Monday, April 29, 2019

Challenges for Days - Monday's challenges

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.

We are also looking for some new people to join us! There is a tab at the top of the page called "Join our Happy Band" that will give you a bit of an idea what we are looking for and how to contact us!  If you have a bit of time and would like to be a part of our wonderful team, please let us know!

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Have a Wonderful Monday ~ Jane standing in for Christi 

Always Fun - Open, E3, T3 - (#108
                Bees or chicks
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#314)
                 Always a Sketch {see sketch below}
Crafting from the Heart - Now Fortnightly - see below
Global Design Project - Open, E3, T3, Post Graphic, WGD - (#GPD187
               Create a landscape {see graphic below}
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
I Am the Diva - JFF, - she will take an occasional week off (#388) 
                 TBA  Nothing posted since March 4
Make It Monday -  Now Monday's With Melissa {and there is a Wednesday Challenge as well}
Monday's With Melissa - Not a project challenge {see blog for info}  
                 Always Answer the Questions on Entry Form {questions avail. Wednesday?}
Outlawz Greetings - Now Fortnightly - see below
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, OE4 (total of 5), T3, RW, SW - (#1917)
               Anything Goes {except 5th Monday} - this week CAS 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
               Tag it
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
                 Two, a pair, a couple, duo 
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#357) 

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Now Monthly  {see below}
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF - W2 of 2 
                   Mother's Day
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - W1 of 2 (#242)
                   Always Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW (no prize) - W2 of 2 - (#232) 
                 Dragons or Mythical Creatures
Cute N Crafty - Open, OEU, E3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#25) 
                    Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, RW, E3 - W1 of 2 (#469) 
                  Always a Photo Inspiration {see below}  
                    + Make a Shaped Card
Dream Valley - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#201) 
                    Pink Birthday
Double Trouble - Open, E4, OEU, MF, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#26) 
                    Something, anything and everything + Optional: Words
                    Optional: Link up with any previous partner
House Mouse - MU House Mouse Image, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#290) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                  OPTION: Anything but a card
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                   Coffee or Tea
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#51) 
                   Card Sketch {see below} running until May 5, 2019
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#95
Mojo Monday - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#514)
                   Always a Sketch {see below} 
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E3, RW(monthly) - W1 of 2
                   Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#345) 
Tag Tuesday - Open, must be a tag, EU, OEU W2 of 2 -  
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#175) 
                    TBA {see below}

A Place to Start - M, Open, E5, SW, OEU, JFF - April - (#4-2019)  
                    Use 3 or 5 of Something DT CALL until 4/30/19
                    Or Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - M, Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW April -  (#215)
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION: Anything Goes
Coloring In Scrapland - M, Open, Must Hand-Color{NO digi coloring}, E2, RW, T3, WGD - April -
                    Anything Goes
                     OPTION: Distress
Crazy for CAS - Open, ST3 - April - (#17)
                    Color Challenge  {graphic below}
Creativ Fusion Arts & Crafts - MF, open; E3; UOE; DTfav; SW;  - April  - (#11) 
                    Easter and/or Anything Goes
Get Creative - Open, E3, SW - April   - (#79) 
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION: No Twist
Dylusions Monthly Facebook Challenge - Must Join, MU, SW, Add project FB Album - April -                             Pastel Colors & Flowers
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - April  (#68) 
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION:  Happiness
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - April   - (#88) 
                    Crazy for Critters
                    OPTION: Bokeh Technique
Whoopsi Daisy Challenge - CHALLENGE CLOSED 
                      Store is still Open

2nd Monday of the Month 
Cutie Pie - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - April - (#134) 
                    Fresh Beginnings
                   Store and FB are still open but challenge has closed

Last Monday of the Month
Christmas with the Cuties - Open, Must be Cute & Christmas, E3, OEU, runs 3W - APR (#26)  
                    Feature a Creature

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos


Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Challenges for Days ~ Sunday Challenges

