Friday 2 August 2019

July 2019 - Reveal

Hello and welcome to the July 2019 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

We had 16 participants, including new player Chris in Illinois (Hi, Chris!), who exchanged cards across the globe this month (making our total number of exchanged cards 2,809 thus far!) using at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option


Sketch Option
(Orient as required)


Theme Options: Figures or faces, sunshine, or friendship


Product / Technique Options: Stencils or watercolouring.

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 2,809 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 August Card Chain Challenge until 6th August. All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd September, 2019. The September Card Chain Challenge will be hot on it's heals, and opens on 7th August until 6th September.

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 July, we've exchanged over 2,809 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.


Chris said...

Thank you for the welcome! Beautiful cards everyone!

Dotty Jo said...

Great to have you with us! Jo x

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Fabulous idea.. beautiful swaps!! x