Friday, 24 February 2017

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

Flowers are starting to bud in my yard and I haven't been wearing a coat and it's February!  So get busy while it's still winter.  :-)  Happy Thursday :-) April
4 Crafty Chicks - Open, T3, W - #339 - Stencils
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Open, E5, RW, T3, W - #404 - Mother's Day/Female
Cas(e) this Sketch - Open, JFF, W - #210 - Sketch (see below)
CCEE Stampers - Open, JFF, W - #1708 - Tic Tac Toe (see below)
Crafty Ribbons - Open, E5, RW, T3, W - #186 - Project with Ribbons - Post on Facebook
Creative Knockouts - Open, E2, OE8, RW, W - #182 - Funny Card
Cute Card Thursday - Open, RW, W - #466 - Flowers
Go Tag Thursday - Open, MU Tag, Top Picks, W - #36 - Turquoise and Brown
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Open, Must sign in, E1/E2 if twist is used, RW - Anything Goes with a Twist of Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Open, JFF, ATG, Max 3E, SW, ST3 - #119 - Male Colors


Art Impressions - CU extra votes, E2, SW, T2, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #202 - Playful People
As You Like It - Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - What do you make other than cards and Why
Aud Sentiments - Open, E5, SW, T5, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #174 - Animals + a Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Open, JFF, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #42 - Crdz 4 Teens
Cookie Challenge - Open, E5, T2, RW, 2W (W1 of 2) - #62 - Inspiration (see below)
Craft Rocket Challenges - Open, SW, T3, OE3, no all digi projects - (W1 of 2) - #33 - Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers - Open must be Christmas, SW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #127 - No Squares Allowed
DL.ART - Thankful Thurs Challenge - Open, Must Follow, 2W (W1 of 2 ) - #199 - Green
Fusion Challenge - Open, SW, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Pretty in Pink (see below)
In the Pink - Open must feature pink, E3, T5, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #113 - Dies and or Punches
Little Miss Muffet - Open, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Challenge #157 - Anything Goes
Marvelous Magnolia - MU, E2, SW, 2W - (W2 of 2) - On a Break
Moving Along With The Times - Open, T3, E3, 2W (W2 of 2) - #39 - For a Man
Perfectly Created Chaos - Open, JFF, 2W (W2 of 2) - On a Break
Seize The Birthday - Open, SW, 2W, (W2 of 2) - Inlay Die Cutting
Southern Girls Challenge - Open, E1, OE9, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #154 - Nature Related
Time Out Challenges - Open, 2W, SW, T3 - (W2 of 2) - #77 - Home Sweet Photo Inspiration (see below)

Bronte & Bella's Challenge - MU, E1, RW, - M - (February) - #272 - Anything Mo Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Open, E3, SW, T3, M (February) - # 24 - Anything Goes
Julia Spiri - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - (February) - #29 - ATG w/ twist of I Love Red
Stamp and Stencils - Open (mixed media no digital), E3, OE10, JFF, T3, SW (February) - Texture, Crackle and Paint
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Open, E3, SW, T3, M (February) - Red

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.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Challenges for Days - Wednesday's Challenges

You are invited to join the team here, managing one day takes at most an hour to update the list. You will be joining a very friendly international team. To find out more why not check out Join the Team page.

Here is the up to date Wednesday list for everyone. As always remember to check your entry to a challenge qualifies, we might have missed any changes in the rules. If you do spot something or have information to share with please feel free to leave us a comment or drop us a line at .

Remember to check the guidelines for each challenge - for some of them you need to follow their blog (but you probably already do, so that you don't miss anything!) or leave a comment. We don't have room to tell you more than the basics here!

