Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Happy Birthday City Crafter Challenge Blog!!!! (week #52)

It is hard to believe that City Crafter Challenge Blog turn ONE today!!! Time really flies when we are having fun huh? I am so Thankful for having super great team mates at CCCB, these ladies are not just creative, they are generous, and so easy to work with, they are a great help to make CCCB a fun place for everyone.


Since it is our first birthday, we need to have a party right? Yep, City Crafter Challenge Blog is having our very first BLOG HOP, come join in the fun


*CCCB Blog Hop*


You gotta start from HERE - City Crafter Challenge Blog
and then HERE - Kirsty Vittetoe (that's me!)
Your next stop is HERE - Linda Robinson
Follow by - Cheryl Nelson
- Ros Crawford
and then our Guest - Sylvia Nelson
last stop - City Crafter Challenge Blog


Make sure you hop from one blog to another, leave a comment at each blog, and you will stand a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to shop at Pixie Dust Paperie, our sponsor. If you follow the BLOG HOP, you will have 5 chances to win that!


On top of all that, you could join in our fun challenge this week and win another gift certificate worth $15, in total, our sponsor Pixie Dust Paperie is giving away $65 worth of prizes this week. How's that for a Celebration Party?


CCCB Week 52 
Happy Birthday City Crafter Challenge Blog


Here you go..... this week's challenge
We have our very special guest at City Crafter Challenge Blog, Sylvia Nelson to make a Birthday card for us, here's Sylvia's beautiful creation



The Challenge is to case this card of Sylvia's you can pick up the colors, the shape of the card, the embellishment or any element you can pick up from this card. 
Here's my take.........


I chose to pick up the white embossed background


the metal rose brads from HERE, and the tiny flowers in pink and red



also the blue vellum butterfly....



so hop over to City Crafter and play along with us, don't forget to leave a comment here at this post to stand a chance to win the Blog Hop Prizes.


46 comments:

Anji78 said...

Lovely cake!

Emily Leiphart said...

WOW, LOVE your card based off that cake, Kirsty! The smattering of beautiful flowers against all that white embossing is gorgeous!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! I love love love love that card!!! Beautiful flowers and loving the ribbon :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Sylvia said...

Love, Love your card and those beautiful flowers, Kirsty! Congratulations on one successful year. Happy to be a part of your birthday bash! Sorry about the cake, I have not had icecream so I will go get a piece. Mine does not have frosting however! Happy week!

LVF said...

amazing card....

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Happy Blog anniversary Kirsty! This card takes the cake :) So pretty! Love all the flowers and butterflies! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN :)

Willy's creations said...

Lovely card Kirsty!

Hugs,Willy

Dora said...

O MY this is awesome Kirsty, love the white embossed background and such pretty amazing flowers. Love it xx

Lynnda Hosni said...

oh My Kirsty.... I love your card...so so gorgeous...the reds just pops up!!! Beautiful...CONGRATS too ...and yes Happy Birthday CCCB... YAY you did it my friend.... hugs...xoxo

Pauline said...

Stunning card Kirsty, i love those metal brads! Beautiful colours amd wonderful embossing too, and that little vellum layered butterfly is perfect!

Linda R. said...

Happy Birthday to CCCB sweet friend.. A whole year.. And to think I was a little scared to join at first.. I am so glad you asked me to be a part of this team.. THANK YOU!!

Your card is gorgeous.. I love everything about it. Here's to another fun year.. And we will definitely meet up on my break..

Hugs, Linda

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

Sylvia's card is FABULOUS and your take on it is ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC -LOVE IT!

Helen Tilbury said...

BEAUTIFUL Kirsty - I love your take on the challenge!! Will try to hop if I have time later :)

Ros said...

Wonderful card ... made by a wonderful person ... Happy birthday CCCB ... thank you so much for having me on your team ... Have a brilliant day

Lynette said...

Your embossing is gorgeous...beautiful work Kristy.

Lea said...

Woo hoo!!! Happy Birthday CCCB! Beautiful card!!!

Paper Boutique said...

Congratulations!!!! So excited for you, I will certinly play along, Happy BDay CCB. And your card is a stunner!

