Saturday, 13 June 2009

Penny Black Saturday #53 - 1st Birthday Bash!!

Hello! It's a very special Penny Black Saturday challenge today as it's our 1st Birthday! Woo hoo! We have lots of lovely prizes up for grabs this week, 10 in total!! Also each of our lovely DT has put together a little blog candy. (Theirs are all a surprise, as mine was meant to be but forgot and published it - oops!)
Anyway, here's my candy prize, some of which I used on my card this week, there's PB stamps, papers, gems, brads, die cuts, ribbons, charms, buttons, card candy, eyelets & flowers, phew!! PLUS, a little pouch of stamped images (but I'm still working on these!)

And here's how you win.....

'You must enter a card in this week's Penny Black Saturday challenge, you can enter for as many or all of the DT's Candy Give-Aways if you wish but please enter only once,
to enter you must visit the DT member's blog and leave a comment in the appropriate post with a link to your card,
each DT member will choose their own winner who will be announced on the Penny Black Saturday Challenge next Saturday and on their own blog!'

Thems the rules - (except I am going on my summer hols on Tuesday so I will be picking my winner on the 1st of July.) The theme for your cards/projects this week is Celebrations! I can't wait to see all your fabulous work! Remember to leave a comment on this post to be in with a chance of winning my candy.

Here's my card. I think this is the biggest card I've ever made! It's A5 in size and I made a bit of a pop up card with my Groovy board. The image I had in my box so I don't own the stamp but I love it! My colouring of the balloons went a bit dodgy so I covered them with Glossy Accents! Good luck everyone, thanks for looking!

Stamp - 'Partying' by Penny Black, coloured with Copics, Glossy Accents and Sakura Stardust
Papers - Dovecraft 'Wild Blossom' & pearlescent orange from Create and Craft
Ribbon - Smirk
Sentiment - 'Yarn' sizzix die & scraps of paper
Gems - Mad About Cards
Flowers - Poppicrafts
Charm - Quixotic Paperie


Mephisto said...

thats a wonderful Work! Your coloring is just perfect.


Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow, your card is very cheerful. Great details.

I made a birthday card that opens up in the middle. Here's my entry.

Tara said...

Beth your card is so pretty and summery - I love it! I will be back soon to enter your candy when I have made my card....... how exciting! xx

Debbie said...

A fabulous gift card Beth, the image is adorable and I love the gorgeous papers and embellies.
Have a great weekend! Debbie x

Kath said...

fabulous card Beth and love the candy.....have a great holiday and catch up with all your holiday pics when you get back....Hugs Kath xxxxx

Debbie said...

How sweet, love all the pinks. can't wait to play along have a great time on your holiday, and thanks for the chance to win some candy..

tracie said...

Hi ya hun, gorgeous card and lots of yummy candy.
Have a fabulous holiday
Tracie :)x

Sarita said...

Totally gorgeous Beth, I love this stamp, it's one of my all time fave PB stamps.
Just beautiful,
Love Sarita xx

stampingheaven said...

Fabulous card Beth, love the fab colours.

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Beth,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Tessi`s Kramecke said...

Beth.........das ist eine wunderschöne Karte und hier ist meine Karte.


carlzcardz said...

Happy birthday whoop whoop! congratulations on the big NUMBER 1!!!! Thank you for bringing lovely challenges every week!

Here's mine!
my challenge card this week
hugs carly xxx

Chrissie said...

What a lovely party card. You can see my card here

Trimgym said...

Congratulations! Would love to be in with a chance of winning this. Here is the card I entered this week.



Alicia said...

Wonderful website! Love your designs. :)

Here is my entry

Thanks for stopping by!

Carole said...

Gorgeous card Beth, adorable hedgies..and what a fabulous style of card...just love it!
Have a great holiday.
Carole x

Jacilynn said...

Wow, How cute! I love this card

Carol said...

They look like they are going to have lots of fun! Gorgeous bright card all the colour :)
Have a fab time on your hols....
My entry for the Birthday bash is
....tfl :)

Carol x

NGCARDS said...

I have to say it made me giggle how you forgot it was meant to be a secret, Im suprised I didnt forget tbh! lol love what you made for it, very summery :) xxx

Aquarius said...

Congratulations on your first birthday - here is my celebration card

Steph said...

