Saturday, 31 October 2015

Challenges for days - Saturday List

This list is just a guide so please check the rules on the challenge blogs to be sure your entry qualifies.  We will be adding new challenges as we find them - -if you are involved in a challenge, or know of one we've missed and would like to see it listed, please leave us a link in the comments box.

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Weekly
52 Christmas Throwdown - Open must be Christmas, OE10, Top honour, honourable mentions - Pick a previous theme
Allsorts - Open, E3, RW, T5, W - Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, W - Its time to Sing
Crazy 4 Challenges -  Open, E1, JFF -  Use a Christmas Theme
Hiding in my Craft-room - Open, E3, RW monthly, W - Free Style
Just us Girls - Open, W - Make a one layer card
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, RW, W - Nature
Less is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3, W  - Paper Piecing
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Use Snippits, E3, RW, top shares, W - Always Anything Goes
Retro Sketches - JFF, W - Sketch, see below
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Open, RW, T3, W - Always Anything Goes with a twist - Shabby Chic
Sweet Stampin' - Open must stamp, E2, Monthly Draw - Dies &/or Punches
Sketch Saturday -  W, E3,  - Sketch, Any between 215 & 375
Speedy Fox & Friends (Mark's Finest Papers) - Open, E5, ?W, W - Monochromatic ;ayered stamping

Fortnightly
Addicted to CAS - Open, 2W, SW,T3, E2, OE10 - (W2 of 2) - Spooky
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, RW, T3, (W2 of 2) - To cute to spook
Fantasy Stampers  - MU Stamps (no Digis), E3, JFF, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) Animal Antics
Inkspirational - Open, 2W, JFF,T3 - (W2 of 2) - Cute Halloween or Pumpkin/Owl
My Sheri Crafts - Open, RW, E3, 2W - (W1 of 2) - Tag Your it
My Time To Craft  - Open, JFF, T3 2W - (W2 of 2) Inspired by The Beatles
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, RW, DT Favourites, E3,   Will return in the new year as a monthly challenge - DT CALL
Send a Smile 4 Kids - must be for Children, SW, T3, 2W - (W! of 2) TBA
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 (W1 of 2) - K is for Kittens
Twofers - Open, Must use Rubber Stamps, SW, T3, 2W - (W! of 2) 5th Saturday - Tutorial

Monthly
Crafty Calendar - Open, E3, SW, T3, M - (October) Halloween
Gruffles and Guest - MU,E3,RW,T3,M - (October) Always Anything Goes - Embossing
Little Claire's - CU, E3, RW, M - (October/November) Favourite Stamp
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW, M - (October) Embossing
Scrappers Delight - Open, RW, M - (October) Fall/Halloween


Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges



October's sketch


Pick any previous sketch between 215 & 375




We are always watching for new, to us, challenges but if you know of one please don't hesitate to let us know.    Have fun






Challenges For Days - Challenges By Date Not Day

It's time for the update for challenges that begin on the 29th to the End of the month!  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.  Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists.

Have fun Crafting. 
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1st - 7th

1st
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - FB - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W -  S is for Sprinkles
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Use Stamps
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Going Batty (see below)
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch + World Card Day Colour Challenge (see below)
NEW Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch + World Card Day Colour Challenge (see below)
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Tic-Tac-Toe (see below) + DT CALL 
Recycle, Re-Purpose + Re-Invent - Open, T3, SW, 2W - TBA

3 Weeks
The Crooked Stamper Sketch Challenge - Open, E3, OE3, T2, SW, 3WAlways A Sketch (see below)
Virginia's View Challenges - Open, MF for Top Prize, OE4, T10, 3W - All Things Coloured (see below)
NEW Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 3W -  
                                                         Technique:            Embossing
                                                         Photo Inspiration: See Below
                                                        Sketch:                    See Below

