Sunday, 1 April 2012

April Challenge

A very Good Morning to you all and welcome to our April challenge here at Penny Black and More. 

Before I tell you about our new challenge I have some news to share......................our little team has grown and I am so pleased to introduce you to our three new DT members Katherine, Linda and SusanThey are all Penny Black groupies like the rest of the team and like the existing DT's all have their own unique style of crafting so lots more inspiration on offer. Please join me in giving them a very warm welcome.

So on to this months theme which is one I think lots of you are going to enjoy...........


********** Oh so Cute **********

Note added 5th April: A few entrants see to be having difficulty with the definition of 'Cute' or that the word is perhaps getting lost in translation, so I thought I had better explain that we are thinking along the lines of all those cute stamps you love working with, hedgies, mice, cats and and dogs, sweet little girls and boys, teddy bears and so on.

As usual your entry can be anything you like so long as it follows the months theme and fits the few basic rules listed on our sidebar. Please remember you can use any make of stamp but strictly no digi images.

Lots of prizes on offer again and first is our very own Penny Black. Have you signed up to their on line newsletter yet so you are one of the first to hear all the news and latest stamp releases as well as loads of inspirational ideas for using their products.


 

Three super prizes from Penny Black.....................







We are very pleased to welcome a new sponsor this month, Joanna Sheen  who is offering..................

£10 on line spending voucher 


I am sure Joanna needs no introduction to most of us, as well as gracing our screens regularly with her inspirational CD's and stamps, she has a fabulous on line store is full of lots of the latest crafting products as and of course everything is sent with free worldwide postage, how good is that ?

Sir Stampalot are our regular sponsors for the winner of the entries using a Penny Black stamp. They stock all the latest releases of stamps from all the major companies as well as literally hundreds of craft items including latest goodies from Spellbinder, Tim Holz, Magnolia, Kasier and Teresa Collins to name but a few. You can check out all the latest releases here. Here's the prize...................

 
 
Letraset are back back with us this month and offering a set of Aquamarkers to another lucky winner. They are constantly coming up with new an innovative colouring mediums like the new Promarker Rubber Stamping Kits which you can find on their web site.

Letraset AquaMarker 6 Pen Set 1
So now for some inspiration from the Design Team who have worked their usual magic with some fabulous pieces of work, please don't forget to pop along to their individual blogs and share some love...........

Our Guest Designer this month is my great teamie Debs from our sister challenge Allsorts and she has created this really cute framed picture for us all................


 

Have a lovely April and Easter everyone and myself and the Design Team at Penny Black and More looks forward to seeing all your lovely entries this month.


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37 comments:

  1. Thank you for the warm welcome to the Design Team, l am very honoured. Looking forward to seeing all the gorgeous cute makes for this challenge x Susan x

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  2. thank you for the opportunity; it's an honour to be a part of the Design Team! i can't wait to see all those oh so cute creations.
    linda

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  3. thanks for hosting this fun challenge!

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  4. please delete my entry - ribbon dreams- as i forgot i had used a digi sorry x

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  6. Love this challenge as all the cuties get to come out and take centrestage!

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  7. I love this challenge and all the cards the DT members have created!

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  8. Fabulous creations from the DT, quite a few made me smile with the lovely cute images.

    Kath x

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  9. Again my question: can you please remove the first creation that seems to be ineligible, but now I notice that my second creation also is ineligible...will you please remove that one also a.s.a.p. I will not do a third attempt to join this challenge.
    AlieHdV

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  10. Brilliant DT work, thanks for a super challenge. Teresa xx

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  11. Fantastic challenge, super DT cards. Natx

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  12. What beautiful inspiration for a wonderful challenge! Thank you for sharing all this DT's amazing talent! Great job ladies! :-)

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  13. Gorgeous Dt card ladies, definately a challenge to put a smile on your face!
    Lorraine x

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  14. I'm loving this challenge, I will have a job to restrain myself to just 3 entries!! Natx

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  15. Thanks for the fab challenge. Jo x

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  16. Brilliant challenge! Great work from the DT as usual

    Hugs
    Berni xx

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  17. Thanks for this challenge!
    I love to work with cute stamps!
    Just bought the one on my project. (no. 125)

    Today i received the prize of the last challenge! I love it! Thanks so much!

    Greetings from Aly (The Netherlands)

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  18. Lovely creations of the DT. Thanks for this challenge!!

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  19. I loved the inspiration from all the DT's so lovely!!! thank you so much for the inspiration and the fun challenge:)

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  20. I love all the DT's cards. This is entry no.3, and with such a great challenge I could so easily do many more!!
    Nat

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  21. the dt cards are really cute ,love this challenge,but no the image linky thing. janex

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  22. Thanks for the fun challenge! Beautiful cards from DT!
    LG Daniela

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  23. Wonderful cards from everyone and congratulations to the new dt members! Maddy x

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  24. Great challenge! Who doesn't love those cute little creatures like mice, cats, dogs, hedgehogs, etc?
    Vittoria

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  25. Fabulous cards from the DT and a lovely challenge :)
    Kelly.x

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  26. Gorgeous cards from all the DT and I've really enjoued the 'oh so cute' challenge.
    Lorraine x

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  27. Great inspiration! thank you :)

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  29. Such cute DT cards- sorry I made a mess of my last comment!!

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  30. Sorry, please delete my third entry, I missed out I couldn't use a digi!
    ps Brenda, complimenti per il tuo italiano! Miria xx

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  31. Oops sorry... like Miria I just noticed that we can't use digital images... my sentiment is a rubber stamp but I doubt that counts... just delete my entry if it doesn't qualify. Otherwise fab challenge and great DT cards! Shelly x

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  32. My second card is a rubber stamp, hope this one's ok ;) Shelly x

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  33. Thanks for posting this fun challenge!

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