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Friday, December 31, 2021

Challenge for Days - Friday Challenges

Happy Friday!  I'm here with another update to our Friday challenges.  

Please keep in mind that we strive to make sure that our lists are up to date.  Mistakes do happen (there is that human factor 😊), so if you do spot an error, please leave a comment letting us know.  We also welcome emails at: CFDinfo11@gmail.com.

Please check to be sure your entry qualifies for the challenge you enter and that the challenge is still open for submission.  -- Debbie

Thank you for your continued support!  Please take our badge and post it proudly on your blog so we can spread the word about our one-stop location to connect with all the challenges! 

Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#577) - DESIGN TEAM CALL - ON BREAK
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF - ON BREAK - Extended run for this challenge until January 7th
                   Baubles, Boxes and Bows (see below)
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#585)
                   Just Add Christmas Packaging - ON BREAK
Paint Party Friday Open, MU Paint can be a WIP, JFF
                   Week 42    , Year 11 Check-in
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2 S8W (Week 1)
                   Always Anything Goes                     
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # (#348)
                   Theme Challenge (See Below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W1 of 2
                    "T" - is for Trees
As You See It - 2w, E3, OE3, PG, SW, T4 - W2 of 2 (#265) - ON BREAK - Returns January 14th
CardzTV - Open, CU, E3, RW - W1 of 2 (#157)  - ON BREAK
CAS on Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W2 of 2 (#221)
                    Happy New Year
Colour Crazy - Open, always 2 challenges which run on alternating weeks, Hand color,
                    E2, T3, RW - (#50) W1 of 2 - ON BREAK after this challenge ends on 12/31 - Returns January 7th
                    Always Anything Goes
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colors, post color board on blog, SW, T4
                     SW(Monthly) - (#477) W1 of 2
                    Always Colours (see below)
Creative Creases - Open, MU stamp/digi, 2W, RW, OEU, UE, WGD - W2 of 2 (#22)
                 Anything Goes with a Fun Fold
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#221) - ON BREAK - Extended run for this challenge - returns January 7th
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2 of 2 - (#297) 
                     Weihnachten nach Hause kommen/Driving Home for Christmas
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only),
                    E1, T3, R - W1 of 2 - (#242)
                    Birthday Card
Festive Friday - Open, Must Fit the Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
                   Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W1 of 2 (#FF0100) - ON BREAK - Returns January 7th
                    Festival: TBD
                    Element: Insp. list - must use 3 (see below)
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2
                    What Did Santa Bring You
My Time To Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W1 of 2 (#472) - ON BREAK - Returns in January
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, E3, RW(monthly) - W2 of 2 -
                     Theme 1:   Christmas
                     Theme 2:   New Year's
                     Theme 3:   Birthday
                     Theme 4:   Anything Goes        
Paperbabe - CU (larger prize), RW, W1 of 2 - (#159)
                     Anything Goes
Scrapping4Fun - Open, MF, E3 (4th entry is anything but a card), T8, RW (208) - Will be moving to monthly!
                     Use a Song, Poem, or Quote
Your Next Stamp - CU larger prize, Must Comment, E3, T1, RW - W3 of 4 - (#174) 
Monthly - First Friday  
Creative Artiste - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis, 
                    MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3  DEC (#78)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW -  DEC - (#189)
                    Winter Fun
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 -  JAN(#176)
                    On Break - returning Jan. 2022
Winter Wonderland - Must be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - DEC
                    End of Year Anything Christmas Goes

 Monthly - Random
Stay Crafty with Hero Arts Open, CU, M, RW, T3 -  DEC/JAN (#30) 
                    Circles (See Below)
Uniko Open, RW, T3 - NOV/DEC - (#68)
                    Celebrate + Optional Twist of Reds and Greens running to 31st December (See Below)

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches

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Ends January 13th
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Winter Wonderland   
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Stay Crafty With Hero Challenge #30

Thursday, December 30, 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.  

C.R.A.F.T. - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#622) 
                 Christmas - the last stretch
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#2150)
                 Returning January 6th
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - 
                  Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook - check Facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - (#433) 
                 Anything Goes
Inspired By - Open, Can Use Sketch OR Inspiration photo, T2 - (IB200)
                 Returns January 6th (see inspiration below) 
Krafty Chicks  - Open, UE, OEU, Opt. Twist on 5th Thurs., T5 - (#592) 
                  Anything Goes
Passion Cartes Creatives - Open - (#717) 
                  Add Gold (see below)
Tic Tac Toe  - Open, E3, SW, Winner has option to be GDTM, T4 - (#143)
                 On Christmas Break returning January 13th (see below)
Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#315)
                  Happy Holidays - Last Challenge of 2021
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                  Returning January 6th
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#289) 
                  On a break
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#163) 
                  In with the New Year/New Stash
Fusion Card Challenge - Open, SW - W2 of 2 
                  BREAK (back on 6th January)
Impression Obsession - MU, E5, OE4, RW, see site for other guidelines - W1 of 1
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W1 of 2 - (#180) 
                  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:  Any Celebration Theme of Your Choice
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, SW - W1 of ? - (#22*) 
                  BREAK (back in January)
Time Out - Open, OE5, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#204) 
                  New (see below) 

