Thursday, 2 August 2018

July 2018 Card Chain Challenge Reveal

Hello and welcome to the July 2018 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!


We had 19 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,615 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:


Colour Palette Option
 

or
Sketch Option

or 

Theme Options:
Fish, Beach, Friendship

or 

Product /Technique Options:
Rubberdance, Washi Tape

This month the Card Chain Challenge is sponsored by

Rubber Dance Stamps


Rubber Dance is a Norwegian stamp company.  All the deeply etched red rubber stamps are lovingly handmade by the owner Bibi in her home based workshop and sold unmounted.  Bibi has generously provided the new and beautiful Hydrangea which will be given to one of our eligible participants this month.

Gail will be back in a few days to announce the lucky winner of this gorgeous set!


Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations! We've now exchanged a breathtaking 2,615 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!


And don't forget to check back for the results of the July sign-up random draw. 


Our Next Challenge
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the September Card Chain Challenge from 7th August to 6th September. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd September 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 August, 2018, we've exchanged over 2,615 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.


1 comment:

  1. what an adorable make by everyone, each one is special. Happy joining here everymonth

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