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Monday, 20 November 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.

Have a Wonderful Monday Christi 

Weekly
Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3 - (#33) 
                   Thanksgiving
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#239)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF -  
                  Anything Goes Thanksgiving
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - (#184)
                 Always Anything Goes
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                 Do be Bashful & DT Call
I Am the Diva - JFF, - (#343)
                  See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme 
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week see
                             "Create Along with Us" Challenge Below -  (#304) 
                 Photo Ornaments
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - (#266) 
                  Santa Claus (see below)
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment & Vote on 3 other Submissions,
                    T3 voted on, SW - (#243) 
                  Use Muse Card Below as Inspiration 
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) -
                  Winter Holiday or Snow
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - (#1747)
                  Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
                  Tear it Up
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
                  Statue
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#289) 
                  Thankful


Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#190) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Option: Anything Goes              
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W1 of 2 - (#61) 
                    Metallics
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 
                   Only Paper Cards
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#200) 
                   Thankful
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#168) 
                    Add Texture & DT Call
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#314) 
                    Thanks/Thanksgiving
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#254) 
                    Frosty (or Anything Goes) w/ a House Mouse Image 
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Not a Card & DT Call
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Facebook - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW - W? of 2 
                    MUST Join to See 
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W1 of 2 - (#17) 
                    Color Inspiration (see below)
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#59) 
                    Snow Fun & DT Call
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W* of * - (#24*) 
                   On Break Until The New Year 
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#130) 
                   Anything Goes  
                   Option of White Card, Image in Color Only
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#312) 
                   Sketch (see below)
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#262) 
                   Anything Goes
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#140) 
                  Gold

Monthly
                    Always Anything Goes MUST be Hand Colored
 Digitally Made - Open, 100% Digital Creations, E3, OE10, JFF - Nov - (#7)
                    Thankfulness 
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - Nov - (#64) 
                    Holidays (Last Challenge of the Year, returning in January)
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - Nov - 
                     Use Inspirational Photo - Add Text/Colors (see below) 
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary - Nov(#42) 
                    CAS (Clean & Simple)
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - Nov - (#53) 
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION: Surround Yourself with Music
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Nov - (#24) 
                    Always "Furry"thing Goes 
                    OPTION: Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - Nov(#11) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - Nov - (#74) 
                    It's All About the Cake
                    TWIST: Primary Colors

2nd Monday of the Month
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - Nov - (#117) 
                    Bear Hugs


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

Last Monday of the Month
Christmas With the Cuties - Open, Must be Christmas and Cute, E3, SW, ST3, - Oct/Nov - (#11) 
                    Tags


Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos

Weekly


Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Lawn Fawnatics


Monthly

Sunday, 19 November 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
Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                    Winter Sports
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, E3 - (#432)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#266)
                    Thanks or Thanksgiving
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Thank You (and mail it)
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
                    Victorian Scrap
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#370)
                    Inspiration Photo  (see below)

Fortnightly
AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#103)
                     Celebrate (see below)
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W2 of 2 -(#157)
                     Use More Than One Stamp
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2
                     Christmas Things with Wings
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2 (#26) (Runs 11 days each time)
                     Theme: Always Anything Christmas Goes  Last Challenge!
                     Optional Twist: Candy Canes   (See below)
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#105)
                    Glamorous Gold
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#70)
                    Always Anything Goes
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - W1 of 2 - (#194)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - W3 of 3 - (#133)
                    Inspiration Photo (Challenge is now on FB page & must join) (see below)
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W2 of 2 - (#307 & #308)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Open, MU Ribbon/Twine/Lace, RW - W1 of 2
                    Any Image
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#519)
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2 - (#166)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

Monthly
613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Nov - (#203) 
                    Anything Goes w/ Optional: 3D cards
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Nov - (#15) 
                    Anything Goes + Twist:  Holidays
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Nov - (#11) 
                    Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - Nov - 
                    Traditional Christmas
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - Nov - 
                    Winter
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Nov - 
                    Travel, Family, or Thanksgiving
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Nov - (#369) 
                    Scrapbook Recipe Time (check blog for weekly specifics)
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Nov - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: Black
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Nov -
                    Flower Power
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Nov - (#136) 
                    Use Large Sentiments (or use bonus theme)
         Bonus theme on 3rd Sunday:  Things with Wings
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Nov - 
                    One Layer Christmas Cards
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Nov - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW - Nov - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Nov/Dec - (#129) 
                    Nature
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW - Nov/Dec
                    Always Anything Goes

