Saturday, 2 September 2017

August 2017 - Card Chain Challenge Reveal

Hello and welcome to the August 2017 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!


We had 25 lovely participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,382 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:



Color Palette:

Exact matching is not required.

Sketch:

Orient as desired.

Themes:  Ships / Dogs / Friendship

Products/Techniques: Memory Box / Stencils / Tea Bag Folding

Who Sent What To Whom

















Dee in Kenya sent Jo in England

On it's way!













And that brings us full circle.

Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations! We've now exchanged over 2,382 cards by participants from 38 of the 50 United States and 30 countries!!!

If you want to see more of these artists' card art, check out their blogs and please leave 'em some love in the comments! (Don't forget to Pin your favorites!)


Our Next Two Challenges
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the September Card Chain Challenge from 7th August to 6th September.  All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd October, 2017.  We also have a sponsor for September.  You need to leave a comment on the September Sign Up to be in with a chance to win a beautiful stamp from Rubber Dance Stamps.  The winner will be announced at the reveal on 2nd October.

The October Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7th September and ends on 6th October. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 30th October and will be revealed here on 2nd November, 2017.
Hope to see you here!
Thanks for stopping by!
Deborah, Gail, and Jo

W H O' S   B E E N   P L A Y I N G
(If you're reading this and have never participated, please consider doing so. And if you see that your country or state has never been represented, you are honor-bound to sign up and show that y'all are friendly and interested in building global peace - and your stamp collection - one card at a time!)

As of 31 August, 2017, we've exchanged over 2,382 cards in this little jaunt - most of which were made by regular participants. And where do they come from? Read on....

Past participants have hailed from: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland (aka: The Netherlands), Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya,  Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Norway, The Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, South Africa. (We only need to get some countries that begin with L, O, Q, R, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z to keep up with our alphabet list! We have 161 countries to go before we have total global participation!!!

As for the USA, past participants come from: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. We're still missing: Connecticut, South Dakota, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

If you're new to the Card Chain Challenge ("CCC") this is an event where everybody wins. Basically, you make a card for the person above you on the chain and you receive a card from the person below you on the chain. It's a personalized swap, sort of, and it's a ton of fun! Go here for past Chains.

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