Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Challenges for Days - Wednesday's List

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 or drop Zoe an email, zoechaos@icloud.com

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.

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!

 Weekly
Addicted to Stamps - Open, OE9, SW, T4, W - #187 Make Your Mark
Color Throwdown - Open, JFF, W -  # 386 Colour, see below
Colour Q - Open, SW, T1, W - #335 Colour, see below
Crafting by Designs - Open must follow, RW, T6, W -  Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Open must follow, E2,RW, T3, W - #65 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 - #298 Christmas
Freshly Made Sketches - Open, SW, T10, OE3 (no other sketch challenges), Must include sketch , W-  #230 Sketch - see below
Kraftin Kimmie  - Open, RW (chosen monthly from all weekly entries) - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Open, T3, W -  #335 For the love of water 
Mod Squad - CU (double entry), T3, SW, must follow, W - Use Water
My Favourite Things - Open but prize value increased if you have used MFT stamps, RW, W -  #274 Sketch, see below
Muse Christmas Visions Open but must be Christmas or Winter, T5 chosen by members votes, must comment on min 3 other blogs, Must vote, W -  #38 Photo Inspiration - 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 -  # 188 sketch, see below
Paper Shelter - MU, E3, RW, W - #242 Buttons
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - #271 Anything Goes
Simon says Stamp - Open, E5, RW, W - Anything Goes
Stampin' Royalty - Open, OE2, T3, W - #323 Wonderful Words!
Stampotique Designers - Open but NO digis, E1, T3, W but just one linky for all the month's entries - #238 What's Old is New Again
The House That Stamps Built - Open but extra entry to the draw if you use a Repeat Impressions stamp, RW (picked monthly), W -   Anything Goes
The Three Muses - Open, JFF, W - Friends
Wicked Wednesday ATC - Open, E2, OE5, RW, T3, W - #203 Lots of Glitter

Fortnightly/Two Weekly
ABC Christmas - Open must be Christmas, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) G for ... Green or Gold
Butterfly Challenge - Open must include a butterfly, E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2)  #51 Margins and/or Mint
Crafty Creations - Open, E2, RW, 2W - (W1 of 2)  #312 For a Young Girl
Crafting for all Seasons - Open. E3, RW, T3, 2W (W1 of 2) -  #123 Use Die Cuts or Punches + DT call
Create and Inspire   Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W (W2 of  2) - # 42 Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Open, RW, T3, 2W (W1 of 2) - #248 Anything Goes + Option of a sketch, see below
Creative Moments - Open be follower and comment, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W
1 of 2) #90 Anything Goes/ optional twist Inspired by a song
Decorate to Celebrate -  Open, Must Follow, SW, Top 3, 2W must follow and projects must be 3D - (W1 of 2) #7 Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Open, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) -  #125 Fave Colour Combo
Double D Challenges - open,  RW, T3, E3, 2W - (W3 of 3) -  Easter Picture inspiration, see below
Frilly and Funkie - Open must be Vintage, E3, OE4, SW, RW, 2W - (W2 of 2) - Hip to be square
I love ProMarkers - MU Letraset pen, E3, RW, T3, 2W  (W2 of 2) -  # 305 Swirls and Pearls
Inky Chicks - Open, RW, T3, 3W - (W3 of 3)  -  #64 Happy Easter
Midweek Magnolias - MU, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2)  - #134 Add Lace & Pearls
Moo Mania - Open any format goes, JFF, 2W - (W2 of 2)  - Spring
Ruby's Rainbow - Open, SW, 2W - (W1 of 2) - #126 Paper Piecing 
Scrapy Land MU a die brand they stock SW, T3, 2W - (W3 of 3)  #38- Think Green - must use a low profile or steel rule die in a brand they stock
Sweet Sketch Wednesday CU, SW,T3, 2W, must comment (W1 of 2)-  #SSW 2-86 Sketch, see below
The Card Concept - MU inspiration, E6 (once for each of 6 styles), OE2, SW up to 12, 2W - (W1 of 2)  -  #52 Picture Inspiration, see below
The Crafty Addicts - Open, E3, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) # 12 Springtime
The Male Room - Open, SW, 2W - (W1 of 2)  - #32 Magic/Fantasy
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2)  - Photo Inspiration - see below
Word Art Wednesday - CU the week's word art file, E5, RW, 2W (W1 of 2) - include scripture or an uplifting quote, no "dark" images and nothing contrary to biblical scripture . Must be family friendly.  -  #224-225 Anything Goes - can use word art on blog

