Saturday, November 21, 2009

Christmas Countdown Blog Hop - Penny Black Saturday

Morning folks... now am I excited or what....we have a fabulous week of fun and the chance to win some fabulous goodies for you this week over at Penny Black Saturday but first of all can I just say what a fabulous response to our Christmas For the Guys challenge...I know cards are not easy to make for that most difficult of species....MAN...but you definitely all came up trumps.
OK...onto the fun bit... if you have arrived here from Penny Black Saturday you will know that this week we are holding a.....


Can you guess this well known Christmas Song

---O---   T--   ---   N----   -----E--
a little of Santa's helpers

it has five words and we have given you another little clue by filling in some of the letters but to collect the rest of the letters you need to visit each member of the Design Team including our lovely Guest Designer for this month Debby......solve the puzzle and then e-mail your answer to
along with your blog address
Entries will close at midnight GMT on Friday 27th November

and all the lucky winners will be announced on Penny Black Saturday next Saturday

And the letters you need to collect from me are.....

R     L

The challenge this week is


Papers: Magnolia Winter Wonderland Collection
Image: Penny Black Jollie Follies Stamp Set
More of those snowflake blighters
Sentiment: Sizziz "Bug in a Rug" alphabet
Sentiment stamp from my stash
and I have a little parcel of goodies to give-away...just leave a comment here and I will choose one lucky be announced next Saturday......the rest of my lovely teamies also have yummy little parcels to lots of chances to win

Penny Black favourite snowflakes...buttons..pearls and
some delicious Card Candy

and the prize for the lucky winner chosen at random for this week's challenge
generously donated by our lovely teamie Carole

Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder

Oh my word.....we are spoiling you all rotten this week.....can't wait to see what you all create and will be popping over to pay you all a visit.....and look forward to all your e-mails with the correct answer popping into my mail box.
Have lots of fun
Hugs Kath xxxxx


ribenaruby said...

Super card Kath,love those magnolia papers, thanks for the missing letters and what a lovely pouch of goodies for a lucky winnner!

Kris said...

WOW, I must be up REAL EARLY! Love your card (my favorite color combo again and looking as freash as ever!). I know the song and the blog-hop is easy - hope I can get a card done for all of the week's festivities...Kris

Jackie said...

Such a lovely card Kath and I just loved this challenge. Thanks for the chance of winning.
Jackie x

Unknown said...

Your card is really great! Love the little reindeers! They are so cute!

Neenie said...

Gorgeous card, Kath! Love, love, love the papers and your fab layout. Super-cute image, beautifully coloured - just perfect. Thanks for the opportunity to win your scrummy candy, too!!x :)

jeanie de la rama said...

love the card. :)

cheryl said...

just a gorjus card hun so detailed love it love cheryl xxx

Victoria said...

Lovely card - and never fear over using your snowflake die lots - you're getting your dollar out of it!!!
Thanks for the chance of winning!
Victoria x

Unknown said...

absoloutly beautiful i love this card

Marcea said...

Gorgeous card sweetie. I love the Magnolia papers - so perfect for your image!!! Hope you have a great weekend

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card Kath.. off to have a go at this one xx

Lynda said...

Oh wow Kath this is such a fabulous card - love that image loads.

Love Lynda xxx

Jo said...

Oh Kath, that card is so sweet, I just love everything about it, absolutely gorgeous. And thanks for the chance to win that lovely candy. Hugs Jo x

Riina said...

Wow! I love this card! It's so cute!

Hugs, Riina

Anonymous said...

Your card is `beautiful` Kath ...HOPe your having a great weekend:)x

Liza said...

A gorgeous card Kath, the image is adorable.

Liza x

NGCARDS said...

Lovely card hun, i love it :) xxx

GabrielaD said...

I love this card! I have this little image and I always love seeing how other people use the same image. I just love how you did.

Cassie said...

OMGoodness! Your card is so adorable! What a cute image ;D

Ann Rosie said...

Your card is gorgeous as always Kath. Hope life is treating you well my crafty friend!
Hugs and kisses (for Buddy too!)

Vicky said...

Fab card Kath, gorgeous papers and I'll never tire of those snowflakes. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. :)xx

scrappyjacky said...

This sounds like fun,Kath....must pop over to the blog.

