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Friday, March 31, 2023

Challenges for Days - Friday Challenges

Good Evening! Debbie here with your Friday ChallengesBecause challenge guidelines change frequently, we suggest checking out the rules to be sure your entry qualifies. Please Email us at CFDinfo12@gmail.com should we need to update information.

Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#631) DT CALL
         Anything Goes

         Optional Twist:  Easter
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF
         Number It (see prompt below)
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#645)

         Inspiration (see prompt below)
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # (#413)
         Technique - Use Scraps (prompt below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W2 of 2
         "Z" is for Zodiac
As You See It - 2w, E3, OE3, PG, SW, T4 - W2 of 2 (#295)
        Outdoors (prompt below)
Beyond the Blue JFF - W1 of 2 (#83) 
CAS on Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W1 of 2 (#254)
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colors, post color board on blog, SW, T4
         SW(Monthly) - (#541) W2 of 2 and (#542) W1 of 2
         Always Colours (see prompts below)
Creative Creases - Open, MU stamp/digi, 2W, RW, OEU, UE, WGD - W1 of 2 (#54)
         Anything Goes w/a Fun Fold
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#251)
         Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2(#330) 
       Sternennacht/The Starry Night
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, JFF, E3, T3, R - W2 of 2 - (#274)
         Add Embellishments
Festive Friday - Open, Must Fit the Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
         Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W1 of 2 (#FF0131) 
         Festival: National Pet Day
         Element: Insp. list - must use 3 (see below)
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2
         Tinsel Tree Inspired (see photo for inspiration below)
My Time To Craft - Open, JFF, T3 W2 of 2 (#504)
My Time to Craft Christmas - Open, E3, UOE, T3 -W1 of 2  (#57) DT CALL
Outlawz Festive Friday - E3, UOE, RW - W1 of 2
         Themes: Christmas, Flowers, Animals, Favorite Color Combination
Your Next Stamp - CU larger prize, Must Comment, E3, T1, RW - W2 of 2(#196) On Break
        Taking a break - no return date published
Crazy for Cats - Open, M, MF Comment, E5, T3, RW (if 5+ players), WGD, UOE, - MAR (#5)
        Nap Time
Creative Artiste- Open, Mixed Media, CU Digis, MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3  MAR  (#91)           Always Anything Mixed Media
LeighSBDesigns - Open, CU, MF, PG, SW, T3, WGD - MAR (#15) 
        Spring Leprechauns
Most Magical Time of the Year - Halloween & Christmas- Open, JFF, E5, WGD - MAR - (#6)
        Halloween or Christmas ATC's or Coins - opt. Twist:  Make something using ATC's or Coins
My Favorite Things (Outside the Box Challenge) - Open, MU, RW - MAR   
        Cozy at home
Paper Dragonfly - Open, MF, Comment, E5, T3, RW (if 5+ players) - MAR - (#15)
        All that Glitters is Green and Gold
        Optional Twist:  Include a Dragonfly on your Project                              
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred & Extra Entry, MU Digital/Stamped Image, E2, RW -  MAR - (#204)
         Always Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - MAR - (#188)
        Spring Colours
Stay Crafty with a Blog Named Hero Open, CU, M, RW, T3  MAR
        Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches in alphabetical order



Fortnightly (every other week)

challenge #295



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Thursday, March 30, 2023

Challenges for Days - Thursday Challenges

 It's already the end of March! Donna E with your Thursday ChallengesBecause challenge guidelines can change, please confirm the rules to be sure your entry qualifies. Please Email us at CFDinfo12@gmail.com should we need to update information. 

PLEASE NOTE: some Thursday Challenges update quite late in the day. This post will be edited and updated on Friday, to accommodate their posting time.

C.R.A.F.T. - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#673)
Inspired By - Open, SW, Honourable Mention - (#231)
               Sketch and Eggs inspiration board (see below)
Krafty Chicks  - Open, UE, OEU, Opt. Twist on 5th Thursday, T5 - (#657) 
               Week 1: Stamp Act (must use stamped/digi image on the card/project)
               Week 2: Christmas - (must have something with Christmas on it)
               Week 3: CAS (Clean and Simple)
               Week 4: All Occasions (Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's, etc.)
               Week 5: On 5th Thursdays - Anything Goes
Passion Cartes Creatives - Open - (#783) 
               Make a card with a graphic/geometric background
Tic Tac Toe  - Open, E3, SW, Winner has option to be GDTM, T4 - (#202) updates late in day
               Tic Tac Toe Challenge (see below) 
Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#348)
               Easter Wishes
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
               Favorite People or Critters AND why 
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#195) 
               Spring Flowers
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - W1 of 2 - (#491)
               Two or more pattern papers
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - MF, UE, CHECK BLOG RULES
               now always merged with monthly linky challenge - see blog for details
Seize The Birthday - Open, OE4, Five SW's, 2 Guest Designers each month - W2 of 2 - (#258) 
               Things in a Garden 
Time Out - Open, E5, OE5, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#235) 
               Inspired by a Photo (see below) ends April 12

