If you can volunteer to help keep the list up-to-date for the crafting community, everyone would appreciate your help. Please click here or the WILL YOU VOLUNTEER TAB for details.



If you can volunteer to help keep the list up-to-date for the crafting community, everyone would appreciate your help. Please click here or the WILL YOU VOLUNTEER tab for details.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Challenges For Days - BY DATE 16th - 23rd March

Kathy here with the "By date" list is for all the challenges we know of that start between the 16th and the 23rd of each month.  As with all our lists we have tried to check the rules of each challenge (key in sidebar) but we strongly urge you to check for yourself.

Our lists are growing as we come across more challenges, if you know of one we have not listed yet please tell us about it either by leaving the info in a message below or send us an email at:



2 Weeks

Color Hues - MU shades of specified colors, PG, Open, E3, OE4, SW - 2W -  (#60)  
                       Color Challenge - see below 
More Than Words MINI challenge - cards, tags, ATCs & postcards only SW, WGD, MU keyword. 
                       Home - (see below) 

19th Monthly

Art - Piaskownica  - Open, MU a Photo, SW, T3 (dependent on number of entries) 
                       On Pause check back in April

20th Monthly

Creative Sketchy Girls - Open, MU Sketch, SW, T3 if 15+ entries - (#82)
                      Sketch - see below

Hobby Vision - Open, E2T3 minimum number of entries before the prize is awarded). (#131)
                      Happy Birthday (check side bar for challenge location on blog)

SheepSki Designs FaceB - Open, Must Join FB GROUP, MU, RW - 
                       Private Facebook Group - Always Anything Goes

22nd 1 Week

Sketches in Thyme Must Join FB GROUP, MU Layout, E1, T3, RW - (#558)
                     Sketch (see FB Group)  - ENTRY NOW VIA FACEBOOK - see below

22nd Quarterly

Craftlandia - Open, any crafts, blog entries accepted, E2, T3, RW - (#14 - QUARTERLY Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec)
                      Lace and/or stitching (real or Faux) - closes April 12th

23rd Quarterly

Mixed Media Place - Mixed Media 3D Art, SW (Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec) 
                      Moodboard (see prompt below) 

SKETCHES & PICTURES in alphabetical order

Challenges for Days - Thursday Challenges

It's almost 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: about half of the 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 - (#672)
               Anything Goes
Inspired By - Open, SW, Honourable Mention - (#230)
               Sketch and inspiration board (see below)
Krafty Chicks  - Open, UE, OEU, Opt. Twist on 5th Thursday, T5 - (#656) 
               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 - (#782) 
               Floral Frame
Tic Tac Toe  - Open, E3, SW, Winner has option to be GDTM, T4 - (#201) updates late in day
               Tic Tac Toe Challenge (see below) 
Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#347)
               Inside Out (decorate both the inside and outside of your card)
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
               Favorite People or Critters AND why 
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#195) 
               Spring Flowers
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE10, RW - W2 of 2 - (#490)
               Add a sentiment
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 - W1 of 2 - (#258) 
               Things in a Garden 
Time Out - Open, E5, OE5, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#234) 
               Inspired by words (see below) ends March 29

Every 3-4 Weeks:

My Favorite Things COLOR CHALLENGE - Open, CU, RW - W1 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 - March (#101) 
               For the Girls
*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 - (March - 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
               Anything Christmas Goes new challenge 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

Time Out

“It was one of those March days 
when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: 
when it is summer in the light, 
and winter in the shade.” 
—Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Challenges for Days ~ Wednesday Challenge

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 -  (#735)
           Colors (see below)  
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch, Use Keyword from Sketch
               OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW (#578)  
            Sketch - (see below) 
Little Red Wagon- Open, T3 - (#697)
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW - (#638)
           Always a Sketch (see below) 
Paper Craft Crew - CU 3 Stampin' Up Products, use Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#510)  
         Sketch  (see below)  
Paper Shelter- Open, MU for E3, Other is E1, RW (546)
         Colours of Spring
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW -  
           Spring and/0r Easter

Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T3, SW (no prize) - W1 of 2 - (#442) 
CRAFT-alnica E3, RW, T3 - W1 of 2 (#332)
Different Format
Create a Smile MU, SW - W2 of 2 
          Sketch (see below)    
Double D Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
          Easter - see below
Fab'n' Funky- Open, T3, SW some weeks, JFFW1 of 2 (#569) 
          Lots of Layers
I Love ProMarkersMU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 (#531) 
          Anything Goes/Beside the Sea
Penny's Paper-Crafty Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 (#542) 
          Always Anything Goes 
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 per style), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W2 of 2 - (#191) 
        Signs of Spring or Blue Butterfly
The Sisterhood of Crafters  - Open, E3, T3, SW (no prize) - W1 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 W2 of 2 - (#587 - 588) 
          Anything Goes
Butterfly Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 4 -March - (#179
          Tent Fold card + 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 5 days
           ATG using Woodblock Stamps as the Focal

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the month
ABC Christmas - MUST be Christmas or other Winter/Dec festival, T3, RW - Mar -
            E is for Elves, F is for Food, G is for Good
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Mar - (#241) 
            Make It Green
Christmas Craft Creations - Open, E2, T3, MU Graphic - Mar -
            Only 1 Layer
"NEW" The Crafty Addicts  - Starts 3rd May 


Color Throwdown

Freshly Made Sketches


These are the four colours to choose from. 

The theme is  Twine

Sketch 250