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, 24 April 2010

Penny Black Saturday...Week 98

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge....we were amazed by all the fabulous Monochrome Brown cards last week....you well and truly rocked the challenge....so thank you for joining in the fun once again....and the team really appreciate your kind comments

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

Arline
(Arlines Arty Attic)
and check out Arline's beautiful card

Congratulations Arline....if you e-mail me (Kath) I will pass your details onto
Kerry at the Craft Garden and she will get your prize sent out

And before we get to this week's challenge....some sad news....we are saying goodbye this week to our lovely Guest Designer for April.....big thank you to Gill for agreeing to join us and for sharing her beautiful cards with us all.

And the good news we are welcoming back our mega talented teamie..the lovely Jacqui after a little break.....it's so nice to have her back on board

So onto this week's challenge......we have a little recipe for you all

3 FLOWERS....2 BUTTONS AND ONE BOW

as always you can create a card..altered art...scrapbook layout...bag..notebook whatever takes your fancy...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black Image....which includes the large Penny Black Sentiment stamps or Stickeroos

And the prize this week for one lucky winner
is a 15% lifetime discount voucher from
and if you haven't already paid a visit to their online store....it is an absolute Aladdin's cave of Penny Black goodies with over 4000 stamps in stock

The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday
All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link to your entry with Mr Linky so we can come and visit you.

If you don't have a blog....e-mail your entry to me (Kath) and I will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you and you will be eligible for the draw

So without any more ado....let's get to the best bit.....the inspiration from our fabulous Penny Black GIRLS

GILL (GUEST DESIGNER)












So it's time to get your ingredients looked out and get cooking up some fabulous cards for us to look at.
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxxx

Saturday, 17 April 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge Week 97

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday challenge....big thank you to everyone who raided their button boxes last week to join in the fun...lots of gorgeous cards and inspiration for us all.

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

LOUBY
(Louby's Life)

Congratulations Louise  if you e-mail me (Kath)....I will send your details to
1-2-3 Stitch who will arrange for you to use your voucher

And we have another great challenge for this week.....

MONOCHROMATIC BROWN
we would like to see you use the colour brown in all it's different shades
not as scary as you might think when you see the fabulous inspiration from the girls on the team

As always you can create a card...altered art...layout...box...notebook...whatever takes your fancy the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image and can I just remind everyone that the main image on the card must be Penny Black.....not Magnolia etc...with a Penny Black sentiment

we have a fabulous prize up for grabs this week
from the lovely Kerry at The Craft Garden

these beautiful Prima Shabby Chic blooms
and if you love to use flowers on your cards....pop over for a visit
lots and lots of gorgeous flowers to choose from


The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link to your entry...not just a link to your blog please....so that we can come visit you.

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

And if you are a little unsure of how to use brown on your card....the lovely girls on our  design team have worked their magic once again and wow....come up with some fabulous inspiration for you starting off with.....

GILL (Guest Designer)










And now it's over to you.....can't wait to see what you all create this week
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team xxx

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Penny Black Saturday...Week 96

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge......thank you for joining in the fun last week and for sharing your gorgeous cards made with checked papers and ribbons....and  thank you also for your kind comments....the team really appreciate it.

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

NY DEBBIE
(Coastalcreations)

Congratulations Debbie...if you e-mail me (Kath) with your address
I will pass it on to Clair at Valentines and she will get your ribbon off in the mail

And it's onto this week's challenge which we are sure you are going to enjoy....

BUTTONS GALORE
yes..it's time to look out your button box and get creative
as always it is up to you what you make....a card...scrapbook layout...box...the choice is yours...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image

And we have another fabulous prize this week
from 1-2-3 Stitch

$20 voucher to spend in their online store where you will find lots of Penny Blacks amongst other crafting goodies
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 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.

And once again the fabulously talented girls on our Design Team have raided their button boxes and come up with lots of inspiration for you.....starting off with our talented Guest Designer for this month....

GILL (GD)











And now it's your turn....look forward to seeing what you all create this week
Happy Crafting
from the Design Team
Hugs xxx

from Rhona by e-mail

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Penny Black Saturday....Week 95

Hi everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday challenge...we hope you are enjoying your Easter weekend and hopefully some nice weather.....big thank you to all those who joined in last week's challenge..lots of fabulous creations...we really do appreciate it you taking the time to join in the fun.

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

LINDA
(Bluesummerhousedesign)

Congratulations Linda.....if you e-mail me (kath) I will pass your details on to
P B Stamps and Dick will arrange for you to use your discount voucher

And before we move onto this week's challenge....let me introduce you to our new Guest Designer...the lovely and very talented Gill who will be joining the team for April...so pop over to Gill's blog to see more of her fabulous work

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

CHECK IT OUT
we would like to see your creations using checked papers...ribbons etc and as always you can create a card...altered art..bag..notebook...layout....the choice is yours the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image.

And we have another fabulous prize this week from the lovely Clair & Sharni at
big thank you for your continued generosity

Stampin Up Grosgrain Ribbon...Real Red 13.7M


the winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

All you have 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 now it's time to share some Design Team inspiration with you all starting off with















So it's over to you now and we can't wait to CHECK OUT....sorry couldn't resist getting that one in...your fabulous creations.
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxxx