April Mid-Month Challenge Updates

Happy Easter! April's flying past far too fast. It's time for the mid-month challenge update already. Did you miss the first round? You can find them here

  • Rules: I've included links to each challenge site's rules page when available. Challenge sites occasionally change their rules, so bear in mind their information supersedes all information listed here.
  • Deadlines: Challenges are due the last day of the month unless noted with a RED deadline date. Specific times and time zones vary, so submit the day before the end of the month or check each challenge host's website for specific times. 
  • Allowable Formats: All challenges here allow for 12x12 traditional layouts. If you're a cardmaker or off-the-page artist, check challenge site rules for more information; many of these challenges welcome alternate forms of artwork!
  • Combination Rules & PrizesUnless otherwise noted, you can combine these challenges with othersEvery challenge host is different. Some encourage combining challenges, some request exclusivity, and others are somewhere in between. Read the rules of each host site carefully if you are entering for prizes.

Find their rules here.

Challenge: This month is all about being inspired!  We want to see what inspires you. And we especially want to see an inspirational photo with YOU in it!  
Entries: You may enter TWICE per month. (Any entries after the second entry will not be eligible for a prize.)
Combinations: Yes
Deadline: May 4th

Colorful Creations

Find their rules here.

Challenge: For this mid month challenge we would like you to create a project using only items that start with the first letter of your first name. (For example: Brenshevia (black paper, blue papers, buttons, brackets, etc....Get the idea?  Lets see what you come up with, don't be afraid to think outside the box!
Deadline: Last day of the month

Find their rules here.

Challenge: Choose an object from real life or online (think Pinterest, perhaps) that says FRESH & let it inspire your project. Color, shape, pattern - maybe it reminds you of a memory!

Find their rules here.

 Use the case file to create your layout. 

Entries: Unlimited
Deadline: Last day of the month

Lasting Memories

Find their rules here.

Weekly Challenges:
April 2nd: Spring Flowers - use floral patterned paper, flower embellishments, or flower photos.
April 9th: Use the word "Spring" in your title of journaling.
April 16th: Easter Sunday - Use bunnies, chicks, or eggs on your layout.
April 23rd: Color inspiration photo.
Entries: One per challenge (four total)
Deadline: April 28th

Let's Get Sketchy

Find their rules here.

Challenge: Sketch and moodboard
Entries allowed: One per per challenge
Combination rules: No other sketch challenges

My Creative Sketches

Find their rules in the blog post.

Challenge: Released on/about the 16th
Entries allowed: Unlimited
Combination rules: Any others that allow combining

Scrap Our Stash

Find their rules here.

Challenge: Create a layout using the sketch and a stash item for each letter in the word FLOWER.
Entries allowed: One per challenge
Combination rules: With any challenge other than another SOS challenge.

Find their rules here.

Challenge #88: Buttons and Bows
Entries allowed: Up to 4 times
Combination rules: Allowed
Deadline: April 27th

Find their rules here.

Challenge: Sketch Challenge
Combinations: Up to three other non-sketch related challenges, such as a colour challenges
Deadline: April 29th

The Studios Challenges

Find their rules here.

Challenge: Sketch challenge
Deadline: May 7th

Time Out Challenges

Find their rules here.

Challenge #81: Photo inspiration
Combinations: Allowed
Entries: Unlimited
Deadline: April 26th

If you missed the main round-up at the beginning of the month, you can catch up on all those great challenges here

I hope you're all having a wonderful weekend, and have a happy Easter! Go create some amazing scrapbooking projects with the plentiful inspiration from all these amazing challenges.

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Thanks for all your kind comments!