Addicted to Stamps - Open, OE9, SW, T4, W - #230 Photo Inspiration, see below 
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF, W - # 431 colour challenge, see below
Crafting by Designs - Open must follow, RW, T6, W - It's almost spring
Crafty Gals Corner - Open must follow, E2,RW, T3, W - #111 Anything Goes
Fab'nFunky - Open, E unlimited but DT will only comment on 1 or 2 and you only get 1 entry to the weekly draw, OE normally unlimited but may vary when there is a sponsor, SW, T3, W - #339 Christmas
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, SW, T10, OE3 (no other sketch challenges), Must include sketch , W - #276 Sketch, see below
Inspiration Destination - Open, must follow, E unlimited but DT will only comment on one, RW, T3 - Always Anything Goes
Kraftin Kimmie - Open, RW (chosen monthly from all weekly entries) - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3, W -  #382 Down on the farm
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), T3, RW, must follow, W - Geometric
My Favourite Things - Open but prize value increased if you have used MFT stamps, RW, W - #321 Sketch, see below
Outlawz Sketch - Open, Must sign in, MU sketch, E1, RW monthly - See below
Paper Craft Crew - CU at least 3 Stampin Up products, OE3, SW4, W, must include sketch and code/keyword - # 232 Sketch, see below
Paper Shelter - MU for E3, other is E1, RW, W - #282 Boys are Back in Town
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - #317 Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Open, E5, RW, W - Anything Goes
The House that Stamps Built - Open but extra entry to draw if repeat impressions stamp, RW (picked monthly) W - Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF, W - Musical Instrument
Watercooler Wednesday - , OE3, JFF, SW, W - #107 Masculine anything Goes

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
Butterfly Challenge - Open must include a butterfly, E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2)- #73 Glossy Accents and/or the colour Slate Blue
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, RW, 2W - (W2 of 2) -  #335 Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Open, RW, T3, 2W (W1 of 2) - #269 Petals and pearls
Creative Moments - Open be follower and comment, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) #112 Anything goes with optional twist of Keep it Masculine
Deep Ocean Challenge - Open, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #149 Add Lace
Double D Challenges - open, RW, T3, E3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Ric rac - Zig zag - Photo Inspiration, see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open must be Vintage, E3, OE4, SW, RW, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Out of the cold
I love ProMarkers - MU Letraset pen, E3, RW, T3, 2W (W1 of 2) - # 329 Shabby Chic
Inky Chicks - Open, RW, T3, 3W - (W1 of 3) - #79 Happy birthday
Midweek Magnolias - MU, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #158 Anything Goes with a Magnolia image
Moo Mania - Open any format goes, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Handpainted
Scrapy Land - MU a low profile or steel rule die from a brand they stock, E5, SW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) -  #60 Add texture
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO digis, E2, T3, 2W but just one linky for all the month's entries - (W2 of 2) - #267 Seeing red
Sweet Sketch Wednesday CU, SW,T3, 2W, must comment (W2 of 2) - Sketch, see below
The Card Concept - MU inspiration, E6 (once for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW up to 12, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #67 Vintage - Photo inspiration see below
The Male Room - Open, SW, 2W - (W2 of 2) - #54 Wheels
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Let's take a vacation - travel/destination
Wicked Wednesday ATC - Open, E2, OE5, RW, T3, 2W (W2 of 2) - #244 Hearts
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's word art file, E5, RW, 2W (W2 of 2) - include scripture or an uplifting quote, no "dark" images and nothing contrary to biblical scripture . Must be family friendly. - #270-271  Anything Goes

ABC Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, T3 (Feb) - C for Creatures and D for Dimension
Crop Stop - MU, E5, SW, T1, M - (Feb) Anything Goes
Muse Christmas Visions - Open but must be Christmas, or winter, T5 (by votes) MF, W, Must vote on 3 - (Feb) #77 Photo inspiration, see below
Stamp, Play, Create - (Chocolate Baroque challenge blog) MU to win, E3, RW, T3, M - (Feb/Mar) #32  Colour challenge, see below
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Open, E2,  T3, M (Feb/Mar)- Always Anything Christmas Goes
Sugar Pea Designs - Open but prize doubles if their stamp used, RW, T3, M (Feb) -  # 28 Sketch and photo, see below
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, SW, T3, M - (Feb)  # 33 Anything Goes/Add a sentiment
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, SW (GDT slot), RW (prize), M from 2nd Wed to end of month (Feb/Mar) - #38 Celebrations (see below)
Work it Wednesday Open, E3, RW3 ish, M (Feb)   Make something with the word or colour GREEN in it