Starts the 3rd Sunday of the Month
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, (3 Weeks), RW - Nov/Dec - 
                   "Paint It Black"  (always check blog for lyrics)  

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Weekly


Fortnightly

Last Challenge - blog is closing


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Monthly

Dull November brings the blast
Then the leaves go whirling past

Saturday, 18 November 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 - (#442)
                   Glitter
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW
                   BINGO (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#360) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme:use some blue
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#412) 
                    Sketch (see below)
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#327) 
                   3 X designer papers
Inspired by All the Little Things - Open, Inspiration, Weekly Standouts - (#73) 
                    See Inspiration Photo Below
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#215) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist:use a tag
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#420)
         Colors (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#408)
                    Anything Goes
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - (#355) 
                   CASE designer card (see below)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    4"x 9.25" long card (business size envelope)
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 -
                    Birthday
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#490) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 

Fortnightly
Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W2 of 2 - (#124) 
                    Bows
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W2 of 2 - (#207) 
                    Buttons/Ribbons
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW – W2 of 2 - (#79) 
                    Tic Tac Toe (see below)
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions – W1 of 2 - (#CCT22) 
                   Color challenge (see below)
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#94) 
                    Christmas with non-traditional colors
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W1 of 2 (#71)
                    Add a Sentiment
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W1 of 2 
                    Things with wings, tail and/or feathers
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#148) 
                    Christmas card using only neutral colors
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#359)
                    Winter Birthday
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W1 of  2
                    Anything Goes for kids
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#97) 
                    R is for Remember


Monthly

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - November- (#10) 
                    Mood board (see below)
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - November - (#272)
                    Breast Cancer Awareness 
** NEW ** Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive - BEGINS IN JANUARY *******
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - November
                    Autumn colours
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - November- (#9) 
                    Anything goes
                     optional twist: Winter solstice
Imagine That Creative Playground - Open, CU, SW - November
                    Anything Goes
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - November - DT Call
                    Thank you
** NEW **Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU - November(#9)
                    Winter Wedding
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - November - (#72)
                    Always Anything Goes 

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - November (#7
                     
Anything goes
                     Optional theme: use your flag colors


Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Friday, 17 November 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
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#393)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes 
                    Optional Twist Sparkle and Shine
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -  
                    Gift Bag or Box
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#387) 
                    Just Add.... "R", see below
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly)  
                    Theme 1:  Gathering Winter Wood
                    Theme 2:  My Dog My Best Friend
                    Theme 3:  Get Well Card
                    Theme 4:  Christmas
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#270
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist:  Give Thanks
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and #(hashtag) - (#134) 
                     Gratitude, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,  RW, T3 - 
                    W1 of 2 - (#107)  
                    Tnanks
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W2 of 2 
                    “R" is For Roses
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#187) 
                     Gratitude With Attitude, see  below
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#46)  W2 of 2 - (#45) 
                    Anything Goes
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W1of 2 - (#270) W2 of 2 (#269) Use all and Only Colours                        listed
                     Colours - see below
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, W, E3, OE unlimited, SW, DT Fave 
                      W1 of 2 -(#55) 
                     Always Anything Goes

Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2of 2 - (#192)
                    Vintage
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#141) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes 
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only) E1, T3, RW - 
                     W1 of 2 - (#135)   
                    Shape Up
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W2 of 2 - (#200) 
                    Thanks
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2 
                    Thankful For The Holidays
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#23) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W1 of 2 - (#46
                    Always Anything Goes 
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU Lace/Ribbon/Trim, JFF, E6 -  Shop still open
                    CLOSED
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3, JFF, T3, SW -                     
                    W2 of 2 (#77) 
                     Always Inspiration Picture, see below
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W2 of 2 
                     Stencil It 
Victorine Originals - Open, MF, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 
                      All Tied Up, Always a Mood Board, See Below
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi, Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - W2of 2  
                     Tag You're It + DT Call
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#77) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration (see below)

Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - November
                    Mini Marvels
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - 
                    November
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Emerald City Crafts Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - November
                     Always Anything Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - November
                    Birthdays
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - November 
                      CAS
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - October / November -
                      (last Fri of Month)                                            
                      Always Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 - November
                    Theme : Stamps and Tags
                    Sketch : See Below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - November
                     Fall Colours
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 - November
                    Always Anything Goes
Viva la Verve Sketches - Open, CU, EU - November 
                     Always A Sketch (see below)


Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
Weekly

TGIF


Fortnightly

CAS-ual Fridays

Sketch
 
Inspiration
   

Monthly

STAMPlorations
Theme

Sketch



Viva la Verve



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