Just a gorg card, really love the shape.

Thanks for the chance to win some candy x

Here's mine!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Gorgeous card Beth, love the cute image and your colouring is beutiful. Hugs Nikki x

LOUISE said...

Hi Beth, Congrats on PB's 1st Birthday. Your card is fab, love the hedgies. Here is my card. Louise x
Happy 1st Birthday

Naomi (Sugar Brown) said...

Lovely card. I love the colours that you have used. very cheerful.

Here is my attempt

Kimberley said...

Lovely jolly colours on your card my card is HERE

Grace said...

Oh this is just adorable!!! Love these little hedgies and they sure are celebrating!!! Your coloring is always fantastic! What a great celebration for PB challenge blog to have! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

Jennifer said...

Hi Beth,
Congratulations to all at the PB challenge!
Your card is beautiful. The image is coloured to perfection.
I would love to be entered for your candy - thank you.
You can check out my card here
Jen x

Lynne in NI said...

Oh your card is just adorable Beth! Wonderful colouring and I love your flowers and butterflies theme.

Here's mine


Västäräkki said...

Oh, I simply adore your card, it´s so happy and colorful! You can see my card in my blog

Melisa Waldorf Angel #4405 said...

Thanks for the wonderful give-away!
Adorable Critters!
Here's mine:

Susan said...

Love your card! Happy First Birthday !
Heres my card
Keep well

bastelkueken said...

This is a wonderful birthday card. Happy Birthday all of you from the team.
My Birthday card

cats whiskers said...

This is so sweet and your candy looks good enouigh to eat dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Nancy Hoetker said...

Love the hedgies - you'll see I used a different balloon parade: here is mine

Hope you've had a nice holiday!


Bev said...

Oh this is so beautiful! Such gorgeous papers and fantastic detail! xx

brenda said...

Hi Beth

Love your hedies and all that pink, gorgeous and have a good hoiday.

As per the rules my celebration card

B x

SannaS said...

Happy 1st birthday to PBSC and many many more!!! Here’s my entry to the party! Love your card, it's soooo beautiful! =)
Hugs, SannaS

Sandra said...

Great card!
Here is my card


Debbie said...

What a great card, love all the pinks, Have a great time on your holiday..

Here's My Congratulations Card

Pinkllilac said...

Wow Beth this is beautiful and I love the colours and heres mine

Hugs Linda

scotspanda said...

oooh this is a gorgeous card, the image is fabby and I love the style of card, will have to have a go at one like that :o)

my card is
for the draw


Amanda xx

Helen said...

Gorgeous! Love the shape of the card, and all of those lovely cheerful colours!
Yummy candy - thanks for the chance to win!
Have a fab holiday!
Helen x

Here's my celebration card

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, those Hedgies are so cute. What fabulous candy too.
My card is here
luv Debby

Annelies said...

What a lovely (huge!) card!

Here is my card!


Minni75 said...

Your card is so cute :))
My card.

Jennifer said...

What a fabulous and happy celebration this card portrays!

Here is my anniversary celebration card

Jennifer :)

Zsu's Blog said...

What a great candy and a fantastic card you have made! I wish you great hols.

Here is my card

Hugs, Zsu

She said...

Beautiful card. I've made a couple of ATCs for the challenge.

Have a good holiday. She

Georgia said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image! :)
HERE is my entry for the Penny Black candy.
Love, Georgia xx


Hi Beth
your card is gorgeous my card is done for the challenge.
Dianne xx

Marianne said...

Here is my card Love your card, the image is great. Happy Birthday PB. Marianne x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Beth.
Love the celebration...

My card.

Karen x

Ann said...

Love your card Beth - a great step card.
Please don't me in the draw as I bought this set of stamps last week. At one point I wasn't going to leave a comment but that didn't seem right.

Ann xxx

Crafting Andy said...

Love all these challenges. Have only just started this blogging, but think I am getting into it.

My entry


Alice said...

I love the colors you used, they are so nice together! Here is my entry:
Happy holidays!
Alice from Italy

sandra tomlinson said...

i love the pbsc bog cant believe a year has passed already,
here is my card.
please add me to your candy draw.
thanks xx

Stephanie said...

you card is just beautiful... I hope you have an awesome vacation.
my card

Debbie F said...

