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 15 August 2020

PBSC August - Anything Goes...Optional 'Make the Sentiment the Focus'...More Inspiration!

Happy Saturday Everyone!

We're back with some more inspiration for our current challenge, and the announcement of the DT favourites from last month's challenge!


Here are the DTs favourite projects from July's 'Anything Goes' (Optional 'Nature') challenge:

Helen B's favourite: #13 - Cathy R

Helen says: I love the elegant simplicity of Cathy's card - the depth of colour in the inky background is so beautiful!

Helen F's favourite: #43 - Susan Joyce

Helen says: I love Susan's sweet little hedgie bringing a he a bunch of pretty flowers. The little hedgie inside the card is the perfect surprise addition.

Jenny's favourite: #6 - Ellibelle 
Jenny says: I really love Elibelle's clever combination of the Dancing Daisies and Hedgie. The colours are so pretty.

Milla's favourite: #3 - Babs

Milla says: Babs's card really caught my eye with its hexagon shape and the beautiful watercolour effect she achieved with watercolour markers. Truly a beautiful card! 

Natalie's favourite: #20 - Bonnie

Natalie says: I love the watercolour and inky background behind the floral stamp, this is a beautiful card.

Congratulations ladies - please grab our 'PBSC Favourite' badge for your blog!

And the guest designer chosen from the wonderful 'GDT' entries on last month's challenge is: 

#20 - Bonnie

Congratulations Bonnie! Please email me (Helen) so that I can give you all the information you'll need...and don't forget to grab the 'Guest Designer' badge for your blog!


Ok, so now for some more inspiration for our current challenge, where the theme is:

'Anything Goes'
'Make the Sentiment the Focus'

As always the usual RULES apply, please make sure that the MAIN FOCUS OF YOUR PROJECT is one of the following: PENNY BLACK IMAGE, PENNY BLACK LARGE SENTIMENT, PENNY BLACK  DIE OR PENNY BLACK STICKEROO. 
New work only please and link back to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge in your blog post. You may enter our challenge as many times as you like, and there is no limit on how many challenges you may combine with ours.
All you need to do to enter is leave your name with a direct link to your entry (not just your blog, as this makes it easier for the DT to find your entry & comment) with Inlinkz so we can come and visit you. If you'd like to be considered for a Guest Designer spot on a future challenge, please add 'GDT' after your name on the link-up.
You can still play along if you don't have a blog, simply e-mail your entry to me (address in the sidebar) and I'll link it up for you so that you will be entered in the prize draw.
Entries not following these rules will not be eligible for the prize draw.

The challenge will close at 8pm (BST) on Friday 4th September.

The prize for this challenge is provided by our generous sponsor:

Prize - $20 voucher!

So, now it's time for some inspiration, firstly from our lovely guest designer for August, Nonni:

Guest Designer - Nonni

 from our fabulous design team:

Gorgeous projects, I'm sure you'll agree..please click through to their own personal blogs (there's a link above each photo) and leave some love...we all love comments...right?!

You can add a link to your entries with the widget at the bottom of this post...and remember we have no limit of the number of times you can enter each of our challenges...all we ask is that you make sure each entry follows our simple rules before you link up.

Don't forget that i
f you'd like to be considered for a guest designer spot for a future challenge, please add 'GDT' after your name on the link-up.

Have a lovely weekend & enjoy the rest of the month!
Hugs from the PBSC Design Team xx

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Click here to enter


Nonni said...

Thank you for the opportunity to guest design! Great cards from the team and wonderful inspiration in the gallery as well. xxx Nonni

Cathy said...

Thanks for choosing my card Helen, Cathy x

Bonnie said...

Thank you for choosing my card, Natalie! I am honored! I look forward to being a Guest Designer for this team!