Friday, January 6, 2023

Challenge #3 - Anything CAT Goes

Happy New Year and Welcome to Crazy for Cats Challenges!

It was so lovely seeing all your kitty projects in 2022😻  The Winners of Challenge #1 Crazy for Cats are now up, have a look to see if you're a winner!  The Winners for Challenge #2 will post once Challenge #3 ends and so on.

Crazy Cat Lady Design Team Cat Call
If you're a Crazy Cat Lady, or Lad because guys are welcome too, then I've got the PURRfect Crazy Cat Lady DT for you to join!  The call is open to everyone with a passion for creating Cat projects!  So if you LOVE Cats and enjoy inspiring others and would love to apply for the Crazy for Cats' Crazy Cat Lady DT either full time or part time please have a read of the DT requirements HERE!

We bid a sad farewell to NanaConnie who made the hard decision to step down due to her health, we wish you a speedy recovery and thank you for the brief time you spent with us!  

We're now excited to get the ball of yarn rolling with our first Challenge of the new year, this one is just for fun while everyone recovers from the holiday season😸

Anything CAT Goes
Jan 6 - 27 2023

Our theme for January is Anything CAT Goes!
We challenge you to create anything you want with a CAT theme.  This month's challenge is just for fun!

All kinds of Cat projects, products and styles are welcome:  paper crafting, altered art, mixed media, rubber stamps and digis stamps, sweet and quirky/odd and creepy cute, contemporary and vintage, spooky and get the idea - all Cats are welcome!

Add your Cat themed projects in the Inlinkz link-up below following the challenge rules by 11:55pm pacific time on Jan 27.

Now for some kitty projects to get the ball of yarn rolling!

All of these purr-tastic projects are by Crazy Cat Lady Val

Keeping Ike in our thoughts I wanted to include some of her kitty projects too😻

Purrrfect Christmas Pudding Pussy by Ike's Art

Fat Cat Fred Christmas Images by Practical Publishing Australia

  • Challenge rules are subject to change when necessary and the most current rules will always be listed here for easy reference!
  • Our challenges are monthly and start on the first Friday of each month.
  • Projects must always feature a CAT!
  • All kinds of projects are welcome from paper crafting to jewelry, etc!
  • Please follow our blog and leave a comment on the challenge post when you enter.
  • You may enter up to five times per month.
  • No limit on how many other challenges you can combine with ours!
  • Link up with a direct permalink to your project post.
  • Projects must be blogged or shared on or after the date of the challenge, older postings and projects are not eligible.
  • You must mention and link to the Crazy for Cats Challenges in your post.
  • Display our main blog badge in your blog sidebar to be eligible to win the main prize - that's the one at the top of the right sidebar.
  • Include our main badge or current Challenge badge in your blog post and social media shares - optional but appreciated unless otherwise stated to be eligible to win the main prize.
  • Use #CrazyForCatsChallenges on social media
  • It is OK to use another online forum such as Flickr and Instagram if you do not have a blog.
  • If you would like us to leave a comment, be sure you have comment verification turned off and/or that the site you’ve posted to does not require membership to comment etc.
  • We respect copyright, please do not use product that have been copied without the manufacturer’s/designer’s consent, this includes but not limited to unbranded dies etc.
  • Non- sponsored challenges are "just for fun".
  • Sponsored Challenges - the main Prize winner will win the sponsored prize when offered.  You also get our Winner Badge and an invitation to be a guest DT for a future challenge using your prize - your project isn't required to be based on the challenge theme at the time.
  • A minimum of 4 entries by different people is needed for the Sponsored prize to be awarded.
  • Top 3 winners win badges and are invited to guest DT for a future challenge - projects do not have to be based on the challenge theme at the time.
If you know of any companies with Cat imagery who love sponsoring challenges please email me their contact details at

Also play in our sister challenges, both have new challenges starting today too:

Have a wonderful crafty day!
Cat 🐱

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Challenge #1 - CRAZY FOR CATS - WINNERS!

Happy New Year and Welcome to Crazy for Cats Challenges!


Wow, what a purr-tastic turn out we had for our big November launch party, thank you for playing along in our first challenge and making it a purr-tastic success😻  We had a lovely time starting the challenge early so we could join in on the Cat Lovers Hop and it was the cat's meow to see all your kitty projects from the hop playing along with us here too😻. We are now delighted to announce the winners of Challenge #1 Crazy for Cats!

❤️ THANK YOU to Lawn Fawn for their generous support of Crazy for Cats ❤️

#59 Carole J

You are the grand Winner of our Crazy for Cats Winner badge and the purr-tastic Lawn Fawn $25 prize with this lovely kitty project!  Please email Cat to claim your prize by Jan 20 at with "CFC Challenge #1 Winner" in the subject.  You are invited to join us as guest DT for a future challenge using the prize you've won today!

With so many purr-tastic projects to choose from I decided to double the Top 3 and make it 6 winners!
Congratulations to

#3 KT Fit Kitty

#6 Idlet

#8 Ellibelle

#14 Papierelle

#17 Fiki

#68 Mia

Congratulations, enjoy your wins and proudly display your Crazy for Cats badges!  All of you are invited to be a guest designer for one of our upcoming challenges.  Please email Cat to make arrangements at with "CFC Challenge #1 Guest DT" in the subject.

See you all here for Challenge #3 on Friday which will now go live at 3am pacific!

Come play in our sister challenges too, all start on the first Friday of every month!

Have a wonderful crafty day!
Cat 🐱