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 7 July 2012

Penny Black Saturday July Challenge

Hi Everyone...
and welcome to a brand new look Penny Black Saturday...
today's post is going to be quite lengthy so I'll cut to the chase...
first things first....thanks to everyone who joined in last week's Hot Metal Challenge...you well and truly rocked it but there can only be one winner and it's...
ANNE (8)
with her gorgeous foil tape flower
congratulations Anne...if you contact me (kath) I'll arrange for you to collect your voucher from J&C Creations.
OK IT'S NEWS TIME and all change at Penny Black Saturday...the blog's had a make-over...a brand new look for another change...we are moving to a MONTHLY challenge on the first Saturday of each month..relieving the pressure a bit on our fabulous Design Team and also giving you all more time to be creative and join in the fun...
and to celebrate we are having a good old Penny Black Saturday Blog Hop
so...let's get the party started....all you need to do is jump on the Penny Black Saturday Bus
and hop off along the way to visit all the Penny Black Saturday girls and our special guest designers...there are extra prizes to be won along the way...all you have to do is leave a comment when you visit...and just in case you get lost along the way...you can always pop back here and restart your journey...

And July's challenge is....
(and the living is easy)
We know it may not be very appropriate at the moment for some parts of the country but hey if you all join in the fun...the sun may just decide to come and play too...
the usual rules apply....you must use at least ONE PENNY BLACK IMAGE...LARGE SENTIMENT or STICKEROO...you can enter as many times as you like during the month...but it must be new work...no back linking please...
The challenge will close at
8pm (UK time) on Thursday 2nd August

Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful sponsors...there are 5 prizes up for grabs...the winners will be chosen at random and will be announced at the next challenge on 4th August.

First Day of Christmas

$20 voucher to spend in their online store

But now it's time for some fabulous inspiration...
we would like to say a big thank you to our lovely guest designers...Andrea and Mary from The Ribbon Girl and Julie from Craftwork Cards for accepting our invitation to join in the fun...


(The Ribbon Girl)

(Craftwork Cards)

(The Ribbon Girl)


The Penny Black Saturday Bus will be along any minute...so hop on board and your first stop is ALI...
Happy Crafting Everyone
Hugs from The Design Team

Edited to add: oops I forgot to tell you that you can enter the monthly challenge as many times as you wish...obviously the more times you enter...the more chances you have in the prize draw.