Vicky said...

kath - your cards always amaze me...just stunning! please pop me into the draw for your lovely candy... xx

*Alison* said...

wow this card is just BEAUTIFUL.. I LOVE it.. and it's so fun and cheerful..HUGS

I am having a DT call right now.. I love your style and hope you will tryout..
~I hope you can stop by my blog.. I have Free Digital Stamps I add a new one to the bunch every Wed. there is Blog Candy too (top sidebar)
hope to see you there :)

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Kath this is just amazing!
Such a totally wonderful card!
kim x

Ellen said...

Such a lovely card Kath!!!! Thanks for the change to win your candy, amazing!!!

Hugs and have a nice weekend,

tracie said...

Hi ya hun, hope your well...and stress free today, after the long post this week..Thought I'd pop over and let you know how fabulous your card is this week, although your cards are always fabulous hun, love this adorable image
Hope your having a lovely weekend
Tracie :)x

Ronda C. said...

Great card! I love Penny Black Stamps. The new Slapstick stamps are adorable!

Ronda C.

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Kath hun wow another stunna of a card and what fab candy!

i'll be back soon with a pb card for this weeks pb challenge

i'll keep my fingers crossed lol!

Emma xxx

~D~ said...

love love love those papers

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath

What a fabulous card. the image is so brilliant.

Hugs Ali x

Laura.K said...

Gorgeous card. I love it. Perfect colors and perfect picture.

Sarah said...

Lovely card - thanks for the inspiration. The image is so cute.

Anonymous said...

Absolutely LOVE your card Kath...what a wonderful winter scene.
Thanks for organising the blog hop...and thanks for allowing me to take part after my few weeks 'off'
Have a great Sunday.
Carole x

Anonymous said...

OMG Kath your card is sooooooooooo damn cute! and the candy WOWWWWWW i would love to win it! I have done everything I think I was supposed to including emailing you my answer of the letter for the song and my card is on my blog and entered too! hope thats everything! this blog hop is was soooooo much fun thank you! Samantha :0)

Mephisto said...

Wow, stunning work hun! Thats a great idea!


Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Such a gorgeous card Kath! Love the subtle blue colour and the distressing...and the embellies! It´s a brilliant card.


Rali said...

Ooooo, I love so much your card! So merry and jolly! Here is my card,, Kisses, Rali

weekend-crafter said...

Hi Kath, a lovely card as always. Going to try and find the time this week to enter the PB challenge. Hope you are all keeping well, and that the weather isn't to bad where your at. Hugs & kisses Karen xoxo

Crealin said...

Hi Kath,

what a beautiful card, the person who receives this card with Christmas must be really lucky.
Here's my card:
I hope you like it ;-)



Helen said...

Fabulous card Kath! I love the way you've put this together! :0)
Helen x

Angela Drummond said...

that image on your card is delightful, I just love it. Here is my card

Beth said...

I LOVE your crad this week Kath! The little mice are so cute and the blue & red colour scheme is stunning! Thanks so much for arranging the Blog Hop, it's looking pretty popular! I hope you're having a lovely sunday!

Love Beth xx

Lorraine A said...

Oh this is lovely Kath :-) The image is just sooo cute and the big alphabet die cuts are fab ,,, need to get those !! :-)
Having a lovely hop :-)

Lols x x x

Susan said...

What a beautiful card and I love the pouch with candy! Very creative!
here is my entry for this weeks PBSC

Stephanie said...

OMG what an adorable card, I love that image...

Anonymous said...

Great inspiration as usual. I figured out the song title and emailed you, my card is now linked on the challenge blog. Lovely goodies for a lucky person.


Lorraine said...

Hope I get the chance to make a card. Thanks for the blog hop and keep up the good work.

Rufus said...

What a cute card. Love how you've put it all together. Hope that all is going well in your world.

Joanne (jojot) said...

fun, festive, and precious

Alicia said...

Beautiful card Kath and a cute blog candy set! Thanks for the chance to win. Also e-mailed my answer to you for the Christmas song!


brenda said...

Hi Kath

Wonderful as ever and that snowflake is getting all the use you predicted - get's a fair amount at this end as well.

B x

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

What a cheerful card! I love that Penny Black image. You can find my challenge entry here.

doris said...

What a beatiful card... Wow!!!

xoxo doris

Cheri said...

What a sweet card! I love the soft colors!

Alex said...

like your cute card!
Hugs, Alex

Joey said...

Hi Kath,

I absolutely love your card, those letters are awesome! I am still collecting my lettersbut think I have an idea now lol :O)
Thanks for the hop

Crafting Andy said...

