Wednesday, 7 August 2019

September 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 2,809 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 (craftynomad at gmail dot com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by September 30th 2019
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by September 30th 2019

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:
Humor, Things with Wheels, Friendship.

Product options:
Pencils, Crayons.


Sign Up Deadline  
You have until 6th September 2019, 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 October 2019.
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.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

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 August 2019

July 2019 - Reveal

Hello and welcome to the July 2019 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

We had 16 participants, including new player Chris in Illinois (Hi, Chris!), who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,809 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option

or

Sketch Option
(Orient as required)

or 

Theme Options: Figures or faces, sunshine, or friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options: Stencils or watercolouring.


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 2,809 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 August Card Chain Challenge until 6th August. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd September, 2019. The September Card Chain Challenge will be hot on it's heals, and opens on 7th August until 6th September.

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 31st July, we've exchanged over 2,809 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 July 2019

August 2019 - 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 2,793 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 (craftynomad at gmail dot com) a 100-200k photo of your handmade card by AUGUST 29th, 2019
  •  Your card should arrive at its destination by AUGUST 31st, 2019. 

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: Water / Balloons / Friendship

or

Product / Technique Options: Foil / Twine

Sign Up Deadline  
You have until 6th AUGUST, 2019, 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 SEPTEMBER, 2019.
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.
You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

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.        


Tuesday, 2 July 2019

June 2019 - Reveal

Hello and welcome to the June 2019 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!


We had 16 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,793 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option
or

Sketch Option

or 

Theme Options: CAS, feathers or friendship

or 



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 2,793 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 Challenge
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the July Card Chain Challenge from until 6th July by clicking here. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd August 2019.

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 30th June, we've exchanged over 2,739 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.