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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, 18 December 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge....Week 132

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
hope you are all snuggled up cosy and warm in the Winter Wonderland scene you may have woken up to this morning....looks like we may be having a White Christmas.

Thank you to everyone who found time to join in last week's Holly And The Ivy Challenge and for sharing all your beautiful cards with us....and the winner chosen at random is....

SHIRLEY
and her beautiful card

Congratulations Shirley... if you e-mail me (kath) I will arrange for you to collect your prize from 1-2-3 Stitch

Before we move onto this week's challenge on behalf of all the girls on the Design Team a big thank you to everyone who has taken time over the last year to join in the fun....we really do appreciate all your lovely comments and love seeing all the fabulous creations that you share with us all.  The Design Team are having a break over the festive period....they have worked their socks off this year and I can't thank them enough for all the hard work they do for Penny Black Saturday....so we will be back refreshed and raring to go with the first challenge of 2011 on 8th January.....a note for that new diary you got in your Christmas stocking.
And not forgetting our sponsors....a big thank you for all the fabulous prizes they have  supplied in 2010....we really do appreciate their very kind and generous support.

The challenge which is a RECIPE.....

3 Papers....1 Ribbon.....1 Charm

will run until 7th January giving you plenty of time after Christmas to join in the fun.....and as always it is up to you what you create the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO and all you need to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come visit you and if you don't have a blog....e-mail your entry to me (Kath) I will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.

The prize this week is from our lovely teamie CAROLE

 the winner will be chosen at random and announced on Saturday 8th January

And for the last time this year...fabulous inspiration from our very talented Design Team and huge congratulations to our lovely teamie NAT who was a runner-up in Simply Cards & Papercraft
Card Designer of the Year Competition
All that remains is to Wish You All a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
We look forward to seeing what you all cook up with the recipe and hope to see you all on 8th January for another year of challenges from Penny Black Saturday
from the Design Team
Huge Christmas Hugs
xxx
Edited to add:  apologies folks for closing last week's challenge slightly earlier than normal....Mr Blogger was in major misbehaviour mode last night...so I did the Random Org thing and scheduled the post before he went into total meltdown....sorry if any one of you missed out on sharing your creation

Saturday, 11 December 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge....Week 131

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
A big thank you from the team for taking the time out from your Christmas preparations to join in the fun last week....lots of beautiful cards and here are the two lucky winners of last week's challenge chosen at random...

the winner of "Hand Mailed"
Seachelle by the Seashore
with her beautiful stamped candle

and the winner of "Before The Snow/Christmas Flourish"
HELEN
with her beautiful simple but very elegant cards

Congratulations girls....if you e-mail me (kath) with your addresses I will get your prizes off in the post and we hope you enjoy creating with them.

The challenge for this week is...

"THE HOLLY AND THE IVY"
no worries if you don't have Holly or Ivy Images....we just want to see some Christmas flowers....or plants and that includes Christmas Trees on your entries

as always it is up to you what you create the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO
all you need to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come visit you and if you don't have a blog...just e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will pop it on the blog for you....you will qualify for the prize draw.

and we have another fabulous prize this week for one lucky winner who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday......
20$ voucher to spend at
1-2-3Stitch
you will be spoilt for choice....lots of gorgeous Penny Blacks to choose from and great customer service too

And as always the fabulous girls on the Design Team have worked their special magic and come up with lots of gorgeous inspiration to share with you all











It's your turn now and we look forward to seeing what you create this week.
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx
Edited to add:  sorry folks but this week's challenge has closed slightly earlier than normal due to technical difficulties....apologies if anyone has missed out on posting their creations.

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 130

Hi Everyone 
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
big thank you to all those who joined in the Monochromatic Challenge....we loved all your fabulous creations.
We hope that you aren't suffering too much with the unexpected heavy snowfalls we've had in the UK for the last week or so but hey it's not all bad news...a great excuse to stay indoors all cosy and warm and spend some time crafting.

And the winner of last week's challenge chosen at random is......
No 37.....NNALORAC

and her beautiful card

Congratulations Carol if you e-mail me (kath) with your address....we will get your goodies off in the post to you.

The challenge this week is something a little bit different

STAMPING ON ANYTHING BUT WHITE CARD

as always it is up to you what you create....the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE....LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO
all you need to do to enter is leave your name and please a direct link to your entry with Mr Linky...if you aren't sure how to do a direct link....you will find instructions on the sidebar....it makes is so much easier for the team to comment on your entry.  If you don't have a blog....e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.

We have some fabulous prizes this week for 2 lucky winners who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

Prize 1....Hand Mailed
 Prize 2.....Before The Snow/Christmas Flourish

and for a preview of Penny Black's new 2011 Amour Collection Catalogue
click HERE......lots of gorgeous images we know you won't be able to resist

Once again it's time for our fabulous Design Team to share their inspiration with you all










Happy Crafting Everyone
Stay safe and warm
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx