1 of 2 - (#307) 
           Inspiration Challenge -see inspiration below
Lemon Shortbread - Open, E3, No All Digital Projects, RW - W1 of 2 - (#86) 
           Anything Goes                  
Outlawz Color Challenge- Must Sign In, MU Color Combo & Twist, E1, RW -               W1 of 2Colour Challenge - see inspiration below 
Papercraft Challenges - Open, Must Stamp, UE, UOE, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#29) Bright Colours
{Pin}spirational - Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#232) 
           Anything Goes ( last challenge for 2018 - resuming 12 Mar 19)
Retro Rubber - Open, Older Stamps/State Age - JFF, SW - W1 of 2- (#103)  
           Ribbons of Love - 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 - W2 of 2 - (#43) 
          Anything Goes Christmas (runs until 10 Feb 2019)
Try It on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W2 of 2 - 
           Times Flies
Try Stampin - or not - on a Tuesday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 (#392)
          Sketch Challenge - See Inspiration below (ends 03 Feb 19)

Try Stampin - or not - on a Tuesday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 (#393)

          Sketch Challenge - See Inspiration below (ends 10 Feb 19)

Ike's World Challenge Blog - CU (extra entry), 3E, W - Jan  (#116)
         "A" for Animals / Anything Goes
Magnolia-Licious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3, RW - Jan -
          Use Lace
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Jan (#38) 
          Always "Furry"thing Goes / Meuw Year
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge - Open, CW, CT3, Badges - Jan -
          It's News to Me
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU - Jan (#353) 
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - Jan(#221)
          Anything Tiddly Goes
Unicorn Challenge Blog Open, E3, DT T3, CW, RW - Jan(#39) 
          Things with Wings
Crafts Dreamy Challenge - Open, OE(5), T(3), RW, M - Jan            
          Anything Goes - See Inspiration Photo Below

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

{PIN}spirational Challenges
Anything Goes - Last Challenge for 2018 - resuming 12 March 2019


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