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National Scrapbooking Day 2011

May 7, 2011

Welcome to National Scrapbooking Day at the Penny Black Blog! Our Designers are celebrating with monochromatic cards using Penny Black stamps and our Mix & Match Cardstock. We were each tasked to grab our favorite stamp and color trio to create a project for today’s feature. Enjoy! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for our NSD challenge and a brand new ongoing contest at Penny Black!


by Jenyfur Pohl


by Elizabeth Allan


by Kathy Racoosin


by Jill Foster


by Cathy Andronicou


by Denise Marzec


by Peet Roeven



Today’s challenge is to create a new monochromatic card using Penny Black stamps. Please load it into our gallery, tagged with “NSD”. You have 24 hours to complete the challenge! The winners of today’s NSD challenge will be announced in Tuesday’s post here at the Blog. Enter your card by Midnight Sunday night, PST for a chance to win and be sure to leave a comment on this post.

Three winners will be chosen to receive a prize package of Penny Black goodies including a transparent stamp set, a package of Mix & Match cardstock, an assortment of stickers, and a slapstick stamp — a bit of everything! We are so excited to see what you create for the challenge and we hope you enjoy National Scrapbooking Day.

If you’re not already a Club Member, click on the link at the top of the Blog and join! You’ll be the first to hear about our new releases, receive exclusive card project tutorials, and be in the running for addtional giveaways.



Penny Black would like to hear from you! We are so excited to announce a new, ongoing feature at Penny Black Inc. We want YOUR input! We want to hear about your original, creative ideas for stamp images, sentiments, crafty items, whatever you’d like to see from Penny Black. Email us with your exclusive concepts, ideas, and suggestions…we want to know! What’s on your wish list, what stamp illustrations do you want to see, and what can we do to enhance your stamping hobby…tell us all about it. Email us at And here’s the fun part — if we use your idea, you will receive the product your idea inspired along with $100 in Penny Black stamps! There’s no limit, no expiration date, and no complicated rules. If we like your idea and put it to use, you win Penny Black product. It’s that easy. Email us any time, we can’t wait to hear from you.


34 Comments leave one →
  1. May 7, 2011 12:55 am

    Stunning examples ladies…. all so beautiful. It’s almost the end of Sat here in NZ and I’ve had a great day stamping… cards and ATC’s. So time to pull out the PB stamps and enter the challenge. Sounds like fun

  2. May 7, 2011 1:20 am

    Wow what fabulous creations from the talented team. Stunning!

    Ali x

  3. May 7, 2011 3:33 am

    Hello.. I have played along with your competition for the first time today. I hope I manged to upload the card correctly into the NSD pool??!!

    If not, you see see it on my site VALENTINES

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Clair (AKA Valentines)

  4. May 7, 2011 5:13 am

    Amazing cards from the DT!
    Love the Idea Contest!

  5. Rosemary D permalink
    May 7, 2011 7:49 am

    wow!! what gorgeous projects from the design team! your new contest sounds like a lot of fun!!

  6. May 7, 2011 8:33 am

    Love all the inspiration here today and your share ideas concept is FABULOUS!
    Happy NSD 🙂

  7. Baz permalink
    May 7, 2011 8:53 am

    the cards by Elizabeth and Kathy are wonderful….. but so are all the others!! Well done to a marvellous collection of cards!!

  8. janet permalink
    May 7, 2011 9:07 am

    What a stunning collection of cards, wonderful work DT, thank you for leading the way.

  9. May 7, 2011 10:10 am

    FABULOUS STUFF here today to celebrate NSD! 🙂 Love it all!

  10. Janice Melton permalink
    May 7, 2011 10:13 am

    Beautiful cards! I added my card to the gallery!

  11. Judy Jung permalink
    May 7, 2011 10:21 am

    Awesome monochromatic examples!! Love the idea of asking stampers what they would like to see!

  12. Virginia L. permalink
    May 7, 2011 12:27 pm

    Amazing and inspiring projects from all the DT!! Love how Penny Black is making this a very fun and creative place to hang out! Way to go!!

  13. May 7, 2011 3:43 pm

    Thanks for the fun challenge on NSD and for all of these amazing samples!! They’re all gorgeous!

  14. May 7, 2011 4:16 pm

    The DT’s cards are simply gorgeous! I actually had time to make a card, thanks so much for the inspiration ladies! 🙂

  15. May 7, 2011 4:53 pm

    Theses cards are simply amazing ladies!!

  16. May 7, 2011 5:32 pm

    Stunning cards!!! Love them all and I am sure will be making some, inspired by these. TFS. I just posted my card for the challenge.

  17. Kathy Hering permalink
    May 7, 2011 7:01 pm

    Wonderful cards!!!

  18. May 7, 2011 11:26 pm

    beautiful cards by designer team! loving those inspiring works ^^ and the idea contest is totally fabulous! im in! ^^

  19. May 7, 2011 11:47 pm

    fabulous projects by the DTs!! wow!

  20. May 8, 2011 12:00 am

    beautiful cards ladies. Thank you for my Prize that came yesterday for the bold and bright challenge.

    Caz xx

  21. May 8, 2011 1:45 am

    Oh, my! Such a talented design team! Love, love, love all of your fabulous cards! Wow!

  22. reina permalink
    May 8, 2011 2:49 am

    beautiful cards.. happy nsd 🙂

  23. May 8, 2011 3:14 am

    Here via an email link from PB Stamps 🙂 what a great idea and lovely DT makes, but I couldn’t find anywhere ‘clickable’ at the top of the post that’s leads to a place I can join in with.
    Maybe I’ll join in next time! Have a good weekend

  24. May 8, 2011 3:16 am

    Lovely cards,ladies.Happy NSD!

  25. May 8, 2011 6:57 am

    What a super selection – love the monochrome idea & again the versatility of PB.
    Not able to play at present but enjoying watching.
    Paula (PEP)

  26. May 8, 2011 9:51 am

    Lovely cards! So many great ideas to inspire us.

  27. Cathy A permalink
    May 8, 2011 10:40 am

    Spyder I have emailed you the link for the challenge, it is incase anyone else needs it. Don’t forget to tag your entries NSD. Love all the creations so far!

  28. May 8, 2011 1:03 pm

    All of you making a very beautyful cards .
    Have agreat day with NSD .
    Regard Erna

  29. May 8, 2011 3:29 pm

    I decided to use purple for my monochromatic card. I kept it CAS and really like the result.

  30. Judy Jung permalink
    May 8, 2011 6:43 pm

    I am off to post my monochromatic card!

  31. Greta H permalink
    May 8, 2011 8:05 pm

    What a great challenge! I love monochromatic cards, so this was especially fun for me. About to load my second one. Hope 2 are allowed! Thanks for the wonderfully inspiring work you designers always show us!

  32. May 8, 2011 10:29 pm

    gorgeous set of cards from the DT. love the monochromatic look.

  33. May 9, 2011 2:18 am

    Beautiful cards and love all of them, ladies! I just missed the fun challenge!

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