Friday, 27 April 2018

Challenges for Days - Thursday's Challenges

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 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. 

Hope everyone is having a great week.  Spend some time this week creating - it will relieve some stress.  Happy Thursday.  April

4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3 - (#400) 
                    Less is More (CAS)
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#465) 
                  Add a Charm
CAS(E) this Sketch - Open, JFF - (#269)  
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF - (#1817) 
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, T3, RW - (#243) 
                    Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook  check facebook for any "specials"
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW - (#243) 
                    Doily Delight
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW - (#527) 
                    Pretty in Pink
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must Sign In, E1/E2 if Twist is used, RW -  
                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                    Optional Twist:  Anything Goes
Tic Tac Toe Challenge - Open, SW, ST3, JFF - (#45) 
                   See Below

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#231) 
                    Winged Things
As You Like It  - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Favourite Animal and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#202) 
                     Masculine + a Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#70) 
                    April Showers
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW - W2 of 2 - (#92) 
                    Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Crimbo Crackers - Open, Must Be Christmas, SW - W1 of 2 - (#157) 
                    Anything Goes
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, MF - W1 of 2 - (#227) 
                    Mother's Day
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Pink Phone (see below)
Impression Obsession - MU, 5E, 2W, see site for other guidelines - W2 of 2  
                    All that Glitters
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#186) 
                    Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3 - W1 of 2 - (#70) 
My Favorite Things - Open, CU, RW - W1 of 2 - (#92) 
                    Always a Color Challenge (see below)
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW - W1 of 2 
                    Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E1, OE9, T3, RW - W2 of 2  
                    Fairies, Fantasy and / or Flowers
Star Stampz - Open, CU, Must have an image, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 
                    Hand Colored Image
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#108) 

Bronte & Bella's Challenge - MU, E1, RW - April  - (#285) 
                    Now on Facebook 
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, T3, SW - April - (#38) 
                    Anything Goes 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, No All Digital Projects, OE3, T3,
                    SW - April (#47) 
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW - April (#131)
                    Anything Goes
Stamp and Stencils - Open (Mixed Media No Digital), E3, OE10, T3,
                    JFF - April - 
                    In the Meadow
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, T3, SW - April - 
                    Happy Easter + Progressive Challenge on FB
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, Max 3E, ST3, SW -  April
                    Spring or Easter
2nd Thursday of the Month:
NEW KaiserCraft - Must Use 80% KaiserCraft Product, current or retired, 2SW, UE -  March                                     Use KaiserCraft Products and Hexagons

3rd Thursday of the Month:
Pin-Sights Challenge - MU, RW -  April
                    Photo Inspiration (See below)

Picture Inspiration and Sketches
Weekly Challenges

CAS(E) This Sketch

Fortnightly/2 Weekly Challenges

Monthly Challenges 

Kaiser Kraft

3rd Thursday of the Month:

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Challenges for Days - Wednesday's Challenges

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Addicted to Stamps & More - Open, OE9, T4, SW - (#289)
                 Clean and Simple
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF -  ( #490) 
                    Use Color Palette, (see below)
CraftaholicsRUs - Open, T3 - (#17)
Crafting by Designs - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 
                   Get Ready for Christmas
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited(unless Sponsor), DT Comment on 1/2,
                   1 Entry in Weekly Draw, T3, SW, Some weeks: JFF- (#391) 
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, Must Include Sketch,Use Keyword from Sketch
                    OE3 (no other Sketch Challenges), T10, SW - (#334) 
                   A Sketch  (see below)
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3 -  (#443)
                   Riding Along!
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), MF, T3, RW, See Extra Entry Clarifications  
                    Floral Watercolour
My Favorite Things - Open (CU MFT stamps for bigger prize), RW -  (#382) 
                    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 Code/Keyword, OE3, E3, SW4 - (#289) 
                   Showers to Flowers - see below
Paper Shelter - MU for E3, Other is E1, RW -  (#336)
                   Die Cuts
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Open, T3 - (#17)
                   Anything But a Card
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#377)
                    Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW - 
                    Anything Goes
Sunny Day Crafting - Open, E1, Must Follow Theme, T3 - (#17) 
The Merry Christmas Challenge  - Open, T10  (#17) 
                    Anything Goes & Christmas (Optional:  Banners)
The House that Stamps Built - Open, Extra Entry if 'Repeat Impressions' Stamp, RW(monthly)
                   Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF -  
                    The Sea World
Watercooler Wednesday - OE7, JFF, SW -  (#167) 
                   All About Christmas

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
NEW Back to Basics and Beyond - Open, E3, T3 + special mentions - W2 of 2 (#1)
                    Matting and Layering + DT call
Butterfly Challenge - Open, Must Include a Butterfly, E3, T3, RW & Top 3 -W3 of 4  (#99note- dates extended due to computer problems
                    Butterflies + Theme + Colour from wheel below
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, SW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#365) 
                    Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW -  (#164)  W1 of 2  
                   Anything Goes
Create a Smile - MU, SW - W1 of 2
                    Favourite Create a smile stamp set
Creative Moments - Open, MF, Must Comment, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 (#141)  
                    Anything Goes / Optional Twist: Add 2 or more flowers             
Double D Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 
                    Friendship - see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open, Must be Vintage, E3, OE9, RW, SW W1 of 2 
                   Neutral point of View
I Love ProMarkers - MU pen from ranges listed in rules, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#357) 
                    Speedy Recovery/Get Well
Inspiration Destination - Open, MF, E unlimited (DT Comment on 1), T3- W1 of 2(#149)
                    Always Anything Goes -- OPTIONAL TWIST - no twist
Moo Mania - Open, Any Format Goes, JFF - W2 of 2 
Muse Christmas Visions - Open but must be Christmas or Winter, MF,
                     Must Vote on 3, T5(by votes), 2W W1 of 2 (#98)
                   Always Christmas, (see below for inspiration card)
Scrapy Land - MU a Low Profile or Steel Rule Die from a Brand they stock,
                    E5, RW (1), SW (1) - W2 of 2 - (#88) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Stampavie - Open, MUST Stamp, JFF - blog taking a break for unspecified time
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO Digis, 1 Linky for all the Month's Entries,
                    T3, E2, EO4, RW - W1 of 2 (#297) 
                    Only Purple
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - CU, Must Comment, T3, SW -  W1 of 2 (#135)
                    Sketch, (see below)
The Card Concept - MU Inspiration, E6 (1 for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW(up to 12) - W2 of 2 (#91)
                    Blossoms in Blue - see below
The Male Room - Open, SW -W1 of 2   - (#84) 
                    Anything apart from a card
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2
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 - (#332-333)
                    Anything Goes - Optional text (See below)

