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Penny Black/Flower Soft Blog Hop

December 30, 2011

We’re kicking off 2012 in style with our very first Blog Hop featuring artwork using Penny Black stamps and Flower Soft. You’ll be inspired by the Designers’ creative projects as you hop along their blogs. Join us for a weekend-long celebration!

December 30th 12:01AM through January 1st Midnight, PST

In addition to Flower Soft prizes that you’ll find on their blog, 3 random comment authors will be chosen to receive brand new 2012 Penny Black Valentine stamps. Just leave a comment on this post as well as the Designers Blogs to be in the running.

Use one of the Penny Black Designer’s Blog Hop projects as inspiration and create a new Penny Black stamped project. Upload it into our Gallery by the end of the Hop with the tag “pennyblackbloghop”. Be sure to let us know which project inspired you! A winner will be chosen to GUEST DESIGN at the Penny Black Blog! WINNERS Winners will be announced on Wednesday, January 4th, here at the Penny Black Blog.

Happy New Year!
Here’s your blog hop order, off you go!  Visit every blog and leave a comment.  Be sure to leave a comment here first!  You have until Sunday night at Midnight, PST to complete the Hop.  Be sure to click on the “Join the Club” tab at the top of the blog.  With just a few clicks, you’ll be signed up to receive our newsletter which includes sneak peeks of our new releases, card inspiration, giveaways, Penny Black news and more.

Penny Black
Jen Buck, Flower Soft
Jenyfur Pohl
, Penny Black
Lisa Murphy, Flower Soft
Kathy Racoosin, Penny Black
Jeanne Streiff, Flower Soft
Elizabeth Allan, Penny Black
Gini Cagle, Flower Soft
Jill Foster, Penny Black
Linda Beeson, Flower Soft
Kelley Eubanks, Penny Black
Debbie Seyer, Flower Soft
Cathy Andronicou, Penny Black
Dina Kowal, Flower Soft
Peet Roeven, Penny Black
Cibele Glazer, Flower Soft
Flower Soft

Have a fun weekend and we’ll see you back here on Monday with a full week of brand new Penny Black stamped projects.

127 Comments leave one →
  1. December 30, 2011 12:18 am

    looking forward to starting the hop…. have been to Kathy and Jill’s so now to start from the start.

  2. Yvonne uit Nederland permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:19 am

    What a lovely idea stamps in combination with flowersoft. I’m looking forward to see every project from the lovely ladies.

    I certainly have a nice weekend and a great start of 2012!! greetings Yvonne

  3. December 30, 2011 2:45 am

    Wow, what a lovely hop. I loved everyone’s creations with those cute Penny Black stamps and the pretty Flower Soft! Hugs, Hanneke

  4. Dee in N.H. permalink
    December 30, 2011 3:05 am

    Whoo-hoo! Quite a line-up you have there! I can’t wait to see what all these talented folks have come up with! Thanks everyone!

  5. Irene permalink
    December 30, 2011 3:11 am

    Looking forward to seeing Flower Soft incorporated into the wonderful PB stamps!

  6. December 30, 2011 3:22 am

    what a super idea to combine 2 of my fave stuffs… PB and Flower soft!!! i am all set for this awesome ride through some amazing blogs!!! 🙂

  7. December 30, 2011 3:42 am

    I am off to hop! Thank you so much for letting us participate with your brilliant team!

  8. Marliese permalink
    December 30, 2011 4:02 am

    I’m excited! Can’t wait to see how your designers use Penny Black stamps and Flower Soft – two of my favorite products.

  9. Lillian permalink
    December 30, 2011 4:04 am

    Wow, what a great idea to have a 2012 hop now, looking forward to starting the hop and seeing all the great ideas. THANK YOU !

  10. Pam Cowling permalink
    December 30, 2011 4:11 am

    It’s great to see Penny Black having a blog hop and to do so in conjunction with Flowersoft just makes the “icing on the cake”! I’m really looking forward to seeing what the amazing designers have prepared for us.

  11. December 30, 2011 4:20 am

    I love Penny Black stamps (especially the hedgehogs) and I use Flower Soft, but I don’t think I’ve ever used them together. I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with. Thank you so much for doing this.

  12. Sunny Prescott permalink
    December 30, 2011 4:51 am

    Penny Black, Flower Soft, and Valentines……oh my!! Three of my favorite things in the whole world!

