Sunday, 2 June 2019

Card Chain Challenge Reveal - May 2019

Hello and welcome to the May 2019 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!
This month we are welcoming new player Kath in the UK to the chain - it's good to have you with us!

We had 19 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,777 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option

or

Sketch Option

or 

Theme Options: Insects, food or friendship

or 

Product / Technique Options: Metal Charms



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 2,777 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 sign up for the June Card Chain Challenge until 6th June. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd July 2019.

The July 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 31st July and will be revealed here on 2nd August, 2019.
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, 2019 we've exchanged over 2,777 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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