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Monday, 25 September 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.

HAPPY Monday! ~ Christi 

Weekly

Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3 - (#25) 
                   Anything Goes
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#231)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF -  
                   Autumn
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - (#176)
                    Always Anything Goes 
From the Heart Stamps - CLOSED
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                    Mad About Markers
I Am the Diva - JFF, - (#333)
                    See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme 
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week see
                             "Create Along with Us" Challenge Below -  (#**) 
                    September Blog Hop (Today, 9/25/17, only) Inspiration Photo Below
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - (#258) 
                    Penguins
Mojo Monday - CLOSED
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment on 3 other Submissions,
                    Vote on at least 3 other Submissions, T3voted on, SW - (#235) 
                     Use Muse Card Below as Inspiration 
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) -
                    Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - (#1840)
                    Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
                    Heavy Metal
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
                    Male
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#281) 
                    Old & New

Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#186) 
                    Always Anything Goes                 
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W2 of 2 - (#57) 
                    Crop It 
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                   Easy 1, 2, 3 cards (see blog)
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#196) 
                   Autumn
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#164) 
                    One for the Girls
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#310) 
                    Fall
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W2 of 2 - (#250) 
                   School Days (or Anything Goes) w/ a House Mouse Image 
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Unconventional Christmas
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Facebook - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW - W! of 2 
                    MUST Join to See 
Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#13) 
                    Fall Inspiration Board
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#55) 
                    Autumn Colors
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#237) 
                   Happily Ever After
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#126) 
                   Anything Goes  
                   Option of Colors Orange & Brown
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#308) 
                   Handmade Flowers
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#258) 
                   TBA
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#136) 
                   Harvest

Monthly

                    Always Anything Goes MUST be Hand Colored
 Digitally Made - Open, 100% Digital Creations, E3, OE10, JFF - Sept - (#5)
                    Fall 
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - Sept - (#62) 
                    Autumn/Fall
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - Sept -
                     Use Inspirational Photo - Add Text/Colors (see below) 
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary - Sept - (#40) 
                    Numbers
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - Sept - (#51) 
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION: Surround Yourself with Art
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Sept - (#21) 
                    Always "Furry"thing Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - Sept(#9) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - Sept - (#72) 
                    Sets of 3
                    TWIST: Use Cardboard
Whoopsi Daisy - CLOSED

2nd Monday of the Month

The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - Sept - (#115) 
                    My favourite cutie image

Third (3rd) Monday

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, - Sept/Nov - (#10) 
                    Christmas Animals

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos

Weekly



Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Lawn Fawnatics

Monthly

Sunday, 24 September 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 - 
                    Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T5, E3 - (#424)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#258)
                    Birthdays
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Color Challenge (see below)
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
                    Fairytales
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#363)
                    Sketch (see below)

Fortnightly
AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#99)
                     Autumn Colors (see below)
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W2 of 2 -(#153)
                     Stamp a Background
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2
                     Mellow Yellow
Christmas Card Challenges - CU, Open, T3, SW - W1 of 2 (#21) (Runs 11 days each time)
                     Theme: Always Anything Christmas Goes
                     Optional Twist:  Nativity (See below)
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#101)
                    Hexagons
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#)
                    Always Anything Goes 
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - W2 of 2 - (#189)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#130)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W2 of 2 - (#299 & #300)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Open, MU Ribbon/Twine/Lace, RW - W2 of 2
                    Use Any Image
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#515)
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W1 of 2 - (#162)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

Monthly
613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Sept - (#201) 
                    Anything Goes w/ Optional "Distress It"
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Sept - (#13) 
                    Anything Goes (No Twist this month) 
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Sept - (#9) 
                    Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - Sept - 
                    Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - Sept - 
                    Patterned Paper
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Sept - 
                    Sketch (see below)
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Sept - (#363) 
                    All About Patterns (Chevrons)
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Sept - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: Brown
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Sept -
                    Christmas
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Sept - (#134) 
                    Feather's and/or Scales
         Bonus theme on 3rd Sunday:  No Patterned Paper
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Sept - 
                    Color Challenge (see below)
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Sept - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW - Sept - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Oct/Nov - (#**) 
                    On a Break until October  8
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW - Sept/Oct
                    Always Anything Goes

Starts the 3rd Sunday of the Month
The Craft Barn Song Challenge - Open, (3 Weeks), RW - Sept/Oct - 
                   "Parisian Walkways"  (always check blog for lyrics)  

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

Weekly


Fortnightly


TBA





Warm September brings the fruit
Sportsmen then begin to shoot

Saturday, 23 September 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 - (#434) 
                   Things with wings
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#269)
                    TBA + DT Call
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW
                   Colors (see below)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#352) 
                    Anything Goes 
                    Optional Theme:  for a male
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#404) 
                    Interactive card
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#319) 
                    Any Holiday
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#207) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open - (#412)
         Photo Challenge (see below)
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW - (#400) 
                   Distress Inks
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - (#347) 
                   Sketch (see below)
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                    Color Challenge (Pink, Brown, Yellow)
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 -
                    Cute and Cuddly
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#482) 
                    Always A Sketch (see below) 