  13. Carole E Brooker permalink
    December 30, 2011 4:56 am

    What a wonderful hop can’t wait to get hopping.

  14. December 30, 2011 5:00 am

    I have hopped through all the Designers blogs and have had a terrific time. PB stamps are my favorite, but I do believe I have a new favorite product to use on my future cards. Thanks for all the new inspiration and ideas…it was a lot of fun!

  15. Grá O'Neill permalink
    December 30, 2011 5:10 am

    Let’s hop 🙂

  16. December 30, 2011 5:22 am

    LOVE blog hops! Can’t wait to get started!

  17. December 30, 2011 5:52 am

    Can’t wait to see what everyone has made. I’m gonna go grab a coffee and get hoppin.

  18. Judi Farrell permalink
    December 30, 2011 5:52 am

    This will be FUN! Thanks for the opportunity. 😀

  19. December 30, 2011 5:58 am

    love the idea!! can’t wait to see what beautiful cards are out there!

  20. December 30, 2011 6:20 am

    I love the chance to win, I love Penny Black Stamps, my favorite are the cats and the nature stamps, but I love all animals from your stamps…so I want to win, lovly greetings from germany, patty

  21. December 30, 2011 6:25 am

    Looking forward to see all these ideas

  22. LindaC permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:31 am

    I have dial-up internet, but I’m going to try and get to see all these ideas! Thanks!

  23. Karen E permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:31 am

    What a great way to end the year, with a blog hop and lots of wonderful ideas. Can’t wait to explore them all.

  24. suzy permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:31 am

    Whoopee! Off we go! Thanks! Love your stamps!

  25. December 30, 2011 6:35 am

    aww this is so exciting…off I go to hop…Love your super cute stamps..

  26. bethann d permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:43 am

    i’m looking forward to the hop. coming to your blog is one of the first things i do each morning, it starts my day off right. gotta love PB

  27. Angela R permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:45 am

    Whaoo I’m hopping on to the next blog….lol

  28. Patti n SLC permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:45 am

    I am so excited I have wanted to play with flower soft for a while. Perhaps I will find inspiration in this blog hop

  29. December 30, 2011 6:49 am


    I am starting the blog hop – such fun! I can’t wait to see all of the wonderful creations! Every post is inspiration and ideas! Wishing you a Happy New Year!

    Barbara Diane

  30. December 30, 2011 6:57 am

    Hi, So excited to see all the wonderful creations, looking foward to flower soft, I have never used, hopefully I will when the hop is over, Thank you all for taking the time to do this, Hugs May x x x x x

  31. December 30, 2011 7:05 am

    Such beautiful, inspiring cards. The blog hop was fun to go through. Thank you to all the wonderful artists for creating such lovely creations for us to enjoy. Happy New Year!

  32. December 30, 2011 7:15 am

    Awesome blog hop! Off to the next one!

  33. Rosemary D permalink
    December 30, 2011 7:18 am

    off to start the hop and see all the wonderful projects!!!

  34. December 30, 2011 7:22 am

    So fun. I can’t wait to see all the designers cards in the blog hop and then create one of my own. Thanks for hosting the blog hop.

  35. Laurie Laikam permalink
    December 30, 2011 7:37 am

    Can’t wait to see all the unique cards as they’ll be great for inspiration .. I need some new ideas.

  36. December 30, 2011 7:51 am

    This is going to be fun blog hop! I can’t wait to get started…love your designers….they are all so unique and different and give out the best inspiration!

  37. Lisa J permalink
    December 30, 2011 8:05 am

    I really like blog hops, love PB & am interested to see how the designers incorporate flower soft.

  38. December 30, 2011 8:07 am

    oh…..this is just too cute! I love this snowman and the addition of flower soft is perfect here!

  39. Maureen Chandler permalink
    December 30, 2011 8:29 am

    This will be fun and maybe I’ll finally use that Flower Soft that I bought ages ago! Kathy’s card is just lovely – I am such a heart person and Valentines are my favorites!!

  40. December 30, 2011 8:38 am

    Everyone did a great job. Thanks for holding your first ever blog hop!

  41. December 30, 2011 8:40 am

    How exciting…hippity hop…off I go on the blog hop. Thanks everyone!
    Jane x

  42. Carol Jones permalink
    December 30, 2011 8:45 am

    I can hardly wait to go through all the blogs! Penny Black Stamps and Flower Soft are 2 of my favorite brands — if I could I’d have every stamp PB has produced.

