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 July 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 162

Hi Everyone
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
thanks to all those who entered last week's Starburst Challenge....you sure were certainly all The Stars Of The Show and the lucky winner chosen at random is....
LOTTE (12)

Congratulations Lotte....if you e-mail me (Kath) 
I will pass your details to Keith at Fantastic Ribbons and your prize will be winging it's way to you soon

The challenge this week is.....
PENNY BLACK/GROUND
and if you are wondering what on earth I am on about....let me explain.
we would like you to use your Penny Black stamps to create a background...
so time to get your thinking caps on and get creative....

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...just e-mail your entry to me (Kath) and I will pop it on the blog for you....you will also qualify for the prize draw.

And talking of prizes....we have something a little different this week....
the lucky winner who will be announced next Saturday 
will be invited to join the Penny Black Saturday Design Team
as
GUEST DESIGNER
for the month of September

If you are looking for some inspiration of how to use your Penny Blacks to create a background....look no further than the fabulous cards this week from the mega talented girls on the team....








We look forward to see what you create this week
Have a great weekend and Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 161

Good morning! Welcome to the weekend and another Penny Black Saturday Challenge!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered last weeks Bunting challenge! Such pretty stuff and gorgeous cards to match!

So before we get onto this weeks theme we have to announce the winner from last weeks challenge...

The winner of the stamp from Carole is...

(No 29) Chantal!!!


Well done! It's a gorgeous card Chantal!! Drop Kath a little email and she'll arrange for your prize to be sent to you!

Now onto this weeks challenge!

Starburst!

Simple! Just adorn your cards with any kind of stars!
Just have fun, the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE, SENTIMENT or STICKEROO, there have been quite a few folks recently who obviously choose to ignore this, so if your entry does not include a Penny Black Image, it will be removed from the entries, sorry peeps, thems the rules! :-)

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 or Kath and we will pop it on the blog for you and yes you will qualify for the prize draw.
Speaking of which, there's a yummy prize this week!
4 Rolls or your choice of ribbon from

Fantastic Ribbons!


What's more, if you sign up for their Newsletter, you'll be in with a chance of winning £100 worth of ribbons! Just enter your email address on the home page!

And now it's over to our lovely design team to inspire you with their cards!

ALI



Happy Crafting everyone and have a lovely weekend!
Hugs from the Design Team xxx


Saturday, 16 July 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 160

Hello everyone and welcome to the....
Penny Black Saturday Challenge!

So did last weeks challenge set you on track to be organised for Christmas?
You sure wow'd us with all your gorgeous glittery creations!

The winner of last weeks challenge, chosen randomly, is...
ANGELIQUE (17)
who made this gorgeous card...
Congratulations! Please email Kath who will sort out your prize. Enjoy!

The challenge this week is.....
Bunting!
As always it is up to you what you create...a card...altered art...scrapbook layout...box etc.
But please remember the golden rule...you must 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, we can then come visit you. If you don't have a blog then don't worry. Simply email your entry to Kath who will pop it on the blog for you and you will, of course, be entered into the prize draw.

The prize this week has been generously donated by...

Carole from Stardust Gems and Ribbon


This super cute Penny Black Stamp 'ladybug n hedgehog '.

The design team have loads of fabulous creations to share with you this week....

Ali

Debby
Domi

Helen

Jenny

Kath

Liz

Nat


Pauline

So now it's over to you. We can't wait to see what you all come up with.
Happy Crafting Everyone!
Hugs from the PBSC Design Team.
xxx


Saturday, 9 July 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 159

Hi Everyone
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
we loved seeing all the beautiful entries last week with your favourite Desert Island Stamps and thanks once again for taking the time to join in the fun...we really appreciate your company.

The winners from last week's challenge chosen at random are....
Penny Black Stamp
ANNETTE (8)

Ribbon Girl Goodies
SALLY (31)

Congratulations Girls....if you e-mail me (kath) with your addresses...your prizes will be with you soon

Before we move on to the challenge for this week....we have some sad news to share....our lovely teamie JOEY has decided to step down from the team....we would like to wish her all the best for the future and a big thank you for her contribution to the team and for sharing her wonderful inspiration and beautiful cards with us all....we are going to miss her.

The challenge this week is.....
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
a chance to make a start on the pile of Christmas cards we all have to make and if you haven't ventured into the world of Christmas yet....this may be the kick start you need...

as always it is up to you what you create...a card...altered art...scrapbook layout...box etc but we would ask that you please abide by the rules....you must 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...just e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will pop it on the blog for you....you will be entered for the prize draw

And the prize this week has been generously donated by the lovely folks at...
$20 voucher to spend at their online store
click on the logo and pop over for a visit....you will find lots of our favourite Penny Blacks and lots more goodies for your crafting hobby

And the bit I love best and I'm sure you do too....fabulous inspiration from the girls on the Design Team...


BETH

DEBBY







We look forward to seeing what you create this week...
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx


Saturday, 2 July 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge Week #158

Hello Everyone, Welcome to your Weekend and to Penny Black Saturday
We loved seeing all your fantastic Creations last week, and before we get on to this weeks challenge we need to announce our winner from last week...

The Winner of the Stamp from our Brand New Sponsor Crimson Cloud is...
JENNY WREN (44)

Congratulations, could you please email Kath to claim your prize!

Now onto this weeks Fab Challenge

"Desert Island Stamps"

A Fantastic Theme, as this gives you an excuse to use your all time favourite Penny Black, the one you just couldnt be without! or you could pick one of the gorgeous Penny Black beach stamps.
It's up to you what you make...just have fun, the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE, SENTIMENT or STICKEROO, there have been quite a few folks recently who obviously chose to ignore this, so if your entry does not include a Penny Black Image, it will be removed from the entries...sorry folks but rules are rules.

This weeks prizes are..

4042K Daisy Fields

and an assortment of various coloured ribbons including loopy trim and lace from The Ribbon Girl

Here is some Gorgeous Inspiration from the DT











So many different Images, We are looking forward to seeing your Favourite Desert Island Stamps
Happy Crafting
The PBSC TEAM X X X