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Friday, June 30, 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 - (#644) DT CALL
         Anything Goes

         Optional Twist: Wet or Dry Embossing
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF
         Just My Type (see prompt below)
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#659)

         Colour (see prompt below)
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # (#427)
          Bonus Inspiration (see prompt below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 - W1 of 2
         "G" is for Green
As You See It - 2w, E3, OE3, PG, SW, T4 - W1 of 2 (#302)
        Build with the Basics Sketch (prompt below)
CAS on Friday - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT, W2 of 2 (#260)
Color My Heart Color Dare - Open, MU only board colors, post color board on blog, SW, T4
         SW(Monthly) - (#555) W2 of 2 and (#554) W2 of 2
         Always Colours (see prompts below)
Creative Creases - Open, MU stamp/digi, 2W, RW, OEU, UE, WGD - W2 of 2 (#60)
         Anything Goes w/a Fun Fold
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#258)
         Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2 of 2(#336) 
       Farm derTiere / Animal Farm
Cut It Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, JFF, E3, T3, R - W1 of 2 - (#281)
         Hello Sunshine
Festive Friday - Open, Must Fit the Holiday, Element Or Both, Must Display 
         Challenge Badge or Board In Post, E3, SW, JFF W2 of 2 (#FF0137) 
         Festival: Global Forgiveness Day
         Element: Insp. list - must use 3 (see below)
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2
         Stars or Stripes + Double Trouble Challenge (see prompt below)
Little Bit of Rainbow (formerly Beyond the Blue) JFF - W1 of 2 (#89) 
My Time To Craft - Open, JFF, T3 W1 of 2 (#511
         Summertime Camping 
My Time to Craft Christmas - Open, E3, UOE, T3 -W2 of 2  (#63)
         Blue and Silver Color Duo
Crazy for Cats - Open, M, MF Comment, E5, T3, RW (if 5+ players), WGD, UOE, - JUNE (#8)
        Anything Cats Goes
Creative Artiste- Open, Mixed Media, CU Digis, MF, E3, EO5, JFF, SW, T3  JUNE  (#94)           Always Anything Mixed Media
LeighSBDesigns - Open, CU, MF, PG, SW, T3, WGD - JUNE (#18) 
        Anything Goes
Most Magical Time of the Year - Halloween & Christmas- Open, JFF, E5, WGD - JUNE - (#9)
        Anything Halloween or Christmas Goes
My Favorite Things (Outside the Box Challenge) - Open, MU, RW - JUNE   
Outlawz Festive Friday - E3, UOE, RW - JUNE
         Themes: Christmas, Sports, Water, Animals
Paper Dragonfly - Open, MF, Comment, E5, T3, RW (if 5+ players) - JUNE - (#18)
        Anything Goes or Summer Creations
        Optional Twist:  Include a Dragonfly on your Project                              
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred & Extra Entry, MU Digital/Stamped Image, E2, RW -  JUNE - (#207)
         Always Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - JUNE - (#191)
        Lazy Days of Summer
Stay Crafty with a Blog Named Hero Open, CU, M, RW, T3  JUNE
        Sentimental Journey - closes July 2nd

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches in alphabetical order




Fortnightly (every other week)

challenge #302


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Challenges For Days - Thursday challenges

 Hello! Here are 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. 

We're currently looking to recruit a couple of volunteers - do you have an hour or so to spare each week? If so please reach out by e-mailing us at the link above and thank you 

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

52 weeks to Christmas - Open, T3, W, GDT, JFF -               
     Sometimes challenge is for a week, other times it is a month. There is always a new         linky each week, even if the theme has carried over. Sometimes the blog has an option      to read iEnglish, other times it does not. So CFD is changing the status to:
C.R.A.F.T. - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#683)
     Easel Card
Inspired By - Open, SW, Honourable Mention - (#244)
      Inspired by: 8 - see below
Krafty Chicks  - Open, Opt. Twist on 5th Thursday, T5 - (#670)
      Week 1: Stamp Act (must use stamped/digi image on the card/project)
      Week 2: Christmas - (must be Christmas themed)
      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 + Opt
      Green (but NO foliage) - (see below)
Tic Tac Toe  - Open, E3, SW, Winner is GD, T4 - (#215updates late in day 
      Tic Tac Toe board (see below)  
Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#354)
      Emboss like a boss!
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
      Plain or Patterned Paper AND why 
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#202) 
      More than one fold  + DT Call
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - W2 of 2 - (#497)
      Stitched Up (real or faux)
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - MF, CHECK BLOG FOR DETAILS
      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         (#264)  Always 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
      Birthday + (Optional) Number crunching
Time Out - Open, E5, OE5, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#241) 
      Funny - (see below) 