Monthly

Magnolia-Licious MU a stamp from a range they stock, E3, RW, M  - ( next challenge starts Apr 06) Anything Goes using mini Magnolias
Stamp, Play, Create (Chocolate Baroque challenge blog) MU to win, E3, RW, T3, M - (Mar/Apr)  #21 Colour challenge see below
Serendipity Stamps - MU, SW (badge), RW (prize), (Mar) - #53 Circles/dots
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Open, E2, SW, T3, M (Mar/Apr)- Cute Christmas
Whimsy Inspirations - CU GDT spot, E3, RW, M - (Mar/Apr) #92 Spring Colours or Easter
Words To Craft By - Open, OE10, SW (GDT slot), RW (prize), M from 2nd Wed to end of month (Mar) - Quote - see below
Work it Wednesday  Open, E3, RW3 ish, M (Feb/Mar)  Floral



 





 



 
 
 
 
 
 

PCCCS 161-204-008  
 
 
 

 






 
 
 

 

Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over she began to fly.
- Anon.


Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Challenges for Days - Tuesday List

We would love to have more people join our team, for more information please see our 'Join our Happy Band' page above.  We really are an international happy helpful group.

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. Do you know of a challenge that isn't on our list? Please email me (zoechaos@icloud.com) and let us know!! 

Lastly, please always double check the challenge site for rules & more information.  Thank you, Every DT team we know will appreciate it.

Weekly
CASology - Open, SW, W - Washi
Cardz for Guyz Open, E3, JFF, T3 - Something beginning with A
Cheeky Challenge - Open, RW monthly, W - Whiter Shade of Pale
City Crafter - Open, SW, W - Whitewash
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, RW, T3, W - Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU, RW, T3, W - Get Well
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, RW. T3, W  - Spring Colours
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW, W - Sketch, see below
Fan-tastic Tuesday - Open, E4, SW, T3, W - #121, Anything Goes w/ a TWIST: Hearts and Flowers
Outlawz Color - Must sign in, MU Color combo & Twist, E1, RW monthly - 
Paper Minutes - Open, W - Zentangle
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, RW, T3, W - Weather
Shopping our Stash - Open, OE12, T3, W - Something for the Big or Biggest Boy
Tag Tuesday - Must be a tag, JFF, W- Springtime
Through the Craftroom Door - Open, E2, W - Always Anything Goes + DT Call
Try Stampin Or Not on Tuesday - Open, T3,  - Always a Sketch (see below)  optional theme: Helping Hands
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW, W -  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, must stamp, E3 (E2 Anything goes), RW, T3, W - Add Lace

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks) 
A Snowflakes Promise - 2W, E3, Must be Christmas/Winter Themed - (W2 of 2) Twist A Touch of Spring
Cards and More - Open, must stamp, OE4, RW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Use Kraft Yardstick
Clear it Out Challenge - 3E, Must use stash item, 2W (W2 of 2) - Theme: Easter  Stash: Buttons
Creative Card Crew - Open, E3, RW, T3, 2W - (W2 of 2) CAS, Clean and Simple
Cuttlebug Mania - MU manual machines, E3, SW, T2, 2W - (W1 of 2) Monochrome
Fairy Tale Challenge - Open, NO digi stamps, SW, 2W (W1 of 2) Spring Cards
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SWs, 2W - (W2 of 2) Sketch, see below 
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Open, RW, T3, Must be Christmas, 2W - (W2 of 2) Use your Stash
Ike's World Challenge Blog  - CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W (W1 of 2) Make us Laugh
Ink Spot  - Open?, JFF, 2W - (W1 of 2) April Fools (Something funny)
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects, 2W (W1 of 2) Always Anything Goes
Magnolia-Lucious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3, 2W (W2 of 2) Project only (no cards) Anything Goes with Pearls
One Layer Christmas Card Challenge Open, 10E, T3, Must be Christmas & 1 Layer Only, 2W - (W1 of  2) Always Anything Goes Christmas Card One Layer 
{Pin}spirational - Open, SW, T3, 2W - (W1 of 2) Always Picture Inspiration (see below) 
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, SW, 5RU, JFF,  2W, Older Stamps and it's age (W1 of 2) Anything Goes
Sassy Cheryl's Digi Stamps - MU, RW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook, MUST join to see & participate in Challenges
Some Odd Girl - MU, RW, SW, on FaceBook, 2W - On FaceBook
The Cat's Pajamas Open, CU, 2W - (W2 of 2) Use one or more die
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - (W1 of 2)  Gentle Spring Colours, see below
Try it on Tuesday - Open, OE4, RW, T5, 2W - (W1 of 2) Add a Quote


