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, DIE OR STICKEROO as the main focus of your creation and that you please link back to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge. 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 16 August 2008

Challenge 10 - Ribbons

Hi everyone welcome to challenge 10!!!!

First we would just like to say thanks so much for the fantastic response to last weeks sketch, there were so many gorgeous entries we really enjoyed seeing all your different creations and interpretations, your all so talented.

Don't forget to check back later today to see who has won the fabulous stamp kindly donated by Sir Stampalot.

So on to this weeks challenge


this week we would like to see ribbons on your project.As always its entirely up to you what you make - card, atc, altered art etc..as long as it features at least on penny black image.

This week we have a set of three gorgeous downloads ( 2 decoupage sheets and 8 backing papers ) to give away to one lucky winner chosen at random which has been kindly donated by our new fabulous sponsor :-

If you haven't paid a visit to Polly Craft before please do so because your in for a treat. They have a gorgeous range of downloads with the most fabulous characters and beautiful papers and embellishments.

We hope that you will join in the fun and look forward to seeing your wonderful creations.
To be in with a chance to win these fabulous goodies just leave a comment with a link to your work and we will put your name in the draw. The winner will be announced next Saturday.

Don't forget we will be posting a new challenge every Saturday. If you don't have a blog, then email us your work and we will be happy to put it on the blog.

Here is some inspiration from our Design Team, don't forgot to check out their blogs too for more fabulous work.









Cards sent by email


Rachel Brown said...

Lovely challenge. Can't believe I am the first to post my card. Here is mine

Zimtschnecke said...

Hello girls,

I'm so happy that I have found this Penny Black Challenge. ;-)

Thanks for your beautiful inspiration.

Here is my first entry...

Thanks for looking!

Hugs Bine/Zimtschnecke

Louise F NZ said...

Fabulous, fantastic, awesome challenge this week, obviously I love it!!!

my card is here

Juliet said...

My first time here too and I really enjoyed making this card.

Here is my entry.


Tirpuunen said...

Wonderful DT-cards!

Here is my card.

Gillian said...

Hope the small ribbon qualifies

Here’s my card

Chris said...

Hi, love the variety of cards from the DT this week. My card is here. TFL.

Mephisto said...

Wonderful Idea and nice DT Cards!

Here is my Card.


Wendy said...

Great cards from DT
Here is my card.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards
Here is my entry.

Dawn said...

Hi there

Love the DT cards.


Lyn said...

Great challenge this week, and gorgeous examples from the DT.

Mine is on my blog


Carola/Schokofee said...

And here is my card:

LISA said...

great work Dt, love your challenges xx


Murielle said...

Super challenge!
Here is my card.
Hugs mumur

Emma said...

Great cards and challenge as always. Here's my card http://stamp-addict.blogspot.com/2008/08/penny-black-friends-challenge-10.html

Unknown said...

hallo... wonderful cards from Designteam are there..

Penny Black Saturday Challenge * Ribbons *

Anonymous said...

I'm staring to use more ribbons so this was really nice challenge, tahnk You for it!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous cards from the DT :-)

My card is here


mueppi said...

Wonderful challenge and DT-cards!
Here is my card
Hugs Gisela

Sandra said...

Hi,lovely DT cards again this week,thank you for the challenge i've enjoyed doing it....
Sandra x

Anonymous said...

Please find my entry on my blog


Jen said...

I love ribbon so I really enjoyed this challenge, you will find it on my blog.
Jen x

Michele said...

Lovely designs from the design team.

Here’s my card

Unknown said...

mine's on my blog now :)

Cathy said...

Fab cards DT and a great use of ribbons. My card is here.
Thanks for looking
Cathy xx

Bubbles said...

Ooo.. I love ribbon, Fab cards from the Design team. Just added my card on my blog

Unknown said...

finnaly managed to get through my craft room to make this card
heres mine

love emma xxx

krista said...

Thanks for the challenge!

Here is my card


Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

Oh I do love ribbon!!
Such wonderful cards by the DT!

My card is on my blog:

~Terry aka Krazy

Unknown said...
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Unknown said...

Sorry about my above deletion I inputed the wrong link opps!!!!!!
Great challenge here is my card
lovely cards from the design team Tx

Susie Little said...

Hi There,

My Entry is here........


Susie xx

Chrissie said...

What beautiful cards!
My card is here

Jose said...

Gorgeous design team cards again


Unknown said...

What stunner this week from the DT - I love ribbon! My card is here. Lol Lynn x

Natalie said...

Another great challenge. I have added my entry to my blog.

Natalie x

Casi said...

Again thanks a lot for the great DT-work!

This week I've made no card but altered a tin. Would you like to see?

Here it is.

LG Kerstin

MinnaK. said...

Beautiful DT-cards, thanks for looking!!
My card

Lorraine Robertson said...

Hi girls & thanks for yet another fab challenge which no-one will lack ideas on. Many thanks also to the DT for all their inspiration. TFS

My card is now on my blog...

Lorraine xxx

orangedaisy said...

mine tis on me blog

Anonymous said...

Great challenge, I've gone for a good old simple card.
Sally. x

Desire Fourie said...

Congrats to the DT for their once again stunning creations. Well done. Here is my take on this week's challenge over at Doing Life http://desiref.blogspot.com/
I do not have the required stamp on the card, but a photograph in stead. Warm regards from sunny South Africa

Marcea said...

Brilliant cards again by the DT. I love ribbons so loved this
here is my card


Anonymous said...

Here is mine

gailscraftyplace said...

Fabulous Challenge, love the DT samples. Here's my entryfor this week

Tarasdesigns said...

great cards from the DT team

Here is my card

Jenny said...

Beautiful cards!
Here is
my card

Andrea said...

Beautiful cards ladies!

