Friday, 9 December 2016

Challenges For Days - Friday's Challenges

Carol here with this weeks Friday's Challenges.

We try to make sure that our listings are up to date but mistakes do happen, please check that your entry qualifies for any challenge you enter.  It is frustrating for all concerned when its not right perhaps for something as simple as entering to many challenges.  If you do spot an error please leave a comment telling us, it would be such a help.

Weekly
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, RW, T3, W  – (#228) - Anything Goes
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW, W (#223) – Always Colour, see below
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, SW, T3, W -(#350)- Christmas  Card Non- Traditional Colour
Creative Corner Challenges - Open, E3, RW, T3, W – Christmas Time
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF, W – Decorate It!
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), SW, T3, W (#340) – Tags, see below
Journal 52 - Open JFF, W (#50) - Effy- Fire and Sarah - Ice
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must sign in, 4 themes, E1, RW monthly - Themes: Gingerbread House DaySnowman Day, Poinsettia Day, Christmas Tree Day
QKR Stampede - CU double entry must follow, E3, RW, T5, W (#221)  – Non- Traditional Christmas Colours

Fortnightly (every 2  weeks)

Aloha Friday - CU double entry, E2, OE9, RW, T3,2W - (W2 of 2),  (#86) Christmas
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - “ U"is For Use Something Red
ArtbyMiRan - Open but extra prize if used, hand coloured image, no all digital, E3, RW, T3 (W1 of 2), (#73) - Anything Goes
CAS-ual Fridays - Open must be CAS, SW, T4, 2W, (W2 of 2), (#162)  - Glitter and Snowflakes, see below
Colour Crazy Craft - (was Graph'It Colour Challenge) - Open, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) (#28)  - Always Anything Goes
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration - Open,  Prizes Only For Scrapbook Pages - for more information please follow the link,  -   Major Case File 219 Closes 31ST Dec., see below
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4, 2W (W1 of 2) (#168) – Jingle Bell
Creative Fingers -Open, E3, RW,(W1 of 2), (#122) - Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Cut it Up - Open must use a die cut must follow (prizes North America only), E1, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2), (#110) – Holiday Tic - Tac - Toe, see below
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10,RW, T5, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Christmas In Tones Or Pastels
Jingle Bells - Open must be Christmas, T3, 2W - (W0 of 2) - Back 1st Jan 2017
Morgan's ArtWorld - MU stamp/ digi, MF, RW, E3,2W (W1 of 4) (#25) -  Anything Goes (Month for Christmas /New Year)
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, SW, T2, 2W (W2 of 2) (48)  – Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU lace, ribbon or trim, JFF, E6, 2W - (W2 of 2), (#154) – Winter Holiday - With Ribbon/Trim
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3, 2W - (W0 of 2), (#123) –  Back Jan 6th - Monthly
Simply Papercraft - Open, E3, MF, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Always Anything Goes
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3, JFF, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2), (#61) - Always Inspiration Picture, see below
That's Crafty! - Open,  E3, RW - prizes UK Only - (W1 of 2) -  Flower Power
The Stamping Boutique - Open, CU, RW, (W1 of 2) Fancy Folds
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi must be Christmas, E3, RW, T3, (W2 of 2) - Frame It or Night Scene
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, RW, T1, (W1 of 2), (#54) - Sketch and/or Inspiration, see below 
Monthly

A Day for Daisies - MU, E4, RW, M - (December) -  Add Some Sparkle
A Vintage Journey  - Open must be Vintage; Shabby; Mixed Media; Steam Punk; or Industrial Genre, RW, T3,M - (December)  - Winter Magic
Creative Artiste Challenge - Mixed media, Can use digis, MF, Open, E3, EO5, SW(s) (RW winners outside UK to pay shipping cost), M - (December) - Anything Mixed Media Goes 
Creative Carte Blanche - Open, JFF, E1, M - (December) –  Song Lyrics
Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Open, E1, RW, M - (December) - Christmas Wishes, see below
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and extra entry, Mu digital or rubber stamped image, E2, RW, M - (December) - Anything Goes Related To Christmas or Winter  - but must feature digistamp or stamped image
STAMPlorations - CU, Must use stamps, T3 - wholly digital MU digital papers/ elements too, E3- if wholly digital E1 otherwise, M - (December)  - Theme and Sketch, see below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, RW - USA Shipping only, T3, M - (December) -  Blue and Silver (or Grey)
Take It, Make It - Open, SW, RW - Prize as detailed on blog, E3, T3, M - (December) – Snow and Ice (Must use stamping) Also needed for publication in Craft Stamper Magazine cards see site for details

WEEKLY

Color My Heart



FORTNIGHTLY (2 weeks)




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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Challenges For Days - Challenges By Date Not Day

The challenges on this list run by Date, not Day. 

