Tuesday 2 February 2021

January 2021 - Card Chain Challenge Reveal

Hello and welcome to the January 2021 Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

We had 26 participants who exchanged cards across the globe this month.
Total number of cards exchanged thus far by Card Chain Challenge participants is 3,213.
All the cards exchanged this month used at least one of the following options:

Colour Palette Option

(Exact matching is not required.)

Sketch Option

(Orient as desired.)

Theme Options: Flowers / Balloons / Friendship

Product / Technique Options: Colouring / Stencils

Who Sent What To Who










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 3,213 cards by participants from 39 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!

Our Next Two Challenges
Hey, Gentle Readers, if you want to join in the fun, you can sign up for the February Card Chain Challenge until 6th February.  All cards exchanged will be revealed here on 2nd March, 2021.

The March Card Chain Challenge sign-up begins on 7th February and ends on 6 March. All cards exchanged in that challenge should arrive at their destinations by 31st March and will be revealed here on 2nd April, 2021.
Hope to see you here!

Thanks for stopping!
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 January, 2021, we've exchanged over 3,213 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, Idaho, 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, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

If you're new to the Card Chain Challenge this is an event where everybody wins. 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.


Lia said...

I have just discovered this blog and I am excited! I would very much like to exchange cards with crafters all over the world. But where can I sign up for February and March?
Greetings from The Netherlands,
Lia (http://liadesignandso.blogspot.com)

Dotty Jo said...

Hi there, Lia, how lovely to see you visiting! I'll email you the details of where to sign up for February. Jo x

Julia Aston said...

So many beautiful designs sent all over the world! It's so fun participating in this challenge! xx

Annerieke said...

Such wonderful cards! It's so much fun joining this challenge, thanks Gail and Jo!
Hugs, Annerieke

GerJanne said...

Wow Ladies! What a beautiful cards went over the world! Love to see all of them!