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 April 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge....Week 145

Hi Everyone
welcome to Penny Black Saturday
we loved seeing all the bits and pieces you used on your Recycling cards last week....isn't it amazing that stuff we usually throw away can make such gorgeous cards

The winners of last week's challenge chosen at random are....

15% lifetime discount from P B Stamps
JENNIFER (who entered by e-mail)

4 Rolls of Ribbon of the winner's choice from Fantastic Ribbons
And before we get to this week's challenge......we have a brand new Guest Designer for April....we are delighted to be joined by the lovely and very talented Sylvie who will be sharing her inspiration with us all from Gibraltar...

The challenge this week is a fab sketch from our lovely teamie DOMI
and we all know how you love a great sketch
as always it is up to you how you interpret the sketch....rotate or flip it as long as we can see the basic elements....the only RULE being that you use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT OR STICKEROO and all you need to do to enter is leave your name a link to your entry with Mr Linky so that we can come visit you.....if you don't have a blog....just e-mail your entry to me (kath) and I will pop it on the blog for you and you will be entered into the prize draw.

We have some fabulous prizes this week for two lucky winners who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday from...

Penny Black....the company who continue to inspire us with their beautiful designs....if you pop over to their website....you can feast your eyes on the beautiful new 2011 Spring Collection.....pop onto the Penny Black Blog for lots of inspiration..interesting articles and competitions...join the Penny Black Club for sneak peeks of the new releases and lots of card ideas with step by step instructions and join in the fun at the Penny Black Flickr Group where you can upload your cards and share inspiration with lots of Penny Black fans.

Hibiscus 3876J

and from
The Ribbon Girl....where you will find a treasure trove of beautiful ribbons...twines...buttons and gorgeous embellishments for your card making.....pop over for a visit...they have lots of new goodies in stock and don't blame us if you have no willpower.

Cream & White Ribbon Kit

But now it's time to share some inspiration with you all from the fabulous girls on the Design Team starting off with this gorgeous card from....
SYLVIE (Guest Designer)

Have a great weekend and happy crafting
Hugs from the Design Team


Paula (PEP) said...

Goodness that was a lovely surprise - shall email you Kath.
Paula (PEP)

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sparklygirl-Tina said...

Gorgeous DT cards and lovely prizes - this is my first time with PB Saturday challenge so hello!

Happy Crafting


Little K Smith said...

Beautiful work girls and a lovely sketch too :)

Marnie said...

Love the sketch and DT cards. It's my first time here I was so excited to make a card for this challenge! Thank you for the inspiration.

Sally said...

Great cards from the DT....sorry I havent played along for a while :( Love the sketch Domi.
Hugs Sally xxx

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous cards ladies and l love all the flowers X Susan x

Kathleen said...

Some fabulous cards as always from the team. Great sketch too.

Kath x

Karen Arthur said...

I love Penny Black designs and the DT did a fabulous job.... so inspiring. This was a fun challenge.

Anonymous said...

thanks for a fun sketch! lovely DT cards!

annies place said...

Thank you for a great sketch Ann x

Unknown said...

All of those cards are wonderful!! I am passing on this award to you for your blog, you can grab it here!! http://upsydaisycreations.blogspot.com/2011/04/how-lucky-am-i-i-got-picked-for-2.html

MagsB said...

Ace sketch! It really inspired me - thank you! And how fab are those DT cards, too! Excellent job, ladies!!

luv, Mags x

kaz said...

Love this Sketch, and really lovely all the Cards.
I used my Fave stamp as I really love Elephants.
Crafty Kaz.