Saturday, March 19, 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 143

Morning's the weekend and time for another challenge over at Penny Black Saturday with my lovely teamie Joey at the helm.    Thanks to everyone who joined in our Green Challenge last week....lots of fabilicious green creations and if you pop over to Penny Black Saturday...the lucky winner has been announced.
The challenge this week is.....

No pun intended but I have just realised that these cute mice are indeed springing from one letter to the next..
Paper: Crate Paper....Blue Hill Collection
Image: Penny Black....Micey Day
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Ribbon: American Crafts
Flowers: Fiskars Lever Daisy Punch
Pearls: Hobby House
Sentiment: Tim Holtz Alphabet Soup coloured with Ranger Paint Dabbers

and the prize this week for one lucky crafter who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday
from the lovely.....CAROLE

We've been having some glorious sunny weather....OK it's still a tad on the chilly side but I'm not's great to see the sun after a week of snow and rain.....and these guys are enough to put a smile on anybody's face....

with a few more sunny days they will be nodding their golden heads in the breeze....I love how the days are stretching.....6pm last night and it was still daylight....wooohoooo does this mean that Summer isn't far away.
Look forward to seeing all your Spring cards this week...pop over and check out what our lovely Guest Designer Sarah and the rest of the girls on the team have created this week....and apologies in advance that I won't be able to visit you all this week....MIA after the meantime happy crafting and I'll catch up with you all tomorrow for another fabby challenge and delicious prize over at The Ribbon Girls
Hugs Kath xxx


  1. your spring-card!
    Hugs Fredrikke

  2. gorgeous card Kath - those bouncy wee mice are just too cute
    you're a wee bit further on than us at the coast - the crocuses and snowdrops are coming but the daffies aren't as far on as yours
    have a great day

  3. Morning Both.Love the card Kath.Your daffies are a lot further on than ours for all the cold weather you have had.
    Have a good day.
    Kathleen x

  4. Its a gorgeous card Kath and a lovely idea they are jumping from one letter to the next looool. Have a lovely weekend. Joey x

  5. Your card made me grin from ear to ear! Love it,

    Liz x

  6. Hello Kath [hi! buddy] great card. I saw it on the DT showcase and had to click over. The little mice are my favourites and that is the first thing I noticed,they were stepping over the word 'spring' Very cute, coloured beautifully.
    Luv CHRISSYxx {new follower}

  7. Ths card just oozes spring. A fantastic card. Elaine

  8. Spring has definitely sprung with this fab card - it's great X

  9. Gorgeous card Kath, love how you've done the layout with the cute lil' mice :)

  10. this is so adorable and creative!! i love it!

  11. HI,
    thats a really loavely card.
    Fab idea!


  12. Kath, I love this card! Fabulous idea having the mice dancing on the letters! I'm so ready for spring too! Thanks for sharing your spring blooms!

  13. Хі-хі, які веселі мишенята :)

  14. Hi Kath, another fabby card. I love how the mice are springing across "spring." Don't think our daffies are as far on as yours but it's very windy and exposed here and not far from the North Sea so they're probably lying low and hoping for better weather.

    Enjoy your weekend.

    Kat xx

  15. So fun and lovely and it makes me happy knowing Spring is just around the corner too!

  16. Oh Kath, this is just toooooooooo cute. Love the little cuties (don't say that when there scurrying through my cupboards!!)and love how they are positioned over the letters. A gorgeous Spring card. My daffies not as far on as yours but then I'm nearier the heavens than you! Have a lovely Sunday. Carolxx

  17. Hi love your little mice springing from one letter to another, so cute. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Hugs x ChrisB

  18. I love the idea of the wee moosies bouncing on the word!!!
    our crocus's are almost passed but the daffys are not quiet open. saw my first local lamb today!!!

    sweet card.
    hope you and the budster are grand

    love teen & co xxx

  19. Wow gorgeous card I adore the mice really getting into the spring mood now


  20. Looks like spring has arrived further north too - saw a Redwing today & the daffodils are mostly out here in the south. Travel safely & I do like those mice springing happily with their gifts
    Paula (PEP)

  21. Fabulous Kath - a really smile-making card and so original - love it! Have a great weekend
    Pauline x

  22. Wow - awesome! Love the design and the springy mouse, very inspirational! Juliex

  23. Love your "spring-ie" very cute!! Isn't it great to see those flowers popping up....we still ahve a ways to go here in Michigan, but by next month I'll be posting a few little pop ups muself...hopefully!!

  24. Beautiful! Spring is not here in Wisconsin US yet. It is raining so the snow is getting washed away but it might snow one more time. Then I can look for my crocuses. Thanks for sharing spring.

  25. You are honestly one of the most creative card makers I know, and I look at thousands of cards each year. You are SO creative, and your work is so perfect. I always enjoy your cards and seeing how your mind works. Thanks for sharing on your blog.
    Sue Painter (scrapspirit)

  26. I love your card! The use of alphabet letters and small Penny Black stamps looks great :)

  27. Fantastic as always Kath, very well put togather. Love Love Love it!

    Ali x


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hugs Kath xxx