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Monday, 26 June 2017

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

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 Join our Happy Band page and drop us an email! 

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 or send us an email at ChallengesForDays@yahoo.com so we can check your site and grab the details. Thank you SO much for using Challenges for Days ~ we can't thank you enough for using our little blog! Please take our badge and post it proudly on your blog so we can spread the word.

HAPPY Monday! ~ Christi 

Weekly

Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3, W - (#12)
                  Fun at the Beach
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - W - (#218)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF - 
                   Summer Nights
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - W - (#165)
                    Always Anything Goes 
From the Heart Stamps (I {heart} Card Sketches) - MU - 
                    On Break
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 - 
                    Watercolor
I Am the Diva - JFF, - W - (#322)
                    See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week see
                             "Create Along with Us" Challenge Below- W - (#289) 
                    Building Wreaths with small Images
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - W - (#254) 
                    Photo inspiration - Moose
Mojo Monday - Open - W - CLOSED
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment on 3 other Submissions,
                    Vote on at least 3 other Submissions, T3voted on, SW - W - (#222) 
                     CASE the Muse Card, see below
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) - 
                    Anything Goes 
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - W - (#1725) 
                    Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW - 
                    Stencil It          
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF - 
                    Buttons & Bows
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - W - (#269) 
                    Road Trip
Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#182) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: Make it Funny
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W2 of 2 - (#52) 
                    Under the Sea
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                   White on White
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#191) 
                    Here Comes Summer
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, RW - W1 of 2 - (#159) 
                    Bling, Lace & Ribbon
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#304) 
                    Patriotism 
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#244) 
                   Use Yellow and/or Orange w/ a House Mouse Image 
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Sparkle or Shine
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Facebook - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW - W! of 2 
                    MUST Join to See 
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#7) 
                    Watercolor
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#49) 
                    Summer Brights
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#231) 
                    Summertime
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#119) 
                    Anything Goes
Stampin' Royalty - CU, E6, STP - W! of 2 - (#!) 
                   On Break
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#304) 
                    Inspired by a Song
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#251) 
                   Summer Love
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#130) 
                   Ice Cream 


Third (3rd) Monday

Create Along With Us - MU, E1, RW, Starts the MONDAY (usually the 3rd Monday) 
                                       after release week and only runs for ONE week  - W - June 
                  See Blog for Entry (June is Closed)


Monthly

*NEW* Digitally Made - Open, 100% Digital Creations, E3, OE10, JFF - June - (#2)
                    Quote 
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - June - (#59) 
                    Use a Doily 
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - June 
                    Use Inspirational Photo (see below) & End of Term Blog Hop (running until 6/15)
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary - June - (#37) 
                    Postcards
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - June - (#50) 
                    Faith, Hope, Love
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - June - (#19) 
                    Furrything goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - June(#6) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - June - (#69) 
                    For the Men in our Lives TWIST: Add an Animal
Whoopsi Daisy - MU a Digi or Image/Element/Paper from a CD,
                    E2 (CU E3), T3, RW - June 
                    Summer Sun

2nd Monday of the Month
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - June - (#112) 
                    All Creatures Big & Small


Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos

Weekly



Fortnightly/2 Weekly


Monthly

Sunday, 25 June 2017

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.

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 !  

Weekly
Can You Case It? - Open, T6, JFF, Badge - (#162) 
                     Sketch/Colors (see below)
Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                     Fairies and Trolls
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3 - (#409)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)  - 2 week break
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#245)
                    Anything Goes
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                     Make Invitations
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
                     Zepplins
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - 
                     Sketch or Theme (see below) 

Fortnightly
AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#93)
                      Words Take Center Stage
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W1 of 2 -(#151)
                     Summer/Beaches
CD Sunday - Open, MU Something From A CD, T3 - W2 of 2
                    Sun or Sand & Sea
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW - W2 of 2 (#15) (Runs 11 days each time)
                     Criteria: Always Anything Christmas Goes
                     Optional Twist:  Wreaths
Crafting When We Can - Open, E2, OE5, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#147)
                   Use an Image
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#95)
                    Red and Blue
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#60)
                    Always Anything Goes
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - W1 of 2 - (#13)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#123)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Mustard Seed Challenge - Open, JFF, Theme - W1 of 2 -
                    Choose Joy
Pixie's Snippets Playground - E1, T3, RW W1 of 2 - (#287 & #288)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Open, MU Ribbon/Twine/Lace, RW - W2 of 2
                    Always Anything Goes
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W4 of 4 - (#511)
                    Sketch (see below) (Runs 4 weeks during the summer)
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2 - (#155)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

