Tuesday, 2 May 2017

April 2017, Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

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

We had 24 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total 2,291 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Color Palette 



One of the following themes: Fruit & Vegetables/Rabbits/Friendship


One of the following products: Perfect Pearls/Die Cuts/Stencils and Embossing Paste

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!

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 May Card Chain Challenge from Friday 7th April to Saturday 6th May. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on Friday 2nd June, 2017.

The June Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on Monday 7th May and ends on Tuesday 6th June. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 30 June and will be revealed here on Sunday 2nd July, 2017. Hope to see you here!
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!

Gail, Jo, and Deborah

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 April, 2017, we've exchanged over 2,291 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.


Unknown said...

Everyone has such sweet cards! Wonderful job ladies!! :D

Jutta said...

Once again it's been a pleasure to view all the beautiful cards!

ionabunny said...

Fabtastic cards ladies. So happy to be a part of this creative chain. Hugz

Unknown said...

Fabulous cards, everyone!

I have to give a special shout-out to Lucille - as a self-professed color junkie, her card shot me to the moon!

Lucille K said...

Thanks so much, Deborah. I too am a color junkie, love bright colors :)

NanaConnie said...

Love all the cards, ladies, and the one I got was especially delightful. FYI, it's NANAConnie in California, not Connie in California. Thanks. :-D

ionabunny said...

Hi NanaConnie, I will adjust that here and on future correspondence. Glad you are enjoying the exchange. Hugz