City Crafter Challenge #154 Birthday Bash!!

Hi Friends!!! Boy does City Crafter have a great week for you!! It's their three year anniversary!!! And we are having a Blog Hop with prizes to win on each and every one of our blogs!!! Here's what you need to do to play for a chance to win!! Start at City Crafter blog and find the
 secret word. Then visit the rest of our blogs to find the rest of the words to make up the phrase,  then go back to City Crafter blog and send Kirsty an E-mail with the correct answer!! (Hint, the word is in bold letters) :-)

Kirsty will be sponsoring 2 prizes besides the one from her blog, prize # 1 - pick the prize, sponsored by kraftykirsty.etsy.com, her little etsy shop, winner for the challenge will win this:


prize # 2 - surprise box, Kirsty is  sponsoring another prize for the blog hop winner, the winner has to complete the hop and come up with the correct answer. !!!
surprise box filled with crafting goodies!!! Each each of us on the dt are sponsoring a prize too!!

My card is made with Papertrey Ink stamps Birthday style stamp set, Vintage Cream Card stock, Harvest Gold, Hawaiian Shores, Aqua Mist, and Raspberry Fizz Ink. A very quick and easy card!.

Congrats to  City Crafter for three wonderful years  AND  many more to come!!!
Be sure to start at City Crafter and follow the links to get the secret words on all our blogs!! Each dt member will choose a winner on her own blog at the end of the the challenge.! Here's my prize package:

Doodlebug Crushed Flock
Maya Bird Album
Maya Road Birdcage album
Basic Grey  "Now and Always page kit"

And some mini journal stamps and a laser cut cattail!
Here's the order for the blog hop:
Also please welcome Wendy to out little DT family!!!! Wendy is very talented and will be a wonderful addition!! And last but not least, sadly Linda will be leaving us...But, I'm so happy for her!!!!...Linda and her husband are  traveling around the US in their trailer, how fun is that??A dream come true!!! We will miss youLinda , but wish you lots of  luck on your new adventure!!!!
Hugs, Char

43 comments:

Elborgi said...

wonmderful card and giveaway!
Hello from Elma

wendipooh13 said...

what a great card!!! LOVE the balloons!!!

Diane said...

Very pretty and festive birthday card!!!

Susan Kennedy said...

Gorgeous card!!! I love those Balloons!! Love the twine!! this is amazing!!!

loulou said...

What a totally fun card. Love the primary colours.

Ros Crawford said...

LOVE your pretty card ... and super gifts there Char ... Have a beautiful day

Alshandra said...

Fantastic card! Thanks for sharing. And what a wonderful giveaway!

Nancy said...

A very happy card this is, I love it.
Can't wait to use my set from PTI (probably with your ideas)!

ariadne said...

What lovely items in your giveaway!Please count me in!AriadnefromGreece!

Gram's Treasures said...

What a fun card! Great colours and wonderful design...you really made great use of that stamp set.
Joyce xx

Davi said...

Beautiful with the dimension the popped up balloons create :)

Linda R said...

Your card is so cute. Such happy balloons.

Thanks so much for your kind words. I am going to miss you all so much. But I will still be here in blogland. I do hope you follow me around the US as I blog about my adventure.

Big Hugs~

Atty Fatty said...

super fun card !!

Terry said...

What a happy and fun card, Charlene! Love the balloons and what a package you have! Hope the week is going well for you!

Barbara said...

I love the balloons! Such a wonderful card!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Super sweet birthday card Charlene! I would like to say THANK YOU for being part of the CCCB family, thank you for your hard work as well as beautiful work weeks after weeks, thanks for your time, but most of all, thanks for saying "YES" when I invited you! I am so glad to "found" you and certainly hope that we will meet in real life someday, now no excuse, we are not that far away.... someday soon my friend!!!!

Karen McAlpine said...

Such a fun and cheerful card!!

Geri said...

Oh, what a fun little adventure, Char...THANKS!!! I LOVE your card! Perfectly cheery!!! I want that Birthday Style Set!!!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Such a bright and beautiful card! Simple, yet lots going on. I love it!

Lucille K said...

What a cheerful and fun birthday card, Char. HB CCCB. Love the balloons :)

Debbie J said...

I love your card; lovely and bright. Love how you have popped up the balloons.

Audrey Pettit said...

Well, you may say quick and easy, but my words are gorgeous and genius! Wow, this is such an awesome birthday card, Char!!

Theresa said...

Lovely card....great balloons and colors! Great prizes. Happy 3rd Birthday to City Crafter!

Shelle said...

Ah the simplicity... Love this car, it makes me smile :-)

Pauline said...

What a fun card with those super bright balloons!

Tracy said...

Fabulous CAS style card with lots of fun birthday colors Charlene. :-)

Regan said...

omg love it..i am so kicking myself I didnt get that stamp set

Vic Lau said...

I love your CAS card that is full of fun and colour!

Calypso's Crafts said...

OMG Charlene.
LOVE your card.
Love the idea that you used to emboss first, watercolor and the sponge. Love the crepe paper ruffle. I just LOVE it!! LOL

SabLank said...

love your card! Have a wonderful day!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love this card! the PTI banners are so fun and I love the size of the balloons!

Chris said...

What a fabulous card! I love how the balloons go off the edge - it makes you think they're going to float away :o)

Glenna Anderson said...

Great card. Love the balloons!

Vickie ODell said...

When I first saw your card I was attracted to the way you tied string on the pop-dotted balloon trio and the stamped scallops in the background. It was CAS and fun altogether!

Jinny Newlin said...

What a fantastic, prize package, my dear! And your card is even more so! LOVE the color palette, and the little banners are too fun!

nichtniedlich said...

Wonderful - I like that simple, but colorful style, it's so vivid!
hugs serafeena

Lisette Baker said...

What a gorgeous, celeratory card. Love the stamps and your colour choices are luscious.

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

What a lovely card you've made to celebrate this great occasion! I love the bright colours and the balloons have definitely set me in a party mood! :)

JennyH said...

Great card, so bright and cheery, love the fun design.
Thanks for the chance to win your amazing giveaway : )

Ragnhild said...

Hi Charlene :)

Great card you have made for this Birthday challenge at CCCB :)

Such bright colors :)

Ragnhild

Stacy said...

Oh, your card is so cute and fun. How do you cut around the balloons so neatly... everything I cut comes out all wiggly!

kateri said...

I like your, it's fun and I think your whole page is fun. I like the art at the top entrance to your blog. It's my first time here so I'm looking at everything and I like your styleeeeeeee!

I really like Papertrey Ink (Inc?)I like arrows and different backgrounds. The touch of whie on the baloons just hits the spot :) --Kateri Cochran

Vickie ODell said...

You can't imagine how excited I was to see that my name was chosen for your amazing prize! It includes so much!

Here's my address:

Vickie ODell
9084 SE 212th Street
Lawson, MO 64062

And I thought I should tell you, your David Austin roses look amazing! His are my favorites but they often struggle where I live. Thanks again for the inspiring cards you share and the great prize package!