Friday, 7 July 2017

August 2017 Card Chain Challenge Sign-Up

Hi there, everyone, and welcome to the August 2017 sign-up post! 

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 2,337 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, 28th August 2017. 
  • Your card should arrive at its destination by Thursday, 31st August 2017.

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.)


Sketch Option

(Orient as desired.)


Theme Options: Ships/Dogs/ Friendship

Products/Techniques: Memory Box/Stencils/Tea Bag Folding

Sign Up Deadline  

You have until Sunday, 6th August 2017, 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 Saturday, 2nd September 2017.

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 and so on.

An InLinkz Link-up

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

Past CCC Reveal
Please read the rules & FAQs if you want to play along.        


  1. I've never signed up first that I remember, so guess it was time! Happy summer everyone!

    1. Delighted to see someone in the link-up so early on! Well done, Greta, Jo x

    2. Love color combo! BTW...fantastic reveal in June!! There are talented people all over the world!!

    3. Well done Greta. Always nice to get the list started. Now you have to wait the whole month before you know who you are sending to. Suspense!! Hugz

    4. That was fun--not knowing this time! Don't think I've ever sent a card to Linda G, so that's fun, too!

  2. Oooh, people!! Oh look, Helen's back. What fun. Hugz

  3. I didn't know what tea bag folding was. I've googled it and now I think I'm going to do something with it. I'll see...
    Happy summer to all of you!!

    1. Look forward to seeing that Marga. Haven't folded any tea bags for ages. Hugz

  4. Hi Corinna, welcome to the Card Chain Challenge. Hugz

  5. Hello Cheryl, welcome to the Card Chain Challenge. Hugz

    1. Thank you :) Excited to be part of your challenge!

  6. Yeah, Jane is back. Hi Jane. Hugz

  7. Hello Becca. Lovely to see you here. Hugz

  8. Look at the return-ees! Excellent!


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