Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Challenges for Days - Tuesday List

This list is just a guide so please check the rules on the challenge blogs to be sure your entry qualifies. We will be adding new challenges as we find them - if you are involved in a challenge, or know of one we've missed and would like to see it listed, please leave us a link in the comments box.

Hope you have a crafty week, Bev x

CASology  - Open, SW, W - #217 - Cute
Cardz 4 Guyz   - Open, E3, JFF, T3 - #139 - Fall (Autumn) Colours
Cheeky Challenge - Open, RW monthly,W - #37 - Ocean Shades
City Crafter  - Open, SW, W - #331 - #Selfie
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU, RW, T3, W - #285 - Vegetables
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, RW. T3, W  - #38 - Anything Goes - optional using Blue & white Christmas Decorations
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW, W - #382 - Stars
Outlawz Colour Challenge  - Must sign in, MU Color combo & Twist, E1, RW monthly - Colour Challenge - (see below) - twist feature birthday flowers
Paper Minutes - Open, W - #454 - Picture inspiration (see below)
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, RW, T3, W - #365 - Spots and/or Stripes
Shopping Our Stash - Open, OE12, T3, W - #271 - Apple For Teacher
Tag Tuesday - Must be a tag, JFF, W- Nursery Rhymes
Through The Craft Room Door - Open, E2, W - Always Anything Goes 
Try Stampin' On Tuesday - #291 - Sketch (see below) optional theme The Holidays are Coming
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW, W -  #371 Always a Sketch (see below) 
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, must stamp, E3 (E2 Anything goes), RW, T3, W, - #313 - Fall Feathers

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks) 
A Snowflakes Promise - 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/Winter Themed - (W2 of 2) #29 - Anything Goes - optional theme of seasons
Cards and More - Open, must stamp, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2)  #168 - Lots of Love
Cuttlebug Mania - MU manual machines, E3, SW, T2, 2W -  (W2 of 2) New Home
Fairy Tale Challenge - Open, NO digi stamps, SW, 2W (W1 of 2) #152 - Bookmarks
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SWs, 2W - (W2 of 2) #247 - Sketch (see below)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Open, RW, T3, Must be Christmas, 2W - (W2 of 2) #81 - Technique challenge, choose one of the following - Embossing (wet or dry), Stitching or Piercing, Paper Piecing
Ike's World Challenge Blog  - CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W (W1 of 2) #73 - Tag You're It
Ink Spot  - Open?, JFF, 2W -  No challenge posted since June 21st
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects, 2W (W1 of 2) Always Anything Goes
Magnolia-Licious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3, 2W - Moved to Saturday until New Year
{Pin}spirational - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) #175 Always Picture Inspiration (see below)
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, SW, 5RU, JFF,  2W, Older Stamps and it's age (W1 of 2) #48 - Tie Me Up - use ribbon, twine or lace
Sassy Cheryl's Digi Stamps - MU, RW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook, MUST join to see & participate in Challenges
Some Odd Girl - MU, RW, SW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU, 2W - (W1 of 2) #324 - Use Fall Colours
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - (W2 of 2)  #191 - Anything Goes
Try it on Tuesday - Open, OE4, RW, T5, 2W - (W1 of 2) Sun, Moon, Stars

High Hopes Rubber Stamps - MU, E3, M - (September) Leave a Comment &/or leave a FB comment 
Our Daily Bread - CU for T3, MU to win, RW, T3, M - (September) Dots or Dashes
The Sketch File - Open, JFF, M - (September) Always a Sketch Challenge (see below) 
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, T3, RW, CW, DT T3, M - (September) Happy Birthday
The Mausoleum of the Damned -  Open, anything dark, RW, T3, M - (September) Always anything goes

Monday, 26 September 2016

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

We'd love to have some help on Challenges for Days! We can always use helpers as we would like to expand what our list offers, so, if you have a bit of time to spare, please check out the details on  'Join our happy band' page and either leave us a message or email Zoe.  

Below you'll find all the Monday Challenges we know of and follow. Please do check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter, we might have missed a significant factor in our guide.