Wow - fab card as usual. Such fun goings on this week. Have even managed to get a card in this week. Think I am just about getting back into the swing of things again. Lovin all these goodies. Kepping everything crossed.
Hugz Andrea Reid.xx

Pauline C said...

Stunning card Kath - love the colorus and layout with the fab lettering and snowflakes. thanks for all your hard work in setting up the fab blog hop :-)
Pauline x

Pauline C said...

Stunning card Kath - love the colorus and layout with the fab lettering and snowflakes. thanks for all your hard work in setting up the fab blog hop :-)
Pauline x

Kiki said...

Hi Kath!

Your winter wonderland card is so adorable. The image is so cute...

Thanks for the chance to win such a great candy.

Hugs, Kiki

SannaS said...

I love it!! Such a fabulous and fun card, full of winter spirit! =)
Thanks for the chance, here’s my entry.
Hugs, SannaS

Squirrel x said...

Am loving your card hun, really gorgeous. Thank you for the chance to win your candy. You can find my entry here Hugs, Squirrel xx

Ali Watson said...

Oh how cute are these little mices. One of my fav images. Love your card Kath a different shape for you too. another smashing card fro you Kath. Thanks for chance to win that scrummy parcel.

jenny said...

Gorgeous card! I love the fun image and the frosty colours x
Thanks for the chance to win :)

Jenny xx

Piali said...

Lovely Card Kath!! Its always a delight visiting your blog. Hope you and Buddy are doing fine :0)
Thank you so much for always leaving sweet comments for my PB creations and fabulous candy.

Denimo said...

Hi Kath! Cute, cute card!! LOVE it! Love your candy too. PLEZ count me in.

Unknown said...

Oh I love that image! Very cute card. Here's mine:

Steph said...

Flipping stunning card as always, Kath! SO pretty! Thanx for chance to win some candy x

Finja said...

wonderful card, the different styles of the words looks great
here is mine
Hugs Finja

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card. What a fun image. Marianne x

Manna said...

So sweet card,
I love it!

Cynthia said...

Kath I'm in awe of the cards you make and you've done it again a beauty for the Winter Wonderland theme.

Anni said...

Wow, your card is wonderful! Great colors!!!

here is mine:

hugs, Anni

scrapperjulia said...

Hi, Kath! I love your card, it is so cute and I love all of the little details that you have added! You can find mine here:

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card Kath Here’s Mine

Ewik21 said...

Beautiful card, Hugs Ewa

Sam said...

That card is so cute!! The little mouse can just about hang on to the reins! I have entered my card on the PB challenge blog and am off blog hopping!

Susa said...

I just love your creation!! Beautiful card!! Here is my entry to the challenge.

Hugs, Susa

José said...

You made a lovely card Kath, Thank you for the chance to win the Blogcandy.
Hugs José and thank you for visiting my blog.

Magda said...

Wow, lovely card Kath. I love snowflakes and details. The image is so cute.
Thanks for the chance to win.
Magda x

Julye said...

So much fab candy on offer, I sent you my email with the answer what seems to be a lifetime since and have finally got around to entering the challenge and doing the fab blog hop, might pop by and drop another email just to be sure. Thanks Julye

Jules said...

Hi Kath

Loving your creations - as always!

The frame around the outside is a brillant idea (and one I will be using in future). Thank you for the inspiration Kath.

I would say that I love the image but the truth is I love EVERY PB image!!! If only my little craft purse was bigger!!

Catch you again soon

Love Jules xx

Susie Sugar said...

As always Kath your card is stunning thanks for the chance to win your candy
I have entered the PB challenge you can view my entry Here
Hugs Susie xx

Unknown said...

Ooh your card is gorgeous, just love that image, my entry is here

Thanks for the chance to win

Jan x

Francesca said...

Great card ,
Here's my card
Thanks for the chance to win

Tracy said...

Fantastic card, and fab prize, thanks for a chance to win.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Diane Louise J said...

Beautiful card Kath. thanks for the chance of winning your candy. i have posted my entry into the Penny Black Challenge.
Thanks again
Diane x

Kat said...

Love this card Kath. Nearly used this image but chickened out in favour of something simpler LOL! These goodies look fabby but lightning couldn't strike twice I'm sure.

Kat xx

Laurane said...

Talk about a late entry - your card is beautiful Kath - I've never seen this image before - will need to look out for it.
Laurane xxxx