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. Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists. 


Have fun Crafting. 
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1st
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W - U is for Unconventional
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Need To Sign In
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W  - Sweet (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Christmas
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)
Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - NOW CLOSED 
The Crafter's Cafe  - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Christmas and/or Birthday

3 Weeks 
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements, 3W - 
                                    Element 1: Stamping
                                    Element 2: Sponging
                                    Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)
Virginia's View - Open, MU Stamps, Ink, Paper, E Unlimited, OE3, T10, RW, 3W (18th)
                                    NOW CLOSED 

Monthly
12 Tags of 2016 Tim Holtz - Open, CU, Inspiration + Technique/s, any project, M  -  (see below) 
                                     Technique 1: Burlap
                                     Technique 2: Punches
a2z Scrapbooking - Open, MU 1 Hero Art Product, E5, RW, M - Anything But A Card
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW, M - TBA
Altenew - MU, 4SW, M - A Year In Review - Photo Inspiration (see below)  
Altered Eclectics - Open, Must be Altered Projects NO CARDS, T5, 2 Runner-Ups, SW, M - 
                                    Always Anything Goes 
Animal Friends - Open, Must include an Animal, E3, OE10, T3, M - Anything Goes
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                                     Criteria: Home
                                     Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - Christmas
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Chalk N Stock - Open, MF, MU Chalk, E4, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Bright and Beautiful
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - Holiday Magic
Christmas Cards All Year Round - MU Christmas, Open, E5, RW, M - Anything Christmas/Holiday
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Carol Singing and Christmas Joy
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW, M -
                                    Always Anything Goes
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M -  A Christmas Carol (see below) 
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Christmas
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - TBA
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Merry Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - Open, MU Christmas, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - Open, MU Patterned Paper, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Open E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Creative With Stamps - Open, MU Rubber Stamping, Must add Challenge Graphic in Blog,
                                    Must comment 3 other Blogs, E3,OE10,T3, SW, M Use Christmas Stamps
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, M - Layers or Layer It
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                                    Twist: Make It Sparkle
Digitally Sweet - Open, E1 (E3 -If fully digital - MU Digi Image/Papers etc), T3, RW, M -
                                    A Digital Christmas Card
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, M - Anything Goes
Doing Life - TLC Challenge - Open, MF, E1, (for Unlimited, MU TLC), T3, RW, M -
                                    Always Anything Goes
Doodle Pantry - CU, Must use a Digi Image, E1, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - (Will run till 1st February)
                                    Pink Team: Anything Christmas
                                    Purple Team: Jingle Bells
Fabrika Fantasy Open, CU for separate draw, RW,  E3, M - Add Glitter
Happy Little Stampers - CASE the Designer - Open, JFF, RW, M - 
                                    Choose from June to October's Designers (see below) 
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - 'Leave A Comment'
Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5, M - 
                                    Christmas and/or WinterThanks (see below)
Live & Love Crafts - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - TBA
Love To Craft - Open, JFF, E5, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Taking A Break
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                                    Theme: Winter Holidays
                                    Twist: Sparkle
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M -  TBA
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                                    Challenge: Anything Goes
                                    Optional Theme: Winter
My Crafting Stories - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, M - Christmas
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - A Christmas Carol vs Frozen (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - 
                                    Freinds Always + Sketch (see below)
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M -  NOW CLOSED 
Outlawz Freebie Progressive - Must sign in, MU Free Image, E1, M - Please Sign In To See
                                    Free Image is sent by email each month
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW, M - Marvelous Metallics
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Christmas
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Inspiration Photo (see below)
*NEW* Paradise Of Stamps - MF, MU Stamps, Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                                    Theme: Winter 
                                    Optional: Background with Text
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - Not so Traditional Holiday Cards
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                    Challenge Criteria: Christmas and/or Pets
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - Back in January 
                                    Colour Challenge: (see below)
                                    Challenge Theme: TBA
Scrap From Your Heart - Open, E5, OE10, T3, RW, M - Christmas with Hearts
Scrap It With A Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                    Pop Song: Fast Car - Jonas Blue feat. Dakota
                                    Rock Song: Send Me A Sign - Hammerfall
                                    Christmas Music: We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - Anything But A Card
Serendipity Stamps - MU, RW, RW, M - Sparkle
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - 
                                    Card Sketch: See Below 
                                    Single Page Sketch: See Below 
                                    Double Page Sketch: See Below 
Stitchy Bear Stamps - FaceBook - Open, MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sweet Stamps - Open, CU, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Tando's - Facebook - Open, RW, M - TBA
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below) 
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Open, MU Mixed Media, OE7, DT Highlight, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Gold (see below)
                                    Optional Element: Star
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Merry And Bright (see below) 
Time For Tea - MU, MF, E2, SW, M - Taking A Break for Christmas
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW, M Always Inspiration Board (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Winter

