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Friday, May 31, 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.
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Weekly
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - W - (#464) 
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional: Summer
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF - W - 
                    Secret Hideaway
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - W - (#459)
                    Just Add - "Colour", (see below)  
 Polkadoodles Open. OE9, T2 SW - W - (#22)
                    Always Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - W - (#350) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
TGIF - Open, JFF,SW,MU Challenge Graphic and # - W- (#215
                    Create A Set Challenge,  (see below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - 1 of 2 - (#144) 
                    Cards For Guys
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 
                   "E" is for Embossing Folder
Cardz TV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W2 of 2 (#90) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
CAS On Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W1 of 2 (#159) 
                    Birds
Colour Crazy  - Open, E2, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#20)  W1 of 2 - (#21)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colours, post colour board on blog,
                     SW(Monthly) - W1of 2 - (#345)  W2 of 2 (344)  
                    Always Colours (see below) 
Crafting With Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave - W? of 2 (#?)
                    Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W1 of 2 (#165) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2 of 2 - (#231
                    Everything Blooms
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#175) 
                    Birthdays
Festive Friday Open, Must Fit Challenge Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
                        Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W1 of 2 (#FFOO35)
                       Festival: Father's Day
                       Element: Blue
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2 
                      Text Me
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 5 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - W1 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, W2 of 2 - (#94)
                     Anything Goes
Simon Says (Flickr) - MU, UE, RW, OE3 - W2 of 2 (124)
                     Anything Goes
Your Next Stamp - MU, Must Comment, E3, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#115) 
                     Ombre


Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW. JFF - May
                    Book It
Creative Artiste - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3 - June
                    Week off Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - May
                    Birthdays
Scrapper's Delight RW, Prize +Badge, T3, E3, -  May - June 7th
                     Mother's Day / Anything Goes

Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - June   (#150) 
                    Theme: Week off - Anything Goes
                    Optional: TBA
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3 (if wholly digital E1), T3 -
                              June
                     Theme:  TBA
                     Sketch: TBA
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW (Prize detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine - June
                       Week off  -Anything Stamped Goes
Winter Wonderland - Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - May
                       Anything But A Square Card
                        


Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
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TGIF



Fortnightly







Monthly

STAMPlorations


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Thursday, May 30, 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 awesome challenges for this week.  Check it out. Happy Thursday.  April



Weekly                
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#515) 
                  Just for Kids
CAS(E) this Sketch - Open, JFF - (#324)
                  Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#1922)
                  BBQ
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#297) 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - (#300) 
                  Embossing Delight
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#584)
                  Masculine
Krafty Chicks  - Open, Opt. Twist on 5th Thurs., T5 - (#457) 
                 Anything Goes with a Twist of Coffee
Passions Cartes Creative - Open 
                 Perforated Border Punch or Border Die
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#432) 
                  Always Anything Goes  

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#257) 
                    Fuzzy Friends
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Favorite His or Hers and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#228) 
                    Nature + a Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#97) 
                    Graduation
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T10 - W1 of 2 - (#119) 
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W1 of 2 - (#185) 
                    Anything Goes 
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Rainbow Birds (see below)
Impression Obsession - MU, E5, OE4, RW, see site for other guidelines - W2 of 2  
                    Feathered Friends
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#216)
                   Always  Anything Goes - Now on the Facebook Group Page
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W2 of 2 - (#98) 
                    Monochrome Color
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#118) 
                    Always Colors (see below)
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -  W2 of 2
                  Theme: Anything Goes 
                  Optional Twist:  Masculine
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Presents
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E3 (E1for A/G), OE9, T3, RW - W1 of 2  
                    Tape It, Lace It or Tie It
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#136) 
                    Home Sweet Home (see below)

Monthly
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - May - (#6) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - May - (#59) 
                   Newborn
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF, JFF - May - (#243) 
                  Coffee, Tea or Chocolate
Happy Craft Challenge - Open, All Paper Crafts, SW (Prize), E3 - May  
                   Anything Goes
Imagine That Creative Playground - 1st Thurs, Open, MU, RW - May -  
                   Always Anything Goes (blog)
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - May - also Progressive Challenge
                   Congratulations
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - May - (#156)
                   I've Got the Blues              


Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges
Monthly Challenges 


Wednesday, May 29, 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!

Weekly
Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW(no prize) - (#343)
                  Holiday 
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #545) 
                   Colour challenge, see below 
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 
                   Get Ready for Christmas
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW, Some weeks: JFF- (#442)
                  Recycling
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#390)  
                   A Sketch  (see below) 
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  (#499)
                   Upcycle/recycle 
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications  
                   Tea or Coffee 
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW -  (#439) 
                   Sketch, see below  TBA
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin' Up Products,
                    Must Include Code/Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#338)  
                   Sketch, see below NOTE - 2 week challenge W2 of 2  
Paper Shelter  MU for E3, Other is E1, RW - (#385)
                  Flower Power
Papertrey Win it Wednesday MU at least one Papertrey product. E1, SW. Will not always be a challenge, may be a puzzle or other contest.
                   TBA not updated since 08 May
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 -  
                  Postal bits
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  (#223)
                  Anything goes 

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Back to Basics and Beyond - Open, E3, T3 + special mentions - W1 of 2 (#29)
                 Triple stamping
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 -W1 of 4 (#123
                  Butterfly +  choice(s) of "G" from wheel below  Note - 4 week challenge this time
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#391) 
                  Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2  (#192)  
                  Fancy fold
Create a Smile - MU, SW - W1 of 2
                  Sketch, see below  
Cute 'N Crafty Christmas - Open, CU extra entry, OEU, T3, Must Follow,  RW - W1 of 2 (#14)  
                   Anything Christmas Goes  & Optional : use a Cute N Crafty Mommy image  TBA
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W3 of 3
                   Frames - see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SW - W2 of 2  
                   Mother may I? 
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#385) 
                   Anything goes + Optional : One for the boys
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W1 of 2  (#192)
                   Things with wings
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) - W1 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) - W2 of 2 - (#114)
                   Always Anything Goes TBA 
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    SW, E2, EO4 - W2 of 2 (#324) 
                    Something old, something new
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW -  W1 of 2 (#161)
                    Sketch, see below
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W1 of 2 (#116)
                    Pink retro  (see below)
The Male Room - Open, SW -W1 of 2   - (#112
                    Computers or gaming
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW(no prize) - W2 of 2  
                   Wedding or anniversary cards
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 - (#388 -389)
                    Anything Goes with optional inspiration, see below 

Monthly
ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas or any other Winter/December festival, T3, RW - MAY 
                   'J' is for Jingle,  'K' is for Kids
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - MAY
                   May Flowers & Showers
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, R(?)W MAY
                    Feminine OR Add Sentiment
Paper Funday  Must follow, RW, E4 MAY  (#5)
                    Anything Goes with Optional Twist - Something for mother
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, MU for Prize, T3, RW - MAY (#55
                   Mix it up - see below 
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, T3, SW MAY - (#60) 
                   Anything goes 

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - MAY 
                   Anything Christmas Goes
                   Optional: Snowflakes
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW - MAY- (#65) 
                   A Good Teacher - see below

Starts 3rd or 4th Wednesday of the month
Work It Wednesday  - open, Must Stamp, RW3 - MAY/JUN  
                   Summer Vibes