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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, 20 August 2016

PBSC August - Your Favourite Technique,,,More Inspiration!

Happy Saturday everyone! 

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

Firstly, here are the DTs favourite projects from July's 'One Layer Cards' challenge:


Greta's  Favourite: #4 - Amy Marshall

Greta says: One of my favorite PB stamps & a beautiful color combo! I'm in awe of the fabulous hand drawn frame!


Helen's Favourite: #37 - Paperarts Cafe Lynda Pleckan

Helen Says: I have a bit of a thing for Penny Black chickens...and I love the interest that the doodling adds to this super one layer card!

Lorraine's Favourite: #25 - Maura
Lorraine says: I love the scene that's been created and the gorgeous sunset.

Natalie's Favourite: #24 - Fiona
Natalie says:A stunning card with vibrant, hot summer colours. 
Perfect for this time of year!

Sue's Favourite: #35 - Petra

Sue says: Beautifully colored with nice fall colors. 

Sylvie's Favourite: #16 - Colour and Sparkle
Sylvie says: Love the bright colours and the image is beautiful -  gorgeous card!

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


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

#8 - Lesley

Congratulations Lesley! 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:

'Use Your Favourite Technique'

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 2nd September.

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


Prize - $20 voucher!


So, now it's time for some more inspiration: 

So, now it's time for some inspiration. Once again we are joined by our lovely guest designer for this month...Dorte

Dorte's favourite technique: 'Embossing'


And from the PBSC design team:

Debby's favourite technique: 'Paper Piecing'



Helen's favourite techniques: 'Ink Smooshing & Faux Stitching'



Sue's favourite technique: 'Cards in Motion'



Sylvie's favourite technique: 'Stamping & Colouring'




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.

Enjoy the rest of the month!
Hugs from the PBSC Design Team xx

1 comment:

Maura R said...

Thanks so much for the shout-out!!! I loved making that card and it's always so fun to see it pop up on your blog!