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, DIE OR STICKEROO as the main focus of your creation and that you please link back to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge. 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, 24 January 2009

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Week 33

Good Morning Everyone
Wow another great response to last week's challenge...you certainly love your dotty papers...great work by everyone and a big thank you to you all from the Design Team for your continued support.
Don't forget to pop back later and see who has won last week's fab prize.

The challenge this week is....................

All we want you to do this week is feature a frame
somewhere on your entry and as always its entirely up to you
what you create ....
card, atc, altered art etc... as long as you include
at least one Penny Black stamp
And we have a fabulous prize for you this week

sponsored by Tab from 7KidsCollegeFund

For one lucky winner chosen at random
a $15 gift certificate to be spent at the online shop
for each entrant to this week's challenge
a 10% discount....use Code PB 10 at checkout
this offer runs from 24th - 31st January
so pop over to the website and have a look.

If you'd like to win this fabulous prize, then leave us a comment with a link to your card and the winner will be announched next Saturday.

If you don't have a blog then you can email Tracie or Kath and we will upload your card for you.
As always our Design Team have come up with some gorgeous cards for you

Cards Sent By Email:




We look forward to seeing your fabulous creations this week

Happy Crafting Everybody
Hugs from the Design Team



Kimberley said...

Woo hoo I'm first for a change! Great cards by the DT. My card is HERE

Dawn said...

Love the frame theme - gorgeous DT cards as ever..
Here is my Card – Thanks for Looking!


Allison said...

fab DT cards as always
mine is HERE


Jana said...

Wow, I had so much fun putting this card together. Beautiful cards by the DT.
I made Just for you card that can be used for Valentine or birthday. And you can see it here

Thank you for looking.

Anonymous said...

Finally got Penny Black stamps and couldn't wait to try this challenge. Here is my card.

Thanks for looking!

Larissa said...

Unfortunately I had to miss last weeks challenge because of computer problems (loved that challenge!!) but this week I am back!!! Great challenge again, I had great fun!

You can see my card here

Now I am going to look at everybody's creations!


Jen said...

Beautiful work from the DT.
I've just finished my card, you will find it on my blog. here
Jen x

Powerful Search Engine said...

Hi this is my card
Thank you for looking!
Pascale :)

Anonymous said...

Lovely DT´s ladies!
Here is my idea:



SewSuzySew said...

Love the DT Inspiring Creations!

Can't believe I'm actually entering on the day of the Challenge lol!

Here's Mine!

Suze x

Joey said...

Hi Everyone, fabulous dt cards!! mine is here:- my card thanks for looking.xxx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi everyone great challenge this week my card is here

Emma xxx

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful DT cards and great challenge
Here's mine:

Drea´s World said...

Hello Together here is my Card!!!

Bye bye DREA

Jackie said...

Been thinking about doing this sort of frame thing with the image inside the card so this weeks challenge was ideal.

Once again wonderful cards from the dt.

Thanks for the challenge
Here's mine


Helen said...

Gorgeous DT cards again this week!
My 'frame it' card is here
Helen x

Dawny P said...

Fab theme this weeks girls, and some great cards as always

here’s mine

hugs xxx

Anonymous said...

What lovely DT cards! fab challenge

Here's my card!!

carly xx

The Crafty Blonde said...

Havent been able to join in for a while, so am really glad I have made it this week. Fab challenge and the DT cards are gorgeous.
my card
Hope you like & thanks for looking.
Lyndsey xx

Adeline said...

Hi hi...This is my take: http://scrappymumoftwo.blogspot.com/2009/01/laugh-using-pencil-lines-sketch-118.html Thanks for looking!

Adeline said...

Whoops! I posted a wrong link. This should be it. Sorry. Thanks for looking again. http://scrappymumoftwo.blogspot.com/2009/01/penny-black-saturday-challenge-week-33_24.html

lisa said...

gorgeous cards from the dt xx here's mine xxx

freaky said...

WOW!! So much nice cards!! I like the frame theme!! Here is my card.
Thanks for looking!!

hugs, Nicole

Sue said...

Beautiful cards by the Design Team and another fun challenge.

My card is HERE

xxx Sue

debby4000 said...

Great challenge and gorgeous DT
Here's my card

Emma said...

I enjoyed using my new PB stamp to create this card.

Thanks for looking.


Jenny said...

Wunderschöne DT-Karten.Hier ist meine

Suzanne said...

Wow what fab DT cards they are all beautiful my card is HERE

thanks for looking Sue :o)

Carol said...


Great Dt work
Here's my card TFL

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Great work from the design team
and a fun challenge.

Here's my Card xxx

Lorraine Robertson said...

