Sunday, 27 May 2018

Challenges for Days - Sunday Challenges

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

⇨  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 and right now we have an opening for at least one new person.  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 ! Marlene 

Outlawz Songs & Rhymes - Open, E1, Lyrics for Inspiration, RW(monthly) - 
           In Summer
Sunday Post Card - Open, 6" x 4" postcards only, JFF - 
The Paper Players - Open, OE4 - (#395)
             Sketch - see below

AAA Cards - Open, CAS, E3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#116)
             4th year Birthday Celebration
CD Sunday - Open, MU something from a CD, T3 - W1 of 2 -
              Beautiful Blooms
Dragonfly Journeys - Open, E5, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#119)
              Somewhere over the Rainbow
International Art & Soul - Open, E3, JFF - W1 of 2 - (#34)
             Nothing Square of Oblong
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#82)
                Always Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - E1, T3, MU Snippets, RW W1 of 2 - (327)
                 Anything Goes
Stella Says Sketch - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#611) 
                 Sketch (see below) TBA
Sunday Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, DT Top Picks (JFF) - W2 of 2  (#180)
                 Sweet Visions- see below
The Library Challenge  Open UE, UOE, JFF, DT, Fav  - W1 of 2 - (#8)
                Breakfast at Tiffanys

613 Avenue Create - Open, E3, T5 -May - (#208) 
                    Anything Goes + Twist: Mainly Blue
Addicted to Stamps - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3, RW(if prize) or SW - May - (#164)  
Angie's Digital Stamps - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - May - (#20) 
                   Anything Goes with OPTIONAL No Twist
The Corrosive Challenge - Open, E3, T6, SW - May  (#5) 
                    Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams - Open, RW, T3 - May- 
                 Here come the Girls
Lasting Memories Layouts - SB Layouts Only, T3 -May (#390) 
                   Variety of Shapes - Hearts
Love To Create - Open, T3, RW (UK only) - May - (#8)
                   Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
More Mixed Media - Mixed Media, Open, M, MF, SW, T5 -May - 
                   Anything Goes + Optional Pink
Penny Black and More - Open, No Digis, MU, E3, T3, RW -May-
                  Anything Goes
Pile It On - Open, T3, RW May - (#142) 
                  Sports and Hobbies
Stamping Sensations - Open, MU Stamp/Digi, E3, T3, SW (w/ prize) - May - 
                  Close to Nature
STAMPlorations Mixed Media - Open, No Cards, Must Stencil,
                    Use Site Graphic in your Post, T3, SW - May - 
                   Things with Wings

Starts the 2nd Sunday of the Month 
Fashionable Stamping ;- Open, Must Rubber Stamp, T3, SW - May - (135)

Picture Inspiration & Sketches

“Never love a wild thing...If you let yourself love a wild thing, you'll end up looking at the sky.”
The Library Challenge

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Challenges for Days ~ Saturday Challenges

Swati here with this week's Saturday Challenges. 

Please note that this is just a guide, 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

Thank you.  

 Hope everyone has a great Saturday! 

Allsorts - Open, E3, T5, RW - (#469)
                   Insects, bugs, bees and butterflies
Card Challenge Junkies - Open, Must Join, UE,  JFF
                   Must Check Facebook
Catch the Bug - Open, (CU - larger prize), E3, RW 
                    Photo Inspiration - See Below
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Open, Must Be Christmas, RW - (#387) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: use some sliver
Crazy 4 Challenges - Open, E1, JFF - (#436) 
Christmas Card Throwdown - Open, MB Christmas, OE10
                   Top Honour + Mentions 
                   Colour/Sketch/Theme challenge - see below
Elliebelle's Creative Moments - W, SW, JFF, 3E - (#17)
Hiding in My Craft-Room - Open, E3, RW (monthly winner) - (#354)
                   Any holiday 
                   Design Team Call
Jo's Scrap Shack (Funday Friday) - Open, E3, RW - (#235) 
                   Always Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Open, OE3, SW - (#442)
        Color week - see below 
Kraftin' Kimmie - CU to win, CU Sketch in any challenge, RW (#432)
                     All about dad
Outlawz PAM - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW (monthly winner) -  
                   Create a scene
Sweet Stampin' - Open, Must Stamp, E3, T3 - 
                   Paper piecing
Sketch Saturday - E3, RW, T3 - (#515) 
                   Sketch - see below


Addicted to CAS - Open, E2, OE10, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#137) 
A Gem of a Challenge - Open, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#220) 
                    Use THREE of something (plz. state what your THREE are)
Challenge Up Your Life - Open, E1, OE5, SW - W1 of 2 - (#92) 
Crafting with Dragonflies - Open, E1, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#105) 
                    The colour purple
Crafty Friends - Open, 2W, E3, RW, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#84)
                     The Letter B
Di's Digi Designs - CU (entry into special draw), E3, T3, RW - W2 of 2 -
                    Load on the Embellishments 
Inkspirational - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#161) 
                    Photo Inspiration {Lake} - See below
Inspired by All the Little Things - Open, Weekly Standouts - W2 of 2 - (#86) 
                    See Inspiration Below
Less Is More - Open must be CAS, OE5, T3 - W1 of 2- (#372) 
                    Sketch - see below
My Time to Craft - Open, JFF, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#371)
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Must Be For Children, T3, SW - W2 of 2 -
                    Anything Goes 4 kids 
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - Open, OE10 - W2 of 2 - (#110) 
                    I is for Inky