Hi Beth, fantastic card, great colours, please enter me for your fabby candy

Debs x

here's my card

Sinihilkka said...

What a great card! So lovely and bright colors. Happy Birthday to Penny Black Card Challenge! Her is my card to honor it.

Mervi said...

GREAT card, lovely balloons, hope you have a fine holiday, Here's my card.

Wilma said...

Love your card! Your card is perfect, great colouring! You can find my card here

Hugs, Wilma

Susie Sugar said...

Great card Beth Have a great holiday
Hugs Susie xx
Here is my entry

Jules said...

Hi Beth

Love your card. Great papers, colours and of course image. Hard to beat those little hedgies!!

Happy birthday to Penny Black and thank you for a fantastic challenge blog.

I would love to win your prize - there is a beautiful heart just staring out at me. LOL!!!

My birthday card for Penny Black is

Love Jules xx

KarenB said...

Your card is so adorable!! I am so gonna have to lift the design if you don't mind!!!

Clicky Here For Mine – Thanks for looking!!!!

Sandra said...

Hi Beth...gorgeous card,love the hedgies and lovely colour scheme.Thanks for the chance of winning your candy My card is here TFLhave a lovely holiday take care San x

ribenaruby said...

Wow, your card is so beautiful, love all the colours! My card is here Big Birthday Hugs to PB!

Clair said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Here is my card

Francesca said...

great card

Here's Mine!


Ivi said...

What a lovely card and wowwwww, what a great candy!!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Here is my card.

Hugs Ivi

Brodders said...

Love your card Beth. Have a fab holiday xx
My card is on my blog,I havent a clue how to do a direct link sorry

Suzanne said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for the chance to win
Here's my entry!

Hope you like it!
Suzanne x

Tara said...

Hiya Beth!
Firstly can I just say how gorgeous your card is this week!
Secondly I wanted to thank you for offering this candy prize to everyone, it's such a lovely thing to do!!
My card for this week's 'celebration' challenge is HERE.
TFL xxx

Lynne said...

Beautiful card; love the hedgehogs. Thanks for the chance to enter your candy.
here's my card


Nicola said...

Wow what a stunning creation Beth, your pop out is perfect and those little hedgies are coloured so beautifully. Your papers are so pretty and your sentiment is perfect for your 1st Birthday at Penny Black. Enjoy your holiday.
My card is Here.
Nicola -x-

MiamiKel said...

HI beth - Happy Holiday to you! Your card (and blog!) are terrific. I was happy to play along! Here is my card on my blog!

Anja said...

Your card is great - love the colours! And congrats on the PBSC blogoversary - go on, you're all fabulous!

Here is my entry for the PBSC.


Jill said...

gorgeous card Beth, I love the DP and your style of card, gorgeous image and colouring, hope you're enjoying your holiday and thanks for the chance to win some candy hugs Jill xx
you can find my entry here.

Therése Ringström Persson said...

Beautiful card, love the papers and the stamp;0) AND of cause a very yummie candy!!!

here is my card

raindropecho said...

This card is so adorable!! I love it! And congrats to you guys!
Here's my celebration card!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...


Congrats on your first PB Birthday and thankyou for the chance to win some fab candy

heres mine

Emma xxx

Daisychain said...

Lovely cheerful card, have a great holiday. My challenge card is here

pipertäjä said...

What a lovely card you've been made, wow!You'll find my card here

Tammy said...

Your card is adorable!! Fantastic coloring!

My card

Diamond Doll said...

Wow Beth your card is Fantastic.You can find mine HERE
Trish (-:

stephanne said...

Great card this week, no kitty huh? It's been such fun playing along with you girls and seeing what you've come up with week after week. Congrats!!
Here's my card Thanks for looking,

Norma said...

Beth, your card is gorgeous. Your colouring is amazing.

Here's my card.


Norma said...

Beth, love your card. Very cute image. Your colouring is wonderful.


Here's my card.

Piali said...

Beautiful work. I like the 3D effect.

Katarina said...

I love your card. I got inspired by it and chose a similar colour scheme. Can't say it turned out as good as yours though.

Thanks for the chance on your fab candy!


Piali said...

Wonderful coloring, Love the 3D effect.
here is mine.....

Marcea said...

hope you are having a great holiday babe .... catch you when you get back - love this card!