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 January 2010

Week 86 - Someone Special

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge......fabulous response to the "Something Sweet" challenge last week and gorgeous gorgeous cards......thank you all so much for joining in the fun and it was lovely to see some new faces.

And the lucky winner of the Popcorn Bear stamps
chosen at random is......

DELPHINE

Congratulations Delphine
if you e-mail me (kath) with your address we will get your prize off in the post
and we hope you have great fun creating with it

And the challenge for this week is.......

SPECIAL SOMEONE

a perfect excuse to make your card for Valentine's Day or just to let that special someone in your life
know you care.....as always you can create a card....altered art....bag....notebook....whatever you choose..the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment

And the prize this week
from PB Stamps

is a 15% LIFETIME VOUCHER
to use in their online store......well worth a visit
over 4000 Penny Black images.....now doesn't that sound like Penny Black Heaven

The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky so we can come visit you and if you don't have a blog....no problem....e-mail your entry to Kath and we will pop it on the blog for you.

The last challenge for January and that means we are saying goodbye to our lovely Guest Designer Joey....we are so sad but I'm sure you will agree that Joey's cards have been absolutely stunning and thank you Joey for sharing your wonderful inspiration with us all....it has been a pleasure having you on the team.



and once again our fabulous Design Team have worked their magic.....










Looking forward to seeing what you all create this week
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxxxx


Saturday, 23 January 2010

Week 85 - Something Sweet

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....beautiful cards from everyone last week for the colour combo challenge....thanks for taking the time to join in the fun....we really do appreciate it.

The lucky winner of last week's challenge chosen at random is.......

SALLY B
Sally Bees Cards & Chat

Congratulations Sally
if you e-mail me (kath) your postal address
we will get your prize off in the post

We have another fab challenge for you all this week......

SOMETHING SWEET

as always you can create a card...altered art....bag...notebook....etc the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment.....it's entirely up to you....think of something sweet and let your imagination take over

And we have another fabulous prize for one lucky winner this week once again kindly donated by our lovely teamie CAROLE

Popcorn The Bear Stamp Set


The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky so we can come visit you.

If you don't have a blog....e-mail your entry to Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.

And talking of Sweet.....the lovely girls on our fabulous Design Team have once again conjured up some gorgeous sweet cards  to share with you all

JOEY (Guest Designer)







We hope you will join in the fun this week and look forward to seeing all your beautiful creations
Happy Crafting
from Penny Black Saturday Design Team
Hugs xxxxxxx

from Maguy by e-mail


from Delphine by e-mail


Saturday, 16 January 2010

Week 84 - Colour Combo

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge....fabulous cards from you all last week for Nat's two sketches.

The winner of last week's challenge chosen at random is.......

JENNIFER
(THIMBLES BOBBINS PAPER AND INK)

Congratulations Jennifer.....if you e-mail me (kath) I will pass your detailsonto 1-2-3 Stitch and they will arrange for you to spend your $20 voucher

We have another fabulous challenge for you all this week.....a colour combo

BLUE CREAM & GOLD

as always you can create a card...altered art...bag...notebook etc...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment.

And we have a great prize this week kindly donated by our lovely teamie CAROLE

"Sisterhood"



the winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you need to do to enter is leave your name with Mr Linky and a link to your entry so that we can come visit you.

If you don't have a blog....just e-mail your entry to Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.

Once again our fabulous Design Team have come up with fabulous cards to share with you all

JOEY (Guest Designer)






















INSIDE




Happy Crafting
from the Design Team
xxxxxx
from Maguy by e-mail



Saturday, 9 January 2010

And the winner is......

The winner of Challenge 82 chosen at random is......

(Downrightcrafty)

Congratulations Kate...if you e-mail me (Kath)
I will pass your details onto Clair at Valentines and she will arrange for
you to spend your voucher
Enjoy your prize

Hugs from the Design Team
xxxxxxx

Week 83 - 2 Sketches

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....thank you all for joining in last week's challenge....and once again fabulous cards from everyone....  we hope that you are managing to cope with the arctic weather we are having in the UK at the moment...a great excuse to stay at home and craft

Don't forget to pop back later to see who has won the voucher from Valentines.

We have something a little different this week......2 sketches from our lovely teamie Nat......you can choose which one you want to use or if you are feeling a bit adventurous.....you could do both

Sketch 1



Sketch 2



as always you can interpret the sketch however you wish.....rotate it or flip it...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment.

And we have another fabulous prize this week from

$20 voucher from 1-2-3 Stitch
pop on over to their online store....they have lots of Penny Black images and a great excuse to stock up on some of the fabulous new Valentine stamps

The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday.

All you need to do to enter is to leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come visit you

If you don't have a blog....just e-mail your entry to Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.

Once again our Design Team have worked their magic and have fabulous cards to share with you all

JOEY (GDT)
SKETCH 2


CAROLE
SKETCH 2


DOMI
SKETCH 1


JACKIE
SKETCH 1


JACQUI
SKETCH 2


KATH
SKETCH 1


PAULINE
SKETCH 2


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Happy Crafting
from the Design Team
xxxxxx

sent by e-mail from Linda Littlepage
Sketch 2



Saturday, 2 January 2010

Week 82 - Happy New Year

Hi Everyone.....welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....the first challenge of  2010 and we wish you all a very Happy New Year......hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that some Penny Blacks managed to find their way into your Christmas stocking.     Big thank you to all those who took time out to join in our Christmas Charms challenge and the winner is.........

CHRISSIE

Congratulations Chrissie...if you e-mail me (Kath) I will pass your details onto Kerry at "The Craft Garden" and she will arrange for you to spend your voucher

And some news from our lovely Penny Black teamies before we move on to this week's challenge.......

BETH is taking some time off to prepare for her forthcoming wedding and we wish her lots of love and best wishes for her special day.....I'm sure we will manage to sneak some wedding pics on here to share with you all.

And very sad news.....MARCEA is stepping down from the team to devote more time to her University Course......we are so going to miss her and thank you so much from all the team for your wonderful contribution to the team and sharing your fabulous inspiration with us all.

TRACIE will be missing for a few weeks.....she is currently sunning herself on a Caribbean cruise......lucky beggar....I hope she is thinking of us all shivering in the UK....what do you think!

OK time for this week's challenge and no prizes for guessing what it will be

HAPPY NEW YEAR
a celebration of a new year.....new beginnings

as always you can create a card...altered art...bag...notebook etc..the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment

And another fabulous prize this week from Valentines



The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky so we can come visit you.

If you don't have a blog.....just e-mail your entry to Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.

And it's time for some fabulous news......we have a brand new Guest Designer and the team were over the moon when she agreed to join us for the month of January.....
someone you are all familiar with from bloggyland.....the lovely and very talented


and it seems the girls on the  Design Team have survived the excesses of Christmas and once again
come up with gorgeous inspiration to share with us all













Happy Crafting
from the Design Team
xxx

Mr Linky now seems to be working...if you have already entered through comments...you will be included in the random draw