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, 31 March 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 195

HI everyone
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
we loved all your cute Easter Eggstravaganza creations for last week's challenge and the winner of the gorgeous prize from Craftwork Cards chosen at random is....
SQUIRREL (8)
with her sweet Bunny card
Congratulations Squirrel...if you e-mail me (kath) with your address...I'll get your goodies in the mail.
The challenge this week is...
SING-A-LONG
you can either use a music based image or choose one of your favourite songs to feature as the theme of your project...we leave it up to your imagination...the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO AS THE FOCUS and all you need to do to enter is leave your name and a direct link only please to your entry with Inlinkz so that we can come visit you and if you don't have a blog....just e-mail your entry to Beth or Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.
And on the subject of prizes...we have a faberoonie one for you this week...
ONE LUCKY ENTRANT WILL BE INVITED TO JOIN THE GIRLS ON THE DESIGN TEAM FOR THE MONTH OF MAY AS...
GUEST DESIGNER 
TO BE ANNOUNCED NEXT SATURDAY
so without any more ado...it's a pleasure to share some gorgeous inspiration with you all from our fabulous girls on the Penny Black Saturday Design Team...
ALI
"You're in my Heart" by Rod Stewart
BETH
"Yellow" by Coldplay
DEBBY
"Photograph" by Ringo Starr
DOMI
"Butterfly"
HELEN
"Let's Go Fly A Kite" from Mary Poppins
JENNY
KATH
LIZ
NAT
PAULINE
"Candle In The Wind" Elton John
Now it's your turn to share your taste in music with us all...look forward to seeing what you all create...enjoy the weekend and this glorious weather...happy crafting.
Hugs from the Girls on the Design Team xxx
from Jennifer by e-mail
"Love Letters Straight From The Heart" Elvis Presley

Saturday, 24 March 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 194

Hello everyone! It's Saturday again which means it time again for another Penny Black Challenge! Yey!
Before we get onto this weeks challenge though, we'd like to thank everyone who took part in last weeks challenge! We've loved coming to see all your beautiful cards!
And we have a winner from last weeks challenge, the stamp from Crimson Cloud, the winner is...

Number 43...Shelly
Wow! Gorgeous colouring! Congratulations!
If you email Kath (address in the sidebar) she'll arrange to get your prize to you and feel free to grab your winners Blinkie code from the sidebar!

This weeks challenge is...

Easter Eggstravaganza!!

As always we leave it up to your imagination...the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO AS THE FOCUS and all you need to do to enter is leave 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 Beth or Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.
We are absolutely thrilled that Craftwork Cards have joined us as a regular monthly sponsor...a UK company who design and produce all their fabulous products in house...from beautiful card packs...gorgeous papers...embellishments and of course their delicious Card Candi




 And this weeks prize is papers, ribbon tags and Card Candi from the Moorish Collection.


And now over to our lovely Design Team!


We can't wait to see what you all make!
Happy Crafting everyone and have a great weekend!
Love the Design Team xxx

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 193

Good morning! Welcome to the weekend and another Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
Thanks so much for all your entries into last weeks Young Ones Challenge - gorgeous work from you Penny Black fans as always!

We have a winner picked at random from last week's entries, for the $20 voucher from the nice people at 1-2-3 Stitch and that lucky person is...

Number 20...Diane J!!


Well done, lovely card!! Drop Kath a little email and she'll arrange for your prize to be sent to you and feel free to grab our winners blinkie from the sidebar!
Now onto this weeks challenge, its sure to have you all joining in:

This, That and The Other!
(Anything Goes!)

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 Inlinkz 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.

Up for grabs this week is this beautiful Penny Black stamp from
 Crison Cloud


3932K Japanese Maple

And if you are looking for a little inspiration....over to the fab girls on our Design Team...









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

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 192

Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday...we loved all your entries for last week's challenge...thank you for taking the time to join in the fun and the 2 lucky winners chosen at random are...

PENNY BLACK STAMP
PADDINGTON FAN (35)
and
RIBBON GIRL KIT
LIZ  (32)
Congratulations girls..if you e-mail me (kath) with your addresses we will get your prizes off in the mail and don't forget to grab your winners' blinkies

And the challenge this week is....
THE YOUNG ONES
simply make a card or create something for a child then come back and share with us...it's up to you what you make... the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE ...LARGE SENTIMENT or STICKEROO and no back-linking please...
all you need to do to enter is leave your name and direct link to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come and 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 also allocated a number for the prize draw.

And the prize for one lucky winner who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday will be...
$20 voucher to spend online generously donated
by our lovely chums at
their online store is well worth a visit....lots of our favourite Penny Blacks to choose from and oodles of bits and pieces for your card making
and now it's over to the fabulous girls on the Design Team for some super cute inspiration...








Now it's your turn to get those Penny Blacks inked up...we look forward to seeing what you create...in the meantime happy crafting and enjoy your weekend
Hugs from the Design Team
xxx

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 191

Hello everyone!
It's Saturday again, which means it's time for another Penny Black Challenge!
Woohoo!
Before we get onto this weeks challenge though, we'd like to thank everyone who took part in last weeks challenge! We've loved coming to see all your creations based on Natalie's sketch.
But there can only be one winner and that's you....

Susan!
And here is Susan's gorgeous card.....
Congratulations!
Pop an email to Kath (address in the sidebar) and she'll arrange to get your ribbons to you.
And don't forget to grab your winners Blinkie code from the sidebar!

Now, onto this weeks challenge.
As it is the first Saturday of a new month we have our monthly

Case It Challenge

This time we have one of Domi's pretty cards for you to case.....
Take inspiration from it however you fancy. It could be the layout, the colour, or the shape.

As always we leave it up to your imagination. The only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE, LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO AS THE FOCUS of your creation. And all you need to do to enter is leave 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 simply email your entry to Beth or Kath who will happily pop it on the blog for you and you will qualify for the prize draw.
This week we have two fabulous prizes.

This stunning lavender ribbon kit from our regular sponsors
The Ribbon Girl
And from Penny Black Inc
3955K On The Ball rubber stamp.



And now it's over to our lovely Design Team!
Ali
Beth
Debby

Helen

Jenny

Kath

Liz

Natalie

We can't wait to see what you all make!
Happy Crafting everyone and have a great weekend!
Love the Design Team xxx