Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Happy Birthday City Crafter Challenge Blog!!!! (Week 154) and Blog Hop

For the past 3 years, this little space has filled with lots of 
and joy 
for me and my amazing team.

City Crafter Challenge Blog is turning 3 this week

Somewhere along the way, you (our dear crafty followers of CCCB) joined us in this fun journey and I am really glad you all did. Today, I am so thankful for the help and my dear team mates, past and present, for all their hard work and beautiful work, the generosity and kindness, and for all of you, our great supporters of the challenge blog, many of you have become blog friends, and visit our personal blog on a regular basis, I can't have enough words to express my gratitude......


to all

from the bottom of my heart

~ Kirsty

As usual, we hope to inspired you with the lovely work from our 
Design Team


Today is a not only our big day for this challenge blog, we really have a lot going on, first is a little announcement

Sad news
Our dear team mate - Linda, is leaving us after today, this will be her last challenge here. Linda has been with us since day one when CCCB started, she has also become a dear friend of mine after I moved close to where she live, we hang out regularly and had lots of fun together, it is sad to see Linda go but I am wishing her all the best on her new journey.

stop by Linda's blog to leave her a farewell note

Happy news
We have a new team mate joining us starting this week, if you are with us the past few weeks, you should also be stunned by her talent, let's welcome


send Wendy a welcome note


Ok, I should really keep it short as it will be a super long post with so many things going on here

Since it is our birthday, not only we have a blog hop, we also have 7 prizes up for grab this week

Prize # 1 - Pick your prize

Challenge winner

Create a birthday card this week, and link it up here with our linking system at the end of the post, one winner will win Prize #1, sponsored by KraftyKirsty@etsy

Prize #2 - Surprise box

CCCB Blog Hop winner

Complete the blog hop in the following order, and email us at citycrafter@gmail.com with your correct answer, a lucky randomly picked winner will win a surprise box filled with crafting goodies

Blog hop starts here - City Crafter Challenge Blog
Next stop - Kirsty
last stop - City Crafter Challenge Blog

At each DT's blog, you should find one word in BOLD, that is the word to pick up, complete the hop (5 DTs), and you should have a sentence, come back to the challenge blog and send an email (email address above) to us with your answer, we will pick a lucky winner randomly that has the correct answer for prize # 2

Prize # 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
As you hop along, do leave a comment at each DT's blog, we all have a prize up for grab there, start hoping now and check out what you could win

If you have difficulties using Inlinkz, please email citycrafter@gmail.com, we will try our best to help you with your question

A big THANK YOU to all who joined us last week, fabulous work!!!!
Here's our winners for week 153

and our Spotlight Artists are

Congratulations to all, please feel free to grab your winner/spotlight artists badge and display it proudly on your side bar
Tracy, please send an email to citycrafter@gmail.com with your mailing address, so we could mail your prize out to you.
You have till April 17th to do that.
Thanks to all who sent in your entry for our week 153 challenge, hope to see you play along with our current challenge "Happy Birthday CCCB" and join in our blog hop, lots of prizes to win this week!


  1. sooo sad to see Linda go, congrats to Wendy, off to hop!!!

  2. Beautiful designs once again from the DT...congrats to Wendy and hopefully Linda will keep her blog going so we call all see what she is up to!!

  3. Happy Birthday City Crafters - hopefully there are many more.

  4. Happy birthday! Much more inspiration for all of U <3

  5. Just finished the blog hop - what inspiration. Such a talented group of people and some fantastic giveaways. Thank you all for sharing.

  6. Happy third birthday! Sorry to see Linda going, but so happy that we all had a chance to get to know her on your blog! Have a wonderful start to your fourth year!

    However the word verification is awful!

  7. Happy Birthday City Crafters. Sorry to see Linda go but fun to know she is getting to follow her dream!

  8. Happy 3rd Birthday! I will certainly miss Linda, but am so excited for her! Beautiful projects from all the DT!

  9. First of all: happy birthday! But then also congratulations on all your great cards and the amazing festivities going on here and on all your respective blogs!! I'll be happy to participate. Thanks a lot!

  10. Happy, Happy , Happy 3rd birthday CCCB :)On to the blog hop. My birthday card will be posted some time this week. Good Bye and Good Luck Linda :)

  11. Great prizes. Happy 3rd Birthday to City Crafter! Great Blog hop and beautiful cards by the DT. Have my card posted.

  12. Happy Birthday and cute cards from the DT.x

  13. Happy 3rd Birthday CCCB!

    So sorry to hear that Linda is leaving the team but wish her well in her new venture. Welcome, Wendy. I'm looking forward to seeing more of your work.

    Fabulous cards from the DT. xx

  14. thank you so very much for the spotlight! congrats to Tracy and the others, have a wonderful weekend ladies!

    enjoy *~*

  15. Happy Birthday. Gorgeous DT projects, thank you for the inspiration and great challenge.

  16. Thanks for a lovely challenge as always and great inspiration from the Team. See you next time!!! Thanks again! :-)



  17. Lovely DT inspiration. Fabulous challenge. Meighan

  18. Great blog hop and challenge, beautiful DT work, thanks for the chance to win such terrific prizes : )
    Happy Birthday CCCB!!!

  19. I am a little late! Thanks so much for the spotlight!! I am just tickled! Congrats to Tracey and the other Ladies! Happy Birthday City Crafters!

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