Saturday, 2 June 2018

May 2018 Card Chain Challenge Reveal

Hello and welcome to the May 2018 Card Chain Challenge Reveal! Is it just me, or is this one a Super-Beaut of a Reveal???

We had 23 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,576 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option
or

Sketch Option
or 
Theme Options: Flowers/ CAS/ Friendship
or 
Product / Technique Options: Taylored Expressions/ Gems/ Pearls

The May Card Chain Challenge was sponsored by


Joyful. Creative. Caring. At Taylored Expressions, our company mission goes beyond manufacturing high quality craft products. Born from a passion to share the art of paper crafting with others, we strive to provide meaningful ways for people to express joy and live their lives creatively.
Based in Iowa, Taylored Expressions has proudly manufactured rubber stamps and dies in the U.S. since 2008. From coordinated essentials to inspiring project guides, our retail web-based store offers hand-selected products to make paper crafting simple and fun. Taylored Expressions products may also be found in retail stores across the globe and through our growing list of wholesale customers. 
Taylored Expressions is a family business and we thank you for allowing us to share in the joy of your creative journey.

We would like to thank Taylored Expressions so much for generously suppling a $25 gift voucher to one of our participants this month.  The winner will be randomly picked and announced soon. 

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! We've now exchanged over 2,576 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!)

The July 2018 Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7th June and ends on 6th July. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 30th July and will be revealed here on 2nd August, 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 31st May, 2018, we've exchanged over 2,576 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.


2 comments:

  1. I agree this is one beauty of a reveal! Happy June every one!

    ReplyDelete

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