If you would like to tell us about a challenge, or change of rules please leave a comment below so we can check your site and grab the details. Thank you SO much for using Challenges for Days ~

HAPPY Monday  ~ Christi

Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3, W -  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten By The Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF, W - Retro Themed Projects (50's, 60's, 70's)
Crafting From The Heart Open, E3, SW, W, MF - Always Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion - Open, E3, SW, W - Always Anything Goes 
From The Heart Stamps (I {heart} Card Sketches)- MU, JFF, W -  On Break
Heart 2 Heart - MU, T10, W -  Adventure
I Am The Diva - JFF, see Blog for Tangle or String to use, W. - See Site each week for Tangle or String to use.  
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW, Hon Mentions, W - #215, Use Pink/Grey or Silver (see below)
Mojo Monday - Open, W - #466, Always a Sketch (see below)
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment on 3 other submissions, Vote on at least 3 other submissions, SW, T3 voted on, W - Always use Muse Card for Inspiration (see below)  
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must sign in, E1, RW monthly - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, RW, Tlist, W -  Power Powder (use embossing or pigment powder)
Take A Word - Open, JFF, W -  Headgear
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF, W - #235, Mood Board (see below)

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Open, comment & follow, JFF, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, SW, RW, T3,2W - (W2 of 2) - #36, For Men & Boys
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall
Craftin Desert Diva's: Link it up - Open, JFF, 2W - (W* of *) - No Challenge since August
Crafty Boots - CU (double entry in draw), RW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Autumn is in the Air
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, SW, T5, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #173 Autumn
Dream Valley Challenges Open, OE10, RW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #141, Embossing, Wet or Dry
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW, W - (W1 of 2) - #286, Fantasy 
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW, 2W (W2 of 2) - #226, Autumn w/ a House Mouse Image
Incy Wincy Open, E5, RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) - Things that Fly
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW, (W* of *) - On FaceBook MUST Join
Lawnscaping Challenge - Open, E3, OE2, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #138, Geometric
Make My Monday - Open, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #31, No Patterned Paper
Marker Pop - MU item they carry, MF, E2, OE10, RW, T3 - (W2 of 2) - #104, For the Girls
Melonheadz Friends - CU (UE and AG). Otherwise, E2, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Autumn
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #214, Feminine Creations
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, Must Stamp, T3, E3, 2W- (W1 of 2) - #101, Anything Goes option Animals
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #285, Favorite Color Combo
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #232, Autumn is Coming
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW (prizes only to North American continent), 2W - (W2 of 2) - #112, Nature

House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW, M - (September) - Add a Bird and/or Use Colors (see below)
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity  - MF, Prizes vary according to number of entries - (September) #28, Anything Goes
My Besties UK - MU, SW, M - (September) - Anything Goes or Sparkle & Bling
Not Just Cards -  Moved To By Date List 
Path of Positivity - Open, Voted winners, M - (September) - #39, Achievement 
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include cats, Open, RW, M (September) - #10, Furrything Goes
STAMPloration - Open, RW, T3, M (September) -  Stamps & Monochrome (Sketch also -see below)
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, RW, T3, M - (September) - Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, RW, T1, M  - (September) #61, Changing Seasons with a TWIST: Make it Masculine
Whoopsi Daisy - MU a Digi or Image/Element/Paper from a CD, E2 (CU E3), RW, T3, M - (September) - The Colors of Autumn

Starts 2nd Monday of the Month

The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, 3E, Must be Cute, SW, T3 (September) - #103, Birthdays


Atlantic Hearts Sketch

Muse Card Club

Fortnightly/2 Weekly


House of Cards


Sunday, 25 September 2016

Challenges for Days - Sunday List

Please note that this is just a guide and be sure to visit each site to ensure you have all the rules for each challenge.

Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please email Zoe (zoechaos@icloud.com) and let us know!! 

Lastly, please always double check the challenge site for rules & more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Amusing Challenges - CU (double entry to draw), No Digis, E2, RW, W - Anything Goes
Can You Case It? - Open, E3, OE2, SW, W - (See below)
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW, W - Anything Goes but MUST be Christmas - Optional:  Colors (See Below)
Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW, W - One Layer Only
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3, W - Always a photo inspiration (See below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW, W - Birthday Celebrations
Left of Center - Open but not Mainstream, SW, T3 - 4 Legged Creatures
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must sign in, MU CAS, E1, RW - Use both Dots and Stripes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, RW, top 3 shares, W - Anything Goes but MUST use snippets
Retro Sketches - Open, OE3, T8, JFF, W - Always a sketch (See below)
Robyn's Fetish - Open, E3, T3, RW, W - Use an Embossing Folder
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF, W - The Beatles
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - A Sketch (See below)
AAA Cards Open, CAS, E3, SW (W1 of 2) - Technique: Masking
Addicted to Stamps Open, Must Stamp, T3 (W1 of 2) - Favorite Embellishment
CAS on Sunday Open, Must be CAS, E1, SW (W2 of 2) - One Layer Card
CD Sunday Open, MU something from a CD, T3 (W2 of 2) - Things with Wheels
Colour Your World (Lacy Sunshine) - Open, E3, T3, Must follow, Hand colored image (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes 
The Craft Barn Open, RW, W, MU theme (W1 of 2) - Books
The Craft Barn Open, RW, pick a word beginning with letter given & use for project + use dictionary definition in project (W2 of 2) -  "X"
Crafting When We Can Open, E2, OE5, T3, SW (W2 of 2) - Favorite Medium

Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5 (W2 of 2) -  Feathers
De-Stempelwinkel Stampers - MU,SW, MF, 2W (W1 of 2) - (#11) TBA (Nothing since July 4 challenge, unknown when it will return)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Open, Must follow, E3, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes 
Love To Create Open, T3, RW (UK only) (W1 of 2) - Always Anything Mixed Media 
One Stitch At A Time Open, E3 if not using their images, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - A Special Day
Paper Artsy Open, OE1, RW (W2 of 2) - Autumn Leaves
Pile It On Open, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - Autumn Colors

Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW (W2 of 2) - Sketch (See Below)
Sunday Stamps - Open (must stamp), 1 top pick from each DT (W1 of 2) - Sketch/Colors - see below


613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T3, SW, W - (Sept) - Anything Goes; optional Colors of Autumn
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, 1st Sunday to Last Friday, E3, Follow, RW, T3 - (Sept) - Always Anything Goes 
The Corrosive Challenge Open, E3, T6, SW, M - (Sept) - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3, M - (Sept) - Orange & Brown
Dragonfly Dreams Open, SW, M - (Sept) - Monochrome
Fashionable Stamping Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW, M - (to Oct 10) - Autumn Colours
Great Impressions CU, E1, T5, RW, SW, M - (Sept) - Anything Goes
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps MU rubber stamps, JFF Stamp to win, E3, OE5,
 M -  (Sept) - See Below
Lasting Memories Layouts SB Layouts Only, T3, M - (Sept) - Directions: "Up"
Mixed Media World Open, Mixed Media, 2nd Sunday, SW, T3 (Sept) - Magic/Fantasy
Penny Black and More Open, No Digis, E3, T3, RW, M - (Sept) - Add a Sentiment
Quirky Crafts Open, E3, SW, M - On break - Unknown if they will return
Stamping Sensations Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, OE6, E3, T3, SW, M - (Sept) - One for the Boys
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must stencil, Use site graphic in post, SW, TP, M - (Sept) - Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Sweet Stamps - Open, CU for 2nd entry in draw, SW, M - (Sept) Always Anything but a Card  (Nothing posted since June)
Sweet Stamps Open, E1/CU for 2nd entry in draw, SW, M - (Sept) Always Anything goes  (Nothing posted since May)

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Challenges for Days - Saturday List

This list is just a guide so please check the rules on the challenge blogs to be sure your entry qualifies.  We will be adding new challenges as we find them - -if you are involved in a challenge, or know of one we've missed and would like to see it listed, please leave us a link in the comments box.

52 Christmas Throwdown - Open must be Christmas, OE10, Top honour, honourable mentions - Technique Week - Masking
Allsorts - Open, E3, RW, T5, W - Use Some Newsprint
Catch the Bug - MU, E3, RW - Picture, see below
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, W - Use a Sentiment
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF -  A Birthday Card for Somebody you Love
Hiding in my Craft-room - Open, E3, RW monthly, W - Any Holiday
Just us Girls - Open, W - Picture Week, see below
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, RW, W - Use Black
Less is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3, W  - Thread
MFP - Open, E3, RW, T2, W - Pink
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must sign in, E1, W theme w/ RW monthly - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Open must stamp, E2, Monthly Draw - Buttons and/or Ribbons
Sketch Saturday -  W, E3,  - Sketch, see below
The Challenge (Always playing with Paper) - Open, SW, T3, W - TBA

Addicted to CAS - Open, 2W, SW,T3, E2, OE10 - (W2 of 2) - Stitch
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, RW, T3, (W2 of 2) - Female Birthday
Always Use Rubber - Open (must stamp), T3 monthly winner (W! of 2) - Challenges start 8th October
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, T3, (W2 of 2) - Faries/Fantasy
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Ribbon, Lace, and/or Twine
Fantasy Stampers  - MU Stamps (no Digis), E3, JFF, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Watch the Birdie
Inkspirational - Open, 2W, JFF,T3 - (W1 of 2) - Prompt word - Glamour
My Sheri Crafts - Open, RW, E3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Christmas
My Time To Craft  - Open, JFF, T3 2W - (W1 of 2) Anything but A Card
Send a Smile 4 Kids - must be for Children, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) Fall Colours 4 Kids
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 (W2 of 2) - A is for Argggh
The Pencil Case - MU hand colouring, E2, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Twofers - Open, Must use Rubber Stamps, SW, T3, 2W - (W! of 2) On a Break until 8th October as Always Use Rubber

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3, M - (September) Thread
Crafty Calendar - Open, Must Follow, E3, SW, T3, M - (September) Back to School
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW, M - (September) Nature
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW, M - (September) Anything Goes

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Weekly Challenges
Catch the Bug 

September Sketch

Have Fun