Monday, 11 June 2018

May Winner and Reminiscence

Hi fans and participants of the Card Chain Challenge.  Gail here, and in case you don't know me, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN??!!!  No, but really......  I have been taking a little wander through my past Card Chain Challenge cards and found myself at the very first one I sent.  I joined the January exchange in 2014 and I am humbled to say I haven't missed a month since.  I was no means an early participant.  Deborah had been running this for years before I joined and many of you had been participating long before I found it.  In fact I sent my first card to Greta, and got my first card from Jo, both of whom were CCC veterans by the time I stumbled over this wonderful card exchange.  I am so proud to be a link in this awesome chain of amazingly crafty ladies.  Thanks to you all for your continued support and participation. What would I do without you and that precious card dropping into my mail box every month!

OK, enough of the memories.  You are undoubtedly here to discover the winner of the Taylored Expressions gift certificate.  Our amazing, fabulous, generous sponsor for the May exchange was


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 supplying a $25 gift voucher to one of our participants this month.  And the lucky randomly selected winner is

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LaVon

Big congrats LaVon.  Enjoy shopping.

Sorry, there can only be one winner.

But wait!!

We have a new sponsor for July!!!  

 
Thanks so much Rubber Dance Stamps for supporting us.

Check out the July sign up for details.  Hugz

6 comments:

  1. How about that--you started with me?! So appreciative you've joined us & have stepped in as needed to keep the wonderful CCC going! I have no idea when I sent my first card & I'm sure I've missed a month or 2, but can't imagine the crafting world without the CCC! Big congrats to LaVon on the win!

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  2. Thanks for that lovely wander down memory lane, Gail and also for organising the fun giveaways! Big congrats to Lavon, Jo x

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  3. Wow,what a wonderful surprise!! Thank you so very much for the win and for everything that you do for all of us who love the challenge so much.

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  4. Oh, Gail, I started in the CCC in the October exchange in 2014, and I sent you my first card. I think I haven't missed a month either. I really love the cards I've received all these years from all of you. I keep them in a cute box. I enjoy a lot playing with you. Thank you for your work here. And congratulations to LaVon. Marga.

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  5. congratulations Lavon and Gail i think i am the new bee here and really appreciate the efforts you put in here for the wonderful friendship journey. Love joining each month

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  6. Congrats to LaVon for winning the prize!! I started participating in this challenge some years back (not sure when), but I got so busy that it fell by the wayside. I'm happy to be back in the game now and hope to be able to participate on a more regular basis. Summer is a hectic time for a lot of us but I always love to get happy mail!

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