  43. terry permalink
    December 30, 2011 9:22 am

    In my mind, there are only two stamp companies that keep up with the market trends year after year – one is Penny Black!

  44. December 30, 2011 9:38 am

    Can’t wait to get started! You ROCK Penny Black! You are a constant source of inspiration and your stamps are one of the BEST on the market! Happy New Year!

  45. December 30, 2011 9:39 am

    I can’t wait to go through the hop. I’m sure I’ll find lots of inspiration!

  46. December 30, 2011 10:01 am

    I’ve used Flower Soft for a PB flower centre before but I can also think of grass. Thoroughly looking forward to the hop to see what everyone has done. Thanks for a super end of 2011/start to 2012.
    Wishing everyone a Happy New Year.
    Paula (PEP)

  47. Paulette S permalink
    December 30, 2011 10:08 am

    I love PB stamps. Happy New Year.

  48. Mildred Mildew permalink
    December 30, 2011 10:17 am

    Love to go hopping…I get so many ideas from so many talented crafters. Thanks for sharing their blogs here!. I would love to win a PB stamp. They are the best!

  49. Miriam prantner permalink
    December 30, 2011 10:43 am

    Looks like a great hop, can’t wait to get started!

  50. December 30, 2011 10:46 am

    Looking forward to hopping!! Cant wait to see what you have all created 🙂 Hope to join in the challenge too x

    Jenny xx

  51. December 30, 2011 11:08 am

    Looking forward to the hop! What a great pairing of Penny Black + Flower Soft!

  52. December 30, 2011 11:42 am

    This hop should be inspiring for me. I do not have any Penny Black stamps or flower soft products, so, I have lots to learn. Can’t enter the challenge as I have no Penny stamps. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  53. Nitasha permalink
    December 30, 2011 11:47 am

    This is exciting! Can’t wait to be inspired by the projects on all of the DT blogs!

  54. December 30, 2011 12:12 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity to win. I can’t wait to see all the projects. Love Penny Black and Flower Soft.

  55. December 30, 2011 12:13 pm

    Oooowweee, I love a good blog hop!! Thanks for the fun! I look forward to hopping along. Happy New Year!!

  56. conil permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:14 pm

    Always love new ideas and prizes. Thanks.

  57. Shannon permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:16 pm

    Always enjoy finding new products to use – haven’t used Flower Soft yet, so am looking forward to being inspired to try it.

  58. December 30, 2011 12:25 pm

    What an exciting way to end the year! I love the Flower Soft/Penny Black combination. Truly inspirational.

  59. Cathy A permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:40 pm

    Just wanted to say thanks Jenyfur for organising this, I have enjoyed playing with flowersoft and now have a big ultra fine wish list!

  60. barbara lassiter permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:42 pm

    Let’s get started ’cause this looks like fun!!!

  61. December 30, 2011 12:43 pm

    Great idea – just about to begin my hopping and looking forward to the inspiration.

    Karen x

  62. Dorothy C. permalink
    December 30, 2011 12:46 pm

    I’ve never used Flower Soft so I’m really looking forward to checking out all the blogs.

  63. December 30, 2011 1:04 pm

    I almost forgot about the blog hop until I went to Elizabeth’s blog!! I have been looking forward to this all week!!!

  64. December 30, 2011 1:25 pm

    off to hop. Thanks!

  65. charlene permalink
    December 30, 2011 1:33 pm

    can’t wait–hopping now!

  66. Judycs permalink
    December 30, 2011 1:46 pm

    How exciting! A chance to learn and win. Thanks.

  67. katie permalink
    December 30, 2011 2:19 pm

    Love how the team is using the flower soft.

  68. December 30, 2011 2:31 pm

    can’t wait to start hopping and get some creativity juices running for the week end.

    Barb Housner

  69. December 30, 2011 3:16 pm

    I didn’t get time this morning to hop before work, so I’m off now . . . looking forward to seeing some amazing projects! 🙂

  70. steph permalink
    December 30, 2011 3:37 pm

    Great way to end the year. I love PB stamps and FS.

