Saturday, 5 November 2011

Penny Black Saturday #176 - A Christmas Theme

Hi there, and welcome to aother Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Thanks to everyone who entered last week's challenge - brilliant interpretations of Nat's sketch :-)

This week we are starting the countdown to Christmas, with the first of a month of Christmas-themed challenges. So no excuse not to press ahead with your Chrimbo cards ... and this week we are kicking off with

Silver + Snowflakes

As always you can interpret this however you choose, so long as you use a Penny Black image, large sentiment or stickeroo as the main focus of our project if you would like to be entered for this week's prize.

And we have not one but THREE prizes this week for lucky randomly drawn winners.

Firstly - from

One cute stamp each for two winners:


and from

this yummy Snowflake ribbon kit

So what are you waiting for? The other ladies on the team have made some beautiful samples this week .. here is my effort.

Stamps: Penny Black "joy hope" (3898F); Snowflake swirl edging by Inkadinkado;
Media: stamps embossed with silver embossing powder;
Papers: Craft Creations;
Supplies: gems, silver ribbon and large sparkly brad from my stash;
Tools: Spellbinders "Make a Flake 2" Shapeabilities; Martha Stewart "eyelet lace" PATP.

Winter Wonderland - Make Your Card Sparkle
Corrosive #136 - With A Flourish
Stamptacular #136 - Borders & Frames
(Punch / Sentiment / Bling)
Stamp With Stampavie #155 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes + bling (2nd entry)
Pollycraft Monday #117 - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #19 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #107 - Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers #1 - Anything Goes
Hope you can join us this week - have a great weekend.


  1. Once again a great card Pauline - you never disappoint xx

  2. Such a pretty card Pauline, Hope your keeping well? hugs me x

  3. wow a gorgeous sparkly creation thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

  4. Wow what a beautiful card I love the snowflakes. Thank you for joining us this week at Winter Wonderland love Linda

  5. Beautiful card all the swirls!
    Helen x

  6. This is a beautiful card Pauline, love all the sparkles. Hugs, Claire x

  7. Simply beautiful Pauline! Very elegant and I love the sentiment as the focal point.

  8. Beautiful - really pretty card! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

  9. A lovely, elegant card, with a beautiful sentiment. I am awaiting the delivery of the 'eyelet lace' punch. It makes such a lovely frame. Kate x

  10. Love your gorgeous card Pauline.

  11. What a wonderful card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  12. Another gorgeous card.....xx

  13. What a beautiful, elegant card. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley. xx

  14. Awesome card! Love the holgram paper! Thanks for playing along with us at Pollycraft!
    Hugs, Marit.

  15. Such a lovely card and thanks for joining us at CRAFTY CATZ this week. xxx

  16. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley challenges.


  17. gorgeous card, thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ, x carol

  18. Really pretty,love the detail.

  19. Such a pretty creation, it just feels like winter. Thanks for playing at Papertake Weekly. Carissa :)

  20. Oh My Word this is one very pretty creation, I just love colour theme, fabulous image too its just perfect for our challenge this week,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Anything goes Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

  21. Wow! What a stunner! Congrats on your win over at Dream Valley Challenges!

  22. Well done Pauline do you know you have won on Crafty Catz xx


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Pauline x