Friday, 26 May 2017

Challenges For Days - Friday's Challenges

Carol here with this week's Friday's Challenges. 

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Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                    Use Sequins
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - (#245)
                    Always Colour (see below)
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW -
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Twist:  Make Your Own Flowers
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -  TBA
                   In A Tea Cup
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#361)
                    Just Add Two,  (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) - 
                    Theme 1:  A card with buttons
                    Theme 2: Ride 'em cowboy!
                 Theme 3: Graduation
                 Theme 4: Christmas 
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#244)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Twist: Birthday Cards
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # -
                     Designer Spotlight Challenge, (see below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#96) 
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2
                    “ F" is For Feathered Friends
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W2 of 2 - (#174) 
                    Sketch Challenge, see  below
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#20)  W1 of 2 - (#21)
                    Anything Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#180) 
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#131) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only)
                    E1, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#122) 
                    Fun Folds
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#188)
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2
                    Oh Hole-y Night
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#10)
                    Always Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#20)
                    Always Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU Lace/Ribbon/Trim, JFF, E6 - W2 of 2 - (#164)
                    Anything But A Card
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3,
                    JFF, T3, SW - W4 of 4 - (#72)  
                    Always Inspiration Picture,(see below) 
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W1 of 2 
                    Feline Fine
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi(Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 
                     Hats And/or Scarves
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#65) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration (see below)

A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - May
                    Use A Quote
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW
                    (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - May
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Open, E1, RW - May
                    Anything Goes (see below)
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - May
                    For The Girls / Feminine Image
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - May
                      Must Use A Digi Stamp
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - May/ June - (last Fri of Month)
                    Always Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 - May
                    Theme: Stamps and Alphabet
                    Sketch: See below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - June
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW(Prize as detailed on blog)
                    - Also used in Publication of Craft Stamper Magazine Cards - June
                    Always Anything Goes

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches

Just Add Ink

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, text



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Challenges for Days - Thursday's Challenges

Welcome to Thursday's challenges

Check out each challenge's rules to be sure your entry qualifies, there is nothing more frustrating than doing all that work and entering just to be told you missed a condition and do not qualify! If you know of a new challenge, or a challenge change, please either leave us a message or email us at
These are the Thursday Challenges we are aware of. The lists are prepared by humans and that means mistakes can (and will) be made; if you spot one, please let us know.
If you know of a challenge we don't list, please leave us a message in the comment box.

Have a great week. 

Thursday and that means new challenges to spark our creativity.  Have a great weekend.  Happy Thursday :-) April 

4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3 - W - (#352) 
                    Father's Day
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - W - (#417) 
                   Father's Day/Male
Cas(e) this Sketch - Open, JFF - W - (#223) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - W - (#1721) 
                    Celebrate Us (use something that starts with the first letters in your name)
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - W - (#199) 
                    Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook 
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - W - (#195) 
                    Embossing Delight
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - W - (#479) 
Go Tag Thursday - Open, MU Tag, Top Picks - W - (#49) 
                    A Country
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -
                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Twist:  Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW - W - (#125) 
                    Anything Goes

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#209) 
                    White Space is Nice Space
As You Like It - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Favorite Skin or Fur Colour Combination and Why 
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#180) 
                    Anything Goes + sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#48) 
                    Inspired by a Song
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W2 of 2 - (#69) 
                    Inspiration (see below) 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - W2 of 2 - (#37) 
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W1 of 2 - (#133) 
                    Anything Goes 
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF - W1 of 2 - (#205) 
                    Boys and or Men
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Chalkboard Baking (see below) 
In the Pink - Open, MU Pink, E3, T5 - W2 of 2 - (#119) 
                    Razzle Dazzle (show us some bling)
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#163) 
                    Anything Goes 
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW - W2 of 2 
                    Shabby Chic
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W1 of 2 - (#46) 
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Something Sweet
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E1, OE9, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#160) 
                    Add sparkle
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#84) 
                    Inspiration:  Flowers and Friends Make Life a Garden