Monthly
Art With Heart (Eileen Hull) - Open, SW, T3, M -(March) Unable to find a challenge
Forever Dark 2 - Must be Dark, rules and site changing soon E3, M - (March) Always Anything Goes - Last Challenge
High Hopes Rubber Stamps - MU, E3, M - (March) Leave a Comment &/or leave a FB comment
Our Daily Bread - CU for T3, MU to win, RW, T3, M - (March) Anything Goes with ODB Stamps
The Sketch File - Open, JFF, M - (March) Always a Sketch Challenge (see below) 
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, T3, RW, CW, DT T3, M - (March) Clean and Simple




Fortnightly/Every 2 Weeks 


Monthly


The Sketch File


Lots of inspiration here this week, just have to find time to play now.   Which ever challenges you are joining in with have fun and Good Luck.

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. Thank you to those who are finding us and adding challenges to our lists. 


Have fun Crafting. 
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Thank you so much for joining us! 


*** We are looking for people willing to share a little time one day a week 
to help maintain these lists, 
if you are interested please contact Zoe 
at zoechaos@icloud.com ***


1st
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 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, SW, T5, 2W -  E is for Everything ( Anything Goes)
Card And Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - ATC/ Small Card
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Key Lime (see below) TBA
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Use Scallops
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) 
Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below) Blog Hop

3 Weeks 
NEW CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements, M -   TBA
                                    Element 1: Stamping
                                    Element 2: Watercolouring
                                    Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)
Things To Alter - CU gives entry to 2nd Draw, T3, RW, SW, 3W - Anything Goes Twist  Use Birds
Waffle Flower - MU, OE3, RW, Voted GDT Spot, 3W   TBA
                                    Technique: Watercolour
                                     Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                     Sketch: See Below 

Monthly 
2 Creative Chicks - Open, MF W/Logo, No Cards, Featured Artist, M - Always Anything Goes 
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW, M - Rainbow  TBA
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 - Happy Easter Bird /Birds
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW + SW, M -
                                    Criteria: Use Typography
                                      Photo Inspiration: See Below 
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW, M - All Things Distress
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Spring
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW, M - Use Kraft Card
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - FaceBook - MU, E2, T3, SW, M - TBA
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Open, Must be a Card, T3, RW, M - On A Break
Clarity Stamp Challenge - MU, Stamps Only, E1, T5, RW, M - All About The Girls TBA
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M -  The C'est Magnifique Kit - Enchanted Garden, see below
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW, M - Spring
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW, M - Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow 
Crafting Techniques - FaceBook - Open, SW, M - Book Folding  TBA
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Anything Goes
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 Blooms Colour Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M - On A Break  (no posting since Dec)
Creative Blooms Sketch Challenge - Open, CU, OE1, SW, M - On A Break (no posting since Dec)
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Open E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, M - Something You Associate With April
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes 
                                    Twist: Add a Buterfly
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3, 2W - Anything Goes
Doodle Pantry - CU, Must use a Digi Image, E1, RW, M - Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW, M - + DT CALL
                                    Pink Team: Spring Flowers
                                    Purple Team: April Showers
Emerald Fairies - CU, E3, T3, RW, M - On A Break
Happy Little Stampers - CASE the Designer - Open, JFF, RW, M - Joyce Mehrberg, (see below) 
High Hopes Stamps - MU, E3, RW, M - 'Leave A Comment'
NEW Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5, M - Birds, photo inspiration, see below
Live & Love Crafts - Open, E1, OE10, T3, RW, M - Signs Of Spring  TBA
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Open, E3, RW, M - Cowgirls, Cowboys and Horses
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1, M - 
                                    Theme: Recycle
                                    Twist: Metal
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF, M - Dreamy Colours TBA
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - + DT Call
                                    Challenge: Anything Goes 
                                    Optional Theme: Circles
My Crafting Stories - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW, M - Easter  TBA
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2, M - Over The Rainbow +DT Call
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW, M - Anything Goes
One Layer Simplicity - Open, 1 Layer Only, JFF, M - As You Wish
Our Creative Corner - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Gypsy, picture inspiration, 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 - Anything But A Card
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW, M - Polka Dots Or Gingham
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW, M - Inspiration Photo (see below)
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW, M - Colour Challenge, see below
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE4, RW, SW, M - 
                                    Photo Inspiration: See Below 
                                    Challenge Criteria: Vintage Style
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW, M - 
                                    Colour Challenge: Use as many colours from the mood board as you wish (see below)
                                    Challenge Theme: Stamp Into Spring
Scrap It With a Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD, M - 
                                    Rock - Hello I Love You - Doors
                                    Pop - Circle Of Life - Elton John 
Show Us Your Pussies - Open, MU Cat Images, RW, M - Lucky Kitty TBA
Silhouette Challenges - MU, MF, RW (USA only), M - Anything Goes
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW, M - Always Anything Goes 
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW, M - CAS Christmas
Rick St. Dennis Digi Fans and Friends - Facebook - MU, Hand Coloured Only, RW, SW, M - You Had Me In Stitches
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW, M - Always Anything Goes
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 
Sweet Stamps - Open, CU, RW, M - Always Anything Goes 
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW, M - Always A Colour Palette (see below) 
The Mixed Media Card Challenge - Open, MU Mixed Media, OE7, DT Highlight, RW, SW, M - TBA
                                    Theme: Trees
                                    Optional Element: Birds
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW, M - Photo Inspiration (see below) 
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW, M - Always Inspiration Board (see below) TBA
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW, M - Anything Goes

