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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, 26 May 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 203

Hi Everyone
Welcome to Penny Black Saturday
wow I bet you've all been loving the glorious weather we've had this week
not ideal for staying indoors and crafting so thanks to all those lovely crafters who did and wowed us with their beautiful creations for last week's challenge and the winner chosen at random is...
SHE (23)
with her sweet Mimi card
if you contact me (Kath) with your address I will get your goodie parcel off in the mail and don't forget to grab your winner's blinkie

And before we move on to this week's challenge...the team would like to say a big thank you to the lovely KELLY for joining us as Guest Designer this month and for sharing her wonderful cards with us all.
On a very sad note...our lovely teamie LIZ is stepping down from the team after this week's challenge...we are all going to miss her so much...we wish her well with future projects and want to say a big thank you for being a great asset to the team and for all the wonderful creations she's shared with us all.
The challenge this week is...
MONOCHROME MAGIC
using different shades of one colour
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 link with Inlinkz below so that we can pop by and visit you...if you don't have a blog...just e-mail your entry to Kath or Beth and we will pop it on the blog for you and you will entered into the prize draw.
And talking of prizes...wow we have a fantastic prize (pardon the pun) from
our generous sponsor
4 rolls of Bakers Twine of the winner's choice
Why don't you pop over to their online store where you'll find lots and lots of beautiful ribbons...lace...buttons and much much more...great multi-buy offers and great customer service.
The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

The fabulous girls on the Design Team have once again worked their special magic with a monochrome theme...
Guest Designer KELLY





OK it's your turn now...we can't wait to see all your Monochrome Magic creations...have a great weekend and happy crafting
Hugs from The Design Team
xxx

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 202

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 Garden challenge! We've loved coming to see all your beautiful cards!
And we have a winner from last weeks challenge, the voucher from 1-2-3 Stitch, the winner is...

Number 31...Donna! 

Wow! Gorgeous card! 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...
Recycling
We'd love to see you Upcycle, Reuse or Recycle something for your cards or projects.

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.

This week we have a little prize from us girlies on the Penny Black Saturday Challenge team!
A gorgeous bundle of yummy pearls, flowers, ribbons and gems!

And now over to our lovely Design Team!
Click on the names for the details of their recycled goodies!


Beth 
 
Debby


Nat

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

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 201

Hi Everyone
and welcome to Penny Black Saturday
a big thank you to all those who joined in last week's challenge...you all did a fabulous job casing Jenny's beautiful card and of course now it's time to announce the 2 lucky winners chosen at random...
£10 voucher to spend at 
if you contact me (Kath) I'll arrange for you to get your prizes and remember to grab your winners' blinkie

OK time for a brand new challenge...
IN THE GARDEN
you don't have to go into your garden to join in the challenge which wouldn't be much fun at all considering the wet weather we've had recently...all we want you to do is get creative with a garden theme
as always it's entirely 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 link to your entry with Inlinkz...if you don't have a blog you can e-mail your entry to me (Kath) Beth or Liz and we will be happy to enter it into the challenge for you.

And the prize this week from our generous friends at
$20 voucher to spend in their online store...
an Aladdin's cave of wonderful crafting goodies...lots of your favourite Penny Blacks along with loads of gorgeous must-have bits and pieces to add to your crafting stash.

Now it's time to share some beautiful inspiration from the girls on the Design Team and I'm sure you'll agree they've definitely all got green fingers...
starting off with our very talented Guest Designer for May....









Now it's time for you to dig out your Penny Blacks and get your gardening hats on...
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from the Design Team xxx

Saturday, 5 May 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge....Week 200

 Hi everyone and welcome to The Penny Black Saturday Challenge.
And it's challenge number 200! How time flies!

First up a big thank you to everyone who took part in last weeks challenge. We saw some gorgeous spring cards (I wish the weather would follow suit). But there can only be one winner, and that's you...

Number 1...Mrs B (Lorraine)

And here is Lorraine's pretty card.

Congratulations! Email Kath and she will organise your prize for you. And don't forget to snag the winners blinkie from the sidebar for your blog.

So, onto this weeks challenge. As it's the first Saturday of the month we have our regular...

Case-It Challenge

And this month it is our Jenny's turn to provide one of her cards for us to case....
 
Use Jenny's card as inspiration, it could be the design, the colour, the layout, anything at all, just have fun!
The only rule we have is that you must use a Penny Black image, large sentiment or stickeroo as the main focus of your card. Then leave your name and a direct link to your card with Inlinkz. If you don't have a blog then email your entry to Beth, Kath or Liz and we will pop it on the blog for you and you will be entered into the prize draw.

To celebrate our 200th challenge we have two cool prizes.

This super cute rubber stamp 'jet setter'.


And, from The Ribbon Girl, a £10 gift voucher.

Where you will find the most beautiful ribbons, twine, charms and a whole host of crafty embellishments. Your parcel will arrive prettily wrapped and super quick!

Here are this week's cards from the design team.
First up a super cute card from our guest designer for May,

Kelly





Now it's over to you.
Happy Crafting!