Blog Studio 75 - CU, E3 - May - (#4) 
                    Fussy cutting
Brown Sugar - Open, E2, T3, RW - May (#278)
                    Masculine or Father's days theme
Crafter's Castle - Open, W, CT3, E3, Nothing Questionable/Offensive- May  (#5)
                    Anything goes
                    Optional Theme: Share a favorite technique
Crafty Calendar - Open, MF, E3, T3, SW - May - 
                    Things with wings
Fairy and Unicorn - MU Mythical Creatures, T5 - May -
                    Anything goes
                    Optional Theme: Fairies
Penny Black Saturday - MU, RW - May -
                    Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: Favorite PB Stamp
Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Open, MF, E3, ST3, OEU -
                    Use three chipboards

Inspiration Picture/Sketch Challenges

Friday, 25 May 2018

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.

Crafty Catz - Open, E3, T3, SW - (#418) 
                    Theme:  Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Christmas
Daring Cardmakers - Open, JFF -   
                    Handmade Flowers
Just Add Ink - Open, OE5 (top peach), T3, SW - (#410
                    Just Add...  "Inspiration", see below
The Outlawz Challenges - Must Sign In, 4 Themes, E3, RW(monthly)
                     Please note new format  - Challenge will Always be the
                     following 5 Topics 
                    Theme 1:  Birthday
                    Theme 2:  Get Well
                    Theme 3:  Anniversary / Wedding
                    Theme 4:  Christmas 
                    Theme 5 : Anything Goes
Polkadoodles- Open, OE9, T2, SW(#21
                    Always Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - CU double entry, MF, E3, T5, RW - (#297)  
                    Always Anything Goes
TGIF - Open, JFF, SW, MU Challenge Graphic and # - (#161) 
                     Technique Challenge,  see below 

Fortnightly (every 2 Weeks)
Aloha Friday - (Kitty Bee Designs) - CU double entry, E2, OE9, T3, 
      RW, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#119)  
                    Anything Goes Optional Twist Congrats
Alphabet Challenge - Open, T3 -W1 of 2 
                    E -   Ebony
CAS on Fridays - Open, E1, OEU, W is next GDT - W2 of 2 - (#133 )
                    Birthday Card
CAS-ual Fridays - Open, Must Be CAS, T4, SW - W1 of 2 - (#200) 
                     Birthday Celebration
Colour Crazy - Open, E2, T3, RW - W1 of 2 - (#21)  W2 of 2 - (#20) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Color My Heart - CU bonus point, SW - W1 of 2 - (#293) W2of 2 (#293) 
                    Colours - see below  
Crafting With Friends - Open, MF, E3, UOE, SW, DT Fave  
                      W1 of 2 -(#68)   
Always Anything Goes 
Creative Friday - Open, JFF, E4 - W1 of 2 - (#206) 
Cut it Up - Open, MU Die Cut, MF, (Prizes North America only) E1, 
                  T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#148)  
                    Cats Or Dogs
Fussy and Fancy Friday's - Open, E3, OE10, T5, RW - 
                    W2of 2 - (#212) 
                    Favourite Florals
Jingle Belles - Open, Must Be Christmas, T3 - W2 of 2 
                    Tie A Ribbon Around The Christmas Tree
Simon Says (Flickr) - MU, UE, RW, OE3 -W1 of 2
Victorine Originals - Open, MF, RW, T3 - W1 of 2 
                    Always a Mood Board, see below 
Winter Wonderland - MU Digi, Must Be Christmas, E3, T3, RW - 
                                   W1 of 2
                    All HEARTS Come Home For Christmas
Your Next Stamp - CU for top pick, T1, RW - W2 of 2 - (#90) 
                    Sketch and/or Inspiration, see below 

A Vintage Journey - Open, Must Be Vintage/Shabby/Mixed Media/
                    Steam Punk/Industrial Genre, JFF, T3, SW - May -
                    Words And Music
Creative Artiste Challenge - Open, Mixed Media, Can Use Digis,
                    MF, E3, EO5, RW, SW (winners outside UK to pay
                    shipping cost) - May - 
                    Always Anything Mixed Media Goes
Creative Fingers - Open, E3, RW - Mar /April
                      Always Anything Paper Craft Goes
Pattie's Creations - CU preferred and Extra Entry, MU Digital/Rubber
                               Stamped Image, E2, RW - May - 
Simply Create Too - Open, E3, T3 - May- (# 138)
                     Anything But A Card
Simply Papercraft- Open, JFF, E3, MF, T3 - May / June (#56)
                      (last Fri of Month)                                           
STAMPlorations - CU, MU Stamps, E3(if wholly digital E1 otherwise), 
                               T3 - May  - 
                    Theme only this month (Things With Wings), see below
Quick Quotes - CU, E1, T3, RW(USA Shipping only) - June -  
Take It, Make It - Open, MU Stamping, E3, T3, RW, SW - June - 
                    Always Anything Goes (week off)
Viva la Verve Sketches - Open, CU, EU - May-  
                     Always A Sketch (see below) 

Inspiration Pictures & Sketches

Just Add Ink





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