Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Challenges for Days - Tuesday Challenges

This list is just a guide so please check the rules on the challenge blogs to be sure your entry qualifies.

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CASology - Open, SW - (#279) 
CAS Colours and Sketches - Open, Must Be CAS, E3, OE5, T3 -  (#253) 
                    Sketch - see below
City Crafter - Open, SW - (#392) 
                    Christmas Tree
                    Picture Inspiration: see below
Crafty Sentiments - Open, E3, T3, RW -  
Die Cuttin' Divas - MU, T3, RW -  (#347) 
                    Make a Box
Digi Choosday Challenge (Polkadoodles) - Open, E2, T3, RW - (#50) 
                    Anything Goes
Outlawz - Color Challenge - Must Sign In, MU Color Combo & Twist,
                    E1, RW (monthly) -  
                    Photo Inspiration - see below
                   Twist:  Winter Fun             
Paper Minutes - Open, JFF - W - (#516)
                    Christmas Countdown - Santa Hat
Passion for ProMarkers - MU, T3, RW -  (#424) 
                    Mega Christmas Challenge - Add a Sentiment
                    Runs until January 2nd
Shopping Our Stash - Open, OE12, T3 -  (#333) 
                    Let's play Tag!
Stamp, Ink Paper Challenge - Open, T3 -  (#129) 
                    Colours - see below
Through the Craft Room Door - Open, E2 - Dec 12th - 18th
                    Anything Goes 
Try Stampin' On Tuesday - Open, T3 - (#352) 
                    Sketch: see below
                    Option: Time to Celebrate
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Open, RW - (#433) 
                    Sketch - see below
Tuesday Throwdown - Open, Must Stamp, E3 (E1 Anything Goes),
                    T3, RW - (#372) 
                    Anything Goes

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

Cards and More - Open, Must Stamp, OE4, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#199) 
Cardz 4 Guyz - Open, E3, T3, JFF - (W2 of 2) - (#184)
Cuttlebug Mania - MU Manual Machines, E3, T2, SW - W1 of 2 -
                    Anything Christmas-using die or embossing folder - see below
Everybody Art Challenge - Open, RW - W2 of 2 - (#414) 
Fairy Tale Challenge - Open, NO Digi Stamps, SW - W2 of 2 - (#182) 
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Open, SW - W1 of 2 - (#279) 
                    Colour Challenge - see below
Ike's World Challenge Blog - CU (extra entry), 3E, 2W - W2 of 2 - (#103
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Twist: Victorian Christmas
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Open, E3, No Digital Projects - W2 of 2 - (#56) 
                    Anything Goes
{Pin}spirational - Open, T3, SW - W2 of 2 - (#205) 
                    Picture Inspiration - see below
Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Open, Older Stamps and it's Age, December -
                    5RU, JFF, SW - W2of 2 - (#77) 
                    Picture Inspiration - see below - Merry Christmas!
The Holly & Ivy Christmas Challenge - Open, Must Be Christmas,
                    E3, OE15 - W1 of 2 - (#21)
                    Anything Christmas Goes - Challenge will last until 07th January
Try It on Tuesday - Open, OE4, T5, RW - W1 of 2 

Monthly Challenges
Creates and Makes Challenge Blog - Open, E3, T3, RW - Nov (#17) 
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional: no option
Magnolia-Licious Challenge - MU (see challenge rules), E3 - Dec 5th (#16) 
                    Anything Goes
                    Option: Winter
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge - Open, CW, CT3, Badges - December
                    Celebrating the Holidays
The Cat's Pajamas - Open, CU - (#341) 
                    Tag It!
The Sketch File - Open, JFF - December
                    Always a Sketch Challenge - TBA
Tiddly Inks Challenge - MU, 2SW - December 5th(#208) 
                    Be Merry!
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Open, E3, DT T3, CW, RW - Nov 7th - Taking a break until January 2nd (#27) 
                    Anything Goes

Starts on the 2nd Tuesday each month
A Snowflakes Promise Open, E3, Season themes, RW, T3 JFF - Nov - (#47)
                    ON A BREAK UNTIL 9TH JANUARY

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Fortnightly (every 2 weeks)

Cuttlebug Mania

Hand Stamped Sentiments

Retro Rubber 

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Monday, 11 December 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 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.

I just want to take a moment to wish our faithful followers {and new friends!} a very Happy Holiday Season!
Have a Wonderful Monday Christi 

Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3 - (#36) 
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - (#242)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF -  
                  Christmas Gifts, Boxes or Embellished Treats
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - (#186)
                 Always Anything Goes
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 -
                 Christmas Critters (running until 12/31) 
I Am the Diva - JFF, - (#346)
                  See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme 
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW, After Release Week see
                             "Create Along with Us" Challenge Below -  (#30*) 
                 On Break Until 1/8/18
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - (#269) 
                  Color Challenge (see below)
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment & Vote on 3 other Submissions,
                    T3 voted on, SW - (#246) 
                  Use Muse Card Below as Inspiration 
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) -
                  Flowers & Ribbons
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - (#1751)
                  Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW -  
                  Christmas/Winter Holidays
Take A Word - Digital Creations, JFF -  
                  Christmas Greetings
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - (#292) 
                  Christmas is Coming!

