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, 27 June 2009

And the winner is

And the winner of Challenge No 54 chosen at random is

(Crafting Andy)
Congratulations Andrea.....
if you e-mail me (Kath) with your address
we will get your cute Penny Black stickeroos
off in the post to you.
Hugs from the Design Team
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Week 55 ..Sketch

Morning Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday Challenge....a big thank you to everyone who joined in last week's embossing challenge....another fabulous response and lots of gorgeous cards.

Don't forget to pop back later to see who has won the
super cute Penny Black stickers

So with no more ado let's get on to this week's challenge which is a fabulous sketch from our very own NAT...she has definitely become our sketch queen coming up with great sketches and this one is no exception.......I am sure you are all going to love it.

you can use the sketch however you wish....flip it.... rotate it
the only rule being that you must use at least one
Penny Black Image or Sentiment
And once again we have a fabulous prize for you this week
A 15% Off Voucher to use at
The winner be will chosen at random and announced next Saturday


All you need to do to enter is to leave a comment here with
a link to your entry...so we can come visit you.
If you don't have a blog....just e-mail your entry to either
Tracie or Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it
on the blog for you
So let's get on with the fun part......the fabulous cards that the
Design Team have created this week and no card from Beth this week...
the lucky girl is on holiday

Pauline will be giving away a belated birthday candy this week...for anyone who enters the challenge..all you have to do is visit Pauline's blog....click on her name above..leave a comment with a link to your entry for this week's challenge
It's time to look out those Penny Blacks and get stamping....can't wait to see what you all create this week.
Happy Crafting Everyone
From the Design Team
xxx

Sunday, 21 June 2009

WE HAVE OUR WINNERS

Hi everyone and a happy sunday to you all.... firstly I'd like to apologise for the lateness of this post (due to technical problems I've been having) .

Im sure you've all be waiting in anticipation... so I'll not let you wait any longer


Firstly here are the winners of our Design Teams Candy:

Debbie ~ Sinihilkka

Please contact each DT with your details and they will get your prize out to you.
Beth & Kath will be annouching their winners when they both return from their holidays.... so keep your eye peeled on their blogs.


And finally here's 10 winners chosen at random for our
Sponsors Prizes

Funky Hand Prize ~ Daisy
PB Stamp Prize 1 ~ Crafty Den
PB Stamp Prize 2 ~ Stephanie
PB Stamp Prize 3 ~ Poydan
Pollycrafts Prize 1 ~ Gerdsf
Pollycrafts Prize 2 ~ Sandra
Pollycrafts Prize 3 ~ Naomi
Pollycrafts Prize 4 ~ Reneta
Simon Says Stamp Prize ~ She
Tinker & Co Prize ~ Debbie F


PLEASE EMAIL ME YOUR DETAILS AND I WILL GET YOUR PRIZES OUT TO YOU.
Thanks again to everyone who joined our Birthday Challenge and thanks for all you support to our blog.
Big Hugs
xxxx

Saturday, 20 June 2009

Week 54 ~ Embossing

Morning everyone and welcome to another challenge.

I'd like to say a BIG thank you from the Design Team to everyone for all your lovely messages and for all your wonderful creations to our '1st Birthday' Celebrations Challenge last week... you all out did yourself again and created some wonderful work. We are so appreciative of all our fabulous followers and this blog would be were it is without you all ~ THANK YOU.

I'll be annouching the winners later for all our fabulous prizes last week, including all the DT's candy.. so be sure to pop back and see if you are one of the lucky winners.

I've had a few problems whilst doing this post last night as my PC/internet is playing up and just about managed to get the posted done .... so if the problem continues I won't be able to annouce all the winners till Sunday when I know I will be able to get a better connection to the internet ~ SORRY

Onto this weeks challenge
EMBOSSING

a nice easy one for your this week
The only requirement is you must use at lease ONE PB IMAGE/SENTIMENT on your work

We have another fabulous prize this ~ PB Stickers

So if you'd like to winner this fab prize then please leave us a message with a link to your work and you will be entered into the draw and the winner will be anouched next Saturday.

If you don't have a blog then email me (Tracie) you card/work and I will upload it to the blog for you ~ please don't email Kath as she is taking a well deserved holiday... lucky lady.

Here's some fabulous inspiration from our wonderful Design Team


CAROLE



Happy Crafting
From the Design Team
xxxxx

Saturday, 13 June 2009

And the Winner is.....

Oh my giddy aunt.....we got so carried away with our birthday celebrations....we completely forgot about the winner of last week's challenge.......

And the winner of Challenge 52........is
SYLVIA COLLEDGE
Congratulations Sylvia
now Sylvia doesn't have a blog
but e-mails us fabulous cards each week but
I am working on that one with all
my powers of persuasion....
 if you e-mail Tracie with your address
we will get your fabulous ribbons off in the post to you.
Hugs from the
"in party mood"
Design Team

Birthday Celebrations

Happy Birthday to us...
Happy Birthday to us...
Happy 1st Birthday PENNY BLACK SATURDAY CHALLENGE
Wow can you believe it's been a year since we first started Penny Black Saturday Challenge... how the time flies when we're all having fun.... and fun we have had... enjoying all your gorgeous creations every week.

We would all like to thank you all for making our challenge blog a success and for joining in our challenges over the past year, we wouldm't be here if it wasn't for all our Penny Black Friends
So by way of thanking you all the Design Team have put together their own 'Surprise Birthday Candy' and we invite you all to participate. All you have to do is go to each DT's blog and to enter their candy please leave a message on their PB post (with a link to your work for this weeks challenge)

PLEASE NOTE: You can only enter each DT candy ONCE and you must play along with this weeks challenge. DT's CANDY CLOSES ON FRIDAY MORNING AT 8AM ~ WHERE EACH DT WILL PICK THEIR WINNER
Before I tell you about this week's challenge I would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the DESIGN TEAM for their hard work and contributions to our blog and we are so blessed and grateful to have such a wonderful talented bunch of ladies... which I know contributes to making Penny Black as successful as it is.
THANK YOU LADIES
xxxxxx
Ok so onto this week's challenge... and as we are celebrating our 1st Birthday we would like to see your creations with the theme
CELEBRATIONS
Now this can be any celebrations ~ birthday, engagement, anniversay, new baby, new job.. the list is endless. 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.
Now we have another SPECIAL treat for you this week and have 10 PRIZES... yes you heard it right 10 PRIZES kindly donated from 5 of our Sponsors (thanks to you all)
£20 Gift Voucher to spend on the website
3 sets of this super cute set of clear stamps

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 Tracie 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 finally here's all the fabulous creations from our very talented Design Team

inside the small card

inside the flap card
Happy Crafting everyone
from the Design Team
xxxx

Saturday, 6 June 2009

And the Winner is......

And the winner of Challenge 51.....chosen at random is......

(Raindropecho)
Congratulations Ann...if you will e-mail me (Kath)
I will pass your details onto Dick at PB Stamps
who will arrange for your prize.
Hugs from the Design Team
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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....
BLOOMING GORGEOUS
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
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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