Tuesday, 18 April 2017

A bit more Spring


I hope you all had a good Easter.

It's time for our mid month inspirational post following this months 'Spring' theme, we have seen some wonderful entries so far but if you have not yet joined in our would like to enter another creation......and why not with so many super prizes to be won......you have plenty of time as the challenge runs until Wednesday 3rd May.

So here are the creation from the Design Team...................

Brenda
Using Penny Black 40-535 Magnolia Rhapsody and 2695J Dance, Sing, Love

Daniela
Using Penny Black 2296K Asking the Flowers

Ellie
Using Penny Black 2557K What a Spring and 2852C Spring Magic

Linda
Using Penny Black 3109F Plimsoll Pete and 30-021 Garden Friends

Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-115 Lace Delight

Mervi
Using  Penny Black 1466K You are Bestest

Using Penny Black 40-428 Scented Beauty

Tracy
Using Penny Black 30-021 Garden Friends


Sunday, 2 April 2017

April challenge - Spring


Good morning and welcome to our April challenge here at Penny Black and More.

Before I tell you about this months theme I would like to welcome Daniela to the team, she has been a regular entrant for a long time and loves her Penny Black's and I am sure you will be inspired by her creations.

This month we are celebrating this beautiful time of year with our theme of......................

********Spring********

As always you can use any make of stamp and enter up to three times, but we must see hand stamping as the focal element of your artwork, it can be a stamped image/s, large sentiment or quote....... the one exception are Penny Black Stickeroos. But no digi images and please note: If we do not comment on your entry it will be because it does not follow the theme, qualify under our rules, or because we are asked to sign in or provide additional data to comment on third party hosts such as Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, Slipcoast. We do not want to be rude but we do want to be fair to those who do follow the rules


Penny Black invite you to explore their creative world and see for yourself why their rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for scrapbooking, cardmaking and stamp crafting are everyone’s favourites. Their products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever. If you would like to be one of the first to hear about new products from Penny Black please click here to join the free club, plus their Facebook is full of activity and news.

                                        
Three more lovely Spring inspired prizes from them this month.


Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !


Tattered Lace is home to a range of beautifully delicate and detailed craft products, including the successful Tattered Lace Dies and Embossing Folders, designed by Stephanie Weightman.


Stix 2 is the home of all your adhesive needs and much more as well. The prize is an ultimate adhesive kit.

We are pleased to welcome Mari as our first Guest Designer this month, what a beautiful card she has made to share with us.


Our second Guest Designer is my team mate Kath from Allsorts and has created this lovely Spring card for us.
Using Penny Black 40-445 Flower Box

And some more inspiration from the Design Team, thank you all for your super creations once again........

Brenda
Using Penny Black 40-378 Daffodil Dance, 30-64K Cherry Blossom and 30-342 Love Art

Daniela
Using Penny Black 2304F Seeing your face

Ellie
using Penny Black 30-334 Easter Parade

Linda
Using Penny Black 2565J Spring Joy! 30-021 Garden Friends, 51-036 Wishes

Lynn
Using Penny Black 4265H Dress up Mimi

Mervi
Using Penny Black 1466K You are Bestest

Using Penny Black  40-447 Poppy Gems

Susan
Using Penny Black 30-010 Fresh New Day and Butterfly Die 51-110 Flicker and Flutter

Using Penny Black 3206J Crossing Bridges

Good luck everyone.


Before linking your entry are you sure it meets our challenge rules ? These are listed in a tab at the top of this blog and the most important ones also mentioned at the beginning of this post.

Friday, 31 March 2017

March winners


Good morning everyone.

Before I move on to announced this months winners, I must say a huge thank you for all your fabulous entries, there were so many of them and you really did share some stunning creations with us. So I am really pleased that Random Org., has selected the winners as it would have been so difficult to choose.

Winners of the prizes from Penny Black




The prize from Marianne Design


The pens from Chalkola


And ribbon bundle from Fantastic Ribbons

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Congratulations to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addresses so I can arrange for your prizes to be posted. And prizes unclaimed by midnight GMT 6th April will be re-drawn and new winners notified by e.mail or blog comment.


As always, the Design Team have been keeping their eyes open for their favourite entries using Penny Black stamps and this month we would love to invite Penny to be our May Guest Designer. Please mail me Penny  so I can tell you more about our theme for that month.

I will be back on Sunday with our new challenge and as usual, lots more lovely prizes to be won.

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Some mid month inspiration


Morning Peeps, just popping by with some mid month inspiration from the Design Team following this months 'Anything Goes' theme.

As always we have lots of super prizes to be won, if you have not joined in yet or wold like to enter again there is still plenty of time as the challenge runs until Wednesday 29th March.

So here are the designs from the DT...........................

Using Penny Black 40-520 Stately, 30-300 Happy Notes, 30-261 Natures Friend's and 40-441 Natures Paintbrushes

Ellie
Using Penny Black 40-276 Botanical Notes and 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles

Linda
Using Penny Black 1935F egg hunting

Lynn
Using Penny Black 40-099 Soft wings

Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-301 Me and my Bunny

Shirley
Using Penny Black 40-428 Scented Beauty

Using Penny Black 30-008 Every Which Way Transparent Set

Thanks for popping by today.

 
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