What a great choice for this weeks challenge... I had so much fun...

Super creations from the DT too... a huge thanks to them all for the dedication every week...

HERE is my card...

Lorraine xxx

Sue said...

Great challenge, lovely DT cards, here is my effort.
Thannks for looking, sue.x

Murielle said...

Marvellous challenge and great cards DT.
Here is my card.

LavenderCards said...

Great cards. Mine is on my blog.

Helen Ding said...

Thought I'd stop just admiring the DT cards and join in this week. http://helending.blogspot.com/2009/01/im-at-it-again.html

Claire Mackaness said...

A great excuse to use up some old stash, thank you Heres mine

Andrea, said...

Fab challenge and gorgeous DT cards. My card is on my blog.

My card

Amanda said...

thanks for a fab challnege

Anonymous said...

Great cards by the DT.
here's mine

thanks for looking

Bex said...

Great sample cards by the DT as always.
My card is HERE
Love n Hugs

Elina said...

Thank you for the challenge! Here is my card. :)

Jilly said...

Great challenge.
Here is my card.

Sue said...

Hi, what a lovely challenge, here is my entry xx

Nataša said...

Great DT creations!
Thank you for the challenge.

Here's my card

Greetings from Slovenia,

Debs said...

Hiya really had fun doing this card just hoping I'm doing this link thingy right as I'm a newbie
here's mine
Hope to join you net saturday

Lisa F said...

I really like this challenge - made me get out my PB stamps!

here's mine

6 wacky women said...

The DT cards are just gorgeous. Great challenge this week.

Here is my card.

Karen x

Lorraine A said...

Lovely DT cards :-) You can see my card here
p.s wish my oval nesties had arrived for this ,,,, still winging their way from Simon,,,

Gayle said...

Hi ladies. Such beautiful DT submissions, as usual!
My acetate card is HERE
I’m a newbie to PBC..thanks for looking!
Gayle x

Heather said...

Great theme and wonderful DT cards.

Here is my card
hugs Heather xx

Karen said...


NatashaMay said...

Gorgeous creations from DT. Here is my framed image. Thanks for looking.
x Natasha x

Lesley said...

wow again the Dt cards are all amazing...u can see my entry at
thanx luv n hugs Lesley xxx

amanda stokes said...

Absolutely gorgeous DT cards!!!here's mine
Amanda's paper palace:PBSC FRAME IT
thanks for looking.xx

SannaS said...


What a fun challenge!

here's mine

Have a great week!

Cathy said...

Great theme and cards.
Mine is here.
Thanks for looking,
Cathy xx

Looby said...

Love all the DT cards! Here's mine

Lou x

SemSee said...

My first time at entering your challenge! Here's my card!

TLF, hugs, Sem x

Suzy said...

Nice framed chalenge. You can see my card here

Nicola said...

Fabulous DT cards, this is my first ever stamped challenge and mine is here

Kazabing said...

Really enjoyed this weeks challenge. Everyone's are are great.xx My attempt is it:-



Lyn said...

Great Challenge this week and lovely cards from the DT

Here is my card

sandra's crafty corner said...

my card is on my blog,
thanks sandra

Heather said...

fab DT cards as usual, here is my entry

Judi said...

You gals keep coming up with the challenges. The DT cards are fabulous.

Here's my card

Cheers, Judi

Irene said...

Here is my card for your challange



Louby said...

Thanks for the challenge.
my card is here
Louby x

ikki said...

Very good challenge to give us the idea of "frame it" - Nesties do this really well and without prompting I may never have used them. Thanks ikki


Julie Kettlewell - Stampin Up UK Independent Demonstrator - Order products 24/7 said...

Loved this as I borrowed my friends Nesties, I am a Nestie virgin but have had my first go!!

Here's mine!



Jan said...

Great theme and I love the DT cards. My card is

Marianne said...

Great challenge, great DT cards. I have'nt those things called nestabillitis ;-) so i kept my frame very simple. Here you can see
my card

Pink Dandelion said...

I have enjoyed joining in with this challenge this week. Fab cards by the Design Team.

My card is here

Kim. said...

Hello all,

I have not entered this challenge before and decided this week I would have ago. Hope you like my card. You can find it here Thanks Kim xXx

Linda said...

Lovely DT cards.

Here is my card

Tip Top said...

Great idea!! Here is mine!

*Arwen* said...

Hi Ladies
Great DT cards - beautiful :)
Here's my card:

xoxo Arwen

Louby said...

Hi everyone at PBSC, just to say I've put an award on my blog for you, hope this is OK. but just to say thanks for all your hard work every week,and because I love this challenge blog.
Louby x

Sonia said...

