May Mid Month Scrapbooking Challenges

May is flying past, but there's still time to get in on lots of scrapbooking challenges. Here's the most recent challenges for mid-May. Check out the main list here.
  • Rules: I've included links to each challenge site's rules page, so be sure to check there for further information. I strive to post the most up-to-date information, but challenge site information supersedes all information listed here. Read the rules of each host site carefully if you want to be eligible for prizes.
  • Deadlines: Challenges are due before the end of the month unless noted with a RED deadline date. If you are cutting it close, be sure to check the timezone of the challenge host!
  • Allowable Formats: All challenges here allow for 12x12 traditional layouts. Check challenge site rules for more information. Many of these challenges welcome alternate forms of artwork.
  • Combination RulesUnless otherwise noted, you can combine these challenges with others (but again, read the rules of each host site carefully if you want to be eligible for prizes.

Have fun creating! 

    Find their rules here.

    Challenge: This month is all about celebrating Spring!  Please use this "Spring Break" mood board as your inspiration.  You can use any part of it that inspires you; just tell us what and 
    why you were inspired. And don't forget to include a photo with YOU in the frame!
    Entries: You may enter TWICE per month. (Any entries after the second entry will not be eligible for a prize.)
    Combinations: Yes
    Deadline: 4th of next month

    Colorful Creations

    Find their rules here.

    Challenge: What inspires you to be the creator you are, what inspires your creativity, your goals dreams, what or who keeps you grounded. Think of a person, place, music, season, etc. Create something that inspires you. Along with who inspires you, use your favorite embellishments!
    Deadline: Last day of the month

    Find their rules here.

    Use the original kit reveal to create your own "counterfeit" kit, then play along with the challenges.

    12th - Challenge #1: Make a page about what you consider to be the good life. With May heralding the coming of summer, maybe it's heading outdoors for life under the sun for a few months. Or maybe it's having family and friends around you. Or maybe it's your time of life. Tell us what your good life is all about.

    18th - Challenge #2: Don't forget to check back on the 18th for the next challenge.

    Find their rules here.

    Challenge: Use the case file to create your layout. 
    Entries: Unlimited
    Deadline: Last day of the month

    Inspiration Challenge: Mood board

    Lasting Memories

    Find their rules here.

    May 7th: Use bakers twine to create a BIG shape on your layout.
    May 14th: Use strips of paper (or washi tape) in a big way on your layout.
    May 21st: Use lots of small photos to create one BIG shape on your layout.
    Entries: One per challenge (four total)
    Deadline: May 29th

    Let's Get Sketchy

    Find their rules here.

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

    My Creative Sketches

    More info in the post.

    Challenge: Sketch challenge. 
    Entries allowed: Unlimited

    Scrap Our Stash

    Find their rules here.

    Challenge: Sketch & Word Challenge
    Combination rules: With any challenge other than another SOS challenge.

    Find their rules here.
    Challenge: "Ladies"
    Entries allowed: Up to 4 times
    Combination rules: Allowed
    Deadline: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

    Find their rules here.

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

    The Studios Challenges

    Find their rules on their sidebar.

     Recipe challenge; here's a list of items to include in your layout, the more of these you can include the better!

    1. Paint
    2. Hand sewing
    3. Fussy cutting
    4. A Frame
    5. Buttons
    6. Pink
    Deadline: June 4th

    Words and Paintery

    Find their rules here.

     Spring is a time for weddings but we celebrate long, lasting love & rust this month!
    Deadline: June 15th


    Thanks for all your kind comments!