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.


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