Wednesday, 7 April 2021

May 2021 - Card Chain Challenge Sign Up

Hello and welcome! If this is the first time you've visited the Card Chain Challenge*, we hope you'll sign up and join in the fun! 
 
 
We've now exchanged over 3,279 cards by participants from 39 of the 50 United States and 30 countries.
  • This is an international card exchange. Please do not sign up unless you are willing to actually make and send a card.  
  • Please email us (craftynomad at gmail dot com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by  May 31st 2021
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by May 31st 2021. 

Challenge Directions 
Make a card using at least one of the following options. (You can actually use two, three, all the options, but you are only required to use one of them.)  

Colour Palette Option
(Exact matching is not required.)



Sketch Option
Orient as desired.


Theme Options: Tea or Coffee and optional Cake/ Mandala Patterns/ Friendship


Product / Technique Options: Embossing Folders/Heat Embossing

Sign Up Deadline  
You have until 6th May 2021, to sign up below.  

Reveal Post
All of the cards with links to their creators' blogs or online photo galleries will be revealed here on 2nd June, 2021.
Sign up below (please include a link to your blog/photo gallery). Please sign up using your first name and your state, province or country. EX: Ann in Texas; Betty in Ontario; Cathy in Wales; Darla in Italy.

Thanks for signing up!
Gail and Jo 

*This is an international card exchange - you send a handmade card to the person above you on the list, and you receive one from the person below you on the list. We do a reveal of all the cards with links to the challenge participants' blogs or online photo galleries - which is a great way to increase exposure to your blog or photo gallery! 

Helpful Links

   
Please read the Rules & FAQs if you want to play along.  

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Friday, 2 April 2021

March 2021 Card Chain Challenge Reveal

 Hello and welcome to the March 2021 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!



We had 34 fabulous participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month.
 
Total number of cards exchanged thus far by Card Chain Challenge participants is 3,279
 
All the cards exchanged this month used at least one of the following options:


Colour Palette Option
(Exact matching not necessary)
or

Sketch Option

(Please orient as required)

or 

Theme Options: Spring/Women/friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options: Paper Piecing/ Glitter
 

Who Sent What To Whom
 












 


 
 
 



 
 


 









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 3,279 cards by participants from 39 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!


Our Next Two Challenges
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the April Card Chain Challenge from 7th March to 6th April. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd May, 2021.

The May Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7th April and ends on 6th May. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 31st May and will be revealed here on 2nd June, 2021.
 
Hope to see you here!

Thanks for stopping by!
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 one card at a time!)

As of 31st March 2021, we've exchanged over 3,279 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, Idaho, 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, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

If you're new to the Card Chain Challenge this is an event where everybody wins. 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.

 


Sunday, 7 March 2021

April 2021 Card Chain Challenge Sign Up

Hello and welcome! If this is the first time you've visited the Card Chain Challenge*, we hope you'll sign up and join in the fun! 
 
 
We've now exchanged over 3,245 cards by participants from 39 of the 50 United States and 30 countries.
  • This is an international card exchange. Please do not sign up unless you are willing to actually make and send a card.  
  • Please email us (craftynomad at gmail dot com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by 30th April, 2021
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by 30th April, 2021. 

Challenge Directions 
Make a card using at least one of the following options. (You can actually use two, three, all the options, but you are only required to use one of them.)  

Colour Palette Option

(Exact matching is not required.)


Sketch Option
(Orient as desired.)

Theme Options: Small Furry Animals/Funny/Friendship

Product / Technique Options:   Die Cut/Paint


Sign Up Deadline  
You have until 6th April 2021, to sign up below.  

Reveal Post
All of the cards with links to their creators' blogs or online photo galleries will be revealed here on 2nd May 2021
Sign up below (please include a link to your blog/photo gallery). Please sign up using your first name and your state, province or country. EX: Ann in Texas; Betty in Ontario; Cathy in Wales; Darla in Italy.

Thanks for signing up!
Gail and Jo 

*This is an international card exchange - you send a handmade card to the person above you on the list, and you receive one from the person below you on the list. We do a reveal of all the cards with links to the challenge participants' blogs or online photo galleries - which is a great way to increase exposure to your blog or photo gallery! 

Helpful Links

   
Please read the Rules & FAQs if you want to play along.     

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

February 2021 Card Chain Challenge Reveal

Hello and welcome to the February 2021 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!


We had 32 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month.
 
Total number of cards exchanged thus far by Card Chain Challenge participants is 3,245 
 
All the cards exchanged this month used at least one of the following options:

 
Colour Palette Option


(Exact matching is not required.)


Sketch Option
 
(Orient as desired.)

Turns out International Polar Bear Day is on the calendar for February 27th, 
so we're throwing in an additional theme option to celebrate all things Ursus maritimus!

Theme Options: Chinese New Year/ Polar Bears/Love/Friendship

Product / Technique Options: Ribbon/Texture
 

Who Sent What To Whom

 
It's on the 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 3,245 cards by participants from 39 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!


Our Next Two Challenges
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the March Card Chain Challenge from 7th February to 6th March. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd April, 2021.


The April Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7 March and ends on 6 April. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 30 April and will be revealed here on 2nd May, 2021.
 
Hope to see you here!

Thanks for stopping by!
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 31st March, 2021 we've exchanged over 3,245 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, Idaho, 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, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

If you're new to the Card Chain Challenge this is an event where everybody wins. 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.