Every 3-4 Weeks:

My Favorite Things COLOR CHALLENGE - Open, CU, RW - W2 of 3 
               Color challenge - see below (ends April 12)
My Favorite Things CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - Open, CU, RW - began March 16
                Anything CHRISTMAS Goes  (ends April 12)


Craft Rocket - Open, UE, UOE, 2Winners, T3/5, No All Digital Projects - April (#102) 
*NEW* Creative Inspiration Challenges - Open, E2, OEU, RW, T3 - April (#1) 
               Design Team Call - first challenge April 6th
               Always Anything Goes
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, E3/E1 for Site Wide Prize, UOE, RW, Top Picks - March 
               Anything Goes with Optional Twist "Same Old Stuff" see below
               (must use twist to be eligible for prizes and badges)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Guest Designer Winner, Max 3E S - March (#202)
              Anything Goes

Monthly/last Thursday of the month

52 weeks to Christmas - Open, UOE, T3, W, GDT, JFF - (April) 
               There is a new linky weekly, but this is a monthly challenge, which has 4 linky's per
               challenge. A new Month's theme begins on the last Thursday of month
               "Ho Ho Ho"      next challenge theme begins April 27

Picture Inspiration and Sketches in alphabetical order:

My Favorite Things Color Challenge

Inspired By

Outlawz Twisted Thursday

Use at least 2 items from your stash 
that are over a year old.  
Then tell us, in your post, 
what items you used and 
the approximate ages of the items! 

Tic Tac Toe

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Challenges for Days ~ Wednesday Challenges

Hello, Marlene here with your Wednesday list of Challenges. 

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 contact us at  CFDinfo12@gmail.com

Have a nice day!

Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  (#736)
           Colors (see below)  
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
               OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW (#579)  
            Sketch - (see below) 
Little Red Wagon- Open, T3 - (#698)
        We are The Champions
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#639)
           Always a Sketch (see below) 
Paper Craft Crew - CU 3 Stampin' Up Products, use Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#511)  
         Sketch  (see below)  
Paper Shelter- Open, MU for E3, Other is E1, RW (547)
        For a Child
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW -  
           Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW (no prize) - W2 of 2 - (#442) 
CRAFT-alnica E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 (#332)
Different Format
Create a Smile MU, SW - W1 of 2 
         Mood Board (see below)    
Double D Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
          Easter - see below
Fab'n' Funky- Open, T3, SW some weeks, JFFW2 of 2 (#569) 
          Lots of Layers
I Love ProMarkersMU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 (#531) 
          Anything Goes/Beside the Sea
Penny's Paper-Crafty Open, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 (#543) 
          Always Anything Goes 
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 per style), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W1 of 2 - (#192) 
       Happy Easter
The Sisterhood of Crafters  - Open, E3, T3, SW (no prize) - W2 of 2 
          Rainbows or Rainbow Colours
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 - (#589 - 590) 
          Anything Goes
Butterfly Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 4 -April - (#180
         Hidden Panels + See Below
Creative InspirationsOpen, T3, RW - March -
          Spring Blooms
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday   Open, E3, T3 - March -
          Anything Goes 
I Spy with My Little Eye  -  Spring  or Easter  Critter (1)
Paper FundayOpen, 2RW, T3, E6, M - March (#51) 
          Always Anything Goes + Opt: BREW-tiful
Outlawz SketchOpen, MU Sketch, E3/E1 Site wide Prize, RW - March - W2 of 4 - 
          Sketch (see below)  
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW - March - (#249+ #250)
           Sketch - use 1 or both 
The Male Room - Open, SW - March - (#172)  
Woodblock Wednesday - MU Woodblock Stamps, UE, UOE, Challenge is Once a Month and Runs for 1 Week
           ATG using Woodblock Stamps as the Focal (next challenge is =   )

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the month
ABC Christmas - MUST be Christmas or other Winter/Dec festival, T3, RW - March -
            E is for Elves, F is for Food, G is for Good
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - March - (#241) 
            Make It Green
Christmas Craft Creations - Open, E2, T3, MU Graphic - March -
            Only 1 Layer


Color Throwdown

Freshly Made Sketches

 My Favorite Things

Paper Craft Crew


Create a Smile

Double D

The Card Concept


These are the four colours to choose from. 

+ Opt: Hemp also known as Jute

Sketch 250