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Sunday, 21 January 2018

Challenges for Days - Sunday List

Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you.  Every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please comment with a link and let us know or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com

⇨ Right now we have no openings, BUT we will gladly keep your email for when we inevitably do need help, so feel free to email us! 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 the Join our Happy Band page and drop us an email !  

Please bear with us - this is a difficult time of year to work on the lists; challenges take breaks but neglect to post it, they change the days or weeks they post challenges and some continue their break long after the date they said they'd return.  SO PLEASEif you see an error on any of our lists, please drop us a note in the comments section. 
Thank you!!

Weekly
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#271)
                    Nothing Posted since Dec 17
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Anything related to Snow
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
                    Secret Garden
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#377)
                    Inspiration Photo  (see below)

Fortnightly
AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#107)
                     See Inspiration Below
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 -
                     Winter in the Mountains
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, E3 - W1 of 2 (#438)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#110)
                     The Power of Red
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#74)
                    Always Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W1 of 2 - (#317 & #318)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#602) 
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2  (#170)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

Monthly
613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Jan - (#205) 
                    Anything Goes + Twist: Something New
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W2 of 4 - (now runs 4 wks starting on a mid-month Sunday)
                     Baby, It's Cold Outside
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Jan - (#17) 
                    Anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Jan (#13) 
                    Anything Goes (Will post soon)
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - Jan - 
                    Anything Goes
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Jan- 
                    Color Theme (see below)
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Jan - (#371) 
                    Word Play - "Love" 
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - Jan - (#4)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - Jan - (#133)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below) (Now monthly on FB)
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Jan - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: Blue
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Jan -
                    Something New
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Jan - (#138) 
                   Thank You (or use bonus theme)
         Bonus theme on 3rd Sunday:  Black & White
Stamping Sensations - Open, MU Stamp/Digi, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Jan - 
                    Cold and Frosty Colors
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Jan - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Dec/Jan - (#131) 
                    Anything Goes

Picture Inspiration & Sketches
Weekly

Fortnightly



Saturday, 20 January 2018

Challenges for Days - Saturday Challenges

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.
Please always double check the challenge site for rules and more information. Thank you; every Design Team we know will appreciate it.

Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please comment with a link and let us know or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com


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Hope everyone has a great Saturday! - Cheryl


Weekly
Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#451)
                   Butterflies
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                   BINGO (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#369) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme: use a sentiment
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#418) 
                    Sketch (see below)
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions(#CCT3-18) 
                   Fairies 
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#335)
                   TBA
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#219) 
                    Always Anything Goes - BACK FEB 1st
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#424)
        Colors (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#414)
                    Summer
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    Sketch (see below)
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
                    For Men
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#497)
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 

Fortnightly
Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W1 of 2 - (#128) 
                    Ombre
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W1 of 2 - (#211) 
                    Cool in Blue
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW – W1 of 2 - (#83) 
                    Snowman
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#96) 
                    Anything Goes - Card only
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W2 of 2 (#75)
                    New Beginnings
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W2 of 2 
                    Birthdays
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#152) 
                    Photo (see below)
Inspired by All the Little Things - Open, Inspiration, Weekly Standouts - W1 of 2 - (#78) 
                    See Inspiration Photo Below 
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W1 of 2- (#363) 
                   One Layer Card - Cute
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#362)
                    Something New
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W1 of 2
                    Anything Goes for kids or Thank you
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#101) 
                    T is for Technique


Monthly

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - January- (#11) 
                    TBA
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - January- (#274)
                    Birthday
** NEW ** Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - January - (#1)
                    Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - January
                    Mythical Creatures
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - January -
                    Anything goes
Imagine That Creative Playground - Open, MU, SW - Moved to yearly
                    Anything Goes
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - January
                    Anything Goes
** NEW **Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU - December(#10)
                    On a break until Feb
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - 
                    CLOSED

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - December(#8            
                    CLOSED



Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Friday, 19 January 2018

Challenges For Days - Friday's Challenges

Carol here with this week's 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 it's not right, perhaps for something as simple as entering too many challenges. If you do spot an error, please leave a comment telling us; it would be such a help.
We also welcome emails at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com 

We want to thank you for your continued support! 
Please help spread the word about our little challenge blog :) 

Weekly
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#400)
                    Theme:  Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Males Birthday    
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -   
                    Black White POP
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#392) 
                    Just Add...Something New, Blog Hop +DT Call
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly)  
                    Theme 1:  Hot Chocolate
                    Theme 2:  Winter Trees
                    Theme 3:  Sleigh Ride
                    Theme 4:  Christmas 
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW(#3
                    Always Anything Goes Winter Birthday
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#279)  
                    Always Anything Goes
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # - (#143) 
                     Awesome Friends, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3, 
                                       RW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#110)  
                    Food and/or Drink
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2 
                    V - Vellum
CAS on Fridays - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT - W2 of 2 - (#124) 
                     Love - Make a Card for Love/Valentine's Day
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#190) 
                     Coffee
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#3)  W1 of 2 - (#2)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W1 of  2 - (#276)   
                     Colours - see below 
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave 
                      W1 of 2 -(#59)   
                     
Always Anything Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#197)
                    It's Snowing
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W6 of 6 - 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
                    Special Christmas Blog Candy
                    2 Weekly challenges begin 26th Jan
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only) E1,
                  T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#138)   
                    New Year Resolutions or Goals
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - 
                                            W2 of 2 - (#203) 
                    Distress It
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2 
                    Three Kings (3 of Something)
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W0 of 2 -
                   On A Break
That's Crafty! - Now A Monthly Challenge Weds 10th Jan 
Victorine Originals - Open, MF, RW, T3 - W1 of 2 
                     Always a Mood Board, see below
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi, Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - 
                                   W1 of 2
                      Embossing Dry or Wet
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#81) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration, see below

Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - January
                    Think Inside Or Outside The Box
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW (winners outside UK to pay shipping
                    cost) - January
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Emerald City Crafts Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - January
                     Always Anything Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                               Stamped Image, E2, RW - January
                    Fun In The Snow
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - January
                     Use Embossing - Wet Or Dry
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - December / January
                      (last Fri of Month)                                           
                     TBA
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise),
                               T3 - January
                    Theme : Stamps and Curves
                    Sketch : See Below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - January
                     TBA
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW - January
                    Always Anything Goes
Viva la Verve Sketches - Open, CU, EU - January  
                     Always A Sketch (see below)

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