Every 2-3-4 Weeks:
My Favorite Things COLORS - Open, CU, RW - W1 of 3 - 
      Colors - see below (closes July 12th)
My Favorite Things CHRISTMAS - Open, CU, RW -W1 of ** -
      Create a Holiday themed card (Closes July 19th)

Craft Rocket - Open, 2 Winners, T3/5, No All Digital - June (#104) 
      Use Dies
Creative Inspiration - Open, E2, RW, T3 - June (#3)
      Always Anything Goes
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, E5, RW, Top Picks - June -
      Anything Goes + Opt: Laughter (Use humor)
      (must use twist to be eligible for sponsored prize)
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Winner is GD, 3E - June (#205)
      Use buttons and/or flowers

Picture Inspiration and Sketches in alphabetical order:

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Challenges For Days - Wednesday Challenges

Hello, Kathy here, in for Marlene with your Wednesday list of Challenges. 

We're looking to recruit a couple of volunteers so, if you have an hour or so each week, to spare, and think you might like to join our team then please either click on the link in the sidebar or e-mail us using the link below - thank you so much

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 -  (#749)
          Colour  Challenge  (see below)
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
         OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW (#592)
         Sketch Challenge - (see below) 
Little Red Wagon- Open, T3 - (#711)
         Let the Sun Shine
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#652)
        Always a Sketch (see below)  
Paper Craft Crew - CU 3 Stampin' Up Products, use Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#524)  
        Themed Challenge - see below
Paper Shelter- Open, MU for E3, Other is E1, RW (561)
        TBA - not updated as of June 30th
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW - 
        Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW (no prize) - W1 of 2 - (#449) 
        Any Occasion
CRAFTalnica E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 (#338)
Create a Smile MU, SW - W1 of 2 
       Sketch Challenge - see below   
Double D Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
       Colour Challenge
Fab'n' Funky- Open, T3, SW some weeks, JFFW1 of 2 (#576) 
       Four Legged Friends
I Love ProMarkers*Now Accepting Any Alcohol Markers, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 (#537) 
       Anything Goes + Stencilled backgrounds (any alcohol markers are now acceptable)
Penny's Paper-Crafty Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 (#548) 
       Always Anything Goes 
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 per style), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W2 of 2 - (#198) 
      Summertime Fun - see below
The Sisterhood of Crafters  - Open, E3, T3, SW (no prize) - W1 of 2 
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 - (#601-602) 
       Anything Goes
Butterfly Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW June  W4 of 4 (#183
       B  is for Bookmark  Card + The Theme is Buttons and Bows See Below -
Creative InspirationsOpen, T3, RW - June -
       Something for the Girls
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday   Open, E3, T3 -June -
       Anything Goes 
Paper FundayOpen, 2RW, T3, E6, M - June (#54) 
       Always Anything Goes + Opt: No Squares Allowed
Outlawz SketchOpen, MU Sketch, E3/E1 Site wide Prize, RW - June - W4 of 4 - 
       Sketch (see below)  
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW - June - (#253+ #254)
       Sketch - use 1 or both 
The Male Room - Open, SW - June - (#175)  
       Shaker Card
Woodblock Wednesday MU Woodblock Stamps, UE, UOE, Occasional Prize, RW - 
       TBA - not updated as of June 30th

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the month
ABC Christmas - MUST be Christmas or other Winter/Dec festival, T3, RW - June-
       L is for Lots of Layers  M is for Mice
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - June - (#244) 
       Fancy Folds for Dads
Christmas Craft Creations - Open, E2, T3, MU Graphic - June -
      Heat Embossing

Starts 3rd Wednesday of the Month

I Spy with My Little Eye  -  Open, MF, T2 (offered GDT slot), E5 - June- (#4 AND #5)
       A Sweet Treat OR Warm and Sunny Colours - this challenge closes August 13th


Colour Throwdown

Freshly Made Sketches

 My Favorite Things

Paper Craft Crew


Create a Smile

Double D

The Card Concept


The Wheel is 
These are the four colours to choose from. 

Butterfly Challenge


Sweet Sketch Wednesday
Sketch #255

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 
Sketch 256