Saturday, 9 December 2017

Merry Christmas and Winners

Hello and welcome to the winners announcement for the November exchange.  
Gail put up a couple of prizes, one for anyone who joined the exchange and complied with all the requirements, and one for someone who did that and also used at least three of the options on their card.  We put all the eligible people into Mr Randoms amazing technicolour machine and he says..........

The winner of the Fiskars stamps for just playing along goes to 

Lucille in Colorado

Congrats Lucille, you have won these stamps!


The prize for using at least three of the options goes to

Cat C in Maryland

Congrats Cat, you have won this stamp set!


Congrats to the lucky ladies.  Drop us an email with your details and we will get these in the post and hopefully they will arrive for Christmas. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for playing along in 2017 and we hope you have a wonderful festive season.  The January 2018 sign up will be along soon and we hope to see you again in 2018.  Take care.  Be safe.  Hugz!

Saturday, 2 December 2017

November 2017 - Card Chain Challenge reveal

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

This will be our final Reveal for 2017 and we, Deborah, Gail and Jo, wish to thank everyone who has played along and joined in the fun during the past year! It's been a blast and you gals make all the work that goes on behind the scenes totally worthwhile! Thank you so much.

So, let's get down to business one last time for 2017. We had 22 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,451 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:


Colour Palette Option




or

Sketch Option



or 

Theme Options:
Blessings/ Deer/ Friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options:
Papertrey Ink/ Watercolours

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 2,451 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 January Card Chain Challenge from Thursday, 14th December to Saturday, 6th January. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on Friday 2nd February, 2018.

The February Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on Sunday 7th January, 2018. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by Wednesday, 28th February and will be revealed here on Friday 2nd March, 2018. Don't forget that February is a short month!

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 1st December, 2017, we've exchanged over 2,451 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.


Thursday, 2 November 2017

October 2017 Card Chain Challenge Reveal

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


We had 25 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,429 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:


Colour Palette Option


or

Sketch Option



or 

Theme Options: Autumn / Cats / Friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options: WPlus 9 / Macrame



Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations! We've now exchanged over 2,429 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 still sign up for the November Card Chain Challenge until Monday, 6th November. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on Saturday, 2nd December 2017.  This is the last exchange for 2017. 

Good News!!!
The 2018 January Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on Tuesday, 7th December 2017 and ends on Saturday, 6th January 2018. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 31st January and will be revealed here on Friday, 2nd February 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 1st November 2017, we've exchanged over 2,429 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.