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Friday, April 30, 2021

Challenges for Days - Friday Challenges

Debbie 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. If you do spot an error, please leave a comment telling us; it would be such a help. We also welcome emails at: CFDinfo11@gmail.com.

We want to thank you for your continued support! 
Please help spread the word about our little challenge blog :)

Weekly
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#549)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes 
                    Optional Twist: Crafty Ribbon
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -
                   Vellum (see below)    
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#552)
                   Inspiration Photo (see below)
Paint Party Friday - Open, MU Paint can be a WIP, JFF
                   Week 7, Year 11 Check-in
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2 SW (Challenge 18)
                   Always Anything Goes                     
Scrapbooking Gourmet - Scrapbooking challenge (NO DIGIS), CU, E1 but must be a set of 3, Must register with site, MUST vote for winners - S3, weekly challenge over 8 week cycle - (1 of 8
                    NO FURTHER CHALLENGES TILL 2021 
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # - (#314
                    Designer Take Over - Oh My Ombre (See Below)
Waffle Flower- MU, SW, RW(3) use Blog, FB, Insta to enter- (April - Week 5)
                   Colorful Strips

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 
                    "B" - is for Bird
CardzTV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W2 of 2 (#139) 
                    Always Anything Goes
CAS on Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W1 of 2 (#204)
                    Baby
Colour Crazy - Open, always 2 challenges which run on alternating weeks, Hand color,
                    E2, T3, RW - #16- W2 of 2; #17- W1 of 2
                    Always Anything Goes
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colors, post color board on blog, SW, T4
                     SW(Monthly) - (#441) W2 of 2  -  (#442) W1 of 2
                    Always Colours (see below)
Creative Creases - Open, E3, OE9, 2W, RW - W1 of 2
                    Anything Goes w/a fun fold
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#207)
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#280) 
                    CAS - Clean and Simple
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, R - W2 of 2 - (#224)
                   Masculine Cards
Fab Friday - Open, OE3, PG, MF, T5 - W2 of 2 - (#212) 
                    Color (see below)
Festive Friday - Open, Must Fit the Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
                   Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W1 of 2 (#FFOO83)  
                    Festival: International Nurse's Day
                    Element: Insp. list - must use 3, see below 
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2
                    Card that Doubles as Gift Card Holder
My Time To Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W1 of 2 (#456)
                    Sentimental
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - W1 of 2 -
                     Theme 1:   Flowers
                     Theme 2:   Easter
                     Theme 3:   Christmas
                     Theme 4:   Anything Goes
Paperbabe - CU (larger prize), RW, W1 of 2 - (#143)
                     Anything Goes
Scrapping4Fun - Open, MF, E3 (but a 4th may be anything but a card), T8, RW - W1 of 2 - (#191) 
                         Ladies/Mother's Day/Girls
Your Next Stamp - CU larger prize, Must Comment, E3, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#163)
                     Burst of Color

Monthly - First Friday  
Creative Artiste - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis, 
                    MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3 APR (#70)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - APR - (#181)
                    Birthdays
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 -  APR (#169)
                    Stitching - real or faux
Winter Wonderland - Must be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - APR
                    Peace on Earth

 Monthly - Third Friday
 Uniko - Open, RW, T3 - May/June - (#64)
                    Starts again on May 21, 2021

 Monthly - Random Friday
 Stay Crafty with Hero Arts - Open, CU, M, RW, T3 -  - (#22) - Deadline is May 6th
                    Birthday cards (see below)

 
Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
Weekly
 
 

 
 
 

Fortnightly

End by May 6th

Ends by May 13th

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




Monthly
 
Stay Crafty with Hero Challenge #22
 
 
 
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Thursday, April 29, 2021

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  CFDinfo11@gmail.com


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.ui

Here are the fun challenges for this week.  Check them out. Hope everyone has a wonderful Thursday.  April

Weekly                
C.R.A.F.T. - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#596) (2 Week Challenge)
                    Christmas
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#2117)
                  Superhero Day
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - (#399) 
                 TIC TAC TOE
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#684)
                 Party
Inspired By - Open, Can Use Sketch OR Inspiration photo, T2 - 
                 Happy Retirement (see inspiration below) 
Krafty Chicks  - Open, UE, OEU, Opt. Twist on 5th Thurs., T5 - (#557) 
                  Anything Goes (see below)
Passion Cartes Creatives - Open - (#688) 
                 Lots of Circles (see below)
 
Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Barn Dance
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Favorite Season Spring or Summer and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#273) 
                    Use a Birthday Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#145) 
                    Mother's Day or For a Special Lady
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W* of 2 - (#223) 
                    On a break since January - returning ??
Fusion Card Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Mother's Day (see image below)
Impression Obsession - MU, E5, OE4, RW, see site for other guidelines - W2 of 2 -
                    Rainbows of Color
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#164) 
                    Always Colors (see below) 
Lavinia World Challenges - CHALLENGE CLOSED
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW - W2 of 2 -
                   Theme: Anything Goes 
                   Optional Twist: Signs of Spring
Scrapping4Fun  - MOVED TO OUR FRIDAY LIST
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#213) 
                   Furry Friends
Time Out - Open, OE5, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#185) 
                   Photo Inspiration (see below) 

Monthly
Stinkin' Inkers - MF, Open, E(3), OEU, JFF, RW, M, R(3) - April
                 Recyle/Reuse
Craft Rocket - Open, No All Digital Projects, April (#80) 
                 Baby/Kids
Cookie Challenge -  Moved to by Date the 1st list 1
D.L.. Art Thankful Thursday challenge  Moved to By Date the 1st list 2
My Favorite Things Birthday Project - Open, CU, RW - April 15th - May 19th
                 Slimline Challenge - Spring has sprung
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E S - APRIL (#178)
                 Anything Goes + (optional) ribbons and lace

Picture Inspiration and Sketches

Weekly Challenges





Week 1
Stamp Act (must have a stamped image on the card/project)

Week 2
Christmas (must have something with Christmas on the card/project)

Week 3
CAS (Clean and Simple)

Week 4
All Occasions (Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's etc.)

Week 5
When there are five Thursday's in the month,
Anything Goes/Crazy Egg Challenge




Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Challenges for Days - Wednesday Challenges

aaYeah.. it's Wednesday - the day 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, aremember 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  CFDinfo11@gmail.com

Have a nice day with many creatives ideas
Doris

Weekly
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #640) 
                 Color Inspiration (see below)
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1-2
                  Entries in Weekly Draw, T3, SW some weeks: JFF(#521)
                  Christmas
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                 OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW (#483)  
                 Sketch - (see below)  
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 (#599)
                 Smell the Roses
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, E3, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications - 
                 Flowers - Spring has Sprung (run till 4th May)
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#538) 
                 Always a Sketch (see below) 
Paper Shelter - MU for E3, Other is E1, RW - (#467) 
                  A Birthday Card
PaperTrey Ink - The Great Cover Up Challenge - MU, E1, RW  
                   Create a card and use a border die with the negative pieces intact
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW 
                  Anything Goes
The House That Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp, RW                 
                  Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF 
                  Textures, Layers and Blends

  
Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW - W1 of 2 (#404)
                 Any Occasion
Butterfly Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 - W2 of 2 (#158)  
                  Spin the Butterfly Wheel with "M" for  Mini Miura Fold
Create a Smile - MU, SWW1 of 2 
                   Sketch (see below)  
Double D - Open, E3, T3, RWW2 of  2
                   April Showers- (see below)   
Fezziwigs Festive Frolics - ONLY X-mas projects, 2W, T3, JFF, E3, OE unlimitedW1 of 2
                   Festive Florals
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SWW1 of 2
                   Spring Break  (back in April) 
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 (#434) 
                   Anything Goes with Option: a girly card
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) - W1 of 2 
                  Sketch (see below)    
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Open, E3, T3, RWW1 of 2 (#495)
                  Always Anything Goes  
Stampotique Designers - Open, NO Digis, 1 Linky for entire Month, SW, E2, EO4 - W1 of 2  
                  Favourite colors 
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 per style), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W1 of 2 - (#154)
                  Happy Mother's Day  (see below)  
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW(no prize)W1 of 2 
                  How does your garden grow?
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  W2 of 2  (#314)
                  All about occasions
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's Word Art File, No "Dark" Images, Nothing contrary to 
                   Biblical Scripture, Must be Family Friendly, E5, RW W1 of 2 - (#489- 490) 
                  Anything Goes + Opt: Word Art (see below) 

Monthly
ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas or any other Winter/Dec festival, T3, RW - APR
                 "H" is for Homes/Houses  & "I" is for Icicles
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - APR (#420)
                  Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - MAR + APR
                  Lace & Pearls (run 2 Month)
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, T3 - APR
                  Something beginning with "B"
Paper Funday -
Must follow, RW, E4 - APR (#28)
                  Anything Goes with Opt: Spring has Sprung 
Sugar Pea Designs
 - Open, MU for Prize, T3, RW - APR (#78
                  Mix it up (see below)
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW - APR 
                  Sketches #204 + #205 - use either or both (see below)   
The Male Room - Open, SW - (#149
                  Wood

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - (#218/APR)  
                  Easter / Spring
Christmas Craft Creations - Open, E2, T3, MU Graphic - APR
                  No Stamping


Images, Sketches, Photo Inspirations

Weekly

Monthly


Sketch 204

Sketch 205