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, 17 April 2021

PBSC April - Anything Goes (Optional 'Cute')...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 March's 'Anything Goes' (Optional 'Flowers') challenge:

Helen B's favourite: #15 - Jeanne J
Helen says: I love the bright & cheerful colours that Jeanne used for the gorgeous flowers on her card!

Helen F's favourite: #52 - Annie
Helen says: I love the cute little hedgie scene inside this beautiful die cut and the wonderful pops of purple!

Jenny's favourite: #39 - Bonnie
Jenny says: Bonnie's colouring is perfect and I love the embossed frame and twine!

Lorraine's favourite: #2 - Jules
Lorraine says: I love the scene that Jules has created for this very cute little mouse. 

Milla's favourite: #22 - Loll
Milla says: Loll's floral card is gorgeous! I love the stamp she used and the colours she chose for it.
Congratulations ladies - please grab our 'PBSC Favourite' badge for your blog!


The guest designer chosen from the GDT entries on last month's challenge is 

#32 - Bunny

Congratulations Bunny! 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!

I'm also giving another shout out to the lucky winner (chosen at random) of the prize from our generous sponsor:

$20 Gift Voucher from 1-2-3 Stitch

#22 - Loll

Congratulations Loll! Please email me (Helen) to claim your prize...and don't forget to grab the winner's badge from the sidebar.


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

'Anything Goes'

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 30th April

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 April, Lou:

Guest Designer - Lou

and 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

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


Bunny said...

Congratulations to Loll. Her cards are always so pretty.

I'm excited to be the Guest Designer. Thank you so much. I'll send an e-mail out soon. [Bunny]

Loll said...

I'm so happy my card was picked for the random prize! Thank you!! And a special shout out to Milla for choosing my card as her favourite!!

Bonnie said...

Thank you, Jenny, and congratulations to the rest of the honorable mentions!

Annie H said...

Thanks a lot for picking my card as one of your favourites !!

Karen said...

Thank you for the challenge & great inspirations x