Monday, 29 May 2017

Challenges for Days ~ Monday Challenges

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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.

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*NEW* Always Fun Challenges - Open, E3, T3, W - (#8)
Atlantic Hearts Sketch - Open, T3 - W - (#214)
                  Always a Sketch (see below) 
Bitten by the Bug 2 - MU Cricut, JFF - 
                   Friends Forever
Crafting from the Heart - Open, MF, E3, SW - 
                    Always Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion - Open, E3, SW - 
                    On Break due to Internet Problems 
From the Heart Stamps (I {heart} Card Sketches) - MU - 
                    On Break
Heart 2 Heart - MU CTMH Products, T10 - 
                     Color Challenge - Emerald, Blossom & Lemon (see below)
I Am the Diva - JFF, - W - 
                    See Blog for Weekly Tangle/Theme
Make It Monday - MU, E1, RW - W - (#286) 
                    Coordinating Card Pairs
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Open, Must be Christmas, SW - W - (#250) 
                    Rustic Christmas (see below)
Mojo Monday - Open - W - (#499) 
                    Always a Sketch (see below) 
Muse Card Club - Cards Only, MF, Comment on 3 other Submissions,
                    Vote on at least 3 other Submissions, T3voted on, SW - W - (#218) 
                    Birthday Party, CASE Ardyth, see blog
Outlawz Greetings - Open, Must Sign In, E1, RW(monthly) - 
                    Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Open, E3, T3, RW, SW - W - (#1722) 
                    Always Anything Goes (except 5th Monday) 
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Open, E5, TList, RW - 
                    We're Going Around in Circles          
Take A Word - Open, JFF - 
Use Your Stuff - Open, JFF - W - (#266) 
                    Summer Project & Blog Hop 

Fortnightly/2 Weekly

Artistic Inspirations - Open, MF, Must Comment, JFF, E3, T3, SW - W1 of 2 - (#180) 
                    Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: Flowers
Aurora Wings - (CU for 3E), 1E, T3, RW, SW - W2 of 2 - (#50) 
                    My Secret Garden
Cards in Envy - Open, E3, T3, SW - W2 of 2 
                   Favorite Color Combo & Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Open, EO14, T5, SW - W2 of 2 - (#189) 
                    Floral Profusion 
Dream Valley Challenges - Open, OE10, RW - W1 of 2 - (#157) 
                    More than One Fold
Fantabulous Cricut - MU, E1, RW - W1 of 2 - (#302) 
House Mouse - MU, MF, SW - W1 of 2 - (#242) 
                   Think Pink w/ a House Mouse Image 
Incy Wincy - Open, E5, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - 
                    Black, White & One oher Color
Karleigh Sue Digi Stamps - Facebook - Open, MF, E3, OE15, T3, SW - W! of 2 
                    MUST Join to See 
*NEW* Lawn Fawnatics - MU, RW - W2 of 2 - (#5) 
                    Spring Inspiration Board (see below)
Make My Monday - Open, T3 - W1 of 2 - (#47) 
                    Victorian Romance
Ooh La La Creations - CU, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#229) 
                    Food and/or Drink 
Scrapbook Stamp Society - CU, E3, T3 - W2 of 2 - (#117) 
                    Anything Goes w/ Option of Butterflies
Stampin' Royalty - CU, E6, STP - W! of 2 - (#!) 
                   On Break
Stamps & Fun - Open, JFF - W2 of 2 - (#302) 
The Crazy Challenge - Open, E4, T3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#249) 
The Paper Girls - Open, MF, E3, RW - W2 of 2 - (#128) 
                   Recipe (see below)


*NEW* Digitally Made - 100% Digital, E3, OE5, JFF, SW, DT Fav - May(#1) 
                    Anything Goes
Get Creative Challenges - Open, E3, SW - May - (#58) 
                    Use Buttons and Bows
House of Cards - Open, OE9, SW - May 
                    Use Sequins and/or Use Colors (see below) 
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - MF, Prizes vary - May - (#36) 
                    Use Faux or Real Stitching
Path of Positivity - Open, E3, Voted winners - May - (#49) 
                    Anything Goes w/ the option of Present not Perfect
SUYP Cat Challenge - MUST include Cats, Open, RW - May - (#18) 
                    Furrything Goes/Birthday
The Paper Nest Dolls - CU to be in Random Draw, E2, T3, RW - May(#6) 
                    Always Anything Goes 
UnstampaBelles - Open, NO STAMPING, E3, T1, RW - May - (#68) 
                    Layering & Borders TWIST:Use a Border Punch/Die
Whoopsi Daisy - MU a Digi or Image/Element/Paper from a CD,
                    E2 (CU E3), T3, RW - May 
                    Tice Tac Toe (see below)

2nd Monday of the Month
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Open, Must be Cute, E3, T3, SW - May - (#111) 
                    Ribbon & Rubber

Images, Sketches, Inspirational Photos


Fortnightly/2 Weekly
The Paper Girls


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. 

