We had 24 participants who exchanged cards around the globe this month using at least one of the following options:
S E P T E M B E R
Themes: Stars / Halloween / Friendship
Products: Markers / Colored Pencils / Pastels
So here we go........
Janet in Mauritius sent to Dawn in New Zealand
photo coming soon
Dawn in New Zealand sent to LaVon in Illinois
LaVon in Illinois sent to Arlene in California
Arlene in California sent to Mrs. A in England
Mrs. A in England sent to Asha in Portugal
Asha in Portugal sent to Robyn in Australia
Robyn in Australia sent to Joyce in Pennsylvania
Joyce in Pennsylvania sent to Jerrie in Wisconsin
Jerrie in Wisconsin sent to Denise in California
Denise in California sent to Sabrina in California
Sabrina in California sent to Anita in Norway
Anita in Norway sent to Marga in Spain
Marga in Spain sent to Jo in England
Jo in England sent to Agata in Switzerland
Agata in Switzerland sent to Jane in Great Britain
Jane in Great Britain sent to Linda in Michigan
photo coming soon
Linda in Michigan sent to Sara in Missouri
Sara in Missouri sent to Judy I. in Florida
Judy I. in Florida sent to Greta in Oregon
Greta in Oregon sent to Helen G. in Ohio
Helen G. in Ohio sent to Betty in Nebraska
Betty in Nebraska sent to Deborah in Indiana
Jo in England sent to Gail in Norway
Gail in Norway sent to Janet in Mauritius
And that brings us full circle.
A big cheer for all the lovely ladies for sharing their artistic talents and also doing a little bit towards improving global good will.
Our Next Two Challenges
There is still time to sign up for the October exchange until October 6th. If you are having problems seeing the linky try taking the 's' off of the end of 'http' in the address field and refresh. If you are still having problems email me craftynomad at gmail dot com.
The final sign up of the year, the November sign up, will start on the 7th November.
Thanks for dropping by. Hugz
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 June, 2016, we've exchanged over 2,065 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).