Loved this weeks challenge. Loved the cards made by the design team.

Here is my card

Sonia x

Karen Brooks said...

Great challenge!!! I had so much fun with this little guy!!!

Clicky Here For Mine – Thanks for looking!!!!

Barb said...
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Barb said...

This is my first challenge but looking forward to many more. I love working with frames and enjoyed seeing all the inspiration

here's mine

Cheri said...

I just got my first PB stamps this last week, so I thought a challenge would be the perfect way to christen them! You can find my card at The Paper Freak.

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

The DT cards are fab, but then again Penny Black stamps are so great and easy to use. This is my first time in the challenge . I've just started a blog.

Lia said...


Great work what the DT have done, here is my entry, I hope it is right

craft mad Jenny said...

great challenges,
Click here for mine.

AliMayes said...

Love the DT samples and here thanks to Kath is my ATC.
Ali xx

Anonymous said...

Great Theme...I had directly an idea *ggg*.
And this is my card.

Hugs Ivi

Linda said...

Here's my card:

Thanks a bunch!

Elaine Stark said...

I have just uploaded my card. This was a good theme I enjoyed making it. There is lots of fantastic cards. Elaine

Skraptacular Designs said...

I am so excited that I am able to get back into joining Blog Challenges again! They're so much fun!

Thanks for creating such GREAT challenges each week. Can't wait until next week's!

Here is my card...Thanks for looking!

Hanne said...

Good afternoon, ladies!

Finally I got the kick that I needed to use a frame I bought a looong time ago :) Thanks for this great challenge theme, my card is here

Hugs, Hanne:)

Nessie said...

More fab cards from the DT as usual,so inspiring!!!

here is my entry.


Lisa said...

Lovely DT cards! I really enjoyed this challenge ~ Here's mine! x

Ellibelle said...

Great theme this week. Here is my card better late then never

Unknown said...

Awesome theme and incredible prize! My Card

Liz McGuire, said...

Here is my card for this weeks great challenge. Brill DT cards.
Thanks for looking. X

Carol said...

Hello lovely ladies :) Love the challenge this week and you brought me out of my colour safe box!!
is my card.

Carol x

LOUISE said...

Stunning DT cards this week ladies, good job. Here is my card. Louise x
Penny Black Embraceable

Anonymous said...

Hi everybody, so beautiful framed cards. This challenge was a great idea. =)

Here´s my framed card from Finland

Hope you like it!


Donna said...

Great dt cards as always, here is my card

Crafting Diva said...

Hi I have added my card to my blog

Andrea said...

Beautiful DT cards!! Here is mycard.

Amanda said...

I really love all the DT cards and wanted to enter this challenge as I have only recently started blogging.
here's mine

nessy said...

great theme and gorgeous DT cards
here is my card
thanks for looking
vanessa xx

Anonymous said...

2nd attept, great cards here's minehttp://jemscrafting.blogspot.com/

Benedicte said...

great challenge :-)

here is my card

hugs, Benedicte

Natascha said...

Nice DT cards. I like them all. Here ist my card.

Thanks for looking.


Leonie said...

This is my first entry for the Penny Black Saturday Challenge, hope you like my card!

Leonie xx

Karen said...

This is my first time at the Penny Black Challenge and I have really enjoyed the frame theme - thank you for setting it! You can check out my card here.

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi, I love this challenge of Frame it, Have tried to go for a different sort of frame,
heres my card
ju x

Pam said...

Great cards,here is mine Pam

Michele said...

Gorgeous DT cards. Here is my card

stampingmarianne said...

This is my card with a frame!
thanks for looking.


shaz earl said...

Great challenge and some fab work by the DT xx
Heres mine

Francesca said...

Great Challenge and Fab DT Cards

Here's Mine!

Francesca x

Minty Magic said...

Fabulous DT cards - great for inspiration. My card is on my blog

simplyfairies said...

Super challenge, and fab inspiration again from the Dt's...

Here is my card.

Sally said...

Great theme, love the DT cards.
Heres mine.
Sally. x

Saskia said...

Just in time...


I started my blog last week... and found out about challenges this week!!



Maria Matter said...

Lovely DT cards!
This was fun!
I've been framed!
Blessings, Maria

Anonymous said...

really nice DT cards!
here is mine

have a nice weekend!

Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

So many cute different ways to frame! I made a tag, using a smaller tag to frame my image See my tag here  

Yvonne said...

Loving the DT cards,as always. here is my entry in the nick of time!!

Yvonne said...

Ooh it's late and my link isn't working!! Second attempt here

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

great cards

here's mine