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1 Week
*NEW* Digitally Made - Open, 100% Digital Creations, E3, OE10, JFF - 1W - (#1)
                    Anything Goes 

2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW - 2W - (#43)
                    Always Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW - 2W
                    Always Anything Goes
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW - 2W
                    Flutter (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW - 2W - (#72)
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W - (#168)
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
                    CU, E5, OE5, T1, RW - 2W
                   Colour Challenge (see below)
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 2W - (#172)

3 Weeks
CAS Mix Up - MU CAS Mixed Media, Use All 3 Elements - 3W
                    Element 1: Stamping
                    Element 2: Splattering
                    Element 3: Your Choice (see Right Side Bar of Blog)

*NEW* 2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Open, E3, RW - M - (#2)
                    Always Anything Goes But MUT have an Animal/Critter
a2z Scrapbooking - Open, MU 1 Hero Art Product, E5, RW - M
                    Sentiment Focus
A Blog Named Hero - Open, MU, OE5, E5, T1, RW - M
A Perfect Time To Craft - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav - M - (#5)
                    Always Anything Goes
Altenew - MU, 4SW - M
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
Altered Eclectics - Open, Must be Altered Projects NO CARDS/ATC's, T5,
                    2 Runner-Ups, SW - M
                    Always Anything Goes
Animal Friends - Open, Must include an Animal, E3, OE10, T3 - M - (#50)
                   Everything but Cards
Aussie Digital Artist Challenge - Open, E3, T3, DT Fav - M - (#4)
                    Always Anything Goes
ARTastic Challenge - Open, OE3, T3, RW, SW - M
                    Criteria: Flowers
                    Photo Inspiration: See Below
Artistic Stamper - Open, Must include Rubber Stamping, RW - M
                    Floral Fantasy
Card Mania - Open, E3, T3, RW - M - (#92)
                    Colourful Life
Chalk N Stock - Open, MF, MU Chalk, E4, RW - M
                    Always Anything Goes
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Open, CU, E3, T3, RW - M
                    Ribbon And Lace
Christmas Cards All Year Round - MU Christmas, Open, E5, RW - M
Clarity Stamp Challenge - Facebook - MU, Stamps/Stencils only, E1, T5, RW - M
Classic Design Team - Open, Must be on a DT, Digi or Rubber Stamping,
                    E3, T3, RW, SW - M - (#14)
                   Always Anything Goes
Club KennyK - Facebook - MU, E2, T3, Best Colouring, RW - M
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    DT Theme: Masculine
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - M
                    Gossamer Blue Main March Kit (see below)
Country View Crafts' - Open, T4, RW - M
                    Flower Power
Craft-Dee BowZ - Open, SW - M
                    Always Anything Goes with A Handmade Bow
                    Vellum Techniques
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges - Open, E3, T3, RW - M
                    Always 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 Ladybirds Creations - Open E3, T3, RW - M - (#26)
                    Always Anything Goes
Creative With Stamps - Open, MU Rubber Stamping, Must comment on 3
                    other Blogs, Must Add Challenge Graphic in Blog,
                    E3, OE10, T3, SW - M - (#14)
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration - Open, Prizes Only For Scrapbook Pages -
                    for more information please follow the link - M - (#229)
                    Major Case File #229 (see below)
Die Cut Diva's - MU a Die/Embossing Folder, OE5, E4, RW, - M
                    May Flowers
Digistamps4Joy - Open, E3, RW, SW - M - (#136) + DT CALL
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Weddings
DL.ART - Linky Challenge - Open, MF, E3 - M
                    Always Anything Goes
Do-Al(l) Creatives - Open, E3, T3, SW - M - (#5)
                    Let Your Hearts Speak
Doing Life - TLC Challenge - Open, MF, E1, (for Unlimited, MU TLC),
                    T3, RW - M - (#10)
                    Always Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Open, T5/100, 2 Runner-up, SW - M