Monthly
613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - June - (#198) 
                    Anything Goes w Optional: Embossing Folder
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - June - (#10) 
                    Anything Goes 
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - June - (#6) 
                    Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - June - 
                    All Creatures, Great & Small
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, SW, T3 - June - 
                    Add Sparkle
Great Impressions - CU, E1, T5, RW, SW - June - 
                    Photo Inspiration (see below) LAST CHALLENGE - Closing 
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - June - 
                     For the Guys
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - June - (#337) 
                    Old Maid's Day
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - June - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional Purple
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - June -
                    Anything Goes
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - June (#132) 
                    Fancy Folds
Quirky Crafts - Open, MF, Theme, E3, T3, SW - June - (#4) 
                    Things with Wings
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - June - 
                    Use Your Favorite Stamp
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - June - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW, - June - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - June/July - (#122) 
                    Make it Feminine
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW, - June /July- 
                    Always Anything Goes

Starts the 3rd Sunday of the Month
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, (3 Weeks), RW, - Jun/July - 
                   "What a Wonderful World  (always check blog for lyrics)

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Weekly
Image may contain: text

On a Break for 2 weeks


Fortnightly




Monthly

The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge (June)  -  June brings tulips, lilies, roses, fills the children's hands with posies.

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Challenges For Days - Saturday's 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
 
Hope everyone has a great Saturday! - Cheryl



Weekly
Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#421) 
                   Flower Power 
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#339) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme:  include a bear
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#391) 
                    Water
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#305) 
                    Any Holiday
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#194) 
                    Always Anything Goes
        Optional Twist:  use red, orange and aqua
Just Us Girls - Open - (#399)
                    Photo challenge: Summer vacation (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW - (#387) 
                    Circles
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - (#334) 
                   Sketch 20 (see below)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly winner) -  
                    Different Fold
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E2, RW(monthly winner) -
                    Lots of Layers
Sketch Saturday - E3 - (#469) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below)

Fortnightly

Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W1 of 2 - (#114) 
                    White on White
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W1 of 2 - (#197) 
                    Summer colours
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10,
                   Top Honour + Mentions – W2 of 2 - (#CCT11) 
                   Nutcrackers or Toy Soldiers
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#83) 
                    Sentiment
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W2 of 2 - (#60)
                    Friendship
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W2 of 2 
                    Summer Days
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#137) 
                    Photo inspiration (see below)
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W2 of 2 - (#348) 
                    Summertime
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W2 of 2 
                    For the Boys
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W1 of 2 - (#87) 
                    A is for Arty
The Pencil Case - MU Hand Colouring, E2, T3, RW - W? of 2 
                    Taking A Break

Monthly

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - June - (#5) 
                    Foamiran
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - June
                    Boys will be boys
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - June - (#4) 
                    Anything goes; Optional theme summer solstice
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - June
                    Masculine
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - June - (#67) 
                    Always Anything Goes 

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sending Paw Prints - MU Pets, JFF - CLOSED 
Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - June (#2) 
                    
Use Metal

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges
Weekly Challenges



Fortnightly





Friday, 23 June 2017

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
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - TBA
                    Anything Goes
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - (#249
                    Always Colour (see below) 
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - DT Call
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Twist:    Baby
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF - 
                   Inspired By The Sea
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#365)
                    Sketch,  (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly) -  TBA
                    Theme 1:  Wedding Day
                    Theme 2: Sunshine
                    Theme 3: Picking Berries
                    Theme 4: Christmas 
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#248) TBA
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Twist:    Paper Piecing
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and #(hashtag) - (#113)
                     Bokeh - (see below)

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,
                    RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#97) 
                    For The Guys
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2
                    “ H" is For Hearts
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W2 of 2 - (#176)
                    Colour Combo, see  below
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#24)  W1 of 2 - (#25)
                    Anything Goes
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#182) 
                    Spotlight Stamping
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#133) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only)
                    E1, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#124) 
                    Picnic
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W1 of 2 - (#190)
                    Punches and Dies
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2
                    Stars and/or Stripes
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#12)
                    Always Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#24)
                    Always Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU Lace/Ribbon/Trim, JFF, E6 - W2 of 2 - (#166)
                    Summer
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W1 of 2 
                    Keep It Simple
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi(Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 
                     Snowmen
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#67) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration (see below)

Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - June
                    Canvas
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW
                    (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - June
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Open, E1, RW - ?
                    Taking a Break for Summer - Back in September
Making Memories - Open, MF,E3T3,SW - June
                    Always Anything Goes W / Option, see below
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - June
                    For The Boys / Masculine Image
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - June
                      Summer Fun
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 - June
                    Theme: Stamps and Family
                    Sketch: See below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - June
                     Masculine
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3,
                    JFF, T3, SW - June   
                    Always Inspiration Picture,(see below) 

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
Weekly
TGIF


Fortnightly
 

Sketch
 
Inspiration
   

Theme
Sketch
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