Muse Christmas Visions

Stamp, Play, Create

Sugar Pea Designs

Words to Craft By

It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; 
and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States 
until he has seen Mardi-Gras in New Orleans. Mark Twain  

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 either by leaving the info in a message below or send us an email at Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists. 

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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 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W  - 
                        XOXO (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - 
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) + DT CALL (Sketch below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Colour Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only) 
                        CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M -
                        Green, Pink, Grey (see below)
The Crafter's Cafe  - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W - 
                        Recycle Something

3 Weeks 
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements, 3W - 
                        Element 1: Stamping
                        Element 2: Corrugated Cardboard
                         Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)

a2z Scrapbooking - Open, MU 1 Hero Art Product, E5, RW, M - 
                        Anything Shade of Red
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW, M -
                        CAS (clean and simple)
A Perfect Time To Craft - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Altenew - MU, 4SW, M -
                        Photo Inspiration (see below)  
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 - 
                        No Design Paper
*NEW* Aussie Digital Artist Challenge - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                        Criteria: Butterflies
                        Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - 
                        Love Hearts
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Add Some Red and a Charm
Chalk N Stock - Open, MF, MU Chalk, E4, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is All Around
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - 
                        Sing Me A Love Song
Christmas Cards All Year Round - MU Christmas, Open, E5, RW, M - 
                        Add Red and/or Pink And A Heart
Clarity Stamp Challenge - Facebook - MU, Stamps/Stencils only, E1, T5, RW, M - 
                        Flower Power
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping,
                        E3, T3, RW, SW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M -  
                        January [Document] Life Stories Kit - 
                        'Little Things In Life' - Scrapdelight (see below) 
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - 
                        Time Challenge 30 Mins or Under
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - 
                        Bake an Upside-Down Cake
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Anything Goes and KennyK Stamps
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 comment 3 other Blogs,
                        Must Add Challenge Graphic in Blog, E3,OE10,T3, SW, M 
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, M - 
                        Use Red or Pink in your Project
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes 
                        Optional Twist: Red For Valentines Day
Digitally Sweet - Open, E1 (E3 -If fully digital - MU Digi Image/Papers etc),
                        T3, RW, M -
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes
Do-Al(l) Creatives - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - 
                        Winter (Let Us Freeze Again)
Doing Life - TLC Challenge - Open, MF, E1, (for Unlimited, MU TLC), T3, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - 
                        Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy Open, CU for separate draw, RW,  E3, M 
                        Add A Heart
*NEW* Gecko Galz - MU, SW, M - 
                        Vintage Valentines
Groovi Worldwide - Facebook - MU Clarity Products, E1, T5, RW, M - 
                        Flower Power
Happy Little Stampers - Watercolour - Open, JFF, RW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes 
                        Optional Twist: Dies
High Hopes Stamps - MU, Leave a Comment, E3, RW, M - 
                        Sketch (see below)
*NEW* IndigoBlu - MU, E1, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is all You Need
Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5, M - 
                        Sweet Nothings (see below)
Love To Craft - Open, E5, T3, JFF, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                        Theme: Love
                        Twist: Wings
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M -  
                        Use Some Hessian
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Challenge: Valentines
                        Theme: Reds and Pinks
My Crafting Stories - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, M - 
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - 
                        Theme: Love Is In The Air 
                        Optional Twist: Colour Inspiration (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - 
                        Theme: Birthday
                        Sketch: See Below
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 - 
                        It's All About Love, Clean And Simple
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is In The Air
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - 
                        Inspiration Photo (see below)
Paradise Of Stamps - MF, MU Stamps, Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Valentines Day
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - 
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE1(must be Sketch only), RW, SW, M - 
                        Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                        Challenge Criteria: Use Hearts In Some Way
Scrap From Your Heart - Open, E5, OE10, T3, RW, M - 
                        Valentine/Mother's Day
Scrap It With A Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                        Pop Song: Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
                        Rock Song: Love Song - The Cure
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW, M -
                        Anything Goes... With Red
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - 
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: Use Sequins, Glitter or Love (see below)
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - 
                        A Krafty Christmas
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - 
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - 
                        Card Sketch: See Below 
                        Single Page Sketch: See Below 
                        Double Page Sketch: See Below 
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - 
                        Sweet Inspiration (see below) 
Time For Tea - MU, MF, E2, SW, M -
                        Taking A Break for Christmas
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW, M 
                        Always Inspiration Board (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - 
                        BLOG HOP

