Saturday, 13 June 2009

PENNY BLACK ~ HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY & SS 55

Morning everyone and a happy saturday to you all. Hope you've all had a good week.
Happy Birthday To Us.... Happy Birthday To Us
HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY PENNY BLACK SATURDAY CHALLENE
Wow Im so excited as we have a big celebration this week at PBSC, its our 1st Birthday and have lots of wonderful treats in store for you. I can't believe its been a YEAR since we started this wonderful challenge and have had so much fun.... thanks to all you wonderful PB friends joining in our challenges every week and THANKS to my wonderful DT buddies... for all your hard work.
So by way of thanking you all each DT has put together their own 'Surprise Birthday Candy' and you can check out the details on their blog on how to enter. We also have 10 prizes... yes you heard it right... 10 PRIZES kindly donated from 5 of our sponsors ~ check out the PB blog for more info.

So this weeks challenge is
A pretty easy one really if you think about it.... Birthday, Engagement, Anniversay, New Baby.... the list is endless.. but remember you must use at least 1 penny black image or sentiment.

Here's my 'Surprise Birthday Candy'

Inside the flat card:


HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO ENTER MY 'BIRTHDAY CANDY SURPRISE'
~ You must enter this weeks Penny Black Challenge
~ You can only enter my candy once
~ Please leave me a message on this post WITH A LINK TO YOUR WORK
~I will draw a winner next Friday 19th June 8am and annouch the winner here on Sat 20th June
YOU CAN ENTER ALL THE DT's CANDY ~ BUT ONLY ONCE, AND ALL CANDIES WILL CLOSES ON FRIDAY 19th JUNE at 8AM

Hope you can join the fun this week and look forward to seeing your gorgeous creations
Have a lovely weekend
xxxxx

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Sketch Saturday 55

Wow what a fabulous response to Mandys gorgeous sketch... I guess you all loved it as such as I did, thanks to all of you thats joined in the fun.... I need to apologise for the lack of blogging last week.. its been a really busy week and hope to be able to visit you more this week.
Well we have another fabulous sketch this week by Jo... you know your going to love it..
This weeks sketch has been sponsored by

I used one of my new Sugar Nellie images ~ Country Style, the gorgoeus purple ribbon from Poppicrafts hasn't photgraphed very well.. but I love this card.. simple but pretty if I do say so myself. Dont forget to check out all the gorgoeus creations from the DT.

We'd like to thank Chris for joining us as Guest DT for the past 2 weeks with her fabulous creations.


Hope you'll join in the fun this week,
xxxxx


Cardstock: Basic Grey ~ Wisteria

Image: SN ~ Country Style
Medium: Pro Markers
Sentiment: WOJ
Supplies: Flowers, Ribbon ~ Poppicrafts


Have a fabulous weekend all
Hugs

91 comments:

  1. Lovely pink cards! I love Penny Black stamps ... so Happy Birthday Penny Black!
    Alice

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  2. Gorgeous cards, wonderful colours and images.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. Morning Sweetie. Two fabulous cards. Your PB set looks great and your SS card is so sweet. Great colour combo on that one.
    Hope you have a fabulous weekend.
    Hugs
    Sandra x

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  4. gorgeous cards Tracie and i love the little gift bag its so sweet. Happy 1st Birthday to PBSC and congrats to you all for running such a fabulous challenge blog.
    Have a great weekend
    Tracy x

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  5. wo Tracie your card is very beautiful and nice image !!!
    good weekend !!!
    hugs

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  6. Hi Dear,

    like both Cards very much!!!

    Hugs
    Domi

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  7. Such a pretty gift set Tracie...wish I could enter! :)
    Beautiful colouringg and details on both cards.
    Have a great weekend! Debbie x

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  8. Your Penny Black card is sooo pretty in pink. I made a birthday card that opens up in the middle. Here's my entry.

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  9. Fabulous creations Tracie, huge congratulations on PB the success it is. Thank you for chance to win. Here is my Card Thanks for looking.

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  10. Wow Tracie, lovely creations
    Wendy x

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  11. fabulous card as always Tracie and can't wait to see what's in that gorgeous bag....off early tomorrow...off to visit grandkiddies today...Big Hugs Kath xxxxxx

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  12. Both cards are super cute!!! Great job!

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  13. Wow Tracie these cards are wonderful!
    Such beautiful colouring and your detail and designs are fabulous!
    hugs
    kim x

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  14. 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

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  15. What a beautiful creations Tracie,l love the images and colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  16. Lovely birthday card! I love those delicate pinks. Happy Birthday Penny Black!
    My card is here

    Chrissie

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  17. Great cards and beautiful website.

    Here is my entry

    Thanks for stopping by!
    Alicia

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  18. Yey! Happy Birthday to us! Thanks so much for starting up the blog and asking me to join you plus all the hard work you put in!
    These cards are gorgeous and I love the little gift bag! Sorry I forgot to make mine a suprise - oops!

