Saturday, June 25, 2011

Penny Black Saturday Challenge..Week 157

Morning's Saturday and time for another challenge over at Penny Black Saturday...hardly seems a week ago we were mega excited about celebrating our 3rd birthday....hugest thank yous to all those who sent us birthday wishes and joined in our birthday blog hop.   I didn't have a prize hidden on my blog but there are 5 fabulous prizes out there waiting to be claimed...pop over to Penny Black Saturday where all will be revealed..
The challenge this week is...
yes we want to see stitching on your creations this week....whether it's the real thing or a bit of faux...a stitch related image or just some stitching embellishments.. it really doesn't matter and something just a little bit different from me this week....I love this etching style stamp and decided to go with a bit of  monochrome...

Image: Penny Black....4183K Sparkle
inked with TH Distress Ink...Black Soot
Papers: G.C.D...Paris Night
Seam Binding & Divine Twine....The Ribbon Girl
In Circle Sentiment...Craftwork Cards

and we have a fabulous prize this week for one lucky winner who will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday from a brand new sponsor...
the lovely Melanie & Linda at
Penny Black 3944H - 365
Penny Black 3944H...365 Days

I had a fabulous day out yesterday with my lovely crafty buddy Carol....all weathers in one day...brilliant sunshine..a little spit of rain...heavy rain and then hailstones at Alford didn't dampen our spirits...that's Scottish weather for you.  I'm off to pack up the car for my crafty class this afternoon at Simply Create.   Look forward to seeing all your stitching creations this week and I'll be popping by for a visit.
Enjoy the weekend everyone and happy crafting
Hugs Kath xxx


  1. great challenge, great monochromatic colour combo, love the image paired up with the bakers twine and seam binding
    emma x

  2. oh wow Kath I do like this one. It's a stunning card
    Anne x

  3. Another stunning card Kath. Have a great time at Simply Create - hope tha class goes well.

  4. Thanks for a lovely day yesterday Kath. Great to see see Buddy in the fur. He's adorable. We got home at 12.45am. Had a good journey down but rained all the way from Newcastle.

    love the card, but it was even better seeing it for real.

    Carol xx

  5. What a gorgeous card, I love black and white. How do you make those bows? They are lovely.
    Jo x

  6. Gorgeous card Kath - love the big bow!
    Helen x

  7. Kath this is stunning, a beautiful card. Joey x

  8. Lovely card Kath...I love the monochrome

  9. what a gorgeous card, its beautiful!! x x

  10. Just love the card Kath, I thinks sometimes black and white do more justice to an image than colour like with photos. Black and white photos in my opinion seem to have more character about them.
    Big hug for the furry boy
    Denise & Meg X

  11. WOW, what a stunning creation!
    Wonderful idea!


  12. I love this card Kath, stunning. hugs Donna x

  13. Hi Kath...gorgeous card .. love the flower ...

  14. Loving the monochrome look Kath. Works really well with that image.

    Sounds like you had fun yesterday. Hope you had fun today too.

    Kat xx

  15. I absolutely love what you did with this stamp. The black and white looks is so different and is fabulous! I have looked at this stamp and may just have to have it.

  16. Love the monochrome card. Glad you had a great day yesterday. Hope Buddy enjoyed his day too. :)

  17. such a gorgeous monochromatic,stitched card. I always try to participate, but can never get a challenge card done in time.

  18. Hi wow this is my favourite card in blogland right now!!. I love the etched leaves and the centre. So stunning and modern. Kitty :D

  19. GORGEOUS! Love the monochromatic scheme - always classy.

    Hugs, Sandra

  20. This is so beautiful Kath, love it!


  21. This is stunning, beautiful in monochrome.

    Kath x

  22. Absolutely stunning. Wow oh wow. Hugs x ChrisB

  23. A real stunner with the Black Soot & monochrome. Didn't manage to join the challenge - back to back migraines so not getting much crafting done at present. Hope the class goes well.
    Paula (PEP)