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 19 February 2022

PBSC February - Anything Goes...Optional 'Love is in the Air'...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 January's 'Anything Goes' (Optional 'Something New') challenge:

Helen B's favourite: #20 - Ellie

Helen says: I love the way that Ellie has positioned these adorable little squirrels on top of the pine cones...so sweet!

Helen F's favourite: #13 - Lynne

Helen says: I love Lynne's wonderful colouring of this beautiful vase of flowers and all the wonderful layers and colours used. So elegant and feminine.

Lorraine's favourite: #44 - Ellie

Lorraine says: The little mouse is so sweet and I love the pretty stenciled background and soft colours.

Natalie's favourite: #43 - Darnell

Natalie says: I love the soft pastel shades in the background, this card would be a joy to receive!


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


There were no Guest Designer entries on last month's challenge, but if you're interested in joining us for a future challenge, please add 'GDT' after your name on your entry to this month's challenge.


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

'Anything Goes'
'Love is in the Air'

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 (GMT) on Friday 4th March

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

Prize - $20 voucher!

So, now it's time for some inspiration, firstlt from out lovely Guest Designer for February, Loll:

Guest Designer - Loll

And from the PBSC 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


Ellibelle said...

Thank you so much, Helen and Lorraine, for choosing two of my cards as your favorites!! And congrats to Lynne and Darnell too!!

Darnell said...

Thank you so much for the honor! Congratulations to Ellie and Lynne for their well-deserved recognition! Hugs, Darnell