My apologies for the late post - I had it set to publish at 5:00 p.m. instead of the intended 5:00 a.m. What a goof!
Hello and welcome to the 2016 April Card Chain Challenge Reveal!
We had 31 participants this month - including two new players: Jane in Great Britain and Denise in California. Let's all holler, "Howdy!" to Jane and Denise!!!
Our cards this month had to use at least one of the following options:
One of the following themes: – Cinco de Mayo or Cats or Friendship
One of the following products: Penny BlackWho Sent What To Whom
Helen G. in Ohio sent Denise in California:
Denise in California sent Christy in California:
THIS ONE'S IN TRANSIT - CHECK BACK LATER!
Thank you, everyone, for sharing your artistic talent and doing your part for global relations!
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!)
This Month's Winner
This month's prize was this cling stamp from Penny Black:
I randomly drew the winner from a pool of the cardmakers whose cards arrived at their destination by the last day of the month, and the winner is...
Congratulations, Agata! Please send me an email by May 15 so I can hook you up with your prize!
Our Next Two Challenges
Hope to see you here!
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!
As of May 1, 2016, we've exchanged 2,038 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, France, Germany, Great Britain (aka: England), 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 include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, 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, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. We're still missing: Connecticut, South Dakota, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 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.
Read the Revised Guidelines & FAQ's (revised August 30, 2015).