  71. Pam permalink
    December 30, 2011 3:38 pm

    This is going to be so much fun, Off I go…

  72. December 30, 2011 3:42 pm

    So excited to get started on the hop and see all the lovely inspiration that I’m sure will be there along the way. Thank you, everyone, for your hard work in putting together this hop for us.

  73. Julia permalink
    December 30, 2011 3:44 pm

    Love Penny Black! Looking forward to the hop.

  74. December 30, 2011 4:16 pm

    I love to blog hop on weekends, specially for craft related hops, I love your stamps and although I have not yet use Flower Soft I think it looks very cool!

  75. December 30, 2011 5:33 pm

    Can’t wait to start the Blog Hop. I love both Penny Black stamps and Flower Soft. Can’t wait to see what everyone has made!

  76. December 30, 2011 5:40 pm

    can’t wait to see what everyone has made!

  77. Lynn (toomanycrayons) permalink
    December 30, 2011 5:42 pm

    I’m sure there will be all kinds of inspiration on this hop; looking forward to it

  78. Jennifer Bradley permalink
    December 30, 2011 5:53 pm

    Looking forward to this blog hop:)

  79. December 30, 2011 6:04 pm

    I love hops, and from what I have seen in my emails I’m already in love with your new love line of stamps! Thanks so much!

  80. Mubeena permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:05 pm

    Looking forward to seeing all the projects!

  81. Lori permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:05 pm

    Oh I am so excited! I must get right to the hop 🙂 Thanks for setting this up!

  82. SunnyB permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:15 pm

    Looking forward to a weekend of inspiration with the blog hop!

  83. Jenn Hilger permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:15 pm

    This is the BEST way to spend the last few days of 2011. Thanks for the opportunity with AMAZING products!

  84. Sue Aurand permalink
    December 30, 2011 6:39 pm

    Such creative ideas! A nice mix with beautiful stamps and flower soft! 🙂

  85. Kathy Bosi permalink
    December 30, 2011 7:35 pm

    Looks like this will be fun.

  86. Michel E permalink
    December 30, 2011 8:51 pm

    Sure it will be a great hop.

  87. LeeAnn permalink
    December 30, 2011 9:20 pm

    I love to Blog Hop. I get so many good ideas to try and new techniques as well. I also love to win prizes, and some 2012 Penny Black stamps would be super!

  88. Paula Bagwell permalink
    December 30, 2011 10:37 pm

    Sounds like fun! I LOVE Flower Soft. 🙂 Now I hope to fall in love with Penny Black Stamps, too! I’ve never done a blog hop before, so since you’re my first, I guess you could call me a virgin blog-hopper…. at least until I’m done with this one! LOL!

  89. December 30, 2011 10:38 pm

    just finished the hop! !Love Pennyblack blog hop!! especially with flowersoft!!

  90. Melissa E. permalink
    December 31, 2011 2:53 am

    Woo-hoo! I’m ready to start hopping!

  91. Minette permalink
    December 31, 2011 4:19 am

    fun fun fun!

  92. December 31, 2011 4:46 am

    what fun…a blog hop to see wonderful creations and chance to win stamps!
    stamping sue

  93. December 31, 2011 6:23 am

    Very exiting blog hop!!! Can’t wait to see al the projects! Thanks for such a fun!!

  94. Cheek permalink
    December 31, 2011 6:39 am

    Penny Black and Flowersoft!!! Two favorites of mine!!! Can’t ask for a better combination!

  95. Cheek permalink
    December 31, 2011 6:50 am

    Definately 2 favorites! Perfect combination!

  96. December 31, 2011 7:10 am

    Well, starting the hopping here, looking forward to it, love using flower soft with my PB stamps, they are wonderful to use it with!! And a great night for it, we are staying in and just having a nice meal at home for New Years, watch a few movies and i will tinker with my cards!!
    So Happy New Year to all, hope you all have a safe and wonderful night!! See you all next year.
    Off to the next stop!!

  97. Flo permalink
    December 31, 2011 8:17 am

    I waited until the end to comment here. I can’t wait to get out my Penny Black stsmps and ink them up. I never thought of adding Flower Soft to them. Now I need more of both.

  98. December 31, 2011 9:54 am

    Love the pairing of flower soft and penny black…just great.

    Left my card in the gallery with the tag “pennyblackbloghop” but so some reason it doesn’t show up when you search with that tag…not sure

    pinkcloudscrappers / Lori Williams

  99. Margaret B permalink
    December 31, 2011 10:10 am

    Love using flower soft with various stamps, in particular Peeny Black stamps!