Craft Rocket - Open, No All Digital Projects - December (#8?) 
                 Taking a break, back on January 6th
Stinkin' Inkers - MF, Open, E(3), OEU, JFF, RW, M, R(3) - December
                 Its a snap (use rubber bands)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E S - December (#187)
                 AG + optional: use only red, green and silver

Picture Inspiration and Sketches

Weekly Challenges

Week 1
Stamp Act (must have a stamped image on the card/project)
Week 2
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, December 29, 2021

Challenges for Days - Wednesday Challenges

Hi there, it's Wednesday - the middle day 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 of a 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.

Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #674) 
                 Christmas Break - back on 5th January 2022 (see below) 
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
                 OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW (#51) 
                 Sketch challenges - (see below) (still open til 3rd january 2022)
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 (#633) 
                 Stripes or Dots + little Christmas Break - Back on 5th January 2022
Make the Cards Challenge - open, UE, RW becomes Guest Designer - (#46) 
                 Back on 12th January 2022 (see below) 
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, E3, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications 
                 What's new?  
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#573
                 Always a Sketch (see below) 
Paper Craft Crew - CU 3 Stampin' Up Products, use Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#453)  
                  Color Challenge (see below) 
Paper Shelter - MU for E3, Other is E1, RW - (#495) 
                  Anything Goes + Christmas Break (back on 12th January 2022)
PaperTrey Ink - The Great Cover Up Challenge - MU, E1, RW 
                   Create your TBA
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW 
                  It's Time to Party (run til 5th January 2022)
The House That Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp, RW              
                  New Year
The Three Muses - Open, JFF 
                  New Beginnings
Fortnightly/Two Weekly 
Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW(no prize) - W1 of 2 - (#421) 
                 Back on 19th January 2022
Butterfly Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 - W3 of 3(#165
                 Winter break - back on 5th January 2022 
Create a Smile - MU, SWW2 of 2 
                 Mood Board (see below)   
Double D - Open, E3, T3, RWW2 of 2 
                 Lots of White - (see below) 
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited (unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1-2
                  Entries in 2-Weekly Draw, T3, SW some weeks: JFF- W1 of 2 (#542) 
                 Back on 5th January 2022
Fezziwigs Festive Frolics - ONLY X-mas projects, 2W, T3, JFF, E3, OE unlimitedW* of * 
                 On an extended break - keep an eye on their blog for updates
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SWW1 of
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 (#500) 
                 Anything Goes with Option: Add a Flower (run till 3rd January 2022)
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) - W2 of 2 
                 Sketch (see below)  
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Open, E3, T3, RWW3 of 3 (#511) 
                 Always Anything Goes + DT CALL (run till 4th January 2022)
Stampotique Designers - Open, NO Digis, 1 Linky per Month, SW, E2, EO4 - W1 of 2 (#389)
                 Christmas - last Challenge of the year
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 per style), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W1 of 2 - (#166) 
                 Hol21 (see below)  (run till 3rd January 2022)
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW(no prize)W1 of 2 
                 Christmas Break - back on 12th January 2022
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  W3 of 3(#331) 
                 Anything Goes (run till 3rd January 2022)
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's Word Art File, No "Dark" Images, Nothing contrary to 
                   Biblical Scripture, Must be Family Friendly, E5, RW W2 of 2 - (#523- 524) 
                 Anything Goes + Opt: Christmas Blog Hop (see below)   

ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas or any other Winter/Dec festival, T3, RW - DEC
                 "Y" is for Yummy and "Z" is for Zigzags + DT Call
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - DEC (#428) 
                  Anything Goes  THIS WILL BE THE LAST CHALLENGE
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - DEC
                  Christmas Time
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, T3 - DEC
                  Baby, it's cold outside
Paper Funday -
Must follow, RW, E4 - DEC (#36) 
                  Anything Goes + Opt: Holidays
Sugar Pea Designs
 - Open, MU for Prize, T3, RW - DEC (#86
                  Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW - DEC
                  Sketches #220 + #221 - use either or both (see below)   
The Male Room - Open, SW - (#157

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW(#226) DEZ 
                 Merry and Bright
Christmas Craft Creations - Open, E2, T3, MU Graphic - DEZ
                  Make a scene

Images, Sketches, Photo Inspirations

Color Throwdown
Christmas Break - back on 5th January 2022

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Butterfly Challenge
Winter break - back on 5th January 2022


Sketch 220

Sketch 221