ABC Christmas - Open, MUST Be Christmas, T3, RW - APRIL
                   'H is for Hats', 'I is for Ice' 
NEW Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday  Open, E3, OE unlimited, R(?)W APRIL
                   Say it with flowers
Sugar Pea Designs - Open, CU for Double Prize, T3, RW - APRIL (#42) 
                   Mix it up - see below 
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, T3, SW - APRIL - (#47) 
                    Anything goes - Optional: April Showers
Creative Inspirations - Open, T3, RW - APRIL
That's Crafty! - RW, T3, ML, E3 - APRIL
                   Going Round in Circles

Starts 2nd Wednesday of the Month 
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - Open, E2, T3 - 
                    Anything Christmas Goes 
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, RW(prize), SW -APR - (#52) 
                     The Promise of April  - see below 

Starts 3rd Wednesday of the month

Work it Wednesday  - open, RW3 - APR/MAY
                   Mothers day

Images, Sketches, Photo Inspirations


April Showers bring May Flowers Challenge 289

Fortnightly/Two Weekly


No Winter lasts forever, no Spring skips its turn. 
April is a promise that May is bound to keep, and we know it. 

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Challenges for Days - Tuesday Challenges

This list is just a guide, so please check the individual blog rules.

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CASology - Open, SW - (#297) 
CAS Colours and Sketches - Open, Must Be CAS, E3, OE5, T3 -  (#269) 
                   Colors or Sketch - see below 
City Crafter - Open, SW - (#409) 
                   Guest Host Week - Char
                   Picture Inspiration: see below - CASE one card from 4 - check blog
                   for details
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, T3, RW -  
                   Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU, T3, RW -  (#366) 
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#16) 
                   Anything Goes
Outlawz - Color Challenge - Must Sign In, MU Color Combo & Twist,
                    E1, RW (monthly) -  
                   Photo Inspiration - see below
                   Twist:  None this week
Paper Minutes - Open, JFF - W - (#535)
                   Use a Stencil
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, T3, RW -  (#441) 
Shopping Our Stash - Open, OE12, T3 -  (#351) 
                   Mythical and Magical
Stamp, Ink Paper Challenge - Open, T3 -  (#147) 
                   Color It !
                   Anything Goes
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW - (#450) 
                   Sketch - see below
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, Must Stamp, E3 (E1 Anything Goes), T3, RW - (#389) 
                   Anything Goes

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)
Papercraft Challenges - Open, Must Stamp, OE4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#10) 
                    Clean and Simple  (CAS)
Cardz 4 Guyz - Open, E3, T3, JFF W1 of 2 - (#193)
                    World Book Day
Cuttlebug Mania - MU Manual Machines, E3, T2, SW - W1 of 2 -
                    Sketch + Color Orange (see below)
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW - W1 of 2 - (#424) 
Fairy Tale Challenge - Open, NO Digi Stamps, SW - W1 of 2 - (#192) 
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SW - W1 of 2 - (#288) 
                    Colour Challenge- see below       
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects - W1 of 2 - (#66) 
                    Anything Goes 
{Pin}spirational - Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#214) 
                    Inspirational Photo - see below
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, Older Stamps + list Age, - 5RU, JFF, SW - 
                                                   W1 of 2 - (#85) 
                    April Showers - Photo Inspiration, see below
The Holly & Ivy Christmas Challenge - Open, Must Be Christmas, E3, OE15 - 
                                                   W2 of 2 - (#27)
                    Anything Christmas Goes
Try It on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W2 of 2 
                    Nature's Beauty
                    Sketch (see below) + Optional twist: Butterflies

Monthly Challenges
Creates and Makes Challenge Blog - Open, E3, T3, RW - March closes mid
                                                                       April (#19) 
                    Theme: Anything Goes
Ike's World Challenge Blog - (Now Monthly challenges) CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W - 
                                                          April (#107)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Twist: Photo Inspiration - see below
Magnolia-Licious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3 - April (#20) 
                    Anything Goes
                    Option: Rain
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge - Open, CW, CT3, Badges - April
                    Simply Made - a One Layer Card
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU - April (#345) 
                    Wobbler cards
The Sketch File - Open, JFF - March Will update 2nd Tuesday in April
                    Sketch - see below  (Not Undated Yet)
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - April - (#212) 
                    Let's go around
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, E3, DT T3, CW, RW - April - (#31) 
                    Use some ribbon

Starts on the 2nd Tuesday each month
A Snowflakes Promise Open, E3, Season themes, RW, T3 JFF April/May - (#50)
                    Anything Goes

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges


Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)
 + Color Orange

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