  100. December 31, 2011 10:17 am

    Wow–what a list! Inspiration is just what I need right now, so I’ll check them out! Happy New Year everyone!

  101. julie permalink
    December 31, 2011 10:23 am

    Penny Black stamps rock! I fell in love with them via Kath’s blog and now Jill Foster’s.

  102. Judy permalink
    December 31, 2011 10:58 am

    I’ve already been inspired by Dina’s beautiful project! This hop is going to be a wonderful treat!

  103. December 31, 2011 1:12 pm

    Great end to 2011, thanks for offering this blog hop. Love Penny Black stamps and what a great combo with Flowersoft!!! Fantastic. Great inspiration hopping along!!

  104. December 31, 2011 1:29 pm

    Thank you for the opportunity to win PB stamps for Valentine’s Day. I’m off to get some inspiration and will be going up to the Paper Jungle to participate in the challenge!

  105. December 31, 2011 5:59 pm

    Looking forward to a fun hop.

  106. Jane Oetterer permalink
    December 31, 2011 6:08 pm

    I love flower soft.

  107. December 31, 2011 6:37 pm

    I love Penny Black stamps. What a great way to embellish your stamps with flower soft!

  108. December 31, 2011 6:53 pm

    Can’t wait – -here I go! 🙂

  109. Denise Bryant permalink
    December 31, 2011 6:53 pm

    Very fun hop! So many great ideas with PB stamps and Flower Soft! I love the added texture from the Flower Soft. Lots of great ideas along the hop!

  110. Jusa permalink
    December 31, 2011 7:14 pm

    Looks like a really fun blog hop. Love your stamps.

  111. Pat C permalink
    December 31, 2011 8:36 pm

    What a great blog hop to start my new year off! 🙂

  112. Tanja S. permalink
    January 1, 2012 3:46 am

    I have hopped to a few sites but thought I’d better go back here. Happy New Year, the new Valentines Day collection looks great.

  113. January 1, 2012 8:05 am

    What a great idea!..I can’t wait to see all the cards :o) Clair xxx

  114. January 1, 2012 8:27 am

    WOW…I’ve ‘Hopped’ & i’m truly inspired, thank you all xxx

  115. Emily permalink
    January 1, 2012 10:46 am

    I haven’t used these products before, so I’m looking forward to seeing some new things!

  116. January 1, 2012 2:38 pm

    Gorgeous cards and a wonderful hop full with inspiring ideas. Thanks for the fun.

  117. Poorvi permalink
    January 1, 2012 2:40 pm

    I’m sure this hop is going to be superb! I mean, the combination of Penny Black and Flower Soft, what could go possibly wrong?

  118. January 1, 2012 2:54 pm

    What a great combo!!

  119. Barb Ghigliotty permalink
    January 1, 2012 3:09 pm

    What a beautiful idea…Thank you so much for a chance to win!

  120. chrisd permalink
    January 1, 2012 3:32 pm

    Penny Black and Flower Soft, what a great combination!On with the hop and thanks for the chance to win!

  121. January 1, 2012 3:36 pm

    I love your product…what a wonderful way to start the New Year with great inspiration

  122. Sherri permalink
    January 1, 2012 3:58 pm

    I love blog hops and I love your stamps! They are the best!! Happy 2012!!

  123. January 1, 2012 6:37 pm

    I never heard of a blog hop. Very excited to see all the beautiful projects. Love getting inspired. Love PB and look forward to becoming a fan of SF also. Happy Stamping!!

  124. NancyA permalink
    January 1, 2012 6:57 pm

    I have some PB stamps that could use some FS, and I have the FS, so why haven’t I used them together? Good question!

  125. Melissa permalink
    January 1, 2012 7:18 pm

    I love Penny Black stamps! I can’t believe that I had no idea that they had a blog! I should’ve known better! Just about every company has a blog. I am going to have to check this hop out! I am so glad that I found the blog! Thanks for the chance to win something! Happy New Year!

  126. jpscraps permalink
    January 1, 2012 7:49 pm

    It’s a new year and I need some inspiration. Off to hop 🙂

  127. Jay Gee permalink
    January 1, 2012 8:51 pm

    Well, your first hop was fantastic! Love the projects shown – so much inspiration. Thanks 🙂

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