    I hope you're enjoing the weekend!

    Beth xx

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  19. Love all the pink Tracie! of all the PB cuties the hedgies are my faves....we have babies again this year! same mum and same maternity room!!!
    Thanks to all you lovely girls for all the fab challenges each week....i know how much hard work goes into it! and here's to many more years of PB fun :)

    HERE
    is my card for this weeks challenge...congrats from me and 'the girls' :)

    Hugs
    Carol x

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  20. 2 fabulous cards but I have to admit the PB set is my favourite :) I love what you came up with for our birthday this week, so pretty and girly :) xxx

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  21. wow tracie lovely cards! thanks for the lovely comment on my card, and i would love to partissepate in you'r candy

    hugs
    daisy

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  22. Happy birthday! I would love to be in with a chance to win the birthday candy. You can find my entry to this week's challenge here. Hope you like it.

    Love,

    Jo.

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  23. Gorgeous PB card and bag. Love the colours!

    Thanks for the chance to win some candy x

    Here's mine!

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  24. Beautiful cards Tracie, love them both. Loving the PB card, one of my favs colours. Congrats on Pb's 1st Birthday, and here is my card. Louise x
    Happy Birthday

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  25. Deine Karte sieht super aus.
    Danke für deinen Kommentar zu meiner Karte.

    LG
    Gitti

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  26. I love suprises. Lovely work as always. My attempt can be seen at http://craftilysugarbrown.blogspot.com/2009/06/pennies-from-heaven.html

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  27. Happy PB Birthday Tracie! Love your cards - my niece would be in seventh heaven with these as everything she owns (and wants to own) is pink !
    Here's mine
    Lynne
    :)

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  28. gorgeous pretty card ~so much adorable detail
    vanessa xx

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  29. Thanks for the wonderful give-away.
    Here is my entry:
    http://melisawaldorf.blogspot.com/2009/06/penny-black-toadily-yours.html

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  30. Love your pink card! Happy First Birthday PBC!
    Heres my card
    Keep well
    SueX

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  31. Wow- this is a wonderful card. Happy Birthday to PBSC.
    My Birthday card
    Hugs
    Anja

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  32. Two gorgeous cards Tracie, love them both, so sweet
    Clairex

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  33. A Couple of stunners here dear, wish I could enter your candy :)
    Love the skecth saturday card those colours are just fabulous. Hope all is OK with you sweetie
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  34. Happy 1st birthday to PBSC and many many more!!! Here’s my entry to the party! Love your work! =)
    Hugs, SannaS

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  35. Evening Tracie, I got quite worried there, Robbie took a few momenet to kick in, thought you'd given him the push - as if.

    Well done on reaching your first year, it must have taken a great deal of hard work so congratulations really are in order. And love your creations this week.

    here is my celebration card

    B x

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  36. Hi Tracie this is beautiful and I love the colours, and heres mine

    http://pinksandlilacs.blogspot.com/2009/06/4-challenges-in-1.html


    Hugs Linda

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  37. beautiful cards x
    love tina x

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  38. gorgeous card, love the image sooo cute :o) my card for the draw is
    here

    lotsalove

    Amanda xx

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  39. What a beautiful card you've made Tracie, thanks for sharing your talent with us. I don't have a blog but hope you will be able to see my card this way.
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1381090?cat=500&ppuser=15415

    Cheers
    Cynthia

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  40. Oh these are fab Tracie, the little hedgehog is so cute and I love the colours you have used.
    Here is My card for the PB birthday celebrations

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  41. Gorgeous cards Tracie....and such a cute little candy bag too!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Helen x

    Here's my celebration card

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  42. Hi Tracie, back with my link to my card.
    My card is here
    luv
    Debby

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  43. This is so sweet! Positively darling in pink!

    Here is my anniversary celebration card

    Cheers!
    Jennifer :)

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  44. Hi Tracie
    a gorgeous card and bag my card for the challenge is now done,http://crazycraftshed.blogspot.cim/
    Dianne xx

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  45. wonderful cards as always tracie :) great coloured and the box is sooo cute :) thanks for this chance to win some candy. you can find my card here

    hugs, manuela

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  46. Wow..... hun
    your cards are gorgeous!!!
    Have a great evening!
    Hugs Gisela

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  47. Gorgeous cards - fantastically talented team at PB. Happy Birthday to you all.
    My cards are here...
    http://craftworkblog.blogspot.com/2009/06/celebration-time.html
    Ann xxx

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  48. Love your work. Loving the PB challenges.

