A site for my handmade cards, accompanied by my photos and written meanderings which are occasionally witty, often tongue-in-cheek, and rarely profound. Beginning in June 2013, you'll also see lots of NBUS, which is an acronym I coined for Never-Before-Used-Schtuff. Note: my Privacy Policy can be found at a tab below. Thanks for coming by! Have a beverage and enjoy!


These are challenges I like to play in, with links to the sites and badges they want us to put in our posts, if we participate.  The challenges are in Alpha Betty order and the Christmas card challenges are at the end (CTL +End).


  1. Altenew Challenge
  2. Back to Basics and Beyond
  3. Butterfly Challenge (Use butterflies and letter of alphabet.)
  4. Card Concept
  5. Cardz 4 Galz
  6. Cardz for Guyz
  7. CAS - Colours & Sketches
  8. CAS Mix-Up
  9. CAS on Friday
  10. CAS Stencil
  11. CAS Watercolour Card Challenge
  12. CAS(E) This Sketch
  13. CASology (No limit on other challenges you can enter.)
  14. The Color Throwdown
  15. Country View Challenges
  16. Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge
  17. Crazy for CAS
  18. The Crooked Stamper Sketch Challenge R.I.P. Leslie
  19. Day of the Month Card Club
  20. Double D Challenges
  21. Double Trouble
  22. The Flower Challenge
  23. Freshly Made Sketches
  24. Fusion Card Challenge  (Photo and Sketch.)
  25. Inkspirational
  26. Just Add Ink
  27. Just Us Girls
  28. Krafty Chicks
  29. Less Is More (You may only join in four other challenges.)
  30. Little Red Wagon
  31. Lost Coast Portal to Creativity
  32. Love to Craft
  33. The Male Room
  34. Memory Box (Must use Memory Box product.)
  35. Mix It Up Challenge
  36. Mojo Monday Sketches
  37. Moving Along With the Times
  38. My Favorite Things Blog Challenge (Color and Sketch.)
  39. Paper Players (Limit of four challenges.)
  40. Pixie's Crafty Workshop (Must use snippets/scraps.)
  41. Poppystamps Challenge (Once a month. Must use Poppystamp product. Once at site, click on "challenge" to bring you to current month.)
  42. Rainbow Card Challenge
  43. Retro Rubber
  44. Reverse Confetti Challenge
  45. Seize the Birthday
  46. Shopping Our Stash
  47. Simon Says Monday Challenge
  48. Simon Says Wednesday Challenge
  49. Stamp Ink Paper Challenge
  50. Stamplorations (See several individual challenges at site.)
  51. Stinkin' Inkers
  52. Sweet Stampers Challenge
  53. Sunday Stamps
  54. TIME OUT Challenge
  55. Uniko Studio Challenges (No limit on other challenges you can enter.)
  56. UnstampaBelles (NO stamping.)
  57. Use Your Stuff
  58. Watercooler Wednesday
  59. Where Creativity Meets C9
  60. Words 2 Craft By


OH Babs said...

Are you kidding me, I had no idea there were this many challenges as I stick to two.

Lesley said...

Thank you for adding me to your list, Darnell. You are so supportive and I appreciate your friendship.

Beverly G said...

Since I've been MIA for awhile I decided to look at the challenges you participate in. Some I recognize and some are new to me. I now know where to come to find challenges to play in as I get more creative time in my studio.

Sue Reynolds said...

Great idea, now I know where to come for challenges. I'll be back. I may add a page of challenges I have entered in, right now I have them on an excel sheet to go to quickly to see what other challenges my card will meet, but my list is a lot shorter. Thank you for sharing.

Christy Q said...

Thanks for this compilation, Darnell!! I've been out of the game for so long (even shut down my blog for a few months since Mr. Mojo deserted me) so I really appreciate your list here. Now I know where to go when I am stumped for inspiration and need a swift kick in the rear! :)

Bonnie Lynn said...

Wow! I didn't realize there were this many challenges out there myself. Thanks for the list and the inspiration.