Monday, 29 August 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

Weekly
Always Playing With Paper - Open, SW, W - On Break Until September
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3, W -  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten By The Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF, W - Back to School
Crafting From The Heart Open, E3, SW, W, MF - Always Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion - Open, E3, SW, W - Always Anything Goes 
Eureka Stamps - CU (double entry to draw), Must Stamp, MF, E3, SW(2), T5, W - On Break Until September 
From The Heart Stamps (I {heart} Card Sketches)- MU, JFF, W -  Sketch choose 1 of 4 options (see below) (bi-weekly until 9/12/16)
Heart 2 Heart - MU, T10, W - Hip to be Square
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 - Taking a break, until the First Monday in September
Mojo Monday - Open, W - 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 -  It's a Stitch Up
Take A Word - Open, JFF, W -  Frames
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF, W - On Break Until September 5, 2016


Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Open, comment & follow,JFF, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - No Challenge Since 8/1?
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, SW, RW, T3,2W - (W* of *) - #34, Theatrical, Running Until September 3, 2016
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - It's Hip to be Square
Craftin Desert Diva's: Link it up - Open, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2) - TBA
Crafty Boots - CU (double entry in draw), RW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - You Are My Sunshine
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, SW, T5, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #171, By or Under the Sea
Dream Valley Challenges Open, E10, RW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #139, Monochrome & DT Call
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW, W - (W1 of 2) - #284, Back to School
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW, 2W (W* of *) On break until September 5, 2016
Incy Wincy Open, E5, RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) - Get Well/Sympathy
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW, (W* of *) - On FaceBook MUST Join
Lawnscaping Challenge - Open, E3, OE2, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #137, TBA
Make My Monday - Open, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #29, Back to School
Marker Pop - MU markers listed in their rules, MF, E2, OE10, RW, T3 (W2 of 2) #102, Encouragement 
Melonheadz Friends - CU (UE and AG). Otherwise, E2, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - School Rules 
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #212, Girlie Creations
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, Must Stamp, T3, E3, 2W- (W1 of 2) - #99, Anything Goes w/ option of Handmade Flowers
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF, 2W - (W* of *) On Vacation Until 9/5/16
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #229, Getting Ready for School
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW (prizes only to North American continent), 2W - (W1 of 2) - #111, Color Challenge (see below)


Monthly
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW, M - (August) - Use Twine and/or Colors (see below)
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity  - MF, Prizes vary according to number of entries - (August) #27, Watercolor Background
My Besties UK - MU, SW, M - (August) - Anything Goes or Sparkle & Bling
Not Just Cards   Moved To By Date List 
Path of Positivity - Open, Voted winners, M - (August) Confidence (running until 9/4/16)
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include cats, Open, RW, M (August) - #9, Furrything Goes
STAMPloration - Open, RW, T3, M (August) -  Stamps, Markers & Pencils (Sketch also -see below)
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, RW, T3, M - (August) - Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, RW, T1, M  - (August) #60, Anything but a Card
Whoopsi Daisy, MU a Digi or Image/Element/Paper from a CD, E2 (CU E3), RW, T3, M - (August) - Pink & Girly


Starts 2nd Monday of the Month
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Open, RW, M (August) - TBA, appears to be closing down
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, 3E, Must be Cute, SW, T3 (August) - #102, Work, Rest or Play
Timbro Scrap Mania - Open, Must Stamp, SW, 2M - (August) - TBA, nothing since June
Two Paper Diva's Card Challenge Open, RW, M (August) - TBA, no challenge since June

Weekly

Atlantic Hearts Sketch



From The Heart Stamps





Muse Card Club


Fortnightly/2 Weekly

The Paper Girls Challenge


Monthly

House of Cards

Stamplorations

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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*** We are looking for people willing to share a little time one day a week 
to help maintain these lists, 
if you are interested please contact Zoe 
at zoechaos@icloud.com ***

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 - M is for Maiden
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Anything Goes
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W  - Snow Cone (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Babies
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) + BLOG HOP
Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below) 
*NEW* The Crafter's Cafe  - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Flowers
3 Weeks 
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements, M -  
                                    Element 1: Stamping
                                    Element 2: Sprays
                                    Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)
Things To Alter - CU gives entry to 2nd Draw, T3, RW, SW, 3W - Always Anything Goes
Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 3W - Always Photo Inspiration (see below)  