    My entry

    Andrea.xx

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  49. Another very beautiful card! This is my very first challenge! Here is my entry: http://justme-alice.blogspot.com/2009/06/penny-black-birthday-challenge.html
    Byeee
    Alice

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  50. Stunning work as always Tracie.
    Happy Birthday to all at the PB challenge, this year has flown. I remember the first challenge, I didn't have so many PB stamps back then lol!
    Thanks for the chance to win your candy. You will find my card here
    Jen x

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  51. Hi Tracie, lovely card and gift bag, thanks for the chance of winning your candy
    here's my card
    Debs x

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  52. Beautiful card and gift bag, Tracie.
    Great celebration!!

    Karen x

    my card

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  53. Thanks for the comment on my card HERE joining your candy as instructed!

    Kimberley

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  54. Congrats to you too, thanks for visiting my blog.
    Here's my card again!

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  55. So cute card and surprise :) Congrats and thank you for the chance to win. Here is my entry.

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  56. Hi Tracie

    Happy Penny Black Birthday to you.

    Your beautifully co-ordinated PB card and secret pressie holder are brilliant.

    I am sending you love and congratulations with my creation which is
    HERE

    Thank you for the wonderful challenges we get every week.

    Love Jules xx

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  57. Morning Tracie...gorgeous cards and yummy goodie bag...thanks for the chance of winning your PB birthday candy My card is here TFLTake care San x

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  58. Beautiful card and ofcourse fabby image. Love the look, and my card is here Happy Birthday to PB and thankyou for all the fabby inspirational creations.

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  59. Happy birthday to the first great year!

    Here is my card.
    And thanks for the chance to win.

    Hugs Ivi

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  60. What a beautiful delicate looking card. Happy Birthday to PBSC. My card is on my blog, TFL

    www.brodbags.blogspot.com/

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  61. This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win.
    Here's my entry!
    Hope you like it
    Suzanne x

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  62. Hiya Tracie!
    Firstly can I just say how gorgeous your cards are!
    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

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  63. This is a lovely card; thanks for the chance to enter your Birthday Candy Surprise.

    here's my card

    Lynne.

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  64. Two stunning cards Tracie, your images are gorgeous and so beautifully coloured. Loving the pink on PB one and your punching is such a pretty detail.
    I have made a card to celebrate Penny Black´s 1st Birthday and you can find it Here.
    Hugs,
    Nicola -x-

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  65. Your blog is a wonderful place! I had fun browsing here! Your cards are so very lovely and this pink Penny Black is adorable!! Very creative! Here is my entry for the Penny Black birthday bash :)
    {your music is DIVINE, btw!}
    http://sandcastlestamper.blogspot.com/

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  66. Your card is great - very cute image and fabulous colours!
    Congrats on your blogoversary on PBSC - and go on, you're all fantastic!
    Here is my entry for the PBSC.

    Anja

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  67. gorgeous cards Tracie and I love the cute gift bag, Thanks for all the work you put into the PB challenge, my collection is slowly growing hugs Jill x
    you can find my card here.

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  68. Love your work you make such beautiful cards! I would love to winn your secret PB candy;0)

    here is my card

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  69. I've left you an award on my blog have a great day, Hugs, Mindy

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  70. Love all the scallops on your PB card and I love how your two creations just match so perfectly! Happy bday to you guys!
    Here's my PB Challenge Celebrations Card

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  72. Sorry!

    Hi Tracie!

    Congrats on your first PB birthday and here's to many more....

    beautiful card lovw the message inside!!!

    heres my entry

    Emma xxx

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  73. Gorgeous creations, love the images you have used. My challenge card is here
    http://daisychain-daisychain.blogspot.com/2009/06/lets-celebrate.html

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  74. Such a pretty gift set Tracie. Congrats on your 1st Birthday! Here’s the link to my card:
    http://craftingthismoment.blogspot.com/2009/06/penny-black-friends-challenge.html

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  75. Tracie, wow 2 cards. Both are gorgeous.

    Hugs.
    Norma

    Here's my card.

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  76. What a beautiful card!my card is here

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  77. What a cute set. Love the colours. Here's what I made:

    kamadesign

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  78. Your cards are adorable!! Love the soft colors too!

    Here is my card-
    http://mycraftcentral.blogspot.com/

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  79. Lovely pink color and cute card.
    here is mine.....
    thanks

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  80. Awwwwww, you have such lovely laces and ribbons week after week. Happy Birthday PBSC blog!! Wahoo!!! I don't always get to play along (stinkin' kids!!), but since I've found you talented ladies, I always pop in for a looksie. Long may it continue!!

    Here's my party card
    Stephanie

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  81. Hi! Happy Birthday to PB blog! Gorgeous card!

    Jennifer
    http://ifeelacardcomingon.blogspot.com/2009/06/penny-black-challenge.html#links

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  82. hiya hun - i was sure i had left you a comment but cant see it so just want to say thanks once again for all your hard work this year. I love being on your team, such a joy!!! Wonderful cards hun, just adore them
    -x-

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Thanks for taking the time to stop by, your comments are very much appreciated.

Happy Crafting
Hugs
Tracie :)xx