Last month I invited
folks to sign up for a card swap, and we had a dozen participants from all over the world: Australia,
This month we did it again, and we doubled our number for a total of 25 card makers, and we added Croatia, Canada, and England to our list of countries represented. Is that awesome or what?! I absolutely LOOOOOOOOOOVE the power we have to shrink our world just by using paper and glue and a little tool called the Internet.
I feel like Mighty Mouse!
Unlike a traditional card or ATC swap, this style of exchange involves making one card and then sending it to the person above you on the list. We had three different "challenges" to choose from:
a color palette
a card template
Thanksgiving / Gratitude
Check out the cards below; each has a link to the artist's blog or photostream so you can see more of her work.
Paula in Australia sent Michelle in British Columbia, Canada:
AND Paula sent a second card, to boot:
Michelle in British Columbia, Canada, sent Vianna in Florida:
Vianna in Florida sent Brenda in California:
Brenda in California sent Debbie in North Carolina:
Debbie in North Carolina sent Agnieszka in England.
Agnieszka in England sent Judy in New Jersey:
and here's a little close-up of that butterfly:
Judy in New Jersey sent Arlene in California:
Arlene in California sent Sanne in Denmark:
Sanne in Denmark sent Kelly in California:
Kelly in California sent Lynda in New York:
Lynda in New York sent Pia in Denmark:
Pia in Denmark sent Jane in Croatia:
Jane in Croatia sent Deirdre in Ireland:
Deirdre in Ireland sent Dawn in New Zealand:
Dawn in New Zealand sent Judy in Alabama a card and a bookmark:
Judy in Alabama sent Suzanne in New Hampshire:
Suzanne in New Hampshire sent Joy in Indiana:
Joy in Indiana sent Hannah in Missouri a card and some goodies:
Hannah in Missouri sent Heather in Ireland:
Heather in Ireland sent Anette in Norway:
Anette in Norway sent Lin in Ohio:
Lin in Ohio sent Daria in Wisconsin:
Daria in Wisconsin sent Sue in Ontario, Canada:
Sue in Ontario, Canada, sent Deborah (me) in Indiana:
(I very carefully removed the address label so you could see it in all its beauty!)
From Indiana, I sent to Paula in Australia:
And there you have it!!! I haven't received everybody's photos, but as soon as I do, I'll post them here, so be sure to check back so you don't miss out on all that Crafty Goodness!
Again, we had such a good time - thank you to all the ladies who participated!!!
Check back here on Tuesday, November 24th, when you can sign up for the December Card Chain Challenge. I recommend trying it out - the reward is definitely worth the effort!