Another christmas card

Tina said...

Wonderful cards, ladies!
Here is my card:



Wheezie said...

Please find my entry on my blog


x Wheezie x

Anonymous said...


thanks for this wonderful challenge :-)
Here's my entry

Thanks for looking.


~Emma~ said...

This is my first go at your challenge and really enjoyed it! Hugs Em.x


Helen said...

Gorgeous cards!
Have emailed you mine.
Helen x

Sue said...

oh wow great cards by the DT,thanks for a another fabby challenge:-)

Here is my card


Jutta said...

fantastic cards from DT.

Here is my card.

Hugs Jutta

Jozza said...
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Jozza said...

Great challenge again :o)

here is my card

carolann said...

Brilliant cards everyone well done xxx
Mine is here

Arline said...

Gorgeous cards by the DT! Great challenge! Here is my go this week! My Card xx

Donalda said...

This is a awesome challenge I do love ribbon. I love your cards ladies they are just awesome. Loven this site.
you can find my entry Here

Sally said...

Lovely cards by the DT. You can view my card here.

Kath Stewart said...
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Mandy said...

Here is my PB card

Thanks for looking !

xxx mandy

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

superb DT samples

Here’s mine.

Hugs Jane x

debby4000 said...

Fantastic cards DT and what a brilliant challenge.
Here's my card

Kim Dellow said...

Lovely DT cards. Here is mine Kimx

Michelle said...

This is my entry.
Hope you like it. By the way, great entries!

Annie said...

Gorgeous cards from the DT, as always. I've made another Christmas card for this week's theme, you can see it here
annie x

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

hi.. i have pulled out one of the stamped images i got from a friend so i can make a card for the challenge

Cool Hedgie.

Ria Zonnestraaltje said...

WOWWW the card from the DT are tooo pretty! ;)
You can view my try at

hugs Ria

LOUISE said...

Absolutely fab cards from the DT! Love them all! Here is my card. Louise x

Alison said...

Stunning work from the design team again this week. Here is my card

Katja said...

New week, new card. I used the sketch by challenge 9.

my card

Hugs, Katja

Jo said...

here is mine


great challenge! :D xx

Pauline C said...

Ooh lovely! I love ribbons ... and on this card i have used a few! Hope you like it .. it's here.
Pauline x

Anne said...

Love all the DT cards!
Thanks for so much inspirations!

Here's my card for this week challenge:


Hugs XXX

Elina said...

Here is my card:


CraftyC said...

Have added my card to my blog!

Shelly said...

Hi, the cards by the DT are fab as always! Ribbons are great, thanks for this one. My card is on my blog, thanks for looking ;o)

Jessi said...

Thanks for inspiration, here is my card
thanks for looking!


Elaine ♥ said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous designs by the team, just love them.

You can see my entry Here

Unknown said...

Thanks for another great challenge.
Here is my card.

Christine (All She Crafts) said...

Yayyy!! Actually managed to get one done this week! :o)

Congrats to the DT.. great cards!

HERE is my card.


Diane.W. said...

Hi Ladies! Couldn't resist this challenge :o)x


6 wacky women said...

The DT cards are great! I really enjoy these Penny Black Challenges.Here is my card.

Toni said...

Great DT cards! I'm not sure I really like mine but hey ho, with the way this week is going I won't have time to do another.
Here is my entry.

nessy said...

fab DT cards
my card can be seen on my blog
thanks for looking
vanessa xx

Tip Top said...

Hello! Could not resist this challenge as I love ribbons!

Here is my card: http://tiptoptoppers.blogspot.com/2008/08/penny-black-challenge-10-ribbons.html

NGCARDS said...

hello, Sorry its a little late but heres mine!
Its the christmas card =)



Saphira said...

Danke für die tollen Inspirationen
habe ein Weihnachtskärtchen gebastelt
und hier ist es.

LG Kerstin/Saphira

Hanne said...

Lovely challenge! I've just posted my card for joining in this week :)

Hugs, Hanne:)

Allison said...

great challenge mine isHERE

Mrs Wonka said...

I love the cards this week! Wel done design team....

Ahhhh ribbons one of my first loves!

Here's my attempt

Mrs Wonka x

Sue said...

lovely cards so far, thought i would attempt my first Penny Black challenge my card is on my blog

crafty amy said...

This is the first challenge I have ever done and not sure how to make the link so hope this works.
Here it is in my blog


Thanks for looking and insipiring me.


inkedx2 said...

I just found this blog. I have several Penny Black stamps and I created this card last week and it fit the requirements. I will be bookmarking this blog and visiting it quite often. Here is my card.



jenny said...

Great challenge and fab DT inspiration!
Here is my 1st entry!

Tindaloo said...

Lovely DT cards! Here's my card. Went a little crazy with the ribbons.. :)

Donna said...

Beautiful cards by the DT again this week and I loved this challenge of Ribbons :) my card is over here on my blog

Renata van Miltenburg said...

I love ribbon so this was the perfect challenge for me. Nothing spectacular, just cute.

Here is my entry: http://creatiefonline.blogspot.com/

XOXO Renata

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Cor blimey - just noticed how many are playing with this challenge!! Well done on a great challenge site! My effort is here:-


Angella said...

Lovely challenge... I love ribbons!

Her is my card


Lavender stamper said...

Great cards this week & I just love ribbon, so here's my offering.


Happy Crafting

Carol said...

Hi Girls,
Great work from everyone again this week! :)
I do enjoy taking part in your challenges!
is my little guy....so cute! tfl

Carol x

ineke said...

here's my ribboncard !!!
it's a big green/bluestriped ribbon !!!

darcy48 said...

Once again lovely cards from the DT.My Card

Crafting Diva said...

Hi I have added my card to my blog