Monthly
2 Creative Chicks - Open, MF W/Logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes
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 - Halloween
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M - 
                                                         Criteria: Vintage 
                                                         Photo Inspiration: See Below
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - Clocks
Blue Twig Studio ATC - Open, Send in ATC, RW for every 10 ATC's entered, M - On A Break
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - 1 Digi, 2 Patterned Paper, 3 Embellishments
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Halloween/Something Spooky
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - Full Moons And Witches
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card,  T3, RW, M -  No Stamping
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - Stencils
Cosmic Strawberry - Open, T3, SW, M - CLOSED
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  CSI (Casefile 365-9) (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Add Some Texture
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything goes with A Handmade Bow
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M -  Amigurumi
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Halloween/Make A Card
Creative Blooms Colour Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M -  Always Use Colours (see below)
Creative Blooms Sketch Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M -  Always A Sketch (see below)
Creative Ladybirds Creations Open E3, T3, RW, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4 RW, M - Shaped Cards
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                                                         Theme: Anything Goes
                                                         Twist:   B
Doodle Pantry - CU, Must use a Digi Image, E1, RW, M - Anything Digital Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - 
                                                         Pink Team    - For A Cause
                                                         Purple Team Halloween/Dark/Horror
Emerald Fairies -CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Buttons + Bows
Happy Little Stampers - Sketch - Open, JFF, RW, M - Always a Sketch (see below)
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - Christmas/Halloween/Fall
Lia Stampz - CU allows E2, E1, T1, RW, Animals
Live & Love Crafts' - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Pink Again 
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Gothic
Magenta - MU, RW, M - 1 Stamp, 1 Product, 1 Colour
Mixed Media Mojo Open, T1, M - Theme: Halloween
                                                         Twist:      Wings
Monthly Themes For Crafting - FaceBook - Open, JFF, M - OTT
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Feeling Witchy (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Christmas/Halloween/Fall
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M -  Whatever the Weather
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Halloween Horror
Outside The Box - MU, RW, SW, M - Black And White
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - On A Break
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Vintage With Laces (see below)
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - Always Picture Inspiration (see below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - 
                                                         Colour Challenge: (see below)
                                                         Optional Theme:    Autumn
Scrap Around The World - (Layout, Canvas, Art Journal Only) Open, Featured T10, T5, SW, RW, M - Always a Mood Board (see below)
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                                         Rock  - White Wedding - Billy Idol
                                                         Pop    - Relax, TAke It Easy - Mika
Silhouette Challenges - MU, MF, RW (USA only), M - Anything Goes
So Suzy Stamps - MU, E3, SW, M - Halloween
Some Odd Girl -  MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Distress It!
Sparkle & Glitter Rick St. Dennis Progressive Challenge MU, Must Follow, SW, M - Alice
Stampinback - Open, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - Glass Leaded/Stained Glass
NEW Stamps And Stencils - Open, No Digi's, MU Mixed Media, MU Stamp/Stencil, OE10, E3, T3, SW, Voted GDT Spot, M -  Make It 3D + Blog Hop
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3, M - 
                                                         Card Sketch: See Below
                                                         Single Page Sketch: See Below
                                                         Double Page Sketch: See Below
Stitchy Bear Stamps - FaceBook - Open, MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
NEW Sweet Stamps - Open, CU, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
The Color Sisters - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below)
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Open, MU Mixed Media, OE7, DT Highlight, RW, SW, M - 
                                                         Theme: Black + Orange (see below)
                                                         Optional Element: Glitter
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Word Search (see below)
Unruly PaperArts - Open, RW, M - Prompt - Nautical
                                                         Colours - Red, White, Blue, Silver, Black
                                                         Picture  - Always Photo Inspiration (see below)
Words 2 Scrap By - Open, OE10, SW, M - Fight Like A Girl
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Anything BUT A Card

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - Back in November

2nd
Monthly
Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Christmas With A Ribbon

3rd

Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Paper Piercing

5th
Monthly
Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - '31' Days of Halloween
Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M - Poinsettia
My Besties Friendship MU, 2E, 8OE, SW, M - Anything Goes
The Mirror Crack'd Open, (No Cards, No Full Digital, No Nudity), Top Picks, SW, M 
Wall Hanging /Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

6th

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W  Your Next Move

7th

2 Weeks
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW, 2W Kraft

Monthly
Kraftyhands Blog - Open, MF, T3, RW, M - Cute + Cuddly
Society of Stampaholics - Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, Must use at least one of the following, M - 
                                                         Colour Palette: (see below)
                                                         Sketch: (see below)
                                                         Themes: Landscapes/Holiday/Friendship
                                                         Products: Felt

8th - 14th

11th
Monthly
Lil' Inker Designs - MU, Must leave DT comments, RW, W - 
                                                         Criteria: TBA
                                                          Colour Inspiration: See Below

12th
Monthly
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1,  3D Project (NO Cards, Layouts or Mini Albums)



15th - 21st

15th
2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - FB - Open, E3, RW, 2W - Always Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W - T is for Two
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Vintage or Shabby Chic 
Cardabilities - Open, Cards Only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below) 
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Pretty Pumpkins (see below)
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
NEW Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW, 2W -  Always a Sketch (see below)
Sketchabilities - Open, Layouts Only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - Always a Sketch (see below)

Monthly
A Sprinkle Of Imagination - MU 1 item from Shop, SW,  Always Anything Goes
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Autumn/Fall
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW,  Theme: Anything Goes
                                                              Twist:   Bewitched
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - Guys/Male Themed Cards
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3,OE10, RW, M - Special Types of Cards
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - Kraft
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Halloween (or Harvest)
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - Fancy Folds or Shaped Cards
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Pearls and/or Lace 
The Color Sisters - Open, T3, RW, M - Always An Inspirational + Colour (see below)
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M Trick or Treat

16th

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W  One Thing: Use Paper, Photos and 1 Other Thing
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Tic-Tac-Toe (see below) + DT CALL

22nd - 28th

25th
Monthly
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Anything Other Than A Card

29th - End of Month

30th
2 Weeks
Cardabilities - Open, Cards Only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - CLOSED
Sketchabilities - Open, Layouts Only, E1, OE3 (no other sketch), T5, RW, 2W - CLOSED

Monthly
Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Winter Scenes
NEW Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - Thanks/Gratitude


SKETCHES & PICTURES

1st - 7th

ARTastic Challenge


8th - 14th

15th - 21st

Cardabilities


Feeling Sketchy



Let's Scrap







29th - End of Month


I'll be back on the 7th of November (or earlier) with the next updates on the challenges ~ Thanks! Sammi