Craftylicious said...

Congratulations Kirsty!!! It's been so long since I played along at CCCB..I do hope I'll make it this time :) Lovely take on Sylvia's card! I admire your use of flowers! you're so fab at it!! :)

Carole of Brum said...

Happy Birthday CCCB! Ooh your card is gorgeous, Kirsty, love how you've picked out the flowers, they really stood out to me, and so nicely shown on that lovely embossed background. You can really see that you have based the design on the CASEd card. CoB

jacirascrap said...

Suas criações são sempre belas! parabéns por sua criação e pelo blog City Crafter!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Beautiful cased card. The flowers and the butterfly are sooooo pretty. :)

anne said...

beautifully done.. love the white on white with different embossing and the scalloped edges...
-anne-

Cheryl Nelson said...

Gorgeous take on Sylvia's card! Could not LOVE this more Kirsty!! and Happy, Happy Birthday to CCCB! Thanks for including me on your team! You are THE BEST! Hugs, Cheryl

Emily Keaton said...

Kirsty, this is absolutely stunning!! I just love those dainty punched flowers and your lovely distressing. Beautiful work!

Ira said...

Wow Kirsty, you did an amazing job casing Sylvia's card! Both of your cards are fabulous!

Amelia Khalik said...

Happy Birthday CCCB!!! The blog hop is awesome idea n ur card is pretty n gorgeous!! Love the vellum butterfly. Will try to play along..:)))

Patricia said...

Hi Kirsty, thank you for your compliment! I totally love your card! With love from Holland!
xx Patricia

june lanum said...

Kirsty, absolutely beautiful card

Jani said...

Beautiful card. Love the flowers.

Stella said...

Kirsty I love love love the way you cased Syliva's card; it's jaw dropping gorgeous!

Thank you for starting CCCB and everything you do for all of us. I am glad and thankful I found you :)

Linda B said...

Happy First Birthday!... and that's one lovely card you've made to go along with it. The white is so elegant... love those Dear Lizzy rose brads, the Girl's Paperie button and your tiny little flowers to match... love to see you using all the lovelies from your Pixie kits.
Have a Happy Day, dear lady!

Heather Jensen said...

Happy Blog Birthday. I can't believe it has been a year. Your card is stunning! :)
Hugs~

Marsha said...

oh, wow ! Beautiful. Love those roses and the pearls in the little flowers.
Congratulations City Crafters.

Lynn Stevens said...

happy 1st Birthday, what a pretty card, so striking with the red and white!
Lynn

lauren bergold said...

happy, happppppy, *HAPPPPPYYYYYYYYY* birthday CCCB! and many happy returns! congrats on your big milestone!!!

(ps: sylvia's card is GORGEOUS...and your take on her design is EQUALLY amazing! oh how sad i am to be miles away from my supplies right now!!!) (except CA is a blast so i can't whine too much!) :) :) :)

Ginny said...

Your card is gorgeous, kirsty. I love the elegant white and the fun burst of color of the flowers. Happy birthday city crafted! I'm so glad I was introduced to your blog.

lizzidroege said...

love all the works and your new look
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Tracy said...

Wowza! You couldn't have cased that card any better. I love the embossing and all those cute little flowers. This is really beautiful Kirsty! Happy Birthday CCCB!

June Houck said...

White embossed card stock is so lovely, and with the contrast of red (my favorite color), it makes me swoon!

Pastila said...

Lovely cards! Congrats to CCCB birthday!

*Michaela* said...

Oh, my goodness!!! Soooo pretty!!!

♥♥♥Jan ♥♥♥ said...

A perfect job casing that card, Kirsty ! Big congrats on your "birthday" - hope you will be around for a long long time !!

Linda said...

Your card is sooooo beautiful!! Love the cluster of the little red flowers!!

Cindy said...

These cards are just lovely....love the embossed cake...This blog hop is such a cute idea!

sweet craf-tea chick said...

love it, kirsty! happy happy birthday to CCCB :)! thanks for sharing! *hugs* steph :)

Michelle said...

Stunning card, Kirsty! HB to CCCB!!