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 22 November 2008

Week 24 ~ Funky Christmas

Hi everyone and welcome to Week 24

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week you all did a fabulous job with the monochromatice challenge ~ and it was lovely to see all your gorgeous creations.

Don't forget to pop back later to see who has won the fabulous PB Stamp.

So onto this weeks challenge:


This week we'd like to see your Christmas creations ~ with a twist ~
Let's try to stay away from your traditional colours and create something different.
~ I know you can all do it ~ so go wild and get Funky !!!

As always its entirely up to you what you create - card, atc, altered art etc.... As long as you include at least 1 Penny Black Stamp

We have another fabulous prize this week kindly donated by Donna at

To be in with a chance of winning our prize just leave a comment with a link to your work and the winner will be chosen at Random and 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's this weeks fabulous inspiration from our very talented Design Team, don't forgot to click on their names for more fabulous work.













All At PBSC :)xx


Sunny79 said...

I first created this card for a challenge meaning usung uusual colours for a Christmas card...bis it also corresponds to this week's challenge...so have a look at
my card

Have fun. Greetings from Germany by Marina.

mueppi said...

Wonderful DT-cards!
my card
Thanks for looking
Hugs Gisela

Annelies said...

Beautiful cards and fun challenge!
Here's my card . Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

Joey said...

Hi everyone. Fantastic dt cards, They are all so lovely. mine is here:-


thanks for looking.x

Dawn said...

Hi there

Well I'vd done a Funky Vintagy type card!!! LOL!
Here is my Card – Thanks for Looking!


Est xxx said...

Stumbled across your blog this week after meeting Pauline in the craft shop where I work, thought I would take part, my card is on my blog, lovely site and great design team cards too xxx

Crafting Queen said...

Great cards DT. Please find my here
Thank you for looking

Sue said...

Here is my effort for this challenge. Great DT cards. Thanks for looking, sue.

Helen said...

Great theme this week! I love all the DT cards!
Mine is here.
Helen x

Gillian said...

onderful DT work

here is my entry

Liza said...

Brilliant theme this week, I like making Christmas things in non-traditional colours! I have made a tag here. Thanks for looking.

Liza x

Kimberley said...

Great cards by everyone - well done - my entry is HERE

Carola/Schokofee said...

Wonderful DT-Cards!!!
Here is my entry
It?s not a card ;)


Joy said...

Hi All,

What lovely cards you are all producing. This is my first time at having a go at this challenge, hope you like the card.

Here's mine!

Joy xx

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Fab challenge and DT examples. My card is here:-


Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Fab challenge and DT examples. My card is here:-


Paula said...

Here again.

Stunning DT cards!

Here is my card

See you,

Powerful Search Engine said...

Great DT's Here is mine

Anni said...

Wow, wonderful DT Cards again!!!

My card is here:


hugs, Anni

Heather said...

Great challenge and wonderful DT cards once again.
Here's my card
Heather xx

Sharon Traynor Designs said...

I love the inspiration this week, so a big 'well done' to the DT - Funky Christmas is a fab theme. Here is my card

Lyn said...

great challenge yet again ladies and superb examples from the DT

Here is my card

Anonymous said...

Hi, and thanks for the great challenge! The DT cards are just gorgeous, as always! :)

Here's my card.

Allison said...

great DT cards
mine is HERE

Loreal Blondi said...

I hope this is not too funky... My card is here

Zoe said...

I love everyones cards. Here is my card for your challenge. I hope you don't mind me joining in and have used funky papers.

Ċ olanje na domu-Waldorf said...

Here is my funky Christmas card. Thanks for looking.
x Natasha x

Anonymous said...

Fantastic DT´s ,ladies.
Here is my idea:



Tanmo said...

Ive added my card to my blog, really enjoyed this challenge, and im really pleased with how my card turned out!



Lorraine A said...
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Julie said...

Hi, thanks for a fun challenge. Lovely cards from the DT. You'll find my entry HERE

Lorraine A said...
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Lorraine A said...

hi this is my card for the 'Funky' challenge :-)

Sue said...

Hi there to all the DT,
Fabby designs from you all as usual!! Here is my entry for this weeks challenge....get you sunglasses out girls...xx

Annie said...

Oh the design team's work just gets better and better - fabulous cards this week.
I did two for this theme - just wish mine were as good as yours.
Ann xxx

Susie Little said...

Hi there,

here is mine.......4 Calling Birds

Susie xx

Jackie said...

Love the DT cards, this was a hard one for me I really don't do funky (as you will probably be able to tell by my card).

here it is

Thanks for looking

Sandra said...

Hi,great theme again this week and some gorgeous DT cards,thanks for the challenge,
Take care
Sandra x

My card is here TFL

Helen J said...

Beautiful DT cards as always. I'm short on time this week, so I've managed to combine four challenges in one card here!. Thanks for looking, Helen x

Anonymous said...

Great theme and lovely DT cards.

my card

Thanks for looking.

Chris said...

Hi everyone, thanks for another great challenge. The DT work is so beautiful, enjoyed looking at all of them. My card is here. TFL. Chris x

Anonymous said...

here is my Funky Christmas card - funky colors


Larissa said...

Great challenge! I love looking at all the wonderful cards!

You can see my card here


Sorina said...

Wonderful cards.
Here is my : CARD

Lesley said...

Great DT work as always! Here is my card, thanks for looking xx


Eveline said...
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Eveline said...

HERE is my card for this weeks challenge.

Cathy said...

|Finally got some inspiration for this one!! Great cards from the DT. My card is here.
Thanks for looking,
Cathy xx

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Pootle said...

Yay I got to play for the first time in ages :)

Fab DT cards, as always

theneon said...

Ohhh, this was a lot more fun that I thought it would be. My Granddaughter as my inspiration, come see my card in the pink.

LOUISE said...

Great Challenge this week, and DT cards are fab. Here is my card. LOuise X
Penny Black Xmas Head to Toe

Jackie said...

Fab theme.. took me right out of my comfort zone on this one..
HERE is my card
(i hope)apologies if this hasnt worked.. first time for this too. !

Francesca said...

Beautiful cards dt team
Here's Mine!

Murielle said...

WOW...Great cards DT.
Here is my card.

Mira said...

So cute cards you've made :)
Here's my cards :D

Lindsay said...

My first time playing along with the challenge.
To all the DT members, I've got to say... great cards!
Here is my creation

Lia said...

wonderful DT cards and now it is the first time that I made a card for this challenge. Her is my entry:

Marianne said...

cool challenge, I have seen great cards already. This is what I have made of it.
my card

craft mad Jenny said...

I finally maanaged to enter this challenge! mine's hot pink!!
Click here for mine.

Shell said...

Funky cards ladies, great challenge
Here’s mine.
Thanks for looking Shellx

Anonymous said...

Great DT cards, I hope this card is OK.
Here is my card


ribenaruby said...

Fantastic creations by the DT. My card is here

Paula said...

Wonderful Cards from all the DT
Here is my Card

The Crafty Den said...

Fab theme this week. I love the DT cards. here is my funky card Thanks for looking, Denise x

Heidi said...

Hope my card is ok, I have had had so little time this week to do much crafting! http://craftinginasmallspace.blogspot.com/

Tanja said...

The challenge that I couldn't let get it pass me. Love it. Hope you like my


Best regards from Slovenia, Tanja

Donalda said...

Oh I just love this theme ladies and your cards are just so adorable. I thought I had uploaded my card already but my schedule on my blogger just isnt' working. Here is my entry