Bronte & Bella's Challenge - MU, E1, RW - May - (#275) 
                    Anything Goes with a Mo Image - Final Blog Challenge
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - May - (#27) 
                    Anything Goes 
Little Tangles  - MU, SW, T3 - May - (#80) 
Stamp and Stencils - Open (Mixed Media No Digital), E3, OE10, T3,
                    JFF - May
                    Fabric and Fibres
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - May 
                    Color Pink

Every 3rd Thursday
Ellen Huston Pin-Sights - Open, RW, Always Inspirational Pin - May/June
                    See Inspirational Photo Below

Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Weekly Challenges

Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Challenges for Days - Wednesday's Challenges

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Addicted to Stamps - Open, OE9, T4, SW - (#243) 
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  (#444) 
                    Colour Challenge (see below) 
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, T6, RW - 
                    Get Ready for Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E2, T3, RW -  (#124) 
                    2+ Designer Papers
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW - (#352) 
                   Let's Get Sporty
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch,
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#289) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Inspiration Destination - Open, MF, E unlimited (DT Comment on 1), 
                    T3, RW,- (#129)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Journal 52 - Open, JFF -  ( #21) 
                    Word Prompt - Soar
Kraftin Kimmie - Open, RW (monthly) - 
                    Always Anything Goes                    
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  
                    Unicorns and Rainbows
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW -  
                    Birthday Bash
My Favourite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW -  (#334) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must Sign In, MU Sketch, E1, RW(monthly) -  
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin' Up Products,
                    Must Include Sketch and Code/Keyword, OE3, SW4 - (#245) 
                    Tic tac toe, see below
Paper Shelter - MU for E3, Other is E1, RW -  (#295) 
                   Lace and Pearls
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW -  (#330) 
                    Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW - 
                    Furry Friends
The House that Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp,
                    RW(monthly) - 
                   Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF -  
                   Vintage Bathing beauties
Watercooler Wednesday - OE3, JFF, SW -  (#120) 

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#79) 
                    Lots of layers or Color Cream
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, RW - W1 of 2 - (#342) 
                    Anything Goes 
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#275) 
                    Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Open, MF, Must Comment, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#118) 
                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Optional Twist: no twist
Deep Ocean Challenge - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#155) 
                    Our furry/feathered friends
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2
                    Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE4, RW, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Something Old
I love ProMarkers - MU Letraset pen, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#335) 
                    Girls Birthday
Midweek Magnolias - MU, OE4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#165) 
                    Dies or Chippies
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W2 of 2 
Scrapy Land - MU a Low Profile or Steel Rule Die from a Brand they stock,
                    E5, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#66) 
                    Add pearls or lace
Stampavie - Open, MUST Stamp, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#287) 
                    Man or boy
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    T3, E2, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#274) 
                    Oldie but Goodie
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#113)
                    Sketch (see below) 
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2,
                    SW(up to 12) - W1 of 2 - (#74) 
                    Freshly Elegant - Photo Inspiration (see below) 
The Male Room - Open, SW - W1 of 2 - (#61) 
                    Die Cuts
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2
                    It's All Black and White
Wicked Wednesday ATC - Open, E2, OE5, T3, RW - CHALLENGE CLOSED but I will leave the link as a marker here as they hope to return at an unspecified date.
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's Word Art File, Include Scripture or an
                    Uplifting Quote, No "Dark" Images, Nothing contrary to Biblical Scripture,
                    Must be Family Friendly, E5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#284 - 285) 
                    Anything Goes 

3 Weekly 
Inky Chicks - Open, T3, RW - W2 of 3 - (#83) 
                    Baby Card

ABC Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3, RW - May
                    J for Jingle Bells or K for Keep It Simple 
Crop Stop - MU, E5, T1, SW - through June 05
                    Anything Goes 
Muse Christmas Visions - Open but must be Christmas or Winter, MF,
                    Must Vote on 3, T5(by votes) - May - (#80) 
                    Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Stamp, Play, Create - (Chocolate Baroque Challenge Blog) - MU to Win, E3, T3,
                    RW - May/June  - (#35)
                    Colour Challenge (see below) FINAL CHALLENGE to close 20 June
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - May/June
                    Always Anything Christmas Goes 
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, CU for Double Prize, T3, RW - May (#31) 
                    Sketch and Photo (see below) 
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, T3, SW - May - (#36) 
                    Anything Goes/Die Cuts
Work It Wednesday - Open, E3, RW3 - May/June

