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 January 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 136

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
big thank you for sharing all your crafty bargains or new stash that you bought in the January sales...lots of fabulous creations and we really appreciate you all joining in the fun

The winner of last week's challenge chosen at random is....
KIETHA (15)
and her adorable hedgie
Congratulations Keitha....please e-mail me (kath) and Keith from Fantastic Ribbons will be in touch about claiming your prize

The challenge this week is a fab sketch from our lovely teamie PAULINE
and we know how you all love a sketch
as always it is up to you how you interpret the sketch....flip it....rotate it as long as we can still the main elements....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 please to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come visit you.
If you do not have a blog...e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will be happy to pop it on the blog for you

The prize this week is from

15% off lifetime discount voucher
PB Stamps is a virtual Aladdin's cave crammed to the roof with our beloved Penny Blacks
so pop over for a browse...just be warned you may be there for some considerable time.
Dick is well known for his wonderful customer service and has a very very special offer for a limited time only on the dies that we all love
The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

So now it's time for some fabulous inspiration from the girls on the Design Team....yes they have worked their special magic once again with Pauline's sketch.....










And a little snippet of news...we have a very special super duper treat for you all next week....so make sure you pop over at the usual time.
Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx
from MARIKA by e-mail

from PAM by e-mail

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge....Week 135

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
fabulous response for last week's challenge and you sure did enjoy popping up to the Card Buffet Table and selecting your 4 items.....lots of beautiful creations and thank you all for joining in the fun.

The winner chosen at random is.....
GIBMISS (Sylvie) (38)
and her gorgeous card
Congratulations Sylvie if you e-mail me (kath) with your address....I will get your prize off in the post

The challenge this week is....
JANUARY SALES
yes we want to have a nosey at what you have all been tempted to buy in the January Craft Sales and if you haven't yet got any crafty bargains...just use the last crafty item that you bought
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 please 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) and I will pop it on the blog for you....you will qualify for the prize draw.

And the prize this week from
4 Rolls of Ribbon of the Winner's Choice
so pop on over for a nosey.....lots of gorgeousness in their online store....fabulous special offers and even better news....no VAT increase

Time to share what the girls on the team bought in the January Sales










Now it's your turn to share your crafty bargains
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx
from GAIL by e-mail

Saturday, 15 January 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 134

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday 
and hey already we are half way through the month of January....doesn't time fly.
Big thank you to everyone who joined in our first challenge of the year and we loved all your New Beginning cards and creations and the lucky winners chosen at random are.....

$20 Voucher from 1-2-3 Stitch
CHRISTY (47)

Bumper bag of goodies from The Ribbon Girl
BERNI (5)

Penny Black Aspire Stamp from teamie....Pauline
ANNE (33)

Congratulations everyone....if you e-mail me (kath) with your addresses we will arrange to get your prizes on their way to you and we hope you enjoy

Before we move onto this week's challenge....we have some very sad news to share with you all....our lovely teamie Carole has decided to step down from the design team to spend more time with her new hobby of photography.   I'm sure you will join with the team in saying a big thank you for her contribution to Penny Black Saturday and the wonderful inspiration she has shared with us all and wish her all the best with her new hobby.   It goes without saying that she will be welcome to return to the team at any time should the cardmaking bug take over her life again.

Time for this week's challenge....a fabulous idea from our lovely teamie BETH

CARD BUFFET

These are the items on the buffet table and all you have to do is select 4 to use on this week's card or creation and remember the all important RULE....that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE....LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO
and all you have to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link only please to your project with Mr Linky so we can come visit you and 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 onto the prize this week for one lucky winner who will be selected at random and announced next Saturday from

40-024 Rain or Shine
and....
40-011 Paisley Swirls

and if you are looking for some inspiration you can pop over to the Penny Black Circle a great place to meet up and chat with others who share the same Penny Black addiction....upload your cards and share in wonderful inspiration and you can also visit The Penny Black Blog and check out what their mega talented design team have been up to and you will be the first to know about new releases challenges and competitions.

And of course it's now time for all the lovely girls on the Design Team to share their inspiration with you all and this is what they chose from the buffet table.....









from Pamela by e-mail

Now it's your turn
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from the Design Team

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 133

Hi Everyone
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
we hope you all had a fabulous festive season and that you woke on Christmas morning to find that Santa had tucked one or two Penny Blacks into your stocking and from all the team we wish you all a very Happy New Year.

A big thank you to all those who took part in the last challenge of 2010
 and the lucky winner chosen at random is....
SHE (no 22)
and her cute Christmas Fairy
Congratulations Sheila.... if you e-mail me (kath) with your address we will get your prize off in the post

And before we move on to this week's challenge....we have some fabulous news to share with you all...the team are delighted to welcome THE RIBBON GIRL who will be sponsoring a prize for the first challenge of every month.  Pop over and have a browse at their online shop which is brimming over with gorgeous ribbons...twine....buttons and all sorts of deliciousness to satisfy your crafting needs.

But without anymore ado....it's time for our first challenge of 2011
NEW BEGINNINGS
and we leave this to your imagination.....New Baby....New Job...New Home etc
as always it is up to you what you create...a card...box...layout etc...the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE.....LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO
all you have to do enter is your name and a direct link only please 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)....I will pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.

Talking of prizes.....3 fabulous prizes this week and the 3 lucky winners will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

from
$20 voucher to spend in their online store where you will find lots of your favourite Penny Blacks

beautiful selection of ribbons....spotty buttons and leaf pins

and from our lovely teamie PAULINE
Penny Black.....Inspire

and the mega talented girls on the Design Team are raring to go after their two week Christmas break and have once again worked their special magic to bring inspiration to us all...

BETH

DEBBY

DOMI

JENNY

JOEY

KATH

LIZ

NAT

PAULINE

We will be keeping our eyes peeled over the coming months for some Guest Designers and perhaps a new Design Team member or two....and the best way to bring your talents to our notice is join in the fun.
We look forward to seeing what you all create for this week's challenge.
Happy Crafting Everyone
from the Design Team
xxx