Saturday, 3 November 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Cute Christmas

Good morning everyone, and welcome to November's Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Yes, it's November already, and Christmas will be upon us before we know it. Made all your Christmas cards yet?? Hmmm ... thought not - me neither!!  In fact I've barely started, but if like me you're squaring up to a last minute panic fear not - here's a perfect opportunity to get one more in the box!  This month's challenge is

Cute Christmas

Easy peasy!

This month we have lost of lovely prizes for randomly drawn winners as always.

3994K Needles and cones

and from 1-2-3 Stitch

a $20 voucher for their online store.


Don't forget to check out the adorable cute creations from the rest of the design team - here's mine.

A pretty simple card from me this month - I really wanted to showcase my yummy new ribbon from The Ribbon Girl!! :-)

Stamps: Penny Black "fur collared" (3763H); LotV "Christmas grungy messages";
Supplies: ribbon from The Ribbon Girl; gems from my stash;
Tools: Marianne D fir branch die; Cuttlebug "Christmas stars" embossing folder.

Really Reasonable Ribbon #59 - Winter Holiday + Ribbon
Divas By Design #59 - Feeling Festive
Crafty Pad #194 - Christmas is Coming
By The Cute & Girly (November) - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Totally Papercrafts #141 - Twinkle, Twinkle Christmas Star
My Mum's #82 -  Bold & Bright
ABC Christmas - V is for Vibrant Colours
Crafts & Me #108 - Bling it Up!
Dream Valley #44 - Glitter &  Bling
Fab 'n' Funky # 145 - Die Cuts / Punches

I hope you will be able to join us this month, and look forward to seeing your creations. Enjoy your weekend, whatever you're doing.


  1. Gorgeous card Pauline love the image and the design is fabulous. Caroline xxx

  2. Such a cute image & a lovely card! I do love your bow!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad this time in our Christmas Is Coming Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xxx

  3. This is gorgeous, I love the cute image and the ribbon looks wonderful


  4. What a sweet card! Love all the sparkle, especially the tree branch! Thanks so much for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week, hope to see you again soon! x

  5. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  6. Beautiful as always Pauline. Love that ribbon!!

  7. Penny Black stamps were my first love when I started stamping and I never use them any more ...must dig them out, this is so cute! Love your card Pauline x

  8. Awww this is really cute Pauline, love the embossed background and fab gold mesh xxx

  9. Oh how sweet! I love the Penny Black hedgies, they are adorable! And wow, that bow is so lush! Fab card1 Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

    love Mags B x

  10. Lovely card, I especially like the hanging image. Thank you for linking up with us @ Fab 'n Funky :)

  11. Great card Pauline..the white is so beautiful! That ribbon is yummy too. Ruby x

  12. This adorable and so gorgeous.
    Thanks for joining us at Divas, Fab'n'Funky & Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

  13. very very cute card!! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbons Winter challenge!!

  14. this is just adorable : ) thanks for playing along at Really Reasonable Ribbon Winter Challenge.
    Ginny from Polly's

  15. This is just adorable : ) Thanks for playing along at Really Reasonable Ribbon Winter Challenge.
    Ginny from Polly's

  16. This is just adorable. Thanks for playing along at the Really Reasonable Ribbon winter Challenge!
    Ginny from Polly's

  17. This s certainly cute. Thanks for joining us at Divas this week x

  18. Your card is so wonderful. Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
    Hugs, Uta

  19. Cute little fella in the stocking anxiously awaiting Christmas. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley for the glitter and bling challenge.

  20. This is just stunning and fab creation to enter into our Glitter and Bling Challenge!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Dream Valley Challenges this time!
    Hugs Melly xxx

  21. Awwwwww so cute!!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at By The Cute & Girly’s Twinkle Twinkle Little Star challenge and good luck!

    Tammy, BTC&G DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx

    See my blog for yummy candy ☺

  22. Aaaawww so cute! Love the little hedgie, a fab design and delish embellies too!
    Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas :)


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Pauline x