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW (GDT slot) - May/June - (#41) 
                    Springtime = Party Time

Images, Sketches, Photo Inspirations

Sketch Challenge 334 #mftstamps

Paper Craft Crew Tic Tac Toe Challenge #245. Play along at
Fortnightly/Two Weekly




Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's Party!" - Robin Williams

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Challenges for Days - Tuesday's Challenges

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 or send us an email at

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CASology - Open, SW - (#250) 
CAS Colours and Sketches - Open, Must Be CAS, E3, OE5, T3 -  (#224) 
                    Colors or Sketch (see below) 
Cardz 4 Guyz - Open, E3, T3, JFF - -(W1 of 2) for the summer (#170)  
                    Favourite Colour Combo + DT call
City Crafter - Open, SW - (#363) 
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, T3, RW -  
                    Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU, T3, RW -  (#318) 
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#21) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Outlawz - Colour Challenge - Must Sign In, MU Color Combo & Twist,
                    E1, RW (monthly) -  
                    Colour Inspiration: see below
Paper Minutes - Open, JFF - W - (#488) 
Passion for Promarkers - MU, T3, RW -  (#396) 
                    Make it Manly
Shopping Our Stash - Open, OE12, T3 -  (#304) 
                    Musical Notes
Stamp, Ink Paper Challenge - Open, T3 -  (#100) 
                    Card Maker's Choice
Through the Craft Room Door - Open, E2 -
                    Always Anything Goes 
Try Stampin' On Tuesday - Open, T3 - (#323) 
                    Sketch (see below)
                    Option: Pretty as a picture
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW - (#403) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, Must Stamp, E3 (E2 Anything goes),
                    T3, RW - (#344) 
                    Anything Goes

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

Cards and More - Open, Must Stamp, OE4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#185) 
                    Father's Day
Cuttlebug Mania - MU Manual Machines, E3, T2, SW - W2 of 2 
                    You are Tagged
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW - W2 of 2 - (#403) 
Fairy Tale Challenge - Open, NO Digi Stamps, SW - W1 of 2 - (#169) 
                    Things with wings
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SW - W2 of 2 - (#263) 
                    Sketch or Inspiration (see below)
Ike's World Challenge Blog - CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W - W1 of 2 - (#89) 
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Twist: Happy
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects - W1 of 2 - (#42) 
                    Always Anything Goes
{Pin}spirational - Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#191) 
                    Picture Inspiration (see below) 
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, Older Stamps and it's Age,
                    5RU, JFF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#63) 
                   Colour Challenge -  see below
Seasons Greetings - Open, Must Be Christmas, MF, T3,, RW - Challenge closed
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU - W3 of 3 - () 
                    Blog hop, closing May 25th - use a TCP product to enter
The Holly & Ivy Christmas Challenge - Open, Must Be Christmas,
                    E3, OE15 - W2 of 2 - (#6)
                    Always Anything Goes Christmas
Try It on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W1 of 2 
                   Feathered Friends

Monthly Challenges

Magnolia-Licious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3 - May (#9) 
                    Anything Goes + Optional: Summer
Our Daily Bread - CU for T3, MU to win, T3, RW - May (#286)
                    Just Say "Thanks"
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge - Open, CW, CT3, Badges - May (#2)
                    It's Spring !
The Sketch File - Open, JFF - May
                    Always a Sketch Challenge (see below) 
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - May - (#201) 
                    Blooming Beautiful (Flowers)
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, E3, DT T3, CW, RW - May - (#21) 
                    Special Occasions
Creates and Makes Challenge Blog - Open, E3, T3, RW - April 25 through May 29 - (#10) 
                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Twist: Sketch (see below)

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges


Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

Everybody Art Challenge


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