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, 6 June 2009

Week - 52.... Blooming Gorgeous

Morning Everyone and welcome.....time for another challenge on Penny Black Saturday. A big thank you to everyone who joined in last week's challenge....that fabulous sketch from Domi and wow loads of gorgeous cards....you do love your sketches.

Don't forget to pop back later to see who has won the fabulous prize from PB Stamps
Time to get on with this week's challenge....
lots of ways to interpret this one so it's time to get your thinking caps on....those Penny Blacks looked out and we can't wait to see what you create
As always....you can make a card...altered art...bag..notebook etc the only rule being that you use at least one Penny Black or sentiment.
We have another fabulous prize for you this week from
our new sponsor........
a new and exciting online shop run by Keith & Ben
selling gorgeous ribbons at great prices
6 rolls...5 metres each....Satin...Organza and Grosgrain

And if you would like to win these gorgeous goodies....all you need to do is leave a comment here with a link to your entry....so we can come visit you.

If you don't have a blog....e-mail your entry to either Tracie or Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.
The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

And once again.....our fabulous Design Team have worked their magic and I'm sure you will agree they are all "blooming gorgeous"...sorry couldn't resist that one

Happy Crafting
from the Design Team
the following cards received by e-mail
from Sue Folkard
gorgeous card Sue

 from Sylvia Colledge
gorgeous card Sylvia..love the papers and your cute hedgie 
from Anni Ito
beautiful card Anni...love those embossed flowers
thanks for joining in the fun girls


Cynthia said...

Thanks for the lovely DT cards, your cards are always great to see. Hope my link works ok.
here is my card

Fern said...

Really lovely theme this week giels, and i enjoyed working with it.
Beautiful DT cards.
Here's my entry

Kimberley said...
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Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Blooming gorgeous cards from the DT. Here's mine.

Renate´s Stempelwelt said...

beautiful cards from the DT :-) so nice!!

here is my card:

LG Renate

Tessi`s Kramecke said...

Das ist eine tolle Vorgabe und hier ist meine Karte

Danke für's schauen.


Jennifer said...

Great idea, I don't need much of an excuse to use lots of flowers!
I've just finished my card, you will find it here
Jen x

Larissa said...

Hi everyone!

Great challenge again! The samples from the designteam are really blooming gorgeous! You can see my card here


Anice said...

Lovely cards from the DT as always. I'm so pleased to have been able to join in this week! You'll find my card On my blog Funky Hand Thoughts
Anice xx

Samantha Mellor said...

Lovely DT cards as usual.Thanks ladies for another enjoyable challenge.Just for You
Hugs SamXX

pinky said...

Finally got some new stamps so I could join in your challenges again. My card is here
Thanks for the lovely inspiration from the DT.

The Suzy! said...

Bloomin' lovely cards from the DT - thanks.
Heres my card
Thanks for looking X

Crafty Jack said...

hello I made a card for yur chalenge


Jack x

Nadell said...


beautiful cards !!!
This is my first card for this challengeblog.

Bye Nadell

Linda aka backroads girl said...

OMGoodness! What beautiful DT cards! Will be glad when I can join the challenges again :). You guys rock!

Hugs, Linda

debbi taylor said...

What a great challenge this week - although I say the same evey week - great DT cards!

here is mine

thanks for looking x

Clare said...

Here is my card.I hope you like it. Great cards from the DT as usual!

bastelkueken said...

This theme is fantastic and here is my entry.
My book
Thanks for looking.

Debbie said...

What great cards from the DT, and what a fun fun challenge..
Here's Mine

Anonymous said...

I received some Penny Black images in the mail not too long ago, so I was able to play along this week! Thanks for the challenge!

Here is my card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1371941?si=cow

Nilla said...

Dear all DTs, you have done amazing cards! Love them! Hugs Nilla
My card

Alicia said...

Great cards, lots of inspiration.

Here is my entry


Cindy said...

Here is my take of the blooming challenge this week. Thanks for the challenge and inspiration!

Kimberley said...

Brilliant cards as ever from the DT HERE is my card.

Mervi said...

So wonderful blooming DT- cards, enjoy watching those. Here's mine!