                    Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy - Open, CU for separate draw, E3, RW - M - (#9)
Gecko Galz - MU, GD, RW x2 - M
                    Country Charm (see below)
Groovi Worldwide - Facebook - MU Clarity Products, E1, T5, RW - M
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Red
High Hopes Stamps - MU, Leave a Comment, E3, RW - M
                    Anything Goes
Just For Fun - MU Rubber Stamps (No Digi's), CU, E3, OE5 - M
                   A Mother's Love (see below)
Kraft+ - MU Kraft, Open, OE1, GD, RW, SW - M
                    Theme: Photo's that are not Square or Rectangular (see below)
                    Criteria: Kraft
Love To Craft - Open, E5, T3, JFF - M - (#10)
                    Always Anything Goes
MHK Designs - Open, Photo Theme or ATG if MHK is used - M
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
*NEW* Mix It Up - Open, E5, T3, JFF - M - (#1)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Embossing
Mixed Media Mojo - Open, T1 - M
                    Theme: Celebration
                    Twist: Wedding
Monthly Themes For Crafting - Open, JFF - M
                    Photo Inspiration (see below)
My Besties International - MU, E3, T3, RW - M
                    Challenge: Anything Goes
                    Theme: Ribbons and/or Lace
Naughty or Nice Challenge - Open, OE5, SW2 - M - (#39)
                    Share A Smile (see below)
Oddball Art - FaceBook - MU, E3, T3, RW - M
                    Always Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper - Open, Any Stamp Except Digi, E5, RW - M
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Sketch (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 - (#24)
                    Magic of Markers
Paper Creator's Crafts - Open, CU, E3, RW - M
Paper Sweeties - CU for extra entry, SW - M - (#55)
                    Inspiration Photo (see below)
Paradise Of Stamps - MF, MU Stamps, Open, E3, T3, RW - M - (#56)
                    For Someone Special
Pink + Main - Open, CU, OE3, E3, RW - M - (#21)
                   Anything Goes
Pixels and Paper - Open, E3, OE1(must be Sketch only), RW, SW - M
                    Photo Inspiration: See Below
                    Challenge Criteria: 1, 2, 3 Challenge
Scrap From Your Heart - Open, E5, OE10, T3, RW - M - (#9)
Scrap It With A Song - Open, Include Your Inspiration, SW will be GD - M
*NEW* SheepSki Designs - Open, Only Hand Coloured Stamped or Digital Images,
                    MF, E3, OE10, T3, RW - M - (#2)
                    Anything Goes
Simply Magnolia - MU, E2, T3, RW - 
                    Button & Lace
Some Odd Girl - MU, T3, SW - M
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Anything but a Card!
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Open, T3, SW - M - (#76)
Stampinback - Facebook - MU, Rubber Stamps, SW - M
Stick It Down - Open, No Digitals, T3 - M
                    Card Sketch: See Below
                    Single Page Sketch: See Below
                    Double Page Sketch: See Below
Stuck?! - Layouts, OE3, GD, RW - M
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge - Open, E5, T3, RW, SW - M - (#36)
                    Put A Stamp On It (see below)
Viva Las VegaStamps! - MU, RW, SW - M
                    Always Inspiration Board (see below)
WOW! Embossing - MU/or Heat Emboss, MF, RW - M

3 Weeks
DCWV Inc - Facebook - Open, Top Picks, SW - 
                    Moodboard (see below)

Fabrika Fantasy - MU, Open, RW - M - (#14)
                    Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Open, JFF, RW - 

3 Weeks
The Flower Challenge - Open, MU Flowers (Main Focus + if using Digi's
                    must be handcoloured), Must Comment on 3 other Entries,
                    E5, OE6, T3, RW - 3W - (#8)
                    CASE a DT Member

Happy Little Stampers - Christmas - Open, RW, JFF - M
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Optional Twist: Mask
*NEW* Let's Craft And Create - Open, MF and Comment, E3, SW - M - (#125)
                   Make Your Own Background
More Mixed Media - Open, E3, 3RW - M - (#14)
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Optional: Pink
The Color Sisters - Colour Palette - Open, SW - M - (#43)
                    Always A Colour Palette (see below)
*NEW* STAMPlorations - CUTplorations - MU, 3DTFav, SW - M
                   Inspiration Photo (see below)

