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 28 March 2009

Challenge 42 ~ THINK SPRING !!

Morning and welcome to another challenge. Thanks to everyone who joined us last week with our doodling challenge... Im sure you all created gorgeous work again (I'm just so sorry I didn't get to see it)

Dont forget to pop back later to see who has won the gorgeous 'Dream A Dream' stamp.
Well onto this weeks challenge:
We'd like to see your work with a SPRING theme... I love this time of year, all the gorgeous colours and the flowers blooming !!!

We have another fabulous prize this week kindly donated by our very own Jackie:

If you'd like to win this fabulous prize, then leave us a comment
with a link to your card and the winner will be announced next Saturday.
If you don't have a blog you can e-mail either Kath or Tracie and we will be only too happy to upload you work onto the blog for you.

The Design Team have created some fabulous work again this week:

Happy Crafting
Hugs from the Design Team

Cards Sent By Email


Stressed Mother said...

I can't believe I'm first - just happened to have completed this yesterday and 'fits the bill' - how lucky was that

here's mine

Beryl K said...

The DT's cards are awesome. My card is Here
Thank you for looking
Beryl x

Joey said...

Hi everyone, fantastic dt cards, like the spring feel challenge, its so far from that here with the weather today lol, mine is here Thanks for looking. Joey.x

mueppi said...

Lovely DT-cards
here`s my card
Thanks for looking
Hugs Gisela

Sue said...

Great challeng wish it felt more like Spring than Winter, lovely DT cards, here is my effort.
Thanks for looking, sue.x

Pernilla said...

The Dt´s card are beautiful, as always.
My card are here.

Murielle said...

Wonderful cards DT.
Thank you for marvellous challenge.
Here is my card.

Ellibelle said...
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Ellibelle said...

So glad I had time to play this weekened!
Here is my card

Linda said...

What a wonderful challenge! I knew exactly what I wanted to do. And I do love Hedgie. He's such a happy little fella. Here's my card

kaz_za's crafty corner said...

here is my card for your challenge.. i hope you like the stamp.. it has a date on from 1997... lol.. so def an old penny black stamp...!!!! this is my 1st time entering your challenge... and i love the cards the design team have done..!!!

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful DT cards!
Here is my spring card!
Thanks for looking!

Helen said...

Gorgeous DT cards!
My card is here
Helen x

Ineke said...

I made a card for the challenge 42. You can find my card here. Thanks for looking.

Tania said...

What a great job the design team has done this weekend.I really had fun with the spring theme. My card is Here

Thanks for looking!

Judy said...

I really needed some "spring" today. We are having a late "winter storm" - snow, ice and sleet.

Here is my card.

Great cards by the DT and everyone! Thanks for another fun challenge.


Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

Wonderful Spring time cards from the DT. My card is here  

Donna said...

Here's my card

I really struggled with this card tonight but it turned out better than I thought.

Kimmi said...
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Kimmi said...

I'm hoping this works this time - already deleted two posts :o(

Here's my card

Thanks for looking...

Kim xx

Kerri said...

I just got this adorable PB stamp and it was perfect for this challenge. Here is mine:


The DT cards are gorgeous! Thanks for the fun challenge : )

Steph Sullins said...

So, this is only the second challenge I have ever done!! This isn't really anything too awesome lol

My Card

Thanks for looking!

Powerful Search Engine said...

Here is mine! Great DT's hugs Pascale :)

Karen said...

Fab DT cards.
here is my card

Kelly said...

here's mine

Great challenge! And nice DT cards, the cat in the bra is my favourite, I love that stamp so much!

jennie'g' said...

just added my challenge card to my blog jenniescreations.blogspot.com
hope you like it and get chance to take a look jenniexx

Sue said...

Great challenged and I loved all the DT cards, they are gorgeous

drop by and see my card HERE

xx Sue

Cathy said...

Great theme and cards girls. Here is mine
Thanks for looking,
Cathy xx

Jeannette said...

Fab Cards everyone, Here's Mine

Jennifer said...

I like the idea very much. my card is here

Shell said...

The dt cards are brilliant, i love them all. i think spring and i think of yellow you can find my card here
thanks for looking shell x

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Great challenge and fabulous DT work - here is my card:-


Shelly said...

What lovely cheerful cards this week, you can find mine HERE
Thanks for looking xx

Carola/Schokofee said...