Cheryl Richter said...

Hi there!
I really like this weeks challenge! And the DT work are beautiful :)

Here's my entry

Hugs Cheryl Richter

Angie said...

Super challenge,
Great DT Work,

Finja said...

flowers are always lovely, thanks for the inspiration...
here is my card

Zsu's Blog said...

Great theme and fantastic DT cards.

Here is my card

Thanks for looking!

CreaRenata said...

Great DT Cards!

Here's mine

Hugs Renata

Christine D. said...

My entry is here

Jennifer said...

OOoohhh I love the theme this week and it is perfectly suited for Penny Black stamps. The DT cards are spectacular!

My card can be found here

paylin said...

Hi Ladies, you have done a great job and thanks for the beautiful sketch and you can see my submission.

Thanks for looking n enjoy your day
Best wishes

CLARE said...

Love all the DT's cards. Lots of inspiration there. mine is HERE

SallyB said...

What a lovely Theme! This is sure to be a favourite!
Here's my card

lindyloo said...

Love the theme thanks

This is my card

thanks for looking

huggies lindyloo x

Lynne in NI said...
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Lynne in NI said...

Great challenge and beautiful DT cards!
Here's mine

Jill said...

ohh the DT cards are just gorgeous and I love this weeks theme hugs Jill xx
here is my card.

Stephanie said...

Oh my what beautiful cards!

here is mine

Judi said...

Loved this challenge. You can't go wrong with flowers.
Here's my card.

Nougatine said...

Hello girls

Here is my participation :


Thank you for your visit ;-)


Natalie said...

Lovely DT cards, my entry is HERE

Natalie x

Judy said...

Great challenge and beautiful DT cards.

Here's my card.

Thanks for another fun challenge!

Sue said...

Great challenge, lovely cards by the DT Here's My Card

Jules said...

Hi - thank you for another great challenge and for the inspiration from the DT.

Hopefully you will find my blooming gorgeous card

Love Jules xx


Hi Ladies fantastic cards again my card is now done for this week's challenge.
Dianne xx

Helen said...

Fab theme - who doesn't love flowers?!
Gorgeous DT cards too!
Helen x

Here's my card

Anja said...

I like the DT-Cards and the theme a lot. Great work!
Here is my card.

Greetings from Germany,

mueppi said...

Hi ladies
your DT-cards are great again!
here`s my card
Hugs Gisela

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Great cards by the DT...
wonderful !
Here is
my entry


brenda said...

Like the theme this week and super DT samples as always.

my card's here

B x

ros said...

Gorgeous cards from everyone. here is my card

Alex said...

Beautiful Idea for that challenge and the DT showed us great cards!
Here is my set
Hugs, Alex

WeirdCat said...

Great DT samples. Ages since I have taken part but Hereis my card

Est xxx said...

Just added my bloomin card


Anonymous said...

Here's my card

Kate x

Elena said...

Yeah, long time no crafts but this week I've got time to be with you again. Here's my entry

Chaosmaus said...

My entry for this Challenge.
my card

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great Dt inspiration as always

heres my card

Emma xxx

Willeke said...

Great challenge

here is mine card!


Emma said...

Fab challenge and gorgeous cards ladies.
My entry is here
Emma x

Daisychain said...

Great theme and gorgeous DT cards ladies. My card is here


Grace said...

Wonderful challenge! I had fun with this one! Here is my card:


Anonymous said...

Lovely cards from the DT... HEREis my CARD

scotspanda said...

oooh gorgeous cards from the dt again this week, great theme :o)

my card is here


Amanda xx

handmade by RT said...

Great challenge and DT cards! Here is my Entry. Thanks! rach xx

Michelle said...

Another fab challenge. Here is my card.

Thanks for looking.

Ineke said...

I made this challenge. Great DT work. You can find my card here. Thanks for looking. Ineke

Susie Sugar said...

Fantastic cards By the DT I have really enjoyed joining in this challenge
Hugs Susie xx
heres my entry

midster said...

Thanks for the challenge here is my card

raindropecho said...

Just wanted to say thanks again for the gift last week! I had fun with this week's challenge, also :D

Here's mine for this week

theneon said...