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - 3W - 
                    Mini Kit (see below)

Challenge YOUrself - Paper Layout Only, MU a Pic of YOU, T3, RW - M - (#41)
                    Inspire! (see below)
The Card Chain Challenge - Open, Must Post Card, MU at least 1 below - M
                    Colour Palette: See Below
                    Sketch: See Below
                    Themes: Stripes/Houses/Friendship
                    Products: Penny Black/Glitter/Sewing

Happy Little Stampers - Dies - Open, RW, JFF - M
                    Always Anything Goes

Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Open, E3, DT Favourites, RW - M - (#17)
                    Mighty Men In May
Sweet Stampers Challenge - MU Stamp/Digi, E5, DT Favs, JFF - M - (#7)
                    Dots and/or Stripes
*NEW* Crafty Purple Frog - Open, T3, RW - M
                    Inspired by Your Garden Flowers

Happy Little Stampers - ATC's - Must be 2.5"x3.5", Open, RW, JFF - M
                    COMING IN JUNE
Not Just Cards - Open, RW, SW, T5 - M - (#44)
                    One For The Boys - Anything Goes

3 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - M - (May #1)
                    The Good Life

2 Weeks
A Bit More Time To Craft - Open, E3, 3RW - 2W - (#44)
                    Always Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Two - Open, E3, RW - 2W
                   Always Anything Goes
CSI : Colour, Stories, Inspiration - Open, Prizes Only For Scrapbook Pages -
                    for more information please follow the link - 2W - (#230)
                    Major Case File #230 (see below)
Curtain Call - Open, T5, SW - 2W
                    Frosting (see below)
Dies R Us - Open, MU Dies, E3, T3, RW - 2W - (#73)
                    Shaped Cards/Projects
Feeling Sketchy - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W - (#169)
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
Let's Scrap - Open, OE10, T3, SW - 2W
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
Rubber Dance Art Stamps - Theme Challenge - (Rubber Stamps Only) CU,
                    E5, OE5, T1, RW - 2W
                    Rule of Three (see below)
*NEW* Stuck?! - Layouts, OE3, GD, RW x2 - 2W
                    Always a Sketch (see below)
The Crafter's Cafe - Open, MF, E3, T3, RW - 2W - (#173)

*NEW* 2 Cute Ink - Open, E2, OE10, T1, SW - M - (#137)
Bastel-Traum - Open, SW - M - (#53)
                    Cards for Men or Boys
Crafty Girlz - Open, E3, T3, JFF - M
                    Theme: Always Anything Goes
                    Option: Use Colours in Photo Inspiration (see below)
Creatalicious - Open, MF, Voted W - M - (#115)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Option: Stencils
Kreativeinkauf - Open, E3, OE10, RW - M - (#51)
                   Pennants or Hearts(see below)
Marianne's Design Divas - MU (Minimum 3 products), SW - M - (#17)
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Option: Baby
Oddball Art - Open, (MU for Prizes), E3, T3, RW - M
                    Challenge: Anything Goes
                    Optional Theme: Mothers Love
Scribbles Designs - CU for unlimited entries, E3, T3, SW - M - (#53)
                    Big Wheels Keep on Turning (see below)
Sparkles Monthly - Open, T3, RW - M - (#92)
                    Four or More Legs
Whimsie Doodles - Open, E2, OE5, RW, SW (MU to be Guest Designer) - M
                    Theme: Anything Goes
                    Twist: In The Garden/Flowers
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Open, Must be on a DT,
                    SW, RU, T3 - M - (#22)
                    Always Anything Goes

2 Weeks
Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Open, E1 - 2W - (May #2)
                   Mix It Up!

The Color Sisters - Surprise Challenge - Open, T3, RW - M - (#16)
                    Metal (see below)

*NEW* A Inky Mess - MU Mixed Media, E3, T3, RW - M - (#11)
                    Anything Mixed Media or Altered Art
Elisabeth Bell's World - MU, T3, RW - M - 

2 Weeks




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Card Sketch:
  May Card Sketch 
Single Page Sketch:
 May Single Page Sketch 
Double Page Sketch:
  May Double Page Sketch





I'll be back on the 1st with the next updates on the challenges ~ Thanks! Sammi