WELCOME

Welcome to our Penny Black Saturday Challenge Blog for all lovers of Penny Black stamps....we are based in the UK but welcome entries worldwide...we post a new challenge on the first Saturday of each month and all we ask is that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT STAMP OR STICKEROO as the main focus of your creation and that you please link back to Penny Black Saturday. To join in the fun please leave your name and a direct link to your entry with Inlinkz...so we can come visit you.


Saturday, 30 August 2008

The Winner Is .....

The winner of Challenge 11 chosen at random is


Congratulations Lesley please email me you details and I will get your goodies to you

Challenge 12 - Stars and Stripes

Hi Everyone...and welcome to Challenge 12....
First we would just like to thank you all for the great response to last week's challenge..a little bit trickier perhaps but you certainly put your thinking caps on and came up with fabulous creations and also a big thank you to those of you who e-mail your projects in every week
Don't forget to check back later to see who has won
the fabulous "Penny Black Stickeroos"

Happy News from Penny Black Saturday HQ this week
CONGRATULATIONS.....
to BETH & JAMIE on their ENGAGEMENT
and we wish them all the best for a long and happy life together.
Thoughts now turn to wedding invitations and Penny Black hedgies
spring to mind - how cute would that be!!!!!


So...on to this week's CHALLENGE


STARS and STRIPES


this week we would like to see stars and stripes on your project and as always it is entirely up to you what you make - a card, ATC, altered art just as long as it features at least one Penny Black image.

This week the prize is sponsored by
FUNKY HAND
and is their latest download called

MINTY MADNESS




gorgeous papers 22 in all, one sheet of alphabets and one sheet of Star Toppers and Sentiments.


Pop over to the FUNKY HAND website and check out all the wonderful paper collections available either on CD or to download.

We hope you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing what you create.

To be in with a chance of winning this fabulous prize, just leave a comment with a link to your work so that we can come and visit you and then put your name in the draw

The winner will be announced next Saturday when we will be posting a new challenge.

If you don't have a blog, then e-mail us your work and we will happy to display it on the blog for you.

Once again our wonderful Design Team have worked their special magic and come up with great creations and Becky..Tracie..and Kath... have used papers from the Minty Madness download....click on the names of our Design Team and pay a visit to their blogs for lots more inspiration.



























Phew!!! my first post on Penny Black Saturday...I can now relax, sit back and enjoy looking at all your fabulous work.. and don't you just love our new background - big thank you to Jo from Siggi Shop.

Saturday, 23 August 2008

The Winner Is ................

The winner of Challenge 10 chosen at random is
Congratulations Lisa!!!
Please email me your details and I will get your goodies out to you.

Challenge 11 - No Cards Allowed

Hi everyone and and welcome to Challenge 11

We would like to thank everyone for joining us last week and wow what an amazing week it was, we had a fantastic response to our Ribbon challenge and lots of wonderful creations by you all again - thank you for joining in the fun and sharing, we all love visiting your blogs.

I have a bit of sad news to tell you all, Tracy is stepping down for a while from Co-Ordinating the blog with me due to personal reasons. But the good news is she will still be on our DT so you'll still be able to see her wonderful creations.

I want to take this opportunity to say a BIG THANKYOU to Tracy for her wonderful ideas and creativity to the blog, I couldn't have done it without you hun, and hope you'll be back on board soon.

Jacqui and Kath are coming on board to help me with the blog, which is great as Im not sure I'll manage on my own, lol
So thanks girls, I know you'll both be a great asset and hopefully we'll still keep our idea's fresh and inspire you all to come back each week.


Don't forgot to come back later and see who won our fabulous download from Polly Craft


Ok onto this weeks Challenge

No Cards Allowed


I know this is a tricker one than last week, but we want you to get your thinking caps on.

You can make anything you like Bag, Note Book, Box, Candle, Tag, Tin etc but NO CARD please, and your creations MUST feature at least one Penny Black Image.



This week we have some more fabulous stickers for one lucky winner:







We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations. To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.

Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.


Here is some inspiration from our Design Team - wow girls you all did fabulous work again this week. Don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.





Becky





Jacqui







Jackie





Jovi





Kath



Tracy





Tracie







Sent By Email
Helen B


Saturday, 16 August 2008

The Winner is ............

The winner of Challenge 9 chosen at random is

Congratulations Donna!!!

Please email Tracie your details and she will get your goodies out to you.

Challenge 10 - Ribbons

Hi everyone welcome to challenge 10!!!!

First we would just like to say thanks so much for the fantastic response to last weeks sketch, there were so many gorgeous entries we really enjoyed seeing all your different creations and interpretations, your all so talented.


Don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the fabulous stamp kindly donated by Sir Stampalot.


So on to this weeks challenge


Ribbons

this week we would like to see ribbons on your project.As always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc..as long as it features at least on penny black image.


This week we have a set of three gorgeous downloads ( 2 decoupage sheets and 8 backing papers ) to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by our new fabulous sponsor :-





If you haven't paid a visit to Polly Craft before please do so because your in for a treat. They have a gorgeous range of downloads with the most fabulous characters and beautiful papers and embellishments.


We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations.
To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.


Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.

Here is some inspiration from our Design Team, don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.



Jacqui


Jovi


Tracy





Kath


Becky


Tracie


Beth



Jackie


Cards sent by email


Saturday, 9 August 2008

The Winner Is .............

The winner of Challenge 8 chosen at random is Chloe
Congratulations Chloe
Please email Tracy your details and she will get your goodies out to you.

Challenge # 9 - Sketch 2

Hi everyone and welcome to challenge 9


First we would like to say thanks to everyone who took part in last weeks challenge, wow what a fabulous response to our No Pink !! challenge which I know was a bit tricky for all you pink lovers but your cards were all fabulous and we are really enjoying visiting your blogs.
Don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the gorgeous download by Tinker + Co

So onto this weeks challenge


Challeng 9 - Sketch #2

This week we'd like you to follow this fabulous sketch.
You can rotate/flip the sketch - as long as we can still see the sketch in your creations.


As always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc.. as long as it features at least on penny black image.

This week we have a fabulous stamp to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by our sponsor :-





We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations.
To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.
Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.
Here is some inspiration from our Design Team, don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.

Becky


Jovi

Beth



Jackie





Jacqui

Kath



Tracy



Tracie

Cards sent by email

Helen B

Saturday, 2 August 2008

The Winner Is

The winner choosen at random of Challenge 7 is .. Richelle

Congratulations Richelle!! Please email Tracie with your address and we will get your fabulous prize sent off to you!

Challenge 8 - No Pink

Thanks to everyone who joined in with last week's challenge, the cards were all fabulous and we all really enjoyed visiting your blogs and seeing your wonderful and inspiring creations.


Don't forget to check back later to see who has won the gorgeous stickers.

Now to this weeks challenge

Challenge 8 - No Pink !!

Your cards can feature any colour, but NO PINK !!

as always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc.. as long as it features
at least on penny black image.

This week we have a fabulous download to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by our sponsor :-

If you haven't visited Tinker & Co before you must check them out, you wont be disappointed. They have a fantastic range of downloads and craft supplies that are gorgeous and the great news is they also have angel policy so you can use their products to make finished items to sell.






We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations.

To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.
Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.

Here's some inspiration from our Design Team, don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.



Tracie
Jacqui






Tracy



Kath




Jackie



Beth


Becky




Jovi





Cards sent by email
Helen B




Karen P