This list is just a guide.  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. 
Marlene here with Sundays list of Challenges

Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
     No Focal Image  See Below
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#435)
      Sketch see below

AAA - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W2 of 2 (#140)
       Sketch + Optional Twist Shaker  see below
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#9)
       Anything Goes with something from a craft CD
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W4 of 2 - (#138)
        Every Bunny is Welcome
International Art & Soul - Open, E3, JFF - W1 of 2 (#58)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - (1st & 3rd Sun) - (#104)
       Always Anything Goes
Outlawz - Open, E1, Lyrics for Inspirations, R1, W2 of 2 - 
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, MU Snippets, RW W1 of 2 - (#351)
        Anything Goes 
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#709) 
       Always a Sketch  (see below
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2  (#22)
     Natures Bounty see below 
The Library Challenge  Open UE, UOE, JFF, DT, Fav  - W1 of 2 - (#31)
      All Creatures Great and Small see below

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 -April - (#220) 
          Anything Goes, TWIST: Wedding or Anniversary
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW (if prize) or SW - April - (#173)
         Lots of Layers  
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - April - (#30) 
          Anything Goes + optional twist Easter
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - April - (#4) 
          Anything Goes 
Dare 2B Artsy - Open, RW, E3, Extra entry if D2BA is used - April - 
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - April - 
         Include an Animal
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - April (#437) 
         No Housework Day - see below
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - April- (#3)
          Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
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 -
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - April - (#153) 
         Lots of Layers
Stamping Sensations - Open, MU Stamp/Digi, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - April 
          April Showers brings May Flowers
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil, Must PG, T3, SW -April - 
           Always Anything  Mixed Media Goes

Friday, April 26, 2019

Challenges For Days - Friday's 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 - W - (#459) 
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional: Add A Sentiment
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF - W - 
                    99 Air Balloons
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - W - (#453)
                    Just Add - "Colour", (see below)  
 Polkadoodles Open. OE9, T2 SW - W - (#17)
                    Always Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - W - (#345) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
TGIF - Open, JFF,SW,MU Challenge Graphic and # - W- (#209
                     Inspiration Challenge,  (see below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - 2 of 2 - (#141) 
                    So Shiny
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 
                   "C" is for CAS
Cardz TV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W1 of 2 (#88) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
CAS On Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W2 of 2 (#156) 
Colour Crazy  - Open, E2, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#16)  W2 of 2 - (#15)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colours, post colour board on blog,
                     SW(Monthly) - W2 of 2 - (#339)  W1 of 2 (340)  
                    Always Colours (see below) TBA
Crafting With Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave - W0 of 2 (#83)
                    On A Break - Back 26th April
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W2 of 2 (#162) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#229
                    For A Woman / Girl
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#172) 
                    Butterflies And Bugs
Festive Friday Open, Must Fit Challenge Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
                        Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W2 of 2 (#FFOO32)
                       Festival: Mother's Day
                       Element: Pink
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2 
                      Sketch, see below
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 5 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - W2 of 2 -
                     Theme 1: Birthday 
                     Theme2:  Anniversary/Wedding
                     Theme 3: Get Well
                     Theme 4 : Christmas
                     Theme 5 : Anything Goes
Paperbabe Stamps  - CU (larger prize), RW, W1 of 2 - (#91)
                     Flowers / Garden
Simon Says (Flickr) - MU, UE, RW, OE3 - W2 of 2 (120)
                     Mother's Day / Flowers
Your Next Stamp - MU, Must Comment, E3, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#112) 

A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW. JFF - April
                    Neutral Zone
Creative Artiste - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3 - April
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - April
Scrapper's Delight RW, Prize +Badge, T3, E3, -  April
                     Anything Goes OR Easter

Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - May  (#149) 
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3 (if wholly digital E1), T3 -
                     Theme:   Stamps and Watercolour
                     Sketch: See below 
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW (Prize detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine - May
Winter Wonderland - Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - April
                       Cute Christmas

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches


Jingle Belles





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