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 21 November 2009


Hi Everyone and welcome to Penny Black Saturday....and first of all what a fun week we had with all your CHRISTMAS FOR THE GUYS cards....there are going to be lots of lucky men out there this year....fabulous work....well done everybody...

and the winner of Challenge 75
and the $20 voucher from 1-2-3 Stitch is....

(Little Princess Cards)
Congratulations Sarita
if you e-mail me (kath) I will send your details
to 1-2-3 Stitch who will contact about how to redeem your voucher

Have lots of fun with your prize

Now onto this week's challenge and not just any old challenge....and rather a long post I'm afraid.....so pour yourselves a cuppa....grab a comfy chair and come join the Penny Black Saturday team in a real fun week with lots and lots of fabulous prizes to be won in our......


First of all the theme for this week's challenge is

as always you can create a card. altered art..bag..box..notebook etc...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment

All you need to do to enter is leave your name and a link to your entry with Mr Linky so we can come visit you......if you don't have a blog...just e-mail your entry to Tracie or Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you......so it's time to get in festive mood.....

and the prize for this weeks' challenge generously donated by our lovely teamie Carole

Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder

And that's not all.....we have lots more fabulous prizes to be won this week......each member of the Design Team has a little special parcel of goodies to give-away to one lucky winner......so once you have entered your card with Mr Linky.....click on their names below.....pop over... leave a comment and you may be that lucky winner.

And there's more.....oh yes we are spoiling you all rotten this week....we have a little competition for you and our sponsors have very generously donated some fabulous prizes for our winners......what do you need to do to enter......

Can you guess this well known Christmas Song

---O---   T--   ---   N----   -----E--
a little clue......one of Santa's helpers

it has five words and we have given you another little clue by filling in some of the letters but to collect the rest of the letters you need to visit each member of the Design Team including our lovely Guest Designer for this month Debby......solve the puzzle and then e-mail your answer to Kath....kathinwesthill@btinternet.com
and please include in your e-mail a link to your blog
Entries will close at midnight GMT on Friday 27th November

and all the lucky winners will be announced on Penny Black Saturday next Saturday

From All the Girls on the Team can we say a very big thank you to all our sponsors for their ongoing support and fabulous generosity......

2 CD's
Funky Word Books

Funky Daze

4..(YES FOUR)Lifetime 15% discount vouchers to spend in their online store
15% discount for the rest of your life.....you lucky things....am trying to work out how I can enter and be in with a chance of winning this one.

super cute Penny Black Stamp

Gorgeous Digital Images
"Enchanted Noel"

Bumper Pack of goodies....MME Be Loved...2 Penny Black Stamps
Cute Little Birdie Chipboard Book....Pearls and gorgeous crochet flowers


10 Rolls of fabulous Ribbon
from their online shop

And once again our fabulous Design Team have worked their special "Winter Wonderland" magic...and without them....none of this would be possible.....so a big thank you for your committment to Penny Black Saturday and for sharing your wonderful inspiration each and every week


Have great fun and we wish you luck on grabbing some of those gorgeous prizes
Hugs from
The Design Team
 sent by e-mail from Ronda


Helen said...

Wow - stunning Dt cards! And all those fabulous prizes...I'll definitely be back later to join in the fun! ;0)
Helen x

Neenie said...

Gorgeous DT samples, everyone! Fantastic, fun blog hop with fabulous prizes. Will start working on my card right now!x :)

Jackie said...

Just had to do this one, such inspiring cards from the DT and it's the first time I've had the little hedgies out this year.

Unknown said...

Wow, I just love all of the DT cards! I will be back with my own.

Have a great weekend!

Clair Matthews said...

Wow what a very exciting challenge...So many fabulous prizes to be won!!!!

Sofie & I are heading to the craftroom now to play along.


Clair Matthews said...

Ohhh... & Thank you for the 'Thank you', there's really no need to thank me though.. I really am very very proud to be a sponsor of PBSC!!

Love as always,
Clair xxx

GabrielaD said...

Great cards! Love this blog!!

Ellen said...

Hello Ladies,

Amazing DT cards an a great blog hop with fabulous prizes!!!


Sue said...

Oh WOW, look at all those beautiful winter wonderland cards!
AND fabulous early Christmas prizes. Gotta go make my card!

Rali said...

Wow, great inspiration - love Penny Black and all the cute stamps. Hope you like my card:) Rali

Anonymous said...

WOOOOOWWWW HOOOOO FANTASTIC challenge and Blog hop! and wowzers all those prizes!! I have added my card to my blog and emailed Kath too with my answer as I have visied the DT blogs BRIlliant projects too! and I am now off to go back and comment on the blogs of the DT too! thanks for a GREAT challenge and so much fun! Samantha :0)

doris said...

Wow... Amazing DT cards an a great blog hop with fabulous prizes...!!


ribenaruby said...

Love the fab theme, gorgeous DT creations, loved the blog hop!

Lorraine A said...

OOhh what a lovely hop :-) Thanks DT for all your hard work,, your cards are all gorgeous and thanks for the chance to win some fabby candy :-)

Lols x x

Sue said...

Wow, beautiful cards by the DT. And all those lovely prizes! Can't wait.

Joanne (jojot) said...

I was rather excited to find this blog the other day.....I LOVE PB stamps and own lots and lots of them...(just ask Dick at PB Stamps....he 'supplies' me....lol....or should I say, 'enables' me......glad to see him here along with all the other sponsors....fab prizes...kind of you to give us all a chance to win

Alicia said...

Wowee! Great cards from the DT and even GREAT blog candy. Off to visit the DT's blogs and also do the little quiz. :) Entry is with Mr. Linky.


Joey said...

Stunning Dt creations, I am off on the hop now :O) thanks for all the fun ladies. Joey.x

Dragonlady said...

Hi there,

What fantastic DT inspiration and thansk for offering all those fab prizes. Off to hop around for my cahnce to win.

Hugs Ali x

Jules said...

Wow - what a fantastic challenge this week and so many goodies. Has Santa dropped one of his sacks?

Thank you for all the lovely inspiration ladies.

Love Jules xx

Ute said...

Hi, this is a great challenge this week, thank you!
Hugs, Ute

Sue said...

Fab Dt creations and wow what genorosity on e1 donating fab prizes this week too. Have added my creation to mr Linky.
Sue xx

Cynthia said...

Wow what amazing cards this week, thanks ladies. Thought I wouldn't be able to do this theme but finally managed to come up with a creation.

Anni said...


Thanks for this great challenge!!!

hugs, Anni

José said...

It was a great challenge! Loved to make it.
Here is mij card
Hugs José

Sam said...

Hi - better late than never!! I have added my card to Mr Linky!! ;-)

Cathrine/caca said...

Great challenge, and beautiful dt cards.

Ewik21 said...

Super fab card, love all . Hugs Ewa

Laurane said...

Cutting it fine but had to join in. Lovely cards as always from the DT. I'm off to leave some comments on their blogs and send off my email to Kath.
Laurane x

christmas card said...

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