2 Monthly
Crafty Individuals - MU, SW5, 2M - DUE MAY


2nd
Monthly
Crafting Musketeers - Open, MF, E1, T3, RW (UK only), M - Use 3 Ribbons


3rd
Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW, M - Faux Mother Of Pearl


5th
Monthly
Anything But Cute - Open, Mixed Media, No Cute, T3, RW, SW, M - Crazy For Colour
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed Media - Open, JFF, RW, M - Water
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW, M - Green


6th
3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 3W - May You Live In Pinteresting Times 


7th
Monthly
Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, JFF, RW, M - Shaped Card 
Kraftyhands Blog - Open, MU, MF, T3, RW M - Always Colour and A Shape (see below)  
Society of Stampaholics - Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, MU at least one of the following, M -            
                                    Colour Palette: See Below 
                                    Sketch: See Below 
                                    Themes: Cinco De Mayo/Cats/Friendship 
                                    Products: Penny Black


8th

Spectrum Noir Challenge - MU, T3, SW, M - TBA

10th

Monthly
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW, M - Luck/St Patrick's


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


12th
Monthly
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, M - Media Studies 

15th
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 
ABC Challenge - Open, E1, OE10, T5, SW, 2W - D is for Delicious
Card and Scrap - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Lace
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW, 2W - Rainbow (see below) 
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW, 2W - Handmade Flowers
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) 

Monthly
A Sprinkle Of Imagination - MU 1 item from Shop, SW, M - TBA 
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW, M - Rainbow/Nature/Garden
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - Anything Goes 
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W, M - St Patrick's Day/Use Green
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW, M - Happy Easter
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW, M - 
                                    Theme: Anything Goes
                                    Option: Special Shaped Cards
Oddball Art - Open, E3, T3, RW, M - Watchin' Rainbows 
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW, M - A Song In My Heart 
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW, M - Make It Girlie
The Color Sisters - Emotional Challenge - Open, T3, RW, M - Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer), M - Calling All Critters 


16th
2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1, 2W - Insta Inspiration
NEW Stamping Smiles Designs - Open, T3, RW, 2W - Always Tic-Tac-Toe (see below)

25th
Monthly
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW, M - Die Cuts and/or Punches

30th
Monthly
Natalie and Amy - Open, E3, T3, SW, M - CLOSED



SKETCHES & PICTURES

1st

2 Weeks
Curtain Call 



papersweeties-inspiration#42





Card Sketch:

Single Page Sketch: 

Double Page Sketch: 






2016-04

11th

TBA

15th

2 Weeks
 





 

Monthly


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