Great cards!
I`m waiting for the spring :)
Here is my card


Loreal Blondi said...

Here's my Spring card

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Heres my entry
I love the challenge this week ...
bright and cheery

Emma xxx


I had fun with my new PB stamp for this challenge which fitted in with the spring theme

looking forward to the lovely spring weather getting warmer ;o)

heres my spring challenge card

thanks for looking ;o)

Jules said...

Really like the DT's cards - always so much inspiration from both the DT and everyone taking part in the challenge.

Hopefully you can find my card


Happy Spring!
Love Jules xx

Michelle said...

It took me a little longer to get to work on this challenge, but I couldn't stay away too long. Here is my spring card.

Thanks for looking!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Oh what lovely cheery cards especially as the last few days have been cold and dreary.

Here is my card for this challenge

Best wishes

Kym xxx

Caroline said...
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Caroline said...

Loved this challenge :0) See My Entry HERE

Cynthia said...

Loved all the DT cards. It's great looking at all the other ladies creations too!. I'm in the opposite hemisphere so we are coming towards winter, so I've linked to a Spring card I made for a friend in the UK recently.
It's in 2 parts so check out the second link too:


debbie said...

I have mine all done for this challenge.. Decided to do an Easter Card...
Thanks for the challenge..

here's mine

Sue said...
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Sue said...

I love Spring too, wish we were seeing more of it here. Lovely cards by the design team.
My card is at www.suestamping.com

Linda said...

Thanks for the inspiration with your lovely cards. Lindzi, Sweden


Agnes van Hensbergen - agnesstampcards said...

Beautiful spring cards DT, i love the spring.
I've make 2 cards and you can see them
Thanks for looking ,have a nice day,

Ingrid said...

Meine Karte ist hier

ikki said...

Great Theme - I just love the spring - and your DT cards bright and cheerful - and the winter has nearly gone! Hooray!!!!
Thanks ikki

debby4000 said...

Brilliant challenge and stunning DT
Here's mine

cbee said...

Beautiful DT cards! here is my card.

Suzanne said...

Great DT work and nice to have a spring theme this week. Mine is HERE Thanks Sue :o)

Unknown said...

Lovely theme this week, really enjoyed getting into the "Spring" mood, the DT cards are absolutely gorgeous.

here's my card, thanks for looking

Jan x

Deizee said...

Wonderful sketch and beautiful DT cards! I combined this challenge with another one.
Here you can see
my card

Anonymous said...

I was not sure about my card, if it would fit the challenge so
Here's mine!

SannaS said...

Hello everybody! It's been a while, but I'm back! Here’s my entry! Have a great week everyone! =)

Jayne Hayward said...

What lovely cards from the DT team and a lovely theme too. here's my entry

Jayne xx


Thanks for a great challenge, the design team cards are fab, My card can be found here Thanks for looking, Sam

Pat said...

Love the DT cards heres mine


Tiziana said...

Thanks for this challenge. Wonderful DT cards. Mine is here: http://goccerugiada.blogspot.com/


The Country Rose said...

All the sample cards are wonderful! Here is mine:


Bev said...

What fab DT cards, loved the theme too. Here's my card Bev x

Judi said...

The sun is shining today and I can almost believe that spring is right around the corner. Great challenge.

Here's mine.

Shivvy x said...

Gorgeous DT designs as usual!!

Here's mine!

Siobhan xxx

Caroljenks said...

Hi :)
First time for me to enter this challenge :)

My card's here

Thanks for looking,
Carol x

Barb said...

Love all the ideas so far

Here's Mine

Carol said...

Such fabulous samples Ladies, just makes you want to join in!

is my card for this week

Carol x

Amanda said...

Thanks for a lovely challenge xx

Here is my entry.

Annie said...

Fantastic samples as always - thank you for the wonderful inspiration.
Ann xxx

Steph said...

Absolutely beautiful cards from the DT.
Here's mine!


MY CARD FOR THE CHALLENGE IS ON MY BLOG.http//crazycraftshed.blogspot.com/

Jackie said...

Fabulous cards from the DT, some really great images there. Here's my card

Thanks for looking

Lisa said...

Gorgeous DT cards! Here's mine
Thanks for looking.
Lisa x

inkedx2 said...

Finally got to play with your challenge again. Here is my creation!



Liz McGuire, said...