Monthly
*NEW* a2z Scrapbooking - Open, MU 1 Hero Art Product, E5, RW, M - Colour In
12 Tags of 2016 Tim Holtz - Open, CU, Inspiration + Technique/s,  any project M  -  (see below) 
                                     Technique 1: Brayered Stain
                                     Technique 2: Frameworks
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW, M - Pop of Colour
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 - Summer
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                                     Criteria: Use Black Pen
                                     Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Let's Party!
Chalk N Stock - Open, MF, MU Chalk, E4, RW, M - TBA
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Let's Go Neutral
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - The Four Seasons
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Fussy Cutting
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
*NEW* Club KennyK - Facebook - MU, E2, T3, RW, 2W -
                                     Theme: Always Anything Goes
                                     Feature: MU 'Rock Chick' or 'Cute Lion' Images 
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M -  Papier Werkstatt: March 2016 Kit (see below) 
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Hot Summer Days
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 - Use A Digi or Stamp
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 Geometric
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, M - Summer Vacations
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                                    Twist: Add Roses
Digitally Sweet - Open, E3(If fully digital - MU Digi Image/Papers etc) E1, T3, RW, M - Floral
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, 2W - Anything Goes
*NEW* 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 - 
                                    Pink Team: Floral
                                    Purple Team: 'It's A Man Thing'
Happy Little Stampers - CASE the Designer - Open, JFF, RW, M - Gloria Lee (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 - Sand In Our Toes (see below)
Live & Love Crafts - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Happy Birthday/Anniversary
*NEW* Love To Craft - Open, JFF, E5, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                                    Theme: Harvest
                                    Twist: Fruit
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M - Photo Inspiration (see below)
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                                    Challenge: Anything Goes 
                                    Optional Theme: ATG
My Crafting Stories - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes/Flag/Red and White (see below)
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Your Numbers Up! (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Fall/Halloween
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M - August Art
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 - Yellow
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Keep It Simple
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Inspiration Photo (see below)
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - School
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                    Challenge Criteria: Tiny Embellishments
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - (see below)
                                    Colour Challenge: (see below)
                                    Challenge Theme: Love and Romance
Scrap It With A Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                    Pop - Better When I'm Dancin' - Meghan Trainor
                                    Rock - Because The Night - Patty Smith
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW, M - CAS or Fully Loaded
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - A Shaped Christmas Card
Serendipity Stamps - MU, RW, RW, M - Add Fabric
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - 10 Years Stampinback
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - (Back in July) + Blog Hop
                                    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 
*NEW* Tando's - Facebook - Open, RW, M - Colour Palette (see below)
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: Rainbow (see below)
                                    Optional Element: Dragonflies
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Travel (see below) 
*NEW* Time For Tea - MU, MF, E2, SW, M - Colours Of Summer
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW, M Always Inspiration Board - Bright Colours (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Flowers

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - August/September - TBA


2nd
Monthly
Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Anything But A Card


3rd
2 Weeks
*NEW* We Love Vintage - Must be Vintage, Open, E2, T3, RW, 2W - Men/Male Card

Monthly
Dark 'N' Daring Open, MU, Dark/Sexy Goth, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Masking



5th
Monthly
Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - Shabby Garden Mood Board (see below)
Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M Snowflakes
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - 
                                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                                    Optional : Bright Colours


6th
3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W - Happy Sandcastle Day (see below) 


7th
Monthly
Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW, M  
                                    Element 1: Art Inspiration (see below)
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, JFF, RW, M - Metal
Society of Stampaholics - Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, MU at least one of the following, M -            
                                    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

Monthly
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - Back To School/Reading


11th
Monthly
Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5, M - Always Anything Goes
Lil' Inker Designs - MU, Must leave DT comments, RW, M - 
                                    Criteria: TBA 
                                    Inspiration: See Below 


12th
Monthly
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Outside The Stash!

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 - N is for Noel
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Flamingo (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Doily and/or Lace
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) 
*NEW* The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Bling

Monthly
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Mask/Stencil/Die Cutting
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW, M Anything Goes 
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Option: Black + White + One Colour
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - Sunflower
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Option: Minimum 3 Marianne Design Products
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - For You Blue
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Mason Jars
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Lots of Layers
The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Sketch (see below)
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - Back In September
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 - Sounds Foreign To Me!
Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

18th
2 Weeks
*NEW* We Love Vintage - Open, E2, T3, RW, 2W - Men/Male Card

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




SKETCHES & PICTURES

1st

2 Weeks
Curtain Call 



Card Sketch:
Single Page Sketch: 

Double Page Sketch: 


TBA

15th

2 Weeks



16th



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