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - 
                        Taking A Break

3 Weeks
CAS Watercolour - MU CAS, Open, RW, M - 

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

3 Weeks
The Flower Challenge - Open, MU Flowers (Main Focus + if using Digi's
                        must be handcoloured), Must Comment on 3 other Entries,
                        E5 OE6, T3, RW, 3W -
                        CASE our Guest Designer - Theresa (see below) 

Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, RW, JFF, M  
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Optional Twist: Holly
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - + DT CALL
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        Optional : Red
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW, M -
                        Always A Colour Palette (see below) 
* NEW* STAMPlorations CUTplorations MU, SW, 3DTFav, -
                        Inspiration Photo (see below)

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  
                        February Mini Kit (see below)

Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW, M  
                        Element 1: Color Red (see below)
                        Element 2: Stamping
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, RW, JFF, M - 
The Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, 
                        MU at least one of the following, M -             
                        Colour Palette: See Below 
                        Sketch: See Below 
                        Themes: Flowers or Fish or Friendship
                        Products: Stampers Anonymous, Sequins, Fussy Cutting

Happy Little Stampers - Dies - Open, RW, JFF, M - 
                        Always Anything Goes

Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - 
                        Flowering In February
Sweet Stampers Challenge - MU Stamp/Digi, E5, DT Favs, JFF, M - 
                        Add A Sentiment
*NEW* Crafty Purple Frog - Open, T3, RW, M - 
                        Love Is All Around 

Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5, M -

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - 
                        Love Is In The Air

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 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - 
                        Woven (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - + DT CALL 
                        Think Spring
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - 
                        Always a Sketch (see below) 
Club KennyK - Facebook - MU, E2, T3, Best Colouring, RW, 2W
                        Theme: Always Anything Goes
                        DT ThemeRed Hot!
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W - 
                        Always a Sketch (see below) 
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Theme Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only) 
                        CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M -
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, 2W -
                        No Pink Or Red

Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - 
                        Birthday/Birth/White and One Colour of your Choice
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, JFF, M 
                        Always Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Option: Ribbon or Twine
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - 
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Option: Flowers
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 
                        Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - 
                        Baby It's Cold Outside
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - 
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - 
                        Theme: Anything Goes
                        Twist:   Anything Work or Career Related
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Open, Must be on a DT,
                        SW, RU, T3, M -
                        Always Anything Goes

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - 
                        It Takes Two!

The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - 
                        Stencil and Plaster/Acrylic
*NEW* A Inky Mess  - MU Mixed Media, E3, T3, RW, M -
                        Always Anything Goes
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - 
                        Hearts and Lace/Anything Goes



2 Weeks
Curtain Call 

Card Sketch:
February Card Sketch

Single Page Sketch: 
February single page sketch
Double Page Sketch: 
February double page sketch

2 Weeks

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