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, 2 January 2010

Week 82 - Happy New Year

Hi Everyone.....welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge.....the first challenge of  2010 and we wish you all a very Happy New Year......hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that some Penny Blacks managed to find their way into your Christmas stocking.     Big thank you to all those who took time out to join in our Christmas Charms challenge and the winner is.........


Congratulations Chrissie...if you e-mail me (Kath) I will pass your details onto Kerry at "The Craft Garden" and she will arrange for you to spend your voucher

And some news from our lovely Penny Black teamies before we move on to this week's challenge.......

BETH is taking some time off to prepare for her forthcoming wedding and we wish her lots of love and best wishes for her special day.....I'm sure we will manage to sneak some wedding pics on here to share with you all.

And very sad news.....MARCEA is stepping down from the team to devote more time to her University Course......we are so going to miss her and thank you so much from all the team for your wonderful contribution to the team and sharing your fabulous inspiration with us all.

TRACIE will be missing for a few weeks.....she is currently sunning herself on a Caribbean cruise......lucky beggar....I hope she is thinking of us all shivering in the UK....what do you think!

OK time for this week's challenge and no prizes for guessing what it will be

a celebration of a new year.....new beginnings

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

And another fabulous prize this week from Valentines

The winner will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday

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 Kath and we will be only too happy to pop it on the blog for you.

And it's time for some fabulous news......we have a brand new Guest Designer and the team were over the moon when she agreed to join us for the month of January.....
someone you are all familiar with from bloggyland.....the lovely and very talented

and it seems the girls on the  Design Team have survived the excesses of Christmas and once again
come up with gorgeous inspiration to share with us all

Happy Crafting
from the Design Team

Mr Linky now seems to be working...if you have already entered through comments...you will be included in the random draw


mckinkle said...

Stunning DT inspiration ladies, my fav has to be Kath tho, that card is just soooo gorgeous!

Hope to be back later with something.

Keryn x

Donna said...

Hi girls, a Happy New Year to you all, its a while since I'v joined in with your challegnes but Jacqui has just reminded me that the card on my blog today fits your challenge :)

My card is here Thanks for looking :)

Larissa said...

Hi ladies! Happy new year!

Thanks for a great challenge, all the cards form the design team are amazing! You can see my card here.


Anonymous said...

Happy new year.
Fab Dt cards!!! Thanks for the challenge.

Here's my entry

Hugs Sonia xx

Kris said...

Once again, wonderful cards by the DT. Great way to start off the new year.

You can find my card HERE.

Thanks for a great challenge.

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous DT cards :)

I'm determined to join in with more of your challenges this year - I have no excuse with the ammount of PB's I have!!!

You can find my entry here :)

Carol x

downrightcrafty said...

Great DT inspiration, Happy New Year all
here is my entry
hugs kate x

stempelmausi said...

here is my card.


Clair Matthews said...


Stunning cards as usual ladies xxx

Big Mamma~ a.k.a. Mary S said...

I used one of my favorite Penny Black stamps. I really have a LOT of favs from PB. Hope you like.

Alicia said...

Happy New Year to all! Great designs from the DT! My entry is with Mr. Linky. Glad Mr. Linky is working again!


agapanthus said...

Hi - this is the first time I've entered a Penny Black Challenge and hopefully the first of many. Thanks for the chance of winning - I've entered via Mr Linky. Happy New Year!

Nishant said...

Thanks for a great challenge

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