Wednesday, 7 February 2018

March 2018 - 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 2,468 cards by participants from 38 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 (cardchainchallenge[at]yahoo[dot]com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by Thursday, 29th March 2018
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by Saturday, 31st March, 2018. 

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

Color Palette Option
(Exact matching is not required.)

or

Sketch Option
(Orient as desired.)

or

Theme Options: Spring/Insects/Friendship

or

Product / Technique Options: Stamps/Die-cuts

Sign Up Deadline  
You have until Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 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 Monday, 2nd April 2018.
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!
Deborah, 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.        


Friday, 2 February 2018

January 2018 - Card Chain Challenge Reveal.

Hello and welcome to the January 2018 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

We had 17 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,468 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option

or

Sketch Option



or 

Theme Options: Snowflake / Unicorn / Friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options: Glitter /Embossing



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 2,468 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 February Card Chain Challenge from 7th January to 6th February. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd March, 2018.

The March Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7th February and ends on 6th March. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 31st March and will be revealed here on 2nd, April 2018.
Hope to see you here!

Thanks for stopping!
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 January 1st, we've exchanged over 2,284 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.


Sunday, 7 January 2018

February 2018 - 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 2,451 cards by participants from 38 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 (cardchainchallenge[at]yahoo[dot]com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by FEBRUARY 26th, 2018
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by FEBRUARY 28th, 2018. 

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


Color Palette Option

(Exact matching is not required.)
 
Sketch Option

(Orient as desired.)


Theme Options: Dogs / Hearts / Friendship


Product / Technique Options: Buttons / Torn Edges


Sign Up Deadline  
You have until February 6th, 2018, 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 March 2nd, 2018.
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!
Deborah, 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.        

Thursday, 21 December 2017

January 2018 - 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 2,451 cards by participants from 38 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 (cardchainchallenge[at]yahoo[dot]com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by Monday, 29th January 2018. 
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by Wednesday, 31st January 2018.

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

Color Palette Option

(Exact matching is not required.)

or

Sketch Option

(Orient as desired.)

or

Theme Options: Snowflake / Unicorn / Friendship

or

Product / Technique Options: Glitter / Embossing

Sign Up Deadline  
You have until January 6th, 2018, 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 Friday, 2nd February 2018.
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. For example: Ann in Texas; Betty in Ontario; Cathy in Wales; Darla in Italy.


Thanks for signing up!
The Team behind the Scene
Deborah, 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.