Fortnightly/2 Weekly
Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#192) 
                    Always Anything Goes                                
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W2 of 2 - (#62) 
                    Anything But a Card
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                   Jingle All The Way
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#202) 
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#169) 
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#316) 
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#256) 
                    Anything Christmas (or Anything Goes) w/ a House Mouse Image 
                    Last Challenge of 2017 - then on Break until 1/7/18
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Use Silver and Gold
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 - (#18) 
                    Emboss Resist (see below)
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W* of * - (#6*) 
                    On Break until 1/8/18 
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W* of * - (#24*) 
                   On Break Until The New Year 
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#131) 
                   Anything Goes  
                   Option of Christmas
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#314) 
                   Anything Goes
                   Last Challenge of 2017 - then on Break until 1/7/18
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#263) 
                   Christmas is Coming
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#141) 
                  Stamping Fun

                    Always Anything Goes MUST be Hand Colored
Digitally Made - Challenge Closed :(
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - Jan - (#6*) 
                    On Break Until January
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - Dec - 
                     End of Year Blog Hop plus Inspiration photo
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary - Dec(#43) 
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - Dec - (#54) 
                    Anything Goes
                    OPTION: Festivity
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - Dec - (#25) 
                    Always "Furry"thing Goes 
                    OPTION: Meowy Christmas 
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - Dec(#12) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - Dec - (#75) 
                    Zentangle Your Way to Christmas
                    TWIST: Make a Non-Traditional Item

2nd Monday of the Month
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - Dec - (#118) 
                    Stars and/or Snowflakes

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, - Nov/Dec - (#12) 
                    Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos


Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Lawn Fawnatics


Sunday, 10 December 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

⇨ 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 !  

Come and Get It - Open, E2, T3, RW - 
                    Christmas (Last challenge; runs all month, then challenge blog closes)
Cupcake Inspirations - Open, T6, E3 - (#435)
                    Always a Photo Inspiration (see below)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Open, E3, T3, RW - (#269)
Outlawz CAS - Open, Must Sign In, MU CAS, E1, RW - 
                    Something from your stash never used before
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#373)
                    Inspiration Photo  (see below)

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#105)
                     Sparkle (See below)
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - W1 of 2 -(#159)
                     Season's Greetings
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W2 of 2
                     Christmas Present
Christmas Card Challenges - Challenge Blog Closed 11-22-17
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#107)
                    Here Comes Santa Claus
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#71)
                    Always Anything Goes
MarkerPOP - MU product they carry, OE10, T3, RW - ** - (#132)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below) On break until January 1
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, RW W1 of 2 - (#311 & #312)
                    Anything Goes but MUST use Snippets
Ribbon Girl - Taking a break from Challenges for an unspecified period.
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#520)
                    Sketch (see below) 
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2 - (#167)
                    Sketch/Colors (see below)

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 - Dec - (#204) 
                    Anything Goes w/ Optional: Christmas/Winter
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - Dec - (#16) 
                    Taking a Break for the holidays
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - Dec - (#12) 
                    TBA  Holiday Break? Nothing posted since Nov. 5
Delicious Doodles - Open, E3 - Dec - 
                    Non-Traditional Christmas Colors
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - Dec - 
                    Non-traditional Christmas
Just for Fun Rubber Stamps - MU rubber stamps, JFF, OE5, E3 - Dec - 
                    Any Holiday
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 - Dec - (#370) 
                    Holiday Traditions (check blog for weekly specifics)
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - Dec - (#3)
                    Always Anything Mixed Media
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 - Dec - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional: **  TBA Dec 5
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW - Dec -
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW - Dec - (#137) 
                    Non-Traditional Holiday Colors (or use bonus theme)
         Bonus theme on 3rd Sunday:  **
Stamping Sensations - Open, Must Stamp, Digi OK, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - Dec - 
                    Winter Tree or Flowers
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - Dec - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
The Craft Barn - Twelve Month Challenge - Open, MU Poem, RW - Dec - 
                    Sara Coleridge's Poem - The Months (see below)

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - Dec/Jan - (#130) 
Mixed Media World - Open, Mixed Media, T3, SW - Dec/Jan 
                    Always Anything Goes  (Dec/Jan not posted yet)

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



On break until January 1


Chill December brings the sleet,
Blazing fire and Christmas treat