Here is my card for this weeks challenge. All the DT cards are great, thanks for the inspiration!

Thanks for looking,
Liz x

Karen Brooks said...

Fabulous DT cards!! I knew exactly which stamp I wanted to use when I saw this challenge. It's been a few weeks since I got to play along so I was thrilled I could this week!

Thanks for a great challenge!!! I had a blast using it for inspiration!!!

Clicky Here For Mine – Thanks for looking!!!!

Chrissie said...

Don't you just love the Springtime!
My card is here

Lilacanglia said...

first ever time stamped with Penny Black, not been stamping long at all,
heres mine
hope thats worked ok, as i dont know how to do html etc,

Liza said...

Fab theme, my card is here. Thanks for looking.

Liza x

Els G. said...

Gorgeous DT cards!
You can find my 'spring' card here. TFL

stephanne said...
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stephanne said...

I shouldn't admit it, but that deleted comment right before this post is mine.... I am a rookie. I just started blogging so I could join in with these awesome challenges. Every week I stop by and check out the DT's creations and all the fellow bloggers too. LOVE IT. I'm excited to join in on the fun.

This is my card

Sue said...

Hi to all the DT,
I Love all your cards, they are so lovely and vibrant! Hav n't played along for ages but having cleared my craft room out, am more organised and seem to be on a roll at the moment so why it lasts.. here is my post, thanks for looking Sue xx

nessy said...

wonderful DT cards
here is my card
thanks for looking
vanessa xx

Jennifer Bradley said...

I don't have a blog, but if you click on my name at the top it will take you to my card. I love these challenges!

Allison said...

fab DT cards mine is HERE


Michele said...

Hi, love the DT cards.
my card is here
Thanks for looking
Michele x

Macpurp said...

beautiful spring cards from the DT's
HERE is my entry.
thanks for looking
love tina xx

ribenaruby said...

Beautiful DT work! Love the theme this week, my creation is here Thank you for looking.

Jenny S. (UK) said...

Lovely choice of subject. Beautiful DT cards and very inspirational. My card is Here Thanks for looking.

Lou said...

Wonderful DT cards - i adore them all as i do the penny black stamps
Here's my card
Thanks for looking
Lou xx

Maria Matter said...

Lovely DT cards!
here's mine:
... Joyful Stamper: Springtime Hedgie
Blessings, Maria

inkedx2 said...

I finally got to play again. Here is my creation!



Amanda said...

Thank you, really enjoyed making this one.. the shed is warming up now, so can spend more time in my craft shed :)

here is mine


Valérie Goldenschue said...

Wow, les cartes de la DT sont fantastiques !!!!

voici la mienne

Julie Kettlewell - Stampin Up UK Independent Demonstrator - Order products 24/7 said...

Here's my entry

Loved doing this one! JUles xx

Norma said...

I'm still new to this blogging stuff. Still can't figure out how you put on a link with just clicking on "here". But my card is at my blog:


Anonymous said...

It is so lovely outside, so it is easy to think spring *ggg*.

Here is my card.

Hugs Ivi

didi said...

voici ma petite participation

bravo pour vos superbes cartes

SewSuzySew said...

Great DT Cards & Fab Challenge!

Here's Mine!

Suze x

carol said...

hi lovely challenge theme
heres my entry
x carol

Min said...

What a great challenge - I'm SO READY for Spring!!
Here's my Hoppin' into Spring Card.

Thanks for the great challenges!!

LOUISE said...

Great Theme this week, and Dt cards are all awesome. Good job ladies. Here is my card. Louise x
Garden Friends

Francesca said...

Awesome DT cards

Here's Mine!


brenda said...

Another one to share using my favourite PB stamps.

here's mine


Elaine Stark said...

lovely cards from the DT. my card is here

Emma said...

Here is my spring card with some sheep
Thanks for looking, EM x

SallyB said...

Beautiful D.T cards as always.
Heres mine

SallyB said...

Sorry..I made a mistake..
here's mine

Norma said...

I think I finally figure this out. Please ignore my previous comment (don't know how to recall it) as there was no link to my blog.

here's mine

Anonymous said...

A great sketch.

here is my card

cr8iveme said...

What a fun challenge.

My card is here:


Daisychain said...

Fantastic cards from the DT and great challenge. My card is here


Anonymous said...

Here's my card

thanks for a great challenge !
Kate x