Hello and welcome to the 2014 July Card Chain Challenge Reveal!
July's CCC had 18 participants who made some Tee-rrific cards using the following challenge options (they could use as many of the following options as they wanted but were only required to use one of them):
One of the following themes: Flags or Fish or Friends
One of the following products/techniques: Embossing Paste!
Check out our beautiful July, 2014, CCC's!!!
And that brings us full circle! Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations!
Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations!
You should definitely check out our participants' blogs and please leave 'em some love in the comments! (And don't forget to Pin your favorites!)
And the winner of the free Hampton Art Clear Stamp Set is... we're going to have to wait a few hours because I haven't heard back from everyone yet. Check back tomorrow!
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!
(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 July 31, 2014, we've had over 1,386 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: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain (aka: England), Greece, Holland (aka: The Netherlands), Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Norway, The Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, South Africa. (We only need to get some countries that begin with K, L, O, Q, R, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z to keep up with our alphabet list! We have 165 countries to go before we have total global participation!!!
As for the USA, past participants include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. We're still missing: Connecticut, both the Dakota's, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, 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.
Read the Revised Guidelines & FAQ's (revised April 25, 2013).