Fortnightly
Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW – W2 of 2 - (#120) 
                    Florals
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW – W2 of 2 - (#203) 
                    Fun Outside
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions – W2 of 2 - (#CCT18) 
                   Color challenge (see below)
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#90) 
                    Star Struck
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 W1 of 2 (#67)
                    Use ribbon and/or lace
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW – W1 of 2 
                    Autumn
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#144) 
                    Word (see below)
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 – W1 of 2 - (#355)
                    Die cuts only
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW – W2 of  2 
                    Fall Colors
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#93) 
                    L is for Lost and Found (see below)
The Pencil Case - MU Hand Colouring, E2, T3, RW - W? of 2 
                    Taking A Break

Monthly

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - September- (#8) 
                    Lace and color palette (see below)
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - September
                    Kids/babies
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - September - (#7) 
                    Anything goes
                     optional twist: pixie/gnome/troll
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - September
                    One layer card
Scrapper's Delights - Open, E3, RW - September- (#70) - DT Call
                    Always Anything Goes 

Starts 2nd Saturday of the Month

Sparkle n Glitter (Rick St, Dennis) MU, E3 - September(#5
                     
Anything goes
                     Optional theme: clowning around

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges
Weekly Challenges



Friday, 22 September 2017

Challenges for Days - Friday list

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
Brown Sugar - Moved to Saturdays List due to Time Difference 
Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#385)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Birthday Card
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -  
                    Queen for a Day
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, W, E3, OE unlimited, SW, DT Fave (#51) (NOW 2weekly)  
                     Always Anything Goes
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#378) 
                    Just Add.... Texture,  (see below)
Outlawz Festive Friday - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly)
                    Theme 1:  Let's go fishing
                    Theme 2:  A hunting we will go
                    Theme 3:  Favourite junk food
                    Theme 4:  Christmas
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#262)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist:  Embossing (heat or dry)
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and #(hashtag) - (#125) 
                     Transport, see below

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3,  RW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#104) 
                    Water Fun
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W2 of 2 
                    “N" is For Nautical
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#183) 
                     Shaker Cards, see  below
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#38)  W1 of 2 - (#38)
                    Anything Goes
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W1 of 2 - (#262)
                     Colours - see below
Crafting with Friends - Open, MF, W, E3, OE unlimited, SW, DT Fave W1 of 2 -(#51) 
                     Always Anything Goes

Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W2 of 2 - (#188)  
                    Ombre
Creative Fingers - Open, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#137) 
                    Always Anything Paper Craft Goes + DT Call
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only) E1, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#131)  
                    Change Is Good (Altered/Recycled)
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - W2 of 2 - (#196) 
                    Fall Colours
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W1 of 2 
                    Tic, Tac Toe, see below
Morgan's ArtWorld - Open, MU a Digi/Image, MF, E3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#19) 
                    Always Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Open, OE9, T2, SW - W2 of 2 - (#38
                    Always Anything Goes 
Really Reasonable Ribbon - MU Lace/Ribbon/Trim, JFF, E6 - W2 of 2 - (#172) 
                    Anything Goes
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3, JFF, T3, SW - W2 of 2 (#73)
                     Always Inspiration Picture, see below
That's Crafty! - Open, E3, RW(prizes UK Only) - W2 of 2  
                     Fly Away (Wings)
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi(Must Be Christmas), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2  
                     Wrap It Up
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#73) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration (see below)

Monthly
A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, T3, RW - September 
                    Altered Art
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW (winners outside UK to pay shipping cost) - September
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Dragons Lair Design Challenge - Open, E1, RW - September TBA
                    Taking A Break For Summer - Back In September 
Emerald City Crafts Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - September
                     Always Anything Goes
Making Memories - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - September
                    Always Anything Goes W / Option, Anything But Square
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                    Stamped Image, E2, RW - September
                    School Days
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - September
                      Use Ribbon And Buttons
Simply Papercraft - Open, JFF,E3, MF, T3 - September - (last Fri of Month)
                    Always Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), T3 - 
                    Taking A Break For Summer- Back October 6th
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - September
                     Anything Goes
Tag You're It - CAS Tags (can be part of a larger project), Open, OE3,
                    JFF, T3, SW - September    

                    BACK TO FORTNIGHTLY CHALLENGES - SEE LIST ABOVE
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 - September
                    Always Anything Goes
*NEW* Viva la Verve Sketches - Open, CU, EU - September
                     Always A Sketch (see below)


Inspiration Pictures & Sketches
Weekly

TGIF


Fortnightly

Sketch
 
Inspiration
   

Monthly

Viva la Verve


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