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - Taking A Break


2nd
3 Weeks
CAS Watercolour - MU CAS, Open, RW, M - Watercolour Resit Technique

Monthly
Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Anything Goes


3rd
2 Weeks
We Love Vintage - Must be Vintage, Open, E2, T3, RW, 2W - Vintage Anything Goes

Monthly
Dark 'N' Daring Open, MU, Dark/Sexy Goth, T3, RW, M - Taking A Break for Christmas
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Favorite Technique or Product

4th
3 Weeks
*NEW* The Flower Challenge - Open, MU Flowers (Main Focus + if used Digi's must be hand                                              coloured), Must Comment on 3 other Entries, E5 OE6, T3, RW, 3W -
                                    Use An Older Stamp/Die or Stencil
5th
Monthly
Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - Taking A Break
Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M Wreath
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - 
                                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                                    Optional : White


6th
3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  Christmas Carol (See 1st Post)


7th
Monthly
Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW, M  
                                    Element 1: Happy Holidays (see below)
                                    Element 2: ATG
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, JFF, RW, M - Anything Goes
Society of Stampaholics - Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, MU at least one of the following, M -            Taking A Break   
                                    Colour Palette: See Below 
                                    Sketch: See Below 
                                    Themes: TBA
                                    Products: TBA

9th
Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - Dies - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always Anything Goes

10th
2 Weeks
Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 2W - Always Photo Inspiration (see below)  

Monthly
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - Christmas/Hanukka


11th
Monthly
Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5, M - Always Anything Goes


12th
Monthly
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - A Walk In The Woods (see below)

15th
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W - T is for Three
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - At Home (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Tags
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
Club KennyK - Facebook - MU, E2, T3, RW, 2W-
                                     Theme: Always Anything Goes

                                     FeatureUse Freebies - In A State Of Undress/Sexy Elf
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Christmas Comes Early

Monthly
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Christmas
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW, M Always Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Option: Use A Sentiment
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - Angel/Elf
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Option: Anything But A Card
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Like Dreamers Do (Use A Fantasy Element)
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Happy Holidays
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Christmas Is Coming
The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Hexagons
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Twist:   Christmas Is Coming
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Open, Must be on a DT, SW, RU, T3, M -
                                    Always Anything Goes


16th
2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - Bundle Up!
Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - NOW CLOSED 


18th
2 Weeks
*NEW* We Love Vintage - Open, E2, T3, RW, 2W -
                                    Theme:   Vintage Christmas
                                    Element: With Children

25th
Monthly
*NEW* A Inky Mess  - MU Mixed Media, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Christmas Creations or Frosty



SKETCHES & PICTURES

1st

2 Weeks
Curtain Call 



Back in January 

Stampinback - Facebook


Card Sketch:
December Card Sketch
Single Page Sketch: 
December single page sketch
Double Page Sketch: 


15th

2 Weeks



16th



 I'll be back on the soon with the next updates on the challenges ~ Thanks! Sammi