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, 29 May 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 103

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....fabulous response to last week's challenge....you obviously all enjoyed the challenge....thank you for taking time to share your inspiration with us all and it was lovely to see some new faces joining in the fun.
Ok it's time to announce the winner of last week's prize chosen at random
JEN
and here was  Jens Beautiful Card
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Congratulations Jan....if you e-mail me (kath) I will pass your address onto Pauline and she will get your prize off in the post
Time for this week's challenge
IN THE GARDEN
as always it is up to you what you create....a card...altered art..scrapbook layout etc...the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE... LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO and at pains of sounding like a long playing record...please do not enter cards with another manufacturer's image and just a small Penny Black sentiment....it isn't fair to all the lovely folks who do abide by the rules.
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
And I'm afraid we are saying goodbye this week to the lovely and very talented Janiel...we are so pleased she agreed to join the team for the month of May and I'm sure you will agree her cards are fabulous and have given us all lots of inspiration
So without any more ado....let's get to the best bit.....the inspiration from our fabulous Penny Black GIRLS and first of all the beautiful card by Janiel

Beth

Debby

Domi

Jacqui

Janneke

Joey

Kath

Liz

Nat

Pauline


We look forward to seeing lots of your gorgeous Garden designs.
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxxxx

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 102

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....fabulous response to last week's challenge....you obviously all love your flowers....thank you for taking time to share your inspiration with us all and it was lovely to see some new faces joining in the fun.

There are 2 unclaimed prizes from Week 100 Challenge Blog Hop....so they have been re-drawn and the new lucky winners are


.....stamp of your choice from their online store......92.....CHRISSIE
and
from Butterfly Kisses ...........55..... LESLEY


Ok it's time to announce the winner of last week's prize chosen at random

JANICE
and here was Janice's cute card


Congratulations Janice....if you e-mail me (kath) I will pass your address onto Carole and she will get your cute teddy stamps off in the post

Time for this week's challenge

LOTS OF DOTS

as always it is up to you what you create....a card...altered art..scrapbook layout etc...the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE... LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO and at pains of sounding like a long playing record...please do not enter cards with another manufacturer's image and just a small Penny Black sentiment....it isn't fair to all the lovely folks who do abide by the rules.

And we have a fabulous prize this week for one lucky winner kindly donated by our lovely teamie Pauline

Letter & Daisy
 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 visit you.

If you don't have a blog...just e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will be happy to pop it on the blog for you and of course....you will qualify for entry in the prize draw.

And now the time that you all look forward to.....the gorgeous cards from our fabulous Design Team....starting off with our mega talented Guest Designer












Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx

Saturday, 15 May 2010

Penny Black Saturday Week 101

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....wow what fun we had last week looking at all your fabulous cards for our 100th challenge and you all well and truly rocked the sketch.....we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.   The Design Team will be announcing the winners of their candy give-aways on their blogs over the weekend....so pop on over and check if you are a lucky winner.

here is the list of the winners chosen at random from last week's blog hop
CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE
and if you e-mail me (Kath) with your addresses... your prizes will be sent out to you as soon as possible....if I don't hear from a winner by Friday 21st May...the prize will be re-drawn.

1-2-3 STITCH...Penny Black "Bubbly" Clear Stamp Set.....75 -HELEN
FUNKY HAND....DREAMS COME TRUE CD........53 -AVRIL B
VALENTINES.....15% OFF ANY STAMPIN UP ORDER EXCL. P&P......28 -AGNES
CRAFT GARDEN GOODIES.....115 -LILACKAT
SIMON SAYS STAMP $25 VOUCHER.....114 -SHARON
SIMPLY CREATE GOODIES.....8 -EMMA
BUTTERFLY KISSES STAMP.....21 - LYNNE NI
And before we move onto this week's challenge......we have some news to share....the sad news is that our lovely teamie JACKIE has decided to step down from the team to concentrate on her workshops and Stampin Up demonstrations....a big thank you Jackie for all the wonderful inspiration you have shared with us all....you have been a great asset to the team and we are going to miss you.

And onto the good news....our lovely teamie DOMI is getting married today...sending all our love and best wishes to the happy couple....may you have a long and happy life together and hopefully we will be able to share some pics with you in a few weeks.

And if that wasn't enough good news....the best news of all.....we have some new teamies....we were absolutely delighted when they agreed to join our happy little band and I'm sure you will agree we are going to be in for a real treat each and every week as they share their fabulous talent and inspiration with us all.

A BIG WELCOME TO THE PENNY BLACK SATURDAY TEAM

DEBBY.....LIZ....JOEY AND JANNEKE
it's great to have you on board girls

And without any more ado it's time for this week's challenge

FLOWERS
and we know how much you all love your flowers
as always you can create a card....altered art...scrapbook layout...bag...box..notebook whatever takes your fancy...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black Image which includes large Sentiment Images or Stickeroos.

And we have another fabulous prize for you this week
from our lovely teamie CAROLE



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

And now it's time for our fabulous Design Team to share their inspiration with you starting off with our Guest Designer for May

JANIEL (GD)











and now it's your turn to inspire us with all your flower cards
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx

Saturday, 8 May 2010

Penny Black Saturday....Week 100 BLOG HOP

Hi Everyone and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge....but not any old challenge.....a rather special week for us.....our 100th Challenge...can you believe it....and we are going to have lots of  fun this week..so hold onto your hats.... but first we must say a big thank you to all those who joined in the fun last week....we loved all your Get Punchy cards and a big toot for the lovely Yenni....who managed to submit 6 cards for the challenge....well done Yenni...a Penny Black Saturday Record Breaker....and now it's time to announce last week's winner chosen at random....

KATHLEEN

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

And we have a special sketch for this week's challenge

 ....but that's not all
we are having a BLOG HOP with lots of prizes for some lucky winners
and a little goodie parcel from all the girls on the Design Team and hey it just gets better and better
our lovely Guest Designers are joining in the fun too.....sadly the lovely Debby and Gill  were unable to take part in the blog hop.   The winners of the blog hop prizes will be announced next week.

SO WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO TO JOIN IN THE FUN
to be entered in the draw for any of the prizes including the Design Team goodies....you are required to enter a card or creation for this week's challenge and the usual rules apply....you must have a Penny Black image or sentiment as the main focal point of your card...then leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky....so we can come visit you.

The fun begins here.....no Design Team cards posted this week....you have to go a-blog hopping to see all their wonderful creations.....starting with our lovely teamie

remember to leave a comment to enter Beth's goodie give-away
with a link to your creation for this week's challenge
and then she will direct you who to visit next.....
so fasten your seat belts folks and have lots of fun......

Wow do we have lots of fabulous prizes this week thanks to the generosity of our very kind sponsors...
and a big thank you from all the girls on the team for your continued support....we really do appreciate it

STAMP OF YOUR CHOICE FROM THEIR ONLINE STORE

PENNY BLACK "BUBBLY" CLEAR STAMP SET





15% OFF ANY STAMPIN UP ORDER EXCL.P&P


TOTE BAG AND EMBELLISHMENTS




PENNY BLACK STAMP SET 
GORGEOUS PAPERS AND EMBELLISHMENTS

PENNY BLACK "FLYING STARS"


Well the blog hop train is about to leave Platform 100....
 we look forward to seeing what you all create this week....will be popping by to pay you a visit....have a fabulous time hopping around to visit all the team.
Big Hugs from the Design Team and Guest Designers
xxx
and here is the running list for the blog hop.....just in case you get off at the wrong station and get lost