Hooray for the design team!!! Thanks for another great challenge. I think I know how to put a link to my creation here this time please come visit

Rainny said...

All the DT cards are so great.
The URL is my card

Aquarius said...

Some great cards - my entry can be found here

Carol said...

Hi Girls,
What gorgeous DT cards again this week.....lovely!
I've missed you for the last couple of weeks :( but
is my card for this weeks challenge

Carol x

Christine said...

Great DT cards loved the challenge
heres my card

thanks Christine xx

Ann said...

Fabulous DT cards as usual. Love all the flowers.
Ann xxx

Lia said...

beautiful cards from the Dt
Now I have troubles with my pc so I can't place the link directly to my blog.
Here can you see my card
hugs lia

Trimgym said...

Lovely challenge, hope you like my card. I love how it turned out.



Anne S said...

Sorry it's so late, struggled to get the computer to behave!

Lesley said...

Great DT cards,

Here is mine

Thanks for looking xx

Anonymous said...

Lovely theme this week girls!
gorjuss work!

Here's mine!

thanks for looking
Carlz xxx

Lorraine Robertson said...

Well I couldn't have asked for a more perfect theme this week as I treated myself to a new stamp last week... thank you.

What fab creations from the DT too and how we do love to see them week after week.

HERE is my card.

Lorraine xxx

Clair said...

Some fabby entries already..good luck to everyone!!

You'll find my entry here..


Kimba-Slydog said...

Wonderful cards of the design-team. Wow!!!

Here is mine:

My card


Mascha dietrich said...

hier is mijn link van me kaart



Deborah said...
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Deborah said...

Here is my card

ribenaruby said...

Great theme,all DT samples are adorable and stunning! My card is here Thank you for looking.

Claire Ellen Designs said...

This is my first time at entering your lovely challenge so i hope you like my card here is my card
Claire xx

annies place said...

Great cards as always by the DT, here is mine Ann x

Anonymous said...

Great theme and lovely cards by the DT.

/Hanna N

Here's my entry

Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

A fun theme and great cards from the DT. My card is on my blog

Mandy said...

wow, beautiful DT cards.
here is my card. Thanks for looking!!

hugs mandy

Maria Matter said...

Lovely cards ladies!
... Joyful Stamper: Hoppin' Happy!
Thanks for looking!
Blessings, Maria

Tip Top said...

Great challenge! Here is mine!

Vee said...

Gorgeous DT cards and a great inspiration.Loved this theme my entry is here
xx Vee

Elaine Stark said...

great DT cards, just made this with the skin of my teeth, my card is here


Liz, said...

Here is my card for this weeks great challenge.

Thanks for looking,

Liz x

Suzie said...

Hello, this is my first attempt at this challenge, i loved the theme and great DT cards.

here is my card

Suzie xxx

Rinny said...

Thanks for the lovely DT, all your cards are always great.
Here is my card. http://tw.myblog.yahoo.com/rainny0127/article?mid=1067&prev=-1&next=991

Riituli said...

Great challenge and beautiful DT cards! Here is my entry.

Rainny said...

Thank you very much to all DT.

Here is my card.

Annelies said...

Here is my card!


Yvonne said...

Great challenge and fabulous work by the DT. Here’s my entry

Birgit said...

Hope I`m not too late.....
here`s my card

Simonne said...

Thanks so much for the challenge. Love all your examples.
Here is a link to my card.

doverdi said...

Great DT cards. Here's the link to my card - http://craftingthismoment.blogspot.com/2009/06/penny-black-challenge-blooming-gorgeous.html

Drea S. said...

Gorgeous theme and so are the DT'S! You'll find my card here.

Drea S.

Shar said...

Great theme! The DTs' sample cards are fantastic!

Well, better late than never.. here's my card.

Avril Ann said...

Congratulations on your 1st birthday, this is the first time I have entered your challenge, but it won't be the last. I am not sure how to link the card, but it is here at http://avrilannwatson46.blogspot.com/. hugs Avril xx

Katjuska said...

Happy Birthday Penny Black!
This is my first time to join in this challenge, I hope my link works ok.
My card